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Milwaukee Brewers' Keon Broxton argues with home plate umpire Jim Wolf after a called third strike from Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Pat Neshek to end the top of the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Denver. The Rockies won 8-4. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive' treatmentMajor League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games to protest what their union says is "abusive player behavior" after Detroit's Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez
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FILE - This Aug. 23, 2016 file photo shows U.S. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman listening during an interview atop the Empire State Building in New York. Raisman, a 2012 and 2016 U.S. women’s gymnastics Olympic team member, is criticizing USA Gymnastics for the way it has handled itself by overlooking sexual abuse and failing to identify alleged criminal behavior by a former national team doctor, Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, file)
Raisman: scandal marred USA Gymnastics needs sweeping changeOlympic gold medal winner Aly Raisman says USA Gymnastics needs to massive changes in wake of sexual abuse scandal
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United States captain Juli Inkster gestures to the gallery during a foursomes match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
US extends Solheim Cup lead over Europe to 5 pointsThe United States took a 10 1/2- 5 1/2 lead over Europe in the Solheim Cup, matching its biggest advantage entering the final day
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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Nick Tepesch throws against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
Happ's bat, Quintana's arm lead Cubs over Blue Jays 4-3Rookie Ian Happ hit his 18th home run, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 to keep up their success against AL opponents
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Garbine Muguruza, of Spain, returns to Madison Keys during the round of 16 at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Halep in line for No. 1 after Cincinnati semifinal winSimona Halep in position to take No. 1 ranking after Cincinnati semifinal win
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A woman covers her ears as police officers line the street near a "Free Speech" rally staged by conservative activists on Boston Common, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston. Counterprotesters marched through the city to historic Boston Common, where many gathered near a bandstand abandoned early by conservatives who had planned to deliver a series of speeches. Police vans later escorted the conservatives out of the area, and angry counterprotesters scuffled with armed officers trying to maintain order. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
The Latest: Hundreds rally at California beachesHundreds of people have rallied at Southern California beaches to condemn racism in the wake of the deadly events in Charlottesville, Virginia
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, April 27, 2017, Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo runs with the ball during the second half of Game 6 of an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game in Milwaukee, USA.  Greece's basketball federation on Saturday Aug. 19, 2017, has accused the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA of hatching a plan to prevent Giannis Antetokounmpo from playing in the European championship. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, FILE)
Greek federation accuses Bucks of staging player's absenceGreece's basketball federation has reacted sharply to an announcement by Milwaukee Bucks star and Greece international Giannis Antetokounmpo that he would miss the Eurobasket because of a knee injury
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Spain's King Felipe, accompanied by Princess Letizia meets hospital staff before visiting some of the victims of the van attacks in Barcelona , Spain, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
From age 3 to 80, Barcelona victims represent a wide worldAn Italian father, an American groom, and a Portuguese grandmother were but a few of the more than 100 people from around the world killed or injured in Barcelona's attacks
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Henrik Stenson reacts to his putt on the 15th hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Stenson takes 1-stroke lead after 3rd round at WyndhamHenrik Stenson shot a 4-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead in the Wyndham Championship
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  • Breaking and entering trial begins for accused serial burglar

    Theodore Roosevelt Bailey, 62, of Capitol Heights, Md., is linked to numerous residential burglaries in Fauquier and Loudoun counties, according to law enforcement. Fauquier.com, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 04:50 PM
  • Republican supervisor calls on county to relocate Confederate statue in Leesburg

    In wake of the deadly protests in Charlottesville, Loudoun County Supervisor Ron Meyer has become the first Republican member of the Board of Supervisors to publicly call for the Confederate statue on the courthouse grounds in Leesburg to be moved. Loudoun Times, Sat, Aug 19 2017 @ 10:41 AM
  • Sculpture put in removed statue's spot toppled

    Marcus Martin, right, hugs his fiance Marissa Blair, left, during a memorial for Heather Heyer Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va. Martin pushed his fiance out of the way of the vehicle that killed Heyer last Saturday. The Miami Herald, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 08:29 PM
  • Coffee machine poisoner jailed

    Mayda Rivera-Juarez and the coffee machine in which she poured Windex and Ajax to poison her co-workers. A 33-YEAR-OLD woman who poisoned co-workers by pouring window cleaner and washing up liquid into the office coffee machine has been sent to prion. NEWS.com.au, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 12:47 AM
  • Police patrols stepped up near Leesburg Confederate monument

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has increased patrols and surveillance around the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds Friday following the vandalism of Leesburg's Confederate monument. Loudoun Times, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 03:31 PM
  • Shelter Animals Can Be One Viral Photo Away From Adoption

    McMuffin is available for adoption from the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. The first photo was taken by summer campers. NBC Washington, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 02:33 PM
  • Apple CEO Makes $2 Million Pledge To Fight Hate

    The Latest on the white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted into deadly violence : Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white-nationalist rally. TheCourier.com, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 08:54 PM
  • D.C. police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti as a hate crime

    D.C. police are investigating as a hate crime the scribbling of an anti-Semitic slur on the brick wall of a recreation area in Georgetown. The slur, a derogatory term for Jewish people, has been removed from the wall on city property in the 1700 block of 38th Street NW, according to a police report filed Wednesday. The Washington Post, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 07:38 PM
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