Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron greets children as he visits a recreation center in Moisson, east of Paris, France, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017.

BY SYLVIE CORBET MOISSON, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron played ball and lunched with children at a charity holiday program Thursday to call attention to problems suffered by families who can’t afford summer vacations. While France is famed ...
Gayle Smith CEO of the non-governmental organization ONE, left, Brigitte Macron the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, center, and founder of the non-governmental organization ONE, U2 singer Bono, pose for the media after a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France, Monday, July 24, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has received pop singer and philanthropist Bono at the Elysee Palace in Paris for talks about poverty. Bono met with Macron for over an hour Monday to discuss the U2 front man’s non-governmental ...
French President Emmanuel Macron reviews the troops as he arrives at the Istres air base, southern France, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron promised an “unprecedented” hike in defense spending next year and vowed to safeguard the country’s nuclear deterrent, as he tries to show his commitment to the troops amid a crisis over the military ...
Pro-Palestinian activists hold pictures of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and French President Emmanuel Macron as they gather to protest Israeli Prime Minister's visit to France in Paris, Saturday, July 15, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are honoring the victims of a mass deportation of French Jews to Nazi camps 75 years ago. French Jewish leaders are giving speeches at an emotional ceremony ...
President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, and and his wife Brigitte Macron, walk from the viewing stand a the conclusion of the Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, Friday, July 14, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says his glamorous Paris charm offensive on Donald Trump was carefully calculated — and may have changed the U.S. president’s mind about climate change. Macron defended his outreach to Trump, whose “America first” ...
French President Emmanuel Macron winks at President Donald Trump during a joint news conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017.

BY LORI HINNANT and VIVIAN SALAMA PARIS (AP) — With a gilded tour of one of France’s most storied monuments and a military parade bristling with weapons, French President Emmanuel Macron is positioning himself as the indispensable intermediary between Europe ...
French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes a waving U.S President Donald Trump before their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017.

BY VIVIAN SALAMA PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday it is “obvious and indispensable” to have exchanges with U.S. President Donald Trump as the two leaders were set to meet to try to push past major differences ...
In this July 7, 2017, file photo, France's President Emmanuel Macron talks with U.S. President Donald Trump after the family photo on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

BY LORI HINNANT PARIS (AP) — When President Donald Trump appears in public for the first time since revelations that his son appeared to welcome Russian help in the U.S. election, it will be in Paris, a city he has ...
France's President Emmanuel Macron waits prior to welcoming Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, for a dinner at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Thursday, July 6, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — A French investigation into a Las Vegas tech party is putting new pressure on President Emmanuel Macron’s labor minister — and possibly the president himself — as they pursue difficult reforms to French work rules. The Paris ...
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for a press conference with Senegal's President Macky Sall at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Monday, June 12, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting France’s president on her first foreign trip since a catastrophic election that weakened her leadership as Britain heads into tough talks on leaving the European Union. The two are on ...
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