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Morning Round-Up 5-28

By on 5.28.13 | 9:52AM

“He who climbs never stops going from beginning to beginning, though beginnings that have no end. He never stops desiring what he already knows.” –Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2015 

Article of the Day: Remains of an Underwater Habitat left by 1960s Sea Dwellers

Morning Headlines 

Domestic

Associated Press

  1. Obama, NJ’s Christie Together Again in Mutual Aid
  2. ‘Boy or Girl?’ Gender a New Challenge For Schools
  3. Officials: Gunman in Texas Rampage Was Marine 

New York Times

  1. Gun Makers Saw No Role in Curbing Improper Sales
  2. A Nation ‘Still At War’ Honors Its Dead
  3. Racial Diversity Efforts Ebb for Elite Careers, Analysis Finds

Reuters

  1. Florida court debates what jury can hear in Trayvon Martin killing
  2. Chinese hackers access major weapons systems: Washington Post
  3. News Corp denies having record of Fox News subpoena 

Politico

  1. Who would Hillary hire?
  2. John Boehner’s shrinking power
  3. Silicon Valley isn’t buying GOP’s data plans

Wall Street Journal

  1. States Raise College Budgets After Years of Deep Cuts
  2. Flippers Rise Housing Wave
  3. Commodities Provide Tailwind

Washington Post

  1. Confidential report lists weapons system designs compromised by Chinese cyberspies
  2. Budget cuts leave Air Force pilots twisting in the wind
  3. California didn’t have ‘rate shock.’ But California isn’t like most other states.

Washington Times

  1. Sequester is fed speak for Now Hiring; government posts 27,000 high-paying job openings
  2. Tax timing, Fannie and Freddie help cut federal deficit in half

International

Associated Press

  1. Interview: Rebels Want Arms Post-EU Embargo
  2. Fears Grow of A Foreign-Fed Arms Race in Syria
  3. In China, US Official Promotes Military Ties

New York Times

  1. In Terror Shift, Obama Took a Long Path
  2. Russia Says Decision To End Embargo on Syria Damages Peace Plans
  3. 3 Lebanese Soldiers Killed on Syrian Border

Reuters

  1. South Korea shuts more nuclear reactors over fake certificates
  2. Afghan police defectors return to fold, kill seven colleagues
  3. Nigerian army says kills three Islamists in Boko Haram crackdown

Wall Street Journal

  1. Nations Pursue Talks to Turn Tide in Syria
  2. U.S. Oil Boom Divides OPEC
  3. Beijing Says Ties With U.S. at a Crucial Point

Washington Post

  1. E.U. to allow arms embargo for Syrian rebels to lapse
  2. Colombian company exports bulletproof backpacks to U.S.
  3. N. Korea says S. Korean workers can come to industrial complex for talks

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Bob Dole’s Delinquent Children
  2. How Not to Fix America’s Employment Problem

Breitbart

  1. The Ailes Manifesto: America Rallies Around Roger Ailes and Fox News
  2. Fox News Vs. The Cult of Obama

The Daily Caller  

  1. Washington launches four different investigations into IRS scandal
  2. Former NSA official: ‘This administration is exhibiting narcissistic tendencies’
  3. Texas official: Obama playing politics with U.S. border (5/27)

CNSNews.com

  1. Obama: ‘God Has a Plan and…We’re an Instrument of His Will’
  2. Former Abortionist: ‘If Anybody Thinks Ripping Off Arms and Legs…Isn’t Painful…’

Hot Air

        1. Video: China hacked ‘critical’ US military systems

National Review

  1. The Quiet Gold Rush
  2. Warren’s Student-Loan Demagoguery

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Embracing Terrorism: Palestinian president refuses to fire official who honored terrorist
  2. Overreach: Hezbollah under fire for terror org’s involvement in Syrian war

Weekly Standard

  1. Claim: Holder ‘Beginning to Feel a Creeping Sense of Personal Remorse’
  2. The Other Benghazi Scandal

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Holder’s Regrets and Repairs
  2. Exclusive: John McCain Slips Across Border Into Syria, Meets With Rebels
  3. The White House and the IRS: A Carteresque Fiasco

Huffington Post

  1. Obama to Nominate 3 For D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, Setting Up Filibuster Fight
  2. Mitt Romney Yearbook: Romney’s Message to Prep School Pal Found in Bookstore Donation Box

Talking Points Memo

  1. News Corp Says It Has No Record of Fox News Subpoena
  2. What A Concept?!

Salon

  1. Obama and Christie to tour Jersey Shore recovery
  2. Poll: Americans still oppose Obamacare

ThinkProgress

  1. 13 Companies Drop Facebook Advertising Over Domestic Violence Content

Miscellaneous

AP—Supreme Court Justices Could Be Influenced By New Gay Marriage Laws

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