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Top Stories: TS Isaac Strengthens; Wildfires Threaten Calif. Homes

Good morning, we're following these stories this morning:

Isaac Could Be A Hurricane By Friday; Florida And GOP Convention Brace.

SEAL's Book On Bin Laden Raid, Woodward Book On Obama Due Sept. 11.

And here are more early stories:

California Wildfire Could Consume Towns; Other Western Fires Still Not Contained. (AP)

Romney To Release Plan For U.S. Energy Independence By 2020. (Politico)

Over U.S., Israeli Objections, U.N. Chief Will Visit Iran For Summit. (VOA)

Truce In Lebanese City After Clashes Subside Between Syrian Supporters And Opponents. (BBC)

Two Typhoons Prepare To Pummel Taiwan. (Reuters)

Gambian President Vows To Execute Everybody On Death Row By Mid-September. (CNN)

FDA Identifies Indiana Cantaloupe Farm In Salmonella Outbreak. (NBC)

Hot Air Balloon Crash In Slovenia Kills Four. (AFP)

NCIS Los Angeles Actor-Rapper LL Cool J Breaks Jaw Of Would-Be Home Intruder. (Los Angeles Times)

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Korva Coleman is a newscaster for NPR.

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