Trump, Francis, LeBron among Time's 100 most influential

Trump, Francis, LeBron among Time's 100 most influential

April 20th, 2017 by Associated Press in Breaking News

FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma listen at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Work requirements for Medicaid could lead to major changes in the social safety net under President Donald Trump. The question: Should adults who are able to work be required to do so to get taxpayer provided health insurance? (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016, file photo, Pope Francis waves to the crowd as he is driven around St. Peter's Square ahead of his weekly general audience at the Vatican. Francis was named to Time's 100 most influential people list on April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)

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Indiana Pacers' Paul George, right, reaches in against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James in the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 17, 2017, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 117-111. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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NEW YORK — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis join the likes of singer Demi Lovato and actress Viola Davis on Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people.

The latest edition of the magazine's annual list is an eclectic group that also includes Chance the Rapper, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and FBI Director James Comey.

This is the second straight year Trump has made the list. He's joined by daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Trump staffers Reince Priebus and Stephen Bannon also are in the group.

Other notable names include Russian President Vladimir Putin, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, basketball superstar LeBron James, actress Emma Stone and singers John Legend and Ed Sheeran.


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