Morning roundup

Top Stories: Mortgage Settlement; More Attacks In Syria

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Settlement Reached With Banks On Relief For Some Homeowners.

More Deaths Today In Syrian City Of Homs, Residents Say.

Jobless Claims Drop By 15,000.

Women In Combat: Inevitable?

Greek Government Reaches Austerity Deal That's Key To Bailout Payment.

Other stories in the news:

— "U.S. And Israel Split On Speed Of Iran Nuclear Threat." (The New York Times)

— "New Nuclear Reactors Set To Be OK'd For Georgia." (CNN Money)

— "Mitt Romney's Message From GOP: Step It Up." (Politico)



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