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Schools in Florida’s capital will require masks – Daily Bulletin

By the associated press TALLAHASSEE, Fla .– The principal of the Florida capital school on Sunday announced that masks will be required for students in Kindergarten to Grade 8, becoming the Seventh District to defy Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on these COVID-19 warrants. Leon County Superintendent Rocky Hanna said the district has seen positive tests […]

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French health pass leads to increase in COVID-19 tests as vaccinations slow

PARIS – French biologists and pharmacists carried out a record number of COVID-19 tests in the week following the extension of the country’s “health pass” to restaurants, trains and other activities. A health pass and QR code are provided for those who are vaccinated or who have recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months […]

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Coronavirus: California becomes first state to mandate vaccination or regular testing for teachers – as happened

Turkey is moving towards a vaccination mandate for teachers, students and their families as the vaccination rate slows and infections increase. Fahrettin Koca, the country’s health minister, said “face-to-face education is a must” and that the government will implement measures to ensure that teachers, eligible students and the families they live with receive their vaccines. […]

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French retailer Carrefour to launch $ 1.9 billion sale of Taiwan business – sources

HONG KONG, Aug.11 (Reuters) – French retailer Carrefour (CARR.PA) plans to launch the sale of its Taiwanese business, valued at around 1.6 billion euros ($ 1.9 billion) in the coming weeks , three people with knowledge of the case told Reuters. The operator of the supermarket chain has hired Morgan Stanley (MS.N) to handle the […]

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Latest coronavirus: France to send medical teams to help control Covid in Caribbean territories

The spread of the Delta strain of the virus that causes Covid-19 across the United States sparked a wave of state-level proclamations over the weekend regarding mask warrants and vaccinations. The United States averages around 100,000 new Covid-19 infections per day, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, up from 11,000 cases per day at […]

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A country with few asylum seekers wants even fewer

August 7, 2021 SUNTIL, SUN the weather in the south of England brings the scent of sausage barbecues, the quirky tinkle of ice cream vans and inflatable boats filled with asylum seekers. According to BBC, more people have already crossed the Channel this year than during the whole of 2019 or 2020. A new one-day […]

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Parisian chef turns restaurant into local farmers’ market

Published on: 08/06/2021 – 11:52 Amandine Chaignot traded in her hat for an early apron during the first French confinement to support producers and feed Parisians in search of quality products. Its small farmers’ market, a breath of fresh air in times of crisis, has inspired others to follow suit. This is the third installment […]

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This French tycoon overtakes Jeff Bezos to become the richest person in the world

Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton, became the richest person in the world after the net worth of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos fell by $ 13.9 billion in one day. This is not the first time that Arnault has topped the list of the richest in […]

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Reviews | France has brought passes for vaccines. People are not happy.

PARIS – At a time of the year when the French are traditionally divided between the “juillettistes” (who go on vacation in July) and the “augustiens” (who leave in August), the last few weeks have seen hundreds of thousands of people with a single rallying cry: “Freedom! These demonstrators are united against the new French […]

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France takes initiative to pressure people to get vaccinated

PARIS – As Europe and the United States strive to strike an appropriate balance between limiting the Delta variant of the coronavirus and limiting personal freedom, President Emmanuel Macron has paved the way on a narrow path combining a limited constraint to be vaccinated with generalized coercion. Its approach of ordering health workers to be […]

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French restaurants are open but understaffed

STRUGGLER TO FIND Additional staff, the manager of a bar in the Paris region recently asked her sister to drive for an hour to help her on a busy evening, during a televised football match. In a Normandy seaside restaurant, a waitress says they are understaffed because former colleagues can’t stand unsociable work evenings and […]

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France calls Turkish-Cypriot ghost town initiative a “provocation”

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a press conference with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the French Foreign Ministry in Paris, France, June 25, 2021. Andrew Harnik / Pool via REUTERS PARIS, July 21 (Reuters) – France on Wednesday criticized the decision of the Turkish Cypriot authorities to partially reopen an […]

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Haiti, pressed by foreign powers, announces new government

The risk of allowing decisions to be guided by foreign powers, he said, was an additional unease. Most of the country’s political parties will not accept this decision, Lambert said, and “Haiti will continue in this spiral of instability.” The Core Group was created in 2004 after a coup, as part of the United Nations […]

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Mainly sick children in the Salmonella epidemic in France

Nearly 50 people in France are sick with Salmonella infections after eating a type of dry sausage from Spain. A total of 45 people were affected, including 27 children. All the sick people interviewed so far mentioned having eaten fuet before the onset of symptoms. Monophasic Salmonella typhimurium strains sharing the same genetic characteristics were […]

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Senegal sees dramatic rise in COVID-19 as summer vacation looms

BARGNY, Senegal (AP) – Adama Ndiaye got up before dawn to walk about 40 kilometers, hoping to get a sheep for next week’s celebration of the Muslim feast of sacrifice, Eid al-Adha. As a result of the pandemic, selling ice cream no longer provides the 63-year-old woman with enough money to support her four children […]

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Thousands of people protest vaccination, COVID passes

PARIS (AP) – More than 100,000 people demonstrated across France on Saturday against the government’s latest measures to push people to get vaccinated and to curb the rise in infections with the delta variant of the coronavirus. In Paris, separate far-right and far-left protest marches crossed different parts of the city. Demonstrations also took place […]

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COVID-19: Travelers frustrated by the government’s “chaotic” turnaround on quarantine rules in France | UK News

Holidaymakers and industrial groups denounced the late decision to quarantine the British for 10 days upon their return from France. From Monday, UK residents who have had two COVID jabs will no longer have to isolate themselves after their return to England from Orange List countries such as Spain, Portugal and Greece. France was supposed […]

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More than 20 dead, dozens missing in severe flooding in Europe

BERLIN (AP) – More than 20 people have died and dozens are missing in Germany and neighboring Belgium after heavy flooding that turned streams and streets into raging torrents, sweeping cars away and causing the collapse of buildings. In recent days, storms in parts of western Europe have overflowed rivers and reservoirs, causing flash floods […]