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Author: 0 Protest Trump's decision on climate accord at markets

The good news is that as we celebrate the World Environment Day this week, it will be business as usual in other countries that support the fight against climate change . Trump specifically said he was acting on behalf of the citizens "of Pittsburgh not Paris ". "Our island communities lead the way when it comes to climate change impacts and policies", Ige told reporters.

Author: 0 Ronaldo's Portugal held 2-2 by Mexico at Confed Cup

The goals were scored by Portugal's Ricardo Quaresma (34th minute) and Cedric Soares (86th minute), and Mexico's Javier Hernandez (42nd minute) and Hector Moreno (90th minute). And the star man for Mexico was Jonathan dos Santos , who pulled the strings from the centre of the park for his side, while also pressing hard off the ball.

Author: 0 Cavs Part Ways With GM David Griffin

With the exit of David Griffin , the hierarchy of the Eastern Conference could change dramatically by this time next year. However, no deal has been reached, ESPN reported . "He's been a big piece of it". According to several reports, the uncertainty of Griffin's future was causing problems with recent trade talks. Griffin was targeted by Atlanta and Orlando for GM openings, but Gilbert did not grant those teams permission to speak with Griffin during the playoffs.

Author: 0 After postponement, Nadal, Djokovic try to set semi in Paris

After beating defending champion Garbine Muguruza in the previous round, the home fans had hoped Mladenovic could end France's 17-year wait for a home victor at Roland Garros. It was more than three hours before play could resume, and, when it did, Mladenovic fought off that break point to nose into the lead, then broke herself for a 3-1 advantage.

Author: 0 Major League Baseball reviewing Anthony Rizzo home plate collision

It's unfortunate Hedges was injured on the play. "I think you look at that play, and it's a fairly egregious violation of the rule", San Diego manager Andy Green told reporters after the game. "Absolutely loved it. That's part of the game. You hit him, just like Rizz did". The catcher wasn't in the way, but who cares about a minor detail like that? Everybody is in agreement there, from Rizzo to Lester to Maddon to everybody in the Padres camp.

Sports Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid
Author: 0 Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid

The 70-year-old, who was re-elected in 2009 having previously held the post between 2000-06, is the second most successful president in Real's history in terms of football trophies won during his tenure, behind only Santiago Bernabeu who served between 1943 and 1978 and who the club's stadium is named after.

Sports Warriors top Cavaliers and move to brink of National Basketball Association title
Author: 0 Warriors top Cavaliers and move to brink of National Basketball Association title

His two NBA MVP Awards, with the second of them by a unanimous vote, are testaments to his talent and work ethic. In an interview with ESPN, he was asked what the difference has been this time around. The Warriors are now heading into Game 4 with a 3-0 lead. "We want to win the championship however way we can do it", Curry said. Not after Kevin Durant signed on to make the Dubs a legitimate superteam capable of dismantling the best the National Basketball Association has to offer - a ...

Author: 0 76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

It's more about preference of player - Philly loves Markelle Fultz's talent and his fit with its developing roster. We'll see if Ainge ends up using the third overall pick come Thursday night, with Kansas forward Josh Jackson and Duke forward Jayson Tatum the likely draft targets at No.

Sports Juventus join contest for Gunners defender Hector Bellerin
Author: 0 Juventus join contest for Gunners defender Hector Bellerin

They claim Bellerin is now high on their list of possible replacements for Dani Alves . With Barcelona valuing Rafinha at €30m, the cost of signing the right back would come down significantly. The Brazilian playmaker is looking for more game time and is believed to be an admirer of Arsenal's style of play, a style he feels would very much suite the way he likes to play.

Sports Manhunt Ends: Escaped Inmates Accused of Officers' Murders Captured
Author: 0 Manhunt Ends: Escaped Inmates Accused of Officers' Murders Captured

A photograph posted on the website of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution showed the two suspects handcuffed and lying on the ground shirtless with about a dozen law enforcement personnel surrounding them. The two escapees are believed to have been in this area, because Donnie Russell Rowe is from Lewisburg. They were on the run for three days before being apprehended.

Sports Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft
Author: 0 Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft

His power-play success and goal-scoring ability from the defense make him an interesting target for more of a playoff contender that's looking for some depth upgrades. From Saturday afternoon through Thursday morning, after Vegas makes its picks, the rest of the teams can't make trades with each other. The Golden Knights have the ability to sign unrestricted free agents and restricted free agents who are eligible for the expansion draft (which excludes the Blues' Parayko), but that ...

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo haircut was to fulfil Champions League promise
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo haircut was to fulfil Champions League promise

Real Madrid players celebrate at the end of the Champions League soccer final between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff , Wales, Saturday, June 3, 2017. When the stars didn't play, the youngsters did and they did well. Gonzalo Higuain worked Keylor Navas twice, while Miralem Pjanic's snappy half-volley forced the Madrid goalkeeper into a smart one-handed save.

Author: 0 Nation rages as Pak defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy

In India nearly all print media went easy on Kohli and his team , crediting Pakistan's performance though the front-page of the Hindustan Times screamed " Obliterated at the Oval: India humiliated by Pak ". Credit goes to my batsmen, my bowlers and the team management. Thank you for making me fall in love once again and providing another memory which would bring a smile to my face for the rest of my life.

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor finalize fight for Aug

It's certainly possible. After all, Mayweather is one of the greatest defensive fighters in boxing history, and he's about to face a man with no pro-boxing bouts under his belt. The fight exploded into life when Mayweather threw a series of hard-hitting punches towards Big Show before "Money" and his accomplices quickly exited the ring.

Sports Two-goal Ronaldo keeps Madrid kings of Europe
Author: 0 Two-goal Ronaldo keeps Madrid kings of Europe

Guillem Balague has insisted that Real Madrid have no plans to sell Gareth Bale this summer after recent speculation linking him with a possible transfer to Manchester United. " Cristiano Ballon d'Or", the Portuguese sang along with the fans as he was lifted into the air by his teammates. This time, Zidane was a spectator on the Madrid sidelines, but enjoying it just as much.

Sports Royal Ascot: More armed officers deployed after terror attacks
Author: 0 Royal Ascot: More armed officers deployed after terror attacks

The festival begins on Tuesday June 20th with the first race starting at 2.30 pm. Be prepared to be dazzled. It's called racing for a reason and things can go wrong, but we're very comfortable where we are. Aidan O'Brien thinks Caravaggio could be the fastest he's trained and that's good enough for me. I'd put him in a double with stablemate Winter , who runs in the Coronation Stakes; she is the exceptional three-year-old filly this year.

Sports Kevin Durant Received Text from Former President Barack Obama After Finals Win
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Received Text from Former President Barack Obama After Finals Win

Fans light fireworks on a street in downtown Oakland, Calif ., after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday June 12, 2017. "I did not want to go back to Cleveland (for Game 6) and deal with that again". Some would argue that Kevin Durant took James's super team strategy when the superstar forward left his initial National Basketball Association squad, the Oklahoma City Thunder and signed with Steph Curry and Klay Thompson's ...

Author: 0 India captain Virat Kohli: Pakistan completely outplayed us in Champions Trophy final

The cricketing enmity between Pakistan and India has morphed into one of the world's greatest sporting rivalries. It robs potential role models of a lot of their immediacy. The South Asians arrived in Britain for the eight-team, one-day worldwide tournament as the lowest-ranked side, packed with players still trying to find their feet at the highest level and given little hope of emerging victorious.

Author: 0 Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

A highly motivated Pakistan crushed their arch-rivals India by 180 runs to lift their first-ever ICC Champions Trophy at the Oval . Afridi also pointed out Pakistan had just about made it into the qualification spots for the Champions Trophy .

Sports Murray fights back to reach French Open semi-finals, to meet Wawrinka
Author: 0 Murray fights back to reach French Open semi-finals, to meet Wawrinka

Murray will next play eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori , who recovered to beat Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. It is a repeat of last year's semi-final, which Murray won in four sets before going on to lose in the final. Stan Wawrinka faced a tougher challenge in 15-seed Frenchman Gael Monfils , but he managed to hold on for a straight-set win of his own. He has dropped the first two sets of his quarterfinal match against sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria.

Sports Man Utd target Morata gets married in Venice
Author: 0 Man Utd target Morata gets married in Venice

However, Morata has now emerged as a key target for Chelsea , to replace fellow Spain worldwide Diego Costa. While it's noted in the report that Morata has agreed on personal terms with the Red Devils, it's claimed that Abramovich is ready to sanction a staggering £70m bid for the Spanish global to try and tempt him to turn down Man Utd and in turn accept a move to Stamford Bridge instead.

Sports Kaino: referee will tell All Blacks if blocking is illegal
Author: 0 Kaino: referee will tell All Blacks if blocking is illegal

He will train tomorrow'. Unless Gatland drastically changes his tactics and personnel in the next seven days the All Blacks will be well aware of what they can expect at Eden Park. Gatland says Kiwi players are adept at subtle blocking or holding methods on support runners which cause attacks to break down. Among the other selection debates for the Lions is the left wing, where George North was poor against the Maori All Blacks but has some strong history.

Sports Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI
Author: 0 Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI

Tayor was arrested on September 2, 2016, after crashing his Bentley convertible into two vehicles, including a Florida Highway Patriot trooper's patrol auto, while driving under the influence of alcohol near Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Taylor, 58, lives in Pembroke Pines , Fla. One of the most prolific pass rushers in National Football League history, Taylor has struggled with legal issues since retiring in 1993.

Sports Portugal fights deadliest wildfire, 62 dead
Author: 0 Portugal fights deadliest wildfire, 62 dead

However, there are favorable signs in other areas of central Portugal also hit by wildfires, authorities said . "The fire has reached a level of human tragedy that we have never known before", said a visibly moved Prime Minister Antonio Costa.

Author: 0 Pakistan thrash England to enter final

England , who were 128 for two, lost their last eight wickets for just 83 runs at the Sophia Gardens. Injured England bowler Chris Woakes on Test Match Special: " Pakistan opted to bowl first, which we all thought was the wrong decision as we thought the pitch would deteriorate and become harder to score on".

Author: 0 Belmont Stakes up for grabs to end uneven Triple Crown

When the main event hit the track, though, with Frank Sinatra's traditional " New York , New York" piping over the PA, the 149th Belmont Stakes was all-New York, baby. 11, the $1.2 million Fasig-Tipton August buy was a boring fifth in the GII Toyota Blue Grass S. and ran sixth with traffic trouble in the GI Kentucky Derby May 6.

Author: 0 Ashby's flying start in America's Cup final

Perhaps the unexpected strength today was the superb starting by Emirates Team New Zealand twice getting the better of rival Jimmy Spithill. Well-funded Oracle Team USA — Ellison is worth an estimated $55 billion — has five days to come up with some answers to try to counter the spot-on design innovations by the scrappy, underfunded Kiwis, who almost folded after their epic collapse in the 2013 Americas Cup on San Francisco Bay.

Sports Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title
Author: 0 Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

Her confidence comes both from youth and the knowledge that, when she is on form, very few players can live with her. Halep told reporters after the match: "It is hard, but I think I did it pretty well today". I can not change anything, so I just have to look forward. "I think I'm going to only understand that in maybe couple of days or couple of weeks (smiling)".

Author: 0 How much should viewers expect to pay to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor?

Mayweather would need to take in nearly double the $600 million the American's fight with Manny Pacquiao made - dubbed " the richest night in sports history". In an interview with The Telegraph, Mr Espinoza said: "There was a significant impediment that was removed a couple of weeks ago and that was the UFC going on record saying they didn't want Conor to participate".

Author: 0 Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

History will say the Boston Celtics passed on the No. 1 overall pick in this year's National Basketball Association draft, not only trading it away but doing so in a deal with one of the team's fiercest rivals. 1 pick for the second straight year. The Lakers have been contacted about their No. 2 pick, but it remains unlikely they would trade out of that position, according to the report.

Sports Kyrgios crashes out of Queen's tournament with hip injury
Author: 0 Kyrgios crashes out of Queen's tournament with hip injury

Nick Kyrgios looks dejected after retiring from his first-round match against Donald Young at the Queen's Club Championship in London June 19, 2017. Earlier, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Adrian Mannarino 6-2, 6-2, and sixth-seeded Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov - the 2014 victor - defeated Ryan Harrison 6-3, 6-1.

Author: 0 Lions test places still up for grabs against Chiefs

Gatland has spoken all along about how he wants to wrap the matchday squad in cotton wool ahead of Saturday, meaning he has an extremely good idea of the make-up of the starting 15 and bench. Warburton continues to chase full match sharpness, and could well take a seat on the bench for Saturday's first All Blacks Test in Auckland. "There's no doubt that there's some pressure on certain players and certain combinations have gone well", he told reporters.

Sports Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan
Author: 0 Mohammad Hafeez: Champions Trophy triumph is for all of Pakistan

He ran out his fellow opener Azhar Ali while he was ball-watching after they'd made a record 128 but he shrugged that off too to earn his maiden century for Pakistan, in only his fourth one-day global, 11 days after his debut. "Rohit, Dhawan and Kohli have been in tremendous form so I was looking for early wickets-and I did it", he said. Amir bowled brilliantly today but all my bowlers bowled really well.

Sports Crusaders v British and Irish Lions
Author: 0 Crusaders v British and Irish Lions

That tour firmly established North as one of the most unsafe wingers in world rugby and the Lions will be hoping that he can somehow re-establish that kind of form for Saturday's clash with the Crusaders and the subsequent matches against the All Blacks.

Sports Stanley Cup Not That Simple
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Not That Simple

Having said that, I think Nashville has been steadier of the two regardless of the venue so the high juice on the Pens makes me cringe. Crosby didn't score in Game 5, but he set up three goals and could have easily had assisted on three more.

Sports Dustin Johnson ready for long game in US Open double bid
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson ready for long game in US Open double bid

But despite only arriving at Erin Hills on Tuesday afternoon after Paulina Gretzky gave birth to the couple's second son - named River Jones - on Monday, Johnson was in a typically relaxed mood in his pre-tournament press conference. Open)". The model and the pro golfer are already parents of 2-year-old son Tatum . But Johnson did play Erin Hills last week. As the pro golfer prepares to defend his championship title, he reflected on the previous year by sharing another Instagram ...

Sports MLB Draft: Twins take shortstop at No
Author: 0 MLB Draft: Twins take shortstop at No

Weeks before Monday's MLB First-Year Player Draft, in the middle of another interview, shortly after another question, Hunter Greene received a call. I'll continue to write-up individual profiles of draftees for at least the first couple draftees today, but for the later picks on whom there's less information at some point it'll be a summary page depending on exactly how things develop.

Sports How to watch Golden State celebrate an National Basketball Association championship online
Author: 0 How to watch Golden State celebrate an National Basketball Association championship online

James played arguably his finest Finals, becoming the first player in history to average a triple double in the championship round (33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds, and 10.0 assists). In his recent Instagram clip, the comic and former Men's Fitness cover model admits that he still didn't think the Warriors would win it, but then goes on to congratulate Durant on finally getting his first championship ring.