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This combination of two satellite images provided by DigitalGlobe, Dec. 2, 2017, left; and Feb. 5, 2018, right; displaying the village of Myar Zin, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) north of Maungdaw, Rakhine state, Myanmar shows, that predominantly Rohingya village and hamlets have been completely leveled by authorities in recent weeks, far more than previously reported. While Myanmar's government claims it's simply trying to rebuild a devastated region, the operation has raised deep concern among human rights advocates, who say the government is destroying what amounts to scores of crime scenes before any credible investigation takes place. (DigitalGlobe via AP)
Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villagesMyanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages in vast operation human rights groups say is destroying evidence of crimes
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Martin Fourcade, of France, skis during the 2x6-kilometer women's + 2x7.5-kilometer men's mixed relay biathlon at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
The Latest: France's Fourcade goes for 4th Pyeongchang medalFrance's Martin Fourcade will go for his fourth Olympic gold medal on Friday night in the men's 4x7.5-kilometer biathlon relay
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 8, 2017 file photo, from left to right, South Sudanese refugees Thomas Wani, 12, brother Peter Lemi, 14, mother Rose Sunday, and father Julius Lezu, cross a wooden bridge from South Sudan to Uganda at the Busia crossing, near Kuluba, in northern Uganda. The latest report on human rights abuses in South Sudan's five-year civil war, released by a United Nations commission Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 says it has identified more than 40 senior military officials "who may bear individual responsibility for war crimes." (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abusesGang rapes, beheadings and blindings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses amid civil war
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Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, left, arrives for an EU-Sahel meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet Friday with counterparts from Africa's Sahel in a show of support for the impoverished region fallen prey to extremists and a key transit point for migrants heading to Europe. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
EU pledges 50 million euros to African counterterror forceEU pledges 50 million euros to new West African counterterror force; 'The Sahel is a shield'
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UK taxpayer-owned RBS reports first profit in a decadeTaxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland has reported its first profit in a decade but warned that 2018 results may be hit by a pending settlement with U.S. officials
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United States' Hilary Knight, gold medalist in the women's hockey talks during a news conference at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Twenty years after taking gold when the sport was added to the Olympics, the United States snapped Canada's streak of four straight golds on Thursday. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
US veterans can enjoy hockey gold before deciding futuresSix three-time Olympians on the U.S. women's hockey team have time to enjoy their gold medal
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
A Chinese investor uses a computer terminal to monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Asian stocks advanced Friday after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged higher. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Global stocks mixed after Wall Street reboundsGlobal stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound from two-day losing streak
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Lindsey Jacobellis, of the United States, finishes her run during the women's snowboard quarterfinals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Even if things go well over the remaining events, Team USA will still fall short of the goal that the USOC uses to project funding and other elements to shape its Olympic teams. Athletes, including Mikaela Shiffrin,  Nathan Chen and Jacobellis, finished fourth or fifth in their events, which accounts for part of the gap between expectations and reality. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
AP Exclusive: Medal haul well short of USOC projectionsAP Exclusive: US medal haul falls well short of USOC's internal projections
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Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, centre, of the Olympic Athletes of Russia poses for a photo with compatriot and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva, left, and bronze medalist Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada at the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
A look at figure skating winners and how they earned medalsA look at the medal winners in figure skating at the Pyeongchang Olympics and how they earned them
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  • Senate panel votes to ban 'Lunch Shaming' in Virginia

    A Senate committee Thursday unanimously approved a bill to prohibit "lunch shaming" - the practice of singling out students who owe the school cafeteria money or cannot pay for their lunch. The Senate Education and Health Committee voted 15-0 in favor of House Bill 50, which would bar schools from giving students a hand stamp or wristband when their lunch account is empty, or ask students to do chores or throw away their meal if they cannot pay. The Virginian-Pilot, Thu, Feb 22 2018 @ 09:43 PM
  • Man indicted in 2015 hammer attack at Leesburg outlets set to appear in court

    The man charged in the 2015 hammer attack at the Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets is expected to appear in Loudoun County Circuit Court Friday for a 10 a.m. pre-trial hearing, according to online court documents. Loudoun Times, Thu, Feb 22 2018 @ 03:07 PM
  • Herndon man charged with sexual assault of a juvenile

    A Herndon man has been charged with having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a juvenile that began last summer, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Thu, Feb 22 2018 @ 12:43 PM
  • Fire chiefs sound alarm on Virginia mulch legislation

    Virginia fire chiefs are speaking out against proposed state legislation to loosen rules on how near to a building that mulch can be placed. Loudoun Times, Wed, Feb 21 2018 @ 08:19 PM
  • Restitution is not a bad word

    A COMPROMISE between Republicans and Democrats in the General Assembly would raise the threshold for being charged with felony grand larceny to $500 from the current $200. The current threshold is outdated, so this is a good, common-sense reform. Fredericksburg.com, Thu, Feb 22 2018 @ 10:09 PM
  • Challenger emerges in Purcellvillea s mayoral election

    Chris Thompson, a lifelong resident of Purcellville, has announced his candidacy for mayor in the May 1 town elections. Loudoun Times, Wed, Feb 21 2018 @ 11:13 AM
  • Police seek suspects in string of 19 Northern Va. robberies new

    Police are searching for the suspects they believe are responsible for more than a dozen robberies in Northern Virginia over the last few months. Two men have been involved in five commercial robberies in Fairfax and Loudoun counties since Monday. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Feb 22 2018 @ 08:15 PM
  • Loudoun County Sheriffa s Office celebrates first woman bomb technician

    Sgt. Samantha Harwood, center, poses with LCSO command staff. Harwod is the first woman with the LCSO to earn safety bomb technician certification. Loudoun Times, Thu, Feb 22 2018 @ 04:58 PM
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