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    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,...

    ‘Morning Joe’: Trump’s Speech ‘Tedious,’ Full of Platitudes, But Had Positive News for European Allies
    Jul06

    ‘Morning Joe’: Trump’s Speech ‘Tedious,’ Full of Platitudes, But Had Positive News for European Allies

    MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough said that President Donald Trump’s speech in Poland on Thursday was “extremely disappointing” for anybody trying to score policy points. “You know the first half of this speech was packed with platitudes and trite, obvious talking points and it was an...

    Trump borrows the far-right’s rallying cry while in Europe: The West must have the “courage to preserve our civilization”
    Jul06

    Trump borrows the far-right’s rallying cry while in Europe: The West must have the “courage to preserve our civilization”

    (Credit: Getty/Win McNamee/AP/Evan Vucci/Muhamed Huwais) 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 president ripped a line from...

    Report: Trump Ex-Business Associate To Assist Kazakh Money Laundering Probe
    Jul06

    Report: Trump Ex-Business Associate To Assist Kazakh Money Laundering Probe

    A former business associate of President Donald Trump who has extensive ties to organized crime is cooperating with a money laundering probe that stretches across three continents, the Financial Times reported Thursday. The Russian-born Felix Sater is working with a team of lawyers and private investigators who are pursuing civil cases against...

    Hamburg Anticipates Major Pre-G20 Protest By Anti-Globalization Activists
    Jul06

    Hamburg Anticipates Major Pre-G20 Protest By Anti-Globalization Activists

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Hamburg police braced themselves Thursday for a major protest by anti-globalization activists as Germany’s second-biggest city started welcoming leaders of the leading Group of 20 industrial and developing economies. The northern port city is boosting its police force with reinforcements from around the country for...

    Trump’s speech in Poland sounded like an alt-right manifesto
    Jul06

    Trump’s speech in Poland sounded like an alt-right manifesto

    “For family, for freedom, for country, and for God.” This morning in Warsaw, Poland, President Donald Trump issued a battle cry — for “family, for freedom, for country, and for God” — in a speech that often resorted to rhetorical conceits typically used by the European and American alt-right. It sounded, at times, not just like the...

    Schiff Criticizes Trump For Casting Doubt On Russian Election Meddling
    Jul06

    Schiff Criticizes Trump For Casting Doubt On Russian Election Meddling

    The ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee slammed President Donald Trump on Thursday for again casting doubt on the assertion of the U.S. intelligence community that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. “The President’s comments today, again casting doubt on whether Russia was behind the blatant interference in our election...

    Putin, Trump to meet in Germany amid a sea of disputes
    Jul06

    Putin, Trump to meet in Germany amid a sea of disputes

    MOSCOW — For Russian President Vladimir Putin, a meeting with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany offers a long-sought opportunity to negotiate a rapprochement with Washington. But controversy over the Trump campaign’s ties with Russia will loom over the talks, making any agreements unlikely....

    Trump Says U.S. Is Committed to NATO Defense, Knocks Russia Over Ukraine
    Jul06

    Trump Says U.S. Is Committed to NATO Defense, Knocks Russia Over Ukraine

    President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States had demonstrated its commitment to NATO’s defense through words and actions, and called on Russia to end its “destabilizing” action in Ukraine and elsewhere in the world. Trump’s reference to Article Five of the NATO treaty, which guarantees that alliance members...

    Read President Trump’s Remarks on ‘Defending Civilization’ in Poland
    Jul06

    Read President Trump’s Remarks on ‘Defending Civilization’ in Poland

    President Trump praised Poland as an example for others who wish to “defend our civilization.” Speaking in Warsaw Thursday, Trump said that Poland’s fights against the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany showed “the story of a people who have never lost hope, who have never been broken and who have never, ever forgotten who they are.” He then...