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Historians Say President Trump Smashed U.S. Leadership Conventions During Rocky Europe Trip

(HELSINKI) — Plenty of U.S. presidents have created commotion in their travels abroad, but none as much as President Donald Trump.<p>The president’s …

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Trump condemns Merkel and refuses to criticize Putin in Fox interview

Asked which world leader – Angela Merkel or Vladimir Putin – better represented their country’s interests, Donald Trump once again displayed an impulse to lash out at an ally while holding back criticism of an adversary.<p>The comments are the latest in a string of attacks on the German chancellor, …

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Trump says defending tiny NATO ally Montenegro could lead to World War III

President Trump, who rattled U.S. allies at a NATO meeting last week, voiced concern in a television interview broadcast Tuesday night that sending troops from the alliance to defend an “aggressive” Monte­negro could result in World War III.<p>Trump was asked about Monte­negro, which joined NATO last …

Politics

The French President Had a More American Response to Putin Than Trump Did

In his own news conference with Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron displayed strength and diplomatic agility. President Trump? Not so much.<p>President Trump’s astonishing news conference Monday with Vladimir Putin, the Russian leader, was as remarkable for what was said as what wasn’t.<p>“The disagreements …

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America must deal with Donald Trump, the first rogue president | Simon Tisdall

On the podium, it appears, deep down, Trump was frightened – of making mistakes, of being exposed as a charlatan<p>The contrast presented by Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin at their Helsinki press conference was striking. One should not judge a president by appearances, but in this case the comparison …

Opinion (UK)

'I actually meant the opposite of what I said': Trump backpedals on Russian interference statement

President Donald Trump has sensationally backflipped on his comments about Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, saying he meant the opposite of …

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German Cabinet approves 4-billion-euro plan to combat long-term unemployment

The German Cabinet has green-lighted a plan to subsidize jobs for people who have been jobless for years. The project, dubbed "social labor market," …

Germany

In Mop-Up Mode, Trump Says He Accepts That Russia Meddled

President contends he has faith in U.S. intelligence agencies<p>President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he accepts the U.S. intelligence community’s …

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Fox & Friends parrots Trump's dubious excuse for his disastrous press conference with Putin: "He had misspoken"

AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): When [President Trump] was in [Helsinki, Finland,] he said -- because we had just learned that our intelligence community …

Liberal View

US Embassy in Jerusalem to cost more than $21 million -- nearly 100 times President Trump’s estimate

President Donald Trump may have written the book on deal-making, but when it comes to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, it appears he won’t be getting …

Politics

President Trump insists widely panned Vladimir Putin meeting was a success

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump insisted on Wednesday his meeting with Vladimir Putin was a success, despite condemnation from lawmakers of both parties who expressed dismay over his failure to confront the Russian president about Moscow's meddling in the 2016 election.<p>"Some people HATE the …

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What 's the Future of Trade Between the U.S. and EU? – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas<p>Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas. Live from New York, bringing viewers the latest in business and finance, providing unique …

Economy

Cohen: Trump's appeasement of Putin will drive his coming impeachment

When the U.S. House of Representatives considers a bill of impeachment against Donald Trump – as it likely will in the spring of 2019 – the first …

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How refugees in Britain went from living in old bunkers and stately homes to being detained in cells

Mass movement of refugees has turned into mass detention in many liberal democracies.<p>These are strange days to be writing about camps and refugees. …

Domestic Violence

Libyan coast guard abandoned migrants to die in Mediterranean says rescue charity

An aid group has blamed both Libya's coast guard and Italy's interior minister for the deaths of a woman and child in a stricken raft. Libya and …

Coast Guard

9 ways to deal with Donald Trump

How do you solve a problem like Donald?U.S. President Donald Trump’s refusal to conform to diplomatic norms presents a challenge for leaders who have …

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Donald Trump challenged status quo during Helsinki summit with Putin: Rep. Andy Biggs

Ignore the howls of Democrats and establishment Republicans. The Trump-Putin summit was a good first step toward normal, diplomatic relations.<p>I am bemused by those who are judging the success or failure (the pundits claiming the latter) of the Helsinki summit based on a few sentences in a news …

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<i>The President’s flirtation with Putin is a warning that after we leave the EU we must be able to stand alone​</i><p>Donald Trump’s European tour was supposed to be the moment when the US President finally provided some clarity about how he intends to conduct relations with the continent. Instead, his …

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Friend or Foe? EU Risks Trump Twitter Storm With Google Fine

U.S. President Donald Trump’s European Union “foes” are at it again -- attacking one of America’s biggest technology companies with a second painful …

U.S. Department of Justice

Trump Reverses Tack on Russian Election Meddling

Under fire, president says he accepts U.S. intelligence findings on interference<p>WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said he has “full faith” in U.S. intelligence services and accepts that Russia meddled in the 2016 elections, reversing course from his remarks alongside Vladimir Putin Monday after a …

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In battle for nonverbal dominance at U.S.-Russia summit, Putin was the clear winner, experts say

Carrie Keating was almost slack-jawed with amazement by the end of President Trump’s news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin Monday. Keating has studied the nonverbal gestures of politicians for three decades, but she found the performance between the two men on the stage nothing short …

Body Language

US Jerusalem Embassy to cost $21.5 million, not the $250,000 Trump said

The US has already spent $335,402 to refurbish the embassy, formerly a consulate, ahead of its May opening.<p>><br>• ><p>The U.S. embassy opening ceremony in …

World News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Historic Win and the Future of the Democratic Party

Come November, Ocasio-Cortez is almost certain to become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Will her democratic-socialist identity push the Party to the left?<p>This is the summer in which the Presidency of Donald Trump has begun to cohere. Disdain for voting rights, for women’s rights, for …

Middle-class

EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less …

Europe

The decision-making style that helps leaders survive can also thwart their legacy

When it comes to negotiating, world leaders often fall into two camps. On one side are those open about their decision-making and on the other are leaders who hold their playbook closely to their chest.<p>British prime minister Theresa May sits firmly in the latter camp.<p>May rarely promotes inclusive …

Great Britain

ANALYSIS: Why Republicans won’t stand up to Trump, after he failed to stand up to Putin

There’s a longstanding theory that Vladimir Putin only respects one thing: strength. On Monday, Donald Trump hand-delivered exactly the …

World News

'Who will look after us?' — Germany's ailing elderly care system

As Germany's elderly population continues to grow, its under-staffed old age care system is struggling to keep up. Chancellor Angela Merkel recently …

Europe

Things get stinky in Helsinki

The Great Trumpkin’s Helsinki heresy may even test the faith of his cult.

Germany

German Cabinet declares Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria as 'safe'

The German Cabinet has added three Maghreb states and Georgia to a list of "safe countries of origin." The bill must still be approved by Germany's …

Germany

Germany divided over illegal deportation of man linked to Al Qaeda

A former bodyguard for Osama bin Laden was deported despite a court order saying he could remain in Germany. Now, many are asking who ordered the …

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