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It could be months before Putin and Trump meet
Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet U.S. President Donald Trump but preparations for the possible meeting may take months, not weeks, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying by TASS news agency. Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday after winning the presidential contest against...
(Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:44:18 -0500)

Trump thanks news outlets that gave his speech a ‘great’ review
The reviews are in, and the Tweeter-in-Chief is pretty happy. Trump’s inauguration and the surrounding festivities were great, the newly minted President beamed in an early Saturday tweet. “A fantastic day and evening in Washington D.C.Thank you to @FoxNews and so many other news outlets for the GREAT reviews of the speech!” he wrote on...
(Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:45:35 -0500)

After inauguration chaos, thousands of women set to march on DC
WASHINGTON — A day after self-described anarchists created chaos, thousands of women are descending upon Washington for what is expected to be a more orderly show of force on the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency. Organizers of Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington expect more than 200,000 people to attend their gathering, a number...
(Sat, 21 Jan 2017 04:44:26 -0500)

16 killed after bus carrying students crashes on Italian highway
ROME — Italian police say 16 people died when a bus carrying Hungarian school students returning home from France crashed into the side of a highway near Verona. Thirty-nine people survived. Police commander Geralomo Lacquanita said the bus crashed and burst into flames just before midnight. No other vehicles were involved and it was not...
(Sat, 21 Jan 2017 03:29:17 -0500)

Man shot during protest of speech by far-right Breitbart writer
One person was reportedly shot in Seattle during a protest outside a speech by alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. The victim was shot in the stomach outside a building at University of Washington as the Breitbart News writer and Twitter troll was scheduled to speak inside, according to KOMO News. The man was taken to the...
(Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:58:14 -0500)

Trump family has a ball at inauguration galas
The new First Family had a busy night on the dance floor.
(Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:41:02 -0500)

Scientists searching for life on nearby ‘super-Earth’
Scientists are currently searching for life on a nearby exoplanet that sits squarely within the “Goldilocks zone” — the sweet spot in space where conditions are just right for water to exist. The “super-Earth,” dubbed Wolf 1061c, is one of our closest neighbors and is located in a star system roughly 14 light-years away from...
(Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:34:03 -0500)

Rick Perry caught chewing bubble gum during rabbi’s benediction
Rick Perry apparently needs a lesson in manners. The former Texas governor, nominated by Trump to lead the Energy Department, was caught on tape chewing gum and casually blowing a bubble behind the newly sworn-in president — just as Rabbi Marvin Hier was giving his benediction at the inauguration. The move didn’t sit well people...
(Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:16:54 -0500)

Tractors, bagpipers and a Revolutionary War band: Inside Trump’s parade
The celebration of President Trump’s inauguration Friday included an hours-long parade through the streets of Washington that featured a Revolutionary War band, bagpipers in kilts — and a giant procession of tractors. The newly minted commander-in-chief and his first lady, Melania Trump kicked off the festivities as they split time on foot and in the...
(Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:57:23 -0500)

Obama hits up donors for money until the very end
He won’t give up — on taking your money. Barack Obama was still pleading for donations less than hour before he turned the presidency over to Donald Trump. “I’ll make this brief: I’m emailing for $1,” he begged in the email, which had the subject line “unfortunately” and was blasted out at 10:40 a.m. Friday....
(Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:43:43 -0500)