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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he arrives at the airport in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, early Friday April 27, 2018. Modi is in China for what Chinese state media has described as a two-day "informal meeting" with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Chinatopix via AP)
China, India leaders seek cooperation amid border disputeThe leaders of India and China are meeting amid tensions along their contested border and a rivalry for influence among their smaller neighbors
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Eni 1Q earnings dip slightly despite rising productionItalian gas and oil company Eni says first-quarter profits dropped slightly as production grew by 4 percent amid rising oil prices
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German unemployment remains low, economy strongGovernment figures show Germany's unemployment rate remained unchanged in April as the labor market in Europe's largest economy stayed strong
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North Korean security persons run by a car carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the car arrived for planting pine tree with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim made history by crossing over the world's most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon for talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons.(Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)
The Latest: Kim, Moon walk back after private talkNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are walking back to a building at a border truce village to resume their summit after talking privately for around 30 minutes at a nearby bridge
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People watch a TV screen showing the live broadcast of South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Live and unfiltered: Kim Jong Un captivates South KoreansLive and unfiltered: Kim Jong Un's historic cross border captivates South Koreans unaccustomed to seeing rival leader in anything but heavily edited footage
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Honda's profit climbs on growing sales, cost cuttingJapanese automaker Honda Motor Co. reports 12 percent rise in fiscal 4th quarter profit on growing sales, cost cutting
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2014, file photo, journalist Tom Brokaw is introduced before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporterA woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair
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Japanese actress accuses director, starts #MeToo groupA Japanese actress who has accused a director of sexual misconduct is using the money she won in a settlement to start a #MeToo group for the entertainment industry here
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Central Florida's Shaquem Griffin walks out onto the stage at the start of the first round of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Rudolph, Hernandez, Landry among best available for Day 2Who are the best players left on the board heading into day two of the NFL draft?
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  • Metro Silver Line extension delay threatened by cracks in concrete

    It's not clear how Phase 2 of Metro's $2.7 billion extension of the Silver Line in Northern Virginia will meet its 2020 opening deadline now that cracks have appeared in hundreds of concrete panels that serve as walls for subway stations. A subcontractor, Universal Concrete Products, used the wrong cement mix for 1,750 concrete panels installed at Metro stops at the Reston Town Center, Herndon, the Innovation Center, Loudoun Gateway and Ashburn, Charles Stark, manager of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, said Wednesday. Washington Times, Fri, Apr 27 2018 @ 01:39 AM
  • The Ros Garden at Whaley's restaurant in Washington last summer.

    Is it spring yet? The cherry blossoms have come, shivered and gone. Magnolias have exploded in glorious pink, then fizzled to the ground in a cold wind. SFGate, Sat, Apr 21 2018 @ 12:09 AM
  • Warnick found guilty of murder in 30-year-old case

    A Loudoun County jury on Thursday found 58-year-old Timothy W. Warnick guilty of first-degree murder and robbery in a 30-year-old murder case, according to the Office of the Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney. Loudoun Times, Thu, Apr 26 2018 @ 12:59 PM
  • Chris Cantwell free, but with tighter bond restrictions

    Chris Cantwell, the white nationalist facing trial for the use of tear gas during the August 12 torch-lit march to the Rotunda, now has tighter bond restrictions. He wound up in hot water after being charged with public drunkenness in Loudoun County late last month. WWWV-FM Charlottesville, Fri, Apr 27 2018 @ 12:28 AM
  • 1,700 Concrete Panels on D.C.'s Overdue Silver Line Metro Extension Are Defective

    Washington, D.C.'s overdue, overbudget Silver Line Metro route extension has hit another snag: Some 1,700 concrete panels laid on the $2.8 billion project are defective. According to WRC-TV, the local NBC affiliate that broke the story yesterday, issues with the concrete include an unbalanced mix of cement and water, too little concrete covering steel inside the panels, and "insufficient safeguards for water to expand and contract," all of which could lead to cracking. Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, Thu, Apr 26 2018 @ 08:50 PM
  • Mom wants tougher distracted driving laws after son killed in crosswalk

    On Coton Manor Drive in Leesburg, Virginia, you may notice blue ribbons tied to trees and light posts around the neighborhood. The biggest blue ribbon is wrapped around a tree outside the home where Mindy Schulz lives with her husband and nine-year-old son Hayden. WTVR Richmond, Wed, Apr 25 2018 @ 12:09 PM
  • District court dismisses second wrongful termination suit against Loudoun Sheriff Chapman

    The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has dismissed the second wrongful termination lawsuit filed in the last year against Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman and the Board of Supervisors. Loudoun Times, Thu, Apr 26 2018 @ 02:00 PM
  • A #MeToo milestone: New Inova department in Leesburg will provide new ...

    Amid the #MeToo Movement and the crescendo of public outcry against sexual violence, health care providers hope a new Inova Hospital medical department in Leesburg will be an additional resource and a safe, welcoming place for local sexual assault victims. Loudoun Times, Thu, Apr 26 2018 @ 10:00 AM
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