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Morning Round-Up 6-3

By on 6.3.13 | 9:34AM

There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.” John Adams

Feature of the Day: Heineken’s Lost Plan To Build Houses Out Of Beer Bottles

Morning Headlines

Domestic

Associated Press

  1. Worst Storms Over in East, South But More Coming
  2. Building of New US-Mexico Border Crossing Stalls
  3. Sen. McCain Exhorts Obama to Address Controversies

New York Times

  1. Chasing the Storm, but Hoping Not to Catch It
  2. Oklahoma Campus, Ravaged by a Tornado, Draws Attention to Storm Shelters
  3. Woman in the Senate Confront the Military on Sex Assaults

Politico

  1. Immigration reform deal hangs on border security
  2. Congress heats up for summer
  3. Report: How GOP lost young voters 

Reuters

  1. Obama to highlight mental health six months after Newtown
  2. Immigration bill pins big hopes on dairy cows
  3. Trial of U.S. soldier in WikiLeaks case to get under way

Wall Street Journal

  1. Deficit Deal Even Less Likely
  2. 3 ‘Storm Chasers’ Die in Oklahoma
  3. Wildfire Near Los Angeles Triggers Evacuations

Washington Post

  1. ‘Temporary’ subsidy program may finally meet the reaper
  2. GOP governors’ endorsements of Medicaid expansion deepen rifts within party
  3. The IRS is a good political issue for Republicans. But are they in danger of overreaching on it?

Washington Times

  1. Newly released emails show EPA director’s extensive fictional alter ego (6/2)
  2. IRS audits moderate group with GOP ties; Issa says scrutiny known in D.C. (6/2)

International

Associated Press

  1. Erdogan Maintains Hard Stance on Protests
  2. UN Arms Treaty Opens for Signature Monday
  3. Fire Kills 119 At Poultry Plant in Northeast China

New York Times

  1. Protests in Turkey Reveal a Larger Fight Over Identity
  2. China Is Reaping Biggest Benefits of Iraq Oil Boom
  3. Rushing to Aid in Syrian War, but Claiming No Side

Reuters

  1. Turkish protesters clash with police in early hours
  2. Russia says U.S. not putting enough pressure on Syria opposition
  3. U.N nuclear chief: Iran talks ‘going round in circles’

Wall Street Journal

  1. Lawmakers Call for Split From U.K. Monarch
  2. Palestinian President Picks New Premier
  3. Court Rejects Egypt Assembly 

Washington Post

  1. Witnesses to Tiananmen Square struggle with what to tell their children
  2. Afghans lay groundwork for 2014 election
  3. In Lebanon, officials talk of a bright future funded by offshore oil and gas reserves 

Top Conservative Stories of the Day: 

The American Conservative

  1. Bye-Bye Bachmann—and Tea Party?
  2. The Jobs…Still Not Forthcoming

Breitbart

  1. Occupy IRS: Wife of Former IRS Commissioner Joined Occupy Wall Street (6/2)
  2. National Immigration Forum Funded by Soros and the Left (6/2) 

The Daily Caller  

  1. Even some West Wing aides want Holder to resign
  2. Meet the journalism professor who says NRA members are treasonous, should be executed
  3. Black leaders: Gang of 8 ‘devastating’ for black community (6/2)

CNSNews.com

  1. Issa: ‘My Gut Tells Me That Too Many People Knew That This (IRS) Wrongdoing Was Going On’
  2. American Pastor Jailed in Iran Accused of Lying, Brainwashing Young Muslims

Hot Air

            1. Transcripts: IRS targeting deliberate and political

National Review

  1. McCain Against the ‘Wacko Birds’
  2. Oprah’s Commencement Confusion

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Don’t Go There: Review: William J. Bennett asks: Is college worth it?
  2. Thousands Take to Streets in Turkey, Clash With Police

The Weekly Standard

1. Intel Chair: Release the Bin Laden Documents

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. As Police Cede Taksim Square, Istanbul Remains On Edge (6/2)
  2. How Bradley Manning Changed the War On Terror
  3. Sharpton’s Long Bill of Goods, From Tawana Brawley to Primetime

Huffington Post

  1. Reince Priebus: GOP is ‘Open For Repairs’
  2. Darrell Issa: IRS ‘So-Called ‘Rogue’ Agents ‘Directly Being Ordered From Washington’

Salon           

  1. Democrats’ deal-making fetish will backfire

Talking Points Memo

  1. Schumer Predicts Immigration Reform Will Pass By July 4
  2. Genius

ThinkProgress

  1. New York Times Teases Female Politicians For Relying on ‘Purse Boys’

 

 

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