Thursday, September 11, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Obama vs. ISIS, political trackers and 9/11 anniversary

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Spokane deputy prosecutor under investigation for alleged relationship with jail inmate has resigned. (KXLY)

Gov. Jay Inslee has resubmitted a request for federal assistance with recovery efforts in Okanogan County for Carlton Complex fire victims. (AP/KREM)

Washington congressional leaders respond to President Obama's speech against ISIS. (S-R)


Portland police officers with enhanced training on mental health crisis will start wearing pins to help the public recognize them. Those officers have completed at least 80 hours of specialized training. (Oregonian)

Inslee criticizes "climate agnostics" who sit on sidelines of global warming debate in address to researchers. (Seattle Times)

Even in Montana, political candidates tailed by "trackers" hoping to catch a gaff on video. (AP)


New York City pauses to mark 13th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (NYTimes)

Obama makes speech pledging aggressive action against ISIS as Middle Eastern nations voice support. (WaPost)

Judge clears double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius of murdering his girlfriend, but he may still face manslaughter charge. (BBC)

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