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This undated photo provided by Robinson Calcagnie, Inc., shows Eva Echevarria. A Los Angeles jury on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to Echevarria, a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene. The verdict in the lawsuit brought marks the largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts against Johnson & Johnson in courts around the U.S. (Robinson Calcagnie, Inc. via AP)
Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancerA Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene
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A sign asks Mayor Mike Signor to resign during the Charlottesville City Council meeting Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. Anger boiled over at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent chaos, with some residents screaming and cursing at councilors Monday night and calling for their resignations. (Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP)
Anger over rally violence boils over in CharlottesvilleAnger boiled over Monday at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent chaos
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President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Taliban calls Trump speech as 'old,' 'unclear'A Taliban spokesman is dismissing President Donald Trump's remarks on Afghanistan as "old" and "unclear."
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South Korean police officers aim their machine guns during an anti-terror drill as part of Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise, in Goyang, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. U.S. and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
NKorea issues trademark fiery rhetoric over US-SKorea drillsNorth Korea's military unleashed its standard fiery threats to greet annual U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North claims are an invasion rehearsal
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Members of the U.S. Military listen as President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump renews Afghan war commitment, sees no speedy exitPresident Donald Trump vows to continue fighting in Afghanistan despite his initial inclination to withdraw. Yet he insists the U.S. will not offer "a blank check" after 16 years
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FILE - In this July 25, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan says the nation’s leaders “have an obligation” to steer the country past “the passions of the moment.” His remarks come after President Donald Trump drew bipartisan criticism for saying “both sides” were responsible for this month’s deadly clash between white supremacists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Ryan says Trump "messed up" but opposes censureHouse Speaker Paul Ryan says he will not support a resolution to censure President Donald Trump over his comments following the white supremacists march in Virginia
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In this Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, photo taken through a helicopter glass window, provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, an MH-65 helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point passes Ka'ena Point in Hawaii. Officials have suspended the search for five Army soldiers in a helicopter crash during offshore training in Hawaii on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP, File)
Search for missing Army helicopter crew suspended in HawaiiOfficials have suspended the search for five Army soldiers who were in a helicopter crash during offshore training in Hawaii last week
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Dan Blanchette and his son, Sam, 6, watch the final phases of a total solar eclipse in Salem, Ore., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
Eclipse watchers: 'Really, really, really awesome'Eclipse watchers: 'Really, really, really awesome'
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Armed police officers stand guard near Subirats, Spain, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. A police operation was underway Monday in an area west of Barcelona, and a Spanish newspaper reports that the fugitive in the city's van attack has been captured. Regional police said officers shot a man wearing a possible explosives belt in Subirats, a small town 45 kilometers (28 miles) west of Barcelona. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
The Latest: Spain says man slain by cops was terror driverSpanish police say they have "scientific evidence" that a fugitive shot to death Monday was the man who drove a van through Barcelona's crowded Las Ramblas promenade, killing 13 people last week
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  • Loudoun County Republican Wants Confederate Statue Moved

    A prominent Republican on Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors is now on board with moving the county's statue of a Confederate soldier sitting outside the county courthouse in Leesburg. Supervisor Ron Meyer told WMAL the county needs to ask for permission from the General Assembly to move the statue, and then he would like to see it placed in a nearby battlefield. WMAL-AM Washington, Mon, Aug 21 2017 @ 12:23 PM
  • Breaking and entering trial begins for accused serial burglar

    Theodore Roosevelt Bailey, 62, of Capitol Heights, Md., is linked to numerous residential burglaries in Fauquier and Loudoun counties, according to law enforcement. Fauquier.com, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 04:50 PM
  • Republican supervisor calls on county to relocate Confederate statue in Leesburg

    In wake of the deadly protests in Charlottesville, Loudoun County Supervisor Ron Meyer has become the first Republican member of the Board of Supervisors to publicly call for the Confederate statue on the courthouse grounds in Leesburg to be moved. Loudoun Times, Sat, Aug 19 2017 @ 10:41 AM
  • Police patrols stepped up near Leesburg Confederate monument

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has increased patrols and surveillance around the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds Friday following the vandalism of Leesburg's Confederate monument. Loudoun Times, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 03:31 PM
  • Shelter Animals Can Be One Viral Photo Away From Adoption

    McMuffin is available for adoption from the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. The first photo was taken by summer campers. NBC Washington, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 02:33 PM
  • Office worker gets 3.5 years for poisoning coffee with soap

    A Virginia woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for poisoning her coworkers' coffee with Windex and dish soap. Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman announced the sentence Thursday for 33-year-old Mayda Rivera Juarez of Sterling. Star Tribune, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 10:10 AM
  • Coffee machine poisoner jailed

    Mayda Rivera-Juarez and the coffee machine in which she poured Windex and Ajax to poison her co-workers. A 33-YEAR-OLD woman who poisoned co-workers by pouring window cleaner and washing up liquid into the office coffee machine has been sent to prion. NEWS.com.au, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 12:47 AM
  • Sculpture put in removed statue's spot toppled

    Marcus Martin, right, hugs his fiance Marissa Blair, left, during a memorial for Heather Heyer Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va. Martin pushed his fiance out of the way of the vehicle that killed Heyer last Saturday. The Miami Herald, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 08:29 PM
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