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FILE - This March 4, 2013, file photo shows a sign for Wall Street on the side of building near the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, as investors awaited a key meeting of central bankers later this week and continued to monitor developments on the Korean peninsula. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Global stocks gain after Wall Street riseGlobal stocks have risen after Wall Street gained as investors look ahead to this week's gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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President Donald Trump applauds as he walks off the dais after speaking at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump's Afghanistan strategy makes new demands on IndiaPresident Donald Trump's new Afghanistan war strategy included old demands on Pakistan and an entirely new ultimatum to India
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In this photo taken on Friday, July 28, 2017, Aeroflot flight attendants Yevgeniya Magurina, left, Ilona Borisova, center, and Irina Ierusalimskaya, right, pose for a photo during their interview to the Associated Press in Moscow, Russia . The Moscow City Court is to due to rule in the case of two flight attendants who are suing Russia's flagship airline for taking them off the prestigious long-haul flights because of their looks. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Russian flight attendant sues Aeroflot for discriminationA Moscow court is due to rule in the case of a flight attendant who is suing Russia's flagship airline, Aeroflot
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UK subprime lender sees shares dive 63 percent as CEO quitsShares in Provident Financial, a British sub-prime lender, have more than halved after the company's chief executive announced he was leaving with immediate effect following another profit warning
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U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris Jr., front, answers questions during a press conference as United States Forces Korea Commander Gen. Vincent Brooks, rear left, and deputy Commander of the South Korea-U.S. Combined Force Command Gen. Kim Byeong-joo, rear right, listen in front of PAC-3 launching station at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
As NKorea vows response, US dismisses calls to pause drillsAs North Korea vowed "merciless retaliation" against U.S.-South Korean military drills, U.S. commanders dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang
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Dozens killed in airstrikes on Syrian city of RaqqaSyrian state media and opposition activists report airstrikes on the northern city of Raqqa have killed dozens of civilians
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In this Aug. 21, 2017, photo provided by U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) steers towards Changi Naval Base, Singapore, following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. Navy and Marine Corps divers will enter flooded compartments on the USS John S. McCain to search for 10 sailors missing after the destroyer and an oil tanker collided in Southeast Asian waters, the 7th Fleet said Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/U.S. Navy via AP)
Divers search McCain's flooded compartments for 10 sailorsThe focus of the search for 10 U.S sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters has shifted to the damaged destroyer's flooded compartments
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Prominent theater director detained in MoscowRussia's top investigative body says it has detained one of Russia's most prominent theater directors and is pressing charges against him
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Angola's dos Santos to quit after 38 years in powerAngolans vote Wednesday in an election that will see President Jose Eduardo dos Santos quit after nearly four decades in power
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  • Loudoun County Republican Wants Confederate Statue Moved

    A prominent Republican on Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors is now on board with moving the county's statue of a Confederate soldier sitting outside the county courthouse in Leesburg. Supervisor Ron Meyer told WMAL the county needs to ask for permission from the General Assembly to move the statue, and then he would like to see it placed in a nearby battlefield. WMAL-AM Washington, Mon, Aug 21 2017 @ 12:23 PM
  • 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
  • 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
  • Office worker gets 3.5 years for poisoning coffee with soap

    A Virginia woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for poisoning her coworkers' coffee with Windex and dish soap. Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman announced the sentence Thursday for 33-year-old Mayda Rivera Juarez of Sterling. Star Tribune, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 10:10 AM
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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