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Morning Round-Up 7-8

By on 7.8.13 | 8:11AM

“Faced with problems and disappointments, many people will try to escape from their responsibility: escape in selfishness, escape in sexual pleasure, escape in drugs, escape in violence, escape in indifference and cynical attitudes. But today, I propose to you the option of love, which is the opposite of escape.” –Pope John Paul II

Morning Headlines

Domestic

Associated Press

  1. Officials Probe Why Crashed SF Jet Flew Too Slow
  2. Park Service To Light Monument During Restoration
  3. Ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer Plans NYC Comptroller Run

Politico

  1. Taking sides: Inside the Egypt debate
  2. Hillary Clinton’s answer to the has-been charge
  3. Immigration bill’s starts and stops

Reuters

  1. Pilot of crashed Asiana plan was in training
  2. Texas Senate to resume battle over abortion restrictions
  3. Ten killed in Alaska floatplane crash

Wall Street Journal

  1. Pilot Error Eyed in San Francisco Plane Crash
  2. Deadly Train Derailment Fuels Crude-by-Rail Concerns
  3. NTSB: 10 Killed in Alaska Plane Crash

Washington Post

  1. NTSB: South Korean plan was flying far too slowly to reach runway just before crash
  2. Somali American caught up in a shadowy Pentagon counterpropaganda campaign
  3. Eliot Spitzer is running for office again. And, yes, he can win.

Washington Times

  1. Ruthless Mexican drug cartel recruiting in the U.S.; Los Zetas look to prisons, street gangs
  2. All eyes on border as House bill on immigration takes shape; groups hold out for hope
  3. Ouster of Egypt’s Islamist president a product of army’s U.S. military training

International 

Associated Press

  1. Islamists: Egypt Army Enemy After Deadly Clashes
  2. Syria Official Says Forces Take Rebel Area of Homs
  3. Studies: Cyberspying Targeted SKorea, US Military

Reuters

  1. At least 42 killed in Egypt, Islamists call for uprising
  2. U.N. nuclear agency and Iran may meet in August: diplomats
  3. Syrian opposition head expects advanced weapons

Wall Street Journal

  1. Egypt Clashes Leave Dozens Dead
  2. Brazil Wants Explanation on Report of U.S. Surveillance
  3. For Europe’s Debt Collectors, More Work Isn’t Paying Off

Washington Post

  1. In western Sahara, women play large role in forgotten struggle for independence
  2. In Honduras, wife’s candidacy puts Manuel Zelaya in the running again
  3. Violence in Egypt leaves at least 40 dead, chills negotiations

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. America Pays, Whoever Is In Charge of Egypt
  2. Atlantic City Embraces Monkey on Its Back

The Blaze

  1. Teresa Heinz Kerry Flown to Boston Hospital (Updated: Photo and Video of Her Arrival)
  2. Cardinals General Manager Orders Cross Removed from Pitching Mound

Breitbart

  1. UN Warns: Mexican Border ‘Global Pathway’ to U.S. For Illegals From Horn of Africa
  2. Obamacare Subsidies Doled Out Using ‘Honor System’; Billions in Fraud Feared

The Daily Caller  

  1. U.S. Embassy official in Guyana removed in alleged sex-for-visas swindle
  2. Jim Carrey apologizes to gun owners for past comments

CNSNews.com

  1. Muslim Brotherhood Claims Early-Morning ‘Massacre’
  2. Dempsey Worries That Returning Troops May Be Viewed as ‘Victims’

National Review

  1. Why Obamacare Threatens Immigration Reform
  2. How the House Should Handle Immigration

Washington Free Beacon

  1. U.S. Foreign Aid to Egypt May Be Suspended After Coup
  2. Investment Group Sues U.S. over Fannie, Freddie Bailout Terms 

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Death on the Nile
  2. San Francisco Plane Crash: The Flight 214 Asiana Pilots’ Warning
  3. Eliot Spitzer’s Comeback Plan: A Run for New York City Comptroller

Huffington Post

  1. Eliot Spitzer Plans Run for New York City Comptroller’s Office
  2. Voting Rights Ruling, Threat to MLK’s Dream, Poses Backlash Danger for GOP

Talking Points Memo

  1. Privacy Group Will Ask Supreme Court to Take Up NSA Surveillance
  2. Noted Without Comment

ThinkProgress

      1. Top Democrat Calls for Sanctions Against Countries Aiding  NSA Leaker

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