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Thursday, January 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Trump, Clinton to visit ground zero

Donald Trump is planning to mark the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks by attending the official commemoration at ground zero, a source tells the Associated Press.

A person familiar with the decision, but not authorized to discuss it until it’s announced publicly, told the AP on Saturday that Trump is expected to attend the annual commemoration.

Hillary Clinton is also attending.

Both Trump, a native New Yorker, and Clinton, who was a New York senator at the time of the attacks, have agreed to refrain from campaigning Sunday, continuing the tradition of setting aside partisan politics on the somber anniversary.

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Syria attack kills 4 Americans, raising questions on pullout

UPDATED: 9:21 p.m.

A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed at least 16 people, including two U.S. service members and two American civilians, in northern Syria on Wednesday, just a month after President Donald Trump declared that IS had been defeated and he was pulling out U.S. forces.