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An Indian man inspects a house damaged allegedly due to firing from the Pakistan side of the border at Korotana village, in Ranbir Singh Pura district of Jammu and Kashmir, India, Friday, Jan.19,2018. Tensions soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as soldiers of the rivals continued shelling villages and border posts for third day Friday. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
India accuses Pakistan of fresh attacks on Kashmir frontierIndian officials say a teenage boy and a soldier have been killed in firing by Pakistani troops along the volatile frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
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Vice President Mike Pence with his wife Karen Pence, left, speaks to anti-abortion supporters and participants of the annual March for Life event, during a reception in the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Pence says troops should not have to worry about shutdownVice President Mike Pence says U.S. troops should not have to worry about getting their paycheck during a government shutdown.
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Germany's Alexander Zverev breaks his racket in frustration during his third round match against South Korea's Chung Hyeon at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Long haul: No. 1 Halep fends off Davis in 3:45 marathonTop-ranked Simona Halep saved three match points and finally finished off a 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 victory after a 3-hour, 45-minute marathon against American Lauren Davis to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open
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Are you ready for some wrestling? WWE's 'Raw' marks 25 yearsFrom its birth on Jan. 11, 1993, "Raw" set out to be a special kind of wrestling show, from the name, to the locale and the live action
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Vice President Mike Pence with his wife Karen Pence, left, speaks to anti-abortion supporters and participants of the annual March for Life event, during a reception in the Indian Treaty Room at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The Latest: VP Pence greets troops in IrelandVice President Mike Pence is greeting US soldiers at Shannon Airport in Ireland hours after the federal government shutdown
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Syracuse guard Isis Young (23) drives the ball against Mississippi State guard Roshunda Johnson (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
Syracuse women making slow strides on basketball courtSyracuse coach Quentin Hillsman dealing with inexperience as he tries to recapture some of the magic that produced a program-record 30 victories two years ago
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FILE - In this April 7, 2017, file photo, U.S. forward Hilary Knight (21) and defender Monique Lamoureux (7) reach for the puck next to Canada forward Brianne Jenner (19) during the first period of the gold-medal game of the women's world hockey championships in Plymouth, Mich. The United States women’s hockey team has not won Olympic gold since the sport was added to the Games back in 1998. The Americans have since watched their biggest rival - Canada - take home four straight gold medals. “Not everyone was there in Sochi,” Knight said. “We’ve got players who suffered that heartbreak once, maybe twice, and we’ve got players who’ve never felt that. They’re going to play fearless and on their toes regardless. I think all of us are there to win.” (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Canada women shooting for 5th straight Olympic hockey goldThe American women's hockey team has not won an Olympic gold medal since 1998 while Canada is seeking a fifth straight Olympic title
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Demonstrators rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and to avoid the government shut down on Capitol Hill, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
US government shuts down as partisan blame game heats upBitterly divided Congress fails to stave off government shutdown
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin coach Tony Granato stands behind his bench during the team's NCAA hockey game against Penn State in State College, Pa. Granato, coach of the U.S. men's team for the Olympics, said the U.S. “has lots of pieces that other teams and countries don't know about” and wonders if his team will be overlooked. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Without NHL players, Olympic tournament is 'wide open'The first Olympic men's hockey tournament without NHL players since 1994 is wide open
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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
  • Amazon eyes North Virginia, Montgomery County for second headquarters

    Eastern Panhandle residents came a step closer Thursday to having more career options within commuting distance in Northern Virginia and Montgomery County. Those two areas landed on a shortlist of 20 jurisdictions Amazon selected as finalists to possibly become home to a second headquarters for the Seattle-based online retailer. Martinsburg Journal, Sat, Jan 20 2018 @ 12:17 AM
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    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
  • Developer hopes revised proffers will encourage Caroline supervisors to approve rezoning request

    A developer who wants to build an industrial center on a parcel of land in Ladysmith hopes revised proffers will encourage Caroline supervisors to approve a rezoning request. The county planning commission voted in November against Airlee Development's proposal to rezone three parcels of land on U.S. 1 between Green Road and Lake Caroline Drive from rural preservation to industrial, citing concerns about increased traffic on U.S. 1, the impact to residents of nearby Lake Caroline and inconsistency with the county's comprehensive land-use plan. Fredericksburg.com, Fri, Jan 19 2018 @ 09:15 PM
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    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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