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FILE - In a Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., talks about the Model X car at the company's headquarters, in Fremont, Calif.  Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. reported a loss for the last three months of 2016. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Tesla swings to loss in 4Q, says Model 3 on targetUnable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. is reporting a loss for the last three months of 2016
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Japanese Nissan executive tapped to replace Ghosn as CEOCarlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, to replace him as chief executive at the Japanese automaker, although Ghosn will stay on as chairman
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2015 file photo, filmmaker Roman Polanski talks to reporters in Krakow, Poland, after a Polish judge ruled that Polish law forbids his extradition to the U.S., where in 1977 he pleaded guilty to having had sex with a minor. A hearing to unseal testimony in Polanski's long-running underage sex case has been delayed. The Los Angeles Superior Court sent out a notice Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, that a hearing scheduled for Friday has been delayed a new date has not yet formally been set. (AP Photo/Jarek Praszkiewicz, File)
Hearing in Roman Polanski's long-running case delayedA hearing to unseal testimony in Roman Polanski's long-running underage sex case has been delayed
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A couple embraces as opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline leave their main protest camp Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, near Cannon Ball, N.D., as authorities were preparing to shut down the camp in advance of spring flooding season. The Army Corps of Engineers ordered the camp closed at 2 p.m. Wednesday. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)
Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest campMost of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents have abandoned their protest camp ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land
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Grassroots Immigrations Programs Director Cristina Parker talks about the challenges facing immigrants living illegally in the United States, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Austin, Texas. Around the country, President Donald Trump's efforts to crack down on the estimated 11 million immigrants living illegally in the U.S. have spread fear and anxiety and led many people to brace for arrest and to change up their daily routines in hopes of not getting caught. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routinesMany immigrants in the country illegally are changing up their daily routines in hopes of not getting caught in President Donald Trump crackdown
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Oklahoma court favors church in Syrian torture lawsuitOklahoma's highest court says a man from Syria who claims he was tortured in his home country after converting to Christianity has no legal recourse against a church that published his name and baptism online
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Activists and protesters with the National Center for Transgender Equality rally in front of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Washington, after the Department of Education and the Justice Department announce plans to overturn the school guidance on protecting transgender students. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidanceThe Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Dakota Access pipeline opponents burn structures in their main protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball, N.D., on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, as authorities prepare to shut down the camp in advance of spring flooding season. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)
The Latest: Police: About 20 fires set at Dakota Access campAuthorities in North Dakota say Dakota Access pipeline protesters set about 20 fires on the day their longstanding camp was scheduled for closure
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks in Washington. While Oklahoma’s attorney general, emails show that new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt was in frequent contact with fossil fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Emails: EPA's Pruitt cozy with fossil fuel industryWhile serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, new EPA chief Scott Pruitt was in frequent contact with fossil fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
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  • Assembly amends description of - dangerous dog'

    Both the House and Senate have unanimously approved a bill that would change the legal description of a "dangerous dog" and possibly put fewer animals on a state registry. HB 2381 cleared the Senate, 40-0, on Tuesday after winning approval in the House on Feb. 6. The bill now goes to Gov. Terry McAuliffe for his signature. WRIC-TV Richmond, Wed, Feb 22 2017 @ 03:48 PM
  • new Loudoun Co. vineyard wins top Va. wine award

    The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards won this year's Governor's Cup award from the Virginia Wineries Association, the first Loudoun County vineyard to win the award. The Barns at Hamilton Station owners Andrew and Maryann Fialdini, former government employees, opened their vineyard in Hamilton in 2012, just north of Leesburg. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Feb 22 2017 @ 03:29 PM
  • County declines to answer six questions related to Short Hill site

    How much power will the ATT Short Hill underground facility on Short Hill Mountain consume? Does the facility pose a fire risk to its neighbors and will the local fire department have access to the site in case of an emergency? Those questions and several others submitted by concerned western Loudoun residents living below the underground facility ... (more) Loudoun Times, Tue, Feb 21 2017 @ 02:46 PM
  • Nine stolen firearms found in burglary suspect's possession

    Theodore Roosevelt Bailey, 62, of Capitol Heights, Md., is linked to numerous residential burglaries in Fauquier and Loudoun counties, according to law enforcement. Fauquier.com, Tue, Feb 21 2017 @ 09:51 AM
  • Will reading teach teen vandals 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. Tri-cityherald.com, Tue, Feb 21 2017 @ 05:03 AM
  • 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
  • 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
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