Violence flares in Washington during Trump inauguration
By Jonathan Landay and Scott Malone WASHINGTON (Reuters) - America's political divisions turned violent on Washington's streets during U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, as black clad anti-establishment activists set fires and clashed with police while Trump supporters cheered the new chief executive. Hundreds of protesters with varying agendas marched through downtown streets, and some groups clashed with police, throwing rocks and bottles which police responded to with tear gas and concussion grenades. A helicopter hovered low overhead. ...
Confrontation near parade route escalates, pepper spray used
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump's inaugural parade route. Scores were arrested for trashing property and attacking officers.
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New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is suing Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of automakers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators. The attorney general's ...
Prosecutor: 'Dance Mom' should be imprisoned for fraud
Hawaii bill compels mediation for Zuckerberg-type land deals
Mars investigating Skittles said to be intended for cattleNEW YORK (AP) ? A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn't know why the discarded candy might have been headed to become cattle feed.
US airstrike said to kill 100-plus al-Qaida in SyriaWASHINGTON (AP) ? U.S. warplanes bombed an al-Qaida training camp in Syria, killing more than 100 militants, marking the second major U.S. counterterrorism strike in the final hours of Barack Obama's presidency, the Pentagon said Friday.
Gambia's defeated leader agrees to cede power: Official
Gambia's new president declared late Friday that "the rule of fear" had ended, while word emerged that longtime leader Yahya Jammeh was finally stepping aside under the threat of a regional military ...
Children saved in Italy avalanche hotel miracle
A woman and four children were pulled alive Friday from the ruins of an Italian hotel and five other survivors were located under the snow, two days after the building was buried under an avalanche. The rescues mean all four children known to have been in the Rigopiano hotel when it was hit by a wall of snow on Wednesday have been saved. Giampiero Parete had feared the worst after he avoided being swamped by the avalanche because he had gone to the family car to get his wife's headache tablets.