Local Headlines: Amid questions about Russia-Trump ties, protesters rally in front of the White House

Forging friendships in the ring: A Belfast-Beltway boxing connection; Food-oriented apartment complex to open near D.C.’s Union Market; D.C.-area forecast: Showers today but the main rains arrive Friday night into Saturday; Nationals vs. Orioles weather forecast: A few showers may cause intermittent delays; Domestic violence incident leads to assault with intent to kill charge; Mourning a soldier whose death could mark a new stage in America’s longest war; Man charged in homicides within days in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties; Second mayoral appointee identified in school-lottery scandal; All of Union Market’s a stage for the daring dancers of BalletX; Why Trump expected only applause when he told Comey, ‘You’re fired.’; D.C. homeless population drops 11 percent, report says; Virginia and Maryland lawmakers split over Trump’s firing of Comey; Halsey, Lupe Fiasco and more just-announced D.C. area concerts; July execution date set for Virginia inmate who killed 2 during 2006 escape; PM Update: Rain developing by morning, staying wet and gray Thursday;
 
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Amid questions about Russia-Trump ties, protesters rally in front of the White House
Nationwide demonstrations to restore “faith in American government” are planned for June 3.
Forging friendships in the ring: A Belfast-Beltway boxing connection
An exchange program between Northern Ireland and D.C. marks its 10th anniversary.
 
Food-oriented apartment complex to open near D.C.’s Union Market
TOWN SQUARE | Amenities at the Edison will include a clubroom with a library, a fitness center and a courtyard with fire pits, an outdoor kitchen, a fountain and a mural to be painted by a local artist.
 
D.C.-area forecast: Showers today but the main rains arrive Friday night into Saturday
Temperatures will be much cooler than normal.
 
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Nationals vs. Orioles weather forecast: A few showers may cause intermittent delays
Bring your rain poncho and a towel.
 
Domestic violence incident leads to assault with intent to kill charge
Man allegedly doused woman and her home with lighter fluid and tried to ignite a fire.
Mourning a soldier whose death could mark a new stage in America’s longest war
After Army Staff Sgt. Mark De Alencar was killed in Afghanistan, U.S. forces dropped a massive bomb. The father of five was buried Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Man charged in homicides within days in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties
He killed a man during a robbery in Germantown, then killed another man during a robbery in Suitland four days later, authorities say.
 
 
Second mayoral appointee identified in school-lottery scandal
Two Bowser officials are cited in the inspector general’s report, a council member said.
 
All of Union Market’s a stage for the daring dancers of BalletX
If you go shopping there this weekend, you may see dancers sashaying through the parking lot or twirling on a neighboring roof.
 
Why Trump expected only applause when he told Comey, ‘You’re fired.’
A president who operates in the moment sees no profit in considering the lessons and contradictions of the past.
 
D.C. homeless population drops 11 percent, report says
Number of homeless still higher than it was five years ago.
 
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Virginia and Maryland lawmakers split over Trump’s firing of Comey
Reps. Comstock and Taylor questioned the timing of the dismissal but stopped short of calling for an inquiry
 
Halsey, Lupe Fiasco and more just-announced D.C. area concerts
Grab tickets to these and more shows before they sell out.
 
July execution date set for Virginia inmate who killed 2 during 2006 escape
A roundup of news from the Washington region.
PM Update: Rain developing by morning, staying wet and gray Thursday
It’s a decent evening, but the weather is about to become less pleasant for a few days.
 
 
     
 
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