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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2016, file photo, North Korean defectors prepare to release balloons carrying leaflets and a banner denouncing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for North Korea's latest nuclear test, in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea. North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying military capability, and South Korean officials say there's a chance the country will conduct its sixth nuclear test or its maiden test launch of an ICBM around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, April 25. The letters read "Let's punish Kim Jong-un and stop nuclear test. " (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up actNorth Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that it could conduct another nuclear test or launch an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time
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Family: Iran rejects detained British-Iranian woman's appealFamily of British-Iranian woman detained in Iran says all efforts to appeal her 5-year prison sentence in court failed
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2009, file photo, a mother holds her baby receiving a new malaria vaccine as part of a trial at the Walter Reed Project Research Center in Kombewa in Western Kenya. The World Health Organization says three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with young children. WHO said Monday, April 24, 2017, that the vaccine has the potential to save tens of thousands of lives if used with existing measures. The challenge is whether impoverished countries can deliver the required four doses of the vaccine for each child. (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, File)
3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine3 African countries chosen to test world's 1st malaria vaccine on young children
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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)
As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall fundingWith a budget deadline looming, President Donald Trump plans a whirlwind of activities seeking to highlight his administration's accomplishments
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Britain's back in favor for corporate deals despite BrexitBritain has reclaimed its place as one of the top five countries that firms look to make deals in, just six months after dropping out in the wake of the country's surprise to leave the European Union, according to a survey released Monday
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Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centersIsrael indicts 18-year-old American-Israeli for bomb threats against Jewish community centers in US
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Lockerbie bomber's family launches new bid to clear his nameThe family of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is launching a fresh effort to posthumously clear his name
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A man stands in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, April 24, 2017. Asian stocks were mixed Monday as investors weighed the results of a closely watched election in France. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Global stocks mostly rise as investors mull French electionGlobal stocks are mostly higher as investors ponder the outcome from the first round of the French presidential election
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Israelis stand still next to their cars as a siren sounds in memory of victims of the Holocaust, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, April 24, 2017. Israel has come to a standstill as people stopped in their tracks for a two-minute siren that wailed across the country in remembrance of the Holocaust's 6 million Jewish victims. (AP Photo/ Sebastian Scheiner)
Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance DayIsrael stands still, siren wails across the country to remember the Holocaust's 6 million Jewish victims
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  • After 65 years, long lost sisters reunite in Sterling

    Two sisters who hadn't seen each other in more than half a century reunited in Loudoun County last week. Loudoun Times, Thu, Apr 20 2017 @ 10:51 AM
  • Democrat Jennifer Wexton says she will challenge Rep. Barbara Comstock

    State Sen. Jennifer Wexton will announce Thursday she is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Barbara Comstock in a northern Virginia district that President Donald Trump lost last year. Many Democrats consider Wexton, a former prosecutor from Loudoun County, the strongest candidate in a field of hopefuls who would stand out in a typical year. The Washington Post, Wed, Apr 19 2017 @ 03:00 AM
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