Latest Inaugurations News

New president at Saint Anselm to be inaugurated next month

Sep. 29, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Ceremonies marking the inauguration of Saint Anselm College's new president are scheduled for next month. A Mass and installation ceremony Joseph Favazza will be held Oct. 16 and 17, respectively. Favazza began his tenure at Saint Anselm on July 15. He served as provost and vice...

India, Nepal open cross border oil pipeline

Sep. 10, 2019 5:34 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The leaders of India and Nepal inaugurated South Asia's first cross country oil pipeline Tuesday, allowing the Himalayan nation of Nepal to receive an uninterrupted supply of oil from its large southern neighbor. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart,...

El Salvador creates OAS-backed anti-corruption commission

Sep. 6, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's president on Friday inaugurated an anti-corruption commission with support from the Organization of American States. The move came just three days after a similar U.N.-backed commission was shut down in Guatemala. Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele said the new...

Analysis: Storm spat underscores Mr. Never Wrong's mindset

Sep. 6, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump doesn't make mistakes. At least according to him. Trump's relentless justifications of his erroneous warnings that Hurricane Dorian was threatening Alabama on Sunday, which created days of ridicule and skepticism, are just the latest example of the president's...

Italy's new gov't takes office, but how long will it last?

Sep. 5, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italy's new government took office Thursday, with one of its first decisions indicating it intends to reverse the euroskeptic vision of the collapsed, populist coalition it replaced. Premier Giuseppe Conte and his Cabinet took an oath to defend Italy's interests in a swearing-in ceremony...

Placido Domingo concert opening sports complex in Hungary

Aug. 28, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

SZEGED, Hungary (AP) — Placido Domingo received a warm reception Wednesday at a concert in Hungary to inaugurate a new soccer stadium for a Catholic diocese, the second of the opera star's European engagements since he was accused of sexual harassment in an Associated Press report. Domingo, who shared the...

Fashion's Isabel Toledo, creator for Michelle Obama, dies

Aug. 26, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Isabel Toledo, the Cuban American fashion designer with an avant-garde flair who created former first lady Michelle Obama's standout lemon grass-colored sheath dress and matching overcoat for her husband's 2009 inauguration, has died. She was 59. Toledo died of breast cancer, her studio...