Newspaper Roundup for Friday, August 10, 2012

August 10, 2012 - 9:10 AM

Washington Times:
U.N. urged to probe China’s 1-child policy
‘Historic’ human rights abuses cited rights groups

The Hill:
Romney reaches halfway point toward $800 million fundraising goal

The Hill:
US defense firms preparing to send layoff notices, anticipating sequestration

Fox News:
US runner finishes Olympic relay leg on broken leg

New York Times:
Male Couples Face Pressure to Fill Cradles: 'When are you going to have kids?'

Fox News/AP:
Justice Department won't prosecute Goldman Sachs for financial crisis
Not enough proof, Justice officials say

Politico:
Romney accepts, Obama declines MSNBC interview request
For upcoming documentary

Chicago Sun-Times:
Union chief: Teachers should prepare for strike
Says “no chance’’ the expired teachers contract will be resolved by Monday

Washington Times:
Obama backers won’t pull ‘disgusting’ TV ad
Even some Democrats seem offended

Washington Times:
‘Not enough’ trainers in NATO to help Afghans eradicate IEDs

BBC:
UK to give extra £5m to Syrian rebels

Fox News:
Virginia farmer claims she faces $5,000 fine for hosting children's b-day party
Needed a license, officials say

CBS Chicago:
Cereal Thief steals semi-truck loaded with $24,000 of Frosted Flakes

Washington Times:
Maryland senator calls for gun training and off-limits locations

Washington Post:
'Economy might be gaining traction, new data suggest'
The newspaper trying hard to be positive...

BBC:
Doctors searching for medicine to help Jesse Jackson Jr., wife says
No timetable on when he'll return to Congress

The Hill:
Jackson Jr. staff laying groundwork for reelection campaign

Miami Herald:
Naked man relaxing on couch at school building told cops he thought he was at motel

Washington Post:
University of Virginia board member Helen Dragas questioned Lady Gaga class

The Hill:
Pelosi and Hoyer sweeping country in fight for Dems to take the House

The Hill:
AFL-CIO chief: Democrats will pick up seats in the House this November

New York Times:
In Real Estate Deal, Romney Made His Loss a Couple’s Gain

Chicago Tribune:
Flavored tobacco wraps outlawed in Illinois

Fox News:
Prosecutors accidentally release photo of Trayvon Martin's body to media outlets

The Hill:
Dem lawmaker wants the White House to investigate violence against Sikhs

USA Today:
Mitt Romney wants running mate with character, vision

Philadelphia Inquirer:
Michelle Obama in Pa.: One new voter could make the difference

USA Today:
Study shows voters with disabilities face access barriers

USA Today:
Average couple spends $26,989 on wedding; many break budget

The Hill:
Romney pressures President Obama to denounce controversial cancer ad

The Hill:
Staffers of former Rep. McCotter charged with ballot petition forgery

Denver Post:
CDC warns, "Don't pet the pigs," after spike in swine flu cases

USA Today:
CDC: HIV prevention pill for heterosexuals at risk too

Denver Post/AP:
Mexican drug cartel leaders take on more violent nicknames

Philadelphia Daily News:
Illegal-gun operation had drive-up service