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Inside China: Marine's comment on islands draws sharp Chinese response

washingtontimes.com — A casual remark by a U.S. general during a breakfast has made China mad, really mad, and Beijing's response is far less than civil and humble.
RT @DRUDGE_REPORT: China State Media: U.S. Marines would be like 'marching band' in all out fight... drudge.tw/1iuQ8Ij
China State Media: U.S. Marines would be like 'marching band' in all out fight... drudge.tw/1iuQ8Ij

Philadelphia using high-frequency sonic waves to chase off teenagers, improve security

washingtontimes.com — Philadelphia schools have found a new way to chase off loitering teenagers during off hours: high-frequency sonic waves provided by a device known as "The Mosquito." "That happens to be the age group that we want to keep out of our playgrounds when they're closed at night, when a lot of vandalism happens and destructive behavior goes on," city Council member Brian O'Neill told a local CBS affiliate.
RT @WashTimes: Philadelphia using high-frequency sonic waves to chase off teenagers, improve security wtim.es/1maEk15 #technology
Philly using high-frequency sonic waves to chase off teenagers, improve security wtim.es/1maEk15 #science #IFLS h/t @mouselink

Minority parties see power grab for D.C. vote

washingtontimes.com — The District's Republican Party says it will sue any sitting Democrat on the D.C. Council who opts to run as an independent for one of two at-large seats reserved for minority political parties, promising the latest spirited defense of the set-aside positions that have long been a source of discord among city politicians.
Should the DC Council's set aside seats reserved for minority party members be done away with? m.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/…
DC minority parties decry Democratic attempts at power grab. @dcgop threatens suit if Dems switch to independent m.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/…
So there are Republicans that support affirmative action after all! Well, if it benefits them: wamu.fm/1pd0sdm
If Tommy Wells or Yvette Alexander switches parties to run for an at-large seat, the GOP says they’ll sue. washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/…
RT @Dizzyluv25: DC GOP defends affirmative action.. LOL--> Minority parties see power grab for D.C. vote - Washington Times: http://t.co/2h…

Hustler has sent monthly porno mags to every congressional office since 1983

washingtontimes.com — For more than 30 years, Hustler's flamboyant publisher Larry Flynt has continued to send the monthly magazine to every member of Congress. Since 1983, Hustler has sent the porno mags in plain manila envelopes to every Congressional office as Mr. Flynt's unique way of petitioning the government, National Journal reported.
Larry Flynt still bombarding Congress with Hustler mags every month since 1983 wtim.es/1kF8qHM @washtimes #Hustler #Congress #porn
RT @WashTimes: #Hustler has sent monthly porno mags to every congressional office since 1983 - Washington Times: wtim.es/1kEEw6u #co…
RT @PFSwarts: For some reason, a bunch of teenage guys just announced they're running for Congress. @JessicaChasmar @WashTimes | http://t.c…
RT @WashTimes: #Hustler has sent monthly porno mags to every congressional office since 1983 - Washington Times: wtim.es/1kEEw6u #co…
Hustler has sent monthly porno mags to every congressional office since 1983 wtim.es/1itCsxi @washtimes #porn #Hustler #Congress

John Kerry: Jews being told to register in Ukrainian city

washingtontimes.com — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that Jews in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk were recently were given notices instructing them to officially identify themselves as Jews. "In the year 2014, after all of the miles traveled and all of the journey of history, this is not just intolerable, it's grotesque.
John Kerry Says "Jews being told to register in Ukraine" is Unacceptable: fb.me/2tP2ZBipD
Time Warp: Secretary of State John Kerry says #Jews in #Ukraine are being told to register wtim.es/1iulaQO @washtimes #WWII #redux
RT @ASwoyer: #Jews being told to register in #Ukraine says John Kerry - Washington Times: wtim.es/1kETqtq via @washtimes
Secretary of State John Kerry says Jews in #Ukraine city of Donetsk being told to register wtim.es/1itJhyX @washtimes #Jews #world
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Secret Service threatened to kill Mr. Met if he got close to President Clinton, book claims

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RT @stevenjldamico: In fairness to the secret service, who hasn't wanted to take a "kill shot" on Mr. Met? goo.gl/jJurj3
RT @WashTimes: Secret Service threatened to kill Mr. Met if he got close to President #Clinton, book claims wtim.es/1itv594 #Mets #…
@WashTimes: Secret Service threatened to kill Mr. Met if he got close to President Clinton, book claims wtim.es/1itv594 #Metsbullpen
RT @WashTimes: Secret Service threatened to kill Mr. Met if he got close to President #Clinton, book claims wtim.es/1itv594 #Mets #s…
Secret Service threatened to kill Mr. Met if he got close to President Clinton, book claims wtim.es/1kEj4OS @washtimes #Mets

Canadian teen arrested in Heartbleed hack attack

washingtontimes.com — A 19-year-old Canadian student at Western University has been charged for allegedly using the Heartbleed Internet bug to hack into the country's tax agency, forcing it to delay its tax-filing deadline. In what appears to be the first arrest since the Heartbleed virus was discovered, Royal Canadian Mounted Police said it arrested Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes at his London, Ontario, home late Tuesday afternoon, CBC News reported.

Attacks, rapes and forced conversions to Islam spike for Egypt's Christian women: report

washingtontimes.com — A new report by the non-profit group International Christian Concern asserts that the risk of Egypt 's Christian women being attacked and forced to convert to Islam is higher than it was in early 2011.
RT @WashTimes: Attacks, rapes and forced conversions to Islam spike for Egypt's #Christian women: report wtim.es/1hR5lol #Islam #Mus…

Superheroes to take over Capitol Hill

washingtontimes.com — Capitol Hill is trading its jackets and ties for capes and tights on Friday afternoon. Awesome Con, a three-day event in Washington that celebrates comic books and science fiction, is trying to organize the largest group of people ever to assemble dressed as comic book characters, according to a press release from the convention.

'I Am Alive' app gains popularity in terror-ravaged Lebanon

washingtontimes.com — Necessity is the mother of invention. The "I Am Alive" app, created by a Lebanese woman studying abroad who had grown weary of worrying about friends and family in her home country, has caught on with a much wider audience. With a push of a button, the app posts a message to a user's Twitter account: "I am still alive!
'I Am Alive' app gains popularity in terror-ravaged Lebanon wtim.es/1kFClPX by @douglasernst via @washtimes #world #terror #tech

LOVERRO: On the Wizards' trip to Brazil, a miracle happened

washingtontimes.com — The Washington Wizards Most Valuable Player is 83 years old, stands 98 feet tall, weighs, 700 tons, is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone and sits on top of a 2,300-foot mountain. The Wizards 2013-2014 season MVP is the Christ the Redeemer statue in the Tijuca Forest National Park, overlooking Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Guilty verdict in execution-style killings of 2 women, 2 children in Lanham

washingtontimes.com — A jury in Prince George's County on Thursday convicted a 47-year-old man of four counts of first-degree murder in connection with the vicious execution-style killings of two women and two toddlers inside a Lanham apartment.
RT @WashTimesLocal: Guilty verdict in August 2010 execution-style killings of 2 women, 2 children in Lanham — wtim.es/1iu4Mjd

Gun giveaways gain popularity among Republican candidates

washingtontimes.com — Gun giveaways are gaining steam among Republican candidates across the country and Colorado state Sen. Greg Brophy was no exception earlier this month when he was running for governor. Supporters of Mr. Brophy were able to sign up for "Greg Brophy's Gun Club Giveaway" in order to be entered to win a Smith & Wesson M&P15 rifle, the New York Times reported Thursday.

Teen from 'Jihad Jane' plot becomes youngest ever to serve time on U.S. terror charges

washingtontimes.com — Mohammad Hassan Khalid of Maryland now holds the distinction for the youngest person ever to serve time in a U.S. terrorism case. The Maryland man, now 20, was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday for his involvement with "Jihad Jane" when he was a teenager, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
RT @WashTimes: Teen from 'Jihad Jane' plot becomes youngest ever to serve time on U.S. terror charges wtim.es/P93lLB #security #cri…

S.C. hospital worker slapped with $525 federal fine for refilling $0.89 soda

washingtontimes.com — An on-site construction worker at a South Carolina hospital was slapped with a $525 federal fine and banned from ever working there again after he refilled his soda without paying. Christopher Lewis was working at the VA Medical Center in downtown Charleston on Wednesday when he was stopped by a Federal Police Force officer for refilling a $0.89 soda, a local NBC affiliate reported.
RT @JimSharpe: Bloomberg's perfect world. MT @JessicaChasmar: Hospital worker slapped with $525 fine for refilling $0.89 soda http://t.co/z…
#SodaTax: S.C. hospital worker slapped with $525 federal fine for refilling $0.89 soda wtim.es/1iuk3jW @washtimes #wtf #pettycrime
RT @WashTimes: Wow: S.C. hospital worker slapped with $525 federal fine for refilling $0.89 soda - Washington Times: wtim.es/1kF0LZT
S.C. hospital worker slapped with $525 federal fine for refilling $0.89 soda wtim.es/1itSwiK @washtimes #sodatax
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