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Climate talks kick off in Poland with boost from G-20 summit

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Katowice, Dec 2 (AP) - Negotiators from around the world began two weeks of talks on curbing climate change Sunday, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris that set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit).
Envoys from almost 200 nations gathered in Poland's southern city of Katowice, a day earlier than originally planned, for the U.N. meeting that's scheduled to run until Dec. 14.
Ministers and some heads of government are joining in...
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A look at what happened at the G-20 summit in Argentina

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Argentina, Dec 2 (AP) - Leaders of the world's largest economic powers have agreed to overhaul the global body that regulates trade disputes, but they faced resistance from President Donald Trump over the Paris accord on climate change.
Here are some of the main developments at the Group of 20...
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Mexico’s new leader signs pact on migrants

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Mexico City, Dec 2 (AP) -In one of his first acts in office, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has signed an agreement with his counterparts from three Central American countries to establish a develop-ment plan to stem the flow of migrants seeking asylum in the U.S.
The Foreign...
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G-20 enters final day with work to do on bridging divisions

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Argentina, Dec 1 (AP) - The Group of 20 summit enters its crucial second and final day Saturday with hours left for diplomats to bridge divisions on major issues including world trade, climate change and tackling mi-gration.
The day will also see a highly anticipated meeting between U.S...
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Former President George HW Bush dies at age 94

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Houston, Dec 1 (AP) - George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coali-tion victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94.
The World War II hero...
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