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Trump's senior staff sworn in at White House

About 30 officials who will serve as advisers and assistants to President Donald Trump were were sworn in Sunday at the White House.

Deadly storms descend on south-eastern US, killing 15

A severe storm packing high winds and heavy rain hammered Georgia and other states in the US south-east, leaving 15 dead, reports said Sunday.

"Why didn't these people vote?" Trump asks in response to demos

US President Donald Trump on Sunday said people who protested against him on the first day of his presidency had the right to do so, but also questioned where they were on election day.

Britain's May will be first foreign leader to meet President Trump

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be the first foreign leader to visit new US President Donald Trump, the White House said Saturday.

Trump's hiring of son-in-law doesn't violate nepotism laws

US President Donald Trump may hire his son-in-law Jared Kushner to be one of his most influential White House counselors, the US Justice Department said, noting anti-nepotism laws do not apply to...

Trump vows support for intel community after Russia hacking spat

President Donald Trump vowed support for the US intelligence community in a visit to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) during his first full day in office.

US to attend Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan as observer

The US will attend Russia-Turkey sponsored peace talks on the conflict in Syria next week, the State Department said Saturday.

Hundreds of thousands rally for Women's March on Washington

Hundreds of thousands of women have begun to rally ahead of a march in Washington in opposition to President Donald Trump one day after his inauguration.

US turns inward: President Trump vows to put "America first"

The inauguration of President Donald Trump takes the United States into uncharted territory as the Republican looks set to switch off the internationalism of recent decades.

More than 200 people arrested in Washington on inauguration day

Police arrested 217 people on Friday in Washington during protests against the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States.

Trump vows to return power to the people in inaugural speech

US President Donald Trump on Friday vowed to take power away from Washington bureaucrats and politicians and give power back to the people.

Donald Trump sworn in as US president

Donald Trump takes the oath of office and is sworn in as the 45th US president in a ceremony at the US Capitol.

Donald Trump prepares to take office, as thousands flock to Mall

Donald Trump arrived at the White House Friday as he prepares to take the oath of office and become the 45th president of the United States.

Trumps arrives at White House for tea with the Obamas

US President Barack Obama greets his successor Donald Trump on the steps of the White House.

Donald Trump to be inaugurated amid praise, protests

Thousands of supporters and opponents of Donald Trump were arriving in Washington Friday as the Republican prepares to take the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States.