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Top Stories: New swing state polls "highlight the stubborn divisions of this year’s presidential race among two of the most important voting groups in the most hotly contested states." The bizarre difficulty of synchronized swimming

World: The military in China is angling for more power creating tension for Communist Party leaders. Manila suffers intense rains and flooding.

U.S.: The shooting at the Sikh temple reveals the culture of "hatecore" music.

New York: A industrial building in Brooklyn has not gone the way of many of its kind that have been turned in to lofts, instead it houses "niche" factories. 

Business: With President François Hollande proposing high taxes on the rich, France's wealthy wonder if they should leave. 

Sports: With Aly Raisman's medals, the women's gymnastics team ends on a "high note," and, in returning to Virginia Beach, Gabby Douglas "can’t wait to go to the beach, see her dogs and eat caramel-coated popcorn from her favorite store on the boardwalk." A 65-year-old man leads the way on a motorbike for the cyclists competing in the keirin race

Music: An obituary of Marvin Hamlisch whose "melodies were sure-footed and sometimes swashbuckling." 

Opinion: Bhira Backhaus on Sikhism.

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