LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Loud applause has erupted in a conference hall outside of Paris, as delegates to the global climate conference adopted an agreement that asks all countries to rein in their greenhouse gas emissions. Some delegates started crying, while others embraced. More than 190 countries had been negotiating the pact for four years after earlier attempts to reach such a deal failed.
DALLAS (AP) — Gasoline is close to breaking through a key psychological barrier as drivers enjoy some of the cheapest pump prices since the recession. Auto club AAA says the nationwide average price of a gallon of regular gas is $2.02 today, down 58 cents from this time last year. Drivers in about half of the states are already paying less than $2.
UNDATED (AP) — Nissan is recalling nearly 34,000 of its 2015 Rogue models to fix a defect that could cause the sport utility vehicle to unexpectedly shift out of the park position. The automaker says the problem is caused by a faulty shift selector knob that allows the Rogue to move out of park even when the brake pedal isn't depressed. Nissan will start notifying owners of the affected vehicles this month so they can take their Rogues into dealers to have the defect fixed at no charge.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy's newest ship has been towed to a base in Virginia after breaking down at sea. The Navy Times reports that the USS Milwaukee had to be towed more than 40 nautical miles to Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek after suffering an engineering casualty yesterday. Officials say it appears that metal debris collected in the lube oil filer, causing the system to shut down.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is preparing for what could be the largest movie premiere in its history on Monday night. That's when "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will be screened for VIP audiences in three separate theaters amid tight security. At one Hollywood Boulevard location, the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre where the first "Star Wars" premiered in 1977, fans are already camped out, awaiting their turn when the film opens for regular folks next Friday.
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