Nations agree on global climate pact rules

Nations agree on global climate pact rules

Nearly 200 countries overcame political divisions to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is not ambitious enough to prevent the dangerous effects of global warming.
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ICE to remove ‘millions’ of illegal immigrants: Trump

ICE to remove ‘millions’ of illegal immigrants: Trump

President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally.
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Angela Merkel has a shaking fit

Angela Merkel has a shaking fit

The German Chancellor was seen shaking uncontrollably during a visit by Ukraine's president.
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Hong Kong leader says sorry again, protesters reject apology

Hong Kong leader says sorry again, protesters reject apology

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has issued another apology for introducing an extradition bill that has seen more than a million people take to the streets in protest. But pro-democracy groups rejected the public apology and demanded she step down. Mia W
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Former soccer boss held in Qatar World Cup probe

Former soccer boss held in Qatar World Cup probe

French police are questioning Michel Platini, the former head of European soccer association UEFA, over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. It was a shock win for the tiny Gulf nation, and a corruption probe is underway.
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After cars, now planes are starting to go electric

After cars, now planes are starting to go electric

Israeli startup Eviation on Tuesday unveiled an electric plane able to take nine people over six hundred miles on a single charge. But big hurdles remain in the way of electric flight.
Facebook to launch bitcoin digital currency rival

Facebook to launch bitcoin digital currency rival

Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments. Conway G.
Another American tourist dies in Dominican Republic

Another American tourist dies in Dominican Republic

A New Jersey man is the latest American tourist to die while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. Joseph Allen is the latest of at least eight U.S. vacationers to have died in the country in the past year.
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Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in

Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in

Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further strain ties with Western allies.
The Strait of Hormuz: A flashpoint for war

The Strait of Hormuz: A flashpoint for war

Recent attacks on cargo vessels have put the focus on a shipping lane responsible for about a fifth of the world's oil exports. But in reality, this place is a powder keg for a much larger confrontation between Iran and the United States, and the pre
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Ex-UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup probe

Ex-UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup probe

The former soccer star is being questioned by French police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar.
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How human excrement is helping Kenyan farmers

How human excrement is helping Kenyan farmers

Kenyan farmer Victor Kyalo's chickens have doubled the number of eggs they are laying. The reason? Human excrement.
Retail Apocalypse? Not so fast...

Retail Apocalypse? Not so fast...

Retail brands are investing once again in physical locations with exclusively online brands opening up stores and traditional outlets rethinking their physical retail space.
Trump to launch re-election campaign in Florida

Trump to launch re-election campaign in Florida

President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policie
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No-deal Brexit chills send pound to a five-month low vs euro

No-deal Brexit chills send pound to a five-month low vs euro

Signs that arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson may be a step closer to becoming Britain's next prime minister sent the pound tumbling to a five-month low versus the euro on Tuesday as investors worried about the risks of a hard exit from the European Union.
Palestinians poised for riches from Israeli firm

Palestinians poised for riches from Israeli firm

Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed.
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Draghi shock hits euro, boosts stocks

Draghi shock hits euro, boosts stocks

European shares rallied and the euro took a sharp hit on Tuesday in a knee-jerk reaction to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating a possibility of new rate cuts or asset purchases.
Former Egyptian leader Mursi dies in court

Former Egyptian leader Mursi dies in court

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday from a heart attack after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities and a medical sou
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The great Fed debate: to cut rates or not

The great Fed debate: to cut rates or not

Facing persistent pressure from President Trump and financial markets to lower interest rates, the Federal Reserve holds a two-day meeting this week which could lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year. Conway G.
Trump Mideast peace plan proving unpopular in Jordan

Trump Mideast peace plan proving unpopular in Jordan

U.S. President Donald Trump's long-promised "Deal of the Century" to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is still secret, though leaked details suggest it dumps the idea of a full Palestinian state in favor of limited self-rule in part of the Oc
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U.S. to send more troops to the Middle East

U.S. to send more troops to the Middle East

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran.
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Shots fired during Toronto Raptors victory parade

Shots fired during Toronto Raptors victory parade

Close to 2 million fans cheered the NBA champion Toronto Raptors in a victory celebration that united the nation, but the party was marred by a shooting that seriously wounded two people. Freddie Joyner reports
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S&P ends flat

S&P ends flat

The S&P 500 closed flat Monday as investors awaited a Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year.
Fed won't move in June - Caron

Fed won't move in June - Caron

Ahead of the central bank policymakers meeting this week, Washington Crossing's Kevin Caron tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the Federal Reserve may further back away from its hawkish position adopted last year.
Egypt's ex-president Mursi dies in court

Egypt's ex-president Mursi dies in court

Egypt's state television said on Monday the country's former president Mohamed Mursi has died while on trial.
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