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House Votes to Avert Rail Strike, Impose Deal on Unions

House Votes to Avert Rail Strike, Impose Deal on Unions

The U.S. House moved urgently to head off the looming nationwide rail strike on Wednesday, passing a bill that would bind companies and workers to a proposed settlement that was reached in September but rejected by some of the 12 unions involved.

Police: Deputy Posed as Teen Online to Sexually Extort Girl

Police: Deputy Posed as Teen Online to Sexually Extort Girl

A Virginia sheriff’s deputy posed as a 17-year-old boy online and asked a teenage California girl for nude photos before he drove across the country and killed her mother and grandparents and set fire to their home, authorities said Wednesday.

Virginia Walmart Mass Shooting Survivor Files $50M Lawsuit

Virginia Walmart Mass Shooting Survivor Files $50M Lawsuit

A Walmart employee who survived last week’s mass shooting at a store in Virginia has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the company for allegedly continuing to employ the shooter — a store supervisor — “who had known propensities for violence, threats and strange behavior.”

China Sends Students Home, Police Patrol to Curb Protests

China Sends Students Home, Police Patrol to Curb Protests

Chinese universities sent students home and police fanned out in Beijing and Shanghai to prevent more protests Tuesday after crowds angered by severe anti-virus restrictions called for leader Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of public dissent in decades.

Press Release: Virginia AG Miyares Fights to Keep Title 42 in Place

Press Release: Virginia AG Miyares Fights to Keep Title 42 in Place

Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares asked the United States District of Columbia District Court to permit a group of states led by Arizona and Louisiana to intervene in Huisha-Huisha v. Mayorkas, a case in which a judge terminated the Title 42 policy. This policy is one of the last remaining tools to strengthen the protection of our southern border.

Press Release: Solar and Roofing Company to Expand in Virginia, Creating 400+ New Jobs

Press Release: Solar and Roofing Company to Expand in Virginia, Creating 400+ New Jobs

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that SmartRoof, one of the East Coast’s leading roofing companies, will invest $350,000 to expand in Fairfax County. The company will relocate from its current location in McLean to occupy 25,000 square feet of office space at 11091 Sunset Hills Road in Reston. Virginia successfully competed with Maryland for the project, which will create over 400 new jobs over five years.

Arizona Counties Face Deadline to Certify 2022 Election

Arizona Counties Face Deadline to Certify 2022 Election

Six Arizona counties must decide Monday whether to certify 2022 election results amid pressure from some Republicans not to officially approve a vote count that had Democrats winning for U.S. Senate, governor and other statewide races.

Gay Club Shooting Suspect Evaded Colorado’s Red Flag Gun Law

Gay Club Shooting Suspect Evaded Colorado’s Red Flag Gun Law

A year and a half before he was arrested in the Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting that left five people dead, Anderson Lee Aldrich allegedly threatened his mother with a homemade bomb, forcing neighbors in surrounding homes to evacuate while the bomb squad and crisis negotiators talked him into surrendering.

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