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Press Secretary Sean Spicer delivers a statement while a television screen show a picture of President Donald Trump's inauguration at the press briefing room of the White House in Washington, Jan. 21, 2017.

Without citing evidence, Trump’s press secretary boasts about record inauguration turnout

“This was the largest audience ever to witness an inauguration, period. Both in person and around the globe,” the spokesman said.
Ada Yentes-Quinn, 6, waves her sign in the air during the Women's March on Maine outside the Burton M. Cross building at the Maine State House in Augusta on Saturday. The national rally was in support of women's rights, civil liberties and protection of the planet.
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Marches in Augusta, Portland draw thousands to demonstrate against Trump

A day after President Donald Trump took the oath of office, thousands of Mainers gathered to demonstrate that his vision of America is not theirs.
Roy Nakamura of Brunswick is among a group of Mainers marching in Washington, D.C. &quotMaine is here," Anne Nakamura of Brunswick said.
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Thousands of Mainers join national protests against Trump

“My hope is that the incoming government will see this massive group of women uniting and see it as a sign that we are strong and will march forward.”

US airstrike in Syria hits al-Qaida training camp

“The removal of this training camp disrupts training operations and discourages hardline Islamist and Syrian opposition groups from joining or cooperating with al-Qaida on the battlefield.”

Stocks fall as investors ready for Trump’s inauguration

U.S. stocks fell Thursday, continuing to pull back from the post-election rally, on investor caution ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president on Friday.

Executive actions ready to go as Trump prepares to take office

Donald Trump is preparing to sign executive actions on his first day in the White House on Friday to take the opening steps to crack down on immigration, build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and roll back outgoing President Barack Obama’s policies.

In final news conference, Obama defends a free press, his last acts in office

President Barack Obama held his final news conference at the White House on Wednesday, defending the importance of the free press and some of the final decisions he has made before leaving office.

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Ivan Rodriguez, Bagwell, Raines selected to Baseball Hall of Fame

First baseman Jeff Bagwell, outfielder Tim Raines and catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez on Wednesday were selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2017.
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