Top Stories: Senior Syrian Official Killed; NATO Supply Trucks Destroyed

Jul 18, 2012

Good morning - we're following these stories today:

Syrian Defense Minister Killed In Explosion, State TV Says.

Taliban Militants Destroy 22 NATO Supply Trucks In Northern Afghanistan. (AFP)

Hungary Detains 97-Year-Old Suspected Nazi, Amid Questions About War Crimes. (BBC)

Israeli Governing Coalition Fractures Over Military Draft, Netanyahu Holds Thin Majority. (Washington Post)

Bill Clinton Helps South African Statesman Nelson Mandela Celebrate 94th Birthday. (CNN)

Groups Sue To Block Remainder Of Arizona's Immigration Law Left Intact By Supreme Court. (Arizona Republic)

Grandfather Of Toronto Shooting Victim Urges Witnesses To Talk To Police About Mass Shooting. (CBC)

Compton Could Be 4th California City To Face Bankruptcy. (Reuters)

Dazzling Point Guard Jeremy Lin Leaves New York Knicks For Houston Rockets. (New York Times)

Island-Sized Iceberg Breaks Off From Greenland. (Christian Science Monitor)

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