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Cheat Sheet: July 29, 2013

More than 100 teens rescued in sex-trafficking raids

More than 100 teenagers—many from broken homes—were rescued over the weekend in a sex-trafficking crackdown that swept more than 70 cities. The youngest victim was 13 years old. The sting resulted in the arrest of 159 “pimps” from San Francisco to Miami who were involved in the commercial exploitation of adults and children. It was the FBI’s largest action to date focusing on the recovery of sexually exploited children. (Source)

35 injured in Swiss train collision

At least 35 people were injured in a head-on collision of two trains in western Switzerland late Monday. One person had yet to be recovered from the wreckage. The crash happened near the station of Granges-pres-Marnand shortly before 7 p.m. (GMT) on a regional line about 50 kilometers southwest of the capital, Bern. Photographs from the Swiss site showed the two regional trains locked together, partly lifted off the tracks by the force of the collision. (Source)

Two Fort Eustis soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Spc. Caryn Nouv, of Newport News, and Sgt. Eric Lawson, of Stockbridge, Ga. Were killed in Afghanistan by enemy forces. They were assigned to the 359th Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade which deployed in January. They were in Ghanzi Province July 27 when their vehicle was attacked by an improvised devise and small arms fire. (Source)

Couple pleads guilty to VB Rally’s killings

Deandre Dunnaway and Cheari Edwards, a couple charged with fatally shooting a colleague and his brother during a holdup at Rally’s drive-through pleaded guilty in Circuit Court this morning. Dunnaway will serve the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole. Edwards may forfeit the next 47 years at her sentencing Nov. 18. Both had worked at the Rally’s on Lynnhaven Parkway and, according to interviews with friends and family, had considered their colleague and victim—manager Alphonso White—a friend. They also admitted fatally shooting White’s younger brother, Michael Johnson, 19. (Source)

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