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Asian stocks slide as Trump's mounting woes rattle investors

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock benchmarks skidded lower Thursday following Wall Street’s worst day in...

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The Latest: Melania Trump visits Jerusalem hospital

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local): 6:45 p.m. U.S. first lady Melania Trump has visited a leading Israeli hospital that is known as a center of coexistence between Arabs and Jews. Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...


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Pope Francis says he won't make a judgment on Trump before landmark meeting

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. VATICAN CITY - When Pope Francis and President Donald Trump, arguably the most influential voices in the West, meet on Wednesday, two men with radically different approaches on everything from migrant rights to climate change to the rhetoric of politics itself will be...


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Trump says he never told the Russians classified intelligence came from Israel

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. JERUSALEM - President Donald Trump said Monday that he never told Russian diplomats during a May 10 Oval Office meeting that the classified information about the Islamic State he was sharing with them had come from Israel. Trump veered off the script of his heavily...


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Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians

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JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday defended himself against allegations he divulged classified information in a recent meeting with Russian diplomats, saying alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he never identified Israel in his Oval Office conversation. At the...


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Trump's direct flight from Saudi Arabia to Israel called 'historic moment'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Early Monday, President Donald Trump left Saudi Arabia and flew aboard Air Force One to Israel. It was a notable journey, and not just because it was part of Trump’s first foreign trip as the U.S. commander in chief: His flight has been widely described as the first...


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Federal officials say DHS will extend temporary protected status to Haitians

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The Trump administration plans to announce a six-month extension of temporary protected status for 50,000 Haitians who were spared from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, according to federal officials with direct knowledge of the information. Details...


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Turkey detains hunger-striking teachers protesting government purge

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. ISTANBUL - Turkish authorities on Monday detained two teachers whose two-month-long hunger strike protesting their job dismissals has focused criticism on a harsh and ongoing purge of state institutions by the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Images and...


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Japan begins new radio program for abductees in North Korea

(c) 2017, The Japan News/Yomiuri. TOKYO - The Japanese government has stepped up its efforts to help Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea who are believed to still be in that country, by starting a new radio program as part of Radio Free Asia, which is affiliated with the U.S. government....


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So far on his foreign tour, Trump has escaped 'that Russia thing'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Anyone talking about Russia? Not here in this oil-rich desert kingdom, which orchestrated with ebullience just about every move in its playbook to fete President Donald Trump as if he were a monarch of their own. This was just the getaway the...


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Guide to $400 billion in Saudi-U.S. deals: Black Hawks to oil

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Saudi Arabia signed billions of dollars of deals with U.S. companies during President Donald Trump’s visit to Riyadh. Estimates of their total value vary from $300 billion to close to $400 billion. Here is a list of what’s been announced: - The U.S. and the Saudi defense...


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