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Washington scores 27 unanswered points to stun Eagles

Washington scores 27 unanswered points to stun Eagles

Sports
Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The Washington Football Team rallied from a 17-point deficit to upset the Philadelphia Eagles 27-17 on Sunday at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. Peyton Barber ran for two touchdowns and Dwayne Haskins Jr. threw for another to give Washington its first win under new head coach Ron Rivera, who recently found out he has a form of skin cancer. Advertisement After falling behind 17-0 in the second quarter, Washington leaned on a swarming defense in its first game since owner Daniel Snyder agreed to change the team's nickname and former employees alleged sexual harassment. Washington recorded eight sacks and forced three turnovers to give its offense prime field position. The Eagles were held to 265 total offensive yards and were 5 of 14 on third down and 0 for 2 on fourth down. ...

Washington lawmakers must agree on this issue before more stimulus money reaches struggling Americans

Finance
Carlos Ponce joins others at a July 16 demonstration in Miami Springs, Florida, asking senators to support the continuation of unemployment benefits.Joe Raedle | Getty ImagesBoth Republicans and Democrats want to come up with new stimulus legislation to boost a U.S. economy ailing from the coronavirus pandemic.But both sides are at odds over how much the price tag for that relief should be, leaving millions of Americans waiting for more financial aid.The stalemate comes down largely to a couple of sticking points.More from Personal Finance:Sept. 1 is the first day of the payroll tax holidayFive key things workers should know about the payroll tax deferralHow the CARES Act failed to protect tenants from eviction"Probably the biggest stumbling block that remains is the amount of money that w...
Famous birthdays for July 28: John David Washington, Elizabeth Berkley

Famous birthdays for July 28: John David Washington, Elizabeth Berkley

Entertainment
July 28 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include: Advertisement -- Author Beatrix Potter in 1866 -- Suffragist Lucy Burns in 1879 -- French surrealist artist Marcel Duchamp in 1887 -- Singer/actor/band leader Rudy Vallee in 1901 -- Tupperware founder Earl Tupper in 1907 -- Former U.S. first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in 1929 -- Bill Bradley, former U.S. senator/basketball Hall of Fame member, in 1943 (age 76) File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI -- "Garfield" creator Jim Davis in 1945 (age 75) -- Actor Sally Struthers in 1947 (age 73) -- Actor Georgia Engel in 1948 -- Former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in 1954 -- Actor Lori Loughlin in 1964 (age 56)...
Washington recovers $300M in fraudulent unemployment claims

Washington recovers $300M in fraudulent unemployment claims

Health
Washington officials say the state has recovered $ 300 million paid to criminals who used stolen personal information to file fraudulent unemployment benefit claimsBy RACHEL LA CORTE Associated PressMay 28, 2020, 9:53 PM4 min read4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleOLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington state has recovered $ 300 million paid to criminals who used stolen personal information to file fraudulent unemployment benefit claims amid the COVID-19 crisis, officials said Thursday. Employment Security Department Commissioner Suzi LeVine said that she could not yet reveal the precise amount that was paid in fraudulent claims, but said that the initial recovery — including $ 50 million set to be returned Thursday — was a result of the state's collaboration with federal l
Washington Redskins release former second-round pick Noah Spence

Washington Redskins release former second-round pick Noah Spence

Sports
Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins released former Tampa Bay Buccaneers outside linebacker Noah Spence, the team announced Tuesday. The Redskins originally signed Spence in mid-September after the Buccaneers cut him at the end of training camp. Washington promoted linebacker Carroll Phillips from the practice squad in a corresponding roster move, according to the team. Tampa Bay selected Spence in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft out of Eastern Kentucky. The franchise expected the pass-rusher to take on a bigger role after he recorded 5.5 sacks in his rookie season, but he has only notched two sacks in three seasons since his first year in the league. In 41 career games, Spence has tallied 37 total tackles, 7.5 sacks and two passes defensed. Phillips joined the Redskins' prac...