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Wax Trump looms at U.S. embassy in London after visit nixed

He nixed, they waxed. A Donald Trump waxwork was stationed outside the U.S. embassy in London on Friday after the President canceled his visit next month month to open the building. Credit Madame Tussauds for the life-size waxy buildup dressed ...

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Don't just drink Cognac — visit the French town it comes from

Cognac is not just an after-dinner drink — it’s a destination. For a bucolic side of France, try this town as your next getaway. About a three-hour train ride from Paris, Cognac is an easy side trip from France’s bustling ...

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Astros accept President Trump’s invitation to visit White House

The World Series champions are going to Washington D.C. Astros president of business operations Reid Ryan acknowledged Wednesday that Houston is “honored” by formally receiving an invite to the White House and that they will accept it. When they will ...

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Schumer, Pelosi to meet with Trump after ditching first visit

If at first you don’t succeed . . . Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Monday they’re going to meet with the President at the White House — a week after they backed out of another ...

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Obama ends Paris trip with Macron visit, speech to industry execs

Former President Barack Obama ended a five-day international trip in Paris, where he had lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron and gave a speech to business leaders. Obama arrived at the presidential Elysee Palace at midday on Saturday. The area ...

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Amy Winehouse portrait commissioned by her parents to visit U.S.

You know, it’s pretty good. Amy Winehouse’s parents, Janis and Mitch Winehouse, have had their daughter memorialized by pop artist Deborah Azzopardi in a portrait that will visit the U.S. early next month. A portrait of late singer Amy Winehouse ...

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‘Band’s Visit’ shines with Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk: review

“The Band’s Visit” takes place in the desert and, like a mirage, it shimmers. But better. Because this hushed, heart-melting musical is real — and truly magical. Seen last year at the Atlantic Theater, the intimate show by Itamar Moses ...

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As Apple and Facebook Chiefs Visit, Xi Jinping Vows Deeper Reform

On Monday, Mr. Xi used his remarks to promote his credentials as a leader following Deng’s footsteps as an economic reformer and defender of global trade. “China is advancing comprehensive deepening of reform with unprecedented determination and vigor,” he said, ...

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Scott Brown warned for 'beautiful' remarks during Samoa visit

The State Department investigated complaints into Ambassador Scott Brown during the first month of his New Zealand and Samoa appointment because of a cultural faux pas. The former Massachusetts senator on Wednesday acknowledged the mounting “rumor and innuendo” that he ...

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Odell Beckham gets visit from Drake after ankle surgery

There’s no fake love between Odell Beckham and Drake. The rapper shared a photo on Instagram of him sitting beside Beckham in the hospital after the wide receiver had surgery on his fractured left ankle. Drake held up four fingers ...

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