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Kyle Busch wins at Bristol for 19th time in NASCARKyle Busch continued his domination at Bristol Motor Speedway with a victory in Friday night's Xfinity Series race
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump walks across the tarmac from Marine One to board Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J. Bombarded by the sharpest attacks yet from fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, dug into his defense of racist groups by attacking members of own party and renouncing the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Soothing the nation? Trump struggles like no other presidentPresident Trump is struggling like no other recent U.S. leader to use his office as a force for unity in times of turmoil or tragedy.
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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2017, file photo, Venezuela's Constituent Assembly poses for an official photo after being sworn in, at Venezuela's National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela. Delegates to the all-powerful assembly unanimously approved a decree Friday, August 18, giving it the authority to pass legislation on a range of issues affecting Venezuela's security and sovereignty. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powersVenezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly has taken over the powers of the opposition-led congress
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The mosaic tile design meant to represent Times Square's status as the "Crossroads of the World" is part of the subway station's border, in New York, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Transit officials have decided to alter subway tiles at the station that have a design that's been compared to the Confederate flag, to make it "crystal clear" that they don't depict the flag. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
NY subway tiles with Confederate flag look to be alteredTransit officials have decided to alter subway tiles at a Manhattan station that have a cross-like design that's been compared to the Confederate flag
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 29, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, chief White House strategist to President Donald Trump is seen in Harrisburg, Pa. According to a source, Bannon is leaving White House post. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Trump ousts Bannon, his influential, divisive strategistWhite House chief strategist Steve Bannon pushed out of his White House post, returns to Breitbart News
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Europe fans cheer at the start of foursomes matches against the United States at the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
US sweeps Solheim Cup fourball matches, takes 3-point leadThe United States swept the afternoon fourball matches to take a 5 1/2-2 1/2 lead over Europe in the Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club
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This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla., the Twitter app displayed on a smartphone, PayPal headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and the Facebook app displayed on an iPad. It took a violent rally to get tech companies, such as these and others, to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. (AP Photo)
Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accountsTech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega speaks during a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela. The ousted chief prosecutor fled to Colombia with her husband German Ferrer, on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, a day after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)
Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to ColombiaVenezuela's ousted chief prosecutor has fled to Colombia with her husband a day after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest
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Cameron Padgett, a 23-year-old senior at Georgia State University, is photographed downtown in Atlanta, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Padgett sued, successfully, for white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at Auburn University in April after the Alabama school tried to cancel the event. Padgett calls himself an "identitarian" _ not a white nationalist _ and insists "advocating for the interests of white people" doesn't make him a racist. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Charlottesville exposes new threat for college campusesFar-right extremist groups have found college campuses are fertile ground for spreading their message and attracting new followers
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Apple CEO Makes $2 Million Pledge To Fight Hate

    The Latest on the white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted into deadly violence : Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white-nationalist rally. TheCourier.com, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 08:54 PM
  • 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
  • D.C. police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti as a hate crime

    D.C. police are investigating as a hate crime the scribbling of an anti-Semitic slur on the brick wall of a recreation area in Georgetown. The slur, a derogatory term for Jewish people, has been removed from the wall on city property in the 1700 block of 38th Street NW, according to a police report filed Wednesday. The Washington Post, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 07:38 PM
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