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Angela Merkel, Kristen Stewart, and a Timbit hero: Wednesday’s headlines

In the news this morning via Twitter: Harper and Merkel, Julian Assange, Mitt Romney, Joe Biden, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU summit of eurogroup members at the EU Council building in Brussels on Thursday, July 21, 2011. Eurozone leaders are moving closer to signing off on a second bailout for Greece but markets are fretting that any deal that emerges later Thursday may imply a Greek debt default after a plan to slap a tax on banks appears to have been shelved. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)