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Debate wrapup and other headlines

Morning headlines: a look at how GOP 'insiders' viewed last night's presidential debate, help for 9/11 first responders makes it into spending bill.

Politico's panel of GOP 'insiders' think Rubio did well at last night's debate. (Politico)

Congress finally comes through for ailing 9/11 heroes. (Huffington Post)

Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Iraq to seek new ways to fight ISIS. (AP)

Executions hit two-decade low. (NBC News)

Donald Trump loses a legal challenge against a windfarm in Scotland. (BBC)

Alabama mayor, city councilman get into a physical fight at city hall. (AP)

Physicists in Europe find tantalizing hints of a mysterious new particle. (New York Times)

What are you reading this morning? Let us know in the comments, please.