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Mets' Noah Syndergaard Claims Recent Hurricanes Are Global Warming 'Karma' for President Trump Leaving Paris Accords.

Mets Pitcher Noah Syndergaard has jumped into the global warming debate by saying that the recent hurricanes are a sort of revenge exacted by global warming because of President Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord.

- Breitbart - US

France's Macron Positions Himself as Globalist 'Anti-Trump' at UN Meeting.

French President Emmanuel Macron presented himself as the globalist anti-Trump' in his speech at the United Nations on Tuesday, speaking in direct opposition to the U.S. president's pro-sovereignty theme.

- Breitbart - US

Dozens of states sign nuclear weapons ban treaty at United Nations.

UNITED NATIONS - Dozens of countries signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons on Wednesday amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests, although the United States, Britain, France and others boycotted the event at the annual United Nations gathering of world leaders.

- Reuters - US

Karim Benzema agrees new Real Madrid deal until 2021 with €1bn release clause.

Frenchman follows in the footsteps of Isco, Dani Carvajal and Marcelo.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

RFU considering clubs' proposal to shrink Six Nations for England.

Rugby chiefs are considering proposals to reduce England's Six Nations schedule from seven to six weeks, a move being spearheaded by Premiership Rugby clubs. The current format sees England play five games over seven weeks with two weekend rest breaks. Yet some clubs, sick of losing star players and the spotlight to the ...

- City AM - UK

India will work above, beyond Paris Agreement: Sushma.

New York, Sep 20 India will work above and beyond the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said while stressing that living in harmony with nature is central to the ethos of India. At a meeting of select leaders convened by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres here on Tuesday on ...

- Yahoo! News - US

French energy company to build wind power sector in India.

French energy company ENGIE said it teamed up with an investment group to help develop a wind energy program in India, one of the fastest growing economies.

- UPI - US

CETA trade deal puts EU food and agriculture standards at risk.

Do you remember TTIP, the proposed trade deal between the US and the EU? Its negotiations were stopped by the hundreds of thousands of people who took to the streets in the capitals of Europe. 3.3 million signatures were collected against it. Greenpeace played a key role in the resistance against TTIP, by publishing the ...

- Greenpeace - INT

Macron stands up to Trump and offers very different vision of the world.

French President Emmanuel Macron once again defied Donald Trump as he opposed the US president's vision of the world in his maiden speech at the UN on Tuesday.

- The Local - INT

'France is now the land of conquest': Macron urges French in US to return home.

French president Emmanuel Macron took advantage of his trip to the United Nations in New York to deliver a rallying cry to his compatriots in America, telling them the time is right to return home.

- The Local - INT

'Ditch the granny nighties': Three tips on how to love like a French woman.

London-based French blogger Muriel Demarcus offers some tips for how to love like a like a French woman. WARNING: You might have to change your nightwear.

- The Local - INT

French Socialists forced to sell off Paris HQ after election debacles

Once a sign of the might of the French Socialists, the party's grand headquarters in central Paris have been put up for sale following the electoral drubbing suffered by the leftwingers this year.

- The Local - INT

France picks AIDS drama '120 Beats Per Minute' for Oscar bid

France has selected Robin Campillo's 120 Beats Per Minute', this year's Grand Prix winner at the Cannes Film Festival, as its submission in the best foreign-language film category of the Oscars.

- France24 - FR

India ready to work above and beyond Paris deal: Swaraj

India reaffirmed its commitment to the landmark Paris climate change agreement.

- Rediff.com - IN

Europe seen as key market for Toronto small businesses

Report says opportunities for region's exporters in France, Britain, surpass even those in Asia

- The Globe and Mail - CA

French Socialists to sell HQ after election debacles

Once a sign of the might of the French Socialists, the party's grand headquarters in central Paris have been put up for sale following the electoral drubbing suffered by the leftwingers this year.

- The Daily Star - LB

French Socialists Sell their Headquarters in Paris

The French Socialist Party sells its headquarters in Paris at auction, Parisian daily reported. This is an office of 3000 sq. m. building on Solferino Street, purchased during the Francois Mitterrand in 1980. The property is valued at about EUR 40 million. At the last presidential election, socialist candidate Benoit Hamon ...

- Novinite - BG

Pirates - yes, pirates - may be why the US doesn't use the metric system

The proposal, conceived by a bunch of pointy-headed Parisian philosophes, sounded brilliant: A universal system of measurement, derived from decimal-based units and identified by a shared set of prefixes. It would end the era of merchants buying goods according to one unit, selling in another, and pocketing the ill-gotten ...

- Stuff - NZ

Trump, French President Macron discuss ways to address N. Korea's dangerous behaviour

, September 20 : United States President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed ways to address North Korea's dangerous and destabilising behaviour, in New York on Tuesday.The two leaders exchanged views on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for Iran and how to curtail the country's ...

- Sify - IN

Cashed-up France wants 2023 World Cup

France is prepared to stump up an extra $A50 million as it bids to host the 2023 World Cup.

- SBS.com.au - AU

After election rout, split stalks France's National Front

PARIS - Four months after a resounding electoral defeat, France's far-right National Front party is on the brink of a split, with simmering differences between leader Marine Le Pen and her chief deputy appearing irreconcilable.

- Reuters - US

Macron Issues Sharp Rebuttal to Trump at U.N.

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered an emphatic defense of multilateral diplomacy at the U.N., disagreeing with earlier comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that nations should put their own interests first.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Collector finds treasure after developing hundreds of thousands of film negatives found in the trash

Thomas Sauvin has spent nearly a decade trawling through film negatives people have thrown away. The French photography collector buys photographic negatives that are destined for the scrapyard, and brings them back to his studio where he selects, classifies and digitises them. SEE ALSO: Sticker photos that come to life ...

- Mashable! - US

The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

SAN DIEGO — Dennis Lyon was a genetic train wreck. Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many tumor mutations that drugs targeting one or two wouldn't do much good. It seemed like…

- Billings Gazette - US

Safran secures first order for Paseo NS surveillance and fire-control system

French defence company Safran has received a first ever order for its Paseo NS shipborne multifunction EO surveillance and fire-control system. The system will be supplied for the new frigates of an undisclosed Asian navy, the company said in a media release issued on its website.

- Jane’s - US

The godfather of eco-bling: Brando's Tahitian paradise

An exotic island paradise in French Polynesia bought by Marlon Brando in the sixties is using its Hollywood image to tackle environmental issues—with a little help from its jet-set visitors.

- PhysOrg - NL

Why is world hunger on the rise?

Hunger is on the rise for the first time in a decade, warns a report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations . EURACTIV France reports.

- EurActive - UK

At UN, Macron casts himself as Trump's antithesis

French President Emmanuel Macron cast himself as the antithesis of Donald Trump at the United Nations yesterday , a position that could enable him to play the honest broker in international conflicts.

- EurActive - UK

Scrapping old cars and boilers: Hulot's first measures for decarbonising France

The French minister for ecological transition and solidarity fleshes out four measures of his climate plan. EURACTIV's partner Journal de l'Environnement reports.

- EurActive - UK

India ready to work above and beyond Paris climate deal: Sushma Swaraj

India had been at the forefront of the debate on environment and development, the External Affairs Minister says

- The Hindu - IN

Mother Cabrini's care for immigrants remains relevant, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Sep 19, 2017 / 11:38 am .- In a letter Tuesday to the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Pope Francis reflected on the role of their foundress, St. Frances Cabrini, explaining how her example is a fitting guide for the challenges of migration we face today. “The centennial of the death of Saint ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Cooking the Books podcast: Where to start when you're drowning in debt

Each week the New Zealand Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking The Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's where to start if you're in debt. Hosted by Frances Cook. If you're in debt up to your neck, it's tempting...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

At U.N., Trump's tough talk opens door for Macron's diplomacy

French President Emmanuel Macron cast himself as the antithesis of U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations on Tuesday, a position that could enable ...

- The Japan Times - JP

India ready to work above and beyond Paris climate deal: Swaraj

India today reaffirmed its commitment to the landmark Paris climate change agreement, saying it is willing to "work above and beyond" the pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, during a UN Leadership Summit on Environment Pact, said that India had been at the forefront of the debate ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Brazil's Oiapoque: a bridge too far

Built to stimulate trade, the long-delayed link to French territory stands near-idle, a symbol of ill-disciplined spending on infrastructure projects

- Financial Times - US

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe son, Kenya, Nigeria

Grace Mugabe's son, Russel Goreraza, has reportedly imported two Rolls Royce limousines worth more than R70m, and a French firm says Kenya's electronic voting system won't be ready for October 17 polls.

- News24.com - ZA

France Clears Hundreds of Migrants From Wood Near Calais

 French authorities evacuated hundreds of migrants from a wood on the northern coast near Calais on Tuesday over fears it could become a magnet for others hoping to head to Britain, The Local reported. Some 350 men, women and children, most of them Iraqi Kurds, had been living for weeks in squalid conditions in the wood ...

- Novinite - BG

What you need to know before the open

Today's top story: Financial services bonuses jumped 10 per cent last year Today's leader: Business does not want a second EU vote, whatever Vince Cable may say All eyes will be on the US today, as the Federal Open Market Committee is due to announce its decision on interest rates later this evening UK time. Most ...

- City AM - UK

UK and France push for quicker removal of online ‘terrorist content’

Leaders to make request to representatives from Facebook, Microsoft and Google.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Pardon my French: Quebec eases up on dozens of English terms, including 'grilled-cheese'

The changes have sparked controversy, not surprising given that debates over language and identity have dominated the province for decades

- The Globe and Mail - CA

France's Macron defends Iran nuclear deal and says climate pact is not up for renegotiation

In a pointed rejection of President Donald Trump's America first' approach to foreign policy, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday urged world leaders to join together to confront global challenges, including war, terrorism, immigration and climate change.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Irish and French farmers warn about Mercosur/EU beef negotiations

News of a potential offer of a tariff rate quota for 85,000 tons of beef in the Mercosur/European Union negotiations has triggered a dismayed reaction from the ICSA's Beef Chairman Edmond Phelan.

- MercoPress - FK

The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

Dennis Lyon was a genetic train wreck. Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many tumor mutations that drugs targeting one or two wouldn't do much good. It seemed like very bad news, yet his doctors were encouraged.

- WRAL.com - US

The Single Biggest Player In The Electric Car Market

The announcement by the U.K. and France that they would prohibit the production of diesel and petrol cars by 2040 made for good headlines, but came as little surprise when you consider the pace of change in the automotive industry. China's announcement last week that it was considering setting a timeline for phasing out ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Gov. Jerry Brown Knocks Trump: 'Fake News' That America Got a Bad Deal in Paris Climate Accord

"So this point that America got a bad deal is fake. It's more fake than any fake news assertion by President Trump."

- Mediaite - US

Deadly sea creatures wash up on Brittany’s beaches

Beachgoers in western France have been warned after potentially deadly Portuguese Man o' War were washed up on the shores of Brittany.

- The Local - INT

French cardinal to face trial over 'cover up' of priest's sex abuse

A French Cardinal will go on trial in April accused of covering up the sexual abuse of children by a paedophile priest in his Lyon diocese over 25 years ago, a court ruled Tuesday.

- The Local - INT

Ryanair reveals full list of cancelled flights to and from France

Ryanair has announced its complete list of cancellations until the end of October, after making up to 400,000 frustrated passengers wait to find out if they were among those affected.

- The Local - INT

French retain crown as Europe's film buffs

French cinemagoers secured their title as Europe’s most regular visitors to the silver screen last year, new stats revealed. But their choice of films might worry the French cinema industry.

- The Local - INT

France clears hundreds of migrants from wood near Calais

French authorities evacuated hundreds of migrants from a wood on the northern coast near Calais on Tuesday over fears it could become a magnet for others hoping to head to Britain.

- The Local - INT

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