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  • Gas leak leads to evacuations in Arlington

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Officials say 50 people were evacuated from buildings in Arlington after a major gas leak. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1nfFDal ) reports officials were called Saturday morning to Wilson Boulevard near the Clarendon Metro station. A fire official says six addresses...

  • Gaza protest fills square outside White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Demonstrators waving Palestinian flags and dressed in the flag's green, red, white and black colors filled a square outside the White House and marched around the nation's capital to support ending violence in Gaza. Demonstrators on Saturday carried signs including: "We stand...

  • Virginia police: 3 injured during car chase

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been injured during a chase on Interstate 66. Virginia State Police say shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday, officers stopped a Dodge Charger whose driver was wanted by the local police. As the officer was taking the driver into custody, the...

  • DC zoo plans party for panda's birthday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It's panda party time at the National Zoo in Washington. The zoo has announced plans to celebrate the first birthday of its giant panda cub Bao Bao (bow-bow) who turns one year old on August 23. Zoo visitors can help celebrate by decorating a birthday card and eating Chinese...

  • DC police to start issuing littering fine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — If you litter in Washington, be prepared to pay the price. The Metropolitan Police Department will begin issuing $75 tickets to pedestrians caught tossing trash on public streets, waterways, or someone else's property. Officers in the sixth district, which is east of the...

  • Woman killed in crash involving police cadet

    LANHAM, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Prince George's County involving an SUV driven by a cadet. It happened about 8:30 a.m. Friday on Interstate 495 in Lanham. Troopers say 18-year-old Sebastian Reyes, a cadet in the commercial vehicle...

  • Army extends comment period in Md. trail dispute

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is giving people more time to comment on a disputed plan to fence off part of a popular Silver Spring running trail near an old Army landfill. Officials said Friday they will accept comments through Sept. 11 regarding the Ireland Trail near...

  • DC officials breaking ground on playground upgrade

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray and city officials are breaking ground on upgrades to a playground in the Trinidad neighborhood. The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Friday at 10 a.m. at the playground on Childress Street NE. Officials say the upgraded...

  • 6 million gallons lost in water main break in Md.

    HYATTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a water main break on a busy Hyattsville street caused the loss of 6 million gallons and covered the suburban road during rush hour. Prince George's County Police say the break was reported about 3:30 p.m. Thursday on Rhode Island Avenue at Crittenden...

  • Bus hits, kills pedestrian in Maryland

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police say a woman was killed when she was hit by a bus in Upper Marlboro. It happened about 10:35 a.m. Thursday on Main and Water Streets. Police say officers arrived to find the woman trapped under the bus. She was pronounced dead at the...

  • 2 charged in shooting of woman in Maryland

    WHEATON, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police have charged two people, including a 13-year-old boy, with shooting a woman in what investigators believe was gang-related retaliation. Police say 19-year-old Eber Umanzor of Kensington has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and other...

  • Marion Barry's son jailed after latest arrest

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The only son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been jailed after he was caught driving on a revoked license. Thirty-four-year-old Christopher Barry has had several recent brushes with the law, including an arrest in May near the White House for driving...

  • Survey: Washingtonians trust media most, neighbors least in the U.S.

    Washingtonians are the most trusting of the media in the country, but are downright deadbeats when it comes to engaging with neighbors right next door, says a new city "health index."



From the Weekly Standard

  • Appalling

    The president is appalled. Indeed he said this afternoon that "the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL." The act of violence that killed Jim...

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  • Annihilate ISIS

    Here are the two best responses I've seen so far to the latest barbarism from ISIS. My friend Seth Leibsohn, now a talk radio host in Phoenix, emails with a short-term suggestion:

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  • Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Executive Action On Immigration

    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...

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