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Can Obama Fix Border Crisis Himself? Washington President Barack Obama can take action to relieve much of the crisis caused by tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the southern U.S. border without waiting for what is likely to be a lengthy Congressional battle, say two key lawmakers, one Democrat
and the other, Republican. At issue is a provision in a 2008 human trafďŹ cking law that puts the fate of these immigrants in the hands of immigration judges. The Obama administration has expressed some interest in asking Congress to change the law to give the administration more leeway. But Rep. Mike Rogers, a Michigan Republican, said Sunday that wholesale changes by Congress may not be necessary and that Obama has the authority to return the children to their native countries.
Cost Concerns Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell met with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama administration tried to get support from states that will host thousands of the Central American children who have crossed the Mexican border on their own since Oct. 1. Governors expressed concerns about the costs, including providing public education, according to those in attendance. (AP)
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Stolen Car Collides With Greyhound Bus; 19 Hurt A car that collided with a Greyhound bus on an Indiana highway, killing the carâ€™s driver and injuring 19 people on the bus, had just been stolen and was headed in the wrong direction, authorities said. The driver of the stolen car died at the scene of the Sunday morning collision, Wayne County Sheriff Jeff Cappa said. (AP) NEW YORK
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Holder: Syrian Terrorist Reports Are Frightening Attorney General Eric Holder said on ABCâ€™s â€œThis Weekâ€? on Sunday that reports from Syria indicating terrorists are working to build undetectable explosives were of â€œextreme concernâ€? to the U.S. â€œIn some ways, itâ€™s more frightening than anything I think Iâ€™ve seen as attorney general,â€? he said. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
A gunman who killed a rookie ofďŹ cer responding to a report of an armed robbery at a drugstore early Sunday never tried to rob the store and instead lay in wait for police, t e l l i n g a w i tness to watch the news because he was â€œgoing to be famous,â€? authorities said. Santiago Lawrence Campbell shot OfďŹ cer Melvin Santiago in the head after Santiago and his partner arrived at the 24-hour Walgreens at around 4 a.m.,
Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said the president has the authority to deal with the crisis of child immigrants.
Obama â€œhas tools in his toolboxâ€? to deal with humanitarian issues and deter more children from coming to the U.S., Rogers said. â€œWe can safely get them home,â€? Rogers said on NBCâ€™s â€œMeet the Press.â€? â€œAnd thatâ€™s where the president needs to start,â€? he said. Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the author of the provision in the human trafďŹ cking law, said a change in regulations, not the law, could speed the childrenâ€™s return. ALICIA A. CALDWELL AND STE VE PEOPLES (AP)
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5 A local Washington Post columnist sparked outrage in the D.C. blogosphere last week over what hot-button topic? A. Marion Barry’s legacy B. The gentrification of Shaw C. The value of having pandas at the National Zoo D. Bicyclists’ behavior
2 Germany broke the record for most goals scored in a World Cup semifinal in its win over Brazil on Tuesday. What was the score of that match? A. 8-1 B. 9-2 C. 7-1 D. 6-2
6 What did a National Institutes of Health worker find earlier this month while cleaning out an old storage room? A. A young male bear hiding behind a stack of boxes B. Decades-old vials of smallpox C. An envelope containing anthrax D. His car keys he lost six months ago. They were there the whole time!
3 What TV show earned the most Emmy nominations this year? A. “True Detective” B. “Game of Thrones” C. “Orange Is the New Black” D. “Breaking Bad” 4 Germany is mad at the U.S. again. What is it accusing the U.S. of? A. Spying with the help of German military and intelligence officials B. Encouraging its citizens to root against Germany in the World Cup C. Bugging Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office D. Keeping the value of the dollar artificially low
7 Who was the only Nationals player initially selected to the All-Star Game? A. Bryce Harper B. Anthony Rendon C. Stephen Strasburg D. Jordan Zimmermann 8 J.K. Rowling premiered a shortstory sequel to the “Harry Potter” series on her website Pottermore .com last week. What is it about? A. A 33-year-old Harry attending the Quidditch World Cup with his friends B. The gang meeting for the 10-year
anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts C. Harry and other members of Dumbledore’s Army attending the Tri-Wizard tournament D. The aftermath of finding out that the whole series was Neville’s dream 9 The Transportation Security Administration has called for extra security measures at some overseas airports that offer U.S.bound flights. What is the latest regulation to come from the effort? A. People must turn their pants pockets inside-out before going through security B. Travelers can no longer pay for airline tickets with cash C. People cannot wear metal jewelry or watches on planes or pack them in carry-ons D. Travelers must turn on all electronic devices to prove they work before boarding 10 Manassas City, Va., police said late last week that they no longer plan to serve a controversial warrant to do what? A. Install a GPS tracker on a suspected heroin dealer’s car B. Search a suspected shoplifter’s cellphone C. Forcibly re-create a teenager’s sexted image D. Search a suspected meth dealer’s home based on a “prediction of a future crime”
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Kerry Brokers Deal With Presidential Candidates Amid relief that a dangerous rift in the country’s troubled democracy has been averted, Afghan officials praised a deal between presidential contenders brokered Kerry by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and said Sunday they hope to finish a full ballot audit within weeks. Kerry unveiled the breakthrough deal Saturday night, with both hopefuls promising to abide by the results of the audit, followed by plans for the winner to form a government of national unity with participation of the losing side. (AP) MOSCOW
Ukraine Denies Shell Fire Russia’s foreign ministry said Sunday that a Ukrainian shell hit a Russian border town, killing one person and seriously injuring two others. Ukraine denied firing a shell into Russian territory. A statement from Russia’s foreign ministry labeled the event a “provocation,” and warned of the possibility of “irreversible consequences, the responsibility for which lies on the Ukrainian side.” (AP) GIGLIO ISLAND, ITALY
Bonded — and Divided — by War Unlikely friendship blooms across Gaza, Israel front lines
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Netiv Ha’asara, Israel When the rockets start falling and ﬁghter jets buzz the skies, Roni Keidar and Maha Mehanna know they can lean on each other for comfort. They are neighbors and close friends, and they call and text throughout the day and late into the night, checking to be sure the other has survived the latest round of ﬁre between Israel and Hamas. But despite sharing a war zone, they can’t visit. Keidar is Jewish and lives in a small farming community in southern Israel. Mehanna is Palestinian and lives in Gaza City. In one telephone call Saturday, a loud boom could be heard on the line, so close the two were not sure on which side of the border fence the explosive had fallen. “I think it’s your side,” Mehanna told her Israeli friend. “Hitting our side?” Keidar paused a moment. “Yes,” she said. “I think you’re right.” Theirs is a rare, almost impossible friendship. Mehanna and Keidar met three years ago, while Keidar was escorting Palestinians who were in Israel for medical treatment as part of her volunteer work
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Thousands of Palestinians Flee Thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip fled their homes Sunday and sought safety in U.N. shelters, heeding warnings from the Israeli military about impending plans to bomb the area in the offensive against Hamas. Despite international calls for a cease-fire, Israel said it was pushing forward with preparations for a possible ground invasion of Gaza. (AP)
Majority of Casualties Have Been Civilians The U.N. Office for Humanitarian Affairs said Sunday that civilians have made up the majority of Palestinian casualties over the past six days — 133 of 168 killed and nearly half of more than 1,100 wounded. Bill van Esveld of the Human Rights Watch said that in some cases, Israel appears to have violated the rules of war under which parties can only target military objects using proportionate force. (AP)
Psychological Warfare Via Text Message The Israelis received what appeared to be official text messages, first warning them to stay close to bomb shelters, indicating an impending rocket attack from Gaza, and then warning of suicide bombers who may have infiltrated the shelters. The messages were fake; their appearance marks a new type of psychological warfare. (TWP)
with Other Voice, an organization that promotes Israeli-Palestinian dialogue. The two hit it off and have maintained their friendship through many rounds of ﬁghting. They’ve bonded over their shared fate: to live with the constant threat of death from above. But Keidar acknowledges that in many ways, she has a good life compared with that of Mehanna and her fellow Gazans, who have no refuge when the missiles start falling. “We don’t have sirens, we don’t have shelters,” said Mehanna, 43. “If you go outside, it’s not safe. Inside, it’s not safe.” The two friends don’t talk about who is to blame for the violence. “We agree there is no military solution to the conﬂict,” Mehanna said. “Israel has proven they can’t win and the Palestinians have proven they can’t lose.” GRIFF WIT TE AND WILLIAM BOOTH (THE WASHINGTON POST )
Search on for Last Victim Of Costa Concordia Wreck An Italian official promised Sunday that a search will be conducted for the only unrecovered body of the 32 Costa Concordia shipwreck victims as soon as the wrecked cruise liner is towed away from the island where it struck a reef in 2012. Removal operations will start today. (AP) BAGHDAD
Iraq Delays Decision Iraq’s deadlocked parliament failed Sunday to overcome the deep divisions hampering the formation of a new government, making no progress on choosing new leaders who could help hold the nation together and confront the Sunni militant blitz that has overrun much of the country. Proceedings will resume Tuesday. (AP)
Children’s Books to Be Destroyed for Gay Themes Singapore A children’s book inspired by a reallife story of two male penguins raising a baby chick in New York’s zoo has been deemed inappropriate by state-run Singapore libraries, and the conservative city-state’s information minister said he supports the decision to destroy all copies. The National Library Board, which runs 26 public libraries in Singapore, pulled from the shelves and said it would “pulp” the copies of “And Tango Makes Three,” as well as two other titles, citing
The Books The books that will be destroyed are “And Tango Makes Three,” about a male-male penguin couple in the Central Park Zoo; “The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption,” which involves a lesbian couple; and “Who’s In My Family: All About Our Families.” (AP)
complaints that their content goes against Singapore’s family values. “The prevailing norms, which the overwhelming majority of Singaporeans accept, support teaching children about conventional families, but not about alternative, nontraditional families, which is what the books in question are about,” Minister of Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim said. The decision triggered an online petition and an open letter to spare the books. Some are calling for a boycott of the libraries and their events. SATISH CHENEY (AP)
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Virginia will increase state funding for the controversial Columbia Pike streetcar project by up to $65 million, the state transportation chief told officials in Arlington and Fairfax counties, allowing the streetcar line to be built at least a year faster and without federal funds. The streetcar line, which is expected to run from the Skyline area of Fairfax to the Pentagon City Metro station, has been projected to cost about $358 million. Arlington dropped that estimate to $333 million Friday because of the faster completion time. County ofﬁcials hope it will be done by 2020. PATRICIA SULLIVAN (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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to push it in,” Hamlin said. “They were really great about helping us.” Since then, it’s been little more than a “Hi” and “Bye” relationship. Their neighbors smile; they smile back. Some small talk, and that’s about it. “I like them, but I don’t know them,” Hamlin said. District residents talk to their neighbors, but they don’t feel like they truly know them, and they certainly don’t regularly ask one another for help. Those were the findings of a civic-engagement report the city commissioned
Washington Since moving to a high-rise building along the Southwest waterfront a few weeks ago, Nick Hamlin and his wife, Lauren Pengrin, have asked one big favor of their neighbors: to help push a couch into their apartment. “I realized that if they opened their doors, we could get extra space
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one’s community. Researchers found that about half of D.C. residents regularly discuss politics — well above the national average of 29 percent. About half frequently talk to their neighbors — slightly above the national average of 43 percent. But only 1 in 3 residents said they would “trust most or all” of the people around them, way below the national average of 56 percent. Only 11 percent would regularly ask them for a favor. The report concludes that if the District were to be compared with
The proportion of D.C. residents who said they would “trust most or all” of the people around them, way below the national average of 56 percent, according to a National Conference on Citizenship report. (T WP)
through the National Conference on Citizenship. The group annually assesses civic engagement in all 50 states and the District. Among the indicators: volunteering, voter participation, discussions about politics and feelings about
the 50 states, a dubious thing to do demographically, it would rank as the least neighborly in the nation. The distinct lack of trust seems especially apparent in some rapidly transforming D.C. neighborhoods, where tension can fester between older and newer residents. It arises during small grievances, such as when impromptu soccer games get kicked out by formalized recreation leagues, or large ones — like low-income housing projects being torn down to make way for urban renewal projects. ROBERT SAMUELS (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Man Claims ‘Kingdom’ to Soccer Fever Reaches Its Pitch Make Daughter Princess Jeremiah Heaton was playing with his daughter in their Abingdon, Va., home last winter when she asked whether she could be a real princess. Heaton, a father of three who works in the mining industry, didn’t want to make any false promises to Emily, then 6, who was “big on being a princess.” But he still said yes. Within months, Heaton was journeying through the desolate southern stretches of Egypt and into an unclaimed 800-square-mile patch of arid desert. There, on June 16 — Emily’s seventh birthday — he planted a blue ﬂag on a rocky hill. The area, a sandy expanse sitting along the Sudanese border, morphed from what locals call Bir Tawil into what Heaton calls the “Kingdom of North Sudan.” “I wanted to show my kids I will literally go to the ends of the earth to make their wishes and dreams come true,” Heaton said. The next step in his plan is to establish positive relationships with Sudan and Egypt by way of converting his “kingdom” into an agricultural production center as his children, especially Emily, wanted. ILEANA NAJARRO (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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If it wasn’t already clear that soccer has struck a deeper chord in the nation’s pysche, an often raucous viewing party for the World Cup final drove that reality home. The venue: a Smithsonian Museum courtyard, where about 1,300 fans cheered and groaned as Germany went on to a 1-0 victory over Argentina near the seemingly stunned images of such iconic American ﬁgures as Henry David Thoreau and Martin Luther King Jr. “It ’s k i nd of ha rd not be enthralled by the spectacle,” said Steve Ruder, who attended the viewing party at the Smithsonian, which was co-hosted by both the Argentine and German embassies. “It’s almost like a magnet that pulls you in.” The event was among the dozens of public viewing parties for a
KATE PATTERSON (FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)
Fans watch on a 21-foot high screen in the courtyard of the National Portrait Gallery.
World Cup tournament that captured the country’s spirit, even after the U.S. team’s chances of taking the title sputtered in the Round of 16. Soccer fans also gathered Sunday before large video screens on
a street in Fairfax, a park in Silver Spring and inside scores of bars — their often loud reactions as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 echoing through the sunny streets. ANTONIO OLIVO (THE WASHINGTON POST )
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Cover Story The Report’s Findings
Shelter in Shambles District facility for homeless families is beset by decay and dysfunction The D.C. General emergency shelter is supposed to be a cleaner place to stay than an alley, but records show that a young girl woke up with so many insect bites that she had to be taken to the hospital. It is supposed to be safer than a crime-ridden street corner, but a log shows that two teens pinned a 9-year-old to the ﬂoor of a bathroom and one urinated in the boy’s mouth. It is supposed to be better than life on the streets, but one resident ﬁled a complaint saying a shelter worker lured her to his apartment with an offer of $20, began unfastening his pants and asked: “What are you going to do for the money?” The city’s largest shelter for families has been in the spotlight since March, when a janitor there took 8-year-old resident Relisha Rudd off shelter grounds. The girl remains missing and is presumed dead. Mayor Vincent Gray has said he has seen no evidence that the city failed in that case, but a Washington Post investigation of the facility in Southeast that is home to nearly 800 residents has found that Rudd’s case was part of a pattern of problems. Housed in a former hospital near the Stadium-Armory Metro station, D.C. General shares a litter-strewn piece of land with a clinic for meth rehabilitation and sexually transmitted diseases, a working jail and the former city morgue. Despite its intended purpose as a sanctuary, the shelter is too often beset by dysfunction, decay and disease. “I’m thankful that I have a roof over my head and my kids get meals every day,” said Nordicka Burton, who moved to the shelter in Octo-
BONNIE JO MOUNT (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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ber with her sons. “But after that, life is really a struggle. There are ﬁghts all the time, people are outside doing dope and my boys are scared.” City officials spoke generally about the shelter’s conditions, but they did not respond to four written requests about the speciﬁc ﬁndings of The Post’s investigation. In the earlier interview, city ofﬁcials defended the management of the shelter. “Within the conﬁnes of
an inadequate building structure, I think our contractor is doing a good job,” said former Department of Human Services director David
Berns, who took the helm in 2011 and retired in June. “Is it perfect? No.” City ofﬁcials and homeless advocates say D.C. General has never been properly maintained because most saw it as a Band-Aid for the city’s homelessness problem. The city began using the facility as a temporary shelter on cold nights in 2001, when the family shelter, D.C. Village, was overcrowded. Former Mayor Adrian Fenty closed D.C. Village in 2007 amid complaints it was infested with vermin. His administration shifted families to D.C. General until a replacement could be
For Nordicka Burton, a single mom who works as a home health aide, life at the shelter has been a daily test of endurance for her and her two boys, Chris, 13, and Gavin, 6. When she arrived, staff members gave her a space heater because there was no heat in her room. Residents throw trash and dirty diapers from upstairs windows. “You opened your windows, and everything smelled like feces,” Burton said. Rashes formed on Chris’ legs. He was diagnosed with dermatitis, possibly aggravated by contact with fungus or exposure to dust mites, the doctor told her.
found. But the city never found one. The facility is so decrepit that the D.C. Department of Human Services and the contractor running D.C. General concede it cannot be ﬁxed. Yet families continue to be sent to D.C. General as the city has struggled with an unprecedented spike in homelessness caused in large part by a lack of affordable housing. Gray’s plan to ﬁnd housing for 500 homeless families in 100 days met with limited success. On day 99, the city had placed 198 of them. JUSTIN JOUVENAL, ROBERT SAMUELS AND DENEEN L. BROWN (THE WASHINGTON POST)
To produce the report, The Washington Post interviewed dozens of residents, advocates for the homeless and officials. It gathered hundreds of pages of internal shelter documents through Freedom of Information Act requests and visited D.C. General numerous times. Reporting on the shelter is constrained because access is tightly controlled. Among the investigation’s findings: Staff members charged with caring for and protecting families often preyed upon them. Among 14 complaints of staff misconduct since 2012, residents allege that shelter employees have sexually assaulted them, taken photos of them while they showered, offered them money for sex, involved them in illegal tax scams and even fathered a child with one of them. The incidents echo a 2010 scandal in which female residents alleged that shelter guards had had sex with them or solicited them. The reports prompted then-Mayor Adrian Fenty to fire the contractor running the shelter, Families Forward. Living conditions are often so poor at the 90-year-old facility that residents suffer, are sickened or are put at risk. Nearly 30 people were taken to the hospital or got treatment for bites caused by spiders and other pests; for parasites; for rashes because of dirty showers; or for other problems over the past two years. Residents have gone days, and sometimes weeks, without heat or hot water. The Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless produced a report in 2013 that cited frequent heat outages. In one instance, the group said, a mother with an infant waited three weeks in the dead of winter in a room without heat before the clinic intervened on her behalf. The threat of violence, lax safety precautions and a lack of services have created an environment of fear and isolation. Police are called to the shelter frequently on reports of violence, curfew is regularly flouted, and residents say security cameras are broken. The contractor failed to perform reference checks on some employees. Records show police and security have responded to 51 reports of threats and assaults at D.C. General, and 70 cases of abuse, neglect and domestic violence since 2012 — or nearly one incident for every two families. (T WP)
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Outstanding Subs At a World Cup where substitutes have made more impact than ever, it was fitting that Mario Goetze came off the bench to win it, and another replacement supplied the perfect cross. Goetze’s extra-time goal to beat Argentina and win the cup was the 32nd scored by a substitute in Brazil. The previous best, 23 at the 2006 World Cup in Germany, is not even close.
Dejected Fans Thousands of Argentine soccer fans gathered on the golden sands of Copacabana beach gasped and then fell into silence when Germany scored a stunning extra-time goal to claim the World Cup title. More than 70,000 Argentina fans packed into Rio de Janeiro in recent days, many traveling upward of 40 hours by car and seemingly all wearing their team’s sky-blue jerseys and chanting day and night.
Leaders Jeered Brazil President Dilma Rousseff and FIFA President Sepp Blatter were jeered and whistled by spectators before they presented the trophy at the World Cup final. Whistling noises were heard from the stands at the Maracana Stadium when they were shown on giant screens. Rousseff and Blatter jointly handed over the trophy to Germany captain Philipp Lahm. (AP)
Goals scored in Brazil, equaling the World Cup record set in 1998 in France — which was the first played with 32 teams over 64 matches. That averages at 2.67 goals per game. (AP)
World Cup With two quick and sublimely deft touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany’s 24-year wait for another World Cup title. Goetze scored the winning goal in extra time to give Germany a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday in a tight and tense World Cup ﬁnal that came down to a few moments of individual skill. Goetze, who wasn’t born when West Germany beat Argentina in the 1990 f ina l, controlled a cross with his chest in t he 113th minute and in one ﬂuid motion volleyed the ball past goalkeeper Sergio Romero and inside the far post from ﬁve yards out. It was a goal that gave Germany its fourth World Cup title in its eighth final, and left Argentina star Lionel Messi still walking in the shadow of his compatriot Diego Maradona, who led his country to the 1986 title. Goetze came on as a substitute for Miroslav Klose toward the end of regulation time, and the 22-yearold midﬁelder’s fresh legs made the difference. Andre Schuerrle broke down the left ﬂank, sending his cross into the area, and the Bayern Munich player did the rest with a clinical ﬁnish.
Germany’s Mario Goetze scored the game-winning goal in extra time Sunday.
For Germany, the victory ends a string of near misses since winning its last major title at the 1996 European Championship. The team lost the 2002 World Cup ﬁnal to Brazil and lost in the semiﬁnals in both 2006 and 2010. “It’s incredible. The team did it beautifully,” Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer said. “At some point we’ll stop celebrating but we’ll still wake up with a smile.” It is Germany’s ﬁrst World Cup title as a uniﬁed nation, having won as West Germany in 1954, 1974 and 1990. It was also the third World Cup ﬁnal between these countries and had been billed as a matchup between the perfect team and the perfect individual, pitting Germany’s machine-like unit against the brilliance of Messi, the four-time world player of the year. But in the biggest game of his career, Messi came up short. He had one good chance to score when he was sent free in the area just after the halftime break, but he sent his shot wide of the far post. “It’s incredible how hard we worked and what a performance we produced,” Germany captain Philipp Lahm said. “It’s an incredible feeling.” MAT TIAS K AREN (AP)
Golden Ball: Lionel Messi, Argentina
Golden Glove: Manuel Neuer, Germany
Messi received the award for best player of the World Cup minutes after his Argentina team lost the final 1-0 to Germany. Messi was selected ahead of Thomas Mueller of Germany and Netherlands forward Arjen Robben by FIFA’s technical study group of coaching analysts. Messi, the four-time world player of the year, scored four goals in the group stage but none in the knockout rounds. (E XPRESS/AP)
Neuer collected the best goalkeeper prize after he allowed just two goals in four knockout-round games and four goals in the entire World Cup. The 28-year-old had 25 saves and an 86 percent save rate in the tournament. In other awards, James Rodriguez of Colombia got the golden boot as top scorer with six goals, and the best young player award went to Paul Pogba of France. (E XPRESS/AP)
NBA Refusing to stagger after the stunning defection of Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets, the Wizards shook off the disappointment and made a shocking deal of their own by landing Paul Pierce. Pierce, a 10-time A ll-Star and likely Hall of Famer, agreed to sign a two-year deal for the full mid-level exception worth $10.8 million, according to a multiple people with knowledge of the situation. He has a player option for the second year. The 36-year-old Pierce spent the ﬁrst 15 years of his career with the Boston Celtics, winning a championship in 2008, and his former
Paul Pierce averaged a career-low 13.5 points a game last season with the Nets.
teammate and current Wizards assistant Sam Cassell played a huge role in recruiting him to Washington. He averaged a career-low 13.5 points last season in Brooklyn, but he gives the Wizards a proven big-game performer and another
veteran mentor to help expedite the progression of franchise building blocks John Wall and Bradley Beal. Pierce announced his arrival on Twitter by stating, “Obama, J Wall here I come.” The Wizards didn’t want to take
any steps back after advancing to the second round for the ﬁrst time in nine years and quickly found an answer at the small forward position after Ariza spurned them to rejoin the Rockets. Pierce has averaged 21.3 and 5.9 rebounds over a 16-year career. Adding a player with his track record proves how much the organization has grown into a relevant destination. Pierce won’t be looked upon as a primary scorer, but he is certainly capable of creating his own shot and can help 21-year-old Otto Porter Jr. ease into his transition as a rotation player after playing sparingly last season. The Wizards do not expect his presence to stunt Porter’s development in any way. Coach Randy Wittman could also use Pierce as a small ball power forward, a position in which he was able to thrive last season with the Nets. MICHAEL LEE (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Former Nets forward agrees to 2-year deal worth $10.8 million ISSAC BALDIZON (NBAE VIA GETTY IMAGES)
Vladimir Putin chatted with Angela Merkel, and David Beckham, above, hugged Pele at the World Cup final. Tom Brady looked on from the VIP seats when his wife Gisele Bundchen brought the trophy on the field before the game. Mick Jagger and LeBron James were also in the Maracana Stadium.
Goetze’s extra-time goal sinks Argentina in World Cup final
Wizards Lose Ariza But Add Pierce Where Did They Go? You may have heard that LeBron James is returning to Cleveland, but here are some other deals you may have missed after a busy weekend in NBA free agency.
Pau Gasol, above, announced on his verified Twitter account that he reached an agreement with the Bulls. The Grizzlies signed Vince Carter to bolster their outside shooting. The Jazz matched Charlotte’s four-year, $63 million offer for Gordon Hayward. Jeremy Lin joined the Lakers in a trade with the Rockets. Luol Deng agreed to a $20 million, two-year deal with the Heat. The Suns acquired point guard Isaiah Thomas in a sign-and-trade deal with the Kings. (AP)
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The Nationals are just where they want to be at the All-Star break: atop the NL East. Jayson Werth homered and drove in four runs, and Tanner Roark pitched seven strong innings to lead Washington to a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Ryan Zimmerman also went deep and had two RBIs, Ian Desmond knocked in two runs, and Anthony Rendon had three hits and an RBI for Washington. “If you told us earlier we’d be
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Jayson Werth went 2-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs on Sunday.
in this spot at this time, everybody would feel good,” Werth said. “We’re healthy now and we kept our heads above water. I like where we are.” The Nationals (51-42) won the last two games of the series and entered the break in a virtual tie with Atlanta
(52-43) for the NL East lead. “We’re right in the thick of the division,” Nationals manager Matt Williams said. “This is a great way to ﬁnish up the ﬁrst half. It’s momentum for us.” On Sunday, the Phillies had no answers for Roark (8-6), who allowed a run and four hits. He struck out six and walked none. “I pitched with confidence,” Roark said. “I didn’t nibble.” Werth followed consecutive singles by Denard Span and Rendon to lead off the game with an oppositeﬁeld shot that quickly made it 3-0. Werth remained hot in July, upping his average this month to .375 (15-for-40) with six homers and 19 RBIs. LaRoche went 0-for-5 with a strikeout to drop his average in July to .122 (5-for-41). He was the only Washington starter not to get a hit on Sunday. A ARON BR ACY (AP)
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Clippard Added To All-Star Team Nats right-hander ranks 16th in ERA among NL relievers Nationals Nationals reliever Tyler Clippard has been added to the National League All-Star roster, Major League Baseball announced Sunday. After Jordan Zimmermann pulled out of the game Saturday because of a bicep strain, the ﬁrst-place Nationals were without an All-Star representative, which irked several on the team. Clippard’s addition ensures they will have one for Tuesday’s game in Minneapolis. It will be the setup man’s second All-Star selection in his career. Clippard has a 2.03 ERA in 40 innings, has struck out 53 batters along with a 6-2 record. He is
fourth in the majors with 19 holds. Even after allowing a run in Saturday’s game, Clippard’s ERA ranks 16th among NL relievers. Clippard was last an All-Star in 2011. Ca rd i na ls Ma nager Mi ke Matheny, who is managing the NL All-Star team, could have easily picked Drew Storen to represent the Nationals. Storen has a lower ERA (1.20) and WHIP (0.90) than Clippard. Closer Rafael Soriano, who has a stronger case perhaps than both, said Sunday morning he wasn’t asked to attend the All-Star game — and he wouldn’t want to anyway, preferring to go home to the Dominican Republic after being snubbed in the initial selection. Clippard is replacing Braves starter Julio Teheran, who pitched for Atlanta on Sunday and wouldn’t be available to pitch in the All-Star game. ADAM KILGORE AND JAMES WAGNER (THE WASHINGTON POST )
Martin Wins Women’s British Mo Martin hit the best shot of her life, and it made her a major champion Sunday in the Women’s British Open. From the middle of the fairway on the par-5 18th hole at Royal Birkdale, Martin, left, ripped a 3-wood and the ball hit the middle of the pin and settled 6 feet away for an eagle. An hour later, that turned out to be the winning shot for the 31-year-old American when Inbee Park and Shanshan Feng could not stay under par. (AP)
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PETS ADOPT A CAT/KITTEN Vet checked. Call Feline Foundation. 703-920-8665 www.ffgw.org American Eskimo—Cute, friendly puppies. Vetchkt, 1st,2nd shots, wrmd,$325 for female, $300 for male, 540-948-6079,540-717-3701 AUSSIE Pups, Merle-Tris, AKC pure bred, vet ck, shots, wormed, ready now! Great, friendly companion! 301-934-3960 or 240-210-3376 Boxer—$550-750, M/F, 7wks, AKC, reg, brindle /fawn/ white, tail docked, dewclaws rem. shots, parents onsite, family raised. 540-955-9949. DOBERMAN PUPS - AKC, 8 weeks old, Black and Tan. Tails docked, dew claws. $500. Please Call Butch 240-286-4508 FRENCH BULLDOG—Puppies, 10weeks,AKC Reg., shots, ready to go, parents on premises $850 Schwartz2922@mail.com 202-363-4276 German Sheppard—$500, 4 males and 3 femaies, 5 weeks yrs old, 703-303-8742 German Shepherd—German Shepherd Puppies AKC, $675, Exceptional Quality, Schz. III Lns, 540789-4000 or email email@example.com Golden Retriever—Golden Retriever Puppies, AKC, Exceptional Quality, Champion Lines, $675, email firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-789-4000 HAVANESE ACA, HAVACHON, SHH-CHON Non shed, 8 wks+ $350-$650 ($100 off w/ ad). 301-252-9213 www.windsoroakfarm.com Lab Pups—AKC, $500, Pointed Show Sire, Parents OFA, Vax/Deworm UTD, Health Guar. 540239-1734 Poodle—Standard puppies, AKC-Champ Bloodline. M/F. Non-shed, S/W, Home-raised. Silver, black, apricot & creme. 301-246-4169. $1200. YORKIE $400, male, 1 year old. Need to sell, going back to college, papers and shot records provided. Call 202-320-9301
DC RENTALS Congress Heights, SE- DC- Sparkling 1&2BR clean, quiet, secure, $800 & $1,000 + Utils . Nr Bolling AFB 501 Mellon St. SE 20032 301-552-2989 NE- Huntwood Crt. Under new management. 1BR $860+. 2BR $920+. 5000 Hunt St NE. 888-349-3845 NMI Prop Mgmt.
FAIRWAY PARK A P A R T M E N T S
2BR Special $1095 Must Move In by 7/31/14
No Application Fee! Available for Immediate Move In!!!! • Energy-efficient systems • Brushed Nickel Accents • Stainless steel appliances • Large Closets • Microwave • Dishwasher • Central Air Conditioning • Kitchen Breakfast Bars • On-site Management • Washer & Dryer • On-site Maintenance
2100 Maryland Ave., NE Washington, DC 20002
116 Irvington Street SW
1 BRs fr. $860/mo 2 BRs fr. $985/mo
Summer is Here
$50 Off Per Month on a 12 Month Lease Move - In Specials 1, 2 and 3 Large Bedroom, No Holding Fee / $500 Deposit No more high Fee’s • Come in today Move-In by July 31, 2014 Comcast Event Hurry Limited Time Only *on approved credit* *income restrictions apply* 888.891.8472
EFFICIENCY $700 1BR fr. $775 2BR fr. $870
M-F 9-5 • Sat 10-4
GAS HEAT, FREE GAS COOKING & WATER
2 BRS 895
Central A/C, Convenient to Green Line Metro, Onsite Laundry, Parking, Vouchers Welcome
$20 APPLICATION FEE! Convenient to shops, schools, Dishwasher. Walk-in closets., w-w carpet 5% DISCOUNT: METRO & DC GOVT employees
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(877) 464-9774 3539 A St. SE
PARK NAYLOR APARTMENTS
1 & 2 BEDROOM APTS STARTING AT $1,019 2 BR DUPLEXES STARTING AT $1,322 $
Heating Apartments • Free Heat & Gas • Patios/Balconies • Community Center • Ask About Our Government and • Controlled Building Senior Discounts Access
Application Fee $25.00
Friendship Court July 12th 10am - 2pm OPEN HOUSE Saturday, $20 Application Fee
1 Bedrooms 2 Bedrooms STARTING @ $729* STARTING @ $829*
for one adult 18yrs and older or two adults $35
202-969-8564 2562 Naylor Rd., SE Washington, DC 20020
2343 Green Street SE • Wash. DC 20020
The weather is nice and so are our apartments!!!
5 minute walk from the Minnesota Ave Metro Controlled access entry • Laundromat facilities on-site Free summer camp • Community Center Gas heat & cooking • Central A/C and much, much more!
3551 Jay Street NE, Washington DC 20019
1 Bedrooms @ $750
Mon.-Fri. 9-5pm, Call for Saturday appointments *Limited Time Only
M-F 9am-4pm Saturday 10am-2pm
202.563.6968 4632 Livingston Rd SE
New Extended hours on Wednesdays 9am-7pm
Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.
DAHLIA Studios Starting at $1100 (some with dens) 1 Bedrooms Starting at $1300 • Hardwood Floors • Renovated Kitchens • Spacious Floorplans • Ample Closet Space • Metro bus at Entrance
2BRs as low as $1100 $ 300 off
if move in Immediately
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7019 Georgia Avenue NW Washington DC 20012
Fitness Center Business Center Community Center Spacious Floorplans Individually Controlled Heat & A/C Balconies & Patios Controlled Access Sparkling Swimming Pool Fabulous Views of the City
www.wcsmith.com William C. Smith & Co./EHO
2629 Douglas Rd., SE • Washington, DC
SE - 13th St. 2 mins to metro,2 BR. $875 + utilities. Section8 okay . 202-388-3900 x15 202-438-3499 SE: 3BR apt,CAC,hdwd/carpet,new kit & bath. Section8 welcome.$1500/month. Call 202-285-5817 SE DANBURYST - Attractive 1BR $805. 1st months rent free. Good credit req. Metro Bus at corner. Call 202-563-1791 SE-Hanover Court. Under new mgmt. 1BR $775+. 2BR $850.$50 app fee 2412 Hartford St. #202 SE. 202-506-6416 NMI Property Management SE - NEWCOMB ST 2BR/3BR. $875-$1661 + electric. Section 8 ok. 202-388-3900 x10 or 202-438-3499
LOOK, LEASE, LIVE Starting at $
+ electric $35 app fee
NEWLY RENOVATED 1 BEDROOMS Secured Buildings • Hardwood Floors Dishwashers • On Site Laundry 1 Block from Benning Rd. Subway Station $35 App. Fee • $408 Security Deposit
BASS CIRCLE APARTMENTS
4511 B Street SE, Washington, DC 20019 • 202-621-6836
250 DEPOSIT • 1 MONTH RENT FREE*
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The Perfect Location at the Perfect Price
CAPITOL PARK PLAZA
• Studios & 1 Bedroom Apartments • All Utilities Included M-F 9-6 • Fitness Center/Swimming Pool Sat. 10-5 • Ask about our Tax Credit Program*
Housing Choice Vouchers welcome where rents are within voucher program limits.
GREENWOOD MANOR M-F 8:30 - 5 PM SAT. by appt only
Meadow Green Courts!
Housing Choice Vouchers Welcome where rents are within voucher limits
PARADISE AT PARKSIDE
W/W carpet, CAC/1 Air/Heat, Dishwasher, Laundry facility, fee
NW - 1BR $969 - $ 1019 incl utils. Laundry on-site, Lead Safe!! Ms. Mitchell 301-316-4590
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201 I Street, SW • Washington, DC 20024 Located NearThe S.W. Waterfront SE
1 Month FREE Rent!*
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ROYAL COURTS 202-969-8558 3719 4th Street SE *Call for details. Restrictions apply
A Great Place at a Great Price! River Hill Apartments!
1 Bedrooms at $829 No Application Fee/Deposit Special! Individually Controlled Central Air Dishwasher/Garbage Disposal Laundry Room in every building!
2942 2ND St. SE Wash, D.C. 20032 Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.
Call For Information on Specials! EFF, 1 & 2 BRs $ Starting @
Min. To National Harbor, Mins. from I295, I395, I495, On-site Laundry/Parking, Vouchers Welcome
SPECIAL! • $200 OFF 1st Months Rent
202.561.4675 4200 S. Capitol St. Wash. DC 20032 Delwin-realty.com
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WDC 1 APARTMENTS
Rents Starting @ $780 $
0 app fee • 1 & 2 br Available
305 37th Street SE
SW-Madison Ct. Under New Management. Starting at 1BR $845+, 2BR $945+. 32 Chesapeake St. SW 202-561-7368 NMI Property Management WAGGAMAN CORPORATION Presents NE 330 63rd Street, NE, 1 Bedroom $700 +elec Laundry available, Cap.Heights Metro nearby Housing Choice Voucher Welcomed Equal Housing Opportunity 202-537-8970 Washington DC Southeast Roland Park - 4801-15 Texas Ave, SE. Call to make an appointment to see our 2BR, steps from Blue Line. $1000 + elec. 301-559-9111. Benning Rd Apts - 4952 Benning Rd. SE-NO VACANCIES.
WOODLAND SPRINGS 1, 2, 3, 4 Bedrooms Available
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6617 Atwood Street District Heights, MD 20747
ANDREWS - Luxury Rental 3BR, 2 New BA, New Kit, 2 Fpls, Full Bsmt. Security System. $1950. 703-447-9127
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CHEVERLY CROSSING APARTMENTS 3839 64th Ave Hyattsville MD 20784
SUMMER SAVINGS EVENT Great Location
1525 Elkwood Lane Capitol Heights, MD 20742
Free July Rent • Flat Screen TV • Renovated Apartments • Spacious Floorplans • Central HVAC 1 Bedrooms @ $850 per month 2 Bedrooms @ $950 per month 3 Bedrooms @ $1199 per month
1 BR from $879 2 BR from $1049
ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED for a small fee Prices subject to veriﬁcation
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1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Apartments Starting @ $980 We Offer Second Chance Program With $0 Security Deposit • Clubhouse & Fitness Center • Washer & Dryer In Unit • Renovated Apartments Available • Less than Five Minutes from 495 • Swimming Pool • Central A\C & Heat • Spacious Closets
2428 Corning Ave. Fort Washington, MD 20744 Call today to schedule an appointment tour!
*with no carpet
• Spacious Floorplans • Fully equipped contemporary kitchen • Washer and Dryer in each home • Fitness center, clubhouse and pool
• Ceiling Fans • Lovely Setting • Near the New ARTS DISTRICT • Close to Shopping & Metro
Coopers Crossing Landover, MD
1, 2, and 3 BRs Starting at $920 *
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Pet Friendly • Pool & Fitness Center Spacious Floor Plans • Huge Walk-In Closets Dishwasher/Washer & Dryer • Near Metro
MOVE-IN SPECIAL! 1ST MONTH RENT ONLY $599 (WITH A 12 MO. LEASE)
Immediate move-in specials
HYATTSVILLE- SFH, 3BR, 1.5BA, CAC, carpet,patio, 1 car garage, bi-level. No pets. Cable/Wi-fi, OSP, near metro/ bus. $1500 + utils. Call 301-661-7694
GARFIELD COURT 599
$300 off 2 BRs. Must move in by August 1, 2014.
price is for 1st Mo. Rent/ 1 BR only
(when you sign a 12 mo. lease).
1 BR at $800 • 2 BR at $875
• Computer Lab & Classes • Metro Accessible • After school and Summer program for the kids • Easy access to 495/295, Metro and Shopping
Our Sizzling Prices Will Make You Shiver Stop in Today : 1 and Dens : 2 Bedrooms : 2 and Dens : 3 Bedrooms
Contact Jackie or Paula at 301-773-8484
866.507.2283 1829 Belle Haven Drive, Hyattsville, MD 20785
On residential street next to DeMatha HS Off-st parking • Ceiling Fans
Performance. People. Pride.
(tenant pays electric • carpet extra)
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The Villages At Montpelier
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FREE Internet & Cable* (*1-BR only) State of the Art Fitness Center Stainless Steel Appliances** Granite Countertops** Washer & Dryer** Free Gas (cooking & heat) & Water Outdoor & Indoor Pools (**Select Units) *Subject to change.
• Free gas and water • State-of-the-art ﬁtness center
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6400 Riverdale Road • Riverdale, MD 20737
www.parkviewgardensapartments.com Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 10-4, Sun. 12-4
1, 2 & 3 BR APTS. HUGE 2 BR TOWNHOMES
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5409 Riverdale Road • Riverdale, MD 20737
11658 South Laurel Drive Laurel, MD 20708
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1 Bedrooms from the $1000’s 2 Bedrooms from the $1300’s
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• Right across from the NEW WEGMANS • Remodeled w/brand new Kitchens • Licensed daycare on premises
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Walk to Metro Walk to Elementary School Minutes to the NEW WEGMANS Granite Countertops* Stainless Steel Appliances* *Select Units Only
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2 BRS $995 3 BRS $1,195
• Renovated Kitchens w/Dishwasher • Central HVAC • All Floorplans w/Balcony or Patio
1 BR $1021 All Utilities Included 1 BR + Den $1132 2 BR $1255 2 BR + Den $1522 3 BR 1599 3 BR + Den $1746
www.novodev.com 202-553-3814 Leasing@novodev.com
TOWERS MOVE-IN SPECIAL
$599 price is for 1st Mo. Rent/1 BR only (when you sign a 12 mo. lease).
1 BR’s are $1050
Central Air • Elevator Off St. Parking • Mid-Rise Apts All Utilities Included
*Call about our move-in specials
1439 Southern Ave.
• Mins from 495, Rt. 50, 295
7742 Finns Lane Lanham, MD 20706
Move In Special
PARKWAY TERRACE 1 BRs fr
$599 price is for 1st Mo. Rent/1 BR only. (on a 12 mo. lease) 1-BR $1100 | 2-BR $1225
2 BRs fr $
$30 Application Fee • Walk to Metro • W/W Carpet or Hardwood avail • Secure Buildings • Parklike setting w/picnic tbls & grill
Forest Glen Apts. 888-887-6793
Close to the Forest Glen Metro Off-Str. Parking/Controlled Access Ceiling Fans Housing Vouchers Welcome UTILITIES INCLUDED
3415 Parkway Terr. Dr. Suitland, Md. Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm.
Enjoy the HI-Rise Living
1 Bedroom from $1599 2 Bedrooms from $1899
Huge closets, balcony, granite counter and all utilities included! Walk to Metro, Shopping and Dining
301-289-9590 3301 Chillum Rd. 20712
MOVE IN SPECIAL
WINDSOR COURT AND TOWER APTS
• Enormous Floor Plans • Noise Dampening Floors • Close to Shopping • Pet Friendly • Washer & Dryers in all 3 BR units
(when you sign a 12mo. lease)
1 BR Special- $1168 2 BR Special- $1300* 3 BR Special- $1650*
Super Convenient Location Close to shops & rec. ctr
1BR $825 • 2BR $925 Utilities & Carpet Included! (A/C Extra)
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Conveniently located near Beltway (495, 95, 295) Pennsylvania Ave.
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3901 Suitland Rd. Suitland, MD 20746
710 Roeder Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Highrise or garden style apts Dishwashers Gas cooking & heat Swimming pool Pet friendly (some restrictions)
Andrew’s Ridge Up to 1½ Months Free* Rents from $1050 $500 Off 1st Month*
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5601 Regency Park Court • Suitland, MD 20746 *Limited time offer on select apartments
TEMPLE HILLS - 3309 B1 Huntley Square Dr. 2BR condo, LR, DR, kitchen, patio, W/D, AC. $1,450/mo all utils inc. Call 240-425-2104
LEXUS OF SILVER SPRING
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MANASSAS - 3 level TH, 4BR,3.5BA,new carpet & paint,finishedw-o basement,deck,fpl,W/D. $2,000.703-498-5765 or 703-330-2717
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ROOMMATES ASPEN HILL,MD- 1BR in bsmt,full bath, living room,private entrance,near metro. $800 utilitiesincluded.Call 240-483-1311 BOWIE - Male preferred.Clean, furnished.No pets.$165-$175 a week all utils included.301-537-5433 COLLEGE PARK 5 min. to CP Metro, brick house, front porch, back deck. $650. incl. util. Scott 443949-5938 HYATTSVILLE,MD - Room in houseto share. Close to metro.No pets/ smoking. $550/mo.Call 410-476-1665 LAUREL - basement room priv bath, priv entrance, wall to wall $750. Additional room, $525. WD, DW,near bus/ shoppinginc. utilities.240-475-4072 NE/Ft Totten Metro/Red Line- Female Pref $935 unfurn BR shrd Single Family Home in 3BR, 2.5BA. W/D, Cbl, int, maid svc. utils incld 202-494-3692 NW - Large clean furn room in quiet home. $695 unfurn/ $795 furn.All utilitiesincluded. Call 301-529-5430. SILVER SPRING Walk to metro, BR & BA $650, $529 No pets smoke. Incl Utils. 301-593-2435 Silver Spring- NS, W/D.nr trans & shop,furn. $375/bi-wk inc Utils, internt& cbl Sam-240-286-5451 SILVER SPRING- Room to rent W/D, Shrd kit & BA Near Holy Cross Hospital 240-988-9316 SILVER SPRING/WHEATON- Furn rm for rent. Walk to bus/rail. $620/mon utilities included NS. 301-942-1209 TAKOMA PARK Utils incl. parking avail, n/s, near metro. $565-$600. plus security. 240-487-6125
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‘Married’ (FX) Nat Faxon, above left, and Judy Greer, above right, star in this new comedy about facing your midlife crisis with the one you love. Russ and Lina are struggling to keep the magic alive, even as they face carpool lanes, debt and suburban boredom. (TRIBUNE MEDIA /E XPRESS)
As co-director of the “Paradise Lost” trilogy, Joe Berlinger raised so many questions about the seemingly rushed convictions of three Arkansas teens in a bizarre child-murder case that the prisoners were ultimately set free. Berlinger isn’t out to do the same with his latest documentary, “Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger.” “I’m not an advocate for James ‘Whitey’ Bulger,” Berlinger makes clear. “He’s a brutal, vicious killer who deserves to be behind bars.” The notorious gangster spent 16 years on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list before his capture (at age 81) in 2011, and no one in the ﬁ lm denies that Bulger is a bad guy. Other truths proved more elusive, however. “Of all the ﬁlms I’ve ever made, this is a ‘Rashomon’ experience,” Berlinger says, referring to the 1950 Akira Kurosawa ﬁlm that tells the story of a crime from multiple points of view, many of which contradict one another. “I think [‘Whitey’] is allowing everyone to have their say in the interest of a larger truth rising to the top, and that truth is there are a lot of disturbing questions about this case that deserve to be answered.” With this film (available on iTunes and VOD), Berlinger questions how Bulger managed to rule Boston’s criminal underground as
James “Whitey” Bulger, seen here in police mug shots, insists he’s no rat in “Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger.”
“[Bulger’s] trial really should have been an opportunity for all of the truth to come out …” — JOE BERLINGER, DIRECTOR OF THE NEW DOCUMENTARY “WHITEY: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. JAMES J. BULGER”
one of the chiefs of the Irish mob for decades when the police and the FBI knew full well what he was up to. “If you believe the ofﬁcial story, he was an FBI informant and the FBI looked the other way and empowered one set of criminals to take down the other set,” Berlinger says (the “other set” was the Maﬁa).
“Whitey” pokes really big holes in that ofﬁcial story — often with the help of Bulger himself, who repeatedly insists in talks with his lawyer (Berlinger was not allowed to interview Bulger himself) that he was not “a rat.” The catch is that Bulger and the government have such a huge stake in their stories being true that you can’t trust either of them. Bulger wants to keep his status as an honorable gangster who doesn’t tattle; the government wants to use Bulger’s status as an informant as justiﬁcation for why they never caught him. “[Bulger’s] trial really should have been an opportunity for all of the truth to come out as to how it is he could have been on top of the criminal heap for 25 years and not get so much as a trafﬁc ticket,” Berlinger says. Bulger was not allowed
to present his argument — basically, that while he wasn’t an informant, he had unofﬁcial assurances from multiple branches of law enforcement that he wouldn’t be touched — as his defense. Berlinger, most famous for exposing injustices perpetrated against the wrongly convicted, says the victim of injustice here isn’t Bulger, who is serving two life terms in federal prison. To him, the victims are the families of those Bulger killed, as well as the American public as a whole. “We can’t have our institutions of government picking and choosing who should live and who should die by deciding, ‘OK, we’re going to bring down the Italian Maﬁa, but we’re going to let the Irish mobsters run free,’ ” he says. “That’s why it matters.” KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (E XPRESS)
The weekend box office take of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” one of the best debuts of the summer so far. After two weeks on top, the Michael Bay action sequel “Transformers: Age of Extinction” slid to second with $16.5 million. The Melissa McCarthy comedy “Tammy” came in third with $12.9 million. (AP)
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The merchant loves his beautiful pet parrot and gives him lots of presents. The pet parrot doesn’t love living in his cage. Meanwhile, the cat wanders freely.
With Flying Colors ‘Two Parrots’ is a rich, bright fable of birds and freedom Books The 13th-century Persian poet Rumi tells us if you love something, you should set it free. Unless it has already beguiled you and escaped on its own. In her ﬁrst U.S. publication, the picture book “Two Parrots,” Arling-
ton-based IranianAmerican illustrator and writer Rashin K heiriyeh reimagines Rumi’s tale of a pet parrot yearnKheiriyeh ing to ﬂy the coop. Spoiler alert: He does. Other spoiler alert: Everything works out in the end. The plot is simple: A friend from India gives a Persian merchant a pet parrot, which the mer-
chant, the bird takes matters into his own talons. Kheiriyeh believes that by keeping a story short, happy and funny, children’s literature can pass messages between generations. Having worked on children’s books in 10 different countries, Kheiriyeh says this approach is universal. All over the world, “people think that by funny stories they can teach children better,” she says. “The messages will remain in their kids’ minds for a longer time.” Kheiriyeh’s artwork — oil paint on paper in the case of “Two Par-
chant lavishes with presents and ﬁne foods. But the parrot desires only freedom and a return to his ﬂock. Instead of waiting on a change of heart from the mer-
Drummer remade himself to help start a punk movement Obituary Tom Erdelyi hadn’t planned to become Tommy Ramone, but circumstances forced him into a new identity as the drummer and driving force behind one of the most inf luential and unforgettable rock ’n’ roll bands of the 1970s. He was the last surviving member of the Ramones, the seminal New York punk group whose
buzzsaw music and don’t-give-a-rip attitude have been a lasting inﬂuence for more than a generation. Erdelyi (or Ramone, as he was better known), 65, died Friday at his Queens home of bile-duct cancer. There had been other strippeddown groups before the Ramones, but the four leather-clad kids from Queens, N.Y., created a distinctive no-frills identity, with their torn jeans and style-free haircuts, as they pounded out songs. It didn’t matter that they could barely play their instruments: The Ramones were a rock ’n’ roll primal scream, an expression of rebel-
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Tommy Erdelyi planned to be the band’s manager but picked up drums instead.
lion, loneliness and unﬁltered fun. As a show of brotherly solidarity, each band member adopted the last name Ramone. The band had read that Paul McCartney had checked into hotels as Paul Ramone, derived from the name of pop-music producer Phil Ramone. Erdelyi was going to be the band’s manager and was helping audition drummers when the group was forming in 1974. When none of them could follow the Ramones’ style, he picked up the sticks himself and became Tommy Ramone. “I knew from the start what we were doing was innovative and had
rots” — is imaginative and bright. The heavily textured paper on which she painted, brought back from a trip to India, is handmade. She says its texture reminded her of the clay and hay mixture used to build Iranian houses of old. She also found inspiration in traditional Persian art, seen in the ﬂoral and geometric patterns and bold color palette incorporated throughout her book. “I love those Persian painting styles from the past and I love blending them with the modern graphic,” she says. Clever details add layers of meaning to the story. Watch for notes written in Farsi (one is a letter from the parrot to a friend), a bright-eyed group of serving women and a cat who meanders throughout the pages. “Using the black cat is kind of my sign in most of my picture books. I just use it as a playful character,” Kheiriyeh says. Kheiriyeh hopes her book will address what she feels is a lack of Iranian culture in American bookstores. “In Iran we have rich literature from the past,” she says. “I always have a great passion to work on Persian literature and adapt it to the modern audience. I wanted to retell those stories with new images. That’s my goal.” ALLIE GHAMAN (E XPRESS)
the potential to start a genre and a movement,” Tommy Ramone told USA Today in 2004. Almost every Ramones song began with Dee Dee shouting, “1-23-4!” before the band launched into an anthem such as “Suzy Is a Headbanger” or “I Wanna Be Sedated.” (All the band’s songs were credited to “The Ramones,” but Tommy was a major contributor to many.) The Ramones broke up in 1996 and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. They inﬂuenced British punk bands who became more famous and a generation of younger groups, such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana and Green Day. MAT T SCHUDEL (THE WASHINGTON POST )
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treated her to a movie followed by an evening walk on the water in Georgetown.” “I had no idea we were on a date or that he was even interested.” HOW HE PROPOSED: For the one-year anniversary of her boutique, he called all their friends to celebrate; after toasting her success, he dropped to one knee. STUPIDEST FIGHT: After the Cincinnati Bengals lost a game, she called him a fair-weather fan. “He went on a three-hour tirade about how you never say that.” WHEN SHE KNEW: When he left D.C. to finish law school. “I texted my best friend, ‘I’m going to marry Dorian.’ I still have the phone so I can keep the message.”
Corrine, 30, is a senior associate with a consulting firm and owns an online boutique. Dorian, 30, is an attorney. They’ll live in D.C. after they’re married.
Elizabeth and John Daggett Elizabeth (nee Pratt), 37, is an analyst. John, 40, is a program manager at Customs and Border Protection. They, with sons Charlie and Henry, live in D.C. THEIR WEDDING: Beth and John wed Aug. 18, 2007, in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. WEDDING MEMORIES: John: “My
quiet and reserved dad dancing to what he called ‘the jumping song,’ aka. ‘Jump Around’ by House of Pain.” “We had to play it twice because it was so popular,” Beth adds. DATE NIGHT: Dinner, a nice bottle of wine and a stroll. “On the way, we bump into Louis CK, who’s more than happy to pose for a selfie,” John says. KEEPING THE SPARK: “Lots of double entendres,” Beth says. “We have to be more careful as
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THE MAIN EVENT: They will wed Nov. 7 in their hometown outside Cincinnati. HOW THEY MET: Elementary school, where even then, Dorian was crushing. They reconnected when he moved to D.C. for an internship, where she found him cute but cocky. FIRST DATE: As an unpaid clerk in D.C., “with the little money I had, I
our older son starts to catch on.” PET PEEVES: “She ruthlessly hunts down and disposes of any socks with holes in them, even ones that have given me years of faithful service.” SAGE ADVICE: “Feel comfortable telling your spouse they make poor television choices,” John says. “I think ‘Scandal’ is absurd and a complete waste of time. Beth would prefer watching paint dry to sitting through ‘Game of Thrones’ with me.”
Valerie Hargis, Charlie Yi Valerie, 27, is an English teacher. Charlie, 42, is an IT tech. They live in Falls Church. THE MAIN EVENT: They will tie the knot July 19 in Leesburg, Va. HOW THEY MET: They met during a swing-dance event in D.C. FIRST IMPRESSIONS: “He was ridiculously cool and way out of my league.” “I fell for her the moment I saw her.” FIRST DATE: The weekend after the DC Lindy Exchange, they wandered the Mall. HOW HE PROPOSED: At a Gatsbythemed picnic in Richmond. They were on a tour of a historic mansion when a guide led them to a back room. “I was feeling really excited for the ‘extra’ tour segment, but then the staff member left the room and closed the door” — at which point he popped the question. THEIR SONG: “Shiny Stockings,” by the Count Basie Orchestra. It’ll be their first dance — the lindy hop, of course — after they’re married.
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Where Does the Actor End And the Character Begin? While playing Hedwig in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” Neil Patrick Harris on Thursday verbally attacked an audience member who was taking pictures during the show, and later spat water on her, The New York Post’s Page Six reported. While the water-spitting is part of the script, “he spat the water straight at the woman,”said a witness. “It was all a bit frosty and awkward.” (EXPRESS)
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C. Zack “Danger” Brown of Ohio jokingly sought $10 to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad but has raised tens of thousands of dollars in the Kickstarter campaign. He’s now considering throwing a huge public potato-salad party with the money. 2 C. The score of the Germany-Brazil match was 7-1. The six-goal defeat was Brazil’s worst loss in 102 World Cup matches. Germany scored five goals in the first 29 minutes of the match.
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LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian said “LeAnn & Eddie,” a reality series debuting Thursday on VH1, is a chance to mock the rumors that have surrounded the pair since they got together in 2009, when they were married to others. “Everyone has used our lives as entertainment,” Rimes said. “We wanted to … take our life back and have fun with our story,” she said. (AP)
Don’t tell Shakira that there may be universes in which she didn’t meet Gerard.
Speaking ahead of Sunday’s closing ceremony concert, Shakira said, “Soccer has changed my life in so many ways. And affected my life on so many different levels. In 2010 I met the love of my life. And if it wasn’t for the World Cup my son Milan wouldn’t be here today.” She and Spain defender Gerard Pique met when promoting her 2010 World Cup anthem. (AP)
3 B. “Game of Thrones” earned 19 Emmy nominations Thursday, the most of any show. 4
A. Two recent cases of alleged American spying in Germany have caused renewed tension between the allies. German authorities are investigating one individual with ties to the German military who is suspected of working for U.S. intelligence and one employee of the German foreign intelligence agency accused of selling secrets to the CIA.
Tracy Morgan has been released from a rehabilitation facility as he heals from serious injuries he suffered in a car crash that left a fellow comedian dead. Morgan suffered a broken leg and broken ribs when the vehicle he was in was hit from behind June 7 by a Wal-Mart truck on the New Jersey Turnpike. On Thursday, lawyers for Morgan filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., claiming the retailer was negligent when a driver of one of its tractor-trailers rammed into Morgan’s limousine van. (AP)
in which he seems to advocate doing bodily harm to bicyclists. He writes: “It’s a $500 fine for a motorist to hit a bicyclist in the District, but some behaviors are so egregious that some drivers might think it’s worth paying the fine.” Outrage ensued. 6 B. The discovery of smallpox vials at the National Institutes of Health lab was disturbing because for decades after smallpox was declared eradicated, world health authorities said the only samples left were stored in super-secure laboratories in Atlanta and Russia.
D. The Post’s Courtland Milloy published a column online Tuesday
Leah Remini said on Bravos’ “Watch What Happens Live” last week that one reason she’s glad she left Scientology last year is that she can drink more. “I’d say the worst part [of Scientology] was I couldn’t drink every other day, and the best is, I can drink every other day,” she said. She says she still misses some of her Scientologist friends, though. (EXPRESS)
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turn on electronic devices such as cellphones before boarding. 10 C. Manassas City, Va., police said Thursday they would not serve a search warrant seeking to take photos of a 17-year-old charged with making and distributing child porn for “sexting” videos with his 15-year-old girlfriend. Earlier in the week, prosecutors said they had obtained a warrant to photograph the teen’s erect genitalia to compare with the video he allegedly sent.
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