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Netanyahu seeks deal with Trump on settlement construction

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday he was in discussions with Donald Trump's administration on ways to move ahead with settlement construction ahead of fresh talks with a top adviser to the US president. Netanyahu also reiterated he intended to build a new "community" for residents of a wildcat Jewish outpost in the occupied West Bank known as Amona, which was evacuated under court order in February. An Israeli government-sanctioned settlement would be the first official new settlement…