Il Sole 24 ORE magazine, March 17, 2017 — Photo: Charles Ommanney

"The Closing Of The American Mind," reads the April cover of Il Sole 24 ORE's monthly magazine IL. This month's cover is a photograph at the fence between the United States and Mexico, as U.S. President Donald Trump vows to follow through on his campaign promise to build a wall at the Mexican border.

IL writer Francesco Pacifico sat down with acclaimed American author Jonathan Franzen to discuss walls, world affairs, and the impact Trump's presidency will have on his country, and the world.

Here is a collection of other international and U.S. stories about Trump.

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Welcome to Friday, where U.S. and Russian top officials are meeting today in Geneva as tensions mount over Ukraine, rock and Rocky Horror fans mourn Meat Loaf and a 19-year-old flies solo around the world. Meanwhile, from Bogota-based daily El Espectador, we see how an old text reveals new insights to late Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s ambiguous history as a “wandering Sandinista.”

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