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Obama calls for inclusive global climate compact that erases old divides

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday a new global agreement on climate change must include strong commitments from emerging economies and move past the rich-poor country divide that has hampered progress in United Nations negotiations.<p>United States President Barack …

All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate.<p>More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations. They've been …

Thousands protest in Moscow over Russia's involvement in Ukraine

Thousands of people gathered in central Moscow on Sundayto protest against their country's involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine at an All-Russian March for Peace, the first large anti-Kremlin rally since the conflict started in April.<p>The march for an "end to the Russian regime's …

Thousands March for Climate Change Before United Nations Summit

Hundreds of thousands of climate change demonstrators around the world took to the streets in a series of marches leading up to the United Nations Climate Summit, where more than 120 world leaders will convene Tuesday to galvanize political will for a new global climate treaty by the end of …

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Hash-oil labs raided amid a growing offshoot of the illicit drug trade

Seven men and two women are facing felony charges here stemming from what authorities say is a new and highly dangerous offshoot of the illicit drug trade: extracting hash oil from marijuana.<p>For users, hash oil offers a quick and lasting high. For sellers, it is easy to make and offers large …

US hopes for signing of key Afghan security pact soon

<b>The US says it hopes a key bilateral security agreement with Afghanistan can be signed before the end of the month.</b><p>It comes after a deal to form a new unity government was signed on Sunday, breaking months of political deadlock.<p>US Secretary of State John Kerry said the deal "offers a huge …