Morning Round-Up 4/24 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Morning Round-Up 4/24

Time shall unfold what plighted cunning hides:/Who cover faults, at last shame them derides.”–Shakespeare, King Lear

Article of the Day: Japanese test coaxes fire from ice

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Did Brotherly Bond Play Role in Boston Bombings?
  2. Lawmakers Ask Who Knew What About Bomb Suspect
  3. Poll: Aging US In Denial About Long-Term Care Need

New York Times

  1. Boston Suspects Are Seen as Self-Taught and Fueled by Web
  2. Senators Say Case Indicates That Problems Persist in Agencies’ Data Sharing (4/23)
  3. S.E.C Gets Plea: Force Companies to Disclose Donations (4/23)


  1. Turbulence at the Times
  2. Hillary Clinton hits the speaking circuit
  3. Jeb battles Bush fatigue


  1. Biden, law enforcement to attend Boston memorial for slain officer
  2. U.S. drops charges against Mississippi man in ricin letters case
  3. Republican split on immigration blunts party rebranding 

Wall Street Journal

  1. Suspects Roused by Jihadist Thought (4/23)
  2. Twitter Hoax Sparks Swift Stock Swoon (4/23)
  3. FedEx Fends Off Rivals for U.S. Postal (4/23)
  4. Democrats Fret Over Obama’s Persuasion (4/23)

Washington Post

  1. Charges dropped against Miss. Man in ricin case as FBI searches second home (4/23)
  2. Boston bombing suspect cites U.S. wars as motivation, officials say (4/23)
  3. Why the American public isn’t mad as hell about the failure of the gun bill (in numbers) 


Associated Press

  1. 87 Dead in Bangladesh Garment Factory Collapse
  2. Qatar Faces Backlash Among Rebel Groups in Syria
  3. UK In Dark Mood As New Recession May Be Confirmed 

New York Times

  1. In Hard Times, Open Dissent and Repression Rise in Vietnam
  2. South Korea and U.S. Fail to Reach Deal on Nuclear Energy
  3. Italian President Calls Center-Left Official in Talks on New Government


  1. China points finger at U.S. over Asia-Pacific tensions
  2. North Korea issues new threats over protests in South
  3. Iran says it test-fires new land-to-sea missile in Gulf 

Wall Street Journal

  1. Inside Merkel’s Bet on Euro’s Future (4/23)
  2. President Asks Letta to Form Government in Italy
  3. Boston Attack Sped Canada Arrests

Washington Post

  1. U.S. still evaluating claims that Syrian government used chemical weapons (4/23)
  2. New hopes for shale gas in green’s paradise
  3. Drones cause ‘growing hatred of America,’ bipartisan Senate panel told (4/23) 

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:


  1. Suspected Boston Bomber’s Mosque Founded by Convicted Terrorist (4/23)
  2. Boston Herald: Tamerlan Tsarnaev Received Welfare Benefits (4/23) 

The Daily Caller  

  1. Young Republican who worked for Ryan, Gingrich arrested over alleged nude photo scheme
  2. Park Service posts ‘Due to Sequestration’ signs at closed camp 

Hot Air

  1. Family members: Older Tsarnaev brother was influenced by “mysterious radical” (4/23) 

National Review

  1. What Boston Means for Immigration Policy
  2. Undeserved Stigma  

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Troops in Motion: Chinese troops continue mobilization along N. Korean border
  2. Questioning Cronies: Chicago-based utilities company faces questions from shareholder about crony relationship to Obama administration 

The Weekly Standard

        1. Kerry: Boston Bomber Radicalized in Russia, Chechnya—‘Came Back With a Willingness to Kill’  

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Why Didn’t the FBI Recognize Tamerlan Tsarnaev After 2011 Interview?
  2. Trash Talk Returns as Pols, Pundits Finger Over Boston Bombing
  3. Rangel Lawsuit Against Ethic Committee Hinges on Secret Memo

Huffington Post

  1. Gun Reform Failures Prompt Questions On Obama’s Persuasive Power But Answers Aren’t Easy


      1. The New Digital State?

Talking Points Memo

  1. Meet The New Man At the Center of the Ricin Case (4/23)
  2. Coda


  1. Conservative Group Photoshops Out Minorities In Mailer Opposing Pro-Voting Legislation (4/23)


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