CNN
15 minutes
Two parties, two different Americas. On Saturday night, the press gathered for the annual White House correspondents' dinner in Washington where, traditionally, they would roast the president. But this year the punchline was in Pennsylvania, at a rally President Trump held to celebrate his first 100 days in office.
KyivPost
32 minutes
One of the world’s top actresses, Meryl Streep, has called for the freeing of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years in jail after being subjected to a sham trial in Russia. The U.S. actress and renowned philanthropist was pictured alongside Ukrainian lawmaker Mustafa Nayyem with a “Free Sentsovsign in a photograph taken during the PEN America Annual Literary Gala on April 25, at which Sentsov was honoured with a 2017 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write award. Nayyem, who posted the photograph on his Facebook account on April 30, said that the actress was genuinely interested in Sentsov’s case, and eager to help. “She was already aware of the fact that one of the nominees is an imprisoned filmmaker, but didnt know (Sentsov’s) entire story,” Nayyem wrote, “I told her about the case, (Sentsov’s) family, Crimea, (Russian) nationality being forced upon him, and his two children stuck in the annexed territory.
KyivPost
an hour
One of the world’s top actresses, Merryl Streep, has called for the freeing of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years in jail after being subjected to a sham trial in Russia. The U.S. actress and renowned philanthropist was pictured alongside Ukrainian lawmaker Mustafa Nayyem with a “Free Sentsovsign in a photograph taken during the PEN America Annual Literary Gala on April 25, at which Sentsov was honoured with a 2017 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write award. Nayyem, who posted the photograph on his Facebook account on April 30, said that the actress was genuinely interested in Sentsov’s case, and eager to help. “She was already aware of the fact that one of the nominees is an imprisoned filmmaker, but didnt know (Sentsov’s) entire story,” Nayyem wrote, “I told her about the case, (Sentsov’s) family, Crimea, (Russian) nationality being forced upon him, and his two children stuck in the annexed territory.
Deadline
an hour
The morning after the first of what seems likely to be an annual comic event, Samantha Bee has no regrets. Dropping by CNN's State of the Union for a chat with Jake Tapper , a happy Bee pretty much rolled her eyes at any notion of being a smug liberal. How does it feel to be the face of the problem? asked Tapper, who had appeared in a very funny taped bit on Bee's Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner special last night. (Watch today's video above). Tapper...
Sky News
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Newsy
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SABC Digital News
2 hours
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Leicester Mercury
2 hours
Hundreds of people took part in one of the most colourful fund-raising events in the city - getting covered in powdered paint as they ran around Victoria Park. The annual fun-filled Colour Blast Dash was held today with a best ever turn out of 1,200 runners. The race raised money for Leicester-based charity The Laura Centre, which helps people struggling with grief and specialises in helping children who have lost a parent. It is expected that today's event raised more than...
Voice Of America
2 hours
Global News
2 hours
Sky News
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TIME - Top Stories
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Mashable
3 hours
"I think he's in Pennsylvania because he can't take a joke." Hasan Minhaj didn't skimp on the humor during his 25-minute address at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner. Although he was asked to avoid ribbing the new administration since Trump broke with tradition in not attending and the rest of his royal court followed suit the Daily Show correspondent couldn't help himself. Minhaj served up his many jabs at Trump and the attending news organizations with a side of Real Talk. As a Daily Show correspondent an arbiter of actual, intentional fake news he brings a uniquely outsider perspective to the apparent disconnect in 2017 between the news media and its audience. Read more... More about White House Correspondents Dinner , Hasan Minhaj , Tv , Entertainment , and Entertainment
TIME - Top Stories
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Fast Company
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4 hours
The Economic Times
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The Economic Times
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5 hours
South China Morning Post
5 hours
The minimum wage should be reviewed annually instead of biannually as wages have failed to catch up with inflation, the Confederation of Trade Unions has urged. Former lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan said that from 2003 to 2016 wages increased by 42 per cent, but inflation had increased by 44 per cent. The unions proposal came as the minimum wage will increase on Monday by HK$2 to HK$34.5 per hour. It was also floated on a day when labour unions came out to demand standard working hours,...
BBC World News
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