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Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after defeating France's Gael Monfils during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Heating up: Sharapova vs Kerber in 3rd round; Muguruza outWimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza struggled with the heat in an upset second-round loss to Hsieh Su-wei that left just three major winners in the Australian Open women's draw on Day 4.
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52 people die in bus fire in KazakhstanEmergency officials in Kazakhstan say 52 people have died when a bus carrying them caught fire
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Conor Sheary, center, moves the puck past Anaheim Ducks' Adam Henrique, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3Rickard Rakell and Adam Henrique scored 1:35 apart to Anaheim the lead during its four-goal second period, and the Ducks went on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3
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FILE - This Jan. 28, 2015, file photo shows a laptop computer screen displaying the website of Alibaba's Taobao main site at an office in Beijing. China is criticizing recent moves by the U.S. government and Congress targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment. Among the Chinese online markets listed was e-commerce giant Alibaba’s online marketplace Taobao, which has struggled for years to shed its reputation as an Internet emporium for fake goods. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
China criticizes US moves on intellectual property, telecomsChina has criticized moves by the U.S. targeting the sale of fake goods and Chinese telecoms equipment, saying Washington lacked objectivity in its approach to Chinese businesses
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic makes a backhand return to France's Gael Monfils during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
The Latest: 6-time champion Djokovic into Aussie 3rd roundSix-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic overcame a poor start _ dropping his first two service games _ to continue his career-long domination of Gael Monfils
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People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Shares were broadly higher in Asia on Thursday after a rally on Wall Street that took the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close above 26,000. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Asian shares mixed, reverse early gains echoing Wall StreetAsian shares are mixed with some indexes erasing earlier gains that had echoed a rally on Wall Street
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 file photo, Aziz Ansari arrives at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. What makes a private sexual encounter newsworthy? A little-known website raised that very question after publishing an unidentified woman’s vivid account of the sexual advances of the comedian. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debateAn obscure website's story on Aziz Ansari pushes the boundaries of what makes sexual encounters newsworthy
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., walks to the House Intelligence Committee hearing room on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilegePresident Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege in the Trump-Russia probe that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle.
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Anthony Allen Shore. Shore, a Houston-area sex offender who was convicted of killing a young woman and confessed to three more strangling deaths, is set for lethal injection in Texas on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in what would be the first U.S. execution of 2018. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP, File)
Texas 'Tourniquet Killer' set to be 1st US execution in 2018A man who became known as Houston's 'Tourniquet Killer' because of his signature murder technique on four female victims is set to become the nation's first prisoner executed in 2018
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Bill allowing localities to move or alter Confederate statues killed by committee

    The state Senate's Local Government Committee in Richmond killed a bill Tuesday that would have given localities the right to move, remove or alter monuments and statues within their own jurisdiction, regardless of when they were erected. Loudoun Times, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 08:43 PM
  • Leesburg Medical Technician Charged In Death Of Teenager

    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. WMAL-AM Washington, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 08:18 AM
  • 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. Ledger-Enquirer.com, Wed, Jan 17 2018 @ 06:52 AM
  • Behavioral healthcare worker charged in teen patient's death

    A West Virginia man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after police say he fatally restrained a 15-year-old patient at a behavioral health care center in Northern Virginia. William P. Herndon, 47, of Martinsburg W.Va., who was working as a mental health technician at North Spring Behavioral Healthcare at the time of the teenager's death, was arrested Tuesday and is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond, police said. The Washington Post, Tue, Jan 16 2018 @ 07:54 PM
  • Loudoun Co. prosecutor recuses himself in Rose McGowan drug case exclusive

    Citing a conflict of interest, Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman has recused himself in actress-activist Rose McGowan's upcoming cocaine-possession trial. Paul Ebert, prosecutor of neighboring Prince William County, told WTOP that Plowman asked Ebert to take over the case, because McGowan's attorney, James Hundley, represents Plowman in a federal civil rights case. WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Jan 16 2018 @ 07:29 PM
  • John, U2 to perform at Grammys

    The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that U2 and John, who will sing one of his classics with Miley Cyrus , will perform at the Jan. 28 show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Journal Gazette, Thu, Jan 18 2018 @ 01:05 AM
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