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Trump says he won't attend correspondents dinner this spring

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says he won’t be attending the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner this spring.

In a tweet on Saturday, the president doesn’t give a reason but says he wishes “everyone well and have a great evening!” 75 more words

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2017 Oscar nominations: complete list of nominees

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (WANE) – The 2017 Oscars will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on Sunday.

The nominees for the 2017 Oscars are listed below. 502 more words

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Democrats elect Perez party chairman on second ballot

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman on Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman after a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party’s electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump. 549 more words

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Democrats elect Perez party chairman on second ballot

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman on Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman after a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party’s electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump. 549 more words

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Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused “very serious paralysis” that killed the exiled half brother of North Korea’s leader, as police completed a sweep of the budget terminal where he was poisoned and declared it safe of any toxin. 1,055 more words

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Pre-existing Conditions Complicate Repealing of Obamacare

As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. 944 more words

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Friends and Relatives of Kansas Bar Shooter Say He Was a 'Drunken Mess'

A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a “drunken mess” after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime neighbor said Saturday. 842 more words

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