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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House on Friday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Merkel's Low-Key Visit With Trump Focuses On Trade, Foreign Policy

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A Jewish man wears a yarmulke, also called a kippa, during a meeting on "the German and French perspectives on immigration, integration and identity" organized by the American Jewish Committee this week in Berlin. Michael Kappeler/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Putin (left) and Schroeder attend a test pipeline launch at a gas compressor station outside Vyborg, in western Russia, in September 2011. Alexei Nikolsky/AP Photo/RIA Novosti hide caption

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Caretaker Sylvana Tyralla conducts a memory exercise with AlexA nursing home residents in one of two former East German "remembrance rooms." Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands Friday with the leader of the Social Democratic Party, Martin Schulz. Merkel's conservatives reached a "breakthrough" deal with the Social Democrats toward building a new coalition government, sources close to the negotiations said. John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Leaders Agree On New Coalition Talks, But Hurdles Remain

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, head of the Christian Democratic Union, smiles for the media between Horst Seehofer of the Christian Social Union (left) and Martin Schulz of the Social Democratic Party. The three emerged Friday from all-night preliminary coalition talks in Berlin saying they had reached a preliminary deal. Steffi Loos/Getty Images hide caption

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