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Last updated: Monday, January 23, 2017 8:00:04 AM

Trump can legally hire son-in-law Kushner: US Justice Department
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Donald Trumps son-in-law has been cleared to work in the White House as a Senior Adviser, according to a Department of Justice memo.

Sunday, January 22, 2017 1:16:04 AM

Thousands gather for Women's March on Washington
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on Saturday on the streets of the United States' capital to take part in the Women's March on Washington, which is expected to be one of the biggest demonstrations in US history.

Sunday, January 22, 2017 1:00:10 AM

Hindu, Sikh prayers offered at interfaith service for Trump, US
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Universal Hindu and Sikh prayers were offered at the interfaith service in the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday to invoke divine blessings for new President Donald Trump and the nation.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 11:00:04 PM

Protesters rally worldwide in solidarity with Washington march
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Protesters in the US and around the world joined marches on Saturday to raise awareness of women's rights and other civil rights they fear could be under threat under Donald Trump's presidency.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:56:03 PM

Trump administration recalls all envoys, nobody yet to replace them
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Shortly after Donald Trump was sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States, the new administration fired as many as 80 ambassadors for countries, agencies and issues - with no concrete replacement envoys lined up.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:44:03 PM

Russians in celebratory mood as Trump takes power, caution elsewhere
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Russian officials tweeted some of the most celebratory messages on Donald Trump's inauguration, as world leaders and people around the globe reacted to his taking over as the 45th US President.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:44:03 PM

Sitting for long can age women faster
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) Elderly women who sit for more than 10 hours a day with low physical activity have cells that are biologically older by eight years compared to women who are less sedentary, a new study has found.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 7:36:04 PM

Trump era begins with Obamacare rollback, protests (Second Intro Roundup)
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Donald Trump began his presidency with a series of seismic policy interventions, starting with the repeal of Barack Obama's healthcare policies, initiating a new US missile defence system and ushering in a new period of American protectionism.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 7:24:03 PM

Thousands of women to march in Washington to protest Trump's agenda
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) A day after Donald Trump's inauguration, tens of thousands of women are to descend on Washington for the Women's March to protest his agenda and rhetoric and demand their voices be heard by the new administration.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 6:36:03 PM

America's tryst with Trump (Washington Diary)
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) As the clock struck the noon hour, Donald Trump with his left hand on Abraham Lincoln's bible, raised his right hand to take an oath to preserve, protect and defend the American constitution.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:34:06 PM

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