Navy Housing Booted Gunman After Complaints Of Noises In Linen Closet, Sources Say

PHOTO: An armed officer who said he is with the Department of Defense, warns a vehicle to stay away from the gate at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, on Sept. 17, 2013

… You could tell his behavior, something wasn’t right with him mentally.” Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo An armed officer who said he is with the Department of Defense, warns a vehicle to stay away from the gate at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, on Sept. 17, 2013, the day after a gunman launched an attack inside the Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the military installation in the heart of the nation’s capital. More: Navy Yard Shooter Cursed Woman in Wheelchair in Days Before Rampage Three days later, Alexis called Newport, R.I., police with a strange story about hearing voices in his head and being under surveillance by shadowy forces after an altercation at a Virginia airport. The public already knows much of what followed — including trouble-filled stays at a Marriott in Newport, R.I., visits to a Veterans Affairs medical facility there and then a trek to the Washington, D.C., area. Once authorities identified Alexis as the suspect in the rampage on Monday, they immediately ran his credit card to look at his past purchases.
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U.S. housing starts edge up in August, falling short of expectations

Should we be concerned about the new construction market? the economists wrote. Concerned, yes, but not too concerned yet. They noted that the number of new households is increasing, meaning that demand should visite site be outstripping supply. Furthermore, builders remain relatively optimistic about the future. The number of building permits, often considered a more reliable indicator, declined 3.8% in August from the prior month but was up 11% from a year earlier.
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