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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 jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

** FILE ** French Interior Minister Manuel Valls addresses questions during the government session at the National Assembly in Paris on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

France stands firm on veil ban after 2 days of rioting

France's interior minister defended on Monday a ban on women wearing full-face veils in public after a police check on a Muslim woman caused two days of rioting near Paris, Reuters reported. Published July 22, 2013