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    Trump Holds Talks With Merkel As Police Clash With Protesters Ahead Of G20 Summit
    Jul06

    Trump Holds Talks With Merkel As Police Clash With Protesters Ahead Of G20 Summit

    U.S. President Donald Trump has held talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the city of Hamburg, a day before the start of the Group of 20 summit. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    With U.S.-Russia Relations Plummeting, Trump Set To Meet Putin For First Time
    Jul06

    With U.S.-Russia Relations Plummeting, Trump Set To Meet Putin For First Time

    U.S. President Donald Trump is set to hold what may be the most consequential meeting of his 6-month-old presidency — a face-to-face sit-down with Russian leader Vladimir Putin — in an effort aimed at stemming the deepening crisis in U.S.-Russia relations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump warns against Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Jul06

    Trump warns against Russian aggression in Ukraine

    A day before his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump warned against Russian aggression in Ukraine and elsewhere. …read more Source: United Press...

    Reading Putin in Hamburg
    Jul06

    Reading Putin in Hamburg

    George W. Bush famously looked Vladimir Putin in the eye and “found him very straightforward and trustworthy.” That’s the “business pragmatism”—and naïveté—Russia’s ruler undoubtedly hopes for when he meets President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Hamburg this week. John McCain says when he looks into Putin’s eyes he sees “a...

    The Latest: Thousands join G-20 protest march
    Jul06

    The Latest: Thousands join G-20 protest march

    There were no immediate reports of significant trouble, though police said a few bottles were thrown. Hamburg has boosted its police with reinforcements from around the country for the G-20 summit, so that 20,000 officers are on hand to patrol the northern German city’s streets, skies and waterways. The German government says Chancellor...

    Donald Trump’s latest handshake fail: Poland’s First Lady snubs him to shake hands first with Melania
    Jul06

    Donald Trump’s latest handshake fail: Poland’s First Lady snubs him to shake hands first with Melania

    Many might do the same thing if they were in the position of Poland’s first lady Agata Kornauser-Duda — given Donald Trump’s record of awkward handshakes with other world leaders or the challenges he’s faced in even getting his wife Melania Trump to touch his hand on the tarmac in Israel. Related Articles Maybe Melania Trump...

    Trump Delivers a Chilling Nod to the Far Right During Warsaw Address
    Jul06

    Trump Delivers a Chilling Nod to the Far Right During Warsaw Address

    The president echoes Steve Bannon in call for West to “preserve our civilization.” President Donald Trump spoke ominously about the threat of Islamic terrorism, mass immigration and growing government bureaucracy in his first major speech ahead of the G20 summit in Germany. Echoing the worldview of his top White House advisors, the...

    In Warsaw, Trump sends mixed signals on Moscow
    Jul06

    In Warsaw, Trump sends mixed signals on Moscow

    WARSAW —President Donald Trump’s visit to Poland produced mixed signals about his Russia policy a day before Trump’s first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.At a Thursday morning press conference with Polish Prime Minister Andrzei Duda, Trump again declined to say clearly that he believes the Kremlin interfered in the 2016...

    Trump: Russia must stop ‘destabilizing activities in Ukraine and elsewhere’
    Jul06

    Trump: Russia must stop ‘destabilizing activities in Ukraine and elsewhere’

    Ahead of a scheduled bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump on Thursday called on Russia to “cease its destabilizing activities in Ukraine and elsewhere” and to end its support for “hostile” governments in Syria and Iran.Western nations, he added, must also be vigilant against terrorism and keep their...

    Merkel hopes for G-20 win-win solutions; protests expected
    Jul06

    Merkel hopes for G-20 win-win solutions; protests expected

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders of the Group of 20 top industrial and developing countries arrived Thursday in Hamburg as police in Germany’s second-biggest city braced themselves for a major protest by anti-globalization activists. Merkel said leaders would address regulating financial markets,...