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Author: 0 Leaders of G7 pressure Donald Trump on climate change

With President Donald Trump still reviewing the USA position, "the question of the Paris climate accord is still hanging", Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni told a news conference. The photo took place against a backdrop of ancient ruins and Taormina's Greek theatre. Nine fighter jets soared into the sky above Taormina , leaving a trail of smoke in the red-white-green colors of the Italian flag.

Author: 0 Trump son-in-law sought secret line to Moscow

Doing so would require Moscow to expose its most sophisticated communications capabilities - which are likely housed in highly secure locations at diplomatic compounds - to an American. It would be the first time the Senate's bipartisan investigation has made such a request to Trump's official campaign organization. "Mr. Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings".

Author: 0 Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader, who calls it natural

Donald Trump addressed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation representatives in Brussels on Thursday, and given that President Cuckshake campaigned on the idea that the military alliance is obsolete , member countries were hoping the speech would affirm Washington's commitment to defending its allies.

Global Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow
Author: 0 Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow

But while Trump said earlier this month that he believed brokering peace is "maybe not as hard as people have thought", he measured his comments on Tuesday. President Donald Trump's first official trip overseas this week took him to the capital cities of Riyadh , Brussels , Vatican City and Tel Aviv - but some Arizona lawmakers think he went to the wrong capital city while in Israel .

Global Manchester Attack World leaders condemn UK terror attack
Author: 0 Manchester Attack World leaders condemn UK terror attack

US President Donald Trump called the perpetrators "evil losers", saying "I won't call them monsters because they would like that term". "This wicked ideology must be obliterated - and I mean completely obliterated - and the innocent life must be protected".

Author: 0 Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

The new French president Emmanuel Macron said the G7 summit showed deep differences between six powers and the USA on climate change. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno). Trump is in Sicily right now attending a meeting of G-7 leaders. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Mr Trump was still considering the matter, but added that he believed Washington would in the end honour its commitment to cut green house gas emissions under the 2015 Paris Agreement .

Author: 0 Passenger detained after causing disturbance on flight

They took him to the back of the plane and duct-taped him to his seat. A man was handcuffed and led off a plane in Honolulu on Friday after passengers helped duct-tape him to his seat and fighter jets escorted the plane to the airport. Several hours in, passengers and authorities said, he allegedly tried to break through the cockpit door, throwing himself up against a beverage cart as he tried to force his way into the first-class cabin.

Author: 0 Brazil military protects buildings during demos

Brasilia police said there were multiple injuries during the protests, including at least one person who was injured by a gunshot. In Brasilia , the capital, thousands of protesters marched toward Congress in an effort to stop proposed reforms to the country's retirement system and labor laws.

Global After Trump pushes him aside, Montenegro's PM calls it 'harmless'
Author: 0 After Trump pushes him aside, Montenegro's PM calls it 'harmless'

UNIDENTIFIED BAND: (Playing "The Star-Spangled Banner"). Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright tweeted that the USA cannot "add an asterisk" to Article 5 . SEAN SPICER: If you are standing at a ceremony, talking about the invocation of Article 5 after 9/11, that is a pretty clear indication of the support that exists for it.

Author: 0 McMaster says 'not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports

Kushner, a close adviser to Trump, went so far as to suggest using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States to protect such a channel from being monitored, The Post said, quoting USA officials briefed on intelligence reports. That's the period of time when Russian officials allegedly started holding meetings with members of Trump's campaign, according to Brennan, who said he had been keeping an eye on the meetings after noticing unusual activities.

Global Scandinavian leaders condemn Egypt Copts attack
Author: 0 Scandinavian leaders condemn Egypt Copts attack

The sources said the strikes took place at around sundown, hours after masked gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in central Egypt, killing 28 people and wounding 24, with many children among the victims, Health Ministry officials said.

Author: 0 The Lib Dems want what remains of the Remain vote

But an undeterred Mr Farron urged Britons to follow the lead of French voters who rejected the "two exhausted old parties" to choose Emmanuel Macron as their new president. "We want to give all our children a brighter future in a fairer Britain where people are decent to each other, with good schools and hospitals, a clean environment and an innovative economy", Farron said.

Global G7 communique acknowledges split with USA on climate
Author: 0 G7 communique acknowledges split with USA on climate

NPR's Tamara Keith is traveling with the president. But Trump's aides believe he will enjoy the small-group setting at the G-7. The American Energy Alliance launched a petition calling on the president to withdraw, and noted that exiting the accord was a Trump campaign promise.

Author: 0 Trump Son-in-Law Discussed Setting Up Secret Communications With Russia

The report will likely put Mr Kushner, who is now a senior White House adviser, under heightened scrutiny in the investigations into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Russian Federation has denied involvement, and Trump has denied any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. OGE Director Walter Shaub had asked President Donald Trump to continue that tradition, formally making a request last month.

Global Spl court defers framing of charges in Ayodhya case
Author: 0 Spl court defers framing of charges in Ayodhya case

The court is hearing a case related to their role in the conspiracy to demolish Babri Masjid in UP's Ayodhya district on December 06, 1992. Now giving these leaders a last chance, the court has directed these accused to appear in the court on May 30 along with six other accused who were ordered yesterday to do the same.

Global Trump tweets 'money is beginning to pour in' to NATO
Author: 0 Trump tweets 'money is beginning to pour in' to NATO

Trump vowed a thorough review of leaks from his administration after a British official said Thursday that Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the bombing investigation due to leaks blamed on US officials. "We have to be able to increase defense spending when tensions are going up". The defense alliance is expected to give the USA president at least one big thing he wants, a commitment to the coalition to fight Islamic State.

Author: 0 Trump Expected To Talk Climate Change At G-7 Summit

Cohn was referring to whether Trump will execute his threat to walk away from the Paris accord on combatting climate change. The leaders are expected to discuss various issues affecting their respective countries and the world at the two-day meeting, including the global economy, terrorism , and the relationship with Russian Federation.

Global Latest N. Korean missile test may show progress toward ICBM, experts say
Author: 0 Latest N. Korean missile test may show progress toward ICBM, experts say

Kim personally oversaw Sunday's test, the official Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) said, and pictures by state media showed him gazing at the missile in a hangar before the launch. North Korea responded with threats and accusations. Even before North Korea gave its account of what happened, the launch caught the eye of experts.

Author: 0 President Trump's First Trip Abroad

The act was being widely denounced online. U.S President Donald Trump also attended the Heads of State meeting, which was his first visit to NATO's headquarters. "I tried to convince him, and I deeply believe this, that Brexit is very important and dramatic, but it is just an incident and not a threat". First and foremost, on counter-terrorism, and I am sure that I do not have to explain why.

Global G-7 source: U.S. gets more time for climate pact answer
Author: 0 G-7 source: U.S. gets more time for climate pact answer

After deriding climate change as a hoax and pledging to pull out of the Paris accord during his election campaign, Trump has sidestepped the issue and passed up a number of opportunities to outline his worldwide stance on global warming. The Trump administration has argued that trade must be balanced and fair as well as free. "They were encouraging continued participation in the Paris accord", U.S.

Author: 0 Trump in Italy for second day of G-7 meetings

Separately, Mr Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May reaffirmed plans to boost trade, including a post-Brexit trade deal. President Trump is also expected to push back against a proposal by Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni for the G7 to help shoulder the burden of African refugees flooding to the shores of Sicily .

Author: 0 The trigger for US-Saudi ties

He spoke out against Iran and pledged "Never Again". "The conflict is not between religions", Abbas said . U.S. President Donald Trump , choosing the Middle East as the venue for his first foreign visit since taking office , has hammered out a policy of expanding U.S.

Global The US Is the Wild Card at the G-7 Summit
Author: 0 The US Is the Wild Card at the G-7 Summit

Trump was elected in November after a campaign in which he rejected numerous tenets that the Group of Seven has stood for, including free trade, multilateralism and the liberal democratic values. But as the opening months of his presidency have shown, Trump can be moved to change his positions and can be heavily influenced by other world leaders.

Global Xi, Moon agree on denuclearizing NKorea
Author: 0 Xi, Moon agree on denuclearizing NKorea

Moon came into office Wednesday, only one day after he won the rare presidential election created to fill the top elected office. Moon told Xi during the 40-minute call that he plans to send a special delegation to Beijing for talks on both topics, Moon's office said in a statement.

Author: 0 France's Macron says hopes Trump will finally back climate deal

The first encounter took place on Thursday morning ahead of the two leaders' working lunch. As soon as Macron turned his head in Trump's direction, the U.S. However, Macron claimed that the lunch meeting with Trump was "a very good, frank and warm discussion". Trump grabbed hold of Macron in one of his trademark long grab-and-pull handshakes.

Author: 0 Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

Law-abiding citizens in Mindanao need not fear the increased military presence and activities in their localities. Jihadists burned down several buildings in the city, including a Catholic church, and a priest and several parishioners were kidnapped.

Global Man arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 Man arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack

A suicide bombing attack on Manchester Arena on Monday evening has led to 22 deaths and 64 injuries. "So after that, he told us, "Having internet, I see the attack in Manchester and I knew that's my brother". These leaks have been going on for a long time and my Administration will get to the bottom of this. Police have been carrying out searches at an address in the Withington area and a man has been arrested.

Author: 0 Wenger not bothered if decision over his Arsenal future proves unpopular

On a big pitch in a game that's likely to become stretched, he may do so again. For Chelsea , it is a chance to win a double in Antonio Conte's very first season as manager. Arsenal defeated Chelsea 3-0 in the first meeting of these teams this season . Is it the right decision by the board? Football fans marching in to Wembley Stadium were met with a heavy armed police presence ahead of the FA Cup final .

Global Trump seeks to warm Israel-Arab relations
Author: 0 Trump seeks to warm Israel-Arab relations

The President's words came as he visited Bethlehem during a visit to the Middle East . The US president chose Saudi Arabia as his first foreign travel destination since taking office . That is completely wrong. This became clear in the second phase of Trump's Middle East visit, when he embraced Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu despite his refusal to countenance concessions acceptable to Palestinian leaders.

Global U.S. diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea
Author: 0 U.S. diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

North Korea is now the focus of USA missile defense efforts because it vows to soon field a nuclear-armed missile capable of reaching American territory. A State Department spokesperson told CBN News, "Together with the worldwide community, we will hold Kim Jong Un accountable for his unsafe and reckless actions and serious human rights abuses though a robust global campaign".

Author: 0 NATO Chief Not Shocked By Trump's 'Blunt And Direct' Speech

But Mr Markovic, Montenegro's leader who was pushed out of the way, took the high ground, dismissing claims that Mr Trump's behaviour was insulting. The former region of Yugoslavia is set to join the military alliance next month. "It was completely benign". "It's natural that the president of the United States is in the front row", he added .

Author: 0 Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester bomb

The England defender had been the subject of £6m and £12m bids from Arsenal while at Bolton in 2011, the first of which was dismissed as "derisory" by the Wanderers manager at the time , Owen Coyle. "I'm always [looking] forward", the Frenchman said. I saw Arsenal against Monaco when they lost at home in the Champions League (in February 2015).

Author: 0 Philippine president urges Islamic State-linked rebels to hold dialogue

The Maute have emerged from the glut of bandit and separatist groups in the southern Philippines and are a tactically smart, social media savvy group eager to align with Islamic State militants. With much of Marawi a no-go zone, confusion reigned. The Maute rebels' hold of Marawi City and the government's announcement that Indonesians and Malaysians were among the fighters has raised alarm about the prospect of Islamic State's radical ideology gaining traction Southeast Asia.

Global Trump expects 'robust' G7 discussions on trade and climate
Author: 0 Trump expects 'robust' G7 discussions on trade and climate

President Donald Trump's views on climate change are "evolving" following discussions with European leaders who are pushing for him to stay in the Paris climate accord, a top White House official said Friday. "The President believes that the Paris agreement is not a great deal for America", the official said. This would be the best and easiest way to get out of the Paris climate agreement , and it would help to prevent future burdensome climate agreements.

Global AFP Featured: 6 foreigners among terrorists killed in Marawi
Author: 0 AFP Featured: 6 foreigners among terrorists killed in Marawi

The army raided what it believed to be his hideout on Tuesday night in Marawi , but the militants called in reinforcements and were able to overpower government forces. In January, the Philippine military tried to kill him in an airstrike, but he was only wounded. "We want to finish this problem as soon as possible".

Global South Africa's Zuma says not opposed to inquiry into corruption allegations
Author: 0 South Africa's Zuma says not opposed to inquiry into corruption allegations

Mantashe, briefing journalists on the sidelines of the meeting at the St George's Hotel in Irene outside Pretoria, admitted that the gathering was going to be "quite hectic and quite heavy". For instance, somebody from Thailand forwarded that letter to me I have it already. "It's not an item here", he said, in a dismissive tone. He briefed the media ahead of the NEC's second day of the three day gathering.

Global Merkel says G7 debate on climate was
Author: 0 Merkel says G7 debate on climate was "very unsatisfying"

The G7 consists of Canada, France, Germany , Italy , Japan, the United Kingdom and the U.S., while the European Union also has representatives present. "But then you get into the whole discussion on Paris , is it non-binding, is it not non-binding, can you change your levels, how easy is it to change your levels".

Global Europeans making sales pitch to Donald Trump on climate accord
Author: 0 Europeans making sales pitch to Donald Trump on climate accord

Almost 200 countries are part of the Paris accord , and each sets its own emissions targets, which are not legally binding. Cohn stressed Friday that the president was simply being critical of the USA trade deal with Germany . The Paris Agreement is an accord sponsored by the U.N.to help slow global climate change. In a striking comment given Trump's support during the campaign for American coal miners, Cohn also said "coal doesn't even really make that much sense anymore as a feedstock".

Global Trump's Saudi embrace and Iran's disdain upend Obama's vision
Author: 0 Trump's Saudi embrace and Iran's disdain upend Obama's vision

Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. Trump initially expressed openness to alternatives to a two-state solution in February, during a meeting with Netanyahu at the White House. Delivering a joint statement with Abbas in Bethlehem, Trump said: "The terrorists and extremists, and those who give them aid and comfort, must be driven out from our society forever".

Global Trump What to expect from President's visit to Israel, Palestinian territories
Author: 0 Trump What to expect from President's visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

Relying on one of his preferred insults, Trump said he would call the perpetrators "losers, because that's what they are". "They just serve it up in a different dish". During his campaign, Mr Trump advocated breaking with decades of precedent and moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , a prospect deeply alarming to Palestinians.

Author: 0 G7 fails to agree on climate change because of Trump's refusal

Trump's short-sighted actions could make the USA into a pariah state. Trump's surprise announcement, in the form of a tweet on the final day of his lengthy global trip, comes after he declined to commit to staying in the sweeping climate deal, refusing to give in to intense worldwide pressure.

Global Trump 'evolving' on climate action, pressured by Europeans
Author: 0 Trump 'evolving' on climate action, pressured by Europeans

Leaders from the world's major industrialized nations have gathered in Sicily for a meeting, which is likely to expose deep divisions between US President Donald Trump and the other G7 nations. One country that won't be present is Russian Federation. But Trump could change everything. "Advocates of the Clean Power Plan could argue that the United States' continued commitment to the Paris Agreement makes any effort to revise or rescind the Clean Power Plan arbitrary and capricious", ...

Global It's Starting: Trump Demands Israel Transfer Land to Arabs BEFORE Deal
Author: 0 It's Starting: Trump Demands Israel Transfer Land to Arabs BEFORE Deal

His Tel Aviv visit came after Saudi Arabia , the president's first station, sent positive signals to the Israeli side, promoting the idea of diplomatic normalization with the Israelis among the Arab and Muslim leaders. Conservative Review Editor-in-Chief Mark Levin is overseas this week, visiting Israel . Trump said: "So many young handsome innocent people living and enjoying their lives murdered by evil losers in life".

Author: 0 Watch the Moment of Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

The New York Times Wednesday posted photos that show what it reported could be the detonator, a battery, nuts and screws for shrapnel, and fragments of a backpack used in the attack. British security services are also upset that Abedi's name was apparently leaked by USA officials while British police were withholding it - and while raids were underway in Manchester and in Libya, where the bomber's father lives.

Author: 0 Maute attack in Marawi — TIMELINE

Authorities said ending the crisis was proving extremely hard because although there were only 30 to 40 remaining gunmen, the militants were moving nimbly through homes, had planted bombs in the streets and were holding hostages. Hostilities eased overnight but flared late yesterday morning when troops started their clearing operations. Military officials say it is not possible to estimate the number of Maute fighters - some reports have put the number of at over 100, but others say there ...

Global Congress accuses Modi govt of not fulfilling promises
Author: 0 Congress accuses Modi govt of not fulfilling promises

Addressing the nation here on completion of third years in the office by the BJP-led government, Modi pledged to set up a "class less society" in the country where people from all walks of life would be living with dignity and dignity of labour would be respected most.

Global What happens to Earth if the US exits the climate deal?
Author: 0 What happens to Earth if the US exits the climate deal?

The G7 was also unlikely to reprise its oft-used terminology against protectionism, after Trump reportedly described the Germans as " bad, very bad " in their trade practices while visiting Brussels this past week. Cohn hinted at that prospect as he briefed reporters Thursday night as Air Force One flew from Brussels to Sicily, the final stop on Trump's trip. With Italy, which has felt the brunt of the EU's migration crisis in recent years, holding the G7 presidency, the leaders' ...

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