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Former Baltimore police officer, deputy prison warden to serve as receiver of Hinds Co.

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – U.S. Judge Carlton Reeves has called for a receiver to resume operations at the Hinds County Detention Center and have it begin work Jan. 1. On Monday, Reeves issued an order appointing William France as receiver, saying he “is best suited” for the role. “France’s diverse experience in corrections and leading […]

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Working Professionals Get Instant Low Interest Cash Loans Through Lamina Brokers

In Vancouver, Canada, Lamina Brokers offers fast, short-term loans with easy repayment policies for eligible consumers. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, October 31, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Life is unpredictable. Everyone sometimes needs a little extra money for unexpected expenses. It could be paying an unexpected increase in house bills this month, a car repair, or investing […]

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The Growing Importance of Soft Skills in Driving Productivity

Then, we evaluated the returns to soft skills by estimating wage regressions in France. The results showed that a one standard deviation increase in soft skills is associated with a 4.2% increase in hourly wage, and a one standard deviation increase in numeracy skills is associated with a by 4.4%. Simply put, the correlation between […]

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Badminton – Roland-Garros 2022: Semi-finals with Carolina Marin, Yamaguchi Akane, Tai Tzu Ying and Viktor Axelsen

For the first time in two years Caroline Marin will play a final of a BMW World Tour Super 750 badminton tournament. The Rio 2016 Olympic gold medalist beat the reigning two-time world champion Akane Yamaguchi 21-14, 21-18 in the first women’s singles semi-final at Roland-Garros on Saturday 29 October. Marin needed 47 minutes to […]

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Mourners of Iranian shrine attack chant against Amini ‘riots’

Published on: 29/10/2022 – 12:54 Tehran (AFP) – Mourners gathered in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz on Saturday to bury the victims of a deadly attack on a shrine, while chanting slogans against nationwide ‘riots’ after the death of Mahsa Amini. At least 15 people were killed on Wednesday at a major Shia Muslim […]

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Heatwaves cost poor countries the most, exacerbating inequality

Published on: 29/10/2022 – 00:16 Washington (AFP) – Heat waves, intensified by climate change, have cost the global economy billions of dollars over the past 30 years, according to a study released Friday, with poor countries paying the heaviest price. And these lopsided economic effects contribute to widening inequalities around the world, according to the […]

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In Quebec, people see themselves as Canadians, French and Quebecers

Links to the breadcrumb Quebec New Local News Most immigrants to Quebec speak French, and the largest racialized communities are black and Arab, according to a new census report from Statistics Canada. Catholicism still dominates in Quebec, but membership continues to decline, according to results released by Statistics Canada from responses to the 2021 census. […]

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Iranian mourners flock to Mahsa Amini’s grave despite crackdown

Published on: 26/10/2022 – 11:36Amended: 26/10/2022 – 11:34 Paris (AFP)- Iranian mourners gathered at the grave of Mahsa Amini on Wednesday to mark 40 days since her death, defying tightened security measures amid a bloody crackdown on protests led by women. “Woman, life, freedom” and “Death to the dictator”, hundreds of men and women chanted […]

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Rishi Sunak and Emmanuel Macron, with similar bios, will they start a bromance?

Comment this story Comment PARIS — Just two months ago, Franco-British relations seemed to hit a new low when Liz Truss — at the time the favorite to succeed Boris Johnson as Prime Minister — said “the jury is out” for whether French President Emmanuel Macron was Britain’s friend or foe. Eight weeks and a […]

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Dozens of homes destroyed as mini-tornadoes hit villages in northern France

[Article updated on October 24 at 14:10 with further details of the damage in Eure.] Several homes were destroyed in villages in Hauts-de-France and Normandy, as two mini-tornadoes hit the area during storms yesterday (October 23). In Pas-de-Calais, the firefighters reported that there had been a “huge meteorological phenomenon centered on the town of Bihucourt […]

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Macron’s crypto dream could be a gamble

Comment this story Comment Paris offers shelter from the crypto winter. The City of Lights welcomed Binance and more recently Crypto.com (of Matt Damon fame) with regulatory licenses; an “NFT Factory” featuring digital works has also opened its doors opposite the Center Pompidou. President Emmanuel Macron‘s administration sees benefit in attracting talent and tech investment, […]

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Rushdie lost sight in one eye, use of hand in attack: Agent

Published on: 23/10/2022 – 18:22Amended: 23/10/2022 – 18:20 Madrid (AFP) – Author Salman Rushdie lost sight in one eye and was left “incapable” in one hand after being stabbed in the United States in August, his agent said in an interview published over the weekend. The 75-year-old writer, who had received several death threats after […]

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Far-right Meloni will become Italy’s first female prime minister

Published on: 23/10/2022 – 10:32Amended: 23/10/2022 – 10:30 Roma (AFP) – Giorgia Meloni officially takes office as Italy’s first female prime minister on Sunday, a day after being sworn in as head of the country’s most right-wing government since World War II. The handover of power from outgoing Prime Minister Mario Draghi to Meloni will […]

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“The person I’m becoming will shock more than one”: Portable Zazu changes mindset in France and shares photos

Controversial Nigerian singer Portable Zazu spreads foreign vibes while continuing to share beautiful moments from France Portable, who seems very driven, said many people would be shocked at the kind of person he is becoming. Many fans and followers of the Nigerian singer have taken to his comments section to react as many are encouraging […]

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France “deeply shaken” by the murder of a schoolgirl in Paris

PARIS (AP) — The murder of a 12-year-old girl whose body was found in a plastic box in the courtyard of a Paris building has left France “deeply shaken,” a spokesman for the French government. A 24-year-old woman arrested on Saturday in a northeastern suburb of the capital is in police custody for murder and […]

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Biden to release 15 million barrels of US oil reserves: official

Published on: 10/19/2022 – 01:42 Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden will announce on Wednesday that he is bringing the last 15 million barrels to market from a record release of U.S. strategic oil reserves, with further releases possible if energy prices rise, said a senior US official. The new tranche of oil from the […]

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Door-to-door sellers now get instant cash offers with real-time updates

A member of Zoodealio helps door-to-door sellers Zoodealio Updated Deals Dashboard with Instant Deals Realtors make it easy for home sellers to get instant cash offers and real-time updates so they can sell their home with certainty It’s a bit like using Amazon Prime to sell your house. — Kala Laos, CEO, Zoodealio GILBERT, AZ, […]

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On our radar: In ‘Instant Cash for Gold’, Jill Barber sends the message that playing music has its challenges

There’s perception, and then there’s reality, the latter playing a quiet but significant role in Jill Barber’s new video for ‘Instant Cash for Gold’. On the surface, everything seems rather idyllic, starting with a country life barn that comes with perfect hay bales, split pine siding and rows of 1940s farmhouse chairs. Best of all, […]

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Koepka earns biggest payday with LIV play-off win

Published on: 16/10/2022 – 17:50Amended: 16/10/2022 – 17:49 King Abdullah Economic City (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) – Four-time Major winner Brooks Koepka picked up the biggest payday of his career with a $4 million play-off win over close friend Peter Uihlein on the Saudi-funded LIV Golf breakaway tour on Sunday. Koepka’s birdie on the third hole […]

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Energy shortages in France worry people as winter approaches

NEUILLY-SUR-MARNE, France — Few countries have taken bolder steps than France to protect their citizens from the impact of Europe’s energy crisis. But as Helene Bakker walked past an endless line of honking cars waiting for fuel at an overwhelmed gas station this week, she couldn’t help but wonder: Is this going to be enough? […]

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Iran bans filmmaker from London festival ‘for supporting protests’

Published on: 10/15/2022 – 10:20 London (AFP) – An Iranian filmmaker says the Islamic Republic banned him from attending the London Film Festival because of his support for the protest sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini which he called a “great moment in history “. “I was prevented by the Iranian authorities from boarding […]

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Egypt negotiates talks to develop Gaza’s offshore gas

Published on: 10/14/2022 – 19:16Amended: 10/14/2022 – 19:14 Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – As Israel and Lebanon attempted to resolve a dispute over offshore gas fields, Egypt worked with Israeli and Palestinian officials to unblock natural gas production off the coast of Gaza. More than two decades after exploration began, the struggling Palestinian economy […]

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Joint Statement by European Human Rights Ambassadors on the situation in Iran

Human Rights Ambassadors from the UK, Germany, France, Finland, Spain, Sweden, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Estonia, the Netherlands and Slovakia made the following joint statement following recent events in Iran: “The violent death of 22-year-old “Zhina” Mahsa Amini, following ill-treatment while in the custody of the Iranian vice squad, is a reminder of the dire human rights […]

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Paris Sacré-Coeur classified as historic despite a bloody history

Published on: 10/13/2022 – 15:32Amended: 10/13/2022 – 15:29 Paris (AFP)- The Basilica of the Sacred Heart atop the Butte Montmartre in Paris will finally be classified as a protected historical monument, ending a long dispute rooted in the city’s bloody revolutionary history. Despite welcoming 11 million visitors a year – second only to Notre Dame […]

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The European right adopts the look of the left

In the United States, experts predict that a wave of female voters outraged by the Supreme Court’s recent decision on abortion will help Democrats retain control of the Senate, and perhaps even the House. They may be right. But a closer look at right-wing politics in Europe should give Democratic strategists pause. Across Europe and […]

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Live Updates: Russia’s War in Ukraine

France will send air defense systems, radars, missiles and weapons to Ukraine in the coming weeks to defend itself against missile and drone attacks, French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview with the France 2 channel on Wednesday. Macron, whose comments come after Ukraine saw a wave of Russian missile attacks, said French supplies […]

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Two French people with dual nationality face “conspiracy” charges in Nicaragua:

Two women with dual French and Nicaraguan nationality will face trial for conspiring to undermine Nicaragua’s national integrity and spreading false news, according to a court order issued Monday. Both women were arrested. At the request of prosecutors, Judge Rolando Sanarrusia admitted the charges against Jeannine Horvilleur Cuadra, 63, and her daughter Ana Alvarez Horvilleur, […]

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French PM leads delegation to Algeria to strengthen economic ties – Middle East Monitor

French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne is leading a high-level delegation to Algeria aimed at improving relations with the former French colony and signing several economic cooperation agreements. According to AFP, Borne arrived yesterday for the two-day visit and was accompanied by 16 ministers, representing more than a third of her government. Among the most important […]

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France grapples with refinery strikes, but plans no gasoline rationing

PARIS, Oct 8 (Reuters) – More than a fifth of French service stations were struggling with supply problems on Saturday, the energy ministry said, amid strikes at refineries by oil majors TotalEnergies ( TTEF.PA) and ExxonMobil (XOM.N) continue to tire drivers’ nerves. “The government is doing everything possible to restore the situation as soon as […]

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New Zealand visa for Belgian, British, French and German citizens

NEW ZEALAND VISA FOR BELGIAN CITIZENS Traveling to New Zealand has become easier for foreign tourists since authorities introduced the New Zealand Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) for visa-exempt citizens. Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA). Obtaining a New Zealand visa from Belgium is not optional, but mandatory for all Belgian citizens traveling to the country for […]

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Are we expecting too much from sovereign debt?

The author is an FT Contributing Editor In July 1694 an Act of Parliament gave William and Mary the right to levy a tax on shipping and beer. In return, they were to use this income to repay a group of people who would lend them £1.2million. It was the law that chartered what would […]

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Free app notifies residents of local issues such as burglaries and roadworks

A mobile app has been launched that allows local authorities to notify residents about everything from local roadworks to the presence of dangerous hornets. Local authorities and the police can inform residents More than 8,800 local authorities have already set up the PocketPocket system, mainly town halls, as well as local police forces who use […]

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Iran releases video with 2 French citizens it claims to be spying on

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Iran released a video on Thursday showing two detained French citizens allegedly confessing to acts of espionage, as Iranian leaders sought to paint the ongoing anti-government protests as a foreign plot instead of anger widespread in the face of the death of a 22-year-old young man. -old Iranian woman detained […]

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Get an instant loan online to meet your urgent financial obligations with DimeBucks

Instant cash loans are short term loans that can be obtained quickly in order to pay for unexpected expenses. No matter how good your financial planning, there will always be expenses you didn’t plan for. You have no control over these prices. For example, you might discover in the middle of the month that one […]

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The trendiest startups in Paris

It seems fitting that the largest startup campus in Paris is 300 meters long, the same size as the Eiffel Tower. Built in a former freight station, Station F is home to 1,000 early-stage startups. Glazed meeting rooms reveal entrepreneurs huddled together in meeting rooms or installing circular lights. Google, Apple and La French Tech, […]

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Anurag Kashyap, Anthony Chen and Ho Yuhang to serve as Mylab’s directorial mentors at Busan Film Festival

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap will serve as a directing mentor along with fellow filmmakers Anthony Chen, Ifa Isfansyah, Joko Anwar and Ho Yuhang for the ongoing Malaysian Development Lab for Fiction Feature Films (mylab) initiative at the Busan International Film Festival. The director mentors will work with mylab filmmakers and participate in conversations and exchanges about […]

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France-UK joint statement: October 6, 2022

Prime Minister Liz Truss and President Emmanuel Macron met on the sidelines of the first summit of the European Political Community in Prague. They underlined their determination to provide all necessary support to Ukraine for as long as necessary to restore Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, resist Russian aggression and hold Russia accountable for its […]

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EU chief proposes wholesale gas price caps to tackle energy inflation crisis

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has proposed that the EU enter the gas market to cap the price against a key benchmark, which she says is no longer representative of the true cost. She added that such a cap would still require a large reduction in energy consumption in the EU. “As the […]

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WHO and partners launch world’s largest openly accessible AI health worker

The World Health Organization, with the support of the Ministry of Health of Qatar, today launched the WHO AI-powered digital health worker, Florence version 2.0, offering an innovative and interactive platform to share a myriad of health topics in seven languages ​​at the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in Qatar. Florence can share mental […]

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Singapore proposes new law to tackle harmful online content

Published on: 03/10/2022 – 13:40Amended: 03/10/2022 – 13:38 Singapore (AFP) – Social media sites could be blocked or fined in Singapore if they fail to prevent users in the tightly controlled country from accessing ‘harmful’ content under a bill introduced in parliament on Monday . Under the bill, regulators can order social media platforms to […]

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At least 92 dead in Iranian protests by Mahsa Amini (rights group)

Published on: 02/10/2022 – 14:02 Paris (AFP)- At least 92 people have been killed as Iran cracked down on women-led protests sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini after her arrest by notorious vice police, the Iran Human Rights group said on Sunday. Iranian Kurd Amini, 22, was pronounced dead on September 16 after she […]