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Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to appear in New York court on Friday
NEW YORK CITY (Reuters) - Mexican cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to appear in a court in New York on Friday, shortly after his surprise extradition from Mexico ended a decades-long career in drug-trafficking, dare-devil jail breaks and murder.

Conflicted U.S. capital prepares to host Trump's inauguration
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rob Cortis calls it the "Trump Unity Bridge" - a bulky, metal 45-foot structure welded to two wheels and bedecked with red, white and blue signs echoing President-elect Donald Trump's campaign themes.

Suspect in $1.6 million New York gold theft captured in Ecuador: police
(Reuters) - A man wanted for swiping a bucket filled with $1.6 million worth of gold flakes from an armored truck in New York four months ago has been arrested in western Ecuador, police said.

South Carolina Boeing workers to vote on union representation-IAM
(Reuters) - The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers said on Friday that it would file a petition for some Boeing Co workers with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to vote on union representation.

Washington braces for massive protests as Trump becomes U.S. president
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers and miles of barriers were in place in Washington on Friday, as officials braced for hundreds of thousands of people planning to celebrate or protest Donald Trump's inauguration as president of the United States.

Executive actions ready to go as Trump prepares to take office
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump is preparing to sign executive actions on his first day in the White House on Friday to take the opening steps to crack down on immigration, build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and roll back outgoing President Barack Obama's policies.