Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

Members of his administration are deadlocked about whether the U.S. should uphold the agreement Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is among those advocating for the U.S.to stay with the deal, said this past week that Trump wouldn't decide on the issue until he returns to the U.S. The delay provided opportunity for G-7 leaders and Pope Francis to press Trump to honor the U.S.'s environmental commitments.

The U.S. broke from the other six nations in a joint statement issued at the summit's conclusion, saying America is reviewing its climate policies while the other G-7 members remain committed to the Paris agreement.

Many suspect President Trump-who previously called global warming a hoax, is trying to use the climate change issue as leverage in other debates but his decision left a sour taste with leaders and diplomats who are having to revisit an issue they hoped they had sorted.

"They understand the president's only been in office for a certain period of time, and they respect that", Cohn said.

"It's not a small difference, but six of seven countries agree on climate action and the U.S.is still in a phase of revision I hope will conclude soon", Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister for host Italy, said in a press briefing. Multiple White House meetings on the matter were delayed in recent weeks, and Trump advisers ultimately said he would not make a decision until after he returns to Washington this weekend.

Where President Obama tried to encourage Iran to reform through the Iran nuclear agreement, President Trump sees a new alliance of Sunni Arab states and Israel, united against their common enemy Iran, as the key to curtailing terrorism and to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Vijay Singh was one shot back after a 66 at President Donald Trump's course on the Potomac River, about 25 miles from Washington. He's just been a very nice, extremely nice person with a lot of good advice he's given me over the years about certain things.

McMaster said, "we have back channel communications with a number of countries".

In fact, discussions over the climate deal have sown divisions within the White House, splitting the nationalists and the globalists — including Cohn — who are competing for influence within Trump's administration.

Trudeau told reporters that he and Trump have reaffirmed their commitment to the deep economic relationship between Canada and the U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump has pushed back against earlier such statements and has argued trade must be balanced and fair as well as free.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the G-7 leaders "put forward very many arguments" for the USA sticking with the agreement. The President teased his decision about the hotly debated topic in a tweet early Saturday morning Eastern time during the final leg of his first presidential trip overseas.

The landmark agreement, which was signed in Paris two years ago, aims at significantly reducing carbon emissions, by limiting global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius.

World Health Organization confirms first three cases of Zika virus in India
One sample from a 22-year-old pregnant female in her 37th week of pregnancy has been tested positive for Zika virus disease. The cases, which also include a pregnant woman, have been reported from city's Bapunagar area.

Trump held no news conferences during the nine-day trip, which allowed him to avoid questions about the Russian Federation investigations.

So, before Air Force One is wheels down at Andrews Air Force Base late Saturday, here are 5 takeaways from Trump's first foreign trip since becoming president.

"Terrorism is a threat, bad threat, to all of humanity", Mr. Trump said.

President Trump recounted what he called the "home run" successes of his first foreign trip overseas as he addressed American troops stationed at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, Italy, Saturday before heading home to Washington, D.C.

The president also thanked Italian and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies for joining the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and eradicating terrorism. "Do we get closer to stability in the Middle East if we continue to polarize, if we continue to divide?" he asked. "Lots of very important matters under discussion", Trump tweeted between events.

However, diplomats stressed there was broad agreement on an array of foreign policy problems, including the renewal of a threat to slap further economic sanctions on Russian Federation if its interference in neighboring Ukraine demanded it. No, he didn't repeat his description of the Belgian capital as a "hellhole", but the contrast between Trump's warm embrace of Saudi autocrats and his awkward interaction with the democratically elected European leaders was hard to miss.

Congress Upset After Rahul Gandhi Denied Permission to Visit Saharanpur
Meanwhile, Devendra Chauhan , a Thakur community leader, said they tried to meet the Congress vice president but failed. Singh told ANI: "When Mayawati visited Saharanpur , she gave an inflammatory speech which worsened the situation".

A stand-off is underway between Italian riot police and the protesters on Saturday evening in Giardini Naxos, a seaside town down the hill from Taormina, where leaders of seven large industrialized democracies had gathered for a two-day summit.

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