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Paris mayor says Trump climate withdrawal ‘a mistake with fatal consequences’

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Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, where a landmark global climate agreement was agreed in December 2015, said the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw from the deal was “a mistake that would have dramatic consequences.”

“That incredible diplomatic achievement could not have been secured without the decisive role of the United States of America. That is why President Trump is committing a mistake with dramatic and fatal consequences,” she said.

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“Regardless of President Trump’s decision, the great cities of the world, in particular the twelve American C40 cities, remain resolutely committed to doing what needs to be done to implement the Paris agreement,” she said referring to 91 global cities that are have vowed to fight global warming.

(Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Andrew Heavens)


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Trump’s dangerous mental condition grows worse as America faces devastating crises: Yale psychiatrist

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A nation most afflicted with a mental health problem is the least likely to address it.  I am speaking of the mental health, or lack thereof, of the president.  His psychological impairments have been deadly through action and inaction, and are now promoting police brutality through pronouncements such as, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” while marking protesters as “thugs”.

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Independent autopsy finds George Floyd was killed by asphyxia — contradicting medical examiner

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On Monday, George Floyd's family released the results of the independent autopsy into his death following a police officer kneeling on his neck for over eight minutes.

According to USA TODAY's Nicquel Terry Ellis, the report concludes Floyd's death was "homicide caused by asphyxia due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain."

BREAKING: Independent autopsy finds that George Floyd's death "was homicide caused by asphyxia due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain."

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Actor George Clooney pens op-ed calling out Trump for stoking ‘hatred and violence’ — without even saying his name

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In an editorial for the Daily Beast, George Clooney called racism America's original disease.

“There is little doubt that George Floyd was murdered,” wrote George Clooney. “This is our pandemic. It infects all of us, and in 400 years we’ve yet to find a vaccine.”

He quoted radio host and reporter Sarah Koenig, who spent a year covering the dysfunction in the Cleveland, Ohio criminal justice system for NPR's ‘Serial’ podcast.

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