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8,000 Disneyland tickets stolen from youth farming groupAuthorities say thieves made off with 8,000 Disneyland tickets when they stole a box trailer from a youth agricultural education organization
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FILE - This combination of two file photos shows CIA Director Mike Pompeo, left, listens during his introductions before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 12, 2018, and  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 9, 2018. CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with KimPresident Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results
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In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day legislative session in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The Cuban assembly selected the 57-year-old First Vice President as the sole candidate to succeed Castro on Wednesday, in a transition aimed at ensuring that the country's single-party system outlasts the aging revolutionaries who created it. (Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP)
The Latest: Castro says Diaz-Canel may also gain party postRaul Castro says he sees new Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel as his eventual successor as head of the island's powerful Communist Party
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Trump checks out anti-drug effort while in FloridaPresident Donald Trump is on his way to Key West, Florida, where he'll be receiving a briefing on drug interdiction efforts
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, Martin Shkreli is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey. Shkreli was moved Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center in New York to the Federal Correctional Institution at Fort Dix. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
'Pharma Bro' moves to New Jersey _ for federal prison stayThe pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, he believes there's enough evidence to bring a criminal charge and pursue impeachment of Gov. Eric Greitens for allegedly using a charity donor list for political purposes.  (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
Judge sanctions prosecutors in Greitens caseA St. Louis judge has rejected a request from Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to dismiss a felony criminal indictment, but sanctioned prosecutors for failing to turn over evidence as soon as they should have
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017 file photo, Professor Sara Danius makes a speech during the Nobel award ceremony at the Concert house in Stockholm. Danius, the head of the Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature has resigned following an internal crisis at the prestigious institution.  Danius announced her decision Thursday, April 12, 2018, after a three-hour meeting of academy members in central Stockholm. Danius said she had lost the confidence of the academy, but would not comment on whether a vote was held to remove her.  (Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency via AP)
Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeedsAn internal fight among members of the secretive academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature is spilling on to the streets of Sweden
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Nat Geo says 'Frankenstein' author is its next 'Genius'National Geographic television network says author Mary Shelley, writer of 'Frankenstein,' will be the subject of its 'Genius' series next year
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, a Manila Health officer shows off a pair of vials of the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia in Manila, Philippines. The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in “a much safer way.” It said the shot should mostly be given to people who have previously been infected with the disease. In November, the vaccine’s manufacturer, Sanofi Pasteur, said that people who had never been sickened by dengue before were at risk of developing more serious disease after getting the shot. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, file)
UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widelyThe World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
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  • Loudoun County grand jury indicts Herndon man for involuntary manslaughter

    A Loudoun County grand jury has indicted a Herndon man on an aggravated involuntary manslaughter charge after a passenger in his vehicle died following an alcohol-related crash in Sterling. Loudoun Times, Tue, Apr 17 2018 @ 10:59 AM
  • Loudoun Sheriff's Office searches for a 56-year-old Sterling man

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing Sterling man who has a possible physical impairment from the Sterling area. Loudoun Times, Wed, Apr 18 2018 @ 08:43 PM
  • Loudoun County supervisor offers for county to retake management of Fireman's Field

    As public discussions continue regarding the new management of Purcellville's Fireman's Field, Loudoun County Supervisor Tony Buffington sent a letter on Monday to Purcellville town officials offering to resume the county's management of Fireman's Field. Loudoun Times, Wed, Apr 18 2018 @ 12:22 PM
  • Middleburg's Bataoel receives endorsements from Randall, Gooditis

    Middleburg mayoral candidate Vincent Bataoel announced Tuesday he has received endorsements for his campaign from Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Phyllis Randall and Del. Loudoun Times, Wed, Apr 18 2018 @ 09:48 AM
  • Why a Handmade Wool Cape Costs $950

    Suppose a sheep farmer in Virginia dreams of making handmade wool garments in the United States. The reality: For a small operation, piecing together production can be harder than growing the wool. Washingtonian.com, Wed, Apr 18 2018 @ 08:48 AM
  • Va. assembly to decide on Metro taxes, veto overrides

    As Virginia's General Assembly meets for its annual reconvened session Wednesday, the proposal for new dedicated funding for Metro ranks among the key issues. The current bill provides $154 million more per year, mainly from money that today goes to Northern Virginia transportation projects, including, at times, Metro. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Apr 18 2018 @ 06:20 AM
  • Joe Hockey putts for power, going nine holes with Donald Trump

    When the going gets tough in the US capital, Donald Trump gets going to the greens of one of his private golf clubs - and, it turns out, phones an Australian friend to help keep spirits up. Joe Hockey may well have become the envy of Washington DC's diplomatic corps, getting a call-up to join the US President in a select foursome for much-needed fairway therapy at the end of another testing week in the White House. ABC News, Tue, Apr 17 2018 @ 09:08 PM
  • Preservation gathering planned at Llangollen Farm

    Sponsored by the Land Trust of Virginia, Mosby Heritage Area Association and Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition, the gathering will explore the future of the landscape, community and conservation easements. Fauquier.com, Tue, Apr 17 2018 @ 12:13 PM
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