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The Conversation Global: Trump's inauguration ushers in 2017, the year of the strongman

THE CONVERSATION GLOBAL: TRUMP'S INAUGURATION USHERS IN 2017, THE YEAR OF THE STRONGMAN

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Oliver Stuenkel, Fundação Getúlio Vargas Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20 exemplifies a phenomenon...

Here's how the anti-Trump protests played out in Washington during the inauguration

HERE'S HOW THE ANTI-TRUMP PROTESTS PLAYED OUT IN WASHINGTON DURING THE INAUGURATION

Reuters / Adrees Latif WASHINGTON - America's political divisions turned violent on Washington's streets during U.S. President Donald...

 
 
 
Trump's inauguration ushers in 2017, the year of the strongman

TRUMP'S INAUGURATION USHERS IN 2017, THE YEAR OF THE STRONGMAN

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Oliver Stuenkel , Fundação Getúlio Vargas Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20 exemplifies a phenomenon...

Trump signs first executive order targeting Obamacare

TRUMP SIGNS FIRST EXECUTIVE ORDER TARGETING OBAMACARE

REUTERS/J. Scott Applewhite/Pool WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed his first executive order on Friday in the Oval Office...

 
 
 
Senate confirms two retired generals as Trump's first Cabinet members

SENATE CONFIRMS TWO RETIRED GENERALS AS TRUMP'S FIRST CABINET MEMBERS

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate confirmed the first two members of President Donald Trump's cabinet on Friday, voting...

About 700 Microsoft employees will be laid off next week, sources say

ABOUT 700 MICROSOFT EMPLOYEES WILL BE LAID OFF NEXT WEEK, SOURCES SAY

REUTERS/Adnan Abidi Microsoft is expected to conduct another round of layoffs next week when the company reports its quarterly earnings...

 
 
 
Curiosity just found the first evidence of ancient mud cracks on Mars

CURIOSITY JUST FOUND THE FIRST EVIDENCE OF ANCIENT MUD CRACKS ON MARS

Reuters/NASA/JPL New images from NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars reveal what looks to be the first sign of mud cracks on the Martian...

A Swedish company invited Americans to escape Trump and it worked too well

A SWEDISH COMPANY INVITED AMERICANS TO ESCAPE TRUMP AND IT WORKED TOO WELL

Reuters/Lucy Nicholson The day after President Trump won the election over Hillary Clinton, Swedish ad agency Round & Round put out...

 
 
 
Six people have been found alive under the avalanche-hit Italian hotel

SIX PEOPLE HAVE BEEN FOUND ALIVE UNDER THE AVALANCHE-HIT ITALIAN HOTEL

Thomson Reuters ROME - Six people have been found alive under the avalanche that hit an Italian mountain hotel almost two days ago...

Washington and New York are bracing for anti-Trump protests ahead of inauguration ceremony

WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK ARE BRACING FOR ANTI-TRUMP PROTESTS AHEAD OF INAUGURATION CEREMONY

Reuters / Brian Snyder WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - Washington turned into a virtual fortress on Thursday ahead of Donald Trump's presidential...

 
 
 
Samsung will officially reveal Note7 investigation results on Monday in Seoul

SAMSUNG WILL OFFICIALLY REVEAL NOTE7 INVESTIGATION RESULTS ON MONDAY IN SEOUL

Shortly after Reuters reported Samsung's Note7 findings before they were officially revealed by Samsung, Samsung announced today that...

US B-2 bombers strike ISIS camps in Libya - defense officials

US B-2 BOMBERS STRIKE ISIS CAMPS IN LIBYA - DEFENSE OFFICIALS

US B-2 bombers hit Islamic State camps outside the city of Sirte in Libya, AFP and Reuters report, citing US defense officials.

 
 
 
55 great pictures of President Obama discovering his inner child

55 GREAT PICTURES OF PRESIDENT OBAMA DISCOVERING HIS INNER CHILD

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Barack Obama is set to leave office Friday, giving way to President-elect Donald Trump for a turn...

China says it's ready to hit back if Trump starts a trade war

CHINA SAYS IT'S READY TO HIT BACK IF TRUMP STARTS A TRADE WAR

Reuters China is preparing to retaliate if US president-elect Donald Trump launches a trade war, a key US business lobby group warned...

 
 
 
Trump's UN pick Haley bashes the UN, breaks with Trump on Russia, 'we are going to fight back'

TRUMP'S UN PICK HALEY BASHES THE UN, BREAKS WITH TRUMP ON RUSSIA, 'WE ARE GOING TO FIGHT BACK'

Thomson Reuters Donald Trump's pick for U.N. ambassador echoed his condemnation of the world body and pledged to push for reforms at...

Jack Ma: Trump is open minded, and 'China and US will never have a trade war'

JACK MA: TRUMP IS OPEN MINDED, AND 'CHINA AND US WILL NEVER HAVE A TRADE WAR'

Thomson Reuters DAVOS, Switzerland - China and the United States are not about to be drawn into a trade war, Alibaba Executive Chairman...

 
 
 
South Korea won't arrest Samsung heir on bribery charges

SOUTH KOREA WON'T ARREST SAMSUNG HEIR ON BRIBERY CHARGES

Samsung's vice-chairman and presumed future leader won't face arrest for suspicion of bribery, embezzlement, and perjury. According...

A nasty fight is looming over Trump's Supreme Court pick

A NASTY FIGHT IS LOOMING OVER TRUMP'S SUPREME COURT PICK

Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats are gearing up for a potentially ugly fight over Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick,...

 
 
 
LIVE: Goldman Sachs reports Q4 earnings

LIVE: GOLDMAN SACHS REPORTS Q4 EARNINGS

REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Goldman Sachs is expected to report third-quarter earnings at 7:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday. Analysts are expecting...

Top Republicans blast Obama's decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

TOP REPUBLICANS BLAST OBAMA'S DECISION TO COMMUTE CHELSEA MANNING'S SENTENCE

REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton House Speaker Paul Ryan and other top Republicans released statements Tuesday blasting President Barack Obama's...