Trump sees the light

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Skygazers were transfixed on Monday as the Moon blocked the Sun in a total eclipse that swept North America for the first time in nearly a century. US President Donald Trump watched from the White House with his wife, Melania, and son Barron. He glanced up without protective eyewear, a mistake as the light can damage the retina. "Don't look," an aide shouted, reported AFP. He later donned glasses.

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