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Top Stories: Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws; The Dow Tops A New High

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Tom Marino, Trump's Pick As Drug Czar, Withdraws After Damaging Opioid Report.

-- Dow Crosses Another Milestone, Topping 23,000 For The First Time.

-- ISIS Makes Last Stand At A Stadium In Raqqa, Its Doomed 'Capital'.

-- Lighter Winds Aid Firefighters Working To Contain California Blazes.

-- In Speech, Sen. McCain Decries 'Half-Baked Spurious Nationalism'.

And here are more early headlines:

Power Lines Worsening California Fires. ( Los Angeles Times)

Sewage Filling Puerto Rico Streams Used For Drinking Water. ( AP)

Iraq Moves To Control More Kurdish Areas. ( Bloomberg)

Catalonia Leader Won't Clarify Independence Comments. ( New York Times)

The Plague Outbreak Is Getting Worse In Madagascar. ( CNN)

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