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ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --   Activists and politicians are participating in the Women's March on Washington this morning, the biggest of hundreds of marches taking place today.

The rally featured speeches from women's rights activist Gloria Steinem, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, actress Ashley Judd and director Michael Moore among others.

A group of largely women senators and other politicians took the stage together at one point, including Kirsten Gillibrand, Claire McCaskill, and newly elected Senators Kamala Harris and Tammy Duckworth, who addressed the group as did Rep. Maxine Waters. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Sen. Cory Booker were also on stage.

With the timing and sheer number of people involved, it comes as little surprise that there are various causes attached to the march, which was largely billed as a demonstration in support of women's rights and civil rights but for many has clear political undertones connected to the inauguration of Donald Trump.

While crowd estimates are fluctuating and have not been confirmed, the DC Metro system posted on Twitter that there have been 275,000 trips as of 11:00 a.m. this morning. By comparison, 193,000 trips had been taken by the same time on Friday ahead of the inauguration.

 Steinem thanked the crowd for showing up en masse, declaring, "We have people power and we will use it."

"Thank you for understanding that sometimes we have to put our bodies where our beliefs are. Sometimes pressing send is not enough," she said to the crowd, many of whom wore bright pink knitted hats.

 Steinem suggested that the size and energy of today's gathering in Washington was a positive outgrowth of Trump's election and inauguration.

"This is the upside of the downside. This is an outpouring of energy and true democracy like I have never seen in my very long life. It is wide in age, it is deep in diversity," Steinem said.

She praised "our great leaders" Barack and Michelle Obama, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton "who told the whole world that women's rights are human rights and human rights are women's rights," quoting Clinton's speech at a United Nations conference in 1995.

 Steinem then turned her focus to President Trump.

The new president's "Twitter finger must not become a trigger finger," she said.

Shortly before Steinem took the podium, actress America Ferrera was one of the first speakers at the rally ahead of the march, calling for supporters to "fight, oppose" the Trump administration.

 "Marchers, make no mistake. We are -- every single one of us -- under attack. Our safety and freedoms are on the chopping block," she said.

Some of the homemade signs at the rally were related to Hillary Clinton, Trump's campaign rival. One read "Still With Her" using a play on Clinton's campaign slogan, and another read "Lock Him Up," playing on a chant that some Trump supporters directed at Clinton during the campaign. Several "Stronger Together" posters from the Clinton campaign were spotted as well.

While she wasn't there in person, Clinton gave her support via Twitter.

Thanks for standing, speaking & marching for our values @womensmarch. Important as ever. I truly believe we're always Stronger Together.

— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) January 21, 2017


"We have to get busy folks. We've got our work cut out for us," Moore said.

 The rally and ensuing march come the day after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

The inauguration drew hundreds of thousands of attendees on Friday in spite of wet weather, and today's drier forecast may make the travel to Washington easier for today's marchers.

A number of high-profile speakers are expected to address those at the rally, including Gloria Steinem, Planned Parenthood's president Cecile Roberts, and director Michael Moore.

The demonstration in Washington is one of a series of similar women's marches that are scheduled in major cities across the country and around the world.

Washington, D.C., police are expected to be out in full force, as they were on Friday when some protests against Trump turned violent, leading to the arrest of more than 200 people.

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Lori Feehan(WASHINGTON) --  Among the hundreds of thousands of women expected to descend upon the nation's capital Saturday morning for the Women's March on Washington are public figures hailing from the worlds of entertainment, politics and activism.

But one category of participants will be families taking to the streets together: Multiple generations of women walking hand-in-hand for a common goal.

And that goal, according to the march's statement of its mission and principles, is to "send a bold message" that women's rights are human rights and more broadly to unify movements working for a variety of causes, including reproductive rights, environmental protection, the end of police brutality, and for greater rights for LGBT individuals, immigrants, minorities, workers and the disabled.

ABC News spoke to seven families who plan to attend the march.

Raised by generations of strong women before them, the women say they want to continue the standard of activism set by their relatives.

These are the stories of the mothers, daughters and grandmothers who will be marching together:

Lori Feehan, 63, and Pamela Zakielarz, 30: Marching to Continue Social Progress

Lori Feehan, a retired pharmaceutical executive from Charleston, South Carolina, grew up in the early 1970s when "things were very different" for women's rights and other social issues, she told ABC News.

"Reproductive choice was really hard to come by," she said. "There was no real birth control that was reliable. Abortions were coat hangers. Women's careers were limited. There was no tolerance for gay people or anyone who was different."

She continues, "It was a completely different time. Knowing where we are and how far we've come, I don't want to see us roll back."

Feehan admitted that she takes for granted what she says are "the improvements that we've made in society," but said she's "scared for that now."

 Feehan's daughter Pamela Zakielarz, a high school counselor in Havertown, Pennsylvania, said her mother is her role model, having watched her work her way up to a high-level leadership role in corporate America in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, when the corporate world was largely dominated by men.

"She helped pave the way for me and my sister and women across America to be treated as leaders and as equals," Zakielarz said.

Zakielarz said she would like to facilitate a "platform for strong, powerful, meaningful voices for the rights of women ... I want to keep making progress. I want to keep moving forward. I'm really concerned. Why would we want to go backwards? So many women and some men had to sacrifice to get us to the place that we are."

Her mother said she thinks some people may have have grown complacent.

"I feel that in recent years a lot of us have sat back and just assumed that things would keep going forward, and that we can relax," she said. "We can't."

Cecily Helgessen, 49, and Scarlett Helgessen, 10: Marching to Continue the Family Tradition of Activism

For Cecily Helgessen, the granddaughter of Polish immigrants, activism runs in her blood.

"Marching with my daughter will be a wonderful extension of the women I was raised by," the Manhattan-based nurse practitioner told ABC News.

Helgessen's grandmother and namesake, "the original Cecily Helgessen," was a young teen when women were given the right to vote in 1920, and was "very active in the league for women voters," Helgessen said.

 Her mother, Stephanie Helgessen, marched alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma, Alabama, and to this day, she continues to search for a familiar face whenever she comes across historical photos from that 1965 day.

"It's meant so much for me to have that as my dialogue and as my standard for how I live and the lens that I see the rest of the world through," she said.

Helgessen said she hopes the march will help teach her 10-year-old daughter Scarlett Helgessen, "how to have a voice and how to be an activist."

"She is coming of age, where gender identity and professional and personal development [are] taking a huge part of her life," Helgessen said, adding that when they're marching, she wants "her to know that she is part of a huge village of women."

 Scarlett told ABC News that she's "super excited" to be joining her mother in the march.

The "first thing" she's going to do when she gets there is to "talk to other people," she said.

"What's the point of going to D.C. if you don't meet any other people or talk to them about why they're there and why they came to march?" Scarlett asked.

For Scarlett, the opportunities for her future are endless. When asked what she'd like to be when she grows up, she toggled among a lawyer, softball player -- and president.

Gerri Ard, 74, Amy Ard, 43, Marian Waller, 9, and Joseph Waller, 7: Marching to Reinforce Their Values

Amy Ard, a 43-year-old doula from Silver Spring, Maryland, said that her mother taught her to be kind, compassionate and consideration and she wants to pass those values on to her kids.

"In this atmosphere, we value kind words to one another and respecting people," as well as "justice and equality," she said.

Immigration is one of the issues closest to Amy's heart.

"I care about the kids who go to school with my kids, who are afraid of being deported," she said. "I hope the people who don't look like my family know they have allies."

 Amy's mother Gerri Ard, a retired public school teacher, was living in Atlanta at the height of the civil rights movement in the 1960s.

"I've been in Atlanta for a long time, and civil rights has been part of my life for as long as I can remember," she said.

Chimed in Amy, "For a lot of my mom's friends in the South, this is a familiar feeling."

Gerri will be putting on her marching shoes for the first time since the civil rights movement, and she's thrilled to do so alongside her daughter and grandchildren, Marian and Joseph, this time around.

"I just think that it will be a very special thing for the four of us to do this together," Gerri said.

Sarah Towne, 31; Laura Towne, 58; Isaac Towne, 4; Margaret Hardy, 1: Marching for Future Americans

Laura Towne, a 58-year-old writer who lives in Fuquay Varina, a small town just south of Raleigh, North Carolina, has never marched before, she told ABC News. While she describes herself as "not very vocal," she said the aftermath of the election made her want to do more than just sit back.

Laura is marching with her daughter, a 31-year-old Ph.D. candidate in public administration and policy at American University in Washington D.C., and her grandchildren, 4-year-old Isaac Towne and 1-year-old Margaret Hardy.

"That's one of the main reasons why I'm going," she said. "...My grandchildren are our future. I wanted to be able to tell them when they grow up, 'Look, you were in this event. You were in this march to unite people and support America.' It's very American to be able to do this."

 For Sarah Towne, the march isn't just able women's issues, but for "all issues and all people with a variety of opinions and diverse backgrounds," she told ABC News.

Although her children are young, Sarah said she never thought twice about bringing them to the historic march.

"Even though they're 4 and 1 and won't understand it, I hope they'll get it when they're older," she said. "I hope they can look back on the moment and say, 'I was there. I was there with my family.'"

Rachel Greenburg, 28 and Michele Greenburg, 59: Marching for the Disenfranchised

For Michele Greenburg, a forensic social worker from Larchmont, New York, deciding to attend the march was easy: All she needed was a tiny push from her daughter, Rachel Greenburg, a social worker for a Manhattan-based nonprofit called Cities of Service.

As a teenager, Michele marched for women's rights in the 1970s, but the movement did not resonate with her as much back then, she told ABC News. She said she took Roe v. Wade, for granted, and she assumed "the best of people" when it comes to social justice and immigration issues. But, the results of the 2016 presidential election sparked a sense of civic duty in her.

"Especially since I work with the disenfranchised and people who don't have access to different things for their own rights, with this election, it just galvanized me to say 'You can't just sit back and hope that someone else will do this anymore,'" she said.

 For Rachel, her privileged background is what led her to choose a career as a social worker, she told ABC News.

"I was born into an upper-class family," she said. "It was important for me to see the intersectionality -- race combined with gender combined with class."

Rachel said it "scared" her to see "our country turn so backward and to see so many people' rights in jeopardy." She feels an "immense amount of pride" to march with her mother, she said.

"We're both trained social workers, and our code of ethics is to fight for others [who] may not be given the same voice," she said.

Sharon Krauss, 63, and Halina Cain, 18: Marching for a Female Empowerment

Sharon Krauss, a public defender in Los Angeles, is traveling across the country with her daughter, Halina Cain, because she was "inspired" by the election, she told ABC News.

On Election Day, all the women in Krauss' office wore pantsuits as they high-fived each other and took "a thousand" pictures. "There was so much hope" that a woman would be elected to the White House, she said.

When President-elect Donald Trump shocked the country with his presidential victory, Krauss said, "I kept thinking, this country just told my daughter she can never be president."

 Cain, who recently just turned 18, was unable to cast a ballot that day and expressed to her mother that she was "very unhappy," Krauss said.

When the mother and daughter heard about the march, they "immediately" began checking flights to Washington, D.C., watching the seat availability quickly disappear with each passing day.

"As a mother, you want to teach your daughter -- you want to tell her there [are] no barriers," Krauss said. "You want to tell her she can do anything and that she can reach for the stars."

"I feel that maybe she will believe that if she goes there and sees 200,000 other women marching," Krauss said.

Krauss said it will be "thrilling" to be alongside her daughter while she stands up for "something she believes in."

"She was disappointed in not being able to share her voice at the ballot box, but she's certainly going to be sharing it on Saturday," Kraus said. "I can't even imagine how amazing that's going to feel."

Ellen Shrader, 56, Amelia Combs, 28, and Malia Combs, 6: Marching to Be a Part of History

For Amelia Combs, a stay-at-home mom in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, attending the Women's March on Washington is "kind of like coming full circle," she told ABC News. Her grandparents, active in the civil rights movement, marched on Washington in 1963, she said.

"I come from a line of people coming from the civil rights movement," she said. "It's incredible to me to be able to bring my bi-racial daughter [Malia] to a march that will be just as important in history."

Malia Combs, 6, was born to a white mother and black father. She has cerebral palsy and has started to "question her herself and her abilities, her differences, her disability and how that affects her," Combs said.

"It's about ... letting my daughter feel like she is part of something that is bigger than herself," Amelia Combs said. "I wanted her to come see that it doesn't matter what we look like, how we sound, how we walk, how we talk. We are all important. Our voices all matter, and we need to be heard."

Ellen Shrader, a retired labor and delivery nurse, was only two-years-old at the time of the momentous 1963 march and didn't attend with her parents, she told ABC News. She hopes her granddaughter can "carry on the torch" of activism in the family.

"I thought it would be a nice legacy to be able to take my daughter and my granddaughter because, I thought that when I'm long gone, she will remember this."

 Shrader said that her grandchildren inspired her take a larger part in activism.

"It's really amazing when you have a 6-year-old in your life, because they're so full of questions -- about everything, she said. "And I just tell her, 'Look what women can do. Look what it means to support one another, and even support people you don't know."

Shrader said she was hoping Clinton would win the election so Malia could have "a female president she could connect with."

"She's only known a black president who looks like her," Shrader said. She said she wanted that sense of connection to continue with America's 45th president.

Malia told ABC News that she's "most excited" about "being a part of history" and sharing that moment with her family.

 This trip is Malia's first to the Washington. On Saturday, Malia will be wearing a T-shirt that says, "I'm not strong for a girl. I'm just strong," she said.

And because nothing says a strong girl can't be fashionable as well, Malia will be pairing her special T-shirt with her "very comfortable" fuzzy black shoes.

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Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  Celebrities are joining the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators at Women's Marches around the globe.

For those who couldn't physically attend, many have shared their sentiments of solidarity on social media.

The Women's March on Washington, along with sister marches on six different continents, are focused on promoting equal rights for women and minorities.

The demonstrations, organized in part to protest the agenda of President Donald Trump, are being held just one day after he was sworn into office.

From Katy Perry to Padma Lakshmi, here are the celebs contributing to the cause:

On way 2D.C. March🌼There r Marches ALL OVER THE🌎
After March we wi’ll Join Organizations‼️WE WONT SIT &🐝NOTHING‼️#WhyIMarch #WomensMarch

— Cher (@cher) January 21, 2017

Couldn't be more proud....I am here, we are here!!! #WomensMarch pic.twitter.com/HibJJlcTTC

— Zendaya (@Zendaya) January 21, 2017

I'm with them. #womensmarch

— Tony Bennett (@itstonybennett) January 21, 2017

"Good Morning Womens."
-Sebastian, into his tape recorder#WomensMarch pic.twitter.com/IEOvHwlknl

— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) January 21, 2017

Streets are packed! Metro subway jammed!!! Amazing. #WomensMarch

— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) January 21, 2017

March strong today and be safe!! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 #WomensMarch

— Andy Cohen (@Andy) January 21, 2017

"I do not weep at the world. I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife." Zora Neale Hurston #WomensMarch pic.twitter.com/wQuSIw2vIn

— Ava DuVernay (@ava) January 21, 2017

Thank you to everyone at today's #WomensMarch for showing Trump what a crowd looks like.
Peace.

— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 21, 2017

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  At least one large tornado touched down in Mississippi early Saturday morning, leaving at least three dead and a trail of destroyed homes, collapsed buildings, downed power lines, and residents trapped in their homes, authorities said.

The city of Hattiesburg tweeted that four people are confirmed to have died while Forrest County Emergency Management told ABC News that three deaths are confirmed so far.

"At 3:45 a.m. CST, a confirmed tornado was located over West Hattiesburg, moving northeast at 50 mph," read a National Weather Service warning of severe weather issued at 3:46 a.m.

"To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris," the statement urged. "Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely."

Glen Moore, director of Forrest County Emergency Management, told ABC News his agency received reports of multiple people trapped in houses, destroyed homes and collapsed buildings.

William Carey University in downtown Hattiesburg also reported damage to its campus.

Ryan Moore, a reporter with ABC affiliate WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg, tweeted several photos of the devastation, writing that multiple structures were damaged.

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Hewing closely to the fiery rhetoric that defined his campaign, Donald Trump during his inaugural address painted a bleak picture of life for some in the United States, promising to end what he called the "American carnage," turn the Washington establishment on its head, give voice to the "forgotten" and work tirelessly to put "America first."

During the campaign, Trump frequently told rally-goers about what he described as the horrors of the inner cities, the tragedy of the education system and the extent to which the United States was being taken advantage of around the globe, offering his leadership as an alternative.

"Mothers and children trapped in poverty in our inner cities, rusted-out factories scattered like tombstones across the landscape of our nation. An education system flush with cash but which leaves our young and beautiful students deprived of all knowledge," he told the crowd. "And the crime and the gangs and the drugs that have stolen too many lives and robbed our country of so much unrealized potential. This American carnage stops right here and stops right now."

As he also promised on the campaign trail, the buck stops with him.

"From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. From this day forward, it's going to be only America first. America first. Every decision — on trade, on taxes, on immigration, on foreign affairs — will be made to benefit American workers and American families," Trump said in his roughly 16-minute inauguration speech, the shortest since President Jimmy Carter's in 1977.

"This moment is your moment. It belongs to you," he said. "It belongs to everyone gathered here today and everyone watching all across America."

He pledged to give voice to "the forgotten men and women" and called for a return of power to the American people from the politicians in Washington.

"I will fight for you with every breath in my body, and I will never let you down," he said.

And he sent a warning to lawmakers that he views as ineffectual.

"In America, we understand that a nation is only living as long as it is striving. We will no longer accept politicians who are all talk an no action, constantly complaining but never doing anything about it. The time for empty talk is over. Now arrives the hour of action."

Trump closed his speech with his oft-repeated campaign slogan.

"Together we will make America strong again. We will make America wealthy again. We will make America proud again. We will make America safe again. And, yes, together, we will make America great again," he exclaimed.

After the inauguration ceremony, the Trumps escorted the Obamas to a waiting helicopter, which will take the former president and first lady to Joint Base Andrews, after which they headed to California.

Trump then signed several documents, including the waiver allowing retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to serve in his Cabinet, while surrounded by his family and political leaders. From there, the group went to the Statuary Hall in the Capitol for a luncheon before the parade.

While making brief remarks at the end of the luncheon, Trump said he was "very, very honored" that Bill and Hillary Clinton attended the inauguration, prompting a standing ovation for the pair.

"I have a lot of respect for those two people. Thank you for being here," he said.

The Trump family left the Capitol in a motorcade en route to the White House. They got out of the vehicle twice, walking for short stretches and waving to the crowds lining the street.

Trump faces a divided nation that is still reeling from the long and contentious presidential race. Hillary Clinton, Trump's general election rival, attended Friday's ceremony and was seated just a few rows behind Trump and members of his family.

Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Immediately after his swearing-in, Trump embraced members of his family and waved to the crowd on the National Mall.

Earlier in the day Trump participated in traditional inauguration customs, such as attending a church service at St. John's Episcopal Church.

Trump chose to wear his trademark red tie, and Melania Trump donned a custom-designed Ralph Lauren sky blue cashmere mock turtleneck dress with a matching cropped cashmere jacket and long suede gloves.

A Pointed Message

Pastor Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Dallas led the service Friday morning at St. John's.

Jeffress is a familiar face to Trump and his eagle-eyed supporters; he appeared with Trump at many rallies on the campaign trail.

"I'm not going to lecture the new president," Jeffress said during an interview with Fox News on Thursday night.

Jeffress said he intends to "encourage" Trump by comparing him "to another great leader God chose."

"[God] told Nehemiah to build a giant wall around Jerusalem to protect the citizens, so I'm going to use Nehemiah's story as an example of why God blesses leaders," Jeffress said.

The service was closed to the media, but the Trump team's social media and senior adviser, Dan Scavino Jr., shared two tweets from the service.

 

'I told you - that you would be the 45th President of the United States, long before the first primary vote...'
Pastor @robertjeffress

— Dan Scavino Jr. (@DanScavino) January 20, 2017

 

 

'History in the making....'
Pastor @robertjeffress #InaugurationDay pic.twitter.com/NpTRqS88mD

— Dan Scavino Jr. (@DanScavino) January 20, 2017

 

Pence also posted pictures, including this one: 

 

We begin this historic and humbling day as we do every day, with a moment of reflection and prayer. #InaugurationDay pic.twitter.com/sfJkGktFpe

— Mike Pence (@mike_pence) January 20, 2017

 

Rundown of the Day

The day’s events followed the pattern of past inaugurations. The Trumps stayed overnight at Blair House, across the street from the White House.

Before the inaugural ceremony, the Trumps sat down for tea with the Obamas; Melania Trump presented them with a box from jeweler Tiffany & Co. Also at the White House were Mike Pence, Karen Pence, Vice President Joe Biden, Jill Biden, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Paul Ryan, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Trump's Cabinet-level picks and former presidents were in attendance for the inauguration.

Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton arrived at the Capitol together. Hillary Clinton, who won the popular vote by roughly 3 million ballots, wore white, a color that holds special significance for the suffragist movement.

Mixing Tradition With Personal Touches

Trump chose two Bibles for his swearing-in: his childhood Bible and President Abraham Lincoln's Bible. The only other president to use Lincoln's Bible was Barack Obama in 2009 and 2013.

Jackie Evancho, a 16-year-old "America's Got Talent" alum, sang the national anthem.

An abnormal facet of the day was the sizable number of congressional Democrats who announced they would skip the inauguration. The latest count had one-third of House Dems boycotting the ceremony. There was no modern precedent for a political boycott of that scale.

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ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Violence flared on some streets of Washington, D.C., on Friday amid Donald Trump's inauguration — with people smashing car and store windows, clashing with police and even torching a limo, leading to more than 200 arrests.

The capital's interim police chief, Peter Newsham, said in a Periscope video posted on Twitter earlier Friday that the problems were caused by one group, "and it's a very, very small percentage of the number of folks that came here to peacefully assemble in our city."

Police said they responded using pepper spray and other control devices.

At least 217 people have been arrested, according to the Metropolitan Police Department, and they were charged with rioting.

Six Metropolitan Police Department officers suffered minor non-life-threatening-injuries, Newsham said at a news conference early this evening. He added that three of the six injured officers suffered head injuries from flying objects.

Thousands of protesters fanned out across downtown Washington in the morning, including some who tried to block security checkpoints to the inauguration festivities.

Protests also cropped up in other parts of the country today, including San Francisco and outside Trump Tower in New York City.

Dramatic video published on social media showed men and women using signs and sticks to shatter glass at a Starbucks and a bank. Police then attempted to chase down the suspected vandals.

Police said in a statement that an organized group marched through the northwestern part of the city around 10:30 a.m. and that "members of the group acting in a concerted effort engaged in acts of vandalism and several instances of destruction of property."

The statement said that the group damaged vehicles, destroyed the property of multiple businesses and ignited small, isolated fires and that police vehicles were among those damaged.

The #DisruptJ20 coalition, named after the date of the inauguration, which promised that its participants would attempt to shut down the inauguration events, tangled with Bikers for Trump, a group clad in leather biker gear that backs the president.

Video on social media showed the two groups exchanging words and blows just before the start of inauguration festivities.

After the inauguration, protesters started a fire on the street, burning what appeared to be garbage and a plastic newspaper stand.

Later in the afternoon, protesters set on fire what appeared to be a stretch limo. Images on social media showed the words "We the people" spray-painted on a door of the vehicle. Smoke from the blaze could be seen streaming into the overcast sky.

Several verbal encounters took place between the president's supporters and protesters. One Bikers for Trump member chastised protesters, according to a report by the Associated Press.

"Get a job," said Rahm, a Bikers for Trump member from Philadelphia. "Stop crying, snowflakes. Trump won."

Outside the International Spy Museum, protesters in Russian-style hats ridiculed Trump's praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin, marching with signs calling Trump "Putin's puppet" and "Kremlin employee of the month," the AP reported.

At the inauguration ceremony, protesters could be seen being removed from the crowd.

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, responded to the protests on Twitter, writing, "Nothing is more unAmerican than protesters who are not peaceful. Disgusting."

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Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The National Park Service won’t be announcing attendance numbers for President Donald Trump’s inaugural ceremony, but photos of this year’s event indicate that it may have been less well attended than Obama’s in 2009.

There were 1.8 million people who attended Obama’s inauguration in 2009 and close to 1 million who attended his second in 2013, according to DC officials.

Ahead of the day's festivities, federal and District of Columbia officials estimated between 700,000-900,000 people would attend Trump's inauguration.

The D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency said it was planning for 800,000 to 900,000 people to attend the Trump's inauguration.

Here is a side-by-side comparison of Obama's 2009 inauguration versus Trump's. Both were taken from the same viewpoint: the Smithsonian’s visitor center, called the Castle, looking toward the Capitol Rotunda just an hour apart on the respective days.

The district’s Metro system was less inundated this morning than it was during Obama’s first inauguration. As of 11 a.m. ET, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says it had recorded 193,000 trips in comparison to the 513,000 trips taken up to that same time on Jan. 20, 2009. Some 317,000 trips were taken by 11 a.m. ET during Obama’s second inauguration on Jan. 21, 2013, the government agency said.

By the time Trump took his oath of office, temperatures were in the mid-40s and approaching the 50 degree mark, according to ABC News meteorologist Melissa Griffin. The sky was cloudy and the rain held off until the 45th president began his inaugural address.

Eight years ago, during Obama's inauguration, it was a frigid 28 degrees Fahrenheit with wind chills in the mid-teens, according to Griffin.

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Orlando Police Department(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- One day after accused killer Markeith Loyd cursed at a judge in a court appearance for allegedly killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, he came back to court to face the same judge for charges of killing a veteran Orlando, Florida police officer.

Loyd was combative from the start in Friday morning's court appearance for his alleged killing of Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton earlier this month. He interrupted the judge as she tried to read his charges and refused to answer questions.

Loyd -- appearing with a bandage over his left eye, his hands cuffed and officers holding each of his arms -- said to Judge Jeanette Dejuras Bigney in the state's Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Orlando, "My name is Markeith Loyd, who are you? Lady in the black dress, who are you?"

Loyd appeared without legal representation. When asked whether he wants a public defender, he again asked for the judge's name.

"State your name for the record," he said.

In connection with Clayton's death, Loyd was charged with first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer, attempted first-degree murder with a firearm, carjacking with a firearm, aggravated assault and wearing a bulletproof vest.

The judge on Friday held him on no bond. Loyd did not enter a plea.

Orlando Police Chief John Mina said that after Loyd first shot Clayton on Jan. 9, he had a clear and unobstructed path to his car but chose instead to run over to where Clayton was. Mina said Clayton was still alive when, he said, Loyd stood "over her defenseless body" and fired multiple shots at her, killing her.

Clayton was a police master sergeant when she was killed. She was promoted to lieutenant on the day of her funeral, Orlando police said.

Loyd was caught by police Tuesday after a nine-day manhunt; he was wanted for allegedly killing Clayton and for allegedly killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend Sade Dixon in December.

When Loyd appeared in court Thursday in connection with Dixon's death, he said to the judge, "Y'all making up s---, like I just went in there and shot this girl, endangering my family ... Y'all portray this s--- to the news people like I just went in there and shot this girl."

While leaving the courtroom Thursday, Loyd said to Judge Bigney, "F--- you."

In connection with Dixon's death, Loyd was charged with one count of first-degree murder with a firearm, one count of unlawful killing of an unborn child, one count of attempted first-degree murder with a firearm and two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm. The judge ordered him held without bond. Loyd did not enter a plea.

The judge said Thursday that Loyd would have a hearing in one week to determine counsel for him in the case over Dixon's death.

Orlando police on Thursday released video of Loyd's capture. In the video -- which was shot from a police chopper above the scene -- Loyd is seen crawling away from a house and toward officers by the roadway. After he stopped crawling, the officers approached him while he lay prone in the street. At least one officer then appeared to kick Loyd in the head. At that point, the chopper camera panned away.

Mina called the camera pulling away "concerning" and said the apparent use of force will be investigated.

Mina said Loyd suffered a fractured left orbital bone and damage to his eye. He was hospitalized until late Wednesday.

When asked at a press conference if kicking the suspect was necessary, Mina said, "The officers were very concerned about what was underneath him. After they handcuffed him and searched him, pulled off his body armor, he had a large bag of ammunition."

Mina called Loyd a "cold-blooded, ruthless killer," and said Loyd's "long and violent history" will be factored into the use-of-force investigation. Mina said that when reviewing the use of force, officers are judged regarding the "totality of circumstances" and that officials will try to determine what an objectively reasonable officer would have done in light of those circumstances.

Officers involved in the arrest are still on full duty, Mina said.

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- When President-elect Donald Trump takes the presidential oath at the Capitol, with Barack and Michelle Obama watching, the world will witness a transfer of power between two presidents.

Behind the scenes at the White House, the transfer of power between the two first families is already underway as dozens of White House residence staff execute a highly-orchestrated move that will transform the White House to the Trump family’s liking by Friday evening.

"There's a moving van that is positioned in one direction to take the belongings of the outgoing president and first family to leave the White House," said Anita McBride, who served as chief of staff to first lady Laura Bush. "And then you have moving vans and trucks that are pulling in from the other side of the driveway on the south side of the White House that will be ready to unload all of the belongings of the new family."

The transformation of the Obama White House to the Trump White House is executed under the watchful eye of White House chief usher Angella Reid. The White House residence staff are non-political employees who typically serve under multiple administrations.

"All of the residence staff, again, no matter what role that they play on a day-to-day basis...everybody has a job to do on that morning," McBride said. "They have very unique roles in the White House."

Obamas' Goodbye

The residence staff begin their moving duties after bidding goodbye to the Obamas, who lived in the White House for eight years. The first family typically says goodbye to the residence staff in an often emotional farewell meeting early in the morning on Inauguration Day.

"I think for the president and first lady that are leaving, there's mixed emotions," McBride said. "You're gonna miss the people that have been around you, your staff, the residence staff, that have taken great care of you for such a long period of time."

Of the residence staff, McBride said, "They have emotions too to say goodbye but then it's the frenetic pace that happens soon as the current president leaves the front door where they get to work and get the house ready for the next occupant."

Moving trucks have already been spotted at the Washington, D.C., home the Obamas are renting while their youngest daughter, Sasha, 15, finishes high school. Beginning the afternoon of Jan. 20, the Obama family will live outside the confines of the White House gates for the first time in eight years.

After Trump is sworn in, the Obamas, including 18-year-old Malia, will fly to Palm Springs, California, for a vacation.

"Usually there is kind of a swing around, it’s actually quite a moment, the swing around the Capitol where the new president is having lunch with the Congress," ABC News' Cokie Roberts said of the traditional "farewell helicopter ride" for the outgoing first family.

Trump White House

The White House residence staff has a particularly quick turnover to accomplish this year as Trump's inaugural parade is expected to be far shorter than the parades of his predecessors.

White House transformations of the past have included filling the new first family’s closet with their clothes, making sure their favorite foods are stocked and even making sure their preferred towels are hung. This year it remains to be seen what the transformation will include as Melania Trump plans to remain in New York City through at least June so the couple’s son, Barron, can finish the school year.

"The question of how many rooms that they would be redoing in the private residence really is unclear or undefined right now," McBride said. "You know that definitely they will do their bedrooms to their liking and bedrooms for children."

"When [the Obamas] moved in in 2009, the first two rooms that Mrs. Obama did were for her girls and Laura Bush did the same thing for her girls," she said.

It also remains unclear how much time Trump himself plans to stay at the White House, as he may choose instead to spend time at Trump Tower in New York City or at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.

The Trumps have free reign to redecorate the private residence on the second and third floors of the White House, but any changes to historic rooms like the Lincoln Bedroom and Queen's Bedroom must be approved by the Committee for the Preservation of the White House.

"One of the most wonderful things about the White House is that it's a living museum, steeped in history but it's constantly evolving," McBride said. "I have heard though when Mrs. Trump came through to see the White House for the first time with Mrs. Obama, that she thought it was beautiful as it is."

"So I think time will tell and we'll just have to see," she said. "Again, it is their prerogative to decorate their private residence and [Trump's] Oval Office the way that they want."

Symbolic Tradition

Regardless of how much or how little of the Trump family's belongings are moved into the White House, the move from one president at the White House to the next is fraught with symbolism.

"It's important to reflect on how crucial this is, these symbols of the transfer of power, even unto the children’s toys, really are for the Republic and for the stability of the Republic," Roberts said. "A lot of it is tradition, and it’s not that old of a tradition, truth be told."

The tradition of moving one first family in while the outgoing first family is moved out began in 1952 when Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower moved into the White House, according to Roberts.

"The Trumans were living at Blair House because the White House was under reconstruction and from there on out pretty much it’s been out with the old, in with the new," she said. "The first families, by and large, have been very kind about saying to their successors, 'Come on in, take a look, measure the drapes.'"

"Certainly Michelle Obama was welcoming to Melania Trump and I assume that the staffs have all been meeting," said Roberts, who has covered every presidential inauguration since 1981.

First Lady's Role

Once the new president is in the White House, it historically falls to the first lady to complete the transition and work closely with the residence staff.

"You’re meeting people who are going to be at your hand for the next four years and if you’re wise, you will take that very seriously and be very kind," Roberts said. "Assuming Melania Trump is in New York City, it’s going to be a much slower process."

The first lady’s logistical work with the move also comes at the same time the media and public are asking what her platforms or causes will be, according to Roberts.

"It’s a hard job and it has been from the beginning, particularly in a situation like this where there’s a lot of political hostility," she said. "Often the first lady’s role, if she’s a good politician, is to bring people together and smooth things over and sort of lighten things up."

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The weather forecast is looking bleak for Donald Trump's inauguration.

Some drizzle or a shower could begin as early as 7 a.m. in Washington, D.C., with temperatures hovering in the mid-30s.

By 9:30 a.m. steadier rain is forecast to move into D.C., but temperatures will be warming up into the 40s.

However, by noon — right when Trump is scheduled to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States — heavy showers could be moving in with some moderate to potentially heavy rain.

The rain is expected to leave the area by about 1 p.m., when temperatures will be near 50.


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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump takes the oath of office in Washington, D.C., to become the 45th president of the United States, hundreds of thousands of people from across the country will descend upon the nation’s capital to participate in the Women’s March.

The march — which will begin with a rally featuring speakers and musical acts — is based on a mission that the rhetoric of the 2016 election cycle “insulted, demonized, and threatened” Americans, leaving communities “hurting and scared.”

Organizers say one of the goals of the march is to tell the new administration that on Day 1, “women's rights are human rights.” Despite the name of the event, leaders have made clear that all are welcome to join, not just women.

Organizing the event began shortly after Election Day with a Facebook post by Hawaiian grandmother Teresa Shook, who asked friends about marching together as women on the inauguration. Her question soon escalated to a Facebook event, which received hundreds of thousands of RSVPs. But the Women’s March on Saturday isn’t limited to D.C. — “sister marches” and rallies are planned in locations as distant as Nairobi, Kenya, and Osaka, Japan, as well as in most major U.S. cities.

The march is billed by organizers as a nonpartisan opportunity for people to “stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.”

With the event happening on the new president’s first full day in the White House, critics contend the march is a protest against Trump’s presidency, particularly as organizations that opposed the president-elect’s campaign joined as partners. The ACLU, Amnesty International, Emily’s List, Planned Parenthood, GLAAD and the Muslim Women’s Alliance all signed on as the event grew in size.

Before the march begins, a three-hour rally will be held on the National Mall with musical headliners Janelle Monae, Questlove, and Grimes, along with celebrity speakers that include America Ferrera, Angela Davis, Gloria Steinem, Ashley Judd, Melissa Harris-Perry, and Michael Moore. Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards is one of the keynote speakers at the event as well.

Singer Beyonce has not been confirmed at the event but did post a message to her Facebook page Wednesday writing, “Together with Chime for Change, we raise our voices as mothers, as artists, and as activists. As #GlobalCitizens, we can make our voices heard and turn awareness into meaningful action and positive change. #WomensMarch.”

Her sister, Solange, will be in Washington for the Peace Ball — an alternative event happening at the same time as the Trump inauguration balls.

The Washington, D.C., Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency estimates as many as 400,000 people could attend the march, with over 1.3 million registering on the Women’s March website to join around the world.

The rally in Washington kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, starting at the intersection of Independence Avenue and Third Street Southwest in Washington, D.C., just blocks from the Capitol.

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — As thousands of people descend on Washington D.C. for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, months of security planning, intelligence gathering and coordination are coming to fruition to protect lawmakers and the public.

The event, like the pope’s visit and the Democratic and Republican national conventions, is designated as a national security event, which unlocks federal resources and allows Secret Service to assume the leadership role for security.

While there are no specific or credible threats, almost every federal partner imaginable will be contributing to the security apparatus this weekend, including the FBI, ATF, Park Police, Customs and Border Protection, the Coast Guard, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Energy.

The United States Capitol Police Department is responsible for securing the Capitol and the Metropolitan Police Department will be primarily protecting the parade route, while still serving the entire city outside of inaugural activities.

In addition, more than 3,000 police officers from around the country are expected and National Guard troops will be patrolling.

The Planning


The planning process has been going on for well over a year, with various agencies holding tabletop exercises, coordination drills and working to staff the massive security undertaking.

The Secret Service trained for nearly every contingency. In a simulation, agents practiced how they would handle a drone spraying weaponized gas on the president and the crowd, a suicide vehicle attack as well as administering first aid if the president himself is attacked.

“Our number one concern is to keep our protectees and the general public safe and secure during all the inauguration events,” said Brian Ebert, Secret Service Special Agent in Charge.

Customs and Border Protection (CBP), which will be contributing to air support on Inauguration Day, did test runs around Washington, D.C. in the week leading up to the event to make sure communication systems were functioning.

“With the heightened awareness — the possible threats — we just want to do everything we can to put a stop to that,” a CBP pilot told ABC News' Senior Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas on one of the test flights in a AS350 A-Star helicopter.

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) sent personnel to the Democratic and Republican national conventions last year to study the security procedures there, as well studying local demonstrations in Washington, D.C. to prepare for the rallies expected this weekend, some of which has already taken place throughout the city.

“We expect by and large, people come here to exercise their First Amendment rights, that's what Washington, D.C. is all about. In the event we have a few that want to create problems, if they break the law, we'll be able to handle that as well,” said MPD interim Police Chief Peter Newsham.

He added that if something happens in D.C., “it won't be for a lack of planning.”

Security Measures


Law enforcement sources from across government told ABC News that they are utilizing a “multi-layered” approach to security.

There will be visible layers, like physical barriers, checkpoints with magnetometers, bag searches and patrolling uniformed officers, as well as hidden layers, such as plainclothes officers inside and outside of the perimeter, radiation detection and surveillance cameras.

"We talk through and identify and gaps in our training or in our communications. So we plan for those up front. On game day, it is seamless, and that is so important, because real-time information is where it's at," said Park Police Chief Robert MacLean.

Major roads, tunnels and bridges leading to the Capitol and downtown D.C. will be closed.

To protect against a possible vehicle attack, like those that have happened recently in Germany and France, trucks filled with sand will be deployed to block the parade perimeter.

CBP helicopters will be scanning the city tomorrow, looking for any possible threats and will be in direct contact with the Secret Service Command Center.

On the Potomac River, Coast Guard cutters will be patrolling the waters and shoreline.

“There's lots of water that runs in or near the nation's capital. It's kind of a threat that's not well-known, but one that has to be protected,” said Coast Guard Capt. Lonnie P Harrison Jr.

Due to the forecast of rain tomorrow, the National Park Service today revised its “no umbrella” policy. "Totes"-style umbrellas that collapse will be allowed on the parade route as well as the National Mall for the inauguration, according to NPS. However, long, non-collapsible umbrellas will not be allowed. All umbrellas are still banned from the U.S. Capitol.

Potential Threats


The FBI and local law enforcement say there are no known, credible threats to the inaugural activities at this time, according to the FBI and local law enforcement.

However, security chiefs are adapting to the ever-evolving global threat environment.

The “lone-wolf threat is “very high among our concerns,” said Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI Washington Field Office Paul Abbate in an interview with ABC News.

These are people who are by definition, operating alone and often don’t pop up on the radar of law enforcement until it’s too late.

Over the past couple of years, there have been more and more actors inspired by larger terrorist organizations, like ISIS, but not directly connected to them.

“We're on the lookout for that each and every day,” said Abbate.

Law enforcement officers urge the public to remain vigilant and report anything suspicious, whether it’s an unidentified package or a person’s behavior.


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Orlando Police Department(ORLANDO, Fla.) --  As suspected Orlando cop killer Markeith Loyd was captured, police chopper video showed that he was crawling on the ground towards a group of officers, after which he appeared to be kicked in the head by at least one officer.

Loyd, who was wanted for allegedly killing Master Sgt. Debra Clayton of the Orlando Police Department this month and for allegedly killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend in December, was armed with two handguns when he was caught late Tuesday, according to Orlando police. One of the guns was a Glock that contained a magazine with the capacity for 100 rounds of ammunition. He had been on the run for nine days.

In the video of his capture -- which was shot from a police chopper above the scene -- Loyd is seen crawling away from a house and toward officers by the roadway. After he stopped crawling, the officers approached him while he lay prone in the street. At least one officer then appeared to kick Loyd in the head. At that point, the chopper camera panned away.

Orlando Police Chief John Mina today called the camera pulling away "concerning" and said the use of force will be investigated.

When asked if kicking him was necessary, Mina said, "the officers were very concerned about what was underneath him. After they handcuffed him, and searched him, pulled off his body armor, he had a large bag of ammunition."

The police said that, while the case involving Clayton's murder is an ongoing investigation, they decided to release this video.

The capture happened late Tuesday after Loyd tried to escape through the back door of a home and was confronted by a group of police; Loyd ran back inside, then came out through the front door, where more police were waiting for him, Mina said.

Loyd was holding two handguns and wearing body armor, Mina said. He said that Loyd crawled towards the officers, did not comply with the officers requests and the "officers used force." Loyd dropped the weapons at some point, Mina said, but the specific timing is not clear.

Mina said Loyd suffered a fractured left orbital bone and damage to his eye. The accused murderer was hospitalized until late Wednesday.

 Mina said Loyd "has a long and violent history" that will be factored into the use of force investigation. Mina said officers are judged regarding the "totality of circumstances" when they look at use of force; officials will try to determine what an objectively reasonable officer would have done in light of those circumstances that night.

Officers involved in the arrest are still on full duty, Mina said.

Loyd, whom Mina called a "cold-blooded, ruthless killer," was first wanted in December for the death of his former girlfriend and her unborn child, the police said. Loyd also allegedly shot and injured the former girlfriend's brother, police said.

Then, on Jan. 9, Loyd allegedly shot and killed Sgt. Clayton, who was a wife, mother and veteran Orlando officer. Mina said today that after Loyd first shot Clayton, he had a clear and unobstructed path to his car, but he chose to run over to where Clayton was. Mina said Clayton was still alive; Mina said Loyd stood "over her defenseless body" and fired multiple shots at her, killing her.

Prosecutors announced Thursday night the charges against Loyd in relation to Sgt. Clayton's murder: First-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder with a firearm, carjacking with a firearm, aggravated assault and wearing a bulletproof vest.

In connection with the death of his former girlfriend, Loyd was charged with one count of first-degree murder with a firearm, one count of unlawful killing of an unborn child, one count of attempted first-degree murder with a firearm and two counts aggravated assault with a firearm. The judge today set no bond for Loyd's first three charges and set bond at $1,500 for each of the two aggravated assault charges. Loyd did not enter a plea.

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ABC News(WASHINGTON) --  Friday is Inauguration Day, and many may be wondering what kind of weather Washington, D.C. will see, since it is mid-January, after all.

Well, the good news is temperatures will not be harsh or frigid; they will be on the mild side for the middle of winter, with highs nearly reaching 50 degrees. That means there are no worries of snow, ice or dangerous winter conditions. The bad news is there is a chance of rain throughout much of the day.

Inaugural celebrations begin at 9:00 a.m. Temperatures will be at their coldest of the day, in the upper 30s, but gradually rising. A brief hit of rain is possible right before and just at the start of the ceremony.

By noon, temperatures are up to the mid 40s, approaching that mild 50 degree mark. After a brief lull in the rain for the mid-morning hours, steadier rain moves in around noon.

Moderate rain is possible from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. After 3 p.m., some brief heavy downpours are possible, just as the parade is about to start. The beginning of the parade may be a bit soggy, but shortly after, the rain should clear up and the rest of the afternoon and evening look dry.

This certainly is not the worst weather that ever happened on Inauguration Day. As recently as eight years ago, for Barack Obama's first inauguration, it was a freezing 28 degrees with wind chills in the mid-teens. Looking back in history, the coldest inauguration was in 1985 when it was only 7 degrees as Ronald Reagan became president. The wind chills fell to -10 to -20 degrees below zero that day.

But it could have been worse. The worst weather for an inauguration was in 1909 when President William H. Taft's ceremony was forced indoors as a major storm continued to drop 10" of snow in the city. The storm began the night before causing downed trees, telephone polls, crippling traffic jams and essentially brought the capital city to a standstill. It took 6,000 men and 500 wagons to clear 58,000 tons of snow from the parade route.

Another terrible, and this time tragic, weather Inauguration Day was in 1841 when President William Henry Harrison was sworn in on a very cold and very windy day. His speech lasted nearly two hours outdoors and he then rode his horse without a hat or coat. After being in such harsh conditions, he developed a cold, eventually led to pneumonia. He passed away a month later.

Severe winter weather is always a possibility in the nation's capitol on Inauguration Day since it falls in January. Although it might rain a little bit on the parade this time around, it could have been much worse.

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Orlando Police Department(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Suspected cop killer Markeith Loyd -- who was caught Tuesday after a nine-day manhunt in Orlando, Florida -- cursed at the judge in a profanity-laced first appearance in court Thursday morning.

Loyd, who was wanted for allegedly killing Master Sgt. Debra Clayton of the Orlando Police Department this month, was in court Thursday charged with killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend Sade Dixon in December. He told the judge he wants to represent himself in the court proceedings involving Dixon’s alleged murder. Loyd has not yet been charged in connection with Sgt. Clayton’s murder.

Loyd appeared Thursday with a bandage over his left eye, with his hands cuffed and with officers holding each of his arms.

In the murder suspect's profanity-laced tirade, he said to the judge about Dixon's murder, "Ya'll making up s--- like I just went in there and shot this girl, endangering my family. ... Ya'll portray this s--- to the news people like I just went in there and shot this girl."

"Ya'll been making up s--- the whole time," he said.

Loyd claimed he was beaten by police when authorities captured him as he tried to flee a home on Tuesday.

"They done took my eye. Broke my nose, broke my jaw," Loyd said. "Said I resisted, but I crawled out to the m--- f--- road. ... I didn't resist s---."

While leaving the courtroom, Loyd said to Judge Jeanette Dejuras Bigney, "F--- you."

Before Sgt. Clayton, who was also a wife and mother, was shot to death on Jan. 9, Loyd was wanted for the death of his former girlfriend Dixon and her unborn child, officials said. Loyd also allegedly shot and injured the former girlfriend's brother, officials said.

Charges against Loyd in connection with the Dixon case were read Thursday in court: one count of first-degree murder with a firearm, one count of unlawful killing of an unborn child, one count of attempted first-degree murder with a firearm and two counts aggravated assault with a firearm.

The Orlando Police Department said Loyd has not yet been charged for Sgt. Clayton's murder; the police expects that to happen this week.

Sade Dixon's mother, Stephanie Dixon-Daniels, said at court Thursday that she never liked Loyd and said he has no respect for law enforcement.

The judge on Thursday set no bond for Loyd's first three charges and set bond at $1,500 for each of the two aggravated assault charges. The judge said Loyd will have a determination of council hearing in one week. The judge also ordered Loyd not to contact his ex-girlfriend's family.

When Loyd was caught Tuesday, he was wearing body armor and carrying two handguns, including a Glock that contained a magazine with the capacity for 100 rounds of ammunition, Orlando Police Chief John Mina said. Loyd threw the guns to the ground and resisted arrest when police officers tried to detain him, police said.

Loyd suffered minor injuries in the scuffle with police and was kept at the Orlando Regional Medical Center until late Wednesday, police said.

The arresting officer's use of force will be investigated, per standard procedure, Mina said.

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