Friday August 10, 2012 Happening Now

Good Morning!

Speculation about a possible Romney running-mate at a fever pitch. There is reportedly some pressure from within the GOP for a Paul Ryan pick.. but Governor Romney told NBC News last night he isn't ready to announce just yet, and whoever the person, he must have a strong character.

Mister Romney is in Boston today meeting with his advisors before heading out on a four day, four state bus tour through swing states. No formal events, but NJ Gov Chris Christie is campaigning for Mister Romney in Washington state and Montana.

President Obama has a quiet schedule today though he is hosting a dinner in celebration of Ramadan.

Doug McKelway is taking a look at the rise in gas prices..

Big news from Washington to Wall Street. The U.S. will *not* prosecute anyone at Goldman Sachs over allegations related to the 2008 meltdown. Mike Emanuel on that today.

Thousands will gather today to honor those killed in the Sikh massacre.

Three Americans killed in an attack in Afghanistan.

The U.K. is offering military aid to Syria.. as we get word of some 150,000 Syrian refugees seeking help in neighboring countries including Turkey and Syria.

Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.