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German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks behind a camera light during a news conference in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Gabriel said his country will revise its travel advice for Turkey following the jailing of a German human rights activist who has no ties to the country. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
Germany cautions citizens on Turkey after activist jailedGermany has told all citizens traveling to Turkey to exercise caution following the jailing of a human rights activist who had no previous links to the country
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Chief Justice John Roberts stands outside the Supreme Court in Washington following new Associate Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch investiture ceremony, a ceremony to mark his ascension to the bench. Roberts, who was once dubbed "disgraceful" by U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Thursday, July 20, 2017 that criticism from politicians won't dissuade judges from doing their jobs. In a question-and-answer session at the University of Melbourne's law school, Roberts was asked about political criticism of the courts. Roberts said that while judges are not above criticism, it doesn't affect how they do their jobs. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Chief Justice Roberts says criticism won't stop judgesU.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, once dubbed "disgraceful" by President Donald Trump, says criticism from politicians won't dissuade judges from doing their jobs
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
The Latest: ECB seen in no rush to taper stimulus programOne analyst says the European Central Bank seems in no rush to start decreasing its extraordinary stimulus through bond purchases
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 11, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after a blood clot was removed. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Sen. McCain diagnosed with brain tumor after clot is removedDoctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Syrian Internal Security Forces receive weapons during their graduation ceremony, at Ain Issa desert base, in Raqqa province, northeast Syria, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Some 250 residents of Syria's Raqqa province are the latest batch to graduate from a brief U.S-training course that is preparing an internal security force to hold and secure areas as they are captured from Islamic State militants.(AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Some 250 residents join US-trained security force for RaqqaSome 250 residents of Syria's Raqqa province are the latest batch to graduate from a brief U.S. training course that is preparing an internal security force
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. Trump had a second, previously undisclosed conversation with Putin at the summit it Germany. White House spokesman Sean Spicer says that Trump and Putin spoke during a world leaders’ dinner at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg earlier this month.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
By embracing Russia, Trump bumps up against top advisersWith his persistent overtures toward Russia, President Donald Trump is increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Italian Prosecutor Luca Tescaroli, left, attends a corruption trial in Rome, Thursday,  July 20, 2017. An Italian court has found 46 defendants guilty in a wide ranging corruption trial that revealed a system of kick-backs and intimidation to gain control of city contracts.  But the court did not convict the defendants of mafia-style association, a key element of prosecutor’s case and which would have been the first in Italy to unite findings of corruption with the trappings of organized crime. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
Court convicts more than 40 in Rome corruption trialA Rome court has found more than 40 defendants guilty in a wide ranging corruption trial that revealed a system of kickbacks and intimidation to gain control of city contracts
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim speaks during the annual military parade, the highlight of celebrations marking the 43nd anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion in Cyprus, in the Turkish Cypriots breakaway north part of the divided capital Nicosia, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Turkey's prime minister says a Greek Cypriot search for oil and gas off Cyprus is "dangerous" and is throwing efforts to reunify the ethnically divided island into deadlock.  (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Turkey's premier: 'Pointless' to revive failed Cyprus talksTurkey's prime minister is shutting the door on reviving efforts to reunify ethnically divided Cyprus anytime soon after high-level talks earlier this month failed to produce a hoped-for breakthrough deal
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Government opponents protest in front of the parliament building in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, July 16, 2017, to protest the latest changes in legislation that reorganized the judiciary. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Polish lawmakers to vote on law to control top courtA Polish parliamentary commission has summarily rejected 1,300 opposition amendments to a bill reorganizing the nation's top court and has sent it back to lawmakers for a vote
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
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  • Jury sentenced man to 132 years in prison for stealing tires new

    A jury sentenced a 38-year-old man to more than 130 years in prison for a series of tire and rim thefts in Loudoun County, Virginia. In 2016, multiple victims in Loudoun County reported finding their trucks and SUVs mounted on cinder blocks in their driveways with vehicles' tires and rims gone, according to a statement from the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office. WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Jul 18 2017 @ 03:51 PM
  • Metro funding fight continues with new Loudoun Co. proposal

    Infighting over how to raise more money for Metro as part of a broader package of reforms threatens to derail key pieces of attempts to reach a regional agreement that could be presented to the General Assemblies in Richmond, Virginia and Annapolis, Maryland. Fairfax County Executive Ed Long, who also plays a key role on the Council of Governments Technical Panel that recommended a region-wide sales tax to fund Metro capital projects, said a separate Loudoun County proposal to repurpose existing contributions would simply be a Band-Aid that could leave the system worse off a decade from now. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Jul 19 2017 @ 08:37 AM
  • Round Hill, Virginia Looks To Put Itself (More) On The Map

    A small town in western Loudoun County could be nearly doubling in size. Round Hill has about 600 residents, but that number could jump to more than one thousand if the town council approves an expansion plan. WMAL-AM Washington, Thu, Jul 20 2017 @ 06:56 AM
  • Chipotle reopens restaurant where customers got violently ill

    Chipotle Mexican Grill is looking to lure Virginians back to an eatery that has reportedly made dozens of customers ill. The Sterling, Va., restaurant that was closed on Monday and Tuesday because of a food-safety scare reopened for business Wednesday at 11 a.m., a restaurant employee told The Post. New York Post, Wed, Jul 19 2017 @ 12:54 PM
  • Veterans assistance center opens in Manassas

    Governor Terry McAuliffe today cut the ribbon for the official grand opening of the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services office in Manassas . The new office will primarily serve military veterans and their families in Prince William and Fauquier Counties, the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, and other localities in the area. Potomac Local, Tue, Jul 18 2017 @ 04:23 PM
  • Loudoun radio personality goes to work for Herndon Police Department

    Well-known radio personality and Loudoun County native Lisa Herndon has resigned from WINC after seven years with the local station. Fairfax Times, Tue, Jul 18 2017 @ 03:46 PM
  • Loudoun supervisors loosen constraints on Dulles World Center to build residential units

    One of Loudoun County's most prized future mixed-use developments -- the Dulles World Center, otherwise known as The Hub -- won a second round of modifications by the Board of Supervisors last week. Loudoun Times, Tue, Jul 18 2017 @ 11:26 AM
  • Lovettsville man suing Loudoun County Sheriffa s Office indicted on child porn charges

    A Lovettsville man who is suing numerous county employees and entities after he said he was wrongfully charged with child pornography possession has been indicted by a grand jury on 25 counts of possessing child pornography, according to the commonwealth's attorney's office. Loudoun Times, Mon, Jul 17 2017 @ 04:22 PM
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