Religion and politics

FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018, file photo, an Uighur woman shuttles school children on an electric scooter as they ride past a propaganda poster showing China's President Xi Jinping joining hands with a group of Uighur elders in Hotan, in western China's Xinjiang region. The Trump administration, locked in a trade war with China, is increasing the pressure on Beijing over what it says is the systematic oppression of ethnic minority Muslims. American officials hosted a panel Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly gathering in New York to highlight the plight of Uighurs, whose native land in China’s far western Xinjiang province they say is a police state. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
September 24, 2019 - 9:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration, locked in a trade war with China, is increasing pressure on Beijing over what it says is the systematic oppression of ethnic minority Muslims. The U.S. State Department hosted a panel Tuesday on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly gathering in New...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018, file photo, an Uighur woman shuttles school children on an electric scooter as they ride past a propaganda poster showing China's President Xi Jinping joining hands with a group of Uighur elders in Hotan, in western China's Xinjiang region. The Trump administration, locked in a trade war with China, is increasing the pressure on Beijing over what it says is the systematic oppression of ethnic minority Muslims. American officials hosted a panel Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly gathering in New York to highlight the plight of Uighurs, whose native land in China’s far western Xinjiang province they say is a police state. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
September 24, 2019 - 9:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration, locked in a trade war with China, is increasing the pressure on Beijing over what it says is the systematic oppression of ethnic minority Muslims. The U.S. State Department hosted a panel on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly gathering in...
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President Donald Trump meets with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the InterContinental Barclay hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 24, 2019 - 12:11 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump made his political priorities clear Monday within an hour of arriving at the United Nations for a three-day visit: He breezed by a major climate change summit to focus instead on religious persecution, an issue that resonates with his evangelical...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the InterContinental Barclay hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 23, 2019 - 11:59 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's U.N. visit (all times local): 11:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is mocking a teenage activist who gave an impassioned speech at the United Nations urging world leaders to do more to combat climate change. Swedish 16-year-old activist...
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President Donald Trump meets with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the InterContinental Barclay hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 23, 2019 - 9:24 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump made his political priorities clear Monday within an hour of arriving at the United Nations for a three-day visit: He breezed by a major climate change summit to focus instead on religious persecution, an issue that resonates with his evangelical...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the InterContinental Barclay hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 23, 2019 - 9:20 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's U.N. visit (all times local): 9:05 p.m. President Donald Trump breezed by a major climate change summit Monday at the United Nations, choosing to focus instead on religious persecution, an issue that resonates with his evangelical...
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President Donald Trump meets with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the InterContinental Barclay hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 23, 2019 - 7:43 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump made his political priorities clear Monday within an hour of arriving at the United Nations for a three-day visit: He breezed by a major climate change summit to focus instead on religious persecution, an issue that resonates with his evangelical...
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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin speaks during a consultation meeting with members of the Likud party, in Jerusalem, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Rivlin began two days of crucial talks Sunday with party leaders before selecting his candidate for prime minister, after a deadlocked repeat election was set to make forming any new government a daunting task. (Menahem Kahana/Pool via AP)
September 23, 2019 - 5:35 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's president summoned the leaders of the country's two largest political parties to his official residence late Monday, hoping to break a political deadlock that threatens to push the nation into months of limbo and potentially force a third election in less than a year...
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President Donald Trump meets with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi at the InterContinental Barclay hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 23, 2019 - 5:33 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's U.N. visit (all times local): 5:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's not worried about anti-government protests that broke out in several Egyptian cities late Friday calling on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down...
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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin speaks during a consultation meeting with members of the Likud party, in Jerusalem, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Rivlin began two days of crucial talks Sunday with party leaders before selecting his candidate for prime minister, after a deadlocked repeat election was set to make forming any new government a daunting task. (Menahem Kahana/Pool via AP)
September 23, 2019 - 4:53 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's president summoned the leaders of the country's two largest political parties to his official residence late Monday, hoping to break a political deadlock that threatens to push the nation into months of limbo and potentially force a third election in less than a year...
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