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Australia blocks farm sale to Chinese over national interestThe Australian government has blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation's largest private land holding, a collection of Outback cattle ranches, for 371 million Australian dollars ($284 million)
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Kim Dong Chul, center, a U.S. citizen detained in North Korea, escorted from the court room after his trial Friday, April 29, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. A North Korean court has sentenced the ethnic Korean U.S. citizen to 10 years in prison for what it called acts of espionage. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
North Korea sends another US citizen to prisonNorth Korea has sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Mississippi’s Laremy Tunsil poses for photos with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Miami Dolphins as the 13th pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Hacked: After bizarre video Tunsil's NFL draft stock dropsLaremy Tunsil tumbled down the NFL draft board Thursday night after a bizarre video of him was posted on his Twitter account minutes before the start of the proceedings, potentially costing the offensive lineman millions of dollars
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Lawsuit claims discrimination at the New York TimesTwo women who work in the advertising department at The New York Times have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the newspaper, its chief executive and chief revenue officer
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Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) is congratulated by teammate Alex Ovechkin (8) as they celebrate Oshie's overtime goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins to end Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal, Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Washington. With them are Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), Tom Wilson (43) and Philipp Grubauer. Washington won 4-3. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Oshie has hat trick, Capitals beat Penguins 4-3 in overtimeT.J. Oshie completed a hat trick in overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night in a classic start to the highly anticipated second-round playoff series between Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Vernon Fire Department crew of Engine 11 hose down hot spots on home burned in the Butte Fire on Mountain Ranch Road a few miles east of San Andreas, Calif. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection released a report Thursday, April 28, 2016, detailing the cause of the fire in Calaveras and Amador counties. (Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP)  MAGS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13, KUVS19, KMAZ31, KTXL40); MANDATORY CREDIT
California seeks $90 million from utility over wildfireCalifornia officials say they will seek more than $90 million in firefighting costs from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after finding that a deadly 2015 wildfire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a power line
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Mississippi’s Laremy Tunsil poses for photos after being selected by the Miami Dolphins as the 13th pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
QBs Goff and Wentz soar, OT Tunsil takes bizarre tumbleCalifornia love for Jared Goff, and Philadelphia pride for Carson Wentz. It was all about the quarterbacks before Laremy Tunsil's bizarre tumble down the board at the NFL draft
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Thursday, April 28, 2016 photo, an official of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency talks about an X-ray astronomy satellite called "Hitomi", which two solar arrays had broken off at their bases, in the agency in Tokyo,  Japan.   Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes.(Munehide Someya/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT
Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in spaceJapan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Polls open in key runoff parliamentary election in IranIran holds parliamentary runoff, key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderates control legislature
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  • Surveillance Video of Jewelry Store Robbery Released: LCSO

    LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA: Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff's Eastern Loudoun Station have released surveillance video of a burglary at a Sterling, Va. jewelry store. Patch.com, Fri, Apr 22 2016 @ 12:25 PM
  • Skateboarder assaulted in strong-armed robbery in Sterling

    A man was the victim of a strong-armed robbery Wednesday while skateboarding in Sterling. Loudoun Times, Fri, Apr 22 2016 @ 12:58 PM
  • Girls in Technology summit empowers future leaders

    Shown at the Girls in Technology Summit are panelist Meenakshi Parthasarathy, director of customer relations at Neustar; Heather Pomerene, senior principal engineer at Orbital ATK: Stephanie Speirs, a technical sales representative at Amazon Web Services; and Linda Decker, a network system administrator for Telos. Loudoun Times, Fri, Apr 22 2016 @ 01:25 PM
  • Mom's Invention is 'Next Big Thing' Patch PM

    Congratulations to Krista Wood, an Ashburn mother of three, for her invention, GloveStix, being named as TODAY'S Next Big Thing! GloveStix is a portable odor-management solution that kills bacteria, absorbs moisture and deodorizes athletic gloves, shoes, boots and skates. She said she invented the product after being overwhelmed by the smells coming from her kids and their equipment after picking them up from sports practices. Patch.com, Fri, Apr 22 2016 @ 04:52 PM
  • Possible Traffic Delays in Loudoun County on April 23

    LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA: Here's a list of weekend events that may cause traffic delays in various areas of the county, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office . The events listed below only include activities where traffic control is being conducted by the LCSO and where traffic may be impacted. Patch.com, Fri, Apr 22 2016 @ 01:04 PM
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