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Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

Embassy in Brussels. Mr Macron said he respected Mr Trump's decision to put the Paris agreements under review. "Whoever is the toughest on radical Islamic terrorism, and whoever is the toughest at the borders, will do well in the election", Trump said during an April interview with the Associated Press .


Can Japan Convince Russia, China to Impose More Sanctions on N Korea?

Can Japan Convince Russia, China to Impose More Sanctions on N Korea?

The Japanese prime minister apparently aspired to turn the summit into an opportunity to increase pressure on North Korea by seeking agreement from other G-7 allies after cementing Japan-U.S. "It would be good if both the G-7 and G-20 could essentially say North Korea should expect significant sanctions if it carries out the sixth nuclear test it is said to be planning", Watanabe said.


Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

The U.S.is the only G-7 member that hasn't agreed to honor the Paris Agreement. "There are no indications whether the United States will stay in the Paris Agreement or not". Today, his successor is defiant about defying the G-7 line after accusing China, Germany and others of cheating in worldwide trade. Trump's first venture overseas as president also revealed that he is still very much finding his footing on the world stage.



Cosby defense alleges race bias in jury strikes

The first black juror was chosen today, as well, in this case that the defense contends may have racial overtones. Cosby has said racism may play a role in the dozens of similar accusations made against him by other women. Bill Cosby, center, arrives for jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Pittsburgh. Dozens of women have stepped forward since 2014 to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct dating back decades.



Regional stability impossible without Iran, says Rouhani

During his Saudi Arabia visit, Tillerson said Saturday that he hopes the re-election of Rouhani would prompt changes to Tehran's approach to " terrorism and human rights". "Unfortunately, under the hostile and aggressive policies of the American statesmen, we are witnessing a renewed strengthening of terrorist groups in the region and miscalculation of the dictatorships which support these groups", Qassemi said.


Kushner sought secret communications with Russian Federation

Kushner sought secret communications with Russian Federation

The Washington Post also reported separately that Kushner tried to establish secret and secure communications with the Kremlin during Trump's transition. The lead Senate committee investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election has requested information and documents from President Donald Trump's campaign.