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Major League Baseball panel cuts value of Nationals’ TV rights in dispute with Orioles
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 14 May 2019 14:53:48 -0400

A Major League Baseball panel hearing the long-running dispute between the Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over money from the cable channel they jointly own said Washington should receive $296.8 million from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network for its television rights for 2012-16.

That's down from $298.1 million under a previous decision ...


Slain Maryland woman had 2 husbands, including African actor, police say
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 13 May 2019 12:38:57 -0400

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Police say a woman who was recently shot and killed in a brazen attack outside Washington was married to two men. One of them is a well-known actor from west Africa. The other is in prison in the U.S. for drug trafficking.

WJLA-TV reported Sunday that ...


Is U.S. ready for 2020 elections?
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 13 May 2019 19:54:18 -0400

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

There was a time when blacks weren't permitted to vote in America, and the truth and consequences of even trying to vote are etched in the nation's history and Americans' memories.

Are we ready for 2020?

Not the candidates, mind you — for who will be, will be.

This ...


Jack Young, new Baltimore mayor, sworn in after predecessor’s resignation
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 09 May 2019 05:07:07 -0400

BALTIMORE (AP) — A week after his predecessor resigned amid corruption investigations, Bernard "Jack" Young formally became Baltimore's mayor Thursday at a swearing-in ceremony in which he praised the resiliency of residents and promised to address some of the city's chronic problems.

The Democrat and longtime City Council member inherits ...


Chelsea Manning released from jail as WikiLeaks grand jury expires, risks returning next week
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 09 May 2019 20:23:53 -0400

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning was released from Virginia jail Thursday more than two months since being found in contempt for refusing to testify in front of a federal grand jury.

Manning has been served with another subpoena to testify next week, however, and could be held again in contempt again ...


Natasha Tynes, author, under fire over D.C. Metro eating tweet
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 12 May 2019 12:41:53 -0400

WASHINGTON — A Jordanian American writer is facing a backlash after she posted a picture on Twitter of a public transit worker eating on a Washington Metro train and reported details about the employee to her bosses.

Natasha Tynes apologized a day later on Twitter and deleted her post before ...


D.C. Metro urged to take ‘absolute caution’ to quell hacking fears raised by Chinese railcars
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 09 May 2019 17:00:56 -0400

Rep. Jamie Raskin, Maryland Democrat, raised concerns in an interview aired Thursday about foreign hackers potentially compromising the public transit system in Washington, D.C.

Appearing on The Hill's "Rising," Mr. Raskin briefly touched on bipartisan efforts being made by area lawmakers to keep a Chinese transportation company from building Metro's ...


Parents can’t be ignorant of their child’s sexual education
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 09 May 2019 22:18:06 -0400

'My Princess Boy." "S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-to-Know Sexuality Guide to Get You Through Your Teens and Twenties." "Who are You? The Kids Guide to Gender Identity."

The above are book titles. Not titles parents would necessarily try to hunt down on Amazon or in granny's dusty attic to retrieve a copy ...


Woman seeks $1.5M in damages from neo-Nazi website founder
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 30 Apr 2019 09:24:44 -0400

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The first black woman to serve as American University's student government president is seeking more than $1.5 million in court-ordered damages against a neo-Nazi website operator who orchestrated an online harassment campaign against her.

In a court filing Monday, Taylor Dumpson's attorneys asked a federal ...


Maryland racing authority seeks to dismiss Baltimore lawsuit
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 08 May 2019 12:27:04 -0400

BALTIMORE — Maryland's horse racing authority has moved to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the city of Baltimore that seeks to condemn and confiscate the Preakness Stakes, Pimlico Race Course and other elements of the industry.

The Maryland Jockey Club, which runs the historic track, on Wednesday filed a motion ...


North Korean defectors wearing MAGA hats harassed in D.C.
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 06 May 2019 13:00:13 -0400

A group of North Korean defectors was seen on video being harassed by two men for wearing "Make America Great Again" hats in D.C.

In the now-viral video, one man is seen ripping the red hat off another man's head and throwing it in the air. Another man then stomps ...


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