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U.S. congressmen complain about Mexico energy changes

Oct. 20, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Texas congressmen complained Tuesday about the Mexican government's attempts to limit competition in the electrical power sector. In a letter to U.S. Ambassador Ken Salzar, about 20 Texas congressmen and senators criticized changes proposed by...

Biden's dilemma: Satisfying Manchin risks losing other Dems

Oct. 19, 2021 01:39 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Washington's enduring question: What does Joe Manchin want? But increasingly the answer is crystal clear. The conservative West Virginia Democrat wants to dismantle President Joe Biden's proposed climate change strategies and social services...

Biden's dilemma: Satisfying Manchin risks losing other Dems

Oct. 18, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Washington's enduring question: What does Joe Manchin want? But increasingly the answer is crystal clear. The conservative West Virginia Democrat wants to dismantle President Joe Biden's proposed climate change strategies and social services...

Mexican president promises to help US in climate push

Oct. 18, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised Monday to help the U.S. government push for stronger action on climate change. Speaking at an event with U.S. climate envoy John Kerry, López Obrador said that “we are going to support the...

Today in History

Oct. 15, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2021. There are 77 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 15, 1991, despite sexual harassment allegations by Anita Hill, the Senate narrowly...

The AP Interview: Kerry says world short of climate goal

Oct. 14, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Crucial U.N. climate talks next month are likely to fall short of the global target for cutting coal, gas and oil emissions, U.S. climate envoy John Kerry says, after nearly a year of climate diplomacy that helped win deeper cuts from allies but has so far failed to move...

The AP Interview: US envoy John Kerry says climate talks likely to end short of UN target for easing global warming

Oct. 14, 2021 00:49 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The AP Interview: US envoy John Kerry says climate talks likely to end short of UN target for easing global warming.

US, France edge closer to rapprochement after AUKUS spat

Oct. 05, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France and the United States edged closer Tuesday toward rapprochement after the Biden administration’s exclusion of Washington’s oldest ally from a new Indo-Pacific security initiative ignited French anger. French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S....

US envoy says climate summit can yield 'enormous progress'

Oct. 02, 2021 11:05 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry said Saturday he thinks “enormous progress” can be made at the upcoming U.N. climate talks in Scotland but more governments must come up with concrete commitments in the next 30 days. Kerry attended a preparatory meeting...

US tries to make nice with France after Australia sub snub

Oct. 01, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit France next week as the Biden administration tries to smooth over hurt feelings and potentially more lasting damage caused by its exclusion of America’s oldest ally from a new Indo-Pacific security initiative, the State...