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Economy

US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania wave as they board Air Force One to travel to Rome from Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv May 23, 2017 . At the same time, he says Israel welcomes Trump's push for peace, and its hand is extended in peace "to all neighbors, including the Palestinians ".
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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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  • A Reply To President Trump's Speech On Extremism

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    Economy

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    Ethiopia's Tedros Ghebreyesus is new World Health Organization chief

    Economy

    Price also urged World Health Organization nations to "commit to further enhancing the transparency and accountability" and carry out reforms under Tedros' five-year term. Delegates, health ministers and other high-level envoys were deciding Tuesday between Tedros and Britain's Dr. David Nabarro , a United Nations veteran, to be the United Nations health agency's next director-general.
  • Manchester Arena attack: What we know about the victims

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Economy

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    Macron wins Merkel's support on reforming euro zone

    Economy

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    Economy

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