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Kanye Dumps 'Today' Show Over Lauer Feud

Singer won't perform day after Thanksgiving for 'obvious reasons'

(Newser) - Kanye West and George Bush may be singing Kumbaya, but the artist still isn't feeling any love for Matt Lauer: West announced on Twitter that he'd canceled a high-profile appearance on the Today show "for obvious reasons" following his disastrous, "very brutal" interview with Lauer. West had been... More »

Note to Presidents: Words Matter

Obama, Bush must recognize that demeanor isn't trivial

(Newser) - In office, George W. Bush seemed laid back no matter what, while Barack Obama “has not been a happy warrior.” Both men have been true to form in major interviews over the past week, writes Howard Kurtz in the Daily Beast . Obama acknowledged discouragement—a fair point, but... More »

Kanye West: Matt Lauer Used Me

Rapper rants on Twitter; feels 'alone,' 'used'

(Newser) - First Kanye West called George Bush a racist. Then Bush called the moment “disgusting.” Then Kanye accepted the blame. The latest in the Bush/Kanye mess, brought to you by Matt Lauer and Twitter:
  • Kanye West told Lauer he understood Bush’s feelings.
  • Then the rapper went on a
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Bush Opens Up About Regrets in Lauer Interview

'Mission Accomplished,' Katrina flyover were missteps, Bush says

(Newser) - George W. Bush opened up about his legacy and some of his regrets in his first one-on-one TV interview since leaving the White House. Bush, speaking to NBC 's Matt Lauer, defended his decision to invade Iraq but admitted that declaring combat operations over in front of a "Mission... More »

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