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President Donald Trump met with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the Oval Office Wednesday morning. During the President's statement, he defended his decision to fire James Comey. [Why did you fire Director Comey?][Because he wasn't doing a good job, very simply. He was not doing a good job.]
Ealier, Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The President says the conversation focused on efforts to stop the killing in Syria. Later, he said the Lavrov meeting went very very well.
In Caracas, Venezuela, both pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets, some for, some against President Nicholas Maduro's planned assembly. Over the last month, thousands of demonstrators have called for new elections across Venezuela.
And in Mumbai, India, Justin Bieber's first-ever concert there is sending the city into a frenzy. Excited fans, Bollywood celebrities and others were in line to the sold-out concert for 45,000 Bieber fans.
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