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G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but US hedges on Paris Agreement

G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but US hedges on Paris Agreement

The summit's communique noted that the Trump administration would take more time to consider whether it will remain committed to the 2015 Paris deal to rein in greenhouse gas emissions. 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.



Manchester attack: Images of bomb released as police tighten net

The Times published eight exclusive leaked pictures, which were unsourced but appeared to be police photographs taken at the Manchester Arena, where 22 people were killed while emerging from an Ariana Grande concert . She said the security services had foiled 18 plots since 2013. Rudd said counter-terrorism was adequately resourced, and denied the cuts had made it harder to prevent Monday's attack.



Macron vows French support for Britain in fight against terror

The president and first lady Melania Trump greeted Macron at the USA ambassador's residence in the Belgian capital in advance of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. French President Emmanuel Macron today brushed off Theresa May's request for early talks on a trade deal with the European Union after Brexit. (Web Desk) - President of the United States, leader of the free world, head of the strongest country on the planet, resident of the most powerful building in the world, ...



Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has announced plans for a benefit concert in Manchester to help victims of the extremist bombing that killed 22 people. Abedi's brother and father were arrested by a militia in that country after the bombing, the militia said. "I'll be returning to the great city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families ", Grande wrote.


Kushner 'sought secret communication line with Moscow'

Kushner 'sought secret communication line with Moscow'

The idea to set up this secret channel of communications was discussed at Trump Tower during a meeting between Kushner, Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak , and Michael Flynn , who later became National Security Adviser before he was sacked.



G-7 leaders give US more time on climate deal

The final hours of President Trump's time in Italy were overshadowed by claims that his son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner had undisclosed contact with the Russians during last year's USA election. On trade, the G7 managed to bash out a bland statement that vows to fight protectionism but seemed to take a nod to Mr. Trump's view that the global trading rule book is stacked against American interest.