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Virginia man pleads guilty to 8 counts in rape and murder of Muslim girl Nabra Hassanen (WJLA)

The Virginia man charged with raping and murdering Muslim girl Nabra Hassanen in 2017 pleaded guilty to eight counts in court Wednesday.

ABC7’s Tim Barber reports 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres accepted a plea deal that involved the commonwealth of Virginia giving up its right to seek the death penalty against him. The defense for Martinez-Torres said he has a learning disability and a low IQ but is competent enough to accept the deal. [Read More]

WikiLeaks launches legal fund to sue Guardian for Manafort report (The Hill)

WikiLeaks launched a crowdfunding campaign Tuesday in an effort to sue The Guardian for a report about former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Julian Assange holding secret discussions.

“WikiLeaks launches legal fund to sue the Guardian for publishing entirely fabricated story… which spread all over the world today,” the organization tweeted. “It is time the Guardian paid a price for fabricating news.” [Read More]

Firefighters spending own money to maintain aging trucks threatened with disciplinary action (The Washington Times)

Some D.C. firefighters have been using their own money to buy auto parts and perform minor repairs on their vehicles themselves at their stations to avoid lengthy delays and shoddy workmanship at the fire department’s garage, five department sources have told The Washington Times.

The station repairs violate D.C. Fire and EMS Department policy, and the firefighters could face disciplinary action for their maintenance efforts. [Read More]

Obama Wants the Credit: ‘Just Say Thank You, Please’ (Washington Free Beacon)

A theme has begun to materialize in recent appearances by former President Barack Obama: he’s not getting the credit he deserves for things like the strong economy or the U.S. energy boom.

Last December, Obama touted the streak of job production under his administration—although the economic recovery from the recession was slow overall—and then remarked tartly it was a “streak that still continues, by the way. Thanks, Obama.” [Read More]

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