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Pope Francis has called for international mediation to ease rising tensions between the US and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear activity.

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North Korea crisis: Pope urges international mediation - BBC News
Image caption Pope Francis warned of a war in which "a good part of humanity" would be destroyed <span>Pope Francis has called for international mediation to ease rising tensions between the US and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear activity. The pontiff suggested that Norway, for example, was "always ready to help". He warned the crisis risked sparking a devastating war in which "a good part of humanity"




10 Things You Didn't Know About Jason Chaffetz

The Utah Republican announced that he would not seek re-election in 2018 and may depart Congress early.

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News National News <span>10 Things You Didn't Know About Jason Chaffetz The Utah Republican announced that he would not seek re-election in 2018 and may depart Congress early. By Sara Clarke, Assistant Managing Editor | Apri




House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Share on Google Plus <span>House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Associated Press 1. Jason E. Chaffetz was born March 26, 1967, in Los Gatos, California, to John and Margaret "Peggy" Chaffetz.




Trump also cited the swift ascension of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court – a move expected to restore the court's conservative majority

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RELATED CONTENT [imagelink] A Dim 100 Days [RELATED: A Dim 100 Days ] <span>Trump also cited the swift ascension of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court – a move expected to restore the court's conservative majority and one that marks the first time a new justice has been confirmed within the first 100 days of an administration since 1881. "We won't get any




He touted other "law-and-order" appointments, namely those of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly

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hin the first 100 days of an administration since 1881. "We won't get any credit for this, but don't worry about it, the credit is in the audience," Trump said. <span>He touted other "law-and-order" appointments, namely those of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, each of whom has been tasked with taking a hard line on immigration and bolstering the southern border, where illegal crossings have plummeted in recent months.




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Trump also used the venue to boost the Republican running in Georgia's special House election, Karen Handel, saying her Democratic opponent, Jon Ossoff, would attempt to raise taxes "to the sky" and "destroy your health care."

"She's totally for the NRA and she's totally for the Second Amendment, so get out and vote," Trump said of Handel.

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his relationship with Cruz as "like, dislike, like," referring to their hard-fought presidential primary campaign. Since Trump has taken office, Cruz has morphed into a loyal ally on most issues. <span>Trump also used the venue to boost the Republican running in Georgia's special House election, Karen Handel, saying her Democratic opponent, Jon Ossoff, would attempt to raise taxes "to the sky" and "destroy your health care." "She's totally for the NRA and she's totally for the Second Amendment, so get out and vote," Trump said of Handel. [imagelink] Trump's First 100 Days EXPAND GALLERY




He also took a vicious swipe at another of the left's leading voices, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

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rump took the podium, Wayne LaPierre, the NRA's executive vice president, delivered a biting speech that castigated "leftist zealots" and "a national media that fails to tell the truth." <span>He also took a vicious swipe at another of the left's leading voices, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. "Bernie is a political predator of young voters who were lied to by school teachers and college prof




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President Donald Trump on Friday floated the prospect of a potential 2020 challenge from Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, resurrecting his "Pocahontas" nickname for one of his staunchest critics during a speech to a National Rifle Association convention.

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President Donald Trump floated the prospect of a potential 2020 challenge from Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on Friday. (Scott Olson/Getty Images) <span>President Donald Trump on Friday floated the prospect of a potential 2020 challenge from Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, resurrecting his "Pocahontas" nickname for one of his staunchest critics during a speech to a National Rifle Association convention. "It may be Pocahontas, remember that. And she's not big for the NRA, that I can tell you," the president said of the progressive Democrat t




All signs point to a less lavish, more sober affair Saturday night, with fewer over-the-top parties, less buzz and more recognition of the First Amendment and journalism's watchdog role in American democracy.

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event of the year, the White House Correspondents' Association dinner. But circumstances this time make it possible for the organizers and participants to reform and elevate the dinner in fundamental ways. <span>All signs point to a less lavish, more sober affair Saturday night, with fewer over-the-top parties, less buzz and more recognition of the First Amendment and journalism's watchdog role in American democracy. The WHCA dinner could be comparatively dull this time around, with less glorification of fame and power, and that's not a bad thing.




The transforming moment was Donald Trump's decision to boycott the dinner – the first time a president has decided not to attend since 1981. That's when Ronald Reagan stayed away because he had been gravely wounded in an assassination attempt.

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RELATED CONTENT [imagelink] The Dinner and the Donald [RELATED: The Dinner and the Donald] <span>The transforming moment was Donald Trump's decision to boycott the dinner – the first time a president has decided not to attend since 1981. That's when Ronald Reagan stayed away because he had been gravely wounded in an assassination attempt. Trump's dumping of the dinner in turn prompted the entire White House staff to boycott in solidarity with the commander in chief. Trump's reasoning w




At the same time, comedian Samantha Bee is holding a competing event to make fun of the WHCA dinner and mock Trump and his conservative allies. Bee calls her gathering "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner."

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had earlier declared "war" on major news organizations and called them the enemy of the people. Instead of attending, he plans to headline a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to mark his 100th day in office, which also is Saturday. <span>At the same time, comedian Samantha Bee is holding a competing event to make fun of the WHCA dinner and mock Trump and his conservative allies. Bee calls her gathering "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner." The big problem for the WHCA dinner in recent years is that it has been engulfed by celebrity and glitz, caused in large part by the seemingly endles




Watergate reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein will address the dinner and present journalism awards.

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ident of the WHCA, told the Hollywood Reporter that his group has "decided to focus the dinner even more so than in previous years on our core mission: the importance of the First Amendment and good journalism." To this end, he said <span>Watergate reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein will address the dinner and present journalism awards. [RELATED: Trump's Staff Skipping Correspondents' Dinner]




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Even the main entertainer – "Daily Show" comedian Hasan Minhaj, 31 – is not nearly as famous as some other entertainers in past years, such as Stephen Colbert and Jay Leno.

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And because there is such antagonism to Trump in the show-business world, fewer celebrities are expected to show up, which should result in a diminution of star power. <span>Even the main entertainer – "Daily Show" comedian Hasan Minhaj, 31 – is not nearly as famous as some other entertainers in past years, such as Stephen Colbert and Jay Leno. And there have been other positive developments. Some media organizations that have held the most extravagant pre- and post-dinner parties – Vanity Fair, the New Yorker, People – aren't