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Historic Virginia church to relocate Washington, Lee plaques

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A historic Episcopal church in northern Virginia has decided to relocate two plaques in its sanctuary that honour George Washington and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, who worshipped there.

Leaders of Christ Church in Alexandria sent a letter to congregation members last week explaining the decision, and announcements were made during Sunday services.

Saudi women to be allowed into sports stadiums next year

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia will allow women into sports stadiums as of next year, the kingdom’s latest step toward easing rules on gender segregation but they will be seated in the so-called family section, an area separate from the male-only crowd.

Still, the decision, announced on Sunday, marks another incremental step toward greater women’s rights in the kingdom.

Fisher-Price recalls 65,000 baby seats due to fire hazard

WASHINGTON — Fisher-Price is voluntarily recalling about 65,000 motorized infant seats because of risk of a fire hazard.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says it has received three dozen reports of Soothing Motions Seats overheating and one report of a fire contained in the motor housing. The government agency says no injuries have been reported.

Teen kayaker says shark attack was like everything in ‘Jaws’

ADELAIDE, Australia — A massive great white shark was thrashing in the water on top of an upended kayak. But an Australian dad couldn’t see his daughter.

In a matter of seconds, 15-year-old Sarah Williams surfaced and was rescued by her father and brother from the shark attack she says was “everything you picture in the ‘Jaws’ movie.”