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South Sudan: New Country Engagement Note for South Sudan Reaffirms World Bank Group's Commitment to Supporting Vulnerable Populations
We were at #COP22, reporting from the Global Landscapes Forum. Follow #ThinkLandscape on Twitter and check out our updates WASHINGTON, January 16, 2018 - The Board of Executive Directors today endorsed a new World Bank Group Country Engagement Note (CEN) in support of the Republic of South Sudan's d
Procession, memorial honors slain Washington state deputy
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Crowds lined streets and filled an auditorium to honor a Washington state sheriff's deputy who was killed after responding to a home invasion. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says about 1,500 law enforcement personnel and 650 patrol vehicles participated in a procession t
AP Explains: What happens when the government shuts down
The world won't end if a dysfunctional Washington can't find a way to pass a funding bill before this weekend. That's the truth about a government "shutdown": The government doesn't shut down. It's a crummy way to run a government, sure, but Social Security checks will still go out. Troops will rema
Washington State women beat Washington in overtime, 78-75
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Borislava Hristova scored seven of her 25 points in overtime as Washington State held off Washington, 78-75 in a Pac-12 Rivalry Week showdown Wednesday night. The teams will continue the rivalry Sunday in Seattle. Neither team managed to separate from the other. The teams finis
A peaceful retreat for one ... in the heart of Washington, D.C.
The hustle and bustle of modern life and its demands requiring us to be constantly tethered via technology can leave many of us longing for a chance to disconnect and recharge, physically, mentally and spiritually. The friars of Washington, D.C.'s Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land recognize that
George Mason falls at George Washington, 80-68
George Mason dropped an 80-68 contest at George Washington on Wednesday night inside the Smith Center. GW used a big first half in which the home team shot 64.3 percent to build a 44-29 lead at the break. Mason held a + 3 (39-36) advantage in the second half, but could not move closer than seven in
Sen. Mike Lee: Say no to the return of the Swamp Thing (aka earmarks)
Remember earmarks, those infamous, special-interest spending provisions party leaders used to sprinkle over legislation like sugar to get representatives and senators to hold their noses and vote yes on bills they would otherwise oppose? You probably haven't heard about earmarks lately, thank goodne
Trump declares 'Fake News' award winners; NYT, CNN and Washington Post among 'recipients'
US President Donald Trump has declared 'The New York Times' as the winner of the 'FakeNewsAward'. Among other recipient of Trump's unique award were 'ABC News', 'CNN', 'Time' and 'The Washington Post'. Trump announced the award by a tweet yesterday. US President Donald Trump has declared 'The New
Nampa police attend services for slain Washington state deputy
Members of the Nampa Police Department honored a fallen officer today in Washington state. Two Nampa Police Officers took part in the memorial services for Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel McCartney. The 34-year-old was shot and killed after responding to a home invasion call in early January.
Police pursuit ends with crash on E. Washington Blvd. near downtown
A vehicle crashed on East Washington Boulevard near Glasgow Avenue after a police pursuit on Jan. 17, 2017. FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A high speed police pursuit ended when the suspect crashed his vehicle on East Washington Boulevard late Wednesday night. Fort Wayne police officers attempted to ma
Arkansans Protest In Washington, D.C. In Support Of Dream Act
(KFSM)- Six Arkansans have joined other activists in Washington, D.C. this week to take part in a civil-disobedience protest until legislators approve the Dream Act. Those from the Arkansas United Community Coalition said this was an exciting trip, but also a difficult one. They said they are fighti
Wire Taps: Will Washington Nationals extend Mike Rizzo? Did you think it was going to say Bryce Harper there?
While Bryce Harper's future is going to dominate the baseball news in the nation's capital (and nation-wide), the Washington Nationals have a big decision to make when it comes to their GM as well... While Bryce Harper potentially hitting free agency next winter figures to be the big story (we all w
Red Line construction delay continues as federal funding remains in Washington
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - With funding still up in the air, IndyGo officials say they still don't know when they'll start construction on the Red Line. IndyGo's own advertising promised neighbors the first of nine meetings would provide "construction timeline and traffic detour updates". But people who h
White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved
White House chief of staff John Kelly pauses to look to a video monitor as he appears on Special Report with Bret Baier on Fox News in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Kelly says Trump has evolved on many issues since the campaign. Kelly says in an interview with Baier that "there's been an evo
President Trump reveals winners of his 'Fake News Awards'
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has finally handed out his highly-anticipated 2017 Fake News Awards Wednesday night. Trump tweeted out a link to the Republican National Committee's website for the list of so-called winners, but the site temporarily crashed shortly after it was posted. And the FA
Government Shutdown: What to Expect in the DMV
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - The D.C. region is bracing for another government shutdown as the deadline nears for Congress to come to a solution. Congress needs to pass a spending bill that is signed into law by the President by Friday night or shutdown will occur. However, some Democrats may decide to forg
Youngstown officials lobby in Washington, D.C., for a $10.2 million federal grant
A delegation of city, Youngstown State University and Mercy Health Youngstown officials lobbied in Washington, D.C., in support of Youngstown's application for a $10.2 million federal grant. The project would connect strategic, medical, manufacturing, academic, residential, recreational, technology
Daughters of the Pioneers Scholarship
January 18, 2018 he Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Chapter 12 grants one $75 scholarship each year to the descendant of a pioneer who established residence in Washington during or prior to the year 1870, or in Oregon during the year 1853, or in Idaho during or prior to the year 1863 or in M
No. 1 Villanova leads by 44, beats Ewing, Georgetown 88-56
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) shoots over Georgetown guard Kaleb Johnson (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) drives past Georgetown forward Jamork
Deputies: One stolen puppy found in Cornelius, other still missing
One of the two puppies that were stolen then abandoned in Cornelius has been found, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. On Tuesday, the sheriff's office said two American Bully puppies escaped through a hole in a fence in the 2000 block of North Fremont Street. The owner learned fro