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US and China agree to cooperate on climate change after talks in Shanghai
- Hong Kong (CNN) The US and China have agreed to cooperate on climate change after two days of high-profile meetings in Shanghai, despite rising tensions between the two countries. In a joint statement released on Sunday, Washington and Beijing said the climate crisis "must be addressed with seriousness and urgency" and agreed to work together to "strengthen" the implementation of the Paris Agreement. "The United ...

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A judge on Saturday ordered former Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to stand trial on kidnapping charges related to his decision to prevent a Spanish rescue ship carrying over 100 refugees and migrants to dock at an Italian port in 2019.
- Driving the news: Salvini, who was also deputy prime minister at the time, refused to the allow the ship to dock, leaving those onboard stranded at sea for nearly three weeks. Eventually, prosecutors ordered the seizure of the ship and the evacuation of those onboard, per . What they're saying: Salvini, who from docking at Italian ports while he was interior minister, insisted he was only doing his job, per . ...

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