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Presidents Trump, Macron solidify political bromance with state visit
Their relationship began with a show of machismo –- an extended, white-knuckle handshake on their first meeting last year in Belgium. Emmanuel Macron had reportedly studied Donald Trump’s style of domineering power-grabbing handshakes, apparently prepared to avoid being outdone by his counterpart.
Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner
Vive la France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron.
Vive le France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner
Vive le France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron.
Trump administration's first human rights report sparks fierce criticism
The U.S. State Department has released its first human rights report fully compiled under the Trump administration, and it's generating controversy for several changes and omissions - including eliminating references to "reproductive rights" and dropping use of the term "occupied territories." The
US says China, Iran, Russia are 'forces for instability'
The Trump administration is lashing out at China, Iran, Russia and North Korea for being "forces of instability" because of human rights abuses of their own citizens and others.
'This is my real life': Where Trump's travel ban hits home
Whatever the outcome of President Donald Trump's ban on travel from certain countries, it is already shaping lives and plans
First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president
Miguel Diaz-Canel has been the presumptive next president of Cuba since 2013, when Raul Castro named the laconic former provincial official to the important post of first vice president and lauded him as "neither a novice nor an improviser," high praise in a system dedicated to continuity over all.
The Note: Might things yet break Trump’s direction?
The TAKE with Rick Klein A week that held – and still holds – so much peril for President Donald Trump ends with reminders of how much things might yet break in his direction. Fired FBI director James Comey started the week speaking out against a man he views as “morally unfit” for the presidency.
Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with Kim
A look at key points ahead of the Kim-Moon summit, which will be only the third summit between the Koreas since their 1950-53 war
The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro
Just like his boss, Vice President Mike Pence has used Twitter to chastise a foreign leader