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Did Nordic leaders troll Trump with 'orb' photo?

Top leaders of five Nordic countries are rejecting claims that they "trolled" President Donald Trump by posing for a photo that is drawing comparisons to the US leader's now-infamous moment with a glowing orb during his trip to Saudi Arabia last week.

'House of Cards' puts power above politics

The Trump era has raised questions for TV shows set in Washington, wondering how fictional drama can possibly match the unscripted one in the White House. "House of Cards" answers that, inadvertently, by enhancing its soapy qualities, in a fifth season that again has more to do with the utterly unbridled pursuit of power than politics.

New political bromance flourishes at G7 summit

Leaders of the seven most powerful countries convened in the Sicilian town of Taormina for the G7 meetings. But on the sidelines of diplomatic talks, a new bromance seemed to have flourished between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron, France's newly inaugurated president.