Trump Just Pushed the World Trade Organization Toward Irrelevance

  GENEVA — The handsome stone edifice that serves as the headquarters for the World Trade Organization rises like a fortress over Lake Geneva, projecting an air of impregnability. But lately the institution looks vulnerable, sowing worries that global commerce itself may be in jeopardy.   As the United States accuses China of predatory trading…

African U.N. envoys commend Trump meet leaders in Ethiopia after ‘shithole’ remark

  By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – African U.N. envoys suggested on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump meet with African leaders in Ethiopia this month after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from “shithole” countries. African ambassadors met with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations…