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US President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Republican President-elect Donald Trump (L) in the Oval Office at the White House, November 10, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
US President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Republican President-elect Donald Trump (L) in the Oval Office at the White House, November 10, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
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These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this episode of On the News Line:

Trump's agenda

The US president-elect, Donald Trump, who will soon assume office, will inherit from his predecessor what many see as a legacy of perpetual warfare in the Middle East. Besides, Trump will have to face some old problems like the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and more recent troubles like Turkey’s adventurism. That may explain why many are waiting to see what his agenda for the Middle East is. 

Trump vs. US establishment

The election of Donald Trump as the next president continues sending shockwaves across America and beyond. Apart from the sound and fury surrounding his electoral win, What is clear is trump’s job will be no easy given the complexity of the work of the president in the United States and also his promise to bring about fundamental changes in the US establishments. Trump is seen as an anti-establishment or at least someone who does not belong to the establishment. This is verified by the stance of numerous mainstream media outlets in America which officially endorsed his rival Hillary Clinton and described Trump's electoral win as a stunning repudiation of the establishment. 

Anti-Trump protests

The results of November 8 presidential election showed how deeply divided the US society is. Many Americans simply refuse to accept the outcome of the vote which saw Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump win the race to the White House. Tens of thousands of irate protesters took to the streets across the US to protest trump’s election as president. Protest rallies were held in 25 cities like Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington DC and Portland. Some for the second consecutive night.