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‘It’s awful’: Dog allegedly killed by man in New Plymouth Street

Provided Bruce Fuller and his French bulldog Cash, who was allegedly killed by someone on the street. A man whose French bulldog was allegedly killed by a stranger on a street in New Plymouth says the loss has torn his family apart. Bruce Fuller was notified of the death of six-year-old Cash by a New […]

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The Real War Story Behind the Cinco De Mayo Holiday

Although the day has nothing to do with American history, Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the United States are only getting bigger. Like St. Patrick’s Day, Americans celebrate their affinity for a culture that is also growing in the United States With both holidays, there are a lot of misconceptions about what exactly is being […]

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Taiwan launches Asian Pride Games despite spike in Covid cases

Published on: 04/29/2022 – 16:26 Taipei (AFP) – Taiwan opened the first Asian Pride Games on Friday with a colorful ceremony drawing hundreds of athletes and spectators, as the island moves away from a zero-Covid policy despite a rise in infections. The games succeed the Straits Games, founded in Malaysia 20 years ago and considered […]

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A French hit on Netflix changes language and streaming service

The executive producer of “Ten Percent” is John Morton, best known for his comedy “W1A,” which satirizes the BBC. In a recent interview, he said he was aware of the high stakes he faced when he took on the task of adapting the beloved series. Drawn to the show’s “warm heart” and its ability to […]

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News: More Allies join NATO’s multinational capability cooperation initiatives, 28-Apr.-2022

Defense Ministers from 18 NATO nations and the Director General of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) reaffirmed their commitment to work together to develop, acquire and stockpile capabilities in a less costly and improving access to advanced military technology. , and makes Allies more interoperable. This was done on the sidelines of the […]

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Gas shutdowns in Russia boost Europe’s race for new energy supplies

As the war in Ukraine rages, an energy battle ripples across Europe, with countries rushing to replace Russian fossil fuels while Moscow cuts gas supplies to some countries and threatens others. The European Union pledged on Wednesday to continue phasing out Russian gas purchases, support countries affected by Russian countermoves and accelerate the shift to […]

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Instant cash access to bitcoin is coming to Vermont

Coinme is launching 23 Coinme-enabled Coinme kiosks across the state at select grocery stores, including Shaw’s, Hannaford Supermarkets and Tops Friendly Markets Vermont Business Magazine Coinme, a leading cryptocurrency cash exchange in the United States, today announced its entry into Vermont with the launch of 23 bitcoin-enabled Coinstar kiosks located in select Shaw’s Supermarkets, Hannaford […]

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The world’s oldest person is a French nun who loves chocolate and wine

Sister André is also the oldest living nun in the world and the oldest nun of all time, according to a statement released Monday by the record authority. Born as Lucile Randon on February 11, 1904, Sister André devoted most of her life to religious service, the statement said. Before becoming a Catholic nun, she […]

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Ukraine-Russia War Updates: US Military Leaders Meet Allies in Germany

PARIS — On the windswept coast of Flamanville, an industrial town in northwestern France facing the choppy waters of the English Channel, a soaring concrete dome houses one of the world’s most powerful nuclear reactors. But when this behemoth giant will start supplying electricity to the French power grid, no one knows. Construction is a […]

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Bioluminescent bacteria will soon light up this French street

For 17 minutes, exhausted vaccination volunteers and those waiting after the shot can sit bathed in soothing music and a fleeting aquamarine glow. The light is emitted by a long cylindrical cartridge embedded in a “tree”; nearly half fall into a deep sleep, French newspaper The Republican Echo reported; most feel recharged, as the bioluminescent […]

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Young Lebanese seek a better future abroad amid economic and political crises

Published on: 04/26/2022 – 08:35 Almost three years after the trifecta of economic, social and political crises in Lebanon, young Lebanese are desperately seeking to go abroad. For them, leaving the country means finding better opportunities for the future. Studies show that this belief is on the rise among young people – and this, in […]

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France divided: what does the fractured vote mean for Macron’s second term? | France

Anyway – and as obvious as the observation may seem – the second round which returned Emmanuel Macron to the Élysée for a second term, with a score of 58.5% against 41.5% for Marine Le Pen, showed that France was divided. country. But it’s complicated. Geographically, first. The vote for what was Jean-Marie Le Pen’s […]

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Best Instant Cash Loan Matching Services 2022

The cash advance industry has grown tremendously since the advent of the internet age. Most individuals are turning to online loan solutions to help with unexpected expenses. As a result, thousands of payday loan companies have flocked to the internet hoping to capture a chunk of the market by offering instant loans. Despite the benefits […]

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Your Monday Briefing – The New York Times

Senior US officials meet with Zelensky In a trip shrouded in secrecy, Antony J. Blinken, the U.S. Secretary of State, and Lloyd J. Austin, the Secretary of Defense, yesterday took a wartime trip to kyiv, Ukraine, where the president, Volodymyr Zelensky, urged them to provide more help in his country’s battle against the Russian invaders. […]

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Live Updates | Low voter turnout in French elections

French President and centrist candidate for re-election Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron stand in voting booths at a polling station in Le Touquet, northern France, Sunday April 24, 2022. France began voting during A presidential run-off on Sunday with repercussions for the future of Europe, with centrist incumbent Emmanuel Macron in the lead, […]

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Indian Gautam Adani overtakes Warren Buffett to become the 5th richest person in the world

(AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) gAutam Adani’s incredible rise continues. The Indian infrastructure tycoon became the richest Asian billionaire in history (in pure dollars) earlier this month – and he kept climbing. Adani has now overtaken Warren Buffett to become the 5th richest person in the world. Forbes estimates Adani, 59, has a net worth of $123.7 […]

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Israel closes Gaza crossing after new rocket attacks

Published on: 04/23/2022 – 08:36Amended: 04/23/2022 – 08:34 Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel said it would close its only crossing point from the Gaza Strip for workers on Sunday in response to overnight rocket fire, stopping before carrying out retaliatory strikes in an apparent attempt to ease tensions. The rocket attacks on Friday night and Saturday […]

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The economic results of a victory for Marine Le Pen

France goes to the polls on Sunday April 24 for the second and final round of the presidential election. As Emmanuel Macron looks likely to win a second term, rival candidate Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Rally party is nipping at his heels. At one point in the campaign, she was just 3 […]

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India is the fastest growing major economy: check where the US, China and others stand

India is the fastest growing major economy in the world, according to projections of gross domestic product (GDP) growth in fiscal year 2022 by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF has predicted “fairly robust” growth of 8.2% for India in 2022, making it the fastest growing major economy in the world, almost twice as […]

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French election: in the last round, voters vote for the candidate they hate the least | world news

There’s a surge of excitement, a surge of the crowd, and then a cacophony of cheers. Marine Le Pen, smiling and waving, arrived in town. She is surrounded by a mix of well-wishers, journalists, security guards, curious shoppers and lackeys. Slowly she drives down the road of this Normandy town, normally a quiet corner of […]

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Private debt will weigh on global economic recovery – IMF Blog

By Silvia Albrizio, Sonali Das, Christoffer Koch, Jean-Marc Natal and Philippe Wingender عربي, 中文, French, 日本語, Português, Русский A record rise in private debt could slow the economic recovery, but the drag on growth will vary across and within countries. Governments have managed to ease the economic pain of the pandemic by providing plenty of […]

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Reviews | Underpaid or unpaid faculty

For the editor: Re “Help Wanted: Adjunct Professor, Must have Ph.D. Salary: $0” (news article, April 8): The exploitation of adjunct professors is deeply unethical. Worse still, many doctorates in the humanities. the programs discourage students from exploring careers outside of academia. This is a problem because there are not enough college jobs for the […]

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Explosions heard in Kyiv, says Zelensky, situation in Mariupol ‘inhumane’

Published on: 04/17/2022 – 06:52Amended: 04/17/2022 – 06:59 Kyiv residents heard explosions in the early hours of Sunday morning, local media reported. In the southeast, Russia claims to have taken control of Mariupol, with the city in a situation Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called “inhuman”. Follow our live blog for all the latest developments. All […]

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Marine Le Pen exploits cost of living fears as second round approaches in France

In the aftermath of the second round of the French presidential election, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen campaigned in rural Burgundy to press on a sore spot that has marred opponent Emmanuel Macron’s otherwise positive economic record. There, a grain farmer told him of his struggles with soaring fuel and fertilizer prices, echoing what French […]

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French presidential election: a demonstrator tackled to the ground and dragged out of the room after brandishing a photo of Marine Le Pen and Vladimir Poutine | world news

A protester was thrown to the ground and dragged out of Marine Le Pen’s press conference after he held up a heart-shaped placard with a photo of the French presidential candidate and Vladimir Putin. Footage shows Pauline Rapilly Ferniot, green city councilor for the commune of Boulogne-Billancourt in Paris, standing and holding the sign as […]

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France goes wild for Molière’s 400th birthday with months of coins

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known as Molière, was born on January 15, 1622. Born into money, he spent years working as an actor in Paris, before taking up the pen to create some of the most known to French history. Borrowing elements from the Italian Comedia dell’arte, Molière’s plays lovingly poke fun at the French aristocracy […]

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It’s 3 p.m. in Kyiv. Here’s what you need to know

Ukrainian presidential adviser Oleksiy Arestovych said that after a “risky maneuver”, the last defenders of the beleaguered port city of Mariupol were able to join forces. Arestovych said on Wednesday that “in Mariupol, as a result of a risky maneuver, units of the 36th Independent Marine Brigade broke in to [join] the Azov regiment. Both […]

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Selling my car with an instant cash offer was almost too easy

Photo: Steve DaSilva We all know the current state of the used car market. The prices are absurdly high, making it difficult for buyers to get a reasonable deal. But if you’re looking to to sell a car, times don’t get much better than this – the market is desperately looking for anything with four […]

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Emmanuel Macron criticized over Covid rules in France during French elections | World | News

TV presenter Neil Oliver has criticized current French President Emmanuel Macron for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Macron is taking on right-wing opponent Marine Le Pen to try his luck at another round as president. Mr Neil explained how Macron expects French citizens to forget about his forced vaccination passports and mask mandates, […]

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Live Updates: Japanese Honda announces $40 billion catch-up plan for electric vehicles

Oil prices rebounded above $100 a barrel as Asian stocks fell on Tuesday after a trying day in which concerns about inflation and lockdowns in China hammered global equities. Brent crude, the international oil benchmark, rose 1.9% to $100.33 a barrel, while U.S. marker West Texas Intermediate climbed 2.4% to $96.57. In stock markets, Hong […]

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France sends police to kyiv to investigate war crimes

European Union foreign ministers on Monday discussed the bloc’s efforts to pressure the Russian economy with sanctions, including the possibility of new energy sanctions, but no decision was made. “Nothing is off the table, including oil and gas sanctions,” EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said after the meeting in Luxembourg. “But today no decision […]

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Le Pen in the second round: How did your region of France vote?

President-candidate Emmanuel Macron will face a run-off against Marine Le Pen on April 24, after winning 27.6% and 23.41% of the first-round vote respectively (with 97% of the ballots counted) in the presidential elections. of this year. President Macron came out on top in 52 departments – the best performers in western France – far-right […]

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First round of the 2022 French elections in the charts

Emmanuel Macron will face far-right challenger Marine Le Pen in the second round of the French election on April 24, with polls suggesting a much tighter final race than in 2017. Here’s what the first-round results tell us so far. Macron won the first round by a reasonable margin – but the second round predictions […]

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Jean-Luc Mélenchon is fighting to be the last president of France

In Toulouse, on April 3, during the last open-air campaign rally of Jean Luc Mélenchon, a man held a huge colorful sign on which one could read: “For the Sixth Republic”. The existing republican order, the fifth in France’s post-revolutionary history, had come to its natural end, schoolteacher Damien told me. It’s “far too monarchical, […]

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French election 2022: complete results of the first round | French presidential election 2022

35,080 of the 35,080 national municipalities reported The 2 best candidates qualify for a second round The incumbent president flipped French politics to win in 2017 without major party support The incumbent president flipped French politics to win in 2017 without major party support Leader of the far-right National Rally; she lost to Macron in […]

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Iraqis clean up river as first green projects take root

Published on: 04/10/2022 – 05:00Amended: 04/10/2022 – 04:59 Baghdad (AFP) – Garbage clogs the banks of the Iraqi Tigris in Baghdad, but an army of young volunteers cleans it up, a rare environmental project in this war-torn country. Wearing boots and gloves, they pick up soggy trash, water bottles, aluminum cans and muddy polystyrene boxes, […]

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Will Smith banned: Here are 5 others disciplined by the academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday that Will Smith will be banned from attending its events for 10 years after the actor slapped Chris Rock onstage at the 94th Academy Awards. It comes a week after Smith resigned from the academy and issued a public apology, in which he said he […]

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Evergreen aids Chinese navy: report

‘TANGIBLE THREAT’: Satellite images showed Evergreen hulls under construction near China’s newest aircraft carrier and moored next to Chinese cruisers, according to a report. Contracts between China’s main state-owned shipbuilding company and Taiwan’s main shipping company are likely to reduce the costs of modernizing China’s navy, raising security concerns for the country, a US think […]

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Russia’s war against Ukraine will change Europe forever. Here’s how to play it.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine surprised Europe and the world. But as the war stretches past six weeks, one thing is clear: Europe will never be the same again. Before the invasion, Europe was advancing at a, well, European pace. The continent was changing, especially when it came to energy, but the economy was set to […]

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Biden administration imposes new sanctions on Russian banking institutions and Putin’s daughters

The United States is taking further steps to increase economic pressure on Russia and President Vladimir Putin following horrific images of the Ukrainian town of Bucha, announcing new sanctions on Russian financial institutions, as well as certain people on Wednesday. , including Putin’s adult daughters and the wife and daughter of his foreign minister. “Today […]

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Zelensky’s speech at the UN calls for dissolving the Security Council

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russian forces of atrocities at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council and told senior diplomats the institution needed to be reformed so the world could hold Moscow to account. “There’s not a single crime they’re not committing there,” Mr. Zelensky said during a virtual appearance at the council […]

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Live Updates | Ukraine opens corridors out of Mariupol, more

A view inside the Mariupol Theater damaged during fighting in Mariupol, in the territory under the government of the Donetsk People’s Republic, eastern Ukraine, Monday, April 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov) Alexei Alexandrov PA LVIV, Ukraine — Seven humanitarian corridors will be opened on Tuesday, including from the beleaguered port city of Mariupol and Russian-controlled […]

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Air France Airbus A318 economy class, Paris to Florence

Air France is phasing out its Airbus A318s. THE ROAD Flight AF1066 from Paris to Florence THE PLANE Airbus A318. A smaller version of the A320, the airline is gradually abandoning its A318s in favor of the new Airbus A220. THE LOYALTY PROGRAM The Flying Blue program operated by Air France and KLM also includes […]

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Serbs vote in polls overshadowed by war in Ukraine

Published on: 03/04/2022 – 21:22 Serbs flocked to the polls on Sunday in an election that is likely to see populist President Aleksandar Vucic extend his rule in the Balkan country as he pledges to provide stability amid war raging in Ukraine. The country of about seven million people will elect the president and members […]

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Death toll from Brazil storm rises to 16

Published on: 04/03/2022 – 16:54Amended: 04/03/2022 – 16:52 Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – The death toll from torrential downpours that caused flash floods and landslides in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro rose to 16 on Sunday, with three people still missing, authorities said. Three days of heavy rain hit a wide swath of […]

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After the war in Ukraine, Taiwan’s chip supremacy raises economic stakes | Russia–Ukraine War

The COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine have shed light on the value of semiconductors to the global economy and Taiwan’s crucial role in chip manufacturing. They also showed that the island’s role in producing the crucial components, which are used in everything from smartphones to medical devices and cars, would be difficult to […]

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French oppose Macron’s proposed later retirement, poll finds ahead of election

April 1 (Reuters) – A large majority of French people oppose raising the legal retirement age, according to an opinion poll published by the newspaper Les Echos, which could be a problem for President Emmanuel Macron, who has made it a key proposition as he seeks re-elections this month. Macron has proposed to push back […]

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Mandates, Cases and Covid-19 Variants: Live Updates

A coronavirus testing site in Hagerstown, Maryland administered between 250 and 300 tests a day in February.Credit…Kenny Holston for The New York Times Senate Democrats and Republicans have moved closer to a deal to cut an emergency coronavirus response program from $15.6 billion to $10 billion as they work to break a standoff over a […]

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France: Emmanuel Macron bets on a robust economy for his re-election

As the French election race heads into the first round of voting on April 10, front-runner President Emmanuel Macron has a strong argument to persuade voters that the reforms of his first term are bearing fruit: a robust economy. The French economy has rebounded faster than expected from the COVID crisis, with growth hitting a […]