Trump's announcement comes a day after Bloomberg news announced it was scrapping its annual WHCA dinner afterparty. It also follows reports that media outlets such as CNN have been weighing whether to attend the event this year. He's lobbed relentless attacks at the media since running for president and has taken even more issue with reporting surrounding his presidency since taking office January 20. He recently called news organizations "the enemy", and the White House on Friday excluded several major outlets, The Huffington Post among them, from a press briefing. CNN, frequently criticized by Trump, has been contemplating sitting out the dinner.
The annual event, nicknamed Nerd Prom, brings together journalists, celebrities and political power brokers together for a night that typically features the President roasting the media.
South African court rules against ICC withdrawal Al-Bashir was allowed to leave South Africa even though a local court ordered authorities to arrest him. South Africa said it was quitting the ICC because membership conflicted with diplomatic immunity laws.
According to the History Channel the dinner has been cancelled three times: following the death of former president William Howard Taft, in 1930, after the United States entry into the second world war in 1942, and in 1951, during the Korean war.
Trump attacks directed toward the news media have only become more intense since taking office in January.
In January, Trump skipped the Alfalfa Club dinner, another key event in the social calendar of a city to which the president is happy to pose as an outsider.
Burger King is buying Popeyes
Popeyes has more than 2,600 restaurants around the globe. "That's where you see the savings. The company has over 2,600 restaurants in the US and 25 other countries around the world.
Airbus profits hit by A400M costs
The total value of the group's order book was €1,060 billion at the end of December, up from €1,006 billion in 2015. He said Airbus expected to deliver over 20 of the military transporters this year, barring any unexpected problems.
Pained to know of moral policing by cops: Kerala DGP
He went a step further and asked the police women if they saw the couple indulging in kissing or any obscene act. Broadcasting everything live, he asked the cops to prove of any "vulgar" activity that they were doing.
IAS official Sudhir Kumar in jail
The examination is conducted for appointment of clerks in the state government, the first phase of which was held on February 5. Almost three dozen of people have been arrested including Mr Kumar's number two in the commission, Parmeshwar Ram.
Mobile deploying LTE-U on its network
Just keep in mind that you're going to need a device that supports LTE-U in order to take advantage of its benefits. It will also provide a basis for T-Mobile's plans to blanket the country with Gigabit LTE.
Mavericks waive point guard Deron Williams
The Utah Jazz are reportedly looking into a possible reunification with former All-Star point guard Deron Williams . Ferrell averaged 15.3 points per game and 4.6 assists, leading the Mavs to five wins in seven games as a starter.
GPS Reveals Chilling 2nd Stop by Dylann Roof
He is now being held at the Charleston County jail while he awaits a state trial on murder charges stemming from the attack. Rufus Berry told the Post and Courier newspaper. "We had skipped a little bit and we didn't have it that night", she said.