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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during Armistice Day commemorations in Paris, France October 11, 2018. (Global News/YouTube)

World leaders gathered in France over the weekend to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the armistice signed between the Allied Forces of WWI and Germany on November 11, 1918. Celebrated as Armistice Day, in the United States, the day became known as Veterans' Day to recognize all veterans of all conflicts.

President Donald Trump attended some of the events at the gathering, although he drew heavy criticism for skipping a visit to Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and walking the Champs-Élysées with other world leaders. The White House initially cited weather and logistics, but later changed the story to shift blame onto the Secret Service for grounding the President's helicopter.

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