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Morning Round-Up 4/30

“For there is but one essential justice which cements society, and one law which establishes this justice. This law is right reason, which is the true rule of all commandments and prohibitions.” -Cicero 

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. For Boston Bomb Suspect, A Seasoned Defense Team
  2. FDA Will Investigate Added Caffeine in Foods  
  3. Obama Administration Simplifies Health Care Form

New York Times

  1. Colleges Adapt Online Courses To Ease Burden
  2. Investigators Obtain DNA From Widow of Bombing Suspect (4/29)
  3. Both Sides Rest in Trial of a Philadelphia Abortion Doctor Charged With Murder (4/29)


  1. The last, best defense for GOP hawks?
  2. President Obama’s budget puts House Democrats in bind  
  3. 5 things to watch in Mass. Senate primary


  1. Analysis: Six months after Sandy, New York fuel supply chain still vulnerable
  2. Mississippi man makes court appearance in ricin letters case
  3. Breaking a sports barrier, NBA’s Jason Collins comes out as gay

Wall Street Journal

  1. Powerful Union, Upstart Battle Over Shrinking Pie (4/29)
  2. Female DNA Found on Bomb in Boston (4/29)
  3. 9/11 Remains South in Debris (4/29)

Washington Post

  1. FBI looking into relationship between McDonnells, donor
  2. As cyberthreats mount, hacker’s conviction underscores criticism of government overreach (4/29)
  3. Obama’s campaign finance reform plans have faded (4/29)


Associated Press

  1. Syrian TV : Bombing in Damascus Kills 13 People
  2. US Panel: Afghans Need More Religious Freedom
  3. Cyprus Parliament Readies for Bailout Vote

New York Times

  1. Flow of Tainted Water Is Latest Crisis at Japan Nuclear Plant  
  2. Massacre in Nigeria Spurs Outcry Over Military Tactics
  3. Israeli Aistrike Kills Palestinian in Gaza


  1. Anger builds as Bangladesh gives up hope of more survivors
  2. Bomb in Damascus kills 13 day after attack on prime minister
  3. Iran says use of chemical weapons in Syria is “red line”

Wall Street Journal

  1. U.S. Grapples With Rift Among Mideast Allies (4/29)
  2. Doomed Factories Raced to Fill Orders (4/29)
  3. Japan Data Point to Gradual Recovery

Washington Post

  1. U.S. working hard to find political resolution to Syrian conflict (4/29)
  2. In Pakistan, novice takes on entrenched parties in election
  3. In Europe, widening impatience over austerity hits politicians hard

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:


  1. ESPN Apologizes for Commentator’s Christian Worldview on Homosexuality (4/29)
  2. Benghazi Attack Eyewitness: Help Was Available (4/29)

  1. Prosecutor to Gosnell: ‘Are You Human?’
  2. Pelosi: ‘Unleash’ Women With ‘Affordable Quality Childcare for All’ (4/29)

The Daily Caller  

  1. A Day in the Life of Louie Gohmert
  2. Meet the Huffington Post employees who don’t want to read their own website

Hot Air

            1. Report: Obama Admin. Has Issued Threats Against the Benghazi Whistleblowers? (4/29)

National Review

  1. The Obama Borg
  2. Surprise: Stimulus Money Misspent

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Welcoming War Criminals: Activists criticize Obama for hosting Sudanese official with ties to genocide

The Weekly Standard

        1. The Twidiocracy

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Katharine Russell Under Scrutiny After Female DNA Found on Boston Bomb
  2. Oxford, MI, Famous: Elvis, Kimonos, Castor Beans, and a Grinder
  3. Black Turnout, GOP Denial Both High

Huffington Post

  1. Meals On Wheels Sequestration Cuts Taking Effect (4/29)
  2. Mitch McConnell Reelection Campaign Hoping to Close Data Gap By Bringing In New Blood


1. The Guantanamo Memoirs of Mohamedou Ould Slahi

Talking Points Memo

  1. You Can’t Go Home Again (4/29)
  2. Elizabeth Colbert Busch Goes There On Argentine Affair in Debate With Mark Sanford (4/29)


            1. House Immigration Bill Would Put All Undocumented Immigrants On Probation (4/29)


Reuters—Sanford deflects talk of affair in South Carolina debate


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