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  • BISMARCK, ND, May 26- Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, said on Thursday that he would pull the United States out of the U.N. global climate accord and slash environmental regulations on the energy industry if elected. The comments deepen the contrast between the New York billionaire and his Democratic rivals for the White House,...

  • G7 Summit: Trade deals

    CNBC’s Akiko Fujita is in Japan with the latest on the G7 Summit.

  • Robert Hormats

    America's allies are worried Donald Trump doesn't support alliances and that they would be in danger if he's elected president, Robert Hormats said.

  • Obama family to move two miles away from White House

    President Obama and his family plan to move to a mansion in the upscale Kalorama neighborhood of Washington.

  • ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 26- Group of Seven leaders agreed on Thursday on the need to send a strong message on maritime claims in the western Pacific, where an increasingly assertive China is locked in territorial disputes with Japan and several Southeast Asian nations. The agreement prompted a sharp rejoinder from China, which is not in the G7 club but whose rise as a...

  • The Obamas intend to rent this home in the upscale Kalorama neighborhood of Washington.

    The mansion in Washington's upscale Kalorama neighborhood is owned by former Clinton aide Joe Lockhart. The NYT reports.

  • President Barack Obama said on Thursday that North Korea's nuclear ambitions pose a serious medium-term threat, adding that engagement with China and other countries had seen progress on the issue. "What we've seen is improved responses from China and countries in the region... that may reduce the risks of North Korea selling weapons or missile material to...

  • LONDON, May 26- Business investment in Britain fell in early 2016, a sign that uncertainty caused by the country's impending referendum on European Union membership is weighing on companies. Growth in the economy slowed to 0.4 percent in the January-March period, the Office for National Statistics confirmed on Thursday, and many economists said it might lose...

  • Taliban cannot overrun Afghanistan: Pres. Obama

    President Obama answers questions from reporters about terrorist activities by the Taliban and its newly elected leader.

  • World pays attention to US elections: Obama

    The United States is at the heart of the international order, says President Obama answering questions from reporters at the G7 summit about the upcoming elections in the U.S.

  • President Obama on ISIS risk

    President Obama takes questions from reporters at the G7 summit in Japan where he address concerns about the threat of terror attack from ISIS.

  • Obama: North Korea is a big worry for all of us

    President Obama takes questions from reporters at the G7 summit in Japan and address global concerns about reducing the prospects of nuclear war in the future and the Iran nuclear deal, as well as the agreement with Russia and "worry" about North Korea.

  • ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 26- Group of Seven leaders voiced concern about emerging economies on Thursday as their host, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, made a pointed comparison to the global financial crisis eight years ago. Britain and Germany have been resisting calls for fiscal stimulus. "G7 leaders voiced the view that emerging economies are in a severe...

  • ISE, Japan— Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies to unite Thursday in forging a more urgent, coordinated response to the faltering global recovery. The G-7 gathering dovetails in many ways with Abe's long-term diplomatic, political and economic agenda. The annual summit brings together the leaders...

  • ISE, Japan— The latest news on the Group of Seven summit in Japan, where the leaders of the seven advanced economies are meeting for two days:. President Barack Obama says G-7 leaders are focused on the need to accelerate economic growth. He says that the leaders of the G-7 nations are intent on using all of the tools at their disposal to put people back to work and to...

  • More than 40 Republicans helped Democrats power the gay rights measure over the opposition of GOP conservatives who dominate the chamber. Conservatives did prevail in a separate vote designed to make sure federal funding isn't taken away from the state of North Carolina over its controversial bathroom law for transgender people. This time, GOP leaders let...

  • More than 40 Republicans helped Democrats power the gay rights measure over the opposition of GOP conservatives who dominate the chamber. Conservatives did prevail in a separate vote designed to make sure federal funding isn't taken away from the state of North Carolina over its controversial bathroom law for transgender people. Then, GOP leaders twisted...

  • ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 26- Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe escorted Group of Seven leaders to the Shinto religion's holiest site on Thursday before a summit covering topics from risks to the global economy to refugees and China's maritime assertiveness. President Barack Obama and other G7 partners one-by-one at Ise Grand Shrine in central Japan, dedicated...

  • ISE-SHIMA, May 26- Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe was set to escort Group of Seven leaders to the Shinto religion's holiest site on Thursday before a summit covering topics from risks to the global economy to refugees and China's maritime assertiveness. President Barack Obama and other G7 partners to the expansive grounds of Ise Grand Shrine in central...

  • ISE, Japan— Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies began their summit Thursday by visiting Ise Shrine, the most hallowed site for Japan's indigenous Shinto religion— one of many aspects of the gathering that dovetail with Abe's long-term diplomatic and political agenda. As host, to the extent that it can,...