Trump, Merkel optimistic trade negotiations can be fair for both sides
Mr. Trump didn't respond, but Merkel could be heard saying something to him about a handshake, though most of what she said couldn't be heard.
"Why are you so scared of diversity in the news?" one reporter asked Trump, also questing his isolationist worldview.
Trump was responding to a German reporter, during a joint press briefing with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who asked Merkel, according to NBC's translation, "how unsafe do you think this isolationist policy of the U.S. President is?"
US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused Germany of owing "vast sums of money" to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and said Berlin should pay Washington more for defense, a day after meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Mrs Merkel visited the White House for a key summit with Mr Trump, in their first face-to-face meeting.
He is also expected to meet China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, and Xi.
In response, Merkel said it was important to stop traffickers but it must be done with the aim of giving refugees the chance to lead better lives.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel met with President Donald Trump for the first time Friday, and the encounter between the liberal European leader and the far-right, demagogic president was, if anything, extraordinarily awkward.
Mauricio Pochettino: 'We can cope without Harry Kane'
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Former Trump National Security Adviser Was Paid To Advise Russian Firms
As the former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Flynn was obligated to inform the agency of the trip. When I asked Flynn about his 2015 Moscow trip, he said "I didn't take any $ from Russian Federation ".
Player fouls with team leading in final seconds of NCAA Tournament game
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was on hand Thursday to cheer on her alma mater, Northwestern, in their first-ever NCAA tournament appearance. Fisher-Davis looked up at the scoreboard and immediately realized his mistake.
Mark Garrison: So Trump and his team have attacked Germany over its massive trade surplus with America, attacked the tax system in Europe, and accused Germany of using the European Union and the weak currency to get its way.
The unlikely pair-a cautious German chancellor and an impulsive United States president-moved to the Oval Office, hoping to narrow differences on immigration and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but also Russian Federation and global trade. "Look at Nafta, that's been a disaster for workers", said Trump on trade deals with Asia.
She also said that Germany was committed to increasing defense spending and paying 2 percent of the country's GDP to fund North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
"At least we have something in common, perhaps", said Mr Trump, referring to 2013 reports that the U.S. was monitoring Mrs Merkel's cellphone conversations.
Several ranking members of both the House and Senate Intelligence committees have also said there is no evidence for Trump's claims.
The US president has previously described Merkel's open door policy on refugees as "ruining Germany" and a "catastrophic" mistake. "This is not a financial transaction, where North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries pay the United States to defend them".
Merkel was reportedly "livid" at the report, telling Obama that "she unmistakably disapproves of and views as completely unacceptable such practices".
Everton fans won't turn on Romelu Lukaku despite stalled talks - Koeman
Valencia came off the bench in the 77th minute and 60 seconds later he killed off Hull with a fine finish from Lukaku's pass. He has so far refused to sign an extension to his contract, much to Ronald Koeman's frustration.
Bound to happen: 1 vs 16 matchup inches closer to an upset
The Badgers have scored 90 points on a few occasions this year, and the Final Four teams were something fun to watch offensively. He played three sports very well through high school, including baseball, where he was a pitcher just like first cousin J.A.
Tesla to raise about $1.15bn in stock, notes
The underwriters increased the amount of equity and convertible notes to $1.2 billion. Tesla shares opened at $264 Friday morning before dropping 0.7% and then rebounding.
Suspect involved in EMT murder arrested
The man put the ambulance into reverse, striking Arroyo, who fell and got caught beneath the wheels, police said. Arroyo, a 14-year FDNY veteran, is seen being crushed by the ambulance in a video posted on social media.
Former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats Confirmed As Director of National Intelligence
The Senate Intelligence committee voted overwhelmingly last week to approve Coats' nomination. The vote followed another similarly bipartisan vote Wednesday confirming former Sen.
Tom Crean Out at IU
If Alford were to leave UCLA and take up the IN position he would go from a program on the rise to a program IN need of fix . On the eve of their first round game in the NCAA tournament the UCLA Bruins may have to deal with the a huge distraction.
Google Wants to Make Your Images Take Up Less Space
The result is more detail with smaller file sizes, at a cost of substantially higher resource utilization at compression time. This algorithm is basically an encoder which creates JPEG files of size 35% smaller than other image file creation methods.
Arsenal coach confirms Arsene Wenger will not leave Arsenal this summer
But Pulis reckons the Frenchman is determined to stay beyond the summer. It is just about making sure you stay with them and stay in the game .
Violent Mt Etna eruption injures BBC crew (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Present at the time of the explosion were members of a BBC news crew who caught the event on video . Mount Etna has been putting on an impressive show for days, spewing lava and steam.
Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma Lawmaker, Hit With Child Prostitution Charges
Authorities say the two then went on to talk about the logistics of their meeting - and about bringing marijuana to the motel. An arrest warrant was issued for Shortey on Thursday after the charges were filed.
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