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Insider attack Gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier kills a U.S. two-star general 6
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Scientists think they’ve solved the giant Siberian crater mystery — and the news is not good 10
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Prince Harry, right, joins Prince William and William’s wife, Kate, at a ceramic poppy art installation in London on Tuesday to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. Each poppy represents a British or Commonwealth military fatality in the Great War.
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Authorities say a New York woman who crashed her car into a Long Island fire house Monday was found to be in possession of marijuana — and had a stolen snake wrapped around her neck. Authorities say the snake had been taken from a nearby pet store. Sarah Espinosa of Albany was arraigned in Nassau County on Tuesday on charges including petty larceny, reckless endangerment and driving while intoxicated. (AP)
A 90-year-old great-grandmother armed with a shotgun engaged in a standoff with SWAT team officers for hours in Channelview, Texas, last week, according to KPRC-TV. The station reported that Eleouise Adcock was upset with construction workers excavating dirt near her house, and threatened them with the shotgun. The fearful workers called 911, according to the station, leading to a four-hour standoff. (EXPRESS)
An Albuquerque, N.M., man facing robbery and larceny charges says he only scratched his stomach and didn’t pull a gun when a grocery store clerk handed him cash. KRQE-TV reports that Patrick Silva told police he only asked for change Sunday when the clerk thought he was robbing her and handed him more than $1,600. Silva told police anyone handed lots of cash would take it and run, so that’s what he did. Police found Silva at a nearby gas station lying in the bed of a pickup. (AP)
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If you haven’t noticed, traffic in downtown D.C. has been snarled this week by the many motorcades of the African heads of state attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. But it could be much, much worse. Some of those who skipped the event (or weren’t invited) are notorious for headline-making motorcade drama in their home countries. S.D. NOT INVITED
President Robert Mugabe Zimbabwe
Mugabe’s motorcade, known as “Bob and the Wailers,” has run into and killed people who failed to get out of its way. A Ghanaian Chronicle article cites 24 vehicles, seen off and greeted by women “thrilling and dancing in dresses … emblazoned with his face.” Also: It’s illegal in Zimbabwe to make rude gestures or statements toward a Mugabe motorcade.
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On July 19, 2013, Koroma’s motorcade was stopped by a crowd of people who were angry that police had destroyed their homes and Oxfam-constructed public toilet.
Last year, a member of Sirleaf’s motorcade was arrested for smuggling more than $4 million worth of marijuana in a decommissioned vehicle.
In 2011, promoter Live Nation reportedly paid $455 for a D.C. police escort from Dulles to DAR Constitution Hall, where Sheen performed “My Violent Torpedo of Truth: Defeat Is Not an Option.”
Do you eat the beard first or last? Normally, the Jayson Werth cookies at Nationals Park wear tiny baseball caps on their tiny heads. Not Tuesday. In honor of the Jayson Werth Garden Gnome giveaway, Fluffy Thoughts Cakes’ two stadium outposts went full gnome, offering $6.50 edible Werths. What could possibly top that? Fluffy Thoughts owner Lara Stuckey says they are at work on a Bryce Harper cookie. R.S.
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The number of known “love locks” in D.C., 48 hung on the Key Bridge, above, and 22 on a fence near E and Second streets SW. (The 22 in SW have been there for a few months, said passersby.) Lovers observing the practice snap padlocks bearing their names onto railings or fences as symbols of their enduring passion. As the trend finally reaches the DMV, we look at how other cities have recently dealt with this scourge. H.J.M. Paris: Love locks crumpled a railing on the Pont des Arts bridge in June, but no ban. (Yet!)
Gordy’s Pickle Jar is opening a production facility at 221 Upshur St. NW, in Petworth. Watch for pickling classes, collaborative dinners and other events after the launch, planned for October. MOVING OUT
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New York: Cut 5,600 locks off the Brooklyn Bridge in May. Forth, Scotland: In July, set up a designated love-lock area; now sells heart-shaped locks.
Venerated jazz club HR-57 is closing its H Street NE location. Owner Tony Puesan cryptically told local blog Frozen Tropics that he’s pursuing an opportunity for a much larger space somewhere in Northwest D.C. R.S.
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Barry’s Jag released for free Car lot owner wanted to show appreciation despite unpaid tickets THE DISTRICT Days after a late-night collision that resulted in multiple traffic citations and highlighted a history of unpaid tickets, Marion Barry’s Jaguar is out of impound, the owner of a D.C. car lot said Tuesday. Yasser Alzubaidy of D.C. Towing and Recovery, where Barry’s car was taken after his Saturday night accident, said he returned the car to Barry free of charge Tuesday after learning the 2002 Jaguar X-Type belonged to the four-term former mayor and current D.C. Council member. “We tried to show him some appreciation and respect because he’s done so much for the
MICHAEL S. WILLIAMSON (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Council member Marion Barry’s car was impounded after a Saturday crash.
community,” Alzubaidy said. It’s not clear whether Barry has settled the $2,824 worth of parking and traffic violations associated with his car, which was towed and impounded after the accident Saturday on
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not reply to questions Tuesday about the status of Barry’s tickets or whether the owner of the lot, a city contractor, was permitted to release the car. By Tuesday afternoon, the number of outstanding violations associated with Barry’s car in a Department of Motor Vehicles database had dropped from the 21 citations listed on Monday to 14. The fines for some of the violations still listed had declined — an April 3 violation for failure to display current tags carried a $205 fine Monday but had been reduced to a $65 fine Tuesday. Foster said a “hypoglycemic attack” was responsible for the 78-year-old’s collision, which put Barry in a hospital overnight. He was cited for driving the wrong way and lack of registration and proof of insurance, police said. MIKE DeBONIS (THE WASHINGTON POST)
D.C. Police close Cafe Asia after actor’s stabbing
2 men accused of trying to remove housemate’s tattoo
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier has closed the D.C. nightclub where “The Wire” actor Anwan Glover was stabbed early Sunday, saying security guards stood by as an unruly crowd interfered with officers trying to secure the scene. The order took effect Monday and will keep Cafe Asia, in the 1700 block of I Street NW, closed until at least Friday. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Police say two men who tried to remove a tattoo from a housemate’s arm in Hebron, Md., were charged with attempted murder. Officials say the victim was beaten Monday before the men tried to carve the tattoo off, then set fire to it. The men may be connected to the Juggalos, fans of rap-metal duo Insane Clown Posse, investigators said. The victim was in critical condition Tuesday. (AP)
THE DEFINITION: Online exchanges that don’t include racial epithets, cursing, intimidation, harassment or abuse. THE BACK STORY: After Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr faced a barrage of offensive tweets over school closures, he convened a 43-member task force to foster dialogue about civility online. The group recently decided to extend its work into the fall. (TWP/EXPRESS)
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Aid worker with Ebola arrives at Atlanta hospital A second U.S. aid worker infected with Ebola arrived Tuesday at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Nancy Writebol, 59, above, is weak but shows signs of improvement, said SIM USA, the aid group with which she was working in Liberia. (AP/THE WASHINGTON POST)
The serum Doses of a possible Ebola treatment — ZMapp, a serum that previously had only been tested on monkeys — were given to Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly, the other infected American, and reports suggest their conditions improved after being treated. Can the serum now be sent to Africa? It’s possible, but not likely any time soon. The serum is not easy to make, could take months to produce and no one could guarantee it would work.
Uncle Sam’s got the weed, and the booze Getting drunk and high on the government’s dime — it sounds like Seth Rogen’s dream, but it was a reality for a group of volunteers who were part of a study on how marijuana affects drivers, and the effects of combining weed and booze, according to USA Today. “They were happy to participate,” Marilyn Huestis, chief of chemistry and drug metabolism at the Intramural Research Program at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, told the newspaper about the volunteers. Don’t worry, the inebriated test subjects didn’t actually hit the road — they used University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator, according to USA Today. Researchers hope to have preliminary results by October. (EXPRESS)
The N.Y. case In New York on Monday, Mount Sinai Hospital tested a patient who had some of the symptoms of Ebola and had recently visited a West African country. The city’s health department said Monday evening that the person “is unlikely to have Ebola.” The CDC has said three other Americans in the U.S. have been tested for Ebola since the African outbreak erupted, and those results were negative.
The spread in W. Africa Nigerian health authorities said Tuesday they did not immediately quarantine a sick airline passenger who died of Ebola, and eight health workers who had contact with him have symptoms of the virus.
Negotiations over Gaza begin during cease-fire The outlines of a solution for Gaza are emerging after Tuesday’s tentative Israel-Hamas cease-fire: Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas aims to oversee rebuilding and reassert his authority in the territory, lost to Hamas in 2007. Indirect IsraelHamas talks in Cairo are to tackle the details, but the gaps remain wide between the two. (AP)
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Report: Russian gang has billions of passwords
Soldiers stand guard Tuesday after a U.S. general was killed in Afghanistan.
U.S. general killed in Afghan attack KABUL, AFGHANISTAN An American major general was killed Tuesday in one of the bloodiest insider attacks of the long Afghanistan war when a gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier turned on allied troops, wounding about 15 U.S. and coalition forces, including a German general and two Afghan generals. The American officer was Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, a U.S. official said. An engineer by training, Greene was on his first deployment to a war zone and was involved in preparing Afghan forces for the time when U.S.-coalition troops leave at the end of this year. U.S. officials said the shooter was killed. Greene was the highest-ranked American officer killed in combat in the nation’s post-9/11
wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Early indications suggested the Afghan gunman who killed Greene t he A mer ic a n general was inside a building at Marshal Fahim National Defense University and fired indiscriminately from a window at the people gathered outside, a U.S. official said. There was no indication that Greene was specifically targeted, said the official who identified Greene. U.S. officials still asserted confidence in their partnership with the Afghan military, which will soon be operating independently once most U.S.-led coalition forces leave at the end of the year. ROBERT BURNS AND RAHIM FAIEZ (AP)
A Russian crime ring stole more than a billion username and password combinations and access to more than 500 million email accounts, according to a New York Times report. The report says the theft is the “largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials” and was discovered by Hold Security, which told the paper more than 400,000 websites were compromised. (EXPRESS)
The proportion of Americans who say they disapprove of the job that their own congressional representative is doing, compared to just 41 percent approval, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. It’s the first time disapproval has risen above the 50 percent threshold in the quarter-century of Post-ABC polling on the question. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Rand Paul: a terrible wingman
Some DREAMers — immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children — at an event in Iowa confronted Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, on Monday. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., sitting next to King, shook their hands and began eating his hamburger. As the DREAMers made clear they had come to talk about the GOP’s attack on the DREAM Act, Rand, right, stood from the table and hustled away. A GIF of the scene spawned a flurry of jokes on social media. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Minn. mayor, 5, becomes latest ousted incumbent
Because apparently our accessories aren’t “smart” enough, an Indian startup is introducing a “smartshoe” to the country, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Bluetoothenabled shoe is going to be sold by Ducere Technologies Pvt. for $100, according to the newspaper. The shoes use Google Maps and link up with a smartphone app that allows users to tell their shoes where they want to go, and then the treads vibrate to tell wearers when and which way to turn, the Journal reported. The shoes are set to go on sale in September, according to the Journal. No word on if they’ll be available in the U.S. (EXPRESS)
Raymond Burse, the interim president at Kentucky State University, made a large gesture to his school’s lowest-paid employees. Burse announced that he would take a 25 percent cut from his $349,869 salary to boost their wages. The 24 school employees making less than $10.25 an hour, who mostly serve as custodial staff, groundskeepers and lower-end clerical workers, will see their pay rise to that new baseline. Burse, who assumed the role of interim president in June, says he asked the school’s chief financial officer how much such an increase would cost. The amount: $90,125.
Robert “Bobby” Tufts has lost his bid for a third consecutive term as mayor of his tiny northern Minnesota tourist town, but the 5-year-old isn’t taking it too hard. After helping raise money for local charities and declaring ice cream the top of the food pyramid, it was just time to move on, he said. “It was fun, but it’s time to pass on the vote,” Bobby said Monday, a day after he lost the annual election in Dorset. Bobby’s rule over the tiny town was purely ceremonial, being that Dorset has no formal city government. The new mayor, Eric Mueller, is bringing in more experience: He’s 16. (AP)
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Bobby Tufts, 5, failed Sunday in his re-election bid after serving two terms as mayor of Dorset, Minn.
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The scene was too neat. I had just arrived at the shattered remains of a mosque in Gaza City that had been hit by an Israeli airstrike. There was rubble, glass and metal everywhere. But on a patch of ground in front of the structure was a small carpet; on top lay piles of burned, ripped Korans, Islam’s holy book. The symbolism was almost too perfect. It was clear that someone had placed them there to attract sympathy for the Palestinian cause. A TV crew spotted the pile and filmed it. Mission accomplished. In almost every conflict, each side tries to manipulate foreign journalists into covering its grievances, to look at the destruction through its lens. But Israelis and Palestinians take this to a whole new level. The Israelis also are slick. From their media war room, they run one of the most sophisticated operations to sway journalists. During the initial ground incursion, the military was livetweeting propaganda, vowing to crush Hamas, providing quotes for newspapers to publish. In Gaza, it’s a different kind of manipulation, more subtle. Take a recent attack on a neighborhood in Gaza City. Hamas blamed an Israeli strike; Israel said Hamas accidentally fired a mortar into the neighborhood. Children died. In the road was a small pool of blood. I noticed a child’s slipper in the middle. The slipper was intact. There were no bloodstains. And next to the slipper, a black plastic toy gun. Again I noticed a TV cameraman drawn to this powerful image. I moved on. SUDARSAN RAGHAVAN (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Archaeologist Andrei Plekhanov last month surveys the crater discovered in the Yamal Peninsula in Siberia.
Don’t blame aliens for Siberian crater Researchers suggest that global warming may be behind the giant mystery SCIENCE Researchers have long contended that the epicenter of global warming is also farthest from the reach of humanity. It’s in the barren landscapes of the frozen North, where red-cheeked children wear fur, the sun barely rises in the winter and temperatures can plunge dozens of degrees below zero. Such a place is the Yamal Peninsula in Siberia, translated as “the ends of the Earth,” a desolate spit of land. By now, you’ve heard of the crater on the Yamal Peninsula. It’s the one that suddenly appeared, yawning nearly 200 feet in diameter, and made several rounds in the global viral media machine. The adjectives most
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often used to describe it: giant, mysterious, curious. Scientists were subsequently “baffled.” Locals were “mystified.” There were whispers that aliens were responsible. Nearby residents peddled theories of “bright flashes” and “celestial bodies.” There’s now a substantiated theory about what created the crater. And the news isn’t so good. It may be methane gas, released by the thawing of frozen ground. According to a recent Nature article, “air near the bottom of the crater contained unusually high concentrations of methane” — up to 9.6 percent — in tests conducted at the site July 16, says Andrei Plekhanov, an archaeologist at the Scientific
“Its rims are slowly melting and falling into the crater. You can hear the ground falling, you can hear the water running; it’s rather spooky.” ANDREI PLEKHANOV, an archaeologist at the Scientific Centre of Arctic Studies in Salekhard, Russia, talking about the Siberian crater to the science publication Nature
Centre of Arctic Studies in Salekhard, Russia. Plekhanov, who led an expedition to the crater, says that air normally contains just 0.000179 percent methane. The scientist said the methane release may be related to Yamal’s unusually hot summers in 2012 and 2013, which were warmer by an average of 5 degrees Celsius. “As temperatures rose, the researchers suggest, permafrost thawed and collapsed, releasing methane that had been trapped in the icy ground,” the report stated. Plekhanov told Nature the conclusion is preliminary. He would like to study how much methane is contained in the air trapped inside the crater’s walls. Such a task, however, could be difficult, as the crater’s rims are slowly melting and falling into the crater. Geochemist Hans-Wolfgang Hubberten of Germany’s Alfred Wegener Institute said that he’s never seen anything like it. “Gas pressure increased until it was high enough to push away the overlaying layers in a powerful injection, forming the crater,” he said. Some scientists contend the thawing of such terrain, rife with centuries of carbon, would release incredible amounts of methane gas and affect global temperatures. “Pound for pound, the comparative impact of methane gas on climate change is more than 20 times greater than carbon dioxide over a 100-year period,” the Environmental Protection Agency said. As the Associated Press put it in 2010, the melting of Siberia’s permafrost is “a climate time bomb waiting to explode if released into the atmosphere.” As two additional craters have also recently been discovered in Siberia, researchers worry the craters may portend changes to local Siberian life. Two have appeared close to a large gas field. “If [a release] happens at the Bovanenkovskoye gas field … it could lead to an accident, and the same if it happens in a village,” Plekhanov told Nature. TERRENCE McCOY (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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all the weapons.” The surprising acquisition of Jackson in April helped lead to the glut of receivers. Jackson, who had 1,332 receiving yards in 2013, has a chance to prove that last year’s numbers weren’t just a result of the Eagles’ system. “What I look forward to is to continue to go out there and be known as one of the best playmakers in this league,” he said. The person probably hurt most by Jackson’s arrival is Roberts, who signed a four-year deal in March to slide into the No. 2 receiver spot. But the former Cardinals wideout is taking everything in stride. “We’re all out here to work together,” he said. “I think all the receivers love [Gruden’s] offense. I think we’re going to
Hamstring issues Starting free safety Ryan Clark left Wednesday’s practice early after tweaking his hamstring. Wide receiver Pierre Garcon was sidelined again after aggravating a hamstring pull suffered last week. Clark downplayed the injury and said that he wanted to make a speedy return, and play in Thursday’s preseason opener. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
be throwing it a little bit more and we’re definitely going to be helping the running game out.” The bottom of the receiver depth chart holds a certain amount of intrigue as well. With Leonard Hankerson on the physically-unable-to-perform list, Aldrick Robinson has stepped
in and performed well — snagging a long touchdown pass during Monday’s practice with the New England Patriots — while rookies Ryan Grant and Rashad Lawrence have shown flashes. “Aldrick has had a great camp,” Gruden said. “He’s made big play after big play and that doesn’t go unnoticed. We have a lot of guys that are competing for the four, five, six and seven spot.” Are there enough balls to keep everyone happy? That’s to be determined, but right now, it’s a good problem for the Redskins to have. “The sky is the limit. Honestly, it is,” Jackson said. “And at any given time a defense is going to have to be accountable for multiple guys — not just one guy, not just two guys, but four or five guys every play.” ELLIOTT SMITH (EXPRESS)
The Wizards’ John Wall and Bradley Beal were two of the three cuts when the U.S. roster went down to 16 on Tuesday. But here’s who should have gone before the Wizards duo. JEFFREY TOMIK (EXPRESS)
3 Damian Lillard Trail Blazers point guard
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2 Gordon Hayward Jazz small forward
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Plumlee, below, averaged 7.4 points and 4.4 rebounds a game last year. The U.S. team lacks size, but is Plumlee worth a roster spot?
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The San Antonio Spurs hired WNBA star Becky Hammon, left, as an assistant coach Tuesday. She joins South Carolina assistant Lisa Boyer, who served on John Lucas’ staff in Cleveland in 2001-02, as women to coach in the NBA. Hammon spent some time around the Spurs during last season’s run to the title, and coach Gregg Popovich says she made a strong impression. (AP)
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As a leadoff man, Span isn’t looking to hit for power. He’s content hitting singles, so that his teammates in the middle of the lineup can drive him in. As a result, he’s struck out only 46 times before Tuesday, and just 15 times during his 30-game on-base streak. He said he’s been able to track the ball better from opposing pitchers lately, which helped him record 44 hits and five doubles during this stretch. “I try to barrel the ball and hope that I can get it away from somebody,” Span said.
Span had 39 walks entering Tuesday’s game — tied for secondmost among NL center fielders. This puts him on pace to walk 64 times in 2014 — 17 more than his total last season. He’s shown an ability to draw walks even when he’s gotten behind early in the count. Fifteen of Span’s walks this season came after he fell behind 0-1. “I just come here every day and study the pitchers we’re facing that day and try to get as prepared as I can,” he said.
Prior to Tuesday, the 30-year-old had stolen 23 bases this season, putting him on pace for a careerbest 34. Span has been more aggressive lately. He took five bases in the six games leading up to Tuesday. “It sets the table for the guys in the middle,” manager Matt Williams said. “Certainly it helps if he has the ability to steal second base to get in scoring position with nobody out in the top of the first. It just puts pressure on the other club.”
Nationals land lefty reliever Thornton The Nationals claimed left-handed reliever Matt Thornton, left, off waivers from the Yankees and put catcher Wilson Ramos on the paternity list before Tuesday night’s game. To fill Ramos’ roster spot, the Nationals recalled catcher Sandy Leon from Triple-A Syracuse. The club also transferred righthander Taylor Jordan to the 60-day disabled list. The 37-year-old Thornton went 0-3 with a 2.55 ERA in 24⅔ innings across 46 appearances with the Yankees this season. Ramos and his wife are expecting their first child. (AP) The Indiana Pacers invite fans to sign a get-well banner for injured star Paul George, who broke his leg
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IN OTHER CHEWS
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No need to pack a bag Zombies and mai tais and hurricanes, oh my! Here’s where to find Tiki cocktails in the area:
Doi Moi’s Zombie
Doi Moi 1800 14th St. NW; 202-733-5131, doimoidc.com. (U Street)
Jack Rose Dining Saloon 2007 18th St. NW; 202-588-7388, jackrosediningsaloon.com. (Dupont Circle)
The Majestic Cafe
Escape to the Polynesian islands without ever leaving these local Tiki-slinging bars
Farmers Fishers Bakers
Orange Crush with triple sec, orange juice and Sprite. Tiki options are offered Thursdays through Saturdays until the weather gets cold, and they’re available at half price during happy hour on Thursdays from 510 p.m. A few blocks away, Adam Bernbach of Doi Moi crafts elevated versions of Tiki standards. His tropical concoctions incorporate a wide selection of house-made ingredients — including roasted banana syrup, peanutinfused bourbon and tamarind soda — as well as creative spins on the classics: fresh pineapple juice runs through a soda siphon to give pina coladas a
“Tiki is really more a state of mind than a place.”
3000 K St. NW; 202-298-8783, farmersfishersbakers.com.
Jack Rose’s Hurricane
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COCKTAILS You’re lounging on the white sands of a Polynesian beach when you slurp the last of your mai tai. You motion to a cabana boy and settle back into your lounge chair while you await another fruity beverage. “Next stop, Chinatown,” he responds. OK, so maybe you were daydreaming while uncomfortably sandwiched between two commuters on a Metro train. Reality bites. For those looking to leave the real world behind for a minute, may we suggest an authentic tropical cocktail? The Tiki fad of the ’50s and ’60s is being rekindled at spots throughout the city where classic rum-andfruit-juice concoctions meet delightfully kitschy decor. At Jack Rose Dining Saloon, you’ll find an upstairs Tiki bar where the campy decor is inspired by that of Trader Vic’s and Don the Beachcomber; reed mats and carved Tiki masks line the walls all summer long while classic cocktail umbrellas adorn drinks fit for a hula girl. “We’re trying to provide as much of an escape here as we can,” says beverage director Trevor Frye, who makes his own citrus-infused vodka and mixes it in cocktails like the
911 King St., Alexandria; 703-837-9117, majesticcafe.com. (King St-Old Town )
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TODD THRASHER, co-owner of The Majestic Cafe, which offers Tiki cocktails in campy mugs
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hint of carbonation. Farmers Fishers Bakers in Georgetown provides 2-foot-long straws in its scorpion bowls, made for sharing and served with a riverfront view. You can taste your way through classic zombies (limit two per guest, lest the high alcohol content turn you into one), mai tais and a new collection of frozen blended drinks. For eight years, The Majestic Cafe in Old Town has been serving up a slice of luau heaven with a Tiki drink menu that rotates every summer and is served in tacky ceramic mugs. (The Galeophobic and Proud, for example, is made with Cruzan light rum, Blue Curacao, a limelike fruit called calamansi and citrus syrup, and arrives in a shark head with floating Swedish Fish.) “I think anyplace is Tiki City,” bartenderowner Todd Thrasher says. “Tiki is really more a state of mind than a place.” By that logic, we’re just an umbrella cocktail away from cooling island breezes. STEPHANIE BREIJO (FOR EXPRESS)
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Bookalokal expands to the District It wouldn’t surprise me if Evelyne White knew how to say “dig in!” in 35 different languages. The overachiever is a Harvard Business School grad, an ex-Wall Street banker and founder of Bookalokal, a service that connects amateur chefs with hungry audiences, which she managed to expand to 35 countries in two years (bookalokal.com). “I wish it was 100,” White says. She founded Bookalokal in 2012 while living in Brussels, where she often held dinner parties for locals, ex-pats and travelers. White launched the D.C. chapter in April with a root beer tasting from local producer Thunder Beast, and future local events include a crash course on home bartending from “Marshall” ($50) and an Egyptianthemed dinner served by “Aida” ($50). HOLLEY SIMMONS (EXPRESS)
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These days there are two types of people in the world: Those who accept that Iggy Azalea’s breakout hit “Fancy” is the Song of the Summer, and those desperate to find anything to replace it. Here’s our list of catchy, at least semi-danceable earworms more than worthy of SotS consideration. ALLISON STEWART ( THE WASHINGTON POST )
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Finding their place in the sun
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Miranda Lambert feat. Carrie Underwood
Grimes feat. Blood Diamonds
This formless but addictive mid-fi track is the third excellent Drake-related track this summer. It features some of his most dexterously rapped verses, and sounds a little like “Started From the Bottom” if that song had no hook, and Drake had recorded it in the bathroom at a Chili’s.
Grimes’ transition from elusive electro-gamine to pop-star-in-waiting continues with this slinky, mainstream-circling jam. Originally written for Rihanna, Grimes and Blood Diamonds snatched the New Wave/EDM combo for themselves in a track they call their “summer jam.”
There’s still room in bro-country summer for this “Thelma and Louise”-style ditty, even though Underwood, above right, and Lambert display so little emotion they seem less like two huge country stars than two sassy robots with hair extensions.
Vulture reports NBC has renewed “Welcome to Sweden”
This assured, bass-heavy slow jam may be the track that finally breaks the British R&B/pop singer stateside. It also has a video that tries really hard to make you think of Aaliyah in “Queen of the Damned.” You can stream her debut album, LP1, on iTunes Radio now before its release Tuesday.
The Wrap reports James Corden will take over as “The Late Late Show” host
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Gervais’ ‘The Office’ character to get spinoff BBC Films announced on Tuesday that it will produce “Life on the Road,” which will feature David Brent, Ricky Gervais’ character from the U.K. version of “The Office.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film will catch up with Brent, the inspiration for Steve Carell’s Michael Scott on the U.S. version of the sitcom, as he pursues his longtime dream of becoming a rock star. (AP)
“I’m kind of used to it! Cruella was a big Halloween costume. … And I bet Alex Forrest got a Halloween costume somewhere, too.”
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Joy Williams and John Paul White, who make up the folk duo The Civil Wars, issued a statement on their website Tuesday morning announcing their split as a band. Their breakup comes nearly two years after they pulled out of a world tour over irreconcilable differences. Each thanked fans in the statement and issued a free download of “You Are My Sunshine.” (AP)
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“No, that’s not a retro ad from 1950.” JULIA CARPENTER AT WASHINGTONPOST.COM/BLOGS/ SHE-THE-PEOPLE is not amused by
the latest ad campaign from Nine West. The shoe company launched its “Starter Husband Hunting” collection, which features leopardprint toe pumps and meoww peep platform booties, Friday. “It’s hunting season,” the campaign boasts. “If you’re looking for Mr. Right or Mr. Right Now, we have a shoe for that.”
“She’s timeless and ageless and has more sexual oomph in her well-manicured little finger than Miley Cyrus has in her entire yoga-toned body.” JOANNA ROBINSON AT VANITYFAIR.COM sings the
praises of Helen Mirren after her Tuesday appearance on “Live! With Kelly and Michael.” The 69-year-old, who was promoting her Oprah Winfrey-produced film “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” demonstrated twerking with show co-host Michael Strahan.
“Don’t do it! I hear the grounds are haunted by Maggie Smith between seasons.” COMMENTER PAPERTIGER AT AVCLUB.COM warns of the
dangers of bidding on the auction announced Friday by Christie’s Auctions and Private Sales. Interested parties can bid for the chance to spend a night in Highclere Castle, which serves as the set for PBS’s “Downton Abbey.” Bidding starts at about $16,000 and is open through Aug. 14.
“Yes, the dinosaur is Photoshopped, but Goldblum is not.” TARYN HILLIN AT HUFFINGTONPOST.COM delivers the
photo every “Jurassic Park” fan has been waiting for. When Jeff Goldblum, who plays Dr. Ian Malcolm in the 1993 film, attended a wedding in Toronto over the weekend, the happy couple didn’t miss the chance to embellish the classic running wedding party photo by adding a T. rex.
“For the first time in my 25 years in the biz, a children’s book leaves me speechless.” @ELAWREADS, a children’s book editor and publisher, tweets her dismay at “My Parents Open Carry,” a book detailing the day in the life of a 13-year-old and her parents, who both carry guns. “The Strongs join a growing number of families that are standing up for their 2nd Amendment rights by open carrying and bringing gun ownership out of the closet and into the mainstream,” the book’s description reads. Authors Brian Jeffs and Nathan Nephew are the co-founders of Michigan Open Carry, a gun rights advocacy group.
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1945: During World War II, the U.S. drops a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, resulting in an estimated 140,000 deaths. Three days later, the U.S. would do the same to Nagasaki, Japan.
1965: President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act, an “act to enforce the fifteenth amendment to the Constitution” and prohibit racial discrimination in voting.
1996: “A Game of Thrones,” an epic fantasy novel by George R.R. Martin, is released. The book is the first in Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” series, of which HBO’s hit show is based.
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Take that, JLaw and Emma Stone
They really couldn’t pick a china pattern The New York Post reported that Michael Strahan and Nicole Murphy’s breakup, made public on Friday, was the result of irreconcilable fights over money. A source told the newspaper that Murphy, ex-wife of actor Eddie Murphy, was unwilling to sign a prenuptial agreement. Strahan and Murphy had been engaged for five of their seven years together.
Taylor Swift stopped by Boston Children’s Hospital last weekend to visit a young cancer patient. She played an impromptu acoustic set for 6-year-old Jordan Nickerson, who asked Swift to play her favorite song. Nickerson sang along to Swift’s rendition of her hit “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” Swift this year has stepped up her efforts at fan interaction, having already made a surprise appearance at a fan’s bridal shower in Ohio in April. Last year, Swift’s management team was left scrambling after hundreds of fan letters for the country singer were found in a garbage bin in Nashville, Tenn. (EXPRESS)
LeAnn also eats lots of pizza, is in talks to open an Italian restaurant FREDERICK M. BROWN (GETTY IMAGES)
Ariana finally understands the lyrics to her own song
LeAnn is still trying to figure out the math on the whole bikini thing.
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‘The cast would be me and two less-hot girls’ Megan Fox told E! Online about her interest in playing a superhero in a movie, specifically an adaptation of comic series “Gen 13.” “That’s an opportunity to put three super-hot, awesome badass girls in a movie,” Fox said. She also suggested a “Sailor Moon” film, but added, “I wouldn’t want to be in this.” (EXPRESS)
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Ariana Grande has broken up with her boyfriend, Jai Brooks, according to Us Weekly. A source told the site that Brooks “wasn’t as supportive as he could have been” after the death of her grandfather last month. “You learn a lot about love, life & the ppl around you during a time of crisis,” Grande cryptically tweeted on Monday. (EXPRESS)
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In an interview with Fox 411, LeAnn Rimes said she is doing research to start her own line of bikinis. “I’ve worn so many bikinis that I know what works and what doesn’t. I know what I like and I know what’s missing in the marketplace,” Rimes said. She also doesn’t know how many bikinis she owns: “I’d like to say that I don’t have a ton, but I know I do.” (EXPRESS)
“Just wait for the movie then. It’s in 3-D as well. Enjoy yourself.”
EVA GREEN, responding on E! News to the MPAA’s decision to kill a poster for her movie “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” in which she appears scantily clad
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