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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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....