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U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks with first lady Melania Trump at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna, Ohio, on July 25, 2017. (David Dermer/The Vindicator via AP)

Trump to skip Kennedy Center awards

In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honouring recipients of this year’s Kennedy Center Honors arts awards to “allow the honourees to celebrate without any political distraction,” the White House announced Saturday.

A woman places a candle by floral tributes for the victims of an attack at Turku Market Square in Turku, Finland, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. A suspect detained for allegedly stabbing two people to death in a wild knife attack in the western Finnish city is being investigated for murder with possible terrorist intent, police said Saturday. (Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva via AP)

Stabbing possibly terrorism: Finland police

A suspect detained for allegedly stabbing two people to death in a knife attack in the western Finnish city of Turku is being investigated for murder with possible terrorist intent, police said Saturday.

In this Aug. 12, 2017 photo, white nationalist demonstrators walk into the entrance of Lee Park surrounded by counter demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va. Conservative activists and leftist counter-protesters prepare for a showdown in Boston on Saturday that could draw thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly. (Steve Helber/AP Photo)

Boston braces for protests

Conservative activists and leftist counterprotesters prepared for a confrontation on Boston Common that could draw thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly.

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (R) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump at the beginning of a meeting with government cyber security experts in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Bannon 'going to war' at Breitbart after ousting

Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump’s conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday, capping a turbulent seven months marked by the departure of much of Trump’s original senior staff.

A yellow ambulance (behind red car) is seen on the corner of Turku Market Square on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku. (Lehtikuva via AP)

Two dead after stabbings in Finland

A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland's western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said.