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A sign marks the entrance to Westinghouse's global sites and world headquarters, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Cranberry, Pa. Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp. says its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection, marking a key step in its struggles to stop the flow of massive red ink. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Westinghouse troubles loom over SC, Georgia nuke projectsWestinghouse Electric, the U.S. nuclear unit of Toshiba, filed for bankruptcy protection, calling into question the future of a number of billion-dollar nuclear projects under construction, including two in the U.S. The move had been largely expected
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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, attends the summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Arab leaders are gathering for an annual summit where the long-stalled quest for Palestinian statehood is to take center stage. The summit is expected to endorse key Palestinian positions, signaling to President Donald Trump ahead of White House meetings with leaders of Egypt and Jordan that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
Arab leaders ready to work with Trump on Mideast peace dealArab leaders relaunch peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood
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US official: 6 fired from Afghanistan embassy for drugsSix people working at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan have been fired for using or possessing illegal drugs
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Britain's Prince Charles, left, shakes hands with Romanian President Klaus Ioannis at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain's Prince Charles has arrived in Bucharest at the start of a nine-day tour to Romania, Italy and Austria that the British government hopes will reassure European Union nations that Britain remains a close ally despite its intention to quit the bloc. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Britain's Prince Charles on 3-country charm tour amid BrexitBritain's Prince Charles has arrived in Bucharest at the start of a nine-day tour to Romania, Italy and Austria that the British government hopes will reassure European Union nations that Britain remains a close ally despite its decision to quit the bloc
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This undated photo provided by the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office in Paterson, N.J., shows hip-hop promoter Raheem Thomas. Prosecutors said that Thomas, who was arrested after a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap on Sunday, March 26, 2017, is also facing an armed robbery charge. (Passaic County Prosecutor's Office via AP)
Man faces more charges after shooting involving Fetty WapTwo more arrests have been made in connection with a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his New Jersey hometown
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie shares a laugh with President Donald Trump during an opioid and drug abuse listening session, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump, Christie pledge to combat nation's opioid addictionPresident Donald Trump is vowing to step up efforts to combat the nation's addiction crisis, and he has tapped New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to the lead the fight
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
US hearing on climate science focuses on name callingHouse hearing on climate science delves more into which side is bullying the other, complaints of name calling
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State Dept. employee accused of misleading FBI in China caseThe Justice Department says a veteran State Department employee has been charged with making false statements to the FBI about gifts she had received from Chinese intelligence agents
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FILE - In this March 26, 2017, file photo, Kentucky head coach John Calipari argues a call with referee John Higgins in the first half of the South Regional final game against North Carolina in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Memphis, Tenn. Referee John Higgins of Omaha has contacted law enforcement to report he’s received death threats after Kentucky’s loss to North Carolina in the NCAA South Regional final. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Higgins reported threats on his home phone, which has an unlisted number, and on the office phone for his roofing company. The person requested anonymity because the investigation is ongoing. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
NCAA referee is target of death threats after Kentucky lossLaw enforcement is investigating after referee John Higgins of Omaha received death threats and he and his roofing company were disparaged on social media after Kentucky's loss to North Carolina in the NCAA South Regional final
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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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