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Lee Ferran / ABC News:
Video Appears to Show ISIS Execution of Second American Steven Sotloff … A new video appears to show the execution of Steven Sotloff, the second American killed by a self-professed member of the Islamist terror group ISIS.  —  In the video, which appeared online today, Sotloff addresses the camera …
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William Maclean / Reuters:
Islamic State issues video of beheading of U.S. hostage  —  (Reuters) - The Islamic State released a video purporting to show the beheading of American hostage Steven Sotloff, a monitoring service said on Tuesday, raised the stakes in its confrontation with Washington over U.S. air strikes on its fighters in Iraq.
Gordon Rayner / Telegraph:
A Briton will be next warns ‘Jihadi John’ as second hostage Steven Sotloff beheaded
Barney Henderson / Telegraph:
Steven Sotloff ‘beheaded by Islamic State’ - latest
Discussion: Hot Air
Alexander Cohen / The Center for Public …:
Russian bank hires two former U.S. senators  —  U.S. sanctions against Russia are becoming a boon for Washington's lobbyists  —  Gazprombank GPB (OJSC), a Russian bank targeted with sanctions by President Obama over the Ukraine crisis, has hired two former U.S. senators to lobby against those sanctions …
Erica Ritz / TheBlaze.com:
Why Glenn Beck Said Hillary Clinton ‘Will Be the Next President of the United States’  —  Glenn Beck said on his radio program Tuesday that “Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States.”  —  Beck said he received information from a friend of his, who is also friends with the …
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Ted Cruz's Dad: “The Average Black Does Not” Understand The Minimum Wage Is Bad  —  “And then I said, ‘Did you know that every member of the Ku Klux Klan were Democrats from the South?’  'Oh I didn't know that.' You know, they need to be educated.”  —  View Video ›
Graeme Wood / The New Republic:
What ISIS's Leader Really Wants  —  The longer he lives, the more powerful he becomes  —  On June 29, 2014—or the first of Ramadan, 1435, for those who prefer the Islamic calendar to the Gregorian—the leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) publicly uttered for the first time a word …
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Post names Frederick J. Ryan Jr. as new publisher  —  Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos is replacing Publisher Katharine Weymouth with Frederick J. Ryan Jr., a former Reagan administration official who was part of the founding leadership team of Politico, a primarily digital news organization …
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Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:
Jeff Bezos Replaces WaPo Publisher With Politico Co-Founder
Bill Gertz / Washington Free Beacon:
Missing Libyan Jetliners Raise Fears of Suicide Airliner Attacks on 9/11  —  Islamist militias in Libya took control of nearly a dozen commercial jetliners last month, and western intelligence agencies recently issued a warning that the jets could be used in terrorist attacks across North Africa.
David Weigel / Slate:
Why I'm Leaving Slate for Bloomberg Politics  —  This blog does not believe in lede-burying, so here you go: On September 19, I'll be leaving Slate to work for Bloomberg Politics.  I'll be covering exactly what I cover now, but at a different address.  Slate's politics and policy coverage …
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Michael Calderone / The Huffington Post:
Bloomberg Politics Hires Slate's Dave Weigel As New Venture Prepares For Launch
Devin Fergus / Washington Post:
My students pay too much for college.  Blame Reagan.  —  This fall, I'll be teaching some of the most financially distressed students in America.  —  At my employer, Ohio State University, student loan debt reportedly rose 23 percent faster than the national average between 2010 and 2012.
Discussion: Power Line
Philip Ewing / Politico:
Obama authorizes 350 more troops for Iraq  —  President Barack Obama has authorized the Pentagon to send about 350 more troops to Iraq, the White House announced this evening.  —  The Defense Department had been considering a request from the State Department for the additional forces to protect …
Discussion: Liberaland and Mediaite
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Halfway House: GOP falling short in midterms  —  Tepid fundraising, underperforming candidates and a lousy party brand are threatening to deprive House Republicans of the sweeping 2014 gains that some top party officials have been predicting this year.  —  POLITICO interviewed …
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Susie Madrak / Latest from Crooks and Liars:
Politico: GOP Worried About Falling Short In Mid-Terms
Discussion: PBS and Balloon Juice
Apple:
Apple Media Advisory  —  Update to Celebrity Photo Investigation  —  We wanted to provide an update to our investigation into the theft of photos of certain celebrities.  When we learned of the theft, we were outraged and immediately mobilized Apple's engineers to discover the source.
Crystal Moyer / WJXT-TV:
Passenger dispute diverts flight to JIA  —  Witness: Passengers argued over seat recliner … A Delta Airlines flight from LaGuardia to Palm Beach International Airport was diverted to Jacksonville when a passenger got into a dispute over a reclining seat.
Discussion: Politico, Mashable and ABC News
Katrin Bennhold / New York Times:
Life in an English Town Where Abuse of Young Girls Flourished  —  ROTHERHAM, England — It started on the bumper cars in the children's arcade of the local shopping mall.  Lucy was 12, and a group of teenage boys, handsome and flirtatious, treated her and her friends to free rides and ice cream after school.
John McCormack / Weekly Standard:
Rand Paul Supports U.S. War in Middle East to Destroy ISIS  —  Kentucky senator Rand Paul tells the AP that he would seek to “destroy ISIS militarily” if he were president: … Paul had recently expressed ambivalence about U.S. military action against the Islamist terrorists who are building a state in Iraq and Syria.
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
GOPer Embraces The Pill After Retreating On Personhood Position  —  Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO), the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Colorado, released a new ad Tuesday arguing for easy access to birth control.  —  The new ad, titled “For You” comes months after Gardner disavowed his support …
Discussion: Washington Post and Daily Kos
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Lynn Bartels / The Spot:
Cory Gardner's new ad: “I believe the pill ought to be available over the counter”
James Brierton / WRBL-TV:
The gubernatorial race  —  Of those polled, 43.6% say if the election was held today they would vote for Nathan Deal, the republican incumbent who has held the state's chief office since 2011.  Democrat Jason Carter, who is the grandson of President Jimmy Carter, received 41.51% of the poll's hypothetical votes.
Discussion: Hinterland Gazette
Joe Weisenthal / Business Insider:
Eric Cantor Just Got A Job At A Wall Street Bank — Here Are The Details Of His $3.4 Million Pay Package  —  Late Monday night it was reported that former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor would take a job at investment bank Moelis.  —  The news has already prompted the predictable eye-rolling about the “revolving door.”
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Wall Street Journal:
Eric Cantor to Join Wall Street Bank
 
 
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