Latest Inaugurations News

Trump's inaugural chair pleads not guilty to latest charges

May. 24, 2022 15:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The chair of former President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the latest charges in an indictment accusing him of secretly working for the United Arab Emirates to influence Trump’s foreign policy. Wealthy businessman Tom Barrack,...

East Timor celebrates independence anniversary, new leader

May. 19, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

DILI, East Timor (AP) — Former East Timor independence fighter and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jose Ramos-Horta was sworn in as president of Asia’s youngest country late Thursday as it marks its 20th anniversary of independence. Crowds cheered as he then traveled by motorcade to...

Prosecutors detail charges against Trump's inaugural chair

May. 19, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have spelled out more details of the allegations against the chair of former President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, who’s accused of secretly working as an agent for the United Arab Emirates to influence Trump’s foreign policy. The...

Chicago-area man gets 3 years for threat at Biden inaugural

May. 17, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man was sentenced to more than three years in prison Tuesday for threatening members of Congress and to commit violence at the 2021 presidential inauguration. U.S. District Judge Ronald A. Guzman sentenced Louis Capriotti, 47, of Chicago Heights to...

Verstappen cruises to win in inaugural Miami Grand Prix

May. 08, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — His first day racing around the new Formula One circuit in Miami was absolutely horrible. Then he made a mistake in qualifying that cost him a spot on the front row. By the time race day rolled around, Max Verstappen had knocked it all out of his system....

Ferrari locks up front row for inaugural Miami Grand Prix

May. 07, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ferrari stormed to the front of the grid for the inaugural Miami Grand Prix as Formula One championship leader Charles Leclerc and teammate Carlos Sainz Jr. locked up the front row in Saturday qualifying. It's the first time Ferrari will lead the field...

France's President Macron inaugurated for second 5-year term

May. 07, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron was inaugurated for a second term on Saturday, vowing to take action to avoid any further escalation of Russia’s war in Ukraine and promising he would promote France and Europe on the world stage. Macron was reelected for five years...

Japan to send FM to S. Korean president's inauguration

May. 06, 2022 08:04 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan announced Friday that its foreign minister will attend new South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol's inauguration ceremony next week as part of an effort to bring the countries' strained relations back to normal. Although the decision to send Foreign Minister...

North Korea fires ballistic missile amid rising animosities

May. 04, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea launched a ballistic missile toward its eastern waters on Wednesday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, days after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to speed up the development of his nuclear weapons “at the fastest possible pace” and...

Kraken hope to build after disappointing inaugural campaign

May. 03, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — For all the excitement and anticipation leading up to the first puck drop, the inaugural season for the Seattle Kraken ended up looking like nearly every other NHL expansion season from the past 30 years. The comparisons with the last expansion team, the Golden...