|‚ÄėNot My President‚Äôs Day‚Äô protests pop up in NYC, D.C. and L.A.|
Thousands of people in cities around the country turned out in protest of President Trump on Monday ‚ÄĒ a federal holiday that organizers have dubbed ‚ÄúNot My President‚Äôs Day.‚ÄĚ Yahoo News dispatched reporters to cover the major demonstrations planned in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. For a recap of the day‚Äôs events, scroll through our coverage in the blog below.
|Le Pen refuses headscarf, nixes talks with Lebanon cleric|
BEIRUT (AP) ‚ÄĒ France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused to don a headscarf for a meeting with Lebanon's top Sunni Muslim cleric on Tuesday and walked away from the scheduled appointment after a brief squabble at the entrance.
|Russia's U.N. envoy Churkin dies suddenly in New York|
By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. It declined to comment on reports that Churkin had been taken to a hospital shortly before his death. A U.S. government official, who was not authorized to speak publicly on the case, said that Churkin had died of an apparent heart attack.
|US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp|
DACHAU, Germany (AP) ‚ÄĒ U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II.
|‚ÄėA Serbian Trap‚Äô: Freezing conditions in Belgrade are not the biggest problem for refugees in Belgrade|
A trip along the refugee track within Serbia reveals that the old route through the Balkans is still being used despite strong border control, harsh conditions and frozen temperatures. Despite the existence of camps built by the Serbian state, the migrants are here trying to make their way into European Union countries illegally.