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The Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj stands at the head table during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington on Saturday.

Trump's Absence Loomed Large At Annual White House Correspondents' Dinner

"Is anyone going to come through here?"

That's what a Hilton hotel employee asked one of a dozen photographers along the red carpet at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner a couple of hours before the event officially started Saturday evening. But, like a blood-thirsty mosquito on a sweltering night, it was the nagging, persistent thought that seemed to plague attendees throughout the event.

President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up to the audience behind him as he finishes speaking in Harrisburg, Pa., on Saturday.

Trump Holds Rally In Pennsylvania As Journalists Gather At Annual D.C. Dinner

Updated 10:30 p.m. ET

President Donald Trump passed Saturday on one of the biggest events on Washington's annual social calendar and, instead, opted to spend his 100th day in office focused on trade and holding a campaign-style rally in Harrisburg, Pa.

An Iraqi security forces mechanical digger operates next to buildings destroyed during fighting in west Mosul. A U.S. service member was killed in an explosion outside the city on April 29.

U.S. Service Member Dies In Blast Outside Mosul

A U.S. service member died Saturday from wounds sustained in an explosion outside Mosul, Iraq, according to a statement from the U.S military.

The statement offered no further details.

Iraqi troops — with the aid of U.S. forces — have been fighting to push the Islamic State out of Mosul for the past six months.

It is the second American military fatality since the Mosul operation began, reports The Military Times.

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