Candidates on Iran, Koch's Third Party

Commenting on Iran’s reported missile tests, Barack Obama says he thinks the U.S. should sanction the country, while John McCain advocates pursuing the missile shield in Europe. [A.P.]

A gunman attacked the U.S. consulate in Istanbul. [Financial Times]

FedEx is launching an initiative to help deliver absentee ballots from overseas. [FedEx]

Steve Malanga understands Ed Koch’s proposal for a third party to challenge state lawmakers, even though, according to Malanga, it’s "impractical, unrealistic, and unworkable." [City Journal

Community groups in Long Island City are pushing for better bike lanes. [LIQCity

The L.A. Times thinks Obama is tired. [L.A. Times]