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President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Lebanon prime minister: ‘Trump understands’

- The Washington Times

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Tuesday rejected the notion his tiny and diverse country — home to both Sunni and Shia Muslim populations as well as Christians — is jammed in the middle of a growing Middle East power struggle between the Sunni Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Shia-dominated Iran.

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Woman pinned by Humvee at NY food festival has arm amputated

Associated Press

A Long Island woman who was seriously injured after a U.S. Army Reserve Humvee rolled down a hill and pinned her against a food truck during a festival has had her arm amputated due to injuries sustained in the collision.

Israeli security deploys at an entrance to Har Adar settlement near Jerusalem, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Israeli police said that a Palestinian attacker opened fire at the entrance to the settlement killing three Israeli men and critically wounding a fourth. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

Palestinian kills 3 Israelis in settlement near Jerusalem

- Associated Press

A Palestinian attacker opened fire early Tuesday at the entrance to a settlement outside Jerusalem, killing three Israeli security men and critically wounding a fourth, Israeli police and medical services said, in one of the deadliest attacks in a two-year spate of violence.