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Morning Round-Up 8-23

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Bradley Manning Wants To Live As Chelsea Manning
  2. Philadelphia Tries Less Salt in Chinese Takeout
  3. ‘Hyperloop’ Travel Idea Gains Fans If Not Backers


  1. Back to Scranton for Joe Biden
  2. Democrats watch as Chris Christie rolls
  3. Debt ceiling drama underway


  1. Closing arguments expected in case of U.S. soldier who killed 16 Afghans
  2. Jury to resume deliberations in Fort Hood court-martial
  3. NYC comptroller debate: Spitzer to work for a dollar, Stringer sings

Wall Street Journal

  1. Obama Wants College Aid Tied to Rating System (8-22)
  2. GOP Plans Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown (8-22)
  3. Fed Debates Whether Purchases or Promises Work (8-22)

Washington Post

  1. Outgoing director Robert S. Mueller III tells how 911 reshaped FBI mission
  2. Justice Department sues Texas over voter ID law
  3. Ted Cruz is going to New Hampshire. Will they like him?

Washington Times

  1. Advocates for gay, immigrant rights march in footsteps of blacks (8-22)
  2. Obama: NSA surveillance programs ‘loaded gun’ that can be abused if unchecked
  3. Obama urged to use executive order to recognize Native Hawaiians (8-22)


Associated Press

  1. 2 Explosions Kill 12 in North Lebanese City
  2. Fierce Clashes Near Syrian Capital
  3. Radioactive Groundwater Under Fukushima Nears Sea


  1. Obama says won’t rush into costly Syria entanglement
  2. Egypt’s bruised Brotherhood seeks to show street power
  3. Russia: Syrian rebels preventing probe in alleged chemical attack

Wall Street Journal

  1. U.S. Weighs Plans to Punish Assad (8-22)
  2. Mubarak Released from Prison Amid Egypt Turmoil (8-22)
  3. U.K. Police Open Probe Based on Seized Snowden Materials (8-22)

Washington Post

  1. Egypt braces for more mass protests; Obama voices concern
  2. Israel strikes terror base in Lebanon after rocket fire
  3. Among many Egyptians, a dramatic shift in favor of the military

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. The Art of Artie Shaw
  2. Chas Freeman on Why The Kerry Initiative Will Fail

The Blaze

  1. The Significant Detail District Attorney Claims Media Misreported in Story of Murdered Australian Student Chris Lane
  2. 89-Year-Old WWII Veteran Beaten to Death By Two Teens in Parking Lot; Suspect Photos Released (8-22)


  1. Killer, Leakers, and Racists: Who’s Screening Government Employees?
  2. Obama Administration Hesitates on Response to Syrian Attack (8-22)

 The Daily Caller 

  1. Daily Caller investigation leads to prison for corrupt couple (8-22)
  2. Rangel: ‘No reason why a young person should have to pay for college education’ (8-22)

  1. Obama: Feds Will Define What a Good College Is, Punish and Reward Accordingly (8-22)
  2. Pope Tells Football Players: ‘You Are a Role Model for Better or For Worse’ (8-22)

National Review

  1. Bradley Manning Is Not a Woman
  2. The Choice in Egypt (8-22)

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Bill and Hillary’s Hamptons Holiday
  2. Expert: Fate of Copts in Egypt Uncertain (8-22)

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Egypt’s Arms Race
  2. The Best Republican Efforts Are Not Enough to Defund Obamacare
  3. There’s No ‘Reverse Trayvon’ in Christopher Lane Killing

Huffington Post

  1. Koch Brothers Not Buying Tribune Company (8-22)
  2. Most Republican Voters Oppose the Republican Plan to Shut Down the Government (8-22)

Talking Points Memo

  1. Obama Suggests Lame-Duck Congress Take Tips from ‘Schoolhouse Rock’
  2. Vegas Cops Disrupt ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Terror Plot


      1. What We Can Learn From Bradley Manning Coming Out As Transgender (8-22)

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