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This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Michelle Yeoh, from left, Henry Golding and Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians." (Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)
'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box officeGlitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22"
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Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathroomsMany students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer
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Watford's Will Hughes, left, tackles Burnley's Stephen Ward, watched by Burnley manager Sean Dyche behind, during their English Premier League soccer match at Turf Moor in Burnley, England, Sunday Aug. 19, 2018. (Dave Howarth/PA via AP)
Man City highlights gulf to fierce rival United in EPLManchester City delivered yet another reminder that it is the team to beat in the Premier League this season by beating Huddersfield 6-1
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AT 19 Aug 2018 14:56:27 UTC, an earthquake was reported at 4.5 km (2.8 mi) S of Belanting, Indonesia.
Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia's Lombok islandStrong earthquakes have unleashed landslides, damaged buildings and caused panic on the Indonesian island of Lombok
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FILE- In this April 23, 2018, file photo a car is filled with gasoline at a station in Windham, N.H. Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperativeThe Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S.
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In the Senate, a record 19 women have won their primaries. And for the first time, 13 women have been nominated for gubernatorial races in a single election year.
Women win primaries in record numbers, look to NovemberWomen in U.S. politics have had a record-setting year, winning more primaries for governor, Senate and House seats than ever before
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FILE- In this May 23, 2017, file photo former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials’ security clearances. Brennan said Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he’s been contacted by a number of lawyers about the basis of a potential complaint. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Brennan considers legal action to stop clearance revocationsFormer CIA Director John Brennan says he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pope Francis leaves his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square at the end of the Angelus noon prayer at the Vatican, Sunday, Aug.19, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Irish archbishop urges pope to speak frankly about abuseThe archbishop of Dublin says he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his upcoming visit to Ireland, which has been clouded by new revelations of misconduct in the U.S. church
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FILE - In this June 16, 2018 file photo, Taliban fighters gather with residents to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. On Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday. Ghani made the announcement Sunday during celebrations of the 99th anniversary of Afghanistan's independence. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to replyAfghan president Ashraf Ghani has announced a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday
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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
  • 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
  • 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
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