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Two more people were arrested overnight, and five more addresses were…
03.24 / 10:46
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WASHINGTON — (CNN) To make a deal, you have to know when it’s time to walk. President Donald Trump ripped that classic move from his boardroom playbook Thursday night, seeking to splinter the resistance of House Republicans refusing to pass the health care bill that has left his new administration in limbo. After days of…
03.24 / 10:46
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Recent press reports that have received little attention in the West indicate that China is quintupling the size of its marine corps, from roughly 20,000 to 100,000 troops. The post What to Expect When You’re Expecting Chinese Marines appeared first on Washington Free…
03.24 / 10:43
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When the Food and Drug Administration created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report , released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for. The FDA initiative, which was cre…
03.24 / 10:27
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Uber is in crisis. This week the president resigned, after just six months on the job. Morale has been shaken, following a damning account of sexual harassment. The board of directors is so concerned about the CEO's ability to lead, they're looking for a No. 2 to help steer the company. And now — in a curious plot twist — media mogul Arianna Huffington is emerging as chief of Uber's campaign for culture change. The company decided to hold a conference call on Tuesday with reporters. Huf…
03.24 / 10:27
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* The first sit-down restaurant at the F1rst development has been reported by WBJ: Declaration, a 3,500-square-foot restaurant from the Presidential Restaurant Group, which is Lincoln and Teddy & the Bully Bar as well as the first Declaration at 8th and V NW. WBJ says that it will be in the ground floor of the Residence Inn next door to the actual F1rst apartment building, and will have entrances from both the street and the hotel lobby. It also will apparently "be significantly larger and…
03.24 / 10:20
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★★★★★ The ordinary coming-of-age narrative common to the albums of seasoned artists finds its way onto “American Teen,” the sharp debut album of 19-year-old soul singer Khalid. His ability to follow up his unanticipated hit “Location” with an act of the same caliber is a testament to the direction hisRead More The post Album Review: ‘American Teen’ appeared first on …
03.24 / 10:18
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From Georgetown’s cocurricular student theater group Nomadic Theatre comes the exceptional “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.” Based on the play by Pulitzer prize-winning Stephen Adly Guirgis, this Production follows the appeal trial of Judas Iscariot’s damnation. In downtown purgatory, an ambitious young lawyer by the name of Fabiana Cunningham,Read More The post Nomadic Theatre Brings to Life the Trial of Judas Iscariot appeared first on …
03.24 / 10:18
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★★★★★ The 20-year hiatus between the creation of “Trainspotting” and its sequel left some questions about the viability of a follow-up storyline about the misadventures of a group of Scottish heroin addicts. Director Danny Boyle’s numerous attempts to put together a sequel were foiled by cast apprehensions toward a secondRead More The post Movie Review: ‘T2 Trainspotting’ appeared first on …
03.24 / 10:18
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This semester, The Corp welcomed a new group of baristas, cashiers and accountants that I imagine must be among the most wonderfully diverse assemblies of individuals to ever be embraced as “Corpies.” The same day, my own organization, the Georgetown University Almuni & Student Credit Union, admitted its whitest newRead More The post VIEWPOINT: Correcting GUASFCU’s Closed Culture appeared first on …
03.24 / 10:18
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501 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 | Cuisine: Colombian | $$ | ★★★★☆ As a small restaurant tucked into a townhouse at the center of the historic Le Droit Park neighborhood near Howard University, The Royal brings together Colombian-inspired eats and inventive craft cocktails to give diners an affordableRead More The post Restaurant Review: The Royal appeared first on …
03.24 / 10:18
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The Toronto District School Board fears students will be turned away at the…
03.24 / 09:38
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Perry, an Aggie alum, questions whether the school's gay student president stole the…
03.24 / 09:38
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A man spent more than 15 minutes on the White House grounds before being…
03.24 / 09:38
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What is a conservative? Hard to say these days, especially when discussing politics. But the mission of a cultural conservative endures: to save the best that has been thought, said, written, composed, photographed. And made into motion pictures. By this measure Robert Osborne, who died this month at the age of 84, was an eminent conservative indeed. For more than 20 years he appeared daily on Turner Classic Movies (TCM), introducing titles from the past. Osborne was an excellent host.…
03.24 / 09:34
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"Classy" women are sending a giant replica of the female reproductive anatomy stuffed with letters asking President Donald Trump, "Why are you so mean?" The post ‘Classy’ Women Try to Send Giant Vagina to White House appeared first on Washington Free…
03.24 / 09:34
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Russia is waging a malign information warfare campaign to undermine the United States and its allies, the general in charge of the European Command told Congress on Thursday. The post Russia Waging Information Warfare, General Says appeared first on Washington Free…
03.24 / 09:34
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By ALAN FRAM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – In a gamble with…
03.24 / 09:28
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Last October, a swastika was scratched into the wall of a Georgetown University Medical Center bathroom. Laudably, administrators and others quickly condemned this blatant expression of bigotry. However, a less explicit form of anti-Semitism has established a toehold on our campus. It manifests itself in the actions of two studentRead More The post VIEWPOINT: Criticism, Not Anti-Semitism appeared first on…
03.24 / 09:09
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The Senate on Friday passed a $43 billion two-year state budget proposal that relies, in part, on a statewide property tax earmarked for education, while also making cuts to some … Click to Continue…
03.24 / 08:44
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