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National and Virginia News Headlines: Saturday Morning


Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, July 25. Also see President Obama’s weekly address, in which he discusses “the progress we have made in making our financial system stronger, safer, and more fair in the years since financial crisis.”

*How The New York Times Bungled the Hillary Clinton Emails Story (It’s really sad when the country’s top newspaper starts going glub-glub-glub in terms of its credibility, but that’s what’s been happening to the New York Times for several years now.)

*Ted Cruz accuses Mitch McConnell of telling a ‘flat-out lie’ (Go Ted! LOL)

*Obama’s visit to father’s homeland of Kenya shows his new sense of confidence

*Kerry Says Israel May Deepen Its Isolation by Opposing Iran Nuclear Accord

*TV hosts remember alleged Lafayette gunman as anti-tax, anti-feminist ‘gadfly’

*La. gunman was a Tea Partier who hated Obama, admired Hitler and wanted women to shut up in church

*In Swing States, Voters Want Action On Climate Change

*Release likely for convicted spy Jonathan Pollard (He’s been in jail since 1985, so it’s now been 30 years…)

*McAuliffe to name Roush to state Supreme Court

*In Iraq, I raided insurgents. In Virginia, the police raided me. (This is FUBAR, as they say in the military.)

*McDonnell asks entire appeals court to reverse ruling that upholds conviction

*Fairfax leaders learn ways to better handle mentally distressed offenders

*Portsmouth’s auditor has missed his own deadlines on two jobs

*Scherzer struggles, Nats fall to Pirates

*D.C. area forecast: Staying toasty, turning up the humidity


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