• Donald Trump assumes office as US President
Donald Trump assumes office as US President

And I'd like you to stand up. Apart from Bill and his wife Hillary Clinton , 69, former President George W. Bush, 70, and Laura Bush , 70, were also in attendance. Trump faces a big challenge. The Clintons were met with applause and a standing ovation - a far cry from the "boos" and "lock her up" chants they received when his former rival, ...

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  • Investigation after race relations champion hit with Taser by police
Investigation after race relations champion hit with Taser by police

It advises on policing issues that cause concern with local people. The footage shows him walking to the gate of his house while the officers try to stop him. Embarrassed police chiefs have admitted the local community in Easton, Bristol - and the BME community as a whole - would "have concerns" about the incident.

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  • Here's how Whitehouse.gov and the @POTUS Twitter handle are changing
Here's how Whitehouse.gov and the @POTUS Twitter handle are changing

One person wrote online: "Michelle Obama looks so concerned for the future of this country". Soon after United States President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, the climate change page on the White House's webpage disappeared. First, we understand if you need to pause and let your brain process that sentence. A Tiffany & Co. spokeman ...

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  • John Lewis got caught in 'a pretty bad lie'
John Lewis got caught in 'a pretty bad lie'

One after another this week, Brendan Boyle, Dwight Evans and Bob Brady of Philadelphia, and Mike Doyle of Pittsburgh variously expressed opposition to Trump's rhetoric and policies, and support for Georgia Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis.

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  • South Africa overcome Sri Lanka by 19 runs in Twenty20
South Africa overcome Sri Lanka by 19 runs in Twenty20

Thikshila de Silva was gone for a golden duck on debut and although Seekkuge Prasanna started his innings by hitting his first two balls for six Sri Lanka fell short, with the impressive Ngidi (2-12) striking twice - including a catch from Tahir after Kuhn tossed the ball to him before landing over the ropes.

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  • Ukip leader to contest Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election
Ukip leader to contest Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election

His decision to stand indicates Ukip's belief that it has a strong chance of taking the former Labour stronghold on February 23. Hunt, who has represented Stoke-on-Trent central since 2010, has landed a job as director of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, while Reed, first elected to parliament in 2005, is going back to work at the Sellaf...

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  • Melania Trump dons gold on eve of inauguration
Melania Trump dons gold on eve of inauguration

She has dabbled in modelling - walking fashion runways for big names such as Versace - but is now an Executive Vice President of Development and Acquisitions at the Trump Organization. The blonde, whose mom is Trump's ex-wife Marla Maples , kicked off the festivities during last night's donors dinner in an Anne Bowen dress and opted for a sle...

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  • Here's What We Know About The Melbourne CBD Car Rampage
Here's What We Know About The Melbourne CBD Car Rampage

Bateson also implored people stay away from the Melbourne CBD while they process this horrific incident. "We know a fair bit about the driver's background and the incident is not related to any counter-terrorism or terror-related activity", he reiterated.

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  • UN Invited to Syrian Peace Talks Next Week
UN Invited to Syrian Peace Talks Next Week

Mohamed Alloush, a member of the Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) faction, is among those who will represent the opposition's delegation. "Everybody knows that the next important step and crossroads will be in Astana, and I think everybody is eager to see that there is a process ongoing that leads to the ceasefire which holds, and that there is a p...

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  • Donald Trump Pays Tribute To Hillary Clinton During Inaugural Day Congressional Lunch
Donald Trump Pays Tribute To Hillary Clinton During Inaugural Day Congressional Lunch

Clinton attended the ceremony alongside husband, former president Bill Clinton, after the couple announced they would be present earlier this month, shortly after former president George W Bush and wife Barbara confirmed their attendance. The former secretary of state, 69, and Obama, 52, also failed to smile, but did not look quite as solemn as Bil...

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  • 16 killed in Italy bus accident
16 killed in Italy bus accident

A handout image from Italian firefighters shows the burned Hungarian bus after on the A4 highweay near Verona, Italy. The accident occurred when the bus struck a pylon and caught fire, emergency workers told the Italian media. "We are not aware of other vehicles being involved, it seems to have gone off the road of its own accord". Most of the ...

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  • Pakistan to release Indian soldier, who crossed over on September 29
Pakistan to release Indian soldier, who crossed over on September 29

The government recently approached Pakistan's foreign ministry over missing soldier Chavan's release. The Indian soldier had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control on September 29 past year. Over a week ago, Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre had said that they (Pakistan) have admitted that Chandu Chavan was alive, and that the...

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  • One dead after pedestrians hit by auto, gunshots fired in Melbourne CBD
One dead after pedestrians hit by auto, gunshots fired in Melbourne CBD

Police shot the suspect, believed to be 26-year-old Dimitrious Gargasoulas , before he was arrested on Bourke St. Victoria Police confirmed on Friday afternoon that a man and woman in their 30s and a young child died as a result of the incident while 20 remain in hospital, five of those in a critical condition.

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  • President Trump Initiates Standing Ovation for Hillary Clinton
President Trump Initiates Standing Ovation for Hillary Clinton

After Trump's inaugural address, the president shook hands with his predecessors, bringing him within inches of Hillary Clinton, but the pair were separated by a large man, who blocked the two from making eye contact. The public acknowledgement of the former first couple's attendence comes amidst dozens of Democratic lawmakers in congress boycottin...

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  • Minutes After Inauguration, Trump Vows To Change US Trade Agreements
Minutes After Inauguration, Trump Vows To Change US Trade Agreements

Asked about it, a spokeswoman for Canada's foreign minister would only say: "We have a constructive working relationship with Mr. Trump's transition team and talks are in progress". The TPP, which the U.S. signed but has not ratified, had been the main economic pillar of the Barack Obama administration's "pivot" to the Asia-Pacific region in the fa...

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  • Violent Protests Already Underway At Trump's Inauguration In D.C.
Violent Protests Already Underway At Trump's Inauguration In D.C.

According to a Metropolitan Police Department spokesman, no arrests were made. The billionaire comes to the presidency as one of the most unpopular dignitaries in American history, according to a recent poll by The Washington Post and ABC News.

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  • Ivory Coast set for Renard showdown after DR Congo draw
Ivory Coast set for Renard showdown after DR Congo draw

Congo likes to play at breakneck speed and was quickly ahead for a second time when a cross was swung over to the back post and Kabananga, with marker Aurier nowhere to be seen, had plenty of time to score. Geoffroy Serey Die's deflected strike midway through the second half ensured a share of the spoils for the reigning champions at Stade d'Oyem a...

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  • May says she and Taoiseach 'on a single page' on Border
May says she and Taoiseach 'on a single page' on Border

Now though the weakness in the Pound is due to market anticipation that the UK PM may ive up the access to the single market, choosing instead to take control of Britains borders and immigration. We want to hear from you. "But the message from the public before and during the referendum campaign was clear: Brexit must mean control of the number...

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  • George H.W. Bush breathing on his own, still in ICU
George H.W. Bush breathing on his own, still in ICU

As president, he kept his first baseman's glove in his desk in the Oval Office, and he and his wife have frequently attended Astros games since leaving the White House. Both President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama sent their well wishes to the Bushes as well. Bush said he and former first lady Laura Bush "look forward to represe...

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  • 15 killed in blast at vegetable market in northwest Pakistan
15 killed in blast at vegetable market in northwest Pakistan

An eye witness claimed that at the time of the blast, a large number of people were present at the Sabzi Mandi, which is located inside the Eidgah market. Two militant groups, Lashkar-i-Jhangvi Al Alami and Ansarul Mujahideen based in South Waziristan Agency, had claimed responsibility for that blast. Kurram is one of Pakistan's seven semi-autono...

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  • Prince William quits air ambulance role
Prince William quits air ambulance role

Apartment 1A may sound like a small, two-bedroom walk-up tucked around the corner from a big house, but this is Kensington Palace. William , 34, the second-in-line to the throne, will also base his family in London rather than their current home in Norfolk, eastern England.

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  • Democratic Reps. Explain Inauguration Attendance
Democratic Reps. Explain Inauguration Attendance

Bush's inauguration in 2001. On Wednesday evening, 59 House Democrats confirmed they would not attend the inauguration in Capitol Hill this week - and more are expected to shun Trump later this week. Trump takes the oath of office. Lewis cited a USA intelligence report that said Russian Federation had waged a broad "influence campaign" in the U.S...

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  • Police searching for three in relation to violent home robbery
Police searching for three in relation to violent home robbery

Early on Sunday, Jan. 8, a man was visited at his home by another man responding to an online personal ad. He would be joined by another man and woman, which point the trio assaulted and robbed him, according to police. The robbery is under investigation by the St. Louis County Police Department's Bureau of Crimes Against Persons. "Police descr...

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  • Trump signs executive order to roll back Obamacare
Trump signs executive order to roll back Obamacare

President Donald Trump took several actions shortly after his inauguration Friday, including signing an executive order related to the Affordable Care Act. In a hastily arranged signing ceremony, with some of his top aides around him, Mr Trump sat behind the presidential Resolute Desk, signing the order.

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  • Ivanka Trump Wears Oscar de la Renta for the Presidential Inauguration
Ivanka Trump Wears Oscar de la Renta for the Presidential Inauguration

Donald Trump took to the stage at Union Station in Washington DC on Thursday night and joked he "stole her husband" Jared Kushner , who is being tapped as a senior adviser in the new administration. Trump's endorsement of Kushner for Middle East peace negotiator follows a series of previous statements in which Trump expressed confidence in Kushner...

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  • Donald Trump's Inaugural Concert Prompted the Most Savage Tweets
Donald Trump's Inaugural Concert Prompted the Most Savage Tweets

People from all over the world got hilariously creative with this Lincoln Memorial meme, inspired by Donald Trump's sparsely attended inaugural concert on the steps of the landmark. Jon Voight was definitely not speaking on behalf of everyone in the country when he said that "God answered all our prayers" during a speech at President-elect ...

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  • Driver to be charged after deadly-rampage in Melbourne CBD
Driver to be charged after deadly-rampage in Melbourne CBD

The man then drove up a pedestrian mall, deliberately hitting people, Victoria state police said . Victoria Police will only say "a number of people" have been injured. Witness Maria Kitjapanon told Melbourne's Age newspaper that police eventually rammed the auto. They did not immediately release other details and said they are still tryin...

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  • Chairman Alibaba group expresses desire to invest in Pakistan ecommerce industry
Chairman Alibaba group expresses desire to invest in Pakistan ecommerce industry

Jack Ma accepted the invitation and invited the Prime Minister to visit his company's hub at Ghuangzou. Prime Minister Sharif emphasized enhanced contact between the two countries at political and economic levels. Earlier this week, the premier convened meetings with founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, President of Swiss Confederation, Chief Execut...

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  • DA pours cold water on Palestinian embassy claims
DA pours cold water on Palestinian embassy claims

In Nablus, governor Akram Rujoub - quoted by the media in Ramallah - said the protest "is the Palestinian national message to the world to clearly express that any such change by U.S. Also on Friday, Israeli forces arrested five Palestinians who were taking protesting in the occupied West Bank against Israeli plans to annex Maale Adumim, a settleme...

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  • White nationalist Richard Spencer got punched in the face today
White nationalist Richard Spencer got punched in the face today

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. The controversial conservative website Breitbart, formerly run by Trump's White House Chief Straregist Steve Bannon, bills itself as a platform for the alt-righ...

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