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Trump heaps praise on India's Modi in packed stadium

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 24, 2020, 10:58 AM UTCBy Mo Abbas, Bill Neely and Alexander SmithAHMEDABAD, India — President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi cemented a budding friendship on Monday with a joint rally in India attended by more than 110,000 people.The two men held hands and heaped praise on each other in front of an noisy, enthusiastic crowd in the city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, Modi’s home state, in what's claimed to be the largest cricket stadium in the world.The event is part of a two-day visit to India by Trump as Washington courts New Delhi in a bid to crack its strongly protectionist marke ...