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Prime Minister Theresa May raised the country’s alert level to “critical,” its highest rating, amid fears that another attack was imminent.
Instead of preventing attacks, more sophisticated security measures may simply shift the threat elsewhere, experts say.
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After some initial awkwardness, two of the most powerful men in the West — with nearly opposite beliefs — appeared to get along well.
Montgomery County and the business are trying to reach a legal deal about a garage abutting the Capital Crescent Trail. “I think both parties realize this could be a nasty, long fight with nobody happy at the end,” one attorney said.
President Trump’s budget would eliminate federal money for the $73 million program, increasing the pressure on local lawmakers, especially four on the powerful House and Senate appropriations committees, to restore the funding.
Nine of 13 council members took part in the trip, during which the D.C. contingent threw a party at a plush nightclub. But with the city in the midst of a building boom, some are questioning the lawmakers’ travel and pitch to retail chains.
Virginia Lieutenant Governor Primary
Days ahead of the primary, two state senators’ deeply personal war will shift to the courts as Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel tries to quash subpoenas in Sen. Bryce Reeves’s defamation case.
The field includes former federal prosecutors Justin Fairfax and Gene Rossi and lobbyist Susan Platt.
Ross returned from Class AAA with his best start of the season, allowing four hits and not walking a single batter in eight innings, as Washington cruised to a 10-1 win.
The call led to a chase that ended with the 18-year-old allegedly brandishing and pointing a BB gun at officers, police said.
Capital Weather Gang
Showers are likely Thursday, and while Friday looks mostly dry, more showers and storms are possible during the holiday weekend.
As the investigations intensify, the president has tapped a trusted lawyer who has represented him in numerous cases, including on real estate transactions, efforts to keep divorce records sealed and allegations of fraud at Trump University.
The measure, tucked into the department’s budget proposal, would give the Trump administration far more leeway to make good on its promise to crack down on “sanctuary cities.”
The New Jersey Republican negotiated with the hard-right Freedom Caucus and struck a deal that ensured passage of the American Health Care Act. “The reality is, I would do that again,” he said.
The lawsuit, which covers Jeep Grand Cherokees and Ram pickups, echoes the Justice Department's highly publicized emissions suit against Volkswagen, which resulted in one of the costliest corporate criminal convictions ever.
Pete Souza posted a photo of the Obamas holding hands after a pair of viral video clips showed Melania Trump appearing to swat away her husband’s hand on their Middle East trip.
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