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Trump Expects Massive Crowds in India But No Big Trade Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump will visit India early next week to meet his counterpart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Both sides are already managing expectations by saying they will not be signing a big trade deal. Still, the visit will be full of pomp and circumstance, with Trump already touting the massive crowds expected to turn up for him. White House Correspondent Patsy Widakuswara takes a look at what we can expect in this meeting between leaders of the world’s two most populous democracies.
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Reduction-in-Violence Deal Begins in Afghanistan

U.S. and Afghan officials have announced a reduction-in-violence agreement with the Afghan Taliban, in which both sides agree to stop offensive battles against each other. VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb maps out the road ahead.
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360 Video: Fountains and Crowds in Las Vegas

Las Vegas' popular strip, home to hotels and casinos, is crowded with tourists and crowd-pleasing sites. VOA's Carolyn Presutti, in Nevada to cover the state's caucuses Saturday, shares some of the views.
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After Two Weeks of Quarantine, Sweet Freedom

After being flown from China to San Diego, California, 160 people were quarantined on a military base for two weeks while doctors determined if they were infected with the Coronavirus. VOA spoke to some of them when they were finally released. For VOA, Christina Shevchenko has more from San Diego in this report narrated by Anna Rice.
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Former Neo-Nazi Speaks on Ideology's Dangers

FBI Director Christopher Wray recently called violent extremism motivated by race or ethnicity as a "top-level priority ... on the same footing as ISIS."  And these extremist groups are using Islamic State tactics to recruit new members, often young, impressionable, alienated teenagers, according to a former member of a hate group. Mil Arcega reports.
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Trump Announces Pardons, Commutes for High-profile Individuals

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced pardons for several high-profile individuals convicted of fraud. He has also commuted the prison sentence of former Governor Rod Blagojevich. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports the president's acts of clemency on Tuesday sparked controversy.
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Guide Dogs: Partners with the Blind

Guide dogs are trusted companions for the blind.  Mike O’Sullivan reports that the dogs are carefully screened and trained and become important partners for people with visual impairments or other disabilities.
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Exhibit Remembers Canine Contribution to 9/11 Rescue Efforts

Almost two decades have passed since the tragedy of September 11, 2001. The heroic actions of the first responders have become the stuff of legend. But one story is not well known -- the story of the dogs who worked alongside firefighters and rescuers in the rubble of New York City's Twin Towers. A unique exhibit commemorates those four-legged heroes.  Anna Nelson has the story narrated by Anna Rice.
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US Labels China ‘Greatest Potential Adversary’

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has said China tops the list of the Pentagon’s potential adversaries, followed by Russia and what he called "rogue states" like North Korea and Iran. Esper made the comments at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, where hundreds of world leaders and military personnel are gathered to discuss global conflicts. Henry Ridgwell reports from the meeting.
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Valentine's Day Expands from Romance to Love for All

Once considered a lover's holiday, St. Valentines has extended into a day when people express love for family members, friends, colleagues and community members as well as for spouses, lovers and partners. Sales of flowers and chocolate peak around the mid-February holiday and restaurant business thrives. VOA's Zlatica Hoke has this report.
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#MSDStrong: Parkland, Two Years Later

Two years have passed since a gunman shot and killed 17 people on Valentine’s Day in Parkland, Florida. Whether the survivors have taken to activism, moved or continued their lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the event continues to shape the lives of all those affected. Saqib Ul Islam and Esha Sarai traveled to Florida to speak with survivors and families of the victims.
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Barr Blasts Trump Tweets Saying Makes his Job 'Impossible'

U.S. Attorney General William Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump's tweets about the Justice Department, its people, and its cases "make it impossible for me to do my job."  VOA's  Michael Brown reports, the comments come as the Justice Department is embroiled in controversy over a sentencing recommendation for a convicted Trump ally.

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