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Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisisState governors in the US are asking the Trump administration and Congress to provide more funding and coordination to deal with the opioid crisis
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Law enforcement personnel stand near the scene of a shooting Thursday Jan. 18, 2018 in Harrisburg, Pa. The mayor of Harrisburg says a U.S. marshal is dead after being shot while serving an arrest warrant in the city. Mayor Eric Papenfuse says two other officers were wounded in the Thursday morning shooting. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
Mayor: US marshal shot, killed while serving warrantThe mayor of Harrisburg says a U.S. marshal is dead after being shot while serving an arrest warrant in the city
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Flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi, right, and Paola Podest, left, talk with journalists during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile, after Pope Francis married them in-flight early Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in ChilePope Francis has performed the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants on a flight in Chile
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., walks to the House Intelligence Committee hearing room on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilegePresident Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege in the Trump-Russia probe that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle.
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Trump protecting medical providers who oppose abortionTrump administration creating an office aimed at protecting the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion
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Turkey extends post-coup state of emergencyTurkey's parliament has extended for a sixth time the state of emergency that was imposed in the wake of a 2016 failed coup attempt
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A smartphone screenshot taken Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 shows the WiFi networks active at the corner of Pierre Gemayel and Damascus Streets in Beirut. A report being published Thursday identifies the second WiFi network from the top as being associated with Lebanon’s General Directorate of General Security, which is at the same address. (AP Photo)
Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agencyResearchers say major blunder has exposed global hacking operation tied to Lebanon's security agency
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The marriage certificate of flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi and Paola Podest, that were married by Pope Francis during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile. (L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Media/Pool Photo via AP)
Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in ChilePope Francis has performed the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants on a flight in Chile
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Jose Welch Gomez, 9, emerges from underneath a vehicle with a snowball Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Triad's first snow fall of the year resulted in approximately 5 to 6 inches. (Allison Lee Isley/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)
Winter weather deaths climb to 15 as South cleans up snowSeveral Southern states were dealing with the lingering effects of a slow-moving winter storm that dumped up to 12 inches of snow in central North Carolina, dusted the deep South and killed at least 15 people
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  • 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
  • Behavioral healthcare center worker charged in teen's death

    Authorities in Virginia say an employee at a behavioral healthcare center has been charged in connection with the death of a teenager who was a patient at the facility. A Loudoun County Sheriff's Office news release says 47-year-old William P. Herndon, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was indicted on Jan.11 on charges of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the 15-year-old. The Republican, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 05:26 AM
  • 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
  • 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
  • Leesburg Medical Technician Charged In Death Of Teenager

    Authorities in Virginia say an employee at a behavioral healthcare center has been charged in connection with the death of a teenager who was a patient at the facility. A Loudoun County Sheriff's Office news release says 47-year-old William P. Herndon, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was indicted on Jan.11 on charges of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the 15-year-old. WMAL-AM Washington, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 08:18 AM
  • Behavioral healthcare center worker charged in teen's death

    Authorities in Virginia say an employee at a behavioral healthcare center has been charged in connection with the death of a teenager who was a patient at the facility. A Loudoun County Sheriff's Office news release says 47-year-old William P. Herndon, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was indicted on Jan.11 on charges of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the 15-year-old. Ledger-Enquirer.com, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 06:52 AM
  • 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
  • Route 7 widening, Waxpool corridor changes on Loudoun agenda new

    Major changes are coming to a regularly congested part of Virginia Route 7, and to plans to revamp Ashburn-area commutes, if the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approves two recommendations Thursday night. On Route 7, the board is set to back a plan to spend about $26 million to widen the road to three lanes each way all the way from Virginia Route 9 to the Dulles Greenway. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 05:11 AM
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