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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony StewartGrand jury to decide whether NASCAR star Tony Stewart will face charges in fatal crash
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Ukrainian protesters burn tires outside the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev, Ukraine Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. The demonstrators rallied in support of a bill that would introduce extra checks for senior government officials. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)
Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with EuropeUkraine lawmakers approve landmark deal with Europe, give greater autonomy for rebellious east
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Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly, former Medical Director of Samaritan's Purse Ebola Care Center in Monrovia, Liberia, left, talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, right, before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight EbolaObama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa
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FILE - In this April 17, 2013, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon catches a pass during an NFL football practice in Berea, Ohio.  Player representatives to the union  voted to implement HGH testing for the 2014 NFL season, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Overall changes are retroactive for players who are suspended under previous policies, and for those in the appeal process. Those players, presumably including Browns receiver Josh Gordon, who is suspended for the season, and Broncos receiver Wes Welker (four games), would be subject to standards of the new policies.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
DA: Josh Gordon gets probation in DWI case in NCActing DA: Suspended Browns WR Josh Gordon gets probation, pleads guilty in NC DWI case
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2007, file photo, the flags on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange provide a backdrop for a Wall Street street sign. Global stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, as jittery investors played it safe ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting and the referendum on Scotland's independence on Thursday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Stocks move higher in afternoon as Fed meetsUS stocks move higher as Federal Reserve starts key 2-day meeting; energy stocks gain most
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A sign is posted in a lobby of the now closed Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino early Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. in Atlantic City, N.J. The hotel and casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
New Jersey loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closesTrump Plaza closes its doors, becomes 4th Atlantic City casino to close this year
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FIBA: Players can wear religious head coveringsFIBA grants players permission to wear religious head coverings on a trial basis
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Bruce Aylward, left, Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization, WHO, is sitting next to British Valerie Amos, right, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, as he holds a report on Ebola virus during a press conference about of the response on global aid pledged to fight the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi)
UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop EbolaUN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola; cases could double every 3 weeks
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History books spark latest Texas classroom battleNew history textbooks up for Texas approval decried by right, left _ but for different reasons
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  • Loudoun County drops gun charge against Severance

    Loudoun County prosecutors dropped a gun charge Monday against a man who faces multiple murder counts in Alexandria, clearing the way for him to be tried on the more serious charges. Charles Severance, 53, was transferred from Leesburg to Alexandria after Loudoun prosecutors dropped the gun charge against him during a hearing Monday morning. The Intelligencer, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 07:11 PM
  • Suspect transferred to Alexandria to face charges in 3 homicides

    A man charged with three homicides spanning more than 10 years in Alexandria was booked into the city's detention facility Monday in anticipation of his first court appearance in connection with the case Tuesday. Charles Severance was taken into custody in March on an unrelated weapons charge, but prosecutors announced last week that they would be charging him with three counts of murder, including the 2003 fatal shooting of the wife of the city's then sheriff. Washington Times, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:26 PM
  • Reston man sentenced for child sex assault

    A Reston basketball coach who pleaded no contest in June to sexually assaulting a minor, was sentenced in Loudoun County last week to 15 years in prison. Marlow Mikassas Afshartous, 40, who also goes by the name Marlow Talley, was arrested Aug. 3, 2013, and charged with sexual assault and solicitation of child pornography. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:30 AM
  • Loudoun County supervisors opted against change supporting Loudoun Hounds stadium

    The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors opted not to make a change to the county's ordinances that could ultimately have benefitted the proposed Edelman Financial Field project. The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors could have helped VIP Sports Entertainment raise millions of dollars in taxable bonds for a minor league stadium in Ashburn for the Loudoun Hounds but opted not to take the step at its final meeting before breaking for summer recess. Business Journal, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 12:08 PM
  • Loudoun Cares executive director resigns

    Andy Johnston, Loudoun Times-Mirror Citizen of the Year and executive director of Loudoun Cares, announced his resignation from his position with the Leesburg nonprofit on Monday. Loudoun Times, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 05:09 PM
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