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12:10 AM ET, August 14, 2014

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Reporters arrested in Ferguson  —  Reporters from The Washington Post and the Huffington Post were arrested in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday night while covering the protests that have rocked the St. Louis suburb.  —  Wesley Lowery, a Washington Post political reporter, and Ryan Reilly …
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Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:
Two Reporters Arrested In Ferguson During Protests After Teen Shooting  —  Reporters for the Huffington Post and Washington Post were arrested on Wednesday evening amid the ongoing protests in Ferguson, Mo., after the police shooting this weekend of a young African-American man.
Discussion: Yahoo! News, Jezebel and Mediaite
Mark Berman / Washington Post:
Washington Post reporter arrested in Ferguson  —  Wesley Lowery, a reporter for The Washington Post who has been reporting on the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., was detained Wednesday evening by police in Ferguson.  —  He and other reporters were working in a McDonald's in Ferguson when about half …
Ahiza Garcia / Talking Points Memo:
GOP Candidate: I Had An Affair Two Weeks Ago, Am Quitting My Campaign  —  New York state Senate candidate Gia Arnold, a 24-year-old Republican, halted her campaign on Wednesday because she said she had engaged in an extramarital affair within the past two weeks.
Discussion: The Raw Story
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Glenn Blain / NY Daily News:
New York state senate candidate halts her campaign because of recent extramarital affair  —  Gia Arnold, a 24-year-old Republican candidate for state Senate from the Niagara Falls area, abruptly halted her campaign early Wednesday because of an extramarital affair she began just days ago.
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Washington Post:
U.S. considering range of options to rescue Iraq's Yazidis
Jennifer Jacobs / Des Moines Register:
Photos of Rand Paul at party in the Hamptons catch Iowans' attention  —  The Republican potential presidential candidate said he had to miss a Christian conservative event in Iowa because of a family commitment  —  An Iowa evangelical Christian leader stood on stage and told the 1,200 conservatives …
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Amanda Gordon / Bloomberg:
Hamptons Scene: Rand Paul Reads; Motherwell Quonset Huts
Discussion: CNN, Politico and Mediaite
Greg Howard / The Concourse:
America Is Not For Black People  —  The United States of America is not for black people.  We know this, and then we put it out of our minds, and then something happens to remind us.  Saturday, in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., something like that happened: An unarmed 18-year-old black man …
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Lee Enterprises / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Governor must let Ferguson be where better begins
Josh Feldman / Mediaite:
Rush Limbaugh Clarifies ‘Out-of-Context’ Remarks About Robin Williams' Death  —  Rush Limbaugh today clarified his comments yesterday about the death of Robin Williams, which he connected to general liberal unhappiness.  But Limbaugh said he in no way suggested Williams' suicide was due to his politics …
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David Weigel / Slate:
Calling All Sad Clowns
Matt Viser / The Boston Globe:
Warren plans Israel trip after mid-term elections  —  WASHINGTON - With Hillary Clinton seeming to express a more hawkish view of world affairs than President Obama and publicly questioning his decisions on Syria, liberals may be wondering what an Elizabeth Warren alternative would look like.
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Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Hillary Clinton Doesn't Have A Problem On Her Left
James Hamblin / The Atlantic Online:
The Suburbs Made Us Fat  —  People in dense cities are thinner and have healthier hearts than people in sprawling subdivisions.  New research says the secret is in the patterns of the streets.  —  Just seeing someone wearing a Fitbit makes me nervous.  I'm told I have a tendency to become “obsessive.”
Discussion: addictinginfo.org
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
How Libertarians Snookered The New York Times Magazine  —  Anatomy of a journalistic train wreck.  —  Shares  —  The premise underpinning Robert Draper's New York Times Magazine cover story on the “Libertarian Moment” is that libertarians offer the cure for the Republican Party's political difficulties.
Adam Kredo / Washington Free Beacon:
Cops Order ISIL Flag Removed from New Jersey Home  —  Police in Garwood, New Jersey, ordered that a militant flag associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) be removed from the front of a local home after hundreds of online activists expressed fear and revulsion.
Kendall Breitman / Politico:
Fox doc steps up FLOTUS grilling  —  Fox News psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow does not think that First Lady Michelle Obama is a fit role model on fitness, calling the first lady “two-faced” on Wednesday.  —  “I do dislike hypocrisy and I really do believe that people speaking about diet …
Bloomberg:
Obama Donors Altman, Effron Embrace Deals President Slams  —  President Barack Obama has been bashing companies that pursue offshore mergers to reduce taxes.  He hasn't talked about the people behind the deals — some of whom are his biggest donors.  —  Executives, advisers and directors involved …
James Bamford / Wired:
PLATON  —  I am staying at the Hotel Metropol, a whimsical sand-colored monument to pre-revolutionary art nouveau.  Built during the time of Czar Nicholas II, it later became the Second House of the Soviets after the Bolsheviks took over in 1917.  In the restaurant, Lenin would harangue …
Susie Madrak / Crooks and Liars:
Rude Pundit: We're Lucky There Aren't More Riots  —  No matter if there's a black man in the White House; there's always a power structure founded on and fostered by whiteness that exists with little challenge.  —  Rude Pundit with a heartfelt exposition on the same principle once expressed …
Discussion: Liberaland and Hit & Run
Ian Lovett / New York Times:
After a Hawaii Storm, a Moment in the Sun: A Rural Area Will Cast a Close Race's Last Votes  —  PUNA, Hawaii — Politics seldom intrudes on the easternmost district of the Big Island of Hawaii, a hard-to-reach paradise where the homes are nestled among lava-formed cliffs and the papaya …
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Rick Daysog / Hawaii News Now:
Hanabusa to sue Office of Elections to push back Puna election date
 
 
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