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The United States’ European allies are no longer taking Trump’s ‘apoplectic’ threats seriously

The United States' closest European allies are no longer taking Donald Trump's threats seriously.
A general view shows the mountain resort of Davos, Switzerland, January 25, 2019

119 billionaires, 53 heads of state, and an $8.3 million security bill: A look at Davos by the numbers

The Swiss government budgeted $8.3 million for the conference's security costs in 2017 alone.
France's President Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel look at U.S. President Donald Trump during a family photo opportunity at the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019..JPG

Trump has run out of options and is asking US allies for help with Iran, but they’ve already abandoned him

Trump has spent much of his presidency insulting NATO allies and went against the UK, France, and Germany in withdrawing the US from the nuclear deal.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany June 21, 2017.

A look inside the daily life of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a former chemist who has been Forbes’ most powerful woman in the world for 9 st...

Outside of work, Merkel is a fan of soccer. She befriended the victorious German national team during their journey to winning the World Cup in 2014.
France's President Emmanuel Macron gestures during the meeting with President Donald Trump, ahead of the NATO summit in Watford, in London, Britain, December 3, 2019.

Trump slammed Macron for ‘insulting’ NATO. But the French president was actually attacking Trump for damaging the alliance.

Trump left out the fact Macron's comments on NATO were in reference to the US president's lack of commitment to the alliance.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Germany’s economy may have already slumped into recession, its central bank says

"German economic output could have decreased slightly in the third quarter of 2019," after contracting 0.1% in the spring, the Bundesbank said.
Kids call for climate action at a "Fridays for Future" protest in Leipzig, Germany in August.

Germany’s considering a new tax on meat — but it might not be a model for Democrats who want Americans to eat fewer hamburgers

German politicians are considering a controversial tax on meat to boost animal welfare, fight climate change, and improve human health.
Supporters of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats gather at an Election Day party on Sunday in Dresden, Saxony.

A far-right party just made big gains in eastern Germany days after reports one of its leaders marched with neo-Nazis in 2007

The AfD party made gains in the Brandenburg and Saxony regions in elections Sunday, cementing its strength in the formerly communist east.
World leaders gather for a group photo during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France.

We asked a body language expert to analyze Trump at the G7 — and all those awkward kisses, handshakes, and shoulder grabs

It's not the first time Trump has been awkward on camera, from long handshakes with President Macron to being talked down to by Chancellor Merkel.