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Morning Round-Up 9-3

Feature of the Day: Israel Just Fired Missiles into the Mediterranean

Morning Headlines


Associated Press

  1. Who’s A Victim of Human Sex Trafficking?
  2. In First Major Test, Obama Overrules New Team
  3. Some Flu Vaccines Promise A Little More Protection


  1. Syria a no-win for either party in 2014
  2. Obama’s summer slump
  3. New Senate Syria plan limits President Obama


  1. As Obama pushes to punish Syria, lawmakers fear deep U.S. involvement
  2. U.S. Navy did not fire missiles from Mediterranean: spokesman
  3. U.S. drug agents using vast AT&T database, New York Times says

Wall Street Journal

  1. U.S. Still Hasn’t Armed Syrian Rebels
  2. New York’s Next Mayor Faces Union Showdown
  3. New Lifeline for Home Buyers

Washington Post

  1. Top-secret U.S. intelligence files show new levels of distrust of Pakistan
  2. On Syria strike, Obama administration ramps up pressure on Congress, shows flexibility
  3. 401(k)s are replacing pensions. That’s making inequality worse.

Washington Times

  1. New North Carolina law bans cops from destroying guns
  2. Jim DeMint still able to pull some weight among Senate Republicans (8-2)
  3. First shots fired: Pro-Assad hackers breach Marines; engage psychological warfare


Associated Press

  1. Israel Says It Conducts Joint Missile Test With U.S.
  2. Obama Must Address Skeptics, Lawmakers About Syria
  3. A Look at Syria Developments Around the World


  1. Russia raises alarm over Israeli missile test in Mediterranean
  2. Rocket attack kills 15 militants in Sinai: Egyptian state TV
  3. ‘Clever’ Merkel promises to shield Germany from rivals’ taxes

Wall Street Journal

  1. Syria Prepares for U.S. Attack
  2. Obama Presses Syria Gamble
  3. OECD Warns Global Growth Could Weaken

Washington Post

  1. Australia’s Tony Abbott on track to win prime minister post after years in political doldrums
  2. Japan’s government pledges nearly $500 million as Tepco deals with water crisis
  3. Threat of U.S.-led missile strikes in Syria adds to Lebanon’s uncertainty

Top Conservative Stories of the Day:

The American Conservative

  1. Don’t Look for Clues to Budget Battle in Congressional Vote on Syria

The Blaze

  1. ‘Treason’ or ‘Free Speech?’—Are These Anti-Syria Strike Pictures From U.S. Military Members Okay? (9-2)


  1. Cairo Court Takes Al Jazeera Egypt, Brotherhood TV Off Air
  2. Ross Perot Foundation Donates $1 Million to Scandal-Hit Planned Parenthood

 The Daily Caller 

  1. Sources: Christie invited to join Rand Paul at campaign event (9-2)
  2. Assad: ‘Obama is weak’

  1. Kerry on Obama Attacking Syria: ‘He Has Right To Do That No Matter What Congress Does’ (9-2)
  2. U.S. Travel Warning: Al Qaeda-Affiliated Syrian Rebels Have ‘Claimed Nearly 600 Attacks’ (9-1)

National Review

  1. President ‘Present’
  2. The Feds’ Assault on School Choice

Washington Free Beacon

  1. U.S. Carrier Group Moves into Red Sea in Case of Syria Military Action
  2. House Committees Examining Medicare Reform

Top Liberal Stories of the Day:

The Daily Beast

  1. McCain: Obama to Send New Arms to Syrian Rebels (9-2)
  2. Bernard-Henri Levy on Obama, Syria, Putin, the G-20, and a Week’s Wait (9-2)
  3. Nine Women Remaking the Right

Huffington Post

  1. Syria Conflict: Opposition Leader Haytham Al-Manna Criticises Plans for US Military Intervention As ‘Satanic’ (9-2)
  2. Syria Hearing: Chuck Hagel, John Kerry Before Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Talking Points Memo

  1. The Four Major Foreign Policy Factions on Syria
  2. ‘Catastrophic’


      1. Will Congress Support Military Action In Syria? A ThinkProgress Whip Count (9-2)

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