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Abu Dhabi awards $1.6 billion survey project to China's CNPCState-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says it has awarded contracts worth $1.6 billion to China's largest state-owned oil company to conduct what is says it the world's largest continuous 3D offshore and onshore seismic survey
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ConEd workers look at a map of pipes on New York's Fifth Avenue, Thursday, July 19, 2018. A steam pipe exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, sending chunks of asphalt flying, a geyser of billowing white steam stories into the air and forcing pedestrians to take cover. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
High-pressure steam leak in Manhattan; no injuries reportedA steam pipe exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, hurling chunks of asphalt, sending a geyser of billowing white steam stories into the air and forcing pedestrians to take cover
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The Jefferson Memorial is visible behind Marine One, top, with President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump aboard, as it arrives on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The president and the first lady are returning from Andrews Air Force Base after paying their respects to the family of fallen U.S. Secret Service special agent Nole Edward Remagen who suffered a stroke while on duty in Scotland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump: news media wants confrontation, even war, with RussiaTrump accuses news media of trying to provoke confrontation with Russia, even war
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FILE - In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote address at F8, Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif. Remarks from Zuckerberg have sparked criticism from groups such as the Anti-Defamation League. Zuckerberg, who is Jewish, told Recode's Kara Swisher in an interview that although he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive," such content should not be banned from Facebook. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Zuckerberg clarifies stance on policy for Holocaust deniersFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining to Holocaust deniers after getting some blowback on social media
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Injuries reported in blast a Pennsylvania Army depotAn explosion at an Army depot in Pennsylvania has left some workers injured
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CORRECTS AGE OF DECEASED - The funeral procession of 34-year-old Erick Jimenez Lopez walks into the cemetery in Masaya, Nicaragua, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Jimenez Lopez was killed as government forces retook the symbolically important neighborhood of Monimbo, that had recently become a center of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's government. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
Correction: OAS Nicaragua resolution storyCorrection: OAS Nicaragua resolution story
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In this image made available Thursday July 19, 2018, London Zoo unveils a Humboldt penguin chick after they nursed it back to health after its parents accidentally stepped on its egg and broke it. The zoo says keepers were astonished to find that the chick, nicknamed Rainbow, was still alive inside the broken egg, so they rushed the chick to the zoo’s clinic, where vets transferred her to an incubation room.(Zoological Society of London via AP)
Premature baby penguin recovers after parents broke her eggLondon Zoo says a premature baby penguin has been nursed back to health after its parents accidentally stepped on its egg and broke it
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22 people injured in California military base tent collapseAuthorities say 22 people have been injured in a tent collapse at a Central California military base
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left and European Council President Donald Tusk, second from left meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, unseen during a meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car importsThe European Union's trade chief says that the bloc is already preparing a list of "rebalancing measures" in case U.S. President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts
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  • Basketball player calls police after hard foul during pickup game

    A basketball game at an LA Fitness in Sterling, Virginia, resulted in just that, as one player called police after a hard foul during the contest, according to a report from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. The foul play, classified as an assault in the incident report, happened at 6:42 p.m. on Monday. KNEB-AM Scottsbluff, Wed, Jul 18 2018 @ 10:38 AM
  • Man Calls 911 Over Foul in Pickup Basketball Game

    One man's reaction to a hard foul in a pickup basketball game resulted in an uproar on social media. Social media video courtesy of @liberiansoul. NBC Miami, Wed, Jul 18 2018 @ 08:55 AM
  • Virginia Man Pleads Guilty in Deadly Drunk Driving Crash

    A Virginia man is facing a dozen years in prison for a drunk driving crash that killed one of his passengers. Andre Michael Glenn, 27, of Sterling, Virginia, pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter, driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license. NBC Washington, Thu, Jul 19 2018 @ 07:20 AM
  • Sterling man pleads guilty to manslaughter in fatal Route 28 crash

    Andre Michael Glenn, 27, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, driving under the influence and driving with a suspended operator's license in Loudoun County Circuit Court Tuesday. Loudoun Times, Wed, Jul 18 2018 @ 03:30 PM
  • Loudoun County vice chairman files candidate termination report; not expected to seek re-election

    Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Ralph Buona has filed a candidate termination report, meaning he is unlikely to seek re-election in 2019. Loudoun Times, Wed, Jul 18 2018 @ 10:31 AM
  • Pondering the Pint: Beer conference goes LoCo in Virginia

    Left Hand Brewery's Milk Stout Nitro snagged a spot in the 2018 Best Beers in America survey from the American Homebrewers Association. LongmontFYI, Wed, Jul 18 2018 @ 08:58 PM
  • The man's friends thought he was joking until they saw him at the front desk calling the police.

    A member of a suburban Washington D.C. gym took calling your own fouls during a pickup basketball game to the next level, leading to a police response. Around 6:40 p.m. Monday night, a man left the basketball court inside the LA Fitness in Sterling, Va., to call the police from the front desk. WVEC-TV Norfolk, Wed, Jul 18 2018 @ 01:23 PM
  • Do new Metro cost caps include raises for workers?

    As Metro's largest union threatens a strike, an arbitration ruling is expected any day on a new contract for the approximately 9,000 workers that may trump new restrictions on the growth of Metro's budget. Virginia's version of the bill that guaranteed new dedicated funding for Metro included a 3 percent cap on operating subsidy increases for Virginia jurisdictions, but also included a number of exceptions to what would count toward that cap, such as the Silver Line to Loudoun County and the planned Potomac Yard Metro station in Alexandria . WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Jul 18 2018 @ 01:04 AM
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