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Why Trump Won't Refer to Concert Attacker as 'Monster'

'They would like that term'

(Newser) - President Trump visited the West Bank city of Bethlehem Tuesday, where he condemned the "losers" behind Monday night's horrific terrorist attack in Manchester . "So many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives murdered by evil losers in life. I won't call them monsters because... More »

Abbas Hails 'Palestinian Spring' in Hero's Welcome

Triumphant president returns home

(Newser) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has received a hero's welcome in the West Bank, triumphantly telling his people the "Palestinian Spring" has begun following his historic speech to the UN last week. Abbas asked the world body on Friday to recognize Palestinian independence, defying appeals from Israel and the... More »

Bush Jockeys for Mideast Peace Conference

Meets with Palestinian leader to bolster support

(Newser) - President Bush yesterday met with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Britain's Mideast envoy Tony Blair to build support for an Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in November, reports Reuters. Bush reiterated his support for a Palestinian state, and Abbas expressed a "sense of hope" concerning possible progress at the planned conference. More »

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