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A Multitude Of Faithful

More than 350,000 Muslim worshipers fill the Al Aqsa compound in Jerusalem, above, on Friday for the conclusion of Ramadan. In the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, 1.5 million Muslims flocked to the Grand Mosque for the last day of sermons. Ramadan marks the revelation of Islam’s holy book, the Koran, to the Prophet Mohammed 1,400 years ago. During Ramadan, which started Dec. 30, Muslims are forbidden to eat, drink or have sexual intercourse between sunrise and sunset.

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Kim Jong Un says Koreas are on starting line of a new history

UPDATED: 9:53 p.m.

With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world’s most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Kim then invited Moon to cross briefly back into the north with him before they returned to the southern side.