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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testifies before the Senate Appropriations Financial Services and Government Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Mnuchin: Treasury investigating possible leaks of Cohen dataTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says his department's inspector general is looking into whether banking records of President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen were leaked from an agency database
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In this photo taken Monday May 21, 2018, Bay Area Sports Hall of Hame inductee Brandi Chastain's plaque is displayed during a press conference in San Francisco. Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Chastain. The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco unveiled the plaque on Monday night. Chastain diplomatically said "it's not the most flattering. But it's nice." (Scott Strazzante/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaqueThe president of the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco says the organization will redo a plaque of soccer star Brandi Chastain after a social media uproar
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, an elephant crosses a road at a national park in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Federal prosecutors in Colorado have indicted the owner of a South African hunting company, accusing the man of breaking U.S. law on hunting elephants and importing ivory. Hanno van Rensburg has not been arrested yet. He did not respond Monday, May 21, 2018, to an email sent to an address listed on his hunting company's website. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
Hunter accused of giving bribes for African elephant killThe owner of South African hunting company has been indicted in the United States on charges of bribing Zimbabwe officials to let a hunting party shoot elephants inside a national park
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Trayvon's parents say Weinstein's company owes them $150,000Parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin say The Weinstein Company owes them $150,000 for optioning the rights to their book in order to make a yet unaired TV series based on their son's legacy
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FILE  - This file photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in the deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, near Houston. (Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Texas school shooting suspect's father thinks he was bulliedFather of shooting suspect says son may have been bullied, should be seen as 'victim'
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Poland's Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International PrizePolish novelist Olga Tokarczuk has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for fiction with "Flights," a novel that charts multiple journeys in time, space and human anatomy
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listens to a question during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington. Sanders discussed Korea, media access at the EPA and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump won't say if he has confidence in RosensteinTrump declines to say whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE- This Sept. 6, 2017, file photo shows a tip jar with one dollar and five dollar bills and a penny in New York. Despite an ultra-low 3.9 percent unemployment rate, about one-third of U.S. adults faced financial insecurity last year and often struggled to pay unexpected expenses, according to a Federal Reserve survey. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Low US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for manyLow US unemployment rate masks financial struggles for many families
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
File - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives. Becerra on Monday, May 21, 2018, requested an immediate stay and the reversal of a judge's ruling last week that the law was unconstitutionally approved by the state legislature. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugsCalifornia's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
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  • Police used a fitness app to find man accused of knocking bicyclist to the ground in Virginia

    A bicyclist identified with the help of a fitness-tracking app was charged with malicious wounding Thursday after allegedly knocking another bicyclist to the ground on the WOD Trail in Loudoun County, Virginia, authorities said. Edward A. Shortnacy, 48, reached out an arm and struck the helmet of a bicyclist who was traveling in the opposite direction, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said. Waco Tribune-Herald, Fri, May 18 2018 @ 06:34 PM
  • Two in custody connected with 'bank jugging' robbery outside Chantilly store

    Two suspects are in custody in connection with a robbery outside of a Chantilly convenience store last month in what is believed to be one of the first cases of "bank jugging" in the Washington D.C. area, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Fri, May 18 2018 @ 03:03 PM
  • Virginia hardware store allegedly used homophobic slurs when turning...

    A historic hardware store in Purcellville, Virginia, is at the center of a community controversy over allegations that one of its employees used an anti-gay slur after refusing to help a Boy Scout asking for donations for a service project. The alleged incident happened Friday afternoon at Nichols Hardware, a family-owned store that was founded more than 100 years ago and is a "trip back in time," according to a Loudoun County, Virginia, history organization. The Virginian-Pilot, Mon, May 21 2018 @ 04:14 PM
  • Nichols Hardware apologizes, fires employee who made homophobic declarations

    Nichols Hardware management has issued an apology for last Friday's incident during which an employee kicked out a Boy Scout seeking help with a project. Loudoun Times, Mon, May 21 2018 @ 03:00 AM
  • Feds join whistleblower lawsuit over bad Metrorail concrete

    Construction of Metro's Silver Line, which will extend the D.C. rail system to the Dulles Airport and farther into Loudoun County. Loudoun Times, Fri, May 18 2018 @ 11:30 AM
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