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Mourners arrive for the funeral of Otto Warmbier, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Wyoming, Ohio. Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student who was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison with hard labor in North Korea, died this week, days after returning to the United States. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
Senator: Student held by North Korea was 'amazing young man'U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says North Korea must be held accountable for what happened to an American college student who was detained there for over a year and died after being returned home to Ohio in a coma
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Hints of some steps that may boost brain health in old ageNo proven ways to stave off dementia but new report urges research into some steps that might help bolster brain health in old age
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Afghans carry the bodies of men at after a suicide car bombing in Helmand province southern of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 22, 2017. The bomber struck outside a bank, targeting Afghan troops and government employees waiting to collect their salaries ahead of a major Muslim holiday and killing at least two dozen people, officials said. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq)
The Latest: Taliban claims deadly Helmand explosionThe Latest: Afghanistan's Taliban claimed responsibility for a powerful suicide car bomb that killed at least 29 people, mostly civilians, on Thursday in southern Helmand province
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Assistant Prosecutor Seth Tieger presents closing arguments during Raymond Tensing's retrial at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Cincinnati, Monday, June 19, 2017. Tensing is charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter in the shooting of unarmed black motorist Sam DuBose during a 2015 traffic stop. (Cara Owsley/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, Pool)
Jury in Day 4 of deliberations in police shooting retrialJurors have begun a fourth day of deliberations in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who shot an unarmed black motorist
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French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, June 22, 2017. European Union leaders are gathering for a two day summit to weigh measures in which to tackle terrorism and migration and to create closer defense ties. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
The Latest: France, Germany to work together on EU ambitionsFrench President Emmanuel Macron says that France and Germany will work together to relaunch the European Union project, amid divisions over how to manage refugees and as Britain prepares to leave
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London police link 51-year-old man's death to mosque attackLondon police have linked the death of a 51-year-old man to the mosque attack, saying he died of "multiple injuries" after a van plowed into worshippers near two mosques in north London
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FILE - This is a Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 file photo of the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby as he listens to debate at the General Synod in London. Welby the head of the Church of England  said Thursday June 22, 2017 that the institution "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant/File)
Archbishop says Church of England 'colluded with' sex abuseThe head of the Church of England has said that the institution "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its bishops, rather than help his victims
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Jonas Cheramie, left, and his sister Lainey Cheramie, watch storm clouds from Tropical Storm Cindy, as they babysit A.J. Aaron, 5, in Lafitte, La., Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The Latest: Florida sheriff says stay out of the waterAuthorities in Florida are urging people to stay off the beaches and out of the Gulf of Mexico until weather conditions brought by Tropical Storm Cindy improve
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Iran begins exporting gas to IraqReport: Iran begins exporting gas to Iraq
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  • Muslim girl may have been sexually assaulted

    Investigators in Virginia say a Muslim teenager who was attacked and killed early Sunday as she and a group of teenagers walked back to a mosque may have been sexually assaulted. Fairfax County police spokeswoman Tawny Wright said Tuesday that police were investigating the possibility that Nabra Hassanen, 17, was sexually assaulted. MyHighPlains.com, Wed, Jun 21 2017 @ 02:04 AM
  • 'An angel was taken': Community reflects on Va. teen's slaying

    Leaders from the Muslim and Jewish faiths came together Tuesday in Reston, Virginia, to discuss Sunday's murder of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen. She was among a group of teens who were walking and biking to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque, or ADAMS Center, when Fairfax County police say there was an argument with a driver, who then got out of his car with a baseball bat and chased them. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Jun 21 2017 @ 01:14 AM
  • Pressure grows to classify Muslim teen's slaying a hate crime

    Mohmoud Hassanen, center, the father of Nabra Hassanen attended a press conference with Imam Mohamed Magid, left, a spiritual and religious advisor to the family. A Virginia teen found dead after she was attacked as she walked to a mosque was being remembered at vigils set in the District and other cities nationwide Tuesday night, a day before her funeral. The Washington Post, Tue, Jun 20 2017 @ 09:47 PM
  • Muslim Teen Assaulted Outside U.S. Mosque, Found Murdered in Virginia

    A 17-year-old American Muslim girl was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia on Sunday by a man who police later arrested on suspicion of murder after her body was found dumped in a pond, authorities said. The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror in a Muslim community that has been gathering to pray at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque about 30 miles outside Washington in observance of the last 10 days of Ramadan. US News & World Report, Mon, Jun 19 2017 @ 12:31 AM
  • Muslim teen assaulted, killed after leaving VA mosque

    Police found remains Sunday thought to be those of a missing Virginia teenager who they say was assaulted and disappeared overnight after leaving a mosque in the Sterling area, and a 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the case. The mosque, the All Dulles Area Muslim Society in Sterling, Virginia, and relatives identified the girl as 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen of Reston. SFGate, Sun, Jun 18 2017 @ 11:56 PM
  • 'Operation Border to Border' Yields 3,017 Summonses & Arrests in 8 States

    Release from Virginia State Police: Virginia State Police were among the eight state police and highway patrol agencies that spent Friday, June 9, 2017, through Sunday, June 11, 2017, enforcing Operation Border to Border along approximately 791 miles of U.S. Route 15 and 124 miles of U.S. Route 17 in an effort to prevent traffic crashes along the heavily-traveled corridor. This coordinated traffic safety enforcement initiative resulted in 3,017 total summonses and arrests among the seven states. NBC29, Tue, Jun 20 2017 @ 12:58 PM
  • Nabra Hassanen's death may not legally be a hate crime, but it sure feels hateful

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Relatives identified the slain teen as Nabra Hassanen, 16, right, of Reston, Va. That's the bottom line. The Washington Post, Mon, Jun 19 2017 @ 07:32 PM
  • McAuliffe to turn over list of restored felons to settle suit from state prosecutor.

    Loudoun Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman has for the past year sought the list of 206,000 felons whose rights were restored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. RICHMOND - Gov. Terry McAuliffe has agreed, under a civil settlement with a state prosecutor, to turn over a list of 206,000 convicted felons whose voting rights he restored last year under a now-defunct executive order. The Washington Post, Thu, Jun 15 2017 @ 04:37 PM
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