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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, a grizzly bear cub searches for fallen fruit beneath an apple tree a few miles from the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Gardiner, Mont. On Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, a federal judge restored federal protections to grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains and blocked the first hunts planned for the animals in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades. (Alan Rogers/The Casper Star-Tribune via AP, File)
Judge restores protections for grizzly bears, blocking huntsA U.S. judge has restored federal protections to grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains and blocked the first hunts planned for the animals in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades
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Linda Sarsour signals for quiet as activists opposed to President Donald Trump's embattled Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, demonstrate before being arrested, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Trump is staunchly defending Kavanaugh against a new allegation of sexual misconduct, calling the accusations "totally political." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Trump leads aggressive, all-out GOP drive to save KavanaughRepublicans are mounting a combative, coordinated drive to salvage Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan talks about the loss of quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo during a news conference in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Garoppolo's addition last season immediately turned around the fortunes of the San Francisco 49ers. Now the 49ers will have to go back to life before Garoppolo for the rest of the season. The Niners announced Monday that Garoppolo tore the ACL in his left knee while making a cut late in a loss at Kansas City, sidelining him for the rest of the season. (AP Photo/Josh Dubow)
49ers lose QB Jimmy Garoppolo to season-ending knee injurySan Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will need season-ending surgery on his injured left knee
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Alaska man charged with murder in 10-year-old girl's slayingAn Alaska man has been charged with killing a 10-year-old girl who went missing for more than a week before her body was found near a remote Native village
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FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sips on a drink as she delivers a speech at a dinner hosted by Queen Elizabeth II, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London.  Ardern is visiting New York this week for the U.N. General Assembly, and while she is admired abroad by many people, she is facing political hurdles at home. (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Admired abroad, New Zealand leader faces hurdles at homeNew Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is visiting New York this week for the U.N. General Assembly and has announced a number of high-profile media interviews she'll be doing
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Brett Kavanaugh looks at his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh at the start of a FOX News interview with Martha MacCallum, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Washington, about allegations of sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court nominee. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Kavanaugh says he won't let 'false accusations' push him outSupreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declares in a televised interview that he never sexually assaulted anyone in high school or at any other time in his life
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, San Francisco Giants general manager Bobby Evans during a news conference in San Francisco. Evans has been fired as the Giants’ general manager, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Evans fired as San Francisco Giants general managerBobby Evans has been fired as the San Francisco Giants' general manager with the team in the final week of its second straight season with a losing record
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Mike Stoker regional administrator of the US EPA directs speakers as Jonathan Morrison of NHTSA looks on during the first of three public hearings on the Trump administration's proposal to roll back car-mileage standards in a region with some of the nation's worst air pollution Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 in Fresno, Calif. The day-long session by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is a means to gather public comment concerning the mileage plan, which would freeze U.S. mileage standards at levels mandated by the Obama administration for 2020, instead of letting them rise to 36 miles per gallon by 2025. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)
California urges Trump to drop plan for weaker fuel standardCalifornia officials have demanded the Trump administration back off a plan to weaken national fuel economy standards aimed at reducing car emissions and saving people money at the pump
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Detroit Lions linebacker Eli Harold sacks New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
Familiar issues, but no panic for Patriots after 1-2 startPatriots recognize weaknesses, but are not panicking despite 1-2 start to the season
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  • Girl dead, boy injured after tree falls on a hammock in Va.

    The two children were swinging in a hammock during a family gathering when the tree - to which the hammock was attached - fell forward onto them, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. The victim, identified by NBC Washington as 7-year-old Sabina Surjit Henderson, was airlifted to Inova Fairfax Hospital and later died. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Sep 24 2018 @ 07:41 PM
  • Analysts and experts are zeroing in on where they think...

    Industry insiders told Business Insider earlier this month that the new headquarters is likely to land in Northern Virginia. More specifically, location-data site Sperling's Best Places has zeroed in on one Northern Virginia locale - Oatlands, Virginia - in its most recent HQ2 prediction. Connecticut Post, Sun, Sep 23 2018 @ 10:56 AM
  • Girl Swinging on Hammock Killed After Tree Falls on Her

    A 7-year-old girl swinging on a hammock during a family gathering in Loudoun County, Virginia, was killed after the tree the hammock was fastened to crashed down on her, officials say. The incident took place about 6 p.m. Saturday at a home in the 37800 block of St. Francis Court in Purcellville, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said Monday. NBC Washington, Mon, Sep 24 2018 @ 12:54 PM
  • Girl dead, boy hurt after tree falls on hammock

    Authorities in Virginia say a tree fell on two children swinging in a hammock at a Virginia residence, fatally injuring one of them. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office tells news outlets the two children were swinging in a hammock during a family gathering Saturday at a residence when the tree fell on top of them. NBC29, Mon, Sep 24 2018 @ 06:50 PM
  • Child dies after tree falls on top of her in Purcellville

    A child died over the weekend after a tree fell on top of her during a family gathering in Purcellville, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Mon, Sep 24 2018 @ 11:41 AM
  • Sheriff's office seeking missing Sterling teenager

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is searching for a Sterling teenager who left his school bus stop on Thursday morning. Loudoun Times, Sun, Sep 23 2018 @ 08:57 PM
  • Route 15 in Loudon Co. to be widened after long-awaited plan new

    A long-awaited plan to widen a portion of Route 15 in Loudoun County has been advanced by the county's board of supervisors. The board voted unanimously to approve the plan and sent it into the design phase after an hour of public comment and a presentation from county staff. WTOP-FM Washington, Sun, Sep 23 2018 @ 04:23 PM
  • Microsoft makes a massive buy in Loudoun County

    Microsoft Corp . this week paid nearly $73 million for about 332 acres in Leesburg, providing yet another boost to Loudoun County's status as a hub for the world's largest tech companies. Business Journal, Sat, Sep 22 2018 @ 12:03 AM
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