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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She's also a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Phillips Foundation. She can be reached at

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

A demonstrator is taken to a police vehicle after he was detained during a protest in London on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. The protesters were railing against the G-8 summit in Northern Ireland next week. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Riot police descend on chaotic G-8 protest site in London

At least 100 riot police were summoned to the scene of a London protest against an upcoming summit of the Group of Eight industrialized nations as the demonstration turned ugly Tuesday, with one man trying to hurl himself off the roof of a building and law enforcement struggling to pin him to the ground. Published June 11, 2013

** FILE ** This Sunday, June 9, 2013, file photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, in Hong Kong. Snowden has left Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and entered Russia his lawyer said on Thursday Aug. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/The Guardian, Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, File)

Booz Allen fires NSA leaker Edward Snowden

Just in case National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, who fled to Hong Kong for refuge, had any doubts — he's no longer employed. The firm where he worked for the past three months, Booz Allen, fired him Monday, citing violations of company ethics codes. Published June 11, 2013

A picture of the shooting suspect entering the Santa Monica College library is seen as Chief Jacqueline Seabrook of the Santa Monica Police Department speaks during a news conference on Saturday June 8, 2013, in Santa Monica, Calif., to discuss the shootings that left five people dead, including the shooter, near the college Friday. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Santa Monica shooting puts gun-free-campus rules in question

Conservatives and Second Amendment activists are calling into question a California state law and Santa Monica College rules that ban guns on campus, arguing that a recent fatal mass shooting only proves the need to revisit the policy. Published June 11, 2013

** FILE ** Soon-to-be-wed Faiz Mohammed (left), 40, and Ghulam Haider, 11, are pictured at her home in a rural village of Damarda in Afghanistan's Ghor province in 2008. (Stephanie Sinclair/Special to The Washington Times)

Afghan parliament upholds right to marry children

Afghanistan's parliament has rejected a measure that would have barred men from marrying girls younger than 16, saying the proposal ran counter to Islamic ideology. Published June 10, 2013