Troy Woody Jr., a 21-year-old bitcoin trader and social media celebrity from Beverly Hills, and his roommate Mir Islam, 22, have been arrested for allegedly suffocating Tomi Michelle Masters, the Sun reports. It is not yet known if Masters was dead before she was then thrown into the Pasig River in Manila. … [Read more...] about Calif. crypto investor allegedly strangled girlfriend to death in the Philippines
Set in the early 19th century, Michael Crummey's fifth novel is a brilliant, harrowing, and supremely moving tale of Evered and Ada, orphaned at ages 11 and 9 on an isolated cove in Newfoundland. The two survive by trading the cod they manage to catch and preserve for supplies from a ship that appears twice a year. They also scavenge and hunt, and the few visitors to their cove bring news of the world's immensity and, eventually, of the mystery of why their parents lived in such austerity and isolation. The panorama of nature - the "feral ocean," the woods and its beasts, the meadows and its streams and berry bushes - is beautifully conjured, as are the emotions the growing children discover within themselves. Narrator Mary Lewis, raised in Newfoundland herself, delivers the book in a manner that seems stilted at first but grows more appealing as Lewis moves further into the story, with its pleasing archaisms and evocation of balked communication. (Random House Audio, Unabridged, 9 … [Read more...] about Book World: Listen up! Our critic picks three new audiobooks for your playlist.
Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, head of the aerospace division of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard, told state TV that his unit accepts “full responsibility” for shooting down the Ukrainian aircraft. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attributed the tragedy to "human error." … [Read more...] about New Iran plane crash video shows 2 missiles hit Ukrainian jet
It is definitely a seller's market out there! Check out these hottest neighborhoods in town with the lowest median days on market within the past year. If you are thinking about selling your home and live in one of these neighborhoods, there are a ton of buyers ready to purchase! If you are a buyer, you'll need to be quick in making an offer for a home in one of these neighborhoods, since it will be under contract very quickly!Click here to sign up for my free monthly real estate market update to stay current on the latest real estate market trends in your neighborhood. … [Read more...] about [SOLD IN A FLASH] Hottest Neighborhoods in Centreville
CityDOM (MED) Nov 2019DOM (MED) Nov 2018% ChangeAlexandria9 days19 days-53%Annandale8 days28 days-71%Arlington9 days22 days-59%Ashburn7 days18 days-61%Centreville10 days23 days-57%Chantilly8 days15 days-47%Dumfries8 days34 days-77%Fairfax15 days22 days-32%Falls Church8 days21 days-62%Fredericksburg24 days39 days-39%Herndon15 days18 days-17%Leesburg10 days25 days-60%Manassas24 days21 days14%McLean52 days27 days93%Reston13 days17 days-24%Springfield14 days24 days-42%Sterling9 days19 days-53%Vienna27 days19 days42%Woodbridge21 days26 days-19%Burke Neighborhoods Days on Market by Property Type and Bedrooms In the past 12 months, a total of 296 detached 314 townhomes and 43 condos sold in Burke. This was the median days on market (DOM) breakdown by property type and bedrooms. … [Read more...] about [SOLD IN A FLASH] Hottest Neighborhoods in Burke