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Attorneys General in 16 US States condemn Trump’s Muslim visa ban

NEW YORK-UNS – Attorneys General from 16 US states have condemned Donald Trump’s executive order banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries travelling to the US. The White House has remained defiant over the travel ban, which prevents people from Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Syria …

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Trump hosts first foreign leader as May visits White House

WASHINGTON -UNS : President Donald Trump makes his debut as a statesman Friday, welcoming British Prime Minister Theresa May as the first foreign leader to visit his White House. The meeting will be a pivotal moment in trans-Atlantic relations, which have been rocked by Trump’s …

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White House press secretary attacks media for accurately reporting inauguration crowds

By Brian Stelter/CNN “That’s what you guys should be writing and covering,” new White House press secretary Sean Spicer angrily lectured reporters on Saturday during his first remarks from the podium of the press briefing room. He was referring to the delay in Senate confirmation …

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Protesters flood Washington for women’s march against Trump

WASHINGTON -UNS – Women in pink “pussyhats” flooded into Washington by the train-load Saturday for a massive rights march set to draw hundreds of thousands in defiance of America’s hardline new president, Donald Trump. Metro stations overflowed as trains packed to bursting moved cheering, clapping …

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‘Dump Trump’: Thousands join London protest

LONDON -UNS – Thousands of people marched through central London on Saturday as part of a global day of protests against new US President Donald Trump and his derogatory remarks about women. The largely female crowd, which also had many men and children, marched from …

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Donal Trump sworn-in as 45th President of USA

WASHINGTON -UNS \AFP – Donald Trump has been sworn-in as the 45th President of the United States of America (USA) on Friday. “It all begins today! I will see you at 11:00 A.M. for the swearing-in. THE MOVEMENT CONTINUES – THE WORK BEGINS!” the Republican …

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Donald Trump to be sworn in as 45th US president

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday — capping his improbable journey to the White House and beginning a four-year term that promises to shake up Washington and the world. An estimated 800,000 people …

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Trump blasts ‘fools’ who oppose good Russian ties

US President-elect Donald Trump has posted a series of tweets condemning those who oppose good relations with Russia as “‘stupid’ people, or fools”. Mr Trump vowed to work with Russia “to solve some of the many… pressing problems and issues of the WORLD!” His comments …

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Trump picks first woman for his cabinet

PALM BEACH: Donald Trump chose a Republican critic to join his cabinet on Wednesday, the first woman on his top team after his early picks rewarded campaign loyalists. Trump’s nomination of South Carolina’s 44-year-old governor, Nikki Haley, as US ambassador to the United Nations will …

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Trump election: Priebus and Bannon given key roles

WASHINGTON -UNS – US President-elect Donald Trump has awarded key roles in his incoming team to a top Republican party official and a conservative media chief. Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), will be his chief of staff. In this role, he …

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