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Morning Round-Up 7-5

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Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Experts: Expect Bigger, Fiercer Wildfires in West
  2. Mother: Trayvon Martin Cried for Help on 911 Call
  3. GOP Has Tough Choices on Voting Rights Act


  1. The real jobs numbers: 2014, 2016
  2. Economy adds 195K jobs in June
  3. Edward Snowden’s nightmare comes true


  1. Delay in Obamacare requirement puts onus on the honor system
  2. Strike-hit San Francisco Bay area rail service resuming, for now
  3. Boston celebrates July 4 amid tight security 

Wall Street Journal

  1. Permits Soar to Allow More Concealed Guns
  2. Export Declines Signal Headwinds Ahead
  3. BART Strike Is Called Off in S.F. Bay Area

Washington Post

  1. Statue of Liberty reopens as nation celebrates Fourth of July
  2. Did you know John Roberts is also chief justice of the NSA’s surveillance state?
  3. On immigration reform, nobody’s happy with Republican Joe Heck

Washington Times

  1. EXCLUSIVE: Edward Snowden’s father suggests son’s leaks may be protected by Constitution (7/1)
  2. Gun control survey finds most first-time buyers are subject to background checks (7/1)


Associated Press

  1. Egypt Troops Open Fire on Pro-Morsi Protesters
  2. Pope Francis Clears John Paul II For Sainthood
  3. South American Leaders Demand Apology in Plane Row 


  1. At least three dead as forces fire on pro-Mursi protests in Cairo
  2. Britain’s PM Cameron wins symbolic vote on EU referendum
  3. Pakistan brings back death penalty, to anger of rights groups

Wall Street Journal

  1. Egypt Girds for Muslim Brotherhood Protests
  2. Two Former Popes Set for Sainthood
  3. Japan Kicks Off Election Campaign

Washington Post

  1. Egypt orders arrests of Muslim Brotherhood leaders as interim president takes office
  2. Latin American leaders, on first-name basis, unite against critics
  3. Seeking Snowden in Sheremetyevo

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. The Christian Case for Marriage Multiplicity
  2. Remembering the Harvesters on this Fourth of July

The Blaze

  1. Trayvon Martin’s Mother Testifies That It’s Her Son Screaming in 911 Tape—But What Did The Brother Say?
  2. You Won’t Believe How Many People Showed Up For Pastor’s ‘Line in the Sand’ Beach Service


  1. Egypt Awaits ‘Friday of Resistance,’ Muslim Brotherhood Backlash
  2. Turkey’s Islamist Gov’t Rejects Egypt Coup

The Daily Caller  

  1. Liberal nonprofit that pressed Shulman to target conservatives houses his wife’s group
  2. California is about to pass a law requiring bathroom, locker room access regardless of gender

  1. Number of ‘Involuntary’ Part-Time Workers Jumps 332K in June
  2. StagNATION As June Jobless Numbers Essentially Unchanged

Hot Air

  1. New Egyptian government rounding up Muslim Brotherhood leaders; Update: Shots fired at pro-Morsi demonstrators

National Review

  1. Obama’s Global-Warming Folly
  2. We Don’t Live in That World Anymore

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Treasury Department IG Refused FOIA on Austan Goolsbee Investigation
  2. Conservatives of the American Revolution

Top Liberal Stories of the Day: 

The Daily Beast

  1. The Plague of Sex Attacks
  2. Edward Snowden’s Parasites: Evo Morales, Julian Assange & More
  3. Edward Snowden’s Whistleblowing Saga Mirrors the Karen Silkwood Case

Huffington Post

  1. June Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Unchanged
  2. John Yarmuth: ‘We Know’ Mitch McConnell is ‘Scared to Death’  About Alison Lundergan Grimes

Talking Points Memo

  1. Strong Job Growth Continues In June
  2. More Evidence


     1. Thousands of Immigrants Celebrated Independence Day by Becoming Citizens

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