Top Stories: Russian Opposition Leader Freed; Kerry Flies To West Bank

NPR | July 19, 2013 7 a.m.

Contributed By:

Eyder Peralta

Good morning! Here are our early headlines:

Now That Detroit’s Filed For Bankruptcy, What Happens Next?

Trying To Restart Peace Talks, Kerry Will Fly To West Bank

China Scraps Some Controls On Lending Interest Rates

Here are some other stories making news today:

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny released (Los Angeles Times)

Microsoft takes $900 million charge on unsold Surface RT tablets (TechSpot)

Calif. officials ask governor to declare wildfire emergency (USA Today)

Iraqi officials: Bomb explodes in Sunni mosque in central Iraq, killing at least 15 (Fox News)

New Australian Policy Aims to Curb Asylum Seekers (The New York Times)

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