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Sheriff: Fire kills Texas woman and her 5 childrenAuthorities say a woman and her five children were killed in a fire that destroyed their Texas home
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Angry protesters march near the scene of Saturday's massive truck bomb attack in which over 300 people were killed in Mogadishu, Somalia, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Thousands of people took to the streets of Somalia's capital Wednesday in a show of defiance after the country's deadliest attack, as two people were arrested in connection with Saturday's massive truck bombing that killed more than 300. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Thousands march in Somali capital as attack details emergeThousands march in Somalia's capital as detailed account emerges of deadliest attack; 2 held
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Pink diamond once among French crown jewels to be auctionedChristie's says it will put under the hammer a legendary 19-carat pink diamond that once belonged to French rulers including King Louis XIV and Emperor Napoleon for the first time in 130 years
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President Donald Trump applauds members of the audience before speaking at the Heritage Foundation's annual President's Club meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump reverses course on emerging Senate health care dealPresident Donald Trump has reversed course after calling a bipartisan Senate health deal "a very good solution.''
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017, photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about "the crisis facing our asylum system" at the Executive Office for Immigration Review in Falls Church, Va. Democratic senators plan to press Sessions about his private communications with the president when he appears before a Senate committee Wednesday to face questions about his leadership of the Justice Department. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz, File)
Democratic senators to press Sessions on talks with TrumpAttorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee for questioning about his oversight of the Justice Department. Wednesday's hearing is Sessions' first appearance before the committee since his January confirmation
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Catalan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Institutional Relations and Transparency, Raul Romeva speaks during a media conference at the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the EU in Brussels on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
The Latest: Catalan official rules out holding new electionA top Catalan official is ruling out the possibility of holding a new election as a way out of the region's political impasse with Spain
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Trump again blasts NFL over players kneeling during anthemPresident Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem
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Saudi carrier launches direct flight to Iraq after 27 yearsSaudi budget-carrier flynas launches direct route from Riyadh to Baghdad, first Gulf War between the two cities
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Zakariye Abdirisaq, left, who lost both his father and aunt in the bombing, is comforted by his cousin as they stand next to his father's grave, at a cemetery in Mogadishu, Somalia Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Anguished families gathered across Somalia's capital on Tuesday as funerals continued for the more than 300 people killed in one of the world's deadliest attacks in years, while others waited anxiously for any word of the scores of people still said to be missing. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor)
The Latest: 2 arrested in connection with Somalia bombingThe Latest: 2 arrested in connection with Somalia bombing that killed more than 300, officials say
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  • Slain Muslim teen also was raped, indictment charges

    A 17-year-old girl killed this summer in a case that shook northern Virginia's Muslim community also was raped, according to an indictment handed up Monday by a grand jury in Fairfax County. Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is accused of abduction, rape, sexual assault and capital murder in the death of Nabra Hassanen, who was attacked and killed early on June 18, as she walked back to a mosque with friends ahead of the daylong Ramadan fast. GantDaily.com, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 04:56 PM
  • Man killed in head-on crash while trying to pass a tractor-trailer

    Authorities have identified a man who died in a crash when his vehicle struck another car head-on as he tried to pass a tractor-trailer along a road in Loudoun County. The incident unfolded just before 5 a.m. Friday on Route 9, about a mile west of Route 611, just outside Hillsboro, according to Virginia State Police. The Washington Post, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:17 PM
  • Sterling resident indicted on murder and rape charges in death of Reston teen

    Sterling resident Darwin Martinez-Torres has been indicted on capital murder, rape, and six other charges in the death of Reston teen Nabra Hassanen, according to The Associated Press and other media reports. Fairfax Times, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:14 PM
  • US Homebuilder Sentiment Rises in October

    A new family house under construction in Loudoun County, Virginia. . U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic than they have in months, looking past a recent slowdown in new home sales and the risk of rising labor and materials costs following hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Voice of America, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:18 PM
  • Police investigate head-on crash in Loudoun County

    A West Virginia man died and a Haymarket man was seriously injured in a crash in Loudoun County early Friday morning. Fauquier.com, Tue, Oct 17 2017 @ 02:09 PM
  • Loudouna s Heritage Commission begins work on courthouse grounds examination

    A subcommittee of Loudoun's Heritage Commission discusses how the county can balance history on the courthouse grounds. Loudoun Times, Mon, Oct 16 2017 @ 11:59 AM
  • Company to grow lettuce in Virginia using fish waste

    A company that uses fish waste to grow organic baby lettuce and arugula plans to create 21 new jobs in Northern Virginia. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office announced Friday that Kappa Farms will invest $865,000 to open a new "aquaponics" operation in Loudoun County. Norwalk Citizen News, Mon, Oct 16 2017 @ 02:45 AM
  • Tysons Corner bypassed as Northern Virginia vies for Amazon

    Thank you for reading 10 free articles on Fredericksburg.com. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. Fredericksburg.com, Mon, Oct 16 2017 @ 11:32 AM
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