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Global World leaders lobby Trump on climate change at G7
Author: 0 World leaders lobby Trump on climate change at G7

They argued environmentalists could use the Paris deal as a "legal defense" in lawsuits calling for more stringent regulations like the Clean Power Plan, a key climate rule from the Obama administration. Lindsey Graham of SC is among those who say the USA should stick with the deal. "The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very dissatisfying", German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters .

Author: 0 White House shaken as Russian Federation probe pierces Trump's inner circle

Kushner's legal counsel said after the reports that Kushner was part of the federal investigation, but not a target, his client will talk to federal investigators and Congress about his contacts and his role in the Trump campaign. Kushner, 36, even suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States to protect such a channel from monitoring, The Post said, quoting U.S.

Global United Kingdom police find 'significant' evidence; May slams U.S. on leaks
Author: 0 United Kingdom police find 'significant' evidence; May slams U.S. on leaks

Trump reiterated in his statement that he wants the Justice Department to review the matter and any culprits would be "prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law". Trump on Thursday pledged to "get to the bottom" of leaks of sensitive information, calling the leaks " deeply troubling ". The president has repeatedly expressed aggravation with high-profile leaks concerning his administration, some that played a part in the resignation of national security adviser Mike Flynn.

Global France's Macron: Hopes Trump Will Finally Back Climate Deal
Author: 0 France's Macron: Hopes Trump Will Finally Back Climate Deal

French President Emmanuel Macron, however, said he thought "there was progress" and aired hope that the US would stay aboard. He said that while he would not speculate on Mr Trump's decision, he did believe the President was a pragmatist and he had hope the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russia

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said that so-called "back-channeling" was normal. Kislyak reportedly was taken aback by the suggestion of allowing an American to use Russian communications gear at its embassy or consulate - a proposal that would have carried security risks for Moscow as well as the Trump team.

Global Street sealed off as police search property in Wigan
Author: 0 Street sealed off as police search property in Wigan

All the previous arrests were made in and around Manchester in northwest England where the suicide bombing took place. British-born Abedi, 22, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande attended by thousands of children and teenagers.

Author: 0 Warriors respond to complaints of lack of parity and boring playoffs

These two teams did not make the National Basketball Association boring, in fact, they enhanced the National Basketball Association. But he favored Oden, a 7-footer who in his lone season at Ohio State was drawing comparisons to Hall of Famer Bill Russell, Nelson's teammate in Boston .

Author: 0 Trump talks trade with European Union amid lingering differences

The act was being widely denounced online. European leaders hoped President Donald Trump would explicitly endorse NATO 's bedrock collective defense clause during his visit to Brussels on Thursday, after he spent the presidential campaign suggesting it was hollow.

Global President Donald Trump Still Won't Commit To The Paris Agreement
Author: 0 President Donald Trump Still Won't Commit To The Paris Agreement

German weekly Der Spiegel quoted Mr Trump as saying in a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday that Germans were "very bad" regarding vehicle exports to the US. Alden Meyer , the director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists, an advocacy group in Washington, said the discord over climate change was unusual for G-7 meetings.

Author: 0 UK lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested

It came as Theresa May ordered a new crackdown on the "menace of extremism", declaring:"Enough is enough". "The police have confirmed that eight suspects remain in custody and that progress is being made in the case but the threat level, as assessed by the independent joint terrorism analysis centre , will remain at critical and the public should remain vigilant", May said in a video message, before leaving for Brussels to attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit.

Author: 0 Awkward! Donald Trump 'Shoves' Montenegro PM For Photo-Op, Roasted Online

Trump slapped Mr. Markovic on the arm as a "casual greeting". Trump neither apologized nor paid attention to the European leader after he barged past him. Trump was involved in other mishaps in Brussels on Thursday. A former commander of British forces in Afghanistan has highlighted on Thursday the important role of Israeli intelligence sharing with United Kingdom authorities, as the investigation continues into the suicide bombing carried out by an Islamist terrorist outside a ...

Author: 0 'Invasion' for IS caliphate in Philippines

They said six soldiers perished in Thursday's fighting. Duterte said he was willing to hold dialogue with the Maute group militants, which have been fighting the military for three days in Marawi City on Mindanao island. Duterte also noted the importance of illegal drug smuggling to jihadist operations, telling reports that the brothers who founded the Maute group were "policemen in Manila who got enamored with the money of shabu [methamphetamine]".

Global McMaster isn't fazed by Jared Kushner 'back-channel' reports
Author: 0 McMaster isn't fazed by Jared Kushner 'back-channel' reports

The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and spoke on condition of anonymity. Kushner was a trusted Trump adviser past year, overseeing the campaign's digital strategy, and remains an influential confidant within the White House as does his wife, Ivanka Trump.

Global Arsenal win English FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-1
Author: 0 Arsenal win English FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-1

We know that if Ramsey has his way, Wenger will be back in the technical area next season. Wenger said: "I have always been very clear on this". But after he produced another scintillating performance for the Gunners against Chelsea at Wembley, scoring the opening goal against the champions, it is clear that Arsenal quite simply can not allow Sanchez to leave this summer.

Global DRC confirms 2 new cases of Ebola
Author: 0 DRC confirms 2 new cases of Ebola

The U.N. agency says the first case occurred April 22 in a male some 870 miles (1,400 kilometers) from the capital, Kinshasa. Health officials are trying to trace 125 people thought to be linked to the cases, WHO's Congo spokesman Eugene Kabambi said.

Author: 0 Barcelona or Bayern Munich would have sacked me by now - Guardiola

What I have done for the club is just what every single player should do for the team they are playing for. The most high-profile of those players is midfielder Yaya Toure, who looked certain to leave after being dropped from the first-team squad earlier this season because of a fall-out with the manager.

Author: 0 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: Wembley defeat can't take shine off season

Arsene Wenger stuck with David Ospina in goal for the final, with club captain Per Mertesacker making his first start of the season and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain deployed in an unfamiliar left wing-back role. Whatever the future holds for Wenger, he said the current Arsenal team can look forward with optimism. "You always worry when you are a goal down and it was a game full of surprises".

Global 'Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Russia'
Author: 0 'Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Russia'

Kushner "suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications", the Post reported , in an apparent attempt to try to shield discussions during the transition from monitoring. Mr. Kislyak discussed the proposal with his superiors in Moscow , and that conversation was intercepted by US intelligence, the Post reported. Flynn was pushed out of the White House in February after officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ...

Author: 0 It's Cavs, Warriors again for the title

He's a guy who said he wanted us, and he has us starting next Thursday , and you know he's a guy who brings it every single night. That's all I can give you right now, because I'm happy, and I don't want to be stressed. Lue knows the Cavs are facing a hard task, one made tougher with the addition of the versatile Durant, who can score down low, from the perimeter and free-throw line.

Author: 0 Zakaria: How Saudi Arabia played Donald Trump

To be sure, however, there were many photo ops. Ahead of Trump's trip, USA officials spoke of forming a military alliance with the Arab world similar to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Trump could have also leaned on Abbas to stop public incitements and acrimonious public narratives, and end financial aid to the families of terrorists.

Global G7 Summit Ends Without US Joining Consensus On Climate Change
Author: 0 G7 Summit Ends Without US Joining Consensus On Climate Change

Further isolating the United States as other world powers prepare to take on the crisis of climate change, President Donald Trump refused to commit to the landmark Paris Climate Agreement as the remaining G7 leaders reaffirmed their determination to implement the accord.

Global Trump reveals another secret: info on USA nuclear submarines
Author: 0 Trump reveals another secret: info on USA nuclear submarines

North Korea has vowed to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead that can strike the mainland United States, saying the program is necessary to counter US aggression. Later in the call, Trump raised the stakes of the escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula when he observed: "We can't let a madman with nuclear weapons let on the loose like that".

Author: 0 Oil is struggling to recover from its OPEC disappointment

The world's major oil producers have voted to continue their production cuts into 2018 in an attempt to prop up the oil price . "The outcome of the OPEC meeting which was scheduled on 25th May 2017 made a decision to cut 1.8 million barrels per day through March 2018".

Global Trump to decide next week whether to quit Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 Trump to decide next week whether to quit Paris climate agreement

Trump tweeted earlier in the day that he would make a final decision next week on whether to withdraw from the climate pact. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the discussion on climate change had been "very unsatisfactory", adding "we have a situation of six against one ".

Author: 0 G-7 leaders meet in Italy amid discord over trade

Along with the United States, the other members of the G-7 are Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Britain. But he also held one-on-one meetings with the leaders of Japan, the United Kingdom and Germany. Later, as they took the traditional "family photo" group shot, the heads of state quietly kept their distance from Trump, who minutes earlier was caught on video appearing to push the prime minister of Montenegro out of the way to get to his spot.

Author: 0 World Leaders Blamed Donald Trump for Failure to Reach Climate Change Agreement

Earlier Saturday, the other six members of the G-7, a group of some of the world's wealthiest nations, voted to abide by the Paris climate agreement , according to a person familiar with the talks. Trump has delayed his final decision on the Paris Accord as he wants more time to decide whether the United States should pull out of the 195-nation agreement.

Author: 0 G7 leaders fail to agree on Paris climate change Accord

By Saturday morning, Trump was already tweeting that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners had given him a big win on this issue and that the money was beginning to roll in. "We did a lot of great stuff", she said. "We have been gone for close to nine days". On climate, Trump has long railed against what he says are the economic dangers of the global climate agreement.

Author: 0 Trump faces new questions in Russia probe as trip winds down

Down to the final day of his lengthy first worldwide trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under a cloud of scandal. Alden Meyer , a leading expert on the United Nation's worldwide climate negotiations process and director of strategy and policy with the organization, said that Trump's "continued waffling on whether to stay in or withdraw from the Paris Agreement made it impossible ...

Author: 0 Rouhani re-elected Iranian president comfortably

A court has banned quoting or naming Khatami on air and in print. "Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a telegram to Hassan Rouhani congratulating him on a convincing victory in the Iranian presidential election", Sputnik reported the statement as reading.

Global Kushner back channel with Russian Federation involved Syria
Author: 0 Kushner back channel with Russian Federation involved Syria

Two of the sources acknowledge that Kushner had two phone calls between April and November, about which he was secretive. Michael Flynn , who was Trump´s national security adviser for just 24 days before being fired amid questions about meetings he held with the Russian ambassador, was also at the meeting, the newspaper reported.

Global Committee passes fresh Iran sanctions bill
Author: 0 Committee passes fresh Iran sanctions bill

J Street in a statement praised the committee for amending the language but said the bill could still do more harm than good, noting the victory in Iranian elections this weekend of the relatively moderate incumbent president, Hassan Rouhani.

Author: 0 Trump tells 'confidants' United States will leave Paris climate deal--Axios

After leaving this picturesque town on the rugged Sicilian hillsides, Trump helicoptered to the U.S. Naval Air Station at Sigonella on the island to board Air Force One for the flight home . Instead of a press conference President Trump will deliver a speech to United States troops. Members of his administration, meanwhile, are deadlocked on the issue.

Author: 0 UK resumes intelligence-sharing after US leak row

Abedi, 22, was a British citizen born to Libyan parents and grew up around Manchester . Grande, who has returned to the United States , will cancel shows scheduled Thursday and Friday at London's O2 Arena as well as concerts through June 5 in Belgium, Germany, Poland and Switzerland, her management said.

Author: 0 At NATO Summit Macron Dodges Trump And Hugs Merkel Instead

He seems to be headed in Trump's direction, but when the American president extends a hand, Macron turns to hug Merkel instead. Appearing in a photo-op with the investment-banker-turned-French-President Emmanuel Macron , Trump found himself in a stone faced, white-knuckled stand-off.

Global G7 breaks up without US agreement on climate
Author: 0 G7 breaks up without US agreement on climate

Throughout Saturday's speech, the president recounted the highlights from his nine-day trip, which began with meeting Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia a week ago, a trip to see Pope Francis at the Vatican and concluded at the G7 Summit on Saturday.

Global Report alleges Trump son-in-law Kushner sought secret line to Moscow
Author: 0 Report alleges Trump son-in-law Kushner sought secret line to Moscow

To some officials, it also reflects a staggering naivete. The FBI regularly monitors the communications of Russians officials in the USA and maintains constant surveillance of its diplomatic facilities. Kushner has acknowledged meeting during the transition with Russia's ambassador and separately with the head of a Russian bank. Kushner is senior adviser to the president.

Author: 0 Donald Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

Rolled eyeballs were the order of the day among senior European Union aides who couldn't decide whether Trump was badly briefed, incapable of mastering a complex brief or consciously engaging in megaphone diplomacy in order to show he is serious about his America First agenda.

Author: 0 US plans test of defense system to shoot down an ICBM

Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed to "enhance" sanctions on North Korea , including targeting entities that support North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs. The efficiency of the weapon system "to detect and track targets has remarkably improved and its hitting accuracy has also increased" compared to previous year, the young leader was quoted as saying.

Author: 0 Ridiculous to base my future on one match - Wenger

But let's enjoy the win tonight and not worry about the future. With his future still uncertain Arsene Wenger became a record breaker as he masterminded his seventh FA Cup success. It's not my target.Just as the season reached its climax, Arsenal turned in the type of tenacious display lacking so often, and against a side so commanding in the Premier League in Antonio Conte's first season in charge.

Author: 0 France's Macron cites trade, climate as G7 goals

Italy now holds the rotating G7 Presidency. The Group of Seven (G7) is an informal bloc of industrialised democracies (the United States , Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom) that meets annually to discuss issues such as global economic governance, worldwide security , and energy policy.

Global Trump isolated over Paris climate change deal
Author: 0 Trump isolated over Paris climate change deal

The trip has largely gone off without a major misstep, with the administration touting the president's efforts to birth a new coalition to fight terrorism, while admonishing partners in an old alliance to pay their fair share. So we're working on it and I will tell you, a big difference over the a year ago, money is actually starting to pour into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation from countries that would not have been doing what they're doing now had I not been elected, I can tell you that.

Author: 0 Senate Intel Committee Requests All Trump Campaign Communications — WashPost

Michael Flynn , former national security adviser, won't honor a Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena. The paper claims the information was collected last summer and passed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, around the time the agency opened its own probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

Global Egyptian warplanes bomb targets in Libya after attack on Christians
Author: 0 Egyptian warplanes bomb targets in Libya after attack on Christians

The air force loyal to Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar, who is backed by Egypt, on Saturday said it had participated in the strikes, describing them as "heavy in casualties and equipment". At least 26 Coptic Christians have reportedly been killed by gunmen in Egypt. "We will avenge them or die like them", mourners said, while marching with a giant wooden cross.

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