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Top Stories: U.N. To Vote On Syria; China Socked By Two Hurricanes

Good morning - we're looking at these stories today:

Fierce Fighting Continues In Syria As U.N. General Assembly Prepares To Vote.

It's 'Kiss In' Day At Chick-Fil-A For Gay Rights Activists.

China Gets Hit With Two Hurricanes, Just Hours Apart. (CNN)

Tropical Storm Ernesto Forms In Caribbean, Heading For Gulf Of Mexico. (AP)

Jailed Islamist Cleric Threatens War If Myanmar Continues To Abuse Rohingya Muslims. (AFP)

Spain's Borrowing Costs Go Up As Speculation Grows Over A Possible Bailout. (AP)

Russian President Putin Suggests Leniency For Girl Punk Band Facing Charges Of Denouncing Him. (Moscow Times)

U.S. Nuclear Processing Facility Closed After Four Protesters Get Through Security. (Reuters)

Baseball All-Star Cal Ripken, Jr. Asks For Public's Help In Nabbing His Mother's Kidnapper. (Baltimore Sun)

American Gymnastics Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Is On 'Cloud Nine'. (People)

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