Newspaper Roundup for Thursday, December 6, 2012

December 6, 2012 - 8:25 AM

Boston Globe:
Highest court in Mass. lets police search cellphones without warrants

New York Times:
U.S.-Approved Arms for Libya Rebels Fell Into Jihadis’ Hands

Fox News:
Hill lawmaker: scene outside consulate in Benghazi like a 'street party in Miami'

The Hill:
Reid blocks Senate vote on Obama's deficit-reduction plan
McConnell says: “I would like to see if my Democratic friends would like to support it”

Politico:
Geithner: 'Absolutely' willing to go off the fiscal cliff

Politico:
Rich Lowry: Obama launches 'Operation Humiliation'
Obama's position doesn’t make sense as economics or policy.

Washington Post:
U.S. reducing plans for large civilian force in post-2014 Afghanistan

NY Times:
Exclusive: New Pakistan Taliban Chief Emerging, Will Focus on Afghan Fight

Washington Times:
Marines expanding use of meditation training
Mind Fitness Training found to help troops improve mental performance under stress of war

Washington Post:
Battery maker that received stimulus money could be sold to Chinese company

Fox News:
Taxpayers footing the bill for next generation of electric car batteries

New Jersey Star-Ledger:
Homeless man given boots by NYPD cop chooses streets over offered shelter

Fox News:
California teachers union video shows rich man urinating on poor to make taxes case

Chicago Sun-Times:
Mayor Emanuel's City Hall renovation to cost $12M
But savings projected in long run

Fox News:
Mother found guilty of beating son to death for failing to learn the Koran

Los Angeles Times:
Sen. Coburn prefers rate hikes to capped deductions

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Gates Foundation gives Philly $2.5 million for schools

USA Today:
Overnight clashes in Cairo kill 5, crisis worsens

New York Times:
Deadly clashes test Egypt's transition to democracy

New York Times:
Documents Indicate Walmart Blocked Safety Push in Bangladesh

Washington Times:
Rep. Walter Jones surprised at being kicked off committee

Washington Post:
Judge says homeowner must delete some accusations on Yelp, Angie’s List

Washington Post:
Milbank: The question isn’t whether GOP will cave on taxes, but how and when

USA Today:
Celebrations planned as Wash. legalizes marijuana

USA Today:
Clinton, U.N. envoy to meet over Syria

Washington Times:
P.G. police prep for gang violence after teen’s fatal shooting

Washington Times:
Obama’s re-election seen as vote for clean energy

Boston Globe:
Eliz. Warren seeking donations to help pay $400,000 in campaign debt

Daily Mail:
Kate leaves hospital with William by her side

USA Today:
Guatemalan police arrest software guru McAfee

Politico:
Retirement savings tax breaks face scrutiny

Politico:
Adm. Mike Mullen focuses on debt as security threat

Politico:
Glenn Beck, Vince Vaughn to launch reality TV show

Politico:
Illinois state Senator Donne Trotter arrested at airport for gun charge

The Hill:
Tribal leader calls Obama 'first American Indian president'

Politico:
Most Americans want Hillary Clinton to run for president, a new survey suggests

Politico:
LaHood: I'm talking with Obama about staying

Houston Chronicle:
Too fat to die? At 450 pounds, Ohio killer fights execution

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Study finds that majority of provisional ballots in Philly weren't necessary
Of the 27,355 provisional ballots cast, 14,407 were from voters listed properly in the rolls

The Hill:
Clinton faces pressure to address abortion law on Ireland trip

Providence Journal:
Police in Providence suburb use military surplus assault rifles, humvees to train, equip SWAT team

Denver Post:
Marijuana will still be against rules on Colorado college campuses

Denver Post:
Tough Denver DUI program graduates first class

Houston Chronicle:
Hate crime charges possible, after dead pig found at mosque