Top Stories: Crisis Talks In Cannes, Assange Loses Appeal, Strike In Oakland

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Loses Extradition Appeal.

Lawyer: One Of Cain’s Accusers Wants Her Story Told.

Crisis Talks In Cannes Over Greek Bailout Plan.

French Newspaper Firebombed After Satire Involving Prophet Muhammad.

Other stories of the day include:

— “Oakland Gears Up For General Strike, Which Could Bring Thousands To Downtown.” (The Oakland Tribune)

— “U.S. Futures Rise, Commodities Climb Before Fed.” (Bloomberg News)

Related: Federal Reserve policymakers release their latest economic forecast and policy statement at 12:30 p.m. ET. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is due to hold a news conference at 2 p.m. ET.

— “Four North Georgia Men Charged In Alleged Covert Militia Plot.” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

— “Soldier, 22, Held On Suspicion Of Spying.” (Anchorage Daily News)

— “Frank McCourt Agrees To Sell Dodgers.” (Los Angeles Times)

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