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China's Xi pledges to support Paris climate agreement

13 May 2017

Instead, he will wait until after the G7 to make a decision, according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer.

Today, Tiffany & Co. dedicated their New York Times ad to taking on the President. However, during his campaign, Trump promised to "cancel" US participation in the agreement.

In a conversation Monday, Trump told French President-elect Emmanuel Macron he is "pondering" whether to remain in the Paris Climate Agreement, French Ambassador to the US Gerard Araud told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in Paris on Tuesday. In it, they ask him to "please keep the the Paris Climate Agreement", as the "threat to our planet and to our children is too great".

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The Royal Free's spokeswoman, meanwhile, said the hospital was going to advise staff on how to keep their systems secure. The cyber attack is followed by a ransom demanding $ 300 for enabling access to their personal computers.

In Bonn, where representatives of the almost 200 countries that are party to the agreement are meeting to go through the technical aspects of implementing the accord, discussions are overshadowed by the uncertainty over Washington's position.

"The FBI is one of our nation's most cherished and respected institutions, and today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement", Trump said in a statement.

Opponents of the deal have also lobbied the president this week, with a group of conservative organizations signing a letter saying "the treaty is not in the interest of the American people and the U". Signatures on the letter include veteran anti-tax activist Grover Norquist and Myron Ebell, who led transition efforts at EPA prior to the president's swearing in.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at his Senate confirmation hearing in January he supports staying in the deal.

Despite uncertainties about whether the United States will remain committed to the Paris climate accord under President Trump, diplomats convened talks in Bonn, Germany, on May 8 about implementing the details of the global deal to combat global warming. But Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has said called the Paris pact "a bad deal for America".

The Paris accord, signed by almost 200 nations in 2015, was never ratified by the Senate due to the staunch oppositions of Republicans. Each nation under the agreement has to pledge how much it will cut its emissions, and it's already clear the Trump administration can't meet the Obama administration's pledge to cut emissions between 26 and 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025, or eight years from now. However, leaving the agreement altogether, and abandoning more than 190 countries, could potentially leave the United States isolated.

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He also visited Yeonpyeong Island, which was targeted by North Korean artillery during a skirmish in 2010. The US has not ruled out a military strike to prevent Pyongyang from advancing its nuclear capabilities.

A White House official says the meeting is expected to convene Tuesday afternoon.