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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, residents walk in a street in Astana, Kazakhstan. The parliament of the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan on Wednesday March 20, 2019, voted to rename the country's capital Nursultan, after the outgoing longtime leader. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, File)
March 23, 2019 - 10:31 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan has renamed its capital to Nur-Sultan, in honor of the country's longtime leader who resigned this week. The order to change the city's name from Astana was issued Saturday by interim President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who took power after Nursultan Nazarbayev resigned on...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump and Netanyahu have had a mutually beneficial relationship unlike perhaps that of any previous leader of either country, with Trump’s surprise recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights just the most recent example. Trump’s precedent-breaking steps have boosted his own profile with pro-Israel groups in the U.S. and given a boost to Netanyahu at the height of campaigning in the unexpectedly tense Israeli election. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 23, 2019 - 10:28 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The surprise recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights by President Donald Trump is the latest example of a mutually beneficial relationship between Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Their friendship is apparently more pronounced than any previous one...
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From left, National Security Adviser John Bolton, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, and President Donald Trump sit together during a meeting with Caribbean leaders at Mar-A Lago, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 22, 2019 - 5:18 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday announced additional sanctions for Venezuela in response to what it describes as the illegal arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaido's chief of staff. The Treasury Department announcement came while the President Donald Trump met with...
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President Donald Trump, right, meets with Caribbean leaders at Mar-A Lago, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Palm Beach, Fla. From left are Saint Lucia's Prime Minister Allen Michael Chastanet, Haiti President Jovenel Moise,Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina, Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Bahama Prime Minister Hubert Minnis. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 22, 2019 - 3:50 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with leaders from the Caribbean. (all times local): ___ 2:40 p.m. The U.S. Treasury Department says it has sanctioned BANDES, Venezuela's national development bank, and four additional subsidiaries that BANDES owns or...
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March 22, 2019 - 10:31 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's conservative transport minister has some choice words for cyclists who are too vain to wear helmets. Andreas Scheuer's office launched a campaign Friday calling on bike-lovers to keep their heads safe, using the English-language slogan: "Looks like s---. But saves my life."...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during joint statements with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Pompeo has given Israel's leader a welcome boost at the height of a tight re-election campaign. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, Pool)
March 20, 2019 - 1:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) at the White House next week. The president will welcome Netanyahu for his third White House visit since Trump took office, the White house said Wednesday. They will discuss Middle East...
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President Donald Trump shows a map of Syria and Iraq showing the presence of the Islamic State (IS) in 2017 and 2019, as he speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, for a trip to visit an Army tank plant in Lima, Ohio, and a fundraising event in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 20, 2019 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the last of the Islamic State's territory in Syria will be freed by U.S.-backed forces "by tonight." Trump spoke as he left the White House and displayed maps of IS-held territory in Iraq and Syria on the day he was elected and as of Wednesday morning...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump, walk from Marine One to board Air Force One, Friday, March 8, 2019, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. The White House has a teenager as a resident once again. President Donald Trump’s youngest child, Barron, turned 13 on Wednesday. Barron and his mother, Melania Trump, are spending the break at their home in Palm Beach, Florida. The president was in Washington with plans for a day trip to Ohio. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 20, 2019 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A teenager is calling the White House home again. President Donald Trump's youngest child, Barron, turned 13 on Wednesday, the first day of spring break at the Maryland private school where he's a seventh-grader. Barron and his mother, Melania Trump, are keeping to tradition and...
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March 19, 2019 - 7:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with leaders of five Caribbean nations on Friday in an effort to strengthen cooperation on security and trade issues. The meeting at Mar-a-Lago, the president's Florida resort, will feature the leaders of the Bahamas, the...
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President Donald Trump listens to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro speak during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 19, 2019 - 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barreling into an awkward public fight with the spouse of a top aide, President Donald Trump targeted Kellyanne Conway's husband on Twitter on Tuesday after the attorney repeatedly questioned the president's mental health. Trump labeled George Conway as "A total loser!" The...
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