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Inspired by Virginia Woolf, Curated by Tilda Swinton

The actress makes her first foray into art curation in a photography show that revolves around the gender-defying themes of Woolf’s novel “Orlando.”
Tags: Art, Swinton, Tilda, Aperture Foundation, Thomas, Mickalene, Potter, Sally, Woolf, Virginia, Orlando: A Biography (Book, Orlando (Movie, Sepuya, Paul Mpagi

Ralph Northam Investigation Ends Without Answers on Racist Photo

An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image.
Tags: Yearbooks, Northam, Ralph S, Virginia, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Conservatism (US Politics

Investigation Into Blackface Photo on Gov. Ralph Northam’s Yearbook Page Is Inconclusive

An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image.
Tags: Yearbooks, Northam, Ralph S, Virginia, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Conservatism (US Politics

Investigation on Virginia Governor’s Racist Yearbook Photo Was Inconclusive

They couldn't "conclusively determine" the identities of either person in the photo
Tags: Uncategorized, Onetime, Virginia

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance. Magistrate Judge David Novak said the court engaged in “some extraordinary procedures” Tuesday to […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Richmond, Va AP, David Novak

Jury finds former Somali colonel responsible for torture

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A jury has found a northern Virginia man who once served as a colonel in the Somali Army responsible for torturing a man more than 30 years ago as part of a government campaign to repress its perceived enemies. After three days of deliberations, the civil jury on Tuesday awarded a […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Ap, Nation, Alexandria Va, Somali Army

Ken Cuccinelli Expected To Join DHS In Immigration Role: Reports

The former attorney general of Virginia is known as an immigration hardliner.
Tags: News, Virginia, Ken Cuccinelli

Kobach’s Immigration Czar Gig List Of Demands Was All For Naught

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach would have acquiesced to being the Trump administration’s immigration czar — but only if they agreed to his ten-point list of demands. The administration ultimately decided that a private jet, free weekends and unfettered access to the Oval Office was too much, opting for former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli instead, per the New York Times. The Times previously reported that Kobach’s dealbreakers included being named DHS Secretary by Nov...
Tags: News, White House, Virginia, Immigration, Kansas, Associated Press, Fox Business, Trump, State, Kelly, Oval Office, New York Times The Times, Laura Kelly, Kris Kobach, Kobach, Ken Cuccinelli

Trump to name Ken Cuccinelli to immigration job as White House seeks 'tougher direction'

President Donald Trump is set to name Ken Cuccinelli, the former Virginia attorney general, to a top position at the Department of Homeland Security.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Virginia, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Ken Cuccinelli

Ken Cuccinelli joining Trump administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ken Cuccinelli, the former attorney general of Virginia, will be joining the Trump administration. A White House official confirms Cuccinelli will be taking a position at the Homeland Security Department, focusing on immigration. The person spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of an official announcement. The Associated Press first reported last month […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Virginia, Ap, Nation, Associated Press, Trump, Homeland Security Department, Ken Cuccinelli, Cuccinelli

Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov’s yearbook

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Eastern Virginia Medical School said in a statement Tuesday that the findings will be announced at a press conference on Wednesday. The independent investigation was conducted by the law […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Norfolk, Va AP

Johnny Depp accuses ex-wife Amber Heard of 'painting-on' bruises

Depp makes deposition in $50m defamation case, claiming Heard faked evidence of physical abuseJohnny Depp has accused ex-wife Amber Heard of having “painted-on bruises”, as he denied being physically abusive in newly filed court documents.Hollywood actors Depp and Heard married in 2015 before an acrimonious divorce two years later, with both sides accusing the other of violence. After Aquaman star Heard wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post in December 2018, describing herself as a victim of dom...
Tags: Hollywood, Film, Washington Post, Virginia, World news, US news, Domestic Violence, Culture, Johnny Depp, Depp, Heard, Depp Continue

Grief lingers in Virginia town that paid high price on D-Day

BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — Marguerite Cottrell remembers the summer day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered to her family farm as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry. Her mother read it, sat down and wept. Cottrell’s older brother, John Reynolds, had been killed in the D-Day invasion […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Western Union, Cottrell, John Reynolds, BEDFORD Va AP, Marguerite Cottrell

Biden rejects Trump's 'clenched fist' in appeal for Democratic and US unity

* Former vice-president launches campaign in Pennsylvania * Art Cullen: The Democratic frontrunners are too oldFormally launching his third presidential campaign, Joe Biden appealed for party and national unity while accusing Donald Trump of leading America with “a clenched fist, a closed hand and a hard heart”.Biden appeared at Eakins Oval in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, two days ahead of a Trump rally elsewhere in Pennsylvania, one of the states in which blue-collar swing voters delive...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obama, California, White House, Virginia, US, America, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Neil Kinnock, Ohio, Philadelphia, Oakland, Biden

SCOTUS Wife Ginni Thomas Floated Anti-Fraud Campaign For ‘Questionable’ Precincts

Ginni Thomas, the conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, wanted to “target” the “most questionable” precincts in Virginia with an anti-voter fraud campaign, according to an October 2016 email exchange she had with a prominent voter fraud alarmist and other conservative activists. The emails were made public Friday in the litigation over a sensational report released by the group of the alarmist, J. Christian Adams, who also served on President Trump’s short-l...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obama, Virginia, Gop, Va, Republican, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Richmond, Trump, Thomas, Tierney Sneed, Black Panthers, Adams

A Stolen Letter Written by Alexander Hamilton in 1780 Resurfaces

The letter, taken by a Massachusetts Archives employee more than 70 years ago, was discovered by a researcher at an auction house in Virginia. It is valued at least $25,000.
Tags: News, Virginia, Auctions, Lafayette, Hamilton, Alexander, Alexander Hamilton, National Archives and Records Administration, Robberies and Thefts, Revolutionary War, Archives and Records, American (1775-83, Massachusetts Archives, Marquis de

Ohio man sues white supremacists over 2017 Virginia rally

An Ohio man has is suing white supremacists and neo-Nazi protesters in federal court, saying he was severely injured during their rally in Virginia two years ago. Bill Burke of Athens, Ohio, filed the lawsuit Friday in U.S. District Court in Ohio. He says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Ohio, Nazi, U S District Court, Athens Ohio, Bill Burke, James Alex Fields

Realtors® Remain Positive on Commercial Market as Economy Remains Robust

Washington, D.C. – May 16, 2019 ( While challenges remain, Realtors® specializing in the commercial real estate sector should have confidence that growth will continue in the marketplace, according to speakers at the Commercial Economic Issues and Trends forum at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. National Association of Realtors® Chief Economist Dr. Lawrence Yun led a panel discussion about the economic forces shaping commercial real estate markets and how h...
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Newspaper: Blacks charged more often with disorderly conduct

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia newspaper has found that more than half of the state’s disorderly conduct charges were filed against black men and women. The Daily Press in Newport News reported Thursday that more than 2,500 disorderly conduct charges were filed by police in Virginia last year. The paper reviewed district court […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Ap, Nation, Newport News VA, Daily Press in Newport News

Powerlifting Federation president feels 'duped' after transgender lifter competed in women's division

Mary Gregory competed in nine events in a powerlifting event in Virginia on April 27. Those lifts were soon invalidated by the presiding federation.
Tags: News, Virginia, Powerlifting Federation, Mary Gregory

'I will not comply or cooperate,' Chelsea Manning says before hearing - video

Speaking outside court in Alexandria, Virginia, before being jailed for a second time for contempt of court, Chelsea Manning says of a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks: 'Attempting to coerce me … is not going to work'. Having already served 62 days in jail, 28 of them in solitary confinement, she now faces up to 18 months in custodyChelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Continue reading...
Tags: Virginia, World news, US news, Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning, Manning, Alexandria Virginia

Australian leader denies 2 Rwandans are massacre suspects

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Friday denied media reports that two Rwandan refugees resettled in Australia are suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago. U.S. news outlet Politico reported that former Hutu rebels Leonidas Bimenyimana and Gregoire Nyaminani spent more than a decade in a Virginia state […]
Tags: News, Australia, Virginia, Politico, Uganda, Nation, CANBERRA Australia, Nation & World, Leonidas Bimenyimana, Gregoire Nyaminani

SEAL pleads guilty in hazing death of Green Beret

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy SEAL has pleaded guilty to hazing and assault charges for his role in the 2017 strangulation death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa. Adam Matthews entered the plea at a court-martial hearing Thursday at a Virginia naval base. Matthews is one of four U.S. service members […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Africa, Nation, Norfolk, Adam Matthews, Navy SEAL, Matthews, Va AP, U S Army Green Beret

Ex-inmate robbed gun dealer while hyping prisoner re-entry

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who was lauded for turning his life around after getting out of prison now faces nearly 16 years imprisonment for robbery. Thirty-three-year-old Desmond Littlejohn of Norfolk was sentenced Tuesday for robbing a gun dealer in 2017. The Virginian-Pilot reports the robbery occurred shortly before Littlejohn discussed how he […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Norfolk, Va AP, Littlejohn, Desmond Littlejohn

Police: Revenge note left on slain Va. man was misdirection

HERNDON, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a note left on the body of a slain man was an attempt to misdirect investigators. The Washington Post reports recently unsealed search warrants have shed light on the slaying of 40-year-old Alexander Alfaro Castillo. Alfaro Castillo was found dead at his mother’s house in May 2018 […]
Tags: News, Washington Post, Virginia, Ap, Nation, Va, Herndon VA, Alexander Alfaro Castillo Alfaro Castillo

Joe Biden chooses Philadelphia as campaign headquarters

Former Vice President Joe Biden is choosing Philadelphia to base his 2020 presidential campaign, opting for his native Pennsylvania over the state of Delaware that sent him to the Senate for 36 years. The choice is both practical and symbolic for Biden. Philadelphia is convenient to his homes in Wilmington, Delaware, and northern Virginia. The […]
Tags: News, Senate, Virginia, Joe Biden, Nation, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Biden, Delaware, Wilmington Delaware

Alabama professor charged with child porn in 2 states

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — An English instructor at Auburn University in Alabama has been arrested in Virginia on child porn charges. News outlets report 52-year-old William Matthew Carter, of Auburn, was held Monday at a Virginia jail awaiting extradition to Alabama, where he faces additional possession of child pornography charges. Blacksburg, Virginia, police say in […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Alabama, Nation, Auburn, Auburn University, Blacksburg Virginia, AUBURN Ala AP, William Matthew Carter

Loved Ones Hold Vigil for Virginia Toddler Who Died After Motel Sexual Assault

Family, friends, and strangers held a vigil for the toddler who died following a sexual assault in a Virginia motel room. Nariah Brown was only 17-months-old.
Tags: News, Virginia, Nariah Brown

GOP Strategist Hits Back At Nunes Lawsuit: He’s Afraid Of His Own State’s Laws

The Republican communication strategist who is named in two of Rep. Devin Nunes’ (R-CA) roundly ridiculed defamation lawsuits filed a motion to dismiss the initial $250 million suit on Tuesday, arguing, as Twitter did last week, that the case should’ve been brought in California not Virginia. In a statement released Tuesday evening, strategist Liz Mair argued she was only named in the lawsuit because she lives in Virginia, which made the congressman’s  “forum-shopping” efforts painless. “As th...
Tags: Twitter, News, Congress, California, Virginia, Liz Mair, TPM, Mair, Devin Nunes, Nunes, Nicole Lafond, Nunes lawsuit, Nunes Mair

Former Governors Examine Local Legislators’ Impact on Real Estate Industry

Terry McAuliffe and Haley Barbour share insights on housing policy in State Capitols across the U.S. Washington, D.C. – May 14, 2019 ( Today, at the National Association of Realtors®’ 2019 Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, former Governors Terry McAuliffe and Haley Barbour examined how policies implemented by state and local governments can impact regional real estate markets. McAuliffe and Barbour also offered predictions for the 2020 Presidential Election and discussed how Real...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Mississippi, Washington, Virginia, Politico, America, Dnc, Radio, Presidential Election, Trump, Midwest, Democratic Party, NAR, McAuliffe, Terry McAuliffe

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