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FILE - This June 1968 file photo shows Sirhan Sirhan, right, accused assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy with his attorney Russell E. Parsons in Los Angeles. For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. The Jerusalem native, now 71, has given no inkling that he will change his version of events at his 15th parole hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in San Diego. He is serving a life sentence that was commuted from death when the California Supreme Court briefly outlawed capital punishment in 1972. (AP Photo/File)
Parole hearing set for Robert Kennedy killer Sirhan SirhanFor nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles
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A man scratches his head as he looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Global stocks turn higher ahead of Yellen testimonyEuropean stocks are higher and Wall Street is expected to rise on the open ahead of testimony from the Federal Reserve chief that could either ease market turmoil or add to it
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3 soldiers die after vehicle hits land mine in central MaliMali's defense ministry says 3 soldiers have been killed after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Mali's central Mopti region
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A woman holds a child as they enter a terminal building at the Athens' port of Piraeus after their arrival from the eastern Greek islands by ferry on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The International Organization for Migration announced that 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are running at nearly 10 times the rate of the same period last year. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
The Latest: EU: Turkey needs to urgently stem migrant flowThe European Union is insisting that "as a matter of urgency" Turkey needs to stem the flow of irregular crossings of migrants into Greece
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French Environment Minister Segolene Royal, left, and French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve leave the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. French foreign minister Laurent Fabius says he is to leave the government to be named at the head of the Constitutional Council, France’s top court making sure bills are compliant with the Constitution. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
French foreign minister leaving to head Constitutional CourtFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is leaving his post to be named chief of the Constitutional Council, the top court in charge of reviewing bill to make sure they comply with the constitution
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A tractor is reflected on a mirror of another agricultural machine at a vital point, on a road that links the international airport with the southern and eastern suburbs of the Greek capital, in Koropi, near Athens, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Farmers in northern Greece have blocked traffic on the country's main highway, intensifying nationwide protests against austerity measures demanded by bailout lenders. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Despite protests, Greek PM says reforms 'not optional'Protesting farmers says they're planning to camp outside parliament and hold a 48-hour protest against planned pension reforms
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Staples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office DepotStaples gets EU approval for acquisition of Office Depot but still faces tough review in US
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Syrian women wait for information regarding possible opening at the closed Turkish border crossing with Syria in the outskirts of the town of Kilis, in southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Turkey must open its doors to the thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the United Nations demanded Tuesday, warning that hundreds of thousands of others could be soon cut off from humanitarian aid amid blistering Syrian and Russian airstrikes. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Turkey criticizes UN handling of refugee crisisTurkey's president has fired back at the United Nations for demanding that Turkey open its border to tens of thousands of more Syrian refugees
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South African teams struggle to reach buried workers at mineRescue teams at a South African mine are struggling to reach 3 missing workers in a mobile office container that was buried under thousands of tons of rock last week
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  • Could Snow Disrupt Reston Commute?

    After "Snowzilla," whatever comes our way Monday night into Tuesday morning in the way of snow in the metro DC area will likely seem minor. Weather forecasters are studying weather patterns trying to narrow down their predictions. Patch.com, Mon, Feb 8 2016 @ 11:33 AM
  • Loudoun and Prince William offer new mental health program

    Loudoun's LINC team members, from left: Lisa Beran, primary clinician; Muhammad Quidwai, psychiatrist; Yvette Zebaze, nurse; Debra Schuetz, program manager; David Strange, employment and education specialist; and Mike Bernal, care coordinator. Prince William and Loudoun counties are among eight localities in Virginia that have begun offering care to young adults who have recently experienced their first psychotic episode. The Washington Post, Mon, Feb 8 2016 @ 11:31 AM
  • Loudoun Grown Expo to showcase county crafters

    The Loudoun Grow Expo, a full-day event, will be held Feb. 27 at the Bush Tabernacle in Purcellville. Loudoun Times, Mon, Feb 8 2016 @ 10:51 AM
  • County plans new urban street grids for Reston

    Fairfax County Department of Transportation director Tom Biesiadny answers questions at a public meeting on the department's Reston Network Analysis, which will study a conceptual design for a grid of streets around area transit stations. Fairfax Times, Mon, Feb 8 2016 @ 12:06 AM
  • Easter Egg Hunt at The Marshall House

    The George C. Marshall International Center welcomes the Loudoun County community to its 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 4,000 treat-filled eggs, pictures with the Easter Bunny, face painting, bag decorating, games, raffles and more! Separate hunt areas for pre-school children, age 5-7 and age 8 up. Patch.com, Sun, Feb 7 2016 @ 04:59 PM
  • Pr. William schools superintendent proposes $1.08 billion budget

    Sign in or create an account so we can save this story to your Reading List. You'll be able to access the story from your Reading List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. The Washington Post, Sun, Feb 7 2016 @ 01:09 PM
  • Ashburn dog to strut her stuff at Westminster Dog Show

    Jolie, a big, friendly Burmese mountain dog, will represent Loudoun County and her breed at the 2016 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Feb. 16. The 4-year-old Ashburn dog, who happens to be the number one female Burmese mountain dog in the United States, will be showing for conformation in the working group. Loudoun Times, Fri, Feb 5 2016 @ 10:11 AM
  • Despite federal spending cuts, Northern Virginia keeps growing

    Northern Virginia is the fastest growing metropolitan area in the state, according to 2015 population estimates from the University of Virginia's The population increased by 8.7 percent, adding 232,297 residents over the past five years, bringing the total to 2,909,438, the center estimates. Loudoun County grew the fastest, with a population boom of nearly 20 percent. WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Feb 5 2016 @ 04:03 PM
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