Trump's Interior Secretary Zinke to step down amid ethics probes

US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has sought to open US offshore waters to oil and gas drilling despite environmental protests, will be leaving his post at the end of the year, President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday.

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Live: French ‘Yellow Vests’ protestors are back but mobilisation weakens

Defiant “Yellow Vest” demonstrators are facing off against thousands of police across France Saturday, but this fifth and decisive weekend for the anti-government movement indicates it may be running out of steam. Follow events on our live blog.

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Nations inch towards climate deal at marathon UN summit

Nations on Saturday inched towards a deal to implement the Paris climate goals, after all-night negotiations to hammer out a plan to limit global temperature rises exposed a range of conflicts.

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Approximately 300 dead as DR Congo battles Ebola outbreak

The Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed roughly 300 lives. “There were 303 deaths (255 confirmed and 48 almost certainly) and 179 cured,” according to the statement from the ministry of health. Health expert have said this Ebola outbreak, the 10th in DR Congo, is like no other as they also face the threat of attack from armed groups and resistance from a wary population in a region that has never faced an Ebola outbreak before. Tracking suspected Ebola victims remains a challenge in areas controlled by rebels. The latest WHO assessment, released Thursday, simply calls the circumstances “unforgiving.” Furthermore, DR Congo is set to hold a presidential election on Dec. 23, with this unrest already brewing. FRANCE 24’s Clément Bonnerot reports.

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The 'prophet' in Haiti who claims to raise people from the dead

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