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Becoming Greta: ‘Invisible Girl’ to Global Climate Activist, With Bumps Along the Way

A Swedish girl’s solitary act of civil disobedience has turned her into a symbol for climate action. But her path hasn’t been easy.

Scientist who popularized term "global warming" dies at 87

A climate scientist who popularized the term "global warming" has died

'Grandfather of climate science' dead at 87

The climate scientist who popularized the term "global warming" has died. Wallace Smith Broecker ...

Global climate targets will be missed as deforestation rises, study says

International targets to cut emissions and limit climate change are set to be missed due to rises in deforestation and delays in changing how humans ...

Deforestation will torpedo global climate targets, study finds

International targets to cut emissions and limit climate change will be missed due to rises in deforestation and delays in changing how humans use ...

No recession but global growth will slow to a crawl this year, Janus Henderson says

The world economy is headed for a period of "dull, low" growth, according to fund manager Janus Henderson, but the risk of an outright ...

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Alibaba is the force behind hit Chinese Communist Party app: sources

A Chinese government propaganda app that recently became a huge hit was developed by Alibaba, two people at the company told Reuters, at a time when the nation's tech firms are under global scrutiny over their ties to Beijing.

Crude futures rise as global politics is expected to affect supply

Crude oil prices appeared headed for a fifth-consecutive positive session with investor expectation that prices may see new gains ahead on geopolitics affecting supply.

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Sharp's latest RoBoHon robot can't walk, but hey it's only $715

The cute Japanese robots keep coming. Sony's adorable Aibo pups are already on to their sixth litter and now Sharp is upgrading its RoBoHon line, too. In case you need reminding, that's the robot smartphone that -- like all good droids -- can sing an...

Asia has 'mitigating factors' to counter a global growth slowdown, says bank CEO

Asia is still projected to grow at 5.5 percent to 6 percent this year despite the overall softer global environment, said Piyush Gupta, CEO of ...

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New Zealand to target online giants with digital tax

New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook and ...

NY Times /
‘The Wandering Earth’ Review: Planetary Disaster Goes Global

“The Wandering Earth” proves that China can make a sci-fi blockbuster as awash in murky computer imagery and stupefying exposition as any in Hollywood.

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Trump: US Trade Talks with China Making 'Big Progress'

President Donald Trump said Sunday "big progress" is being made in U.S. trade talks with China on what he calls "so many different fronts." "Our country has such fantastic potential for future growth and greatness on an even higher level," the president tweeted. Trump said last week he might put off the March 1 deadline to increase tariffs ...

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Global Economy Week Ahead

In the week ahead, the U.S. Federal Reserve releases January meeting minutes. The U.S. will also see fresh data on home sales and durable goods.

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Can Trump's pick be stopped from leading the World Bank? | Larry Elliott

Many fear the abrasive David Malpass will use the bank to pursue White House’s agendaUntil a month ago David Malpass was a civil servant at the US Treasury with die-hard Republican sympathies and an abrasive management style. Jim Yong Kim’s decision ...

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The Catholic church is still making excuses for paedophilia | Peter Stanford

Cardinals around the world are joining the pope at a forum on tackling abuse. But only radical reform can solve the crisisWhen the first meeting in ...

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Why `Green New Deal’ Has Washington in Such a Lather: QuickTake

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal created a sprawling range of public-works programs to address the Great Depression. Eighty years later, ...

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Munich Security Conference: Live blog

Rolling news and reaction from global gathering of leaders, ministers and policymakers.

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Could Mexico Soon Be Exporting Marijuana to the U.S.?

Mexico's former president Vicente Fox sees NAFTA as a springboard to global cannabis exports.

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The Next Global Financial Meltdown Is Just Around the Corner

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The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has drawn lengthy applause for her spirited defense of a multilateral approach to global affairs and her support for ...

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Pence hails 'remarkable, extraordinary' Trump tenure in attack on US allies

Vice-president tells European and Asian allies they should follow the US in quitting the Iran deal and recognizing Juan GuaidoMike Pence rebuked ...

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Mike Pence rebukes European powers over Iran and Venezuela - video

US vice-president rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday, in a renewed attack on traditional US allies, rejecting a call by ...

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NBA and FIBA to launch pro league in Africa

The NBA's first professional basketball league outside of North America will begin in Africa next year, the NBA and the sport's global governing body ...

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Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work with Russia

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts.

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Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok's Calvey until April

A Russian court on Saturday ordered Michael Calvey, the U.S. founder of one of Russia's biggest private equity firms accused of fraud, to be kept in custody until April 13.

Shiffrin fights through chest cold to win 4th straight world slalom gold

​Mikaela Shiffrin fought through sickness to win an unprecedented fourth straight slalom title at the world championships in Are, Sweden. Canada's Laurence St.-Germain and Erin Mielzynski cracked the ...

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