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Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug banMets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under baseball's drug agreement testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time
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Attorney John Ray, seated, speaks at a press conference at his office in Miller Place, N.Y., on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Ray represents the family of Shannan Gilbert, a Jersey City, N.J., prostitute whose remains were found near where police discovered the bodies of 10 other slain people in the notorious "Long Island serial killer" case. Ray says a new autopsy suggests Gilbert may have been strangled. At Ray's right is Mari Gilbert, Shannan Gilbert's mother. Standing, from left, are Gilbert's sisters, Stevie Smith, Sarra Gilbert, and Sherre Gilbert. Retired police detective William Mahoney is at right. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)
Autopsy: Slain New Jersey sex worker possibly strangledA sex worker who disappeared near a remote stretch of a beach highway on New York's Long Island later revealed to be a suspected serial killer's dumping ground for bodies might have been strangled, according to a new autopsy
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Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib, center, congratulates teammate Sylvester Williams, nose tackle, left, as Bronco cornerback Kayvon Webster stands at right, during a victory rally to celebrate the Bronco's win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, in Denver, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Talib, Jackson, Webb fined for Super Bowl infractionsBroncos cornerback Aqib Talib fined $26,044 for taunting, face mask penalties at Super Bowl
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This Monday, July 6, 2015 photo shows a sign for Wall Street carved into the side of a building, in New York.  European stocks rose Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 shrugging off a bad day in Asia, as the sell-off in banking shares abated and oil prices rebounded from a 12-year low. But Japan's main stock index lost nearly 5 percent, leading other Asian markets lower.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
US stocks end a down week on an up noteA rebound in bank shares and energy companies lifts US shares after 5 straight down days
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Inmates stand on the rooftop of the Topo Chico prison after a riot broke out around midnight, in Monterrey, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Dozens of inmates were killed and several injured in a brutal fight between two rival factions at the prison in northern Mexico, the state governor said. (AP Photo/Emilio Vazquez)
Hammers and shivs used in Mexico prison riot that killed 49Mexico's deadliest prison brawl in many years was a bloodbath in which inmates attacked each other with hammers and makeshift blades, underlining yet again the power that drug cartels wield inside many of the country's lockups
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2014 file photo, singer-songwriter and producer Barry Manilow poses for a photograph during an interview in New York. Manilow has been forced to postpone two concerts following a rough week of oral surgery. Manilow had surgery twice earlier this week, and still managed to make a concert in Memphis on Wednesday. But after that, he was brought back to Los Angeles for surgery Friday when complications developed. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
Concert postponements for Barry Manilow after surgeryThree oral surgeries during a week has forced Barry Manilow to postpone two concerts
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In this photo taken Jan. 23, 2016, Republican presidential candidate, former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore speaks at the New Hampshire Republican Party summit in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Former Virginia Gov. Gilmore ends bid for the White HouseFormer Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore says he is dropping out of the race for the White House
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Veto override drawing vitriol from constituents in MarylandMaryland's Senate president is calling for civility after Democratic senators have been receiving hate mail after a veto override
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Cosby's lawyers try again to get his sex assault case tossedLawyers for Bill Cosby are trying again to have his sex assault case in Pennsylvania dismissed
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  • Pr. William schools superintendent proposes $1.08 billion budget

    Sign in or create an account so we can save this story to your Reading List. You'll be able to access the story from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. The Washington Post, Sun, Feb 7 2016 @ 01:09 PM
  • Ashburn dog to strut her stuff at Westminster Dog Show

    Jolie, a big, friendly Burmese mountain dog, will represent Loudoun County and her breed at the 2016 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Feb. 16. The 4-year-old Ashburn dog, who happens to be the number one female Burmese mountain dog in the United States, will be showing for conformation in the working group. Loudoun Times, Fri, Feb 5 2016 @ 10:11 AM
  • Despite federal spending cuts, Northern Virginia keeps growing

    Northern Virginia is the fastest growing metropolitan area in the state, according to 2015 population estimates from the University of Virginia's The population increased by 8.7 percent, adding 232,297 residents over the past five years, bringing the total to 2,909,438, the center estimates. Loudoun County grew the fastest, with a population boom of nearly 20 percent. WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Feb 5 2016 @ 04:03 PM
  • Ashburn Man Sentenced for Child Pornography

    LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA: Mark Herndon Wascak, 31, appeared before Judge Jeanette A. Irby in Loudoun County Circuit Court for sentencing on five counts of possession of child pornography. Judge Irby imposed a total active sentence of five years in the Virginia Department of Corrections, according to an announcement by the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney in Loudoun County. Patch.com, Thu, Feb 4 2016 @ 03:38 PM
  • Fire damages Loudoun County house said to be from the late 1700s

    Loudoun County fire fighters work to put a blaze inside a home in the village of Lincoln, near Purcellville. Authorities said the fire caused extensive damage. The Washington Post, Tue, Feb 2 2016 @ 07:05 PM
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