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US will miss Paris climate pact target by a third - Dotemirates
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US will miss Paris climate pact target by a third

SAN FRANCISCO: The United States will fall short by a third on its commitment under the Paris climate treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report released Wednesday in San Francisco.A crescendo of efforts at the sub-national level by states, cities and business to shrink the country’s carbon footprint will not fully compensate for President Donald Trump’s decision to scrap his predecessor’s climate policies and promote the use of fossil fuels, it found.Financed by former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, the “Fulfilling America’s Pledge” report kicks off the three-day Global Climate Action Summit, a gathering of several thousand...


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CNN sues White House for barring its reporter

Washington: CNN sued Donald Trump’s administration Tuesday, alleging the White House violated journalist Jim Acosta’s constitutional rights by revoking his press credentials following a heated exchange with the US president. The White House dismissed CNN’s complaint as “grandstanding” and vowed to “vigorously defend” against the lawsuit. The row on live national television and Acosta’s resulting banishment triggered a wave of accusations that Trump is stifling the free press, and marked a sharp escalation in tensions between the president and CNN. “The wrongful revocation of these credentials violates CNN and Acosta’s First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their...
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Tehran looks for outlet in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Nov 13, (AP): At this year’s Baghdad International Fair, Iranian businessmen displayed thick, colorful Persian rugs to impressed onlookers while others showcased the latest in Iranian manufacturing in power generators and industrial tools. For Iranian companies, the annual Baghdad International Fair is a major event, as exporters in carpets, foodstuffs and heavy equipment look to score sales in Iraq’s import-dependent economy. But this year’s edition, running this week, is an even bigger deal than usual: Iran, already feeling the bite of newly re-imposed unilateral US sanctions, is turning to its neighbor to soak up its exports in agriculture, manufacturing...
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Rockets spark Israeli strikes

JERUSALEM, Nov 13, (AP): Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets at southern Israel on Tuesday, killing a man in a strike on a residential building and vowing to further escalate their attacks if Israel keeps bombing the Palestinian territory. As fighting raged throughout the day, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was meeting with his Security Cabinet to plot a way forward. The meeting was still going on after more than four hours of talks. The heavy exchange of fire, which was triggered by a botched Israeli undercover raid into Hamas-ruled Gaza late Sunday, marked the most serious escalation since an...

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Iraq militia chiefs to call shots as MPs – Politicians fear Iraqi version of Guard

‘IRAN ASSURED BAGHDAD NOT TO BE USED BY AMERICA’ BAGHDAD, Nov 13, (RTRS): In May, Hassan Fada’am traded his military fatigues for a suit when he became one of 45 Shi’ite militiamen elected to Iraq’s 329-seat parliament. Fada’am trained as a soldier in Iran and fought against Islamic State in Iraq. Now he’s a politician as paramilitary groups backed by Iran have doubled their number of seats in Iraq’s parliament. The Fatih Alliance bloc that represents them has become the second largest political bloc. In interviews, eight militiamen who have translated their battlefield success into electoral victories set out how...
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4 arrested in connection with 2016 murders of 8 family members, Ohio attorney general says

Ohio authorities have made four arrests in connection with the murder of eight family members who were fatally shot "execution style" in 2016. All four arrested belong to the same family from South Webster, Ohio, and were charged "with planning and carrying out the murders," Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced in a press release. Ohio Attorney GeneralFour members of the same family have been arrested in connection with the murder of eight people in 2016: George "Billy" Wagner III, 47; Angela Wagner, 48; George Wagner IV, 27; and Edward "Jake" Wagner, 26. The suspects were identified as George "Billy"...
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Palestinian factions announce truce with Israel

Gaza City: Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip announced an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel on Tuesday after a severe escalation of violence threatened to descend into full-blown war.The groups, including Hamas, issued a joint statement saying they would abide by the ceasefire as long as Israel did the same. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office and the military had not commented on the announcement.Israel’s hardline defence minister, Avigdor Lieberman, issued a statement saying he did not support stopping the strikes.“Egypt’s efforts have been able to achieve a ceasefire between the resistance and the Zionist enemy,” the statement by the Gaza...