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Morning Round-Up 4/23

We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal.” –Ray Bradbury 

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. More Details Sought on Mute Boston Bomb Suspect
  2. From Outsiders to Bombing Suspects in Boston
  3. US Hospitals Send Hundreds of Immigrants Back Home 

New York Times

       1.    Boston Suspect Is Charged and Could Face the Death Penalty (4/22)

       2.    Officials Say They Didn’t Have Authority to Monitor Suspect (4/22)


  1. Obama’s reshuffled war on terror
  2. Immigration reform could be bonanza for Democrats
  3. Taxes: President Obama’s budget would hit middle class 


  1. Security officials face questions over Boston Marathon bombings
  2. U.S. soldier accused of Afghan killing to appear at pre-trial hearing
  3. Canada thwarts “al Qaeda-backed” train plot, Iran denies role

Wall Street Journal

  1. Rand Paul Tries to Transform a Moment Into a Movement
  2. Home Sales See Growing Pains (4/22)
  3. Obama Budget Spreads the Tax Pain (4/22)

Washington Post

  1. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged with using ‘weapon of mass destruction’ (4/22)
  2. Flights are delayed at major East Coast airports as sequester-related furloughs begin (4/22)
  3. Analysis of Obama’s budget finds a higher tax burden for most Americans (4/22)


Associated Press

  1. Car Bomb Targets French Embassy in Libya
  2. Israeli Official: Assad Has Used Chemical Arms 

New York Times

  1. In China, Breathing Becomes a Childhood Risk
  2. U.S. and China Put Focus on Cybersecurity
  3. Israel Says Syria Has Used Chemical Weapons


  1. Italian president begins talks on new coalition
  2. U.S. rejects North Korean demands for nuclear status
  3. French embassy in Libya hit by car bomb

Wall Street Journal

  1. Explosion Hits French Embassy in Tripoli
  2. Beijing Protests Japanese Entry Into Disputed Waters
  3. Canada Thwarts Alleged Plot to Attack Train (4/22)

Washington Post

  1. Qatar is focus as U.S. weighs concerns about arming Syrian extremists (4/22)
  2. Egyptians Look to Military Rule
  3. Iranian official says sanctions will not impede Iran’s nuclear progress (4/22)

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:


  1. Accused Marathon Bomber Gains Fans Online (4/22)
  2. UN Human Rights Official Says Boston Got What It Deserved (4/22)
  3. Exclusive: Pakistani Doctor Who Helped Find Bin Laden Must Re-Start Appeal (4/22) 

The Daily Caller  

  1. Illegals skate on ‘public charge’ rule in Gang of Eight bill (4/22)
  2. Online sales tax overwhelmingly passes cloture vote (4/22)

Hot Air

        1. Two U.S. officals: Preliminary evidence suggests bombers motivated by religion, acted alone (4/22)

National Review

  1. Obama’s Psychodramas
  2. Marco Rubio’s Radio Row 

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Blind Eye: Conciliatory FBI policies toward Islamism hampered probe into Boston bombers, experts say
  2. Boston Bombing Shakes Up Mass. Senate Race (4/22)

The Weekly Standard

        1. Sen. Graham: Boston Bombing Suspect Should’ve Been Held as Enemy Combatant

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Tamarlan Tsarnaev’s Best Friend, Brendan Mess, an Unsolved Killing
  2. The Terrorist Tipping Point: What Pushed the Tsarnaev Brothers to Violence?
  3. Why the FBI Didn’t Make Much of Russia’s Request to Probe Boston Bomber

Huffington Post

  1. NBC: Boston Bombing Suspect Says Brothers Weren’t In Touch With Overseas Terrorist Group
  2. FAA Flight Delays Become Fodder for Sequester Politics (4/22)
  3. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Receives Miranda Rights After Delay For Public Safety Exception


  1. The world is actually more peaceful than ever 


  1. Google Glass and the Demise of Ownership 

Talking Points Memo

  1. Why Didn’t the FBI Do More To Investigate the Boston Bombing Suspect Two Years Ago?
  2. Don’t Get Your Hopes Up


        1. How the NRA Has Made It Harder To Connect Criminals To Their Weapons (4/22)



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