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Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada, left, and Los Angeles Assistant Chief Michael Moore take questions at a news conference regarding a struggle between an off-duty California officer and a teenage boy along with other youths, at the police headquarters in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. The officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun during a struggle with a 13-year-old boy and other youths, igniting unruly protests after video of the fight surfaced and two boys were arrested. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Mayor 'deeply disturbed' over incident between cop and teenAnaheim officials pressed for calm after a night of raucous protests that followed an incident in which an off-duty policeman scuffled in his front yard with a boy, drew a weapon and fired a shot into the ground
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2017, file photo, a load of rocks is dropped to patch a crater as repairs are made on the Tyler Island levee near Isleton, Calif. Billions of dollars of flood projects in the past two decades have eased fears of levee breaks in Sacramento and other Central Valley cities. But flood experts say levees protecting farms and farm towns also need billions of dollars in maintenance and upgrades.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Rural California levees besieged by pounding wet winterMassive flood projects have eased the fear of levee breaks around California's capital and other cities, but government workers are joining farmers with tractors battling round-the-clock to stave off any chain-reaction failure of levees in rural areas
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Displaced Iraqis flee their homes due to fighting between Iraqi special forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 2017. The Iraqi security forces advance comes as part of a major assault that started five days earlier to drive Islamic State militants from the western half of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)
Officials: Iraqi forces have secured half of Mosul airportIraq officials: After day of fierce fighting, Iraqi forces control half of Mosul airport, most of adjacent military base
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Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, right, drives against Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Curry flurry: MVP's huge third quarter propels WarriorsStephen Curry scored 17 of his 35 points in a 3-point flurry over the final 3:37 of the third quarter, and the two-time reigning MVP also had seven rebounds, five assists and four steals as the Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 123-113
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in this Dec. 13, 2016 photo Serge Myers, right, speaks to George Niland, center, as their attorney, Monte Beck reads a legal document in Opportunity, Mont. Niland and Myers are among the dozens of residents of this small community who are suing for the right to clean the toxic metals left by the smelter from their yards and claim federal environmental officials and the smelter's owner have botched a 34-year cleanup. (AP Photo/Matt Volz)
Landowners say EPA botched cleanup, now they want a shotA group of Montana landowners say federal environmental officials have botched a 34-year environmental cleanup, and they want a shot at removing the toxic metals from their yards their way
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Feds deny duping California police into immigration raidFederal immigration officials pushed back hard against the assertion that they had duped the Santa Cruz, California police department into helping them make immigration arrests during a raid on an El Salvador-based gang
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This undated photo provided by Human Rights Watch on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 shows Omar Shakir, the group's New York-based Israel and Palestine director. Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant Shakir a work permit, accusing the group of engaging in Palestinian "propaganda." The decision was Israel's latest step against human rights groups and other advocacy organizations that it accuses of bias against the Jewish state. (Human Rights Watch via AP)
Israel denies work visa to Human Rights Watch officialIsrael denies work visa to regional director of Human Rights Watch, accuses group of 'Palestinian propaganda'
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5 injured in Ohio group home stabbing attackPolice say five people have been injured in a stabbing attack at a group home in Ohio by a woman who allegedly was removed from the home for being disruptive
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FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, file aerial photo, a supply vessel moves near Black Elk Energy's oil platform damaged by an explosion and fire in the Gulf of Mexico about 17 miles from Grand Isle, La. An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from the 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers. The penalties against Houston-based Wood Group PSN were announced Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, by the U.S. Justice Department in Washington and U.S. attorneys in New Orleans and Lafayette, Louisiana, where civil and criminal cases have been playing out.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
$9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf violationsAn oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers
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  • Man Beat, Fatally Shot Dog That Bit Toddler: Animal Services

    A man allegedly beat and fatally shot a dog after it bit a 19-month-old toddler in Virginia, according to Loudoun County Animal Services. Animal Services began the investigation Jan. 17 after requesting rabies testing on the dog to ensure the toddler was not exposed after the bite at 28-year-old Thomas M. Hockett's Purcellville home. NBC Washington, Thu, Feb 23 2017 @ 02:49 PM
  • Assembly amends description of - dangerous dog'

    Both the House and Senate have unanimously approved a bill that would change the legal description of a "dangerous dog" and possibly put fewer animals on a state registry. HB 2381 cleared the Senate, 40-0, on Tuesday after winning approval in the House on Feb. 6. The bill now goes to Gov. Terry McAuliffe for his signature. WRIC-TV Richmond, Wed, Feb 22 2017 @ 03:48 PM
  • Loudoun Countya s multi-million dollar ERP problems continue

    The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors' finance committee on Tuesday walked back a $533,200 expenditure for a single person to lead the county's latest implementation of its problematic enterprise resource planning project. Loudoun Times, Thu, Feb 23 2017 @ 03:57 PM
  • new Loudoun Co. vineyard wins top Va. wine award

    The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards won this year's Governor's Cup award from the Virginia Wineries Association, the first Loudoun County vineyard to win the award. The Barns at Hamilton Station owners Andrew and Maryann Fialdini, former government employees, opened their vineyard in Hamilton in 2012, just north of Leesburg. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Feb 22 2017 @ 03:29 PM
  • new Va. student charged with filming undressed classmates

    A student at Freedom High School in Chantilly, Virginia, is charged as a juvenile with five felonies after investigators say he recorded video of other students while they were undressed. The five counts of illegally filming people under the age of 18 include two cases of "upskirting," and more charges may be coming. WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 07:46 PM
  • Freedom High School student charged with unlawful filming, a upskirtinga

    A Chantilly 16-year-old was charged Friday with unlawfully filming his classmates in various stages of undress at Freedom High School. Loudoun Times, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 05:20 PM
  • Sterling dance instructor charged with child sex crimes

    A Sterling man and dance instructor is behind bars at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center after being charged with sexual assault of a minor. Loudoun Times, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 01:25 PM
  • County declines to answer six questions related to Short Hill site

    How much power will the ATT Short Hill underground facility on Short Hill Mountain consume? Does the facility pose a fire risk to its neighbors and will the local fire department have access to the site in case of an emergency? Those questions and several others submitted by concerned western Loudoun residents living below the underground facility ... (more) Loudoun Times, Tue, Feb 21 2017 @ 02:46 PM
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