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Morning Round-Up 5-27

By on 5.27.14 | 8:36AM

Feature of the Day: Europe’s Landscape Is Still Scarred by World War I

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Experts: Mass Murderers Are Hard to Predict
  2. Abuse Victims’ Leader: Pope’s Meeting a ‘Gesture’
  3. El-Sissi Backers Scold Egyptians to Vote


  1. GOP pols press for 2014 ‘Contract with America’
  2. The ‘Wary of Hillary’ Democrats
  3. White House accidentally outs CIA official


  1. Tea Party appears poised for big victories in Texas run-offs
  2. Modi tells Pakistani PM to prevent terrorism against India
  3. Chemical weapons team in Syria attacked but safe: OPCW

Wall Street Journal

  1. New Costs from Health Law Snarl Union Contract Talks
  2. China Says U.S. Also Engages in Hacking
  3. Dozens Dead After Ukraine Forces Retake Donetsk Airport
  4. Anti-EU, Far-Right Parties Post Strong Gains in European Elections

Washington Times

  1. Where’s the love? Even Obama’s liberal base bailing
  2. Greenwald to publish list of U.S. citizens NSA spied on
  3. Retired officers poised to profit after Pentagon’s alarmist climate change report

 Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Beyond ‘Benghazi’
  2. The Tricky Politics of Fighting Crony Capitalism


  1. Thad Cochran Aide Listed As Part of ‘Spouse Group’ On Taxpayer-Funded Trip
  2. IRS: Employers Face $36,500 Per Worker Tax for ‘Obamacare Dumping’

 The Daily Caller     

  1. Government Agency Scrapes Employee Ratings to Avoid ‘Discrimination’
  2. Is America Starting to Target Thought Crime?

  1. Murder of American Doctor Underlines Plight of Pakistan’s Religious Minorities
  2. Pope ends delicate Mideast trip with peace call

National Review

  1. Egalitarian Grandees
  2. Europe’s Electoral Earthquake

 Washington Free Beacon

  1. Israeli Security Officials Warn Against Over-Investment by China
  2. Far-Right National Front Stuns French Elite With EU ‘Earthquake’

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Military Pushes Obama for 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan—and Says It May Not Be Enough
  2. How the Gun Nuts Try to Excuse Away the Santa Barbara Slaughter—And Why They’re All Wrong

Talking Points Memo

  1. Veterans Groups Hit Back At GOP Senator in Tiff Over VA Scandal
  2. Nigerian Defense Chief Says Abducted Girls Located


     1. Feminists’ Inspiring Online Response to a Misogynist Mass Murderer

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