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Morning Round-Up 4-18

By on 4.18.14 | 8:33AM

Feature of the Day: High Tech: How Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are rushing to cash in on cannabis.

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Views Differ of Imam Accused in US Terrorism Case
  2. White House Updating Online Privacy Policy
  3. Late Sign-Ups Improve Outlook for Obama Health Law


  1. Dems’ midterm strategy: Triage
  2. First lady,  senator, diplomat, grandmother
  3. Obama spikes the football


  1. Compensation battle rages four years after BP’s U.S. oil spill
  2. House Republican leaders holding up immigration reform: Obama
  3. U.S. special forces struggle with record suicides: admiral

Wall Street Journal

  1. Eastern Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Activists Stand Fast
  2. Obama Says Health-Insurance Enrollees Reach 8 Million
  3. GAO Faults SEC for Lax Cybersecurity

Washington Post

  1. Cloning advance using cells from human adult raises ethical questions
  2. How big could the GOP House majority get?
  3. Mitt Romney returns to political stage as Republicans prepare for midterms

Washington Times

  1. Harry Reid blasts Bundy ranch supporters as ‘domestic terrorists’
  2. CBO shows it’s Paul Ryan 4, Obama 0 on budget targeting
  3. DeLAY: Hearings offer ripe target in Obamacare battle

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. In Ukraine, Not All Uprisings Are Equal
  2. How to Fix the Census’s Obamacare Errors


  1. Russia Declares Peace With NATO Humiliation
  2. Media Matters to SEIU: Don’t Unionize Us, Bro!

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Sallie Mae faces probe for massively ripping off soldiers on federal student loans
  2. Obama pressures American Legion to allow amnesty bill

  1. WH Counterterror Chief: Parents Need to Watch for ‘Sudden Personality Changes in Their Children’

National Review

  1. The United States of SWAT?
  2. The Zealots Win Again

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Ukraine Separatists Stay Put Despite Diplomatic Deal
  2. Former Reagan Adviser Urges U.S. to Counter Russia With ‘Strength and Leadership’

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Pentagon Moves to Block Russian Spy Plain in American Skies
  2. Are Atheists the New Mormons?

Talking Points Memo

  1. Obama Urges Dems to Lean Into Obamacare for the Midterms
  2. The ‘R’ Word: Dem Strategists Advise Against Saying ‘Recovery’


     1. Oklahoma Will Charge Customers Who Install Their Own Solar Panels

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