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Report: Trump Tells Allies He Plans to Remove U.S. From Paris Climate Agreement.

U.S. President Donald Trump has informed multiple individuals, including EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, that he intends to remove the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement.

- Breitbart - US

Climate change: World awaits Trump decision on Paris deal.

The US president said he would announce this week if he would pull out of the Paris agreement.

- BBC - UK

Mattis: Trump is 'wide open' on Paris climate deal.

President Donald Trump is 'wide open' on the Paris climate accord as 'he takes in the pros and cons,' Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said in an interview to air Sunday.'We've obviously got a discussion going on about our policy in this regard,' he said on CBS' 'Face the Nation.' 'I was sitting in on some of the discussions ...

- POLITICO - US

What happens if the U.S. withdraws from the Paris agreement?.

Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution

- CBS NEWS - US

Cannes: THR Critics Debate Wretched Russians, the Robert Pattinson Revelation and a Bad Fest for Actresses.

THR film critics ponder the competition, clashing over Todd Haynes and Russian contenders, heaping praise on Robert Pattinson, dissecting the Netflix-Cannes beef and more.

- The Hollywood Reporter - US

Trump tells advisers US will scrap Paris accord - media.

A Washington-based news site reports that US President Trump has told "confidants" he will quit the landmark climate agreement. The uncertainty over Washington's position riled other leaders at the G7 summit in Italy.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Dissident Iranian director wins top Cannes prize.

CANNES, May 28 — An Iranian film-maker who was jailed for anti-regime propaganda' won the top prize at the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes film festival yesterday. Mohammad Rasoulof won for Lerd about a man...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Angers' last-gasp own goal hands PSG French Cup.

PARIS, May 28 — The unfortunate Issa Cissokho headed agonisingly into his own net in stoppage time to give Paris Saint-Germain a 1-0 win over Angers in the French Cup final at the Stade de France yesterday. Extra time loomed at France's...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Reuters Video: Joaquin Phoenix bludgeons Cannes with hitman thriller.

As a hired killer Joaquin Phoenix delivers a short, sharp shock of a movie to close the Cannes Film Festival's main competition. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

News24.com | G7 urged to douse Libyan inferno.

G7 nations including France and Britain came under pressure Saturday from Libya's neighbours to help put out the fires of a conflict that is already causing trouble further afield.

- News24.com - ZA

Ukrainian interest. Mutual understanding in Normandy, Trump's appearance before Europe, and Dodon's maneuvers.

Petro Poroshenko coordinated positions with Angela Merkel and held telephone talks with Emmanuel Macron. Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and Israel, later leaving European allies dumbfounded during his Belgium and Italy stops. Moldova president Igor Dodon promised that the self-proclaimed Transnistria would never become ...

- UNIAN - UA

Ukrainians appeal to Macron over Putin's political prisoners

Relatives of Ukrainians jailed by Russia in political cases have appealed to French President Emmanuel Macron to demand their release when he meets Vladimir Putin on Monday, according to The Local.

- UNIAN - UA

Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

Taormina, Italy, May 27 - President Donald Trump said Saturday he would decide next week whether the United States would abide by the 2015 Paris agreement on cutting global carbon emissions. His announcement came as a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily wrapped up in deadlock on the issue, with US partners voicing frustration at

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Paris climate accord: G7 leaders in imbroglio after Trump delay

, May 27 : The G 7 leaders, in their final communique, have said that the summit in Italy has failed to bridge differences over climate change after United States President Donald Trump remained non-committal over the Paris Agreement."The United States of America is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change ...

- Sify - IN

G7 deadlocks on climate after US declines to confirm Paris deal

The dramatic announcement came as a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily wrapped up in deadlock on the issue, with US partners voicing frustration at the president`s failure to commit to the deal aimed at stemming global warming.

- Zee News - IN

Donald Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

President Donald Trump said Saturday he would decide next week whether the United States would abide by the 2015 Paris agreement on cutting global carbon emissions.

- Zee News - IN

US President Donald Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

US President Donald Trump says his maiden trip abroad was a "home run" as he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a gruelling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord.

- Stuff - NZ

Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

Donald Trump says he will decide on whether the US will abide by the Paris agreement on climate change next week, as the G7 summit wraps up in Sicily.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Soccer - Own goal earns PSG record 11th French Cup title

SAINT-DENIS, France - Paris St Germain's dominance in the domestic cup competitions continued on Saturday after they captured a record 11th French Cup title by beating Angers 1-0 thanks to an injury-time own goal.

- SBS.com.au - AU

G7 Summit Ends Without U.S. Joining Consensus On Climate Change

Today's communiqué from the summit is unusually short. Notably, it says the U.S. "is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement."

- NPR - US

The Wall Street Journal: Trump stalls on decision to back Paris Climate Accord at G-7 summit

President Donald Trump was the only leader at a G-7 summit in Italy to not back a major international climate-change accord, saying he would make his decision next week.

- Marketwatch - US

Trump delays Paris climate accord decision

President Donald Trump said Saturday he will make a decision next week on whether the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris climate accord. 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 abroad.

- CNN Top Stories - US

G-7 Summit Ends Without US Joining Consensus On Climate Change

TAORMINA, Sicily — 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 ...

- TPM News - US

Trump to decide next week whether to quit paris climate accord

'I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week,' the president told his almost 31 million Twitter followers Saturday

- National Post - CA

G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but U.S. hedges on Paris Agreement

'We respect President Trump's choice to reflect further on their engagements around climate change and the Paris accord'

- National Post - CA

Trump Tweets He'll Decide Next Week Whether to Withdraw from Paris Climate Accord

President Donald Trump tweeted this morning that he will make his decision on whether to withdraw from the Paris climate accord next week.

- Mediaite - US

Iranian film 'A Man of Integrity' wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes

A movie by an Iranian who was previously sentenced to jail for his work in Iran won the top prize in the "Un Certain Regard" competition at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday

- The Daily Star - LB

Rebellious Iranian filmmaker wins major prize at Cannes

The winner of the festival's Un Certain Regard competition has gone to Mohammad Rasoulof's "A Man of Integrity." Rasoulof was once sentenced to six years in prison over his dissident portrayals of Iranian life.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Iranian Director Takes Prestigious Cannes Prize

Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof has won a prestigious prize at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Iranian film "A Man of Integrity" wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes

CANNES, France - A movie by an Iranian who was previously sentenced to jail for his work in Iran won the top prize in the "Un Certain Regard" competition at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday.

- Reuters - US

Trump Ends Trip Where He Started: At Odds With Allies and Grilled on Russia

Despite intense lobbying by world leaders, Mr. Trump did not endorse the Paris climate accords on the last day of his trip abroad.

- New York Times - US

Tomb of French national hero General de Gaulle vandalized

PARIS - Vandals on Saturday damaged the tomb of General Charles de Gaulle, leader of France's resistance to Nazi occupation during World War Two and founder of the Fifth Republic.

- Reuters - US

All eyes on rampaging Rafa

For the first time in three years, Rafael Nadal will bounce through the Roland Garros gates at the peak of his powers and favourite to take his collection of French Open titles to 10.The Spaniard, who hits 31 next week, has turned back the clock to sweep through the European claycourt season with titles in Monte Carlo, ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Donald Trump Says Decision on Paris Agreement Coming 'Next Week'

The move follows months of speculation

- TIME Magazine - US

Trump leaves G-7 summit without committing to Paris climate deal

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...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

'Uzi' used in French Quarter robbery: New Orleans police

The armed robbery was reported in the 900 block of St. Louis Street.

- Times-Picayune - US

Trump leaves G-7 with trade deal, no climate commitment

Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without a 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 landmark Paris accord that fights climate change.

- Times-Picayune - US

Gavrilova gunning for grand slam glory

Daria Gavrilova considers herself a French Open title contender after backing up her Rome Masters quarter-final showing with a finals appearance in Strasbourg.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Tomic and Kyrgios reunite at French Open

Former Davis Cup teammates Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios have reunited for a practice session ahead of tough first-round French Open assignments in Paris.

- SBS.com.au - AU

G7 leaders took a stroll in Sicily — and Trump followed them in a golf cart

Thomson Reuters President Trump rounded out his first foreign trip since taking office by joining other G7 leaders as they walked the streets of Taormina, Sicily. There was just one difference: as the leaders of the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Canada, and Japan walked on foot, Trump followed in a golf cart, The Times of ...

- Business Insider - US

How African-Americans disappeared from the Kentucky Derby

Getty Images / Andy LyonsWhen the horses enter the gate for the 143rd Kentucky Derby, their jockeys will hail from Louisiana, Mexico, Nebraska and France. None will be African-American. That's been the norm for quite a while. When Marlon St. Julien rode the Derby in 2000, he became the first black man to get a mount since ...

- Business Insider - US

President Trump Stands Up to G7 Leaders, Refuses to Ratify Climate Agreement

After coming to an easy agreement on a statement denouncing terrorism, the G7 leaders were unable to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump into ratifying the 2015 Paris climate agreement that would significantly reduce U.S. energy independence.

- Breitbart - US

French ambassador ends two-year stint in Lebanon

French ambassador to Lebanon Emmanuel Bonne on Saturday bid farewell to senior political officials after ending his two-year stint in Beirut

- The Daily Star - LB

Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

President Donald Trump on Saturday said his maiden trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord

- The Daily Star - LB

Merkel: G7 climate talks with Trump 'very unsatisfying'

The G7 declaration will give US President Donald Trump time to decide whether to keep the US in the Paris climate agreement. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has described the discussion on climate as "very unsatisfying."

- Deutsche Welle - DE

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.

- Stars and Stripes - US

First trip abroad 'home run' Trump says as challenges await

President Donald Trump on Saturday said his maiden first trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

Taormina, Italy, May 27 - President Donald Trump said Saturday he would decide next week whether the United States would abide by the 2015 Paris agreement on cutting global carbon emissions. The unexpected announcement came as a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily wrapped up in deadlock on the issue, with US partners voicing ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

How Instagram queens make money out of you

Cannes. They dress like celebrities and can increasingly be spotted on the world's catwalks and red carpets. Meet the influencers', the most famous people you've never heard of.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Trump to decide on US role in Paris climate deal next week

President Donald Trump has he will make a final decision on whether the US will stay in the Paris climate agreement next week.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

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