Oscar Lopez Rivera, Puerto Rican freedom fighter to be freed after spending 36 years in the U.S. prison. Pres. Obama has commuted 1,385 sentences, the most of any president in history, White House says. Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's sentence for leaking to WikiLeaks. She will be freed on May 17. Over a quarter of House Democrats will skip Trump's inauguration President Obama appoints former White House staffers to posts Trump's aim in his inaugural address: National unity Steve Harvey apologizes for racist jokes about Asians Democrats demand Jeff Sessions recuse himself from Russia probe "We have to end it": Trump takes over Islamic State fight, vowing to finish it All eight sitting justices are expected to attend the inauguration. U.N. ambassador says Trump shouldn't repeat Obama's Russian reset President Obama offers final reminder about the value of sports in America Putin: @RealDonaldTrump attackers are 'worse than prostitutes' Obama gives another $500 million to Green Climate Fund More than 50 Democratic Congress members plan to skip Donald Trump's inauguration “We have seen an increase in harassment of our diplomats” in Russia, says @statedeptspoxNoor Salman, wife of Orlando nightclub shooter, charged with aiding and abetting, obstruction of justice White House: Will not rule out more Guantanamo releases this weekGloria Allred to announce new sexual misconduct lawsuit against Trump Donald Trump's pre-inauguration approval rating at record low Obama thanks "honest" Josh Earnest at his final briefing Repealing Obamacare without replacement would strip 18 million of insurance: CBO Democrats predict legal "battle" if Donald Trump tries to fire CFPB director Venezuelan president: Donald Trump will do better than Barack Obama 32 million could lose insurance under Obamacare repeal, budget office says Putin dismisses the Trump dossier as "rubbish" Donald Trump: People are seeing "big stuff" on auto plants and military contracts A pro-life group was dropped from the Women's March because of online outrage Western Democrats ponder salvation through "green jobs" Rolls Royce agrees to pay US $170 million, part of $808 million global settlement of bribery charges

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17 January 2017
Pres. Obama has commuted 1,385 sentences, the most of any president in history, White House says.
Over a quarter of House Democrats will skip Trump's inauguration
President Obama appoints former White House staffers to posts
Trump's aim in his inaugural address: National unity
Steve Harvey apologizes for racist jokes about Asians
Democrats demand Jeff Sessions recuse himself from Russia probe
U.N. ambassador says Trump shouldn't repeat Obama's Russian reset
Putin: @RealDonaldTrump attackers are 'worse than prostitutes'
Obama gives another $500 million to Green Climate Fund
More than 50 Democratic Congress members plan to skip Donald Trump's inauguration
Noor Salman, wife of Orlando nightclub shooter, charged with aiding and abetting, obstruction of justice
Gloria Allred to announce new sexual misconduct lawsuit against Trump
Donald Trump's pre-inauguration approval rating at record low
Obama thanks "honest" Josh Earnest at his final briefing
Repealing Obamacare without replacement would strip 18 million of insurance: CBO
Democrats predict legal "battle" if Donald Trump tries to fire CFPB director
Venezuelan president: Donald Trump will do better than Barack Obama
32 million could lose insurance under Obamacare repeal, budget office says
Putin dismisses the Trump dossier as "rubbish"
Donald Trump: People are seeing "big stuff" on auto plants and military contracts
A pro-life group was dropped from the Women's March because of online outrage
Western Democrats ponder salvation through "green jobs"
Rolls Royce agrees to pay US $170 million, part of $808 million global settlement of bribery charges