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Trump arrives home in New York, but protesters don’t see him

AP Photo/Craig Ruttle NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump went home to Trump Tower on Monday for the first time since his inauguration, with a throng of chanting protesters awaiting – but never seeing – him. Thousands of demonstrators roared “shame, shame, shame” and “not my president!” while watching for Trump’s motorcade along Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, but it ultimately approached from another direction. A far smaller crowd of Trump supporters also awaited him. Onlookers who did see the motorcade greeted it with cellphone … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Trump…

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Top US General Arrives on Korean Peninsula for Talks on North Korea Threat

The top U.S. general has arrived on the Korean peninsula amid unprecedented threats between Washington and Pyongyang and as annual military exercises between the United States and South Korea risk further increasing tensions. Speaking to reporters en route to Korea, U.S. General Joe Dunford, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says the military’s “primary focus” is supporting the administration’s diplomatic and economic campaign to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, while preparing military options in the event that campaign fails.   He said his visit to the region this week…

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Grandmother at Heart of Travel Ban Suit Arrives in Hawaii

The Syrian grandmother at the center of Hawaii’s lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries arrived in Honolulu Saturday night. Ismail Elshikh, the imam of a Honolulu mosque, said his 52-year-old mother-in-law Wafa Yahia received approval from the U.S. government several weeks ago. She arrived at Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Saturday evening on a flight from San Francisco in a 28-hour journey that started in Lebanon, he said. Elshikh is a plaintiff in Hawaii’s challenge to the travel ban. The lawsuit…

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