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No telling what McCarthy and SNL has planned for the content of the weekend's skits as the press secretary definitely gave them enough fresh source material to work with. When former FBI Director James Comey's firing was accounted earlier in the week, Spicer hid in some bushes on White House grounds on Tuesday night to avoid reporters.
  • Kelly Ripa to announce new co-host!

    Kelly Ripa to announce new co-host!

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    Ryan will be moving to NY now that he's Kelly's new co-host. Seacrest, who is based in Los Angeles and hosts a daily radio show, will move to NY and keep his company on the West Coast. Seacrest, 42, is already in business with ABC as the host of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve " on New Year's Eve. They made the announcement during this morning's program.
  • Paul McCartney confirms Pirates 5 role with character poster

    Paul McCartney confirms Pirates 5 role with character poster

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    His appearance has been described as "an extra big set-piece scene", which is reportedly "built around" McCartney. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is directed by Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning (Kon-Tiki) and features returning stars Johnny Depp , Orlando Bloom , Geoffrey Rush , Kevin McNally, Stephen Graham and Martin Klebba alongside new additions Javier Bardem , Brenton Thwaites , David Wenham, Kaya Scodelario , Golshifteh Farahani and Paul McCartney .
  • Italy, Portugal lead the pack as Kiev hosts Eurovision final

    Italy, Portugal lead the pack as Kiev hosts Eurovision final

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    Russian Federation boycotted this year's competition after Ukraine barred its contestant from entering the country - a symptom of the countries' toxic relations since Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014. On March 22, the Ukrainian Security Council (SBU) issued a three-year travel ban against Samoilova, citing her performance at a festival dubbed "A World of Sports and Kindness" held in Crimea on June 27, 2015.
  • Mike Huckabee Sucks and Other Notes About Cinco De Mayo

    Mike Huckabee Sucks and Other Notes About Cinco De Mayo

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    The holiday celebrates the Battle of Puebla , where the Mexicans made a stand against an invading French army in 1862. "And that really is what we celebrate in Cinco de Mayo ". Mexico had long before, on September 16, 1810, declared its independence, but there were constant struggles to maintain Mexico's freedom for a long time after the country became independent from Spanish rule, Villegas said.
  • James Comey Declines to Testify Before Senate Panel

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    The White House said Trump is weighing options for replacing Comey, a decision that could have broad implications for the future of the Russian Federation investigation. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, left, and CIA Director Mike Pompeo, center, listen as Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testifies on Capitol Hill on May 11.
  • Comedians, press make fun of Trump at annual dinner

    Comedians, press make fun of Trump at annual dinner

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    It was part of a good, but odd, performance from the comedian, who was hampered by the fact that the person he spent the most time making fun of - President Donald Trump himself - wasn't in the room. He then tossed a little bone to all those dumb jerks missing out on his awesome company, saying that "Maybe we'll make it more exciting for them in Washington and show up" next year.
  • Puerto Rico board files bankruptcy-like case to cut island debt

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    Frustrated with the Puerto Rican government, hedge funds and the Control Board tasked with sorting out the island's debt crisis, some Puerto Ricans on the US mainland protested on Monday the best way they knew how: with music and dance. The governor did note, however, that negotiations for a consensual restructuring agreement wouldn't come to a halt. Puerto Rico's labor participation rate is only about two-thirds that of the US mainland.
  • G-7 Finance Chiefs Reassured on U.S. Tax Plans

    G-7 Finance Chiefs Reassured on U.S. Tax Plans

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    During his presidential campaign, Trump charged that past administrations had failed to take a tough stand on enforcing trade agreements and this failure had cost millions of good-paying factory jobs and resulted in an enormous US trade deficit.