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The power play behind Trump's penchant for uncomfortably long handshakes - Quartz

Donald Trump has said he doesn't like shaking people's hands, and he seems to take his discomfort out on the people he has to greet. More than once, the US president has been seen yanking and twisting people's arms when he's supposed to be shaking them ...and more »

A Presidential Golf Outing, With a Twist: Trump Owns the Place - New York Times

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Black plastic covered the doors and windows in an ornate suite at one of President Trump's resorts on Saturday, as he bonded with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan over a round of golf on a pristine day. The covering blocked ...and more »

President and First Lady Host Private Dinner for Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Wife Akie Abe - WWD

SATURDAY AT THE TRUMPS': Amidst reports of North Korea firing an intermediate-range ballistic missile, the president and first lady stepped out solemnly with Japan's Prime Minister and his wife tonight in Florida. After a full day of golfing, a private ...and more »

Shinzo Abe is asking Japanese companies for a “tweetable” number on US investment to give Donald Trump - Quartz

Donald Trump is infamous for being someone you can “bait with a tweet.” But can you charm with a tweet? Shinzo Abe is about to find out. The Japanese prime minister wants a “tweetable” figure of planned investment in the US for when he and Trump hit ...and more »

Trump hugs ally Japan after easing US-China tensions - PBS NewsHour

Watch the press conference held by the two leaders on Friday. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, fresh off patching up ties with China, reassured Japan's leader Friday that the U.S. will defend its close ally. Together, the pronouncements ...and more »

Nikkei at more than 1-month highs as yen weakens on Trump relief - Business Insider

... * Dollar gains against yen on relief over Trump-Abe meeting. * Sentiment underpinned by record closes on Wall Street. TOKYO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average probed more than one-month highs on Monday, cheered by Wall Street breaking ...and more »

Did Trump and Abe just launch a new chapter in US-Japan relations? - Washington Post

President Trump got off to a rocky foreign policy start in his first three weeks in office. Has he found a new friend in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who met with Trump in Washington on Friday and then traveled with the president to Florida to ...and more »

Why Shinzo Abe Is Banking on a Bromance with Trump - The National Interest Online

Personal rapport has been key to the U.S.-Japan alliance for decades. Joshua W. WalkerHidetoshi Azuma. February 9, 2017. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. As U.S. president Donald Trump embarks on his foreign policy in earnest, one element ...and more »

In Welcoming Shinzo Abe, Trump Affirms US Commitment to Defending Japan - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump pledged close security and economic cooperation with Japan on Friday, opening an elaborate multiday work-and-play visit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that is intended to showcase a warm rapport with a central player in ...and more »

Melania Trump visits Japanese garden with Akie Abe - CNN

Delray Beach, Florida (CNN) First Lady Melania Trump is committed to continuing the White House garden tradition, showcasing her interest in a Saturday morning visit to the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens with Akie Abe, wife of Japanese Prime ...and more »