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the latest: west bank schools, shops closed to protest trump

jerusalem — the latest on the fallout from president donald trump's recognition of jerusalem as israel's capital (all times local):9:40 a.m.schools and shops are closed in the west bank, as palestinians are protesting president donald trump's recognition of contested jerusalem as israel's capital.political groups have called for protest marches in west bank town centers at noon on thursday.trump's dramatic break on wednesday with decades of u.s. policy on jerusalem counters long-standing international assurances to the palestinians that the fate of the city will be determined in negotiations.the palestinians seek israeli-annexed east jerusalem, captured by israel in 1967, as a future capital. in recognizing jerusalem as israel's capital, trump was seen as siding with israel which claims the entire city.___9:30 a.m.turkish president recep tayyip erdogan is accusing his american counterpart of throwing the middle east into a "ring of fire" by declaring the divided holy city of jerusalem as israel's capital.erdogan also compared president donald trump to a "blender" that is stirring up trouble in the region.the turkish leader said, addressing trump: "it's not possible to understand what you are trying to get out of it."erdogan added that "political leaders exist not to stir things up, but to make peace."he also said: "if trump says 'i am strong therefore i am right,' he is mistaken."erdogan spoke to a group of workers on thursday who had gathered at ankara...