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Trump sending Air Force One to bring Bush casket to Washington

Air Force One. AFP FILE WASHINGTON, United States – Donald Trump announced Saturday he would send his presidential aircraft to bring the casket of his late predecessor George H.W. Bush from Texas to Washington, where he will lie in state ...

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Indie band Washington Drama Club releases debut EP

Ahmad Tanji and Mary Whitney during the Washington Drama Club's EP launch at Mow's on November 24. Photo by author MANILA — You might think that rick olivares is this American band out of the Pacific Northwest that records either ...

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Amazon picks New York, Washington DC area for new offices

Amazon boxes are seen stacked for delivery in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Mike Segar, Reuters/File SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON — Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home ...

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In liberal Washington, dating leaves conservatives with much to desire

A person looks at DonaldDaters, a new dating phone app, on October 17, 2018, in Los Angeles. With the slogan “Make America Date Again,” the app targets the “American-based singles community connecting lovers, friends, and Trump supporters alike,” its website ...

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Could ‘Exorcist’ Steps in Washington soon be a historic landmark?

A young boy climbs a wall near the stairs made famous by the 1973 movie “The Exorcist” in Georgetown in Washington. Image: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP The steep, narrow flight of 75 stone steps in the U.S. capital’s Georgetown area ...

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Washington embraces cash-free living — but at what cost?

A view from the U.S. Senate side shows the U.S. Capitol Dome (L) in Washington, DC, US, October 4, 2013. Jonathan Ernst, Reuters/File WASHINGTON — As the US capital traded stifling summer heat for cool autumn breezes, signs began appearing ...

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Murray outfights Edmund, Zverevs to meet at Washington

WASHINGTON — Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray collected the biggest victory of his injury comeback Wednesday at the ATP and WTA Washington Open while defending champion Alexander Zverev booked a matchup with his older brother. Murray, sidelined by a ...

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How Chef Jessie’s ‘Sisig the Great’ conquered Washington

The winning “sisig” It was great news that spread quickly—“Chef Abie Sincioco-Mateo of the Philippine Embassy bagged first place in both the Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice categories of the 2018 Embassy Chef Challenge.” This was last May 17 at ...

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Malacañang, business community mourn death of Washington Sycip

MANILA – (UPDATED) Malacañang and members of the Philippine business community expressed sadness on Sunday over the death of Filipino tycoon and philanthropist Washington SyCip, founder of SGV & Co. and the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). Malacañang offered its ...

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Tycoon and philanthropist Washington Sycip passes away

Washington Sycip. File MANILA – Washington Sycip, one of the Philippines’ most enduring tycoons and philanthropists, passed away at the age of 96, the company he founded confirmed Sunday. “With deep sadness, the partners, principals and staff of SGV & ...

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