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Italy's Sofia Goggia gets to the finish area of a women's World Cup downhill after she lost control while landing a jump, in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
Cortina downhill win puts Vonn on track for OlympicsLindsey Vonn amped up her Olympic preparations by winning a World Cup downhill by a large margin on Saturday
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FILE This Thursday June 5, 2014 file photo shows former US Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, left, as she listens to park service rangers during a tour of Jamestown Island in Jamestown, Va. A power company is getting set to build 17 transmission towers in Virginia near colonial Jamestown Island. And already the utility has begun paying out $90 million for projects to blunt the impact on significant historic areas.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Big towers to rise near historic Jamestown: $90M in payoutsTowers _ some nearly as tall as Statue of Liberty _ to be built to string power lines visible at Jamestown Island, Virginia, site of first permanent British settlement in North America; $90 million in payouts to blunt impact on historic area
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, speaks during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt. On Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, the former general has announced he will run for a second, four-year term in elections due in March. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool, File)
VP Pence in Egypt for talks on security, counterterrorismVice President Mike Pence is in Cairo for meetings with Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on security and counterterrorism issues
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2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed and in good condition, police say
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British Airways pilot, allegedly drunk, taken off planeA British Airways first officer was removed from the cockpit of a flight scheduled to leave for Mauritius amid fears he was drunk
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, president Thomas Bach, from Germany speaks before the North and South Korean Olympic Participation Meeting at the IOC headquarters in Pully near Lausanne, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A decision with regard to the participation of athletes from the National Olympic Committee, NOC, of North Korea at the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 will be taken during a four-party meeting. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sportsThe IOC says 22 North Korean athletes will compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month after an agreement was struck with the Korean neighbors
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FILE - In this Jan. 29 2013 file photo, French chef Paul Bocuse tastes a dish during the "Bocuse d'Or" (Golden Bocuse) trophy, at the 14th World Cuisine contest, in Lyon, central France. French interior minister announces Saturday Jan.20, 2018 that Paul Bocuse, a master of French cuisine, has died at 91. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)
The Latest: "Chefs cry in their kitchens' at Bocuse's deathPaul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for nearly half a century and put it on tables around the world, has died at 91.
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The Latest: Syrian govt forces capture key air base in IdlibSyrian state TV says government forces have retaken a key air base in northwest Syria that was lost to rebels in 2015
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Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic, right, attends a wreath laying ceremony at the site of the attack where Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was assassinated in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.  Serbia's president is visiting Serb-dominated areas in Kosovo days after a moderate politician was gunned down in an attack that fueled concerns of instability in the volatile Balkans. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
Serbian president visits Kosovo after politician's slayingSerbia's president is visiting Serb-dominated areas in Kosovo days after a moderate politician was gunned down in an attack that fueled concerns of instability in the volatile Balkans
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  • Sterling man sentenced to 20 years for rape

    Marvin Otero, a 44-year-old Sterling resident, was sentenced to 20 years for one count of rape by Loudoun County Circuit Judge Gaylord L. Finch Jr. Wednesday, according to the Loudoun County Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney. Loudoun Times, Fri, Jan 19 2018 @ 12:48 PM
  • Virginia prosecutor in Rose McGowan drug case recuses self

    A Virginia county prosecutor has recused himself from actress Rose McGowan's upcoming trial for felony possession of a controlled substance, citing conflict of interest. Prince William County Commonwealth's Attorney Paul Ebert tells WTOP-FM that Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman asked him to take over the case, as McGowan's attorney represents him in a federal civil rights case. The Guardian, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 08:53 AM
  • Amazon eyes North Virginia, Montgomery County for second headquarters

    Eastern Panhandle residents came a step closer Thursday to having more career options within commuting distance in Northern Virginia and Montgomery County. Those two areas landed on a shortlist of 20 jurisdictions Amazon selected as finalists to possibly become home to a second headquarters for the Seattle-based online retailer. Martinsburg Journal, Sat, Jan 20 2018 @ 12:17 AM
  • Developer hopes revised proffers will encourage Caroline supervisors to approve rezoning request

    A developer who wants to build an industrial center on a parcel of land in Ladysmith hopes revised proffers will encourage Caroline supervisors to approve a rezoning request. The county planning commission voted in November against Airlee Development's proposal to rezone three parcels of land on U.S. 1 between Green Road and Lake Caroline Drive from rural preservation to industrial, citing concerns about increased traffic on U.S. 1, the impact to residents of nearby Lake Caroline and inconsistency with the county's comprehensive land-use plan. Fredericksburg.com, Fri, Jan 19 2018 @ 09:15 PM
  • FBI says accused Islamic State supporter also had child porn

    Federal agents who searched a Virginia man's electronic devices for ties to the Islamic State found child porn, according to court documents. Sean Andrew Duncan, a 21-year-old Muslim convert, moved to Loudoun County, Virginia, from Pennsylvania earlier this year. Stars and Stripes, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 09:14 AM
  • Loudoun County supervisors narrowly approve True North data center

    Loudoun supervisors in a controversial vote Thursday rezoned 106 acres in the county's Transition Policy Area to make room for True North, a 760,000-square-foot data center, going against staff recommendations and, according to those opposed to the facility, setting a dangerous precedent. Loudoun Times, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 10:00 PM
  • Virginia mail carrier wins $4 million

    A Loudoun County man has won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery's Hot Millions Multiplier game. Bill Malsch, a mail carrier who lives in Purcellville, has won that $4 million top prize, according to a statement released by the Virginia Lottery . WRIC-TV Richmond, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 05:23 PM
  • Behavioral healthcare center worker charged in teen's death

    Authorities in Virginia say an employee at a behavioral healthcare center has been charged in connection with the death of a teenager who was a patient at the facility. A Loudoun County Sheriff's Office news release says 47-year-old William P. Herndon, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was indicted on Jan.11 on charges of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the 15-year-old. The Republican, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 05:26 AM
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