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Protests are already underway in Washington ahead of Trump inauguration

Reported by L.A. Times
As the nation’s capital prepares to welcome Donald Trump into the White House on Friday, protests here that may ultimately include tens of thousands of people — or more — have already begun.

Trump, who fell more than 2.8 million votes short of his opponent in the popular vote and.. »more

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Man killed by crocodile in Australia's Northern Territory

Man killed by crocodile in Australia's Northern Territory
A man is taken by a 3.3m (11ft) crocodile after ignoring signs at a "notorious" crossing, police say.
BBC News


Mexico Extradites Top Drug Lord 'El Chapo' to US

Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited from a prison in northern Mexico to the United States, the Mexican government said on Thursday, one day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S. presidency. Guzman was one of the world's most wanted drug kingpins until he was..
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Sen. Wyden hammers Mnuchin, saying it's 'a real stretch' he'd work for all Americans as Treasury secretary

Trump will crack down on immigration right after inauguration Jan. 19, 2017, 8:12 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration: Trump plans to move quickly on immigration Reports say former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is Trump's pick for...
L.A. Times


How will Melania Trump’s fashion sense shape up against Michelle Obama and China’s Peng Liyuan?

Since Peng Liyuan wowed the world with her elegant style during her maiden trip to Moscow as China’s first lady in 2013, her stylish dress sense has been hailed by the world’s media and constantly compared her with her US counterpart, Michelle Obama, who has been feted as a fashion icon. In the..
S.China Morning Post

Beijing interpretation on electoral reform to guide Hong Kong, new top job candidate John Tsang says
Beijing’s earlier blueprint on Hong Kong’s electoral method should be regarded as the basis for future political reform, John Tsang Chun-wah said on the day after he declared his candidacy to lead the city. The former financial secretary also stated it would be irresponsible for the..
S.China Morning Post

George Clooney comments on the death of his cousin, actor Miguel Ferrer
Today in Entertainment: Hugh Jackman stars in new 'Logan' trailer; live updates from Sundance Jan. 19, 2017, 9:23 p.m. We're experiencing a moment of relative calm in the entertainment world in these few days between the conclusion of Golden Globe Awards and the start of the Sundance Film..
L.A. Times

Fugitive 'tired of running,' surrenders at Mexico border in death of California pot farm operator
A fugitive marijuana plant trimmer suspected of fatally beating the operator of a pot farm in Mendocino County surrendered to authorities at the California-Mexico border this week because he was “tired of running,” officials said.

Michael Andrew Kane, 26, was taken into custody Monday..
L.A. Times

'Our hearts are breaking': Melbourne sombre after driver's deadly rampage through CBD
"We are stronger than this evil criminal act." That was the message delivered to shocked Victorians after an inner-city rampage that left three people dead in Melbourne yesterday.Witnesses described frantic screaming and horrific...
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