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Trump makes G7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

Trump also was impressed by their arguments about how crucial USA leadership is in supporting worldwide efforts. He said numerous European leaders noted that even if a hundred countries are parties to an agreement, there's "a big gap when you take the biggest economy out".


'Controversial' Climate Change Talks Don't Lead to G7 Consensus

'Controversial' Climate Change Talks Don't Lead to G7 Consensus

On the first day of a two-day meeting of the G7 leaders at Taormina in Sicily, the host, Paolo Gentiloni , the Italian prime minister, said that the U.S. In Brussels on Thursday, Trump excoriated fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders whose countries don't meet the military alliance's financial goals.


G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

Trump offered two messages shortly after arriving at the G-7 summit of wealthy nations being held in the coastal city of Taormina, Sicily . But diplomats conceded as the talks began that the United States was unlikely to budge, meaning the final communique could be watered down significantly compared to the one the G7 unveiled at its last summit in Japan.


Trump to decide next week on Paris climate accord

Trump to decide next week on Paris climate accord

Press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed that Trump is expected to announce his decision after the G7 meetings in Taormina , Italy . Trump also understands that Germany is bound by the rules of the European Union and could not unilaterally change its trade policies, Cohn said.


What to know about the Trump administration and the Paris climate agreement

What to know about the Trump administration and the Paris climate agreement

If Trump does decide to pull out of the deal, it would be quite easy : The administration could remove the country from the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that set up the Paris agreement . "He listened very acutely to the other leaders in the room", Cohn said. It is a measure of the gulf that this year's Italian hosts say they expect the final statement to come in at just six pages when it is released on Saturday afternoon - down from 32 pages last year.



Reported Hate Crimes Spike in Manchester After Bombing

One man was arrested following raids in the Withington area while the other was arrested in the Manchester area, according to the police. These images leaked from inside the U.S. The National Counter Terrorism Policing body said the breach of trust caused great "damage" and "undermines our investigations". Rudd had earlier scolded USA officials for leaking details.