Check In – Daily News, Weather and Sports Scores – August 15, 2016


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Former Bush official supports Clinton, says Trump could be ‘disaster’

Carlos Gutierrez, former Bush administration official, says he will be voting for Hillary Clinton, and called Trump’s economic policies a “disaster.” Gutierrez was the former commerce secretary under President George W. Bush, and said he decided on Clinton after looking at the “totality” of the choice between the two candidates. “I have one resume here for Donald Trump, I have one resume here for Hillary Clinton, and I’ve chosen this resume,” Gutierrez said. “I think this person, Hillary Clinton, is the best for the country. I’m not thinking about (it as) a Republican, I’m thinking about (it as) a US citizen. I think at some point, you have to put the party aside and say what’s best for the country? I don’t want to live in a society that I think Donald Trump will create.”


Adele won’t perform at Super Bowl

Adele told fans at a concert in Los Angeles on Saturday night that she declined the NFL’s offer to be part of the Super Bowl LI half time show in Houston on February 5, 2017. “Come, on. That show is not about music, and I don’t dance or anything like that. They were really kind, they did ask me, but I did say no,” she said Saturday. While the half time shows are known for their upbeat and high-energy performances, Adele is known for her soulful ballads. “I know I’m not Beyoncé, I can’t dance or anything like that,” Adele said. The NFL said in a joint statement with its sponsor, Pepsi, that they are “big fans of Adele” but that they haven’t made a “formal offer” to anyone for next year’s show.

Washington, DC

Car crashes into DC Metrobus

Morning commuters faced a delay when a Metrobus crashed after being hit by a car. The accident happened on 16th Street and Underwood Street in Northwest at around 6 a.m. The car hit the accordion of the bus, causing the bus to ride up onto the curb and hit a tree. The bus then hit a low wall on a private property. There were 13 people on board the bus at the time of the crash, but Metro says no one on board was injured. The driver of the car was checked out for any injuries at the scene. The crash is still being investigated by D.C. police.


Man critically injured after being hit by CSX train

Authorities say a man who was struck by a train in James City County is in critical condition. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Michelle Anaya says the man was walking on the tracks when he was hit by a CSX train near Williamsburg on early Sunday morning. The man was flown to a hospital after emergency crews pulled him out from underneath the train. He remains in critical condition.


Inmate fatally stabbed inside prison in Maryland

A 43-year-old inmate was fatally stabbed inside a Maryland prison, authorities say. Maryland State Police said in a statement that corrections officers found John A. O’Sullivan on Sunday morning lying on the floor and bleeding after a fight. Police say O’Sullivan died at the prison, Jessup Correctional Institution in Anne Arundel County. Multiple prisoners were taken into custody, but as of Sunday night no charges have been filed. O’Sullivan is at least the second inmate to have been killed inside the prison this year, The Baltimore Sun reports.

Washington Wizards: End of Season

Washington Capitals: End of Season

Washington Redskins: End of Season

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Aug 18 9 PM Barbra Streisand, Verizon Center, Washington, DC

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Aug 19 7 PM Prophets of Rage ‑ Make America Rage Again Tour, Eagle Bank Arena, Fairfax, VA

Aug 20 8 PM Dru Hill, Howard Theatre, Washington, DC

Aug 20 8 PM Bob Saget, Warner Theatre, Washington, DC

Aug 20 8 PM Chrisette Michele, The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD99_logo

Aug 21 8:30 PM Black Sabbath, Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA



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