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Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin speaks during his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, not in photo, in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Vatican secretary of state urges Russia to help in VenezuelaVatican secretary of state is visiting Russia for talks spanning inter-church relations to global crises
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, Amal Clooney, left, and George Clooney arrive at the world premiere of "Hail, Caesar!" in Los Angeles. The couple announced Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, that their Clooney Foundation for Justice is supporting the Southern Poverty Law Center with a $1 million grant to combat hate groups in the United States. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
George and Amal Clooney donate $1M to fight hate groupsGeorge and Amal Clooney are donating $1 million to help the Southern Poverty Law Center fight hate groups
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 file photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner listens as President Donald Trump answer questions regarding the ongoing situation in North Korea, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. The Palestinians are hoping for some clear answers from the U.S. when White House envoy Jared Kushner returns to the region this week. Kushner, who is Trump's son-in-law, is expected to meet with Israeli and Palestinian officials on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, as he tries to restart talks. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Palestinians seek answers from US envoy KushnerThe Palestinians are hoping for some clear answers from the U.S. when White House envoy Jared Kushner returns to the region this week
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UK subprime lender loses two-thirds of value 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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Seen on a court video link screen, right, Moroccan man Abderrahman Mechkah, lays in a hospital bed during the initial remand hearing, on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, and terrorism crimes,  with judge Katriina Heiskanen, back centre, in court in Turku, Finland, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.  18-year old Mechkah, who was shot in the leg by police during his arrest, stands accused of killing two people and attempting to kill eight others with terrorist intent. (Martti Kainulainen/Lehtikuva via AP)
Finnish court orders detention of Moroccan in stabbingsFinland court remands 18-year-old Moroccan asylum-seeker on suspicion of knife attack that killed 2 and 8 people in the southwestern city of Turku
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In this frame from video, a person is pulled away from the scene of a train crash in Upper Darby, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. A commuter train crashed into a parked train at the suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday morning, injuring dozens of passengers, a transit spokeswoman said. (WPVI via AP)
Commuter train crash injures dozens, none criticallyA transit spokeswoman says none among the 42 injured in a commuter train crash in suburban Philadelphia was critically hurt
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Michigan man in 1995 murder case released from prisonA Michigan man convicted in the 1995 killing of a man who expressed romantic interest in him on national television has been released from prison
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In this photo provided by the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Va., Father William Aitcheson, a priest in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington. Aitcheson is taking a leave of absence after disclosing he once was a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Aitcheson wrote about his past Klan affiliation Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in The Arlington Catholic Herald, the diocese’s newspaper. (Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Va. via AP
Priest takes leave after disclosing past in the Ku Klux KlanA Virginia priest is taking a leave of absence after disclosing he once was a member of the Ku Klux Klan
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Forbes Top 10 paid actors list includes Cruise and ChanForbes Top 10 paid actors list includes Tom Cruise, Jackie Chan and 2 Khans _ Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan
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  • Maryland man convicted of Upperville burglary

    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, Tue, Aug 22 2017 @ 06:15 AM
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Virginia woman jailed for putting Windex in office coffee maker

    A Virginia woman was sentenced to nearly four years in jail after she poured Windex into her office coffee machine in an effort to make her boss sick. Mayda Rivera Juarez in February pleaded guilty to adulteration of food with intent to injure or kill and was handed her 3 1/2-year prison sentence Tuesday, WTOP reported. New York Daily News, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 10:10 AM
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