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Democratic and Republican lawmakers alike drew a hard line with Saudi Arabia, in contrast to President Trump.

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David Datuna, a New York-based performance artist, put his own, apparently unauthorized, spin on the installation that became a viral sensation after it went up at Galerie Perrotin in Miami Beach last week.
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