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The terrorist group said one of its “soldiers” had planted an explosive device that tore through concertgoers following a performance by American pop singer Ariana Grande, SITE Intelligence reported. The group did not provide any information about the assailant’s identity.
The president is moving rapidly toward assembling a legal team to help him navigate the federal and congressional investigations, and a list of finalists had emerged, according to four people briefed on the discussions.
Christopher Urbanski, 22, of Severna Park, was charged with first- and second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Richard W. Collins III, a newly commissioned U.S. Army lieutenant who was set to graduate from Bowie State University on Tuesday, police said.
Perspective
Too many folks will want to talk about all the other reasons that a young white man from a nice suburb with hard-working parents allegedly could have killed another young man in cold blood.
BrightFarms has voluntarily recalled more than 5,000 cases of leafy greens after discovering “small pieces of metal” on the plants.
An “explosion” of companies will bring cookies, juice, clothing or even artwork to your home, along with the “gift” of a few fat buds.
The boats join a fleet that each year removes hundreds of tons of trash from the region’s waterways.
Capital Weather Gang
The best weather window with sunshine and some warmth appears to be Friday afternoon to Saturday as Sunday to Memorial Day trend wetter.
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Perspective
Washington’s pitching struggles late in games are exhausting — and not just for fans.
In a speech in Indianapolis, many education observers had expected the education secretary to lay out a policy proposal, such as a tax credit that would funnel public dollars toward scholarships to private and religious schools.
Withdrawing from the climate agreement could seriously harm relations with allies, a top German official said in a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. The Trump administration is divided over whether the U.S. should stay in the accord but promised a decision after the G-7 summit.
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Just one glass of wine or another drink a day significantly raises the risk of breast cancer, while vigorous exercise reduces it, according to an expansive report.
Dina Merrill
1923–2017
Dina Merrill’s poise and willowy good looks earned her many film and TV roles as well-bred society women — parts that reflected her own life.
Critic’s Notebook
Profane comments — whether from the likes of Stephen Colbert, Anderson Cooper, Thomas Perez or President Trump — underscore a struggle to break through society’s noise. But the tactic is a trap, and it can only lead to exactly the sort of degradation that is decried by those who use it.
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