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FILE - In this July 8, 2015, file photo, a United Airlines jet, front, is pushed back from a gate at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. United Continental Holdings, Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Hurricanes help push down United's 3Q profit by one-thirdUnited Airlines says 3Q profit fell by one-third as hurricanes wiped out 8,000 flights
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Cameron Douglas, son of actor Michael Douglas, leaves Manhattan federal court in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Douglas got the approval Wednesday of the judge who sentenced him to a decade in prison to go to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister)
Judge: Michael Douglas' son can go to Los Angeles to actThe judge who sentenced Michael Douglas' son to nearly a decade in prison says he can go to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin answers questions during the Southeastern Conference men's NCAA college basketball media day Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Experience matters for SEC teams looking to topple KentuckyHow can SEC rivals compete with Kentucky? Experience matters
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
In this photo taken Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017, Suzanne Finzell, 62, who lost the home she was renting during the wildfires, stands outside a disaster assistance center in Santa Rosa, Calif. Even before fire wiped out the home she rented for 17 years, Finzell had thought about leaving this city on the edge of the San Francisco Bay Area because of rising prices. A spike in housing and other living costs had driven her friends to Nevada and Oregon. (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala)
Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay AreaWildfires worsen housing crunch in famously expensive San Francisco Bay Area
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Anthony Shore. The convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Shore faces lethal injection for the 1992 slaying of a 21-year-old woman who is one of four females, including a 9-year-old, Shore has confessed to killing. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
Texas man's execution halted amid alleged confession schemeJudge halts execution of man known as Houston area's 'Tourniquet Killer' so authorities can investigate alleged scheme in which the inmate says a fellow prisoner asked him to confess to another killing
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
Guilty pleas entered in sweeping Indian-art fraud probeA New Mexico art gallery owner and a jewelry supplier have pleaded guilty in federal court to criminal charges in the sale of fake Native American jewelry that was manufactured in the Philippines.
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks to the Associated Press about Hawaii's lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Honolulu. A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor." It was the third set of travel restrictions issued by the president to be thwarted, in whole or in part, by the courts. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Q-and-A: A look at most recent travel ban rulingsSo far, the third time isn't the charm for President Donald Trump's travel ban
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Judge orders government to allow abortion for immigrant teenA federal judge has ordered the government to allow a pregnant 17-year old immigrant, who was detained after entering the country illegally, to undergo an abortion
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2017, file photo, defendant Tyerell Przybycien waits for the start of his preliminary hearing, in 4th District Court, Provo, Utah. A judge ruled ruled Tuesday, Oct. 17, that Przybycien, who was accused of encouraging a teen friend to hang herself and filming it because he was fascinated with death, should stand trial on a murder charge. (Scott Sommerdorf/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)
Utah man will be tried on murder charge in girl's suicideAn 18-year-old Utah man accused of filming a teen girl's suicide has been ordered to stand trial for murder
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
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  • Slain Muslim teen also was raped, indictment charges

    A 17-year-old girl killed this summer in a case that shook northern Virginia's Muslim community also was raped, according to an indictment handed up Monday by a grand jury in Fairfax County. Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is accused of abduction, rape, sexual assault and capital murder in the death of Nabra Hassanen, who was attacked and killed early on June 18, as she walked back to a mosque with friends ahead of the daylong Ramadan fast. GantDaily.com, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 04:56 PM
  • Man killed in head-on crash while trying to pass a tractor-trailer

    Authorities have identified a man who died in a crash when his vehicle struck another car head-on as he tried to pass a tractor-trailer along a road in Loudoun County. The incident unfolded just before 5 a.m. Friday on Route 9, about a mile west of Route 611, just outside Hillsboro, according to Virginia State Police. The Washington Post, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:17 PM
  • Sterling resident indicted on murder and rape charges in death of Reston teen

    Sterling resident Darwin Martinez-Torres has been indicted on capital murder, rape, and six other charges in the death of Reston teen Nabra Hassanen, according to The Associated Press and other media reports. Fairfax Times, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:14 PM
  • Two years from completion: Workers have put more than 5 million hours ...

    Crews work on phase II of Metro's Silver Line to Dulles July 13, 2017 in Dulles, VA. If you've been to Dulles International Airport recently or driven along the toll road or Dulles Greenway, you've probably realized that decades of planning are taking shape in a very real way. The Washington Post, Wed, Oct 18 2017 @ 04:16 PM
  • Business leaders say affordable housing at a a crisisa point in Loudoun County

    Home builders, representatives from local education and preservation groups, and some of the county's top business leaders came together Monday to night figure out solutions to attempt to fix one of the most pressing issues facing the county: A lack of affordable and workforce housing in Loudoun. Loudoun Times, Wed, Oct 18 2017 @ 01:13 PM
  • US Homebuilder Sentiment Rises in October

    A new family house under construction in Loudoun County, Virginia. . U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic than they have in months, looking past a recent slowdown in new home sales and the risk of rising labor and materials costs following hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Voice of America, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:18 PM
  • Police investigate head-on crash in Loudoun County

    A West Virginia man died and a Haymarket man was seriously injured in a crash in Loudoun County early Friday morning. Fauquier.com, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:09 PM
  • Company to grow lettuce in Virginia using fish waste

    A company that uses fish waste to grow organic baby lettuce and arugula plans to create 21 new jobs in Northern Virginia. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office announced Friday that Kappa Farms will invest $865,000 to open a new "aquaponics" operation in Loudoun County. Norwalk Citizen News, Mon, Oct 16 2017 @ 02:45 AM
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