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FILE - In this in this Jan. 1, 2008 file photo a flag files over the headquarters of shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hackers Tuesday June 27, 2017  caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.  Russia’s Rosneft energy company also reported falling victim to hacking, as did shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk, which said every branch of its business was affected.  (Jens Dresling/AP via Ritzau, File) DENMARK OUT
The Latest: Ukrainian software cited in cyberattackHow the ransomware was first spread isn't known for sure, but several experts singled out Ukrainian accounting software called MEDoc, which in a brief message posted to its website acknowledged having been hacked
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President Donald Trump, center, speaks as he meets with Republican senators on health care in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Seated with him, from left, are Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The Latest: Trump says it's 'OK' if health bill doesn't passPresident Donald Trump says that if the health care bill fails to pass in the Senate, he won't like it _ but "that's OK."
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Chicago Bulls' draft pick Lauri Markkanen listens to questions during a news conference at the NBA basketball team training facility, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Chicago. Markkanen, who was selected seventh overall is a Finland native and was named Third-Team All-American. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam)
For Bulls, blockbuster trade is all about directionThe Chicago Bulls set a clear direction by trading All-Star Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves on draft night last week
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This undated photo provided by The University of Illinois Police Department shows Yingying Zhang. Police said the FBI is investigating the disappearance of Zhang, a Chinese woman from a central Illinois university town, as a kidnapping. Zhang was about a month into a yearlong appointment at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign when she disappeared June 9, 2017. (Courtesy of the University of Illinois Police Department via AP)
FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar caseFBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case
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Florida bitcoin processing boss gets 5 1/2 years in prisonA Florida man has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison by a New York judge who says he used a "pyramid of lies" to boost a business that helped criminals process illegal bitcoin transactions
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FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.  The Trump administration is taking steps to roll back an Obama administration policy that protected more than half the nation’s streams from pollution. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday outlined a process for rescinding a 2015 regulation that defines which waterways are covered under the Clean Water Act.   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water ruleThe Trump administration is taking steps to roll back an Obama administration policy that protected more than half the nation's streams from pollution
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A computer screen cyberattack warning notice reportedly holding computer files to ransom, as part of a massive international cyberattack, at an office in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday June 27, 2017,   A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.  Image used with permission of the account holder facebook.com/olejmaa checked and consistent with independent AP reporting.  (Oleg Reshetnyak via AP)
New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in USHackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard
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In this June 22, 2017 photo, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism is shown at the Capitol in Washington.  Graham says he has reason to believe that a conversation he had with a foreigner was intercepted and that someone asked for his name to be unmasked.  An intelligence official told Graham at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that his request is still being processed. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senator wants to know if his communications were interceptedA key GOP senator weighing the pros and cons of U.S. foreign surveillance had the same question as many Americans: Does the U.S. government sweep up their communications while monitoring targets abroad?
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
House votes overwhelmingly to back NATO mutual defense pactThe House has unanimously approved a resolution reaffirming the U.S. commitment to NATO's mutual defense accord
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  • Toddler found unconscious in Virginia pool dies

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said over the weekend that a 2-year-old girl drowned and a 2-year-old boy was in critical condition after both were found in a residential pool Saturday. Both children were discovered by a family member and were taken to a hospital. WMDT, Tue, Jun 27 2017 @ 10:17 AM
  • Suspect in killing of Va. Muslim teen had been accused of assaulting...

    Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, of Sterling, has been charged with murder in the death of Nabra Hassanen, 17. A week before Darwin Martinez Torres was arrested for allegedly abducting and killing a Muslim teenager near a Virginia mosque, a woman arrived at a hospital emergency room and reported that a man - later identified as Martinez Torres - had punched, choked and sexually assaulted her and was a member of the MS-13 street gang, according to two people familiar with the woman's account. The acts allegedly occurred in the presence of a young child, which prompted a call to Loudoun County's Child Protective Services agency, which in turn filed a report with the county sheriff, the two people said. The Washington Post, Tue, Jun 27 2017 @ 03:13 PM
  • Second toddler dies after Sterling swimming pool accident

    Twins Kaydan and Liam have both died after being found unresponsive in their family's pool Saturday. Fauquier.com, Tue, Jun 27 2017 @ 09:31 AM
  • Baby twins dead and injured in swimming pool accident

    Girl, 2, dies and her twin brother is in a critical condition after they were found unconscious at their backyard swimming pool at home in Virginia after 'sneaking out' A little girl has died and her twin brother is in a critical condition after they were found unconscious in a swimming pool at their home in Virginia. The the two-year-olds were found in the family's backyard pool on Saturday morning in Acorn Court, Sterling by a family member, Loudoun County police report. Daily Mail, Mon, Jun 26 2017 @ 08:22 AM
  • Two Ashburn men charged with drunken driving, one hits playground equipment with car

    A 45-year-old Ashburn man has been charged with driving under the influence after he hit children's playground equipment with his car June 22. According to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the area of Naugatuck Square and Snickers Gap Terrace in Ashburn just before 8:30 p.m. after reports that a vehicle had left the ... (more) Loudoun Times, Mon, Jun 26 2017 @ 01:11 PM
  • Muslim girl may have been sexually assaulted

    Investigators in Virginia say a Muslim teenager who was attacked and killed early Sunday as she and a group of teenagers walked back to a mosque may have been sexually assaulted. Fairfax County police spokeswoman Tawny Wright said Tuesday that police were investigating the possibility that Nabra Hassanen, 17, was sexually assaulted. MyHighPlains.com, Wed, Jun 21 2017 @ 02:04 AM
  • 2 infants found unconscious in Virginia pool; girl dies

    Loudoun County Sheriff's Office say a 2-year-old girl has drowned and a 2-year-old boy is in critical condition after both were found in a residential pool. The boy was later taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital and was listed in critical condition. WRIC-TV Richmond, Sun, Jun 25 2017 @ 10:14 AM
  • Fairfax County arrests eight after illegal lab discovery

    Fairfax County police arrested eight individuals on June 14 in a region-wide operation aimed at identifying people with addictions to heroin and opioid and offering them treatment, Fairfax County Police Department organized crime and narcotics unit commander Capt. Fairfax Times, Fri, Jun 23 2017 @ 03:49 PM
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