Top Stories: Deadly Day In Syria; Americans To Be Charged In Egypt

Feb 6, 2012
Originally published on February 6, 2012 7:54 am

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Syrian Regime Has 'License To Kill' After Diplomatic Impasse, Activists Say.

-- Release Americans 'Immediately,' Ambassador Rice Tells Egypt.

-- Poll Gives Obama 'Clear Edge' Over Romney.

-- Eli Has Two Rings, Peyton Has One; Time For Little 'Bro To Get More Respect?

Other top stories include:

-- "Deal Is Closer For A U.S. Plan On Mortgage Relief ... Would Require Banks To Provide Billions Of Dollars In Aid To Homeowners." (The New York Times)

-- "Merkel Presses Greece As Another Bailout Deadline Slips." (Reuters)

-- "M.I.A.'s Super Bowl Obscenity An FCC Headache." (Politico)

-- In "Act Of Evil," Father Suspected In Wife's Disappearance Apparently Kills Himself And Two Sons In Fire. (The Seattle Times)

-- "Cyclist Alberto Contador Banned 2 Years For Doping," Stripped Of Tour de France Title: (The Associated Press)

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