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G7 leaders back stronger fight against terror

The leaders had all left before the protest began. The G-7, going back more than a decade, has repeatedly recognized the threat of climate change , but US officials may be pushing to weaken language in the Taormina communique. Sitting alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , the USA president said the meeting would have a "particular focus on the North Korea problem".


Trump says will make decision on Paris climate pact next week

Trump says will make decision on Paris climate pact next week

The rift is one of several emerging disagreements between Trump and other world leaders. The Islamic State extremist group claimed the attack, although authorities are working to establish the bomber's ties to extremist organizations. "There are clearly some areas where the Canadian position may not be universally embraced", Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters Friday morning.



At least 1 dead, dozens injured after tornado hits northwestern Wisconsin

When describing the scene, Fitzgerald said it was a "total devastation". "You can just see where the path went through", Fitzgerald said Wednesday. One person died and 25 people were injured after a twister tore through the small town of Chetek in western Wisconsin around 5.45pm local time on Tuesday, causing massive wreckage.



Senate mulling toned-down version of healthcare plan

They say politics makes unusual bedfellows, and in this rather rare case, it's nearly all hands on deck in voicing strong opposition to the GOP plan: more than 50 organizations including health insurance companies, organized medicine (hospitals, doctors, and nurses), and consumer advocates-even some small business groups, such as the Main Street Alliance.


Patrick says Straus is causing a special session

Patrick says Straus is causing a special session

A priority of Governor Greg Abbott , the bill would enhance penalties for crimes committed against a police officer. But time is no longer on anyone's side, and after tonight, there will be around 72 hours left on the Legislature's 140-day clock.



Els gives himself two-shot penalty at BMW PGA

Meanwhile, Leona Maguire's prospects of a successful LPGA career were enhanced by her latest performance at the elite NCAA championships after which she was hailed as "the smartest player I ever coached" by Duke University's golf team mentor Dan Brooks.