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Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf pauses during a news conference  in Eden Prairie, Minn., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Wilf said that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
NFL to partner with domestic violence hotlineAmid growing criticism over league's conduct, NFL to partner with domestic violence hotline
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Workers of a foreign exchange dealing company monitor electric screens, under the U.S. dollar rate against the Japanese yen, top, and Nikkei stock index, bottom,  in Tokyo, Friday, Sept.19, 2014. Japanese stocks rallied as the yen extended losses against the dollar while the pound jumped as investors bet that Scottish voters would reject independence based on early results from the referendum. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
US stocks climb higher in early tradingUS stocks head higher in early trading; Chinese giant Alibaba ready to trade after $21.8B IPO
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Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond speaks during a press conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. The result announced early Friday was the one favored by Britain's political leaders, who had campaigned hard in recent weeks to convince Scottish voters to stay. It dashed many Scots' hopes of breaking free and building their own nation. (AP Photo/PA, Danny Lawson) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE
Alex Salmond quits as Scotland's leaderScottish independence leader resigns as first minister after losing referendum
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, actor Robin Lord Taylor arrives at the "Gotham" series premiere event at the New York Library in New York. The series premieres on Monday, Sept. 22 on Fox. (Photo by Evan Agostiniti/Invision/AP, File)
'Gotham' actor's Penguin inspired by DC ComicsActor Robin Lord Taylor says DC Comics inspire his Penguin in Batman prequel 'Gotham' on Fox
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Burke fires consultant over jobs plan copyingWisconsin governor challenger cuts ties with consultant over copied portions of jobs plan
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Police guard a roadblock as Sierra Leone government enforces a three day lock down on movement of all people in an attempt to fight the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases with the entire West African nation locked down in their homes for three days in an unprecedented effort to combat the deadly disease. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)
Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdownSierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown; 1st US military aid lands in Liberia
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A Saltire and Union Jack flag hang side by side on a building in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. The result announced early Friday was the one favored by Britain's political leaders, who had campaigned hard in recent weeks to convince Scottish voters to stay. It dashed many Scots' hopes of breaking free and building their own nation. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Britain plans political upheaval after Scot voteClose Scottish vote to reject independence means major changes for UK, particularly England
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US troops heading into Africa soon for Ebola fightArmy chief: Thousands of troops will begin moving into Africa in 30 days to help Ebola fight
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This image released by ABC shows Anthony Anderson, left, and Laurence Fishburne in a scene from the comedy "Black-ish," premiering Sept. 24. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor)
Color lines are blurred in ABC comedy 'black-ish'Tracee Ellis Ross stars in 'black-ish,' a new ABC comedy whose color lines are blurred
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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
  • Citizens Group Emails VA Governor Demanding Independent Review of...

    Seventeen year old Christian Sierra was fatally shot by police in Purceville, Virginia, after the teen allegedly lunged at cops with a knife. Police were responding to a call asking for help with the suicidal teen. Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 01:39 PM
  • Loudoun deputy named 2014 Virginia Deputy Sheriff of the Year

    VA Sheriffs' Association President Jack Weisenburger and Sheriff Mike Chapman present DFC James Spurlock with the Award for VA Deputy of the Year. Loudoun Times, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 11:30 AM
  • Loudoun County Animal Watch

    These were among cases received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services. For information on the county shelter's hours and location, adoption and licensing, rabies clinics, and low-cost neutering, call 703-777-0406 in eastern Loudoun or 540-882-3211 in western Loudoun. The Washington Post, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 10:06 AM
  • 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
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