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Morning Round-Up 10-4

By on 10.4.13 | 9:55AM

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Morning Headlines

Domestic

Associated Press

  1. Mother: Woman Killed in DC Chase Was Depressed
  2. AP Newsbreak: Shutdown Slowed Border Prosecutions
  3. Obama Cancels Asia Trip to Deal With Shutdown

Politico

  1. Bad blood: Four feuding leaders
  2. Government shutdown changes pace for White House staffers
  3. Cory Booker’s lackluster campaign

Reuters

  1. Insight: Americans eye cheap home refueling for natural gas cars
  2. U.S. Catholics back Pope Francis on changing church’s focus
  3. Mississippi blues: The cost of rejecting Medicaid expansion

Wall Street Journal

  1. GOP Begins Search for Broad Deal on Budget
  2. ‘Designer Babies:’ Patented Process Could Lead to Selection of Genes for Specific Traits
  3. Silencers Loophole Targeted for Closure

Washington Post

  1. Police Lock Down Capitol After Shots Fired
  2. Miriam Carey believed to be driver shot near U.S. Capitol, lived with daughter in Connecticut
  3. Shutdown could diminish GOP hopes of winning Senate

Washington Times

  1. Small town, big impact: Supreme Court case could define religion’s role in public
  2. The long line of conservatives targeted by the IRS
  3. Fund-raising Blues: DNC remains in debt as it competes with Obama group for donors

International

Associated Press

  1. In Asia, Obama’s No-Show Is A Boost For China’s Xi
  2. Pope In Assisi, Following Footsteps of St. Francis
  3. UK’S Powerful Daily Mail Faces a Political Storm

 Reuters

  1. Insight: After chemical horror, besieged Syrian suburb defiant
  2. Germany’s Merkel to start tricky coalition talks with SPD
  3. Analysis: Kenya’s intelligence work hurt by corruption, rivalries

Wall Street Journal

  1. Ex-Rebel, With Militia, Lays Claim to Libyan Oil Patch
  2. U.K. Insurance Fiasco Leads to Windfalls, Jobs
  3. A Hundred Ways to Take Europe’s Economic Pulse

Washington Post

  1. Agreement will allow U.S. to fly long-range surveillance drones from base in Japan
  2. Christians under threat in Syria as Islamist extremists gain influence
  3. Holocaust survivor, historian Israel Gutman, dies at 90

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Burke Versus the Economists
  2. The Obama-Reid Shutdown Strategy

The Blaze

  1. Woman Behind Capitol Car Chase Who Was Shot Dad By Police Identified as a 34-Year-Old Dental Hygienist Who Suffered From Post-Partum Depression
  2. Former High School Cheerleader Who Had Sexual Relationship With Underage Girlfriend Meets Her Legal Fate  

Breitbart

  1. The Nuclear Option: Best. Shutdown. Ever
  2. Exclusive: Immigration Organizer Asks Over 200 Volunteers To Get Arrested At DC Rally

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Obamacare Patient Zero: Affordable Care Act site ‘needs to be fixed for sure’
  2. Washington hoards government jobs to maximize pain of ‘shutdown’

CNSNews.com

  1. After Shutdown: Administration Gives $445,000,000 to Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  2. Bipartisan Movement: 25 Democrats Break With Leadership And Vote to Fund NIH

National Review

  1. Who Locked Little Johnny Out of Yellowstone?
  2. A Modest Bargain

Washington Free Beacon

  1. U.S., Japan to Upgrade Defense Ties
  2. China Asks U.S. to Lift Sanctions on Arms Proliferators, Iran Traders

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. What Pushed Miriam Carey to a Capitol Hill Tragedy?
  2. Washington’s Other Car Crash: Obama vs. the Boehner Rule

Huffington Post

  1. Senate Republican ‘Lynch Mob’ Rails Against Ted Cruz
  2. Government Shutdown Heads for Collision With Debt Limit

Talking Points Memo

  1. Greg Abbott: The Republican Wendy Davis Will Have To  Beat for the Texas Governorship
  2. Miriam Carey

ThinkProgress

      1. Obama Tears Into Republicans Over Shutdown: If Americans Just Stopped Working, They’d Be Fired

 

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