California governor signs aggressive climate change bill

...short-term setback. Still, the final bill lacked the punch Brown might have hoped to deliver when he attends the United Nations climate change conference in Paris in November.The Legislature approved the watered-down SB350 in the final hours...
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NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...said.___Isachenkov reported from Moscow. Lolita C. Baldor in Madrid, Lorne Cook in Brussels, Josh Lederman in Washington, Benjamin Wiacek in Tunis, Tunisia, and Edith M. Lederer at the United Nations contributed to this report.
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My Turn: Pope Francis' trip delivers a dividend for all

...and abroad, I'm using part of my PFD to help Europe cope with the flood of Syrian refugees. I donated to the United Nation's High Commission for Refugees, also known as the UN Agency for Refugees. Knowing how generous Alaskans are with...
Abbas says Palestinians no longer bound by pacts with Israel

UNITED NATIONS - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas...plans to move forward.Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Abbas said Israel...raised the flag of Palestine at the United Nations for the first time, with a promise...
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Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...Robert Burns and Sagar Meghani in Washington, Bassem Mroue in Beirut, Sarah el Deeb in Beirut, Albert Aji in Damascus, Angela Charlton in Paris, Vivian Salama in Baghdad and Zeina Karam at the United Nations contributed to this report.
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Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

UNITED NATIONS - President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged all possible tools - military...launch airstrikes against the militants in Syria, if sanctioned by the United Nations or requested by Damascus.Obama and Putin are at odds over Russian...
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Taliban tighten hold on Afghan city despite US airstrikes as the Taliban have taken their fight to topple the Kabul government to every corner of Afghanistan.The United Nations evacuated international staff from Kunduz about five hours after the attack began at 3 a.m. Monday. Other non-government...
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Key Afghan city falls to Taliban in major government setback

...responsible for the vast majority of nearly 5,000 civilian casualties in the first half of this year, according to the United Nations - came in peace.A statement attributed to the group's new leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, the self-styled Islamic...
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Obama, Putin clash on Syria's future

UNITED NATIONS - U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin...mistake to abandon the current government.After dueling speeches at the United Nations General Assembly, Obama and Putin also met privately for 90 minutes...
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UN pledges support for women's equality

UNITED NATIONS - World leaders pledged money and political clout to achieve equality for women by 2030 at a U.N. meeting Sunday co-chaired...
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