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Top Stories: Iraqi Leadership Crisis; New Gaza Truce Holds

Good morning, here are our early stories:

— New Leader Of Iraq Is Nominated, As Maliki Insists He'll Stay In Office.

— St. Louis-Area Rally For Teen Killed By Police Turns Violent.

— Israel, Hamas, Agree To More Talks As Truce Appears To Hold.

And here are more early headlines:

Hawaii Governor Loses Democratic Primary, Senate Race Still Uncalled. (Reuters)

Rights Group Alleges U.S. Failed To Check Afghan Civilian Deaths. (Amnesty International)

Shell Hits Eastern Ukrainian Prison; Dangerous Inmates Escape. (Daily Mail)

South Korea Returning Radioactive Metal To Japan. (Yonhap)

Survey Finds Gas Prices Drop At Pumps Around The Country. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)