Pope warns against populism and 'saviours' like Hitler
Pope Francis warned against populism, saying it could lead to the election of "saviours" like Hitler. In an hour-long interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais conducted as Donald Trump was being sworn in as US president, the pontiff also condemned the idea of using walls and barbed wire to keep out foreigners. "Of course crises provoke fears and worries," he said but added that for him "the example of populism in the European sense of the word is Germany in 1933.
Women's marches draw millions in resistance to Trump
More than two million people flooded the streets of Washington and other US cities and demonstrators around the world joined in as women opposed to Donald Trump led a peaceful, stunning rebuke against the new US president. As a sea of protesters brought downtown Washington to a standstill, streaming past the White House in pink "pussyhats," Trump launched a withering attack on the media, accusing it of downplaying or even lying about the attendance at his swearing-in a day earlier. The new president was certainly aware of the hundreds of thousands of people who poured into Washington and brought the downtown area near the White House and the National Mall to a standstill for hours.
Factbox: Women stage marches in cities across North AmericaOrganizers of the march in the nation's capital had told police they expected 200,000 people to attend, but reporters covering the event said it appeared bigger than that, with a dense crowd stretching for about a mile (1.6 km) through the heart of the capital. Organizers said early estimates pointed to more than 1 million, while police and the Park Service declined to give numbers. Speakers included the feminist writer Gloria Steinem and some of the country's biggest celebrities were in attendance, including actress Scarlett Johansson and pop singer Madonna.
Fury, concern over Trump presidency
"It's important we assert our majority and we have a large physically presence" to show President Donald Trump and the Republican majority in Congress "that they cannot railroad our country," said Behr, 42. "I am furious at Trump's treatment of women and how he talks about women," she said.
Cyberattack on Sundance briefly shutters box office
Representatives for the Sundance Film Festival say that their network systems were subject to a cyberattack that caused its box offices to shut down briefly Saturday afternoon. The Festival issued updates ...
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Gambia's Jammeh leaves power after 22 years
Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh flew out from the country he ruled for 22 years to cede power to President Adama Barrow and end a political crisis. Jammeh refused to step down after a December 1 election in which Barrow was declared the winner, triggering weeks of uncertainty that almost ended in a military intervention involving five other west African nations.
Trump plans to meet with May, Mexico's Pena Nieto - White House
By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is arranging to meet soon with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, two long-standing U.S. allies concerned about how his presidency will affect their relationships with Washington. Trump will meet on Friday with May in Washington, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Saturday. The meeting will be an opportunity for May, who initially struggled to build relations with Trump's transition team, to discuss what has long been termed the "special relationship" between the two nations, a central pillar of Britain's foreign policy.