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Not Amused: Queen finds cell phone pics troublingAmused? Not Really: Queen Elizabeth II misses her subjects amid cell phone picture obsession
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In this Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 photo, a member of Iraq's Hezbollah Brigade holds their flag during an operation outside Amirli, some 105 miles (170 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. Aid began flowing into the small northern Shiite town in Iraq on Monday, a day after security forces backed by Iran-allied Shiite militias and U.S. airstrikes broke a two-month siege by insurgents in a rare victory by government forces. The Arabic on the sign reads "Hezbollah Brigade, town of Amirli 7 kilometers, village of Shukur, 3 kilometers, God Amirli is the steadfastness." (AP Photo)
Report accuses Islamic State group of war crimesRights group accuses Islamic State militants of committing war crimes during Iraq offensive
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This screen shot provided by Netflix shows what the viewer will see when subscribers recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends. Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences. Until now, Netflix subscribers linking the service to their Facebook accounts automatically disclosed everything they were watching with a potentially wide-reaching range of people. The automatic disclosures will end Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. A menu of friends culled from Facebook will appear after Netflix subscribers finish watching a video if they have turned on the sharing feature. (AP Photo/Netflix)
Netflix unveils new way to share recommendationsNetflix gives subscribers a more discreet way to recommend video to their Facebook friends
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, signs a pipe during the ceremony marking the construction of gas pipeline " Power of Siberia" connecting Russia and China near the village of Us Khatyn in Yakutsk region, Russia, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)
AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fightAP Analysis: Unfazed by threats of more sanctions, Putin wants deal over Ukraine on his terms
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013 file photo, a row of new 2013 Ford Fusions are on display at an automobile dealership in Zelienople, Pa. As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Some fear auto industry returning to bad habitsRisky business: Some analysts, insiders fear auto industry returning to bad habits of the past
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, artist Stephen Layne works on a sculpture of boxing heavyweight champion Joe Frazier in Philadelphia. Next year, the sculpture is expected to be placed near the city's sports stadiums, ending a hurdle-strewn saga that included fundraising problems and the death of the original sculptor. Frazier died in 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia's Rocky gets competition as 9-foot statue of champ Joe Frazier takes shape
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 11, 2014, file photo, singer Justin Bieber watches the Los Angeles Clippers play the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half of Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles. Canadian police say the pop star has been charged Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police say that the incident happened Friday afternoon, Aug. 29,  near Bieber's hometown of Stratford and that he was released on a promise to appear in court Sept. 29. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Ontario police: Bieber charged with assaultOntario police: Justin Bieber charged with assault, dangerous driving after ATV crash
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay enters Hamilton County court in Noblesville, Ind., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Irsay is scheduled to appear in court for a change-of-plea hearing on drug-related charges he faces from a traffic stop in March.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Irsay pleads guilty to misdemeanor in drug caseColts owner Irsay pleads guilty to misdemeanor in drug case stemming from March traffic stop
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Director Roy Andersson poses for photographers during a photo call for A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence at the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/David Azia)
VENICE WATCH: Editor honored; surreal Swede shinesVENICE WATCH: Scorsese editor Schoonmaker honored; surreal Swedish 'Pigeon' wows crowd
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  • Africana Americana Civil War veterans to be formally recognized at ceremony

    A century and a half after fighting in a war that transformed their country, four African American veterans of the Civil War whose remains are buried at Mounta Zion Communitya Cemetery in Leesburg will be formally recognized for their role in Loudoun County's history. The Washington Post, Tue, Sep 2 2014 @ 10:24 AM
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