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'The work begins!': Trump to be sworn in as U.S. president 8:45am EST

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump will be sworn in on Friday as the 45th president of the United States, taking power over a divided country after a savage campaign and setting the country on a new, uncertain path at home and abroad.  Full Article

 
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Mexico extradites drug lord 'El Chapo' to U.S. on eve of Trump inauguration 12:50am EST 

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mexico extradited its drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to New York on Thursday, likely ending a decades-long criminal career that included two jail breaks and a lead role in a national drug war, the day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S. presidency.  Full Article  

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Syrian rebels bitterly divided before new peace talks 8:16am EST 

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's opponents appear more divided than ever as they prepare for peace talks next week, demoralized by their defeat in Aleppo and unable to unite into a single force to defend their remaining territory.  Full Article