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Trump and Macron try to mend ties in Paris after trading barbs

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron offered pomp and warm words to President Donald Trump in Paris on Saturday but did not back down from comments he made this week that Trump called "very insulting."

Macron is one of Trump's closest friends on the world stage, but the rapport between the two leaders has declined in recent months and appeared a bit frosty at times Saturday as they sat in a gilded room in the Elysee Palace to begin meetings and the commemoration of

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