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DC cop caught driving without lights near Dupont Circle

At about 2:50AM, MPD Seargent Nebel drove MPD cruiser #1213 with all lights turned off on a foot trail between the "P st Beach" or "Black Forest" woods and the tennis courts behind the school. He got there by driving through the school's parking lot, again without lights.

Dueling protests at the White House over new Iraq intervention

On the 21st of June, antiwar protesters showed up at the White House for the 2nd time in 6 days, demanding that Obama cancel plans new US intervention in Iraq. There were also opposing protesters who appeared to be Iraqi Shiites, the group fighting against ISIS. Organizers said they wanted intelligence sharing and arms, not occupation troops, but at least one of them claimed troops would not occupy the country.

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Oil Train Week of Action July 6-13, 2014

Are explosive Bakken crude oil trains coming through your town?  / Actions you can take now!

IMF Releases Paper on Ending Predatory Behavior: Paper Propels IMF Board Financial Stability Decisions

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) officially released a major paper focused on increasing stability in the financial system and preventing predatory hold-out behavior in debt restructuring.

Performance Bicycle refusing to sell bikes or bike frames to buyers without ID

Performance Bicycle is a national chain with outlets in the DC area in Montgomery County, MD. They tell me they will not sell complete bikes or frames to people unwilling to present identification. Their advice was to buy used when I asked them where they refer potential customers without drivers licenses or ID.

When I contacted City Bikes, by comparison, they said ID was only required for test rides, where it would be needed to find the rider if the bike was stolen.

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