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Deadspin Apparent Leaked Report Details Secret Doping Scheme Of Nike Oregon Project | The Root #Farm.

Deadspin Apparent Leaked Report Details Secret Doping Scheme Of Nike Oregon Project | The Root #FarmingWhileBlack: Black Va. Farmer Says 'Nervous White Women In Yoga Pants' Call Cops More Than Blatant White Supremacists | Jezebel As Expected, Blake Lively Made It | Fusion Trump Congratulated Philippines President…

- Gizmodo - US

Dark money comes with a twist in Virginia's statewide races.

RICHMOND, Va. " In Virginia's closely watched statewide political contests, so-called "dark money" comes with a few ironic twists.Two Republican candidates being attacked by mysterious funds have their own ties to nonprofits...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Pompeo Signals He'll Move CIA In A More Aggressive Direction.

"We are back in the business of stealing secrets," says CIA chief Mike Pompeo, who made the comment Tuesday night in a session at CIA headquarters in northern Virginia. We examine what he meant.

- NPR - US

Obama's Clean Power Plan Might Be Dead In D.C., But States Are Rebuilding It Themselves.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that his state will develop its own policy to limit carbon emissions–joining a growing list of state governments across the country uniting in their desire to lower pollution and increase renewables. On May 16, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed Executive ...

- Fast Company - US

Guilty plea in thefts from Marine One helicopter fleet.

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $100,000 worth of military equipment used to support the Marine One helicopter fleet that transports the president.

- FOX News - US

Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Trump administration makes a straightforward case for slashing $427 million in federal spending to heal ailing regional water bodies such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound: State and local governments should…

- Billings Gazette - US

Guilty plea in thefts from Marine One helicopter fleet.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $100,000 worth of military equipment used to support the Marine One helicopter fleet that transports the president.

- Billings Gazette - US

Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups.

The Trump administration makes a straightforward case for slashing $427 million in federal spending to heal ailing regional water bodies such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound: State and local governments should do the work and foot the bill.

- WRAL.com - US

Sen. Tim Kaine On Trump And Russia And GOP Health Care Bill.

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia talks with Rachel Martin about Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats' testimony and the upcoming CBO score of the Republican health care bill.

- NPR - US

School buses missing safety device.

Thousands of school buses in Virginia are missing a device that prevents parking brakes from disengaging by accident. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that state officials say up to … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Why the U.S. Navy Fears Russian and Chinese Submarines.

Dave Majumdar Security, They can sink our carriers.  Even if the Navy did set the requirement for the number of SSNs at a higher level, it is not clear what the service can do to address the shortfall. Richardson said, for example, the service could look at further extending the lives of some of its Improved Los ...

- The National Interest - US

U.S. appeals court rules in favor of Wikipedia's right to challenge NSA surveillance

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Wikipedia lawsuit that challenges a U.S. National Security Agency program of mass online surveillance, and claims that the government unconstitutionally invades people's privacy rights. By a 3-0 vote, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, said the Wikimedia ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups

The Trump administration makes a straightforward case for slashing $427 million in federal spending to heal ailing regional water bodies such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound: … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Virginia man admits stealing from presidential helicopter unit at Quantico

Branden Roy Baker, 34, entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, where he will face a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison when he is sentenced Aug. 11.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Navy lacrosse heads to its first Final Four with help

Alumni of the Navy women's lacrosse team poured into Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on flights and in cars, coming not just from the Washington area but from Naval installations in Virginia, Texas, California and Hawaii to see their Mids make history.

- Stars and Stripes - US

The Senate Intelligence Committee is turning up the heat on Michael Flynn

REUTERS/Carlos BarriaThe Senate Intelligence Committee said it is issuing new subpoenas for documents from two Virginia-based business entities controlled by Michael Flynn. The move suggests the committee is turning up the heat on Flynn, who was forced to resign from his post as President Donald Trump's national security ...

- Business Insider - US

Jezebel Katy Perry Confirms Feud With Taylor Swift, Says Taylor 'Started It' and Won't Speak to Her

Jezebel Katy Perry Confirms Feud With Taylor Swift, Says Taylor 'Started It' and Won't Speak to Her | Deadspin The Predators Have Graduated | Fusion The First Known Victims of the Manchester Bombing Are Young Girls | The Root Woman Goes on Racist Rant in Manassas, Va., Store, Calls Latino Man a 'Spic' |

- Gizmodo - US

Wikipedia can pursue NSA surveillance lawsuit: U.S. appeals court

By a 3-0 vote, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia said the Wikimedia Foundation, which hosts the Wikipedia online encyclopedia, can pursue a challenge to the government's "Upstream" surveillance program. The decision could make it easier for people to learn whether authorities have spied on them ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Man arrested in scheme to sell stolen Gardner Museum artworks

A West Virginia man was charged with fraud in connection to an attempt to sell paintings stolen from a Boston art museum, the Justice Department said.

- UPI - US

Today at Apple could make Apple's growth troubles a thing of the past

The Apple Store has always been more than a place to buy stuff. From the moment the first location opened its doors at Tyson's Corner in Virginia, its main purpose was to create an environment where people could gather to talk, test, and learn about all things Apple.There were no pushy salespeople urging you to take ...

- PCWorld.com - US

Virginia Food Bank Aims To Tackle Root Causes Of Hunger

Food banks face limited supplies. A food bank in Roanoke, Va., is working with local community members, health care providers and other nonprofits to explore new ways to address hunger.

- NPR - US

In Some Rural Counties, Hunger Is Rising, But Food Donations Aren't

Pantries in southwest Virginia — where poverty is rampant and coal jobs are vanishing — will take whatever they can get to stock bare shelves. Some also offer help with health care and job training.

- NPR - US

​Gwinnett Braves seeking fan input for new name

The Gwinnett Braves will soon have a new moniker. The Atlanta Braves Triple-A minor league affiliate wants a new name and is asking fans for suggestions. The Gwinnett Braves moved to Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, Ga., from Richmond, Va., in 2009 and have supplied the Atlanta Braves with several star players, including ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

West Virginia lawmakers back to weigh taxes, budget

West Virginia lawmakers are scheduled back in session Tuesday trying to reconcile differences with Gov. Jim Justice and enact tax and budget bills for the fiscal year starting July 1. … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

West Virginia health centers get $8.5M in federal funding

West Virginia's U.S. senators say federal authorities are awarding $8.5 million to health centers in Huntington and Baker to support medical, dental, mental health and drug services. According to Sens. … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Pharmaceutical company to expand in Virginia

A pharmaceutical company from India is expanding its Virginia operation thanks in part to state incentives. Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday announced that Granules India will spent $35 million to … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

National Science Foundation to present FY 2018 budget request

National Science Foundation Director France A. Córdova will present President Donald J. Trump's Fiscal Year 2018 NSF budget request to Congress at 3:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday May 23. The presentation will take place at NSF's headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Virginia. Following Córdova's presentation, there will be ...

- National Science Foundation - US

17-year-old earned master's degree before high school diploma

Stephanie Mui's college career started in fifth grade when she began taking college classes at Northern Virginia Community College, earning an associate's degree there by age 13.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors say

BOSTON - A West Virginia man was arrested on Monday and charged with fraudulently claiming he could sell some of the $500 million in artwork stolen from a Boston museum a quarter century ago, even though he had no access to the long-sought masterpieces.

- Reuters - US

Richard Spencer banned from Virginia gym after confrontation

Spencer's gym membership was revoked after a loud confrontation with a fellow gym member

- CBS NEWS - US

Virginia gubernatorial candidate blames the left for anti-Semitism

He also took a swing at a Muslim congressman.Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Corey Stewart. CREDIT: AP Photo/Steve HelberVirginia Republican Corey Stewart thinks that the left is to blame for rising anti-Semitism in the United States.According to the Washington Post, Stewart, a gubernatorial candidate, was ...

- ThinkProgress - US

White woman loses it on Latino man in crowded store: 'This is my f**king country'

An unidentified white woman called a Latino male a racial slur and threatened him in a Manassas, Va. area Sprint store after he he offered…

- TheBlaze.com - US

New public database reveals striking differences in how guns are regulated from state to state

Anti-gun protestors rally in Washington, D.C. in July 2016. Patsy Lynch/MediaPunch/IPXFrom 2014 to 2015, the United States experienced its largest annual increase in firearm deaths over the past 35 years, a 7.8 percent upturn in a single year. In 45 of the 50 states the rate of overall deaths from firearms increased and the ...

- The Conversation - UK

Boston art heist solved? Nope, just fraud attempt, prosecutors say

A West Virginia man was arrested on Monday and charged with fraudulently claiming he could sell some of the $500 million in artwork stolen from a Boston museum a quarter century ago, even though he had no access to the long-sought masterpieces. Todd Andrew Desper, 47, of Beckley, West Virginia, was accused of running a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Why motorcyclists crash

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation recently funded a Virginia Tech study on why motorcyclists crash. Hundreds of cameras were placed on bikes, recording a wide variety of riders every move. We drop our bikes more than we'd like to admit. The folks at Revzilla read the 20 page report and summed it up nicely. Via Revzilla: We ...

- Boing Boing - US

'Alt-right' leader Spencer loses gym membership after confrontation with professor

A leading figure in the “alt-right” movement had his gym membership revoked after a Georgetown University professor confronted him during a workout and called him a neo-Nazi. Professor C. Christine Fair told The Associated Press on Monday that the Old Town Sport&Health club in Alexandria, Virginia, informed ...

- The Japan Times - JP

'Shame' spray-painted on Confederate monument in Virginia

The word "shame" has been spray-painted on a Confederate monument in Virginia.

- FOX News - US

HHS Secretary Tom Price Touts Faith-Based Rehab Over Evidence-Based Addiction Treatment. These 600 Experts Disagree.

Addiction researchers and health-care providers shrieked in unison last week after Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price suggested to a West Virginia newspaper reporter that medication-assisted treatment, in which people who are addicted to heroin and prescription opioids are provided suboxone or methadone to reduce ...

- Reason.com - US

One West Virginia city's pioneering approach to opioid crisis

Huntington's blend of law enforcement, data analysis, and compassionate care has become a model both in the state and elsewhere.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Researchers discover hottest lavas that erupted in past 2.5 billion years

An international team of researchers led by geoscientists with the Virginia Tech College of Science recently discovered that deep portions of Earth's mantle might be as hot as it was more than 2.5 billion years ago.

- PhysOrg - NL

Virginia teen earns master's degree weeks before graduating high school

Stephanie Mui, 17, from Fairfax, Virginia, received her master's degree in mathematics from George Mason University before graduating high school. Mui will attend New York University in the fall to begin her Ph.D.

- FOX News - US

One West Virginia city's pioneering approach to opioid crisis

Within a minute of the siren sounding in Station 4, three firefighters are barreling through a red light.

- Yahoo! News - US

Woman confronts alt-right founder Richard Spencer in the gym, gets Twitter abuse

Richard Spencer, the founder of the so-called alt-right, has had his gym membership revoked after a woman confronted him over his extremist views. SEE ALSO: Racists react after Trump disavows the 'alt-right' in New York Times interview Christine Fair, an associate professor at Georgetown University, is facing abuse on ...

- Mashable! - US

Virginians take a virtual walk through hipster Israel

Take a look at the creative way one JCC used ISRAEL21c's DIY exhibition to bring contemporary Israel alive – on its front walkway.

- Israel21c - IL

5 Naval Battles That Changed History Forever

James Holmes Security, Topping my list are naval actions that decided the fates of civilizations, empires, or great nations. Needless to say, drawing up a list like this one is tough. Many worthy candidates ended up on the cutting-room floor. China's Ming Dynasty was born through inland naval warfare, at the Battle of Lake ...

- The National Interest - US

Va. urging residents to register to vote ahead of primary

The Virginia Department of Elections is urging Virginians to register to vote ahead of the June 13 primary elections. Monday is the voter registration deadline for the primary. Eligible Virginians … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

17-year-old earns master's degree before graduating from high school

After conquering algebra in kindergarten and geometry in the second grade, Stephanie Mui, 17, earned multiple college degrees — all before receiving her high school diploma. The Virginia resident learned the basics through flash cards, and by the time she was in fifth grade, she had signed up for community college ...

- The Week - US

Professor confronts white nationalist at the gym - which terminates his membership

An Alexandria, Virginia, gym terminated the membership of white nationalist Richard Spencer last week after he was confronted by a Georgetown University professor who recognised him and lambasted him over his alt-right views.Christine...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ariya fails at attempt to be No.1

WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA — Lexi Thompson shot a 6-under 65 on Sunday to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Kingsmill Championship with a tournament-record 20-under 264 total.

- BangkokPost - TH

Professor confronts white nationalist at the gym — which terminates his membership

A gym in Alexandria, Va., terminated the membership of white nationalist Richard Spencer last week after he was confronted by a Georgetown University professor who recognized him and lambasted him over his alt-right views. C. Christine Fair, an associate professor at Georgetown's School of Foreign...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

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