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Prominent rights lawyer Malek Adly, shouts slogans after the Supreme Administrative Court said that two islands, Sanafir and Tiran, are Egyptian, debunking the government's claim that they were Saudi, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. An Egyptian court has ruled against the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, a landmark verdict likely to deepen tension with the kingdom.  (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Egypt court rules against handing islands to Saudi ArabiaIn landmark move, Egypt court rules against government decision to hand over 2 Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian prosecutors in Moscow, Russia. Careful not to hurt chances for a thaw in U.S.-Russia relations, President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials have deferred questions about their plans for future contacts with Trump and any agenda for those talks until he takes office on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
Muted reaction in Russia to Trump's talk of nuclear arms cutSuggestions by President-elect Donald Trump that sanctions against Russia could be lifted in exchange for a nuclear arms cut have attracted a frosty reception in Moscow
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. China's Foreign Ministry has rejected President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use support of Taiwan as a bargaining chip in future negotiations between the two sides. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
'One China principle' not negotiable, China tells TrumpResponding to remarks by Donald Trump, China's Foreign Ministry says the country's "one-China principle" regarding Taiwan is not negotiable and any attempt to reconsider the issue would be self-defeating
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. China's Foreign Ministry has rejected President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use support of Taiwan as a bargaining chip in future negotiations between the two sides. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
The Latest: Trump promises health insurance for allPresident-elect Donald Trump says his plan to replace the nation's health care law will include "insurance for everybody."
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
The inaugural parade presidential reviewing stand on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, is nearly completed in preparation for the 58th presidential inauguration, on Friday, Jan. 20. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Inauguration in sight, Trump continues Twitter assaultPresident-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony
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Britain's Andy Murray yells out while playing Ukraine's Illya Marchenko in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Murray wins in straight sets in 1st major match as No. 1In his first Grand Slam match with the elevated status of having a knighthood and the No. 1 ranking, Andy Murray berated himself when he made mistakes and frequently yelled during his 7-5, 7-6 (5), 6-2 win over Illya Marchenko
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In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 photo, workers unload bricks at a brick-making factory in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. As bricks continue to be used in construction throughout Myanmar, traditional craftsmen who produce hand-made bricks are facing competition from machine-made bricks which are produced more efficiently. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo, File)
Stark inequality: Oxfam says 8 men as rich as half the worldA new survey shows that the gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is even starker than previously thought
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May looks out of 10 Downing Street as she wait for the arrival the Prime Minister of New Zealand Bill English at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Pound sags amid 'hard Brexit' signals ahead of May speechThe British pound fell to a three-month low amid reports Prime Minister Theresa May will signal her willingness to make a clean break with the European Union
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This Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 photo shows the logo of the Essilor a French ophthalmic optics company, in Charenton le Pont, east of Paris. Essilor International SA announced Monday Jan.16, 2017 it had reached a share exchange deal with Luxottica's main shareholder Delfin to create a combined company making both frames and lenses. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
European eyewear giant in merger of Luxottica and EssilorA new European eyewear giant is set to emerge as Italian company Luxottica _ maker of brands like Ray-Ban and Oakley _ joins with French lens manufacturer Essilor merges in a multibillion-euro merger
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
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  • Loudoun residents develop a palate for gourmet donuts

    Aside from Dunkin' Donuts and prepackaged boxes of Krispy Kreme at the grocery store, Loudoun residents haven't had many donut options in recent years, with the exception of nearby Duck Donuts in Herndon. Loudoun Times, Sun, Jan 15 2017 @ 01:37 PM
  • Suzann S. Southworth, RN

    Suzann S. Southworth, 73, died peacefully at her home in Marshall, Virginia on January 11, 2017, from complications of a 13-year journey with Alzheimer's dementia. Fauquier.com, Thu, Jan 12 2017 @ 01:39 PM
  • 'Don't tip black people': Waitress gets racist message on bill in US

    "Great service, don't tip black people" was the racist message a white couple left for a waitress at a restaurant in the United States, the latest in growing incidents of hate targeting blacks and minorities following Donald Trump's win. The message was scrawled at the bottom of the bill at Anita's New Mexico Style Cafe in Ashburn, Virginia. Rediff.com, Tue, Jan 10 2017 @ 07:16 AM
  • Virginia Waitress Says Customers Didn't Leave A Tip Because Of Her Race

    As if being a waitress isn't hard enough, imagine not getting tipped simply because of your race. That's exactly what happened to Kelly Carter, a black Virginia waitress who claims a white couple she served refused to pay her because of the color of her skin. Vibe, Tue, Jan 10 2017 @ 03:10 PM
  • Racist message left for black waitress by white couple in Virginia

    'Don't tip black people': Waitress is left a racist note by white couple even after they admitted she gave them 'great service' A waitress who served a white couple at a Virginia restaurant was left a racist message instead of a tip. The waitress, identified only as Kelly, served the two white people at Anita's in Ashburn, Virginia - a local New Mexico style restaurant - on Saturday morning. Daily Mail, Mon, Jan 9 2017 @ 12:22 PM
  • Leesburg man found guilty of second-degree murder for 2016 stabbing

    A Leesbug man was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of his half-brother last February, according to the Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Office. Loudoun Times, Sun, Jan 15 2017 @ 11:36 PM
  • new Whata s open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    On the roads, HOV restrictions are not in effect on I-66, I-395, I-270 and the Dulles Toll Road. HOV restrictions are in effect on US-50 in Maryland. WTOP-FM Washington, Sun, Jan 15 2017 @ 11:55 AM
  • new Police ID driver in hit-and-run with Loudoun Co. school bus

    The driver of a cement truck struck a Loudoun County School bus near Reservoir Road and Evergreen Mills Road in Leesburg, Virginia, around 7:30 a.m. Thursday. The cement truck driver fled the scene, and was later identified by police. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Jan 12 2017 @ 07:41 PM
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