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Stories with subject: Inaugurations
  • new storyNigerians celebrate as Muhammadu Buhari takes over story has photos
    Updated: May-29-15 6:41 am

    ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing and singing songs and praises at the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari, the first candidate to beat a sitting president at the polls.

  • Nigeria paying $800 million to oil suppliers to end crisis 
    Updated: May-26-15 5:28 pm

    LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's outgoing government has agreed to pay a debt of $800 million to resolve a months-long fuel crisis crippling the economy days before the inauguration of a new president in the country, oil suppliers said Wednesday.

  • Emanuel wants focus on youth for 2nd term as Chicago mayor story has photos
    Updated: May-18-15 5:32 pm

    CHICAGO - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel focused on the need to help disadvantaged and troubled youth Monday, during an inaugural speech for his second term that touched only briefly on the major fiscal woes facing the nation's third-largest city.

  • Another Daley heads to City Hall in Chicago 
    Updated: May-18-15 1:29 pm

    CHICAGO - Another member of Chicago's most famous political family is taking his place on the City Council that his grandfather and uncle presided over - and dominated - for decades.

  • Navajo president pledges to walk road to true sovereignty 
    Updated: May-12-15 8:25 pm

    FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The new president of the Navajo Nation was sworn in Tuesday at a ceremony in which he outlined a pro-business agenda and signed an agreement that includes moving forward with a tram that would shuttle tourists from cliff tops to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.

  • Nonprofits receive leftover dollars from inaugural balls 
    Updated: May-12-15 7:04 am

    JUNEAU, Alaska - About 30 nonprofits are receiving a share of the leftover funds from this year's inaugural balls.

  • France honors memory of slaves in Caribbean museum 
    Updated: May-10-15 2:32 am

    PARIS - French President Francois Hollande is to honor the memory of millions of slaves in an inaugural visit Sunday to a memorial in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, where black men and women were sold to work on sugar cane plantations from the 17th to 19th centuries.