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Online dating couple jailed in UK for IS-inspired bomb plotA man and woman who met on a Muslim dating website have been handed prison sentences for plotting an Islamic State-inspired bomb attack in Britain
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Neuroscientist Emily Rogalski poses for a photo in at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago on Feb. 16, 2018. Rogalski is leading a study of "superagers," people in their 80s and 90s who have retained unusually sharp memory, in the hope of finding ways to protect others from memory loss. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
Superagers' youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharpWith youthful brains in old bodies, superagers may help scientists uncover secrets of preventing memory loss
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US military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 extremistsUS military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab extremists; 5th strike this year
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United States's Tyler George, John Landsteiner, skip John Shuster and Matt Hamilton, from left to right, celebrate winning a men's semi-final curling match against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
The Latest: Trump congratulates US women's hockey on goldPresident Donald Trump has congratulated the U.S. women's hockey team on winning Olympic gold
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 file photo, Gov. of Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics holds a euro note in Riga, Lavia. The Latvian official on the European Central Bank’s top policymaking council, Ilmars Rimsevics, will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018, amid an investigation into reported corruption. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File)
Latvian scandal exposes weakness in European oversightExperts say that a corruption scandal rocking euro member state Latvia underscores the limits of Europe's banking supervision and is likely to lead to reforms
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, California state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, announces that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are completed in Sacramento, Calif. When lawmakers return from the President's Day weekend, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2018, they will learn whether the investigation cleared Mendoza or sets him up for possible expulsion. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File)
Senate to weigh punishment for member accused of misconductThe California Senate is preparing to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct
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CBS names Margaret Brennan as 'Face the Nation' anchorMargaret Brennan will become moderator of CBS' long-time Sunday morning political show, 'Face the Nation.'
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Lawsuit: Trump's ending immigrant program racially motivatedHaitian and Salvadoran immigrants are suing President Donald Trump over the administration's decision to end special protections that have allowed them to live and work in the US
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AP Interview: Qatari envoy calls for emergency aid to GazaAP Interview: Qatar's point man for Gaza calls for urgent aid to war-torn territory, warns of possible new conflict
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  • Fire chiefs sound alarm on mulch legislation

    Virginia fire chiefs are speaking out against proposed state legislation to loosen rules on how near to a building that mulch can be placed. WTOP-FM reports that the bills would prevent local governments from enacting rules on the distance between mulch and a building. WMDT, Tue, Feb 20 2018 @ 06:51 PM
  • New Va. bills would make public less safe new

    A discarded cigarette in mulch started this multi-family home fire in Lynchburg, Virginia. WASHINGTON - The threat of quickly-spreading building fires caused by ignited mulch have Virginia fire chiefs concerned about bills making their way through the General Assembly, prompting the Loudoun County chief to worry: "It's only a matter of time before people aren't going to get out." WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Feb 20 2018 @ 09:15 AM
  • Challenger emerges in Purcellvillea s mayoral election

    Chris Thompson, a lifelong resident of Purcellville, has announced his candidacy for mayor in the May 1 town elections. Loudoun Times, Wed, Feb 21 2018 @ 11:13 AM
  • Monroe Tech parents, students concerned about Academies of Loudoun changes

    Jill Turgeon , chairwoman of the Curriculum and Instruction Committee, speaks at a Feb. 21 meeting on changes to the Monroe Tech curriculum. Loudoun Times, Wed, Feb 21 2018 @ 03:19 PM
  • Second worker charged in teen patient's death at health care center in Northern Virginia

    A second health care worker has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of a 15-year-old patient at a behavioral health care center in Northern Virginia, police said. Martinsville Bulletin, Fri, Feb 16 2018 @ 09:36 PM
  • Stephens City woman charged in patient's death at healthcare center

    A Stephens City woman was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 15-year-old patient at a health care facility in Loudoun County. Melanie A. Lewis, 47, was a nurse at North Spring Behavioral Healthcare when the teenage patient died after he was allegedly restrained by William P. Herndon, 47, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, a mental health technician at the facility. Northern Virginia Daily, Fri, Feb 16 2018 @ 03:38 PM
  • Lovettsville electrical fire displaces three, causes $480K in damages

    An early Wednesday fire in Lovettsville was ruled accidental by the Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office. Loudoun Times, Thu, Feb 15 2018 @ 03:00 PM
  • Hundreds more Northern Va. voters assigned to wrong district, review finds new

    Hundreds more Northern Virginia voters were assigned to the wrong state House district over the last few months, according to local reviews aimed at avoiding problems exposed during November's elections. And while the percentage of misassigned voters is extremely small, November's election has demonstrated that even a small percentage can have a major impact. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Feb 15 2018 @ 04:31 PM
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