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Macron: Charm offensive may soften Trump’s climate stance

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says his glamorous Paris charm offensive on Donald Trump might have changed the U.S. president’s mind about climate change. Macron defended his outreach to Trump, saying in an interview Sunday in the Journal du dimanche newspaper “our countries are friends, so we should …

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Iran blames Trump’s ‘arbitrary’ policies for instability

Iran blamed President Trump’s “arbitrary and conflicting policies” on Saturday for global instability, while rejecting the U.S. description of the nation as a rogue state. “[Trump] ought to seek the reason for subversion and rebellion in his own arbitrary and conflicting policies and actions, as well as those of his …

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Mr Castro said he rejected Mr Trump’s “manipulation of the topic of human rights”

The president of Cuba has spoken publicly for the first time against US President Donald Trump’s rollback of a thaw between the two countries a month ago.  Cuban President Raul Castro on Friday denounced U.S. President Donald Trump’s partial rollback of the U.S.-Cuban detente, saying it ignored broad public support …

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Instead of subjects such as history and geography, students were taught religious extremism and violence…

A math textbook, for example, asked students in one exercise to calculate the number of “unbelievers” who could be killed by a car bomber. Another referenced how many explosives a factory could produce. All plus signs were removed because they resemble the Christian cross. “They don’t deserve to grow up …

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President Trump was clearly enjoying the Bastille Day parade

President Donald Trump is attending the Bastille Day parade in Paris, where US and French troops are marching together down the Champs-Élysées. The parade – marking 100 years since the Americans entered World War One – also features horses, planes and helicopters. French President Emmanuel Macron, standing in a military …

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French President Emmanuel Macron is making a play to be Europe’s Trump whisperer.

The leaders appeared downright chummy during a joint press conference on Thursday in Paris, mostly skipping by their political differences and focusing on shared priorities like Syria, terrorism and what Macron described as “free and fair trade.” Trump was clearly charmed, echoing Macron’s declaration of “friendship” before enthusing at the prospect …

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What Macron hopes to achieve with Trump

Macron, 39, came from nowhere politically and, like Trump, overturned establishment politics and got elected president. But with unexpected political dexterity, he abruptly changed the face of French politics in a way Trump, 71, has been unable to do in America, by winning a subsequent parliamentary election and injecting a …

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TRUMP DEFENDS SON AFTER EMAILS REVEALED

Mr Trump is fuming and blaming the news media he frequently spars with, according to the Associated Press, but his anger is not directed at his son. He is also reportedly questioning the quality of the advice he has received from his senior staff.  President: He was open transparent & innocent. This is …

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