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In this photo taken at the Palermo harbor on April 15 and made available Sunday, April 19, a view of the King Jacob Portuguese cargo vassel, the first ship to arrive near a boat believed to be crowded with 700 migrant in distress, only to see it capsizing in the waters north of Libya, Sunday, April 19, 2015.  24 migrants were confirmed dead, sparking fears for what could become the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant sea disaster, Italy's Coast Guard and other officials said Sunday. (AP Photo/Alessandro Fucarini)
Hundreds of migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean SeaEurope shows dismay, if not resolve as smuggler vessel capsizes off Libya with hundreds aboard
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Helena Garrett, right, mother of bombing victim Tevin Garrett, breaks down as she speaks during a ceremony for the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing at the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, Sunday, April 19, 2015. Looking on at left are former President Bill Clinton and former state Rep. Susan Winchester, chairman of the the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation. About 1,000 people gathered at the former site of the Oklahoma City federal building to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist bombing there that killed 168 people and injured many others. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Service held to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing20 years later, hundreds remember the 'unspeakable horror' of Oklahoma City bombing
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'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition'Furious 7' speeds ahead to keep first place; 'Paul Blart' sequel close second
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Actor Ben Powers, known for "Good Times" TV role, dies at 64Alton "Ben" Powers, known for 1970s "Good Times" TV role as Thelma Evans' husband, dies at 64
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Finland President Sauli Niinisto casts his vote in Espoo, Finland, Sunday April 19, 2015. Finns are voting in parliamentary elections that will determine which coalition of parties can lead the country out of a three-year recession. (Mikko Stig/Leutikuva via AP) FINLAND OUT
Opposition Center Party takes early lead in Finnish electionFinnish voters expected to bring in opposition centrists in hope to beat recession
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Carly Fiorina speaks at the Republican Leadership Summit Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
New Hampshire Republican voters are relishing crowded fieldIn New Hampshire, Republican voters are relishing crowded and competitive presidential field
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In this photo take on Friday, April 17, 2015, smoke rises after a Saudi-led airstrike on Sanaa, Yemen.  Iran's foreign minister urged U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday to try to end "the senseless aerial attacks" in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition and establish a cease-fire.  (AP Photo/Shohdi Alsofi)
Yemen Shiite rebel leader vows not to surrender amid strikesIn first comments since Saudi-led airstrikes began, Shiite rebel leader vows not to surrender
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Students at Delaware State University disperse Sunday morning, April 19, 2015,  after cleaning up the area where three people were shot and injured Saturday during a university-sanctioned cookout on campus in Dover, Del. Authorities are searching for the shooter. DSU President Harry L. Williams said students have been told to stay inside their dormitories. Non-students were asked to leave campus. A second shooting occurred early Sunday at an apartment complex just off campus, but no one was injured.  (AP Photo/Randall Chase)
Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookoutDelaware State officials: 3 shot, injured at campus cookout; no arrests have been made
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Chief executive of the Formula One Bernie Ecclestone, left, talks to Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene prior to the start of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Ecclestone says 2016 Azerbaijan Grand Prix going aheadFormula One chief Ecclestone says 2016 Azerbaijan GP going ahead despite human rights concerns
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  • Keeping the Silver Line on track in Loudoun County

    As the long-anticipated arrival of the Silver Line in Loudoun County inches closer, residents are envisioning new commutes, local officials have approved names for new Metro stations, and Loudoun fire and rescue officials are busy with critical preparations. At the county Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management training center in Leesburg, an elaborate training prop is gradually taking shape, complete with rail tracks, "High Voltage" signs and - coming soon - two decommissioned Metrorail cars. The Washington Post, Wed, Apr 15 2015 @ 09:42 AM
  • Ramadan vows to keep fighting 'highway robbery' on Dulles Greenway

    In the wake of several failed attempts to halt the rising cost of tolls on the Dulles Greenway, Virginia Del. David I. Ramadan and the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors are redoubling their efforts to seek relief for motorists who use the privately owned road. The Washington Post, Mon, Apr 13 2015 @ 10:41 AM
  • Softball Player's Mysterious Death Attributed to Meningitis

    A South Carolina police officer recorded on video fatally shooting a man can be heard on dash camera audio afterwards agreeing with another officer... -- Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order on Monday allowing the transportation of air defense missile systems to Iran in the wake of the framewor... -- Zoolander 2 is currently filming in Europe -- and one of the stars revealed a major plot point.Ben Stiller revealed on Instagram that his character, Derek Zoolan... - You may be feeling great that you've filed your taxes before the April 15 deadline, but make sure you're not among the victims whose tax refunds will be sto... - An 18-year-old high school softball player died shortly after complaining of a headache, shocking and devastating her Virginia hometown. KNEB-AM Scottsbluff, Mon, Apr 13 2015 @ 05:20 PM
  • Four displaced in Ashburn fire

    Four people were displaced Monday following a fire at an Ashburn apartment building. Loudoun Times, Tue, Apr 14 2015 @ 12:07 AM
  • Regional team will coordinate fight against heroin use in Northern Virginia

    Faced with steadily rising rates of heroin use across Northern Virginia, local officials and law enforcement authorities recently announced the formation of a regional heroin operations team that aims to halt the dangerous trend. The regional initiative was announced April 3 in Loudoun County, where elected leaders - including Rep. Barbara Comstock and state Sen. Jennifer T. Wexton - joined law enforcement authorities, representatives of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the FBI, and other local officials to address the mounting threat posed by heroin. The Washington Post, Mon, Apr 13 2015 @ 10:45 AM
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