FILE - This undated photo made available by Tesco PLC shows Tesco chairman, Richard Broadbent. The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday, Oct 23, 2014, amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its projected profits. Richard Broadbent said he will step down once a successor is found while the company confirmed its financial troubles continued, with a 99 percent drop in first-half net income to 6 million pounds ($9.6 million). (AP Photo/Tesco PLC)  NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
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Journalists stand in front of a window in an almost-finished conference room on the 41st floor of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt Germany  Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. In background the skyline of Frankfurt.  (AP Photo/dpa,Frank Rumpenhorst)
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In this Monday Oct. 13, 2014 photo, a man shows a T-shirt with slogans as books about Islam, militant Islamic leaders, and Islamic flags are displayed at an Islamic bookstore in the Fatih district of Istanbul. A Sept. 26 clash, described to The Associated Press by Korkut and a half a dozen other university students, was the first in a series of fights at Istanbul University’s Beyazit campus. There has been repeated violence since, and Turkish media have reported scores of arrests. T-shirts reads "Victory belongs to Islam." (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
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In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo released by Tsinghua University, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a dialogue with students as a newly-appointed member to the advisory board for Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, China. China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Zuckerberg, and he entertained an audience of students with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese at the prestigious Beijing university. (AP Photo/Tsinghua University)
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Specialist John Urbanowicz, left, and trader Ryan Falvey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Good news on corporate earnings nudged U.S. stocks higher Wednesday morning, a day after the Standard and Poor's 500 index had its best day of the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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FILE - In this July 15, 2014, file photo, Camel cigarettes, a Reynolds American brand, are arranged for a photo in Philadelphia. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday, Oct. 22, that beginning next year, the use of traditional cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer be permitted at employee desks or offices, conference rooms, hallways and elevators. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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  • Ashburn driver helicoptered to Inova after accident

    A traffic accident at the intersection of Gloucester Parkway and Marblehead Drive in Ashburn resulted in a helicopter fly-out to Inova Fairfax Hospital Oct. 21 at 9:14 a.m., according to a report released by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 11:58 AM
  • Loudoun County Needs Your Help Naming Its Metro Stations

    With the first segment of Metro's Silver Line open, it's on to planning the next stretch. The stations in Loudoun County won't be operational until 2018 or later, but like an overeager would-be parent, the county is getting started early on coming up with baby names. City Paper, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 12:30 PM
  • Loudoun County Animal Watch

    These were among cases received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services. For information on the county animal shelter's hours and location, adoption and licensing, rabies clinics and low-cost neutering, call 703-777-0406 in eastern Loudoun or 540-882-3211 in western Loudoun. The Washington Post, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 11:18 AM
  • Most Deer-Related Crashes in Virginia Take Place in the Fall

    More deer-related crashes in Virginia occur in the fall than any other season, and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and AAA are urging drivers to stay alert. While Fairfax County doesn't see as many deer-related crashes as its woodsier jurisdictions to the west, it can happen here. Patch.com, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 10:38 AM
  • HS Football Players Sidelined Over Assault Allegations

    Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports on assault allegations being investigated regarding football players at Briar Woods High School in Loudoun County. The Loudoun County Sheriff confirms his detectives are looking into whether several varsity players assaulted two, younger junior varsity players in the locker room. NBC Washington, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 08:19 PM
  • 'Frightfully Delightful' Feline Fall Fest Begins Saturday

    Find a new friend at the Frightfully Delightful Feline Fall Fest, hosted by Loudoun County Animal Services , October 25 through November 2, 2014. The event highlights shelter cats and small animals looking for new homes. Patch.com, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 04:03 PM
  • Suspects Reportedly Photographed, Harassed Sterling Elementary School Students

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has received multiple reports of male suspects reportedly approaching or taking pictures of elementary school-aged students near Countryside and Rolling Ridge Elementary Schools in Sterling. Two unknown male suspects were reportedly taking cell phone pictures of elementary school-aged students as they were getting onto a school bus around 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Patch.com, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 03:47 PM
  • Jury Duty Scam Resurfaces in Sterling

    The Loudoun County sheriff's Office is warning residents about a jury duty scam after two Sterling residents lodged complaints Monday. The two victims reportedly received calls from a caller claiming to be with the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Patch.com, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 03:13 PM
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