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French activists fear government overreach after attacks

PARIS (AP) — Searches without warrants & house arrests without judges' orders have skyrocketed in France since the Nov. 13 attacks that left 130 people dead in Paris, & activists…

New draft climate deal emerges as Paris talks near end

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Thursday presented a new draft of a global climate accord that showed headway on some key issues & stalemate…

'Time for agreement' as climate talks in Paris reach last formal day

Countries have been told "it's time to come to an agreement" on a new international climate deal as they worked through the night into the last formal day of talks….

VW says only small group to blame for emissions scandal

By Andreas Cremer WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) – Volkswagen said on Thursday that only a small group of employees were responsible for cheating U.S. diesel emissions tests & there was no…

Blood, sweat and tears at Paris climate talks

Tears flow often — blood has once — as climate negotiators from 195 nations gather every year in a different corner of the world for a physical & emotional endurance…

The Latest: None satisfied with Paris draft, none rejects it

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The latest news related to the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local: 11:00 p.m. Just approximately all countries…

Facebook Defends Approach To Dealing With Terrorist Posts

Facebook has been forced to defend its policy on terrorist content after it was accused of being too slow to remove it. Monika Bickert, the company’s Head of Global Product…

Giant animals light up Vatican for environment show

Images of clouds, lions & butterflies — alternating with polluted air & parched farmland — were projected on the famous facade of St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on Tuesday…

Taliban storm airport complex in Afghan city of Kandahar

Explosions & gunfire rang out as Taliban fighters stormed the airport complex in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar Tuesday, officials said, with fighting still ongoing. "The insurgents managed to…

Oil slide blackens energy stocks

Oil industry stocks tumbled Monday, dragging down British & US markets, as crude prices sank to their lowest close since February 2009 in the wake of last week’s OPEC decision….