Pence and Abbas won’t meet, vice president’s office confirms

Vice President Mike Pence’s office confirmed Sunday that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with Pence during his upcoming trip to the Middle East following the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Turkey’s Erdogan calls Israel a ‘child-murderer’ state

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a “terrorist” and “child-murderer state” in an address Sunday as he criticized President Donald Trump over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Israeli army destroys tunnel from Gaza

An incomplete tunnel running for more than a kilometer from Gaza into southern Israel has been destroyed, Israel’s army announced on Sunday.

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Congress week ahead: Washington watching Alabama

Congress has given themselves a little more breathing room to get through their 2017 to-do list, passing a continuing resolution Thursday on a spending bill that gives them two more weeks to get a final budget to the President’s desk.

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Trump’s Roy Moore evolution

Trump’s evolving views on Roy Moore, Dina Powell’s White House exit and Sen. Orrin Hatch’s political plans — all that and more is in the “Inside Politics” forecast.

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