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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, right, and the Interior Minister of the German state of Saxony, Markus Ulbig, left, arrive for a press conference on the crime statistics 2016 in Berlin, Germany, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Germany sees new rise in far-right offenses, hate crimesGerman authorities say that violent crimes with far-right motives rose 14 percent last year after a bigger increase in 2015
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Swedish police arrest 2nd suspect in Stockholm truck attackSwedish police have arrested a second person in the April 7 truck attack that killed four people and injured 15 others in Stockholm
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Romanian political leader loses bid to get sentence quashedA Romanian court has rejected an appeal by the ruling party leader to quash his sentence for vote rigging during a 2012 referendum
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PPG Industries ups bid for Akzo Nobel to $28.8BPPG Industries boosts its offer for Akzo Nobel to about $28.8 billion
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FILE - In this Friday, April 7, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping pause for photographs at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. 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. Trump spoke by phone with both the Japanese and Chinese leaders Monday, April 24. China's official broadcaster CCTV quoted Xi telling Trump that China strongly opposed North Korea's nuclear weapons program and hoped "all parties will exercise restraint and avoid aggravating the situation." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Haley won't rule out strike vs North Korea for nuke testingNikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, isn't ruling out a U.S. strike against North Korea if Pyongyang tests another nuclear device
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In a photograph taken Friday, April 21, 2017, Jon Klippel looks at an undated fine arts photograph of a 600-year-old white oak tree and the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church in Bernards, N.J. Crews are scheduled to remove the tree, believed to be among the oldest in the nation but was declared dead after numerous problems started appearing last summer. The tree has served as a scenic backdrop for thousands of photographs over the years and according to legend, was a spot where George Washington once held a picnic. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
End of the line: Crews set to take down 600-year-old treeA 600-year-old white oak tree in New Jersey that's believed to be among the oldest in the nation is about to come down
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech during the "Ancient Civilizations Forum" (ACForum) at Zappeio Conference Hall in Athens, Monday, April 24, 2017. Foreign Ministers and top officials from various countries attended the forum being held in the Greek capital. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Greece, creditors to resume talks in Athens, seek swift dealRepresentatives of Greece's international creditors are due in Athens to restart talks on further bailout-mandated cutbacks, the European Commission said Monday, confirming that the country's budget surplus last year vastly exceeded initial targets
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The Latest: Migrant boat sinks in Aegean Sea, 16 deadGreek authorities say the death toll from a migrant boat sinking has reached 16, with nine bodies recovered from Greek waters off the coast of the island of Lesbos, and another seven bodies recovered from Turkish waters
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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)
French election result gives markets a start-of-week liftEuropean stock markets and the euro have ratcheted, particularly in France, after the first round of the country's presidential election saw centrist Emmanuel Macron come out on top
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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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