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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo, ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, right, hugs a member of the medical staff that treated him, after being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.  Brantly is scheduled to testify before a Senate panel on the Ebola crisis Tuesday afternoon on Capitol Hill in Washington.   (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight EbolaObama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa
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FILE - In this March 16, 2010 file photo, financier Carl Icahn poses for photos upon arriving for the 32nd annual New York City Police Foundation Gala in New York. Dodging a proxy fight with Icahn, Hertz on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 announced it is adding three of his chosen candidates to the board. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File)
Hertz adds Icahn-backed candidates to its boardHertz adding 3 candidates nominated by Icahn to its board
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In this Tuesday, April 15, 2014 photo, Glendy Vega inspects a blender container before final packaging at the Vitamix  manufacturing facility in Strongsville, Ohio. The Labor Department reports, on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, on U.S. producer price inflation in August. The report measures price changes before they reach consumers. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
US producer prices unchanged in AugustLower gas, food costs keep US producer prices unchanged in August as inflation remains mild.
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Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS groupSyria activists say military aircraft crashes in city held by militant Islamic State group
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FILE -- In this Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 file photo, Egyptian police fire water cannons to disperse a protest by secular anti-government activists in Cairo. Mahmoud Abdel-Bari, the spokesman of Egypt's transitional justice ministry, says the body is drafting amendments to the country's disputed protest law, which bans demonstrations without a police permit. Abdel-Bari said Tuesday that the ministry will announce a draft law within days saying amendments could include lighter penalties and changes in procedures related to obtaining permits from police for protests. (AP Photo/Mohammed Asad, File)
Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's SinaiRoadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, officials say
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 15, 2014 file photo, then Shiite lawmaker and Deputy Parliament Speaker Haider al-Abadi speaks to the media after an Iraqi parliament session in Baghdad. Iraq's new Prime Minister al-Abadi has renounced his British citizenship since assuming office last week, three government officials close to the premier said Sunday, Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File)
Iraqi lawmakers reject picks for interior, defenseIraq's parliament rejects prime minister's picks for key posts of defense, interior ministers
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A sign board showing directions to the Lumley Government Hospital, where medical doctor Olivet Buck worked before contracting the Ebola virus and passing away on Saturday near the city of  Freetown, Sierra Leone, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Sierra Leone accused the World Health Organization on Monday of being “sluggish” in facilitating an evacuation of a doctor who died from Ebola before she could be sent out of the country for medical care. Dr. Olivet Buck died Saturday, hours after the U.N. health agency said it could not help evacuate her to Germany. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)
UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop EbolaUN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola; cases could double every 3 weeks
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South Africa sends murder suspect to BotswanaSouth Africa deports murder suspect to Botswana even though he could face death penalty there
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  • Loudoun County drops gun charge against Severance

    Loudoun County prosecutors dropped a gun charge Monday against a man who faces multiple murder counts in Alexandria, clearing the way for him to be tried on the more serious charges. Charles Severance, 53, was transferred from Leesburg to Alexandria after Loudoun prosecutors dropped the gun charge against him during a hearing Monday morning. The Intelligencer, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 07:11 PM
  • Suspect transferred to Alexandria to face charges in 3 homicides

    A man charged with three homicides spanning more than 10 years in Alexandria was booked into the city's detention facility Monday in anticipation of his first court appearance in connection with the case Tuesday. Charles Severance was taken into custody in March on an unrelated weapons charge, but prosecutors announced last week that they would be charging him with three counts of murder, including the 2003 fatal shooting of the wife of the city's then sheriff. Washington Times, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:26 PM
  • Reston man sentenced for child sex assault

    A Reston basketball coach who pleaded no contest in June to sexually assaulting a minor, was sentenced in Loudoun County last week to 15 years in prison. Marlow Mikassas Afshartous, 40, who also goes by the name Marlow Talley, was arrested Aug. 3, 2013, and charged with sexual assault and solicitation of child pornography. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:30 AM
  • Loudoun Cares executive director resigns

    Andy Johnston, Loudoun Times-Mirror Citizen of the Year and executive director of Loudoun Cares, announced his resignation from his position with the Leesburg nonprofit on Monday. Loudoun Times, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 05:09 PM
  • Witnesses Sought in Sterling Auto Crash

    Loudoun County deputies responded to a crash at the intersection of W. Church Road and Waxpool Road at the ramp for Rt. 28 northbound Friday evening for an auto crash. Patch.com, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 04:12 PM
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