Sunday, 22 January 2017

Biggest news you missed on Trump's first weekend in office

 
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Historic Women's March on Washington protests Trump administration's agenda

Trump prepares for busy Monday, pledges NAFTA changes, other executive orders

 
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WASHINGTON — President Trump, having declared post-inaugural Monday the true opening day of his new administration, spent Sunday pondering a string of executive orders on topics

Watchdog group to file lawsuit over foreign payments to Trump businesses

 
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WASHINGTON – A liberal watchdog group plans to file a lawsuit Monday, contending that President Trump is violating the Constitution by continuing to accept payments from foreign governments at the businesses operated by his family.

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Jared Kushner, Trump son-in-law, cleared to serve as White House adviser

 
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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has cleared the way for Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Trump, to serve as a senior adviser to the new president.

At 2.5 million strong, Women's Marches crush expectations

 
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WASHINGTON — More than 2 million people across the world, led by hundreds of thousands who overwhelmed the nation's capital, protested the first full day of President Trump's tenure Saturday.

Is Trump's inauguration cake a copycat of Obama's 2013 cake?

 
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Celebrity baker Duff Goldman tweeted Friday that President Trump’s inaugural cake is identical to the one he made for President Obama in 2013.

Trump's first executive action: Cancel Obama's mortgage premium cuts

 
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WASHINGTON — The very first executive action by the new Trump administration wasn't a sweeping order on immigration, trade or health care

What Trump’s first executive order on mortgage premium cuts means for you

 
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Donald Trump blocked an Obama administration policy Friday that would

In Chicago, a rally so big that the Women's March is canceled

 
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CHICAGO — In Grant Park, tens of thousands gathered for a rally that grew so large that organizers had to halt the planned short march through the city's downtown.

Watch live: Women's March on Washington

 
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The estimated 200,000 people planning to crowd the streets of the nation’s capital a day

Friday, 20 January 2017

Trump's 'Day One' will play out for weeks and months

 
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WASHINGTON — During the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump pledged to do all sorts of things on "Day One" of his presidency. But as that day approached,

Trump's 48-hour inauguration schedule

 
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President-elect Trump has a busy 48 hours of inaugural-related activities, highlighted by his swearing-in as the 45th president of the United States at noon Friday.

Monday, 9 January 2017

Trump to name son-in-law Jared Kushner as White House adviser

 
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Asserting that anti-nepotism laws do not apply to the executive branch of government, President-elect Donald Trump is planning to appoint son-in-law Jared Kushner to a White House advisory position, aides said Monday.

Fact check: Trump errs in reply to Meryl Streep

 
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On Twitter, President-elect Donald Trump falsely wrote that a reporter “totally changed a 16 year old story that he had written in order to make me look bad.” As we have written before, the reporter never changed his story about the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Trump: I'm only reporting what Assange says

 
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Donald Trump says he's not endorsing Julian Assange's defense of the Russians — he's only repeating what the founder of WikiLeaks is saying.

Intel chiefs: we're certain that Russia tried to influence U.S. election

 
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WASHINGTON — Top U.S. intelligence officials told senators Thursday that they are confident in their assessment that Russia attempted to use cyberattacks to influence the U.S.

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

This pilot has a stutter... but it disappears when he flies

 
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GLENDALE, Arizona -- In the cockpit of a rented two-seater plane on the tarmac of Glendale Municipal Airport, Johnathan Smith set his flight coordinates,

Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush to attend Trump inauguration

 
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Two months after her election loss, Hillary Clinton plans to be in the crowd for the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Monday, 2 January 2017

Republican Congress puts priority on targeting regulations

 
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WASHINGTON — Bills to block or roll back federal regulations, initially conceived by Republicans as a check on President Obama’s power,

5 tips for surviving 2017

 
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Around this time every year, we all complain about how the year before was the worst year we’ve ever endured.

Appreciation: Harry Reid has come a long way from Searchlight

 
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WASHINGTON — Harry Reid has been the most unlikely of political leaders.

Obama boosted White House tech, Trump sees risks

 
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WASHINGTON - As Barack Obama began preparing to leave office, the first smartphone-toting U.S. president ordered his team to upgrade the White House’s aging technology for his successor. New computers were purchased and faster internet was installed.

Sunday, 1 January 2017

Texans rule Tom Savage had concussion despite QB's return

 
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The Houston Texans' quarterback situation has taken another odd turn.

Goal transformed into art: Wenger lauds Giroud's 'scorpion'

 
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LONDON (AP) — With Alexis Sanchez's cross floating into the penalty area behind him, Olivier Giroud only had one choice: A back-heeled overhead flick.

Gingrich Says Biggest Worry About Trump Administration Is That They Might 'Lose Their Nerve'

 
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Less than three weeks before the presidential inauguration, leading Trump ally Newt Gingrichsaid his biggest worry about the incoming administration is that they will "lose their nerve.

What you need to know about new U.N. chief António Guterres

 
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Portuguese diplomat António Guterres took over as the United Nations' new secretary-general Sunday and issued an appeal for peace.
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