Must Reads: Spam, the CIA and taking Romney with a grain of salt

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From Chinese-made Olympic uniforms to Indian-made spam, here are the five stories you shouldn’t miss from this week in global news:

India tops list of spam email spewers

Israelis likely to take Romney visit with a grain of salt

CIA absence from Syria a setback for U.S., officials say


Chinese maker of U.S. Olympic uniforms baffled by backlash

Mexico cartel attacks on press take toll on drug war coverage

-- Emily Alpert in Los Angeles

Photo: U.S. Olympic athletes, from left, swimmer Ryan Lochte, decathlete Bryan Clay, rower Giuseppe Lanzone and soccer player Heather Mitts model the official Team USA opening ceremony parade uniform. Credit: Associated Press / Ralph Lauren