The Latest: White House freezes new regulations
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Turkish assembly passes polemic bill to boost Erdogan powers
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) ? Turkey's parliament has approved a contentious constitutional reform package, paving the way for a referendum on a presidential system that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office.
Gambia's defeated leader agrees to cede power, leave
Pioneer car owner Raymond Parks inducted into Hall of FameCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) ? Raymond Parks, one of the first team owners in NASCAR, has been inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Trump, now president, pledges to put 'America First' in nationalist speech
By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry. Striking a defiant tone, Trump said American workers have been devastated by the outsourcing of jobs abroad. "From this day forward it?s going to be only America First,? the Republican told thousands of people gathered on the National Mall to see him take over from Democrat Barack Obama.
Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Ralph Lauren ensemble
Senate confirms Trump's picks for defense, homeland security
The Republican-led Senate, taking little time to fill two critical national security posts, overwhelmingly confirmed a pair of retired Marine generals tapped by President Donald Trump to run the Pentagon ...
Trump signs executive decree against Obamacare health law
President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at limiting the "burden" of the Obamacare health law that the incoming US leader has vowed to repeal. Doing away with Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement is a top priority for Republicans, who control both chambers of Congress and, since Trump's inauguration Friday, the White House.
Trump, in Oval Office, signs first order on Obamacare
By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed his first executive order on Friday, heading into the Oval Office shortly after his inaugural parade to direct agencies to ease regulations associated with Obamacare, the signature healthcare law of his predecessor that Trump has vowed to replace. The White House also directed an immediate regulatory freeze for all government agencies in a memo from Trump's chief of staff, Reince Preibus, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said.