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Billionaire Out, Billionaire In: Bloomberg Pledges $15M To Climate As Trump Ditches Paris Deal

President Donald Trump announced on Thursday his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, the landmark 2016 agreement that held support from a majority of Americans in every state.<p>Later on Thursday, another politically active billionaire, Michael Bloomberg, stepped in …

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Carnival 2013 in Brazil

In Rio de Janeiro, more than 72,000 spectators jammed into the Sambodrome to watch the spectacle of samba school floats, dancers, and extravagant costumes during Carnival. Even more people -- millions of locals and visitors -- took part in the many "blocos," or street parties, dancing and drinking …

Thousands gather in Haitian capital for Carnival of Flowers

Tens of thousands of people poured into downtown Port-au-Prince for the Caribbean nation's second "Carnival of Flowers".<p>Tens of thousands of people poured into downtown Port-au-Prince for the Caribbean nation's second "Carnival of Flowers".<p>The party, which started on Sunday afternoon, is scheduled …

Samba School Murder Exposes The Dark Side Of Rio's Carnival

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is a glittering affair that attracts tourists from all over the world. There is, however, a murky and sometimes violent underbelly to the celebrations that recently came under the spotlight after the murder of a top samba school official.<p>One evening last month, Marcello …

How to Celebrate Carnival in Germany

Travel to Germany during carnival season and experience whole cities engaged in an all-out party. It is a joyful, silly celebration with a long …

Venice carnival opens – in pictures

The 2014 edition of the Venice carnival is entitled ‘wonder and fantasy nature’ and runs from 15 February to 4 March

Carnival celebrations are underway in Haiti, with a surprise band from Canada

Popular Haitian musicians performed on Jacmel's Carnival concert stage this past weekend in Jacmel, Haiti.<p>Also on the bill was Arcade Fire, the Montreal alt-rock supergroup. Arcade Fire's Regine Chassagne, whose family roots are in Haiti, was thrilled to join the festivities.<p>"Ha! I don't know where …

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Carnival shifts strategy without losing brand identities

A small storage room stuffed with torn-up mattresses in the Doral headquarters of Carnival Corp. offers a glimpse into the evolution of the mammoth …