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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Producers assess the damage of the spring frost in the south of France

After an unusual spring frost that ravaged southern France in April, olive oil producers expect the upcoming harvest to be heavily impacted. François Aurouze, land and agricultural expert at Vignoble Conseil, said it usually takes time to notice the impact of frosts on the harvest, but In addition to this, you need to know more about it.“this had the effect ...

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After opening its borders to Canadian tourists, France wants Canada to do the same

OTTAWA – France, which has opened its borders to Canadian tourists, is eager to see Canada reopen to the French. The Canadian border remains closed to foreigners, with a few exceptions, and will be at least until July 21. Ottawa has extended the shutdown, month after month, since the pandemic began in March 2020. At the French embassy in Ottawa ...

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FACT SHEET: US Aid to Haiti

Haiti is a partner of the United States and we have continuously sought to support the safety, security and development of Haiti. In January 2021, the Biden-Harris administration announced $ 75.5 million in bilateral development and health assistance for a wide range of issues, including democratic governance, health, education, agricultural development. and pre-election activities. The United States is working with ...

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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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United States – Visit of Jean-Yves Le Drian to Washington and New York (July 13-17, 2021)

The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will be in the United States from July 13 to 17, first in Washington and then in New York. In Washington, he will meet with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan. It will reaffirm the historic friendship that unites our two countries and our ...

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More and more states are pushing for interest caps on payday loans

Small dollar short-term lenders who are not burdened by a federal rate limit can charge borrowers interest rates of 400% or more on their loans. But more states are lowering that number by setting interest rate caps to curb high-interest borrowing. For now, 18 states and Washington, DC, have laws that limit short-term lending rates to 36% or less, according ...

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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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AP Top News at 2:39 a.m. EDT

Posted on Saturday July 10, 2021 | 9:00 p.m. Updated on Saturday July 10, 2021 | 23:39 “We need help”: Haiti’s interim leader calls for US troops PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Haiti’s interim government has called on the United States and the UN to deploy troops to protect key infrastructure as it attempts to stabilize the country and prepare for ...

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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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How the assassination of the Haitian president follows years of unrest

The assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti in a brazen attack on his private residence on Wednesday deepened the turmoil in the Caribbean nation and heightened fears of more widespread political violence. Acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph said the president had been “cowardly assassinated”, called on the country to “stay calm” and sought to reassure Haitians and the world ...

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Explained: Why is Cairn attacking Indian assets?

The British Cairn Energy Plc has obtained an order from a French court authorizing the freezing of 20 Indian government properties in Paris valued at more than 20 million euros, the London-based Financial Times reported Thursday. This is the first court order issued against India to enforce a $ 1.2 billion arbitration award that Cairn Energy won against the Indian ...

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Biden announces choice of ambassadors for France, India, Chile and Bangladesh

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks before signing an executive order in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC on Friday, July 9, 2021. Alex Edelman | CNP | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Friday revealed the names of four new candidates for US ambassadorial posts to countries such as France, India, Bangladesh and ...

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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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New Caledonia obtains the 1st leader in favor of the split of France

NOUMEA, New Caledonia (AP) – The government of New Caledonia on Thursday elected the first independentist personality to the presidency of the archipelago of the South Pacific, a French territory which acquired a large degree of autonomy following the violence of 1988 and who is due to hold an independence referendum in five months. Louis Mapou, a member of the ...

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The French government says it could refer Russia to the WTO over a champagne labeling issue; Will talk to Russia about the problem, the minister said

The French government has said it could refer Russia to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Moscow’s plans to force champagne producers to add the designation “sparkling wine” to their products sold in Russia. Moscow has passed legislation requiring the label “sparkling wine” to be added to bottles of foreign sparkling wine, while Russian producers of the local version, “shampanskoye”, ...

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Le Pen against “Wokism”: the wars of social justice are reshaping France

Napoleon Bonaparte is arguably the most famous Frenchman who ever lived. But this year, as the country commemorates the bicentenary of his death, a heated controversy rages over the emperor’s legacy. Despite his glories, detractors point to the darker side of the ledger: Napoleon destroyed the republic founded after the French Revolution, killed hundreds of thousands of soldiers in a ...

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Central government says there is no communication on seizure of French assets

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has vigorously defended reports suggesting that Cairn is seeking approval from the French court to repossess Indian assets in Paris in order to recover part of the arbitration award, saying no such communication has been received by him about it.Also Read – Crores Spent On Me, More Unruly: Vikas Krishan Before 3rd Olympic Appearance However, ...

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As France considers reducing force in Sahel, jihadist threat increases

During a grueling, weeks-long mission in northern Mali, French soldiers faced a familiar threat: extremists trying to impose the same strict Islamic rule that preceded France’s military intervention here there. over eight years ago. The traumatized residents had scars on their shoulders and back from the lashes they suffered after failing to submit to jihadist rule. “We have witnessed the ...

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European summer in jeopardy as France warns against Spain and Portugal

(Bloomberg) – France is warning its citizens against holidays in Spain and Portugal in the latest sign that the rapid spread of the delta variant of Covid-19 could ruin the European summer. With the migration of tens of thousands of holidaymakers already underway on the continent, European Affairs Minister Clément Beaune issued a “message of caution” and advised those who ...

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France tests a laser anti-drone system

The French military on Wednesday used a laser cannon to destroy a drone in a technology test that the government hopes will be used to protect the Paris 2024 Olympics. The Army Ministry said the test, conducted near the Atlantic coast in southwestern France, was a first for Europe, adding that the United States and Israel were also working on ...

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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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United States Reaffirms Transatlantic and NATO Ties with Europe

Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on June 23 in Berlin, Germany. (State Dept. / Ron Przysucha) The United States is working with allies across Europe to fight human rights abuses, preserve democracy and fight climate change. During his trip to Germany, France, Italy and the Vatican, Secretary of State Antony Blinken highlighted the United ...

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Coronavirus: Spanish tourism sector fears wave of cancellations from foreign visitors | Economy and business

Tourists arriving at the port of Barcelona on June 26.Albert Garcia Spain’s tourism sector is anxiously watching the surge in coronavirus cases across the country, raising fears of massive summer cancellations among foreign visitors. the Financial Time Wednesday published an article titled “Delta variant pushes Covid-19 rate in Spain to highest in continental Europe,” and some regional governments have reintroduced ...

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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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France welcomes the new president of New Caledonia ahead of the territory’s final independence vote

French Minister of Local Government S̩bastien Lecornu delivers a statement after a video conference with the French President and French mayors at the Elysee Palace in Paris after the country began to gradually end the national lockdown following the coronavirus disease outbreak (COVID-19) in France, May 19, 2020. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes / Swimming pool PARIS, July 8 (Reuters) Р...

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The Rajapaksa family strengthens its grip on Sri Lanka in crisis

Published on: 07/08/2021 – 10:26 Colombo (AFP) A brother of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday became finance minister, strengthening the family’s grip on power in the South Asian country facing growing economic problems. Basil Rajapaksa, 70, took over the finance portfolio from another brother, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. The 72-year-old president gave Mahinda responsibility for a newly created ...

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At the Avignon Festival, a dark start

AVIGNON, France – The Festival d’Avignon could not have prepared the ground better for Tiago Rodrigues. On Monday, the Portuguese director was announced as the next director of the event, one of the most important on the European theatrical calendar. The same evening, his new production of “La Cerisaie” by Tchekhov, with Isabelle Huppert, opened the 2021 edition, which will ...

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Israel razes home of ex-wife of Palestinian suspect

Published on: 07/08/2021 – 10:08 Turmus’ayya (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) The IDF said on Thursday it had demolished the home of a Palestinian American woman whose ex-husband is accused of shooting a Jewish student in the occupied West Bank. “Overnight … the troops demolished the terrorist’s residence [Montasser] Shalabi, in the village of Turmus Ayya, northeast of Ramallah, “said an army ...

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Cairn Energy obtains French court order to seize 20 Indian government assets: report

On June 11, the French court ordered Cairn Energy to buy back properties from the Indian government Strong points Cairn Energy wants to recover some of the $ 1.7 billion from the seizure French justice asked him to take over Indian assets in June Cairn moved to several jurisdictions overseas to collect the amount New Delhi: In a setback in ...

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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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US Embassy base in Iraq targeted by escalating rocket attacks

Published on: 07/08/2021 – 05:07 Three rockets were fired at the US embassy in Iraq early Thursday, the Iraqi military said, after a day marked by rocket and drone attacks on bases hosting US forces in Iraq and Iraq. Syria. The embassy itself was not affected, the army said, but three locations near the heavily fortified Green Zone of Baghdad ...

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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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UES Mansion Asking $ 80 Million Could Break Manhattan Record: Reports

UPPER EAST SIDE, NY – An extravagant Upper East Side townhouse has been listed for sale last week for $ 80 million – an amount that would break Manhattan’s record for a single-family home if bought at that price. The seven story, 15,000 square foot townhouse at 973 5th Ave. is near the corner of East 79th Street – just ...

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Algeria forms new government with energy and finance ministers unchanged

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Wednesday appointed a new government, with the energy and finance ministers of the previous administration both retaining their posts, the presidency said. He indicated that Ramdane Lamamra has been appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, succeeding Sabri Boukadoum. Appointed Prime Minister last week to replace Abdeaziz Djerad, Ayman Benabderrahmane, who was Minister of Finance in the ...

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Jovenel Moise: the President of Haiti assassinated

Published on: 07/07/2021 – 17:48Amended: 07/07/2021 – 17:46 Port-au-Prince (AFP) Jovenel Moise was a successful entrepreneur before embarking on Haiti’s tumultuous politics, but his presidency of the impoverished Caribbean nation oversaw a spiral of instability and a wave of violence that included his own assassination. Moise was a near unknown to the general public before becoming president in 2017, pledging ...

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James the Prophet gets ‘Up & Down’ autobiography

With his first album Unimaginable storms Released on Friday via Sony Music / Rupture, 20-year-old rapper James The Prophet today unveiled a final preview with a moving and autobiographical new single “Up and down. “Against a backdrop of richly colored beats blending jazz, soul, funk and old school hip hop, this new album is eclectic, yet unwavering in its consistency ...

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Why Payday Loans Are Dangerous

Süd_Agentur / Getty Images It’s hard to find yourself in a situation where you need money right now, but you are not alone. According to a study by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at George Washington University, 42% of millennials have used methods like payday loans as a means of managing debt. See: What Not To Do When Trying ...

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20-meter hedge flown in front of the town hall in southwestern France

A 20-meter-long hedge was dug up and stolen during the night in a town in southwestern France. The hedge was planted in front of the town hall of Séniergues, in the Lot, last fall, and had reached a height of one meter. Composed of about twenty plants and planted by volunteers, it disappeared during the night of June 23 to ...

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Residents raise a glass at France’s new “favorite village”

A village in central France has beaten 13 others to be named the “Favorite French Village” for 2021. After weeks of voting, Sancerre, in the Cher, was named successor to Hunspach, in the Bas-Rhin, for the title The Preferred Village of the French in a special Wednesday, June 30, presented by Stéphane Bern. The hilltop village, surrounded by world-famous wine ...

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Payday Loan Alternatives in Maryland

As one of the easiest methods to get a quick cash advance, payday loans are widely offered to the public. Exceptions are states in which the specific regulations for these loans apply. Such a situation is currently problematic for residents of Maryland. Still with some quality tips from Cashloansnearby in Ohio, you can make the most of the options available. ...

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Payday loans are for short term needs

share Tweet share share E-mail Payday loans can seem like lifesavers when you need cash quickly, but the high cost and short repayment periods can keep you trapped in a debt cycle. While there isn’t a proper definition of a payday loan, it is usually a short-term loan for a modest sum, usually $ 500 or less, that is payable ...

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Can Payday Loans Become Obsolete? With $ 15 million more, Clair wants to find out – TechCrunch

The world seems to be moving faster every year, and yet nothing feels slower than the speed at which paychecks are distributed. In the United States, the day following a pay period, work takes two weeks to process, with a check or direct deposit a week or two later. For the tens of millions of employees who live from paycheck ...

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7 Ways To Get Quick Cash In addition to Risky Payday Loans

EHStock / Getty Images / iStockphoto As COVID restrictions wear off, there are quite a number of people who itch to do a whole range of things that they have been denied to do for over a year. Unfortunately, tight budgets are not uncommon even with the new stimulus. Related: How to Make Money Fast: 19 Proven WaysContinue reading: 9 ...

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Joint Statement by the Energy Ministers of the United States and France on the Energy Technology and Policy Resolution

The following is the text of a joint statement by the Ministries of Energy of the Governments of France and the United States of America. Minister Barbara Pompili of the French Ministry of Ecological Transition and Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm of the US Department of Energy today issued a joint statement: France and the United States share common goals and ...

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36% of town halls in France “will increase property tax”

More than a third of municipalities (36%) plan to increase their share of property tax property tax this year. The information comes from a survey conducted among 1,869 municipalities and inter-municipal authorities by the Association of Mayors of France (AMF). In 2020, that figure was 7%. The other municipalities expect to make no changes. The increase mainly concerns property tax ...

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Tunisia: municipalities assess the decentralization process

The National Federation of Tunisian Municipalities (FNCT) presented on May 26, 2021 its report on “Decentralization seen by the municipalities”. This report is the result of a national consultation of Tunisian municipalities organized with the support of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe project “Promoting local governance in Tunisia” between November 2020 and February ...

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Bruno Braquehais, the father of French journalism who documented the socialist revolution in Paris

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune, known primarily as the first successful Communist revolution. For two months in 1871, residents surrounded the city, and photographs by Bruno Braquehais, currently in the collection of the Getty Research Institute, depict the drama – and destruction – of the time. Braquehais is considered the father of French photojournalism for ...

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A novel explores power, sex, consent and identity in a French commune

ARCADIABy Emmanuelle Bayamack-TamTranslated by Ruth Diver The difference between a sect and the society in which its members seek refuge can be seen as a matter of scale. Successful cults make exclusive and very particular a recognizable pattern involving rules, systems, norms and, perhaps most importantly, a very confident leader. Although they herald ultimate freedom, cults above all offer gentle ...

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France celebrates 150th anniversary of anti-religious Paris Commune

Rue Haxo in Paris, a white brick church commemorates dozens of Catholic clergy who fell victim to one of the bloodiest uprisings in modern Europe. Its 150th anniversary will be marked during the last week of May with a series of commemorative events. “The Paris Commune was an attempt at revolution, and it was essentially anti-religious – seeking not only ...

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Covid, payday loans, student debt

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau headquarters in Washington, DC JHVEPhoto | iStock Editorial | Getty Images The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is expected to become a more aggressive consumer watchdog under the Biden administration and as the coronavirus pandemic poses financial challenges to millions of Americans. Consumer advocates say that under former President Donald Trump, the office has been almost ...

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