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By Jill Colvin The Associated Press

Chatter grows about Trump’s Nobel Peace Prize prospects

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama won it.

So did Jimmy Carter, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson.

Now, President Donald Trump’s supporters are pushing for him to be the next U.S. leader to win the Nobel Peace Prize a move that’s being met by smirks and eye rolls in Europe, where Trump remains deeply unpopular.

Afghan girls will be allowed into US for robotics contest

WASHINGTON — A group of girls from Afghanistan are finally getting their wish of coming to the United States for a robotics competition.

The girls’ applications for U.S. visas had been denied twice, but the White House says President Donald Trump intervened and they will be allowed in to participate in the competition.