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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Nevada Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted in Arizona in 2005 of another murder and dismemberment near Phoenix. A judge has signed off on the first execution in Nevada in 12 years, despite lingering questions about a never-before-used drug protocol that's faced a court fight. Clark County District Judge Jennifer Togliatti signed Dozier's death warrant Tuesday, June 19, 2018, setting the execution for an unspecified date the week of July 9. (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File)
Nevada sets 1st execution in 12 years after fight over drugsNevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge
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FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. James Inhofe on June 20  mounted a strong public defense of Pruitt, calling ethics allegations against Pruitt “outrageous” and “lies.” (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
GOP senator defends EPA chief, calls ethics allegations liesA senior Republican senator is defending Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, calling ethics allegations against Pruitt "outrageous lies."
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A crowd fills the Legacy Room at City Hall as Mayor Sylvester Turner speaks during a news conference opposing the proposal to place immigrant children separated from their parents at the border in a facility just east of downtown, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Houston. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrantsYoung children forcibly separated from parents at US border being held in "tender age" shelters
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, with blue captain's armband, heads the ball to score the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Victor Caivano)
Goatee & goals turn this into Cristiano Ronaldo's World CupCristiano Ronaldo is turning this into his World Cup with a goatee and goals after scoring for the fourth time in the tournament and leading Portugal over Morocco
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More than 2,000 minors have been separated from their families since early May.
In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rulePresident Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the border illegally.
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Cleveland Indians' Yan Gomes, right, slides safely into home plate as Chicago White Sox catcher Omar Narvaez watches in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Cleveland. Gomes scored on a single by Rajai Davis. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Kluber is first to 11 wins, Indians rout White Sox 12-0Corey Kluber became the first pitcher with 11 wins this season and Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis hit three-run homers as the Indians routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 on Wednesday afternoon. Reigning AL Cy Young winner Kluber (11-3) only allowed one hit.
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Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera, right, rounds the bases after hitting a home run off St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Sam Tuivailala during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 4-3. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Herrera's solo homer lifts Phils to 4-3 win over CardinalsOdubel Herrera hits tiebreaking homer in 7th inning, Cesar Hernandez hits 2-run homer, Philadelphia Phillies beat St. Louis Cardinals 4-3
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Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered downCalifornia legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing
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Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leakA former CIA employee has pleaded not guilty to charges he was behind a damaging leak about the agency's secret hacking abilities
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  • DNA could clear defendant in Va. mother-son murder, says lawyer

    The lawyer for the man charged with the January 2018 murders of a Loudoun County mother and her adult son in their Aldie home told the judge DNA found on one of the victims could clear his client. Brian Welsh, 38, of Herndon, Virginia is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of 65-year-old Mala Manwani and her 32-year-old son Rishi. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Jun 18 2018 @ 02:43 PM
  • Rose McGowan Indicted on Cocaine Possession Charges, Faces 10 Years Behind Bars

    Rose McGowan faces a decade in prison after being indicted for felony cocaine possession, and will face trial Tuesday just seven months after her arrest. According to#xA0; Us Weekly,#xA0; McGowan maintains her innocence , and insists that she was only arrested in the first place because she has spoken out so vocally about sexual assault and taken aim at powerful men. Lite 98.7, Sat, Jun 16 2018 @ 08:51 AM
  • Dulles Toll Road rate increase proposal set; would start in January

    Dulles Toll Road drivers would pay 75 cents more at the mainline toll plaza and 50 cents more at each ramp under a proposal set to be presented Wednesday. The proposal to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board matches a 2019 toll road rate increase outlined in 2014, when tolls last rose. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Jun 18 2018 @ 10:47 PM
  • Northam approves $500,000 grant for media company expansion

    Gov. Ralph Northam has approved a $500,000 state grant for Discovery Inc. to expand its technology and operations hub in Northern Virginia. The governor's office announced Thursday that Virginia had beat out Maryland and New York for the $16 million expansion. Washington Times, Fri, Jun 15 2018 @ 07:45 AM
  • Gang member sentenced to prison for 2016 Ashburn murder

    A member of the MS-13 gang was sentenced this week to 43 years in prison for a 2016 Ashburn murder. Loudoun Times, Fri, Jun 15 2018 @ 09:10 AM
  • Virginia is changing; here's who explains how and why

    Virginia's 8.5 million residents live in a rolling landscape of change as populations grow in some areas, gray in many localities and shrink in dozens, providing a native Virginia demographer a fascinating job tracking those changes. Martinsville Bulletin, Sun, Jun 17 2018 @ 12:13 AM
  • The hand of Justice: Man arrested for exposing himself on Loudoun County transit bus

    A 55-year-old man with no fixed address was arrested Thursday after exposing himself on a Loudoun Transit bus, according to the sheriff's office. Loudoun Times, Fri, Jun 15 2018 @ 03:20 PM
  • Loudoun supervisors hear from Route 15 gas station applicant; decision expected in July

    Leesburg North Landing is extending an opportunity for the community to join its effort in constructing a new gas station on Route 15. But that union may collapse if the Board of Supervisors decides not approve Leesburg North Landing's application at next month's business meeting-pushing the applicant to find another, perhaps more intense use for ... (more) Loudoun Times, Fri, Jun 15 2018 @ 11:17 AM
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