Mayor Adler, Austin leaders will attend Paris' Climate Change Conference

PARIS, France (KXAN) — Austin Mayor Steve Adler, City Council Member Leslie Pool and Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea are getting ready to head to Paris to attend a Climate Change Conference. 441 more words


Gift Idea: Hello World Books for Toddlers

Looking for a gift for your favorite niece/nephew, son/daughter, friend, or neighbor? Look no further.

While most agents and publishing houses strongly caution against submitting tales that are didactic – as the word is understood for teaching moral lessons – there is no shortage of opportunities and support for books involving instruction in numbers, colors, shapes and other basic math skills. 445 more words


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Ben Carson is traveling to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees.

While there, he plans to quiz them on their knowledge of Christianity and Republican governors will grade the results.

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Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against IS

MOSCOW (AP) — The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remained at odds over their approach toward Syrian President Bashar Assad. 1,081 more words


Polish cargo ship attacked off Nigeria; 5 abducted

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Armed attackers abducted five Polish seamen, including the captain and three officers, from a cargo ship on Nigerian waters, Poland’s government said Friday. 152 more words


The ACP Council of Ministers meeting #acp #africa #caribbean #pacific

The ACP Council of Ministers has concluded its 102nd session on 25th November 2015 with a renewed commitment to ensuring the success of the upcoming 8th Summit of ACP Heads of State and Government in 2016. 185 more words