In reversal, Trump says he wishes he had raised China tariffs higher

After President Trump conceded regret during the G-7 summit about his escalating trade war with China, the White House made an about-face, saying his comments had been “greatly misinterpreted.”
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Trump finds himself on his heels and fumbling

The president is used to throwing his weight around at gatherings of world leaders such as the G-7 summit, but that has not been the case in France.

Environmentalists filmed Iran’s vanishing cheetahs. Now they could be executed for spying.

Nine researchers, all Iranian, worked with the government and secured the right permits. But they soon drew suspicion from the Revolutionary Guard Corps, a powerful branch of Iran’s armed forces, and were arrested last year. 
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The Past, Rediscovered

George Washington owned slaves and ordered Indians killed. Will a mural of that history be hidden?

The San Francisco school board wants to cover the 1936 mural, saying the images promote offensive stereotypes. Historians say the opposite is true.
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Before his turn as a presidential critic on social media, the one-term congressman was calling Barack Obama a Muslim and pushing the birther conspiracy theory.
As the Trump administration seeks to end time limits on holding migrant children, ICE opened one detention facility to news cameras.
Virginia Tech’s preliminary head count for its freshman class exceeded projections by more than 1,000. That forced the school to try all kinds of dorm-maximizing tricks and place more than 500 students in a pair of hotels.
The women said they were aggressively and physically kicked out of a Los Angeles bar after defending themselves against a couple who insulted them for being transgender. “Why didn’t they keep us safe?” one said. “Why did they kick us out like we were trash?”
Actor Tom Holland talked about the future of the Spider-Man movies, and Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a stand-alone Star Wars series on Disney+.
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For Andrew Luck, football had wrecked his body, stolen his joy

The star NFL quarterback’s bombshell retirement at the age of 29 was a calculated and rational decision, a Post columnist writes.
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