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By Megan Rowling and Morag MacKinnon PARIS/PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - More than half a million people from Australia to Paraguay joined the biggest day of climate change activism in history on Sunday, telling world leaders gathering for a summit in Paris there is "No Planet B" in the fight against global warming. Among the high heels and sandals were a pair of plain black shoes sent by Pope Francis, who has been a vocal advocate for action to prevent dangerous climate change, and jogging shoes from U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. About 10,000 people joined arms to form a human chain through Paris along the 3-km (2-mile) route of the banned march, organisers said.
Donald Trump on Sunday abruptly scrapped a news conference designed to showcase his support from black religious leaders, as African-American pastors lined up to deny they were willing to endorse the Republican frontrunner. It was an unusually public U-turn for the billionaire real-estate mogul, 69, whose controversial campaign last week invited the world's media to Trump Tower in New York for a press conference on Monday. There, he would "be joined by a coalition of 100 African-American evangelical pastors and religious leaders who will endorse the GOP frontrunner after a private meeting," his campaign had said.