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South African rhino breeder starts online auction of hornsSouth African rhino breeder starts online auction of horns; conservationists watch with alarm
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Seen on a court video link screen, Moroccan man Abderrahman Mechkah, lays in a hospital bed during the initial remand hearing, on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, and terrorism crimes, at court in Turku, Finland, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.  18-year old Mechkah, who was shot in the leg by police during his arrest, stands accused of killing two people and attempting to kill eight others with terrorist intent. (Martti Kainulainen/Lehtikuva via AP)
Finnish police arrest 2 more suspects in knife rampagePolice in Finland say they have arrested two more suspects in connection with last week's stabbings that killed two people and wounded eight in a knife rampage in the southwestern city of Turku
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CORRECTS EXECUTION DATE TO AUG. 24 - This undated photo provided by the Florida Department of Corrections shows Mark Asay. If his final appeals are denied, Asay is to die by lethal injection after 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Asay was convicted by a jury of two racially motivated, premeditated murders in Jacksonville in 1987.  (Florida Department of Corrections via AP)
Florida: White man who killed black person to be executedFor the first time in state history, Florida to execute a white man for killing a black person _ and it plans to do so with help of a drug never used before in any US execution
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FILE - In this 1990 file photo, Billy Payne takes questions at an Olympic press conference on the city's bid to host the games in Atlanta. Payne led the bid to bring the Olympics to Atlanta in 1996. Payne, who has been chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club since 2006 announced Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, that he is retiring. (Dwight Ross Jr./Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
Billy Payne retiring as Masters, Augusta National chairmanBilly Payne to retire as Augusta National chairman after 11 years of substantial change that include female members and growth overseas
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The damaged port aft hull of the USS John S. McCain, is visible while docked at Singapore's Changi naval base on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 in Singapore. The focus of the search for the U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters shifted Tuesday to the damaged destroyer's flooded compartments. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
The Latest: Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commanderThe Navy has announced that the commander of its 7th Fleet has been dismissed "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command" following a series of warship accidents in Asian waters
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2016, file photo, former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, center, and his attorney Scott Adams are seen at a sentencing hearing in Oklahoma City. Holtzclaw's conviction and 263-year prison sentence for rape and other sex crimes are coming under increased scrutiny as questions are raised about DNA evidence amid a series of sealed court filings and secret hearings. Holtzclaw is appealing the conviction. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, Pool, File)
Secret hearings held in ex-Oklahoma City cop's rape caseAn appeal raising questions about DNA evidence in the case of an ex-Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping women while on duty is playing out in secret
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Drill sergeants suspended in Army sex assault investigationArmy spokesman: 'multiple' drill sergeants suspended at Georgia post as sex assault claims investigated
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Armed police stand guard outside the magistrates court in Estcourt, South Africa, Monday, Aug.. 21, 2017, where crowds gathered following the brief court appearance of men accused of killing and eating human flesh.  Police say that five men were arrested after one of them walked into a police station, said he was tired of eating human flesh and produced part of a human leg and a hand. (AP Photo)
South Africa cannibalism case leads to 5 arrestsSouth Africa cannibalism case leads to 5 arrests; 1 suspect said to be traditional healer
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Upset over drug use on property, owner torches trailer homeAuthorities say an Ohio property owner admitted setting his vacant trailer home on fire because he's tired of renting to drug addicts
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  • Second firing range proposal being considered by Loudoun County staff

    Loudoun County is quickly becoming a leisure shooter's paradise. This summer, the county has received at least two applications looking to open firing ranges, and the proposals are within a roughly 10-minute drive from one another. Loudoun Times, Wed, Aug 23 2017 @ 10:13 AM
  • New debate over old Bi-County Parkway in Prince William Co. new

    "We fought that a couple years ago," Supervisor Pete Candland said in an interview Tuesday. "a It's a road that, as presently [planned], does not benefit the people of Prince William County, and that's why we're opposed to it. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Aug 23 2017 @ 06:23 AM
  • Maryland man convicted of Upperville burglary

    Theodore Roosevelt Bailey, 62, of Capitol Heights, Md., is linked to numerous residential burglaries in Fauquier and Loudoun counties, according to law enforcement. Fauquier.com, Tue, Aug 22 2017 @ 06:15 AM
  • Loudoun County Republican Wants Confederate Statue Moved

    A prominent Republican on Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors is now on board with moving the county's statue of a Confederate soldier sitting outside the county courthouse in Leesburg. Supervisor Ron Meyer told WMAL the county needs to ask for permission from the General Assembly to move the statue, and then he would like to see it placed in a nearby battlefield. WMAL-AM Washington, Mon, Aug 21 2017 @ 12:23 PM
  • Office worker gets 3.5 years for poisoning coffee with soap

    A Virginia woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for poisoning her coworkers' coffee with Windex and dish soap. Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman announced the sentence Thursday for 33-year-old Mayda Rivera Juarez of Sterling. Star Tribune, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 10:10 AM
  • Republican supervisor calls on county to relocate Confederate statue in Leesburg

    In wake of the deadly protests in Charlottesville, Loudoun County Supervisor Ron Meyer has become the first Republican member of the Board of Supervisors to publicly call for the Confederate statue on the courthouse grounds in Leesburg to be moved. Loudoun Times, Sat, Aug 19 2017 @ 10:41 AM
  • Sculpture put in removed statue's spot toppled

    Marcus Martin, right, hugs his fiance Marissa Blair, left, during a memorial for Heather Heyer Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va. Martin pushed his fiance out of the way of the vehicle that killed Heyer last Saturday. The Miami Herald, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 08:29 PM
  • Sterling Woman Sentenced for Poisoning Co-Workers

    A 33-year-old Sterling woman was sentenced to three years and six months on one count of adulteration of food with intent to injure or kill. According to the Commonwealth's Attorney Office's press release, Rivera Juarez admitted to trying to make her supervisor sick by intentionally tampering with the job's coffee machine and her supervisor's coffee, directly. WMAL-AM Washington, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 01:35 PM
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