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UN Climate Talks Open In Lima

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Lima (AFP) – A new round of UN climate talks opened in Lima on Monday, aimed at paving the way to a historic deal in Paris in December 2015 to roll back greenhouse-gas emissions.

Gathering 195 states, the 12-day meeting has to agree a common format for making pledges to reduce carbon pollution — the cornerstone of a pact taking effect from 2020.

AFP Photo/Sebastian CastaÑeda

 

 

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Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone slammed the "Senate Republican Caucus' audit of the Maricopa County votes" for "[jeopardizing] the entire mission of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office," the Arizona Republic reported Friday.

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