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Report: US-led airstrikes kill 40 in IS-held area of SyriaA Syria war monitor and state media are reporting that at least 40 people, mostly civilians, have been killed by U.S.-led airstrikes on the last pocket held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
A supporter of Georgia Gubernatorial Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams displays her political buttons during a press conference at the Abrams Headquarters in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Abrams ended her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor's race on Friday, but pledged to fight the former secretary of state's "gross mismanagement" of the elections with a federal lawsuit. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuitKemp praises Abrams as a tough opponent, asks voters to unite behind him Georgia's new governor
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
The Queensbridge Houses are located near the Ravenswood Generating Station, upper left, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in New York. The largest public housing complex in the country, Queensbridge Houses consists of roughly 6,400 residents in 3,100 apartments across 26 nearly-identical brick buildings. Residents of the New York City public housing complex near the spot where Amazon plans to put a new headquarters have mixed reaction to the global behemoth coming to the neighborhood. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Amazon's would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobsResidents of the housing project near the Queens location where Amazon would make its New York City home have mixed reactions to the global behemoth coming to the neighborhood
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
A firefighter searches for human remains in a trailer park destroyed in the Camp Fire, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Trump visits as California struggles to locate 1,000 peopleAuthorities in Northern California are struggling to find more than 1,000 people who have been listed as unaccounted for after a wildfire but may not necessarily be missing
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the Argentina Navy shows an ARA San Juan, a German-built diesel-electric vessel, near Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina's navy announced early Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, that searchers found the missing submarine ARA San Juan deep in the Atlantic a year after it disappeared with 44 crewmen aboard. (Argentina Navy via AP File)
Argentina minister says country without means to rescue subThe Argentine government acknowledged on Saturday that it lacked the proper technology to rescue the submarine found deep in the Atlantic that disappeared a year ago with 44 crew members aboard
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder addresses a joint session of the House and Senate at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. Braced for a new era of divided government, lame-duck Republicans who have long controlled two upper Midwest states are priming last-ditch laws to advance their conservative agenda or to weaken the influence of Democratic governors-elect. The moves, which may spark lawsuits if they come to pass, would follow midterm elections in which Democrats swept statewide offices in Michigan and Wisconsin for the first time in decades but fell short of taking over gerrymandered legislatures. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
GOP seeks last-ditch laws in states where its power slippedBraced for a new era of divided government, lame-duck Republicans who have long controlled two upper Midwest states are priming last-ditch laws to advance their conservative agenda or to weaken the influence of Democratic governors-elect
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Chinese director Zhang Yimou holds his award for Best Director at the 55th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. Zhang won for the film "Shadow" at this year's Golden Horse Awards -the Chinese-language film industry's biggest annual events. (AP Photo/Billy Dai)
'An Elephant Sitting Still' wins top prize at Golden Horse"An Elephant Sitting Still" has won the top prize at the Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-language version of the Oscars
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This undated photo provided by the Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office shows Samuel Little. A Texas prosecutor says Little, convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths, now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide. The prosecutor says Little is now charged in the 1994 death of a Texas woman. He says investigations are ongoing, but Little has now provided details in more than 90 deaths dating to about 1970. (Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office via AP)
New black officers, court officials rethinking US policingA new wave of black law enforcement officers and court officials elected in the midterms could help bring changes to the U.S. justice system
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'President Donald Trump says extraditing a Turkish-born Muslim cleric whom Turkey blames for engineering a 2016 military coup attempt is "not under consideration.''
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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  • Vehicle fire spreads to home, displacing Sterling family of three

    A Monday morning house fire in Sterling was caused by an electrical malfunction in the engine of a vehicle parked in the home's carport, displacing the family and causing more than $500,000 in damage, according to the Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office. Loudoun Times, Fri, Nov 16 2018 @ 01:00 AM
  • Special election for 33rd Senate District seat set for Jan. 8

    A special election for the 33rd state Senate District seat will be held on Jan. 8, 2019, Loudoun County officials announced today. Loudoun Times, Thu, Nov 15 2018 @ 01:40 PM
  • Leesburg man charged in One Loudoun assault

    A Leesburg man has been arrested after injuring another man during an assault outside Sense of Thai restaurant at One Loudoun early Sunday. Loudoun Times, Wed, Nov 14 2018 @ 06:58 PM
  • Amazon is essentially creating a new neighborhood in Virginia for its ...

    Arlington, Virginia, came out a winner in Amazon's grueling HQ2 competition - but one detail in the tech giant's announcement has left observers and Washington, DC-area natives scratching their heads. The only thing is, most Virginians haven't heard of National Landing before. Silicon Alley Insider, Tue, Nov 13 2018 @ 03:57 PM
  • Area school systems announce delays ahead of Friday

    With Thursday's wintry mix still affecting road conditions into the night, a number of school systems around the D.C. region have announced delays for Friday. In Virginia, school systems in Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Fauquier counties will open two hours late Friday. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Nov 15 2018 @ 11:51 PM
  • A slippery wintry mix gradually changes to a cold, wind-swept rain

    In the immediate area, snow and sleet will transition to mostly sleet midday to early afternoon and rain by early to mid-afternoon, from southeast to northwest Total snow/sleet accumulations should be around 0.5 to 2 inches in the immediate area, 1 to 3 inches in our north and west suburbs, and 3 to 6 inches toward northern Maryland and Interstate 81. This is the boom scenario. Temperatures will hover around freezing through mid-afternoon so untreated surfaces will remain slick until rain starts to wash the slush away later today. The Washington Post, Thu, Nov 15 2018 @ 10:15 AM
  • Walbridge out as rural summit emcee amid threats, controversy

    Chairwoman Phyllis Randall's rural summit has been a source of controversy with her peers on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. Loudoun Times, Thu, Nov 15 2018 @ 09:46 AM
  • 'It's worse than what was predicted': D.C. area hit with first snowfall of the season

    The D.C. region saw its first snowfall of the season Thursday morning, as a messy mix of light snow, sleet and freezing rain left some commuters and officials caught a bit off guard. Barely a dusting of snow hit even the outer parts of the region in the early-morning hours. The Washington Post, Thu, Nov 15 2018 @ 08:58 AM
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