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Fox News attempts to end feud with Trump fall short

Last-minute attempts by Fox News Channel to end its feud with Donald Trump failed and Thursday's presidential debate went on without him, creating the odd spectacle of competing television networks covering a Trump rally at the same time as the other Republican candidates talked.

Trump said Fox News Channel apologized to him for the network's role in the conflict that led the presidential front-runner to back out of the debate, but it was too late for him to change his plans.

Fox said its chairman, Roger Ailes, "acknowledged (Trump's) concerns" in three phone conversations with the candidate Thursday, but wouldn't agree to Trump's conditions for coming to the...