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Fri Aug 22, 2014
Overnight News Digest 08/22/2014
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.
Va. man sentenced in visa scheme
A third person involved in a scheme to create fraudulent transcripts so that foreign students would appear eligible to retain their student visas has been sentenced to almost two years in prison.
Cyberattack at U.S. government contractor affects 25,000 workers
A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday.
Breach at government contractor 'affected' at leas...
A cyber attack at a company that performs background checks for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security compromised data of at least 25,000 government workers, an agency official told Reuters on Friday.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Monthly charge for air conditioner is illegal, tenants at Va. complex allege in lawsuit
The old window air-conditioning unit inside Amanda Quinteros's two-bedroom apartment provides welcome relief from the summer heat.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Star Online
Dennis and Leslie Bolin of Kings Mountain announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Anne Bolin, to William John Gabler, son of Ed Neunlist and Sarah Gabler of Falls Church, Va.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
General killed in Afghanistan laid to rest in Arlington rites
Working with private companies, his job was to make sure that his fellow soldiers had the technologies and equipment they needed to complete their missions.
Traffic Impacts Due to Military Funeral - Military officials are warning of possible traffic impacts in Arlington due to a full honors funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.
2-Star General Killed in Afghanistan to Be Buried
The highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in America's post-9/11 wars will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Va. group helps kids dealing with suicidal thoughts
Those are two of the most important things a pre-teen or teenager struggling with suicidal thoughts can hear, says Leslie Roberts, a prevention specialist supervisor at the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board , a county agency that deals with wellness and mental health.
Lube Report Asia Applies for BPA Membership
LUBE REPORT ASIA is published by LNG Publishing Company, Inc, . The BPA E-Newsletter audit will track Lube Report Asia's traffic and demographics.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
MISSING: Miguel Bermudez Alvarado of Falls Church
MISSING: Miguel Bermudez Alvarado of Falls Church Fairfax County police are looking for Miguel Bermudez Alvarado, who was reported missing by his family on Sunday.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Angel Gowns in Virginia turns wedding dresses into gowns for families that have lost newborns
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Inside the neonatal intensive care unit at INOVA Fairfax Hospital, the staff received a very special delivery: petite, hand-stitched, embroidered gowns fit for a prince or princess.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
A Successful Life through Serving Others
Living Legends of Alexandria is an ongoing 501 photo-documentary project to identify, honor and chronicle the people making current history in Alexandria.
General Dynamics Board Declares Dividend
The board of directors of General Dynamics today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 62 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable November 14, 2014, to shareholders of record on October 10. General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs approximately 89,600 people worldwide.
The Daily Beast
Homeland Security Contractor BreachedPerforms background checks.
The Falls Church, Virginia-based US Investigations Services, which provides background checks for the Department of Homeland Security, announced Wednesday it was the victim of a cyber attack.
Report: Russia to block US agricultural imports
President Vladimir Putin has ordered government agencies to restrict imports of food and agricultural products from the countries that have imposed sanctions against Russia.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
New insider attacks target the police in Afghanistan
This image provided by the U.S. Army shows Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene. A U.S. official has identified the senior officer killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 5, 2014, as Greene, the highest-ranking American officer killed in combat since 1970.
Major General Harold J. Greene shot by Afghan military policeman in ambush
Two star general was shot in the back of the head after Afghan soldier hid in the bathroom preparing for sneak attack ISAF, the international force in Afghanistan, said the attack took place at a British military training academy in the capital Shot dead: Major General Harold J. Greene, of Falls Church, Virginia, is the highest ranking member of ... (more)