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Barack Obama is the most admired man for the 10th year in a row

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump, a prickly purveyor of poll numbers, is not going to like this one bit — Americans have voted his predecessor Barack Obama as the most admired man for the 10th year in a row, according to Gallup.

Trump trailed Obama, and they were followed by Pope Francis, evangelist Bill Graham, John McCain, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and vice president Mike Pence, among others.

In a further slight to Trump, his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton continues to be voted the most admired woman, 10 years running, in the same Continue reading

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Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition. He said that the state department would begin preparations to relocate the US embassy from Telaviv to Jerusalem.

The status of Jerusalem is a critical issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.

In a frantic series of calls, the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, the European Union, France, Germany and Turkey all warned Trump against the move.

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