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People hold up a banner during a 'Unity Vigil' against racism and Islamophobia in reaction to Wednesday's attack, backdropped by the gates of Downing Street in London, Friday March 24, 2017. On Thursday authorities identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism — but was not currently on a terrorism watch list. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
London attacker taught English in Saudi Arabia for 2 yearsThe British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage
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Supporters wave European flags during a rally marking the 60th anniversary of signing the Treaty of Rome, in Berlin, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
The Latest: Poland: EU declaration renews the bloc's unityPolish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo called the declaration signed by European Union leaders in Rome a "first step toward renewing the unity of the EU."
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Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floorsWhen the Monte Carlo closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will have lost nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on the Federal budget  in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump wants to tackle tax reform, but the loss on health care deals a blow to that effort. The loss on health care deprives Republicans of $1 trillion in tax cuts, and the GOP is just as divided on what steps to take. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo ObamacareAn epic, self-inflicted collapse smothered House Republicans' effort to repeal and replace Barack Obama's health care law
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Elderly couple on wrong flight; end up in NY, not MichiganA 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at a South Florida airport and ended up on a flight to upstate New York instead of Michigan
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FILE - In this May, 12, 2015, file photo, Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee speaks to reporters while leaving the Subordinate Courts after being released on bail in Singapore. An immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to Amos Yee whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail.  Samuel Cole issued a 13-page decision Friday, March, 24, 2017, saying Amos Yee established he's suffered past political persecution because of his political opinion and could remain in the U.S. Yee has been detained by immigration officials since December when he arrived at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.  (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
US immigration judge grants asylum to Singapore teen bloggerAn immigration judge in Chicago has granted asylum to a Singapore teen whose online posts criticizing his government landed him in jail
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N. Carolina father accused of killing newborn, toddlerA North Carolina father is accused of stabbing his infant and toddler daughters to death
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NBA bans Joakim Noah 20 games for drug violationNBA bans Knicks' Joakim Noah 20 games for drug violation, citing substance found in supplements
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FILE - In this file photo taken June 15, 2010, inmates return to their cells at the Idaho State Correctional Institution in Boise, Idaho. Idaho inmates are asking a federal judge to hold the state in contempt after they say prison officials repeatedly violated a settlement plan in a long-running lawsuit over health care, leading to serious injuries and even the deaths of some prisoners. (AP Photo/Charlie Litchfield, File)
Idaho inmates: Prison violations led to amputations, deathIdaho inmates are asking a federal judge to hold the state in contempt after saying prison officials repeatedly violated a settlement plan in a long-running lawsuit over health care, leading to serious injuries and even the deaths of some prisoners
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Golda s Gym, Marshalls in Sterling evacuated

    Gold's Gym and Marshalls department store at Cascades Marketplace in Sterling have been evacuated due to a fire Tuesday afternoon, according to Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials. Loudoun Times, Tue, Mar 21 2017 @ 06:09 PM
  • 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
  • This change is causing dramatic gains in student achievement

    Check back later this month for the next must-read post!] What if we could empower our teachers to turn student assessment into a process of learning instead of a focus on measurement? Further, what if this mindset change led to an increase in student achievement on tests? That's exactly what is happening at Trailside Middle School in Loudoun County, Virginia; at high schools in Gaston County Schools, North Carolina; and at a few other pioneering classrooms around the country where I have had the opportunity to work with innovative educators. ESchool News, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 03:57 AM
  • Five Virginians place on Forbesa billionaire list

    Five Virginians, four of whom are from Northern Virginia but not quite Loudoun County, landed on this year's billionaires list compiled by Forbes Magazine. Loudoun Times, Wed, Mar 22 2017 @ 11:00 AM
  • Sterling man arrested after stabbing

    A Sterling man was arrested after a stabbing in Sterling on Sunday night, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Mon, Mar 20 2017 @ 04:29 PM
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