Top Stories: Moscow To Ban Western Imports; Snowden Staying In Russia

Aug 7, 2014

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Russia Gives Edward Snowden 3-Year Residence Permit.

-- In Retaliation, Russia Bans Some Food Imports From U.S., Europe.

-- Hurricane Iselle: Hawaii Forecast to Take First Direct Hit In 22 Years.

And here are more early headlines:

Egypt Continues To Mediate Between Israel, Palestinians. (Reuters)

Cambodia Convicts Two Former Khmer Rouge Leaders. (New York Times)

U.S. And Iranian Diplomats Holding New Nuclear Talks Today. (VOA)

China Shuts Factories To Inspect For Dust After Plant Explosion. (Reuters)

Yellowstone Officials Checking If Tourist Crashed Drone In Hot Spring. (KRTV)

Canadian Theater Plans Musical Of Hapless Toronto Mayor. (Ottowa Citizen)

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