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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, PwC accountant Brian Cullinan, center, holds red envelopes under his arm while using his cell phone backstage at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. PwC accountants won’t be allowed to have their cellphones backstage during future Oscar telecasts. Film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs sent an email to academy members Wednesday, March 29, 2017, detailing the new protocols established for announcing Oscar winners after the best-picture flub at last month’s Academy Awards. Boone Isaacs blamed Cullinan’s distraction for the error. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
No cellphones backstage for accountants after Oscar flubPwC accountants won't be allowed to have their cellphones backstage during future Oscar telecasts
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Bridget Kelly arrives for sentencing at federal court in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Kelly and Bill Baroni, former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
2 former Christie aides get prison for bridge revenge plotTwo former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have been sentenced to prison for their role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge
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This Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 photo shows the exterior of the Toledo Correctional Institution, in Toledo, Ohio. A serial killer known as the "Angel of Death" after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and '80s was beaten in his cell at the institution and is in critical condition, state authorities said Wednesday, March 29, 2017.   (Andy Morrison /The Blade via AP)
'Angel of Death' serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prisonAuthorities say a serial killer who admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and '80s has been beaten in his cell and is in critical condition
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Iraqi officials: Suicide truck bombing kills 15 in BaghdadIraqi officials say a suicide truck bomb targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing 15
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FILE - In this photo Jan. 19, 2013 file photo, Olympic skater, Michelle Kwan and Coast Guard Lt. Clay Pell leave the First Unitarian Church after their wedding ceremony in Providence, R.I. Clay Pell said in a statement Wednesday, March 29, 2017, that the couple is getting a divorce after four years of marriage. (Frieda Squires/The Providence Journal via AP, File )
Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan, Clay Pell to divorceOlympic medalist figure skater Michelle Kwan and Rhode Island attorney and political activist Clay Pell are getting divorced
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Putin critic says he narrowly escaped death after poisoningA Russian opposition leader critical of President Vladimir Putin says he narrowly escaped death after being poisoned with a substance his doctors still haven't been able to identify
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Scottish UKIP member David Coburn, left, holds a Brisith flag as h celebrates the official triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in Brussels on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk has received a letter from British Prime Minister Theresa May, invoking Article 50 of the bloc's key treaty, the formal start of exit negotiations. (AP Photo/Thierry Monasse)
The Latest: May says EU's bill for Brexit hasn't come dueBritish Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain has not received a multi-billion dollar exit bill from the European Union
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New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia (27) works against the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The game ended in a 3-3 tie. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Mets' Familia suspended 15 games for domestic violenceNew York Mets All-Star reliever Jeurys Familia accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, which stems from an altercation with his wife
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Tennessee Supreme Court upholds lethal injection methodThe Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld the state's method of lethal injection
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  • Virginia motorcycle driver killed after striking tree

    A 44-year-old man was killed when he lost control of a motorcycle and struck a tree over the weekend in Loudoun County, officials said. The incident happened around 6:15 p.m. Saturday. The Washington Post, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 10:18 AM
  • Loudoun County Sheriffa s Office makes five drunken driving arrests over the weekend

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office arrested at least five people for drunken driving over the weekend, according to reports. Loudoun Times, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 01:40 PM
  • Prince William now Virginia's second-largest locality, surpassing Va. Beach

    Virginia's population is increasing only half as fast as it was at the start of the decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. From 2010 to 2011, the commonwealth's population grew by more than 1 percent. Potomac Local, Wed, Mar 29 2017 @ 02:43 PM
  • Fauquier, Prince William under drought watch

    A "drought watch" has been issued for Fauquier, Prince William and the surrounding counties by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. Fauquier.com, Wed, Mar 29 2017 @ 12:06 PM
  • Some work from 1st stretch of Silver Line still not complete

    As tracks begin to go in for the second phase of the Silver Line to Dulles International Airport and Loudoun County, work tied to the first phase that opened more than two years ago is still not complete. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which is responsible for constructing the rail line and maintenance facilities before turning them over to Metro, expects the final work connected to the first phase of the line between Falls Church and Reston to be complete next year. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 04:37 PM
  • Loudoun resident files civil rights suits against county officials over social media censorship

    If Loudoun County government officials want to tell the public about an upcoming Board of Supervisors committee meeting, they turn to Facebook. Loudoun Times, Fri, Mar 24 2017 @ 10:19 AM
  • Leesburg man found guilty in infant daughtera s death

    Diamante Travon Ellis was found guilty Thursday on all counts related to the 2014 death of his 9-month-old daughter. Loudoun Times, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 12:12 PM
  • Va. communities among 100 fastest-growing in the U.S.

    Loudoun County gained more residents in 2016 than D.C., Montgomery County or Prince William County - each of which grew by thousands of people - and remains one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, according to new Census estimates released this week. The entire D.C. metropolitan area grew by more than 53,000 residents, slightly slower growth than the region experienced in 2015, but helped by a birthrate more than double the death rate. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 08:48 AM
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