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Aid group: At least 6,700 Rohingya killed in MyanmarInternational aid group Doctors Without Borders says its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Myanmar's security forces
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A train sits at the central railway station during a 24-hour strike in Athens, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Greece's largest labor unions called for a general strike over planned austerity cuts in 2018-19 as unemployment remains over 20 percent and poverty levels have surged over the past few years since the country first required an international financial rescue in 2010. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Greek workers walk off their jobs for 24-hour general strikeGreek workers walk off the job in 24-hour general strike that shuts down services across the country
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Suicide bomber kills 10 at Somali police academy, police saySuicide bomber kills 10 at Somali police academy, police say; al-Shabab claims responsibility
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In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, D-O-G, a black and white cat with an unlikely name, is seen at Support Dogs, Inc., a training center for dogs, in St. Louis. Officials from the facility took in the cat over the summer and say he plays a key role getting the dogs comfortable around other animals. HE helps train canines for important jobs assisting people with disabilities. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
C-A-T named D-O-G is star canine trainerA black and white cat has become one of the stars at a St. Louis center where dogs are trained to help people with disabilities. Trainers say the cat named D-O-G plays an important role teaching dogs how to act amid distractions.
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President Donald Trump, flanked by Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, right, speaks during a bicameral meeting with lawmakers working on the tax cuts in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The Latest: Some in GOP cheered by Moore loss in AlabamaSome establishment-minded Republicans are cheering Roy Moore's loss in Alabama's Senate race
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CORRECTS TO A PROBABLE SUICIDE INSTEAD OF COMMITTED SUICIDE  FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, file photo, Kentucky State Rep. Republican Dan Johnson addresses the public from his church regarding sexual assault allegations in Louisville, Ky. Johnson died Wednesday night, Dec. 13, 2017. Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings says it was "probably suicide," and an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
Ky. lawmaker accused of assault dies in apparent suicideA Republican lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has died of an apparent suicide
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Doug Jones waves to supporters before speaking during an election-night watch party Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. Jones won election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
GOP's not all that sad; party grapples with Alabama falloutRepublicans grapple with political fallout after Alabama stunner; fear grows about 2018 midterms
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In this Oct. 30, 2017, photo, owner Lee Do-sung speaks during an interview at his restaurant in Gangneung, South Korea. Worries over costs have cast a shadow over the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games among residents long frustrated with what they say were decades of neglect in a region that doesn’t have much going on other than domestic tourism and fisheries. “What good will a nicely managed global event really do for residents when we are struggling so much to make ends meet?” said Lee. “What will the games even leave? Maybe only debt.” (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costsAs Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-games costs and huge financial strain placed on one of its poorest regions
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein arrives to testify before a House Committee on the Judiciary oversight hearing on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: Trump Jr. finishes 9-hour interview in SenateDonald Trump Jr. has finished a nine-hour interview with the Senate intelligence committee, concluding his third interview on Capitol Hill as part of probes into Russian interference in the 2016 election
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  • Naked man is arrested near Dulles Airport after jumping on a vehicle

    A man was arrested in Virginia Tuesday after taking off his clothes and jumping on a vehicle near Dulles Airport, causing major delays during rush hour, police said. At around 3:30 p.m., officers responded to Route 28 and Frying Pan Road after a naked man was reported running in the area, Fairfax County Police said in a Twitter message. The Washington Post, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 09:34 PM
  • Loudoun Co. man indicted on murder charge in fathera s death, arson new

    A 20-year-old Loudoun County man has been indicted on seven counts, including first-degree murder, after prosecutors say he fatally shot his father over the summer and then set fire to the family home to conceal the crime. In addition to murder, Michael Bowles was charged Monday in connection to the July 25 death of his father, Mario, with the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony; shooting or stabbing in the commission of a felony; arson; concealing a dead body; maliciously shooting or throwing missiles; and the use of a sawed-off gun in a crime. WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 02:39 PM
  • Route 28 shut down, reports of naked man along highway

    There are reports of a naked man running around along or near Route 28 near the Loudoun County and Fairfax County line. Loudoun Times, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 04:23 PM
  • Ashburn man charged with second DUI in five years

    An Ashburn man was charged with his second DUI in five years following a traffic stop in the 43300 block of Junction Plaza early Tuesday, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 02:07 PM
  • Fire in Sterling displaces 17, causes $714K in damages

    At 6:20 p.m. Dec. 10, fire and rescue units responded to a house fire in the 22000 block of Oakgrove Road in Sterling, according to a Loudoun County Fire and Rescue spokeswoman. Loudoun Times, Mon, Dec 11 2017 @ 10:13 PM
  • These U.S. counties rely on real estate tax breaks the most

    After House Republicans passed a bill in mid-November to overhaul the current tax code, the Senate followed with its own proposed legislation, which earlier this month was voted through after a flurry of last-minute amendments . Real estate professionals and industry associations have expressed concerns over how such reform, including changes to the mortgage interest tax break , real estate tax deduction and capital gains taxes , could hurt home values and the incentives to own a home . Inman Real Estate News, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 03:06 PM
  • Loudoun celebrates education excellence in 35th annual banquet

    Loudoun County School Board Chairman Jeff Morse addresses attendees of the 35th Annual Excellence in Education Banquet. Loudoun Times, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 01:46 PM
  • Developer presents scaled-back plans for Blackthorne Inn property

    The head of the company seeking to transform the Blackthorne Inn just west of Upperville into a boutique hotel and event center met with representatives of state and Fauquier County agencies last week to offer a preview of changes he plans to make when a new proposal is submitted to the county's planning office. Fauquier.com, Tue, Dec 12 2017 @ 01:12 PM
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