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Washington to Shed ‘Redskins’ Name Monday

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington’s NFL team will get rid of the name ‘Redskins’ on Monday, according to multiple reports. It’s unclear when a new name will be revealed for one of the league’s oldest franchises. USA Today, ESPN, The Washington Post, Washington Times and Sports Business Journal reported Sunday night that owner Dan Snyder […]

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Trump-Duda meeting: An isolated U.S. president receives an eager Polish president in Washington

So when Polish President Andrzej Duda goes to the White House on Wednesday, Trump may welcome the chance to play statesman again. Duda leads the first foreign delegation to call on Trump since the onset of the pandemic and shutdown measures in the United States. His visit will mark the 11th time the two leaders […]

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Washington protesters express optimism after week on edge

WASHINGTON (AP) — On Monday, they were forcibly removed from the street by law enforcement. On Saturday, they danced. The tens of thousands of racially diverse demonstrators who flooded Washington to protest injustice and police brutality reshaped the mood of a city that has been on edge this week. Bursts of looting and violence early […]

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Taiwan’s representative in Washington Stanley Kao is optimistic in the age of coronavirus

But from an official U.S. perspective, he isn’t actually an ambassador. Instead, as representative for the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office, he’s a diplomat in a de facto sense, working out of a relatively modest Tenleytown office. Despite the chaos caused by the coronavirus, Kao feels optimistic about Taiwan’s place in the world and, […]

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Pompeo postpones visit to Ukraine citing ‘ongoing situation in Iraq’

The trip was cancelled less than 24 hours before he was scheduled to depart. January 1, 2020, 8:23 PM 4 min read Less than 24 hours before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to depart for his first visit to Ukraine as secretary, the trip was cancelled, because of the protests at the U.S. […]

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Twin 4-year-old Washington girls escape car crash that killed father

Twin 4-year-old girls escaped a fatal car crash by unbuckling their car seats and hiking for help, Washington state officials confirmed. The crash killed their father, Corey Simmons, 47, after the car careened off a winding road and down into a wooden area 200 feet away, KING-TV and CNN reported. He was not wearing a seatbelt, officials […]

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