Summits

Greenpeace activists stage a demonstration against the climate change in Giardini Naxos, near the venue of the G7 summit in the Sicilian town of Taormina, southern Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Climate change promises to be the most problematic issue for this summit after Trump's decision to review U.S. policies related to the Paris Agreement on fighting global warming. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 7:02 am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Environmental activists have staged protests on a beach and at sea near the Sicilian hilltop town of Taormina, where leaders of the world's seven wealthiest democracies were meeting. Greenpeace...
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Greenpeace activists stage a demonstration against the climate change in Giardini Naxos, near the venue of the G7 summit in the Sicilian town of Taormina, southern Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Climate change promises to be the most problematic issue for this summit after Trump's decision to review U.S. policies related to the Paris Agreement on fighting global warming. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 5:34 am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The chairman of the European Union's council says he agrees with President Donald Trump that the international community should be "tough, even brutal" on terrorism and Islamic State. European...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a meeting at the G7 Summit, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 26, 2017 - 5:11 am
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation. But in Europe, Trump has faced a far cooler...
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Activists wearing the masks of the seven leaders of G7, from left, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni, British Prime Minister Theresa May, U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, sit at a table eating mock pasta during an initiative by Oxfam, an international confederation of NGOS aimed at fighting poverty, ahead of the G7 summit scheduled for May 26 and 27 in Taormina, Italy, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Orietta Scardino/ANSA via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 4:28 am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according...
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Activists wearing the masks of the seven leaders of G7, from left, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni, British Prime Minister Theresa May, U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, sit at a table eating mock pasta during an initiative by Oxfam, an international confederation of NGOS aimed at fighting poverty, ahead of the G7 summit scheduled for May 26 and 27 in Taormina, Italy, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Orietta Scardino/ANSA via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 2:42 am
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according...
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A member of the public reacts at St Ann's Square in central Manchester, England Thursday May 25 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena, Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
May 25, 2017 - 4:04 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 8:50 p.m. A relative of the man suspected in the deadly Manchester concert attack says he was driven to extremism after seeing a friend fatally stabbed last year. The relative spoke to...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to unveil artifacts from the World Trade Center and Berlin Wall for the new NATO headquarters, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Brussels. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 25, 2017 - 1:57 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, President Donald Trump aggressively challenged them Thursday to spend more on their own defense, putting the alliance under exceptional pressure to become tougher, sharper and newly relevant. The 27 other leaders looked on in awkward...
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A member of the public reacts at St Ann's Square in central Manchester, England Thursday May 25 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena, Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
May 25, 2017 - 1:54 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 6:42 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May has raised her concerns over alleged intelligence leaks from the Manchester bombing investigation with U.S. President Donald Trump. A British...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel watches at right as President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a ceremony to unveil artifacts from the World Trade Center and Berlin Wall for the new NATO headquarters, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Brussels. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 25, 2017 - 12:19 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A U.S. president who wants to build walls is celebrating the collapse of one of the world's most iconic barriers: the Berlin Wall. Donald Trump looked on Thursday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg unveiled two sections of the Berlin Wall...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Brussels. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 25, 2017 - 10:07 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president, Emmanuel Macron. At their first meeting, ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday, the two men locked hands for so long that knuckles started turning white. Trump finally seemed...
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