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Kings' 3-2 overtime win over Blackhawks was more than a 'regular' game

It wasn't a playoff game but it felt like much more than just one game of 82 on the schedule. The intensity and quality of both teams' performances Saturday in the Kings' 3-2 overtime victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks inspired Milan Lucic to break out a leaping...

France Uses Sweeping Powers to Curb Climate Protests, but Clashes Erupt

Despite efforts to limit any disruption to a two-week global climate conference in Paris, 174 people were taken into custody when demonstrators fought with the police.

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A diplomatic brouhaha erupts over 'Made in Israel' labels

Two weeks after the European Union approved guidelines for labeling goods from Israeli settlements, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed the Foreign Ministry to suspend diplomatic contacts with EU institutions on matters related to the peace process with the Palestinians. According...

Climate activists in Paris stage peaceful action, despite official ban on marches

Thousands formed a human chain through central Paris with colorful signs demanding climate action.

Paris Talks Herald an Important First Step on Climate Change

There are reasons to believe the Paris negotiations are different from previous failed efforts, but an agreement would hardly halt global warming.

Competition for 2024 Summer Olympics thins as Hamburg bows out

One of Los Angeles' main rivals in the competition to host the 2024 Summer Olympics has dropped out of the running. Hamburg withdrew on Sunday after a slim majority of citizens in the German city voted not to support the bid. "The result is bitter for us," bid leader Nikolas Hill said, adding that...

Last Boeing C-17 takes flight as California aerospace era ends

The last Boeing C-17 Globemaster III cargo plane built at the company’s Long Beach plant departed from the facility Sunday, closing an important era for aircraft manufacturing in California. In ceremonies attended by hundreds of Boeing employees, the aerospace giant formally ended production of...

Climate Protesters Rally Worldwide

Demonstrators took to the streets around the world over the weekend to call attention to environmental concerns before the international climate conference set to begin in Paris on Monday.

Chinese Report on Climate Change Depicts Somber Scenarios

An assessment from state-appointed experts was released just before negotiations in Paris for a new international agreement to lower greenhouse-gas pollution.

France, India to launch global solar alliance

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday launch an international solar alliance aimed at eventually bringing clean and affordable solar energy within the reach of a...

As World Leaders Kick off Paris Climate Talks, Prescriptions Abound, from a Carbon Tax to a New Nuclear Push

A host of approaches to limiting global warming emerge as world leaders gather in Paris to launch two weeks of climate talks.

Better in or out? England's former fishing hub faces EU dilemma

GRIMSBY, England (Reuters) - The European Union is not an abstract concept in Grimsby, an English port where many blame EU fishing quotas for destroying livelihoods, but views on whether Britain should quit the club are more nuanced than the decaying fish docks suggest.

AFC notes: Andre Johnson needs 35 yards receiving to move into all-time top 10

Baltimore: Matt Schaub will make his first start for the Ravens, who lost quarterback Joe Flacco and running back Justin Forsett for the season to injury.Buffalo: The Bills lead the NFL with 16 touch- downs of 20 yards of more. LeSean McCoy has gone for more than 100 yards rushing in four consecutive...

Here’s what you need to know about the massive climate summit kicking off in Paris

Presidents, diplomats, scientists, and activists are all descending on the French capital. They'll try to save the world.

Donors to state tax board candidates bypass contribution limits

Two days after California's elected tax board gave SpaceX exemptions worth millions of dollars last year, the Hawthorne rocket company donated $7,500, at the request of board President Jerome Horton, to a nonprofit group founded by his wife. SpaceX made the donation as a sponsor of a public conference...

Lakers' Roy Hibbert must face his feelings when playing Pacers

This will be the easy game for Roy Hibbert, the one in which he sees former teammates without having to return to the state of Indiana.The Lakers play host to the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, setting up a training-wheels experience for Hibbert of sorts.Hibbert won't hear from the fans that didn't...

Lakers drop fifth straight, 108-96 to Portland

The Lakers lost their fifth consecutive game, falling to the Trail Blazers in Portland, 108-96, on Saturday night. The two-guard attack of the Blazers proved too much, once again, for the Lakers. All-Star point guard Damian Lillard had 29 points and seven assists. C.J. McCollum was right behind...

Girls' volleyball: Saturday's Regional scores and Tuesday's Regional final schedule

GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL DIVISION I Second round, Saturday Redondo d. San Diego Torrey Pines, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20, 25-17 Trabuco Hills d. Mater Dei, 25-22, 15-25, 25-18, 19-25, 15-11   DIVISION II Second round, Saturday San Diego Canyon Crest d. Chadwick, 25-22, 25-23, 25-20...

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