War powers request today? and other headlines

Pres. Obama’s war powers request could come as early as today. (AP)

Bashar al Assad says Syria is informed of U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS. (BBC)

Harry Reid to undergo surgery again. (Politico)

Oklahoma considers gas chamber to execute death row inmates. (AP)

Illinois governor strikes first blow against public-sector unions. (AP)

Under pressure from Congress, Secret Service deputy director resigns. (Washington Post)

Niger to deploy troops to fight Boko Haram. (Reuters)

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