While the big names of top media organisations in the country attended the White House Correspondent's Dinner at the Washington Hilton on Saturday, the United States President Donald Trump made a decision to give the event a miss, breaking nearly a century-old tradition.
Spurs are still four points behind Chelsea with four games remaining following the Blues' win at Everton earlier on Sunday. That hope was dashed in a minute span as Dele Alli scored in the 55th minute and then Harry Kane won and scored a penalty to seal the 2-0 victory.
Trump was a target for Minhaj when he performed at the Radio and Television Correspondents' Association dinner a year ago, and Saturday night's routine wasn't much different. Trump's absence from the event is a significant break with tradition. Trump, at some point over the next 1,000 days, will need some actual accomplishments that go beyond signing executive orders in photo ops at the White House .
The 1,665-page bill agreed to on Sunday is the product of weeks of negotiations. "The omnibus (funding bill) does not fund President Trump's immoral and unwise border wall or create a cruel new deportation force". While Republicans hold majorities in the House and Senate, the GOP needs Democratic votes in both chambers to pass the funding bill. On Friday, Congress passed a stopgap funding bill that kept the government open for another week, giving lawmakers until midnight May 5 to try to ...
Tata Motors reported 23 per cent growth in its sales of passenger vehicles in the domestic market at 12,827 units last month. The mini segment consisting of Alto and Wagon R saw a total sales of 38897 units last month as compared to 31,906 units in April 2016 registering a 21.9% growth.
Trump has blamed the free trade deal with South Korea for causing a trade deficit of $28 billion past year between the two nations. Exports, the main engine of Asia's fourth largest economy, increased 24.2 per cent year-on-year in April to $51 billion due to the increase in overseas sales of ships and chips.
At the height of World War II, 14-year-old Elizabeth makes her first radio broadcast on BBC's Children's Hour, reassuring listeners that "in the end, all will be well". She has had 13 British prime ministers serve during her reign, from Winston Churchill to Theresa May. There has also been a thoroughly modern acknowledgement of the Queen's special day, also known as a serious social media response that includes special hashtags dedicated to Queen Elizabeth II.
Over the weekend Seoul's presidential office said US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster had appeared to backtrack on THAAD, telling his South Korean counterpart by phone that the US would bear the cost of the missile deployment as initially agreed.
The reports did little to change expectations of a rate hike in June. Paul Ashworth, chief US economist at Capital Economics, said he did not believe the March reading on inflation would deter the Federal Open Market Committee from raising rates at the meeting next month.
Roman Reigns gave it his best, but at Payback Braun Strowman managed to defeat The Big Dog, and after the match was over he continued to punish him inside and outside the ring. WWE Raw women's championship: Alexa Bliss beats Bayley (c) via pinfall. A Hardy's victory after a back and forth contest, ending in a cheap shot from Sheamus and Cesaro to turn them heel seems like an appropriate finish, plus it could potentially be the catalyst for the broken moment fans so desperately ...
Will House of Cards hit too close to home during Donald Trump's presidency? In the season 5 trailer, fans see Frank and Claire Underwood in a series of escalating events as they approach the next election. "2036. One nation, Underwood", he growls. We have to hold their sticky fingers and we have to wipe their filthy mouths. Er, tell us how you really feel, Frank.
April, a giraffe at New York's Animal Adventure Park, gave birth Saturday on a widely-and-intensely-watched live stream . The day hundreds of thousands of viewers waited for finally arrived: April the giraffe gave birth to her calf Saturday.
Tegan, of the pop duo Tegan and Sara, she said the president's frequent attacks on the media have only heightened the need for a strong free press. Perhaps this criticism would've been muted if Trump had attended, but instead he was at a rally in Pennsylvania trying to undermine the media.
Multiple concertgoers said they were left stranded on the private island of Fyre Cay over the weekend after officials placed the event site on lockdown because, according to the tourism ministry, Fyre organizers had allegedly failed to pay customs duty taxes on items imported for the event.
Image copyright Twitter/Hasan Minhaj 2. But the president didn't show up. Trump is heading to Pennsylvania in the evening to visit a shovel factory and appear at a rally in Harrisburg, the state capital. "Whoops!" wrote self-declared right-winger Chris11962. President Donald Trump marked his 100th day in office Saturday with a factory tour and a rally of the faithful in central Pennsylvania, returning to the populist and protectionist themes that fuelled his improbable path to ...
Though domestic ticket sales have declined over the years, the foreign box office results have made up for it with twice the numbers. The eighth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, The Fate of the Furious, opened its doors this past weekend, and to no one's surprise, it saw big success at the box office.
Sources have told People magazine that instead Kanye will be staying at home with their children, North and Saint. "Kim will be going solo". "Everything is great with him and Kim and he's supportive of her going solo". The source said that this year Kim will be wearing Vivienne Westwood to the event celebrating Rei Kawakubo's work at Comme des Garcons. Her mum Kris Jenner and sisters Kendall and Kylie are expected to attend the Met Gala as well.
After sauntering onto stage with a cigarette in hand, Ferrell's "Dubya" received a standing ovation at the very first words out of his mouth: "How do ya like me now, huh?" "For the longest time I was considered the worst president of all time", the fake Bush remarked in a long standup bit aimed at Trump.
Instead, Trump skipped the event-the first president since Ronald Reagan to do so-choosing instead to spend his evening in Pennsylvania gaslighting his base . The comedian didn't just come for Trump , he also took aim at the media for being surprised at Trump's victory. As I've noted before, Trump has long lashed out at comedians who ridicule him, even filing a $5 million lawsuit in 2013 against Bill Maher over the comedian's joke that Trump was "the spawn of his mother having sex ...
A black-tie event to raise money for the museum's fashion department, known as the Costume Institute. Since then, she has been instrumental in transforming a local philanthropic event into the ultimate global celebrity/power cocktail: Take a jigger of famous names from fashion, add film, politics and business, and mix.
It becomes the first film in the history to cross 100cror net on the very first day of its release. Prior to Baahubali: The Conclusion, the thought of any film crossing Rs 500 crore in box-office earnings on the third day since its release could never be thought of.
One was killed and two were wounded before the gunman was shot dead by return fire as he attempted to flee on foot. The terrorist group said it was behind the attack and named the gunman as Abu Yusuf al Beljiki, suggesting he was from Belgium.
Stay with us as we provide the picks and analysis. It may not have stopped the Giants' streak of avoiding linebackers in the first round , but it ultimately nets them a potential starting tackle and potential starting linebacker over the first two rounds.
Now, in O'Reilly's defense, he was told by a close friend: "'When you're a star, they let you do it'". "And I'm going to invite all my friends!'" Gutfeld said. Commenting on the absence of Trump, Daily Show entertainer, Hassan Minhaj, said: "We've got to address the elephant that's not in the room". And his sentiment was echoed by the head of the WHCD, Jeff Mason, who declared, "We can not ignore the rhetoric that has been employed by the president about who we are and what we do".
That's a touching display of canine devotion, right there, and a flawless addition to Cyrus's swath of bittersweet, lovely tattoos. Woo shared an image of the ink on his Instagram page. Emu isn't the only one of Cyrus' furry friends to have a permanent place on her body. Miley is certainly no stranger to getting meaningful inkings as she got her fiance Liam Hemsworth's favourite food tattooed on her arm in the summer of previous year.
The THAAD is meant to protect targets in the area around Korea from North Korean missiles, though its effectiveness in actual situations is seen by most experts as extremely limited, and the it would be of little use if the United States did launch a full-scale war against North Korea , as most retaliation would be artillery, not missiles.
Gustin's The Flash costars also poured in their love. Gustin took to Instagram to share a post- popped question pic with his new bride-to-be. As soon as Gustin made the announcement, fans and friends offered congratulatory messages to the couple.
The funds generated for this annual campaign support local families and their children experiencing unexpected medical journeys and expenses. The victor was "Allysa's choice", referring to Allysa Swilley, the giraffe keeper at Animal Adventure Park.
Eminem's representatives have brought suit against New Zealand's National Party , saying the backing track for a 2014 commercial is a blatant knockoff of Academy Award-winning " Lose Yourself ". "The bottom line is we would never have permitted the use of the song in any political advertisement", he said. Martin said the publishers are seeking both a cash settlement for an undisclosed amount and an acknowledgement by the court that the National Party breached copyright.
The internet monitoring group Turkey Blocks said on its website that the shutdown is "consistent with internet filters used to censor content". "No court order", Turkey Blocks said in a tweet. If these demands are met and the content removed, the site would be reopened, according to Turkish media. Turkey past year jailed 81 journalists, making it the world's top jailer of journalists, according to the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists.
As if that accolade wasn't enough she was also given a tribute by artists including Hailee Steinfeld, Kelsea Ballerini, Sofia Carson, and sister Jaime Lynn Spears. Britney said, "My two love of my lives, Jayden and Preston, my sons, you're the reason my heart beats, and I love you so much". In the first few days following the incident, which was reported by the Inquisitr , members of Maddie's famous family, including both Jamie Lynn and Britney Spears , would ask the public to keep the ...
According to The Desert Sun , she told the crowd that it's important to have that balance in your life. After hearing the dreaded news this week that Shania Twain's first new album in 15 years has been delayed, she's satisfied our thirst and played her brand new single at last night's Stagecoach Festival .
And as we would have hoped, the beloved Princess Leia will appear in the ninth installment of the Star Wars franchise-without the use of CGI, which was reported earlier this month. What do you think of Episode IX's release date? Two years later, the sequel (whose title, The Last Jedi , was only revealed this January) will be releasing in December 2017, and the first trailer for The Last Jedi was revealed two weeks ago.
The nearest Republican-former state secretary of state Karen Handel-was at just 19.7 percent, with U.S. media projecting a run-off. Ossoff's total fell short of the required 50 percent to avoid a runoff, but political analysts considered it somewhat of a coup for a 30-year-old Democrat who has never held political office and describes himself as liberal.
The Steelers hit on all these areas while also addressing running back and outside linebacker depth. Watt is the younger brother of Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt and Derek Watt . Still, it is somewhat surprising the team made a decision to address their receiving situation before selecting a cornerback. As long as he remains healthy, Conner should provide the relief Le'Veon Bell needs in his franchise-tagged year.