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D.C. judge allows American to sue Rumsfeld over torture

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has ruled that former Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld can be sued personally for damages by a former U.S. military contractor who says he was tortured during a nine-month imprisonment in Iraq. The lawsuit lays ...

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WSSC’s sewer overflows decline after settlement

WASHINGTON — Aging water mains in the Maryland suburbs have had a series of spectacular breaks requiring firefighters to rescue people from cascading water, residents to boil tap water and crews to rip up roads to replace shattered pipes. But ...

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Montgomery Co. attorney caught in FBI probe to be sentenced Friday

A recently disbarred lawyer from Montgomery County will be sentenced this week to as much as 20 years in prison for his role in a multistate insurance scam ring. Amir Ryan Lahuti, 45, was one of four people who recruited ...

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