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Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious vehicle destroyed

A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a “suspicious” vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building. The vehicle’s owner was arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said.

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Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3, forcing evacuations

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Iraqi official: US defense chief has ‘incorrect information’

The comments by Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Guard’s elite Quds unit, come just after U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter accused Iraqi forces of lacking the "will to fight" in an interview aired the day before.

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Local prodigy takes court at French Open

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A go-kart roller coaster takes off in Ocean City

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