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Morning Round-Up 6-17

By on 6.17.14 | 9:03AM

Feature of the Day: Clint Dempsey’s Amazing First Minute Goal Against Ghana

Morning Headlines

Domestic                                                          

Associated Press

  1. Bitcoin Faces Biggest Threat Yet: A Miner Takeover
  2. Iran Nuke Talks Resume Amid Huge Differences

Politico

  1. Kochs launch new super PAC for midterm fight
  2. President Obama seeks political boost from LGBT executive order
  3. The Case For Doing Nothing in Iraq

Reuters

  1. Miami exiles pressure U.S. to loosen policy on Cuba
  2. Supreme Court rules against ‘straw buyer’ in gun case
  3. Most guns seized in 8 U.S. cities are pistols, not assault rifles: study

Wall Street Journal

  1. Iraqi Government Steps Up Efforts to Defend Baghdad
  2. World Cup 2014: The U.S. Strikes Early, and Late, to Beat Ghana
  3. Expatriate Americans Break Up With Uncle Sam to Escape Tax Rules

Washington Post

  1. Obama will propose vast expansion of Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary
  2. Conducting U.S. airstrikes in Iraq would be complicated, former military officers say
  3. Millennials consider leaving Washington as the city becomes more costly

Washington Times

  1. Lois Lerner on hard drive crash: ‘Sometimes stuff just happens’
  2. Catholic League rips Nancy Pelosi as ‘rabid foe’ of the church’s positions
  3. Fighting back: Residents force feds to scrap plan to house illegals at Va. college

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Is There Life After the ‘60s?

Breitbart

  1. Leading Whip Race, Steve Scalies Faces ‘Conservative Concerns’
  2. Scalia: Supreme Court Making Major Change to Constitution’s Religious Protections

 The Daily Caller     

  1. New York Dem: Illegals Should Have the Right to Vote
  2. Supreme Court Tightens Restrictions on Gun Purchases

CNSNews.com

  1. Obama’s Balloon: Federal Student Loan Debt Up 517% in 5 Years
  2. Catholic Bishop: Marriage is ‘First Domino of Civilization’—When It Falls, ‘Then Fall All Subsequent Dominos’

National Review

  1. The New Children’s Crusade
  2. Fracking Fracas in Loveland

Washington Free Beacon

  1. ISIL Moving Seized U.S. Tanks, Humvees to Syria
  2. Senior DHS Adviser: ‘Inevitable that ‘Caliphate’ Returns’

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Iran Offers Iraq ‘Everything It Needs’ to Fight ISIS
  2. Gertrude of Arabia, the Woman Who Invented Iraq

Talking Points Memo

  1. NC GOPer: Unlike Blacks or Hispanics, ‘Traditional’ Population Isn’t Growing
  2. Obama Orders Troops to Iraq to Protect American Embassy

ThinkProgress

    1. U.S. Supreme Court: You Can’t Lie About Your Gun Purchase, No Matter What Your Reason

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