Jul 292016

An outbound Metro train carrying 75 passengers derailed Friday morning in Northern Virginia, forcing one station to close but causing no serious injuries, authorities said.


The incident happened at 6:15 a.m. at an interlocking area on the system’s Silver Line. The train was headed to the Wiehle-Reston East station when the fourth and fifth cars of the train came off the tracks, Metro officials said.

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Jul 242016

Daniel Markel said it was his worst nightmare.

The Florida State University law professor returned from a short business trip in September 2012 and found the home he shared with his wife and two children empty and devoid of most furniture.

Then he found the divorce papers his wife, Wendi Adelson, had placed on their bed.


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Jul 142016

7-13-16 – Israel has responded with anger to a reported meeting between the French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and members of the Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah on Tuesday 7-12-16, suggesting the move was comparable to meeting with representatives of the Islamic State group.

7-14-16 – AT LEAST 60 people have been killed in France after a truck ploughed into a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations in the southern city of Nice.


The city’s mayor said dozens had been killed in the apparent attack. Local media is reporting up to 60 fatalities.

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