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President Donald Trump speaks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Rose Garden at the White House, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: White House condemns Somalia bombingThe White House is condemning the attacks in Somalia that have left more than 300 people dead and hundreds more injured
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Roman Catholic Pastor Vincent Paul Chavez, right, of the Saint Therese school and parish in Albuquerque, protests proposed state science standards on behalf of the Santa Fe Archdiocese outside a public hearing in Santa Fe, N.M., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The proposed standards for public schools has come under intense criticism for omitting or deleting references to global warming, evolution and the age of the Earth. Comments at the hearing overwhelmingly sided against state revisions to a set of standards developed by a consortium of states and the National Academy of Sciences. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
Proposed New Mexico science standards omit global warmingA proposed overhaul of New Mexico's state science standards for public schools comes under intense criticism at a packed public hearing for omitting or deleting references to global warming, evolution and the age of the Earth.
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In this Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 photo, five Kennesaw State University cheerleaders take a knee during the national anthem prior to a college football game against North Greenville, in Kennesaw, Ga. The group of cheerleaders from the college in Georgia say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after an earlier demonstration. (Cory Hancock/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Though off field, 5 college cheerleaders to protest anthemFive cheerleaders from a college in Georgia say they'll kneel in stadium tunnel at Saturday's homecoming game _ after being told they'd be moved off field before kickoff after an earlier protest
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino, right, argues with referee Brian Dorsey during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke, in Louisville Ky. Louisville's Athletic Association has officially fired coach Rick Pitino, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, nearly three weeks after the school acknowledged that its men's basketball program is being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
Rick Pitino out at Louisville as expected amid federal probeLouisville has fires Rick Pitino as its men's basketball coach nearly three weeks after acknowledging the program's involvement in a federal bribery investigation.
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File-This Oct. 13, 2017, file photo shows San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) looking to drive around Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker (4) in the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Houston. The Spurs have reached agreement with Aldridge on an extension that will keep him under contract for an additional three years.(AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
AP Source: Spurs, Aldridge agree on extensionThe San Antonio Spurs have reached agreement with LaMarcus Aldridge on an extension that will keep him under contract for an additional three years
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
President Donald Trump holds his hand to his ear to hear a reporter's question as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House to depart en route to South Carolina, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friendsPresident Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appear together to laud their relationship and claim they are unified in support of a joint GOP agenda.
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016 file photo, San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif.  The 49ers won't be forcing their players to stand during the national anthem, safety Eric Reid said Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Reid, the first player to join Colin Kaepernick in protest last season, said he had a conversation recently with 49(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievanceIt still isn't enough for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback to win the grievance he filed against the NFL on Sunday
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
The Latest: Court papers describe police mailbox conspiracyCourt documents say a retired Honolulu police major lied about an investigation into a mailbox the former department chief said was stolen from his home by his wife's uncle
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Jordi Cuixart, president of the Catalan Omnium Cultural organization, left, and Jordi Sanchez, president of the Catalan National Assembly wave to supporters on arrival at the national court in Madrid, Spain, in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Two senior Catalan regional police force officers and the leaders of two pro-independence associations are in court again, facing possible sedition charges related to the staging of the region's banned Oct. 1 secession referendum. The sedition case is investigating the roles of the four in Sept. 20-21 demonstrations in Barcelona as Spanish police arrested several Catalan officials and raided offices in a crackdown on referendum preparations (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Court jails 2 Catalan independence leaders in sedition probeSpain's confrontation with Catalonia region intensifies as judge orders leaders of two pro-independence groups jailed during sedition investigation
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
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  • Company to grow lettuce in Virginia using fish waste

    A company that uses fish waste to grow organic baby lettuce and arugula plans to create 21 new jobs in Northern Virginia. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office announced Friday that Kappa Farms will invest $865,000 to open a new "aquaponics" operation in Loudoun County. Norwalk Citizen News, Mon, Oct 16 2017 @ 02:45 AM
  • Loudouna s Heritage Commission begins work on courthouse grounds examination

    A subcommittee of Loudoun's Heritage Commission discusses how the county can balance history on the courthouse grounds. Loudoun Times, Mon, Oct 16 2017 @ 11:59 AM
  • Tysons Corner bypassed as Northern Virginia vies for Amazon

    Thank you for reading 10 free articles on Fredericksburg.com. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. Fredericksburg.com, Mon, Oct 16 2017 @ 11:32 AM
  • Bell, Kolla square off in tight 87th District contest

    A tight race is again expected in the House of Delegates' 87th District between first-term incumbent Del. Loudoun Times, Mon, Oct 16 2017 @ 11:31 AM
  • Tysons Corner bypassed as Northern Va. vies for Amazon

    Capital One, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Northrop Grumman and other industry heavyweights have established Tysons Corner as a popular landing spot for top corporations, but Northern Virginia officials have sidelined the area in their pursuit of Amazon.com as the online retailer seeks a second headquarters location with as many as 50,000 jobs. Members of the Fairfax and Loudoun county boards of supervisors, with the blessing of Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D, have decided to propose another site for an 8 million-square-foot campus for Amazon: the Center for Innovative Technology, adjacent to Dulles International Airport. Powhatan Today, Mon, Oct 16 2017 @ 09:01 AM
  • Sentencing date scheduled for Miller in deadly Lansdowne collision

    John Miller IV will be sentenced in the new year after being found guilty on two counts in connection with the traffic collision that killed five-month-old Lansdowne baby Tristan Schulz. Loudoun Times, Fri, Oct 13 2017 @ 01:16 PM
  • Fairfax, Loudoun counties to partner up in bid to attract Amazon's HQ2

    The $30 Million CIT center that will reportedly be offered free of charge to Amazon.com in a bid for them to build their new HQ2 in Northern Virginia. Fairfax Times, Fri, Oct 13 2017 @ 03:30 PM
  • A hard-charging, decorated and retired Marine finds new reward in the antique-restoration business

    Choose a job you love, the saying goes, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Even billionaire Warren Buffett says he happily "tap dances" to the office because he so much enjoys what he does. The Washington Post, Fri, Oct 13 2017 @ 01:31 PM
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