Newspaper Roundup for Monday, January 4, 2010

January 4, 2010 - 7:06 AM
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Washington Post:
Atheists challenge new Irish blasphemy law
Targets those who insult 'any religion, thereby causing outrage' among adherents
 
Washington Post:
EPA targets policy designed to protect trade secrets
Use of potentially harmful chemicals kept secret under law
 
Washington Times:
Obama distracted from terrorism threat by his ambitious domestic agenda, GOP says
President's priorities questioned
 
Fox News:
Senate Democrat asks S.C. attorney general not to challenge health care bill
Ben Nelson urges top attorney to 'call Off the dogs'
 
Fox News/Arizona Republic:
Immigrant advocate uses texting to warn of U.S. crime sweeps
Text messages intended to protect Latinos from racial profiling by sheriff's deputies
 
Los Angeles Times:
Homeowners forced to buy flood insurance after FEMA redraws maps

Washington Times/AP:
Senate weighs job creation vs. debt in jobs bill
Republicans refer to plan as the 'son of the stimulus'
 
San Francisco Chronicle:
California leaders seek budget help from D.C.

Politico:
Obamas want to stay in Hawaii: Not ready to leave

Politico:
Mitt Romney headed to Iowa

Politico:
McCaskill Says DeMint is 'nuts’ to hold up Erroll Southers’s confirmation

Politico:
Brit Hume to Tiger Woods: Choose Christianity

Politico:
Rush Limbaugh says U.S. health system 'just fine'
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0110/31101.html
 
Fox News/Wall Street Journal:
Iran Plans Large-Scale War Games
 
The Hill:
Iran denies entry to Sen. Kerry
 
New York Times:
After American evangelicals Visit, Uganda Weighs Death for Gays
 
BBC:
With anemic attendance, is New England town meeting growing out of fashion?
 
The Hill:
Schumer: Penalize foreign airports that have lax security
 
Washington Post:
Crackdown on alcohol seen as part of conservative moment in Iraq
 
BBC:
'Dozens of people' die in India cold wave

BBC:
Beijing disrupted by record snowfall
 
BBC:
Israeli foreign minister tells Israeli envoys not to grovel
'Stop turning the other cheek' whenever Israel is insulted
 
Los Angeles Times:
Supreme Court to weigh NFL and antitrust laws
 
Boston Globe:
Drummer’s anthrax case spurs a public health hunt
Disease linked to animal hide covering drums
 
Chicago Sun-Times/AP:
Top U.S. snowboarder suffers 'traumatic brain injury'
 
Boston Globe:
Fishing village builds a lobster trap Christmas tree
Metal traps stacked 40 feet high, decorated with buoys
 
Los Angeles Times:
Lawndale may rip out garlic plants for the sake of residents' noses
 
Washington Post/AP:
Networks blur policy of not paying for interviews
Morning news shows and prime-time magazines now fight tabloid fodder
 
Washington Times:
Postal boss moonlights for cash by sitting on corporate boards
Hiring provision allows outside employment
 
Washington Post:
Redskins fire Zorn after 2 seasons
 
Washington Post:
R.W. Apple's wife prepares to auction the legendary reporter's wine collection
 
Washington Post/AP:
Report: UK drinking culture strains health system
Arizona Republic:
New crackdown on drug smugglers stirs questions of legality
Some pot smugglers arrested in U.S. are being turned over to Mexico for prosecution
 
Houston Chronicle:
Texas studies idea of taxing drivers by the mile
 
Houston Chronicle:
New regional EPA chief is an activist

 
Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Calif. pastor takes in $2.4M after donations plea
 
Jerusalem Post:
'Jordan is helping CIA in Afghanistan'
 
London Times:
Planned Muslim march through English town 'is an insult and a stunt'