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The world news at 20:00 UTC on 12/16/2018

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The world news at 18:00 UTC on 12/16/2018

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The world news at 16:00 UTC on 12/16/2018

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Climate Change Accord Criticised

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A deal on how to put the 2015 Paris climate change agreement into action was agreed in Katowice, Poland on Saturday. However critics of this weekend’s plan claim that it does not go far enough. Also in the programme: Georgia’s first female president is inaugurated; and challenging Japan’s tattoo taboos. (Image: Steam and smoke from waste coal and stone rises after being dumped next to an unauthorized steel factory on 3rd November 2016 in Inner Mongolia, China. Credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
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The world news at 14:00 UTC on 12/16/2018

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New Climate Deal Keeps Paris Accord Alive, Draws Path To Implementation

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NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with CNN's Senior International Correspondent Nick Paton Walsh about the climate deal recently reached at a major conference in Poland.

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Merry Christmas, And A Happy New 42 Years (And Counting)

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Two retired workers with Britain's Royal Mail have been exchanging the same Christmas card (by hand) for 43 years, marking most years in it with a little rhyme.

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Left Exposed By Middle Eastern Upheaval, Christians Are Fleeing Region

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Janine diGiovanni discusses her report in Harper's on the accelerating persecution and uprooting of Christians in the land where the religion was born

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Record Latino Turnout Was A Huge Factor In Democrats' Midterm Election Wins

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NPR's Lulu-Garcia Navarro speaks with researcher Matt Barreto about his study showing that Latino voter turnout nearly doubled from 2014 to 2018. More than a quarter were first-time voters, he says.

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Co-Founder: 'Cannibalism,' Not Anti-Trump Stand, Killed 'Weekly Standard'

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The last issue of the 23-year-old magazine was published this week, and co-founder and contributing editor John Podhoretz says friction between business and editorial teams seems to be one cause.

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Aid Will Move Slowly From Yemen Port Ceasefire — If It Lasts

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NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to reporter Jane Ferguson about the situation in Yemen, where a ceasefire in a key port city is off to a shaky start.

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Lab-Grown Meat Draws Big Investors — And Big Opposition

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Tech startups are using animal stem cells to grow meat. Big meat companies, including Tyson and Cargill, are investing in the technology, while livestock producers are trying to fight it.

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Chile Starts Implementing Ban On Stores Giving Customers Plastic Bags

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It's the first country in Latin America with such a ban, which takes full effect in August 2020. For Chileans, who on average were using 200 bags per person every year, it's taking time to adjust.

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Set The Table, Then Let Them Work It Out: Surviving Holiday Family Drama

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For this segment of our series "Help I'm Hosting," NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to standup comic Megan Gailey about getting through family drama during the holidays.

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Library Of Congress Honors Groundbreaking 1898 Film Depicting Black Joy

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Something Good, a film that shows the first known on-screen kiss between two black actors — and the last until 1945 — is being added to the National Film Registry.

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A Decade After Madoff Ponzi Scheme Failed, Money Is Still Being Recovered

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Irving Picard, a lawyer leading the liquidation the collapsed investment firm, says lawsuits and forensic accounting have gotten back almost 70 percent of what was feared lost — some $13 billion.

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Journalists And NGOs Face Shutdowns, Beatings As Nicaragua Stifles Dissent

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The government of Nicaragua's embattled President Daniel Ortega recently ransacked the offices of human rights organizations and an independent media outlet last week.

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On Both Sides Of U.S.-Mexico Border, Migrants Face Risks And Long Waits

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NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro talks with reporter Alfredo Corchado of the Dallas Morning News about the conditions that migrants trying to enter the U.S. encounter when stuck along the border.

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Zinke Out, Mulvaney In (For Now) In Busy Weekend Of Presidential Tweets

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President Trump is making personnel moves — naming an interim chief of staff and announcing his Interior secretary's resignation — while facing a dizzying number of investigations into his conduct.

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Sunday Puzzle: Silence Is Golden

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Weekend Edition's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzle master Will Shortz play this week's puzzle with WXXI and WYPR listener Jonathan Sussman of Pittsford, N.Y.

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