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    NATO Chief Not Shocked By Trump’s ‘Blunt and Direct’ Speech
    May27

    NATO Chief Not Shocked By Trump’s ‘Blunt and Direct’ Speech

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg wasn’t shocked by Donald Trump’s “blunt and direct” speech on defense spending during the U.S. president’s first meeting with alliance leaders in Brussels. In an interview with RFE/R’s Brussels Correspondent Rikard Jozwiak, Stoltenberg said NATO leaders were committed to fairer...

    G-7 Summit Ends With US Declining To Join Consensus On Climate Change
    May27

    G-7 Summit Ends With US Declining To Join Consensus On Climate Change

    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 six nations in the Group of Seven agreed to stick...

    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...

    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 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...

    U.S. will be the lone G7 holdout on supporting Paris climate deal
    May27

    U.S. will be the lone G7 holdout on supporting Paris climate deal

    TAORMINA, Sicily — The U.S. will be the lone holdout on endorsing the Paris accord on climate change when leaders of the G7 will issue their 2017 declaration Saturday, officials said.President Donald Trump had said he would give European leaders a chance to make their case for the climate change accord, but will make a final decision until...

    Trump aides facing perilous stage of Russia probe
    May27

    Trump aides facing perilous stage of Russia probe

    Robert Mueller’s special investigation may just be starting, but for President Donald Trump and his aides, it’s already entered one of the most legally treacherous phases. Now that Trump’s current and former aides and allies officially know a probe exists, they’re responsible for preserving all available information that...

    African Leaders Join G-7 Summit to Discuss Migration
    May27

    African Leaders Join G-7 Summit to Discuss Migration

    The second and final day of the Group of Seven (G-7) leading democracies annual summit is under way in Taormina, Italy, with several African heads of state joining the talks. Host Italy wants to draw attention to the migration crisis and the dangerous Mediterranean crossings taken by tens of thousands of people looking for a better life in...

    Macron and Putin are going to meet on Monday
    May27

    Macron and Putin are going to meet on Monday

    France and Russia harbour longstanding differences over Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: Business...

    The dueling scoops about Jared Kushner’s plan for secret communications with Russia, explained
    May27

    The dueling scoops about Jared Kushner’s plan for secret communications with Russia, explained

    Actual policy is the elephant in the room On Friday night two versions of an incredible story emerged. They both start like this: In early December, Jared Kushner and future former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn met with the Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in Trump Tower to see about setting up a secret communication channel between...