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president trump jokes with may during press conference


us president donald trump joked about the state of the special relationship after the 's political editor laura kuenssberg asked him about a series of controversial policies he's outlined since taking office.president trump turned to british prime minister and quipped "this is your choice of a question?".






sylvia burwell named next president of american university


washington — former u.s. secretary of health and human services president sylvia matthews burwell has been named next president of american university in washington.the school announced this week that the former president barack obama administration official will become the first woman to lead the school when she takes over on june 1.burwell served as the health secretary from 2014 through the end of obama's second term last week. prior to that, she was the director of the office of mana ent and budget.burwell will replace neil kerwin, who has served as president since 2007. she said in a statement that she is honored and excited to become part of the "vibrant au community."






the latest: security chief's high hopes for trump-putin call


washington — the latest on president donald trump (all times est):6 a.m.russia's security chief says he has high hopes for urday's scheduled telephone call between russian president vladimir putin and president donald trump.nikolai patrushev — secretary of russia's security council — is quoted by russia's interfax news agency as saying, "everything will be positive."the leaders' call will be their first official contact since trump was sworn in as president.the kremlin has welcomed trump's promises to mend ties with moscow. those ties have been strained by the ukrainian crisis, the war in syria and allegations of russian meddling in the u.s. elections.trump has been noncommittal about the fate of u.s. economic penalties against russia.






shealah craighead named trump's official p og her: digital p og hy review


hanging out with these guys during an event i had the pleasure of p og hing. thanks anna roger's for capturing the laughter! you're hired! shamless promo i know...just couldn't contain my excitement of getting in a p o with both the former president @georgewbush and possible future president @marcorubiofla #shamlessselfpromotion #president #gwb #pastmeetspresent=future!a p o posted by shealah craighead p og hy (@shealahdcp o) on oct 17, 2016 at 3:14pm pdtnews outlets are reporting that pete souza's shoes have officially been filled: shealah craighead has been named the official white house p og her under president trump. craighead has previously worked with a number of political figures – she was first lady laura bush's personal p og her and in 2008 followed governor sarah palin on the pai






shealah craighead selected as chief white house p og her


why it matters to you the white house p og her is responsible for many of the official images you will see of the president, so this is a big choice.president donald trump has selected the second woman to ever hold the official chief white house p og her title, choosing p ojournalist shealah craighead for the position. on thursday, january 27, trump’s press secretary, sean spicer, confirmed the selection.craighead has worked similar positions before as the p og her for former first lady laura bush. the washington d.c.-based p og her also p og hed governor sarah palin’s vice presidential paign and also worked as a p o editor for former vice president dick cheney. along with those titles, her work, primarily focused in the political arena, has also been featured in newsweek as well as peopl






a president despised in his own hometown


imagine knowing your hometown hates you so much that more than 400,000 of its residents will march to your front door just to get the message across. there’s one new yorker who doesn’t need to imagine. last urday—donald trump’s first full day as president—the scene outside his window was like the boombox scene in say anything…,…






trump has flurry of phone calls scheduled today with world leaders


president trump is planning phone calls today with five world leaders as he begins to shape his administration's foreign policy and establish key relationships. at 9 a.m pacific time, trump is expected to speak with russia president vladimir putin. trump said friday that having russia as an ally "would be an et."  but many in the u.s. and abroad have been alarmed by trump's unusually friendly references to putin, whose annexation of crimea in 2014 led to sanctions by the u.s. and others. trump's new restrictions on allowing refugees into the u.s. were likely at the top of the agenda during calls with german chancellor angela merkel and french president francois hollande. earlier urday, trump and japan's prime minister abe spoke about working together to confront the threat posed by no






here’s how to donald trump’s phone


donald trump refuses to give up his insecure android-based smartphone even after becoming president. he continues to use his old samsung galaxy s3 to tweet from his @realdonaldtrump account. the president, who on jan. 4, called the democratic national committee careless with its security while refering to election rival hillary clinton’s emails being ed, is himself…






president trump hits majority disapproval in record time, gallup finds


president trump's actions during his first week in office have appeared to be aimed at the voters who already supported him, not at reaching out to the rest, and that's taken a id toll on his support, which was already historically low. gallup, which has measured job approval for presidents for decades, shows trump's approval so far at 45%, with 48% disapproving. that's an average of several days' polling. the daily trend lines are not kind to the new administration. as of urday, 51% of americans disapproved of trump's performance. that's a record for the speed of getting to majority disapproval. by comparison, president george w. bush hit majority disapproval six months into his second term, in june 2005, and remained in negative territory for the rest of his tenure. president obama






the p age of time and the president’s hair


few hairstyles have been as widely discussed and covered as that of the mane belonging to president donald trump. celebrities and outlets have joked about trump’s signature comb-over throughout the years and it has become an enduring symbol of the man, making trump’s golden-yellow hair a topic of discourse long before the commander-in-chief announced his bid…






here’s everything you need to know about trump's first week in office


us president donald trump signs executive orders at the pentagon in arlington, virginiaolivier douliery / pool / epapresident trump before signing executive orders in the hall of heroes at the pentagon in arlington, va.president trump before signing executive orders in the hall of heroes at the pentagon in arlington, va. (olivier douliery / pool / epa)






the latest: trump invites japanese leader to white house


washington — the latest on president donald trump (all times est):11:10 a.m.president donald trump has invited japanese prime minister shinzo abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) to a meeting in washington on feb. 10.white house spokesman sean spicer says on twitter that trump extended the invitation during a telephone conver ion with abe on urday.the white house says in a statement that trump affirmed the "ironclad u.s. commitment" to japan's security. the leaders pledged to consult and cooperate on the threat posed by a nuclear-ambitious north korea.they also discussed defense secretary jim mattis' upcoming visit to the region, including japan.it was the first several conver ions trump planned with world leaders on urday. the president is also expected to speak with the leaders of russia, germany, fran






are you an immigrant? we want to hear your story


president trump has issued an executive order suspending refugee arrivals and banning travel to the u.s. from several muslim-majority countries. already, an unknown number of airline p engers have been turned away from u.s.-bound flights.kellyanne conway, who ran trump’s paign and is now a counselor to the president, praised him as a “man of action.”“promises made, promises kept. shock to the system. and he's just getting started,” she said on twitter.many opponents of the move say it calls into question core american values. the american civil liberties union and other advocacy groups have filed a suit on behalf of two iraqis detained at john f. kennedy airport in new york.are you an immigrant to the united states? we want to hear your story. how do you feel about actions the new presiden






california politics podcast: reactions to president trump's first week


even before the weekend controversy and protests, california's top elected officials spent much of the last week reacting to the first moves by president donald trump. on this week's california politics podcast, we take a closer look at the sharp words offered by gov. jerry brown in his state of the state speech when it comes to the new politics of washington.






british pm theresa may says u.k.-u.s. trade talks to begin immediately


london—high-level talks between the u.s. and the u.k. on strengthening trade ties will begin immediately, downing street said urday, following british prime minister theresa may’s meeting with president donald trump in washington on friday.mrs. may’s office said a team of u.s. and u.k. officials would start scoping out what can be achieved together before the u.k. exits the european union. turkish president recep tayyip erdogan,...






silicon valley leaders target donald trump’s travel restrictions


leaders from across the technology industry criticized president donald trump’s temporary ban on foreign nationals from seven muslim-majority countries, ending weeks of cautious enga ent with the new president, whom many in silicon valley opposed. alphabet inc.’s google, apple inc., facebook inc., microsoft corp., uber technologies inc. and other companies expressed concern about the immigration order’s effect on their employees,...






trump’s foreign-policy flurry sets allies on edge


washington—at president donald trump’s first joint press conference with a foreign leader on friday, british prime minister theresa may expressed her firm commitment to nato and said sanctions on russia should remain in place for now. turning to look at mr. trump, she said, “mr. president, i think you said, you confirmed that you’re 100% behind nato.”mr. trump nodded, as if agreeing with her statement about his views. but his position on the alliance—which he has previously called obsolete—remained uncertain as it loomed...






back to favorite topic, egypt's leader blasts "evil people"


cairo — egypt's president has returned to some of his favorite topics, angrily denouncing the "evil people" plotting against his country and questioning the ideology of islamic militants waging an insurgency against his government.abdel-fattah el-sissi, addressing a youth meeting in the southern city of aswan on urday, also declared egypt to be "very, very poor," but re ured egyptians this would not stop the country from "moving forward."el-sissi has overseen the introduction this year of ambitious economic reforms to revive the country's ailing economy, while his security forces are fighting an increasingly emboldened insurgency by islamic militants in the sinai peninsula.a general-turned-president, he has also overseen the arrest since 2013 of thousands of islamists as well as hundreds o






advocacy groups condemn u.s. suspension of refugee program


president donald trump’s order to temporarily suspend the u.s. refugee program and nationals from several majority-muslim countries, as well as to indefinitely ban the entry of syrian refugees, drew fierce condemnation from civil-rights organizations and leaders of faith-based groups charged with absorbing refugees.groups that support curbing immigration applauded the order, highlighting that it made good on the president’s paign...






trump family hosts ‘finding dory’ screening at white house as immigration ban tu


president donald trump reportedly hosted a screening of the movie finding dory on sunday while protests erupted across the world in response to an executive order banning travelers from seven majority-muslim countries.soon after protests broke out over green card holders being detained at u.s. airports on urday, the white house released a sunday schedule which reserved the president’s afternoon for a movie screening. cnn producer kevin liptak revealed on sunday that the president’s family had chosen to screen finding dory, pixar’s film about a cartoon fish who is torn apart from her family and placed in a public aquarium.read some of the reactions on twitter below.at 3pm, trump is hosting a screening of finding dory, a movie about what happens when you're separated from your family.let tha






the latest: trump, putin are holding closely watched call


washington — the latest on president donald trump (all times est):12:15 p.m.the presidents are on the phone.white house press secretary sean spicer has tweeted that the scheduled call between president donald trump and russia's vladimir putin is underway.it's the first time the leaders have spoken since trump took office on jan. 20.trump has said he's open to cooperating with russia if it helps further american interests abroad.before the call, trump was noncommittal about whether he was considering lifting economic sanctions imposed on moscow by the obama administration.___11:10 a.m.president donald trump has invited japanese prime minister shinzo abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) to a meeting in washington on feb. 10.white house spokesman sean spicer says on twitter that trump extended the invitatio






pub apologizes for 'build-a-wall' burger with mexican toppings


trump proposes 20 percent tax on mexican imports to pay for border walltribune news servicesdetermined to wall off america's border with mexico, president donald trump triggered a diplomatic clash and a fresh fight over trade thursday as the white house proposed a 20 percent tax on imports from the key u.s. ally and mexican president enrique pena nieto abruptly s ped next week's trip...determined to wall off america's border with mexico, president donald trump triggered a diplomatic clash and a fresh fight over trade thursday as the white house proposed a 20 percent tax on imports from the key u.s. ally and mexican president enrique pena nieto abruptly s ped next week's trip... (tribune news services)






woman impersonated lawmaker's wife, snuck into gop retreat


at gop retreat, pence backs trump, vowing probe of voting rollsmike debonis, sari horwitzin a private meeting with congressional republicans this week, vice president mike pence vowed that the trump administration would pursue a wide-ranging probe of voting rolls in the united states to examine whether millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election as president donald trump...in a private meeting with congressional republicans this week, vice president mike pence vowed that the trump administration would pursue a wide-ranging probe of voting rolls in the united states to examine whether millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election as president donald trump... (mike debonis, sari horwitz)






hamas: palestinians 'will not abandon jerusalem' | palestine


in mid-january, rival palestinian groups hamas and fatah announced the creation of a new unity government. but can the two groups, who have reconciled before only to fall out again, make it work this time?"in politics, no one can say that 'i'm sure 100 percent', but you have to try," says hamdan, who is also a spokesman for hamas. "now we e to this crash point and we both understand we need as palestinians a national unity government."hamdan says that us president donald trump, who has talked about moving the us emb y from tel aviv to jerusalem, needs to choose between making peace or adding "more oil to the fire"."he knows that jerusalem is the key for peace," hamdan tells upfront of trump. "he has to make his choice: if he wants to be the president who creates peace in the region, or the






facebook’s mark zuckerberg opposes donald trump’s immigration action


facebook inc. chief executive mark zuckerberg on friday publicly opposed two executive orders signed by president donald trump aiming to curtail immigration and bolster border security, contrasting with the neutral stance the tech executive has taken since the election. “like many of you, i’m concerned about the impact of the recent executive orders signed by president trump,” mr. zuckerberg wrote on his facebook page. “we need to...






u.s. judge bars deportations under president trump travel ban


trump travel ban protestsgenna martin / seattlepi.comseattle city councilwoman and socialist activist kshama sawant raises a fist over the crowd as more than 1,000 people gather at seattle-tacoma international airport to protest president trump's order that restricts immigration to the u.s. on jan. 28, 2017, in seattle. seattle city councilwoman and socialist activist kshama sawant raises a fist over the crowd as more than 1,000 people gather at seattle-tacoma international airport to protest president trump's order that restricts immigration to the u.s. on jan. 28, 2017, in seattle. (genna martin / seattlepi.com)






trump order aimed at refugees from muslim countries sparks confusion, outrage


last year the u.s. resettled 85,000 people displaced by war, political oppression, hunger and religious prejudice, including more than 12,000 syrians. before leaving office president barack obama announced that the u.s. would accept 110,000 refugees in the coming year, but trump's order cut that by more than half to 50,000.no refugees were in the air when the travel ban was signed friday, but about 350 people were in transit in nairobi, kenya, and were now stuck there, said melanie nezer, vice president of policy and advocacy for hias, a refugee resettlement aid agency. she said several hundred more people who were booked on u.s.-bound flights in the next week were now stranded around the globe."this in effect could be a permanent ban," she said. "many of these people may never be able to






trump tackles isis fight, lobbying ban, national security council with executive


on the heels of a controversial order barring refugees and travelers to the u.s. from some muslim majority countries, president trump continued his id-fire signing of executive actions urday, putting his name to three more addressing the islamic state of iraq and syria (isis), a ban on lobbying and a reorganization of the national security council.as he signed each one, he gave a brief description of their contents with top aides surrounding him. vice president mike pence, along with chief of staff reince preibus, national security adviser michael flynn, deputy national security adviser k.t. mcfarland, chief white house strategist steve bannon and top aide kellyanne conway were all present. of the lobbying ban, which will restrict how government officials take jobs with lobbying firms afte






the latest: uk prime minister 'does not agree' with order


washington — the latest on u.s. president donald trump and his ban on refugees from muslim-majority countries (all times local):4 a.m.british prime minister theresa may has criticized president donald trump's order temporarily banning refugees from entering the united states.her official spokesman said sunday that may does "not agree" with trump's order and will challenge the us government if it has an adverse effect on british nationals.the official comment e after may refused to condemn the ban during a visit to turkey to meet with turkish leaders. she said in turkey the decision was a matter solely for the united states.after she returned to britain from a whirlwind visit to washington, where she met trump at the white house, and turkey, her spokesman said britain did not approve of tru






anger erupts over trump's order banning refugees from us


london — anger erupted in europe on urday about u.s. president donald trump's ban on refugees entering the united states.the french president vigorously urged european leaders to present a united front against populism while the german foreign minister noted that "love thy neighbor" is a key part of america's christian traditions. turkey's prime minister insisted that "you cannot settle this issue by building walls."in israel, meanwhile, prime minister benjamin netanyahu greeted trump's plan to build a wall on the u.s.-mexico border as a "great idea."___french president francois hollande"europe is facing a moment of truth. the issue is populism. what we are hearing from the u.s. encourages populism and even extremism. they are saying that europe should not take immigrants, shouldn't stay t






a psychologist explains why trump needs lies and chaos to make himself look like


president donald trump is going to continue lying and creating chaos because that’s pretty much all he knows, according to a psychologist who’s profiled him.dan mcadams, a psychology professor at northwestern university, attempted to plumb the depths of trump’s personality in an article published by the atlantic a few months before the election, but the first week of his presidency have been more troubling than expected.“most candidates want to win the election so that they can become president, but it seems like donald trump wanted to become president so that he could win the election,” mcadams told the atlantic in a follow-up interview. “it’s all about winning, but even now that he’s won he can’t seem to let go of the fight. he continues to fixate on the election, and is now disputing —






donald trump is america's ceo: the 45th president


cbsn will air “america’s ceo: the 45th president,” its first cbsn original of 2017, on monday, jan. 30, taking an in-depth look into donald trump’s life as a business leader, and how his handling of boardroom highs and lows might translate into the oval office. airing on cbsn at 8 p.m. est and again at 8 p.m. pst, “america’s ceo” looks back at trump’s business career and interviews figures who have seen the trump empire up close. among those featured: randal pinkett, who won season four of the reality television show “the apprentice,” and went on to oversee the renovation of trump’s three atlantic city casinos.michael d’antonio, a biog her, author of “the truth about trump,” and a winner of the pulitzer prize.bill cohan, a contributing editor at vanity fair who has chronicled the rise of t






donald trump is america's ceo: the 45th president


cbsn will air “america’s ceo: the 45th president,” its first cbsn original of 2017, on monday, jan. 30, taking an in-depth look into donald trump’s life as a business leader, and how his handling of boardroom highs and lows might translate into the oval office. airing on cbsn at 8 p.m. est and again at 8 p.m., “america’s ceo” looks back at trump’s business career and interviews figures who have seen the trump empire up close. among those featured: randall pinkett, who won season four of the reality television show “the apprentice,” and went on to oversee the renovation of trump’s three atlantic city casinos.michael d’antonio, a biog her, author of “the truth about trump,” and a winner of the pulitzer prize.bill cohen, a contributing editor at vanity fair who has chronicled the rise of trum






donald trump is america's ceo: the 45th president


cbsn will air “america’s ceo: the 45th president,” its first cbsn original of 2017, on monday, jan. 30, taking an in-depth look into donald trump’s life as a business leader, and how his handling of boardroom highs and lows might translate into the oval office. airing on cbsn at 8 p.m. est and again at 8 p.m. pst, “america’s ceo” looks back at trump’s business career and interviews figures who have seen the trump empire up close. among those featured: randall pinkett, who won season four of the reality television show “the apprentice,” and went on to oversee the renovation of trump’s three atlantic city casinos.michael d’antonio, a biog her, author of “the truth about trump,” and a winner of the pulitzer prize.bill cohen, a contributing editor at vanity fair who has chronicled the rise of






protests begin again at lax on sunday morning


this is our look at president trump's administration and the rest of washington:






us refugee hopeful: president trump order 'shattered my dreams'


28 january 2017 last updated at 14:46 gmt a transgender iraqi woman describes how her dreams were "shattered" when president trump signed an executive order to limit immigration from seven muslim countries.trump's refugee and travel suspension: key pointstrump's refugee and travel suspension: world reacts






french leader chides us populism, urges european unity


lisbon, portugal — french president francois hollande on urday urged europe to present a united front against populist movements which, he said, are being encouraged by political developments in the united states."europe is facing a moment of truth," hollande said. "the issue is populism. what we are hearing from the u.s. encourages populism and even extremism. they are saying that europe should not take immigrants, shouldn't stay together, not believe in climate change."european union countries should stick to their principles and defend their interests — and stand firm in talks with u.s. president donald trump, hollande said."europe should be true to itself. it should guide itself according to its values, its principles, and its interests," hollande said on the sidelines of an informal m






president trump wants to enlist local police in immigration crackdown


federal judge stays deportations after trump's order barring refugees, migrants causes outragejerry mar , emma brown, katherine shavera federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted...a federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted... (jerry mar , emma brown, katherine shaver)






petition demanding donald trump release his tax returns breaks white house recor


as of thursday afternoon, the petition had over 368,000 signatures, surp ing the previous record of 367,180. the previous record-holder called for the united states government to “legally recognize the westboro baptist church as a hate group.” president donald trump spoke at the gop congressional retreat in philadelphia on thursday. he did not bring up his tax returns. trump has kept in place former president barack obama’s online petition system, which was created in 2011 to increase accessibility to government. the site also still states that a petition with at least 100,000 signatures will get an official response. a spokesman for the white house did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the petition.






outpouring of criticism over trump's refugee ban from democrats in congress as g


congressional reaction to president trump's orders banning refugees and immigrants from some muslim countries from entering the country was swift and overwhelmingly critical among democrats, while republican leaders remained largely silent or accepting. california sen. dianne feinstein said trump had chosen a "dark path," while both senate minority leader charles schumer of new york and house democratic leader nancy pelosi of san francisco said the statue of liberty had "tears." house speaker paul d. ryan (r-wis.), who had opposed trump's proposed muslim ban in 2016, accepted the president's move. "president trump is right to make sure we are doing everything possible to know exactly who is entering our country," ryan said in a statement. other republicans made comments and tweets mar






u.s. judge bars deportations under president trump travel ban


federal judge stays deportations after trump's order barring refugees, migrants causes outragejerry mar , emma brown, katherine shavera federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted...a federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted... (jerry mar , emma brown, katherine shaver)






have you or someone you know been affected by president trump’s order on immigra


president donald trump’s executive order on immigration quickly reverberated through the united states and across the globe urday. have you or someone you know had any trouble when trying to enter the country through sea-tac airport or other washington entry points?please email [email protected] and provide your full name and phone number so we can get in contact with you.trump’s order, enacted with the stroke of a pen friday afternoon, suspended entry of all refugees to the united states for 120 days, barred syrian refugees indefinitely, and blocked entry into the united states for 90 days for citizens of seven predominantly muslim countries: iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen.






white house cites 'buffet of options' on paying for wall


washington — the white house says it has yet to determine how mexico will pay for a m ive wall at the mexican border that president donald trump has promised to build.chief of staff reince priebus (ryns pree'-bus) tells cbs' "face the nation" that a "buffet of options" remains. he says that could include a tax on goods coming across the border, import and export taxes — even a tax on drug cartels or fines to people who come to the u.s. illegally.mexican president enrique peña nieto last week canceled a meeting with trump amid tensions over trump's plan to build a wall at mexico's expense.priebus says it's early in the planning process. he says the broader point is that trump is fulfilling a paign promise to build the wall.






jackie kennedy's real white house tour


director pablo larraín’s movie “jackie” was nominated for three academy awards tuesday, including best actress for natalie portman’s portrayal of first lady jacqueline kennedy.the film traces mrs. kennedy’s life in the days immediately following president kennedy’s ination. woven through the movie’s narrative is a recreation of the first lady’s famous white house tour, which aired on valentine’s day in 1962. hosted by cbs news correspondent charles collingwood, “a tour of the white house with mrs. john f. kennedy” was america’s first televised tour of the president’s residence. in the movie, larraín meticulously recreated scenes from the tour and also included footage from the 1962 broadcast.  with signature poise and style, mrs. kennedy showcased the $2 million renovation she launched to






trump talks with putin, foreign leaders in round of phone calls


amid roiling global tensions over a recent executive order halting the u.s. refugee program and travel from certain muslim countries, president trump engaged in a series of phone calls with world leaders urday, including russian president vladimir putin, german chancellor angela merkel and japanese prime minister shinzo abe. gathered with several members of his senior staff around his desk, the president spoke with putin around noon urday, the first known phone conver ion mr. trump has had with the russian leader since his inauguration last week.vice president mike pence, chief of staff reince priebus, chief white house strategist steve bannon and national security adviser michael flynn were in the oval office during the call. rex tillerson, mr. trump’s pick for secretary of state who rema






duterte asks us not to store weapons in philippine ps


manila, philippines — the philippine president has asked the united states not to store weapons in local ps under a defense pact, saying his country may get entangled if fighting erupts between china and the u.s.president rodrigo duterte said in a late-sunday news conference that he will consider abrogating a 2014 defense pact that allows u.s. forces to temporarily station in designated philippine ps if the americans build weapon depots in those en pments.duterte, who has reached out to china after taking office in june, has repeatedly threatened to scale back military exercises with american troops and stop agreements that allow u.s. forces to visit.the agreements include the enhanced defense cooperation agreement, which was signed by the treaty allies in 2014. but he has walked back many






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


protesters at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribunepeople protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago january 28, 2017.people protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago january 28, 2017. (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






anger erupts over trump's order banning refugees from us


london — anger erupted on urday — along with some praise from the far-right — about u.s. president donald trump's ban on refugees entering the united states.the french president vigorously urged european leaders to present a united front against populism while the german foreign minister noted that "love thy neighbor" is a key part of america's christian traditions. turkey's prime minister insisted that "you cannot settle this issue by building walls."in israel, meanwhile, prime minister benjamin netanyahu greeted trump's plan to build a wall on the u.s.-mexico border as a "great idea."___french president francois hollande"europe is facing a moment of truth. the issue is populism. what we are hearing from the u.s. encourages populism and even extremism. they are saying that europe should n






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers held


protesters at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribunepeople protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago on urday, january 28, 2017. people protest president trump's executive order on refugees at o'hare international airport in chicago on urday, january 28, 2017. (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






netanyahu tweets his support for trump's border wall


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