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A man scratches his head as he looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
The Latest: Stock markets solid after Yellen remarksStock markets remained buoyant even though Fed Chair Janet Yellen has not explicitly ruled out a March rate hike from the central bank
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Yellen: Slower rate hikes if economy disappointsYellen, citing global uncertainty, says Fed could slow pace of future rate hikes if economy disappoints
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Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich talks to Logan Peschiera during his last town hall before Tuesday's first in the nation presidential primary Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
Bill to strip Planned Parenthood funds nears Kasich's deskOhio Gov. John Kasich is expected to sign a bill stripping government money from Planned Parenthood, a move that might help him with conservatives who dominate the upcoming Republican presidential primary in South Carolina
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Cops: Arrested NY man admits role in nearly 100 theft casesPolice say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a woman
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing in Baltimore.  An alibi witness who was never called, cell phone data that was misrepresented and other legal failures more than justify a new trial for Syed, his defense lawyer argued Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 closing an unusual hearing prompted by the popular "Serial" podcast's extensive re-examination of the murder case. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP)  WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
Judge deliberates on new trial for "Serial" defendantA judge who will determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of the podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial said the post-conviction hearing that concluded Tuesday garnered more attention than any other proceeding he'd seen in the state
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Citing security, Davos organizers postpone Egypt conferenceOrganizers of the World Economic Forum in Davos have postponed a similar conference planned for Egypt this spring over security concerns
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This Jan. 12, 2016, still image taken from video made available by the U.S. Navy shows Iranian drone" Shaheed " as it flies over the USS Harry S. Truman. That’s according to an internal U.S. Navy report on the Jan. 12 incident obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press through a Freedom of Information Act request. The Iranian drone was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014. (U.S. Navy via AP)
AP Exclusive: Iranian drone first over US carrier since 2014An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014
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Ruins of flattened kiosks seen with the Christ the Saviour Cathedral at the background in Moscow, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. About half of Moscow's 104 kiosks, which sell items ranging from pastries and flowers to trinkets and kebabs, were flattened Monday evening. The city decided to tear them down in December, and the remaining ones will be torn down by Feb. 24, according to the Russian RIA Novosti news agency. It's unclear what will be put in their place. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Demolitions in Moscow draw protestsRussian activists and political commentators have criticized Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of buildings and shops around the city
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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., gestures to the crowd as he arrives, followed by his daughters Amanda Rubio, 15, and Daniella Rubio, 13, at his primary night rally at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, N.H., on Tuesday Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The Latest: Rubio: 'We're going to be the nominee'Rubio: It may take longer, but I'm 'going to be the nominee'
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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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