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World seals landmark climate accord, marking turn from fossil fuels

By Alister Doyle & Barbara Lewis PARIS (Reuters) – The global climate summit in Paris agreed a landmark accord on Saturday, setting the course for a "historic" transformation of the…

Hodgson and Coleman relish England-Wales Euro 2016 derby

PARIS (Reuters) – England manager Roy Hodgson & Wales counterpart Chris Coleman are eagerly anticipating their all-British Euro 2016 group match in Lens next year following Saturday's draw for the…

Thousands march against Polish govt as constitutional spat drags on

WARSAW (Reuters) – Tens of thousands marched through Warsaw on Saturday to protest against what they called the "democratorship" of the month-old conservative government, as Poland remained locked in a…

White House hails 'most ambitious climate change' pact ever

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is praising what it calls "the most ambitious climate alter agreement in history" after the United States & nearly 200 other countries backed the…

Islamic State can make fake Syrian passports – U.S. report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. government agency report has warned that Islamic State has the ability to create fake Syrian passports, a federal official confirmed on Friday. A spokeswoman for…

Clinton vows to defeat Islamic State if elected

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Campaigning in Republican territory, Hillary Clinton said Friday her opponents are all talk when it comes to defeating the Islamic State group yet she's the only…

Donald Trump adds a new target: Ted Cruz

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has finally unleashed a verbal assault on the one rival he has so far spared. Trump went after Ted Cruz…

China factory output strengthens, investment up in sign of stabilising economy

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's activity data was stronger than expected in November, with factory output growth picking up to a five-month high, signalling that a flurry of stimulus measures from…

The Prospective Paris Deal Ignores Two Major Polluters

With the Paris climate talks coming to a close, participating nations are hashing out the details of how to hold each other to their carbon-reduction goals & finance the whole…

America's Immigration Challenge

On Wednesday, FBI director James Comey alleged that the San Bernardino shooters were already plotting a mass-murder attack on the United States before Tafsheen Malik received the K-1 visa admitting…