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39 mins ago

The Paris climate conference kicks off.

  The COP21 summit, involving nearly 200 nations, is intended to produce a global agreement to reduce carbon emissions and limit temperature change. The meeting will run through Dec. 11.
38 mins ago

Russia hits Turkey with sanctions…

  The new rules forbid the extension of work contracts for Turks in Russia past Jan. 1, and ban trade in some goods. The decree is retaliation for Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet. It also called to end chartered flights between the two countries.
38 mins ago

…As Europe reaches a migrant deal.

  The European Union will give Turkey $3 billion and revive talks about its succession to the economic bloc, in return for it keeping Syrian and other migrants from entering Europe.
37 mins ago

AB InBev mulled the sale of Peroni and Grolsch.

  The brewer is considering selling the two European beer brands in an effort to win regulatory approval for its buyout of SABMiller. The brands, currently owned by SABMiller, could fetch billions of dollars.  
November 27, 2015
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In Hong Kong’s luxury car market, a Tesla is cheap.

36 mins ago

We are losing our words for describing nature.

  Like the Cornish word “zawn,” which is a chasm cut by waves into a sea cliff.  
36 mins ago

A suicide bomb instructor accidentally blew up his class.

  He killed himself and 21 ISIL trainees in Iraq (paywall).

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