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A pro-European Union membership supporter holds a European flag opposite Downing Street in central London, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union later on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbours. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Feuds and fault-lines loom in UK-EU showdown over BrexitBritish Prime Minister Theresa May says Brexit is an opportunity to build an "independent, self-governing, global Britain."
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French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, right, meets the mayor of London Sadiq Khan Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at his campaign headquarters in Paris. (Eric Feferberg, pool via AP)
The Latest: French candidate Macron: priority to protect EUFrench centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says his priority after Britain's formal request to leave the European Union would be to protect the bloc and European interests
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Amy Krouse Rosenthal's daughter to finish author's projectThe daughter of author Amy Krouse Rosenthal plans to finish a project her mother started in the months before her death earlier this month following a battle with cancer
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Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports sayVillagers and news reports say a 25-year-old Indonesian man was swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi
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Italy law gives comprehensive care for solo young migrantsItaly's parliament has given final approval to a law outlining comprehensive standards of care for unaccompanied migrant children arriving in Italy, including a strict prohibition of turning them away at the border
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EU Council President Donald Tusk smiles at a press conference in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 showing the letter he received signed by Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered the beginning of Britain's exit from the European Union. ((AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
It's over: Britain files for divorce from the European UnionThe United Kingdom has filed for divorce from the European Union, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors
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A man walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Asian stocks were listless Wednesday as investors weighed strong U.S. economic reports against uncertainty as Britain readies a formal request to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Stock markets, pound subdued as UK triggers Brexit requestWorld stock markets are subdued after Britain triggered the start of its exit from the European Union
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FILE - In this Monday, March 13, 2017 file photo, people relax on the beach in Waikiki in Honolulu. A federal judge in Hawaii is hearing arguments on whether to extend his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. A hearing in Honolulu is set for Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
US judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel banLawyers representing the state of Hawaii and the Trump administration face off in a federal court in Honolulu on Wednesday
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FILE - In this March 9, 2017 file photo, Nadia Murad,   a human rights activist and Yazidi genocide survivor, listens during a United Nations human rights meeting called "The Fight against Impunity for Atrocities: Bringing Da'esh [ISIS] to Justice,"  at U.N. headquarters. Murad is working on a book. Tim Duggan Books, a Penguin Random House imprint, told The Associated Press on Wednesday, March 29, 2017,  that it had acquired “The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State.” Murad’s memoir is scheduled for Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Human rights activist Nadia Murad writing memoirNadia Murad, the human rights activist who survived the murderous reign of ISIS, is working on a book
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  • Ceremony at site of 1945 Loudoun plane crash honors pilot

    Fragments of the plane Marine Capt. Fred Ochoa was flying. Ron Embrey of Bluemont saved the pieces of wreckage his sons had found and collected since the 1980s. The Washington Post, Fri, Mar 24 2017 @ 03:00 AM
  • 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
  • Five Virginians place on Forbesa billionaire list

    Five Virginians, four of whom are from Northern Virginia but not quite Loudoun County, landed on this year's billionaires list compiled by Forbes Magazine. Loudoun Times, Wed, Mar 22 2017 @ 11:00 AM
  • Va. communities among 100 fastest-growing in the U.S.

    Loudoun County gained more residents in 2016 than D.C., Montgomery County or Prince William County - each of which grew by thousands of people - and remains one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, according to new Census estimates released this week. The entire D.C. metropolitan area grew by more than 53,000 residents, slightly slower growth than the region experienced in 2015, but helped by a birthrate more than double the death rate. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Mar 23 2017 @ 08:48 AM
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