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Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo discusses the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting during a news conference at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Lombardo released a preliminary report on the investigation of the shooting that became the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Las Vegas gunman carefully planned attack; motive is mysterySheriff: Las Vegas gunman carefully planned attack, but motive remains mystery
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In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Minnie Wood, center, makes signs with her daughters Buckley, right, and Zoey in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Women will march again with aim to become a political forceActivists are returning to the streets a year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest against President Donald Trump
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Quarles lays out road map for bank regulationsFed's top bank regulator says he wants to focus on efficiency and simplicity in bank rules
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FILE - This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, as a New Year's rally runs out of gas.  The major U.S. stock indexes were mixed in early trading Friday, Jan. 19, 2018  as gains by banks and consumer-focused companies outweighed losses in energy and other sectors. The price of oil fell on a report saying U.S. production is set to rise further above 50-year highs.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US stock indexes move higher in late-afternoon tradingRetailers and consumer goods companies are leading U.S. stock indexes higher in late-afternoon trading, on track to end the week with a gain
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Florida Governor Rick Scott and U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, announce there will be no new offshore drilling in the State of Florida. Both met at the Tallahassee International Airport, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. (Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
Official: Plan to exclude Florida from drilling isn't finalAn Interior Department official says the Trump administration's promise to exempt Florida from an offshore drilling plan is not a formal action
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A person  walks inside a  Game of Thrones-themed ice hotel in Kittila  Finnish Lapland on Sunday Jan. 14, 2018. A “Game of Thrones”-themed ice hotel complete with a bar and a chapel for weddings has opened in northern Finland in a joint effort by a local hotel chain and the U.S. producers of the hit TV series. Lapland Hotels said Friday they chose “Game of Thrones” to be the theme for this season's Snow Village, an annual ice-and-snow construction project covering 20,000 square meters (24,000 sq. yards) in Kittila, 150 kilometers (93 miles) above the Arctic Circle.(Aku H'yrynen/Lehtikuva via AP)
Winter is here: "Game of Thrones" ice hotel opens in FinlandA "Game of Thrones"-themed ice hotel complete with a bar and a chapel for weddings has opened in northern Finland in a joint effort by a local hotel chain and the U.S. producers of the hit TV series
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
This Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 photo, shows the home of homicide victim Kathleen Dawn West in Calera, Ala. West identified herself as an exhibitionist on a website offering adult photos. She was found dead outside the house, and no arrests have been made. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
Mom, wife who had 2nd online life found slainAlabama police are investigating the killing of a mom and online exhibitionist who was found dead outside her home near Birmingham
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Former Bolivia soccer boss travels to Brazil to treat cancerThe former head of Bolivia's Football Federation has been granted permission to temporarily leave prison and travel to Brazil to seek treatment against cancer
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks during a news conference in Union Beach, N.J. In a Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, court filing, the government has told a federal judge in New Jersey it will seek a retrial of Menendez, whose 11-week corruption trial ended in a hung jury on Nov. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Prosecutors say they will retry New Jersey Sen. Bob MenendezThe government has told a federal judge it will seek a retrial of New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, whose 11-week corruption trial ended in a hung jury in November
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  • Sterling man sentenced to 20 years for rape

    Marvin Otero, a 44-year-old Sterling resident, was sentenced to 20 years for one count of rape by Loudoun County Circuit Judge Gaylord L. Finch Jr. Wednesday, according to the Loudoun County Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney. Loudoun Times, Fri, Jan 19 2018 @ 12:48 PM
  • FBI says accused Islamic State supporter also had child porn

    Federal agents who searched a Virginia man's electronic devices for ties to the Islamic State found child porn, according to court documents. Sean Andrew Duncan, a 21-year-old Muslim convert, moved to Loudoun County, Virginia, from Pennsylvania earlier this year. Stars and Stripes, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 09:14 AM
  • Virginia prosecutor in Rose McGowan drug case recuses self

    A Virginia county prosecutor has recused himself from actress Rose McGowan's upcoming trial for felony possession of a controlled substance, citing conflict of interest. Prince William County Commonwealth's Attorney Paul Ebert tells WTOP-FM that Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman asked him to take over the case, as McGowan's attorney represents him in a federal civil rights case. The Guardian, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 08:53 AM
  • Loudoun County supervisors narrowly approve True North data center

    Loudoun supervisors in a controversial vote Thursday rezoned 106 acres in the county's Transition Policy Area to make room for True North, a 760,000-square-foot data center, going against staff recommendations and, according to those opposed to the facility, setting a dangerous precedent. Loudoun Times, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 10:00 PM
  • Where could Amazon go? Northern Va. officials point to Fairfax-Loudoun line new

    A site on the border of Fairfax and Loudoun counties along Metro's Silver Line is among the locations Virginia officials are pushing as part of their pitch to lure Amazon's second headquarters. The Loudoun-Fairfax site would put Amazon in the heart of the largest data center market in the world, said Buddy Rizer, Loudoun County's economic development director in a statement. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 07:04 PM
  • Virginia mail carrier wins $4 million

    A Loudoun County man has won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery's Hot Millions Multiplier game. Bill Malsch, a mail carrier who lives in Purcellville, has won that $4 million top prize, according to a statement released by the Virginia Lottery . WRIC-TV Richmond, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 05:23 PM
  • Bill allowing localities to move or alter Confederate statues killed by committee

    The state Senate's Local Government Committee in Richmond killed a bill Tuesday that would have given localities the right to move, remove or alter monuments and statues within their own jurisdiction, regardless of when they were erected. Loudoun Times, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 08:43 PM
  • Suburban Leaders Brace For Possible Federal Government Shutdown

    County leaders in the D.C. Metro area are holding their breath as the deadline nears to pass a temporary bill to keep the federal government open. Many federal workers and contractors live in Montgomery County, and Leggett said even a short shutdown could have serious ramifications for the county. WMAL-AM Washington, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 07:03 AM
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