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Ben Carson cancels trip to Israel

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson cancels a trip to Israel and 3 African countries scheduled for the end of this month, a spokesman tells reporters.

“The trip has been canceled due to significant security concerns,” spokesman Doug Watts says.

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks at a news conference, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 (AP Photo/John Locher)
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks at a news conference, Nov. 16, 2015 (AP/John Locher)

Carson was scheduled to depart for Israel on December 27, and from there to travel to Kenya, Zambia and Nigeria.

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