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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index and other country's market prices at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as investors stepped back after several days of advances, erasing early gains. Markets are awaiting the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday and the outcome of a major Chinese planning conference. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
December 12, 2017 - 8:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — World stocks turned higher in European trading hours on Tuesday as investors looked ahead to a slew of central bank decisions, including the Federal Reserve, which was expected to raise interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.2 percent to 13,146 and the CAC 40 of France...
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Environmental activists display a banner as they protest in support of the Paris climate accord, at Pantheon monument in Paris, France, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Banner reads : "Not one more euro for the energies of the past". More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes gives new momentum to the fight against global warming despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
December 12, 2017 - 8:22 am
PARIS (AP) — World leaders, investment funds and energy magnates promised Tuesday to devote new money and technology to slow global warming at a summit in Paris that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will rev up the Paris climate accord that U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected. Trump wasn't...
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Poland's President Andrzej Duda, second left, hands new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, left, and Beata Szydlo talk during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Morawiecki is to focus on developing Poland's economy and improving the government's image abroad. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 12, 2017 - 7:37 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is to outline his foreign and home policy goals, a day after he was sworn in and tasked with boosting the economy and Poland's image abroad. Morawiecki, who will deliver a policy speech later Tuesday, succeeds Beata Szydlo who for...
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Special envoy to the United Nations for climate change Michael Bloomberg is welcomed by French President, left, before a lunch at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
December 12, 2017 - 7:14 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the climate summit taking place in Paris (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says in a tongue-in-cheek statement that environmentalists owe President Donald Trump a debt of gratitude for acting as a "rallying cry" for action on climate...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, center, poses with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, right, and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
December 12, 2017 - 6:38 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the climate summit taking place in Paris (all times local): 12:35 p.m. The European Union's top climate and energy official says the global shift to cleaner fuel is "unstoppable" and wants U.S. President Donald Trump's government to join in. Miguel Arias Canete told The...
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This undated photo provided by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission shows Akayed Ullah, the suspect in the explosion near New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Ullah is suspected of strapping a pipe bomb to his body and setting off the crude device in a passageway under 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, injuring himself and a few others. (New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission via AP)
December 12, 2017 - 6:35 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TURBULENT SENATE RACE NOW IN HANDS OF ALABAMA VOTERS The controversies surrounding Republican Roy Moore give Democrat Doug Jones an opening in the GOP-dominated state. 2. TRUMP SLAMS 'CHAIN...
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This undated photo provided by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission shows Akayed Ullah, the suspect in the explosion near New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Ullah is suspected of strapping a pipe bomb to his body and setting off the crude device in a passageway under 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, injuring himself and a few others. (New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission via AP)
December 12, 2017 - 6:22 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TURBULENT SENATE RACE NOW IN HANDS OF ALABAMA VOTERS The controversies surrounding Republican Roy Moore give Democrat Doug Jones an opening in the GOP-dominated state. 2. TRUMP SLAMS 'CHAIN...
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An environmental activist displays a placard as she protests at Pantheon monument in support of the Paris climate accord, in Paris, France, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Placard reads : Our Planet My Future. More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes gives new momentum to the fight against global warming despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
December 12, 2017 - 5:37 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the climate summit taking place in Paris (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Experts on the way climate change affects global security have launched a six-point action plan aimed at addressing threats created by problems such as water and food shortages. The Hague Declaration...
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An environmental activist displays a placard as she protests at Pantheon monument in support of the Paris climate accord, in Paris, France, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Placard reads : Our Planet My Future. More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes gives new momentum to the fight against global warming despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
December 12, 2017 - 4:58 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the climate summit taking place in Paris (all times local): 10:55 a.m. A group of 225 investment funds managing more than $26 trillion in assets says they are going to put pressure on companies to curb their greenhouse gas emissions and disclose climate-related financial...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, meets with US businessman Michael Bloomberg, left, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates Bill Gates, British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, third left, and other philanthropists at the Elysee Palace in Pari, Tuesday, on Dec. 12, 2017. More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. (Christophe Archambault, Pool via AP)
December 12, 2017 - 4:38 am
PARIS (AP) — More than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming — despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. Sean...
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