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FILE - In this April 11, 2013 file photo, Jason Rezaian, right, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, an Iranian correspondent for the Abu Dhabi-based daily newspaper, The National, smile as they attend a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran. The family of Rezaian who is detained in Iran says authorities there have allowed him to hire a lawyer after more than seven months behind bars, though it is not the attorney they had hoped for. Rezaian was detained in Tehran on July 22, 2014 along with Salehi, and two photojournalists. Rezaian, who was born and spent most of his life in the United States, is the only one of the four still behind bars. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
Reporter jailed in Iran gets lawyer after more than 7 monthsWashington Post correspondent jailed in Iran gets lawyer, but not attorney the family wanted
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'Suge' Knight goes to hospital after saying he fired lawyersFormer rap mogul gets taken to hospital for 3rd time after telling judge he fired lawyers
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John Legend performs in Muharraq, Bahrain, Monday night, March 2, 2015. The singer-songwriter performed before an enthusiastic, sold-out crowd despite human rights activists' calls to boycott the Gulf island monarchy, where a pro-democracy uprising still simmers four years after authorities crushed Bahrain's Arab spring. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
Singer John Legend performs in Bahrain to sold-out crowdSinger John Legend performs in Bahrain to sold-out crowd despite activist calls for boycott
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2015 file photo, actress Ming-Na Wen attends the LA Premiere of "American Crime" in Los Angeles. Ming-Na Wen stars in “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” the television series about the Marvel Comics organization, returning from its winter hiatus Tuesday, March 3 at 9 p.m. ET. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
Ming-Na Wen: 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' role makes me a cool momMing-Na Wen says role as Melinda May in 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' makes her cool to her kids
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FILE - In this March 25, 2014, file photo, attorney Paul Clement speaks to reporters in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from Arizona Republicans on March 2, 2015,who want to take away a voter-approved commission’s power to draw the state’s congressional district boundaries. “"Whatever their shortcomings, state legislatures are elected, politically accountable and hand-picked" by the Constitution’s authors for the map-drawing task, said Clement, who is representing the Arizona legislature at the Supreme Court.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
Justices seem skeptical of independent electoral map boardsSupreme Court seems to embrace Republican challenge to independent drawing of electoral maps
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry walks on the bank of the Geneva Lake before a bilateral meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif  for a new round of Nuclear Talks, in Montreux, Switzerland, Monday, March 2, 2015.  (AP Photo/Keystone,Jean-Christophe Bott)
Possible elements in an Iran nuclear dealA glance of possible elements in an Iran nuclear deal, source of Obama-Netanyahu disagreement
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In this photo taken Feb. 27, 2015, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats step up pressure on House Republicans to permit a vote on full-year funding for the Department of Homeland Security with no immigration-related provisions. It's a step Speaker John Boehner pointedly has not ruled out  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS billBoehner leaves open possibility of long-term DHS bill backed by Dems and the White House
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Muslim Alkurdi, 18, of Albuquerque High School, joins hundreds of classmates in Albuquerque, N.M,  Monday, March 2, 2015, as students staged a walkout to protest a new standardized test they say isn't an accurate measurement of their education. Students frustrated over the new exam walked out of schools across the state Monday in protest as the new exam was being given. The backlash came as millions of U.S. students start taking more rigorous exams aligned with Common Core standards. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
New Mexico students walk out over new tests contested in USNew Mexico students walking out to protest tougher tests being contested nationwide
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Icicles drip after an ice storm by the White House in Washington, Monday, March 2, 2015.   The National Weather Service is warning of icy conditions and dense fog in the mid-Atlantic region on Monday morning after a blast of snow, sleet, ice and freezing rain on Sunday.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Boston short of season snow record _ for nowBoston still short of season snow record; ice and drenching rain cause problems elsewhere
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  • Repo Man Accused of Brandishing Gun

    Loudoun County police are looking for a man who brandished a firearm Tuesday at a Sterling home during an argument. The incident occurred between 3:16 and 3:21 p.m. in the 46800 block of Burning Branch Terrace, according to a report from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Patch.com, Sat, Feb 28 2015 @ 02:56 PM
  • At budget hearings, Loudoun residents rally for fully funded schools

    At two public hearings last week to address Loudoun's budget, county supervisors were bombarded with one message: "Fully fund our schools." Those words were emblazoned on blue T-shirts, written across campaign-style signs and spoken into a microphone by dozens of speakers who urged the county Board of Supervisors to fully support the school board's $982 million spending request. The Washington Post, Mon, Mar 2 2015 @ 10:42 AM
  • The weeka s buzz

    That's Virginia's junior U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine kickin' it with some locals in Honduras. Loudoun Times, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 06:16 PM
  • Atlantic Realty eyes residential for aging Sterling Plaza Shopping Center

    McCafferty Interests sold its Sterling Plaza shopping center to Atlantic Realty Cos. for $26.5 million. Business Journal, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 01:42 PM
  • Discovery Square provides options for all types of residents

    A new community - Discovery Square in Oak Hill - is rising in western Fairfax County, just north of Centreville and a few miles from the Loudoun County border. A new community is rising in western Fairfax County, just north of Centreville and a few miles from the Loudoun County border. The Washington Post, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 07:30 AM
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