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President Donald Trump
The nation's 45th president

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  • BIARRITZ, France, Aug 25- U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he was getting along well with his Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders as they prepared to discuss global trade woes. "Before I arrived in France, the Fake and Disgusting News was saying that relations with the 6 others countries in the G-7 are very tense,...

  • JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 24- Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Saturday she sees "big downside risk" from rising trade uncertainty, and will be watching how businesses and consumers react ahead of the U.S. central bank's next policy meeting. Mester, who opposed the Fed's interest rate cut last month, spoke a day after the U.S.- China trade war...

  • A charred trunk is seen on a tract of Amazon jungle that was recently burned by loggers and farmers in Iranduba, Amazonas state, Brazil, August 20, 2019.

    EU leaders threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as fires in the Amazon intensified an unfolding environmental crisis.

  • *France deploys 13,000 police to keep protesters from summit. BAYONNE, France, Aug 24- French riot police used water cannons and tear gas on Saturday to disperse anti-capitalism protesters in Bayonne, near the resort of Biarritz where President Emmanuel Macron and G7 nation allies were meeting for a three-day summit. Roiled by months of anti-government...

  • By Jeff Mason and William James. BIARRITZ, France, Aug 24- Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday even before their leaders had gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, Britain's exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest. Macron set an agenda for the group- France, Britain,...

  • BIARRITZ, France, Aug 24- France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay. France, which is hosting the G7 summit in Biarritz, was initially hoping to make social media giants sign a so-called "Charter for an Open, Free, and Safe...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania arrive in Biarritz for the G7 summit, France August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

    The summit comes amid fears over a global economic slowdown, and U.S. tensions over trade allies, Iran and Russia.

  • BIARRITZ, France, Aug 24- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would tell President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war that is already destabilising economic growth around the world. Johnson and Trump are due to meet on Sunday morning for what are expected to be positive talks on their countries' future...

  • BIARRITZ, France Aug 24- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would be telling President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war which is already destabilising economic growth around the world. Asked if he would be telling Trump he should not escalate the trade war with China, Johnson said "you bet". Johnson said his priorities...

  • *Summit coincides with escalating U.S.- China trade war. President Donald Trump arrived in France on Saturday for what promises to be a fraught meeting of major industrialised nations, with friction over trade, climate change and Iran likely to snarl the talks. Summit host French President Emmanuel Macron wants the heads of Britain, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan...

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