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President Donald Trump, who once proclaimed global warming a Chinese hoax, said in a tweet Saturday that he would make his "final decision" this coming week on whether the United States stays in or leaves the 2015 Paris climate change accord in which almost every nation agreed to curb its greenhouse gas emissions.
Cohn also said "His basis for decision ultimately is going to be what's best for the United States,". The other six members reaffirmed their commitment to swiftly implement the 2015 accord to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Despite the discord, Trump concluded his first overseas trip on a typically bullish note, telling United States service families at the Sigonella base in Sicily he had "hit a home run" shortly before taking off to fly back home.
The delay from the U.S.is being seen as an area for concern for advocates of worldwide action to confront climate change.
The protests are expected to be peaceful, but the shop owners say they are mindful of violence that has taken place during past G-7 meetings.
Meyer said many USA states, cities, and companies are moving forward on climate action while the Trump administration is "waffling" on the Paris Agreement. "And we paved the way for a new era of cooperation among the nations of the world to defeat the common enemy of terrorism".
Leaders of seven wealthy democracies, at a summit in Sicily, urged Trump to commit his administration to the agreement, but said in their closing statement that the United States, for now, "is not in a position to join the consensus".
"The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very dissatisfying", Merkel said, according to Reuters.
Merkel called the conversation "controversial" while Cohn said it was "robust".
Trump, who has called climate change a hoax and has already taken actions to roll back environmental protections during his short time in office, tweeted this morning that he's still not sure about the Paris deal.
"His views are evolving, he came here to learn", Cohn said. His top economic and national security advisers refused to answer questions about Kushner during a press briefing Saturday.
Sunni Saudi Arabia, McMaster said in a comment that may roil the Shiite minority that comprises about 15 percent of Muslims, as well as other Sunni Muslim allies, is "America's strongest partner in the Muslim world and arguably. the strongest Muslim voice". He put the total at "close to half a trillion" dollars, although the administration initially set it at $380 billion and did not provide details of the agreements.
Trump was cajoled for three days - first in Brussels at meetings of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, then in Sicily for G-7 - but will leave Italy without making clear where he stands. Earlier this year, the United States had blocked traditional language in the G20 declaration about fighting "all forms" of protectionism. "It's a matter of fact that the United States and the president stand firmly behind our Article 5 commitment", McMaster said.
Trump's campaign team says the rally planned for Thursday has been postponed "due to an unforeseen change" in the president's schedule.
Trump made the surprise announcement in a tweet after resisting pressure from European leaders to stay in the agreement. "What you're asking me to do is tell you what's inside the president's mind".
The G-7 members were still wrestling over a statement on trade and whether it would condemn protectionism, as previous group statements have.
Mr Trump skipped the traditional end-of-trip news conference to avoid facing questions about a host of problems he faces upon his return to Washington later on Saturday. US presidents traditionally hold news conferences when they travel overseas.
Reflecting upon the G7 summit over the last two days, the president said it was "productive".
The G7 is an informal gathering that meets every year under a rotating chairmanship.
But the leaders hoped that the summit would focus more on Europe's migration crisis and the problems of neighbouring Africa.
As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader overseas.
The leaders had all left before the protest began.
Italian police have used tear gas against anarchists, communists and other anti-global protesters after the Group of Seven summit in Sicily.
Fiery mass protest turns violent in Brasilia as President Michel Temer orders deployment of soldiers to restore order. If that happens, Congress would have 30 days to pick a successor to lead Brazil until elections late next year.
Actor Farhan Akhtar also posted a sweet message for Sachin Tendulkar along with a picture of a magazine cover autographed by him. This biopic movie will represent the life aspects of the cricket legend that the public doesn't know so far.
The new feature began today, May 23 - so pack your virtual bags and start exploring the world at your fingertips. To try it, all you have to do is click the " Create Story " icon located on the top-right corner of your page.
The eliminated cut to 75 means teams will carry 90 players throughout pre-season and cut to the league mandated 53 in one cut day. In addition to relaxing celebration rules , the National Football League also finalized three other rule changes on Tuesday .
The Italian side won all three trophies in the space of nine seasons in the 1970s and 80s. "It means everything for the team". They will learn a lot from it and if we keep the squad together they will be strInsert Banneronger for it'.
The justices ruled unanimously that patent owners must bring lawsuits only in states where the targeted company is incorporated. Yesterday, the US Supreme Court ruled on a key change that should make it much harder for patent trolls to be successful.
The Liberty Counsel is a nonprofit litigation, education and policy group "dedicated to advancing religious freedom". Given the competing claims, the US and most countries maintain embassies in Tel Aviv, not Jerusalem .
So, you want all your players here, especially your great ones who facilitate that for you, but you coach who's here". Beckham has not been with the Giants this week for the first three voluntary OTA workouts.
AlphaGo beat its first world champion last March, when it defeated South Korea's Lee Sedol in a five-game tournament. The game can't be found on numerous most-watched streaming services in China, such as Tencent Video and Sina.com.
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Democrats cast the decision to fire Comey as an effort to obstruct the FBI's probe, a charge the White House has denied. They are among almost a dozen candidates Trump is considering to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey.
The highest reported snow total was 38.5 inches (97.79 centimetres) near Ward, Colorado, the National Weather Service said. Because we're due for what could be a significant blast of snow now through Friday evening.
Graco Recalls Car Seats Over Webbing Safety Concerns
Graco said it will contact affected consumers and provide them with free replacement kits to install new harness restraints. Customers can contact Graco's customer service at 1-800-345-4109 or visit www.gracobaby.com for additional information.
FDA approves new kind of cancer treatment
The approval is granted on the basis of preliminary studies and remains contingent on completion of confirmatory studies. And women who are pregnant or breastfeeding shouldn't take Keytruda because it could harm a developing fetus or newborn.
Samsung to showcase world's first 'stretchable' display
Now, if you're wondering how this technology differs from rollable or previously touted flexible displays here's some detail. However, The Korea Herald also mentions two other Samsung panels which we could see being employed sooner on mobile.
Celine Dion wore dress packed with tissues
All were left in awe of this powerful performance. " Glee " alum Lea Michele introduced and praised Dion for her poise and talent. In an interview with Billboard , Dion also shared that had it not been for her husband , she may have never sang the song.
Gibson out, Bernier makes 1st playoff start in net for Ducks
With every game, the Predators kept pounding away and applying more dents on their opponent until the Ducks finally caved in. They used up all their sweat equity in tying the Predators, 3-3, in the third period and even had a power play after that.
Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5
Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 80.9 percent of their opponents power plays. Ryan Johansen left game 4 and required emergency hip surgery which will cost him and the Preds the remainder of the playoffs.
Celtics get No.1 pick in NBA draft
Our opportunity could have been seventh, could have been tenth. "Game last night, Game 7, a tough Washington team". The Charlotte Hornets , Detroit Pistons , Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat will get the final four lottery picks.