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Secret Service grilling and other headlines

Morning headlines: some of Congress will be back today for a hearing with the head of the Secret Service, U.S., Afghanistan sign security pact.

Secret Service head faces grilling from House panel over White House security. (The Hill)

Chaffetz: No 'classified' excuses from Secret Service director. (The Hill)

U.S., Afghanistan sign security pact to allow American forces to remain in country. (Washington Post)

Obama goal of Guantanamo closure stalled at Pentagon. (AP)

Election Protection Squad poll watchers recruited for November's vote-by-mail elections in Colorado. (Denver Post)

Hong Kong's leader calls for protests to end 'immediately.' (NY Times)

Mitt isn't ready to call it quits. (New York Times Magazine)

What are you reading this morning? Let us know in the comments, please.