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15 min ago | Foreign Policy

Changing the Chinese Embassy's Address to Liu Xiaobo Plaza Is a Silly Idea

I rarely agree with the Chinese Embassy in Washington, but an amendment making its way through Congress has made me unlikely bedfellows with Beijing's Washington diplomats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Prison, Activism, Publishing

Wed Jul 09, 2014

City Paper

Just Shoot Us: The District's new film office boss, Pierre Bagley,...

He was six weeks into his tenure as director of the District's Office of Motion Picture and Television Development.

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Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Publishing

Reuters

Argentina and holdout creditors flood papers in ad war

The battleground between Argentina and its holdout creditors shifted from U.S. courts to the court of public opinion as both sides took out full-page advertisements to argue their cases in the world's major newspapers.

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Related Topix: Travel, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel, South America Travel, Argentina Travel, US News, US Supreme Court, Publishing, Media, New Times

Roll Call

Columnist's Screed Against 'Biker Terrorists Out to Rule The Road' Sparks Angry Rebuttals

If generating controversy is the measure of a pundit, Washington Post columnist Courtland Milloy scored a smashing success this week with his outburst against bicyclists.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Roll Call, Dupont Circle (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Opinion

The Washington Post

Nightlife Agenda: Old Town bar crawl, rooftop DJs and a free Afrobeat dance party

Mad Fox Brewing Company is throwing a birthday party with rare beers, live music and free cake on Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Company, Publishing, Thursday, Tom Petty, John Cougar Mellencamp

Front www.keysnet.com

Buffett completes purchase of Miami's Channel 10

Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett's investment conglomerate, and Graham Holdings Co.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Publishing

The Washington Post

When drivers, cyclists and walkers cana t get along

Some drivers find new bike lanes threatening to their space, but they don't like it when cyclists fail to use them.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Business News

New York Magazine

Police Want to Force a 17-Year-Old Accused of Sexting His Girlfriend...

Today in "the whole world is insane": Prosecutors and police in Manassas City, Virginia, have a warrant to photograph a 17-year-old's penis in hopes of convicting him as a sex offender for sending a dirty video to his 15-year-old girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Prince William County, VA, Sports

Daily Kos

Washington Post idiocy? Boycott Amazon

The Washington Post's op-ed policy continues to devolve toward idiocy and farce.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Publishing, The Washington Post Company, Fort Washington, MD, US News, Liberal Political News

EUobserver

Leaked paper: EU wants 'guaranteed' access to US oil and gas

The strategy paper by the EU executive, obtained by the Washington Post, calls for "a legally binding commitment … guaranteeing the free export of crude oil and gas resources".

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Related Topix: Publishing

Tue Jul 08, 2014

FishBowl

DC Food Writer Walter Nicholls to be Remembered at Friday Memorial Service

Longtime Washington Post staff writer Walter Nicholls , who most recently was the contributing food editor to The Georgetowner, will be remembered this Friday, July 11, at a memorial service at 10:15 a.m. at the Friends Meeting House of Washington.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Public Relations

Examiner.com

How to find the right real estate agent to sell your home

Consumers are in a new age wherein they research and compare products' value online prior to making in-store purchases.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Real Estate, Home Selling, Publishing, Housing

Fire Dog Lake

Snowden is Not a 'Civil Liberties Violator'-But One Prominent...

Over at Lawfare blog, which is a bastion on the Internet for United States national security establishment thinking, editor-in-chief Benjamin Wittes is pushing this argument that National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden is to blame for a massive civil liberties violation.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Journalism

Reuters

Jonathan's PR offensive backfires in Nigeria and abroad

Facing censure at home and overseas for a perceived failure to protect civilians from violent Islamists, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has launched an international media offensive to try to turn the tide of public opinion in his favor.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Nigeria, World News, Africa, Goodluck Jonathan, Publishing

The Washington Post

Graham Holdings to sell majority of its art collection

Over the past few months, observant Washington Post employees have noticed that familiar works of art, some deeply beloved, others as familiar as wallpaper, were disappearing from the walls of the Post's offices.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Newsweek, Media, Sports

NewsBusters.org

NBC's Chuck Todd Describes Daily Rundown Panel As Brent Bozell's 'Nightmare Scenario'

After introducing his political panel on the July 7 edition of MSNBC's The Daily Rundow n, host Chuck Todd chose to mock Brent Bozell, Media Research Center President and NewsBusters publisher, after realizing he had three titans of the mainstream media on his program at the same time.

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Related Topix: Punk, The Daily Rundown, Entertainment, Television, USA Today, Publishing, Media, The Washington Post Company, US News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Russia Taday

Senior US Senator alleges Cuban govt behind prostitution scandal

A senior US senator has reportedly asked the Justice Department to investigate the Cuban government's involvement in a plot to derail his political career by planting an explosive story regarding involvement with underage prostitutes.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Bob Menendez, Publishing

Truthdig

Kickstarter CEO Says Internet Providers Threaten Free Thinking and Competition

Yancey Strickler writes in the Washington Post that his crowdfunding platform and the "more than 60,000 creative ideas that have been brought to life using Kickstarter" would not exist if companies like Comcast have their way.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Internet Service Providers, US News, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post

Marijuana advocates submit petition signatures for D.C. ballot initiative

Adam Eidinger, center foreground in plaid shirt, chairman of the DC Cannabis Campaign, and staffers with the DC Cannabis Campaign show off stacks of collected signatures to legalize marijuana in Washington.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

The Nation

Why Democrats Can't Ignore Inequality

"Inequality" is out as a White House talking point, the Washington Post reported on July 4. "Opportunity" is in.

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Related Topix: Publishing, US Senate, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Liberal Political News

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