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.
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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 ...
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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.
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Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president
Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable ...
Melee near Trump's parade route as police, protesters clash
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. At least 217 people were arrested for rioting while a burning limousine sent clouds of black smoke into the sky during Trump's procession.
Breast implant victims win payout from German safety body
A French court on Friday ordered German safety certifier TUV to pay 60 million euros ($64 million) in compensation to 20,000 women who received defective breast implants that the group had approved. TUV Rheinland was ordered to make a provisional payment of 3,000 euros to each plaintiff for certifying that implants made by French firm Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) met safety standards. "The final amount will be determined after an assessment, but (TUV) is required to make a provisional payment of 3,000 euros" per person, said lawyer Laurent Gaudon, representing 7,000 women.