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Afternoon Lede Check, 5.2.14

MERS lands in America -everybody panic!; John Boehner will appoint a select committee to investigate the 2012 Benghazi attacks; and The Cloakroom, a strip club in NW, collapses.

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump…

The Washington PostUkraine controls checkpoints after major assault

USA TodayDeadly MERS virus turns up in U.S. for first time

POLITICOObama laughs at but not with

The HillBoehner to appoint select committee on Benghazi attack

Roll CallMinimum Wage Vote Loss Gives Democrats Their Wedge Issue

Daily Caller: ‘Morning Joe’ Shreds Jay Carney On Benghazi Blather

The Washington TimesObama, Merkel sound firm but reluctant note on more Russian sanctions

National JournalHarry McAlpin vs. the White House Press Corps

Washington ExaminerJohn Boehner to establish select committee to investigate Benghazi


WTOP: Area’s most adulterous neighborhoods

ABC 7: Partial building collapse in Northwest, no injuries

NBC 4: Building Collapse ForcesEvacuation of Strip Club

CBS 9: 2 buildings collapse in DC, strip club evacuated

Fox 5: Partial building collapse in Northwest DC

(Photo credits from left to right: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images, Getty Images, WJLA)

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