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Singers Janet Jackson, left, and Daddy Yankee attend their "Made For Now" single release party at Samsung on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Janet Jackson, Daddy Yankee celebrate release of new songJanet Jackson and Daddy Yankee celebrate release of new song "Made for You" in New York
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Buildings stand next to the partially collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. The death toll from the collapse of a highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa that is already confirmed to have claimed 39 lives will certainly rise, a senior official said. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini told reporters: "Unfortunately, the toll will increase, that's inevitable." Searchers continued to comb through tons of jagged steel, concrete and dozens of vehicles that plunged as much as 45 meters (150 feet) into a dry river bed on Tuesday. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
Italian media: death toll rises to 41 in bridge collapseItalian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising death toll to 41
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Families leave their houses during a nearby clash between insurgents and security forces in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the city's Shiite residents held funeral services for the victims of a horrific suicide bombing the previous day that left over 30 dead. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Taliban say no peace with 'occupation,' want US talksThe leader of the Taliban says there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the foreign "occupation" continues, reiterating the group's position that the 17-year war can only be brought to an end through direct talks with the United States
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2 shot during South Florida high school football gameA high school football stadium has been evacuated after gunshots rang out during a practice football game in South Florida
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In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan,speaks at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected former cricket star and longtime politician Khan as the country's next prime minister in a step toward third straight transfer of power from one civilian government to another one. (National Assembly, via AP)
Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime ministerPakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month's elections
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FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh's Paris Ford runs on a punt return during the NCAA college football team's spring Blue Gold game in Pittsburgh. Ford could end up contributing for the Panthers in a variety of different ways. Although Ford figures to make his biggest contributions in the secondary, he also could emerge as one of Pitt’s top return men and may even make some cameo appearances on offense. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Redshirt freshmen ready for action after year-long waitUSC's Tufele, Georgia's Wilson among redshirt freshmen eager to make impact this season
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Oakland Athletics' Ramon Laureano, right, starts his slide as Houston Astros catcher Martin Maldonado waits for the ball in the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Laureano scored on a double by Nick Martini. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Matt Olson homers in 10th, A's pull within game of AstrosMatt Olson hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning after a video review gave Oakland the tying run in the ninth, and the Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-3 to pull within a game of the reigning World Series champs for the AL West lead
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Indian children play in floodwaters after heavy rainfall in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. India receives its annual rainfall from June-October. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian floodsThousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least partially submerged
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Cincinnati Reds' Tucker Barnhart bunts for a single off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Shane Bieber during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Cincinnati. Barnhart wound up at third after a throwing error on the play. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
LEADING OFF: Urena, Puig appeal bans, deGrom up, Colon partyLEADING OFF: Urena, Puig can play while appealing suspension, deGrom starts for Mets, Rangers honor Colon
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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Calvary Temple deacon indicted on sexual abuse-related charges in Loudoun

    A 15-year investigation into allegations of systematic sexual, mental and physical abuse at the hands of a Sterling church's leadership has led to the indictment of one of its deacons. Loudoun Times, Thu, Aug 16 2018 @ 06:22 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
  • APS Should Further Increase Elementary Recess Time

    Peter's Take is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ., Thu, Aug 16 2018 @ 09:45 PM
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