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Children rights activist Malala Yousafzai, right, receives the World's Children's Prize from Swedish Queen Silvia, left, at Gripsholm Castle in Mariefred, Sweden, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Children's rights activist and Nobel Peace winner Malala Yousafzai has received the World's Children's Prize 2014 — a global vote involving millions of children. (AP Photo/TT News Agency, Anders Wiklund) SWEDEN OUT
Malala donates prize money to rebuild Gaza schoolNobel peace winner Malala donates funds to build war-damaged Gaza school
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This product image provided by Microsoft shows the Microsoft Band, left, and the Microsoft Health app. Microsoft is looking to challenge Apple and Google with its own system for consolidating health and fitness data from various fitness gadgets and mobile apps. (AP Photo/Microsoft)
Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health trackingMicrosoft unveils $199 fitness gadget, creates data-tracking system to rival Apple, Google
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FILE - In this April 21, 2010 file photo, Hershey's miniatures and kisses are displayed in Tampa, Fla. The cost of the ingredients in chocolate is rising, and the nation’s biggest candy makers have already warned that shoppers are going to see price hikes in 2015. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, file)
Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to riseHalloween party won't last for chocolate lovers as prices set to rise, joining other foods
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Mona Seif, left, and her mother Laila Soueif, a university professor who is an also an activist, stand outside a court that convicted 23 activists of staging an illegal demonstration and sentenced them each to three years in jail, in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Among the 23 is Sanaa Seif, who hails from a family of longtime rights campaigners, including her late father Ahmed Seif al-Dawla and brother Alaa Abdel-Fattah. Another defendant is Yara Sallam, a prominent rights lawyer. Sunday's verdicts, which can be appealed, comes at a time when Egypt is swept by nationalist sentiments following a dramatic surge in attacks blamed on Islamic militants on troops and security forces in the Sinai Peninsula while witnessing a smear campaign targeting many of the secular pro-democracy campaigners behind the 2011 uprising. (AP Photo/Hussein Tallal)
Family of held Egypt activists on hunger strikeMother, sister of detained Egyptian activists on hunger strike to gain their freedom
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In the image from video provided by KAKE News black smoke billows from a building at Mid-Continent Airport where officials say a plane crashed Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 in Wichita, Kan. AP Photo/KAKE News) MANDATORY CREDIT
Plane crashes at Kansas airport, at least 2 deadSmall plane crashes into Kansas airport building after losing engine power; at least 2 dead
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2013 file photo, Boston Mayor Tom Menino, left, throws out the ceremonial first pitch beside Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, center, and Red Sox owner John Henry, right, before Game 1 of baseball's American League division series between the Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays in Boston. Menino, who was diagnosed with cancer a month after leaving office at the end of 2013, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 in Boston. He was 71. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71Thomas Menino, affable yet shrewd as Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71
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In this Oct. 29, 2014 image released by ABC, co-hosts from left, Whoopi Goldberg, Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez and Rosie O'Donnell appear on the set of the daytime talk show "The View," in New York. ABC says "The View" is being claimed by the network's news division after 18 seasons under ABC’s entertainment side. This move is the latest in a drastic makeover for the daytime chat show, whose ratings have slipped in recent years. (AP Photo/ABC, Lou Rocco)
'The View' now under ABC News as further revamping'The View' claimed by ABC News from network's entertainment side in move to boost ratings
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Ebola patients sit inside the Island Clinic Treatment center, were they are kept under quarantine, in Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The rate of new Ebola infections in Liberia appears to be declining and could represent a real trend, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, but the epidemic is far from over. (AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh)
Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in LiberiaTop Ebola officials in Liberia and Sierra Leone describe successes amid looming danger
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In this photo taken Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, visitors walk towards the historic lighthouse built in 1825 and reconstructed in 1846, and is the oldest standing structure in Miami-Dade County, at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne, Fla. Voters from Rhode Island to California this Election Day will decide whether billions of dollars should be set aside for parks and preservation, leading some environmentalists to highlight 2014 as one of the most significant elections for land conservation in American history. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
US voters deciding on billions for conservationVoter initiatives across America deciding on spending billions for land and water conservation
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  • Loudoun County crime report

    These were among incidents reported by the sheriff's office and the Leesburg, Middleburg and Purcellville police. For information, contact your police or sheriff's department. The Washington Post, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 10:39 AM
  • Loudoun County Animal Watch

    These were among cases received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services. For information on the county animal shelter's hours and location, adoption and licensing, rabies clinics and low-cost neutering, call 703-777-0406 in eastern Loudoun or 540-882-3211 in western Loudoun. The Washington Post, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 10:36 AM
  • Committee recommends pay raises for Loudoun supervisors

    The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors' Finance, Government Services and Operations Committee recently voted, 3 to 2, to recommend pay increases for board members . The raises would go into effect in 2016, after next year's elections. The Washington Post, Wed, Oct 29 2014 @ 10:34 AM
  • Leesburg woman not guilty of murder by reason of insanity

    A Leesburg woman charged in March 2013 with the stabbing death of her husband inside their Chickasaw NW Place home was found not guilty by reason of insanity on Friday on a second-degree murder charge. Loudoun Times, Mon, Oct 27 2014 @ 06:10 AM
  • Leesburg woman found not guilty by insanity in husband's murder

    A Leesburg woman charged with fatally stabbing her husband was found not guilty by reason of insanity after a Loudoun judge accepted a plea agreement Friday, according to the Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney's office. Dae Hwang, 59, had faced a second-degree murder charge in the March 2013 killing of her husband, Kyung Hwang. The Washington Post, Mon, Oct 27 2014 @ 10:46 AM
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