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German charged in death of elderly wife, a DC journalist, tells judge he’s … – Washington Post


German charged in death of elderly wife, a DC journalist, tells judge he's
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WASHINGTON — A German man charged with killing his 91-year-old wife has told a judge in a handwritten note that he is “willing, able and ready” for the murder trial despite a fast that he acknowledges has weakened him. Albrecht Muth, 49, also reiterated in 
German man says he's ready for DC murder trialHouston Chronicle

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International monitors begin to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons equipment – Washington Post



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International monitors begin to destroy Syria's chemical weapons equipment
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BEIRUT — Personnel overseen by a team of international monitors took blowtorches and high-speed saws to Syria's chemical weapons equipment Sunday, the first step on the road to dismantling what is believed to be one of the world's largest arsenals of 
Destruction of Syrian chemical weapons begins: missionReuters
UN experts start work on eliminating Syria chemical weaponsThe Australian
Inspectors begin destroying Syrian chemical weapons stockpileThe Globe and Mail
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Pakistani Taliban fighters overwhelmed guards in prison attack – Washington Post



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Pakistani Taliban fighters overwhelmed guards in prison attack
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DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — Prison guards say they were totally overwhelmed when dozens of Taliban militants attacked their jail in northwest Pakistan, freeing over 250 prisoners. One of the policemen guarding the prison in the town of Dera Ismail 
Taliban jailbreak 'a reminder to the world'Telegraph.co.uk
Militants attack prison in NW PakistanBBC News
Khattak orders inquiry of DI Khan jailbreakThe News International
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With deficit negotiations at an impasse, Obama offers Republicans a ‘grand … – Washington Post



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With deficit negotiations at an impasse, Obama offers Republicans a 'grand
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is extending a new proposal to Republicans that he hopes will break the political gridlock on budget negotiations, offering to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job investments. White House officials say just 
Obama's day: Amazon in TennesseeUSA TODAY
White House doubles down on vow Obama won't agree to more spending cutsFox News
Obama heads to Congress, but will make nice only with DemocratsMiamiHerald.com
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Five charged in hacking scheme that targeted US companies – Washington Post



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Five charged in hacking scheme that targeted US companies
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Five men were charged Thursday in Newark with conspiring in a worldwide hacking and data-breach scheme that targeted more than a dozen major retailers, financial institutions and payment-processing companies. The four Russians and a Ukrainian stole 
Five charged in US$300m hacking caseThe Guardian
5 charged in credit card hacking scheme feds call largest ever prosecuted in USCNN
5 Charged in New Jersey in Largest Hacking Scheme in US History: FedsNBC New York
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Kevin Durant returns; John Wall, Bradley Beal hope to join – Washington Post



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Kevin Durant returns; John Wall, Bradley Beal hope to join
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LAS VEGAS — Kevin Durant, the man whom USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo has dubbed “kind of the face” of the U.S. Men's National team program, strolled into Mendenhall Center on the campus of UNLV on Wednesday afternoon wearing a 
LeBron James Not Expected on Team USA BasketballNBC 6 South Florida
LeBron James may not play for Team USA at 2016 Olympics in BrazilSportingNews.com
LeBron's days with Team USA over?FOXSports.com
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Unemployment rate rises in Maryland and Virginia in May and holds steady in DC – Washington Post



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Unemployment rate rises in Maryland and Virginia in May and holds steady in DC
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Employment in the Washington region appears to have avoided a sequester-related bruising in May, a Friday report from the Labor Department showed, although the jobless rate rose in Maryland and Virginia and remained high in the District. Job gains and 
Local jobless rate 7.2%; state adds jobs in MayJournal and Courier
Kansas unemployment rate climbs to 5.7 percentTopeka Capital Journal
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Putin turns to mega-projects to crank up investment in Russia – Washington Post



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Putin turns to mega-projects to crank up investment in Russia
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ST. PETERSBURG — Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Friday at an annual forum for international investors that his government will draw on the country's pension fund to to finance a highway and two ambitious rail upgrades — mega-projects that 
Merkel and Putin view exhibition of disputed artBBC News
Angela Merkel calls for return of looted German art from RussiaTelegraph.co.uk
RPT-UPDATE 2-Merkel tells Putin Germany wants looted art returnedReuters
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The Miserable Plight of the Moderate Republican – Businessweek



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The Miserable Plight of the Moderate Republican
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In the new issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, I profile Gabriel Gomez, the Republican Senate hopeful from Massachusetts, who'll square off against Democratic Representative Ed Markey on June 25. Gomez is a former private equity executive—which is a 
Politics Counts: The GOP's Uphill Battle in MassachusettsWall Street Journal (blog)
Scott Brown To Campaign For Gabriel GomezHuffington Post
Republican US Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez campaign claims $300000 Boston.com
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Smog envelopes Singapore – Washington Post



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Smog envelopes Singapore
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Singapore urged people to remain indoors because of record air pollution as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. A man rides a motorcycle with his kids amid haze in Dumai, in Indonesia's Riau. 1 / 24.
Interactive: Singapore in haze over record smogCNN International
As Singapore Chokes on Indonesian Smog, the Losses Pile UpBusinessweek
Singapore haze: 'It's like being in a bonfire'BBC News
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