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Presidential candidate Donald Trump, Senator Marco Rubio and Ben Carson during the Republican Presidential Debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

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US president Barack Obama: to meet Northern Ireland political leaders during his visit for the G8 summit next week.

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