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U.N. climate summit sets goals to save forests, use clean energy

Sep 24, 2014

U.N. climate summit sets goals to save forests, use clean energy

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) A United Nations summit on climate change agreed on Tuesday to widen the use of renewable energy and raise billions of dollars in aid for developing countries in an effort to increase the prospects for a wideranging deal to slow global warming. The oneday summit, hosted by U.N #facebook #United States #India #China #France #Middle East #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
Rousseff regains edge in Brazil presidential race as Silva slips

Sep 24, 2014

Rousseff regains edge in Brazil presidential race as Silva slips

BRASILIA (Reuters) President Dilma Rousseff has regained a slight edge in Brazil's presidential race after weeks of aggressive campaigning against environmentalist Marina Silva, who is losing some voter support in the campaign's homestretch, a poll showed on Tuesday. Rousseff would have 42 percent of the votes against 41 percent for Silva in a secondround runoff if the election were held today, a one point advantage that amounts to a statistical tie as it is within the margin of error of the survey by polling firm MDA #facebook #Economy #India #Brazil #France #Russia #United Kingdom #Latin America #Election #opinion
D'Souza gets community confinement for election law violation

Sep 24, 2014

D'Souza gets community confinement for election law violation

NEW YORK (Reuters) Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza was sentenced on Tuesday to spend eight months in a community confinement center during five years of probation after pleading guilty to a campaign finance law violation. The defendant, a frequent critic of President Barack Obama, was sentenced by U.S. #United States #India #Business #Japan #Middle East #Russia #markets #Italy #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Climate aid needed for 500 million small farmers  researchers

Sep 24, 2014

Climate aid needed for 500 million small farmers researchers

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) As world leaders meet in New York for yet another climate change summit, concerns over wild weather patterns disrupting food supplies are increasingly finding their way to the table. About 500 million farmers in South Asia and Africa need help developing "climate smart agriculture" by 2030 to brace themselves for water shortages and super storms and to mitigate against potential food crises, a coalition of food security groups warned on Tuesday. #Politics #United States #India #Technology #Arabic #Russia #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Obama pledges to fight, build coalition against Islamic State in Syria

Sep 24, 2014

Obama pledges to fight, build coalition against Islamic State in Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to continue the fight against Islamic State fighters following the first U.S.led airstrikes targeting the militant group in Syria, and pledged to build even more international support for the effort. "Once again, it must be clear to anyone who would plot against America and do Americans harm that we will not tolerate safe havens for terrorists who threaten our people," Obama said before leaving the White House for the United Nations in New York. #United States #India #Business #Syria #Brazil #Technology #Russia #Italy #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico

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Obama pledges to fight, build coalition against Islamic State in Syria

Sep 23, 2014

Obama: Syria strikes show 'this is not America's fight alone'

The coalition that attacked ISIS in Syria overnight "makes it clear to the world that this is not America's fight alone," U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday. At the same time, the United States took action -- on its own -- against another terro... #Syria #Barack Obama
Obama pledges to fight, build coalition against Islamic State in Syria

Sep 23, 2014

Miss America accused of being a mean girl

IT turns out there could be a much darker side to the sweet smiling new Miss America, who is alleged to have made ‘life hell” for other girls living in her sorority... #Syria #Barack Obama
Obama pledges to fight, build coalition against Islamic State in Syria

Sep 23, 2014

Model with worst Miss America answer lands golf show

Why does the name Caite Upton sound familiar? No, not KATE Upton. We’re talking about one of the upstart Back9 Network’s newest personalities, who will be co-hosting a new show,..... #Syria #Barack Obama