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    German Cabinet Captures Trump, Putin’s First Known In-Person Exchange Prior To Formal Meeting
    Jul07

    German Cabinet Captures Trump, Putin’s First Known In-Person Exchange Prior To Formal Meeting

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of U.S. outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and...

    How To Read the Trump-Putin Meeting
    Jul07

    How To Read the Trump-Putin Meeting

    As the first clips of Putin and Trump’s face-to-face meeting emerge, ahead of their sit-down at 9:45 AM EST, the commentariat is ready to pounce: Now in video. “I *LOVE* this guy!” https://t.co/E9SukZZUHn— David Frum (@davidfrum) July 7, 2017This is but the beginning of what is sure to be a day of obsessive body language analysis and a...

    Trump-Putin Meeting Follows Long History Of World Stopping To Watch US, Russian Leaders Come Together
    Jul07

    Trump-Putin Meeting Follows Long History Of World Stopping To Watch US, Russian Leaders Come Together

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When U.S. and Russian presidents meet, the rest of the world stops to watch. For decades, summits between leaders of the world powers have been heavily anticipated affairs in which every word, handshake and facial expression is scrutinized. President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir...

    Trump Administration Taps Former NATO Envoy for Ukraine Role
    Jul07

    Trump Administration Taps Former NATO Envoy for Ukraine Role

    The Trump administration is selecting a former U.S. envoy to NATO for the top job dealing with the Ukraine crisis. The State Department says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is appointing Ambassador Kurt Volker as the special representative for Ukraine. Tillerson spokesman R.C. Hammond says he’ll coordinate the State Department’s...

    Putin wants Trump to lift sanctions on Russia. Here’s how that could actually happen.
    Jul07

    Putin wants Trump to lift sanctions on Russia. Here’s how that could actually happen.

    Trump could do it — at great cost. Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading into his long-awaited first in-person meeting with President Trump on Friday with a very clear agenda. High on his list of priorities: getting rid of US sanctions against Russia. Russia despises the extensive network of US sanctions that plagues many of its officials...

    Trump admin taps former NATO envoy to deal with Ukraine crisis
    Jul07

    Trump admin taps former NATO envoy to deal with Ukraine crisis

    The Trump administration is selecting a former U.S. envoy to NATO for the top job dealing with the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Business...

    See Donald Trump’s First Handshake With Russian Leader Vladimir Putin
    Jul07

    See Donald Trump’s First Handshake With Russian Leader Vladimir Putin

    U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are sitting down for their much-anticipated first meeting Friday, and the first footage of the two world leaders shaking hands has already been released. The video was posted on Facebook by German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet, the Bundesregierung, with the caption:...

    Grins and handshakes as Trump encounters Putin for 1st time
    Jul07

    Grins and handshakes as Trump encounters Putin for 1st time

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of U.S. outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and...

    Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Donald Trump will change nothing
    Jul07

    Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Donald Trump will change nothing

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Alexei Nikolsky/Susan Walsh) President Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for the first time earlier on Friday. Although it is occurring as part of the Group of 20 summit meeting in the German city of Hamburg, their opening official introduction is bound to take up the lion’s...

    Russian hackers are alleged to be targeting nuclear power plants
    Jul07

    Russian hackers are alleged to be targeting nuclear power plants

    (Credit: AP Photo/Michael Sohn) Russian hackers are the chief suspects in recent efforts to meddle with the computer networks that run various nuclear power plants and other energy facilities. If Russia is indeed responsible, it suggests that they could attempt to forcibly shut down parts of America’s power grid like they are believed to...