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Top Stories: Attack In Afghanistan; Romney's Candid Comments

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

As Attacks Continue, NATO Scales Back Joint Operations In Afghanistan.

Romney's Wrong And Right About The '47 Percent'.

Palestinians Have 'No Interest ... In Establishing Peace,' Romney Says.

Other stories in the news:

— "Syria Tested Chemical Weapons Systems, Witnesses Say." (Der Spiegel)

— Court Bans French Magazine From "Re-Publishing Or Distributing" Photos Of Topless Kate. (BBC News)

— "Union To Vote Today On Deal To End Chicago Teachers Strike." (Chicago Tribune)

— "Anti-Japan Protests Reignite Across China On Occupation Anniversary." (Reuters)

— "132 Inmates Escape Mexican Prison" Near Eagle Pass, Texas. (Global Post)