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Top Stories: Mideast Fighting Worsens; Petraeus Testifying To Congress

Good morning, here are our early stories:

Both Sides 'Ready To Escalate' As Israel And Hamas Fire Away.

Petraeus Facing Questions About Benghazi Attack.

And here are more early headlines:

Defense Secretary Panetta In Cambodia To Explore Closer Ties. (VOA)

Democrat Ami Bera Defeats GOP Rep. Dan Lungren For Closely Contested House Seat. (Los Angeles Times)

Japanese Prime Minister Dissolves Parliament, Prepares For Election. (CNN)

British Official Says Syrian Opposition Could Be 'Credible' Alternative To Assad Government. (BBC)

Woman Drives Onto Busy Phoenix Airport Runway, Safely Stopped. (Arizona Republic)

Hostess, Maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs And Ho Hos, Going Out Of Business. (Wall Street Journal)

Furniture Maker IKEA To Report On Use Of Forced East German Labor During Cold War. (New York Times)

Company Recalls Thousands of Pea Pod Infant Travel Beds For Hazard. (AP)

Latin Grammys Honor Newcomers Jesse & Joy, Former Winner Juan Luis Guerra. (Latin Grammys)



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