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Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, right, shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, for the photographers, prior to their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, March 30, 2017.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Tillerson, Turkish leaders struggle to resolve Kurds disputeThe United States and Turkey are struggling to resolve a deep dispute over the Kurdish role in the fight against the Islamic State group
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Chile's President Michelle Bachelet, left, and her Portuguese counterpart Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa wave to well wishers as they walk through the center of Evora, Portugal, Thursday, March 30 2017. Bachelet is on a state visit to Portugal, where she is due to hold talks with local officials and preside at a bilateral trade conference. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
Chilean president chides protectionism, isolationismChilean President Michelle Bachelet criticized isolationist foreign policies and protectionism in trade Thursday, saying during a state visit to Portugal that multilateralism is crucial to address global challenges
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FILE - In this March 24, 2017, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., announces that he is pulling the troubled Republican health care overhaul bill off the House floor at the Capitol in Washington. Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
The Latest: Speaker spurns health care talks with DemsHouse Speaker Paul Ryan says he doesn't want to see President Donald Trump negotiate with Democrats on health care
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
An unidentified van believed to be carrying the body of Kim Jong Nam comes out from the forensic department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Thursday, March 30, 2017. Malaysian police on Thursday stopped guarding the morgue that held the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s murdered half-brother, after the van departed amid reports that his remains will leave the country. Shortly after the van left the hospital, police left the building and the morgue was reopened to the public. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body released to North KoreaMalaysia says it has agreed to release the body of Kim Jong Nam to North Korea in exchange for the return of nine Malaysians held in the North's capital
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Nigeria summons Indian diplomat over attacks on studentsNigeria summons Indian diplomat over attacks on African students, demands arrests
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Bailiffs release Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, center, before a start of a hearing in court in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Navalny attends a court hearing on his appeal. Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption was sentenced to 15 days in jail.(AP Photo)
Putin: Criticism of Russia protest arrests is 'interference'In the wake of Russia's largest outbreak of anti-government demonstrations in years, President Vladimir Putin on Thursday indicated authorities won't be cowed by protesters or Western criticism
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
French president Francois Hollande, right, greets German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Thursday, March 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
German president calls for stronger French-German leadershipNew German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called for stronger French-German leadership to ensure the European Union's future one day after Britain triggered its exit from the bloc
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FILE - In this March 5, 2013 file photo German flags fly in front of the Reichstag building, host of the German Federal Parliament Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany. A top police official says a recent hacking attack on the German Parliament may have led to a "significant drain of data" which may be used to try influence the outcome of the country's general election in September. Holger Muench, the head of Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office, didn't tell reporters Thursday, March 30, 2017 who might have been behind the most recent hacking attack. The offices of at least 10 members of Parliament were attacked last month, the German news agency dpa reported.  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)
Hacker attack on German Parliament may be linked to electionA top German police official says a recent hacking attack on Parliament may have led to a "significant drain of data" which may be used to try influence the outcome of the country's general election in September
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FILE - This Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, photo shows the sign at the McDonald's restaurant on 42nd Street near Times Square in New York. McDonald's says it will swap frozen beef patties for fresh ones in its Quarter Pounder burgers by sometime in 2018 at most of its U.S. locations. Employees will cook up the never-frozen beef on a grill when ordered. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Something completely different at McDonald's: Fresh beefMcDonald's has served billions and for decades, everyone knew what they were getting: a quick burger that had been pulled from a freezer, with some ketchup and pickles on it
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
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  • Virginia motorcycle driver killed after striking tree

    A 44-year-old man was killed when he lost control of a motorcycle and struck a tree over the weekend in Loudoun County, officials said. The incident happened around 6:15 p.m. Saturday. The Washington Post, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 10:18 AM
  • Loudoun County Sheriffa s Office makes five drunken driving arrests over the weekend

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office arrested at least five people for drunken driving over the weekend, according to reports. Loudoun Times, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 01:40 PM
  • Hail threat increases in Virginia as spring goes along

    Thank you for reading 10 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. Powhatan Today, Wed, Mar 29 2017 @ 09:07 PM
  • Prince William now Virginia's second-largest locality, surpassing Va. Beach

    Virginia's population is increasing only half as fast as it was at the start of the decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. From 2010 to 2011, the commonwealth's population grew by more than 1 percent. Potomac Local, Wed, Mar 29 2017 @ 02:43 PM
  • Fauquier, Prince William under drought watch

    A "drought watch" has been issued for Fauquier, Prince William and the surrounding counties by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. Fauquier.com, Wed, Mar 29 2017 @ 12:06 PM
  • Some work from 1st stretch of Silver Line still not complete

    As tracks begin to go in for the second phase of the Silver Line to Dulles International Airport and Loudoun County, work tied to the first phase that opened more than two years ago is still not complete. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which is responsible for constructing the rail line and maintenance facilities before turning them over to Metro, expects the final work connected to the first phase of the line between Falls Church and Reston to be complete next year. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Mar 27 2017 @ 04:37 PM
  • Leesburg man found guilty in infant daughtera s death

    Diamante Travon Ellis was found guilty Thursday on all counts related to the 2014 death of his 9-month-old daughter. Loudoun Times, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 12:12 PM
  • This change is causing dramatic gains in student achievement

    Check back later this month for the next must-read post!] What if we could empower our teachers to turn student assessment into a process of learning instead of a focus on measurement? Further, what if this mindset change led to an increase in student achievement on tests? That's exactly what is happening at Trailside Middle School in Loudoun County, Virginia; at high schools in Gaston County Schools, North Carolina; and at a few other pioneering classrooms around the country where I have had the opportunity to work with innovative educators. ESchool News, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 03:57 AM
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