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November 20, 2016 1:29 AM China’s Xi calls for ‘smooth transition’ in relationship with U.S

Neither Xi nor Obama mentioned Trump in their remarks in front of reporters. LIMA: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for a “smooth transition” in Beijing’s relationship with Washington and praised outgoing President Barack Obama for strengthening ties between the two nations. During a meeting in Peru, Obama repeated the U.S. urging that all sides 6

November 18, 2016 4:24 PM This is how Facebook’s fake news writers make money

How much money can you bring in by making stuff up and putting it on the Internet? “I make like $10,000 a month from AdSense,” Paul Horner, a prolific, Facebook-focused fake news writer told us this week. And among a growing group of Macedonian teenagers who see fake news sites as a way to make easy money off of American gullibility, the most successful 47

November 17, 2016 3:45 PM Britain ratifies global climate pact

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson signed the climate agreement as countries met in Morocco for the latest round of United Nations climate talks. — Reuters picLONDON, Nov 17 — Britain ratified the Paris agreement on climate change today, joining more than 100 other countries in a move that campaigners hope will prompt US President-elect Donald 38

November 17, 2016 12:04 PM UK poised to ratify Paris climate deal

The UK is poised to ratify the world's first comprehensive agreement on tackling climate change. Parliament raised no objections to the Paris deal and the process is simply awaiting a government signature and deposition at the UN. The government is expected to announce tomorrow that the process of ratification has been completed. Before that happens 71

November 16, 2016 3:14 PM Kerry warns of climate threat at talks overshadowed by Trump

MARRAKESH, Morocco U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had hoped his presence at a Marrakesh conference to decide on the finer points of a historic agreement to stave off climate change would be a victory lap. Instead, he found himself having to address the uncertainty created by the election of Donald Trump, and what his presidency might mean for the U.S. commitment 79

November 15, 2016 11:27 PM Action on climate change unstoppable, France, UN tell Trump

French President Francois Hollande arrives at the Royal Palace during the UN Climate Change Conference 2016 (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco November 15, 2016. ― Reuters picMARRAKESH (Morocco), Nov 16 ― France and the United Nations yesterday stepped up warnings to US President-elect Donald Trump about the risks of quitting a 2015 global plan to combat 76

November 15, 2016 7:48 AM Asia-Pacific leaders to talk trade in a Trump world

LIMA: Top world leaders will meet this week to chart a future for free trade – almost a dirty word in a world upended by Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election. US President Barack Obama, China's Xi Jinping, Japan's Shinzo Abe and Russia's Vladimir Putin will be among the leaders in the room in Lima, Peru for the annual Asia-Pacific Economic 8

November 14, 2016 9:49 PM Climate momentum will continue: US envoy on Trump vote

The global drive to stave off disastrous global warming will continue regardless of who heads the US administration, Washington's top climate envoy said Monday on the election of climate change denier Donald Trump. "Heads of state can and will change, but I am confident that we can and we will sustain a durable international effort to counter climate 68

November 14, 2016 3:54 AM Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’

US President Barack Obama walks from Air Force One as he arrives for a Hillary for America campaign event in Orlando, Florida November 6, 2016. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, Nov 14 — Barack Obama will travel today to Greece and Germany in a final official visit designed, in a strange bit of political contortion, at reassuring worried Europeans about a man he once warned 10

November 12, 2016 8:47 AM Facebook accidentally declares some users dead, including founder Zuckerberg

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 12 — Facebook accidentally declared its founder Mark Zuckerberg and many other users dead yesterday, acknowledging after fixing the problem that it had committed a “terrible error.” “For a brief period today, a message meant for memorialised profiles was mistakenly posted to other accounts,” a Facebook spokesperson told AFP. Media 19