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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, poses for photos as he marks on the name of one of those elected in the parliamentary lower house election at the party headquarters in Tokyo, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.  Japanese media projected shortly after polls closed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition would win a clear majority in national elections. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Japanese Prime Minister Abe heads to impressive election winJapan's ruling coalition appears headed to an impressive win in national elections, in what would represent at least a partial comeback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Ahmed Al-Jubeir after a press availability as TIllerson walks to his plane, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
US pushes Saudi Arabia, Iraq on united front to counter IranU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is pressing Saudi Arabia and Iraq to form a united front to counter Iran's growing assertiveness in the Middle East
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner, right, introduces one of the speakers at a meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in Manchester, N.H. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, center, and former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell, left, also attend. The information coming out of President Donald Trump’s commission to investigate voter fraud has frustrated not only reporters and senators but now even members of the commission. (AP Photo/Holly Ramer, File)
Trump voting commission criticized for lack of transparencyTrump's voter fraud commission draws complaints from US senators and its own members for a lack of transparency and failing to respond to requests for information.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has decided Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017  to revoke his appointment of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” after the choice drew widespread criticism. World Health Organization director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus last week told a conference in Uruguay on non-communicable diseases that Mugabe had agreed to be a "goodwill ambassador" on the issue.    (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeThe head of the U.N. health agency revokes his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" after the choice drew widespread outrage
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Forensic police work on the main road in Bidnija, Malta, which leads to Daphne Caruana Galizias house, looking for evidence on the blast that killed the journalist as she was leaving her home, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Caruana Galizia, a harsh critic of Maltese Premier Joseph Muscat, and who reported extensively on corruption on Malta, was killed by a car bomb on Monday. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
Malta politicians to miss rally honoring slain reporterMaltese prime minister and opposition leader who were targets of slain journalist's reporting plan to skip rally honoring her
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The Latest: O'Reilly says he was one of many accused at Fox21st Century Fox knew of sexual harassment allegations against Bill O'Reilly when host's contract renewed in February months before his ouster
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Thousands of people attend a demonstration with the slogan 'Against Hate and Racism at the Bundestag' in Berlin, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. The new elected German parliament Bundestag will meet for the first session on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. The German language posters read: 'Against racism at Bundestag'. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Thousands in Berlin protest 'hate and racism' in parliamentSeveral thousand people have marched past Berlin's Reichstag building in a protest against "hate and racism in parliament"
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This July 30, 2017 photo, shows an oil field controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, northeast Syria. The SDF, with air support from the U.S.-led coalition, said Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 that they had captured the Al-Omar field, Syria’s largest oil field, from the Islamic State group, marking a major advance against the extremists and for now keeping the area out of the hands of pro-government forces. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
The Latest: Veteran Syrian opposition member detainedSyrian activists say a veteran Syrian opposition member who has been campaigning for the release of Syrian detainees has himself been detained
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, David Letterman speaks during the unveiling of a Peyton Manning statue outside of Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis. Letterman is being honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. He’ll receive the lifetime achievement award Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at Washington’s Kennedy Center. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
No joke: TV host Letterman honored with Mark Twain PrizeDavid Letterman, the longest-running late-night host in American history, is being honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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  • Police searching for vehicle that fled scene of fatal Virginia crash

    At about 6 a.m., officers responded to Pebble Run Place and Overland Drive in Loudoun County, where the driver of a Jeep Wrangler lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons, Loudoun police said in a statement. The Jeep rolled several times, and the driver, whose name was not released pending notification of relatives, died at the scene, the statement said. The Washington Post, Thu, Oct 19 2017 @ 12:09 PM
  • The heart of "The Cloud" is in Virginia

    A cloud computing data center in Loudon County, Va. Seventy percent of the world's Internet traffic passes through one of the county's data centers every day. CBS News, Sun, Oct 22 2017 @ 09:20 AM
  • Ashburn woman charged with drunk in public following altercation

    An Ashburn woman is behind bars after being charged with drunk in public following a traffic altercation Thursday morning. Loudoun Times, Thu, Oct 19 2017 @ 01:10 PM
  • Man deported 5 times who escaped from ICE in Va. sentenced for assault new

    A man who escaped from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody on the Dulles Toll Road for several hours in July before being found has been sentenced for assault. Marlon Rivas-Mendez, 28, a Salvadoran national, was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison. WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Oct 20 2017 @ 08:48 PM
  • Washington West Film Festival takes place Oct. 25-30

    The Washington West Film Festival - presented by Boeing - is set to take place from Wednesday, Oct. 25 to Monday, Oct. 30, and offer screenings all across Northern Virginia from Reston and Arlington to eastern Loudoun County. Fairfax Times, Fri, Oct 20 2017 @ 01:43 PM
  • Slain Muslim teen also was raped, indictment charges

    A 17-year-old girl killed this summer in a case that shook northern Virginia's Muslim community also was raped, according to an indictment handed up Monday by a grand jury in Fairfax County. Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is accused of abduction, rape, sexual assault and capital murder in the death of Nabra Hassanen, who was attacked and killed early on June 18, as she walked back to a mosque with friends ahead of the daylong Ramadan fast. GantDaily.com, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 04:56 PM
  • Loudoun, Fairfax to submit joint bid for Amazona s second headquarters

    It's deadline day for cities and counties across the country to submit their applications in hopes of landing online retail giant Amazon's much-hyped second headquarters, known as HQ2. Loudoun Times, Thu, Oct 19 2017 @ 09:36 AM
  • Garage door opener burglaries spark warnings from police in Va. new

    A rash of burglaries in Loudoun and Prince William Counties had one thing in common: the crook or crooks got into the houses using a garage door opener. Since Oct. 13, the Loudoun County Sheriff says five burglaries have been reported in the Sterling area, in which residents were home while the suspect used a garage door opener from unlocked cars parked in driveways to gain entry. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Oct 19 2017 @ 08:09 AM
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