Inaugurations

A Palestinian protester hurls stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Monday, May 14, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians are protesting near Gaza's border with Israel, as Israel prepared for the festive inauguration of a new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
May 14, 2018 - 11:33 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and Palestinian protests (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The world's largest body of Muslim-majority nations says it "strongly rejects and condemns" the White House's "deplorable action" to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from...
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Russian police carrying struggling opposition leader Alexei Navalny, center, at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in Pushkin Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Thousands of demonstrators denouncing Putin's upcoming inauguration into a fourth term gathered Saturday in the capital's Pushkin Square. (AP Photo)
May 05, 2018 - 2:57 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president protested Saturday in scores of cities across the country — and police responded by reportedly arresting nearly 1,600 of them. Among those arrested was protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Barrack, chairman of the inaugural committee, speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. The Associated Press has learned that investigators working with special counsel Robert Mueller have interviewed Barrack. Two people familiar with the probe tell the AP that Barrack met with federal investigators working on the Russia inquiry. The people spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations. Barrack spokesman Owen Blicksilver declined comment. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 05, 2018 - 1:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller have interviewed one of President Donald Trump's closest friends and confidants, California real estate investor Tom Barrack, The Associated Press has learned. Barrack was interviewed as part of the federal investigation of...
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Russian police detain a protester at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as the country's president demonstrated throughout the country on Saturday. Police arrested hundreds, including protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putin's most prominent foe. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
May 05, 2018 - 11:39 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on anti-Putin protests in Russia (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A group that monitors political repression in Russia says more than 1,000 people have been arrested in a day of nationwide protests against the upcoming inauguration of Vladimir Putin for a new six-year term as...
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Armenian president-elect Armen Sarkisian gestures as he speaks during the presidential inauguration ceremony in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 9, 2018. Armenia has inaugurated a new president as the country prepares to transition to a system where the president has far less power. (PAN Photo/Davit Hakobyan via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 4:33 pm
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's new president was sworn into office Monday as the country prepares to transition to a system where the president has far less power. President Armen Sarkisian promised to work for improvements in the justice system and the fight against corruption. Armenian voters...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, opposition politician Miguna Miguna, center, raises his fist as a gesture to the crowd as he stands next to opposition leader Raila Odinga, center right, and politician James Orengo, far right, as Odinga holds an oath during a mock "swearing-in" ceremony at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. Miguna said Wednesday, March 28, 2018 that he is detained in a toilet at the country's main airport after he refused an attempt to deport him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
March 28, 2018 - 8:40 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tweeting from what he called "Toilet at Terminal 2," a Kenyan opposition politician said Wednesday he was still detained in the "filthy" facilities at the country's main airport after he refused an attempt to deport him. Authorities should be punished for disregarding a High...
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In this Feb. 5, 2018 photo, first lady Melania Trump listens as she meets with personnel at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, in Cincinnati. Melania Trump has cut ties with an adviser whose firm was paid $26 million to help plan the president’s inauguration. Mrs. Trump’s spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, confirms Tuesday that the first lady’s office has “severed the gratuitous services contract” it had with Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
February 27, 2018 - 10:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump has cut ties with an adviser whose firm was paid $26 million to help plan the president's inauguration. Mrs. Trump's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, confirms Tuesday that the first lady's office has "severed the gratuitous services contract" it had with Stephanie...
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February 11, 2018 - 1:41 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Eleven western envoys, including those from the United States and Britain, urged Kenya's opposition leader Sunday to recognize President Uhuru Kenyatta as the country's legitimately elected leader. The diplomats said Raila Odinga needs to accept Kenyatta's presidency "as the...
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FILE - In this photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, opposition politician Miguna Miguna, center, raises his fist as a gesture to the crowd as he stands next to opposition leader Raila Odinga, center-right, and politician James Orengo, far right, as Odinga holds an oath during a mock "swearing-in" ceremony at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya's government said Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 that it had deported Miguna to Canada, despite a judge's order requiring him to be produced in court Wednesday, after he was arrested for witnessing the mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
February 07, 2018 - 10:19 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's government said Wednesday it had deported a politician arrested for witnessing the mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president," an event it calls treason, as fears grew that East Africa's most stable democracy is becoming...
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February 05, 2018 - 8:46 am
LONDON (AP) — Eight nations will compete in the inaugural Athletics World Cup at London's Olympic Stadium on July 14-15. The competition, featuring all track and field events up to and including the 1,500 meters, will be between the United States, Britain, Poland, China, Germany, France, Jamaica...
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