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Morning Round-Up 4-7

By on 4.7.14 | 9:58AM

Feature of the Day: During Cold War, CIA Used ‘Doctor Zhivago’ as a tool to undermine Soviet Union

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. Iconic Hollywood Actor Mickey Rooney Dies at 93
  2. Heroin Addicts Face Barriers to Treatment
  3. Survey: Health Insurance Gains Pick Up

Politico

  1. Inside the Club for Growth’s art of war
  2. GOP confident about Paul Ryan’s budget
  3. America, the Land of Workarounds

Reuters

  1. U.S. defense chief, in first, visits China’s aircraft carrier
  2. Obama to launch executive actions on equal pay for women

Wall Street Journal

  1. U.S. to Send Two More Destroyers to Japan by 2017
  2. Hillary Clinton’s Phantom Presence in 2016 Campaign Freezes Other Democrats
  3. Temp Jobs Surge as Firms Contain Expenses

Washington Post

  1. Kiev says Russia provokes trouble in eastern Ukraine, just as in Crimea
  2. In the ‘credentials caucus,’ GOP’s 2016 hopefuls study policy and seek advisers
  3. What role will immigration reform play in the 2016 GOP presidential primary?

Washington Times

  1. Doubts on military’s sex assault stats as numbers far exceed those for the U.S.
  2. Some gay activists fear same-sex supporters are becoming intolerant
  3. ACLU uses profiling charges against police to target Arizona’s illegal immigrant law

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. The War on Antiwar Republicans
  2. Mozilla and the Art of Culture War

Breitbart

  1. Breitbart News Network Announces Launch of Breitbart California

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Mitch McConnell and his challenger Matt Bevin attack each other on immigration reform
  2. Pelosi denies Obamacare’s employer mandate will be scrapped, slams Robert Gibbs for suggesting otherwise

CNSNews.com

  1. 62.7% of U.S. Casualties in Afghanistan Have Occurred Since Last Afghan Presidential Election
  2. Only 38.6% of Jobs Added Under Obama Have Gone to Women

National Review

  1. The New Pitchfork Persecutors
  2. Ex-Im Bank and the GOP’s Cronyism Test

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Putin Corruption Network Revealed
  2. Hezbollah Sanctions Bill to Disrupt Terror Network

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. A Virtual Iron Curtain Closes In on Russia’s Intelligentsia
  2. Still A Problem From Hell, Two Decades After Rwanda

Talking Points Memo

  1. GOP Grapples With the Unsettling Fear That Obamacare May Succeed
  2. Pope Backs Scandal-Plagued Vatican Bank

ThinkProgress

    1. 200,000 Pounds of Oiled Sand Found Along Texas Coastline After Spill

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