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FILE--In this July 26, 2016 file photo, former Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., hugs wife Jane during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Sanders and his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders have hired lawyers in the face of federal investigations into the finances of the now-defunct Burlington College, which closed last year due, many feel, to debts incurred when Jane Sanders entered into an ill-advised real estate deal. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Feds looking into Bernie Sanders' wife over real estate dealA spokesman for the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says she has hired a lawyer as federal investigators examine a real estate deal involving a Vermont college she once ran
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In this Friday, June 16, 2017, photo, water flows from a replica of the Oroville Dam spillway at Utah State University's Water Research Laboratory, in Logan, Utah. California water officials are relying on key hydrology tests being performed on the replica of the spillway to pinpoint what repairs will work best at the tallest dam in the U.S for a spillway that was torn apart in February. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam repairsUtah hydraulic engineers built a replica of a damaged section of the tallest U.S. dam and are using it to guide California authorities on how they should construct a new spillway to withstand rushing waters
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, talks with his chief of staff Sharon Soderstrom, right, and communications staff director Antonia Ferrier, left, as they walk to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: 3 GOP senators threaten to oppose health billThreats of opposition from three Republican senators are casting doubt on whether GOP leaders have enough support to move ahead on the Senate health care bill
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A rebel of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, stands guard at the Mariana Paez demobilization zone, one of many rural camps where rebel fighters are making their transition to civilian life, in Buenavista, in the municipality of Mesetas, Colombia, Monday, June 26, 2017. On Tuesday, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC’s top commander Timochenko will meet here to commemorate the completion of the disarmament process. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
UN: Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weaponsThe United Nations say that leftist rebels in Colombia have turned over almost all of their fighters' individual weapons as part of a historic peace deal reached with the government last year
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Barry Cadden, president of the New England Compounding Center, followed by members of his legal team, arrive at the federal courthouse for sentencing Monday, June 26, 2017, in Boston. A verdict of guilty on charges of mail fraud, racketeering conspiracy and racketeering had been reached on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in the case of a fungal meningitis outbreak from tainted steroids manufactured by Cadden's pharmacy which killed dozens and sickened hundreds of people in 2012. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
Pharmacy boss blamed for meningitis outbreak gets 9 yearsThe co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy has been sentenced to nine years in prison in a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more
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Marilia Frutuoso, center, joins other protesters outside the Federal Courthouse to protest a new Texas "sanctuary cities" bill that aligns with the president's tougher stance on illegal immigration, Monday, June 26, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
No immediate ruling on fate of Texas' 'sanctuary city' lawA federal judge is considering whether a new Texas "sanctuary cities" crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Nick Pivetta is pulled from the game by manager Pete Mackanin during the third inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Diamondbacks beat Phillies 6-1Zack Greinke pitched five effective innings after a shaky start, Daniel Descalso had three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled to a 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies
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Interior Department OKs survey for Alaska wilderness roadThe U.S. Interior Department has granted Alaska permission to survey wilderness within a national wildlife refuge for a possible road
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Marlins trade SS Hechavarria to Rays for 2 minor leaguersThe Miami Marlins have traded shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria to the Tampa Bay Rays for two minor leaguers
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  • 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
  • Two-year-old child dies, second in critical condition after Sterling pool incident

    One child has lost her life and a second is in critical condition after a pool accident in Sterling on June 24. On that date around 10:43 a.m. Loudoun County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to assist a Loudoun County Fire and Rescue call for a possible drowning involving two children at a residence on Acorn Court in Sterling. Fairfax Times, Mon, Jun 26 2017 @ 03:52 PM
  • Fairfax County arrests eight after illegal lab discovery

    Fairfax County police arrested eight individuals on June 14 in a region-wide operation aimed at identifying people with addictions to heroin and opioid and offering them treatment, Fairfax County Police Department organized crime and narcotics unit commander Capt. Fairfax Times, Fri, Jun 23 2017 @ 03:49 PM
  • Funeral expected Wednesday for Muslim teenager murdered in Virginia

    A funeral is set for Wednesday for a 17-year-old Muslim girl from Virginia who police say was murdered this past weekend. Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is in custody for the murder of Nabra Hassanen of Reston, Virginia, after he allegedly "became so enraged" that he hit her with a baseball bat, the Fairfax County Police Department said Monday. KFOR-AM Lincoln, Thu, Jun 22 2017 @ 12:01 PM
  • 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
  • Northern Virginia's vineyards shine

    Northern Virginia's vineyards shine Virginia winemakers produce award-winning, drinkable wines on stunning estates Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2tZKJmf Virginia isn't the most ideal state for producing wine, but that has stopped few from trying. Even Thomas Jefferson labored for decades to grow multiple grape varieties at his Monticello estate, never producing even one bottle. USA Today, Sat, Jun 24 2017 @ 08:05 AM
  • Loudoun supervisors put Metro area plan on hold, send it to Envision Loudoun process for work

    The county's major land-use plan around the future Silver Line stops is being put on hold, possibly for another year. Loudoun Times, Fri, Jun 23 2017 @ 12:24 PM
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