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Mayors come out against Trump's Paris catastrophe

United States President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday that he is withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark global Paris Climate Agreement failed to fluster Vladimir Putin . Speaking on behalf of his counterparts, Jon Mitchell, a Democrat from New Bedford, Mass., argued while it's hard to quantify the exact level of carbon emissions that cities have achieved, he believes what is clear is that initiatives have always been underway in cities across the country.



Vela and Corona on target as Mexico beat Republic of Ireland

As a result, there was an inexperienced look about the team which took the field at the MetLife Stadium - midfielders Callum O'Dowda and Daryl Horgan made first starts for their country, while Kevin Long and Alan Browne were handed debuts as substitutes.


California governor looks to China for climate bond

California governor looks to China for climate bond

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown says he'll need Republicans' help to renew California's cap-and-trade program, a key piece of his legacy. Trump formally announced his decision to leave the historic global agreement after months of teasing the action.



How Trump climate decision is seen as an economic win

The White House appeared to encourage cooperation among state and local entities Friday afternoon, when Press Secretary Sean Spicer said they have the right to govern as they please. She shrugged off Trump's remark that he was elected to represent the people of Pittsburgh, not Paris. "We had reduced our Carbon dioxide footprint to levels of the early 1990s", he asserted.


West Indies beat Afghanistan in first T20 international at Basseterre

West Indies beat Afghanistan in first T20 international at Basseterre

However Rashid Khan , with 33, and 21 from Amir Hamza gave the innings a measure of respectability with 52 runs coming in the last two wickets. Captain Carlos Brathwaite said on Thursday that even though they were not taking the Afghans for granted, they were confident of imposing themselves on the series.