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A warning sign is attached to a fence at Serbia's border with Hungary near a makeshift camp for migrants in Horgos, Serbia, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Hungary's new legislation allowing for the placement of all asylum-seekers in border container camps took effect Tuesday, with the European Union's commissioner for migration saying that it needs to comply with the bloc's rules. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
EU commissioner calls on Hungary to comply with asylum rulesHungary's new legislation allowing for the detention of asylum-seekers in shipping containers at border camps took effect Tuesday, with the European Union's commissioner for migration saying that it needs to comply with the bloc's rules
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Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lostCongo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in violent region where UN experts went missing
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FILE - In this March 14, 2017 file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCaskill is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether drugmakers have contributed to an overuse of the pain killers. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plansA Democratic senator says she is looking into whether drugmakers are contributing to an overuse of painkillers by Americans
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Jailing in Russia of Navalny staff 'attempt to disrupt'A spokeswoman for the organization of Russia's main opposition leader says that the jailing of a dozen people working for him is "an obvious attempt to disrupt" his anti-corruption work following major nationwide protests
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Law enforcement agents investigate the scene of a shooting in Chicago on Monday, March 27, 2017.   U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said a special agent was attempting to arrest someone Monday morning when a second person pointed a weapon at agents. ICE officials said the special agent fired his weapon, wounding the second person. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Lawyer: ICE agent shot unarmed Chicago man as he opened doorA lawyer for the family of a man who was shot and wounded by an immigration agent in Chicago says the shooting was unjustified
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Newspapers are seen displayed for sale in London, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Britain's Daily Mail newspaper has sparked complaints with a front page photograph focusing on the legs of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The photo of the two leaders published Tuesday displays their legs prominently alongside a headline speculating about which leader won the "Legs-it" competition — a play on Brexit. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Complaints as UK paper focuses on leaders' legs, not policyBritain's Daily Mail newspaper has sparked complaints with a front page photograph focusing on the legs of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
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US home prices rose in January by most in 2 ½ yearsU.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities
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This March 24, 2017, photo provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an Uber self-driving SUV that flipped on its side in a collision in Tempe, Ariz. The crash serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona. (Tempe Police Department via AP)
Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulationsA crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles
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Germany nabs Taliban fighter accused of killing US soldiersGerman prosecutors say they've arrested a 30-year-old Afghan man on suspicion he commanded a Taliban unit responsible for an attack on a convoy that killed 16 American and Afghan soldiers
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  • Virginia motorcycle driver killed after striking tree

    A 44-year-old man was killed when he lost control of a motorcycle and struck a tree over the weekend in Loudoun County, officials said. The incident happened around 6:15 p.m. Saturday. The Washington Post, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 10:18 AM
  • Loudoun County Sheriffa s Office makes five drunken driving arrests over the weekend

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office arrested at least five people for drunken driving over the weekend, according to reports. Loudoun Times, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 01:40 PM
  • Virginia sees slower population growth

    Virginia's population is increasing only half as fast as it was at the start of the decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. From 2010 to 2011, the commonwealth's population grew by more than 1 percent. WRIC-TV Richmond, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 09:38 PM
  • Some work from 1st stretch of Silver Line still not complete

    As tracks begin to go in for the second phase of the Silver Line to Dulles International Airport and Loudoun County, work tied to the first phase that opened more than two years ago is still not complete. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which is responsible for constructing the rail line and maintenance facilities before turning them over to Metro, expects the final work connected to the first phase of the line between Falls Church and Reston to be complete next year. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 04:37 PM
  • Loudoun resident files civil rights suits against county officials over social media censorship

    If Loudoun County government officials want to tell the public about an upcoming Board of Supervisors committee meeting, they turn to Facebook. Loudoun Times, Fri, Mar 24 2017 @ 10:19 AM
  • Leesburg man found guilty in infant daughtera s death

    Diamante Travon Ellis was found guilty Thursday on all counts related to the 2014 death of his 9-month-old daughter. Loudoun Times, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 12:12 PM
  • Ceremony at site of 1945 Loudoun plane crash honors pilot

    Fragments of the plane Marine Capt. Fred Ochoa was flying. Ron Embrey of Bluemont saved the pieces of wreckage his sons had found and collected since the 1980s. The Washington Post, Fri, Mar 24 2017 @ 03:00 AM
  • Va. communities among 100 fastest-growing in the U.S.

    Loudoun County gained more residents in 2016 than D.C., Montgomery County or Prince William County - each of which grew by thousands of people - and remains one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, according to new Census estimates released this week. The entire D.C. metropolitan area grew by more than 53,000 residents, slightly slower growth than the region experienced in 2015, but helped by a birthrate more than double the death rate. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 08:48 AM
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