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Biting comedy, inspirational moments define annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner:

This year’s White House correspondents dinner featured a deeply satirical edge and a variety of voices in an evening of provocative political humor.

Comedian Michelle Wolf, best known for her contributions on “The Daily Show,” headlined the event, unleashing an unusually biting and raunchy routine. She mocked lawmakers and members of the media, but focused on President Donald Trump, who was not in attendance, and others from the White House in a routine that drew harsh critiques from many in the audience and online.
Trump, who has called the media “the enemy of the American people,” held a campaign-style rally in Michigan instead, as he did in Pennsylvania during last year’s dinner. Representing him at Saturday night’s dinner, which raises money for scholarships, was White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.
‘Avengers: Infinity War’ assembles biggest box office opening ever:

The Avengers battled their way to global box office domination this weekend.

Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” made an estimated $630 million at the worldwide box office for its opening weekend, according to Disney (DIS). That shatters the record for biggest worldwide opening held by Universal’s “The Fate of the Furious,” which made $541 million for its global opening last yea

“Infinity War” also brought in an estimated $250 million domestically this weekend. That makes it the biggest opening weekend ever, edging out the $248 million that “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” made in 2015.

Five journalists among dozens killed in twin Afghanistan blasts:

At least 25 people, including five journalists, died in two explosions on Monday morning in the Afghan capital Kabul, according to government officials.

The first blast took place at around at 8 a.m. local time in the Shashdarak area of the city, where the US embassy and Afghan government buildings are located, prompting journalists to rush to the scene.
The second explosion came as an attacker, disguised as a cameraman, detonated explosives at the site of the initial explosion, Kabul City Police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai told CNN.

Mike Freeman’s NFL Draft Notebook: Shaquem Griffin and the Fear of the Unknown:

Shaquem Griffin was the best story of this year’s draft. Of many years’ drafts.

The UCF edge rusher has a legitimate chance to be a star in the NFLdespite having had his left hand amputated at age 4. His potential really is that high, and along the way he will be a beacon for many.

But that’s just one aspect to this story. What happened to Griffin in this draft is also typical of how the NFL views the unknown—and how it used Griffin to boost its image.

Migrants who traveled with caravan vow to wait at border until they are granted asylum:

After a difficult, monthlong journey from Central America to the US-Mexico border, dozens of asylum-seeking migrants are vowing to remain outside an immigration processing center until “every last one” is admitted into the country, an organizer with the caravan said late Sunday.

Earlier, the migrants marched from Friendship Park in Tijuana, Mexico to the San Ysidro port of entry. They stood on the Mexican side; on the other side lay San Diego, California. It was the final leg for some in the caravan of hundreds of migrants, which had reached Tijuana on Tuesday.
Alex Mensing, an organizer with Pueblo Sin Fronteras, which assembled the caravan, said 50 migrants were admitted to the immigration processing center on the Mexico side. He said the migrants’ decision to not return to a nearby shelter overnight was made in solidarity with the asylum seekers who are inside the facility

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