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    Hundreds of peaceful Trump protests overshadowed by violent acts, arrests

    By Jana Kasperkevic, Tribune Media, in Washington DC Donald Trump began his term in office as the least-liked president of the modern era, according to a recent Gallup poll: Just 40 percent of Americans see him in favorable light on the eve of his inauguration, compared to the  78 percent of Americans who viewed Barack Obama favorably in early 2009 and the 62 percent who viewed George W. Bush that way (and despite the contested nature of the 2000 election). […]

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    White nationalist Richard Spencer punched in the face during interview

    WASHINGTON – White nationalist and leader of the alt-right movement Richard Spencer was sucker-punched in the face twice in downtown Washington D.C. following President Trump’s inauguration Friday. Spencer said he was walking to a restaurant with people from Stateless Media who were working on an interview with him when people recognized him and a circle formed near 14th and K Street. Suddenly, a man wearing a black hoodie attacked him, striking Spencer under the left eye. I was just physically […]

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    Trump signs executive order on Obamacare

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday night “to ease the burden of Obamacare as we transition from repeal and replace,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters. Spicer did not respond when asked for further details. Trump also signed papers confirming the appointments of James Mattis as secretary of defense and John Kelly as secretary of homeland security, Spicer said. Signing documents to allow Mattis and Kelly to be sworn into Cabinet and an executive […]

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    Barron Trump plays peek-a-boo with nephew as dad signs executive orders

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A sweet moment played out on Inauguration Day, after Donald Trump was sworn in as the nation’s 45th president. Cameras caught Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son, Barron, playing peek-a-boo with his nephew, Theodore, who is the son of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. It happened as President Trump sat down at Capitol Hill to take his first official actions as President: Signing a waiver allowing former Gen. James Mattis to become secretary of defense; a proclamation of a national […]

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    VIDEO: Anti-Trump protesters torch limo blocks from inaugural parade

    WASHINGTON — Protesters vandalized and set a limousine on fire just blocks from President Donald Trump’s inaugural parade route Friday afternoon. Several cars in the area of 12th and K streets had their windows blown out by protesters around 4:30 p.m. A limo along the road was then set on fire, sending black smoke billowing into the sky. DC pic.twitter.com/jNfxTcbzt8 — Alex Cuadros (@alexcuadros) January 20, 2017 By 4:45 p.m., firefighters had contained the blaze. Dozens of police officers wearing […]

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    Video shows anti-Trump protester in Ohio spitting in officer’s face

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cameras captured the moment an anti-Trump protester appeared to spit in the face of a police officer in downtown Cleveland Friday. The incident happened as a few dozen people, accompanied by a group of Cleveland bike patrol officers, demonstrated against President Donald Trump‘s inauguration. WJW-TV video shows one of the protesters repeatedly elbow and push one of the officers. When the police grab him, he appears to spit in an officer’s face. Police shoved protesters away as they tried to cuff the man. The […]

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    ‘Charity isn’t political’: Washington restaurants giving away inauguration weekend profits

    By Ese Olumhense in Washington, D.C. With its sultry uptempo soul music, high shadows cast by low lamps, and velvet couches, Tryst, a trendy cafe and bar in Washington, D.C.’s Adams Morgan neighborhood, is magnetic. A large crowd, even on weeknights, can be found there, as smiling servers weave through the pack, flitting from table to table. Almost every seat at the bar was full on Friday night. It’s hard to imagine the hotspot any busier, but Saturday, the night […]

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    Melania Trump channels Jackie Kennedy in Ralph Lauren outfit

    WASHINGTON, DC – Melania Trump stepped out in a Ralph Lauren outfit that harkened back to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ iconic style. She also wore matching shoes and gloves. Her look drew comparisons to the powder blue outfit Jackie Kennedy wore to her husband’s inauguration in 1961. Ralph Lauren also did many of former first lady Hillary Clinton’s suits. The brand declined to comment on how the Ralph Lauren Collection came together, whether they offered the powder blue skirt ensemble or […]

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    Man buys lottery ticket after trees in 2 cities fall on his vehicles the same night

    WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The most recent storm to hammer the Sacramento region seemed to have it out for one person in particular — Gerogiy Karpekin. “You know, life’s full of peaks and valleys, man,” Karpekin told KTXL. Karpekin was at Sacramento City College Wednesday evening when the winds picked up. He later found out he’d need a ride home from the Land Park-area campus. “I walked up to my truck and I saw it was ‘taco’d’ around a tree,” […]

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    “Miracle” baby expected to live just hours is now 2 weeks old

    BETTENDORF, Iowa – Little Fiona Grace wasn’t supposed to live for more than an hour or two after being born with serious organ defects, but the feisty little Quad Cities girl is now two weeks old. “She’s just like a normal baby. She eats, and cries and gets changed,” mother Autumn Dunn told WQAD. Weighing in at 6 pounds 4 ounces, Fiona’s been a fighter since birth. “We went from thinking we were going to have to plan her funeral to we get […]

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    ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ premiere canceled after video leaks

    LOS ANGELES – This weekend’s Los Angeles premiere of ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ has been canceled after leaked video prompted an investigation into the treatment of animals during the movie’s filming, according to a statement obtained by the Hollywood Reporter Thursday. “Because Amblin’s review into the edited video released yesterday is still ongoing, distributor Universal Pictures has decided it is in the best interest of ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ to cancel this weekend’s premiere and press junket. Amblin and Universal do not want anything […]