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Convicted Hacker Jeremy Hammond to Testify in Virginia

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Jeremy Hammond

American activist and computer hacker from Chicago Jeremy Hammond, who also founded the computer security training website called HackThisSite in 2003, was called to testify to a federal grand jury in Virginia on Tuesday. Hammond, who was earlier convicted of a computer fraud in 2013 for hacking the Texas-based Strategic Forecasting Inc., known as Stratfor…

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Gov. Ralph Northam Declares Emergency with Dorian Moving Towards Eastern Coast

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Ralph Northam

As Hurricane Dorian continues to move towards the eastern coast of the US, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has declared emergency in the state. Post the announcement, made on Monday afternoon, the Governor has also permitted the Commonwealth to gather amenities and supplies for the southeastern part of the state. During the announcement, Northam said, “Hurricane…

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Operation Cookout: 14 Million Lives Saved with Fentanyl Drug Trafficking Exposition

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Fentanyl Drug Bust

The law enforcement authorities of Virginia carried out a Fentanyl drug bust, exposing drug trafficking in three states and detaining 35 people. It is of notion that the trafficking might have led to the death of at least 14 million people. The authorities named the entire operation carried out as “Operation Cookout”. The law enforcement…

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Double-A Pitcher Blake Bivens Losses Family in a Tragic Incident

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Blake Bivens

Last updated on August 31st, 2019The American-based professional baseball team Tampa Bay Rays organization’s player Blake Bivens, who currently plays for Double-A Montgomery Buiscuts as a right-handed pitcher, recently met with a tragedy, resulting in loss of his family. The 24-year-old baseball player’s wife, mother-in-law and child were killed in rural Virginia, while his dog…

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Amazon HQ2 in Virginia Causes Exponential Rise in Housing Prices

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Amazon HQ2

A massive surge has been witnessed in the home prices at the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. The prices have risen by $100,000, following the announcement by Amazon to build a corporate headquarter in Crystal City, Virginia. Although the construction of the Amazon HQ2 has not seen the light of the day, still a survey…

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Memorial Day Weekend in Virginia Leaves 1 Dead and 9 Injured

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Memorial Day weekend

In the wake of honoring the dead armed personnel of the US, a party on the Memorial Day weekend in Virginia became a fateful event of yet another mass shooting. Reports of Mass shootings were reported not only from Virginia but also from New Orleans, Chicago and Trenton in New Jersey. This has not been…

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Investigation Bears No Fruit, Ralph Northam still Amidst the Controversy

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Ralph Northam

Governor of Virginia and former officer in the US Army Medical Corps Ralph Northam has been facing severe criticism from the past couple of months due to a racist photo published on the page of his 1984 medical school yearbook. The photo, which consisted of two people one wearing a blackface and the other a…

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Virginia Federal Judge Henry Hudson Cancels his Existing Abortions Orders

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Henry Hudson

Recently, the concept of abortion has been gaining a lot of attention from several US states. The lawmakers in the country have been passing laws, drawing criticism from the opposition and creating a tensed-environment for women. On Tuesday, Virginia’s Federal Judge Henry Hudson cancelled his earlier orders of allowing non-doctors to perform first-trimester abortions in…

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Ken Cuccinelli forms energy alliances to break state utilities

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Ken Cuccinelli forms energy alliances to break state utilities

Last updated on May 11th, 2019Former state attorney general Ken Cuccinelli, along with various other conservative groups and libertarian members, announced the creation of the Virginia Energy Reform Coalition, on Tuesday. This would allow the customers to choose their power providers, breaking up the exclusively owned state’s utilities while bringing in more competition. The coalition…

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