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Firefighters douse flames from an outbuilding next to a structure that burned on Cedar Drive in Oakhurst, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, as two raging wildfires in the state forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said flames damaged or destroyed 21 structures. The Fresno Bee reports one neighborhood was hit especially hard, with several homes turned to ash and smoldering embers. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, Mark Crosse)
Northern California wildfire burns 100 homesNorthern California wildfire destroys or damages 100 homes; 1,500 evacuated
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NATO and Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. A Taliban suicide car bomber targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy in a blast that rattled nearby neighborhoods, a police official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troopsTaliban suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops in strike on convoy near US Embassy in Kabul
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A woman clears the broken glass at a damaged agricultural institute in the village of Novosvitlivka, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. The village was severely damaged during fighting between government troops and the separatist rebels that eventually took control there in late August. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Ukraine village hopes for chance to rebuildBadly damaged village puts rebuilding ahead of casting blame in Ukraine's conflict
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Pakistan warplanes kill 20 militants in northwestPakistani warplanes target 3 militant hideouts in Taliban stronghold in northwest, killing 20
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File- This Nov. 20, 2013, shows defendant Jojo John appearing during his arraignment hearing at the Rockland County Courthouse in New City, N.Y. John pleaded guilty in June to vehicular manslaughter and admitted that he was drunk at the time. He's expected to be sentenced Tuesday to two years behind bars.  (AP Photo/The Journal News, Ricky Flores, Pool,File)
NY boat crash: Criminal case ends, lawsuits awaitHudson River crash that killed bride-to-be: Criminal case ending, lawsuits pending
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The Los Angeles Angels celebrate their team's 8-1 win against the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1Los Angeles Angels clinch first playoff spot since 2009, beating Seattle Mariners 8-1
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Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, sits with other members of the delegation during official talks with the Maldives government in Male, Maldives, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Fayaz Moosa)
Xi's India visit highlights changing power dynamicChinese President Xi's India visit highlights changing power dynamics among Asian nations
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In this Aug. 29, 2014 photo, a woman arranges pots at a workshop in Twante, southwest of Yangon, Myanmar. For generations, the Myanmar town of Twante has been known for its thriving pottery industry. Even today, residents can be seen sitting on wooden stools beneath the thatched roofs of their homes, placing lumps of soft clay onto wheels and shaping it with the gentle press of their fingertips into pots for cooking, storing water, preserving fish or flowers.(AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)
A look at Myanmar's struggling clay pot industryMyanmar's once-thriving clay pot industry struggles amid rapid changes, modernization
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Mom charged in son's 1991 murder is due in courtFlorida mom charged in son's 1991 murder due to make initial appearance in New Jersey court
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  • Police building murder case against mother of missing Montgomery County children

    Montgomery County police say they are working to build a homicide case against the mother of two Clarksburg children who have been missing for more than a week. Catherine Hoggle, 27, was arrested Friday night but in 15 hours of interviews has not told authorities where to find her 2-year-old son, Jacob, and 3-year-old daughter, Sarah. Washington Times, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 02:06 PM
  • Jury convicts DC man in Md. armored truck robbery

    A federal jury has convicted a D.C. man in an armored truck robbery and a violent carjacking in Montgomery County. Twenty-five-year-old Anthony Terrell Cannon was found guilty late Friday of robbery, carjacking, and firing a gun during a violent crime, among other charges. Baltimore News, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 04:10 PM
  • Police believe missing Clarksburg children are dead

    Police say they believe two young children who've been missing in suburban Maryland for more than a week are dead, and they're pursuing a homicide case against their mother. Montgomery County police will continue to search parks and wooded areas in Clarksburg and Darnestown for 3-year-old Sarah Hoggle and 2-year-old Jacob Hoggle today, officials said during a morning news conference. WTOP-FM Washington, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 12:59 AM
  • Food Truck Rally and School Supply Drive Offer $500 Raffle Prize

    Some of the best food trucks in all of Montgomery Country will gather Sept. 20 at the Westwood Shopping Center at 5400 Westbard Ave. in Bethesda to support a community school supply drive. Patch.com, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 06:13 PM
  • Maryland doctor stripped of license after failing to pay child support

    A Montgomery County doctor has been stripped of his license to practice in Maryland after failing to pay more than $100,000 in past child support. Alan Levenstein, a family law attorney who Houlon Berman in Greenbelt, Maryland, says the revocation of his license is an extreme measure that's rarely seen. TBD.com, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 05:44 PM
  • Father Believes Missing Kids Are Alive; Police Call Case a Homicide

    The father of two missing Montgomery County children says he believes the toddlers are alive and with someone, but police said Monday morning that the case is shifting to a homicide investigation. Capt. Patch.com, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 01:41 PM
  • Montgomery County police build homicide case against mother of missing children

    Police are building a homicide case against Catherine Hoggle, the 27-year-old Montgomery County woman who went missing for five days and hasn't told police what happened to her two young children. "We keep a ray of hope, but from what she said and what we know about what information that should be provided about them, and that she hasn't contacted them, this is the natural progression for us," said Capt. The Washington Post, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 01:21 PM
  • Neighbors object to plans for daycare in Bethesda park

    Some East Bethesda residents aren't happy with plans to build a "beautification" fence around a park building being rented out by a daycare company. Over the weekend, members of the East Bethesda Citizens Association sent out an action alert about Bethesda Reggio daycare's attempt to build the fence in front of the activity building at Lynbrook Park The daycare has gotten preliminary approval for the fence from Montgomery Parks' Development Division, but neighborhood residents say Reggio's lease doesn't allow it and fencing off part of the park would be an affront to the people who rely on the public land. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 11:35 AM
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