Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Protests Escalate In France As Labor Groups Face Off With Government.

-- Mysterious Cave Rings Show Neanderthals Liked To Build.

And here are more early stories:

Huge Kansas Tornado Causes Damage, On Ground More Than An Hour. (WIBW)

South Carolina Gov. Signs Bill Banning Abortion After 20 Weeks. (The State)

G7 Summit Opens In Japan, Obama Criticized On U.S. Crime In Japan. (VOA)

U.N. Will Lift Arms Embargo, Sanctions On Liberia. (Reuters)

NASA Must Try Again To Inflate New Space Habitat. (Washington Post)

WHO Says Nearly 1,000 Killed Worldwide In Hospital Attacks. (AP)

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