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Trump slams the Paris climate accord at the G20 Summit, saying it was 'designed to kill the American economy'

President Donald Trump. Evan Vucci/AP Photo President Donald Trump on Sunday slammed the Paris climate accord, telling world leaders at the G20 summit that the pact was detrimental to US citizens. "To protect American workers, I withdrew the United States from the unfair and one-sided Paris climate accord, a very unfair act for the United States," he said. The US formally left the accord on November 4, but President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to reverse the decision and rejoin the interna...
Tags: Politics, China, US, Barack Obama, Trends, G20, Joe Biden, United States, Xi Jinping, Paris, Carbon Emissions, G20 Summit, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Trump, White House Trump

Trump skipped a coronavirus meeting with G20 leaders to play golf

President Donald Trump golfs at Trump National Golf Club on November 21, 2020 in Sterling, Virginia. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images President Donald Trump was noticeably absent from a coronavirus meeting with this year's G20 Summit world leaders.  CNN reported that leaders from Germany, France, South Korea, and Argentina were scheduled to participate in the event. But Trump was noticeably absent and White House pool reporters said during a meeting focused on coronavirus preparedness Trump ha...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Trends, G20, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Golf, Argentina, G20 Summit, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump National Golf Club, Trump Golf, Garrett Haake

China's Xi Jinping pledged to work with other countries to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations

Chinese President Xi Jinping. Noel Celis - Pool/Getty Images At the G20 Summit in Saudi Arabia, President Xi Jinping of China pledged to intensify cooperation on a global effort to develop vaccines for COVID-19, Reuters reported. Pfizer and BioNTech, as well as Moderna, have in the past two weeks announced vaccines that the companies maintain could be more than 90% effective in fighting the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. China is developing three vaccines that are now in Phase II...
Tags: Europe, Science, Saudi Arabia, China, Trends, United States, Xi Jinping, G20 Summit, Pfizer, Vaccines, Reuters, Riyadh, Xi, Matthew DeBord, Moderna, Coronavirus

Russia wants to distribute its questionable coronavirus vaccine to other countries: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to distribute its questionable Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to other countries, Reuters reported Saturday. Russia first approved Sputnik V in August, but experts and health officials were skeptical the vaccine would work since it did not go through necessary phase 3 trials.  The Kremlin also kept important information relevant to the vaccine's success out of the public's eye. This included...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, International, Trends, G20, United States, G20 Summit, Pfizer, Vaccine, Kremlin, Reuters

“It is unacceptable to treat the internet as an ungoverned space,” Australian PM calls for global tech scrutiny

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for a global crackdown on social media after the New Zealand mosque shooting was live-streamed on Facebook last week. “It is unacceptable to treat the internet as an ungoverned space,” Morrison wrote in a letter to Japan’s prime... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, Japan, Technology, News, Internet, Australia, Youtube, Social Media, Regulation, Terrorism, New Zealand, Reddit

How Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump Cost the G20 its Moral Authority

No G20 leader appears to have the moral authority – or the political will – to chide the others for breaking the rules.
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Uncategorized, G20 Summit, Donald Trump, Onetime, Moral Authority

President Trump Confronted Vladimir Putin About Election Meddling

(HAMBURG, Germany) — President Donald Trump opened his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday by raising U.S. concerns about Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. He said Putin denied being involved. Trump’s decision to confront Putin directly over election interference fulfilled ardent demands by…
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Uncategorized, G20, Moscow, G20 Summit, Donald Trump, Trump, State, Hamburg Germany, Rex Tillerson, Valdimir Putin, Onetime

President Trump Says Mexico Will ‘Absolutely’ Pay for Border Wall

It was their first face-to-face meeting since Trump's election
Tags: News, Uncategorized, G20 Summit, Donald Trump, Trump, Onetime

President Trump Predicts ‘Positive Things’ With Russia After Sit-Down With Vladimir Putin

(HAMBURG, Germany) — President Donald Trump voiced optimism that there are “very positive things” in store for the United States and Russia as he sat down with President Vladimir Putin on Friday for an historic first meeting. Seated next to Putin in Germany, Trump said it was “an honor” to be with Putin. As journalists…
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Uncategorized, World, United States, G20 Summit, Donald Trump, Trump, Hamburg Germany, Onetime, Germany Trump

The Morning Brief: G20 Summit, North Korea and France’s Gas Cars Ban

Here's what's going on in the news Friday
Tags: News, North Korea, France, Uncategorized, G20 Summit, Onetime, The Morning Brief, Gas Cars Ban

NYC’s Mayor Is Heading to a Trump Protest in Germany

Where the president is for the G20 Summit
Tags: New York, News, Germany, Uncategorized, G20 Summit, Onetime, President Trump

More Clashes Between Protestors and Police Ahead of G20 Summit Opening

German police say they have used a water cannon to clear blockade by protesters
Tags: News, Germany, Uncategorized, G20 Summit, Onetime

British Protestors Rally at Rumors of a Surprise U.K. Visit by Donald Trump

"Trump ... will land in Britain with less ceremony than Rudolf Hess"
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Britain, Theresa May, United Kingdom, Guardian, G20 Summit, Donald Trump, Paul Mason, Trump, Melania Trump, Owen Jones, Turnberry, Stop Trump

U.S., Japan pledge billions in fight against climate change

U.S. President Barack Obama, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands on Sunday at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia. Obama confirmed Saturday the U.S. would pledge up to $3 billion to help poor countries on climate issues. Credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images President Barack Obama confirmed Saturday at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, that the U.S. would pledge up to $3 billion to help poor countries on climate issues, according to news rep...
Tags: Japan, Obama, Climate Change, Australia, President Obama, Barack Obama, G20, World, United States, Shinzo Abe, Paris, Tony Abbott, G20 Summit, Pbs Newshour Weekend, Abbott, Reuters

What Britain wants from the G20 summit

With the G20 summit in Brisbane starting soon, we run down what is set to be on the agenda [Author: Steven Swinford]
Tags: Russia, Ukraine, Britain, Cameron, Brisbane, G20 Summit, Steven Swinford