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Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene are sounding off their pardon woes on Twitter

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) speak at a news conference on Republican lawmakers' response to the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 06, 2022 in Washington, DC. During the news conference, Gaetz and Greene said that federal agents were allegedly present during the insurrection and the ones inciting the riot. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)
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MS-13 gang members convicted of trafficking 13-year-old girl

Seven members and associates of the MS-13 street gang have been convicted of sex trafficking in federal court after taking in a 13-year-old runaway and coercing her into commercial sex acts in Maryland and Virginia. The seven defendants all face a mandatory minimum prison term of 15 years when they are sentenced in November. The U.S. Attorney’s Officer for the Eastern District of Virginia, which prosecuted the case, announced the jury verdict Friday, According to an FBI affidavit, the girl ran away from a youth home in Fairfax in 2018. She was sex trafficked for nearly two months in that year before she was recovered by the bureau’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking task force. The trafficking occurred in Woodridge, Virginia, and Mount Rainier, Maryland. She was also beaten on two separate occasions 26 times on her backside with a baseball bat — once when she was initiated into the gang and once when she was accused of stealing from another gang member. The seven defendants — six men and a woman — lived in suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia and ranged in age from 22 to 50.
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Lauren Boebert Baffled by ‘Bricks’ Belonging to a Construction Site

Right-wing media has long been convinced any pallets of bricks are solely the property of anti-fascist activists. And on Friday night, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) was tripped up over the conspiracy theory. “@CapitolPolice why are there 20 pallets of bricks one block from the House Office Buildings?” Boebert tweeted, apparently...
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Johnny Depp & Amber Heard’s Legal Battle Not Over; ‘Aquaman’ Star Formally Announces Appeal, If She Can Pay Up

Click here to read the full article. Johnny Depp’s multimillion-dollar defamation suit against Amber Heard is over, but not really over if the Aquaman actress can pay a pricey bond. In a short and sometimes tense hearing Friday morning in Judge Penney Azcarate’s Fairfax, VA courtroom, a final judgment in the explicit and high-profile civil trial that ended June 1 was presented and entered into the docket (read it here). However, in a contentious back and forth with Azcarate, Heard’s main attorney Elaine Bredehoft sought to set a briefing schedule and more for a proposed appeal for her client. Azcarate bluntly told...
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Delonte West Gets Flooring Job After Panhandling In Streets

Delonte West said he was looking for a job -- and he found one. The ex-NBA star landed a flooring gig this week ... after some amazing people heard about his tough situation and decided to help out. As we previously reported, West -- who has battled mental health and...
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32-year-old CEO of online giving platform found shot to death in Fairfax home

FAIRFAX, Va. — A man was found shot dead in his home in Fairfax, Virginia, and police are investigating the shooting as a homicide. Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Gref Glyer. His family also confirmed his death to WUSA9 and said that Glyer was the CEO of Donor See, a “giving platform” with the mission to “build a global support network for the world's poorest.”
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NEW: Man rescued after being buried up to shoulders in trench collapse

(Updated at 6:25 p.m.) A worker buried up to his shoulders in dirt after a trench collapse has been rescued by firefighters. It happened around 3:30 p.m. on the 1300 block of S. Buchanan Street, a couple of blocks from Wakefield High School. Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax County firefighters were dispatched to the scene for a report of a construction worker buried after a trench dug around a house collapsed.
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FOX 5's Zip Trip in La Plata, MD: Recap

This week's FOX 5 Zip Trip took us to La Plata, MD. A charming southern Maryland community, La Plata and its scenic beauty are located just about 30 miles outside Washington, D.C. We also put together the 5 must-stops when visiting this great town!
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