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Lee Dong Geol, chairman & CEO of Korea Development Bank, answers a reporter's question during a news conference in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 23, 2017. South Korea announced Thursday a fresh capital injection for Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., seeking to prevent the world's second-largest shipbuilder from defaulting on its debts. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
South Korea to inject $2.6 bln into ailing shipyard DaewooSouth Korea plans to inject 2.9 trillion won ($2.6 billion) into Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. to keep the world's second-largest shipbuilder from going bankrupt
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
This undated photo provided by Shauna Etheredge shows her granddaughter, Londyn Raine Robinson Sack, in Terryville, Conn., shortly before Londyn died on Oct. 19, 2014, after ingesting an opioid that her mother obtained. Her mother is incarcerated on a charge of second-degree manslaughter. The number of children's deaths is still small relative to the overall toll from opioids, but toddler fatalities have climbed steadily over the last 10 years. (Shauna Etheredge via AP)
Some of the youngest opioid victims are curious toddlersSome of the youngest victims of the nation's opioid epidemic are children under age 5 who die after swallowing opioids
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
In this Sunday, March 19, 2017 photo, a children who sit in the sun are reflected in a window at their home in Kabul, Afghanistan. An aid group says nearly a third of all children in war-torn Afghanistan are unable to attend school, leaving them at increased risk of child labor, recruitment by armed groups, early marriage and other forms of exploitation. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)
Aid group says millions of Afghan children are not in schoolAn aid group says nearly third of all children in war-torn Afghanistan unable to attend school
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a media statement outside 10 Downing street in London, Wednesday March 22, 2017, following a terror attack in the Westminster area of London earlier Wednesday.  A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage, Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing an armed police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Four people were killed, including the attacker, and about 20 others were injured in what authorities called a terrorist incident. (Richard Pohle/Pool via AP Photo)
5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British ParliamentA knife-wielding man goes on a deadly rampage at the heart of Britain's seat of power, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament
The Associated Press1 hour ago
James Harris Jackson is escorted out of a police precinct in New York, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Police said Jackson, accused of fatally stabbing a black man in New York City, told investigators he traveled from Baltimore specifically to attack black people. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Official: Sword death of black man is "assault" on diversityNew York City officials are calling the death of a black man who they say was repeatedly stabbed with a sword by a white U.S. Army veteran from Baltimore, "an assault" on the city's inclusiveness and diversity
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, Chief Justice John Roberts speaks in Lexington, Ky. A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, bolstered the rights of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards. Roberts ruled that it is not enough for school districts to get by with minimal instruction for special needs children. The school programs must be designed to let students make progress in light of their disabilities.  (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
Parents empowered by Supreme Court ruling in special ed caseParents of learning disabled students say a unanimous Supreme Court ruling will make it easier for them to insist on appropriate services for their children, and harder for the schools to say no
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Former Penn State president Graham Spanier arrives for the second day of his trial at the Dauphin County Courthouse, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Harrisburg, Pa. The failure of Penn State's former president to report child molestation accusations against Jerry Sandusky allowed evil "to run wild," prosecutors said Tuesday at the start of Spanier's trial. (Dan Gleiter/PennLive.com via AP)
Defense to begin in trial of Penn State's former presidentThe defense is set to begin presenting its case in the criminal trial of Penn State's former president
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 29, 2014 file photo, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi attends WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars" party in New York. Under legislation inspired by former "Jersey Shore" reality TV star Polizzi, no more than $10,000 of state money could go to pay speakers at New Jersey's public universities. The Democrat-controlled Assembly is scheduled to vote on the bill Thursday, March 23, 2017. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, FIle)
'Snooki' inspires bill to cap public university speaker feesUnder legislation inspired by former "Jersey Shore" reality TV star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, no more than $10,000 of state money could go to pay speakers at New Jersey's public universities
The Associated Press1 hour ago
An unidentified relative of missing passengers of sunken Sewol ferry prays as two barges prepare to attempt to salvage the boat in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. South Korean workers have started tests to determine if they can begin salvaging a 6,800-ton ferry that sank in 2014, killing more than 300 people and triggering the initial public uproar that contributed to the recent ouster of Park Geun-hye as president. (Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap via AP)
The Latest: Seoul leader calls for success raising ferrySouth Korea's acting head of state has urged government officials to do their best to ensure a successful job salvaging the Sewol ferry
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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  • Ashburn man indicted on manslaughter charges after fatal Arcola crash

    An Ashburn man who was driving during a fatal crash in Arcola in January has been charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter. Loudoun Times, Thu, Mar 16 2017 @ 01:24 PM
  • new Overnight lane closures set for Va. Routes 7 and 659

    Portions of Virginia State Routes 7 and 659 will be closed overnight this spring as work begins on the interchange between Belmont Ridge Road and Harry Byrd Highway. The first phase is scheduled to begin the night of Monday, March 27, and run Monday through Friday nights until around April 10, weather permitting. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Mar 15 2017 @ 08:48 PM
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