Washington DC Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Fugitive who hid in alligator-infested swamp, eventually caught in Suffolk, pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Webb was in a Suffolk hotel when Marshals found him. He was on the run for multiple outstanding arrest warrants issued in Dekalb and Chatham County, Georgia.

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  2. Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Nunes Vanished Before Making...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Daily Beast

    The Republican intelligence chairman got a message and jumped out of an Uber. The next morning he made a bombshell claim based on classified information.

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  3. Missing black girls in DC spark outrage, prompt calls for federal helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Two months ago, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department's new commander, Chanel Dickerson, made a pledge: Let's find our missing girls. Now, as the department posts profiles of missing black and Latina girls in the nation's capital on its Twitter feed almost daily, members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling for a federal investigation.

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  4. Environmentalists say budget hurts efforts to protect bayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | WTVR Richmond

    President Donald Trump's budget plan, released last week, reduces the budget for the federal Environmental Protection Agency by 31 percent. That includes a $427 million in funding to address regional pollution, such as the Chesapeake Bay protection efforts.

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  5. SpartanNash Co (SPTN) Director Frank Gambino Sells 3,686 SharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Breeze

    SpartanNash Co Director Frank Gambino sold 3,686 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.54, for a total value of $123,628.44.

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  6. In governor's race, Democrats embrace income-tax reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Chicago Tribune

    State Sen. Daniel Biss , D- Evanston , took rhetorical dead aim at the state's ultra-wealthy residents Monday in the 26-minute video in which he announced his candidacy for governor in 2018. He used the b-word - "billionaires" - nine times to contrast their influence and the influence of "machine politicians" with the relative powerlessness of everyday working people, though Illinois has only 16 billionaires to pick on, according to Forbes' recently released 31st annual ranking of the world's billionaires.

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  7. Driving while distracted: Which countries have toughest laws?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | KSL-TV

    If you are caught using a handheld device while driving in the United Kingdom - whether it's for talking, texting, taking video or anything else - your penalties just got significantly steeper, thanks to a law that went into effect this month. A first-time offender now faces a fine of 200 pounds and six points on his or her driver's license, a doubling of the penalties that had been on the books since 2007 and a tougher punishment than the three points a driver would get for speeding.

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  8. Lebanese Businessman Tied to Hizballah Arrested for Violating IEEPA...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 24 | PressReleasePoint

    Kassim Tajideen, a prominent financial supporter of the Hizballah terror organization, has been arrested and charged with evading U.S. sanctions imposed on him because of his financial support of Hizballah. Tajideen, 62, of Beirut, Lebanon, was arrested overseas on March 12, 2017, based on an 11-count indictment unsealed today in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia following his arrival to the United States.

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  9. Stolen presidential plaques found in home of Kennedy Center volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Washington Examiner

    A long-time volunteer for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Center was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree theft for stealing two presidential seals from the venue, police said. "At approximately 8:00 a.m. [Thursday] the United States Park Police recovered two stolen presidential seals from the residence of Daniel S. Lewin of Northwest Washington DC pursuant to a search warrant issued by the District of Columbia Superior Court," the U.S. Park Police said in a statement .

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  10. The IHC Group Acquires PetPartners, Inc., Exclusive Pet Insurance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | PRWeb

    The IHC Group acquires PetPartners, Inc. , a pet insurance marketing and administration company, establishing full vertically integrated structure for marketing, administering, pricing and retaining risk on IHC's pet insurance products IHC's goal is to provide better pet health products and increase awareness of pet insurance that benefits both pets and their owners. With PetPartners, we will now broaden our audience to include not just pet parents but quality, responsible breeders.

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  11. How Washington, D.C., is using social media to bring back missing childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Christian Science Monitor

    On Tuesday, Rep. Cedric Richmond Louisiana, who is the Congressional Black Caucus chairman, and Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey. Their topic of concern? The 501 missing-juvenile cases reported in Washington, D.C., since the beginning of this year.

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  12. Congressional Black Caucus calls on FBI to investigate missing girls in Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Hot Air

    The Congressional Black Caucus sent a letter to the Department of Justice requesting that the FBI investigating a string of missing person cases in Washington, D.C. involving black and latina girls. From Fox News : The District of Columbia logged 501 cases of missing juveniles, many of them black or Latino, in the first three months of this year, according to the Metropolitan Police Department, the city's police force.

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  13. Advocates seek better awareness of Safe Haven baby lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | KFVS12

    Lawmakers and advocates say not enough people, especially teenagers, know about Safe Haven laws that allow parents to drop off a newborn at a hospital or police station - no questions asked. One Connecticut lawmaker says he'd like to see legislation passed this session that would require students to learn about the state's law during high school health classes.

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  14. 4th Circuit Decision Highlights Importance of Comparator EvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | JD Supra

    The Fourth Circuit recently upheld a lower court decision granting summary judgment to the employer in an employment discrimination suit brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Maryland law, holding that the plaintiff failed to establish her claim of race discrimination because she could not identify any similarly situated employees who were treated more favorably by the employer. In Hurst v.

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  15. Baltimore mayor vetoes $15/hour minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Reuters

    Baltimore's mayor said on Friday she would veto legislation that would nearly double the Maryland city's minimum wage to $15 an hour in a setback for advocates of a "living wage" for restaurant workers and other low-wage earners. The legislation raising the minimum wage from $8.75 an hour would have put the city at a competitive disadvantage with neighboring cities and suburban counties, Mayor Catherine Pugh said.

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  16. DC's Missing Teens: What's True and What's NotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | NBC New York

    An Instagram post claiming 14 girls had disappeared in D.C. over a 24-hour period went viral across social media Thursday. But that post is inaccurate.

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  17. More people moving to Loudoun County than anywhere else in VirginiaRead the original story

    Friday Mar 24 | Loudoun Times

    New figures from the United States Census Bureau show over 11,000 new residents moved into Loudoun County between July 2015 and July 2016, with the population rising from 374,559 to 385,945.

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  18. Oklahoma's jobless rate improvesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 24 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma posted a slight improvement in its percentage of unemployed workers in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Oklahoma Employment Security Commission reported Friday. The state's unemployment percentage for February was estimated at 4.6 percent, compared to a 4.7 percent rate in January.

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  19. Americans United, Muslim Advocates and SPLC File Lawsuit Against Muslim Ban 2.0Read the original story

    Friday Mar 24 | PressReleasePoint

    Today Muslim Advocates, the Southern Poverty Law Center, Americans United for Separation of Church and State and Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Muslim community against President Trump's second Muslim ban executive order. This lawsuit is the first of its kind to present a diverse set of harms to the American Muslim community not seen in other legal challenges to the ban.

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  20. 'Pizzagate' Gunman Pleads Guilty To ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | News 88.9 KNPR

    A North Carolina man pleaded guilty Friday to charges from an armed encounter within a Washington, D.C., pizzeria that was the focus of pernicious and baseless Internet rumors. On Dec. 4, 2016, Edgar Maddison Welch entered the Comet Ping Pong restaurant and fired an AR-15 rifle into a door.

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