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Source: Global News

Donald Trump marks MLK day with surprise 2-minute visit to memorial

Today 18:12 GMT

President Donald Trump paid a brief visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington on the holiday honouring the civil rights leader.

WATCH: Sharpton criticizes Trump and Pence for having no official events recognizing MLK Day. Trump had been criticized earlier in the day by the Rev. Al Sharpton, who said it was “an insult to the American people” that the White House was not commemorating the holiday with an event.

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Source: Fox News

Government shutdown may prevent Boston Red Sox from visiting White House

Today 12:40 GMT

I’m not sure it’s appropriate to be celebrating in such a public way while there’s people who are struggling right now,” Red Sox president Sam Kennedy said over the weekend, according to the Boston Globe.

The Red Sox won its first title since 2013 and ninth championship in franchise history in October with a defeat over the Los Angeles Dodgers in October.

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I didn't want to be the person who needed help – Here's what suffering taught me (and can teach you, too)

Monday 04:13 GMT

“There are a lot of people who’ve rallied around us,” I explained, “but I think the hardest thing for me is being the person who needs help.”

Being on the receiving end of help, rather than the giving end, taught me what loving others well looked like in a whole new way. Whether it was a personal visit, a phone call, a card in the mail or even a gentle hug (when welcomed and appropriate), every expression of care was meaningful to me.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte