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Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, talks about the approaching midterm election during an interview with The Associated Press, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Washington. Bannon told the Associated Press that if the elections were held today, he believed the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats and the House of Representatives, but argued there was time to turn that around.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Steve Bannon wants GOP to rally behind TrumpSounding alarms about the midterm elections, former adviser Steve Bannon says Republicans must rally behind Trump to survive
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Members of the media take pictures of the damage to a security booth by a shot fired, outside the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Shots were fired at a security booth outside the embassy in Turkey's capital early Monday, but U.S. officials said no one was hurt. Ties between Ankara and Washington have been strained over the case of an imprisoned American pastor, leading the U.S. to impose sanctions, and increased tariffs that sent the Turkish lira tumbling last week. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, but no one hurtShots fired at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey's capital; police searching for white car
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South Koreans leave for North Korea to take part in family reunions with their North Korean family members at the customs, immigration and quarantine (CIQ) office, in Goseong, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. About 200 South Koreans and their family members prepared to cross into North Korea on Monday for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by the turmoil of the Korean War. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by warDozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by Korean War
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Russian Alexander Kirillov, arrives at the Pattaya Provincial Court Chonburi province, Thailand, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Self-styled sex guru Kirillov and seven others were arrested at a sex training seminar in Pattaya in February and have been in custody ever since. All the defendants, who could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted, pleaded innocent. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Escort says oligarch now has tapes on Russia interferenceA model and escort from Belarus who claimed to have information linking Russian interference to the election of President Donald Trump says she no longer has the evidence and will not talk about it
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A group of people are taken in a boat after they were rescued from a flooded area in Chengannur in the southern state of Kerala, India, Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
India military base open to commercial flights in flood zoneMilitary bases in a flood-ravaged state in southern India were opening to commercial flights to help speed in relief and fly out residents
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Bolton tells Netanyahu that Iran nuclear deal was 'wretched'President Trump's national security adviser bemoans 'wretched' Iranian nuclear deal in talks with Israeli PM
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In this Aug. 16, 2018, photo taken with a long exposure, Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba as they pray at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws millions of visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for hajj's pinnacleMuslim pilgrims in Saudi Arabia gather in valley at Mount Arafat for day of prayer marking pinnacle of the hajj
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, center, Treasurer Scott Morrison, left, and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg address reporters at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Turnbull abandoned plans to legislate to limit greenhouse gas emissions to head off a revolt by conservative lawmakers. Turnbull conceded that he could not get legislation through the House of Representatives where his conservative coalition holds only a single-seat majority. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
Australian prime minister abandons greenhouse gas targetPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has abandoned plans to legislate to Australia's limit greenhouse gas emissions to head off a revolt by conservative lawmakers
The Associated Press2 hours ago
People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talksAsian stocks are mostly higher as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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  • Black elders hold mixed views on confederate statue in town

    Gertrude Evans, 70, was born into the Jim Crow South and lived through the rocky integration of Leesburg when firemen filled a swimming pool with cement and garbage rather than permit its integration. More than a half-century later, she turned to art as therapy to work through that traumatic period when she wasn't allowed to sit on the red stools at Little John's drugstore or watch a movie at the neighborhood Tally Ho theater. The Virginian-Pilot, Fri, Aug 17 2018 @ 07:46 PM
  • Deacon's Arrest Renews Allegations Against Sterling Church

    A man who once served as a deacon for Calvary Temple in Sterling, Virginia, has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child. News4's David Culver spoke to former members of the church about the abuse allegations at the church. NBC Washington, Sat, Aug 18 2018 @ 12:01 AM
  • Small earthquake shakes northern Virginia

    The agency's website shows that a magnitude 1.7 earthquake occurred around 11:23 p.m. Thursday in Loudoun County. It happened about 2.5 miles northeast of Belmont, at a depth of more than 3 miles . WMDT, Fri, Aug 17 2018 @ 10:39 AM
  • Trump drawing more women to run for office out of "protest"

    "I think, is this overwhelmingly - the overwhelming desire of women to be heard, to be counted and to fight back against what he stands for and what he said. He demeans women. CBS News, Sat, Aug 18 2018 @ 11:12 PM
  • Loudoun Co. man faces charges in 2003 sexual assault of child new

    A Sterling, Virginia, man has been arrested and charged in the sexual abuse of a child that happened 15 years ago. A Loudoun County grand jury indicted Kevin O'Connor, 62, this week on seven counts, including sexual assault by force and two counts of aggravated sexual battery, in a case that dates back to 2003. WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Aug 17 2018 @ 04:01 AM
  • Multiple burglaries over the past month in Brambleton; sheriff's office investigating

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating multiple, possibly related recent burglaries in the Brambleton area, authorities announced Friday. Loudoun Times, Sat, Aug 18 2018 @ 03:16 PM
  • Virginia Man Arrested in 2003 Child Sex Abuse Case

    A 62-year-old man has been arrested 15 years after authorities say he sexually abused a child in Loudoun County, Virginia. A grand jury indicted Kevin O'Connor, of Sterling, on Aug. 13. O'Connor was arrested and charged Thursday with numerous counts of sexual assault and battery as well as taking indecent liberties with a child, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said. NBC Washington, Thu, Aug 16 2018 @ 11:07 PM
  • Small earthquake felt around Lansdowne Thursday night

    A magnitude 1.7 earthquake struck Loudoun County Thursday night at 11:23 p.m. about 1.2 miles northeast of Lansdowne, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Loudoun Times, Fri, Aug 17 2018 @ 12:13 PM
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