French Revolution

Colombian lawyers to sponsor Red Mass at Saint-Jacques Cathedral

The Kings County Catholic Lawyers Guild and the Columbian Lawyers Association held the annual Red Mass in downtown Brooklyn on Thursday. In the photo, the Right Reverend Patrick J. Keating and Gregory T. Cerchione. Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese On Thursday, the Columbian Lawyers Association will sponsor Red Mass at 5:30 p.m. at St. James Cathedral Basilica, Jay Street and ...

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The rise in the price of baguettes is fueling public unrest in France. As history shows, the government can’t just ask people to eat cake

In the current public unrest in France over the rising price of the baguette echoes what happened 232 years ago. At the time, the fact that a staple was sold out of reach of the masses led to the French Revolution and the dramatic and bloody collapse of the Ancien Régime. The situation is not so bad at the moment ...

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Two tiaras with a possible link to Empress Josephine of France could fetch $ 690,000 at Sotheby’s

Carnelian, enamel and gold tiara, circa 1808, estimate, £ 200,000-300,000 ($ 274,670 – $ 412,000) Sotheby’s Sotheby’s will offer two tiaras that would have belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), wife of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) and Empress of France. Although there is no definitive proof that these jewels belonged to Joséphine, the jewelery specialists at Sotheby’s and the auction house ...

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Palo Alto Players fundraising stage, revolution

Palo Alto Players will join thousands of theater organizations around the world from November 13-14, each offering their own local production of “All Together Now!” A global event celebrating local theater. MTI created this musical for the local theater to use as a fundraiser. The show features songs from a wide range of Broadway musicals including “Rent”, “Into the Woods”, ...

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Did a “werewolf” really terrorize France in the 1700s?

On June 19, 1767, local hunter Jean Chastel shot dead a large animal. From then on, the attacks ceased. Witnesses described the fallen creature as a wolf, but strange: it had a “monstrous” head and a red, white and gray coat that hunters had never seen on wolves before. Mystery monsters Over the following centuries, different explanations were studied as ...

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Rare Coin News – 1943 Bronze Lincoln penny sold for $ 1.7 million in 50-cent nickels and Buffalo found for THOUSANDS

An incredibly rare Lincoln penny sold for an astonishing $ 1.7 million, with an obscure reason behind its sky-high price. The rare 1943 piece was sold in 2010, with an anonymous businessman adding it to his collection for a hefty price, according to Certified Coin Consultants. The penny was worth so many coins because it was “accidentally struck into copper ...

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A very informative dollar bill | Rogersville

If you look at the dollar bill in your pocket or purse, you’ll see an engraving of George Washington on the front. Turn it over and you will see some very interesting words and symbols on the back. On the right, you will see a circle with the Great Seal of the United States. In the middle you see the ...

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Reviews | Asylum for Haitians is not optional

Just before the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moise last July, I was reading the definitive story of the country’s great revolution: “The Black Jacobins” by CLR James. James’ work as an accomplished historian and as a radical inspired many anti-colonial movements of the mid-twentieth century, and his famous subject has not lost its relevance. The appalling treatment of Haitian ...

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This French daily sold as NFT. Is this the future of media?

The winds of change are blowing through the media landscape. The French daily “20 Minutes” sold its own non-fungible token (NFT) at a charity auction on October 19. The sale of this six-page supplement entitled “The Crazy Years 2020” was organized by the Piasa art gallery in Paris. The successful buyer won the auction for € 3,000. The copy is ...

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Srinivas Krishnan: Is the new Citroën Ami a future classic?

The spirit of the legendary Citroën 2CV lives on in the new Ami. Is this the 21st century equivalent of the Deux Cheavaux? And is this a classic future? Srini certainly thinks so. Once upon a time there was an ugly duckling. When people first saw him, at the Paris Salon in 1948, they laughed and insulted him. It was ...

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Belarus expels French ambassador – report | News | DW

French Ambassador to Belarus Nicolas de Lacoste left Minsk after Belarusian authorities ordered his exit by Monday, French news agency AFP reported on Sunday, citing the French embassy in Minsk. Lacoste had avoided presenting his credentials to President Alexander Lukashenko, 67, and instead presented them to the regime’s foreign minister, Vladimir Makei, an act that Lukashenko saw as a snub. ...

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18th century Daniel T. Church estate for sale in Tiverton

TIVERTON – Picture this: the year is 1789. John Adams is the first vice president of the United States. Fletcher Christian has just led the mutiny on HMS Bounty against Captain William Bligh. The French Revolution began with the storming of the Bastille. If history is your vibe, there’s a house in Tiverton with your name on it. The Daniel ...

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Tunisian Saied revokes his predecessor’s passport following French request

Tunisian President Kais Saied on Thursday called one of his predecessors, Moncef Marzouki, an enemy of the country and withdrew his diplomatic passport after demanding that France end its support for Tunisia under his leadership. Saied is coming under strong international pressure, especially from Western powers, to announce a clear roadmap for a return to constitutional politics after seizing a ...

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VIDEO – “Eiffel” at the cinema: we tell you the little story of a big tower

In theaters October 13, Eiffel by Martin Bourboulon, with Romain Duris and Emma Mackey, takes the viewer behind the scenes of the genesis of the Eiffel Tower. Built in 1889 in just two years, the Iron Lady hardly ever saw the light of day … It all began in 1884, Jules Ferry, then President of the Council, decided that France ...

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Trump slams RINO Charlie Baker and could come to Massachusetts

Boy, does President Trump have Governor Charlie Baker’s number. I had POTUS on my radio show on Monday and he generally seemed in a pretty sweet mood – he just laughed when I played the Dementia Joe Biden soundtrack to him last week falsely bragging that “I started the vaccination program “. But when it comes to Baker – and ...

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What the Jews of the World owe Napoleon

A portrait of Napoleon. Photo: Wiki Commons. It has been 200 years since French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte died, at the age of 51, on the British island of Saint Helena, where he was held captive for six years. In many countries he is remembered as a tyrant. An exception, however, is the Jewish world, where his image has remained positive ...

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The French region the Cornish refugees named after their home

It is almost impossible to ignore how much Cornwall and the French region of Brittany have in common. The two share a beautiful coastline dotted with remote villages, a strong Celtic culture, a fierce independent streak … and a healthy love of cider. In fact, Cornouailles – Cornouailles, in French – shares so much with Brittany that it gave its ...

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Xi Jinping says reunification with Taiwan “will be achieved”

Published on: 09/10/2021 – 07:20 Beijing (AFP) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said “peaceful reunification” with Taiwan “will and can be achieved,” days after Chinese warplanes made record incursions into the democratically ruled island’s air defense zone . Autonomous Taiwan, which has never officially declared independence, lives under constant threat of invasion by China, which considers the island its ...

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Lizzie Sweeney played with a shaky unbeaten

Despite its origin as a tale of rural Ireland in 1964, the only nostalgic moment in this Patrick Talbot production of a famous play is when the curtain falls. This smooth closing of a story in which the emotional potential of silence is so significantly articulated is in itself an act of memory. If there is any suspicion that the ...

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Watch: Expo 2020 Dubai opens a portal to travel through time to watch the construction of Notre Dame Cathedral, at the France Pavilion

Visitors visit the France pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai Image Credit: Virendra Saklani / Gulf News Dubai: the weather is not linear inside the France Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. On the one hand, authentic volumes of the almost three-hundred-year-old Encyclopedia, and on the other, a prototype of what the future of air freight could be. A common point that ...

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French cafes and restaurants colonize Kings Cross in Sydney

Damn it ! Our nationwide relationship may well be frozen with the French, but that hasn’t stopped them from launching a searing assault on Australia’s nightlife capital. While we might not want their subs, Sydney’s Kings Cross is suddenly overwhelmed in return for snails, steak fries and creme brulee with a deluge of French restaurants, cafes, bistros and retail outlets. ...

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The Munising bookstore will offer a book signing on Saturday

MUNISING, Michigan (WLUC) РThe Falling Rock Caf̩ & Bookstore in Munising will host another series of signing events this Saturday, October 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. According to a press release released on Monday, this event will feature a trio of authors including Daphne Thompson, Suzanne Locascio and Roger D. Hess. Writers will be on hand to ...

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The Flash: 10 best comic book numbers of the 2000s

The Flash has been one of the most enduring characters in the DC Comics universe. The 2000s were a significant time for the development of the character’s third incarnation, Wally West. Aside from the limited editions and one-shots, the scarlet speedster had a great run on the flash vol 2 which was primarily written by Geoff Johns and drawn by ...

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Opposition quits Senate to protest “gasoline bomb” – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Amid warnings against ignoring the critical consequences of ever higher price hikes, the Senate opposition held a walkout from the house on Friday to protest the government’s act of “dropping a Molotov cocktail »Twice in a month and the absence of the Minister of Finance to answer questions related to the unprecedented rise in the prices of petroleum products. ...

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This painting of Saint Francis was seized during the “Spanish confiscation”

Less well known than the English Reformation or the French Revolution, it was an equally disastrous time for the Catholic Church. As the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi approaches, here is a trace of the impression he left on the arts. His love of animals is a common feature of modern imagery, but his love of Christ is actually ...

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French and Russian art on the scale of war and peace

PARIS – Sometimes we aspire to the beauty of little things: the haiku, the string quartet, miniature engraving. And then other times tovarishch, you need your beauty as great as the motherland. “The Morozov collection: icons of modern art“, Which opened its doors last week at the Fondation Louis Vuitton here, brings to Paris an explosion of French and Russian ...

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Henry Dundas not only delayed the abolition of the slave trade, he was a despot who ruled Scotland like a king – Kenny MacAskill MP

The statue of Henry Dundas stands atop a 150 foot column in Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square Now I fully support the change, ensuring that its role in slavery is laid bare. It is important that the role of Scotland is taken into account. Therefore, changes are welcome. For a long time, it was simply a man perched high on a ...

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Tunisian President appoints Najla Bouden as the country’s first female Prime Minister

Published on: 09/29/2021 – 15:18Amended: 09/29/2021 – 15:17 Tunis (AFP) The Tunisian president on Wednesday appointed geologist Najla Bouden as the country’s first-ever female prime minister-designate, to form a government with limited executive power after the president assumed broad powers two months ago. The university professor of the city of Kairouan, a political unknown, will take office after Kais Saied ...

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Quebec hears from minority language groups on French language reform – Montreal

The National Assembly heard from Quebec’s linguistic minority groups on Tuesday afternoon during hearings on the proposed reform of the Charter of the French language. The problem with Bill 96 is fundamental, says the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN). “The Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms was undoubtedly the jewel of the Quiet Revolution,” said QCGN president Marlene Jennings. ...

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“There is a hidden gem in Weston”

Share this story Posted 2 hours ago WESTON, Missouri – It all started with a trip to an antique mall and a $ 50 deal on what John Pottie thought was an old print. Now it’s his life. As Pottie went to reframe the room, he discovered that the detailed billiard scene he had purchased was, in fact, a piece ...

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Macron targeted twice in 3 months, could he be ousted in 2022? Latest approval ratings | World | New

French leader Emmanuel Macron took office in 2017, becoming the youngest president in French history. Mr Macron has been praised for his efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic and for France’s vaccination program in recent months, which has led to a spike in support for the leader. However, another assault on Mr Macron today could signal a turning point in his ...

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Federer calls for an evolution of the player-media relationship

Tennis – Australian Open – Semi-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 30, 2020. Swiss Roger Federer appears dejected after his match against Serbian Novak Djokovic. REUTERS / Kai Pfaffenbach / File Photo September 27 (Reuters) – The relationship between tennis players and the media must evolve and the sport must also do more to help the younger generation ...

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The exceptional Morozov collection, a unique exhibition worth seeing

Portrait of the collector of Russian and French modern paintings, Ivan Abramovich Morozov, by … [+] Valentin Serov, Moscow, 1910 Louis Vuitton Foundation, Courtesy Galerie nationale Tretiakov, Moscow It is unlikely to be assembled again and promises to be the bestselling exhibition that will wow the art world this fall in Paris: The Morozov Collection, Icons of Modern Art, opened ...

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Discover Airelles Chateau De Versailles The most spectacular hotel in Versailles

Versailles, one word and the magic happens. Versailles covers 800 hectares and includes the Castle, the gardens, the Park, the Trianon estate and several buildings in the city. Versailles is the ultimate symbol of excellence of the French heritage of the “Grand Siècle” when the French language was spoken in all European courts. After visiting Versailles, Tsar Peter the Great ...

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Haiti: paying the price for freedom since 1804

By LaKeshia N. Myers Representative LaKeshia Myers James Brown once said, “You have to pay the price to be the boss. A small Caribbean nation bordering the Dominican Republic; separated by the Dajabon River and hundreds of years of history, Haiti fought for independence from European control and has continued to pay the price ever since. Prior to independence, Haiti ...

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America’s humiliation of France will have lasting effects

Sep 25, 2021 TIT TIDE was pleasantly tall, the seaweed on the white sands of Cornish beach carefully combed out of sight. Seven world leaders returned from their seaside photos for interviews. As they walked, only one was entitled to the US presidential arm, a full grip in the back, and for a total of 37 seconds: French President Emmanuel ...

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Diamond bracelets that belonged to executed Marie Antoinette are expected to fetch £ 3million

Two diamond bracelets that belonged to Marie-Antoinette who gave them to a friend to keep before her execution are expected to sell for £ 3million. The stunning jewelry, which contains 112 diamonds, was among the few surviving goods sent from France before she and her husband, King Louis XIV, were captured during the French Revolution. After the royal couple’s execution ...

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Australian life | The viewer Australia

Not everyone was as happy as most Australians to learn of our historic new defense pact with the UK and US. Upon hearing the news, Xi Jinping He almost choked on his fried bat wing. ‘Even underground silos Won’t save Australian gweilos It was Beijing’s next tweet. The French are almost as angry with us, and not just because our ...

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Carlos le Chacal calls for shorter prison sentence in French trial

Published on: 09/22/2021 – 05:02Amended: 09/22/2021 – 05:00 Paris (AFP) Carlos le Chacal, who was behind some of the biggest terrorist attacks of the 1970s and 1980s, will try to have one of his three life sentences overturned in a trial that begins Wednesday in Paris. The 71-year-old Venezuelan activist, real name Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, has been behind bars in ...

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Louvre celebrates Greek independence in stunning new exhibition

“Athenian evening” or “On the terrace” by the Greek painter Iakovos Rizos, 1897, will be presented in the exhibition organized in honor of the independence of Greece at the Louvre. Credit: public domain The Louvre, the second largest art museum in the world, celebrates the bicentenary of Greece’s war for independence with an impressive new exhibition entitled “Paris-Athens, the birth ...

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Reconstruction process of Notre Dame Cathedral Paris France

Notre-Dame Cathedral is currently set to reopen in time for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Rebuilding Notre-Dame de Paris, the group in charge of the reconstruction, said via Facebook, that the cleaning and the work necessary to stabilize the monument finally come to an end. The horrific 2019 fire that saw Notre Dame’s iconic spire destroyed quickly galvanized President ...

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Exclusive Act II clip starring James McAvoy, Kat Dennings

James mcavoy; Kat denningsPhoto: Jeff Spicer / Getty Images; Tommaso Boddi / Getty Images Neil gaimanthe comic book series The sand man, published by DC, launched in 1989. Today, more than 30 years later, the author recounts the original multi-part Audible audio series based on his popular graphic horror mythology novels. The first opus released in 2020. James McAvoy plays ...

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What it takes to win the game of perception

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st birthday with great fanfare last Friday. Modi’s critics may have called this a display of sponsored sycophancy, but the political equations are not so straightforward. Wasn’t his birthday used by the BJP to re-energize its workers dismayed by the pandemic? How did Modi single-handedly reinvigorate the party? Looking for ...

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Paris watches the Arc de Triomphe envelop itself in Christo’s vision

In French, the word wrap means to wrap or wrap. It also means to be delighted. This too means to get carried away. All these definitions apply to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris at the present time, because it has been transformed from a totem tomb into a monument. installed in 25,000 square meters of silvery polypropylene fabric with ...

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SINGER: The dangers of playing radically | Opinion

Nancy of today, Chuck (“everything is on the table”) and others like them remind me a bit of the Girondins of the French Revolution, who did a lot to push this conflagration to a higher and more deadly speed. . Who were these radical-sounding “playing the game” guys? Essentially, middle or upper class progressives of their time who speak well, ...

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Doctor Who and Cowboy Bebop in Titan Comics December 2021 solicitations

| Cowboy Bebop Titan Comics’ # 1 launches in December 2021 solicitations and solicitations, while Doctor Who: Empress of the Wolf gives us a multiple story of Doctor and multiple Rose, Blade runner continue but Life is strange comes to a final conclusion for the editor … COWBOY BEBOP # 1 CVR A LAU (JUIL218804)BD TITANOCT211772OCT211773 – COWBOY BEBOP # ...

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Britain signals intention to return to imperial system

LONDON – The UK government has said it is taking steps to revert to its traditional system of Imperial weights and measures, allowing shops and market stalls to sell fruits and vegetables labeled in pounds and ounces only, rather than in grams and kilograms of the metric system, a move he hailed as an example of the country’s new post-Brexit ...

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Abandoned as a child, this Frenchman became the first famous chef in the world

They served as awe-inspiring centerpieces that were still a demand on the tables of the post-revolutionary French aristocracy. Despite these lavish productions, Lent served as a bridge between the elaborate grand cuisine favored by royalty and the more modern, simpler approach it formulated for the growing middle class in its cookbooks. Until Lent, no one had used the phrase “You ...

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Kent resident takes 2-week bike and kayak tour to promote the historic trail

KENT – Resident Sal Lilienthal has written two books on the American Revolution and you could say it helped him prepare for a mission. The two turned out to be the forerunners of a two-week mission to complete an 800-mile journey by land and water that replicated the path taken by the Continental Army, led by George Washington and aided ...

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Celebration of the centenary of the tomb | The American Legion

The Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is leading national efforts to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Sacred Crypts at Arlington National Cemetery. The company is holding events in multiple locations across the United States and France to honor the anniversary of the monument which came into being in 1921 due to the legislation of ...

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Fortier Johnson: warns of a destroyed nation

A nation is an indispensable entity. God works through nations, as well as through people, religiously and politically. We are struggling to reconnect with this powerful Christian message that once changed the face of the earth. The centuries-old Christian moral code is overshadowed by corruption and betrayal in the church. This is reflected in the government. People literally and figuratively ...

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The bigger they are, the more they stand out – Chemainus Valley Courier

Rainforest Arts members don’t often have the opportunity to exhibit their larger works due to limited wall space, but from September to November 13, the BIG Art Show will be giving them and patrons of the region, the opportunity to think BIG. The BIG Art exhibit takes up the entire wall space of the Chemainus Valley Community Gallery. Currently on ...

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ROMANCING THE “GRASSROOTS”: THE TALES OF AN INTELLECTUAL

New entrepreneurial energies were unleashed which catapulted India into the upper echelons of the global economy. Recently I had a conversation with an old school friend of mine and marveled at this idea of ​​how the notion of “basic” was glamorized by a previous generation of intellectuals and educated classes. We both agreed that this idealization of the “grassroots” of ...

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Central Ohio Students Exposed To HBCU Experience Through Career Fair

A steady stream of people poured into the French Field House on the Ohio State University campus Saturday morning. But it wasn’t for a track and field competition. High school students were set to network with more than a dozen historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and up to 50 employers at Battelle College, Career & Community Fair 2021. The ...

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Tar Paper Town: the origins of DuPont

In 1906, a small bustling community of about 50 tar paper-covered buildings sprang up near Sequalitchew Creek in Pierce County. This temporary development housed the families of the workers who were building a new explosives factory. From this simple beginning would spring modernity City of DuPont. The DuPont Company was founded nearly a century earlier in Delaware by a refugee ...

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Maga’haga reign of terror | Letters to the Editor

Guam’s most recent executive decree on Mandatory Maga’haga Vaccination is expected to send shivers down the spine of everyone, whether or not they are vaccinated. Mandatory punishments for those who wish to exercise autonomy over their own bodies are nothing but a precedent for new restrictions waiting to be imposed on anyone who opposes anything that goes against the agenda ...

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Obituary: Henry C. Adams – Portland Press Herald

Henry C. Adams CAP ELIZABETH – Henry C. Adams, 100, passed away peacefully at Maine Veterans’ Home in Scarborough surrounded by his family on Friday August 13, 2021. He lived a fulfilled life that embodied “the greatest generation.” Henry was born April 18, 1921, in Providence, RI, to Carroll E. and Dorothy French Adams. He grew up in Pawtucket, RI, ...

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Gruesome Guillotine Experiments – including a decapitated head that “blinked for 30 seconds”

Doctor Joseph-Ignace Guillotin advocated fairness. While he campaigned for years against the death penalty – arguing that prisoners should instead undergo medical experiments – he believed that if executions were to take place, the deaths should be quick and relatively painless. The French Revolution was meant to be a matter of equality, and the famous physician also felt it was ...

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Hunger in the Earth | The Guardian Nigeria News

Image depicting a hungry Nigerian family There is hunger in the country. Real hunger. Hungry for food. Hungry for truth. Security hunger. Hunger to be reassured that the Nigerian dream does not go away in no time. Hungry for heroes, real heroes. Hunger for true religion. Hunger for stability. Hunger for ethnic harmony. Hungry for the rise of true leaders. ...

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How Napoleon put Croatia on the path to independence

August 10, 2021 – The fascinating French road from Brela in Dalmatia actually leads nowhere. But, although unfinished, it is an incredible reminder of the modern era that Napoleon’s short reign ushered in. He put Croatia on the path to independence. Some of Croatia’s best heritages today are the remnants of the empires that once ruled here. Roman arches and ...

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Spotlight on focused ultrasound at the EAN Congress

While focused ultrasound is by no means a whole new innovation in neurotherapy – having first been deployed in the 1950s, if not earlier, for therapeutic and non-invasive purposes – the emergence of guidance Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other new technologies have dramatically increased their applications since the turn of the century, and the potential unrealized uses it ...

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Filipino housewife’s cookbook wins international award

Author Juana Manahan Yupangco was told that her cookbook would be more appealing to the mass market if there was one person on the cover. Nutrition advocate and writer Juana Manahan Yupangco’s budget cookbook, “Mesa ni Misis,” sounds like David vs. the Goliaths from expensive books by Michelin-starred chefs. “Mesa ni Misis” is one of the four winners of the ...

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The inspiring colorful arrows of the hollyhock

Hollyhocks have had a great year, at least every time I grow them or see them. They have overthrown supposed wisdom. I love their big colored arrows at the end of July. They fill in the gaps, add height, and come with associations in art, poetry, and history that enhance what gardeners can see in them. More and more forms ...

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A French expression you can hear today

Literally translated, a Gaz factory designates a factory or a gas plant. What does this have to do with France’s Covid-19 health passes? “We worked to put it [health pass rule] in place for months, ”said Dr Philippe Juvin, head of an A&E department in Paris, Info France. “In a hospital, there is not just one entrance, but several. And ...

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The toppling of Saddam’s statue: how the US military made a myth | Saddam Hussein

The abiding image of the Iraq war in 2003 was the toppling of a statue of the country’s dictator, Saddam Hussein. It was an image relayed across the world as a symbol of victory for the American-led coalition, and liberation for the Iraqi people. But was that the truth? Putting up a statue is an attempt to create a story ...

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Handmade Estonian glass and 300-year-old French carpentry tools are among the treasures of Northcote’s vintage tool shop

Mike and Mari Subritzky’s vintage tool store started out as a single glass cabinet at the Old Lost and Found Market in Brunswick East. It is now a cavernous shop filled with all manner of treasures. The retail section on the front contains tools dating back hundreds of years. A workshop at the back houses Heritage Saws, the only company ...

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Does criticism of Lord Digby Jones’ accent deserve new legislation?

France could hold the answer, writes Will Holmes, future trainee of the magic circles Adriano Celentano’s single in 1972 Prisencolinensinainciusol was written to remind us that words are only a small part of language. Celentano wanted to see if he could communicate American musical culture without using the English language. For this reason, the song Prisencolinensinainciusol is written in gibberish ...

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Was Real Estate the Real Cause of the American Revolution? – RISMedia |

For centuries historians have questioned whether the American Revolution was driven more by ideas or by economics. I am totally in the “ideas” camp, but it would be fallacious to believe that an economic crisis does not lead to grandiose ideas. Currently, real estate prices are climbing at unprecedented rates. More and more companies are focusing on consumer experiences and ...

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LETTER: Why Democracy Is Not Enough

There is no single definition of democracy. The word democracy does not appear in the Declaration of Independence or in the Constitution of the United States. So do we have a democracy? Mark Hendrickson, an economist, describes America as an “essentially democratic, rights-based constitutional republic.” Thank goodness we have more than a democracy. Even Aristotle was not a fan of ...

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Female Violinists of 18th Century England: Portrait of a Lady Holding a Violin | Premium ❘ Functionality

2021-07-20T18: 02: 00 Taking as his point of departure the Regency portrait of an unknown violinist, Kevin MacDonald investigates the life and career of Louise Gautherot and other female violinists of Georgian England. Five years ago, in a Surrey auction house, I came across a Regency portrait of a violinist by the great Anglo-Irish portrait painter Adam Buck signed and ...

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Travel safely with the EU’s Covid digital certificate

Britain said on Friday July 16 it was removing a planned relaxation of coronavirus rules for travelers from France, which was due to go into effect on Monday July 19, due to the continued presence of the beta variant of COVID identified for the first time in South Africa, written David Milliken. Anyone arriving from France will need to quarantine ...

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Acton COA announces virtual programs

The Acton Council on Aging at Senior Center, 30 Sudbury Road (back), is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call 978-929-6652, send an email to [email protected] or visit http://actoncoa.com. Advertisement NEW HOURS, EFFECTIVE JULY 6: 8 am-5pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 am-7.30pm on Tuesdays; and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. Minuteman Seniors Services ...

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Sport and Modern Cultures | Cashmere amount

Sports stories reveal that modern cultures conceptualize physical activity differently from traditional societies. Modern sport tends towards the secular rather than the sacred. The emphasis on equality, both in competitive conditions and in competitive opportunities, consumes modern sport. Modern sport reproduces modern social structures in other ways as well, manifesting particular modern manias of specialization, bureaucratization, rationalization and quantification in ...

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9 places to experience the turmoil of the French Revolution

On July 14, 1789, a crowd of French citizens began to gather in front of the Bastille, an armory and political prison in the heart of Paris. The massive and disturbing structure was seen by French citizens as a symbol of the authoritarian rule of the monarchy. The governor of the Bastille, Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, invited some protest leaders ...

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Protests in France against the COVID-19 “health pass” rules

PARIS, July 14 (Reuters) – Parisian police clash with protesters denouncing President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to require a COVID-19 vaccine certificate or negative PCR test to enter bars, restaurants and cinemas in starting next month. Macron this week announced sweeping measures to tackle a rapid rise in new coronavirus infections, including mandatory vaccination of health workers and new health card ...

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What Is July 14th & Why It Is Celebrated: Everything You Need To Know | World news

France’s National Day, more commonly known as Bastille Day in English, is a national holiday in the country celebrated on July 14 of each year with fireworks and parades. It marks the fall of Bastille, military fortress and prison, on July 14, 1789, when an angry crowd burst into it, marking the start of the French Revolution. Here’s everything you ...

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The government we deserve – Claudio Farrugia

Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821), post-French Revolution diplomat, was an ardent monarchist, supporter of the social hierarchy and a key figure in the Counter-Enlightenment. He is not recognized as a champion of democratic principles, however, he is considered the author of the famous quote “Every nation has the government it deserves”, which remains very relevant. If a country has a bad ...

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Duchess Marie-Marguerite, Queen of France-Venezuela

© Beau Monde editorial staffDuchess Marie-Marguerite, Queen of France-Venezuela If France had another queen, it would be this lady. We rarely hear about it, but there is always the King and Queen of France walking around. At least that’s what the family thinks. Meet Mary Margaret, Duchess of Anjou and Queen of France. Maria margherita Who is the woman apart ...

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France acquires Sade’s “Sodom” manuscript for more than $ 5 million

Published on: 07/09/2021 – 15:28Amended: 07/09/2021 – 15:26 Paris (AFP) The French state has acquired the original manuscript of “120 days of Sodom” from the Marquis de Sade for more than $ 5 million, safeguarding for the country a work declared a national treasure, the Ministry of Culture announced on Friday. The eighteenth-century erotic masterpiece met a turbulent fate over ...

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A reminder to be proud of democracy

My July 4 began, like every Sunday since the pandemic, with a Zoom session with cousins ​​from around the world. Cousins ​​joined us from Canada, Argentina, Israel and France. Our conversation began with a discussion of our Declaration of Independence and its promise that “all men are created equal, that they are endowed … with certain inalienable rights … among ...

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Rubicon Theater Company announces three summer youth theater performances under the stars in Ojai

Rubicon Theater Company announces its dramatic return to shows with an eclectic season of three youth theater performances to be presented at the open-air amphitheater at Villanova Preparatory School in Ojai – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shrek the Musical and Les Misérables . Over 50 young people between the ages of 18 and 21 enthusiastically participated in the Education and ...

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Pandemic Production, One Year Later: Brad Graeber, CEO, Powerhouse Animation: So: “We have more arguments and more interest than we’ve ever had. Now: “We are about to embark on a social experiment back to the office. “- Screens

Brad graeber It was just one of those occasional trips to the office. Brad Graeber, co-founder and CEO of Austin-based Powerhouse Animation, was throwing things off when he walked into what is normally a quietly bubbling studio. “The monitors are on and the mouse is moving around the screen, but the rest looks like Chernobyl. It’s the same way we ...

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Why Chinese Youth Are Kissing Chairman Mao

They read it in libraries and in the subways. They have organized online book clubs devoted to his works. They uploaded hours of audio and video, spreading the gospel of his revolutionary thought. Chairman Mao is making a comeback among Chinese Generation Z. The supreme leader of the Communist Party, whose decades of uninterrupted political campaigns have claimed millions of ...

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What is the difference between left and right politics?

Below are the differences between left and right political ideologies. The terms were first used during the development of the French Constitution or the French Revolution and have since been used symbolically. Take a look below to learn more about the left and right fenders clearly. Tulika tandon Created on: Jul 8, 2021 09:32 ISTModified on: 8 Jul 2021 09:34 ...

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Leonardo da Vinci has 14 living descendants, DNA study finds

Leonardo da Vinci in a self-portrait. Getty Images A study of the DNA of Leonardo’s family dating back nearly seven centuries has revealed 14 living descendants of the Renaissance artist. Researchers hope the study will provide a better understanding of the man who gave us the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper, as well as famous sketches of the proportions ...

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Indulge in French cuisine for a July 14 celebration

It is a happy coincidence that America and France celebrate their independence in July. Quite different in style, the two occasions revolve around food. While grilled dogs and burgers drizzled with cold beer define our tradition, the French (as you would expect in a nation famous for its cuisine) aim for a higher standard of cuisine, if not less casual. ...

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Pew research report citing religious tolerance as central tenet of Indian society is welcome, writes Bhavdeep Kang

The Pew research report citing religious tolerance as a central tenet of Indian society is welcome, as Western think tanks and the global media tend to caricature India as an “imperfect democracy” and a compulsive rapist of women. religious and press freedoms. Assessing India’s social and political systems from a Western perspective introduces an immediate bias. On the one hand, ...

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