Weapons, munitions and explosives found as some 200 German police raid a dozen homes in six states as part of investigation into a far-right ‘Reichsbuerger’ group suspected of planning armed attacks against Jews , police and asylum seekers.
US President Donald Trump follows up on his unsubstantiated voter fraud claims, announcing a major investigation into them; the investigation is to focus on repeatedly refuted claims that ‘a rigged system’ cost Trump the popular vote.
US president is expected to ban the entry of refugees from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen for several months, except for religious minorities escaping persecution, until more aggressive vetting is in place.
Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem was one of Donald Trump’s campaign promises; however, the issue seems to be getting pushed farther and farther down the list of the new administration’s priorities; Israeli official: ‘sounds like walking it backwards.’
Organizers said nearly 5 million marched around the world to protest Trump’s comments and policy positions toward a wide range of groups, including women, Mexican immigrants, Muslims, the disabled and environmentalists; DC march surpasses 200,000 marchers initially projected, while hundreds of thousands march in big cities across the US.
Right-wing leaders from Austria France, Germany Italy, and the Netherlands converge in Koblenz for a conference of the Europe of Nations and Freedom group in the European Parliament, celebratory following Trump’s inauguration; protestors outside term the leaders a new kind of fascists.
Arab leaders congratulate Trump, while voices of concern are worried by new US leader’s plans for Muslim world; over 200 arrested in DC, despite low turnout for the ceremony; alt-right leader Richard Spencer is punched in the face by an unknown protestor; police say six officers were injured in scuffles.
The 45th president of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, repeats his campaign foreign policy promise in his inaugural address, promising to value the US above all else; he tells the crowd that he was returning power to them from DC; 44th President Barack Obama departs Washington.