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10:20 AM ET, October 23, 2014


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Globe and Mail:
Suspected killer in Ottawa shootings had a disturbing side  —  Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the slain 32-year-old suspected killer of a Canadian Forces soldier near Parliament Hill, was a labourer and small-time criminal - a man who had had a religious awakening and seemed to have become mentally unstable.
Globe and Mail:
Attack on Ottawa: Dead soldier and gunman identified  —  OTTAWA AND TORONTO — The Globe and Mail  —  The attack on Parliament Hill's Centre Block and the National War Memorial has left one Canadian soldier and one male suspect dead.  —  Several hours later, Ottawa Police and RCMP officers …
One shooter dead in Canada
Philip Caulfield / NY Daily News:   Chrissy Teigen cracks wise about Canada shooting: ‘Active shooting in Canada, or as we call it in America, Wednesday’
Kristina Wong / The Hill:
Behind the numbers: ‘Kills’ against ISIS  —  Is the United States killing enough Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants?  —  It may be a macabre question but it is also a necessary one, according to some defense experts.  They wonder whether the military efforts by the U.S.-led coalition …
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Lee Smith / Tablet Magazine:
Why the Teenage Girls of Europe Are Joining ISIS  —  Because they want the same things that teenage boys want: a strong sense of meaning and purpose  —  Teenage girls are the West's center of gravity: Virtually all of Western pop culture, the key to our soft power, is tailored to the tastes of teenage girls.
Kristina Wong / The Hill:
Pentagon: ISIS nabs US weapons
Matt Pearce / Los Angeles Times:
Justice Department condemns Ferguson leaks as effort to influence opinion  —  With a grand jury decision looming on whether a white police officer should face charges in the killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., the investigation has sprung a few leaks.
Washington Post:
Evidence supports officer's account of shooting in Ferguson
ABC News:
Alleged White House Fence Jumper Accused of Kicking Dog … An alleged fence jumper was apprehended Wednesday outside the White House after he scaled the north fence, a Secret Service spokesman told ABC News.  —  A K-9 unit caught a man identified as Dominic Adesanya about 7:16 p.m. on the North Lawn …
Discussion: ABC News, Truth Revolt and UPROXX
Key Barack Obama aides eye White House exits10 minutes ago
Discussion: Liberaland
Justin Sink / The Hill:   Fence jumper reported at White House
Anchorage Daily News:
Young stands behind Wasilla High School comments, adds government to suicide blame list  —  WASILLA — An unapologetic U.S. Rep. Don Young on Wednesday wasn't backing down from statements he made Tuesday at Wasilla High School that suicide shows a lack of support from friends and family.
Max Read / Gawker:
How We Got Rolled by the Dishonest Fascists of Gamergate  —  On October 1, the computing giant Intel pulled its ads from Gamasutra, a trade website for game developers, over an essay called “'Gamers' don't have to be your audience.  ‘Gamers’ are over” by a journalist named Leigh Alexander.
Emma Green / The Atlantic Online:25 minutes ago
Mormon Underwear, Revealed  —  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released an informational guide to “temple garments” on their website.  Why have these clothes been such a source of fascination in American culture?  —  Mormonism has long been a source of cultural fascination—and sometimes suspicion—in America.
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
Sabato's Crystal Ball:
Senate Forecast: Cloudy With a Good Chance of a Republican Majority  —  With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, the picture in several key races remains hazy.  But when the dust settles, the most likely result is a Republican majority, as the Crystal Ball's outlook of Republicans adding five …
Washington Post:
Whistleblowers say USAID's IG removed critical details from public reports  —  After the fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 2011, the U.S. Agency for International Development hired several non­governmental organizations to set up pro-democracy programs in Egypt …
Discussion: Diplopundit
Brad Heath / USA Today:
U.S. misinformed Congress, public on immigrant release  —  New records contradict the Obama administration's assurances to Congress and the public that the 2,200 people it freed from immigration jails last year to save money had only minor criminal records.  —  CONNECT
Sarah Ferris / The Hill:
CDC shifts into overdrive on Ebola  —  Health officials at the center of nation's Ebola crisis are moving into overdrive to tame widespread public fears about the disease.  —  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced three new protocols in the three days as it looks …
Aaron Blake / Washington Post:10 minutes ago
9 percent of likely 2014 voters are ‘enthusiastic’ about President Obama  —  We've written plenty on this blog about Democrats' enthusiasm deficit in the 2014 election.  This gap was, is and will almost definitely continue to be real through Nov. 4.  —  But while it's well understood …
Discussion: Hot Air
Fox News:
‘Calibration error’ changes GOP votes to Dem in Illinois county  —  CHICAGO — Early voting in Illinois got off to a rocky start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats.  —  Republican state representative candidate Jim Moynihan went …
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Andrew Cohen / Los Angeles Times:
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Eugene Volokh / Washington Post:
Couer d'Alene City Attorney confirms: conservative Christian ministers' wedding chapel business …
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USA Today:
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Discussion: The Hill
Kyle Mantyla / Right Wing Watch:
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