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Top Stories: Anti-U.S. Violence Reported; U.S. Troop Surge Ends In Afghanistan

Good Friday morning - here are some early stories we're watching:

More Protests In Muslim Nations; Some Violence.

As Last Surge Troops Leave, Some Afghans Take Up Arms Against Taliban.

And here are more early stories:

It's Prisoner of War/Missing In Action Recognition Day. (Department of Defense)

Government Airstrikes Kill Many Across Syria, Including Victims At Gas Station. (NBC)

Blackberry Having Service Outage Problems In Europe, Africa And Middle East. (Wall Street Journal)

Devastating U.S. Drought Cracking Thousands Of House Foundations, Costing Homeowners. (AP)

Georgian President, Facing Tough Re-election, Criticized Over Video Showing Torture Of Government Prisoners. (AFP)

Federal Corruption Trial Of Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Opens. (Detroit Free Press)

Chicago Teachers To Vote On Proposed Labor Contract Oct. 2. (AP)

General Motors Recalling 426,000 Vehicles Over Problematic Gear. (Reuters)

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