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FBI:  Investigating San Bernardino As Act Of Terrorism

The FBI says Wednesday’s massacre in San Bernardino is now being investigated as an act of terrorism.  FBI Assistant Regional Director David Bowdich said at a news conference today that evidence recovered at the suspects home and car led them to shift the focus to terrorism.  Bowdich said that evidence included cell phones, computers and other forms of didigital media.  Malik and her husband, Syed Farook, were killed hours after the mass shooting that killed 14 people at a holiday party. 

Manassas Mall Reopened After Bomb Threat

Prince William County Police are reopening Manassas Mall after a bomb threat earlier this morning.  Police evacuated the building as a precaution around 10 a.m.  K-9 units swept the area but did not find anything suspicious inside.  Authorities reopened the mall four hours later.

DC Streetcar Appears Unlikely For 2015

It’s all but certain that the long awaited DC Streetcar will be a no go in 2015.  That’s what Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office is conceding today.  People close to the project say the system still has to undergo an open-ended safety certification process.  A three-week pre-revenue operations phase hasn’t been set yet, either.  This means Bowser’s promise of riding the “H” Street trolley in her first year in office looks unlikely.  The project was originally slated to open in Summer 2013.

Clinton Confronts Questions About Sexual Assault

Hillary Clinton is facing some difficult questions about past sexual assault claims against her husband, former President Bill Clinton.  The Democratic presidential frontrunner was at a campaign event in New Hampshire when a woman asked her about claims from three women in the 1990s.  Clinton responded, quote  —  “I would say that everybody should be believed at first until they are disbelieved on evidence.”  The former Secretary of State has long-condemned sexual assault around the world while promoting victims’ rights.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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