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Trump draws far smaller inaugural crowd than Obama

Jan 21, 2017

Trump draws far smaller inaugural crowd than Obama

Far fewer people attended President Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday than his predecessor’s swearing-in eight years ago. Photos of the National Mall from President Barack Obama’s inauguration in January 2009 show a teeming crowd stretching from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol all the ...

Jan 21, 2017

Trump gets Obama's Twitter handle

Donald Trump built his campaign on early morning tweet storms and hashtag-worthy slogans. Now president, he is in control of the White House’s powerful social media arsenal, including the official @POTUS Twitter account that has nearly 14 million followers. The technological transition came just ...

Taiwan envoy hails U.S. ties after Trump inauguration

Jan 21, 2017

Taiwan envoy hails U.S. ties after Trump inauguration

The leader of a Taiwanese delegation that defied Chinese anger to attend U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration said Friday that U.S.-Taiwan ties are at a “historic high.” Former Premier Yu Shyi-kun, who headed the Taiwanese government between 2002 and 2005, led an 11-strong team ...

Gambia's defeated leader agrees to cede power

Jan 21, 2017

Gambia's defeated leader agrees to cede power

Defeated Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh announced early Saturday he has decided to relinquish power, following hours of last-ditch talks with regional leaders and the threat by a regional military force to make him leave. “I think it is not necessary that a single drop ...

Full transcript of Donald Trump's inaugural address

Jan 21, 2017

Full transcript of Donald Trump's inaugural address

President Donald Trump’s inaugural address, as delivered: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans and people of the world, thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country ...