President Obama and French President Hollande talk global warming; China and Taiwan held their first meeting since the Civil War; and Nevada Government officials decide to no longer back the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, Shirley Temple dies at 85 and the Duchess Kate Middleton makes fashion news for her trendy jeans.
Obama, Hollande Talk Global Warming With Eyes Toward U.N. Summit: http://rtvote.com/1eQWHTM President Obama and French President Francois Hollande have made climate change one of their “four key themes” to discuss in their meetings this week in Washington, DC. President Hollande will be hosting the UN climate conference next year in Paris and both Presidents plan to focus on ambitious targets and outcomes from that summit. President Obama and President Hollande released a joint op-ed saying: “We continue to urge all nations to join us in pursuit of an ambitious and inclusive global agreement that reduces greenhouse gas emissions through concrete actions.”
Shooting reported inside metro Atlanta supermarket:http://rtvote.com/1iLmHR6
Two women were reportedly shot in an Atlanta Kroger supermarket on Monday afternoon. Both women have non-threating injuries and Kroger officials have also stated that no employees were hurt during this shooting. The store was evacuated during the shooting and is set to reopen at a later date.
China and Taiwan Hold First Official Talks Since Civil War:http://rtvote.com/1eR3rRv
Can you believe it?! The representatives of Taiwan and China held their first meeting since 1949! Wang Yu-chi, the head of head of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council and Zhang Zhijun, the head of China’s Taiwan Affairs Office met on Tuesday to improve and formalize communications between the two sides. The pair also discussed trade and Taiwan’s participation in regional economic agreements. Although this meeting isn’t expected to produce concrete results, the meeting stands as a symbolic development in ending the rivalry between the two sides.
Nevada State Officials Stop Defending Same-Sex Marriage Ban In Appeal: http://rtvote.com/1iXvBdM
The Governor and Attorney General offices of Nevada announced on Monday that the state will no longer uphold the amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying. Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said on Monday that, “After thoughtful review and analysis, the State has determined that its arguments grounded upon equal protection and due process are no longer sustainable.” The recent decision made by Nevada government officials takes a dramatic turn in the Nevada fight for marriage equality and comes as a result to recent decisions from the 9thcircuit.
Christie bridge scandal: Recipients of 18 new subpoenas revealed:http://rtvote.com/1iLvzpW
As a result of Governor Chris Christie’s “Bridge Gate”, the state legislature’s investigating committee will be issuing 18 subpoenas to Gov. Chris Christie’s office, his inner circle and officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Shirley Temple Dies at 85: http://rtvote.com/LSd9rs
Soleil Moon Frye Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby Boy:http://rtvote.com/1en2rzY
Kate Middleton Wears Go-To Navy Jeans in Mustique with Prince George: Get the Look! :http://rtvote.com/1bJ97st
Well, Look Who Popped Up at Fashion Week!: http://rtvote.com/1lw9Sv3