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9:50 PM ET, August 18, 2013


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Guardian journalist's partner detained at Heathrow airport for nine hours  —  David Miranda, partner of Guardian interviewer of whistleblower Edward Snowden, questioned under Terrorism Act  —  Glenn Greenwald: a failed attempt at intimidation  —  The partner of the Guardian journalist …
Glenn Greenwald / Guardian:
Detaining my partner: a failed attempt at intimidation  —  The detention of my partner, David Miranda, by UK authorities will have the opposite effect of the one intended  —  At 6:30 am this morning my time - 5:30 am on the East Coast of the US - I received a telephone call from someone …
New York Times:
Britain Detains the Partner of a Reporter Tied to Leaks  —  WASHINGTON — The partner of Glenn Greenwald, the journalist for The Guardian who has been publishing information leaked by the former National Security Agency contractor Edward J. Snowden, was detained for nine hours …
Toddstarnes / Fox News:
Palin: Hell is Breaking Loose and Obama's Having a ‘Gay Old Time’  —  All hell is breaking loose in Egypt and all President Obama is interested in doing is riding his bicycle and playing golf, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told me.  —  FOLLOW TODD ON FACEBOOK FOR CONSERVATIVE NEWS.  CLICK HERE TO JOIN!
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Peter King: Rand Paul ‘a grab bag of misinformation and distortion’ on NSA  —  In an appearance earlier on “Fox News Sunday,” Paul accused the spy agency of “looking at billions of phone calls every day” and said the constitutionality of the programs should evaluated by the Supreme Court.
Kevin Robillard / Politico:
Peter King: Rand Paul lying about NSA surveillance
Hillary Chabot / Boston Herald:
Scott Brown: I'm exploring a run for president … By:  —  Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown told the Herald he is exploring a possible 2016 presidential bid today as he hit a well-worn stomping ground for Oval Office hopefuls - the Iowa State Fair.  —  “I want to get an indication of whether there's …
Egypt's Brotherhood cries foul over prison deaths  —  (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, fighting for its political survival, has accused security forces of killing dozens of detained Islamists, upping the pressure in a crisis that has rocked the Arab world's most populous state.
Jonathan Topaz / Politico:
McCain charges U.S. lost ‘credibility’ on Egypt
Discussion: Independent Journal Review and CNN
Jordy Yager / The Hill:
McCain: US has ‘no credibility’ on Egypt
Discussion: Politico
David Edwards / The Raw Story:
Bill Kristol: Palin can ‘resurrect herself’ with Alaska Senate run  —  The Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol was one of Sarah Palin's earliest supporters to be picked as the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, and now he says she can “resurrect herself” by running to be a senator from Alaska.
Discussion: Mediaite
Garry Rayno /
Former Sen. Bob Smith eyeing 2014 run  —  CONCORD - Former Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Smith said he is seriously considering another run for the Senate.  —  U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., is running for reelection, and Smith said several activists from across the Republican Party's philosophical spectrum have approached him.
Kevin Robillard / Politico:
Kelly: ‘No question’ people will die if stop-and-frisk ends  —  New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says there's “no question” more people would die if the city's next mayor ends the controversial stop-and-frisk policy, which a federal judge has struck down as unconstitutional.
Benjamin Bell / ABC News:
Ray Kelly: ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Ruling Risks Reversing Downward Trend of Violent Crime in NYC
Discussion: Hullabaloo and Eschaton
Carol E. Lee / Washington Wire:
Donor With Bain Ties Invited on Obama Golf Outing  —  EDGARTOWN, Mass.-President Barack Obama hit the golf course Sunday with a campaign donor who has represented the venture-capital firm he repeatedly attacked in the 2012 election.  —  Mr. Obama is spending some of the last hours of his eight …
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
The Huffington Post:
Time Magazine Reporter's Shocking Julian Assange Tweet  —  A TIME magazine reporter caused ire on Twitter Saturday night when he said that he “can't wait to write a defense of the drone strike that takes out” Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.  —  Michael Grunwald's tweet, since deleted, was quickly met with outrage and bewilderment.
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
Money, Money, Money, Money, MONEY!  —  WASHINGTON — CLINTON nostalgia is being replaced by Clinton neuralgia.  —  Why is it that America's roil family always seems better in abstract than in concrete?  The closer it gets to running the world once more, the more you are reminded of all the things that bugged you the last time around.
David Sirota / Salon:
What if the president lied to us?  —  But he's too smart not to understand the truth  —  With the latest major revelation about National Security Agency surveillance, there's a huge taboo question that needs to be put out on the table: Has President Obama been deliberately lying about the NSA …
Brenda Howard / Washington Post:
I left my job over a computer-desktop hoodie  —  A year and a half ago, a news story exploded out of Sanford, Fla. George Zimmerman, an armed, 28-year-old man of mixed white and Hispanic ancestry, followed and killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African American.
Discussion: protein wisdom
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Navy Changes How Alcohol Is Sold On-Base
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GOP Rep. says Obama has founding fathers ‘turning over in their graves’
Andrew Kaczynski:
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The bully in the U.S. Senate
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