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President Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors

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President Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors

- WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced on Saturday, Aug. 19, after several honorees said they would boycott a White House reception before the show. The Kennedy Center also said in a statement the White House reception "will no longer take place." The White House said the president and first lady would not take part in the Kennedy Center Honors "to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction
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President Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors

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President Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors

- WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced on Saturday, Aug. 19, after several honorees said they would boycott a White House reception before the show. The Kennedy Center also said in a statement the White House reception "will no longer take place." The White House said the president and first lady would not take part in the Kennedy Center Honors "to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction
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President Trump and first lady to skip Kennedy Center honors over concerns of 'political distraction'

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President Trump and first lady to skip Kennedy Center honors over concerns of 'political distraction'

- President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will not attend the annual Kennedy Center honors — a traditional showcase of the nation's arts — over concerns of a political distraction, the White House said Saturday. Skipping the December gala comes as the president's entire 17-member arts council quit Friday in protest over his response to the neo-Nazi rally that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va
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Act 4: The Wedding Scene

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Act 4: The Wedding Scene

- Madhuri Shekar and Seamus Robert Sullivan were married Aug. 19. Megan E. Kelly, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister to preside at the event, officiated at the Manufacturers’ Golf and Country Club in Fort Washington, Pa. Last month, the couple had a traditional Tamil Hindu wedding ceremony in Chennai, India. Ms. Shekar, 30, is a playwright whose work includes “House of Joy,” which had a reading this month at Atlantic Stage 2 in New York; “Queen”; and “In Love and Warcraft
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Trump, First Lady pull out of annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony to avoid 'political distraction' for honorees

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Trump, First Lady pull out of annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony to avoid 'political distraction' for honorees

- The White House, already facing a growing boycott by several honorees, announced Saturday that President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not participate in this year's annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony to avoid any "political distraction" for the recipients of the prestigious award. The presented every December in a ceremony at the Kennedy Center, recognizes honorees for their lifetime contributions in the arts and the positive change they have made in the world
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Wanted: A world where virtual assistants help (without being asked)

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Wanted: A world where virtual assistants help (without being asked)

- Instead of fearing that artificial intelligence (A.I.) will replace us, we should be excited about how A.I. will help us. In a perfect future, our A.I. virtual assistant will know what we're doing, where we're going and — most importantly — what we're saying. They'll know lots of other things, too. And when they sense we need help, they'll whisper suggestions, ideas or facts into our ears, essentially giving us real-time knowledge as we go about our day
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‘Big Brother 19’: Elena Davies Reveals Plans For A Real-Life Relationship With Her Showmance, Mark Jansen

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‘Big Brother 19’: Elena Davies Reveals Plans For A Real-Life Relationship With Her Showmance, Mark Jansen

- evictee Elena Davies says she could have a future outside the house with her showmance, Mark Jansen, but she’s just not sure if it will be romantic or friendship. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the latest double eviction evictee says she “definitely sees” a future with once the CBS reality show wraps later next month. “I think there is a future, whether it be romantic or friendship, I definitely see us maintaining a relationship in some way,” Elena told
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Mystery woman invited to man’s Manhattan home swipes $50G worth of his wife’s jewelry

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Mystery woman invited to man’s Manhattan home swipes $50G worth of his wife’s jewelry

- What a kick in the jewels! A Manhattan man was fleeced by a mystery woman who snatched $50,000 worth of his wife’s jewelry — including her wedding ring — after he brought her home, police sources said Friday. Jean Pierre Henderson, 37, met the stranger near E 51st St. and Beekman Place around 11:30 p.m. on July 19 before bringing her back to his Manhattan pad, sources said
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Target ends relationship with troubled food maker Hampton Creek

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Target ends relationship with troubled food maker Hampton Creek

- Target will no longer sell products made by food startup Hampton Creek after an internal review, the latest major blow to the beleaguered maker of Just Mayo eggless mayonnaise and other plant-based foods. The retail giant decided to end the relationship about two months after receiving what it described as “specific and serious food safety allegations about Hampton Creek products.” Target pulled the San Francisco company’s products from shelves in June while it looked into the matter and shared the claims with the U
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3 tips for women negotiating a raise

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3 tips for women negotiating a raise

- Asking for a raise can be a daunting prospect for any employee. But women face unique challenges when it comes to requesting more money. Although women ask for raises as frequently as men, they're actually 25% percent less likely to get them. But given that women typically only earn $0.80 for every dollar their male counterparts bring home, fighting for a raise becomes all the more important
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Husband of Birmingham cop arrested in court says allegations against her are false

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Husband of Birmingham cop arrested in court says allegations against her are false

- A Birmingham man is defending his wife. She's a cop and accused of being drunk when she showed up in court to testify this week. Jonathan Smith says his wife, Velvet Smith, was on standby to testify. But was called late in the day and had to rush to court. And within minutes of getting there, she was cuffed and behind bars
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‘Days Of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Ron Carlivati Previews ‘Chabby’ And ‘PaulSon’, Wedding Madness Explained

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‘Days Of Our Lives’ Spoilers: Ron Carlivati Previews ‘Chabby’ And ‘PaulSon’, Wedding Madness Explained

- Days Of Our Lives spoilers teased a wedding in the near future. However, it was soon revealed that there is not one, but two marriage proposals. In the latest issue of Soap Opera Digest, head writer Ron Carlivati discussed “Chabby” and “PaulSon.” Why the wedding madness immediately after Chad DiMera (Billy Flynn) and Sonny Kiriakis (Freddie Smith) were released from jail? DOOL spoilers are ahead
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Austin jobless rate drops, tightening labor market’s grip on job growth

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Austin jobless rate drops, tightening labor market’s grip on job growth

- Austin has one of the tightest labor markets in the country, and some parts of the metro area’s economy appear to be bumping up against the hiring ceiling. While regional employers continue to expand payrolls, especially in industries tied to population growth, some key sectors of the economy have started to see job-creation rates decelerate in the past 18 months. July did little to alleviate the pressure
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Couple dances across Nebraska for 50th anniversary

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Couple dances across Nebraska for 50th anniversary

- Couple dances across Nebraska for 50th anniversary WEBVTT INPLACES ACROSS THE STATE THATMARKED MILESTONES IN THEIRRELATIONSHIP.ERIN: HOW IS IT THAT A COUPLETHAT MET AT A DANCE, IT DID NOTDANCE A SINGLE TWO-STEP AT THEIROWN WEDDING.>> WE DID NOT DANCE AT OURWEDDING RECEPTION.♪ ERIN: TOM FIRST SAW GWEN AT APARTY AT UNL.THEIR FIRST DANCE LACKED THEROMANCE AND CHARM YOU AREIMAGINING.>> IT WAS A SLOW DANCE BUT WEWERE SWEATING AND I STUCK TO HERHAIR
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California man celebrating marriage killed in Spain

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California man celebrating marriage killed in Spain

- LAFAYETTE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man who was spending his first wedding anniversary overseas was among those killed in a deadly truck attack in Barcelona, Spain, his family said Friday. Jared Tucker's sister, Tina Luke, told The Associated Press that Tucker, 42, and his wife, Heidi Nunes-Tucker, 40, were celebrating their honeymoon in Barcelona after saving up for the trip
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Indiana’s unemployment rate edged up to 3.1 percent in July

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Indiana’s unemployment rate edged up to 3.1 percent in July

- Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb speaks about the life of Southport Police Department's Lt. Aaron Allan, who died in the line of duty last week, during a service at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. INDIANAPOLIS — The state says Indiana’s unemployment rate edged up to 3.1 percent in July and is below the national rate of 4.3 percent last month
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Finding work, then falling to bullets in Baltimore: 'He was part of the generation of the streets, but he was trying'

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Finding work, then falling to bullets in Baltimore: 'He was part of the generation of the streets, but he was trying'

- After getting the call he’d long feared, then driving to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and determining with homicide detectives that their John Doe was his namesake, Darryl Owens Sr. was given his dead son’s cellphone, and began looking through it for answers. The emails “were all job-related, or jobs responding, or him searching for jobs,” Owens said. In text after text, Darryl Owens Jr
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California man celebrating honeymoon killed in Barcelona terror attack, family says

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California man celebrating honeymoon killed in Barcelona terror attack, family says

- A Northern California man who was spending his first wedding anniversary overseas was among those killed in a deadly truck attack in Barcelona, Spain, his family said Friday. Jared Tucker's sister, Tina Luke, told The Associated Press that Tucker, 42, and his wife, Heidi Nunes-Tucker, 40, were celebrating their honeymoon in Barcelona after saving up for the trip. She said they married a year ago
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  • Act 4: The Wedding Scene
    Act 4: The Wedding Scene

    , nytimes.com

    Madhuri Shekar and Seamus Robert Sullivan were married Aug. 19. Megan E. Kelly, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister to preside at the event, officiated at the Manufacturers’ Golf and Country Club in Fort Washington, Pa. Last month, the couple had a traditional Tamil Hindu wedding ceremony in Chennai, India. Ms. Shekar, 30, is a playwright whose work includes “House of Joy,” which had a reading this month at Atlantic Stage 2 in New York; “Queen”; and “In Love and Warcraft
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  • Trump, First Lady pull out of annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony to avoid 'political distraction' for honorees
    Trump, First Lady pull out of annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony to avoid 'political distraction' for honorees

    , usatoday.com

    The White House, already facing a growing boycott by several honorees, announced Saturday that President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not participate in this year's annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony to avoid any "political distraction" for the recipients of the prestigious award. The presented every December in a ceremony at the Kennedy Center, recognizes honorees for their lifetime contributions in the arts and the positive change they have made in the world
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  • Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
    Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help

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    Dear Carol: My mom is smart, stylish and trim. She was very social but now that's changed. Occasional, minor urinary incontinence has become a problem and she's acting like her life is over. I've told her that women who've had babies often have this issue and that there are products that she can use. Of course, she knows this, but she says that's not an option
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  • On the hunt for those fast-selling Moschino beauty products? We'll tell you where to find them
    On the hunt for those fast-selling Moschino beauty products? We'll tell you where to find them

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    Jeremy Scott, the Los Angeles-based fashion designer, was all smiles at a July party at the West Hollywood Moschino boutique in celebration of his first foray into cosmetics. Scott, who also designs an eponymous fashion label, has served as creative director for the Italian fashion house since 2013. The designer wore black leather motocross pants and the same $225 white Moschino T-shirt with the slogan “Couture is an attitude” on the front and “It’s not a price point” on the back that he donned at the February presentation of his fall 2017 Moschino collection in Milan, Italy
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  • Wanted: A world where virtual assistants help (without being asked)
    Wanted: A world where virtual assistants help (without being asked)

    , computerworld.com

    Instead of fearing that artificial intelligence (A.I.) will replace us, we should be excited about how A.I. will help us. In a perfect future, our A.I. virtual assistant will know what we're doing, where we're going and — most importantly — what we're saying. They'll know lots of other things, too. And when they sense we need help, they'll whisper suggestions, ideas or facts into our ears, essentially giving us real-time knowledge as we go about our day
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