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Morning Round-Up 8-28

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Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. NYPD Designates Mosques As Terrorism Organizations
  2. Labor Rules to Boost Employment for Vets, Disabled
  3. Largest NM County Gives Same-Sex Licenses


  1. Immigration reform’s No. 1 enemy: Time
  2. 50 years on, marchers remember
  3. Are Democrats done in the South? Arkansas governor’s race a test


  1. Military jury to consider death penalty for Fort Hood gunman
  2. Exclusive: U.S. delays deadline for finalizing Obamacare health plans
  3. Judge speeds hearing on Detroit bankruptcy eligibility (8-27)

Wall Street Journal

  1. U.S., Allies Prepare to Act as Syria Intelligence Mounts
  2. Anger at IRS Powers Tea-Party Comeback
  3. More Young Adults Live With Parents

Washington Post

  1. Obama weighs limited military strike on Syria
  2. Wave of retirements hitting federal workforce
  3. New Jersey’s Cory Booker: A perfect senator for ‘This Town’?

Washington Times

  1. McCain: Immigration bill could give foreign workers leg up on Americans
  2. CARSON: MLK would be alarmed by black-on-black violence, lack of family values
  3. Marines retire Sgt. Chesty XIII in favor of a younger, hungrier, bulldog mascot (8-27)


Associated Press

  1. UN Experts Head to Damascus Suburb, Activists Say
  2. UN Envoy to Syria Says Chemical ‘Substance’ Used
  3. US Envoy Says No Guarantee NKorea Will Free BAE


  1. U.N. Council set for Syria clash as West readies attack
  2. Military intervention in Syria would need U.N. approval: Brahimi
  3. Bomb attacks kill 71 in Baghdad and suburbs

Wall Street Journal

  1. U.S. Fears Aleppo Is Next For Chemical Weapons
  2. U.K. to Request U.N. Action to Protect Syrians from Chemical Weapons
  3. Teachers Roil Mexico Capital

Washington Post

  1. Obama administration lays groundwork for probable military strike against Syria
  2. 50 years after march, Obama aims to define his role in a new front in the fight for equality
  3. Die-off of bottlenose dolphins caused by virus is worst in 25 years

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Flying Blind in Egypt
  2. Egypt Needs a Political Solution, for the Copts and the Brotherhood

The Blaze

  1. ‘We Don’t Survive’: Glenn Beck Breaks Down Possible Ramifications of U.S. Entering War in Syria
  2. Progressive Blogger’s Sexually Graphic and Despicable Attack on Dana Loesch


  1. Harvard Study: No Correlation Between Gun Control and Less Violent Crime
  2. UPDATE: 33 House Members Demand Authorization for Strike on Syria

The Daily Caller  

  1. Jarrett sees immigration rewrite, Obamacare, as top Obama achievements (8-27)
  2. It’s personal: Obamas carried $120,000 student loan debt for decades (8-27)

  1. Don’t Try It, Israel Warns Syria—Amid Threats from Damascus, Tehran
  2. McCain: If President Doesn’t Enforce Border After Path-To-Citizenship, ‘We’ll Go to Court’ (8-27)

National Review

  1. The Rise of Rafael Cruz
  2. Marching in Time

Washington Free Beacon

  1. Al Qaeda-Affiliated Group Claims Responsibility for Rocket Attack on Israel
  2. Israel Deploys Full Missile Defenses Against Syria: Radio

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. Let It Bleed: No American Action Can Resolve the Syrian Conflict
  2. How U.S. Strikes on Syria Help Al Qaeda
  3. The 1963 March on Washington Still Vividly Inspires Those Fighting for Change

Huffington Post

  1. Those Who Marched on Washington 50 Years Ago Reflect on MLK’s Legacy
  2. Welfare Drug Testing Catches Only 12 Users in Utah (8-27)

Talking Points Memo

  1. Four Big Lessons GOP Learned from the Clinton Era
  2. Latest from Michigan (8-27)


      1. This Town: What It’s Like Being Homeless With A Mental Illness in Washington DC

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