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President Trump’s call to ‘buy American’ raises specter of trade wars

Newly sworn-in President Donald Trump’s call to put America first was well received by supporters, who feel globalization has made them worse off. It was not so well received among world trade partners, who were hoping Trump would ease his language against trade instead of doubling down on the isolationist campaign themes that have fueled fears of trade wars and closed borders.

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Trump asks guests if he should keep tweeting, dances to 'My Way'

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump rallied guests at the first of three inaugural balls, saying "we did it." The new POTUS also called Melania his biggest supporter. Later he asked the crowd if should keep tweeting, to which he got a roaring approval. The rest of the Trump family and Vice President Mike Pence's family joined them on stage dancing to "My Way" and then to a new tune by the Armed Services ball.

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Inauguration protest ignites in downtown D.C.

As helicopters hovered overhead, demonstrators vandalized vehicles, set fires and damaged property along K Street in Washington, D.C. on Friday afternoon. A heavy police presence was required to keep the peace during President Donald Trump's inauguration.

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Day of rage

Perhaps as many as 500 protesters stormed through downtown Washington Friday afternoon shortly after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th U.S. president. The protesters smashed plate glass windows of some businesses, set a stretch limousine on fire and skirmished with riot-garbed police, who fired tear gas and blocked streets to try to control them. Richard Spencer, a white supremacist made famous for shouting Heil, Trump at a gathering after the election, was punched in the face. There were no serious injuries, but more than 90 people were arrested.

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World reacts to President Donald Trump

People around the world reacted to the inauguration Friday of Donald Trump as the United States' 45th president. Some celebrated, but many protested in street demonstrations, chanting anti-Trump slogans and burning flags or effigies of the new president.

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Message of hope from a couple divided: Love can overcome

For Americans seeking a way past the divisiveness of the 2016 presidential election, the 33-year marriage of Jeff and Wanda Quibell might provide inspiration. Jeff is an ardent fan of Donald J. Trump. Wanda? Not so much. But Wanda agreed to fly with her husband from Blue Springs, Missouri, to Washington, D.C., to celebrate the couple’s anniversary on Friday at Donald J. Trump’s inauguration.

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Trump calls for standing ovation for Hillary Clinton

At the congressional luncheon following the inauguration ceremony, President Donald Trump asked a gathering of lawmakers and guests to give his former opponent Sec. Hillary Clinton a standing ovation, saying he was “very honored” when he heard they would be attending the inauguration.