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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, left, and Tam Ma of the advocacy group, Health Access California, discuss a lawsuit filed by 19 attorneys general over President Donald Trump's decision to end health care subsidies during a news conference on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra is leading the lawsuit, which seeks an emergency order requiring that the payments continue to be made. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper)
States ask US court to keep up health subsidies cut by TrumpNineteen top state government lawyers are asking a U.S. judge in California to force the Trump administration to make health care subsidy payments that the president abruptly cut off last week
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 photo, Josh Mills sits on the porch near where Jeremey Lake was killed in Tulsa, Okla. Former Tulsa police officer Shannon Kepler is charged with murder in the killing of Lake. Mills testified Monday that he ran to Lake after the shooting and that Lake's girlfriend, Lisa Kepler, said her father pulled the trigger. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
The Latest: Jury deliberating in trial of ex-Oklahoma copJurors in the fourth trial of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused of killing his daughter's black boyfriend are deliberating a verdict.
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski stretches while warming up at NFL football practice, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Brady thinks Patriots' offense has room to growDespite solid numbers, Brady thinks Patriots offense has room for improvement
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FILE- In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. A federal appeals court rejected an attempt to revive a defamation lawsuit against Cosby by a woman who claims he raped her decades ago. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston on Wednesday, Oct. 18, upheld a lower court ruling dismissing Kathrine McKee’s case against Cosby. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Court refuses to revive defamation suit against Bill CosbyAn appeals court has rejected an attempt to revive a Massachusetts defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who says he raped her in a Detroit hotel decades ago
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A family friend talks on her cell phone as Hardin County Sheriff and others continue their investigation at the scene of a fatal fire in Silsbee, Texas, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. A woman and her children were killed in a fire that quickly engulfed their Texas home, authorities said Wednesday. (Kim Brent/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP)
Sheriff: Fire kills Texas woman and her 5 childrenAuthorities say a woman and her five children were killed in a fire that destroyed their Texas home
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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
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This photo provided by the Maryland State Police shows Radee Labeeb Prince, who police are looking for after they said he opened fire with a handgun at the Emmorton Business Park in the Edgewood area of Harford County, Md., Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, and then fled. (Maryland State Police via AP)
Manhunt underway for gunman in Maryland office park shootingAuthorities say a man with a lengthy criminal past who was fired from a job earlier this year for punching a colleague showed up for work at a countertop company as scheduled and started shooting five of his co-workers
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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
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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
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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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