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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment and how to create lasting change from the scandal roiling Hollywood at United Talent Agency, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and gender inequities across the industry. A statement Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, announced the founding of the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
Major media players start commission for sexual misconductHollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry
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Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George, center, reacts to a three-point basket along with Raymond Felton, left, and Russell Westbrook, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Westbrook triple-double keys OKC in 3OT thriller vs 76ersRussell Westbrook had 27 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists and Oklahoma City and the Philadelphia 76ers went basket-for-basket in a three-overtime thriller, before the Thunder held on a for a 119-117 victory
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San Antonio Spurs center Pau Gasol (16) blocks a shot by Houston Rockets Nene (42) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/George Bridges)
Paul, Rockets rout Spurs 124-109 for 12th straight victoryChris Paul had 28 points, eight assists and seven steals to lead the Houston Rockets to their 12th straight victory, a 124-109 win over the San Antonio Spurs
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Mount Union's Josh Petruccelli (23) stiff arms Mary Hardin-Baylor's Kris Brown (2) during second half of the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl NCAA Division III college football championship, Friday, Dec.15, 2017 in Salem, Va.(AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.)
Mount Union beats Mary Hardin-Baylor 12-0 for D-III titleMount Union won its 13th Division III football national championship, beating Mary Hardin-Baylor 12-0
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FILe - In this Oct. 22, 2015, file photo, Brazilian Football Confederation President Marco Polo del Nero listens to questions during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. FIFA has suspended Brazilian soccer federation president Marco Polo del Nero for 90 days while he is under an ethics investigation. Del Nero has remained in power in Brazil despite being charged by American authorities with racketeering and money laundering in 2015. FIFA says Del Nero has been provisionally banned from all soccer activities as formal ethics investigation proceedings are conducted. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
FIFA suspends Brazilian soccer president Marco Polo del NeroMarco Polo del Nero was suspended as president of Brazil's soccer confederation on Friday, two years after he was indicted in the United States on charges of racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy
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This undated photo provided by Cal Fire shows Fire Apparatus Engineer Corey Iverson, right, with his wife, Ashley, and their daughter. Iverson, who worked for the department's San Diego Unit as a member of a fire strike team, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, while fighting a wildfire in southern California. (Cal Fire via AP)
Deadly California wildfire continues to growCalming winds Friday gave firefighters a chance to gain ground against a huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but the blaze continued to surge west, endangering thousands of homes, as forecasts called for a renewal of gusty winds
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore throws to an Arizona Diamondbacks batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Phoenix. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says the San Francisco Giants are trading left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects. The swap was pending a physical, the person said Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 speaking on condition of anonymity because neither club had announced the deal. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Matt Moore dealt from Giants to Rangers for minor leaguersLeft-hander Matt Moore was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Texas Rangers for minor league right-handers Israel Cruz and Sam Wolff
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FILE- In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally in Midland City, Ala.  Moore is telling supporters “the battle is not over” in Alabama’s Senate race as he asks for campaign donations and any reports of voting irregularities. Moore in a Friday, Dec. 15, fundraising email asked supporters to contribute to his “election integrity fund” and tell them of any problems at the polls. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
Moore tells supporters 'battle is not over' in Senate raceRepublican Roy Moore is telling supporters "the battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race as he asks for campaign donations and any reports of voting irregularities
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National Congress President Luis Galarreta presides over a special session on whether to initiate impeachment proceeding against the country's president, in Lima, Peru, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017.  Lawmakers went onto to approve impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski over previously undisclosed payments a decade ago from a Brazilian company at the heart of Latin America's biggest graft scandal. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Peru's congress launches process for president's ousterLawmakers in Peru initiated proceedings Friday to oust President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who refuses to resign after being accused of failing to disclose decade-old payments from a Brazilian company embroiled in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal.
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  • Victim identified in fatal Lovettsville fire

    The Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office has identified the victim in Sunday's fatal fire in Lovettsville as 73-year-old Robert Steves. Loudoun Times, Fri, Dec 15 2017 @ 01:18 AM
  • Naked man is arrested near Dulles Airport after jumping on a vehicle

    A man was arrested in Virginia Tuesday after taking off his clothes and jumping on a vehicle near Dulles Airport, causing major delays during rush hour, police said. At around 3:30 p.m., officers responded to Route 28 and Frying Pan Road after a naked man was reported running in the area, Fairfax County Police said in a Twitter message. The Washington Post, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 09:34 PM
  • Loudoun Co. man indicted on murder charge in fathera s death, arson new

    A 20-year-old Loudoun County man has been indicted on seven counts, including first-degree murder, after prosecutors say he fatally shot his father over the summer and then set fire to the family home to conceal the crime. In addition to murder, Michael Bowles was charged Monday in connection to the July 25 death of his father, Mario, with the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony; shooting or stabbing in the commission of a felony; arson; concealing a dead body; maliciously shooting or throwing missiles; and the use of a sawed-off gun in a crime. WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 02:39 PM
  • Route 28 shut down, reports of naked man along highway

    There are reports of a naked man running around along or near Route 28 near the Loudoun County and Fairfax County line. Loudoun Times, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 04:23 PM
  • Ashburn man charged with second DUI in five years

    An Ashburn man was charged with his second DUI in five years following a traffic stop in the 43300 block of Junction Plaza early Tuesday, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 02:07 PM
  • These U.S. counties rely on real estate tax breaks the most

    After House Republicans passed a bill in mid-November to overhaul the current tax code, the Senate followed with its own proposed legislation, which earlier this month was voted through after a flurry of last-minute amendments . Real estate professionals and industry associations have expressed concerns over how such reform, including changes to the mortgage interest tax break , real estate tax deduction and capital gains taxes , could hurt home values and the incentives to own a home . Inman Real Estate News, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 03:06 PM
  • Loudoun celebrates education excellence in 35th annual banquet

    Loudoun County School Board Chairman Jeff Morse addresses attendees of the 35th Annual Excellence in Education Banquet. Loudoun Times, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 01:46 PM
  • Developer presents scaled-back plans for Blackthorne Inn property

    The head of the company seeking to transform the Blackthorne Inn just west of Upperville into a boutique hotel and event center met with representatives of state and Fauquier County agencies last week to offer a preview of changes he plans to make when a new proposal is submitted to the county's planning office. Fauquier.com, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 01:12 PM
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