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D.C. police: 217 people arrested during protests

D.C. police: 217 people arrested during protests | 20 Jan | Protests in Washington during President Trump's inaugural festivities have led to at least 217 arrests, interim D.C. police chief Peter Newsham said at an evening news conference. Newsham said that the vast majority of protests across the city unfolded peacefully.

Video: MSNBC's Matthews Says Trump's Speech "Hitlerian"

Video: MSNBC's Matthews Says Trump's Speech "Hitlerian" | 20 Jan 2017 | During inauguration coverage MSNBC's Chris Matthews said that Trump's speech had "a Hitlerian background to it." "When he said today, 'America first,' it was not just the racial...I shouldn't say racial,...the Hitlerian background to it..."

BBC used the wrong subtitles for Donald Trump's inauguration speech

BBC used the wrong subtitles for Donald Trump's inauguration speech | 20 Jan 2017 | Donald Trump's inauguration speech with the wrong subtitles. BBC broadcast the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, but it seems they incorrectly used the subtitles of the BBC kids' show 'The Dumping Ground'.

Universities hire buses to take students to Women's March

Universities hire buses to take students to Women's March | 20 Jan 2017 | Several universities are paying for their students to attend the Women's March on Washington, a post-Inauguration protest intended to show solidarity with marginalized communities and speak out against Donald Trump. Emerson College in Massachusetts, Columbia/Barnard University, and DePauw University in Indiana have agreed to charter buses to Washington, D.C.

Senate confirms Trump's first Cabinet member

Senate confirms Trump's first Cabinet member | 20 Jan 2017 | The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's first Cabinet member Friday, formally approving his defense secretary. As the Senate voted on retired Gen. James Mattis for defense secretary, he easily cleared the 50-vote majority threshold. New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was the first and so far only senator to vote against him.

Trump signs bill allowing Mattis to lead Pentagon

Trump signs bill allowing Mattis to lead Pentagon | 20 Jan 2017 | President Trump, in his first significant official act as president, signed legislation Friday allowing retired Gen. James Mattis to run the Pentagon as defense secretary. A Senate vote to confirm Mattis, 66, is scheduled for later in the day.

Protester screams in agony as Trump sworn in

A trifle upset: Protester screams in agony as Trump sworn in | 20 Jan 2017 | An anti-Trump protester screams in agony as the new US President is sworn in. The woman, sitting cross-legged on the ground close to Capitol Hill, was filmed yelling "no" at the top of her voice as Donald Trump took his oath.

Inauguration protesters vandalize city, try to disrupt Trump's oath, police arrest nearly 100

Inauguration protesters vandalize, set fires, try to disrupt Trump's oath, as police arrest more than 200 | 20 Jan 2017 | Protesters made themselves heard in the nation’s capital Friday, leaving a trail of damage along some city blocks, disrupting security checkpoints at President Donald Trump’s inauguration, and clashing with police as Trump supporters tried to celebrate.

Donald Trump Protests Turn Violent in Washington, D.C.

Donald Trump Protests Turn Violent in Washington, D.C. | 20 Jan 2017 | Protests in Washington, D.C. turned violent on Friday as Donald Trump was sworn in as president of the United States. Although demonstrations started peacefully on the morning of January 20th, they soon escalated as several hundred protesters broke store and car windows and clashed with police.

Donald Trump inauguration protests: Violence breaks out as protesters smash windows and clash with police

Donald Trump inauguration protests: Violence breaks out as protesters smash windows and clash with police | 20 Jan 2017 | Disorder has broken out in Washington DC amid tight security ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration. A group of masked protesters, some carrying flags bearing the anarchist symbol, were filmed smashing windows, running through the streets and clashing with police.

Police arrest 90, charge many with rioting

Police arrest 90, charge many with rioting | 20 Jan 2017 | D.C. Interim Police Chief Peter Newsham said officers have arrested more than 90 people in connection with protests that turned violent on Friday and caused "significant damage to a number of blocks in our city."

Barack and Michelle Obama's farewell message asks: What now?

Barack and Michelle Obama's farewell message asks: What now? | 20 Jan 2017 | In a video released on social media on Friday, he joined his wife, Michelle, and said they wanted ideas for the new presidential centre they will set up in Chicago. Mr Obama called it a "living, working centre for citizenship". However, Mrs Obama said their first priority would be to get some sleep.

Moments after taking the oath, President Trump transforms White House website

Moments after taking the oath, President Trump transforms White House website | 20 Jan 2017 | Just moments after President Donald Trump took the oath of office Friday, the official White House website was transformed into a set of policy pledges that offered the broad contours of the Trump administration's top priorities -- a list that included fierce support for law enforcement bordering on vigilantism,

Burning flags, protests and a sprinkling of enthusiasm: The world reacts to Trump's inauguration

Burning flags, protests and a sprinkling of enthusiasm: The world reacts to Trump's inauguration | 20 Jan 2017 | ritons unfurled banners. Filipinos burned flags. Chinese officials held their tongues. And Israeli settlers rejoiced.

Protesters break windows, throw rocks before inauguration

Protesters break windows, throw rocks before inauguration | 20 Jan 2017 | Protesters and police clashed in a section in northwest Washington Friday morning ahead of Donald Trump's historic inauguration, as windows and ATMs were smashed, rocks were thrown and chemical spray was used to control the crowds. The protest violence was not widespread, and the main protest site at the Navy Memorial was peaceful.

Rocket fired near Istanbul police headquarters - CNN Turk

Rocket fired near Istanbul police headquarters - CNN Turk | 20 Jan 2017 | A rocket was fired near the police headquarters in Turkey's largest city of Istanbul on Friday but missed the building and there were no reports of casualties, broadcaster CNN Turk said. Turkey has been hit by a series of gun and bomb attacks in recent months, some claimed by Kurdish PKK militants, others blamed on Islamic State.

Pence sworn in as 48th vice president of the United States

Pence sworn in as 48th vice president of the United States | 20 Jan 2017 | With his hand on a pair of Bibles and a pledge before God to defend the Constitution, former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence took the oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill. In doing so, he became the nation's 48th vice president and the sixth from Indiana in the state's 200-year history.

Donald Trump takes the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States

Donald Trump takes the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States | 20 Jan 2017 | Donald Trump, a combative New York real estate mogul who harnessed a powerful populist message for a deeply divided country in his first bid for public office, took the oath of office Friday as the 45th president of the United States.

Protesters are blocking Uber headquarters because of its ties to Trump

Protesters are blocking Uber headquarters because of its ties to Trump | 20 Jan 2017 | Several protesters barricaded the front of Uber headquarters in San Francisco on Friday. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is a member of President-elect Donald Trump's economic advisory team, called the Strategic and Policy Forum. A few protesters were chained to the front door on Market Street, and no employees were able to enter, according to our correspondent on-site.

MAP: Inauguration protests sweep through campuses

MAP: Inauguration protests sweep through campuses | 20 Jan 2017 | Universities across the country are preparing for a Trump presidency with a weekend of protests and walkouts, while others are shipping students all the way to D.C. to participate in the uproar.

Donald Trump Inauguration: Trump Takes Oath of Office

Donald Trump Inauguration: Trump Takes Oath of Office | 20 Jan 2017 | President Donald J. Trump took the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States.

Inauguration Day 2017: Celebration and chaos greet Trump's ascension

Inauguration Day 2017: Celebration and chaos greet Trump's ascension | 20 Jan 2017 | As Donald John Trump prepared to take the oath of office as the nation's 45th president on Friday and thousands of his supporters celebrated the moment, downtown Washington erupted in chaos. Less than two miles from where President Obama and his predecessors, George W.

Anti-Trump Protests Intensify on Morning of Inauguration

Anti-Trump Protests Intensify on Morning of Inauguration | 20 Jan 2017 | Protests ramped up Friday morning in the nation's capital ahead of the inauguration festivities for Donald Trump, with tensions flaring after a night of turbulent demonstrations that included police in riot gear and the use of pepper spray. With hundreds of thousands descending on D.C.

Bernie Sanders Has a Message on Donald Trump's Inauguration Day: 'We Are Not Giving Up'

Bernie Sanders Has a Message on Donald Trump's Inauguration Day: 'We Are Not Giving Up' | 20 Jan 2017 | Bernie Sanders shared a message of encouragement to his supporters on Friday morning, urging them not to despair on the day of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration...Since his unsuccessful primary campaign against Hillary Clinton, Sanders has remained vocal as a staunch opponent to Trump.

Ohio State offers Inauguration Day 'safe space'

Ohio State offers Inauguration Day 'safe space' | 20 Jan 2017 | Ohio State University will offer a "safe space" for students today as the nation inaugurates Republican Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. "The purpose of this event is to foster a safe space for the Ohio State campus community to connect with one another, support aspirations, and empower growth and change," organizers state. The "I, too, am America" event is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Protests at Trump's inauguration

Protests at Trump's inauguration | 20 Jan 2017 | Packs of coordinated protest groups attempted to block off entry points to Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday in Washington, D.C. At one checkpoint, about 50 protesters sat down in the street in an attempt to block Trump supporters from entering a secure area to watch the swearing-in ceremony and speech. Not far away, a group of immigration backers staged a "pop up" protest near another check point.

Trump to be sworn in, marking a transformative shift in the country's leadership

Trump to be sworn in, marking a transformative shift in the country's leadership | 20 Jan 2017 | Donald John Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States at noon on Friday, on a day that will feature smaller crowds and more subdued ceremony than previous inaugurations — but still usher in a transformative shift in the country’

ISIS Destroys Ancient Theater, Tetrapylon in Palmyra, Syria Says

ISIS Destroys Ancient Theater, Tetrapylon in Palmyra, Syria Says | 20 Jan 2017 | Two famous ancient structures in the city of Palmyra have been destroyed by ISIS forces, Syria's antiquities chief says. The Tetrapylon and the facade of the city's Roman theater have both been almost completely demolished, the official says, according to NPR.

Donald Trump inauguration live: black-clad protesters smash cars and shops in Washington as anti-Trump protests turn violent

Donald Trump inauguration live: black-clad protesters smash cars and shops in Washington as anti-Trump protests turn violent | 20 Jan 2017 | Donald Trump's inauguration speech will be "personal" and "philosophical", his spokesperson has said. The tycoon-turned-politician will deliver his first address as US president to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington DC and millions watching around the world this afternoon.

Day One: Trump says he will sign 'very meaningful' documents amid talk of executive orders

Day One: Trump says he will sign 'very meaningful' documents amid talk of executive orders | 20 Jan 2017 | President-elect Donald Trump is ready to "get the show going." Less than 24 hours before he is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, Trump told supporters at a luncheon at his Washington hotel Thursday that he is preparing to use the presidential pen to sign some "very meaningful" documents.

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