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    Politics: Report suggests potentially alarming development in Jared Kushner’s meeting with the head of a sanctioned Russian bank
    May27

    Politics: Report suggests potentially alarming development in Jared Kushner’s meeting with the head of a sanctioned Russian bank

    The FBI is examining whether Russian officials suggested to Jared Kushner that Russian banks could finance Trump associates' business ventures if US sanctions were lifted or relaxed. The FBI is examining whether Russian officials suggested to President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, that Russian banks could finance Trump...

    Trade and Russia unresolved issues in G7 communique – source
| Reuters
    May27

    Trade and Russia unresolved issues in G7 communique – source | Reuters

    TAORMINA, Italy Group of Seven (G7) leaders have still not agreed to joint language on the issues of trade and Russia, a G7 source said, hours before their final communique is due to be published. The source said diplomats had been unable to resolve whether the communique would include a pledge to fight against “protectionism” and a...

    Worried by Trump, G7 sees a bright side: he showed up
    May27

    Worried by Trump, G7 sees a bright side: he showed up

    TAORMINA, Sicily — It could have been worse. A lot worse. As leaders of the G7, the elite group of established democracies, concluded their annual clubby retreat Saturday, that was the general takewaway. The glorious Sicilian sun above them wasn’t the only bright spot: while U.S. President Donald Trump’s unpredictable...

    Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate
    May27

    Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

    Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. The other six nations in the Group of Seven agreed to stick with their commitment to...

    G-7 commits to climate change deal — except for Trump
    May27

    G-7 commits to climate change deal — except for Trump

    By COLLEEN BARRY, SYLVIE CORBET, and DAVID McHUGH TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. The other...

    Belgian, Ukrainian, Serbian artists win cartoon contest
    May27

    Belgian, Ukrainian, Serbian artists win cartoon contest

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    News Analysis: President Trump’s Debut Abroad Packs Unconventional Twists
    May27

    News Analysis: President Trump’s Debut Abroad Packs Unconventional Twists

    Most U.S. presidents have made their first trip abroad to nearby destinations like Canada or Mexico. But if there’s one thing Donald Trump has proven over his first four months in office, it’s that he’s no conventional president. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    G7 Summit Ends Deadlocked on Climate Change
    May27

    G7 Summit Ends Deadlocked on Climate Change

    German leader Angela Merkel said on Saturday that US President Donald Trump’s G7 partners remained in the dark about his intentions on climate change, calling the debate at a summit in Sicily “very unsatisfactory”. “The whole discussion on the topic of climate was very difficult, not to say very unsatisfactory”...

    G7 Leaders End Summit More United on Trade, Split on Climate Change
    May27

    G7 Leaders End Summit More United on Trade, Split on Climate Change

    TAORMINA, Italy—Under pressure from allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide. The summit of Group of Seven wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan...

    G7 says ready to beef up Crimea sanctions against Russia
    May27

    G7 says ready to beef up Crimea sanctions against Russia

    G7 nations vowed Saturday to fight protectionism …read more Source: World...