Trump im­prov­ing ties in Paris

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U.S. First Lady Me­la­nia Trump vis­its the Necker Hos­pi­tal for chil­dren in Paris, France, yes­ter­day. U.S. Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, un­der fire at home over Rus­sian con­nec­tions and abroad over cli­mate change and trade, ar­rived in Paris yes­ter­day seek­ing com­mon ground with France’s new leader Em­manuel Macron. Af­ter a bumpy start to re­la­tions, the two men both have in­cen­tives to im­prove ties — Macron hop­ing to el­e­vate France’s role in global af­fairs, and Trump, seem­ingly iso­lated among world lead­ers, need­ing a friend over­seas.

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