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Comic Michelle Wolf to host White House Correspondents’ dinner

Stand-up comedian and “The Daily Show” contributor Michelle Wolf will host the 2018 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, the organization announced Thursday. Wolf’s debut stand-up special, “Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady,” dropped on HBO in December, and she’s been a contributor ...

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Brit Awards adopt white rose symbol to signal 'Time's Up'

Homegrown London talents Stormzy and Dua Lipa were among winners at Wednesday’s Brit Awards, where many music stars wore white roses to support campaigns against sexual harassment and assault. Following up on gestures at the Golden Globes, Grammys and British ...

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Ex-wife of former White House aide says Hatch has apologized

WASHINGTON — An ex-wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter says she has received a letter of apology from Sen. Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican who defended his former aide from “a vile attack” after two ex-wives accused ...

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White Collar Watch: Should Congress Create a Crypto-Cop?

There are distinctions between cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, which are not tied to a single company but instead operate more like regular money, and tokens issued by firms to help raise money in initial coin offerings, or I.C.O.s. Mr. Clayton announced ...

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Trump White House unveils $4.4 trillion spending bill

President Trump wants Congress to approve a huge $ 4.4 trillion spending bill that would greatly expand the national deficit he’d vowed to cut. The proposed spending burst comes months after lawmakers passed massive tax cuts, which trimmed billions of ...

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As China Marches Forward on A.I., the White House Is Silent

But six months after China seemed to mimic that Obama-era road map, A.I. experts in industry and academia in the United States say that the Trump White House has done little to follow through on the previous administration’s economic call ...

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Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy

The new study also raises broader questions of fairness and accountability in artificial intelligence at a time when investment in and adoption of the technology is racing ahead. Today, facial recognition software is being deployed by companies in various ways, ...

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Omarosa says Trump White House is 'so bad'

Reality star turned White House official turned reality star Omarosa Manigault-Newman says she was “haunted” by President Trump’s Twitter usage — and she fears for the country. The ex-director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison told ...

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Scaramucci calls former White House colleague 'Sith Lord'

Anthony Scaramucci has nicknames for his former White House colleagues including “Sith Lord” Reince Priebus and “creature from the Black Lagoon” Steve Bannon. The former Wall Street investment banker, whose brief tenure working alongside the President last year has made ...

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White roses take over Grammys red carpet in Time’s Up statement

In a subtler move than the Golden Globes’ blackout, musicians donned white roses at the Grammys Sunday night in support of Time’s Up. The music industry hasn’t seen the same wave of sexual assault and harassment allegations like Hollywood has, ...

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