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Morning Round-Up 6-10

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Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. NSA Contractor Risks Steep Jail Time for Data Leak
  2. Judge Rejects Delaying Zimmerman Trial
  3. South Boston Not Same Place Bulger Once Reigned

New York Times

  1. After Drought, Rains Plaguing Midwest Farms
  2. Ex-Worker at C.I.A Says He Leaked Data on Surveillance
  3. Data-Driven Tech Industry Is Shaken by Online Privacy Fears


  1. Edward Snowden’s tricky path to justice
  2. Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid: 2 sides of same coin
  3. Edward Snowden leak exposes cracks in contractor system


  1. California shooting rampage death toll rises to five
  2. Disclosures on NSA spying alarm lawmakers, tech companies
  3. Support growing to close Guantanamo prison: senator

Wall Street Journal

  1. Contractor Says He Is Source of NSA Leak
  2. Firm ‘Shocked’ by Employee’s Data Breach
  3. Democrat Says IRS Case Started in Ohio (6/9)

Washington Post

  1. Edward Snowden comes forward as source of NSA leaks
  2. The outsourcing of U.S. intelligence raises risks among the benefits
  3. What will Congress do and say about the NSA? 

Washington Times

  1. Whistleblower behind leak emerges as intel chiefs in Congress defend NSA surveillance (6/9)
  2. Jason Furman, stimulus backer, to head President Obama’s economic council 


Associated Press

  1. Korea Talks Raise Hopes; History May Scuttle Them
  2. 2 Out of 3 People Face Hunger as Haiti Woes Mount
  3. Leak of NSA Programs Tests US, China Ties

New York Times

  1. In Iran Race, All 8 Candidates Toe Hard Line on Nuclear Might
  2. Britain Says It Follows Law in Gathering Intelligence
  3. North Korea’s Recalcitrance Looms Over Talks With South


  1. Assad may prevail in Syria’s civil war: Israeli minister
  2. U.S. to weigh arming Syrian rebels, official says
  3. Bombs strike Iraqi markets, killing at least 21

Wall Street Journal

  1. Mandela Remains in Hospital
  2. Next Up After U.S.-China Talks: The Details
  3. Afghan Militants Attack Near Coalition Base

Washington Post

  1. In Turkish protests, a patchwork of demands
  2. Hong Kong hotel says Edward Snowden was there, but checked out Monday
  3. In Nigeria’s north, Boko Haram militia aims to mold the schools through violence

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Big Brother Says, ‘Open Your Mouth!’
  2. Can There Be Such a Thing as Civil-Liberties Alarmism?


  1. Former CIA Officer: NSA Whistleblower ‘Potential Chinese Espionage’
  2. Pentagon Papers’ Ellsberg Praises Snowden

The Daily Caller  

  1. A House Divided: The Wacko Birds and their war on DC
  2. White House knew about Lisa Jackson’s secret email account (6/9)
  3. Conservative blogger running against liberal firebrand Alan Grayson

  1. Karzai: US Must ‘Explain’ to Muslims Why Radicalism Is Growing Amid War on Terror
  2. Sen. Rand Paul Seeking Class-Action Lawsuit Over Gov’t Record Trolling

Hot Air

        1. Why didn’t Snowden give Paul PRISM instead of $500?

National Review

  1. Liberty in the Tentacular State
  2. Information-Revealing Service

Washington Free Beacon

  1. A Billion Bucks in Bullets: U.S. government has given Afghan National Army more than $1 billion in ammo
  2. Capitol Hill Hypocrites: Study: Lawmakers pushing for minimum wage hikes utilize unpaid labor

The Weekly Standard

        1. Ex-Energy Secretary Praises Solyndra-Style Loans: ‘More Successful Than Wall Street’

Top Liberal Stories of the Day: 

The Daily Beast

  1. Daniel Ellsberg: Edward Snowden Is a Hero and We Need More Whistleblowers
  2. Edward Snowden, We Love You: Why We Should Resist the Hero Worship
  3. Snowden and the Right

Huffington Post

  1. Rand Paul: NSA Surveillance Programs Warrant Supreme Court Challenge
  2. Elijah Cummings Vows To Release Full IRS Interview Transcripts (6/9)


  1. Republican IRS agent reportedly says he was behind Tea Party scrutiny

Talking Points Memo

  1. Greenwald Says ‘There’s A Lot More Coming,’ Argues NSA Revelations Don’t Harm Security
  2. Obama to Name Furman Top White House Economic Adviser Today


      1. Houston Gun Group Fights the ‘War on Women’ By Handing Out Free Shotguns


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