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Taylor Swift Testifies in Groping Assault Case

If you want to laugh about current events instead of crying over them, you might want to check out Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update-even if you don't normally stay up late enough to catch the weekly version on SNL.

You can't have "Saturday Night Live" without its parody newscast Weekend Update. Pretty much anything is fair game to Jost and Che. However, with SNL's ratings rising 20% this past season, the timing was right to try again.

Late Night: Seth Meyers Leslie Jones Watch'GoT With Lord Varys
Late Night: Meyers Jones Watch'GoT With Lord Varys

WU Summer Edition didn't deviate from the classic Update format at all with jokes from Jost and Che interspersed with visitors to the Update desk.

The half-hour show - which will provide four weeks of original summer filler - also featured "SNL's" Mikey Day and Alex Moffatt reprising their roles as the president's sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, respectively. Hader now adds his name to the ever-growing list of non-cast members appearing as members of the Trump Administration, and SNL may have decided that with "The Mooch" already gone from Washington, they could offer his spot to someone who doesn't need to be around the show from week-to-week.

Duluth FD: Father, Daughter Pulled From Lake Superior
The Duluth Fire Department had issued a Red Flag Warning earlier in the day for a high chance for strong rip currents. The firefighters floated in the water next to their upside-down boat, trying to let the waves push them toward shore.

Some fans expressed hopes that Scaramucci would be played by Bill Hader, who left SNL in 2013 after eight seasons. Many credit the segment as the inspiration to Comedy Central's The Daily Show and other political satire news shows. It's not an unprecedented move; Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler hosted Weekend Update Thursdays when the show was also super popular during the run-up to the 2008 presidential election (ah, how we long for the days when Sarah Palin seemed like the worst candidate in the country).

So, they've gifted us with Weekend Update: Summer Edition to hold us over until September.

Haley: NKorea Sanctions a 'Strong Message,' Not a Solution
While the USA position is that North Korea must ultimately give up its nukes, the North insists it must keep them. So could Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations who is swiftly becoming the Cabinet superstar.

The four episodes will air in prime-time before a live audience, starting tonight at 9:00 on WITN.

30 children die in Gorakhpur hospital in a span of 48 hours
The government has categorically denied reports that the patients died due to lack of oxygen supply and called them "misleading". The Indian Express reported that Gorakhpur has seen at least 114 deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in 2017.

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