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Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis swings on a pitch from Texas Rangers' Bartolo Colon in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Davis' jersey is signed by Anthony Slocumb, a child from the Make A Wish Foundation, seen on Davis' left shoulder. Davis hit his 37th home run of the season wearing the signed jersey. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Khris Davis lets Make-A-Wish kid sign jersey, slugs long HRKhris Davis asked a young fan from the Make-A-Wish Foundation to sign his jersey, then slugged a mighty home run for the Oakland Athletics against the Texas Rangers
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Ryan Tedder of One Republic, left, and Logic embrace after performing "One Day" onstage at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Logic stages immigrant protest at VMAs with parents, kidsLogic stages an immigrant protest with parents, kids in 'We are All Human Beings' T-shirts
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Taliban rockets hit near Kabul presidency; no injuriesAfghan police: Taliban fire rockets toward presidential palace as president was giving his holiday message; no injuries
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El Salvador's Foreign Minister Carlos Castaneda, left, and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi shake hands at a signing ceremony to mark the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Taiwan broke off diplomatic ties with El Salvador on Tuesday as the Central American country defected to rival Beijing in the latest blow to the self-ruled island China has been trying to isolate on the global stage. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
El Salvador, Taiwan break ties as China isolates island foeTaiwan has broken diplomatic ties with El Salvador as the Central American country defected to Beijing in the latest blow to the self-ruled island China has been trying to isolate on the global stage
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Camila Cabello, left, bows to presenter Madonna as she accepts the award for video of the year for "Havana" at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Madonna's rambling Aretha Franklin tribute earns backlashThe backlash was swift for Madonna's rambling, egocentric Aretha Franklin tribute at VMAs
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman, left, scores as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino waits for the ball and umpire Mike Muchlinski looks on in the third inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Cano homers late, lifts Mariners to 7-4 win over AstrosRobinson Cano hit his first home run since returning from an 80-game suspension, a three-run shot in the bottom of the eighth inning and lifted the Seattle Mariners to a key 7-4 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night
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San Francisco Giants' Chase d'Arnaud, left, slides past New York Mets catcher Devin Mesoraco during the thirteenth inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in New York. d'Arnaud was tagged out after missing the plate. The Giants won 2-1. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Mets botch popup in 13th, Giants wind up with 2-1 winMets left fielder Dominic Smith plowed into shortstop Amed Rosario on a potential inning-ending popup in the 13th and the ball dropped, giving the San Francisco Giants the tiebreaking run in a 2-1 win over New York
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FILE - This Feb. 22, 2018 file photo shows Jackson Hole businessman Dave Dodson in Cheyenne, Wyo. Few in Wyoming had heard of Dodson before he announced his U.S. Senate campaign in February, initially as an independent. Yet Dodson has brought enough personal funds, $1 million, according to campaign finance records, and organization to make something of a stir. (AP Photo/Mead Gruver, File)
Crowded Wyoming Republican governor's race heads to voteWyoming voters to decide on six Republican candidates for governor and whether to replace a U.S. senator
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 file photo Travis Payne rides a giant wave during the finals of the Mavericks surfing contest in Half Moon Bay, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 that he signed a bill making surfing the official state sport. (AP Photo/Ben Margot,File)
Surf's up in California, where it's now the official sportSurf's up in California, where it's now the official state sport
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  • Loudoun County Public Schools may need four additional schools beyond what's currently planned

    Loudoun County Public Schools and county staff presented the draft Loudoun 2040 comprehensive plan and its implications to the school CIP to the School Board at a work session Tuesday The approved CIP goes through fiscal 2048. Loudoun Times, Thu, Aug 16 2018 @ 10:21 AM
  • 31 Loudoun County companies place in the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies

    Thirty-one Loudoun County businesses placed in Inc. Magazine's 2018 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Topping the list for local companies was FedBiz IT Solutions, which came in at No. Loudoun Times, Mon, Aug 20 2018 @ 06:24 PM
  • Black elders hold mixed views on confederate statue in town

    Gertrude Evans, 70, was born into the Jim Crow South and lived through the rocky integration of Leesburg when firemen filled a swimming pool with cement and garbage rather than permit its integration. More than a half-century later, she turned to art as therapy to work through that traumatic period when she wasn't allowed to sit on the red stools at Little John's drugstore or watch a movie at the neighborhood Tally Ho theater. The Virginian-Pilot, Fri, Aug 17 2018 @ 07:46 PM
  • Deacon's Arrest Renews Allegations Against Sterling Church

    A man who once served as a deacon for Calvary Temple in Sterling, Virginia, has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child. News4's David Culver spoke to former members of the church about the abuse allegations at the church. NBC Washington, Sat, Aug 18 2018 @ 12:01 AM
  • Shaun Alexander exits Fireman's Field management deal in...

    Purcellville officials announced Friday that Shaun Alexander Enterprises will terminate its contract to manage the Fireman's Field Complex as of Sept. Loudoun Times, Mon, Aug 20 2018 @ 11:23 AM
  • As school returns, what you need to know on the roads new

    As 2.4 million students in the D.C. area return to school in the coming weeks , traffic will increase and drivers will have to pay closer attention to stay safe on the roads. "Area motorists must get back into the habit of slowing down and watching for children in school zones and in neighborhoods who are walking, biking, or taking the bus to school," said John Townsend, AAA mid-Atlantic's Manager of Public and Government Affairs. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Aug 20 2018 @ 06:00 AM
  • Trump drawing more women to run for office out of "protest"

    "I think, is this overwhelmingly - the overwhelming desire of women to be heard, to be counted and to fight back against what he stands for and what he said. He demeans women. CBS News, Sat, Aug 18 2018 @ 11:12 PM
  • Small earthquake shakes northern Virginia

    The agency's website shows that a magnitude 1.7 earthquake occurred around 11:23 p.m. Thursday in Loudoun County. It happened about 2.5 miles northeast of Belmont, at a depth of more than 3 miles . WMDT, Fri, Aug 17 2018 @ 10:39 AM
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