The Monday Catchup

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: One of the largest climate change rallies ever occurred over the weekend as protesters, including many celebrities, took to the streets in New York City. Over 400,000 people were in attendance to protest in favour of decreasing carbon emissions, just days before world leaders are set to discuss the issue of climate change at the U.N. Despite the size of the protest and the presence of celebrities and politicians ranging from Leonardo DiCaprio to Al Gore, the protest got a single mention on the Sunday morning news shows.

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The Monday Catchup

Philip Hammond, Brisith Foreign Secretary, arrives in Paris for an international conference on Islamic State

 

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: The world is uniting against the Islamic State, ISIS, in Iraq. After a third video taped beheading, of a British journalist, was released by ISIS, 25 countries signed an agreement pledging support to the Iraqi government, though no concrete measures have been agreed upon.

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