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Apparent protester removed ahead of Trump-Putin conference

HELSINKI (AP) — An apparent protester has been escorted out of a joint press conference between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The individual, seated with the American press corps in Helsinki, was holding a sign about nuclear weapons. He identified himself as a reporter from the liberal magazine ‘The Nation.’ A […]
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Trump, Putin Meet For Two Hours In Helsinki

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were slated to meet one-on-one without aides for 90 minutes but it lasted longer. They're continuing their summit with some top advisers.
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Latest On Helsinki Summit Between Trump And Putin

NPR's David Greene speaks to Richard Fontaine of the Center for a New American Security about the summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Man ejected from room ahead of Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin press briefing

A man was forcibly escorted out of the venue for the joint press conference between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as the two leaders held a meeting with their aides behind closed doors.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Protester removed from Trump-Putin news conference

An apparent protester has been escorted out of a joint press conference between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The individual, seated with the American press corps, was holding a sign about nuclear weapons. (July 16)            [Author: AP]
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Donald Trump sent the worst tweet of his presidency this morning

President Donald Trump has sent a lot of bad tweets. He's tweeted things that aren't true. He's tweeted personal attacks about everyone from Hillary Clinton to Mika Brzezinski and back. He's called North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man." But a tweet he sent Monday morning -- just hours before sitting down with Russian President Vladimir Putin -- has to be the worst.
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Analysis: Trump sends the worst tweet of his presidency

President Donald Trump has sent a lot of bad tweets. He's tweeted things that aren't true. He's tweeted personal attacks about everyone from Hillary Clinton to Mika Brzezinski and back. He's called North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man." But a tweet he sent Monday morning -- just hours before sitting down with Russian President Vladimir Putin -- has to be the worst.
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Donald Trump: Putin has 'interesting idea' about US election meddling – live

US president says he raised issue with Russian president as pair hold press conference after meeting lasting more than two hours. Follow live updates 4.38pm BST A US reporter asked about Trump’s tweet this morning that US “foolishness and stupidity” damaged the relationship between the US and Russia. “I hold both countries responsible,” Trump says. “I think the United States has been foolish. I think we’ve all been foolish” 4.34pm BST A reporter from Russia’s Interfax news agency asked ...
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Protester With ‘Nuclear Weapon Ban’ Sign Taken Out Of Trump-Putin Presser

A man holding a sign that said “Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty” was forcibly removed from the venue of the joint press conference between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shortly before the press conference began. Someone was taken out of the Trump/Putin press conference venue shortly before the presser began. pic.twitter.com/72NQniCpO7 — Matt Shuham (@mattshuham) July 16, 2018 CNN’s Jim Acosta and the BBC’s Jon Sopel reported that the man had identified himself as bein...
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Iran: If Trump Wants To Negotiate After Nuke Deal Pullout, He’ll Have To Initiate

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Monday that if President Donald Trump wants to negotiate after pulling the United States out of the international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons, he’ll have to initiate the call. The remarks by Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi came after Trump last week said that with the U.S. increasing sanctions on Iran, “at a certain point they’re going to call me and say ‘let’s make a deal,’ and we’ll make a deal.” Ghasemi said, however, “m...
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Trump has amassed $53 million war chest ahead of 2020

President Donald Trump has amassed $53 million his re-election efforts, new disclosures show, giving him a major financial advantage over potential Democratic opponents heading into 2020.
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Key House Republican says 'Russia attacked this country in 2016'

Outgoing South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy took Russia to task over alleged interference in the 2016 US elections and suggested President Donald Trump ask Russia to extradite its recently indicted nationals.
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WATCH LIVE: Trump And Putin Hold A Press Conference At 9:50 AM EST

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are scheduled to hold a press conference at 9:50 a.m. EST Monday following their one-on-one meeting in Helsinki, Finland. Watch live below:  [Author: Nicole Lafond]
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Today’s Agenda: July 16, 2018

Good morning; happy Monday. President Donald Trump is meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin this morning before returning to Washington, D.C., this evening. Here’s more on that, and on the other things our team has its eyes on. Stories We’re Following We’ll be closely watching Trump and Putin’s join press conference, scheduled to begin at 9:50 a.m. this morning — though that time could change. There will be another federal court hearing in San Diego today — part of the ACLU’s fami...
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Trump Calls One-On-One Meeting With Putin ‘Very Good Start For Everybody’

Following his one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which lasted two hours, President Donald Trump told reporters on Monday the discussion was a “very good start for everybody.” Trump: One-on-one meeting with Putin was a "very good start for everybody" pic.twitter.com/7ezucyKRdk — TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) July 16, 2018 Before the two went into a private meeting, Trump failed to mention that he would discuss Russian meddling in the 2016 election with Putin. He had pr...
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IMF warns Trump trade war could cost global economy $430bn

US could find itself ‘focus of global retaliation’ in tariff dispute, says WEO reportRising trade tensions between the United States and the rest of the world could cost the global economy $430bn (£324bn), with America “especially vulnerable” to an escalating tariff war, the International Monetary Fund has warned. Delivering a sharp rebuke for Donald Trump, the Washington-based organisation said the current threats made by the US and its trading partners risked lowering global growth by as much ...
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Finland protests: Human rights for all — and save the planet

HELSINKI (AP) — One sign in Helsinki read: “Build saunas not war!” Activists used Monday’s summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold two days of high-profile protests in the Finnish capital over a variety of grievances. Abortion-rights activists dressed up Monday in bulging bellies and Trump masks. Anti-fascist protesters […]
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GOP senator: Trump should declare Russia an 'enemy of America'

A Republican senator is calling on President Donald Trump on Monday to declare that Russia is "the enemy of America and our allies."
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GOP senator: Trump should declare Russia 'enemy of America'

A Republican senator is calling on President Donald Trump on Monday to declare that Russia is "the enemy of America and our allies."
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Was Putin's late arrival at the summit a power play?

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blew past the 90 minutes they were scheduled to spend with only interpreters at their sides on Monday, just hours after the US President blamed US policy for the dismal state of relations between the two countries.
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A Royal Snub: Princes Refused To See Trump, Leaving Queen On Her Own

Prince Charles and Prince William, the first two in the line of succession to the throne, refused to meet with President Donald Trump during his UK visit, according to a Sunday London Times report. Though officials from Downing Street and Buckingham Palace denied the reports, saying that Trump and the Queen were always meant to meet alone, sources and senior courtiers told the Times differently. “This business of Prince Charles and Prince William not being there for the Trump visit was a sn...
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Helsinki summit between Trump and Putin runs long

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blew past the 90 minutes they were scheduled to spend with only interpreters at their sides on Monday, just hours after the US President blamed US policy for the dismal state of relations between the two countries.
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Trump and Putin start talks with no hint vote meddling is on agenda

Leaders begin Helsinki summit 50 minutes later than expected after delayed arrival by PutinDonald Trump and Vladimir Putin have begun their highly sensitive talks in Helsinki with no hint that discussion of Moscow’s election meddling will be on the agenda. Related: Trump tells Putin at Helsinki summit: 'I really think the world wants to see us get along' - live updates Continue reading...
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Republican Sen. Ben Sasse: Trump should declare Russia an 'enemy of America'

A Republican senator is calling on President Donald Trump on Monday to declare that Russia is "the enemy of America and our allies."
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Morning Docket: 07.16.18

* A White House spokeswoman claims that Judge Brett Kavanaugh "had never heard any allegations of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment" made against Judge Alex Kozinski prior to last year when everyone else found out, and an extern who worked in Kozinski's chambers while Kavanaugh clerked is backing him up. [Washington Times] * The art of the deal don't: United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May says that President Trump told her she should sue the European Union instead of negotiating when i...
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China files complaint to WTO over Trump's $200bn tariff plan

Move comes less than a week after new call by US president escalated trade disputeChina has filed a complaint against the US at the World Trade Organisation over Donald Trump’s threats to place tariffs on an additional $200bn worth of Chinese goods.The one-sentence announcement on Monday, from China’s ministry of commerce, comes less than a week after the US president called for a second round of tariffs on China, in retaliation for Chinese tariffs placed on American goods. Continue reading...
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Germany After Trump Calls EU A ‘Foe’: ‘We Can No Longer Completely Rely On The WH’

Germany’s foreign minister told the German Funke newspaper group on Monday that his country can no longer “completely rely” on President Donald Trump’s White House following his characterization of the European Union as a “foe” on trade, Reuters reported. “We can no longer completely rely on the White House,” Heiko Maas told the newspaper group. “To maintain our partnership with the USA we must readjust it. The first clear consequence can only be that we need to align ourselves even more cl...
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Muslim Candidates Running In Record Numbers Despite Rising Islamophobia

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A liberal woman of color with zero name recognition and little funding takes down a powerful, long serving congressman from her own political party. When Tahirah Amatul-Wadud heard about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning upset over U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in New York’s Democratic primary last month, the first-time candidate saw parallels with her own longshot campaign for Congress in western Massachusetts. The 44-year-old Muslim, African-American civil rights lawyer, wh...
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Mattis Lays Low In Europe, Dodges All Mention Of Trump

As Defense Secretary Jim Mattis travels throughout Europe, often in close proximity to President Donald Trump, he has stayed mum on the trail of verbal carnage his bombastic boss has left behind him. According to a Sunday Washington Post report, even when he traveled with Trump to the NATO summit in Brussels, Mattis took great pains to avoid to limelight, declining to join Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton on stage during a press conference. Mattis re...
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Trump’s Reelect Campaign Spent $1.2 Million On Legal Fees So Far This Year

President Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign has spent $1.2 million on legal fees so far this year, according to a Sunday Buzzfeed News report. The numbers come from the most recent FEC filings and include payment to firms Harder LLP and Larocca, Hornik, Rosen, Greenberg & Blaha, both of which are reportedly involved in Trump’s legal battle with Stormy Daniels. The campaign has also doled out money to Trump-owned enterprises, including $5,500 to the Trump Corporation and $275,000 to ...
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