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Total eclipse and other headlines

Morning headlines: the North Atlantic gets a rare astronomical treat, GOP donor backs story of whisper campaign against MO candidate who later killed himself.

Donor's affidavit says Missouri GOP chair made negative remarks about Tom Schweich's religion. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Alabama is apparently suspending some executions until the Supreme Court rules on Oklahoma's lethal-injection drugs. (

Pres. Obama to Iran: 'Seize this moment.' (The Hill)

Mitch McConnell urges states to help thwart Obama's 'War on Coal.' (New York Times)

Clinton charity tapped foreign friends. (Wall Street Journal)

FBI investigating hanging death of black man in Mississippi. (AP)

Parts of Europe see total solar eclipse. (USA Today)

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