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Live Reporting

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  1. A momentous day

    Dark is falling on the US east coast, and protesters are starting to leave the demonstration area. 

    Washington DC police refuse to give an official count for how many people turned up today. So we're unlikely to know exactly how many people turned out in the nation's capital.

    But it's clear there were more people on the streets of DC today than when Trump was sworn in as president yesterday.

    Hundreds of thousands, if not millions, also staged protests against Trump in more than 600 cities and towns around the world. 

    Meanwhile, Trump visited the CIA headquarters where he assured America's spies he was fully behind them, before disputing media accounts of crowd figures and the weather on Friday.

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  2. Trump's view of protests

    As President Donald Trump was returning from a visit to the CIA headquarters in Virginia, protests continued in Washington DC and around the US. 

    Reporters travelling in Trump's motorcade filmed his view during the car journey. 

    As he walked back into the White House, the protests were clearly audible.  

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    Video caption: Trump's view of protests from motorcade
  3. Trudeau and Trump talk

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with President Donald Trump on Saturday, according to the prime minister's office.

    The two men discussed trade and other elements of the bilateral relationship.

    "The Prime Minister noted the depth of the Canada-US economic relationship, with 35 states having Canada as their top export destination. The Prime Minister and the President looked forward to meeting soon," said a press statement.

    The Canadian Trump

    Trudeau also spoke with Trump after his election win in November, during which the prime minister extended an invitation for the new president to visit Canada.

    It has become tradition for new US presidents to come to Canada for their first foreign visit.

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
    Image caption: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
  4. More scenes from DC

    Credit - Katie Morris
    Woman above Pennsyvlania Avenue
    "The only wall you're building is dividing Americans
  5. SNL writer deletes tweet

    A writer for Saturday Night Live has been catching some flak for a tweet mocking Barron Trump, the 10-year-old son of the US president and first lady.

    Katie Rich tweeted that Barron was going to grow up to become America’s "first homeschool shooter". She deleted it three hours later.

    Katie Rich tweet
    Image caption: Katie Rich tweet
    President Donald Trump points to his son Barron while watching the inaugural parade with First Lady Melania Trump
    Image caption: President Trump points to son Barron at inaugural parade with First Lady Melania Trump
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  6. Voices from Toronto

    Sophie Jaworski.
    Image caption: Sophie Jaworski at the Toronto protest

    About 50,000 people marched through the streets of Toronto, one of the many women's marches taking place all over Canada. Despite the big crowds, the protest was calm and orderly, a sign of Canadian "politeness", said marcher Kaila Mintz.

    Although most people were there to protest against Trump, the issues of women everywhere were top for many, and speakers specifically applauded the organisers of Black Lives Matter for helping to reinvigorate political protest in the city and the world.

    Kaila Mintz.
    Image caption: Kaila Mintz

    "It's quite great to see all the different groups coming together here, it's not divisive at all," Mintz said.

    But Canadians shouldn't gloat, said protester Sophie Jaworski.

    "It's happening in the Canadian context," she said.

    Many in the crowd carried signs demanding an end to violence against indigenous women, and equal pay for equal work.

    "I think it's important to bring attention to real issues, when there's so much distraction and fake news in politics going on," Jaworski said.

  7. 1963 flashback

    A woman who attended the civil rights protest in 1963, known as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, returned today for another historic protest.

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  8. 'I want the world to be better '

    family at march

    "My daughter is going to remember this for the rest of her life. Because of this new administration, I think it's important for me personally to stand up for the rights of women." - John Philbeck

    "I am here for me and I am here for my daughter because I want the world that she inherits to be a better one than I had." - Jennifer

  9. British understatement

    Can you spot what looks like a very British penchant for understatement in one of these signs from the London march?

    Image caption: 'I'm tired of women being sexualised, I'm tired of women being objectified,' one protester says.
    Image caption: 'I think he is really dangerous, I think he is a really dangerous person and what he stands for is really dangerous,' a protester said outside the US embassy.
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    Image caption: As night fell, the protests continued. 'Basically just a protest against everything that Donald Trump stands for. It is getting very close to Hitler, isn't it.'
  10. Streets of New York

    Image caption: Protesters are marching in "Sister Marches" at more than 650 locations around the world
    Crowds throng the avenues
    Image caption: Crowds throng the Nw York avenues
    Grand Central Terminal also was rammed full of protesters
    Image caption: Grand Central Terminal also was rammed full of protesters
  11. Civil rights veteran: 'I am ready to march again!'

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    Representative John Lewis, a civil rights veteran who recently provoked the ire of Trump, was among the speakers at the Atlanta march

    Mr Lewis, the last surviving speaker from the 1963 March on Washington, led by Martin Luther King, refused to attend the inauguration on the grounds that he did not see Mr Trump as a legitimate president.

    "I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected," he had told NBC's Meet the Press. "And they helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton."

    In turn Mr Trump attacked Mr Lewis, claiming his district was in "horrible shape" and that he was he was "talk, talk, talk  - no action or results".

    Dozens of Democratic representatives backed up Mr Lewis, refusing to attend the inauguration.

  12. Trump on busts of Martin Luther King and Churchill

    Trump disputes reports that he replaced a bust US civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr with one of Britain's wartime leader.

    "In the Oval Office there's a beautiful statue of Dr Martin Luther King. And I also happen to like Churchill. Winston Churchill. I think most of us like Churchill."

    "He doesn't come from our country," Trump shrugs. "Helped us. Real ally."

    He digresses to point out that he's been on the cover of Time magazine "the all-time record... 15 times this year", adding that this is more than even NFL star Tom Brady.

    Trump says Time erroneously reported that he had removed the bust of Dr King.

    "I would never do that because I have great respect for Dr Martin Luther King," he adds.

    Here's the Brietbart report on the controversy.

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    Video caption: Donald Trump: Media lied about inauguration crowds
    George W Bush listens to questions from reporters after receiving the bust in 2001
    Image caption: George W Bush listens to questions from reporters after receiving the bust in 2001
  13. No mention of marches from Trump

    The president wrapped up his speech without mentioning the marches across the nation and the world against his presidency.

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