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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington, at sunset. America's labor unions are about to find out if they were right about Justice Neil Gorsuch. In opposing Gorsuch's nomination to the high court last year, labor leaders said Gorsuch would vote against working people and for monied interests. The newest justice holds the deciding vote in a case to be argued Feb. 26 that is likely to affect the financial viability of unions that represent government workers. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Gorsuch deciding vote in key labor union funding caseJustice Neil Gorsuch holds the deciding vote in a coming Supreme Court case that could affect the financial viability of unions that are major supporters of Democratic candidates and causes
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British judge sentences prolific pedophile to 38 yearsA judge in Britain has sentenced a prolific pedophile to 38 years in prison in what is being described as a watershed moment for authorities coming to grips with technology's ability to spread depravity
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The governor of German Saarland state and designated CDU Secretary General, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, addresses a news conference after a party's leaders meeting in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany's Merkel brings possible successor to BerlinChancellor Angela Merkel has proposed the governor of Germany's tiny western state of Saarland to run her party's day-to-day operations, hinting at possible succession
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IS ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 fightersIslamic State militants ambush Iraq's Shiite-led paramilitary force, killing at least 27 fighters
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A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Asian markets were higher on Monday following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing. Many major markets were closed on holidays. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
European shares drift lower as traders take a breatherEuropean shares drifted lower Monday as investors paused for breath following a sizeable rally last week.
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Pope backs down, OKs resignation of divisive Nigerian bishopPope Francis has backed down and accepted the resignation of Nigerian bishop who had been rejected for years by the priests of his Ahiara diocese
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Gold medalist Havard Lorentzen of Norway celebrates setting a new Olympic record during the men's 500 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
The Latest: Curling world floored by Olympic doping chargeThe curling world was floored when word broke that a Russian Olympic curler was facing a doping charge because doping goes against the very essence of what curling is all about
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Volunteers help carry 17 crosses to be placed outside the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Shooting survivors on potential collision course with TrumpStudent survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement and have been critical of President Donald Trump, whose election was strongly supported by the National Rifle Association
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In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, rescue and search team members search for wreckage of a plane that crashed on Sunday in the Dena mountains in southern Iran, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. (Alireza Vasigh Ansari/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
Iranian rescuers find wreckage from plane crashIranian media says search and rescue teams have reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board
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  • ACLU of Virginia opposes bipartisan deal on felony threshold Read Story The Associated Press

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia says it is opposed to last week's bipartisan deal that would raise Virginia's felony theft threshold from $200 to $500 while also strengthening the state's criminal restitution system. The local ACLU says in a Monday statement it, the NAACP in Loudoun County and several other organizations support the felony larceny threshold increase but oppose another bill the compromise included to ensure criminals pay court-ordered restitution to crime victims. WVEC-TV Norfolk, Tue, Feb 13 2018 @ 08:20 AM
  • Sales tax breaks to lure data centers booming in Virginia

    As Virginia has emerged as a top global market for data centers, tax breaks to attract some of the world's richest companies to the state have exploded, new records show. Enacted a decade ago, sales and use tax exemptions for the large warehouses full of computers that function as the brains of the internet accounted for more than $65 million in uncollected state revenue last fiscal year, by far the biggest type of tax break the state offers. NewsOK.com, Wed, Feb 14 2018 @ 03:09 PM
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