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On Thursday, in an attempt to mitigate rising polls calling for his impeachment, President Donald Trump engaged in a bit of whataboutism regarding President Barack Obama.

During his first press conference after Nancy Pelosi announced the House of Representatives were beginning an impeachment inquiry against Trump, the President responded to a question regarding the propriety of his phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Despite repeated claims by President Donald Trump about his popularity and standing in the world, the 45th President again took a back seat to the 44th. And the FLOTUS fared worse than the POTUS.

YouGov—of the United Kingdom—released their latest poll numbers regarding the most admired woman and man in the world.

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda shake hands during a joint news conference at the East Room of the White House September 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump's first stop on his European tour last year was Poland. Now, Polish President Andrzej Duda returned the gesture with a trip to Washington DC.

Things seemingly went well for the two. Duda proposed a permanent US military installation in Poland—named Fort Trump—and Trump vowed to consider the offer for strategic and financial reasons. As with most visits by foreign dignitaries, the official White House photographer took many photos.

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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16: U.S. President Donald Trump waits on the arrival of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House May 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump and Erdogan met in the Oval Office to discuss a range of bilateral issues. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump is scheduled to make his first official visit to the United Kingdom since taking office in January, 2017. In preparation for his Thursday, July 12 arrival, the citizens of the UK have come up with some clever ways to greet the United States leader.

In London there will be an airborne giant inflatable Trump baby, in Sheffield there will be a ban on Trump and a Mexican fiesta thanks to the Lord Mayor and people across the UK are working to get Green Day's song "American Idiot" to number one on the charts.

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[DIGEST: CNN, BBCNYT, UN]

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who served as Secretary General of the United Nations from January 1992 to December 1996, died February 16, 2016 at the age of 93. UN representatives have said that Boutros-Ghali died after being hospitalized for a broken leg in his home nation, Egypt.

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