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Morning Round-Up 5-8


Feature of the Day: Anderson Cooper Interviewed Charles Ramsey And It’s As Great As You’d Imagine

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Suspect in Ohio Helped Neighbors Look For Missing
  2. AP Exclusive: Air Force Sidelines 17 ICBM Officers
  3. Mark Sanford Redeems Career, Heading to Congress 

New York Times

  1. Before Escape, Fleeting Clues to Long Ordeal (5/7)
  2. Looking Past Sex Scandal, South Carolina Returns Ex-Governor to Congress
  3. Sexual Assaults in Military Raise Alarm in Washington (5/7) 


  1. Behind Mark Sanford’s turnaround
  2. Zuckerberg rattles tech leaders
  3. Camp, Baucus, and a new tax code 


  1. Questions mount on how Ohio women’s captivity went undetected
  2. Senator Paul offers bill to weaken U.S. tax evasion law

Wall Street Journal

  1. Pentagon Plans for the Worst in Syria (5/7)
  2. Americans Are Borrowing Again but Still Less Than Before Freeze (5/7)
  3. Benghazi Attack Set for New Review (5/7) 

Washington Post

  1. One hospital charges $8,000—another, $38,000
  2. Ex-South Carolina Governor Sanford beats Colbert Busch in special House election (5/7)
  3. As red ink recedes, pressure fades for budget deal (5/7) 


Associated Press

  1. SKorean President to Address Congress
  2. Bangladesh Garment Disaster Death Toll Reaches 761
  3. Cyberattacks a Growing Irritant in US-China Ties

New York Times

  1. Bodies Pour in as Nigeria Hunts for Islamists (5/7)
  2. One More Field Where the Continent Trails Germany
  3. U.S. and Russia Plan Conference Aimed at Ending Syrian War (5/7) 


  1. Pakistan’s Sharif calls for warmer ties with India
  2. Kurdish rebels begin Turkey withdrawal, fuelling peace hopes
  3. Police seize 31 people over $50 million Brussels diamond heist 

Wall Street Journal

  1. China Publicly Cuts Off North Korea Bank (5/7)
  2. Brazilian Chosen to Lead World Trade Body (5/7)
  3. Europe’s Job Seekers Flock to Germany (5/7)

Washington Post

  1. Would-be Iranian presidents seek a place on the ballot (5/7)
  2. Western officials fear retaliation for airstrikes in Syria attributed to Israel (5/7)
  3. U.S., Russia pledge to work together for a Syrian transitional government (5/7) 

Washington Times

  1. Two-thirds of senators to vote on U.S.-Mexico border without having seen it (5/7)
  2. Benghazi ‘talking points’ altered, White House and State Dept. officials say (5/7)

Top Conservative Stories of the Day: 


  1. Benghazi Hearing Aims to Reveal High Level Decision-Makers
  2. After Sanford, GOP’s 2014 Strategy: Get Pelosi (5/7) 

The Daily Caller  

  1. Meghan McCain Slams Sanford, even though her father’s PAC donated to his campaign
  2. Drug company that supported Obamacare now says rebate plan could be ‘catastrophic’
  3. Gosnell resolution blocked (5/7)

  1. 10,962,532: U.S. Disability Beneficiaries Exceed Population of Greece (5/7)
  2. Benghazi Bubbling: 25,000 Sign Petition in 24 Hours Demanding Answers 

Hot Air

        1. Mark Sanford vs. Elizabeth Colbert Busch in SC-1 special election; Update: Sanford wins (5/7)

National Review

  1. Abortion’s Underside
  2. Amnesty for Entitlements?

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Friends in High Places: Schweitzer wins seat on board of company he intervened on behalf of during auto bailout
  2. Keeping an Eye on China: CNO: Vigilant but not worried by Chinese naval buildup (5/7) 

The Weekly Standard

  1. Disconnecting the Dots in Benghazi
  2. Boehner: ‘Probably’ Won’t Support Internet Sales Tax Bill

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Ohio Suspect Helped Search for Woman
  2. ‘I Just Thought He Was Odd’: Neighbors of the Cleveland Kidnapper on What They Saw
  3. Mark Sanford Is the Comeback Kid, Winning S.C. Congressional Seat

Huffington Post

  1. Hospital Prices No Longer Secret As New Data Reveals Bewildering System, Staggering Cost Differences
  2. Benghazi Will Totally Be ‘The Next Watergate’ Unless It Isn’t
  3. Delaware Gay Marriage Bill Signed into Law (5/7) 


            1. Don’t Fear the 3-D Gun 

Talking Points Memo

  1. Police Knock Down Reports of Multiple Calls (5/7) 


  1. Report: The U.S. Has the Highest First-Day Infant Death Rate in the Industrialized World (5/7) 


      Reuters—Colorado legislature sets marijuana limits for motorists

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