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Nations agree on climate pact...Obama warns climate deal is only a start... Search for killers' hard drive continues

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 12, 2015 at 4:41 p.m.



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LE BOURGET, France (AP) — The world is beginning to act in a unified manner against climate change. Nearly 200 nations reached an agreement in Paris on Saturday to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calls it "a monumental success for the planet and its people." Ban says "History will remember this day." Governments must still ratify the deal.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the climate agreement reached in Paris on Saturday offers "the best chance to save the one planet we have." Obama says no nation can solve the problem of climate change alone, and he warns that even if all the goals are met the world is only on its way to reducing carbon in the atmosphere.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A search for a computer hard drive and anything else linked to the husband-and-wife shooters who killed 14 people in the San Bernardino, California, attack, is continuing this weekend. For a third day, specialized divers with the FBI are looking through a local lake for abandoned evidence. Authorities say the couple may have been in the area the day of the attack.

COACHELLA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they have detained a person of interest in the investigation of an arson fire at a Southern California mosque. Riverside County sheriff's officials are calling the blaze "an intentional act" and say they will use all available resources to investigate. No one was injured in yesterday's fire at the Islamic Center of Palm Springs.

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi officials say an enlarged heart is a likely factor in the death of a 30-year-old inmate jailed since last May in the slayings of two Hattiesburg police officers. The Forrest County coroner says there were no signs of trauma on the body of Marvin Banks, who was found unresponsive in his cell Friday evening.

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