Top Stories: Syria’s Prime Minister Defects; Suspect ID’d In Wisconsin

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Syrian Prime Minister Defects In Major Blow To Assad Regime.

Sikh Temple Shooting Suspect Said To Be ‘White Man In His 40s’.

Mars Rover Pulls Off High-Wire Landing.

Other stories in the news:

— “Egypt Vows Crackdown On ‘Infidels’ After Border Massacre.” (Reuters)

— “Israeli Defense Chief Says Egypt Attack Was A ‘Wake-Up Call.’ “ (The New York Times)

— Mitt Romney Raised $101.3 Million In July, Second Straight Month Of More Than $100 Million. (Politico)

— At Olympics, Hurdler Lolo Jones Advances To Semifinals. (NBC Sports)

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