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In emotional moment, Trump salutes slain SEAL’s wife

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Washington, Mar 1 (AP) - The widow of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed in Yemen stood in the balcony of the House chamber, tears streaming down her face as she looked upward and appeared to whisper to her husband.
Democrats and Republicans alike stood for minutes to applaud Carryn Owens, giving her the loudest cheers of the night in a rare moment of unity during President Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress. Her husband, Senior Chief William "Ryan" Owens, was killed last month...
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Crowds greet Saudi king on rare visit to Indonesia

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Bogor, Mar 01 (AP) - The first Saudi monarch to visit Indonesia in nearly half a century arrived Wednesday to an elaborate official welcome and crowds of thousands.
King Salman exited his plane at Halim airport in Jakarta using a gold-colored escalator sent from Saudi Arabia for the visit, with a...
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Taiwan marks crackdown anniversary amid China tensions

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Taipei, Feb 28 (AP) - Amid renewed tensions between Beijing and Taipei, Taiwan on Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters that is widely seen as a rejection of China's claims to the self-governing island democracy.
The protests that began on Feb...
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Pakistan deploys extra police ahead of key regional summit

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Islamabad, Feb 28 (AP) - Pakistan deployed extra police forces and paramilitary units on Tuesday in the country's capital to boost security ahead of a regional summit on economic cooperation, officials said.
Islamabad is to host representatives from 10 countries of the Economic Cooperation...
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