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Ivanka Trump defends father

Ivanka Trump defends father

BERLIN -- Ivanka Trump drew groans and hisses Tuesday from an audience in Berlin while defending her father's attitude toward women, but she brushed it aside as "politics" during her first overseas trip as a White House adviser.

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Airstrike kills eight family members in northern Syria

Airstrike kills eight family members in northern Syria

BEIRUT -- An airstrike killed eight family members, five of them children, as they fled fighting between U.S.-allied Syrian forces and Islamic State militants on Monday, according to local activists, who said the strike appeared to have been launched by the U.S.-led coalition.

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Trump backs off demand for border wall money

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump stepped back Monday from demanding a down payment for his border wall in must-pass spending legislation, potentially removing a major obstacle to a bipartisan deal just days ahead of a government shutdown deadline.

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Centrist Macron faces unprecedented challenge

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PARIS -- French centrist Emmanuel Macron faces an unprecedented challenge in his quest for the French presidency: A newcomer to politics, he was virtually unknown to most of his countrymen just three years ago.