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In this Dec. 7, 2018 photo Dirk Gratzel speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Stollberg, western Germany. Gratzel counts his carbon emissions. The software entrepreneur from Germany is among a growing number of people looking for ways to cut their personal greenhouse gas emissions from levels that scientists say are unsustainable if global warming is to be curbed.  (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
The Latest: German minister stresses future for coal workersGermany's environment minister says it's crucial to offer mining industry workers other options for a transition from coal to energy sources that don't contribute to global warming to succeed
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
A Yemeni street vendor sells tomato chutney at Souq al-Melh marketplace in the old city of Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Yemen's warring sides said to agree on prisoner swapA member of a rebel delegation says both sides in Yemen's civil war have agreed to exchange more than 15,000 prisoners by Jan. 20, in what could be the first major breakthrough in the 4-year-old conflict
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
A man is silhouetted as he walks by a Huawei retail store at a shopping mall in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. China's foreign minister vowed Tuesday to protect its citizens abroad as a Canadian court decided whether to release a technology executive on bail in a case that has riled U.S.-Chinese relations. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Canada-China relations turn icy over arrest of Chinese execCanada-China relations turn icy over executive's arrest; US, Beijing work toward trade talks
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
In this image made from a video taken on March 28, 2018, Michael Kovrig, an adviser with the International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based non-governmental organization, speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale confirmed on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, that Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat, was arrested Monday night in Beijing, China. The arrest comes amid a dispute between the two counties over Canada's arrest of a Chinese executive at the request of the United States. (AP Photo)
The Latest: US condemns detention of Canadian in ChinaA State Department spokesman says the U.S. is concerned about the detention of a former Canadian diplomat in China
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, a driver looks out from his trishaw decorated with an American flag and Chinese flags in Beijing. China's economy czar and the U.S. Treasury secretary discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
China and US discuss plans for trade talksChina, US discuss plans for trade talks in sign negotiations going ahead despite tension over Huawei arrest
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
In this frame grab taken from a security camera provided by Campinas City Hall, two people shot by a gunman lie wounded at the entrance of the Metropolitan Cathedral, in Campinas, Brazil, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. A man opened fire inside the cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass on Tuesday, killing four and leaving others injured before turning a gun on himself, authorities said. (Campinas City Hall via AP)
Gunman kills 4, then himself, after Mass at Brazil cathedralAuthorities say a man opened fire after Mass at a cathedral in southern Brazil, killing four and leaving four others injured before taking a bullet in the ribs in a firefight with police and then shooting himself in the heads said
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Shooting with several injured.
French media: 1 dead, 10 wounded in Strasbourg shootingA shooting in the French city of Strasbourg sparked a major security operation around a famous Christmas market on Tuesday, with media reporting one dead and several wounded
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FILE - In this June 5, 2014, file photo, a man rides a bicycle through a part of Homs, Syria, devastated by the country's civil war. Climate Change is more than rising thermometers, wildfires, droughts and storms; it even has a hand in altering whale songs, flowering plants and civil war. Numerous studies have said it was a factor in record setting drought in Syria- one of several causes of the country’s civil war that triggered a massive refugee crisis. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic, File)
Russia says 114,000 Syrians returned home in 2018The Russian military says nearly 114,000 Syrian refugees have returned from abroad this year, a tiny fraction of the nearly 6 million who have fled since the start of the conflict
The Associated Press1 hour ago
U. S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry speaks at a press conference during a U.S. chamber of commerce's U.S. Iraq business initiative business mission to Iraq, in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, Pool)
US energy secretary urges Iraq to quit dependency on IranU.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has urged Iraq to reduce its energy dependence on Iran and open its own energy sector to American investment instead
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this image made from a video taken on March 28, 2018, Michael Kovrig, an adviser with the International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based non-governmental organization, speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale confirmed on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, that Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat, was arrested Monday night in Beijing, China. The arrest comes amid a dispute between the two counties over Canada's arrest of a Chinese executive at the request of the United States. (AP Photo)
Canadian ex-diplomat detained in China, official confirmsA former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing amid a dispute between the two counties over Canada's arrest of a Chinese executive at the request of the United States
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Demonstrators wearing their yellow vests prepare sausages for lunch on a traffic circle, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 in Douai, northern France. President Emmanuel Macron broke his silence Monday on the exceptional protests shaking France and his presidency, promising broad tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners — and acknowledging his own responsibility in fueling the nation's anger. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
The cost of France's protests running into billionsFrance's wave of protests and violence over the past month or so has already cost the eurozone's second-largest economy a fortune.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
U.N. uniformed guards watch over the participants in a climate conference in Katowice,Poland, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
UN science panel chief calls for more action to curb warmingThe head of the U.N.'s top science panel on climate change says the world needs to "do more and faster" to prevent global warming on a scale that would cause irreversible environmental damage and hit poor societies hard
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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