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Trump pursuit of Putin bromance highlights policy disconnect

Kremlin Prepares for ‘Difficult’ Trump-Putin Meeting

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing for his meeting with “counterpart” U.S. President Donald Trump, a day after he described a scheduled summit between the two leaders as “difficult.”

NATO Summit In Brussels - Day Two BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JULY 12: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak to the media at a press conference on the second day of the 2018 NATO Summit on July 12, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Leaders from NATO member and partner states are …

Trump: NATO Now ‘Stronger’ Ahead of Putin Summit

President Donald Trump rebuffed a reporter during Thursday morning’s press conference at the NATO summit, declaring NATO “stronger” after Trump’s push for countries to meet their spending commitments before his Monday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

US President Donald Trump gestures as he addresses a press conference on the second day of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Brussels on July 12, 2018. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Will Discuss Election Meddling with Putin, Again

President Donald Trump told reporters in a late-scheduled press conference at the NATO summit that he will again discuss Russian meddling in the U.S. 2016 election with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a July 16 bilateral meeting.

There has been a lot of speculation about a summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, seen here in November

Finland Offers to Host Trump-Putin Summit

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto offered this week to host a summit for U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to sit down and settle their differences, declaring that his country is “always ready to offer its good services if asked.”

There has been a lot of speculation about a summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, seen here in November

White House Confirms: Putin, Trump to Meet in Finland Capital

The White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, on July 12. The announcement follows a meeting between Putin and Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton, in Moscow this week.

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Failure: Finland to Terminate Universal Basic Income Experiment

Finland’s much-celebrated experiment in rolling out Universal Basic Income (UBI), a proposed replacement for out-of-work benefits in post-industrial nations where all citizens are paid by the government regardless of their income, is to end as the local government seeks other

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Finnish Police Officers to Get Submachine Guns

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Finland released a third suspect Friday in a fatal stabbing attack allegedly carried out by a Moroccan asylum-seeker, a development that came hours after the Nordic country’s news agency said officers will be issued MP5 submachine guns in addition to their normal equipment.

Hurricane Harvey Houston Texas helping (Joe Raedle / Getty)

Message From Hurricane Harvey: Americans Helping Each Other

After three days of Hurricane Harvey, the message emerging from Houston and the Texas coast is not one of chaos and destruction, but of collective strength, as Americans help each other survive through the worst of circumstances.