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Islamic militants parade captured Iraqi soldiersResidents say Islamic State group parades captured Iraqi soldiers taken to militant stronghold
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Limits on overseas mergers prompt renewed debateAdministration limits on overseas mergers prompt renewed debate on corporate tax avoidance
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China factory index ticks up, easing growth fearsChina factory activity rises again, easing concerns about No. 2 economy's recovery
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2013, file photo, a rocket carrying the Mars orbiter takes off from the east-coast island of Sriharikota, India. The Indian spacecraft is due to slip into Martian orbit Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 (Wednesday morning in India). It's India's first interplanetary mission, and no nation has been fully successful getting to the red planet on its first try. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K, File)
Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars' orbitIndian spacecraft on course to orbit Red Planet on 1st try, aims to explore Martian atmosphere
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In this image made from video released by the U.S. Navy on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, missiles bound for Syrian Islamic State group targets are launched off of a U.S. Navy ship. U.S. officials said the airstrikes began around 8:30 p.m. EDT (0030 GMT) Monday, and were conducted by the U.S., Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy via AP video)
Joint Chiefs chair: 'No safe haven' for militantsJoint Chiefs chair: US-Arab strikes show there's 'no safe haven' for Islamic State militants
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks were mostly lower Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, following Wall Street's tumble but China rebounded after unexpectedly strong manufacturing eased fears of an economic slowdown. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Soft data, Syria strikes knock European marketsStock markets in Europe in retreat after soft economic data, airstrikes in Syria
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Bill Clinton, Blair say West has tough challengeFormer President Clinton, Tony Blair say Islamic State group presents formidable challenge
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Workers carry the body of a man who was killed by a white tiger past its cage at the zoo in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. The white tiger killed the man who climbed over a fence and jumped into the animal's enclosure Tuesday, a spokesman said. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
Indian zoo: Tiger kills man who climbed into moatWhite tiger kills man who climbed into animal's moat-surrounded enclosure, Indian zoo says
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In this image made from video released by the U.S. Navy on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, missiles bound for Syrian Islamic State group targets are launched off of a U.S. Navy ship. U.S. officials said the airstrikes began around 8:30 p.m. EDT (0030 GMT) Monday, and were conducted by the U.S., Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy via AP video)
Syria says Washington informed it before strikesDamascus says Washington informed Syrian UN envoy before striking Islamic State group in Syria
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  • Md. school shares thrill with teacher who won $1 million

    Takoma Park Middle School math teacher Sarah Manchester reviews a student's answers during class on Monday in Silver Spring, Md. Her geometry class cheered her. The Washington Post, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 08:08 PM
  • Owen-Williams seeks at-large Montgomery council seat

    When Adol T. Owen-Williams got his first paycheck from his job at Rockville's Raindancer restaurant in summer 1980, he was puzzled. He had worked 40 hours at $5 an hour, but the check was for only $127, and Owen-Williams was left wondering where the other $73 had gone. Gazette.net, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 06:43 PM
  • Turnout for Audacity of Hoops Tourney Continues to Grow

    Players from across Montgomery County turned out Saturday for the fourth annual Audacity of Hoops basketball tournament in downtown Silver Spring. Council member Cherri Branson hosted the 3-on-3 tournament, which uses sports and recreation as a way to engage students and their families in constructive activities. Patch.com, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 06:21 PM
  • More MD Officers Join Taylor's Mountain Search

    Bedford Co., VA - More police officers from Montgomery County, MD have arrived in Bedford County, as they continue to search Taylor's Mountain for answers in the disappearance of the Lyon sisters in 1975. "There are no plans for us to pack up and go home any time soon. WSET-TV Lynchburg, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 05:57 PM
  • #PassItOn Campaign Educates Drivers About School Bus Laws

    Montgomery County has kicked off a weeklong social media campaign to educate drivers about the importance of complying with Maryland laws pertaining to stopped school buses with activated flashing lights and stop arms. When approaching a stopped school bus with activated flashing red lights, Maryland law requires that motorists traveling in the same direction as the bus must stop. Patch.com, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 05:21 PM
  • Candlelight Vigil Caps Weekend Search for Missing Siblings

    Supporters of the family said on a GoFundMe page set up to accept donations to pay for search expenses that corporate donors are offering a $10,000 reward in the case. Donations to the search fund totaled $2,742 Monday afternoon. Patch.com, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 04:50 PM
  • Weather advisories are changing for some D.C. and Baltimore area counties

    If you live in Washington, D.C.'s or Baltimore's northern or western suburbs, you know that winter weather can differ dramatically from northwest to southeast within the same county. With that variation in mind, the National Weather Service will subdivide several counties - Loudoun, Montgomery, Howard and Harford - for the purpose of "long-duration" watches, warnings and advisories beginning December 3. To put it simply, it means the Weather Service will now have the option to issue a watch, warning or advisory for only the northwest or southeast portion of the county, rather than having to include the entire county. The Washington Post, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 11:54 AM
  • Silver Spring Village celebrates 1st anniversary Oct. 12

    Pazit Aviv, Montgomery County Village Coordinator, will be the keynote speaker at the first anniversary celebration of the Silver Spring Village, a neighbors-helping-neighbors membership network that helps people age in place. The celebration, from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12, includes live music and refreshments. Patch.com, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 10:17 AM
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