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Top Stories: FBI Pick; New Severe Weather Warnings

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

FBI Pick Is A Republican With Deep Roots In Law Enforcement

New Data Confirm That Economy Isn't Growing As Fast As Hoped

VIDEO: Miranda Lambert's Tears At 'Healing In The Heartland'

China's 'Pipe Baby' Out Of Hospital; With Mother's Family

Book News: Sci-Fi Author Jack Vance Dies At 96

Other news of note:

— Threat Of Severe Weather Continues "Across The Great Plains And The Midwest." (National Weather Service)

— "Assad: First Russian Missile Shipment Now In Syria." (CBS News)

— "Syrian Opposition Won't Participate In Peace Talks" If Massacres Continue. (The Associated Press)

— "Officials: Man Who Knew Boston Bombing Suspect Was Unarmed When Shot." (The Washington Post)

— "Woolwich Murder Suspect Michael Adebowale In Court." (BBC News)