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by | May 27, 2017 | 23:18

For a world power such as the U.S.to decide against implementing the Paris Agreement would be "grave", said Gentiloni. Many of the European leaders talked about these global agreements. "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".

by | May 28, 2017 | 00:00

But after intense negotiations - and a lot of lobbying and arm-twisting - Republicans were able to pass a revised bill by a narrow 217-213 vote. For GOP senators holding private meetings to sketch out their own legislation, its figures could serve as a starting point as they consider changing the House's Medicaid cuts, tax credits and other policies.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:38

But other leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and new French President Emmanuel Macron , had hoped to sway the president at his first major global summit since entering the White House four months ago. Hosts Italy hope the luxurious, relaxed surroundings will give the rich-nation leaders a rare chance for wide-ranging debate on an array of worldwide issues, including Syria, North Korea and the global economy.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:45

G7 nations on Saturday were deadlocked over climate change as US President Donald Trump rebuffed pressure to toe the collective line in the club of powerful democracies. "First on the list, of course, is terrorism". "It would be a mistake to sideline itself" from trends in energy markets, said Mr Meyer because it would make the U.S.

by | May 28, 2017 | 00:11

Germany is rejecting US suggestions that bilateral deals might be possible between the USA and European Union members. Trump was also quoted saying he wanted to reduce Germans auto sales in the U.S. "The threat of terror is one that all our countries face and now more than ever we must strengthen our resolve to overcome this threat", said British Prime Minister Theresa May, who skipped the Saturday talks and returned home a day early because of the Manchester attack.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:51

The enhanced F-scale runs from EF0 to EF5. Jeff Martin, Chetek Mayor told KSTP-TV that several emergency vehicles have gone to trailer park. CBS News' David Begnaud spoke with one survivor Sandra Jackson who suffered a neck injury diving underneath her kitchen table.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:19

Rep. Jim Gartner, D-Topeka, said the House bill that some considered too little for schools could emerge from a future House-Senate conference committee providing even less for schools. Through the SB 8 debate, Democrats and abortion rights groups have cautioned the bill is harmful to women's health; imposes a burden on women and providers; impedes the doctor-patient relationship; and stands as an unconstitutional piece of legislation.

by | May 27, 2017 | 23:17

Under the AHCA, states would get more flexibility to address their own healthcare needs. Although CBO itself acknowledges that this latest prediction is "especially uncertain", one thing is especially certain: CBO is wrong. The only way people who have coverage now will actually lose it is if we don't repeal Obamacare. The size of those Medicaid cuts , the desire to protect people with pre-existing conditions, and a big projected jump in the number of uninsured Americans mean AHCA ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:05

The Irishman had qualified for the European Tour's flagship event via his ranking on the all-time Tour money list, and early in the week it was all systems go until he suffered a recurrence of a back injury. Tha's okay in links golf but this is not links golf. This was his first strokeplay tournament since the Masters, would you believe - 'I just needed the break after playing a lot to that point, ' he explained - but there was no obvious sign of rust.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:37

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania, talk with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they arrive for a concert in the Ancient Theatre of Taormina ( 3rd century BC) in the Sicilian citadel. Trump has promised to support the American coal industry, as well as the oil and natural gas sectors, putting him at odds with the Paris climate agreement .

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:41

Cohn told reporters that Trump was struck by "how important it is for the United States to show leadership" and how even in massive global agreements, there's "a big gap when you take the biggest economy out". They kept the ban on protectionism from previous G-7 statements, but included a statement Saturday that they will "stand firm against all unfair trade practices".

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:53

Kushner and his wife, Trump's daughter Ivanka, have returned to Washington after accompanying the president for the first part of his first foreign tour. The chairman of the European Union's council says there is "no doubt that this will be the most challenging G-7 summit in years". The others are French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Theresa May and the host of the summit, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:20

President Donald Trump , Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron , Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , and British Prime Minister Theresa May pose during a group photo for the G7 summit in the Ancient Theatre of Taormina ( 3rd century BC) in the Sicilian citadel of Taormina , Italy , Friday, May 26, 2017.AP Photo/Andrew MedichiniThe 2017 G7 summit is happening in Italy on Friday and it will be a largely different group than gathered a year ago.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:35

But some of the trust that fuels such meetings was undermined by a leak of British intelligence in the Manchester attack blamed on a US official, annoying British officials. TAORMINA, Italy (AP) - Down to the final day of his lengthy first global 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.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:12

President Donald Trump has pushed back against earlier group statements opposing protectionism and has argued trade must be balanced and fair as well as free. The United States must not backtrack on the Paris climate change agreement, as its participation sends a vital signal to other nations that the pact is critically needed, a top United Nations official said on Thursday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:08

US President Donald Trump today took up with alacrity a complaint by Britain about leaks of information on the Manchester bombing, wading into a controversy involving The New York Times that has been tormenting the White House with reports on other issues.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:22

It had, he said, also been agreed to adopt an "action plan" created to enhance NATO's contributions while alliance leaders also chose to increase support to the USA -led Global Coalition to defeat the Islamic State (IS). Only five members meet the target: Britain, Estonia, debt-laden Greece, Poland and the United States, which spends more on defense than all the other allies combined.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:04

This keeps Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's former seat in the GOP column, and represents another close-but-no-cigar result for Democrats, who are mostly contesting special elections in strong Republican areas where seats are vacated by Trump appointees.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:04

Trump tweeted earlier in the day that he would make a final decision next week on whether to withdraw from the climate pact. After visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories, Trump met Pope Francis in Rome on May 24 and held talks May 25 with the heads of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance in Brussels .

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:23

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) hopes to resume normal intelligence relationships - a two-way flow of information - soon but is now "furious", the BBC reported on Thursday . The New York Times published detailed pictures of the crime scene, including the remains of the suspected bomb and the rucksack worn by the suicide bomber.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:16

Mr Guterres, who was previously the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, also travelled to Sicily to call for greater action to deal with migration. European Union diplomats also looked to put a positive spin on Trump's refusal to back the landmark Paris climate accord, saying he had listened hard to their arguments.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:51

NPR's Tamara Keith is traveling with the president. The leaders then adjourned to the San Domenico Palace, a one-time Dominican monastery that is now a luxury 5-star hotel. " No doubt, this will be the most challenging G7 summit in years ", Donald Tusk , a former Polish prime minister who chairs summits of European Union leaders, said before the meeting.

by | May 27, 2017 | 22:05

The summit is being held at the iconic Taormina theatre. Diplomats from Britain, Canada , France, Germany , Italy, Japan and the United States worked late into the night to agree on the final communique, which was expected to be little more than six pages long, against 32 pages previous year.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:15

We reached out to north country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, who's standing by her vote in favor of the bill. On Thursday, the CBO released its updated numbers - predicting lower insurance bills for some people, but new difficulties for low-income people trying to obtain coverage .

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:55

For Trump , the talks will be the final leg of his first presidential foray overseas. Foreign policy was the focus Friday, with meetings on Syria , Libya, North Korea , Afghanistan and Pakistan. " No doubt, this will be the most challenging G7 summit in years ", he said before the meeting. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries do not pay the USA or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation directly.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:51

Todd and Kim Robertson of Steamboat Springs said they awoke early Monday to discover a bear had been trying to get into the trunk of the Ford Focus they use to make deliveries for their downtown business, the Moose Watch Cafe . "It always reeks of doughnuts in there", Kim Robertson, who owns Moose Watch Cafe with her husband, Todd, told Steamboat Pilot & Today. A hungry and perhaps desperate bear in Colorado could not resist the tantalizing scent of doughnuts.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:19

As a first step, USA negotiators are trying to goad reluctant Israeli and Palestinian leaders back to the negotiating table; and they might succeed, because neither side wants to say "no" to the president . As Daniel pointed out, Trump came face-to-face with a major symbol of Israel's occupation during his journey to Bethlehem this morning "when his motorcade sped through a gap in the Israeli separation barrier that separates Israel from the West Bank".

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:02

It would particularly devastating to the poor and elderly, and less healthy Americans would ultimately be unable to buy insurance at premiums comparable to the Affordable Care Act - if they could purchase coverage at all . The previous version of the bill reduced shortfalls by $150 billion. Trump and Republicans celebrated the House's narrow May 4 passage of the bill in a Rose Garden ceremony after several embarrassing setbacks, even as GOP senators signaled it had little chance of ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:56

President Donald Trump is attending the G-7 summit in Sicily - joining the leaders of six other wealthy democracies. ( EurActiv ) - US President Donald Trump, fresh from scolding Europe over military spending, slammed "bad" behaviour in trade by Germany as acrimony dogged the start of annual G7 summit talks on Friday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 21:33

After being called out during US President Donald Trump's address before the Arab Islamic American Summit on Sunday for "spreading destruction and chaos" across the region through the funding and training of terrorists , Iran has fired back, accusing the US of creating and promulgating "Iranophobia." .

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:45

French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and British Prime Minister Theresa May, also be attended the elite club for the first time. The acting president's spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, told State House Correspondents that the visit was to enable his boss to get first-hand information of the situation in the market.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:34

But that would be partly because policies would typically provide fewer benefits and sicker people would be priced out, it concluded. Cornyn warned that while the caucus hasn't agreed on a bill yet, they've reached enough consensus to start working on the text after the break.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:10

Arthurs gave another reason as to why he shot his roommates, telling police that "he wanted to prevent them from committing planned acts of domestic terrorism", according to Assistant State Attorney Ronald Gale, the HuffPost reported , adding that Arthurs told police that his three roommates were neo-Nazis.

by | May 27, 2017 | 19:41

Macron and Trump posed for photos at the residence of the US ambassador in Brussels , where they spent a few tense moments tightly gripping each other's fingers in a forceful handshake. Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken when he found himself in an unexpected standoff with U.S.

by | May 27, 2017 | 20:17

Besides being Connecticut's USA senator for 14 years, Lieberman unsuccessfully ran for the presidency, was Al Gore's running mate and was considered a vice presidential possibility when Sen. The Politico website said Lieberman would be an unusual pick. Democrats have been uneasy about the process of finding a new FBI Director.