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FILE: _ This is a May 21, 2015 file  photo of an Oxfam store in London. Oxfam’s deputy chief executive on Monday Feb. 12, 2018 resigned amid the scandal involving sex abuse in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. Penny Lawrence says she’s ashamed of what happened on her watch. Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt is demanding that Oxfam show moral accountability and provide full disclosure about the case. She has threatened to pull public funding unless the charity reveals everything it knows about allegations.  (Nick Ansell/PA via AP, file)
Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandalOxfam's report on sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti shows that three staff members intimidated and physically threatened a witness as the charity investigated the original claims
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Wigan Athletic fans celebrate at the end of the English FA Cup fifth round soccer match between Wigan Athletic and Manchester City at The DW Stadium, Wigan, England, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Wigan Athletic won the game 1-0. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
Aguero involved in clash with Wigan fan after City's defeatSergio Aguero has been involved in a confrontation with a Wigan fan as ugly scenes mar the end of the third-division side's shock FA Cup win over Manchester City
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AP source: JD Martinez, Red Sox agree to $110M, 5-year dealA person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that slugger J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $110 million, five-year contract
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Mourners hug as they leave the funeral of Alaina Petty, in Coral Springs, Fla., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.  Petty was a victim of Wednesday's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shootingFunerals for Florida shooting victims: Grieving teens, raw emotions as victims of Stoneman Douglas High massacre oare mourned
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This undated photo shows 3M in St. Paul, Minn. Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage that the state alleges was caused by pollutants the company dumped for decades. The long-awaited trial begins Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Marlin Levison/Star Tribune via AP)
Minnesota's $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to trialMinnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2015, file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, center, accompanied by state House Minority Leader Rep. Frank Dermody, right, D-Allegheny, and state Rep. Joe Markosek, left, D-Allegheny, discuss state budget negotiations at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Pennsylvania's high court issued a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on its self-imposed deadline Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve in several seats and that Republican lawmakers challenge it in federal court. The map of Pennsylvania's 18 congressional districts is to be in effect for the May 15 primary and substantially overhauls a congressional map widely viewed as among the nation's most gerrymandered. The map was approved in a 4-3 decision. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
The Latest: GOP to take new congressional map to courtRepublicans say they'll go to federal court this week to try to block new court-ordered boundaries of Pennsylvania's congressional districts from remaining in effect for 2018's elections
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Buffalo Sabres Ryan O'Reilly (90) and Washington Capitals Nicklas Backstrom (19) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Ovechkin scores 35th goal in Capitals' 3-2 win over SabresAlex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 35th goal, and the Washington Capitals reclaimed top spot in the Metropolitan Division with a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Objects using imagery of Native Americans are on display at the "Americans" exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Washington. A new exhibit uses images of Natives to show how the population permeates American culture. The "Americans" exhibit has received good reviews, but some say the accompanying website falls short in its characterization of an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of American Indians off their lands.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
New exhibit examines Native American imagery in US cultureA new exhibit that examines the place of Native American imagery in U.S. culture is gaining both praise and criticism
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The hearse carrying the casket of Alaina Petty, a victim of Wednesday's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, leaves her funeral in Coral Springs, Fla., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to actShooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to consider big gun-control package
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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  • Sales tax breaks to lure data centers booming in Virginia

    As Virginia has emerged as a top global market for data centers, tax breaks to attract some of the world's richest companies to the state have exploded, new records show. Enacted a decade ago, sales and use tax exemptions for the large warehouses full of computers that function as the brains of the internet accounted for more than $65 million in uncollected state revenue last fiscal year, by far the biggest type of tax break the state offers. NewsOK.com, Wed, Feb 14 2018 @ 03:09 PM
  • The Isolation Room: Loudoun County parents alarmed at treatment of students with special needs

    A student with special needs captured this iPad photo of a classmate, who also has special needs, trapped in a makeshift isolation area at Belmont Ridge Middle School in Lansdowne. Loudoun Times, Thu, Feb 15 2018 @ 09:27 AM
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