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Plastic Spoons For $125 Mar-A-Lago Caviar! Angry Woman’s $1,200 Meal, Instagram Photos Go Viral, Get Backlash

One Instagram user is going viral for complaining about the plastic spoons that were served for scooping up caviar at Mar-a-Lago. As seen in the …

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A year of Trump: (Almost) everything that happened

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It will be impossible to adequately explain in decades to come just what it was like to be alive in the exhausting first year of Donald Trump's presidency.<p>From the moment he trampled the unifying conventions of the inaugural address by decrying "American carnage," Trump shattered …

U.S. Politics

Check Out the Houses Members of Trump World Have Bought in Washington

Ever since Donald Trump arrived a year ago, members of his administration have been busy snapping up real estate around Washington—including several …

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'The Midnight Man': Film Review

Horror icons Robert Englund and Lin Shaye star in Travis Zariwny's supernatural thriller about a game that results in the presence of a malevolent …

Horror Movies

In praise of Africa

President Trump is the most coarsely racist person to hold his office since Woodrow Wilson or even Andrew Johnson, and it's never more obvious than …

U.S. Politics

It’s not just Trump: Western media has long treated black and brown countries like ‘shitholes’

The president of the United States essentially called black and brown countries “shitholes.” The Internet is aflame with outrage over his comments. There are already many calls to apologize, and there will be more to come. But let’s be real: U.S. media has long treated black and brown countries …

Opinion

Trump sold $35M in real estate in 2017, mostly to secretive buyers

President Trump’s companies sold more than $35 million in real estate in 2017, mostly to secretive shell companies that obscure buyers’ identities, continuing a dramatic shift in his customers' behavior that began during the election, a USA TODAY review found.<p>In Las Vegas alone, Trump sold 41 …

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Nancy Pelosi's Son Rang in the New Year With the Trumps at Mar-a-Lago

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) really doesn't like President Donald Trump, but her son seems OK with the billionaire's family.<p>The liberal …

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The week in politics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a look at the week in politics from December 31 through January 6.<p>President Donald Trump speaks via video as White House press secretary Sarah Sanders listens during a daily news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Thursday. Sanders spoke about various …

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Jared Kushner And Ivanka Trump Reportedly House-Hunting In Washington, D.C.

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump might be settling down in Washington, D.C.<p>The first daughter and son-in-law, both advisors to the president, have been …

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President Trump Made Time for the “Bridge People” in the New Year

“Bridge people” are people he sees on a bridge.<p>In the Trumpian universe, there are three kinds of people: those who pay to play (donors and Mar-a-Lago ticket holders), haters, and “bridge people.” The first two species should be familiar by now, but the latter might be new. “Bridge people” is …

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Trump Tells Mar-a-Lago Crowd on NYE His ‘Enemies’ Are ‘Step by Step … Being Defeated’

President Donald Trump rang in 2018 with shout-outs to his billionaire friends and a warning to his “enemies” during short remarks just before …

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Trump family joins president for a lavish New Year's Eve party at Mar-a-Lago

Donald Trump launches video self-tribute and predicts ‘a fantastic 2018’ President says ‘We’ll see’ when asked about Kim Jong-un nuclear boast<p>Bidding farewell to 2017 with a lavish party at his private club, President Donald Trump predicted 2018 would be a “tremendous year”.<p>Trump said on Sunday …

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Trump welcomes new year with party, tweets

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump bid farewell to 2017 with a lavish party at his private club, before kicking off 2018 with angry tweets about Iran and Pakistan.<p>On Twitter Monday, Trump attacked Pakistan, saying: "The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion …

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Perils abroad, full plate at home, as Trump opens 2nd year

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The glamour of his holiday break behind him, President Donald Trump is returning to Washington to face a hefty legislative to-do list, critical midterm elections and perilous threats abroad.<p>Trump is starting his second year in office after a lengthy sojourn at his private …

U.S. Politics

Toasts to the Deals (and Other Winners) of 2017

Please take your seats.<p>It is that time of year again: our annual closing dinner, where we look back at the year that was, to toast and roast the year’s deal makers on Wall Street and in Washington and look ahead to what may come next.<p>And what a year it was.<p>This year, we decided to hold our dinner …

Business

See inside the swanky party where the Trumps celebrated New Year's Eve

President Donald Trump hosted a New Year's Eve party at his Mar-a-Lago private club on Sunday night, complete with the glitz and glam that his fetes are known for.<p>See inside the party, with details from the White House press pool:

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5 Ways to Whip ‘SNL’ Back into Shape in 2018

After a disappointing run during the first year of President Trump, here are a few things ‘Saturday Night Live’ can do to turn things around.<p><i>Saturday</i> …

Comedy

Trump to New Year's Eve guests: 2018's 'going to be something very, very special'

<b>West Palm Beach, Florida (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump rang in 2018 with shout-outs to his billionaire friends and a warning to his "enemies" during short remarks just before midnight at his posh South Florida club.<p>It's a yearly tradition at Mar-a-Lago: As the ball gown- and tuxedo-clad crowd …

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For Trump, a Glittering Gala Ends a Winter Vacation Rooted in Routine

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — As he walked down the red carpet to begin his New Year’s Eve celebrations Sunday night, President Trump stopped to predict “a tremendous year” ahead.<p>It certainly appeared to be getting off to a lavish start at his Mar-a-Lago club. Before the president arrived — flanked by …

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Trump rings in new year at glitzy Mar-a-Lago party, predicts 'fantastic 2018'

PALM BEACH, Fla. – Bidding farewell to 2017 with a lavish party at his private club, President Donald Trump predicted 2018 will be a “tremendous year.”<p>Trump said Sunday that the stock market will continue to rise and that companies are going to continue to come into the U.S., at “a rapid clip.” He …

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At Mar-a-Lago, they’re ringing in 2018 in style

They’re having a grand night at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, where a celebration is being held to mark the new year.<p>A red carpet is even laid …

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Trump celebrates 2018 with lavish party at Mar-a-Lago resort

The US President predicted a "tremendous" 2018, saying he expected the stock market would continue to gain ground and that companies would return to …

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Donald Trump's New Year Tweet Is A Lot Like His Christmas Wishes

President Donald Trump in a tweet Sunday wished everyone a happy new year and added his administration was making “America Great Again.”<p>The tweet had …

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Trump ends year with annual Mar-a-Lago party

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want …

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Welcome to Donald Trump's private club winter gala

He is certainly not the first president to indulge in multiple days of golf or evade the press pool that trails him in white vans. And he and Melania …

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The U.S. has one of the stingiest minimum wage policies of any wealthy nation

Minimum wage workers in 18 states will see larger paychecks starting Jan. 1, according to the Economic Policy Institute, thanks primarily to minimum wage increases approved by either voters or state legislatures.<p>Maine's minimum wage workers will get the biggest pay raise, an 11 percent increase …

Social Justice

Meet the Man Staging a Weekly Protest in Trump Tower

Anti-Trump protest has taken many forms over the past year, but perhaps none have been so consistent and subtle as Jeff Bergman’s Friday lunchtime …

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In praise of the best people of 2017: Part 2

<b>Rose McGowan</b>. I struggle to find enough gleaming words to praise the magnificent McGowan. The actor came forward with her story of the sexual …

Jacinda Ardern

Resolutions we’d like to see

<b>In 2018, I resolve to ...</b><p>… keep speaking out. <b>— The “silence breakers” on sexual harassment</b><p>… keep my hands, tongue and other body parts to myself. <b>— Harvey Weinstein, Mario Batali, Matt Lauer, John Conyers, Charlie Rose, Louis C.K., Kevin Spacey and others too numerous to mention</b><p>… keep my shirt on — …

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