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    Bibi Visits Washington to Meet With Obama

    They’re playing nice and mending fences. The two leaders famously don’t get along and have disagreed publicly about major initiatives like Iran’s nuclear deal. But this morning President Obama said he hoped to smooth over his disagreements with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Tehran, and Bibi called it an “opportunity to strengthen [their] friendship.” Many hope their first meeting in over a year will lead to warmer relations, with the administration downplaying personal misgivings in favor of national security. But one Israeli newspaper suggested it was like a bitter couple making final “arrangements before the divorce.”

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