Thursday's global agenda: Romney crosses the pond

In other news

The Syrian Army is closing in for a showdown with rebels in Aleppo, Syria's biggest city. [The New York Times]

North Korea's Kim Jong Eun gets hitched, prompting speculation he wants to be seen as a normal leader not unlike those in the violently disparaged West. [The Washington Post]

A Russian spy ring busted two years ago aimed to recruit their U.S.-bred children as agents, reports The Wall Street Journal.

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