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Al Gore Says President Trump’s Climate Change Stance Could Be a ‘Perverse Step Forward’

Gore has spent years raising awareness of global warming

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Chinese state media urges Canada to defy U.S., free Huawei executive

Canada should distance itself from U.S. "hegemonism" and grant unconditional freedom to Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese executive detained in Vancouver on Washington's request, the state-owned tabloid Global Times said in a Thursday editorial.

Everything you ever wanted to know about Huawei, Meng Wanzhou and extradition

A global firestorm was set off with the arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou. As ...

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Trade thaw lifts stocks, sterling rises on May bets

A gauge of global stock markets rallied along with U.S. Treasury yields on Wednesday as optimism abounded for a trade thaw between the United States ...

The World Cup, Meghan Markle and 'Black Panther' topped Google's 2018 global search trends

The top U.S. searches included Hurricane Florence, Mega Millions lottery results and 'Election Results.'

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Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta stars in own biopic

For Carlos Acosta, the son of a black truck driver in Communist-run Cuba, overcoming poverty, prejudice and politics to become a global ballet legend, write a best-selling memoir and create his own...

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The Latest: Countries to step up action to curb warming

Dozens of rich and poor countries are announcing that they will step up action to curb global warming in an effort to kick start stalled climate talks

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Vaccines group plots path through conflict, instability, epidemics

- More children worldwide are now immunized against killer diseases but the task has become harder due to conflicts, epidemics, urbanization and migration, the head of a global vaccine group said.

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Al Gore says Trump isn’t paying attention to the global climate summit. (And that’s a good thing.)

“It’s better when the U.S. is actually providing leadership. And maybe a couple of years from now it will again," the former vice president said.

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China to revise plan for global technology dominance

Officials are retooling “Made in China 2025” to offer foreign companies greater opportunities to participate in a bid to address one of President ...

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China to revise plan for global technology dominance

Officials are retooling “Made in China 2025” to offer foreign companies greater opportunities to participate.

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FIFA suspends Afghanistan football chief after women's team abuse investigation

Global soccer body FIFA has provisionally banned the president of the Afghan Football Federation (AFF) Keramuddin Keram from all football-related activities due to an ongoing probe into allegations of abuse in the country's women's team.

UN chief calls for compromise and sacrifice at climate talks

The United Nations secretary-general called on countries to make compromises and sacrifices in talks over tackling global warming, as some observers warned the meeting in Poland could collapse without an agreement on key issues

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UN Chief Returns as Climate Talks Teeter Closer to Collapse

The United Nations secretary-general flew back to global climate talks in Poland Wednesday to appeal to countries to reach an agreement, as some observers feared the meeting might end without a deal. U.N. chief Antonio Guterres opened the talks ...

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Workers are increasingly ghosting their employers like bad dates

Over the past year, recruiters at one global staffing firm have noticed a 10 to 20 percent increase in situations where employees stop coming to work ...

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Presidents Cup shows golf yet to become truly global sport

A quarter century after the Presidents Cup began with high hopes that it would one day rival the Ryder Cup as golf’s premier team event, it remains a ...

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Millimeter perfect harmony pitched in quest for 5G economic boost

Ultra-short-wave mobile spectrum could add $565 billion to global economic output over the next 15 years if used to connect robots or other applications, the telecoms industry estimates.

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Israel strengthens its ties with the West’s far right

Matteo Salvini's visit to Israel is yet another sign of a shift in global politics. Under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s watch, Israel has amassed a conspicuous crop of illiberal allies.

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Israel strengthens its ties with the West’s far right

Matteo Salvini's visit to Israel is yet another sign of a shift in global politics.

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Nissan-Renault Scandal Shows It's Hard to Keep Car Alliances on Track

Tensions between Nissan and Renault after the arrest of longtime alliance leader Carlos Ghosn show it has never been easy for the global auto ...

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How ‘Subtle Asian Traits’ Became a Global Hit

A group of Asian-Australian students started a Facebook group to share jokes and memes about their experiences. Now, it has nearly a million ...

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Brazil Green Groups Prepare Climate-Change Contingency Plan

With its wooden walls and posters on protecting forests and fauna, Brazil's pavilion at the U.N. climate talks in Poland offers no hint of the angst ...

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Big Drop Reported in Child Labor in Cambodia Fashion Factories 

While the United Nations says child labor has fallen sharply in Cambodia's garment factories, many informal subcontractors using children are ...

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McDonald's to curb antibiotic use in its beef supply

McDonald's Corp said on Tuesday it plans to reduce the use of antibiotics in its global beef supply, fueling projections that other restaurants will follow suit.

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How the Huawei Arrest Extends a Troubled History With the  U.S.

Huawei Technologies Co.’s Chief Financial Officer Wanzhou Meng, arrested in Canada, has been charged with conspiracy to defraud banks in connection with alleged violations of U.S. sanctions on Iran. It’s not an isolated incident but rather the latest chapter in a long history of tension between China’s smartphone and telecommunications giant and ...

The global turmoil Trump fueled is poised to haunt him

US President Donald Trump unleashed a wave of global disruption on the way to the White House in 2016 -- and now there are signs the anti-elite tide he surfed to the presidency could come back to hurt him.

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