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Weather Summary   Washington, DC
As of:   01/20/14 10:52 PM Eastern  
Temp:41° F (5° C)
Humidity:52%
Barometer:  29.90" hg
Winds: N 8 MPH
Current Weather Icon Partly Cloudy

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TONIGHT - Partly cloudy this evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
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DOE to sell, replace heating-oil reserve   

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Energy announced Tuesday it would sell approximately 2 million barrels of heating oil from its Northeast reserves later this week.

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LONDON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A British police Internet site crashed as 5 million hits an hour came from people trying to discover the levels of crime in their areas, officials said.

Police dispose of concrete-filled grenade   

BUNNELL, Fla., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Authorities in Florida said a hand grenade purchased at an estate sale was found by a bomb squad to be filled with concrete.

Guilty plea to shooting officer with Taser   

KINGSTON, N.Y., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A New York teenager admitted to shooting a police officer in the head with the officer's stun gun during a street chase before the officer shot him in the leg.

Allstate apologizes for Zodiac confusion   

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Illinois-based Allstate Insurance is apologizing for a study ranking road safety on the basis of Zodiac signs.

Guilty verdict in shooting for 'fat' tease   

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- An Illinois man has been found guilty of murder for shooting another man after the victim said the man's pregnant girlfriend looked fat in a photograph.

Assange asks for guarantee of safety   

MELBOURNE, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on the Australian government to assure his safety home in advance of his extradition hearing on sexual assault charges.

Okafur out with abdominal injury   

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- New Orleans Hornets center Emeka Okafor will miss up to three weeks of play because of an abdominal injury, the team said Tuesday.