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The Latest: Greenpeace criticizes Poland over climate talks

Greta Thunberg

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The executive director of environmental group Greenpeace International is criticizing the way Poland is presiding over the U.N. climate talks. Jennifer Morgan said Monday the chair of the summit isn’t doing enough to ensure countries discuss ramping up their ambition to curb …

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Indian bishop accused of misusing funds for family resigns

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of an Indian bishop who, according to news reports, was accused of misappropriating church funds to support a secret family. Bishop Prasad Gallela of Cuddapah in southern India denied the accusations. On Monday, the Vatican said Gallela had offered to resign and Francis accepted. At 56, Gallela is well below …

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Warriors named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of Year

The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team to be honored as Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year . The Warriors join the 1980 U.S. hockey team, the 1999 U.S. Women’s World Cup soccer squad and the 2004 Boston Red Sox as the other team honorees. Sports Illustrated announced the winner Monday, and editor-in-chief Chris Stone said …

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Prosecutors indict Nissan’s Ghosn for underreporting pay

TOKYO (AP) — Prosecutors have charged Nissan Motor Co.’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, another executive and the automaker itself for allegedly underreporting income. The charges imposed Monday involve allegations Ghosn’s pay was underreported by about 5 billion yen ($44 million) in 2011-2015. The prosecutors said earlier that the allegations were the reason for Ghosn’s arrest on Nov. 19. The arrest …

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The Latest: Belgian leader says migration pact being misused

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. migration conference (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says the U.N.-backed Global Compact on migration is being misused by some political parties to spread disinformation. Michel, whose coalition government split over his support for the pact, said in Marrakech Monday that the text has sparked “lively debate” …

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Russian court convicts ex-policemen of 56 murders

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Russia’s eastern Siberia on Monday convicted a former policeman of murdering 56 women, bringing the number he is believed to have killed to at least 78. The court found Mikhail Popkov, from the eastern Siberian city of Angarsk, guilty of the murders between 1994 and 2000 and sentenced him to life in prison. Popkov, …

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO TRUMP IS WEIGHING FOR CHIEF OF STAFF After favorite Nick Ayers dropped out of the running, Mick Mulvaney and Republican congressman Mark Meadows are two of at least four candidates in the mix. 2. CHINESE PAPER CALLS HUAWEI DETENTION ‘INHUMANE’ A …

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German trade surplus narrows as imports outpace exports

BERLIN (AP) — Import growth outpaced that of exports in October in Germany, narrowing the trade surplus of Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office said Monday that October exports were up 0.7 percent and imports up 1.3 percent compared with September, in calendar and seasonally adjusted terms. That lowered the trade surplus to 17.3 billion euros ($19.74 billion) in …

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The Latest: PM Abe says Japan-French ties unshakable

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on charges against former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested last month on suspicion of underreporting his income (all times local): 7 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan-French relations are unshakable despite concerns over the future of Nissan Motor Co.’s alliance with Renault SA after the automaker’s former chairman Carlos …

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