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For Colt McCoy, staying ready for his opportunity pays off

washingtontimes.com — It was around two hours after the game on Sunday, and Colt McCoy's cell phone battery had recharged to a point where he could place the one phone call he had wanted to make. "Did you see it, dad?" the 28-year-old quarterback, no longer beholden to emotional restraint, blurted into his phone.
Oct 24, 2014

@ZacBoyer: #Redskins QB Colt McCoy made an important phone call Sunday evening. "Did you see it, Dad?" he asked. - wtim.es/1rp2fZ1

Oct 23, 2014

RT @ZacBoyer: #Redskins QB Colt McCoy made an important phone call Sunday evening. "Did you see it, Dad?" he asked. - wtim.es/1rp2fZ1

The Wire: October 2014

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Over 15,000 'Fast and Furious' records withheld under Obama executive privilege

washingtontimes.com — President Obama is claiming executive privilege to withhold over 15,000 documents detailing the "Operation Fast and Furious" gun-walking scandal, including email conversations between Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and his wife. Watchdog group Judicial Watch obtained a 1,307-page "Vaughn index" identifying and describing the withheld documents late Wednesday night.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @WashTimes: Over 15,000 'Fast and Furious' records withheld under Obama executive privilege. What are they hiding??? washingtontimes.com/news/2014/oct/…

Yazidi sex slave begs West to bomb brothel where she is imprisoned: report

washingtontimes.com — A young Yazidi woman forced into sex slavery by Islamic State militants reportedly begged the West to bomb the brothel where she was being held in order to end her suffering. An activist group said the unidentified woman had contacted Kurdish peshmerga fighters by telephone to plead for the brothel to be bombed.

NATO sends Russia message with new quick-reaction force: 'Think about Ukraine'

washingtontimes.com — NATO plans to create a new quick-reaction force by the fall of 2015. NATO's vision for its future Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) is to have up to 5,000 troops from an international coalition ready at a moment's notice to deploy anywhere in the world.

Colt McCoy remains in line to start at QB for Redskins vs. Cowboys

washingtontimes.com — Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was limited in practice Thursday and Colt McCoy remains in line to start Monday night's game at the Dallas Cowboys, Washington coach Jay Gruden said. Gruden had previously indicated that he would determine by Thursday's practice whether Griffin would be active for the first time since dislocating his left ankle Sept.

Saudi Arabia to deal 'strictly' with female drivers in upcoming protest

washingtontimes.com — Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry made an announcement Thursday warning women that they will face arrest if they participate in upcoming protests against the kingdom's ban on female drivers.

Weather Channel co-founder: 'There is no climate crisis'

washingtontimes.com — A leading meteorologist who co-founded the Weather Channel has issued an open letter slamming global warming science and arguing that man-made climate change is a myth created to push a political agenda.