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Obama: US leadership helping global fight on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate alter as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling…

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French police clash with climate protesters in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – French riot police fired tear gas at climate alter protesters at the Place de la Republique in central Paris on Sunday, near where climate alter activists had…

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Hamstrung by Congress, Obama tries to clinch climate pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate alter pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his back. Congress can't even…

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Germany's Merkel urges strict, binding goals to tackle climate change

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany's chancellor gave a qualified welcome on Saturday to China's pledge to tackle rising temperatures ahead of a global climate conference yet she called for more ambitious…

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Paris climate talks by the numbers

The global climate talks that officially open on Monday in Paris are a massive undertaking both diplomatically & logistically, with some 40,000 visitors expected daily amid heightened security fears. The…

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Hydro Car Powers To Victory In Sky Eco Rally

Britain's first hydrogen-powered car triumphed against the best-selling electric vehicle in the Sky News Eco Rally from London to Paris. The Hyundai ix35 made the 270-mile journey without refuelling &…

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French PM Valls calls on Gulf to accept more refugees

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has called on the Gulf states to accept more refugees fleeing Syria, saying that a "humanitarian disaster" could erupt in the Balkans if Europe does…

Microsoft's Gates to start multi-billion-dollar clean tech initiative

By Valerie Volcovici & Emmanuel Jarry NEW YORK/PARIS (Reuters) – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will launch a multi-billion-dollar clean energy research & development initiative with heads of state on Monday,…

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Insight – Voice of Paris attacks; Did he have bigger role?

By Chine Labbé & Marie-Louise Gumuchian PARIS/ALENCON, France (Reuters) – The voice that claimed Islamic State was responsible for the deadly Paris attacks is known to many in the small…

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Britain's Most Popular Search Terms Revealed

Despite England crashing out early, the Rugby World Cup has been revealed as the most-searched item by Yahoo users in the UK this year. The search engine has released a…