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Muslim World Rallies in Protest Against Trump's Jerusalem Move

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Muslims took to the streets from the West Bank to Jakarta on Friday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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Stocks open higher after jobs report beats expectations

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U.S. equities opened higher on Friday following the release of a stronger-than-expected jobs report.
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“We Will Not Serve in Your Army!” Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem Beaten, Arrested for Refusing Draft

“We Will Not Serve in Your Army!” Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem Beaten, Arrested for Refusing Draft

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JERUSALEM - While U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement to move the Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has dangerously fueled an international powder keg, another keg is burning in the heart of that city.
In an ongoing act of principled civil disobedience, the Ultra-Orthodox community in is standing strong in its resistance to serving in the Israeli army. Even as they are met with shocking police brutality, thousands of members of this community, known as the Hareidi community, chant and hold signs saying “we will not serve in your army.” Rabbi Hirsh in Jerusalem told me that...
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Factbox: Trump on Twitter - Hanukkah

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The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, realDonaldTrump and POTUS.
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The Latest: Tillerson says embassy move could take years

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JERUSALEM - The Latest on the fallout of the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel : 3:45 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says it will likely take several years before the United States opens an embassy in Jerusalem. Tillerson is holding a news conference with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris. He says it will "take some time" to acquire a site for the embassy, develop building and construction plans, obtain authorizations from the Israeli government and actually build the embassy.
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Trump appears to slur his speech during remarks on Israel's capital

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President Trump slurred his speech and mispronounced some words toward the end of his Dec. 6 announcement that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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Al-Qaida declares holy war against the U.S. over Trump's Jerusalem decision

Al-Qaida declares holy war against the U.S. over Trump's Jerusalem decision

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JERUSALEM - Israeli police deployed reinforcements in and around Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, in anticipation of Palestinian protests over the Trump administration's recognition of the contested city as the Israeli capital.
Palestinian political groups have called for massive demonstrations in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem after Friday prayers, the highlight of the Muslim religious week. Separately, the Gaza-based leader of the Islamic militant Hamas has agitated for a third uprising against Israel.
Meanwhile, the militant al-Qaida network urged followers around the world...
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High alert for US troops in Afghanistan after Jerusalem move - report

High alert for US troops in Afghanistan after Jerusalem move - report

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US troops in Afghanistan are on a special ‘Notice to Move' alert following the US' Jerusalem decision, according to the Military Times. Donald Trump's announcement has been met with anger across the Middle East, stoking fears of US troops being targeted.
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WATCH: Violent protests erupt in Middle East after Trump declaration

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ABC News' James Longman reports from Jerusalem on protests by Palestinian demonstrators after President Trump's decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
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Clashes erupt across West Bank over U.S. Jerusalem pivot

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JERUSALEM - Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Muslim worshippers from Jordan to Indonesia took to the streets after Friday midday prayers to protest President Donald Trump's recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital. In several cities and town, angry protesters hurled stones at Israeli troops who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. Smoke rose over Bethlehem. Trump's seismic policy shift on Jerusalem has angered Arabs and Muslims who view it as an expression of blatant pro-Israel bias on one of the region's most explosive religious and...
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Tensions Build in Jerusalem and Beyond Over Trump Declaration

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Security forces braced for more demonstrations against the U.S. decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.
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Aide tries to refocus tax debate after Trump's corporate rate remark

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's weekend remark about a scaled-back tax cut for corporations sparked behind-the-scenes debate in the U.S. Congress, with a White House aide trying on Thursday to minimize the impact of the president's comment.
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Anti-U.S. protests spread following Trump's Jerusalem move

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Protesters shouted anti-American slogans and burned an effigy of President Donald Trump in front of the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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