news conference

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Examples of news conference in a Sentence

The President will hold a news conference later today.

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Newport Beach Police Chief Jon Lewis, right, discusses details of the arrest of murder suspect Peter Chadwick during a news conference Tuesday. Hillary Davis, Daily Pilot, "Newport Beach fugitive suspected in wife’s killing lived under assumed names in Mexico, authorities say," 6 Aug. 2019 FC Cincinnati introduced Ron Jans as its third head coach Monday morning at a news conference. Pat Brennan, Cincinnati.com, "FC Cincinnati introduces Ron Jans as new head coach," 5 Aug. 2019 Robert Gomez said at a news conference about five hours after the first reports emerged of a shooting near the mall that investigators believe a white man in his 20s was the only gunman involved and that he was taken into custody. Bloomberg.com, "Groups March for Tougher Gun Laws After Texas Mass Shooting," 3 Aug. 2019 Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee said at a news conference Monday. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Events look at balancing security, ambiance after shooting," 30 July 2019 Even before the news conference started, however, the case had begun to fall apart. USA Today, "Sex trafficking is behind the lucrative illicit massage business. Why police can't stop it.," 30 July 2019 Even the casual college football observer is familiar with Nick Saban’s news conference reputation. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, "The truth behind Nick Saban news conference rants," 25 July 2019 Ali Pillow said at a news conference the day of the slayings. Cory Shaffer, cleveland.com, "Cleveland man faces death penalty in quadruple slayings of ex-girlfriend, two children and neighbor," 22 July 2019 Penzone and Deputy Chief Henry Brandimarte reviewed the sequence of events at a news conference Wednesday, painstakingly laying out the timing of the Boerner's taxes, the due dates and notices. Robert Anglen, azcentral, "Disabled Arizona veteran whose mobile home was auctioned off will get to stay," 19 July 2019

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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