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Palestinian burn a poster of the U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest in Bethlehem, West Bank, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Defying dire, worldwide warnings, President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with decades of U.S. and international policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

Palestinian burn a poster of the U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest in Bethlehem, West Bank, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Defying dire, worldwide warnings, President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with decades of U.S. and international policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

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Trump declares Jerusalem Israeli capital, smashing US policy

President Donald Trump shattered decades of unwavering U.S. neutrality on Jerusalem Wednesday, declaring the sorely divided holy city as Israel's capital and sparking frustrated Palestinians to cry out that he had destroyed already-fragile Mideast hopes for peace.