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FILE- In this May 7, 2015 file photo, crews perform dredging work along the upper Hudson River in Waterford, N.Y. Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again. Advocates who want the Environmental Protection Agency to order crews back on the river are expected in Poughkeepsie on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.  The EPA is holding a public hearing on its five-year review of the Superfund project. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
Q&A: Controversy lingers after $1.7B cleanup of Hudson RiverDredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again
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Aramazd Andressian Sr. appears in court Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. Authorities in Los Angeles say they believe Andressian killed his missing 5-year-old son to get back at his estranged wife during a bitter separation.(AP Photo/John Locher)
Man accused in missing son's slaying denies trying to fleeA California father told a judge he wasn't hiding from authorities when he was arrested in Las Vegas, and will not fight his transfer in custody to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the disappearance of his 5-year-old son
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Hillary Clinton holds up an illustrated children's version of her book, 'It Takes a Village', as she speaks at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
Hillary Clinton tells librarians they protect truth, factsHillary Clinton received a standing ovation when she said librarians are on the front line of "the fight to defend truth and reason, evidence and facts."
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a reception of the Economy Council of the German Christian Democratic Party in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
US commerce secretary: US, Europe should have trade accordU.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is saying that the United States and the European Union should have a free trade agreement
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Sheriff: Altercation over dead raccoon prompted shootingAuthorities say an altercation over a dead raccoon led to a shooting in rural Washington state
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FILE - This undated aerial view shows the Los Alamos National laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. The competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the troubled Los Alamos National Laboratory is beginning after a week in which the northern New Mexico facility was hit with criticism for its record of safety lapses.   (The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File)
Multibillion-dollar contract for Los Alamos lab up for bidThe competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the troubled Los Alamos National Laboratory is beginning as criticism intensifies over the safety record of the northern New Mexico facility.
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Map locates the countries included in Trump’s travel ban; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
Lawyers prepare to defend travelers to US at airportsWhen the Trump administration's travel ban takes partial effect later this week, immigrant-rights lawyers plan to head to the nation's major airports to make sure eligible foreigners are able to get into the country
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A visitor looks at the price monitors at the the BM&FBOVESPA Stock Market in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. A day after Brazil's top prosecutor formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption in a scathing indictment, markets largely shrugged off the news, a sign that the leader's departure may not be imminent. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Brazil's president says corruption charge is 'fiction'Brazil's president has dismissed corruption allegations against him as a "soap opera plot" and cast doubt on the motivations of the country's top prosecutor a day after he presented a scathing indictment
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FILE - In this May 22, 2014 file photo, famed defense attorney F. Lee Bailey poses in his office in Yarmouth, Maine. Bailey has filed for bankruptcy again to tie up loose ends following his bankruptcy filing in 2016. His bankruptcy attorney said Tuesday, June 27, 2017, the new filing aims to resolve liens on his Maine home, personal property, pensions and book royalties, and to set up a payment plan.(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Famed lawyer F. Lee Bailey files again for bankruptcyFamed defense lawyer F. Lee Bailey has filed for bankruptcy _ again _ to tie up some loose ends after bankruptcy last year
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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., 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., 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
  • Pressure grows to classify Muslim teen's slaying a hate crime

    Mohmoud Hassanen, center, the father of Nabra Hassanen attended a press conference with Imam Mohamed Magid, left, a spiritual and religious advisor to the family. A Virginia teen found dead after she was attacked as she walked to a mosque was being remembered at vigils set in the District and other cities nationwide Tuesday night, a day before her funeral. The Washington Post, Tue, Jun 20 2017 @ 09:47 PM
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