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U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Alpine, announced Thursday via letter that he will be resigning from Congress as of June 30. Chaffetz is now less than six months into his fifth term representing Utah's Third Congressional District, and has served as the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee since January 2015.
  • Vanessa Bayer joins Bobby Moynihan in leaving 'SNL'

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    After Bayer, Moynihan, and Zamata's exit, remaining cast members include Kenan Thompson , Colin Jost, Leslie Jones, Cecily Strong , Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon, Michael Che, Beck Bennett, Pete Davidson, and Kyle Mooney. What a fantastic end to a fantastic season. The first black female cast member to join since Maya Rudolph departed seven years prior, Zamata had viewers in stitches with her spot-on impressions of singers like Diana Ross, Solange Knowles, and Rihanna, and the former First Lady ...
  • Mother's Day dining in the beach cities

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    At least retailers hope you did. 9 On Your Side spoke to mother's in our area and say they don't want anything but to be surrounded by their loved ones, "Honestly spending time with my kids is the most wonderful Mother's Day gift in the world" says Linda Hutchens of Winterville.
  • Jewish rapper Drake wins record 13 Billboard Music awards

    Jewish rapper Drake wins record 13 Billboard Music awards

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    With a brief costume change in between, both songs saw Cher done figure-hugging sheer leotards - including what is perhaps her most iconic look, the G-string / leotard / leather jacket ensemble from the original Turn Back Time video. She even got a little teary-eyed as she finished singing , and graciously tipped her hat to her fans in the audience. He has 22 nominations. Another massive victor, The Chainsmokers, also took the stage to unexpectedly perform an acoustic rendition of "Young", ...
  • Newly-Married Pippa Middleton Chose an Understated Wedding Ring

    Newly-Married Pippa Middleton Chose an Understated Wedding Ring

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    Such a short pause in the tight schedule of the tennis star was successfully filled with the attending at the wedding ceremony of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews. Several sources confirmed that Markle was in attendance at the evening reception held in a specially constructed glass "palace" in the garden of Michael and Carole Middleton's mansion in Bucklebury, England .
  • Mount Everest's Hillary Step 'not there any more', says mountaineer

    Mount Everest's Hillary Step 'not there any more', says mountaineer

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    The Hillary Step - named after Sir Edmund Hillary who was the first person, along with Tenzing Norgay, to scale it on the way to the summit - was considered one of the trickiest parts of the ascent of the world's tallest mountain. Speaking to the BBC in 2012, British mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington said getting stuck near the Step could be fatal. It may have fallen down two years ago, during or just after the large quake that rocked Nepal in April 2015.
  • Partial list of winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

    Partial list of winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

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    Attributing her five-decade career to "luck - and a little bit of something thrown in", she recounted advice that both her mother and first husband Sonny Bono had given her. However, that honor wasn't half as jaw-droppingly spectacular as the rapper's performance of "Gyalchester" on a platform in the middle of the giant lake outside the Bellagio as fireworks and dancing fountains served as the backdrop.
  • Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

    Drake, Beyonce early winners at 2017 Billboard Music Awards

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    The Chainsmokers and Drake, who are tied for the most nominations at 22, will also perform. Other big prizes at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards include everything from top new artist to genre-specific awards. This English songbird will successfully defend her title against against Beyonce, Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers , Drake , Ariana Grande , Shawn Mendes, Rihanna, Twenty One Pilots and The Weeknd.
  • One Direction's Harry Styles' debut album tops the United Kingdom chart

    One Direction's Harry Styles' debut album tops the United Kingdom chart

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    Harry Styles became the second current or former member of the group to earn a No. 1 album, with his self-titled record Harry Styles topping the charts in its first week of sales. 1 solo albums from its group, putting them in rarified air along with the likes of The Beatles and Destiny's Child as the only groups to have done so.
  • Nicki Minaj kicks off Billboard Music Awards

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    Drake is cleaning house at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, picking up 12 honors before the show was half over. Nicki Minaj is to open the show with Jason Derulo, David Guetta and Lil Wayne. Drake and the Chainsmokers were top contenders with 22 nominations each. Top nominees planning to attend include Drake and the Chainsmokers .
  • Miley Cyrus Cries While Singing 'Malibu' at Billboard Music Awards 2017

    Miley Cyrus Cries While Singing 'Malibu' at Billboard Music Awards 2017

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    With watery eyes, Miley thanked the crowd and got a standing ovation. "And you can hear it in her music". Cyrus, 24, was introduced by her dad, Billy Cyrus , and younger sister, Noah Cyrus, before she took the stage. But it was Cyrus's beauty look, a makeunder replete with bleach blonde beach waves, glowing sun-kissed skin, and soft-focus lids that proved most shocking.