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Muslim immigrant to join California lieutenant governor raceA physician who came to the U.S. from Pakistan is joining the 2018 race for California's lieutenant governor
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Alaska Airlines, Branson clash over licensing feesRichard Branson says Alaska Airlines owes him royalties for the name when it bought Virgin America, but Alaska disagrees
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Tennessee Supreme Court upholds lethal injection methodThe Tennessee Supreme Court unanimously upholds state's lethal injection procedure, potentially clears way for pharmacist to compound a hard-to-obtain execution drug
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Suffolk County District Attorney's office in Riverhead, N.Y., shows Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu, a New York foster father who took in more than 100 troubled boys over 20 years. Gonzales-Mugaburu is set to go on trial on charges he sexually abused eight of the children. Opening arguments are scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (Suffolk County District Attorney's Office via AP, File)
Prosecutors: Foster father's home a 'horrific place'Prosecutors say a foster father who took in more than 100 troubled boys over 20 years and is on trial for sexually abusing eight of the children operated a house that was a "horrific place."
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Left to right, Charlize Theron, Kurt Russell, Chris Bridges, Tyrese Gibson and Vin Diesel, cast members in the upcoming film "The Fate of the Furious," discuss the film onstage during the Universal Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
First reactions from 'The Fate of the Furious' screening"The Fate of the Furious" is in, and it's good according to first reactions to the upcoming film
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, accompanied by from left, Vice President Mike Pence, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, speaks at EPA headquarters in Washington, prior to signing an Energy Independence Executive Order. Environmental groups are preparing to go to court to battle Trump's efforts to roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming. But they say their first order of business is to mobilize a public backlash against an executive order Trump signed on Tuesday that eliminates many restrictions of fossil fuel production. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Environmental groups file lawsuit over Trump climate actionsEnvironmental groups and an American Indian tribe have filed the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's plans to roll back U.S. efforts to curb global warming
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FILE- This March 26, 2015, file photo shows the Lululemon Athletica logo at the store at The Americana at Brand mall in Glendale, Calif. Shares of Lululemon Athletica Inc. fell more than 17 percent Wednesday, March 29, 2017, after the athletic-inspired sportswear company said it’d had a slow start to the year and offered a weaker outlook than expected for the current quarter. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Lululemon's shares drop after weak outlookLululemon's shares have fallen more than 17 percent after the yoga pants maker delivered a weaker-than-expected outlook for the current quarter
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Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., listens at right as the committee's Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to discuss the committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperationThe top Republican and Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee say they will steer clear of politics in probing Russian interference in last year's presidential election _ in sharp contrast to a similar investigation in the House
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Vice President Mike Pence, left, speaks before administering the oath of office to U.S. Ambassador to Israel David M. Friedman, center, accompanied by his wife Tammy, right, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
David Friedman sworn in as Trump's ambassador to IsraelBankruptcy attorney David Friedman has been sworn in as U.S. envoy to Israel, becoming President Donald Trump's first ambassador to take office
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  • Virginia motorcycle driver killed after striking tree

    A 44-year-old man was killed when he lost control of a motorcycle and struck a tree over the weekend in Loudoun County, officials said. The incident happened around 6:15 p.m. Saturday. The Washington Post, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 10:18 AM
  • Loudoun County Sheriffa s Office makes five drunken driving arrests over the weekend

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office arrested at least five people for drunken driving over the weekend, according to reports. Loudoun Times, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 01:40 PM
  • Prince William now Virginia's second-largest locality, surpassing Va. Beach

    Virginia's population is increasing only half as fast as it was at the start of the decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. From 2010 to 2011, the commonwealth's population grew by more than 1 percent. Potomac Local, Wed, Mar 29 2017 @ 02:43 PM
  • Fauquier, Prince William under drought watch

    A "drought watch" has been issued for Fauquier, Prince William and the surrounding counties by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. Fauquier.com, Wed, Mar 29 2017 @ 12:06 PM
  • Some work from 1st stretch of Silver Line still not complete

    As tracks begin to go in for the second phase of the Silver Line to Dulles International Airport and Loudoun County, work tied to the first phase that opened more than two years ago is still not complete. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which is responsible for constructing the rail line and maintenance facilities before turning them over to Metro, expects the final work connected to the first phase of the line between Falls Church and Reston to be complete next year. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 04:37 PM
  • Leesburg man found guilty in infant daughtera s death

    Diamante Travon Ellis was found guilty Thursday on all counts related to the 2014 death of his 9-month-old daughter. Loudoun Times, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 12:12 PM
  • Ceremony at site of 1945 Loudoun plane crash honors pilot

    Fragments of the plane Marine Capt. Fred Ochoa was flying. Ron Embrey of Bluemont saved the pieces of wreckage his sons had found and collected since the 1980s. The Washington Post, Fri, Mar 24 2017 @ 03:00 AM
  • This change is causing dramatic gains in student achievement

    Check back later this month for the next must-read post!] What if we could empower our teachers to turn student assessment into a process of learning instead of a focus on measurement? Further, what if this mindset change led to an increase in student achievement on tests? That's exactly what is happening at Trailside Middle School in Loudoun County, Virginia; at high schools in Gaston County Schools, North Carolina; and at a few other pioneering classrooms around the country where I have had the opportunity to work with innovative educators. ESchool News, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 03:57 AM
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