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    Trump reassured he would take Japan's concerns to heart during his upcoming meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un but spurned his guest's top economic and trade priorities.

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  • Judge sanctions prosecutors in Greitens criminal case

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    The Missouri governor was indicted in February on one count of invasion of privacy. He is accused of taking a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman with whom he had an extramarital affair in 2015, before he was elected.

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    The Missouri governor was indicted in February on one count of invasion of privacy. He is accused of taking a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman with whom he had an extramarital affair in 2015, before he was elected.

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(RNN) - Welcome to the live blog of the State of the Union address. President Barack Obama is expected to focus on a variety of topics, including the economy, immigration and the Affordable Care Act.

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