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By Guest Author On Friday, September 20th, 2019
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Finding Work-Life Balance in Washington DC

Washington, D.C., is a lot of things. It’s our nation’s capital, a cultural center, a thriving city, and a great place to build a career, to name just a few. But one thing that Washington, D.C., definitely More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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States launch antitrust probes into Facebook, Google

Top state law-enforcement officials from across the country are formally launching antitrust probes into Facebook and Alphabet’s Google starting this week, further pressuring tech giants already under federal More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Charges against anti-Trump ‘Flagburner’ Joey Johnson dropped

The District of Columbia Attorney General today filed papers dismissing all charges against Gregory “Joey” Johnson. Johnson was arrested after he burned two American flags on July 4, 2019 in front of the White More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Myanmar military sues Rev Hkalam Samson for his sanctions remarks to President Trump

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on August 26, a Myanmar military (Tatmadaw) officer filed a lawsuit against an ethnic Kachin pastor for the comments he made during a meeting with President More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Election 2020: Andrew Yang vows to ‘pardon everyone’ for nonviolent pot crimes

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang gave a speech in Concord, New Hampshire, vowing to “pardon everyone who is in jail for nonviolent marijuana-related offenses.” “I’m going to More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Blackwater Employee, Nicholas Slatten Sentenced to Life for Murder in 2007 Shooting

Nicholas Slatten, 35, a former security guard for Blackwater USA, was sentenced today to life in prison without parole for committing first-degree murder in the killing of Ahmed Haithem Ahmed Al Rubia’y, one of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Campaign Legal Center likens felon voter fees to Jim Crow, ‘Felony disenfranchisement’

FROM THE CLC: 10 million Americans owe more than $50 billion in fines and fees related to criminal convictions Over half of the disenfranchised population is no longer incarcerated and is living in a state that More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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District Man, Ethan Moye-Gordon Pleads Guilty to Armed Kidnapping

Ethan Moye-Gordon, 22, of Maryland, pled guilty yesterday with respect to his participation in an armed kidnapping and robbery that began in the District of Columbia and continued into Maryland, announced U.S. Attorney More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Julia Ann Poff Admits to Sending Homemade Bombs to State and Federal Officials

A 47-year-old resident of Brookshire has pleaded guilty to transportation of explosives with the intent to kill, injure and intimidate a person, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick along with Special Agent in More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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HUD Employee, Kevin Jones Sentenced to 24 Months for Accepting Bribes

Kevin Jones, 48, a former contract oversight specialist with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), was sentenced today to 24 months in prison on a federal bribery charge stemming from a scheme More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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John Crist sets ‘Immature Thoughts’ tour dates throughout the fall

John Crist’s “Immature Thoughts Tour” will find the headliner trekking to mostly new markets this fall, including the first ever jaunt in Eastern Canada for the standup comedian and internet More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Supreme Court defends offensive trademark, protecting Redskins and other logos

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Los Angeles designer who sought to trademark “FUCT” for his clothing line but was blocked by a federal law prohibiting registration of “immoral More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 17th, 2019
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Homeland Security partners with airline pilot union to combat human trafficking

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign announced a new partnership with the world’s largest airline pilot union, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), along with the Department More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Phone Provider, Donald Dodt Found Guilty for $11 Million International Telemarketing Scheme

An Ohio man was found guilty late yesterday for his role in a $7 million telemarketing scheme that defrauded primarily elderly victims in the United States from call centers in Costa Rica. Assistant Attorney General More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Justice Clarence Thomas attacks Planned Parenthood’s ties to ‘eugenics’

Justice Clarence Thomas reveals Planned Parenthood’s eugenic history in today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court which upheld one provision of an Indiana state law that requires that fetal remains be buried More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Markara Man Sentenced for Threatening to Murder Family of FCC Chairman

A California man was sentenced today to more than one and a half years in prison for threatening to kill the family of Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. “Threatening to actually kill More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Front Man, Kevin Merrill Pleads Guilty to $550 Million Ponzi Scheme in Maryland

Kevin B. Merrill, age 53, of Towson, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy and wire fraud arising from a $550 million investment fraud scheme that operated from 2013 through September 2018.  Co-defendant More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 4th, 2019
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District Man, Arnold Boon Sentenced to 7 Years for Brazen Robbery of Convenience Store ATM

Arnold Boon, 33, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today by Judge Paul L. Friedman, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, to over seven years in prison and three years of supervised release resulting More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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State Department Employee, Candace Claiborne Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with Foreign Agents

Candace Marie Claiborne, a former employee of the U.S. Department of State, pleaded guilty today to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the United States, by lying to law enforcement and background investigators, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
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District Man, Bikila Kejella Sentenced to 16 Years for 2016 Murder in Washington

Bikila Kejella, 20, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 16 years in prison for killing a man in Northwest Washington in 2016, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Peter Newsham, Chief of the Metropolitan More...


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