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US-backed forces take Syria's largest oil field from ISUS-backed forces seize Syria's largest oil field from retreating Islamic State
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Jordan's king endorses Palestinian reconciliation dealJordan's king has endorsed a fledgling Palestinian reconciliation agreement that is meant to end a decade-old political and ideological split between rivals Hamas and Fatah
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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, smiles as he arrives at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, as he leads the nation in marking Mashujaa Day (Heroes Day). (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)
Kenya's leader urges peace ahead of vote as tensions riseKenya's leader urges peace ahead of vote as ethnic tensions rise in capital
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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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This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. shows Gerard Butler in a scene from "Geostorm." (Ben Rothstein/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. via AP)
'Madea Halloween' sequel takes No. 1, 'Geostorm' flopsTyler Perry's "Boo 2! A Madea Halloween' has scared up a healthy audience in its first weekend in theaters to easily take first place
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Police warn public away from central England shopping centerPolice in central England are warning the public to stay away from a shopping center where British media report a man with a shotgun has taken hostages at a bowling alley
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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: Russia accuses US of 'barbaric' bombing of RaqqaRussia's Defense Ministry says the Syrian city of Raqqa, formerly the self-declared capital of the Islamic State group, has been devastated, and accuses the United States and its coalition partners of "barbaric" bombardment
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny rests at his office after been released from a jail in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Navalny was released from jail where he spent 20 days for "organising unsanctioned protests." Since he was sentenced, Ksenia Sobchak has declared her candidacy in upcoming presidential elections, a move that is likely to threaten Navalny's own position. (Evgeny Feldman/Navalny Campaign via AP)
Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves jail, goes to rallyAlexei Navalny, Russia's most prominent opposition figure, has been released from jail after a 20-day sentence for calling an unauthorized demonstration
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FILE - In this March, 5, 2009, file photo, Vicki Marble, a Larimer County bail business owner, speaks during an interview in Loveland, Colo. A Cub Scout was kicked out of his group after he questioned Republican state Sen. Marble about gun control and previous contentious comments she made about African-Americans. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
Mom: Cub Scout kicked out of group after asking about gunsA Cub Scout was kicked out of his group after he questioned a Colorado state lawmaker about gun control and previous contentious comments she made about African-Americans
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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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