Monday, 20 February 2017
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Washington prepares to bring North Koreans to U.S. for talks: report

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Preparations are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to the United States for talks with former U.S. officials, the first such meeting in more than five years, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.

US VP backs Trump's decision to fire security adviser

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Vice President Mike Pence said Monday he was "disappointed" that former national security adviser Michael Flynn misled him about his conversation with the Russian ambassador to Washington.

'Day Without Immigrants' squeezed Hill, Pentagon

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Washington felt the pinch of the nationwide "Day Without Immigrants" demonstrations Thursday, with government institutions, including the Capitol and Pentagon, affected by the general strike.

What Donald Trump and George Washington Had in Common

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It's President's Day and that makes it a good time to look at the watches United States Presidents wear, wore and did not wear, from the scandalous stories to the odd similarities between today's President Trump and President George Washington.

Trump's promises hit Washington reality

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President Donald Trump is facing a humbling prospect: The same Washington buzzsaw that frustrated his 44 predecessors can pose significant hurdles for him as well.

Uber Flat Fee Packages: Rides as low as $2

Added: 20.02.2017 6:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Uber has rolled out its Flat Fee Package pricing structure to a handful of major cities. In essence, you'll pay a $10 activation fee which allows you take up to 20 UberPool rides for as low as $1.99 each or 20 UberX rides for as low as $3.99 each over a 30-day period. (You can also pay a $20 activation fee for up to 40 rides over 30 days.) It's significantly less than standard Uber fares; in fact, it approaches the cost of public transportation in some cities. Trips are available in eligible zones only and airports are excluded. The cities and costs:

  • Boston: $1.99 UberPool, $4.99 UberX
  • Chicago: $2.49 UberPool, $4.49 UberX
  • Los Angeles: $1.99 UberPool, $3.99 UberX
  • Miami: $1.99 UberPool, $4.99 UberX
  • New York City (including all 5 boroughs): $2.99 UberPool, $5.99 UberX
  • San Diego: $2.99 UberPool, $4.99 UberX
  • San Francisco / Bay Area (from Napa to Silicon Valley): $2.49 UberPool, $4.99 UberX
  • Seattle: $2.49 UberPool, $4.49 UberX
  • Washington, D.C.: $2.49 UberPool, $4.49 UberX

AAAS chief puts weight behind protest march

Added: 20.02.2017 4:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

April's pro-science Washington rally has the full backing of the world's largest scientific membership organisation.


Polk Awards Honor Articles From Trump’s Presidential Run

Added: 20.02.2017 3:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

New York Times journalists won three awards for foreign coverage. Other winners came from organizations including The Washington Post, ProPublica and WNYC.

Poetry challenge

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Black poets in residence at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC share their lyrical reflections on the Trump presidency.

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