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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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FILE - In this May 22, 2012 file photo, professional test driver Dave McMillan demonstrates the dashboard warning signal at an automobile test area in Oxon Hill. Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashesResearchers say safety systems are beginning to live up to their potential to reduce crashes significantly
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Copenhagen police homicide chief Jens Moeller speaks in a press conference in Copenhagen Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.  Danish police said Wednesday that a DNA test from a headless torso found in the Baltic Sea matches with missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on an amateur-built submarine that sank. (Jens Dresling/Ritzau Foto via AP)
The Latest: Inventor's lawyer reacts in submarine death caseDanish police say a DNA test from a headless torso found in the Baltic Sea matches with missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on a private submarine
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FILE- In this combo of file photos shows, a Google sign at a store on Aug. 7, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla., bottom, and a Walmart sign on June 1, 2017, in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, said Wednesday, Aug. 23, that it’s working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos for voice shopping through Google Assistant. The capability will be available in late September. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Walmart joins forces with Google on voice-activated shoppingWalmart teams up with Google on voice shopping as a direct challenge to Amazon
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FILE - In this Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo, groceries from Whole Foods Market sit in a cart before being loaded into a car, outside a store in Jackson, Miss. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, Whole Foods shareholders will be voting on whether to approve Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover bid of the organic grocer. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
Whole Foods shareholders say yes to Amazon dealWhole Foods shareholders say yes to Amazon's $13.7 billion takeover bid of the organic grocer
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FILE - In this May 24, 2012 file photo, Harvard University Arts and Sciences graduates react as degrees are conferred during commencement exercises on the school's campus in Cambridge, Mass. According to a report released Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, by the independent Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor's degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time a U.S. state has reached that threshold. (AP Photo/Steven Senne File)
Report: Half of state's labor force holds bachelor's degreesA new report finds that half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor's degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time any U.S. state has reached that threshold
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In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017, photo, new home construction is underway in a housing plan in Zelienople, Pa. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in July. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
US new-home sales fell in July, yet still ahead of last yearUS new home sales fell in July yet remain comfortably ahead of last year's pace
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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
  • Coffee machine poisoner jailed

    Mayda Rivera-Juarez and the coffee machine in which she poured Windex and Ajax to poison her co-workers. A 33-YEAR-OLD woman who poisoned co-workers by pouring window cleaner and washing up liquid into the office coffee machine has been sent to prion. NEWS.com.au, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 12:47 AM
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