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4 defendants acquitted in Nevada Bundy standoff
A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four accused gunman in a 2014 standoff with federal authorities near the Nevada ranch of states' rights figure Cliven Bundy. The Associated Press http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/oliveassocpr/index.html
Crowded race is on for top spot in Washington County government
Four experienced politicians, all of whom have been elected and re-elected to public office have stepped forward to run for chair of the Washington County Commission. Gordon R. Friedman | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/gordon-friedman/index.html
Two-time murderer dies after week in hospital
Leroy Earp, 77, was taken to a Salem-area hospital Tuesday, Aug. 15, for medical care, at some point became unresponsive then died Monday afternoon, according to the Oregon Department of Corrections. Earp was sentenced to life in prison in July 1982 in Clackamas County Circuit Court for the stabbing death of Ann Peery, a Rex Putnam High School teacher killed in her home. Everton Bailey Jr. | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/bailey-e/index.html

Portland News

Two-time murderer dies after week in hospital
Leroy Earp, 77, was taken to a Salem-area hospital Tuesday, Aug. 15, for medical care, at some point became unresponsive then died Monday afternoon, according to the Oregon Department of Corrections. Earp was sentenced to life in prison in July 1982 in Clackamas County Circuit Court for the stabbing death of Ann Peery, a Rex Putnam High School teacher killed in her home. Everton Bailey Jr. | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/bailey-e/index.html
Sheriff warns public of phone scammers posing as deputies
Scammers posing as Multnomah County sheriff's deputies are soliciting money from people, demanding they pay or risk arrest, the sheriff's office warned Tuesday. Samantha Matsumoto http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/smatsumoto/index.html

NYT Politics

News Analysis: Trump Seeks a Clear Victory in a Murky War
Author: JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and MATTHEW ROSENBERG
When the president laid out his plan for Afghanistan, he left open a question that has stumped American generals and diplomats and two presidents: What does winning look like?
Louise Linton Goes From the Lap of Luxury to the Center of a Social Media Storm
Author: KATIE ROGERS
Ms. Linton’s in-the-clouds lifestyle abruptly collided with her husband’s political day job after she dressed down a stranger on Instagram.

AP News Headlines

A 'Trump Doctrine'? Clues in his new Afghanistan plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Never tip your hand to the enemy. No timelines for military operations. No free pass for a neighbor who tolerates extremists or enables U.S. foes....

The Stump

Oregon shines after eclipse: Editorial
It had been something to look forward to -- a break in the barrage of national events that are much more complicated and difficult to understand. The Oregonian Editorial Board http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/oliveoregedb/index.html

Portland Business News

Longtime Intel exec Stacy Smith retires
Author: Malia Spencer
Longtime Intel executive Stacy Smith is retiring from the company after more than 30 years at the chipmaker. Smith will stay on board through the end of January, according to an email sent to employees by CEO Brian Krzanich. Smith is currently group president of manufacturing, operations and sales at Intel, a position he occupied in April 2016 when the company announced a sweeping restructuring. Prior to that he was chief financial officer. Smith joined Intel in 1988. Here’s Krzanich's full…

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