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  1. PLUS: Kumail Nanjiani headlining the WHCA dinner? The rumor starts hereRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Washingtonian.com

    Hello, everyone, and happy Monday! I'm constantly out and about, and last night my job allowed me to sit directly in front of Julia Louis-Dreyfus as she received the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for Humor. Here's the yadda, yadda, yadda on the shindiga .

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  2. Old Barracks hosts fall lectures by authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Jersey Journal

    Stephen Hudak, director of The Fifes and Drums of the Old Barracks, introduces a musical number in this file photo by Michael Mancuso A discussion about "The Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America" was the first of the fall lectures at Old Barracks in Trenton this fall. Sponsored by the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of New Jersey, leading historians and authors will speak on a variety of subjects, which started this past Saturday and will feature two more this month and next at the Old Barracks in Trenton.

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  3. Trump accuses Saudis of 'lies' over Khashoggi killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New Vision

    US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as pressure was building Sunday on the administration to strike a tougher line. In an interview with the Washington Post published late Saturday, Trump stepped back from his stance that Saudi Arabia's latest explanation for the death of the journalist inside their Istanbul consulate was credible, but said he remained confident in the leadership of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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  4. Remembering the heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Gleaner

    When we think about heroes we tend to think about persons with super human strength and abilities, all of whom would have somehow attained their powers through radiation, extraterrestrial contact or even from a spiders' bite. In Jamaica we have many heroes, some real and historically documented, while the exploits of others are imagined or of a more mythic and legendary nature.

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  5. Anna Burns wins Man Booker for MilkmanRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Mydigitalfc.com

    Author Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish writer and the first woman since 2013, to win Britain's reno-wned Man Booker Prize for her novel Milkman. Judges of the annual a-ward praised the work, an exploration of Northern Ir-eland's three decades of se-ctarian violence told thro-ugh the voice of a young woman, as "utterly distinctive".

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  6. Let's make a deal: Trump can make Brexit work for the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Washington Examiner

    This is a very welcome development. In fact, a new U.S.-U.K. trade deal might be the best economic news of Trump's presidency so far, exceeding both tax reform and the new North American trade agreement in its potential impact.

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  7. Irish author wins prestigious Man Booker prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    Anna Burns has won the Man Booker Prize for her novel Milkman , which is narrated by an unnamed 18-year-old girl living in 1970s Northern Ireland who is coerced into a relationship with a mysterious older married man with ties to a paramilitary group. The Booker's judges cited Burns' use of dark humour to explore weighty themes such as the perils of tribalism, state-sponsored terrorism, social division and the ways that sexual and political oppression often overlap.

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  8. Anna Burns wins Booker Prize with Troubles tale 'Milkman'Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | KTMF

    Anna Burns won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday for "Milkman," a vibrant, violent story about men, women, conflict and power set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence. Burns is the first writer from Northern Ireland to win the 50,000-pound prize, which is open to English-language authors from around the world.

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  9. Northern Irish writer Anna Burns wins Booker PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Manila Bulletin

    Author Anna Burns on Tuesday became the first Northern Irish writer, and the first woman since 2013, to win Britain's renowned Man Booker Prize for her novel "Milkman". Judges of the annual award praised the work, an exploration of Northern Ireland's three decades of sectarian violence told through the voice of a young woman, as "utterly distinctive".

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  10. Fall Sale Brings Down Curtain on BarrettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Blood Horse

    A $75,000 broodmare, a $57,000 yearling colt, and a pair of $55,000 yearling fillies headed the final Barretts auction, the Fall Sale of Yearlings and Horses of All Ages, held Oct. 16 at Fairplex Park in Pomona, Calif. The horses went through the same sale ring in which Barretts conducted its first sale in 1990.

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  11. Man Booker goes to Anna Burns' 'Milkman,' an innovative novel set during Ireland's 'troubles'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Los Angeles Times

    Anna Burns won the Man Booker Prize for her novel "Milkman" on Tuesday, becoming the first author from Northern Ireland to win the award, one of the world's most prestigious prizes for fiction. She is the first author from the United Kingdom to win the prize since 2012.

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  12. Books News: Anna Burns Wins the Man Booker Prize for 'Milkman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | The New York Times

    Anna Burns won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday for her novel "Milkman," which is narrated by an unnamed 18-year-old girl living in 1970s Northern Ireland who is coerced into a relationship with a mysterious older married man with ties to a paramilitary group. The Booker's judges cited Ms.

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  13. Washingtonian Today: The Freshest, the Flyest FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Washingtonian.com

    Washingtonian Today is not just another political news roundup. Instead, this daily morning brief provides local context on national news, catches you up on what's happening at Washingtonian , points you toward super duper awesome things to do around town, and lets you in on some special events going on in-house.

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  14. Washington Confronts the AIDS CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | WETA-TV Arlington

    Activists, volunteers, quilt contributors, and March participants gather on the National Mall for the inaugural display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Although Washingtonians woke up to an elaborate quilt blanketing the National Mall on October 11, 1987, the atmosphere in our nation's capital was far from warm and fuzzy.

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  15. REPORT: 83,000 Washingtonians Work in Clean Energy; Clean energy...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | InvestorIdeas.com

    October 11, 2018 Nearly 83,000 Washington state residents now work in clean energy, putting the state in the Top 10 in the country for renewable energy employment and making it one of the biggest in the country for energy efficiency jobs. According to a new report from the national nonpartisan business group E2 , 82,859 Washington residents work in clean energy.

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  16. 7 Russians are accused of hacking into WestinghouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | UnionLeader.com

    A bitterly divided Senate cleared the way for Brett Kavanaugh to become the next Supreme Court justice as President Donald Trump's nominee secured the support of a handful of wavering senators.

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  17. Washingtonian Today: A Weary City Yearns to Think About Pop-Up Bars AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 5 | Washingtonian.com

    Washingtonian Today is not just another political news roundup. Instead, this daily morning brief provides local context on national news, catches you up on what's happening at Washingtonian , points you toward super duper awesome things to do around town, and lets you in on some special events going on in-house.

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  18. Eat Great Cheap 2018: the Best Mexican Restaurants Around DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Washingtonian.com

    Our Washingtonian Recommends lists bring you the best places to eat, drink, and be entertained - all selected by Washingtonian editors. -not to mention an influx of Mexican restaurants of all kinds, from stellar haute cuisine at Poca Madre to fun, splashy places like Mi Vida at the Wharf.

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  19. Take a peek inside our October issue, on newsstands now.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Washingtonian.com

    This page describes the contents of an issue of Washingtonian magazine. Subscribers get exclusive early access through our print and digital editions .

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  20. Washingtonian Today: Which Celebrities Will Join a DC Rally Against Kavanaugh?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Washingtonian.com

    Washingtonian Today is not just another political news roundup. Instead, this daily morning brief provides local context on national news, catches you up on what's happening at Washingtonian , points you toward super duper awesome things to do around town, and lets you in on some special events going on in-house.

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