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11:15 AM ET, May 31, 2010

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Isabel Kershner / New York Times:
10 Reported Killed as Israel Attacks Boats Headed to Gaza  —  JERUSALEM — The Israeli Navy attacked a flotilla carrying thousands of tons of supplies for Gaza on Monday morning, killing at least 10 people, according to the Israeli military and activists traveling with the flotilla.
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Reuters:
Israeli commandos: Gaza flotilla crew tried to lynch us  —  Israel tows Gaza flotilla to Ashdod after at least 10 activists killed in clashes with navy; IDF says 2 commandos seriously wounded as troops tried to board. … The left-wing activists on board a flotilla carrying aid …
Ron Ben-Yishai / Ynetnews:
A brutal ambush at sea  —  Ron Ben Yishai recounts bloody clash aboard Gaza-bound vessel: The lacking crowd-dispersal means, the brutal violence of ‘peace activists,’ and the attempt to bring down an IDF helicopter  —  Our Navy commandoes fell right into the hands of the Gaza mission members.
Melissa Clouthier / Liberty Pundits Blog:
President Obama Abandons Israel; And Now, The Flotilla-UPDATED  —  How do we repair the damage?  It is absolutely heart-breaking to see the President of the United States abandon our staunchest allies: Poland, Colombia and now Israel.  President Obama backs a non-proliferation agreement that singles out Israel via Brutally Honest:
Jerusalem Post:
Navy escorts flotilla ships to Ashdod  —  IDF: Soldiers were met by well-planned lynch, concealed handguns.  —  Talkbacks (194)  —  Make JPOST.COM your Home Page  —  Iranian Threat  —  Jewish World  —  Local Israel  —  Arts & Culture  —  Français  —  Classifieds  —  Israel
Ynetnews:
Report: 14 killed, 50 injured in Gaza sail  —  Israeli Navy attacks six vessels carrying pro-Palestinian activists and aid to blockaded Strips.  According to unofficial reports, at least two people killed, dozens injured.  Four IDF soldiers hurt, one sustaining severe wounds.
Richard Fernandez / Pajamas Media:
Where the Old Flotilla Lay  —  The ‘aid flotilla’ bound for Gaza met the immovable object and the resulting clash, under circumstances yet only sketchily described, may have resulted in 16 protester deaths and 6 IDF personnel injured.  The LA Times reported that “Israel had vowed to intercept the boats …
Jerusalem Post:
Ashkenazi: Soldiers acted in self defense  —  IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi said Monday that the violence aboard the Mavi Marmara, one of the ships of the Gaza-bound protest flotilla, was instigated by those aboard the ships and that soldiers who opened fire were defending themselves.
BREITBART.COM:
Israel recoils as US backs nuclear move
Discussion: Bookworm Room
Telegraph:
Israeli troops attack ship carrying aid to Gaza killing 16
WORLD BULLETIN:
Israel kills Gaza activists on Turkish ship - VIDEO - PHOTO
Alison Fitzgerald / Bloomberg:
BP Prepared for Spill 10 Times Gulf Disaster, Permit Plans Say  —  BP Plc said in permit applications for drilling in the Gulf of Mexico that it was prepared to handle an oil spill more than ten times larger than the one now spewing crude into the waters off the southern United States.
Discussion: The Mahablog
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Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Pain Caucus  —  What's the greatest threat to our still-fragile economic recovery?  Dangers abound, of course.  But what I currently find most ominous is the spread of a destructive idea: the view that now, less than a year into a weak recovery from the worst slump since World War II …
Discussion: Corrente and Prairie Weather
New York Times:
U.S. Plans ‘for Worst’ in Gulf, Seeing Risk in Leak Strategy  —  After the failure of an effort to seal off a well spewing oil one mile beneath the Gulf of Mexico, a top Obama administration environmental official said the government is “prepared for the worst” in case oil keeps gushing until relief wells …
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Washington Post:
Oil could spew until August, officials say
CNN:
After ‘top kill’ failure, BP plans to ‘redouble’ efforts
Discussion: Wonkette and Hot Air
Blazing Cat Fur:
Ali Mallah CUPE Union Thug Assaults Blazingcatfur at Islamofascist Anti-Netanyahu Rally!  —  Shocking video!  Ripped from today's headlines!  Ali Mallah a notorious Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Union Thug Assaults intrepid blogger Blazingcatfur!
Mike Allen / The Politico:
Allen to begin solo spill briefings  —  To underscore the White House message that the U.S. government is calling the shots on the Gulf response, Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen, the national incident commander for the BP disaster, on Tuesday will begin giving a solo press daily briefing wherever he is in the world.
Honolulu Advertiser:
Case withdraws from Congressional race  —  Former congressman Ed Case said today that he will withdraw from the Democratic primary for Congress, explaining that too much is at stake to divide the party as it attempts to win back urban Honolulu's 1st Congressional District from U.S. Rep. Charles Djou, (R-Hawaii).
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Sean J. Miller / Ballot Box:
Ed Case ends his campaign for Hawaii House seat
Discussion: CNN, MyDD and The Politico
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Dowd: President Present strikes again  —  After Barack Obama finally held an open press conference 309 days after his previous one and more than five weeks after the Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf, I fully expected his defenders in the media to rush back to his side and declare him The Most Caring …
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Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Once More, With Feeling  —  President Spock's behavior is illogical.
 
 
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