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Nations pin climate hopes on China, India, hopes for Trump fade

Nations pin climate hopes on China, India, hopes for Trump fade

They also agreed to work on dealing with the impacts of climate change, help developing countries reduce emissions and cooperate in areas like emergency preparedness. Li Shuo, a Greenpeace employee in the room, told me the audience "giggled". "And along with that comes a substantial change in priorities and approaches".


Applications for US jobless aid fell to 3-month low of 232K

Applications for US jobless aid fell to 3-month low of 232K

That's the longest such streak since 1970. The unemployment rate among people eligible for benefits remained at 1.4% for the third week in a row. The latest week's data covers the period used for the monthly employment survey for May, which will be released June 2.


Pringles tubes and Lucozade Sport bottles are 'villains' of recycling industry

Pringles tubes and Lucozade Sport bottles are 'villains' of recycling industry

Lucozade Sport (and similarly designed packaging) is the 'number two villain. Kelloggs, the owner of Pringles, said there was an environmental advantage to its design. Cleaning spray bottles: 'Labels often say the product is recyclable, but that's only the body. According to the BBC , a spokesman for Pringles said: "All parts of a Pringles can act as a barrier to keep [the crisps] fresh.



US Senate Intel Committee Requests More Information From Comey, McCabe

Chaffetz, R-Utah, said Wednesday afternoon that he had yet to issue the invitation because Comey "evidently has a new (number)". The letter came after the Intelligence Committee made a similar request for Comey's memos. Chaffetz says the memo raises concerns "about improper interference placed on an active investigation". The letter is expected Tuesday night. The tumult in Washington deepened over allegations Trump had sought to end the FBI's investigation into ties between Trump's first ...


G7 finance chiefs talk cyber security in wake of attacks

G7 finance chiefs talk cyber security in wake of attacks

Finance chiefs from numerous world's leading rich nations pressed the United States Friday not to break a decadeslong global consensus in areas such as trade and financial regulation criticized by U.S. Financial leaders of seven leading world economies will pledge stronger cooperation against cyber crime on Saturday and not to use foreign exchange to gain competitive advantage, but stick to their cautious wording on trade, a draft communique showed.



Security Minister calls Windows XP accusations 'red herrings — NHS cyber attack

It's unclear who is behind the massive attack, but researchers have found clues in the code linking the ransomware to North Korea. Microsoft's chief legal officer Brad Smith has voiced direct criticism of the US National Security Agency for not revealing the details of the vulnerability that was at the root of the WannaCry ransomware.