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White House press secretary Josh Earnest gestures during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, where he took questions on ISIS, Iraq, and Syria. He also received congratulations for his newborn baby. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama send another 350 troops to Iraq

- The Washington Times

On the same day Islamist militants apparently beheaded an American journalist, President Obama on Tuesday ordered another 350 troops to Iraq as the U.S. continues its fight against the terrorist group known as the Islamic State.

Incoming Washington Post publisher Fred Ryan (Washington Post photo)

The Washington Post makes room for a Republican publisher

- The Washington Times

Changes of command often occupy the most complicated areas of the media marketplace. In quick succession, a family dynasty is about to end at The Washington Post when Katharine Weymouth steps down as publisher on October 1, to be replaced by one Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. Ms. Weymouth was advised of impending change by Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos in mid-August; the news organization went public with it on Tuesday.

FILE - In this June 11, 2014, file photo, then House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. From New Orleans to New Hampshire, Republicans and Democrats are questioning each other's residency details in Senate races that often are close but lack dominant issues. The stakes in the November elections are high: Republicans need to gain six more seats to control the 100-member chamber. Painting a lawmaker as out of touch with the folks back home can prove potent, as the former House Majority Leader learned. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Endangered Democrats: 9 out of 10 ‘most vulnerable’ senators are Dems

- The Washington Times

It’s not easy to be named to a has-been list, but such is life for lawmakers, even powerful lawmakers. Roll Call has issued its top 10 list of the “most vulnerable” senators; a list for House members will be issued Wednesday. For now, though, nine Democrats and one Republican — Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky — are on the endangered list.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is embarking on a three-day trip to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and local business leaders. Analysts see it as a way to brush up on Mr. Christie's foreign policy experience prior to a potential presidential run in 2016. (Associated Press)

Christie making trade mission to Mexico

- The Washington Times

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie kicks off a three-day trade mission to Mexico on Wednesday in a trip that will give the potential 2016 presidential contender a chance to burnish his foreign policy credentials abroad and bolster his image with Hispanic voters back home.

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Editorials from around Ohio

- Associated Press

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:

Ohio Libertarians tossed from ballot eye GOP ties

- Associated Press

Libertarians in Ohio cried foul Tuesday after learning a Republican consultant and appointee of Gov. John Kasich was responsible for hiring the law firm whose challenge pushed two of their candidates off the statewide ballot.

Memo: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants

- Associated Press

A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food and medical care. Other claims about treatment of the children are still under review, according to the Homeland Security Department.

Chicago Arab leader in court on immigration case

Associated Press

A Chicago-area Arab leader accused of covering up her conviction in a fatal terrorist bombing in Jerusalem when she entered the U.S. is returning to court for the first time since a new Detroit judge was assigned to her case.

Correction: Midterm Elections-Oregon-5 Things

- Associated Press

In a story Aug. 30 about Oregon issues and races to watch in the November election, The Associated Press gave the incorrect number for a ballot measure to enact a "top-two" primary election system in Oregon. That ballot measure is Measure 90, not Measure 91.

Problems abound with health law immigration papers

- Associated Press

More than 300,000 immigrants around the country who bought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act could lose their coverage if they don't send in proof they are legally in the U.S.

State GOP files ethics complaint against Landrieu

Associated Press

Louisiana's Republican Party filed a complaint Tuesday with the Senate's ethics committee against Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu's use of private chartered planes.

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, right, arrives at federal court with his son Bobby, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Richmond, Va. A federal jury will hear instructions from a judge on Tuesday before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of the former governor and his wife, Maureen. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Former Va. governor's corruption case goes to jury

- Associated Press

The corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison was in the hands Tuesday of jurors who must decide whether the couple sold the influence of the office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company's signature product.

Athletes from a local gymnastics team break from training, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. In just over a week, North Korea will send its top athletes to win gold for their leader in what could well be the biggest sporting event of their lives and a major propaganda campaign for their nation, the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

North Korea athletes on mission for political gold

- Associated Press

It's a hot, sunny morning at the newly refurbished Sosan Football Stadium in Pyongyang. Two women's soccer teams head to the sidelines of the artificial turf, leaving only a row of archers to continue their practice before several senior sports ministry officials. So sure are they of their aim - or, perhaps, so impromptu is the decision to have them shoot here - that there are no barriers behind the targets, posted on simple squares of straw.