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Trump Arrives at the Vatican for Meeting with Pope Francis

He spent the night at the USA ambassador to Italy's residence. Contrary to mainstream media predictions, the meeting involved no sulking or scolding, and the two men honestly seemed to enjoy each other's company. Past U.S. presidential gifts to popes have included a 19th century map - from Bill Clinton to Pope John Paul II - and a Steuben glass vase , given to the same pope by Ronald Reagan.



Trump's budget slashes $3.6 trillion from domestic programs over 10 years

On taxes, Trump promises an overhaul that would cut tax rates but rely on erasing tax breaks and economic growth to avoid adding to the deficit. Mulvaney insisted that, with an agenda including cutting taxes deregulation and reduction of the size of the federal government, the administration will be able to achieve sustainable growth of 3 per cent annually over the coming decade.



Tense meeting between Donald Trump and Pope Francis

He will leave for Belgium later on Wednesday. "Doing well. Heading to Vatican & Pope, then #G7 and #NATO", he wrote after sitting down with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. The president smiled broadly beside the pontiff, who appeared subdued and stone-faced before their 30-minute private conversation. The meeting was keenly awaited as the two men have already clashed at a distance on issues, including migration and climate change, BBC reported.


France's BPCE chief executive says Macron's win good news for economy

France's BPCE chief executive says Macron's win good news for economy

Hamon went on to make a disastrous showing in the presidential election, being eliminated in the first round in fifth place. "This Socialist Party is dead, it is behind us", Valls added Tuesday. "Happy that the French chose a European future", European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said on social media site Twitter . This popular desire for change fortunately manifested in the victory by Macron, an open supporter of the EU.



British Police Search For Bomber's Accomplices, Warn Of 'Imminent' Attack

He also praised the "tremendous strength and resilience" shown in Manchester on Tuesday, adding: "We need this to continue in the hard days ahead". A longtime family friend who has known Abedi since childhood told CNN that the bomber had begun to dress "Islamically", in a long robe, in recent years and was growing a beard.



Trump praises Duterte for an 'unbelievable job' on drug issue

The southern region of Mindanao is home to about 20 million people and on Tuesday night gunmen who had declared allegiance to the Islamic State group rampaged through a southern city. Duterte replied to a local TV station in 2015. "Of course, our country needs modern weapons, we had orders in the United States , but now the situation there is not very smooth and in order to fight the Islamic State, with their units and factions, we need modern weapons", he said, according to Russian state ...