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Washington Nationals' Matt Wieters (32) runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Houston Astros starting pitcher Charlie Morton (50) during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
LEADING OFF: Cubs check Bryant, Nats still rolling vs AstrosLEADING OFF: Cubs check Bryant, Nats still rolling vs Astros
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FILE- In this combo of file photos shows, a Google sign at a store on Aug. 7, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla., bottom, and a Walmart sign on June 1, 2017, in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, said Wednesday, Aug. 23, that it’s working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos for voice shopping through Google Assistant. The capability will be available in late September. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Walmart dives into voice-activated shopping with GoogleWalmart dives into voice-activated shopping in partnership with Google
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by Joe Arpaio, the then sheriff of metro Phoenix, during a news conference in Marshalltown, Iowa. Trump isn't expected to take action Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, on a possible pardon of Arpaio's conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that the president would take no action Tuesday on Arpaio as Trump plans to appear in the evening at a rally in downtown Phoenix. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Trump again signals he'll pardon Joe Arpaio _ but not yetPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday again signaled his willingness to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case _ but not yet.
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FILE - In this May 24, 2012 file photo, Harvard University Arts and Sciences graduates react as degrees are conferred during commencement exercises on the school's campus in Cambridge, Mass. According to a report released Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, by the independent Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor's degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time a U.S. state has reached that threshold. (AP Photo/Steven Senne File)
Report: Half of state's labor force holds bachelor's degreesA new report finds that half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor's degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time any U.S. state has reached that threshold
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The damaged port aft hull of the USS John S. McCain, is visible while docked at Singapore's Changi naval base on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 in Singapore. The focus of the search for the U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters shifted Tuesday to the damaged destroyer's flooded compartments. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCainThe commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says Navy divers have found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing since a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Louisville lines up for a play against Virginia during an NCAA college football game in Charlottesville, Va. ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia’s season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. A spokeswoman for ESPN says Lee has been moved to Youngstown State’s game at Pittsburgh on the ACC Network on Sept. 2. The network says the decision was made “as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because of the coincidence of his name.” (AP Photo/Ryan M. Kelly, File)
ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off UVA game due to nameESPN moves broadcaster Robert Lee off Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by decision to remove Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue
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FILE - In this May 22, 2012 file photo, professional test driver Dave McMillan demonstrates the dashboard warning signal at an automobile test area in Oxon Hill. Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashesResearchers say safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving, right, looks to drive against Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. Irving, who asked Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert to trade him earlier this summer, could be on his way to Boston as the Cavaliers are in serious negotiations with the Celtics about swapping him for point guard Thomas. Since Irving made his stunning request, the defending Eastern Conference champions have been looking for a trade partner. They may have found the perfect one and could be nearing a deal with the Celtics, said the person who spoke Tuesday night, Aug. 22, 2017, to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the talks. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, moreCavaliers deal Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder and potential lottery pick
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The Latest: Phoenix police lob pepper spray as rally endsPhoenix police lob pepper spray after protesters throw rocks, water bottles as Trump rally breaks up
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  • Maryland man convicted of Upperville burglary

    Theodore Roosevelt Bailey, 62, of Capitol Heights, Md., is linked to numerous residential burglaries in Fauquier and Loudoun counties, according to law enforcement. Fauquier.com, Tue, Aug 22 2017 @ 06:15 AM
  • Loudoun County Republican Wants Confederate Statue Moved

    A prominent Republican on Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors is now on board with moving the county's statue of a Confederate soldier sitting outside the county courthouse in Leesburg. Supervisor Ron Meyer told WMAL the county needs to ask for permission from the General Assembly to move the statue, and then he would like to see it placed in a nearby battlefield. WMAL-AM Washington, Mon, Aug 21 2017 @ 12:23 PM
  • Republican supervisor calls on county to relocate Confederate statue in Leesburg

    In wake of the deadly protests in Charlottesville, Loudoun County Supervisor Ron Meyer has become the first Republican member of the Board of Supervisors to publicly call for the Confederate statue on the courthouse grounds in Leesburg to be moved. Loudoun Times, Sat, Aug 19 2017 @ 10:41 AM
  • Office worker gets 3.5 years for poisoning coffee with soap

    A Virginia woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for poisoning her coworkers' coffee with Windex and dish soap. Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman announced the sentence Thursday for 33-year-old Mayda Rivera Juarez of Sterling. Star Tribune, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 10:10 AM
  • Sculpture put in removed statue's spot toppled

    Marcus Martin, right, hugs his fiance Marissa Blair, left, during a memorial for Heather Heyer Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va. Martin pushed his fiance out of the way of the vehicle that killed Heyer last Saturday. The Miami Herald, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 08:29 PM
  • Police patrols stepped up near Leesburg Confederate monument

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has increased patrols and surveillance around the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds Friday following the vandalism of Leesburg's Confederate monument. Loudoun Times, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 03:31 PM
  • Coffee machine poisoner jailed

    Mayda Rivera-Juarez and the coffee machine in which she poured Windex and Ajax to poison her co-workers. A 33-YEAR-OLD woman who poisoned co-workers by pouring window cleaner and washing up liquid into the office coffee machine has been sent to prion. NEWS.com.au, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 12:47 AM
  • Apple CEO Makes $2 Million Pledge To Fight Hate

    The Latest on the white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted into deadly violence : Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white-nationalist rally. TheCourier.com, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 08:54 PM
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