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Morning Headlines: Monday, August 5

The Morning Joe headlines for Monday, August 5
/ Source: MSNBC TV

The Morning Joe headlines for Monday, August 5

Here are the headlines we’re reading this morning. Which headlines are getting your attention?

Detroit isn’t alone: Pandemic of pension woes plagues the nation

US embassies stay closed while ‘significant’ al Qaeda threat lingers

Calif. Gov. Brown averts crippling transit strike

What is the American vision for the Middle East?

Health Care Law Raises Pressure on Public Unions

Rodriguez Is Expected to Play During Appeal

De Blasio Asks City to Address Its Glaring Inequalities

Rumors swirl over what Va. campaign means for Clinton

In Afghanistan, a second Guantanamo

Dionne: Left’s anti-religious strain alienates allies

Watchdog: Syrian Military Firing Ballistic Missiles In Populated Areas

Twitter To Crack Down On Abusive Talk, Rape Threats

Death toll from heavy rain up to 53 in Pakistan

Indonesia temple blast protests violence against Myanmar Muslims: government

Paul Krugman: Republicans against reality

Frank Bruni: The freak show as fable

New York Times Company Sells Boston Globe

Terror threat prompts high-level meeting at White House

White House extends olive branch as Iran president Rouhani inaugurated

MLB tells union A-Rod deal is off the table; Yankees star expected to be suspended until 2015

WSJ editorial: Congress’s ObamaCare Exemption

Chambliss: Shutdown over ObamaCare would play into Obama’s hands