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NASA launches last of its longtime tracking satellitesNASA has launched the last of its longtime tracking and communication satellites
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2015, file photo, Robin Thicke performs during the Steve Harvey Morning Show live broadcast at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Thicke's girlfriend, April Love Geary, announced on Instagram Aug. 17, 2017, that she’s expecting a baby with the singer.  (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP, File)
Robin Thicke's girlfriend announces pregnancyRobin Thicke's girlfriend has announced she's expecting a baby with the singer and her due date is the same as the birthday of Thicke's late father, actor Alan Thicke
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German Chancellor and top candidate of the German Christian Union party, CDU, Angela Merkel visits together with CDU Secretary General Peter Tauber, right, and Federal Manager Klaus Schuler, left, the walk-in campaign program of the CDU, the so-called "#fedidwgugl House", in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. The house is named after the initials of the CDU's motto "Fuer ein Deutschland in dem wir gut und gerne leben" (lit. 'For a Germany in which we can well and gladly live'). (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
Merkel says she won't avoid eastern Germany despite hecklersAngela Merkel, running for re-election next month, says she won't avoid eastern Germany despite coming in for renewed public heckling at a campaign rally there
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Woman gives birth to baby girl on German commuter trainGerman authorities say a 32-year-old woman gave birth on a commuter train on her way from a town in the state of Brandenburg to Berlin
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Russian Bombardier worker charged with aggravated briberyA Russian employee in the Swedish branch of a Canadian plane and train maker has been charged with aggravated bribery
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Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to TrumpThe mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, says she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death
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China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sportsChina is moving to curb domestic companies' investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, after a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions
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Chinese traders furious after crackdown on N. Korean importsFurious Chinese businesspeople say Beijing's decision to enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korean seafood imports would hobble the economy of an entire northeastern city, sparking a rare public protest after the surprise move choked off the trade
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People holding a Catalan flag gather for a minute of silence in memory of the terrorist attacks victims in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
The Latest: 4th person arrested over Spain attacksCatalan police say they have arrested a fourth person in connection with the attacks in Barcelona and the resort of Cambrils that have killed at least 14 people
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  • Office worker gets 3.5 years for poisoning coffee with soap

    A Virginia woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for poisoning her coworkers' coffee with Windex and dish soap. Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman announced the sentence Thursday for 33-year-old Mayda Rivera Juarez of Sterling. Star Tribune, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 10:10 AM
  • Sculpture put in removed statue's spot toppled

    Marcus Martin, right, hugs his fiance Marissa Blair, left, during a memorial for Heather Heyer Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va. Martin pushed his fiance out of the way of the vehicle that killed Heyer last Saturday. The Miami Herald, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 08:29 PM
  • Coffee machine poisoner jailed

    Mayda Rivera-Juarez and the coffee machine in which she poured Windex and Ajax to poison her co-workers. A 33-YEAR-OLD woman who poisoned co-workers by pouring window cleaner and washing up liquid into the office coffee machine has been sent to prion. NEWS.com.au, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 12:47 AM
  • Apple CEO Makes $2 Million Pledge To Fight Hate

    The Latest on the white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted into deadly violence : Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white-nationalist rally. TheCourier.com, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 08:54 PM
  • Surveillance video released in Va. Confederate statue vandalism case new

    Surveillance footage has been released that may be connected to the vandalism of a Confederate statue outside the Loudoun County Courthouse in Leesburg, Virginia. "We're not sure they're the suspects. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 10:50 PM
  • D.C. police investigating anti-Semitic graffiti as a hate crime

    D.C. police are investigating as a hate crime the scribbling of an anti-Semitic slur on the brick wall of a recreation area in Georgetown. The slur, a derogatory term for Jewish people, has been removed from the wall on city property in the 1700 block of 38th Street NW, according to a police report filed Wednesday. The Washington Post, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 07:38 PM
  • Group Denounces Call To Remove Monuments

    The Latest on the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that erupted into deadly violence : A Civil War history group has denounced Gov. Roy Cooper's call to take down Confederate monuments in North Carolina and says it will offer rewards for information about those who damage statues when "our government fails to act." TheCourier.com, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 06:55 PM
  • Confederate statue vandalized overnight in Virginia

    A statue of a Confederate soldier in front of the county courthouse in Leesburg, Va., was vandalized overnight with graffiti that included obscenities and the message "you lost." The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said it is investigating the incident, which occurred after midnight Thursday. The Washington Post, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 11:42 AM
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