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Striking Zimbabwean nurses refuse to work night shiftStriking Zimbabwean nurses call $3 wage for weeklong night shift a 'mockery;' demand more pay
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SpaceX's Dragon capsule launches, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, from Cape Canaveral, Fla. SpaceX fired the mock-up capsule to test the new, super-streamlined launch escape system for astronauts. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
SpaceX capsule soars with dummy in 1st test of crew escapeSpaceX crew capsule soars with dummy in 1st major test of crew launch escape system
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This handout photo provided by NOAA, taken in May 2014, shows Eric Moglia of NOAA's Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, prepares air sample canisters at NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colo., before shipping to sampling sites around the world. Federal scientists said global levels of the most prevalent heat-trapping gas have passed a daunting milestone. NOAA says in March, the global monthly average for carbon dioxide hit 400.83 parts per million. That is the first month in modern records that the entire globe broke 400 ppm, reaching levels that haven't been seen in about 2 million years.(Will Von Dauster/ NOAA via AP)
Amount of carbon dioxide in air keeps rising, hits milestoneGlobal levels of heat-trapping carbon dioxide pass milestone that scientists call disturbing
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington,Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Sanders, the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee held the news conference with Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif. to unveil legislation they will introduce to break up the nation's biggest banks. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Sanders hires Obama veterans to lead 2016 digital operationsSen. Sanders hires Obama veterans to lead digital operations for 2016 campaign against Clinton
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2014 file photo, Geena Davis poses in the press room at the Hollywood Film Awards at the Palladium in Los Angeles. Davis is launching a film festival focused on women and diversity in Bentonville, Ark. About 75 films will be screened over the four-day festival, which will also include panel discussions and a celebratory “A League of Their Own” baseball game, featuring appearances by Rosie O’Donnell and two original members of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Geena Davis launches Arkansas film fest for women, diversityGeena Davis launches film fest in Bentonville, Arkansas, focused on women and diversity
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3,000 Nigerians escaping Boko Haram deported from NigerNiger deports 3,000 Nigerians, including refugees escaping Boko Haram; Many die in severe heat
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks at the Institute for New Economic Thinking Conference on Finance and Society,Wednesday, May 6, 2015,  at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington. Yellen said Wednesday that the Fed and other banking regulators have made significant progress in correcting flaws in the financial system that triggered the worst banking crisis in seven decades. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Fed Chair Yellen says stock market prices 'quite high'Yellen says stock prices 'quite high' but overall financial stability risks not elevated
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Study: Top tech firms bypassing Asian workers for exec jobsStudy: Silicon Valley companies hire plenty of Asians, but relatively few become executives
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FILE - In this Nov, 27, 2003 file photo, singer Errol Brown poses with his wife Ginette after receiving an MBE, for  his services to pop music as the Hot Chocolate frontman. The singer has died in the Bahamas aged 71, his manager said on Wednesday, May, 6, 2015. (Fiona Hanson/PA Via AP, File) UNITED KINGDOM OUT .
Hot Chocolate singer Errol Brown dies at 71 in the BahamasHot Chocolate singer Errol Brown dies at 71 of liver cancer in the Bahamas
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  • 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
  • Pedestrian Hit By Vehicle Early Sunday on Route 7

    Loudoun County police arrested a Germantown, Md., woman after she struck a pedestrian with her vehicle early Sunday morning on Route 7. The pedestrian was airlifted to Inova Fairfax Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries and later released, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. The collision occurred at about 5 a.m., a police report said. Patch.com, Mon, May 4 2015 @ 01:11 PM
  • Legacy Farms program plants seeds of hope for students with autisim

    It's called going over the cliff. When students with autism leave the public school system - and the network of support and therapy it provides - they often graduate to the couch. The Washington Post, Mon, May 4 2015 @ 10:44 AM
  • Reston Teen Crashes Car Through Ferrari Showroom Window

    A Reston teenager took window shopping to another level early Tuesday morning, driving his car through the glass showroom door of the local Ferrari dealership, say Loudoun County police. Douglas W. Rios, 19, was charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of grand larceny and destruction of property for driving through the door of the Ferrari of Washington dealership in Sterling, according to a report from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Patch.com, Wed, Apr 29 2015 @ 03:03 PM
  • The Oatlands Gala

    At a black-tie gala under a soaring tent, Oatlands honored the Eustis family for an extraordinary gesture -- the gift of the estate 50 years ago to the National Historic Trust. Loudoun Times, Wed, Apr 29 2015 @ 02:33 PM
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