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Top Stories: Israel, Hamas Trade More Fire; Obama Visits Cambodia

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Pressure For Truce Grows, But Israel And Hamas Continue Firing.

U.S. Policy Is To Say 'Burma;' Obama Also Uses 'Myanmar'.

In New York City's Rockaway neighborhood, a sign asking for help in the clean-up. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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In New York City's Rockaway neighborhood, a sign asking for help in the clean-up.

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Other stories in the news:

— "As Coasts Rebuild And U.S. Pays, Repeatedly, The Critics Ask Why." (The New York Times)

— "Stock Futures Up On Optimism Over Budget Talks." (Reuters)

— "Petraeus Biographer: Devastated By Affair Fallout." (The Associated Press)

— "Obama Meets With Cambodia's Longtime 'Strongman.' " (The Associated Press)

— "Twinkies May Find Buyer, Hostess CEO Says." (ABC News)

— " 'Elmo' Accuser Flip Flops On Accusation." (New York's Daily News)

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