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Top Stories: Kerry Travels To Mideast; Putin On Ukraine Crash

Good morning, here are our early stories:

— Putin: Tragedies Like MH17 Should 'Bring People Together'.

— In Effort To Forge Cease-Fire, Kerry Heads To Egypt.

— Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality.

And here are more early headlines:

Wisconsin Train Derailment Forces Evacuations. (Wisconsin Journal Sentinel)

Western Wildfires Scorch 1 Million Acres. (Los Angeles Times)

Jamaica Warns Of Worsening Drought. (Jamaica Observer)

Vic Atiyeh, Former Oregon And First Arab American Governor, Dies. (Oregonian)

Hundreds Escape Deadly Fighting At Tripoli Airport. (Guardian)

Trial Resumes Today Over Fate Of NBA's Los Angeles Clippers. (OC Register)

Chinese Supplier Of McDonalds, KFC Asia Outlets Accused Of Mislabeling Meat. (Sydney Morning Herald)

59-Foot Yellow Rubber Duck Is Missing In China After Flood. (BBC)