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    For conservative millennials, Trump’s inauguration signals new beginning

    Ese Olumhense from Washington, D.C. As Donald Trump took the oath of office in Washington, D.C. on Friday, much of the crowd assembled on the National Mall watched in silence. The air, swollen with excitement and anxiety, was relatively still, aside from sparse drops of rain cutting through. Towards the end of his oath, a group of twentysomethings, donning the iconic bright red “Make America Great Again” caps and beanies, started to chatter. One, frustrated, had tried to make a […]

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    Trump supporters brave protests for a glimpse of their new president

    By Megan Carpentier Amy LeFrance and her friends were having a grand old time on Friday morning while securing their spots for the inaugural parade. Inspired by a phalanx of left-leaning protesters shouting “Hey hey! Ho ho! Donald Trump has got to go!” on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 13th Street, they began shouting a pro-Trump variation that pleased fans who’d lined up for prime parade spots to see the new president. “Hey hey!” she shouted with her pals […]

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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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    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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    Melania Trump channels Jackie Kennedy in Ralph Lauren outfit

    WASHINGTON, DC – Melania Trump stepped out in a powder blue 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 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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    Italy avalanche: 6 people found alive in buried hotel, 2 rescued

    PENNE, Italy (CNN) — Two people buried in an avalanche-hit Italian mountain hotel have been rescued, while another four survivors are still inside, according to Marco Bini from the Italian financial police’s alpine rescue team. Bini told CNN that the two people have been taken to hospital in nearby Pescara while rescuers work to retrieve the remaining four. He also said that an additional two or three people have been found but rescuers are still not sure if they are […]

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    Here’s how much Obama’s pension is worth

    NEW YORK — At noon on Friday, 55-year old Barack Obama became a federal retiree. His pension payment will be $207,800 for the upcoming year, about half of his presidential salary. Obama and every other former president also get seven months of “transition” services to help adjust to post-presidential life. The ex-Commander in Chief also gets get lifetime Secret Service protection as well as allowances for things such as travel, office expenses, communications and health care coverage. All those extra […]

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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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    Take a look inside most expensive home in US; $250M mansion includes helicopter

    LOS ANGELES — With a price tag of $250 million, a newly listed mega-mansion in the Los Angeles area is now the most expensive home for sale in the U.S., according to multiple reports. The sprawling mansion in Bel-Air is four levels and 38,000 square feet of interiors. It features 12 bedrooms, 21 bathrooms, three kitchens, bowling alley, movie theater, candy room and an infinity pool complete with swim-up bar, the Los Angeles Times reported. Additionally, the lavish property includes […]