Dec 22, 2017

Trump arrives in Florida for the holidays

President Donald Trump greets supporters during his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport. Photo: Nicholas Kamm / AFP via Getty Images

President Trump touched down in Florida Friday afternoon to a large crowd of supporters who shouted "I love you," "God bless you," "you're my hero," and "Merry Christmas."

He stopped to sign autographs and shake people's hands before heading to his Mar-a-Lago resort, where he'll stay for the holidays.

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Syria's darkest chapter

Family room without a family, in Idlib. Photo: Muhammed Said/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The worst humanitarian crisis of Syriaโ€™s brutal civil war is colliding today with what could be the warโ€™s most dangerous geopolitical showdown, after at least 29 Turkish troops were killed in an airstrike.

The big picture: The fighting is taking place in Idlib in northwest Syria, where a ferocious Syrian and Russian offensive has displaced 1 million civilians and infuriated Turkey, which borders the region.

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Fear of coronavirus pandemic escalates

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In the blink of an eye, we've entered a new phase on the coronavirus.

The big picture: Italy, Iran and South Korea are at "decisive" points in their responses, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

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