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This Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 photo shows a bronze artifact displayed at the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad. Now much of that archaeological wealth is under the control of extremists from the Islamic State group. They have already destroyed some of that heritage in their zealotry to uproot what they see as heresy. Other priceless artifacts they have hacked off palace walls or dug out of still unexcavated sites to sell on the international black market in a potentially significant source of revenue. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
Militants threaten ancient sites in Iraq, SyriaMillennia-old archaeological sites in Iraq and Syria face looting, destruction under militants
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This combination of two photographs shows a 1932 image of the Tigris River stretching out in the distance as seen from Mosul, northern Iraq from the Library of Congress, top, and a file photo of smoke rising during airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants at the Mosul Dam on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. A trove of photographs now housed at the Library of Congress offers a glimpse at a different Mosul _ before wars, insurgency, sectarian strife and now radicals’ rule. The scenes were taken in the autumn of 1932 by staff from the American Colony Photo Department during a visit to Iraq at the end of the British mandate. (AP Photo)
AP Photos: Scenes from Iraq's Mosul then and nowAP Photos: Scenes from Iraq's second largest city before militant takeover
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FILE -In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma waves to reporters before an IPO road show at a hotel in Hong Kong. When Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago he insisted the e-commerce venture should see itself as competing against Silicon Valley, not other Chinese companies. That bold claim from a time when China was still a corporate backwater has been vindicated by Alibaba completing a mammoth sale of shares to investors in the U.S. and elsewhere. The shares start trading in New York on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
Alibaba mega IPO caps founder Jack Ma success taleAlibaba's mega IPO caps unlikely success story for charismatic Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma
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North Korea struts in style on world sports stageIn the land of K-pop and Gangnam style, North Korean athletes strut their own brand of cool
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No supporter Joanna Baxter from Ayrshire, second right, reacts to results in the Scottish independence referendum at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow, Scotland as ballet papers are counted through the nigh 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, Lynne Cameron) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE
Scots reject independence in historic voteVoters in Scotland reject independence in historic vote with unprecedented turnout
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UK leader pledges to honor promises to ScotlandUK Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to honor promise made to Scotland ahead of vote
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Tiffany Dickson embraces her 7 year old son Bryon III, in front of the casket of her husband Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at the Dunmore Cemetery in Dunmore, Pa.  Dickson was killed on Friday night in an ambush shooting at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove Township. Authorities are looking for 31-year-old Eric Frein, of Canadensis, who has been charged with killing one trooper and wounding another outside the barracks.  (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Butch Comegys)  WILKES BARRE TIMES-LEADER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
Police: Ambush suspect probably hiding in woodsPolice work to eliminate hiding places in woods for suspect in Pennsylvania troopers' ambush
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Kansas State wide receiver Curry Sexton (14) gets past a group of Auburn defenders for a long gain setting up a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
No. 5 Auburn holds off No. 20 K-State, 20-14No. 5 Auburn takes advantage turnovers, missed field goals in 20-14 win over No. 20 K-State
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, Martin MacNeill listens as he is sentenced by Judge Samuel D. McVey in Fourth District Courtin Provo, Utah. The Utah doctor convicted of killing his wife was sentenced to one to 15 years in prison in a separate sexual abuse case. He is facing up to life in prison at a sentencing hearing scheduled for Friday, Sept. 18, 2014. MacNeill was found guilty of giving his wife Michelle drugs prescribed after cosmetic surgery and leaving her to drown in the bathtub of their home in 2007 so he could begin a new life with his mistress. The long-awaiting sentencing comes after a Provo judge denied a request for a new trial. (AP Photo/Deseret News, Tom Smart, Pool, File)
Utah doctor to be sentenced for killing wifeUtah doctor convicted of killing wife found drugged in bathtub to be sentenced
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  • As Purcellville awaits final report, outrage grows over youtha s shooting

    A final ruling on whether the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old Loudoun Valley student is justified is expected to be released at the end of next week, according to Loudoun Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman. Loudoun Times, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 07:51 AM
  • Hundreds Participate in Electronics, Appliance Recycling

    Hundreds of people waited in line in Loudoun County, Virginia, for the opportunity to give away their televisions and computers. NBC Washington, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 09:05 PM
  • LCSO to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Friday

    Before going out in Loudoun County this weekend, make sure to plan ahead with a designated driver or stay sober. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this Friday, Sept. Patch.com, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:45 PM
  • Public Meeting to Discuss Academies of Loudoun

    The Loudoun County Citizen Volunteer Workgroup will hold a public information session Monday, Sept. 29 to discuss the proposed Academies of Loudoun . Patch.com, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 04:29 PM
  • 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
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