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President-elect Biden continuing his transition, without an acknowledgement of defeat or concession from President Trump, has again made an historic choice naming former Democratic presidential challenger, South Bend, Indiana, mayor, Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of Transportation.

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  • Zuzu Still Thinks IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A Conversation with Karolyn Grimes

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    Nothing completes the holiday experience more than an extra serving—to go with the booze and candied yams—of Frank Capra’s yule-tide yarn, of IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE. It’s a picture that can melt even the iciest of hearts and for those of us grown-ups with no self-worth (or money) in December, there’s just something downright conciliatory about it.

     
  • Ten Top Gourmet Food Shops and Eating Establishments in the Latin Quarter Revealed

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    Stepping into a Paris restaurant can be a formidable experience for any traveler. Not only do you have to make your wishes understood by a waiter who may or may not speak your language, but you must quickly learn how to adapt to local dining customs as well.

     
  • Auto, Yachts, Jets: Five Reasons the BMW Performance Center West is a Must-Do Experience

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    With the travel and tourism sector battered this year amid coronavirus concerns, many are seeking new and innovative ways to enjoy memorable vacation activities—particularly those that allow for individualized experiences that inherently facilitate crowd avoidance.

     
  • DOCASA, Inc. Secures New Coffee Shop Location in London West End's Iconic Arts Theatre

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    DOCASA, Inc. (OTCQB: DCSA), through its award-winning subsidiary Department of Coffee and Social Affairs Limited in the United Kingdom ("UK"), announces the securing of a new coffee shop location in The Arts Theatre situated in London's world famous West End.   

  • Badrutt Palace Hotel, St. Mortiz, Sleeps Until December; Restructures Top Management

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    The Board of Directors at Badrutt's Palace Hotel AG streamlines the organization of the traditional house and restructures the top management level. The board appointed Richard Leuenberger as the new Managing Director and transferred the operational responsibility to him.

     
  • The Lodge Review - A Terrifying Psychological Cult Thriller

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    The Lodge, from FilmNation Entertainment, presents a mental horror thriller as three snowbound days turn into a battle between good and evil, as the past which never really stays buried, rises from the ashes with a vengeance.

     
  • Cal Phil Takes Center Stage With During Festival On The Green At Santa Anita Race Track Saturday August 10

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    Arcadia – The San Gabriel Mountains will come alive with the glorious sounds of music when Cal Phil presents Rodgers, Hammerstein and Gershwin during Festival on the Green at Santa Anita Race Track, Saturday August 10, 2013. 

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Pence, House/Senate Adjourn, Jobs, COVID-19 Totals, Derecho, Election

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    President Trump responded to the choice of Senator Kamala Harris as the vice-presidential choice of presumptive democratic challenger Joe Biden, saying, "She treated Joe Biden worse than anybody else" referring to her verbal attack during the democratic debates.

     
  • Noticias Telemundo Strengthens Its Presence In Washington D.C. With The Appointment Of Correspondent Javier Vega

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    Noticias Telemundo announced the appointment of Mexican journalist Javier Vega as correspondent in Washington, D.C., as part of an initiative to strengthen its operations in the U.S. capital. Vega will report to Victoria Rivas-Vázquez, Noticias Telemundo's Washington, D.C. bureau chief.  

  • Oldest Fossilized Titanosaur Found in Argentina

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    Portions of the tail and pelvic girdle from a giant fossilized titanosaur, one of the largest known dinosaurs to roam the earth, was recently unearthed in Neuquén Province in Argentina's northwest Patagonia, by an Argentinian paleontologist team.

     
  • UPDATED: Death Toll in Indonesia Tsunami Continues to Rise, Thousands Injured, Missing

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    A tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption on a remote island in Indonesia swept across the beaches of Banten mangling concreate, ripping homes, hotels off their foundations and killing more than 400 and injuring more than 1500.

     
  • Mezé Greek Fusion Review - Flying High in Downtown San Diego

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    Just a few short years ago, GBOD Hospitality, helmed by brothers Raymond and Patrick Davoudi, debuted Mezé Greek Fusion in the heart of downtown San Diego bringing a fabulous new flare to the city's famed Gaslamp Quarter.

     
  • Op/Ed: Mental Health and Kim Jong Un’s Nuclear Button

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    The media is going berserk over an exchange between North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Trump about their respective nation’s nuclear arsenals. With Trump taunting the dictator, from one bully to another, with veiled retaliatory challenges.

     
  • Impromptu Friday Nights Review – Michelin Rated Brilliant; Easy to Follow Reference Guide with Recipes

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    Impromptu Friday Nights: A Guide to Supper Clubs, from Morgan Jones Publishing, revives the idea of weekly dining clubs and covers the details for planning, preparation, etiquette, in our technological age, and provides sumptuous, simple, gourmet recipes.

     
  • Actor Scott Patterson Evokes Americana Diner Culture With Launch Of Scotty P's Big Mug Coffee

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    Paying homage to the Americana diner culture and the universal liquid medium of family and friendship, actor/entrepreneur Scott Patterson, best-known as diner owner Luke Danes on the hit television series "Gilmore Girls," has launched Scotty P's Big Mug Coffee.