A.M. Links: Trump Invites Duerte to White House, Marine Le Pen Accused of Plagiarism, Merkel Meets Putin
President Donald Trump has invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to visit the White House.
- "Police in Balch Springs, Texas initially claimed a car was reversing toward them 'in an aggressive manner' when an officer fired three shots into the back of the vehicle, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, an unarmed black teen. Now the department admits the car was driving away when the fatal shots were fired."
- North Korean state media says the U.S. "is pushing the situation on the Korean peninsula closer to the brink of nuclear war."
- French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been accused of plagiarism.
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel is currently in Russia for meetings with President Vladimir Putin.
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