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Former partner, FBI agent to testify against ex-Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann

Hillary Clinton’s top campaign lawyer will be among the first witnesses against a former colleague who’s charged with lying to the FBI, a prosecutor revealed in court Monday. Democratic election lawyer Marc Elias could be called to the witness stand at Michael Sussmann’s trial in Washington, DC, as soon as Tuesday, said Michael Keilty, a member of special counsel John Durham’s team. FBI agent David Martin will be the prosecution’s first witness following opening statements Tuesday morning, Keilty said. Keilty made the remarks after 12 jurors and four alternates were sworn in for the trial, which is expected to last around two weeks. Reporters...
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Why Johnny Depp Didn't Look at Amber Heard During Her Testimony

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp's defamation trial has resumed after a weeklong hiatus, with the 36-year-old Aquaman actress taking the stand on Monday. While the trial continues to be watched by people across the country, having been live-streamed since it began in Fairfax, Virginia in April, those paying close attention to the day-to-day workings of the courtroom have likely noticed that Depp, 58, refuses to look at his ex-wife.
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DC Jail confirms 2 inmate deaths, 1 overdose

WASHINGTON - The D.C. Jail says two inmates have died, and a third has overdosed since Friday. The inmates have been identified as 37-year-old Sean Lee and 28-year-old Ramone O'Neal. Investigators are waiting on toxicology reports to help determine the exact cause of death, but there were no signs of...

Multiple reports of trees into homes in Virginia

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (7News) — As severe weather moved through the DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas, many reports came out of trees into homes. There were reports from Alexandria o Woodbridge of trees down. Rodney Howard said a tree fell onto his Woodbridge home while the storm moved through the...

Sen. King wins prize at March of Dimes Gourmet Gala

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Maine’s independent senator was a lucky winner at this week’s March of Dimes Gourmet Gala in Washington, D.C. It was the event’s 40th year, and Sen. Angus King took home the People’s Choice Award thanks to his lobster stew, which won the popular vote among the 650 guests that attended.

Blaine County Sheriff: Passenger Hit by Rock That Fell From Gravel Truck

HAILEY, Idaho (KLIX)-A female passenger in a pickup was hospitalized when a rock crashed through the windshield late last week in Blaine County. According to the Blaine County Sheriff's Office, Alexis Krupa, 24, of Sterling, Virginia was taken to an area hospital on the afternoon of May 12, when a rock fell from a passing gravel truck and struck her in the shoulder. The rock appeared to be larger than a softball in an image shared by the sheriff's office. The incident happened near the Butte County Line on U.S. Highway 26. The driver of the pickup was not injured and was able to drive the vehicle away from the scene.

WMATA's Paul Wiedefeld announces early retirement

WASHINGTON — For six years Paul Wiedefeld was the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. On Monday he announced he would be taking his retirement effective immediately, over a month earlier than his original retirement date. Andy Off will be the interim...

Miami Marlins’ Sandy Alcantara retires final 20 batters faced in 8-2 win over Washington Nationals

Aaron Sanchez held the New York Mets to three runs on six hits in 5 1⁄3 IP last time out, in an 8-3 win for Washington’s Nationals and their 29-year-old starter, who finished the night (2-2) in four outings since he was called up from Triple-A in late April, with a 7.58 ERA, a 4.53 FIP, three walks, and 10 Ks in 19 IP. His outing against NY ended when he took a comebacker off his left wrist and his manager decided to end things there.
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Metro CEO steps down after months of delays, controversy

Metro general manager and chief executive officer Paul Wiedefeld announced he would be retiring effective immediately Monday after the Metro announced delays due to a failure to recertify train operators. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced Sunday that Yellow and Green Line trains will be running on a delayed...
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Metro CEO, COO resign, effective immediately

Paul J. Wiedefeld, general manager and CEO of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, is stepping aside, effective immediately instead of June 30, as he had planned, according to a statement he released Monday night. “I have decided to make my retirement effective today to provide a more timely transition...
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Kathy Barnette’s campaign believes photos of her on Jan. 6 are genuine

Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate Kathy Barnette‘s campaign believes that photos appearing to show her on the streets of Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6th are of her, a person close to the campaign confirmed to CBS News. The images appearing to show Barnette were first reported by Chad Loder, who...