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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. pauses while meeting with reporters outside the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, following a meeting with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest:: GOP intel chairman apologizes to DemocratsRepublican groups are fundraising off comments Wednesday by the chairman of the House intelligence committee concerning President Donald Trump's unproven claim he was "wiretapped" by President Barack Obama
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FILE - In this Saturday, June 13, 2015 file photo, Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and his bride, Sofia Hellqvist travel in a carriage after their wedding ceremony, in Stockholm, Sweden. Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia are expecting their second child, the royal palace announced on Thursday March 23, 2017. (Mikael Fritzon/TT via AP, File)
Another baby expected as Sweden royal family expandsSweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia are expecting their second child
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FILE - In this Friday June 26, 2015 file photo,  a drain pipe sticks out of a coal ash retention pond at the Dominion Power's Possum Point Power Station in Dumfries, Va. The company is moving coal ash from several ponds to one lined pond. As Virginia and its public utilities struggle to cope with the coal ash buried in pits and ponds across the state, tons more of the industrial byproduct is being imported each year. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing it?'As Virginia and its public utilities cope with coal ash lying along state waterways, tons more of the industrial byproduct is being shipped into the state
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In this photo taken Sunday, March 19, 2017, Rosa Lyo eats fruit at a camp for those who were previously displaced by fighting, near a church in Rajaf, South Sudan. As the world marks World Water Day on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 more than 5 million people in South Sudan do not have access to safe, clean water, compounding the problems of famine and civil war, according to UNICEF. (Matthieu Alexandre/Caritas Internationalis via AP)
Africa has worst hunger crisis in 70 years amid budget cutsAfrica faces the world's largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, with more than 20 million people facing starvation and famine in three countries: South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria, as well as nearby Yemen
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Forensic experts and police officers examine the scene following the killing of Denis Voronenkov in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, March 23, 2017. Ukrainian police said Voronenkov was shot dead Thursday by an unidentified gunman at the entrance of an upscale hotel in the Ukrainian capital. Voronenkov, 45, a former member of the communist faction in the lower house of Russian parliament, had moved to Ukraine last fall and had been granted Ukrainian citizenship. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)
Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in UkraineA former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed in Kiev Thursday, prompting another war of words between the two countries
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This undated photo provided by Clint Payne shows his sister, Melissa, and her husband, Kurt Cochran. A statement from the Mormon church issued Thursday, March 23, 2017, on behalf of relatives said Kurt Cochran was among those killed in the London attack Wednesday and Melissa was seriously injured. (Courtesy of Clint Payne via AP)
Statement: Utah man killed, wife injured in London attackA statement from the Mormon church issued on behalf of relatives says a Utah man was among those killed in a London attack and his wife was seriously injured
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch gathers his papers on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, during a break in his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Top Senate Dem opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibusterThe top Senate Democrat says he'll oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans with far-reaching implications for future judicial nominees
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2006, file photo, former Philadelphia Phillies manager Dallas Green addresses the crowd after being inducted into the baseball team's Hall of Fame in Philadelphia. Green, the tough-talking manager who guided the Philadelphia Phillies to their first World Series championship, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, the Phillies said. He was 82. Green spent 62 years in baseball as a player, manager, general manager, team president and other roles. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, File)
Dallas Green, who managed Phillies to 1st title, dies at 82Dallas Green, the tough-talking manager who guided the Philadelphia Phillies to their first World Series championship, has died
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British actress Emma Thompson turns down Trump offerBritish actress Emma Thompson says she once turned down an offer by Donald Trump to stay at the Trump Towers, years before he became the U.S. president
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  • Golda s Gym, Marshalls in Sterling evacuated

    Gold's Gym and Marshalls department store at Cascades Marketplace in Sterling have been evacuated due to a fire Tuesday afternoon, according to Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials. Loudoun Times, Tue, Mar 21 2017 @ 06:09 PM
  • Sterling man arrested after stabbing

    A Sterling man was arrested after a stabbing in Sterling on Sunday night, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Mon, Mar 20 2017 @ 04:29 PM
  • How not to celebrate St. Patricka s Day: Leesburg man charged with fourth DUI in a decade

    A Leesburg man was arrested and charged with his fourth DUI in 10 years after a pursuit through Leesburg on St. Patrick's Day, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Mon, Mar 20 2017 @ 04:13 PM
  • Va. communities among 100 fastest-growing in the U.S.

    Loudoun County gained more residents in 2016 than D.C., Montgomery County or Prince William County - each of which grew by thousands of people - and remains one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, according to new Census estimates released this week. The entire D.C. metropolitan area grew by more than 53,000 residents, slightly slower growth than the region experienced in 2015, but helped by a birthrate more than double the death rate. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 08:48 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
  • Five Virginians place on Forbesa billionaire list

    Five Virginians, four of whom are from Northern Virginia but not quite Loudoun County, landed on this year's billionaires list compiled by Forbes Magazine. Loudoun Times, Wed, Mar 22 2017 @ 11:00 AM
  • Alta Jones is livinga "and advocating fora "the western Loudoun dream

    A passionate community member who lives each day with optimism and determination, Alta Jones is embarking on a new role as chair of Loudoun's Rural Economic Development Council. Loudoun Times, Mon, Mar 20 2017 @ 01:53 PM
  • Refugees are vetted a more thoroughly than the average Trump appointeea

    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Tom Perriello, left, speakers with All Dulles Area Muslim Society board member Bob Marro. Loudoun Times, Fri, Mar 17 2017 @ 03:25 PM
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