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Morning Round-Up 5-2

By on 5.2.14 | 11:14AM

Feature of the Day: The Year of the Facebook

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. US Gains 288K Jobs, Most in 2 Years; Rate 6.3 Pct.
  2. Drugs in Botched Oklahoma Execution Leaked From IV
  3. Police Use New Tool to Source Crowds for Evidence


  1. Jobs report beats expectations
  2. How to Lose $100 Million: The undoing of Tina Brown
  3. The Senate’s disappearing Fridays


  1. U.S. to build gasoline reserves for New York, Northeast states

Washington Post

  1. Ukraine army launches assault on rebel stronghold
  2. Mark Pryor’s challenge: Will Arkansas keep a Democratic senator with no big crusades?
  3. Apple, Facebook, others defy authorities, notify users of secret data demands

Washington Times

  1. House GOP: Obama withholding Benghazi email is ‘criminal’
  2. Problems with Army’s battlefield intel system unresolved after two years
  3. No man for old country: Obama rarely retreats to Camp David

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Veterans of the Burn Pits
  2. Runaway Interventionism Is the Real Benghazi Scandal


  1. Benghazi Email: Hillary Clinton Deputy Names Islamic Extremists, Not YouTube, Morning After Attack
  2. White House Blames ‘Politicization’ for Benghazi…Just Like Every Other Scandal

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Horror: Why Did This Cop Fire 4 Shots At A Teen Girl, Killing Her?
  2. Wave Year? Daily Caller Poll Shows Deep-Blue Oregon Flashing Red

  1. 92,594,000: Americans Not in Labor Force Hits All-Time Record; Participation Rate Matches 36-Year Low
  2. Women Not in Labor Force Hits Record High

National Review

  1. The Disappearing Free-Speech Panic
  2. Save the First Amendment

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Report: Pentagon Mishandling Hazardous Material Shipments
  2. N.M. Democrat Candidate for Governor Embellished Work History for Campaign Website

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Exclusive: Putin Imposes Secret Sanctions on Pro-Gay Obama Campaign Donors
  2. Don’t Run for President, Hillary. Become a ‘Post-President’ Instead

Talking Points Memo

  1. GOP Went Fishing for Bad Obamacare News and Came Up Empty
  2. Dem Candidate for Guv to Hand Out KKK Hoods At Wisconsin GOP Convention


     1. Man Who Set a Trap To Kill 17-Year-Old Intruder Invokes Stand Your Ground-Like Defense

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