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Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling

Jul 18, 2018 - 7:07 AM

Faced with intense outrage at home, and even allies demanding he reverse course, Trump – in an extraordinary postscript to the summit – sought to walk back his remarks

US President Donald Trump meets with crew members and passengers from Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 which experienced engine failure between New York and Dallas last month, during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, May 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB

Trump hails 'very good start' with Putin at first summit

Jul 16, 2018 - 8:33 PM

(UPDATED) 'I think it's a good start: very, very good start for everybody,' US President Trump tells reporters after meeting Vladimir Putin for more than two hours with just their interpreters present, just before being joined by their national security teams

HELSINKI SUMMIT. Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks before ahead of their meeting in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

EU urges Trump to protect world order, dismisses foe claim

Jul 16, 2018 - 8:01 PM

'America and the EU are best friends. Whoever says we are foes is spreading fake news,' EU Council President Donald Tusk says late Sunday from Beijing, without naming Trump directly

DONALD TUSK. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (L) and European Council President Donald Tusk (2nd L) meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) during a meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on July 16, 2018. Photo by Ng Han Guan/AFP

Trump and Putin: the odd couple

Jul 15, 2018 - 2:12 PM

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to meet in Finland capital Helsinki on Monday, July 16

SUMMIT. In this file photo taken on July 7, 2017 US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. Photo by  Saul Loeb/AFP