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217 arrested, 6 officers hurt in DC protests
- January 21, 2017

There was a heavy police presence outside the National Press Building, where the event was taking place. Just an hour before Donald Trump took the presidential oath of office, there were reports in the capital of protesters being pepper-sprayed and fleeing as police officers tried to corral them. (more...)
Gambia political settlement positive for West Africa
- January 21, 2017

The Gambia's Chief Justice has declined to rule on an application by President Yahya Jammeh to ban the inauguration of Adama Barrow as his successor. Senegalese troops entered the country in preparation for removing Jammeh, who dug his heels in further, dissolving his cabinet and pledging to manage the government himself. (more...)
Obama commutes sentences of five Hoosiers
- January 21, 2017

In April 2014, the Obama administration announced a clemency initiative and asked for applications from low-level, nonviolent offenders who had served at least 10 years in prison and had no history of violent behavior before their conviction. (more...)
Chelsea defender Baha Rahman suffers serious knee injury
- January 21, 2017

Ghana is a very good team and you have to be in your best form when you play against them. But the left-back now faces the rest of the season on the sidelines with his injury and will now return to Germany for further tests. I may apply some changes to the line-up as I am thinking of a change to the formation too . We will apply the suitable strategy for this game and do whatever it takes to win this match. (more...)
Four dead in Melbourne crime spree
- January 21, 2017

Stefano Pavan, a tourist from Italy, told the paper that Arabic music was blaring from the auto as the man drove in circles in the middle of a downtown intersection. At least four other people who were hospitalised after the carnage have now been discharged. Amongst the dead was a man and a woman in their 30s and a young child. (more...)
President Trump returns Winston Churchill bust to Oval Office
- January 21, 2017

Reporters who were summoned to the Oval Office Friday night to witness Mr. Trump signing an executive order noticed the Churchill bust had been returned to the Oval Office. On Friday, he made good on his promise. He also added a bust of Teddy Roosevelt on one of the bookshelves, and swapped out some of Mr. Obama's artwork in the presidential office. (more...)
Melania Trump makes rare speech at Washington dinner
- January 21, 2017

Now the question is what Trump will wear to Friday night's inaugural balls. And it seems Lauren wasn't about choosing sides, outfitting Melania in jumpsuits, one at the final presidential debate and the other on election night. The incoming First Lady was spotted alongside her husband this morning as they made their way to St. John's Episcopal Church for the customary religious service. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Tweets Reason For Attending Inauguration Hillary Clinton Tweets Reason For Attending Inauguration
- January 21, 2017

However both Hillary and former President Bill Clinton, in addition to former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama , have made a decision to attend. Clinton and her husband were seen hand in hand and smiling as they headed from the inauguration to the Congressional luncheon. However, a Trump said after election day that he wouldn't actually be pursuing any investigations into Clinton once taking office. (more...)
What Melania Trump, Ivanka and Tiffany wore at inauguration ball What Melania Trump, Ivanka and Tiffany wore at inauguration ball
- January 21, 2017

Issa Duckwalk :"Melania Trump and this powder blue ensemble though". Ivanka Trump, 35, arrived at the Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C. on January 20th, after her father, Donald Trump, 70, was elected President of the United States, earlier today. (more...)
Stoke-on-Trent by-election: What you need to know Stoke-on-Trent by-election: What you need to know
- January 21, 2017

The Stoke by-election was triggered by the resignation of fellow historian Mr Hunt, who is to become director at London's Victoria and Albert Museum. However, 69% of people in Stoke-on-Trent voted to leave the European Union in the referendum in June. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Attends Inauguration In White Pantsuit-Symbolic Of Women's Suffrage? Hillary Clinton Attends Inauguration In White Pantsuit-Symbolic Of Women's Suffrage?
- January 21, 2017

Clinton left Friday's ceremony amid a sea of former presidents and first ladies, waving to the crowd and smiling broadly as the ceremony came to an end. "I got my first job out of law school wearing a pantsuit and I'm proud of it". For her part, Hillary Clinton branded Trump temperamentally unfit and too unsafe to be president, spending millions of dollars in negative advertising. (more...)
"Thank you": President Obama prepares to leave office, but not American politics
- January 21, 2017

Other users begged Mrs. Obama not to go, with some even tweeting creative ways that the Obamas could stay in the White House just a little longer. "We must take advantage of the estimated $50 trillion in untapped shale, oil, and natural gas reserves, especially those on federal lands that the American people own". (more...)
Melania Trump channels Jackie Kennedy at inauguration
- January 21, 2017

She also received thunderous applause when she walked down the steps of the Capitol building during her husband's inauguration ceremony. Lauren, the former tie salesman from the Bronx who became a global fashion giant, was textbook flawless for the Trumps' big day - and the 77-year-old designer totally delivered. (more...)
1 hurt, 1 in custody in OH school shooting
- January 21, 2017

UPDATE: The Dayton Daily News reports that the shooting victim has been identified as Logan Cole. The teenage girl is accused of using the stun gun on a 15-year-old boy during a fight between the two. JCPS said the student, who is a juvenile, was arrested and will be disciplined according to JCPS policy. Authorities responding to a reported shooting at a western OH school say one person was hurt and one person is in custody. (more...)
What Some Democrats Are Doing Instead of Attending Trump's Inauguration What Some Democrats Are Doing Instead of Attending Trump's Inauguration
- January 21, 2017

Lewis told NBC's " Meet the Press " that he would not attend Trump's inauguration, charging that Trump's presidency is illegitimate. Trump, whose November 8 victory stunned the world, will start his presidency with a 20-minute inaugural address that he has been writing himself with the help of top aides. (more...)
Pakistan handed over Indian soldier who inadvertently crossed LoC last year Pakistan handed over Indian soldier who inadvertently crossed LoC last year
- January 21, 2017

Therefore, as a goodwill gesture and in order to maintain peace along LoC, the soldier will be returned to Indian authorities, reportedly. He was handed over to the Indian authorities at the Wagah Border in Punjab around 2.30 pm. Newsnation had a launched a campaign to give impetus to efforts made for Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan's safe return. An Indian army official claimed, "It is confirmed one soldier from 37 Rashtriya Rifles with weapons has inadvertently crossed over to the Pakistan ... (more...)
Melbourne CBD attack: Timeline that led to Bourke Street tragedy Melbourne CBD attack: Timeline that led to Bourke Street tragedy
- January 21, 2017

Bateson clarified that the incident is not linked to terrorism. Department store Myer, located close to the scene of the incident, was placed on lockdown. local time, a man was seen doing burnouts in the intersection outside the iconic Flinders Street Station in Melbourne before he drove along Swanston Street and entered the pedestrian only section of Bourke Street Mall. (more...)
UN Security Council Looks Forward to Upcoming Syria Talks UN Security Council Looks Forward to Upcoming Syria Talks
- January 21, 2017

The truce, which has been negotiated between Russia, Iran, Turkey, the Damascus government and the Syrian opposition, excludes terrorist groups such as Daesh and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham. "It is not realistic", Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek told a panel on Syria at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Syria has been locked in a devastating civil war since early 2011, when the Assad regime cracked down on pro-democracy protests with unexpected ferocity. (more...)
Trump And Clinton Shake Hands At Luncheon Trump And Clinton Shake Hands At Luncheon
- January 21, 2017

He was sworn in as the nation's 45th president just after noon eastern time. White pantsuits became a symbol on her campaign trail; white being the color of women's suffrage back in the early 20th century, dating back to 1908 when British activists chose it as one of their signature colors. (more...)
Sixteen dead after bus carrying students crashes in Italy Sixteen dead after bus carrying students crashes in Italy
- January 21, 2017

Most of those on board were Hungarian schoolchildren aged between 14 and 18, along with teachers and parents, returning home from a trip to France. No other vehicles were involved and it was not clear why the bus went off the road, crashing into barriers. (more...)