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Rubble sits on the street in front of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Kos on the island of Kos, Greece Friday, July 21, 2017. Greek authorities said the two tourists who were killed in that house in the overnight quake are from Turkey and Sweden.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Earthquake kills 2 on Greek island, sends tourists panickingTwo killed and more than hundred hurt, as powerful earthquake sends a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on Greek holiday island of Kos, and strikes panic on the nearby shores of Turkey
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Killing of Cecil's son highlights peril facing African lionsKilling of Cecil's son highlights peril facing African lions as their numbers plummet
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FILE - In this June 24, 2016 file photo the logo of German industrial conglomerate Siemens is pictured prior to the opening ceremony at the new headquarters in Munich, Germany. German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG says Friday, July 21, 2017 it’s halting deliveries of power generation equipment to state-controlled companies in Russia and selling its stake in a Russian company that offers services for power plant control systems. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
Siemens halts deliveries to Russian firms over Crimea caseGerman industrial conglomerate Siemens AG says it's halting deliveries of power generation equipment to state-controlled companies in Russia and selling its stake in a Russian company that offers services for power plant control systems
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The Latest: Coalition says stiff resistance from IS in RaqqaThe spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State says advances against the group in their stronghold of Raqqa have slowed
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Spain's Sergio Garcia watches his shot on the 2nd fairway during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
The Latest: Garcia stinging after a bogey at British OpenSergio Garcia appears to have a problem with his right shoulder after angrily swinging his club into shrubs on the fourth hole at the British Open
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FILE - In this March 12, 2016 file photo, U.S. Marines, left, and South Korean Marines, wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on the beach during the joint military combined amphibious exercise, called Ssangyong, part of the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea.South Korea has urged North Korea to accept its offers for talks as Pyongyang continues to ignore Seoul's proposal for a military meeting to ease animosities along their tense border. (Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File)
AP Explains: What's behind N. Korean silence to talks offerNorth Korea's silence to South Korea's offer for rare talks raises many questions, speculation
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Israeli police officers clash with Palestinians outside the Lion's Gate, following an appeal from clerics to pray in the streets instead of the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem's Old City, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. A dispute over metal detectors has escalated into a new showdown between Israel and the Muslim world over the contested Jerusalem shrine that has been at the center of violent confrontations in the past. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Israel limits Muslim access to Jerusalem site amid tensionsIsrael police severely restrict Muslim access to a contested shrine in Jerusalem's Old City to prevent protests
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This satellite imagery, posted Wednesday, July 19, 2017 on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website, shows a large plume of smoke spreading hundreds of miles east from the Ditwiler fire, near Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada. Authorities say the stubborn wildfire burning in foothills west of Yosemite had destroyed dozens of structures while forcing thousands of people from their homes Wednesday. The San Francisco Bay Area is at left; Lake Tahoe is at top center. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration via AP)
California fire's growth is stunted, but 50 homes destroyedA wildfire in California's Gold Rush country is barely growing after days of explosive expansion, but officials have revealed the destruction of 50 homes.
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Residents sleep in a public square following a strong earthquake on the Greek island of Kos early Friday, July 21, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook the Greek resort island of Kos overnight, damaging older buildings and the main port, killing at least two people and causing more than 120 injuries. (Kalymnos-news.gr via AP)
The Latest: Turkey confirms death, sends Kos evacuation shipTurkey's Istanbul-based earthquake research center says the powerful quake that hit the Aegean Sea caused a small 'tsunami' at the Turkish resort of Bodrum
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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    A jury sentenced a 38-year-old man to more than 130 years in prison for a series of tire and rim thefts in Loudoun County, Virginia. In 2016, multiple victims in Loudoun County reported finding their trucks and SUVs mounted on cinder blocks in their driveways with vehicles' tires and rims gone, according to a statement from the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office. WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Jul 18 2017 @ 03:51 PM
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    Infighting over how to raise more money for Metro as part of a broader package of reforms threatens to derail key pieces of attempts to reach a regional agreement that could be presented to the General Assemblies in Richmond, Virginia and Annapolis, Maryland. Fairfax County Executive Ed Long, who also plays a key role on the Council of Governments Technical Panel that recommended a region-wide sales tax to fund Metro capital projects, said a separate Loudoun County proposal to repurpose existing contributions would simply be a Band-Aid that could leave the system worse off a decade from now. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Jul 19 2017 @ 08:37 AM
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