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After change of heart, Fannie Mae eyes 15th Street for headquarters
The new offices are planned as part of a new mixed-use development Carr plans to build in place of the current headquarters of The Washington Post, which is moving to new K Street offices in early 2016. Prompted by expiring leases at two of its …
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Curtain rises on new D.C. 'Gigi' production
“One of the most important things Eric has done is to cleverly redistribute some of the songs to suit the story and appeal to today's audience,” Ms. Clark told The Washington Times. “For instance, the movie opened with Honore, a middle-aged man …
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10 warnings for the 'Romney in 2016′ crowd
Mitt Romney's big donors and his misfit band of 2012 advisers (who managed to make one of the most competent and generous men to run for the presidency look like a bumbling Scrooge) are trying, obviously and frantically, to keep their own hopes alive …
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A vacation has different meanings to various people. Some people see a vacation as an opportunity to change their surroundings or even as a change of weather. bargain vacation But for some select few, a vacation is a chance that will permit them to unwind and simply relax to enjoy the pleasures of their yearlong hard work. It is precisely for this reason that they like to splurge on all the luxuries for themselves during their vacation and luxury vacation rentals allow you to do exactly that.

Saving money for a long-term rental vacation or transition into life in a different country is essential. We can’t always plan for events or situations that inevitably crop up that cost us money we may not have – saving money before you leave for your long-term trip will ensure that you have a bit of a financial safety net in the event of an emergency.
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There are many ways to save money for a long-term rental experience, most of which can be utilized before you even leave home. One common money saving tip is to budget your monthly expenses, and take that money out of the bank in cash. Paying cash makes it easier for you to track how much money you spend every day as you are physically handing over bills and coins. When you get home, transfer the loose change you have from the day into a jar. Although it may not seem like much, all this can add up!

Nowadays, a number of travellers are availing flights from Washington to Hyderabad, using this easily-available combination. Virgin Atlantic operates the flight of Singapore Airlines from Washington to London and from there, the latter company operates its onward flights under its own banner. The Singapore-based aviation company first served fliers between its primary hub and Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Now, it has a fleet of over 100 aircraft, including Airbus A380s, and it flies to over 60 international and domestic cities. It is one of the few airlines to offer four classes, instead of the usual three; offering Suites along with the First, Business and Economy Classes.
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Classes and Amenities

All Suites have sliding doors, window blinds, proper beds unlike those, which are formed when the seats recline, pillows, 23-inch screens, USB ports and individual power supplies. It’s First Class has seats that recline to form 35-inch wide and 82-inch long beds, comfortable cushions and hand rests, adjustable lighting, 24-inch LCD TVs, headphones, HDMI and USB ports. Seats, foldable into 28-inch wide and 78-inch long beds, cushioned headboard, side-slots, power supply, connectivity ports and LCD screens are featured in the Business Class option.

A growing number of brands are learning that videos are a great way of making sure that they are engaging with their audience. Whether that means maintaining a YouTube channel for your brand, sharing videos via your social media accounts or maybe embedding them into your blog post or marketing emails – one thing is certain, video marketing is something that you cannot ignore!
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Breathing Some Life Into Your Social Media Strategy

No-one questions the need for social media as part of your marketing strategy, but now that everyone is using it there is a great deal of competition and it is increasingly difficult to stand out from the crowd. However, by introducing video content to supplement your tweets and status updates you can grab your reader’s attention helping them to engage with your content. YouTube actually out performs Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest in terms of retaining the attention of visitors with the average visitor spending almost 5 minutes per visit on the site. Over on Instagram, the video posts are enjoying double the engagement of photos.

In this article, I will share with you tips on how to become a successful affiliate marketer, but from a basketball coach perspective.

Last year, my little boy decided he wanted to play basketball with his friends in the Preston City league games. He had his form all filled out and then at the last moment, I decided that I would coach his team. I thought this was going to be easy and that we would have a winning season, I was wrong. I had forgotten that 4th and 5th grade boys love chaos in their games. As a coach, I did my very best to instill learning and discipline at every practice, but all I get from them is complaining and whining. For new internet marketers who are just getting into the game of affiliate marketing, you may not realize this, but sooner or later, chaos will creep in and wreak havoc on your marketing career if you do not have a game (business) plan. For example, this is how chaos can ruin your plans:
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Marketing is an important function of any business enterprise. Marketing increases the reach of the company’s product and contributes directly to the top line revenues of the company. With the advent and penetration of the internet, online marketing has emerged as an important tool. Today, no organisation can afford to ignore an online presence for itself and its product.
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Online marketing is a very efficient method of marketing. At minimal cost, a wide reach can be ensured. With a well-designed website and good presentation, online marketing uses web and email to drive sales via electronic commerce. It is mostly used in conjunction with traditional marketing like advertisements in radio, television and newspapers. Online marketing can be of three types – web marketing, email marketing and social media marketing.

A website or a webpage is the online address of any individual or organisation. Just as we keep our physical brick and mortar addresses clean and as attractive and as comfortable as possible, we must keep our online address also attractive and inviting. Visitors must be led to the website and after one visit must desire to visit it again and again. Therefore a great deal of care must be taken in how the website is designed and displayed. It is one of the important things to remember.
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Designing a website involves multiple skills – graphics, art, design, written content or text, interface design, coding, proprietary software and search engine optimisation. While it is possible for a single individual to undertake the entire work of designing a website, often a team of individuals with different skills work together in designing a website. Web design usually refers to the design of the front end of the website only, though it may overlap with other areas such as networking and web engineering.

The Bitcoin economy is increasing at a rapid rate, as more and more startups enter the sphere and try to offer traditional services but using Bitcoins. You have everything from a marketplace of books aka Amazon style but only in Bitcoins to advertising platforms similar to Google AdSense but in the Bitcoin economy. As Bitcoin goes more mainstream, these are only going to increase in number and scope, thus presenting a wonderful opportunity to get on board with this at an early stage.
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The big advantage of entering the Bitcoin economy now is that you’ll get in on this technology at the ‘innovator stage’ and you’ll have the opportunity to be one of the leaders. Businesses that operate in the current Bitcoin economy also enjoy a free publicity of their business within the Bitcoin community. Everything from gyft that accepts Bitcoins to purchase store gift cards to EVR bar that became popular in the highly competitive bar and lounge scene in New York by accepting Bitcoin as payment currency for drinks.

Torie, like millions of other people, knows that she needs to make money investing in 401k plans in 2015-2106 and beyond (she has a couple) in order to retire comfortably. What she also needs to know: 401k asset allocation, how to pick and manage her best 401k investment options, and the outlook for 2015 and 2016. Let’s take a look at how she and you can make money in 2015, 2016 and beyond (or at least make the best of it) if you’re in the same boat.
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Although it’s been easy to make money investing in 401k plans in recent years, this is not always the case. The first thing Torie and you need to do is to set a goal (Torie’s is to retire in about the year 2040). Second, be honest about your personal risk tolerance. Torie’s is “moderate” – but definitely not aggressive! Third, review your present 401k asset allocation to determine whether the investment options you hold are in line with your risk tolerance. Are you in the best 401k investment options, and in the right proportion?

Knowledge is the key to winning and profit in the Stock, Commodity and Futures, and Forex markets.

Trading on hope is a fools game.

In my three decades as a trader and analyst of these market sectors, I have seen and experienced this fact for myself.

Do not attempt to place a trade without a plan. Be sure the plan includes an exit strategy. If the market triggers the exit signal you had predefined, without emotion follow it immediately.

Many traders enter the market with more ‘hope’ than knowledge. Whether it be due to a ‘tip’, or a news report, or that it just looks too good to pass up because of some belief that the market cannot possibly go any higher or lower, the result usually ends up with the trader as a net loser.

You must take full control of your own trading. The best way to do this is to get all the information and knowledge you can about the market you wish to trade and then form a plan.

You plan should not only include the entry parameters, but also the exit parameters. The exit is arguably the most important. Your trade should always be protected. Failure to admit that you are wrong when the trade is going south is one of the biggest reasons why many traders go bust.

It is a fact that maximalist shoes have been more commonly seen during ultrarunning events than any other type of races. Between 40 and 60 percent of runners are wearing Hokas during ultrarunning races. Why? Because that high cushion can withstand long hours of pounding during the race. This capability makes maximalist running shoes become more prevalent in half marathons and marathons as well.
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Is there any scientific independent study on maximalists?
As of now, there has been no independent study at all on the maximalist running shoes. The only studies available so far are conducted by manufacturers and not surprisingly, their results will only support their marketing pitches.

How many manufacturers out there producing maximalist models?
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This is entirely depend on what you define as maximalism. Just like minimalism, the definition can be blurred between person to person. Generally speaking, these companies – Hoka One One, Brooks, Pearl Izume, Vasque, Puma, New Balance, Altra, Skechers – have at least one maximalist model. Adidas Boost foam can also be regarded by some runners as a maximalist model. You could also argue Nike’s Lunar Eclipse 4 as a maximalist type of running shoe due to its thick midsole.

Fleas belong to the insect order Siphonaptera. They are common pests and may attack many mammals, including man. They can be a year round problem because they infest not only pets but also the home of the owner. Because of this, treatment of the pet alone may only temporarily solve a flea infestation.
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Although many species of fleas feed primarily on one type of animal, the common cat and dog flea will readily take blood from a variety of animals, including man. Flea infestations of pets and their homes will most likely involve the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis and occasionally the dog flea, C. canis.

In Pakistan, school reopens after massacre

In Pakistan, school reopens after massacre
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Groups file ethics complaints against Carolinas politicians
The complaint against Sanford was filed with the U.S. House Ethics Committee by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a non-partisan watchdog group that tracks the political clout of special interests. Asked about the complaint at an …
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Anti-torture protesters interrupt Senate, are detained in handcuffs
One activist, Janice Sevre-Duszynska of Lexington, Ky., told The Washington Times she stood up and protested because it's “official” that U.S. leaders condoned the interrogation practices. “They tortured people, which is against our Constitution,” she …
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Washington State Attorney General Ferguson spearheads legal brief in support
“By properly using his authority to set enforcement priorities, the President's action benefits Washington and other states by improving public safety, keeping families together, and aiding our economy,” said Attorney General Ferguson. “Hard working …
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How Patrick O'Connell's Inn At Little Washington Delivers The Best Customer
The Inn At Little Washington, Patrick O'Connell's restaurant in the ridiculously picturesque countryside of Rappahannock County, Virginia, has been in the press this week, the controversy being whether recent changes to its legendary “too much is just …
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Dozens in DC, Maryland paid the ultimate price for cooperating with police
Alexander is one of at least 37 people in the District and Maryland who have been killed since 2004 for cooperating with law enforcement or out of fear that they might, according to a Washington Post examination of hundreds of police and court records.
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Currier museum prepares 1960s, 1970s photorealism exhibition
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – New Hampshire's Currier Museum of Art is preparing to open an exhibition on life in the 1960s and 1970s. Titled “Still Life: 1970s Photorealism,” the display will consist of paintings and sculptures made from photographs of that …
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Capitals suffer fourth loss while shorthanded in OT
They watched, in silence, highlights from the Washington Capitals' 3-2 overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. They saw, eventually, the overtime slashing penalty called on Niskanen, far behind the action, near the defensive blue line, the one that …
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Robert V. Keeley, outspoken ambassador, dies at 85
During his 34 years in the Foreign Service, Mr. Keeley was a deputy assistant secretary of state in Washington, and had been ambassador to the Indian Ocean island-nation of Mauritius (1976-1978), to Zimbabwe (1980-1984) and to Greece (1985-1989).
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George Will: Questions for attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch
Senate confirmation hearings put nominees on notice that, as a Michigan state legislator reportedly once said, “I'm watching everything you do with a fine-toothed comb.” Loretta Lynch, a talented lawyer and seasoned U.S. attorney, should be confirmed …
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Climate change's instructive past

Climate change's instructive past
We know, because they often say so, that those who think catastrophic global warming is probable and perhaps imminent are exemplary empiricists. They say those who disagree with them are “climate change deniers” disrespectful of science. Actually …
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Under Republican Attack, Washington Governor Defends Tax Proposals
Washington Governor Jay Inslee defends himself against Republican critics who say higher taxes should be a last resort. Austin Jenkins Northwest News Network. Originally published on January 8, 2015 3:24 pm. Listen. Listening… /. Washington Governor …
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Nixon touts Cuba trade in Washington
WASHINGTON–Gov. Jay Nixon called on Congress to lift the five-decade trade embargo on Cuba and said he wants Missouri to be among the first states to send a trade mission to the Communist nation. Nixon made the comments Thursday in Washington, …
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Andre Miller provides Wizards with a scoring punch off bench

Andre Miller provides Wizards with a scoring punch off bench
Wizards Coach Randy Wittman, however, has wanted Miller to look to himself more often and the 38-year-old Miller, the oldest active player in the NBA, responded during Washington's five-game road trip. Twice, Miller took over games as a scorer with his …
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Adorable Panda Cub Gets 1st Snow Day in Washington
Washington, D.C.'s beloved panda cub Bao Bao got to play in the snow for the first time today (Jan. 6). Snow blanketed the nation's capital this morning, forcing the Smithsonian's National Zoo to close to the public. But zoo officials thankfully …
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Lois Romano to leave Politico, return to Washington Post
Lois Romano, events editor for Politico, will rejoin the staff of The Washington Post and pursue a similar line of work as the editor of Washington Post Live, the newspaper's conference and events platform. “Lois brings to this mission an understanding …
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D.C. left cold by Bowser's snow response
By Andrea Noble – The Washington Times – Tuesday, January 6, 2015. A winter snowfall Tuesday morning provided an early test for D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's administration, but a flat-footed response to a storm that provided headaches to commuters …
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Are Democrats stuck in 1979?
The passing of Mario Cuomo brought bipartisan tributes appropriate to a rare political figure with a developed inner life. He was Catholic-educated, and it showed. How many other politicians grappled with Thomas Aquinas? Even the loser is dignified by …
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Here come the freshmen: Congress' newest class
WASHINGTON — Congress' approval rating hovers around 15 percent, but there's one group of people excited about the institution: the newly elected lawmakers who are about to join its ranks. The House will welcome 58 freshmen this coming week, …
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Republican contest for 2016 race is heating up quickly
Boy, that escalated quickly. Less than two months after the 2014 elections, the 2016 Republican presidential race is taking clear shape — with several major players moving quickly to carve out their space (and maybe keep others from carving it up) in …
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More men than women voted in November in Washington
Washington's 2014 general election may go down in the books as the year of the male Republican voter. For the first time in a while – it's not quite clear how long – more men cast ballots in Washington than women. Not just for all voters, but in every …
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Israel withholds tax revenue from Palestinian Authority as dispute escalates

Israel withholds tax revenue from Palestinian Authority as dispute escalates
JERUSALEM — The Israeli government plans to withhold at least $ 127 million in tax revenue from the Palestinian Authority, an Israeli official confirmed Saturday, as tensions between the two sides escalated. The move appears to be a response to …
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Available: The 3300 'Yoda' job at the Pentagon
As noted in this 2013 story in The Washington Post, Marshall had a variety of advocates who argued that maintaining his independence was critical to ensuring that his ideas would not be undermined by rivals. Critics said it was difficult to scrutinize …
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Washington, Idaho populations both grew 1.3 percent in 2014

Washington, Idaho populations both grew 1.3 percent in 2014
The number of people living in Washington and Idaho each grew by 1.3 percent last year, according to recent estimates. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated Washington's population at 7,061,530 in mid-2014, which reflected a net gain of nearly 88,000 new …
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2014 was warm and wet for most of Washington
That made it the seventh-wettest year on record in Seattle, representing a generally wet and warm 2014 across Washington. The Weather Service says the average temperature at SeaTac was about 55 degrees, exceeding the previous record of about 54 …
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Small business owners: Here's what we want most from Washington in 2015
Congressional leaders and President Obama have given little indication that they're likely to find much common ground in the new year. And if history is any indication, there's little reason to expect them to make headway on the country's most pressing …
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