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PARIS (AP) — This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save.The last time that the nations of the world struck a binding agreement to fight global warming was 1997, in Kyoto, Japan. As leaders gather for a ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of gay rights activists danced to drum beats and held colorful balloons as they marched in a parade in New Delhi on Sunday, celebrating what they call the diversity of gender and sexuality.Organizers said that while the ...more

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PARIS (AP) — The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:11:55 a.m.The 53-nation Commonwealth says climate change poses an "existential threat" to some member states, ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:___ABC's "This Week" — Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson and John Kasich.___NBC's "Meet the Press" — Carson; Republican presidential candidate Donald T ...more

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PARIS (AP) — It sounds like English. Yet to the untrained ear the language used in the U.N. climate talks is about as comprehensible as Klingon.Sometimes you wonder whether the negotiators are trying on purpose to make a simple idea sound more c ...more

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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Hundreds of voters lined up after morning prayers to vote Sunday in Burkina Faso's first presidential and legislative elections since a popular uprising toppled the West Africa nation's longtime leader last year. ...more

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AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — After touring Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by M ...more

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. (All times local):7:15 p.m.Attorney General Loretta Lynch is calling the shootings in Colorado Springs a crime against women receiving h ...more

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COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's officials asked for the public's help Saturday in gaining information about a newborn baby deputies rescued after finding her buried beside a popular Compton bike path.The girl was believed to ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Olene Smith Walker, who prioritized education as the first and only female governor of Utah and later established an institute to help students pursue public service careers, died Saturday at 85 in Salt Lake City.Walker die ...more