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Top Stories: June Job Growth; California Fireworks Mishap

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Better Than Expected Job Growth In June.

Pope John Paul II Will Be Made A Saint.

Egypt On Edge: Nation Braces For Protests Of Morsi's Ouster.

Book News: Asteroid Named For Iain Banks, Author Of Cosmic Fiction.

Other news:

— "28 Hurt In Simi Valley Fireworks Explosion." (NBC Southern California)

— "Prosecution Testimony In Zimmerman Case Could Wrap Today." (USA Today)

— "Desmond Tutu Urges Mandela Family To End Feud." (CBC News)

— Deadly Arizona Wildfire 85 Percent Contained. (The Arizona Republic)