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picking to this is bbc news. the headlines at five. president trump begins his first full day as america's new leader, and starts to follow through on his campaign pledges. we're gonna do a really good job, and i will be fighting every single day for you. ahead of a visit to the cia headquarters, the new president has attended a multi—faith prayer service at washington national cathedral. meanwhile, women's groups are holding protest marches across the uk, and around the world, against trump's presidency. nine people have now been rescued from an italian hotel which was buried by an avalanche three days ago. 23 people are still missing. british tennis number one johanna konta storms into the last 16 of the australian open. good afternoon.
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donald trump's first full day as american president has been met with protests around the world, while the president himself is preparing for a visit to the headquarters of the cia as commander—in—chief. in the past, he's been critical of the organisation and its belief that russian hackers meddled in the us election. elsewhere, the newly sworn—in president used his first few hours in office to start unpicking his predecessor's policies. he's targeted obamaca re, ordering officials to reduce the "economic burden" of the affordable healthcare plan, but hasn't said what he'll replace it with. the revamped white house website is also now highlighting mr trump's new six—issue agenda — energy, foreign policy, jobs and growth, military, law enforcement and trade deals. the new president's cabinet is beginning to take shape.
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retired generaljames mattis has been sworn in as defence secretary. and john kelly, a retired marine corps general, has also been sworn in as the head of homeland security. however, mike pompeo, president trump's choice as director of the cia, hasn't been sworn in yet after his confirmation was delayed by the us senate. the russian government has confirmed that president putin will call donald trump in the next few days, but that preparing for any future meeting will take months of planning. our washington correspondent laura bicker reports. and now, the president and first lady of the united states will take their first dance. # and now the end is near #. never has a song been more appropriate for a president. donald trump got here by doing things very differently, a trait he shows no sign of losing as commander—in—chief. # i did it my way #.
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should i keep the twitter going or not? keep it going? i think so. cheering. donald] trump and the first lady of the united states. he beamed as he arrived at galas across washington, clasping the hand of his wife and first lady. inaugural balls are part of the political choreography of this historic day. and mr trump invited supporters from across the country. well, we did it. cheering. we began this journey, and they said we — we and me — we didn't have a chance, but we knew we were going to win. and we won. # i did it my way #. as he shuffled around the floor, word spread that he had already made his first executive move. this is an executive order minimising the economic burden of the patient protection and affordable care act.
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an action that will help repeal obamacare, his predecessor's signature health care law. across the country, gatherings of a more hostile nature sprung up from coast to coast. in washington, over 200 people were arrested after a handful of small anti—trump rallies turned violent. in chicago, hundreds peacefully voiced their concerns at donald trump's agenda, and in seattle, they marched through the streets. further demonstrations are planned over the weekend. but the new president will shrug off this criticism, just as he did during the campaign. surrounded by family and friends, he is taking a moment to enjoy this particular piece of pageantry before the real work begins. in his first address to the nation as president,
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donald trump spelt out his vision for the future for the people of america. the oath of office i take today is an oath of allegiance to all americans. for many decades, we have enriched foreign industry at the expense of american industry. subsidised the armies of other countries while allowing for the very sad depletion of our military. we've defended other nations' borders while refusing to defend our own. and spent trillions and trillions of dollars overseas while america's infrastructure has fallen into disrepair and decay. we've made other countries rich while the wealth,
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strength and confidence of our country has dissipated over the horizon. one by one, the factories shuttered and left our shores. with not even a thought about the millions and millions of american workers that were left behind. the wealth of our middle class has been ripped from their homes and then redistributed all across the world. but that is the past. and now, we are looking only to the future. applause. we assembled here today are issuing a new decree to be heard in every city,
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in every foreign capital and every hall of power. from this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. it's going to be only america first. america first. big crowds have gathered in washington and london and other cities around the world to protest against trump's presidency, to support women's rights, and for a range of other issues. our correspondent catriona renton reports. thousands have flooded into america's capital, washington, before today's march. and it's notjust women. many men have joined in solidarity. in london, the march began at the american embassy as thousands made their way to trafalgar square. the reason?
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concerns that women's rights would be eroded under donald trump's presidency. i'm hoping people who previously probably wouldn't have spoken to each other, connected to each other, are now connecting and are mobilised to take positive action to rally around the issues that they think are important. racism, islamophobia, fundamental rights for immigrants. among the first of the marches was this in sydney, where around 3,000 women walked to the us consulate. the message today is notjust to trump, it's to all the regressive political agendas around the world, including in australia, that we are not going to be silenced while there is still bigotry and sexism and racism. and as the day has gone on, marches have circled the globe, from nairobi in kenya to all over europe, like here in the hague in amsterdam. and in edinburgh.
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we have bigotry on our doorsteps. we may be taking a stand today against donald trump, but what we are saying is we will not have it here either. these sentiments were echoed in copenhagen in denmark. as donald trump's presidency gets under way, so it appears has a mass movement in protest. we will have the spot later, but next kate with the national news. —— the spot. good evening. hundreds of thousands of people have joined protest marches around the world, on the first full day of donald trump's presidency. the demonstrations are to highlight women's and minority rights, which protesters say are under threat from the new administration. tens of thousands of people joined the rally in london, and other cities across the uk, but the biggest event was in washington.
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from there, james cook reports. washington has a long history of public protest, but even by those standards, this march is massive. hundreds of thousands of women and many men too poured into the capital to make their voices heard. many men too poured into the capital to make their voices heardlj many men too poured into the capital to make their voices heard. i came from hawaii to be here today, to represent all the people that can't be here. i'm really glad a lot of people are willing to come and stand up people are willing to come and stand up for this kind of thing. it's important. it's not that we hate trump, we hate what he stands for. bigotry, racism, we're not going to stand for that. it gives me hope for oui’ stand for that. it gives me hope for our future. it was a dark day when the election results came in. this gives me hope that we will move forward for the better. it is clear from the scale of this march that president trump faces an enormous, perhaps impossible challenge. convincing these women and many more
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like them around the country that he governs for all america. like them around the country that he governs forallamerica. he like them around the country that he governs for all america. he will need more than prayer to unite the nation, but mr trump and vice president mike pence started their first full day in office at church with theirfamilies. first full day in office at church with their families. the first full day in office at church with theirfamilies. the new president shows no sign of compromising with his opponents, as his choice of music at this inauguration ball hinted. # i inauguration ball hinted. #idid it my inauguration ball hinted. # i did it my way... even as they danced, plans to reveal president 0bama's health care plan we re president 0bama's health care plan were already under way. we want to see great things happen for our country. we want to make america great again, and we will. politicians around the world are now adjusting to the new era. britain's foreign secretary gave his reaction in myanmar. the new president has made it clear he wants to put
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britain at the front of the line for a new trade deal and that's extremely exciting and important. the german leader had what sounded like a coded warning for president trump. translation: i believe it's best if we work together based on rules, common values and joint actions in international economics, trade and military alliances. there was less su btlety o n military alliances. there was less subtlety on the streets. these were the scenes in london at an anti—khan demonstration. they were reflected here in the kenyan capital nairobi. —— anti—trump. and in sydney and in many other places. the elevation of a controversial populist to the most powerful office in the west has shaken the entire world. james cook is in washington now. how the protests being reported and likely to be received there? it's difficult to be received there? it's difficult to ignore the scale of the opposition to the new president, donald trump. not only here in
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washington, dc, but as we saw around the world, and across the united states. more than 600 marchers planned today in the us. they are even marching, demonstrating against him as far away as a research station in antarctica. —— 600 marchers. the white house would say that his supporters are great number too, and that many of them perhaps do not travel to the likes of washington, dc, the swamp he has said he wants to drain. according to his side, they are the poor are members of society for whom he says he will stick up. nonetheless, this country is incredibly divided. mr trump himself, this afternoon we expect him to meet the cia, a potentially very interesting meeting, possibly fraught given his conflict with the intelligence services during the latter stages of the election campaign and following his election, with their assessment that russia attempted to interfere in the us election on his behalf.
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clearly the wheels of government are going into motion and he's in charge. james, thank you. ukip's candidate for upcoming by—election in stoke—on—trent central will be the party's leader, paul nuttall. the mep took charge of ukip in november. he'll now try to win the seat off labour, whose previous mp tristram hunt stood down to become the head of the v&a museum. our political correspondent iain watson is here. how risky is this for a new party leader? it isa it is a high—risk strategy for paul nuttall, a straight talking scouser, setting out an ambitious aim of replacing the labour party and making ukip the patriotic voice of working people, he says. in stoke, two thirds backed brexit, he called it the capital of brexit. if he fails to beat labour there it could damage his leadership very early. his predecessor nigel farage survived various failed attempt to get into parliament. if he wins, he strikes a body blow atjeremy
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corbyn, who is campaigning ahead of another by—election in cumbria. a labour seat, but local campaigners there saying that more and more voters seem to be undecided. by—elections represent high—sta kes oi’ by—elections represent high—sta kes or at least two opposition leaders. thank you. 16 people, mostly teenagers, have been killed in verona in northern italy after their bus hit a highway barrier and caught fire. the school students from hungary were returning from a skiing trip with teachers and parents when the accident happened. 23 people are still missing three days after an avalanche buried and partly destroyed a hotel in central italy. nine people, including four children, have so far been pulled alive from the rubble of the rigopiano hotel in the abruzzo region. james reynolds reports. from the ruins of the rigopiano hotel, in the last moments of light, on the third day, rescuers pulled a six—year—old girl to safety. she was the final member of her
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family to be saved. relief workers then carried away a boy who'd been with her. concrete walls protected them from the avalanche. after these pictures were filmed, rescuers made their way to four more survivors — two men and two women. the rescued guests have been flown to hospital in the coastal city of pescara. they are recovering quickly. translation: the medical condition of the survivors is good. only one patient is currently in the operating theatre having surgery on their right arm. the survivors' family members can now breathe again. translation: can't you see it from my face? doesn't my face show how happy i am? it's great. i can't describe it in words. i'd like to see him. for now, the boy is safe. this morning, fresh rescue teams prepared to relieve their exhausted colleagues. they have plenty of work
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ahead. translation: we are going to take over. the rescue operation will continue through the night. we are convinced we will find other people still alive. to find them, they will have to dig through tonnes of snow, rock and concrete. how many more people might be trapped alive underneath all this? onto sport, and wayne rooney has become manchester united's leading goalscorer. his equaliser against stoke city this afternoon was his 250th for the club and takes him past the record of sir bobby charlton. british number one johanna konta is through to the last 16 at the australian open. she saw off former world number one, denmark's caroline wozniacki to make it though to the fourth round in melbourne. patrick gearey reports. few british sports people are as
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well received in melbourne as johanna konta. she was born in australia, played for australia and is currently, they think, playing like an australian. whatever her nationality, she is becoming world —class. nationality, she is becoming world—class. she broke former world number one caroline wozniacki midway through the first set. the second was a dismantling. alan wozniacki has been enjoying a renaissance but here she was taken back to the dark ages, chasing shadows. konta, the ninth seed, didn't hang around. 75 minutes to complete her eighth straight victory. such was the style and the claim, they had to ask. what do you think, is she british? what do you think, is she british? what do the aussies think? that's an awkward conversation! it is! moving on, next up, ekaterina makarova. konta will be favourite, as it seems
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she always is around here. you can see more on those stories on the bbc news channel. i will be back for the late news at 10:10pm. now time for the news where you are on bbc one. let's get more now on the protests that have been held around the world against the new us administration led by president trump. our correspondent has been speaking to some of the marchers in trafalgar square in london. thousands of people marched from the us embassy in grosvenor square to trafalgar square, for a rally with a number of speakers, from amnesty international to politicians to union members. many people in the crowd telling me how frustrated they are at the election of donald trump, and their concern moving forward about the protection of women's rights. they wanted to urge the
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white house, the new administration there, to protect women's rights. notjust there, to protect women's rights. not just that, lots there, to protect women's rights. notjust that, lots in the crowd have come out to talk about women's rights in general. things like pay and gender equality. this is one of more than 60 marches going on across the world. in vienna, the bbc‘s bethany bell spoke to some of those who have come out in support the women's march. here in vienna, the marchers are across the world, as they have been across the world, as they have been across europe. i am here with catherine, an american who has been in vienna for 17 years. why did you come out today? i have three children, this is my youngest, she is four months old. the thought that a child anywhere would feel less than because of statements made by those in power makes me heartsick. what is your strongest message today? women's rights. continuing the reproductive rights and climate
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change, that science is real. that was one of the big messages today that i supported. it's notjust women out on the streets today. men as well. where are you from?|j women out on the streets today. men as well. where are you from? i was born in vienna, austria, but i lived the last 30 years in los angeles. it was very important for me to be here and show my solidarity, to stand behind women's rights and everything else this march is for. also here today, this lady. why did you want today, this lady. why did you want to come out today? i was not thrilled when i learned that donald trump had won the elections. but we are here in europe. i mean, it is the american people who have to do something. especially the women. i think he insulted the women. and mexican people a lot. that's not fair. our reporter anna holligan has been speaking to demonstrators
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at the hague in the netherlands. they are marching in solidarity, celebrating diversity and encouraging empathy. values they believe are now in jeopardy. this encouraging empathy. values they believe are now injeopardy. this is all part of the global women's march, but you can feel the dutch influence here. people highlighting theissues influence here. people highlighting the issues they believe are most destructive to society. this is to show many parties who come up with populist slogans, fear mongering, that we are here now. we are all different people, all equal. many of theissues different people, all equal. many of the issues that these people believe made people vote for donald trump, things like fear and discontent, are also present in the netherlands. they are warning dutch politicians to pay attention. this is ahead of elections in march. many believe they will be the first real indication of whether the populist victories in places like the uk and
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the us have had any real impact on the us have had any real impact on the european mainland. plenty more in our bulletins this evening. we will find out what's been happening in sport. good afternoon it's another big weekend of sport with tennis, rugby and snooker news to come. wayne rooney became manchester united's record goal—scorer with a late equaliser at stoke city in the premier league, 250, eclipsing the mark of sir bobby charlton. an u nfortu nate own mark of sir bobby charlton. an unfortunate own goal byjuan mata gave stoke the lead. he then blazed over the bar when it looked easier to score. rooney's free kick in the 94th minute means united are now unbeaten in 17 games in all competitions, and he has his record. an incredible achievement for his career to have manchester united
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record. a record that belonged to a legend like sir bobby and now wayne rooney is the man and becomes a legend for our club. a torrid result forjurgen klopp's liverpool, beaten 3—2 at home by strugglers swansea city. alex gulrajani watched swansea's first league win at anfield. lofty heights at the top of the premier league is where liverpool's ambitions have long been. to win the title and entertain along the way. adam lalla na was title and entertain along the way. adam lallana was intent to make sure those on the pitch delivered a treat. he went close. tom carroll on debut for swansea with a bit of help went debut for swansea with a bit of help we nt eve n debut for swansea with a bit of help went even closer. their manager paul clement was happy, and not long after the interval, ecstatic. fernando llorente in the right place to put swansea ahead. celebrations had barely got started when he p°pped had barely got started when he normed up had barely got started when he popped up again. merseyside was in
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shock. but not for long. roberto firmino got anfield going again. and he wasn't finished there. an equaliser showing his skill and ability. made in brazil, delivered toa ability. made in brazil, delivered to a mersey beat. a response they needed. now to go on and win. swa nsea ha d needed. now to go on and win. swansea had other ideas. they are battling at the other end of the table. any break isjumped on. you'll be sigurdsson wouldn't let this one get away. a famous first premier league win for paul clement, they moved closer to their target as liverpool slip further away from bears. it's all about reaction, but in this moment that's not allowed. —— from bears. —— from theirs. in this moment that's not allowed. -- from bears. -- from theirs. it feels really bitter in this moment. of course, we analyse it, we always do. we analyse even the games we win. we will do the same, but i can
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already say that around the goals we defended really bad. today it was... the rest was not good enough to win the game. this team has been criticised when goals have gone in against them. confidence has gone down. they have just capitulated. but i've not seen that today. i saw the opposite. a team full of character. well organised. followed the plan absolutely howl character. well organised. followed the plan absolutely how i asked them to do it. they deserved the victory, and it comes from the work we have done on the training field. sunderland returned to the bottom of the premier league with another lacklustre performance, they lost 2—0 at west brom. first—half goals from darren fletcher and chris brunt gave the home side a deserved victory at the hawthorns. tony pulis's side stay in 8th position. it is now one point from 15 for david moyes. we played better in the second half, that's for sure. i have
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said for a few weeks, we are giving poor goals away. doing everything we can to eradicate it, but it's a disease at the moment. striker benik afobe resuced a point for bournemouth as they drew 2—2 at home to waford. christian kabasele gave waford a first—half lead beforejosh king put bournemouth back on level terms just after the interval. watford took the lead for the second time in the game through troy deeney but, with eight minutes to go, afobe equalised for eddie howe's side. it's a strange one today, i thought we played very well in patches. we started well and put them on the back foot, did everything but score. we conceded from two set plays, very difficult to take when you are so dominant. great character from the lads to bounce back. crystal palace we re lads to bounce back. crystal palace were beaten 1—0 by everton at selhurst park and are in the bottom three. seamus coleman scored after 87 minutes. sam allardyce is still yet to win a premier league game
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since taking over as crystal palace boss. for us, the score down the side, jeffrey schlupp has to come off with cramp, we can't get a sub on. the referee doesn't stop the game. coleman, whojeffrey has been looking after all day, is the one that gets in. but he does also look suspiciously offside, for me. for us, it's a bitter disappointment. andy carroll scored twice to make it two win in a row for the hammers. the late kick off is tottenham at manchester city. a win for spurs would close the gap on chelsea at the top of the table to four points. pep guardiola's side will be looking to bounce back from that 4—0 defeat to everton last weekend. they have only just they have onlyjust kicked off. rangers came from behind to beat motherwell 2—1 at ibrox and reach the fifth round of the scottish cup. chris cadden teed up louis moult as motherwell took the lead in the all—premiership tie. rangers equalised through
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kenny miller's diving header ten minutes later. and last season's beaten finalists completed the comeback late on, miller bursting through to knock motherwell out of the competition. there was no fairytale for the minnows today, bonnyrigg rose were demolished by cup holders hibs, 8—1 it finished. the seventh tier side's came from the penalty spot. the highland league's formartyne united lost 4—0 at partick thistle. st mirren, who are struggling in the championship beat the premiership's dundee 2—0 to reach the fifth round. a full rundown of results can be found on the bbc sport website. great britain'sjohanna konta says herfamily and coaches were crucial to her progress, after her funding was cut by the lawn tennis association back in 2015. as we know, she had a great 2016 and this year is going smoothly, too, she's reached the australian open fourth round with a straight sets win over caroline wozniaki.
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up next is ekaterina makarova. paul garrity has more... joanna konta's rise into the top ten in the past year has been proved that she's in a hurry. carolyn wozniacki, former world number one, was out to slow her progress. when it comes to power, konta is proving she can match with the best in the business. it didn't take the british number one long to assert her dominance on the match, breaking midway through the opening set. when you are on top you have got to make it count. and she did. aggressive play earning her the first set, 6—3. wozniacki unable to keep the pace. konta then kicked into another gear and increased the pressure on the day. her powerful display matched with quality and precision. after back—to—back breaks of serve early in the second she was in full control, seemingly racing into the
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last 16. despite her rapid progress konta still had the presence of mind to pause, think and deliver the sublime. confident, powerful yet controlled display was finished off by forcing wozniacki into an error. could konta be sprinting to her first grand slam title, just four matches standing in her way. exeter chiefs have failed to reach the last eight in rugby union's champions cup after a heavy defeat at clermont auvergne, they were beaten 48—26. it was a first half to forget for the chiefs as clermont scored five unanswered tries. peceli yato crossed over after the break to increase their lead. exeter staged a comeback to earn a bonus—point of their own but it was too little, too late. clermont will be the top seeds in the quarter—finals. this weekend marks the last set of group matches, leicester against glasgow is just kicking off, a win for glasgow would guarantee their progression.
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ronnie o'sullivan is into his 12th masters final at alexandra palace, coming from behind to beat marco fu 6—4. a break of 1111 had helped fu towards a 11—3 lead, but o'sullivan, the defending masters champion, won three frames in a row to take the semi—final 6—4. joe perry plays barry hawkins play in the other semi final later this evening. probably the best match i've ever won, i have two games with you, under the circumstances and the way he is playing, massive tournament, new tip. i fancied the job, he is playing, massive tournament, new tip. ifancied thejob, even with a new table i thought if i could get a feel, i am playing well enough to counteract that. last year i was really under pressure because i done and i was doing residues and you thought i was losing the plot. it wasn't that. nothing personal! i
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did not think i've ever play properly again, but this year i am so properly again, but this year i am so relaxed. that's all sport for now. you can keep up to date with all those stories on the bbc sport website. and we'll have much more in sportsday at 6.30pm. what may weekend has been. the united states. the transition of power from barack united states. the transition of power from ba rack obama united states. the transition of power from barack obama to donald trump. 45th president of america. we've spent the last few days heading down route a5, stopping at high schools, sports grounds, factories, talking to ordinary voters about their hopes, fears and expectations for the next four yea rs. expectations for the next four years. what do you think the president from? give him a chance to
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do what he said he was going to do. we have to see how it all plays out. we have to see how it all plays out. we don't know what he's going to do, it's not have a political record.|j am concerned what it thinks about us. am concerned what it thinks about us. especially mexicans. am concerned what it thinks about us. especially mexicanslj am concerned what it thinks about us. especially mexicans. ithink am concerned what it thinks about us. especially mexicans. i think he can make america a great again. we just have to believe in him.|j can make america a great again. we just have to believe in him. i will never respect is my president. nearly at the end of the road in alabama but we started 1000 miles further north in freezing cold milwaukee in the state of wisconsin. milwaukee. known for its harsh winters, for making cheese and beer, and now for its role in america's fragile new politics. this is no place forfragile.
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go, go, go! junior ice hockey. jonathan is coaching the under—9s. he likes donald trump because he's different, a nonpolitician, an outsider. itjust goes back to an alternative that's outside of the box. a different viewpoint. he's a billionaire, though, he isn't exactly everyman. he certainly is not, but i think there's something to be said for him being able to relate to a plumber, a welder, a teacher. the state of wisconsin switched sides in this election. its largely white, working—class electorate normally votes democrat, but this time they chose trump. a little brassy, but i will give him a try. they like giving new things a try here, like soccer on ice. but might a trump presidency end
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up feeling like this? your gloves are nearly as big as my hands. engineerjason is confident. after nine redundancy threats in six years, he says it's time for a businessman in the oval office. it would be nice to have a bit more stability in the job front, so i'm hoping that from an economics standpoint, trump reflects giving that stability back to the country. are you more optimistic for your own family and household economy now? absolutely. take about four steps. confidence on the ice is another matter, for me at least. torvill and dean! some of america's top ice athletes practise on this rink. i understand you like to do this? but you're not doing that as much. nancy was an olympian and is now a coach. it's time to be a little risky. she told me donald trump
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can bring a winner's mindset to the white house. trump makes a decision and gets it done. do you have any reservations about his personality, the things he's said about women, for example? i think everybody who is behind him has some reservations, because they really don't know the truth behind that and they're just hoping at this point in his life, he has put that behind him. wisconsin may have voted trump, but only by 1%. and some here are still struggling with the result. this is one of the most important jobs in the world and i'm not certain that he's prepared for it. but hockey mom leila is willing to give the new president a chance, even though as a muslim, she's worried by some of his comments. i try to look at the bright side. i think we have to just wait and see what happens. you sound to me like you're maybe a little nervous? yes, i might be. are you prepared to support him? um, not quite prepared
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to support him, but i am prepared to initiate change to support him. what does that mean? how do you initiate change to support him? change my way of thinking, try to find the good. here in milwaukee, many people told us they want to put the country first now and move on. but is that the feeling elsewhere? and how easy will it be to unite? we hit route a5 as the nation prepares for its a5th president. right through the middle of donald trump's america, to get a sense of the country he's taking over. but our next stop is not trump territory. chicago. tell you what. .. i could do with some breakfast. this is barack obama's favourite diner. he lived around the corner before he was president, and he still comes back. what does he eat here?
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normally, he's a breakfast guy, he eats egg whites, turkey sausage and hash browns. i hope you are hungry? very! he is humble, he is strong. taihitia is an obama fan. as a nurse, she likes the changes he made to healthcare, giving poorer people better access. she worries donald trump will overturn the reforms, hitting the most vulnerable. they will not have adequate care, they will not have access to doctors, they have to come through emergency services. many of them will be very sick, can't get medicine, some of them will die. her son daniel thought having a black president would mean a more inclusive america, but he fears donald trump's brand of populism is now encouraging division. i do feel my safety
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might be in danger. really — you feel more vulnerable now? i do, i do in certain situations. post—trump? post—trump, yes, because it is something that you can see from the energy that trump built, and the way that people express themselves who support trump. a lot of them have certain beliefs and things like that that do not align with my existence. some here do question the obama legacy, and think change is overdue. aspiring businesswoman erica hopes donald trump will help people like her. next, please. i believe that it's going to open up doors for small business owners, hopefully, that's trying to create big businesses. like you. yeah. maybe you'll be as rich as donald trump in a few years. we head to the suburbs. elgin, where nearly half
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the population is hispanic. donald trump's plans to build a giant wall along the mexican border mean many here cannot support him. never, never. never the wall? never the wall. i am concerned, what does he think about us, especially mexicans? but some views here may surprise you. rosa hopes a wall would stop illegal immigrants. we have our own problems here in america. so, you know, to add more of them coming over here, i think — that, i don't think it's a good thing. and in the choir, margarita hopes donald trump will safeguard her pro—life catholic values. i'm so excited and i'm so happy for him. and we should not be afraid of anything, not even the wall or anything.
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elisa confirmed to me that that the hispanic community is split right now, just as america is split. it's a scary time because we don't know what will happen and how things will roll out and the unforeseen with our future, hispanics, and a lot of people are scared about what's going to happen. we don't want division. but look where we are. time to get back on route a5. if you want to understand donald trump's election win, this is a good place to come. next to route a5, the ohio river meets the mississippi. it's an essential artery for the us economy, carrying 18 million tons of cargo every year. but things aren't what they used to be.
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the locks which boats pass through here have seen better days. nearly 100 years old, they regularly break down, causing long and costly delays. so around 52 hours at one time. a boat could be waiting out there for 52 hours before coming through? yes, sir. mark, the lock keeper, says it's a struggle to keep trade moving. the concrete is starting to break up and crumble. every time it gets hit by a boat as it lands on it, it puts pressure on it and causes more cracks and stress on it. we patch it together and try and keep it going, but it's not going to last for ever. donald trump has pledged $1 trillion to rebuild america's rivers, roads and railways, a promise that's won him plenty of support round here. but he hasn't said where the money will come from.
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we head back on route a5 to see the kind of project the new president wants to encourage, a huge dam and lock system to replace the failing one downriver. it's nearly 20 years behind schedule and $2 billion over budget. many here believe donald trump's life in business will mean he can deliver. i think he can if he really wants to put his mind with it and really wants to work with the people, for sure, why not? one person can't do it, but if you take a group of people and you've got good conversation and communication skills, good listening skills, you can pretty much accomplish anything. has he got those skills? i hope so. trump's critics say his pledges are unrealistic and unaffordable. but in an area where jobs can be scarce, they're prepared to give him a try. once you start pooling people and the government assistances go down
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in these communities, and people start making good, well paying jobs brought in, times will pick up, and in my opinion i believe it will offset the expense. yes, it will be expensive first but in a business cost analysis, it will make a good return back on the investment. we drive on into america's rural south. there are 2 million farms in this country. willa property developer president understand this business? at the university of tennessee, students are learning how to weigh and vaccinate cattle. stick it in, press it forward, pull it out. some are gonna be more willing to go forward and some are wanting to hold back.
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sounds like politicians! i guess so! donald trump won nearly 80% of the vote in the martin area. they like his confidence, and in turn, they have confidence in him. he might have a few mess—ups on the way, but eventually he'll figure it all out. we're always going to need agriculture, cos that's what feeds us. so we're going to need it to keep going. but is farming compatible with trump's plans for building? what about the land, the environment? donald trump is a man you associate with skyscrapers and new york city, not with farming and places like this. do you think he understands you and what you want to do? i think he's going to help small town people out. i don't think he's going to be the big city man when he gets in office. what about farming, does he understand farming? not as well as some agriculture people. whether it's agriculture or infrastructure, in these communities away from washington,
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many feel trump will be a president who finally speaks for them, someone not just following the political herd. halfway through ourjourney down route a5, and as the a5th president are prepares to take over, we've reached the deep south. one last practice before heading to washington. tonight, the tupelo high school band will be travelling 900 miles from mississippi to the capitol, to play at president trump's inauguration. your face is going to ache. you think so? what are you most excited about? just to march in the parade and go
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to washington for the first time. what do you think of your new president, trump? um... donald trump got 60% of the votes in this state. the students might be playing for him, but that doesn't mean they're all fans of the new man in the white house. if you'd been able to vote, put your hands up if you'd have voted for donald trump. not exactly overwhelming. three. i think some of his ideas are pretty great and i think he can make america great again, wejust have to believe in him and see what happens. you didn't put your hand up. no. why not? i don't like him. but you're about to go and play for him. i know, but like, i'm forced to. i like washington,
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but i don't like him. you're going for the trip? yeah, basically. lots of celebrities said no to performing, didn't they, at the inauguration. why did you say yes? i'm not really a fan of trump, but i'm going for the experience and for my band. i'm not going for him, i'm going for me. music matters in this small southern town. in fact, it put tupelo on the map. just off route a5 is the tiny house where elvis presley was born. but we're not here to talk about the king, we want to talk about the new president. because as well as producing rock ‘n' roll stars, tupelo produces cars. look at this. 1957 chevrolet. i wish we'd hired one of these for our road trip. donald trump has promised a return to the heyday of american manufacturing. he says he'll create jobs and improve trade deals. this local steel company supplies the car industry. they believe the new president
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will cut red tape, cut taxes and boost growth. i feel very optimistic... the boss here hopes donald trump will fill his government with tough business people. and if they don't do it, he'll fire them! but it isn't the apprentice, is it? politics is more complicated and more nuanced. will he be able to cope with the political, the size diplomatic challenges? i think he is introducing something into the political landscape that's never been done before. politics, all shook up. elvis stood right here and asked for his first guitar. this hardware store is where the young presley's music career began. as well as guitars, they sell tools to local businesses and they're waiting to see what trump really means for jobs and manufacturing. we don't know what he's going to do. this is a man who has not got a political record. he has gone on record
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sometimes supporting things, but not as a sitting office—holder. does it worry you that he hasn't given much detail about what he's going to do? he's made big promises, but not explained how. it does worry us and i think it worries everybody, what the future holds. anything you take to the parade is subject to being searched. the students are ready to go. tomorrow, they will perform outside the white house, and this nation will have to march to a very different beat. we've arrived. but this is washington county, alabama, one of america's poorest states. and on a wet morning, the busiest spot we find... we are open, ladies, open for business. is the local food bank.
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these volunteers hand out hundreds of parcels every week. well, here you go. to people like roosevelt, a president's name, but he is out of work and he trusts donald trump to make life better. i hope he is right about getting jobs. you just want a job? if he doesn't get it going, i won't like him. will he? i hope so, i believe he can. catherine and willeen run the front desk and say some of the poverty here is heartbreaking. some of them come in and they don't have toilets in their houses. they believe donald trump will invest in this community. he spent a lot of time campaigning here, and it worked. he has been out in the community, out in the countryside, and he has seen how people need help and he has been there with the money to help, and he does. he is not afraid to go into poverty areas and talk to the people, where most politicians,
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you don't see around unless you have $1,000. it is very tough for a lot of people, especially in rural areas. larry will watch the inauguration later, once he's finished helping here. he hopes donald trump will use his speech today to inspire the nation. i hope he says enough good things that people will give him a chance to do what he said he will do. we'lljust have to see how it all plays out. along this section of route a5, one quarter of the people live in poverty. many believe trump can make america great again. but not tyrone. wejoined him and his family as the inauguration began, and this former soldier fears donald trump will only make the country more divided. he is doing everything he can really to try to make us feel like this is not our america.
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but this hat will show you i am an american and i fought for this country. and i will never respect him as my president, never. are you going to be watching the big moment? no. tyrone's mum says the new president is a bully and she hates his tirades on twitter. i don't like him, i don't trust him. he is talking about making america great. i don't like the way he treats women. we have met so many pro and against trump, but there are also voters likejeff. it is tough, real tough. unemployed and unimpressed. on his porch, he told me it doesn't matter who is sitting in the other white house. do you feel forgotten? yeah, ido.
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these small counties do. bad roads, bad bridges, you know. they don't look out for us. do you think donald trump will change that? is he going to look after the likes of you? no. you don't think so? no, no, i do not. why not? because the politicians, the governors, they all have their hands like crabs in a bucket, you know, they're looking out for themselves. after 1,000 miles crossing the united states, we reach the end of route a5. and this divided nation will try to move on and begin its newjourney. it certainly doesn't get any warmer,
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turning frosty again in many parts of the uk, there could be glad in there, with some showers pushing into parts of wales and western england. watch out for some ice and fog patches which have lingered all day across western scotland and could be for much of the night. temperature is quite varied that in the clearest area is much lower than those numbers suggest, perhaps as low as —5c. the best of the sunshine in the south, showery bits and pieces further north. some patchy snow on the high ground of wales. heading towards southern scotland perhaps in the afternoon. julien quesne, 9 degrees if you are lucky in some southern cities but foremost as it will feel colder than that. then our attention turns to increasing risk of disruptive fog
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for england and wales on monday and tuesday. this is bbc news. the headlines at 6pm: president trump begins his first full day as america's new leader — and starts to follow through on his campaign pledges. we're going to do a really good job, andi we're going to do a really good job, and i will be fighting every single day for you. ahead of a visit to the cia headquarters, the new president has attends a multi—faith prayer service at washington national cathedral. meanwhile, women's groups are holding protest marches in washington and around the world, against trump's presidency. nine people have now been rescued from an italian hotel which was buried by an avalanche three days ago. 23 people are still missing. and british tennis number
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one, johanna konta, is through to the last 16 of the australian open after beating former world number one, caroline wozniacki, in straight sets.
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