Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Paris Climate Deal Draft 'Ready For Adoption'

Ministers from more than 190 countries have been working through the night in an effort to reach a historic deal on climate change. Talks at the United Nations summit in…

Final Push For Deal At Paris Climate Talks

Ministers from more than 190 countries have been working through the night in an effort to reach a historic deal on climate change. Talks at the United Nations summit in…

Australia police search home of man named as bitcoin founder

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police raided the Sydney home & business premises of a man that technology news sites have claimed is the founder of virtual currency bitcoin. A statement…

'Walking Dead' executive producer sinks teeth into VR

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While experimenting with virtual reality for his latest project, "The Walking Dead" executive producer David Alpert & his crew relied on a very old-school form of…

Michael Douglas says cancer survival led to resurgence

NEW YORK (AP) — An emotional Michael Douglas said surviving his cancer scare several years ago gave him new vitality as he settles into his senior years. Douglas, 71, spoke…

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Insight – On China's fringes, cyber spies raise their game

By Clare Baldwin, James Pomfret & Jeremy Wagstaff HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Almost a year after students ended pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong, they face an online battle against…

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Obama eyes chance to make mark, at last, on climate change

Six years after a fiasco in Copenhagen & a year before he leaves office, a Paris summit offers Barack Obama the chance to make his mark in the fight against…

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Egypt Suspends 'Rescue Flights' For Britons

Rescue flights for Britons have been suspended by the Egyptian authorities – leaving hundreds of angry & confused tourists stranded at Sharm el Sheikh's airport. With passengers already at the…

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Shell sees $70 billion BG deal working even with $60s/barrel oil

LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday again sought to assuage investor concerns over its planned $70 billion (45.34 billion pounds) takeover of BG Group as it announced plans…

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China naval chief warns US of conflict risk in South China Sea

China's navy chief warned his US counterpart encounters between their forces could spiral into conflict, state media reported, two days after a US destroyer sailed close to Beijing's artificial South…