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Iran detains Islamic State linked groupIran's Intelligence Ministry is saying that its forces have detained members of a group linked to the Islamic State group it says intended to carry out terrorist acts in holy cities across the country
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, right, ar given ceremonial shawls during a visit to the Radha Krishna Temple in Lisbon, Portugal, Saturday June 24, 2017. Modi is on a one day visit to Portugal. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with TrumpIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started an international tour that will include his first meeting with United States President Donald Trump
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Israel strikes Syrian positions after fire toward itThe Israeli military says its aircraft have struck various positions in Syria, destroying two tanks, in response to more than 10 projectiles that landed in its territory
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 1996, file photo, rapper Tupac Shakur attends a voter registration event in South Central Los Angeles.  A music journalist has filed an infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, claiming that portions of the film are based on his interviews with the late rapper. Plantiff Kevin Powell claims in documents filed Friday, June 23, 2017 that “All Eyez On Me” borrows from articles he wrote and interviews he had done with Shakur in the 1990s for Vibe magazine.  (AP Photo/Frank Wiese, File)
Writer sues Tupac filmmakers, alleges copyright infringementA magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, saying that portions of the film are based on his articles about the late rapper
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Radiohead headline the 'Pyramid Stage' at the Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, in Somerset, England, Friday, June 23, 2017. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)
Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury FestivalBritain's famed Glastonbury music festival has embraced an unlikely headline act: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn
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This undated photo provided by Heather Kester, shows Savannah, whose mother requested only her first name be used and who is a young Mormon girl that told her congregation during a Sunday service she is a lesbian before her microphone was turned off by local church leaders. Savannah's emotional speech is sparking a new round of discussions about how the conservative religion handles LGBT issues. (Heather Kester via AP)
Microphone cut after Mormon girl reveals she's gay at churchA video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian before her microphone is turned off by local church leaders is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles LGBT issues
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UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accountsBritish officials are investigating a cyberattack on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."
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In this June 19, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch as Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela and his wife Lorena Castillo depart the White House in Washington. Melania Trump ended her estrangement from Washington when she moved to the White House earlier this month and reunited with President Donald Trump after nearly five months apart. So what’s next now that she’s finally here? The below-the-radar first lady packed quite a bit into her first weeks as a full-timer at the White House, without being overtly public about it. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Melania Trump keeps DC entry low key; Barron draws interestMelania Trump is two weeks into life as a full-time Washingtonian and says she's enjoying White House life so much that she isn't really missing New York.
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
In this June 1, 2017 photo, judge Jehad al-Duradi, who deals with sexual violence cases in Jordan, speaks in an interview in his office in Amman, Jordan. Jordan is on the verge of repealing an article in its penal code that allows a rapist to escape punishment if he marries his victim. Women's activists say this would be a victory, but that much work lies ahead and that women still suffer under patriarchal customs and a legal system that fails to protect victims. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
Jordan to cancel 'marry the victim' clause shielding rapistsIn a key step toward reform, Jordan is poised to abolish a provision that exempts a rapist from punishment if he marries his victim
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  • At slain Muslim teen's funeral, mourners say 'it could have been me'

    Hundreds of people turned out to the afternoon funeral prayer service for slain Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen, who was brutally attacked and killed with a baseball bat early Sunday. Individuals and families from the local Muslim community in Sterling, Virginia as well as from neighboring towns and other states poured into the All Dulles Area Muslim Society center Wednesday to pay their respects. WEHT, Thu, Jun 22 2017 @ 04:45 AM
  • Sheriffa s office makes at least seven alcohol-related arrests over the weekend

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office made at least seven alcohol-related arrests over the weekend. Loudoun Times, Tue, Jun 20 2017 @ 09:59 AM
  • Loudoun supervisors put Metro area plan on hold, send it to Envision Loudoun process for work

    The county's major land-use plan around the future Silver Line stops is being put on hold, possibly for another year. Loudoun Times, Fri, Jun 23 2017 @ 12:24 PM
  • Fairfax County arrests eight after illegal lab discovery

    Fairfax County police arrested eight individuals on June 14 in a region-wide operation aimed at identifying people with addictions to heroin and opioid and offering them treatment, Fairfax County Police Department organized crime and narcotics unit commander Capt. Fairfax Times, Fri, Jun 23 2017 @ 03:49 PM
  • Funeral expected Wednesday for Muslim teenager murdered in Virginia

    A funeral is set for Wednesday for a 17-year-old Muslim girl from Virginia who police say was murdered this past weekend. Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is in custody for the murder of Nabra Hassanen of Reston, Virginia, after he allegedly "became so enraged" that he hit her with a baseball bat, the Fairfax County Police Department said Monday. KFOR-AM Lincoln, Thu, Jun 22 2017 @ 12:01 PM
  • Northern Virginia's vineyards shine

    Northern Virginia's vineyards shine Virginia winemakers produce award-winning, drinkable wines on stunning estates Check out this story on Virginia isn't the most ideal state for producing wine, but that has stopped few from trying. Even Thomas Jefferson labored for decades to grow multiple grape varieties at his Monticello estate, never producing even one bottle. USA Today, Sat, Jun 24 2017 @ 08:05 AM
  • Muslim Teen Assaulted Outside U.S. Mosque, Found Murdered in Virginia

    A 17-year-old American Muslim girl was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia on Sunday by a man who police later arrested on suspicion of murder after her body was found dumped in a pond, authorities said. The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror in a Muslim community that has been gathering to pray at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque about 30 miles outside Washington in observance of the last 10 days of Ramadan. US News & World Report, Mon, Jun 19 2017 @ 12:31 AM
  • Hundreds mourn slain Reston teen at Lake Anne vigil

    The death of Nabra Hassanen, 17, sent shockwaves of grief through Fairfax County this week, as the local Muslim community in particular struggled to process the loss of a girl described as an inspiration to other youths. Fairfax Times, Thu, Jun 22 2017 @ 05:04 PM
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