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Pittsburgh Retaliates After Trump Used Them as Excuse for Pulling Out of Paris Agreement
Check out this powerful video from Vocativ featuring Pittsburgh's green and thriving tech economy. The video and accompanying blog post is in response to President Donald Trump's statement, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris," during his announcement pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement.
Vocativ found out, while visiting the Steel City, that many Pittsburghers did not appreciate the president's shout-out. Watch above.
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By Eddie Ndopu
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- Its townships are typical of high-density neighbourhoods across the continent where self-isolation will be extremely challenging.
- The failure to eradicate extreme poverty is a threat beyond the countries in question.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of two malarial drugs to treat and prevent COVID-19, the respiratory infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, despite only anecdotal evidence that either is proven effective in treating or slowing the progression of the disease in seriously ill patients.
A team of scientists drilled into the ground near the South Pole to discover forest and fossils from the Cretaceous nearly 90 million years ago, which is the time when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, as the BBC reported.