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Trump's First Week

President Donald Trump is set to meet with congressional leaders from both parties to discuss his agenda, as he enters his first official week in the White House and works to begin delivering on his ambitious campaign promises

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Samsung Reveals What Caused the Galaxy Note 7 Fires

Samsung Electronics said that problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire. The announcement comes three months after the flagship phone was discontinued

Zoolander No. 2 Leads Razzies Nominations

One day before Hollywood honors the best films of 2016 by unveiling the Oscar nominations, the Razzies have revealed its contenders for the year’s worst. Zoolander No. 2 has the dubious honor of earning the most nominations, with a total of 9

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What to Know About the Latest Syria Talks

Syria talks in the Kazakh capital Astana come at a time of significant changes to the conflict in its sixth year. Although promising to focus on reinforcing a cease-fire, the conference has raised expectations of a path toward a political settlement of the civil war

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Severe Weather Hits Southeast U.S., Killing 19

A weekend of deadly weather in the Southeast killed 19 people and injured dozens more, authorities said, while residents along the Georgia-Florida line were bracing for more intense, fast-moving storms — including unusually strong "long track" twisters

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Marchers Say They're Going to Stay Active in Politics

Almost every one of the dozens of demonstrators TIME interviewed at the Women's March in Washington, D.C., Saturday agreed on one thing: even if the Women's March was their first action to resist Donald Trump's presidency, it would not be their last

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Gambia's Exiled Leader 'Plundered' Coffers Before Ceding Power

A special adviser for the country's new president said that exiled former ruler Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power. Following a dramatic refusal to concede power, Jammeh went into exile under mounting international pressure

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Italy Avalanche Survivors Recount Harrowing Ordeal

Some details of how at least nine have survived an avalanche in central Italy for days began emerging, through family, friends and rescuers. Nine were rescued alive from under the snow, while six were confirmed dead and 23 remain missing