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FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago related to probe of classified records, source says

WASHINGTON — The FBI searched former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate as part of an investigation into whether he took classified records from the White House to his Florida residence, people familiar with the matter said Monday. Trump disclosed the action in a lengthy statement, asserting that agents had broken into his safe in a search he decried as evidence of “dark times for our nation.”
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Is Snyder on his way out?

Ever since Daniel Snyder obtained team ownership in 1999, the Washington football franchise has been shaky to say the least. Not only does their record reflect so with the 156 wins verses 212 losses in that time, but they have not advanced past the divisional round since he took over. The newly named Commanders have only made the playoffs and recorded a winning record a total of five times in his tenure. Ten different head coaches have been brought in over that 21 year span as well. Many now wonder if Snyder is on his way out.
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Retired Police Officer Allegedly Shoots Woman Dead During Training Exercise at D.C. Library

A retired police lieutenant allegedly shot a library officer dead during a training exercise at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington D.C. on Thursday. The suspect — who was later identified as Jesse Porter, 58, a former police officer with the Metropolitan Police Department — was conducting ASP baton training with the library officers when the incident occurred, according to a statement from authorities on Friday.
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Gen. Kellogg: Trump did request Nat’l Guard troops on Jan. 6th; asks Congress to release his testimony

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg said last week that former President Donald Trump did in fact request National Guard troops be deployed in Washington D.C. before the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Kellogg said he was present at the time of Trump’s request, and Congress should release his testimony to the public.
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Police officer accidentally shot and killed by retired lieutenant during training exercise at DC library

A retired Washington DC police officer has been charged with manslaughter after a city library police officer was shot and killed during a training session.Officials say that Jesse Porter, 58, was conducting the session on baton use for special police officers at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library when he fired a shot that killed Maurica Manyan.First responders were called to the scene and found the 25-year-old victim had been shot in a conference room and was “unconscious and not breathing”.Mr Porter, who retired as a Metro PD lieutenant in 2020, was working as a private contractor and leading a...
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City of Alexandria Launches New App for Paratransit Riders

ALEXANDRIA, VA – If you have a disability and rely on Alexandria’s paratransit service, DOT, to get around, there is some great news. In an effort to make it easier for riders to book trips, the city recently released a smartphone app. According to an Alexandria eNews bulletin...
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