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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins, right, drives past Los Angeles Lakers' Larry Nance Jr. during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. A person familiar with the situation said Sunday that the Sacramento Kings have agreed to trade Cousins and Omri Casspi to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Tyreke Evans, 2016 first-round draft pick Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway and first- and second-round draft picks this summer. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, Milo Yiannopoulos speaks on campus in the Mathematics building at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. Right-wing provocateur Yiannopoulos was trying to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men after a conservative site posted a collection of edited video clips that set social media abuzz. After the polarizing Breitbart News editor was invited this weekend to speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference sparked a backlash, the Reagan Battalion tweeted video clips Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 in which Yiannopoulos discusses Jews, sexual consent, statutory rape, child abuse and homosexuality. (Jeremy Papasso/Daily Camera via AP, File)
Conservative group cancels speech by YiannopoulosRight-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after he attempted to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men
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Officers salute during a procession for a fallen officer in Orange, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said. (Sam Gangwer/The Orange County Register via AP)
Police say newly freed gang member killed California officerAuthorities say a gang member who was recently freed from jail killed his cousin and stole his car Monday, then shot and killed a California police officer and wounded his partner before being wounded himself
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Deshaun Watson plans to fully participate in NFL combineDeshaun Watson has picked up another quarterback award and plans to participate in every aspect of the NFL's scouting combine
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In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, photo, Bryce Peppard, from Oregon, poses for a photo in the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball. Authorities have told people remaining in the camp to leave by Wednesday, Feb. 22, in advance of spring flooding. Some in the camp, including Peppard, say they will resist any efforts to force them to leave. (AP Photo/Blake Nicholson)
Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest campGovernment officials have told Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters at an encampment in North Dakota that they have to leave
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A member of Cal Fire, right, talks to workers on the Oroville Dam project in front of the main spillway in Oroville, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region. (Hector Amezcua/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
Flood warnings issued amid heavy rain in Northern CaliforniaForecasters have issued flash flood warnings throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region
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Authorities investigate the scene after a deadly shooting in Whitter, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said. (Katie Falkenberg/Los Angeles Times via AP)
The Latest: Officer killed responding to traffic accidentAuthorities say a gang member who'd been out of jail for less than two weeks has shot and killed a Whittier police officer and wounded another before being wounded himself
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Information about one of the suspects North Korean Hong Song Hac, is displayed during a press conference by Malaysia Deputy National Police Chief Noor Rashid Ibrahim, not show, at the Bukit Aman national police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Malaysia's police are looking for four more North Korean suspects who they say left the country the same day the North Korean leader's brother died after being attacked at the Kuala Lumpur airport. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probeNorth Korea's ambassador to Malaysia has denounced the country's investigation into the death of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe amid bitter exchanges between the nations
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Margaret January stands in front of her brother's home Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, after a tornado swept through the neighborhood Sunday in San Antonio. Her brother, Albert Thomas has lived in the home since 1955. (John Davenport/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
Storms, tornadoes damage dozens of homes in San Antonio areaAuthorities say several tornadoes have hit parts of Central Texas, ripping the roofs from homes in San Antonio and toppling freight train cars near Austin
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  • new Va. student charged with filming undressed classmates

    A student at Freedom High School in Chantilly, Virginia, is charged as a juvenile with five felonies after investigators say he recorded video of other students while they were undressed. The five counts of illegally filming people under the age of 18 include two cases of "upskirting," and more charges may be coming. WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 07:46 PM
  • The cost of Facebook: Loudoun economic development dept. spends $20K per year on social media site

    Getting your message out in the cyber world can come with a steep price tag, and in Loudoun County, some local officials are no strangers to those costs. Loudoun Times, Mon, Feb 20 2017 @ 11:25 AM
  • After teens vandalized a school, a judge ordered them to read. Will it teach empathy?

    Amidst the chaos in Washington and the ricocheting anger around the country, the following item should supply most of us - book-lovers especially - with a level of comfort that is hard to come by these days. A Virginia judge recently ordered five vandals to read 35 books as a punishment for covering a historic African-American schoolhouse with racist, obscene and anti-Semitic graffiti. The Miami Herald, Mon, Feb 20 2017 @ 11:21 AM
  • Wegmeyers, Fabbioli partner to produce first sparkling strawberry wine

    Thanks to a rainy spring and an overabundance of strawberries from last year's crop, a new agribusiness partnership between Fabbioli Cellars and Wegmeyer Farms will produce a batch of sparkling strawberry wine this year. Loudoun Times, Mon, Feb 20 2017 @ 10:26 AM
  • Freedom High School student charged with unlawful filming, a upskirtinga

    A Chantilly 16-year-old was charged Friday with unlawfully filming his classmates in various stages of undress at Freedom High School. Loudoun Times, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 05:20 PM
  • Sterling dance instructor charged with child sex crimes

    A Sterling man and dance instructor is behind bars at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center after being charged with sexual assault of a minor. Loudoun Times, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 01:25 PM
  • Northern Va. commuters rate region low for traffic, but have hope

    Northern Virginia's transportation system is mediocre, according to the people who use it every day, and that's hurting their quality of life. A newly released survey conducted online in December for the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority finds residents rate the system around a 6 out of 10. About seven out of 10 residents say the region is doing a mostly bad job on traffic flow and congestion, but a similar proportion say the region is doing a generally good job on transportation options and on transportation infrastructure. WTOP-FM Washington, Sun, Feb 19 2017 @ 04:24 AM
  • Loudoun proposes $2.5 billion budget for fiscal 2018

    Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet kicked off the county's annual budget review process Wednesday by presenting a proposed spending plan for fiscal 2018 that funds almost all of the school system's request and provides staffing for several new facilities while holding property tax bills steady. The $2.5 billion budget complies with the Board of Supervisors' demand for a plan that avoids increasing the average homeowners' tax bills. The Washington Post, Fri, Feb 17 2017 @ 03:00 AM
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