"If you're a foreign leader you have to realize if you try to butter up Trump it doesn't really matter, it's a one way street".
The reading significantly undershot a Reuters poll of analysts, who had predicted a 0.8 per cent rise.
Although Mr Trump insists the tariffs are necessary to protect USA industry, Canada and European Union chiefs have denounced them as illegal.
"They are relying on the overwhelming strength of the U.S.to compel a much weaker neighbour to give in to whatever they demand, " Bothwell said.
The French president added that he and Trump would have a "frank" exchange at the G-7 summit in Canada later this week, which leads me to conclude that perhaps Macron was just craving hot dogs that day.
Trump, who met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Washington before the summit, may be more preoccupied with next week's historic nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
President Trump launched an attack on host leader Canadian PM Justin Trudeau on Thursday night, describing him as "indignant", with officials predicting the mood is likely to be exceptionally tense.
Marcus Smart hopes to remain with Celtics
And during an appearance on WEEI's "Dale & Keefe" on Friday, Ainge pointedly reiterated the importance of both Hayward and Irving. Though Ainge said he's content with his roster, there will inevitably be changes entering next season.
Pompeo Says 'Real Progress' Made Toward Trump-Kim Summit
On his Twitter account, Pompeo posted a series of photographs from meetings with Kim on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. They walked along the Rose Garden to the Oval Office, where Kim was expected to hand over the letter from his leader.
America's closest allies braced for a showdown with President Donald Trump at the G7 summit Friday, as anger at being slapped with trade tariffs by their most powerful member threatened to split the club.
"So maybe the American president doesn't care about being isolated today but neither do we mind signing a six-country agreement if need be". The announcement came as talks stalled between the U.S., Canada and Mexico over renegotiating the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement.
At the summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, Trump will hold bilateral meetings with Macron and Trudeau, in addition to attending working sessions with all of the G-7 leaders.
Mr Trump's top economic adviser Larry Kudlow says other are counties are to blame for the current situation because they have taken advantage of the US.
Macron made clear Thursday that the other six countries wouldn't hesitate to go it alone.
Trudeau on Tuesday said the discussions at the G7 Summit, should have dealt primarily with sustainable and equitable economic growth and gender issues, instead it will be "straightforward and at times difficult" because of Trump's policies.
Canada also announced retaliatory tariffs on $12.8 billion (£9.5 billion) worth of USA goods, including steel and aluminum products, mayonnaise, and sleeping bags.
"This is the first time the USA government is seen as truly acting in bad faith, in treating allies as a threat, in treating trade as negative and fundamentally undermining the system that it built, " said Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
While the critics responded poorly to Suicide Squad , the film was a huge box office success, raking in $746.8 million worldwide. As for Joaquin Phoenix taking on the Clown Prince of Crime with Todd Phillips and Martin Scorsese, that remains a mystery.
Scholars say China has landed a bomber and deployed missiles to islets under its control largely because of the USA ship movement. Last week, the USA withdrew an invitation for Beijing's participation in naval exercises known as the Rim of the Pacific.
Deaths have been confirmed in Arkansas, California, Minnesota and NY with two of those deaths happening in Minnesota. Officials urge anyone who thinks they may be ill with an E. coli infection to see their doctor.
Although thought to be considerably safer than tobacco cigarettes, studies have linked long-term use to heart disease and cancer. "As the report explains, only one in eight countries is on track to meet the voluntary global target to reduce tobacco use".
The tweet was widely considered racist, since Jarrett is an African-American woman and Barr made a comparison to an ape . On Wednesday, she attributed her lack of judgment in the incident to her taking of sleeping pill Ambien.
Rotondo refused the judge's request to work things out directly with his parents, who sat quietly nearby. Christina and Mark Rotondo sued their son after repeatedly sending formal letters asking him to leave.
The president literally pointed at a window, indicating the presence of the first lady, but ... she wasn't there. She is known for her privacy and White House independence, often breaking with her husband's schedule.
Microsoft said GitHub will continue to operate independently and "provide an open platform for all developers in all industries". If confirmed, the acquisition will concern many developers anxious about what Microsoft will do to GitHub as a service.
An advance team, led by deputy chief of staff Joe Hagin, has held meetings with the North Korean team in Singapore this week. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who met with Kim yesterday, said he felt negotiations were "moving in the right direction".
Trump announced Friday that the nuclear-weapons summit he had canceled with North Korea's Kim Jong Un is back on. In a more conciliatory tone, Mattis said the USA would continue to pursue "cooperation whenever possible ".
Apple Goes Big on AR and User Experience
Apple's software-focused event on Monday was a momentous moment - for Facebook Inc. Screen Time would also allow parents to limit access to some apps and websites.
Apple gives Siri new powers over apps
FaceTime will be able to host 32 video tiles at once, with the tiles expanding and shrinking depending on who's talking. At its WWDC gathering on Monday, Apple unveiled the many features included in iOS 12, which launches in September.
Sharapova thrashes Pliskova at French Open
Speaking on court after the match, a jubilant Williams said: "I lost the first set and I just though I have to try harder". Serena Williams of the US celebrates winning her second round match against Australia's Ashleigh Barty.