Monthly Archives: March 2022

It’s time to intervene on payday loans

Sometimes requests to governments seem so perfectly reasonable that it is amazing that they have to be repeated over and over again. In a report last week, ACORN, a nonprofit group that advocates for low- and middle-income Canadians, again calls on the federal government to crack down on exorbitant interest rates charged by expensive lenders. The swanky outlets offering payday ...

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Russian nuclear weapons makers use Swedish technology – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, thanks to on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. European news you deserve to read. welcome to Capitals by EURACTIV. Today’s edition is powered by EDAA.A BIG conversation about data-driven advertising in Europe is underway! The online advertising industry in Europe is listening and ...

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The Brief – Trump language obscures race for Élysée – EURACTIV.com

As the French presidential elections on April 10 and 24 approach, the idea that the ballot could be stolen or rigged is gaining ground, a claim advanced by candidates from all political backgrounds who seek to distract and manipulate or sincerely believe. But stolen by whom? On this point, none of those who cry foul is clear. Jfar-right candidate Éric ...

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Historical accuracy is important in video games. here’s why

This article originally appeared on VICE Netherlands. In April 2019, the world was shocked when Notre Dame was engulfed in flames. Extensive damage to such an important landmark was difficult for the city, and reconstruction efforts began as soon as the structure was stable, with potential design partners emerging in the more unconventional places. For example, fans of a long-running ...

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Biden’s plan to ‘tax the rich’ likely won’t stop with billionaires

Announcing its new tax plan to raise an additional $1 trillion, President BidenJoe BidenPelosi: ‘I fear for our democracy’ if Republicans win Jan. 6 panel votes in the House to advance Navarro contempt proceedings, Scavino Biden’s ‘careless remark’ on Putin’s incense GOP MORE repeated his oft-expressed assurance that “i am a capitalist. The concern raised by his new plan, however, ...

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Is European technology regulation a gift for Russia?

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine shows that Europe’s defenses are fragile. The EU must learn and give more weight to security, including cybersecurity. In the wake of the Russian invasion, European plans to regulate technology look like a relic of a bygone era. There is an urgent need to rethink the assumptions and purposes of the Digital Markets Act (DMA), the ...

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UCI announces Trek UCI Gravel World Series calendar

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The NEHU likely to collaborate with French institutes

SHILLONG, March 25: North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) is seeking to partner with universities and institutes of higher education in France for academic and cultural collaborations.The Consul General of France, Didier Talpain and his team made up of Dr Fabien Chareix, Scientific and Academic Cooperation Attaché, French Institute in India, French Embassy in India and Noémie Gicquelet, French Language Cooperation Attaché, ...

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Russian-Ukrainian war: Moscow hints at reduction of objectives to focus on the “liberation” of Donbass – live | world news

The announcement [from the Russian defence ministry earlier] seemed to indicate that Moscow might move on to more limited goals after encountering fierce Ukrainian resistance during a month-long war. The senior US official suggested that Russia’s activities on the ground appeared to largely support Moscow’s announcement. “They prioritize it and we agree, our information matches that,” the official, speaking on ...

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P2P Loans vs. Payday Loans

The cost of living is rising and more of us will likely be looking for consumer finance solutions in the near future. Various options are available to consumer borrowers, from bank overdrafts to credit cards. But for some borrowers, a personal loan may be the best choice. Despite the departure of high-profile consumer lenders like Zopa and Lending Works, there ...

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Review of the book “After the Romanovs” by Helen Rappaport

At that time, the writing was already on the wall for Russian exiles who chose to read it. Despite their hopes, dreams and expectations of returning home, the new “blood red” regime, as they dubbed it, showed no signs of imminent collapse. Of the 50,000 displaced Russians who eventually settled in the French capital, only a handful will ever see ...

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Taliban vow to address ‘all concerns’ from China during Wang’s visit

Published on: 03/24/2022 – 14:42 Kabul (AFP) – The Taliban said on Thursday they had assured Beijing’s top diplomat of any concerns that China could “emerge from Afghan soil”, ahead of a key meeting with their neighbors next week. China shares only part of the border with Afghanistan, but Beijing has long feared its conflict-ridden neighbor could become a staging ...

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Nighttime Spectacular Kicks Off National Tourism Year in Quang Nam | Travel

Tourists like to visit the palm forest of Cam Thanh commune in Hoi An on a coracle. (Photo courtesy of EMIC) Quang Nam (VNS/VNA) – More than 200 dancers and artists staged an artistic performance: “The Legendary Night of My Son Shrine” in Duy Xuyen District, Central Province on March 24, marking an important event of the National Year of ...

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Latest war in Ukraine: Google confirms that Russian users are having trouble accessing its news services

Chinese netizens called it a ‘proxy war’: Three weeks ago, two pensioners at a Shanghai park argued over the conflict in Ukraine that left 70-year-old Shen Jianguo backed by Russia , bleeding from the ear and trending on social media. The Chinese government has leaned toward Russia, backing Moscow’s complaints about NATO expansion and refusing to label its actions an ...

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How long are we conscious after death?

The first time I got past the horror of the concept of death and wondered what the experience of death might be like, I was around 15 years old. I had just discovered the horrible aspects of the French Revolution and how the heads were carefully cut from the body by a guillotine. The words I remember to this day ...

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Payday Loan Services Market: Ready for High Growth Trends: Wonga, Cash America International, Wage Day Advance

Payday Loans Market: Intense competition but high growth and extreme valuation This press release was originally distributed by SBWire New Jersey, NJ – (SBWIRE) – 03/22/2022 – Latest Payday Loan Services Market Industrial Growth Study 2022-2028. A detailed study compiled to offer the latest insights into the acute characteristics of the Payday Loan Services market. The report consists of various ...

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At auction: autographs of Mao, Marx and George Frideric Handel

Mao Zedong’s signature on a menu card, Beijing 1956 (right) Rare and valuable manuscripts will be auctioned in Berlin on April 5, including autographs of Mao Zedong, Karl Marx and George Frideric Handel BERLIN, GERMANY, March 22, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — A signature of “Great Chairman” Mao Zedong on a menu card for a state banquet in Beijing in 1956 is ...

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A Paris taxi driver files a complaint against Tesla after a fatal accident

Content of the article We apologize, but this video failed to load. A Paris taxi driver files a complaint against Tesla after a fatal accident Back to video The French government said in the days following the crash that Tesla told it there was no immediate indication of a technical fault. Sarah Saldmann said her client filed a criminal complaint ...

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Windsor Council hopes to educate the public about the risks of payday loans

Windsor City Council wants to educate the public about the risks associated with payday loans. The city council is due to receive a report on the matter from the city administration at its meeting on Monday. district 3 district. Rino Bortolin said the regulation probably wouldn’t have a major impact on the city’s payday loan businesses, which can charge very ...

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Ukraine news live: Russia is committing “almost every war crime humanity has seen”; 10 million are fleeing their homes in conflict; cruise missiles ‘launched from the seas’ | world news

Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy this afternoon, according to a reading provided by Number 10. The Prime Minister asked about Zelenskyy’s latest assessment of “Ukraine’s military needs in the face of Russian aggression”, a Downing Street spokesman said. Mr Johnson also “expressed his intention to advance Ukraine’s interests in NATO and G7 meetings this week ...

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Escape to France with your British sticker

Simon Calder, also known as The Man Who Pay His Way, has been writing about travel for The Independent since 1994. In his weekly opinion column, he explores a key travel issue – and what it means for you. Do you own a car? Does it have a GB sticker? Heading to continental Europe? If you answered yes, it is ...

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Beyond the Reading List | University

“I also now see reading for relaxation as my own little way of rebelling against a culture that I believe values ​​conformity and money above all else” I remember the very first sleepless night I shot with remarkable clarity. Unlike most sleepless nights since, this involved no deadlines and large amounts of backlogged work. On the contrary, I was pretty ...

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Martin Lewis’ advice for struggling families turning to payday loans

Martin Lewis has offered advice to families turning to payday loans because of the cost of living crisis. A new survey has found that rising energy, fuel and grocery costs coupled with worries about paying household bills are driving a rising demand for payday loan interest to make ends meet. Experts warn that payday loans can be a bad way ...

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¨I’m going to Cuba¨, chant the French

The orchestra that enlivened one of the moments of this four-day event succeeded in making the imagination of the French fly to an island located thousands of kilometers away in the Caribbean, where they expect much more than the sun and the Beach. I absolutely want to go to Cuba as soon as possible. I was told that I couldn’t ...

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Food protests in Iraq over soaring prices echo early stages of Arab Spring

Iraq has been see protesters take to the streets as food prices soar due to the war in Ukraine. About 500 people protested days ago in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah as the price of flour suddenly rose by almost a third. With food-related protests subsequently unfolding in Albania and Sri Lanka, the ripple effects of the war are ...

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Midlake: For the Love of Bethel Woods

Midlake – For the Love of Bethel Woods Bella Union – March 18, 2022 Midlake does not appear to be a chance group. Yet there is undoubtedly a sense of serendipity in their re-emergence as a band, also reflected in the image of Dave Chandler, father of Midlake bassist Jesse, who appears on the cover of For the Sake of ...

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French and German officials offer support to Russian TV anti-war protester

The super yacht Valerie docked in Barcelona, ​​Spain on March 1. (Angel Garcia/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Spanish authorities have seized a $140 million yacht “from one of Russia’s top oligarchs” in the port of Barcelona, ​​Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Monday evening in a television interview. They did not name the oligarch. “We have seized – the technical term is temporarily ...

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The Truth About Payday Loans: Sky-High APRs

When faced with unexpected expenses, a payday loan can be the perfect solution. It’s quick and easy to apply, and you can get the money you need in just a few hours. But before you take out a payday loan, be sure to read the fine print. Payday loans come with sky-high APRs, and if you can’t pay them back ...

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Interview with LAHS senior Sam Wolfsberg who plays Jean Valjean in Les Miserables

Sam Wolfsberg senior in rehearsal as Jean Valjean in the LAHS production Olions of Les Miserables. Tickets are available at LAHSOlions.org. Courtesy picture LAHS News: The Los Alamos High School Olions perform Les Miserables this month at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Senior Sam Wolfsberg, who played in several Olions productions over the years, was chosen for the role of Jean ...

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Payday loans and overspending left me £11,000 in debt

IF you’re struggling to make ends meet you might think payday loans and credit cards are your only option – but this left Miranda Malanga £11,000 in debt. Miranda, 34, who lives in Oxfordshire and is now a safety manager at a pharmaceutical company, found herself in a “vicious circle” when she took out payday loans to pay her bills ...

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Russian auction house faces boycott by art world figures | Russia

A day after the horrific bombing of a Ukrainian maternity ward, visitors to the Mayfair offices of Russian auction house Phillips couldn’t help but wonder if a preview of the event seemed subdued. “It was quiet,” said one attendee at the preview, where viewers sipped espressos as vintage German-made Lange watches, tagged with six-figure prices in dollars and Swiss francs ...

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La Dépêche française trivializes May 68 and the student protest

There is something shocking in the beauty and symmetry of the barricades of The French Dispatch (2021). While a visual spectacle for fans of the author, Wes Anderson’s polished aesthetic and whimsical film style trivializes the radicalism and social impact of the historic May 68 protests. This incongruity between subject matter and cinematography undermines the significance of the student protest ...

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Winery cleared of mafia money laundering

New names, more pressure on Russia and the fight against the smell of smoke – it’s been another busy week. © HBO | Tony Soprano toasts the news that an Italian wine company has been cleared of any connection to the Sicilian Mafia. The war in Ukraine continues to rock the wine world, with the EU unveiling a new round ...

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Chinese artist unveils painting for Ukraine, ‘which has already won’

Published on: 03/12/2022 – 09:38Amended: 03/12/2022 – 09:36 Beijing (AFP) – China has so far refused to condemn its Russian ally’s war, but Chinese painter Huang Rui is convinced Ukraine has already won. The artist told AFP that he had suspended his other projects to focus on a work on Ukraine after hearing the news of its invasion on February ...

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Exclusive: US spy agency investigating satellite internet sabotage during Russian invasion, sources say

March 11 (Reuters) – Western intelligence agencies are investigating a cyberattack by unidentified hackers that disrupted high-speed satellite internet access in Ukraine coinciding with the Russian invasion, according to three people with direct knowledge of the attack. incident. Analysts from the United States National Security Agency, ANSSI, the French government organization in charge of cybersecurity, and Ukrainian intelligence services are ...

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Guest Comment: Zero Tolerance for Sedition | News, Sports, Jobs

Matt Gaetz (Florida-R) said the Second Amendment “is not about hunting, recreation, or sport.” Its true purpose: “The Second Amendment to the constitution is to maintain the ability of citizens to maintain armed rebellion against the government if necessary.” Because few Utahns share his delusion, it is worth considering some historical facts. The leaders of this ...

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New French law allows speed cameras to be decided at local level

The municipalities will be able to have their own speed cameras if they wish, under a new law passed by parliament. The law was drafted in response to the yellow vests events, but also covers a whole range of other topics. Read more: Who are the yellow vests today? The speed camera measurement was one of the demands of local ...

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Tensions between Ukraine and Russia at the Saudi arms fair

Published on: 03/10/2022 – 17:42Amended: 03/10/2022 – 17:40 Riyadh (AFP) – Far from the war raging thousands of miles away, Russian-Ukrainian tensions were on full display at a Saudi arms fair, where personnel from each country eyed each other warily over their latest weapons. Russian military hardware at the World Defense Show in Riyadh this week far outweighed the display ...

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Live Updates: Russia invades Ukraine

Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova talks to reporters during a press conference in Lviv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 9. (Alyona Nikolaevich/Ukrinform/NurPhoto/AP) A strong and growing chorus calls for an international effort to investigate potential war crimes committed by Russian forces in Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday called the Russian shelling of a maternity and children’s hospital in the southern ...

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LVMH calls on Tony Parker to recruit luxury apprentices – WWD

Retired basketball star Tony Parker was in a gymnasium in the neighboring Paris commune of Clichy-sous-Bois on Wednesday, helping LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton launch a recruitment campaign in France for hundreds of apprenticeships, internships and jobs in a variety of luxury trades. Dubbed “You and me”, the month-long tour continues in Reims, Valence, Orléans and Paris, targeting middle and ...

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How to apply for payday loans

Payday loans are expensive short-term loans that borrowers usually use to meet their financial obligations. These small, short-term loans come with high interest rates and high fees. While payday lenders market their products as quick and easy ways to cover financial emergencies, the reality is that many consumers are trapped in a cycle of debt. Many payday loan borrowers are ...

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‘Lithuania mania’ sweeps Taiwan as China spits sizzles

Published on: 09/03/2022 – 02:50Amended: 09/03/2022 – 02:49 Taipei (AFP) – The small handful of Lithuanians living in Taiwan are suddenly all the rage among islanders after their tiny Baltic nation did something Taipei has long staked its identity on: stand up to China. In the months after Taiwan opened a de facto embassy in Vilnius, Richard Sedinkinas says he ...

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British government criticized for its response to Ukrainian refugees

Home Secretary Priti Patel speaking to the media outside the Ukrainian Embassy in London, England on March 6. (Yui Mok/PA Images/Getty Images) The UK government has been criticized for its response to Ukrainian refugees, with its new Ukraine Family Scheme visa being described as complex and time-consuming by people navigating the system. Under this scheme, individuals can apply to join ...

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48 years of Paris CDG airport: main air hub in France

Tomorrow will mark the 48th anniversary of the opening of Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). Named after the former French Prime Minister and President, the airport is the busiest not only in Paris, but also in France as a whole. Let’s take a look at its history and where it is today, amidst the current uncertain market situation. How ...

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Latest Ukraine-Russia news: Russia to “open humanitarian corridors” in several Ukrainian cities; Zelensky warns Putin “there will be a judgment” | world news

The Ukrainian armed forces have taken stock of the main Russian targets. “The enemy continues the offensive operation against Ukraine, focusing on encirclement of Kiev, Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Sumy and Mykolaiv, reaching the administrative borders in the Lugansk and Donetsk regions, creating a land corridor with the TOT from Crimea in the direction of Mariupol – Novoazovsk,” they said in a ...

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The United States and Europe assess the plans of the Ukrainian government in exile

US and European officials discussed how the West would support a government-in-exile led by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky if he were to flee Kyiv, Western officials told CNN. Discussions ranged from the support of Zelensky and senior Ukrainian officials in a possible move to Lviv in western Ukraine to the possibility that Zelensky and his associates would be forced to ...

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“You are the hope of this world”: Letter from Adèle Haenel in support of Anasse Kazib

A rally took place yesterday in support of Anasse Kazib, the railway worker and revolutionary candidate for the presidency of France who was summoned by the police for organizing a rally against direct threats from right-wing extremists. Famous French actress Adèle Haenel, star of Portrait of a Lady on Fire and other films, wanted to be there but couldn’t. Instead, ...

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Poems and Rhapsodies: UConn Professors Fuse Ukrainian, French, British and American Sound

Centaur Records released the highly anticipated album “Poems & Rhapsodies” on February 11, 2022, recorded by the National Symphony of Ukraine with Volodymyr Sirenko as conductor, and features three distinguished professors from UConn’s music department – Solomiya Ivakhiv, associate professor of violin and viola, string leader and violinist; Kenneth Fuchs, professor of music composition and Grammy-winning composer; and Sophie Shao, ...

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IVORY COAST: Dassault prepares transformation of the Plateau into a smart city

In order to meet the challenges of space occupation, demographic flows and urban mobility, the municipality of Plateau in Côte d’Ivoire is opting for digital transformation in the years to come. The project led by the local authorities will be implemented with the technical support of the French company specializing in design software and 3D modeling (three dimensions). This approach, ...

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Ukraine: Foreign fighters and Ukrainian expats take up arms to fight Russia

Wednesday brought a different sight: Groups of young men, laden with heavy bags and military equipment, crossed into Ukraine from Poland as they answered President Volodymyr Zelensky’s call for ‘citizens of the world’ to fight “Russian war criminals”. Among them, Vasyk Didyk, a resident of New York, a 26-year-old carpenter wearing a fluorescent Carhartt beanie and originally from Ukraine. “This ...

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Sam Wolfsberg to Play Jean Valjean in LAHS Olions Production of Les Miserables – Los Alamos Reporter

Senior Sam Wolfsberg in rehearsal as Jean Valjean in the LAHS Olions production of Les Miserables. Tickets are available at LAHSOLions.org. Photo courtesy LAPS BY OLIVIA LONGLAHS Olions The Los Alamos High School Olions are performing Les Miserables this month at the Duane Smith Auditorium. Senior Sam Wolfsberg, who has starred in several Olions productions over the years, was cast ...

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Listen to the song of the lark

It is not the portrait of a bird. It is the portrait of a song presented in immobility, color and silence. By Paul Jones Jules Adolphe Breton Presented for the first time in Paris at the Salon of 1885, the painting was immediately taken over by a New York art dealer who resold it to the Chicagoan Henry Field, from ...

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Spain and France study abroad in summer

COVID-19 restrictions have eased, allowing students to return to Lyon and Avila this summer. Photo courtesy of Marisa Perez-Bernardo. In the summer of 2022, the French and Spanish departments will send students to study abroad at outside universities – in Lyon and Avila respectively – for the first time since 2019. This decision was made in part due to the ...

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I’ve gone from taking benefits and taking payday loans to making $1.4 million a year with a side job

CREDIT can make or break your future, is the lesson of Dallas-based entrepreneur Arnita Johnson-Hall. The founder of AMB Credit Consultants shared how she turned her poor credit rating into a huge business opportunity. 1 Arnita Johnson-Hall’s AMB Credit Consultants business had gross sales of $1.1 million in 2016 Speaking to CNBC recently, Johnson-Hall said it was 2007 when she ...

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NATO countries dump weapons in Ukraine, risking conflict with Russia

Sweden, which is not a NATO member, announced that it would send Ukraine 5,000 anti-tank weapons, 5,000 helmets, 5,000 body armor and 135,000 field rations, plus around 52 million dollars for the Ukrainian army. Finland, likewise, said it would deliver 2,500 assault rifles and 150,000 cartridges, 1,500 anti-tank weapons and 70,000 combat rations. But NATO has also taken steps to ...

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Eat God? A History of the Eucharist and an Overview of Roman Catholicism, Evangelical Focus

At first glance, it looks like a cannibalistic gesture, even if it is addressed to God and not to a human being. Yet it is the quintessence of Roman Catholicism. We speak of “eating God,” an act that is central to the Roman Catholic understanding of the Eucharist. Can Roman Catholicism really be considered the religion of “eating God”? Matteo ...

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PhilFrance scholarships are still open for applications for Filipinos

If you are a Filipino student looking for opportunities to further your education in Europe, look no further. The French Embassy in the Philippines has published a declaration on its website earlier this year encouraging Filipino students to study in France through the PhilFrance scholarship program and the PhilFrance-DOST scholarship programwhich are currently open for applications for the 2022-23 academic ...

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France moves its embassy from Kiev to Lviv, according to the Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv is picking up the pieces after a weekend of heavy fighting. (CNN) Battered by heavy shelling, peppered with gunfire and then…everything calms down. Along Ukraine’s strategic Black Sea coast, Russian forces are playing a strange game, testing defenses, spilling blood and raising tensions, but failing to make any significant gains. The small town of Mykolaiv, ...

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