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Two Philadelphia police officers stand along the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.  The bound bodies of two people were found in the river Wednesday, and a third man who said he managed to free himself is being treated at a hospital for stab wounds, police said.  (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurtBound bodies of 2 people found in Philly river following reported abduction; 3rd man stabbed
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Peter Theo Curtis smiles as he walks towards reporters to read a statement outside his mother's home in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.  Curtis, a freelance reporter who wrote under the byline Theo Padno and who had been held hostage for about two years in Syria, returned to the U.S. Tuesday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
US journalist thankful for work to secure freedomUS journalist Peter Curtis thanks those who helped secure his release from Syrian group
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A zookeeper attempts to retrieve a notebook from the mouth of a white lion cub, as three sibling cubs are introduced to the public, at the Johannesburg Zoo, South Africa, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Three playful lion cubs made their public debut Wednesday, pouncing their way into a large enclosure at the Johannesburg Zoo. Their arrival heralds a new generation of lions at the zoo, which hasn't successfully bred the king of the jungle in five years. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
3 playful lion cubs debut at Johannesburg Zoo3 playful lion cubs debut at Johannesburg Zoo, bringing a new generation and hope for breeding
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FILE - In this March 19, 2014 file photo, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde arrives at a courthouse, in Paris, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Lagarde says she is under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as finance minister. In a statement released Wednesday, Aug.27, 2014 after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, Lagarde said she was returning to her work in Washington later in the day and said the decision was "without basis." She and her former chief of staff face questions about their role in a 400 million-euro ($531 million) payment to a businessman. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in FranceIMF chief Lagarde under official investigation in France for 'negligence' in corruption case
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Erdogan rules out obedient role for successorTurkey's Erdogan says his successor won't be a compliant prime minister
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana addresses activists from America's political right at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
APNewsBreak: Jindal sues feds over Common CoreAPNewsBreak: Louisiana governor sues Obama administration over Common Core standards
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. On July 30, 2014, Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Cantwell targets small business loan gender gapSen. Cantwell, head of small business committee, targets gender gap in small business lending
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Riken Center for Development Biology director Ryoji Noyori speaks to the media after submitting the government-affiliated research center's organizational overhaul plan to Japanese education, culture, sports and science minister at the ministry in Tokyo Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Riken, the Japanese laboratory that retracted a paper reporting a potentially major breakthrough in stem cell research, said Wednesday its researchers have not managed to replicate the results. Riken scientists said they are still trying to match results reported in two papers published by the journal Nature in January and then retracted in July. But they refused to say whether or not they expected to succeed in doing so. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT
Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell resultsJapanese lab still trying to replicate discredited stem cell breakthrough, shakeup underway
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This frame grab taken from Twitch.tv shows two gamers competing and a streaming chat, at right, as visitors to the online network watch the two gamers go head-to-head. Twitch's 55 million monthly users viewed more than 15 billion minutes of content on the service in July 2014, making Twitch.tv one of the world's biggest sources of Internet traffic. (AP Photo/Twitch.tv)
Video games come of age as spectator sportVideo games come of age as a spectator sport as Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million
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  • Sterling man convicted of rape; faces 15 years in prison

    Geovanni Amilcar Benitez-Giron A Sterling man was convicted Aug. 21 of rape following a two-day jury trial in Loudoun County Circuit Court. Loudoun Times, Tue, Aug 26 2014 @ 01:58 PM
  • Stabbing Victim Says Four Men Attacked Him

    Investigators are looking for suspects in a late-night stabbing over the weekend, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Patch.com, Mon, Aug 25 2014 @ 12:26 PM
  • Stabbing in Sterling may have been gang-related

    A man who was stabbed in Sterling by several males says the attack may have been gang-related, according to Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Stabbing in Sterling may have been gang-related A man who was stabbed in Sterling by several males says the attack may have been gang-related, according to Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Check out this story ... (more) WUSA-TV Washington, Mon, Aug 25 2014 @ 11:46 AM
  • Sterling man charged in possible gang-related stabbing

    A 19-year-old Sterling man was charged Tuesday after an Ashburn man was stabbed in a possible gang-related incident. Loudoun Times, Mon, Aug 25 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Life dreams on the Leesburg stage

    Drew Clyde opened Headway, an inter-denominational church, at the Tally Ho Theatre in Leesburg. Loudoun Times, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 07:20 AM
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