Top Stories: Siege Ends In France; Romney Has An ‘Etch-A-Sketch’ Problem

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Suspect In Killing Spree Is Dead, French Interior Minister Says.

After Trayvon Martin’s Death, We’re All Having ‘The Talk’.

Jobless Claims Dropped By 5,000 Last Week.

Other stories in the news:

– Now Mitt Romney Has An “Etch-A-Sketch Problem.” (Chicago Sun-Times)

– In Mali, Soldiers “Claim To Overthrow Regime.” (The Financial Times)

– Worst Is Over In Europe’s Financial Crisis, European Central Bank Chief Says. (BBC News)

– Volkswagen Will Add 800 More Workers At Tennessee Plant. (Chattanooga Times Free Press)

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