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'Man's worst impulses' and other headlines

Morning headlines: Pres. Obama talks about the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, Lois Lerner joins exclusive "contempt of Congress" club, separatists defy Putin.
President Barack Obama speaks at the USC Shoah Foundation'­s 20th anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity gala in Los Angeles, May 7, 2014.

Obama: Nigeria kidnappings show 'man's worst impulses.' (The Hill)

Pres. Obama raises money for Senate Democrats in California. (LA Times)

House votes to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. (Washington Post)

She joins an exclusive club. (Washington Post)

Appeals court stays ruling that stopped an investigation into WI Gov. Scott Walker. (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce takes aim at GOP lawyers. (National Journal)

Defying Putin, separatists in Ukraine vow to vote on autonomy this weekend. (NBC News)

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