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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif. Ginsburg is praising the media at a time when the Trump administration has accused reporters of being dishonest and delivering “fake news.” (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Justice Ginsburg praises media and the role of free pressSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is praising the media at a time when the Trump administration has accused reporters of being dishonest and delivering "fake news."
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A broken palm tree is seen on a property that was vandalized in last night protests in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. An off-duty California 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. No one was hurt during the struggle, but hundreds of people marched through suburban Anaheim streets late Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2017, some blocking traffic and carrying signs that said "no shooting zone." Police arrested two dozen people, including children, after the crowd ignored orders to disperse. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Off-duty officer's fight with teens sets off protestsAn off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun in a struggle with a group of youths, igniting unruly protests after video of the fight surfaced
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Authorities arrest the last remaining holdouts in the now-closed Dakota Access pipeline protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Police made about several dozen arrests, and declared the camp cleared after about 3 1/2 hours. (Mike McCleary/Bismarck Tribune via AP)
Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protestersAuthorities have cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with manufacturing executives at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. From left are, White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, Trump, Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier, and Ford CEO Mark Fields. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
US factory CEOs to Trump: Jobs exist; skills don'tPresident Donald Trump brought two dozen manufacturing CEOs to the White House on Thursday and declared their collective commitment to restoring factory jobs lost to foreign competition
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IAAF clears 3 Russians to compete at European indoorsTrack and field authorities have cleared three Russian athletes to compete as neutral participants at next month's European indoor track championships
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, shakes hands with Mexico's Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray after a joint statement to the press at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Mexico City, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Mexico's mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown are looming over a Thursday meeting between Tillerson, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, and Mexican leaders that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future for relations between neighbors. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportationsU.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says there will be "no mass deportations" and "no use of military forces" in enforcing President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2017 file picture Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban arrives for an EU summit, in Valletta, Malta. The decision late Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017  to withdraw Budapest’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics is the third political defeat for Hungary’s populist prime minister in less than a year. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia,file)
2024: A tale of two cities and an uncertain Olympic futureOnly two bidders remain from an initial list of five candidates to host the 2024 Olympics _ Los Angeles and Paris
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FILE - In this March 7, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, their daughters Malia and Sasha, as well as members of Congress, former President George W. Bush, and civil rights leaders make a symbolic walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., on the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," a civil rights march in which protestors were beaten, trampled and tear-gassed by police at the site. Blacks who celebrate the civil rights movement and whites who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against City Hall. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Blacks and whites join in opposition to fees in Alabama cityBlacks who celebrate the civil rights movement and whites who commemorate the Civil War are finally fighting the same foe in historic Selma, Alabama: City Hall
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2016 file photo, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a White House with multiple competing power centers, Dunford, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly are emerging as a new force to be reckoned with. All three are have standing invitations to Trump's working dinners and were influential voices in Trump's decision-making process for a new national security adviser. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Trio of military men gain growing influence with TrumpIn a White House with multiple competing power centers, a trio of military men is emerging as a force to be reckoned with _ and President Donald Trump is taking notice
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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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