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FILE - In this May 9, 2013, file photo, a worker pushes shopping carts in front of a Wal-Mart store in La Habra, Calif. Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer said Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, that there will also be about 24,000 construction jobs as well. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the USWal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. The jobs will come from the opening of 59 new, expanded and relocated Wal-Mart and Sam's Club job locations as well as expanded e-commerce services that were previously announced
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File - in this Sunday, March 20, 2016 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in his Jerusalem office. Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu should be upbeat these days: The economy is growing, his opposition is weak and the incoming Trump Administration seems friendly, even to the much-maligned Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Instead, the long-serving leader is mired in a series of eye-popping corruption investigations in a country that has already jailed a prime minister and president. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Israel's Netanyahu mired in series of corruption allegationsIsrael's prime minister is mired in a series of eye-popping corruption investigations in a country that has already jailed a prime minister and president
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Ex-UK foreign secretary faces legal action in rendition caseFormer U.K. Foreign Secretary Jack Straw is facing legal action in a suit brought by a former Libyan dissident who alleges he and his wife were abducted and sent to Tripoli a decade ago to be interrogated by the regime of late dictator Moammar Gadhafi
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Turkish police officers stand guard at Istanbul's headquarters prior to a news conference regarding the arrest of a suspect of New Year's nightclub attack, in Istanbul, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Turkish officials on Tuesday confirmed that the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub, which was claimed by the Islamic State group, has been detained. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Report: Gunman was on wanted list in UzbekistanTurkey's state-run news agency says the gunman who carried out the attack on the Istanbul nightclub was wanted in his home country of Uzbekistan for membership in a "terror organization."
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 file photo Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage, right, and House Speaker Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, attend the Electoral College vote at the State House in Augusta, Maine. The Republican governor on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, addressed Lewis' criticism that GOP President-elect Donald Trump is not a "legitimate president." LePage, who's white, said on WVOM-FM that the black Democratic Georgia congressman needs a lesson on how presidents freed the slaves and fought against Jim Crow laws. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Maine governor to Rep. John Lewis: You need a history lessonMaine Gov. Paul LePage says U.S. Rep. John Lewis should be grateful for what presidents have done for black people
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Patricia Cornwell settles lawsuit vs. financial advisersCrime writer Patricia Cornwell has settled a lawsuit against her former business managers, avoiding a second trial for a case that began in 2009
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FILE - In this June 12, 2016 file photo, law enforcement officials work at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., following the a mass shooting. Audio recordings of 911 calls released Tuesday, Aug. 30, by the Orange County Sheriff's Office show mounting frustration by friends and family members who were texting, calling and video-chatting with trapped patrons of the Pulse nightclub where Omar Mateen opened fire in June. A U.S. law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter. The official says Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in the San Francisco area and is due in court Tuesday in California. She's facing charges in Florida including obstruction of justice. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attackFederal prosecutors have unsealed a two-count indictment against the widow of the Orlando nightclub shooter that says she helped her husband in the months leading up to the June shooting that left 49 people dead
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Esteban Santiago, center, leaves the Broward County jail for a hearing in federal court, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Santiago is accused of a Jan. 6 shooting rampage at a Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport baggage claim area that left several people dead and others wounded. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Airport shooting suspect ordered held without bondThe man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport has been ordered held without bond
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Jaroslaw Kaczynski, right, the leader of the ruling Law and Justice party walks out of the session hall as Interior Minister Mariusz Blaszczak stands behind, after the speaker opened the parliament session, only to declare a break till Thursday, in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. The parliament's session hall is occupied by a group of opposition lawmakers as they continue a protest since Dec.16, 2016 against the policies of the ruling Law and Justice party, causing delay to the first session of 2017. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Polish opposition slams ruling party's electoral reform planPoland's opposition leaders say that changes to electoral law proposed by the ruling party are aimed at helping the party win local elections next year and remove opponents from office
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  • Twenty firearms stolen over last few months in Loudoun County

    Authorities said 20 firearms have been stolen in separate incidents over the last two months from vehicles throughout Loudoun County. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said that from November to this week, the thefts have happened in a range of area from Leesburg and Sterling to Ashburn, Round Hill and Hamilton. The Washington Post, Wed, Jan 11 2017 @ 10:24 AM
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    When Chris Corder decided to open Stonehouse Bed Breakfast in historic Harpers Ferry, he asked his grandmother - a native of Valley Bend in Randolph County - for some recipes so he could fulfill the "breakfast" portion of his establishment's name. Now guests like Jessica Tuel, who stays there during an annual trip, enjoy Chris's extra fluffy blueberry griddle cakes. Morgantown, Thu, Jan 12 2017 @ 03:00 AM
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