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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 1:23 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 8:20 p.m. The Hamas militant group has lashed out at President Donald Trump for mentioning it with al-Qaeda and the Islamic State in his speech in Saudi Arabia. Spokesman Fawzi Barhoum says from...
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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 12:31 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Demanding Middle East leaders combat a "crisis of Islamic extremism" emanating from their homelands, President Donald Trump tried to revise his previous anti-Muslim rhetoric while recasting the fight against terrorism as a "battle between good and evil" instead of a...
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Saudi King Salman, right, and US President Donald Trump are saluted as they arrive to attend the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 5:01 p.m. The leaders of Arab and Muslim-majority countries are gathering to hear President Donald Trump speak in Saudi Arabia. The president is set to deliver a speech Sunday calling for unity...
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Saudi King Salman, right, and US President Donald Trump are saluted as they arrive to attend the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 10:09 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 4:01 p.m. The leaders of Arab and Muslim-majority countries are gathering to hear President Donald Trump speak in Saudi Arabia. The president is set to deliver a speech Sunday calling for unity...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to supporters as he arrives for a congress of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Ankara, Turkey, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party kicked off an extraordinary congress to re-elect Erdogan as its chairman, following April 16, 2017 referendum on expanding president's powers that removed a constitutional requirement for presidents to cut off ties with their political parties. (Press Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool)
May 21, 2017 - 7:24 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party on Sunday kicked off a congress to re-elect President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its chairman after last month's referendum. Erdogan will return to lead the party he co-founded after Sunday's extraordinary congress in Ankara, since last...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, stands with Saudi King Salman during a photo with leaders at the Gulf Cooperation Council meeting, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Trump will use the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism Sunday, as he works to build relationships with Arab leaders. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 6:24 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 1:16 p.m. A senior Israeli Cabinet minister has voiced concern about the U.S.'s $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia. Yuval Steinitz, a confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said...
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First lady Melania Trump walks in a hallway before a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 5:52 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 12:36 p.m. First lady Melania Trump paid a visit to the American International School in Riyadh on Sunday while her husband held a series of bilateral meetings with Arab leaders. The first lady...
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First lady Melania Trump walks in a hallway before a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 5:48 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 12:36 p.m. First lady Melanie Trump paid a visit to the American International School in Riyadh on Sunday while her husband held a series of bilateral meetings with Arab leaders. The first lady...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, holds a bilateral meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2017 - 5:07 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 11:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is joining with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council in an effort to counter the financing of terrorism. White House adviser Dina Powell tells reporters that...
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Eric Bauman, who is running to head the California Democratic Party, addresses the California Democratic Party annual convention Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Bauman is running against Kimberly Ellis to succeed current party chairman John Burton. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 21, 2017 - 4:21 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democrats narrowly selected longtime party insider Eric Bauman to be the leader of the largest state Democratic Party, angering and frustrating supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders who threw their support behind an insurgent challenger. Delegates to the state party...
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