WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With seven performances under his belt, U.S. President Barack Obama will try one last time to bring the house down at the annual White House correspondents’ dinner on Saturday, a night of playful ribbing of both politicians and the news media.

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State of emergency declared in Baghdad as protesters take Iraqi parliament
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BAGHDAD — Protesters stormed Iraq’s parliament on Saturday in a dramatic culmination of months of demonstrations, casting uncertainty over the tenure of the country’s premier and the foundations of the political system laid in place after the 2003 U.S
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Former Gov. Pete Wilson Endorses Ted Cruz At State GOP Convention
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Former California Gov. Pete Wilson welcomed Sen. Ted Cruz to the state GOP convention on Saturday in Burlingame. (CBS). 2. BURLINGAME (CBS/AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the …
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The night the White House upstaged White House correspondents’ weekend
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Karlie Kloss made a beeline for Valerie Jarrett. It was Friday night in Washington, and the willowy supermodel quickly burrowed into conversation with the top White House staffer at a cocktail party thrown by People and Time magazines. The topic?
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BURLINGAME, Calif. (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Ted Cruz made a plea to the California Republican Party on Saturday to line up behind him in the state’s June primary in his uphill battle to stop front-runner Donald Trump from grabbing the nomination.

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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A grandmother and four of her grandchildren were killed and another person was missing in floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central U.S. states, officials said on Saturday.

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – A suicide bomber driving a car killed at least 19 people and wounded 48 others on Saturday in an attack claimed by Islamic State on a group of Shi’ite Muslim pilgrims in a southeastern suburb of Baghdad, Iraqi police sources said.

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OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) – Warren Buffett said on Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc is poised to do well no matter who wins the White House in November, and the billionaire investor defended the performance and tactics of the conglomerate’s several large investments.

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Baghdad in State of Emergency After Supporters of al Sadr Storm Green Zone
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Iraqi officials declared a state of emergency for all of Baghdad on Saturday after protesters loyal to popular Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr breached the heavily fortified Green Zone, home to government buildings and foreign embassies, including the
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Latino activists vow more Trump protests as tensions heighten
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Latino activists said they expect more large protests as Donald Trump moves his presidential campaign into California. Trump faced large and hostile demonstrations outside a rally Thursday night in Costa Mesa and at the Burlingame hotel where he …
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