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Alice Weidel, left, and Alexander Gauland, members of the AfD (Alternative for Germany) wave to the delegates during the party convention in Cologne, Germany, Sunday, April 23, 2017. The delegates elected Weidel and Gauland as new top candidates for the September general election on Sunday, after the party’s best-known politician, Frauke Petry, said she would no longer be available. (Rolf Vennenbernd//dpa via AP)
German nationalists elect top duo for general electionGermany's nationalist Alternative for Germany party has elected two new top candidates for the September general election, after the party's best-known politician said last week she wouldn't be available
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Demonstrators sit on the stairs of the concert hall below a European and French flag during the demonstration 'Pulse of Europe' at the Gendarmenmarkt square in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, April 23, 2017. For weeks, people have gathered in several European cities to demonstrate for European unity. (Joerg Carstensen/dpa via AP)
The Latest: Turnout is high for French presidential voteVoter turnout in France's close presidential election is above 69 percent in late afternoon, almost as high as the last presidential vote
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Sicily prosecutor probes possible NGOs-smuggler 'contacts'A prosecutor in Sicily says an investigation has found evidence of contacts between some NGO boats rescuing migrants off Libya and human smugglers
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President Donald Trump poses for a portrait in the Oval Office in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017. With his tweets and his bravado, Trump is putting his mark on the presidency in his first 100 days in office. He's flouted conventions of the institution by holding on to his business, hiring family members as advisers and refusing to release his tax returns. He's tested conventional political wisdom by eschewing travel, church, transparency, discipline, consistency and decorum. But the presidency is also having an impact on Trump, prompting him, at times, to  play the role of traditional president. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battlesPresident Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his young presidency, juggling a looming budget deadline, a renewed health care push and likely showdown with Democrats over funding a border wall
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Manchester United's Anthony Martial, left, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game against Burnely, during their English Premier League soccer match at Turf Moor in Burnley, England, Sunday April 23, 2017. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
Martial, Rooney leads United to 2-0 win at Burnley in EPLAnthony Martial and Wayne Rooney made the most of rare starts by scoring first-half goals in Manchester United's 2-0 win at Burnley in the Premier League, lifting the team to within a point of the Champions League qualification positions
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Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in KenyaNovelist and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya as suspicion falls on herders
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OSCE monitor killed in Ukraine when mine blows up vehicleA member of the OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has died and two others were injured after their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the Luhansk region
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In this Sept 30, 2013, photo provided by Mel and Tim Photography, Zehra Patwa poses for a picture, in Atlanta. Zehra Patwa learned a few years ago that at 7 years old, she was taken from her home in England to India for a wedding, and was circumcised in a procedure widely known as female genital mutilation. She doesn't remember, but was no less outraged. Patwa, 46, now lives in the U.S. and campaigns against the practice performed among certain cultures of different faiths and widely within her community called the Dawoodi Bohra, a small, prosperous Shiite Muslim sect of more than a million people based in India with a global presence. (Mel and Tim Photography via AP)
Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisionsThe case against a Michigan doctor accused of circumcising two 7-year-old Minnesota girls highlights how the practice is alive and well in parts of the Western world where its adherents have migrated
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Just a minute: FIU baseball tops Marshall in a speedy finishFIU and Marshall were on the field for only about a minute, before the Panthers closed out a 4-3 victory
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  • Loudoun County teacher charged with DUI, open container inside school

    A Loudoun County teacher was arrested today for DUI and having an open container of alcohol inside the school. Loudoun Times, Fri, Apr 21 2017 @ 05:03 PM
  • Experimental-plane pilot unscathed after crash landing

    A Washington-state man flying a one-seat experimental plane from Virginia to Georgia crashed landed his aircraft on Saturday in a field near the Leesburg Executive Airport, according to authorities. Joseph R. Bryant, 53, of Goldendale, Wash., the pilot, was not injured in the incident. The Washington Post, Sat, Apr 22 2017 @ 07:52 PM
  • Farm stand at Long Stone Farm opens

    Long Stone Farm's Casey and Justin Wisch, with little farmhand Piper, opened their self-serve farm stand on Saturday. Loudoun Times, Sat, Apr 22 2017 @ 12:17 AM
  • New synthetic opioid on the streets in Loudoun

    It's an elephant tranquilizer 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl. Loudoun Times, Fri, Apr 21 2017 @ 09:07 AM
  • More than 100 Loudoun civil servants recognized at annual Valor Awards

    Deputies from Loudoun County Sheriff's Office receive Lifesaving Award for resuscitating ten people from a suspected opioid overdose. Loudoun Times, Thu, Apr 20 2017 @ 09:17 PM
  • Loudoun Countya s quiet revenue giant: Agritourism

    Loudoun County accounts for more than half of Northern Virginia's agritourism dollars, and it's not just all the vineyards and wineries. A report released Thursday said Virginia agritourism is a $2.2 billion industry, and Northern Virginia generates the most agritourism revenue of all 10 state regions, contributing more than $522 million. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Apr 20 2017 @ 04:17 PM
  • Loudoun women get to work at first Commission on Women and Girls meeting

    How should a woman sitting in a Loudoun County jail whose sentence is almost up go about finding a job and marketing her skills during a job interview? What kind of signs should girls know how to identify in a partner so that they can avoid an abusive relationship down the road? Those kinds of issues and many more are ones the new Loudoun ... (more) Loudoun Times, Thu, Apr 20 2017 @ 03:41 PM
  • Five Green Trends for Meeting Planners

    As sustainability and meeting experts, The National Conference Center has identified five trends for meeting planners to consider when booking a Green Venue for their meeting. , a training and conference facility for more than 40 years, has also been a leader in sustainability for a decade. Hotel News Resource, Thu, Apr 20 2017 @ 01:08 PM
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