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Arrests made in shooting at protest at University of Washington

UPDATE: Two people have been arrested in connection with the shooting at a protest on the University of Washington campus.

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A 32-year-old man was shot and was in critical condition Friday night during a protest near a University of Washington hall where Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos was giving a speech, police said.

 

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The Seattle Fire Department said the man, who was shot in the campus’ Red Square,

was hit in the abdomen. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center, KIRO7.com reported. 

The University of Washington Police Department is handling the shooting investigation, with support from Seattle Police Department detectives.

Yiannopoulos had been invited to speak at Kane Hall by University of Washington Republicans. Protesters arrived at the campus around 6 p.m. and began clashing with police. They blocked the entrance to the hall and threw rocks, fireworks and other items at officers, KIRO7.com reported. Several people were hit with blue paint, police said.

 

Demonstrators had gathered on the campus’ Red Square to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president and a lecture by Yiannopoulos, the controversial conservative editor of Breitbart who spoke before an audience on campus.

 

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Officers working to remove one person with suspected gunshot wound to abdomen from crowd at UW campus demonstration. Developing. — Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) January 21, 2017 <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

 

At the DC protests, a naked guy and a raging car fire

Protesters took to the streets soon after President Donald Trump was inaugurated today, and law enforcement officers were quickly there as well. The scene was initially tense, with flash grenades going off and pepper spray streaming, but things cooled after a while.

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At one point, with a phalanx of police officers blocking a street, things got kind of humorous.

“Is that a night stick in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?” one protester quipped to the line of cops.

Another sat down and started dealing a deck of cards, to exude calm.

The calm didn’t last.

Demonstrators set fires in the middle of the street several times, burning stuff like a trash can and newspapers. On the curb sat two limousines, their windows smashed. It’s unclear who the culprits might have been, but several individuals wearing masks could be seen assembling bricks.

“(Bleep) off!” they told anyone who approached.

As the afternoon wore on, a new billow of smoke filled the air, and this one united the crowd immediately. Someone had tossed a tire (maybe the spare from the bashed-in limo?) onto the flames. Is it a great idea to ignite a fully inflated tire? The group seemed to wonder as one.

“GET BACK!” people started screaming, and suddenly hundreds of people were stampeding. And then, a new plume of smoke, and this one was different. Huge, billowing and black.

One of the limos was on fire. Here’s what that looked like:

Protesters have set a car on fire in DCPosted by Jennifer Brett/Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Friday, January 20, 2017

As you’d imagine, the inferno summoned law enforcement, and encounters with protestors prompted more pepper spraying. One member of the crowd decided enough was enough, time to take off his clothes. For what reason exactly, it wasn’t clear, but he did sort of serve as a human flash grenade, creating a diversion that may have proved useful. I didn’t see any more pepper spraying after that.

The AJC sent a team of journalists to Washington to cover first the inauguration, next, Saturday's Women’s March on Washington.

Report: Florida city among most roach-infested in the U.S.

It’s not only Zika that Floridians have to worry about, after one city made the list as the third most cockroach-infested place in the U.S. 

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According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Miami ranked as the third-highest city to have these crawling critters out of the 25 most populated U.S. cities. 

The Miami New Times reports that 32 percent of residents in the city “had signs” of cockroaches in their homes in the past 12 months, which means 644 out of 2,005 people saw these bugs. 

But it’s not just the number of cockroaches Miami residents need to worry about it’s also the number of new species coming to the area, according to the New Times. 

Environmentalists have reported new invasive roach species traveling to South Florida, such as a yellow, black and orange roach discovered in Central Florida in 2015. 

So which city has the highest number of roaches? 

New Orleans took the top spot, with 41 percent of residents reporting roaches. Houston came in second with 38 percent. 

The good news, Miami was ranked low for having rat sightings, according to the New Times. 

Read more at miaminewtimes.com 

On day one of his presidency, Donald Trump signs his first executive order

Just before Friday’s Inaugural Ball, President Donald Trump signed his first executive order, directing federal agencies to “ease the burden of Obamacare.”

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Trump didn’t elaborate on the details of the order but did sign it in the Oval Office as one of his first acts as president, flanked by Vice President Mike Pence, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner. Press Secretary Sean Spicer gave reporters a small bit of information, saying that the action was a step to “transition to repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.

Trump made the repleal of Obamacare a top priority during his campaign, and Congress moved toward such a repeal when it passed a complex budget resolution last week, which will allow lawmakers to repeal parts of the law with a simple majority in the future.

In the meantime, Priebus will soon send out a memo ordering a government-wide “regulatory freeze until further notified.”

Melania Trump's inauguration dress evokes Jackie Kennedy

In a look that crossed party lines, Melania Trump wore her admiration for Jackie Kennedy on her sleeves Friday morning as she swept into view on the day of her husband’s inauguration in a sky blue suit dress that channeled Kennedy’s dove gray inaugural outfit 56 years earlier.

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During the campaign, Trump had said she wanted to be a first lady in the mode of Kennedy, a mid-century fashion icon.

Like Kennedy’s Oleg Cassini ensemble, Trump’s custom-designed Ralph Lauren outfit had bracelet-length sleeves worn with long gloves. Both were made by American designers.

>> Complete coverage of Donald Trump's inauguration Where Kennedy’s high neckline was trimmed with sable, Trump’s cutaway jacket had a high wrapped collar, worn with a matching pair of her famous stilettos. Underneath, Trump, 46, wore a trim dress with a faux turtleneck neckline. There was no pillbox hat, but Trump’s modern updo furthered her channeling of the sleekly feminine Kennedy silhouette, a demure contrast to Trump’s pre-campaign bombshell looks.

Twitter erupted in admiration, with most writers honing in on the Kennedy homage.

Michelle Obama, who wore a sober brick red dress and matching coat for the inauguration, was a fashion industry darling, appearing in bold, colorful styles by both established and up-and-coming designers, but many designers refused to work with Trump, citing dislike of Donald Trump.

Not Lauren, however, who in a bi-partisan move also designed Hillary Clinton’s inaugural day ivory pantsuit and coat.

Both first daughters Ivanka and Tiffany Trump also chose white for their father’s big day. Ivanka donned a long, fitted Oscar de la Renta jacket with asymetrical hemline and matching pants. Tiffany wore a double-breasted white coat and matching gloves.

First lady Melania Trump: 5 things to know about her inauguration look

The inauguration of President Donald Trump drew hundreds of thousands of spectators, but many had their eyes on First Lady Melania Trump. What would she wear? How will she style her hair?

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Here's a breakdown of her inauguration look:

Trump wore Ralph Lauren, an American designer

As is customary for many incoming first ladies, Trump wore clothes by an American designer. Harper's Bazaar reported that she donned a powder-blue dress with a cropped jacket by Ralph Lauren and pointed-toe pumps and elbow-length gloves to match.

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The New York Times reported thatRalph Lauren's office said of the decision to design Trump's clothes: "The presidential inauguration is a time for the United States to look our best to the world. It was important to us to uphold and celebrate the tradition of creating iconic American style for this moment."

The same designer also dressed previous first ladies

According to Cosmopolitan, Ralph Lauren also outfitted Michelle Obama, Nancy Reagan and Betty Ford at  their husbands' inauguration ceremonies.

Her hair was a classic updo

Us Weekly spoke to Trump's longtime hairstylist, Mordechai Alvow, who let his client's outfit influence her hair.

"The outfit had beautiful tailoring, including a super high collar that is great for her long neck, and a 1950s feel, modernized with a touch of origami shapes," Alvow said. "It was important to make sure her hair not interfere with the clean lines and monochrome color, so we decided to put her hair up, which also allowed her amazing bone structure to take center stage."

The updo had a modern edge with a sharp, deep-angled part.

Jewelry was minimal

Trump kept her jewelry very minimal, wearing only sparkling diamond stud earrings. Her 25-carat diamond engagement ring was nowhere to be seen, even above her gloves.

Melania Trump's makeup was light and natural

Although her past work as a model has meant that she's worn more dramatic makeup looks, Trump kept things natural and light for Inauguration Day. A slight face contour, nude pink lips, light blush and a slightly smokey eye rounded out her look.

Barack, Michelle Obama discuss post-White House plans

Barack and Michelle Obama officially left the White House on Friday when Donald Trump was inaugurated as the nation's 45th president. 

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The 44th president and the former first lady waved to crowds and wished the Trumps well as they made their final public appearance as the presidential couple.

The couple has already announced some of their first plans post-White House. 

"First, we're going to take a little break," Michelle Obama said in a video released Friday by the Obama Foundation. "We're finally going to get some sleep and take some time to be with our family and just be still for a little bit." 

Michelle Obama said the pair "might not be online quite as much" as in the past. 

During a December interview with former aide David Axelrod, Barack Obama said he planned to do some self-reflection.

"I'm going to start thinking about the first book ... I want to write. We've got to unpack, and ... I have to be quiet for a while," he said. 

Obama explained that he didn't mean that he plans to be politically quiet, but rather plans to reflect on all areas of his life.

"I don't mean politically. I mean internally. I have to still myself," he said. "You have to get back in tune with your center and process what happened before you make a bunch of good decisions."

>> Obama says he'll write a book and 'be quiet for a while' after White House exit

Obama changed his Twitter handle on Friday after stepping down as commander in chief and issued his first tweet as a former president. 

"Michelle and I are off on a quick vacation, then we'll get back to work," he wrote.

Hi everybody! Back to the original handle. Is this thing still on? Michelle and I are off on a quick vacation, then we'll get back to work.— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) January 20, 2017

Barack Obama also discussed the Obama Foundation's plans to open the Obama Center, a presidential center on the south side of Chicago, where Michelle and Barack Obama met and raised their daughters. The center will be a library, a museum and a "living, working center for citizenship," according to the former president.

According to the official website, the Obama Foundation "will focus on developing the next generation of citizens and what it means to be a good citizen in the 21st century ... It will have nonprofit programs across the city, the United States and the world." The foundation aims to "build programs to inspire us all to be better citizens and to help young leaders develop their ideas."

"The work of perfecting our union is never finished, and we look forward to joining you in that effort as fellow citizens," Barack Obama said. 

I won't stop; I'll be right there with you as a citizen, inspired by your voices of truth and justice, good humor, and love.— President Obama (@POTUS44) January 20, 2017

Farmer brings livestock to protest inauguration

A farmer brought interesting companions to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump.Ethan Abbott showed up Friday with a llama, two alpacas and a dove. 

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Abbott told BuzzFeed News, "It’s time we get corporate money out of our government, out of our farms, out of our food, out of our families, out of our freedom.” 

A farmer brought along three llamas to protest the inauguration https://t.co/LkF01iqV3D pic.twitter.com/3BMAeCv70d— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) January 20, 2017Meet Ethan Abbott who brought two alpacas, a llama, & a bird for the #inauguration to "take back our farms...and freedom" pic.twitter.com/6fAnDB8G3U— Ryan Lovelace (@LovelaceRyanD) January 20, 2017

Abbot said the four-legged crew, Thaddeus, Shay and Tragically Cute, enjoy marching. The dove, named Hubert, spent most of the protest sleeping inside of Abbott's jacket. 

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