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Afternoon Lede Check – 6.16.14

Obama seeks political boost from LGBT executive order. Army begins Bowe Bergdahl investigation. And man found dead in blaze started the fire.

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump…

The Washington PostSigns of war crimes amid new fighting in Iraq

USA TodayHow a master hacker turned FBI cybersleuth

POLITICO: Obama seeks political boost from LGBT executive order

The HillUS officials signal willingness to work with Iran amid chaos in Iraq

Roll CallRoskam-Scalise Whip Race Is Getting Ugly

Daily Caller: ‘Do You Believe In The Easter Bunny?’ – Not Even CNN Is Buying Lois Lerner’s My-Emails-Were-Deleted Excuse

The Washington TimesSupreme Court rules for stricter scrutiny of gun purchases

National JournalAmericans for Prosperity Is Just Getting Started

Washington ExaminerArmy begins Bowe Bergdahl investigation


WTOP: Man found dead in blaze started the fire

ABC 7: Man arrested in Florida after allegedly kidnapping, assaulting Montgomery Co. judge

NBC 4: NE D.C. Fire Intentional; Death Ruled Suicide

CBS 9: We’re having a HEAT WAVE, 90s today through Thursday

Fox 5: Smithsonian’s National Zoo to close Invertebrate Exhibit

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