Iran’s President-elect Ebrahim Raisi, a cleric and former judiciary chief, is a hardline conservative who enjoyed the backing of Iran’s supreme leader and allied security services in last week’s presidential elections.
The Democratic senator from West Virginia is the focal point of the White House and lawmakers seeking to steer the fate of legislation to address U.S. democracy, taxes, police brutality and climate change.
The attacks may have derived from a dispute between rival groups over territorial control of the area and dominance over illicit operations including drug trafficking and human trafficking, an official said.
As the nation celebrates Juneteenth, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) has introduced a bill to establish a federal memorial on the Georgetown waterfront commemorating the hundreds of kidnapped Africans believed to have arrived there in the mid-1700s.