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Watchdog says Capitol Police deficient at monitoring threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Capitol Police force was hobbled by inadequate intelligence gathering ahead of the Jan. 6 siege, a watchdog says in a new internal report, alarming lawmakers who are concerned for their own safety amid rising threats against members of Congress.Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton will testify Monday in the first of three House hearings this week on what went wrong during the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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Watchdog says Capitol Police deficient at monitoring threats

Washington offensive coordinator 'fired up' for Curtis Samuel: 'I think he's just scratching the surface'

Coming off an age-24 season where he caught a career-high 77 passes for a career-high 851 yards and three touchdowns, while also adding a career-high 41 carries for a career-high 200 yards and two more scores, Samuel did what had to have seemed like the next-best thing to returning to the only NFL team he'd previously known: signed up with his old coaching staff in Washington.

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Washington offensive coordinator 'fired up' for Curtis Samuel: 'I think he's just scratching the surface'

Billions in state and local aid soon begin path to Minnesota

WASHINGTON – Minnesota can begin tapping into nearly $5 billion in state and local aid from President Joe Biden's COVID relief package.On Monday, Biden's administration began to roll out a key portion of the $1.9 trillion aid package, known as the American Rescue Plan, that was signed into law in March after it passed through Congress with no Republican votes.

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Billions in state and local aid soon begin path to Minnesota

Biden says unemployed Americans offered a job must take it or lose benefits

WASHINGTON May 10 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday defended himself against critics who say expanded unemployment benefits offered in the COVID relief bill passed in March are keeping Americans from taking new jobs."If you're receiving unemployment benefits and you're offered a suitable job, you can't refuse that job and just keep getting unemployment benefits," Biden said.

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Biden says unemployed Americans offered a job must take it or lose benefits

States Are About to Get Billions in COVID Relief Funds. Here's How Much Each Will Receive

Under the formula the Biden administration released on Monday, more than $153 billion will go to helping states shore up their budgets after the pandemic and encourage new programs to help people recover, including COVID-19 mitigation efforts, incentive pay for essential workers and improvements to water infrastructure.

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States Are About to Get Billions in COVID Relief Funds. Here's How Much Each Will Receive

Washington Roster Moves: Marcus Baugh released after 3 TEs added in a month

Washington has been making moves over the last month at tight end that made Baugh expendable.Last month they signed Sammis Reyes, a former basketball player who just switched to football, and is an athletic freak.He is nothing but potential right now, but there were reportedly 20+ NFL teams who were interested after his workout.

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Washington Roster Moves: Marcus Baugh released after 3 TEs added in a month

Washington Passed its Cap-and-Trade Climate Legislation. Now What?

Next, they'll have to make it all work.Following on promises two years ago to decarbonize the state's electricity sector, the Legislature recently passed a suite of climate bills aiming to cut greenhouse gas emissions from heavy industry and cars.The regulations are meant to put Washington on pace to reach the goals outlined in the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Washington Passed its Cap-and-Trade Climate Legislation. Now What?

Daily Slop: Washington Football Media Links Roundup

The battle at wideout for Washington this offseason is going to be heated.Here's an early look at where everyone stands.Matich loves the moves head coach Ron Rivera has made this offseason.Last year was scheduled to be the final year of an 8-year agreement between the team and the city.

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Daily Slop: Washington Football Media Links Roundup

Democrat pays heartfelt tribute to trans kids on Mother's Day – including her own

Pramila Jayapal, Democrat congresswoman for Washington, shares a heartfelt tribute to trans kids across the US as the "proud mother of an incredible trans kid".(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/Twitter/@RepJayapal) Washington lawmaker Pramila Jayapal shared a heartfelt tribute on social media to all trans kids – including her own – in honour of Mother’s Day.

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Democrat pays heartfelt tribute to trans kids on Mother's Day – including her own

Suspected local gang member arrested in Washington

A suspected gang member on the run after being charged in connection with a deadly shooting at a Houma Sonic drive-in was arrested in Washington state, authorities said.Travis Dwayne Mart Jr., 21, of Thibodaux, was taken into custody in Tacoma, Wash by federal agents and was transferred to Terrebonne Parish Friday, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

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Suspected local gang member arrested in Washington

Why young people are reviving suburbia

Millennials and Generation Z are responsible for the revival of suburban America, and conservative policies play a role in the phenomenon.The pandemic served as a brutal wake-up call for people to trade in overpriced apartments for tract housing, as working in an office was no longer required for most white-collar occupations once lockdowns began.

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Why young people are reviving suburbia

'Not a one-size-fits-all approach': Washington ranks 17th for share of people vaccinated

The most recent data shows about 49.1% of the total population in Washington has had at least one vaccine dose.Among people 18 years and older, 61.9% have had at least one vaccine dose.That means a slight majority of people in total in the state have not yet received a dose of the vaccine, meaning the virus still has opportunities to spread.

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'Not a one-size-fits-all approach': Washington ranks 17th for share of people vaccinated

McConnell ups acceptable price tag for infrastructure package

Washington — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday suggested the cost of an infrastructure package he is willing to accept is between $600 and $800 billion, a price range that is higher than a counterproposal to President Biden's sweeping plan put forth by fellow Senate Republicans.

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McConnell ups acceptable price tag for infrastructure package

EU: Pandemic measures to total about $5.85 trillion

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top economy official said Monday that the recovery measures the EU and its 27 member states have in the works to emerge from the pandemic total around $5.85 trillion.EU Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni told a European Parliament committee said that if comparisons are made with U.S. President Joe Biden's pandemic stimulus relief package, the EU can confidently stand next to to Washington when all efforts are counted together.

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EU: Pandemic measures to total about $5.85 trillion

Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Washington, D.C., according to Tripadvisor

Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Washington, D.C., according to Tripadvisor #30.Ristorante Piccolo #29.Dupont Italian Kitchen #28.Pizzeria Paradiso Georgetown #27.Vapiano M Street #26.Carmine's Italian Restaurant - Washington D.C. #25.The Smith #24.

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Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Washington, D.C., according to Tripadvisor

A viral TikTok video might help solve a decades-long kidnapping case

Four-year-old Sofia Juarez went missing in 2003 after she was kidnapped outside of her home in Kennewick, Washington Police in Washington are investigating a possible lead in a kidnapping case from 18 years ago following a viral TikTok video.Sofia Juarez went missing in 2003 after she was kidnapped outside of her home just one day before her fifth birthday.

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A viral TikTok video might help solve a decades-long kidnapping case

Russian criminal group suspected in Colonial pipeline ransomware attack

The group, known as DarkSide, is relatively new, but it has a sophisticated approach to extortion, sources said.WASHINGTON — A Russian criminal group may be responsible for a ransomware attack that shut down a major U.S. fuel pipeline, two sources familiar with the matter said Sunday.

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Russian criminal group suspected in Colonial pipeline ransomware attack

Washington offensive coordinator Scott Turner excited about reunion with Curtis Samuel

In his first season as offensive coordinator of the Washington Football Team, Scott Turner had an up-and-down year.A look at the overall numbers is disappointing.Washington finished No.30 in total offense and No.32 in Football Outsiders’ Team DVOA offensive rankings.So, a big emphasis for Washington head coach Ron Rivera and Turner heading into the offseason was to improve the talent at the skill positions — especially at wide receiver.

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Washington offensive coordinator Scott Turner excited about reunion with Curtis Samuel

NBA playoff watch - Boston Celtics on the brink of the play-in tournament; Los Angeles Lakers get a needed win

With the addition of play-in games to the 2021 NBA playoffs, the scramble for seeding is wilder -- and more important -- than ever, with almost every game down the stretch having significant postseason implications.Play-in matchups following Sunday's games Play-in games to be held May 18-21 • How the play-in tournament will work • Current NBA standings EAST Game 1: No.

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NBA playoff watch - Boston Celtics on the brink of the play-in tournament; Los Angeles Lakers get a needed win

Tough jobs report scrambles Washington battle ahead of crucial week

The data, showing 266,000 new positions were added in April, a quarter of the number analysts had expected, had the effect of convincing both Republican and Democratic lawmakers -- who return to Washington this week -- that their dueling economic and political positions are justified.It's always unwise to draw sweeping conclusions about any single employment report — especially as there are other statistical and anecdotal signs that the economy may be poised for a post-pandemic boom.

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Tough jobs report scrambles Washington battle ahead of crucial week