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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

New York lawmakers approve ban on 'tiger selfies'

New York state lawmakers have passed a bill banning residents from taking "tiger selfies" — a rising trend on dating websites in which single men post photos of themselves posing with the ferocious felines in hopes of impressing potential mates. Published June 23, 2014

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Poland's Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in Washington.

Polish minister says U.S. alliance 'isn't worth anything': report

A Polish magazine said Sunday it has obtained recordings in which Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski says the country's alliance with the United States "isn't worth anything" and that it actually alienates the Russians and Germans. Published June 22, 2014