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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2013 file photo, Al-Jazeera America editorial newsroom staff prepare for their first broadcast in New York. The Al-Jazeera America news network ousted its chief executive on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, with the little-watched network suffering key defections and a lawsuit charging an employee with anti-Semitism. The network's management said that Ehab Al Shihabi, who has run Al-Jazeera America since its 2013 launch, will be replaced immediately by Al Anstey. A veteran news executive, Anstey has most recently been managing director of Al-Jazeera English. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Al-Jazeera America ousts top executiveAl-Jazeera America news network ousts chief executive
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Greenpeace wants Shell's lawsuit over protest dismissedGreenpeace seeks dismissal of Shell lawsuit seeking safety zones around Arctic drill fleet
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HOLD FOR RELEASE 5 P.M. THIS STORY AND GRAPHICS MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED OR BROADCAST OR POSTED BEFORE 5 P.M. Graphic compares average survival rate for premature babies.; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
Hospital efforts to save very premature babies vary widelyHospitals vary widely in how hard they try to save extremely premature babies, study finds
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FILE - This May 11, 2007, file photo shows a Wall Street sign near the flag-draped facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Stronger earnings from several U.S. companies are sending stock prices higher in early trading Wednesday, May 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Stocks drop on weak jobs data, jitters over Yellen commentsUS stocks fall broadly on weak jobs data, Yellen comments; bond yields, oil price rise again
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Barcelona's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, May 6, 2015.  (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
The Latest: Barcelona beats Bayern 3-0The Latest: Barcelona takes big step to Champions League final with 3-0 victory over Bayern
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Bayern's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer fails to make a save as Barcelona's Lionel Messi scores the opening goal during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, May 6, 2015.  (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Messi leads Barcelona over Bayern 3-0 in Champions semisMessi scores twice, leads Barcelona over Guardiola's Bayern Munich 3-0 in Champions semis
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Freightliner unveils its Inspiration self-driving truck during an event at the Hoover Dam Tuesday, May 5, 2015, near Boulder City, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)
The first self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheelsDaimler unveils autonomous truck, predicts it will hit the road before a self-driving car
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2014 file photo, Gene Romig of Lockport, N.Y., waits for deer as he hunts at Rothrock State Forest, in Huntingdon, Pa. A tough winter across the northern states killed off many deer, and wildlife regulators in many states are implementing or considering deep cuts to hunting permits. In Pennsylvania, wildlife officials are reducing the number of hunting permits for antlerless deer in 2015 by 30,000, or about 4 percent, following a 7-percent reduction the previous year. (Nabil K. Mark/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT
Winter proves tough on deer, states weigh hunting limitsState regulators considering big limits on hunting after winter proves tough on deer
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In this aerial photo taken Tuesday, April 28, 2015, a spillway sits more than a 100 yards away from the water level of Lake McClure in Mariposa County Northeast of Merced, Calif.  The State Water Resources Control Board is considering sweeping mandatory emergency regulations to protect water supplies as water levels at some of California's lakes and reservoirs continue to decline.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Brown lawns loom this summer in CaliforniaBrown lawns loom this summer in California as tough water restrictions take hold amid drought
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  • Juvenile Faces Charges in Car Chase

    A juvenile driver led a Loudoun County sheriff's deputy on a car chase late Tuesday night on the streets of South Riding. The driver struck a signal pole and nearly hit another vehicle before coming to a stop, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Patch.com, Wed, May 6 2015 @ 01:01 PM
  • Stage is set in Loudoun for November general election

    With the recent nomination of Republican and Democratic candidates in three contested primary races, the slate of competitors vying for Loudoun County's elected offices in the November general election is taking shape. At a Loudoun County Republican Committee convention Saturday, delegates voted to support the party's incumbent candidates, awarding nominations to Sheriff Michael L. Chapman and Ashburn Supervisor Ralph M. Buona. The Washington Post, Wed, May 6 2015 @ 09:51 AM
  • DC ranks last among wealthy capitals for infant deaths

    "The disparity between the richest and poorest infants in D.C. is striking," said Bina Valsangaar about the District's infant mortality rates. DC ranks last among wealthy capitals for infant deaths "The disparity between the richest and poorest infants in D.C. is striking," said Bina Valsangaar about the District's infant mortality rates. WUSA-TV Washington, Tue, May 5 2015 @ 12:00 AM
  • Smoke alarms alert Sterling family to garage fire

    Smoke alarms allowed a Sterling family to safely evacuate their home. Fire crews responded to 20584 Birchfield Place at approximately 2:15 a.m. Monday to find a two-story, single-family home with smoke coming from its garage. Loudoun Times, Mon, May 4 2015 @ 05:35 PM
  • Improvements Are Coming to Route 28

    On Monday, the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority will kick off a series of widening and improvement projects along Route 28 through Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties. This is the first official event celebrating NVTA-funded major projects since it began receiving federal funding on July 1, 2013. Patch.com, Wed, May 6 2015 @ 03:56 PM
  • Historic Home Farm in Leesburg lists for $875,000

    Home Farm , a designated Virginia Historic Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places, was recently listed for sale at $875,000. The farm, at 40332 Mount Gilead Rd. in Leesburg, dates to the 1700s, when early histories of the area suggest that the Sycolin Indian tribe spent their summers from 1716 to 1719 on the front pasture land. The Washington Post, Wed, May 6 2015 @ 04:30 AM
  • Driver crashes into courthouse complex in Leesburg

    Loudoun County deputies investigate the scene at the Loudoun County Courthouse in downtown Leesburg after a woman drove through a fence on the property and then struck a tree. Loudoun Times, Tue, May 5 2015 @ 08:59 PM
  • Chantilly Resident Taken In By Fake IRS Agent

    A Chantilly resident told the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office on Sunday that he lost money to a con artist posing on the phone as an agent of the Internal Revenue Service. The resident, who lives in the 42400 block of Fawn Meadow Place, received a call from a person claiming to be with the IRS, the sheriff's office said. Patch.com, Tue, May 5 2015 @ 06:59 PM
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