Mattis said that as defense secretary, such negotiations were "not inside my portfolio", but added: "Obviously we deal with the aspects of a warming climate in the Department of Defense, and to us, that's just another one of the many factors we deal with which we call the physical environment".
French President Emmanuel Macron praised President Donald Trump's "capacity to listen" and his "intention to progress with us".
The French leader says he believes the arguments made by the six other members enabled Trump to understand the importance of that issue and the necessity the Paris agreement for the USA economy. G7 leaders sign the G7 Taormina Statement on the Fight Against Terrorism and Violent Extremism at the G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy on Friday, May 26, 2017.
However, there was relief that Trump agreed to language in the final G7 communique that pledged to fight protectionism and commits to a rules-based global trade system.
U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania, talk with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they arrive for a concert in the Ancient Theatre of Taormina ( 3rd century BC) in the Sicilian citadel.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was pessimistic, saying that the discussion on climate change was "very unsatisfying", because "there are no indications whether the United States will stay in the Paris Agreement or not". "We were all very clear about that and about the role of the Paris agreement".
President Donald Trump says he'll make a final decision next week on whether the USA will stay in the Paris climate agreement.
And Trump took a new swipe at Germany, reportedly telling other European leaders that the country's trade practices were "bad", an account that has been confirmed and denied by administration officials.
Almost every nation that signed the 2015 agreement, including the six other G-7 members, has agreed to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
For example, just 1 in 3 Americans who are Republican or lean Republican say they believe that free trade agreements have been good for the USA, according to a poll last month by the Pew Research Center.
After hundreds of people had peacefully marched through the streets of the seaside town of Giardini Naxos, down the hill from where a Group of Seven meeting had been held, a smaller group of about 100 people peeled off from the pack and challenged riot police. The march was organized by unions protesting economic inequality, current migration policies and demanding lower military spending.
Backing out of the climate accord had been a central plank of Trump's campaign and aides have been exploring whether they can adjust the framework of the deal even if they don't opt out entirely.
A person familiar with the talks said six members of the Group of Seven would stick with their endorsement of the Paris deal, and await a decision from the U.S. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the matter before the formal announcement.
They restored a vow to fight protectionism - the use of import taxes and skewed regulations that favor domestic producers over their foreign competitors.
The delay from the U.S.is being seen as an area for concern for advocates of global action to confront climate change . Clearly, for Trump now to violate a major campaign promise and stick with the Paris agreement would be a huge mistake.
Kourtney Kardashian and her alleged new boo, model/boxer Younes Bendjima , seem to be having the time of their lives together. The " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " star was spotted on a date night with Bendjima Monday at Gotha nightclub in Cannes.
A mother who is accused of shooting two of her children told police that she did it to save them from the "evils of the world". At the time of the shootings, an investigation was open and active against Helton by Montgomery County Children Services.
Central ministers, foreign diplomats and other state governments have also appreciated the state's progress, he added. After promising special status for the status, BJP could only afford special package for the state.
In 2014, South Korean officials discovered what they described as several North Korean drones that had flown across the border. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a text message that the military is analyzing the flight path of the said object.
And if you can't make it to the cemetery, take a moment to remember and take a moment of silence at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day. Of course, putting aside one day does not do justice to all those who have bravely fought throughout history.
I look forward to working closely with you to confront the dangers we face together in this violent and volatile Middle East. ... Solving the Mideast peace riddle is the task of Trump's son-in-law and jack-of-all-trades troubleshooter, Jared Kushner .
The only way Indonesia can progress into the last eight stage is if they thrash Denmark on Wednesday, which looks unlikely. Denmark, which won six matches and lost four, topped the group, followed by India (5-5) and Indonesia (4-6).
Investigators also worked with regional and western news outlets and non-government organizations active in the area, he said. The current U.S. strategy of isolating ISIS inside cities such as Mosul and Raqqa can place civilians at additional risk.
House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance
Trump, meanwhile, resumed his Twitter postings from the White House on Sunday and dismissed any story based on anonymous sources. On that topic, Trump tweeted Sunday night: "I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere".
Venezuela sets date for delayed regional elections
The opposition-led National Assembly wants a referendum asking Venezuelans if they approve of Maduro's constituent assembly plan. Maduro has accused the opposition of "terrorism", and is resisting their calls for a vote on removing him from power.
Diego Costa says he won't go to China, only to Atletico
"The first goal should never have been allowed", he said of Alexis Sanchez's controversial opener for Arsenal at Wembley . Poor defending from the usually imperious N'golo Kante Arsenal's Olivier Giroud to tee up Ramsey for the winning goal.
Trump's budget director defends plans to cut social programs
Members of Idaho's congressional delegation have been characteristically measured in their initial assessment of the Trump budget. His argument is that Medicaid funding will still increase in dollar terms each year during the 10-year budget window.
GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats' anti-Trump hopes
Three Montana news publications withdrew their endorsements, and even House Speaker Paul Ryan condemned Gianforte's actions. Still, Republicans now have to answer for the fact that one of their own elected officials is now facing assault charges.
Manchester Bombing Investigation Leads to Additional Arrests
Members of the public gather to attend a candlelit vigil to honor the victims of Monday evening's terror attack in Manchester . All the previous arrests were made in and around Manchester where the suicide bombing took place on Monday night.
Fox News finds itself in unaccustomed spot _ out of first
Anderson Cooper led the way for CNN, winning his 8 p.m. slot for "AC 360" for five straight days last week over Fox and MSNBC. More revelations about Flynn followed, along with the naming of a special prosecutor for the Russian investigation.
Sevilla agrees to let Sampaoli go coach Argentina
Sampaoli leaves Sevilla having guided them to the top four but, for much of the season, this was a campaign that promised more. Right now Argentina is fifth with 22 points behind Brasil (33), Colombia (24), Uruguay (23) and Chile (23).
Judge Throws Out DC Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo's Life Sentence
His Maryland lawyers are appealing in both state and federal court on the same grounds, and a hearing is set for next month. Jackson vacated Malvo's sentenced and remanded the case to Spotsylvania County Circuit Court for appropriate sentencing.
Man arrested at Comicon carrying guns, knives
Police officials believe the man meant to attack officers, but he was taken into custody before ever drawing or pointing a gun. However, this did not seem to occur on Thursday, with the armed man slipping through into the convention while fully armed.
441kW Jaguar XE SV Project 8 revealed
However, here it has been tuned for 592bhp - an increase of 25bhp - making it the most powerful Jaguar to ever hit the road. I'm a little surprised they went with the XE for this one, but I'm also excited to see just how insane they can make it.
China and Philippines meet on South China Sea disputes
China claims nearly the entire South China Sea , a key shipping lane that is believed to be rich in mineral and marine resources. At the same time , China can never represent Taiwan at the negotiations with regard to the South China Sea , he added.
Taiwan court rules same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional
The ruling Democratic Progressive Party that swept national elections in the self-ruled island previous year supported the change. In Thailand, activists said it would provoke redoubled effort to get the military-ruled country to legalize gay marriage.
Security Council condemns NKorea missile test
North Korea says it has no choice but to advance its nuclear and missile development to defend itself from attack. Meanwhile, the United States has also urged China to use its influence over North Korea to de-escalate tensions.