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The Weeknd, Belly Cancel Kimmel Performance Because of Trump

POLITICS | By Mesfin Fekadu | May 26
R&B singer The Weeknd and rapper Belly have canceled their performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" because Donald Trump was set to appear on the episode.

Trump vs. Sanders Debate? The Two are Tossing Idea Around

POLITICS | May 26
Chances are likely slim, but what about a Donald Trump-Bernie Sanders debate heading into the crucial June 7 California primary?

Obama: World Leaders Rightfully 'Rattled' By Trump

POLITICS | By Nancy Benac | May 26
President Barack Obama said Thursday that foreign leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have good reason to feel that way, as he accused the presumptive Republican presidential nominee of ignorance about world affairs.

House Reverses Course On LGBT Rights for Federal Contractors

NATIONAL | By Andrew Taylor | May 26
The House reversed itself late Wednesday and approved a measure aimed at upholding an executive order that bars discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors.

Screech in the Slammer: Dustin Diamond Back in Jail

CRIME | May 26
Former "Saved by the Bell" star Dustin Diamond is back in jail in Wisconsin after an official says he violated the terms of his parole.

Trump Says He Gave Himself Aliases Often in Business

POLITICS | By Jill Colvin and Amy Taxin | May 26
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday that he often used aliases to purchase real estate - but continued to deny he'd been caught on tape pretending to be an imaginary spokesman in a recently-released recording.

Clinton Email Use Broke Federal Rules: Inspector's Report

POLITICS | By Michael Biesecker and Bradley Klapper | May 26
Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, a department audit has found.

Judge Denies Motion for New Gawker-Hulk Hogan Trial

NATIONAL | By Tamara Lush | May 25
A Florida judge on Wednesday denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict.

US Sen. Richard Burr Mum After Saying LGBT Law Went Too Far

NATIONAL | May 25
North Carolina's senior senator is staying mum about his comments that a new state law limiting some legal protections for LGBT people and directing which bathrooms transgender people could use "was far too expansive."

11 States Sue Over Obama's School Transgender Directive

NATIONAL | By Paul J. Weber | May 25
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.

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