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U.N. climate talks go into overtime as negotiators grapple with text

From Reuters Top News:   KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – The United Nations’ climate talks went into overtime early Saturday morning as negotiators from nearly 200 nations grappled with disagreements over parts of a package of rules to implement a landmark agreement to combat global warming. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres,

UK ministers think May's Brexit plan is dead, seek alternatives: The Times

From Reuters Top News:   British Prime Minister Theresa May attends a news conference after a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium December 14, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw LONDON (Reuters) – Most of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s senior ministers think her Brexit plan is dead and are

Sarah Papenheim was killed while studying in the Netherlands. What we know. – Boston.com

From Google World News:   ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — A suspect in the slaying of a 21-year-old American psychology student living in the Dutch port of Rotterdam appeared before a judge Friday and was ordered detained for two more weeks while the investigation continues. The Rotterdam Public Prosecutor’s Office tweeted

Trump Speaks With Erdogan as U.S.-Turkish Tensions Climb – Wall Street Journal

From Google World News:   A photo released by the Turkish Presidential Palace shows Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, with President Trump during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires earlier this month. Photo: murat cetinmuhurdar/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images 3 Comments By Dion Nissenbaum in Washington and Dion Nissenbaum The Wall

George Papadopoulos, after serving sentence in Russia probe, announces Congressional bid – USA TODAY

From Google World News:   CLOSE A federal judge has rejected former Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos’ last-ditch effort to delay serving his two week prison sentence. Veuer’s Angeli Kakade has the story. Buzz60 George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation, talks to reporters after

Michael Flynn, China Trade, Wisconsin: Your Friday Evening Briefing

From The New York Times:   (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest. 1. The special counsel’s office rejected a suggestion from Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, that he had been tricked into lying to F.B.I. agents investigating Russia’s

U.S. government watchdog to probe child's death after border arrest

From Reuters Top News:   WASHINGTON/TAOS, New Mexico (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog will investigate the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan migrant which occurred after she was detained by U.S. border agents, officials said on Friday. The Trump administration defended the treatment of the child,

Lame-duck Wisconsin governor signs bill undercutting incoming Democrat

From Reuters Top News:   (Reuters) – Outgoing Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday signed legislation that will weaken the powers of his newly elected Democratic successor, dismissing critics who called the move a last-minute partisan power grab. Democrats said the legislation and a similar set of pending measures

UN climate conference 2018: leaders are working out a deal, despite Trump – Vox.com

From Google World News:   An agreement between 200 nations at a major international climate change conference in Katowice, Poland, is taking longer than expected, even as scientists and activists push for yet more ambitious commitments to reduce emissions in the final days of the negotiations. The goal of the