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The new instructions affect people applying for visas at U.S. embassies and consulates in six Muslim-majority countries, including the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, shown here in 2009. Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. and South Korean soldiers of the combined 2nd Infantry Division train at Camp Red Cloud in Uijeongbu, South Korea, in 2015. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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In Trump Meeting With South Korean Leader, A Chance To Reaffirm 'Ironclad' Ties

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Mya Soe, 58, holds a photograph of his daughter Kyi Pyar Soe on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, last year. He says he was told that his daughter was trafficked to China. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Metropolitan Police Department Chief Peter Newsham told reporters Thursday in Washington, D.C., that "it's extremely important" to address attacks on peaceful protests. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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This image — taken via satellite in January 2015 — depicts what the State Department says is the crematorium at Saydnaya prison, including snowmelt on the facility's roof that acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs Stuart Jones says is proof of the building's higher temperature. State Department/DigitalGlobe hide caption

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A tweet by Ivanka Trump about her new book was retweeted by a State Department agency. The Office of Global Women's Issues has since deleted the retweet amid ethics concerns. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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