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Boris Johnson news: Fears over energy crisis continue as PM condemns NI protocol

Alok Sharma insists gas supplies are secure The energy crisis will not cause fires to go out this winter, the business secretary said. Kwasi Kwarteng insisted the country had sufficient capacity to meet customer demand, calling the contrary thoughts “alarmist, unnecessary and completely wrong.” “There is absolutely no question of the lights going out or that people cannot heat their ...

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Biden launches partnership after tough time with allies

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden is appearing before the United Nations this week, eager to advocate for the world to act precipitously on coronavirus, climate change and human rights abuses. His advocacy for a greater global partnership comes at a time when allies are growing increasingly skeptical about the scale of the changes that US foreign policy has actually made ...

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Madagascar: Food insecurity – Final report, DREF n ° MDRMG017 – Madagascar

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS Description of the disaster The government of Madagascar launched a flash appeal in November 2020, requesting support to tackle food insecurity in the far south of Madagascar, which includes the regions of Androy,Anosy and Atsimo Andrefana. Indeed, the region is characterized by low rainfall, high food prices and unresolved economic instability. This is in addition to the ...

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Two Afghans who trekked in France have lessons for evacuees

PARIS (AP) – One slept in the streets of Paris, the other in a huge makeshift migrant camp in northern France. Nassrullah Youssoufi and Abdul Wali were among more than one million refugees and migrants who arrived in Europe in 2015. The two Afghans do not know each other, but they share a terrifying past: escaping their homeland on foot, ...

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UKUS snob against France is a stern warning to the rest of Europe

The home of the French Ambassador to the United States, Philippe Etienne, is seen in Washington, DC, United States, on September 17, 2021. / CFP The home of the French Ambassador to the United States, Philippe Etienne, is seen in Washington, DC, United States, on September 17, 2021. / CFP Editor’s Note: Adriel Kasonta is a London-based foreign affairs analyst ...

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Afghanistan, France, India, Japan: learn not to trust the USA

Abhishek Banerjee “If we’re going to attack, I’ll call you ahead. It won’t be a surprise. It would seem that these are the words of General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the top official in the US military, in October 2020. He was speaking to General Li, his Chinese counterpart. Who authorized this phone call and ...

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The reminder of the French ambassador on the regrettable submarines

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia said on Saturday it regretted to note France’s recall of its ambassador following the surprise cancellation of a submarine contract in favor of a US deal. France recalled its ambassadors to Australia and the United States on Friday in an unprecedented display of anger over an agreement between the United States, Australia and Britain to ...

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France recalls its ambassadors to the United States and Australia for a sub-agreement

PARIS (AP) – The United States’ longest-serving ally, France, recalled its ambassador to the United States on Friday in an unprecedented outburst of anger that has eclipsed decades of previous divisions. Loading error The relationship conceived in the 18th-century revolutions came at a turning point after the United States, Australia, and Britain avoided France by creating a new Indo-Pacific security ...

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Alice Constance Austin designed homes without a kitchen in 1917

In many articles on kitchen design, I have tried to answer the question: why do kitchens look the way they do? I noticed that it wasn’t just about cooking. “Kitchen design, like any other type of design, is not just about how things look; it’s political. It’s social. In kitchen design, it is about the role of women in society. ...

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France recalls US, Australian ambassadors over submarine deal

France has taken the extraordinary step of recalling its ambassadors to the United States and Australia after the two countries blinded their French allies with a new military pact and a submarine contract, the French foreign ministry said on Friday. The backstory: While sealing a deal with the US and UK for the acquisition of nuclear submarines, Australia tore up ...

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France lashes out at Australia, US after ‘slashing the backs’ of submarines

Published on September 17, 2021 08:56 France accused Australia of stabbing back and Washington on Thursday of behavior during the Donald Trump era. PARIS (AFP) – France on Thursday accused Australia of stabbing back in the back and Washington of behavior during Donald Trump’s time after Canberra canceled a huge submarine contract with Paris for submarines American-made nuclear weapons. “It’s ...

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US says it gave France Hours notice of deal with Australia

The United States admitted on Thursday that it had only given France a few hours in advance of its agreement to supply Australia with nuclear-powered submarines, a move that French authorities denounced as a major betrayal by one of his closest allies. France had tried to strike its own multibillion-dollar deal with Australia, and French officials said the new deal, ...

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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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Sunk! France cries out in indignation at snubbed submarines

The French word deception means deception rather than deception, which makes it one of the infamous “false friends” that the French language abounds in for English speakers trying to learn it. But when Naval Group, the French company that has just lost what has been described in France as “the contract of the century” for 12 attack class submarines, said ...

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France rages against Biden’s snub on US-UK-Australia sub-pact

The French government rants over President Biden’s decision to exclude the NATO ally from a three-country security pact called AUKUS that will provide Australia with nuclear submarines, likening the snub to a coup. knife in the back. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told France Info radio: “It’s really a stab in the back. We have built a relationship of ...

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Biden avoids EU with Asia-Pacific power play – POLITICO

It was the worst possible day for the EU – and its defense heavyweight France – to learn that they are not in the big geostrategic court when it comes to countering China’s rise in the Asia-Pacific region. Just hours before EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell unveiled the Indo-Pacific strategy On Thursday it was dominated by America, Great Britain ...

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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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Iranian and French FMs emphasize need for inclusive government in AfghanistanAhlulBayt News Agency – ABNA

In a telephone conversation on Wednesday, Le Drian congratulated Amirabdollahian on his appointment and called for expanding contacts and discussions on issues of mutual interest. Amirabdollahian said during the conversation that the United States is responsible for the current situation due to its illegal withdrawal from the UN Security Council and the imposition of severe sanctions against the great Iranian ...

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New Wave, New Hollywood, New Morality | Catholic National Register

It could be argued that an obscure French publication not only changed the way films would be made, but also played a role in shaping American culture and social attitudes – and by extension the world we live in today. hui. In April 1951, a group of impoverished French moviegoers, unable to raise capital to make films, were forced to ...

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France, Germany to join London call to extend Afghanistan withdrawal – report – world

NEW YORK, August 23. / TASS /. France and Germany intend to fight to extend the deadline for the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan at the G7 online meeting, CNN reported Monday citing its sources. Earlier reports suggested that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would personally ask US President Joe Biden to extend the withdrawal deadline beyond August 31. ...

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What is the Civil Reserve Air Fleet and why it was activated for the third time in 70 years

The U.S. military has turned to a little-used deal with commercial airlines and charter companies, whereby it can force them to supply planes to meet various operational requirements in a crisis, to support evacuations in courses outside Afghanistan. Some two dozen companies are part of this civilian reserve air fleet and agree to provide planes and crews in less than ...

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WWII veteran Wesley Hart receives France’s most prestigious honor

By D. Lars Dolder, Chatham News + Record Staff Wesley Hart did not speak at the ceremony last Thursday during which he received the French Legion of Honor. He didn’t have to. The 102-year-old Chathamite’s service in WWII spoke volumes. More than 100 people gathered at New Salem Church on Old Graham Road in Pittsboro to see the Chapel Ridge ...

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US claims UK judge who blocked Assange’s extradition was misled

Published on: 08/11/2021 – 15:34Amended: 08/11/2021 – 15:32 London (AFP) U.S. government lawyers on Wednesday criticized a British judge for blocking the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, questioning evidence about his mental health and accusing an expert witness of misleading the court. Judge Vanessa Baraitser refused in January to grant Washington’s request for Assange to stand trial in the ...

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China sentences Canadian Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian businessman, Michael Spavor, to 11 years in prison after convicting him of espionage on Wednesday, exacerbating a split with Canada, which condemned the case as political hostage-taking . Mr Spavor has the right to appeal the judgment, but Chinese courts rarely overturn criminal judgments, and his fate may rest on agreements between Beijing, Ottawa ...

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Iranian government welcomes strengthening of relations with France

The Iranian government has welcomed the strengthening of relations with France based on common interests and mutual respect. It started with President Ebrahim Raisi during a telephone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. During Monday’s appeal, Raisi called for the development of relations between the two countries, especially in the economic and commercial sectors, according to international media reports, ...

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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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Origin of COVID-19: How Safe is the Wuhan Institute of Virology

The Wuhan Institute of Virology and its lab have been at the heart of the storm of a controversial lab leak theory since the COVID-19 outbreak, although many industry experts have repeatedly endorsed the laboratory safety and the impossibility of the theory of laboratory leaks. The National Biosafety Laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in central China was officially ...

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Latest Coronavirus Updates: Florida to Offer Vouchers to Parents Who Oppose School Mask Requirements

Here are some significant developments: Federal health officials are rushing to ensure that millions of Americans with weakened immune systems can receive additional coronavirus vaccines to protect them against the highly contagious delta variant. The actions could mean the additional shots would be allowed within days or weeks, according to federal officials who requested anonymity because the plan was not ...

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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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France takes initiative to pressure people to get vaccinated

PARIS – As Europe and the United States strive to strike an appropriate balance between limiting the Delta variant of the coronavirus and limiting personal freedom, President Emmanuel Macron has paved the way on a narrow path combining a limited constraint to be vaccinated with generalized coercion. Its approach of ordering health workers to be vaccinated by September 15 and ...

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After the Tour de France, life is getting better for Sepp Kuss – Le Journal

Sepp Kuss of Durango celebrates on the podium after winning the 15th stage of the Tour de France in Andorra on July 11. (AP Photo / Christophe Ena) Christophe Ena The native of Durango had a good performance in the Tour de France The final stage of the Tour de France is different from most cycling races. The day begins ...

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Critique “Better to go”: the dawn of a new humanity

Utopias are not, by definition, on this side of paradise. Yet this truth has not stopped visionaries and researchers – let alone rascals and fools – from trying to build communities on lofty principles and chimerical aspirations. One of these wonders is Auroville, a town in southern Tamil India whose intoxicating origins date back to the incense and raga era ...

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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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Californians took out 40% fewer payday loans during a pandemic: Report

A super flower moon rises through low clouds over the city of San Diego, California, the United States, May 25, 2021. REUTERS / Mike Blake The total loan amount decreased by $ 1.14 billion in 2020 Reduction of part of a national trend that correlates with pandemic-related aid (Reuters) – Borrowers in California took out 40% fewer payday loans in ...

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Peru’s elected president wants a government of all political persuasions

Published on: 07/21/2021 – 00:06 Lima (AFP) Peru’s left-wing president-elect Pedro Castillo revealed on Tuesday that he would seek to form a pluralist government in his first remarks to reporters since his election was confirmed. The unionist’s victory over right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori was confirmed on Monday, more than six weeks after the presidential run-off. “We are a working team ...

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Eight decades later, Couteau honored by the French government

After more than eight decades, the family of Don J. Couteau, a member of the Sac and Fox tribe, will receive in his name a French government Legion of Honor award at a ceremony on Wednesday near Stroud. Don J. Couteau and his brother Orville were teenagers when they enlisted in the United States Army at the start of World ...

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China denies hacking Microsoft, calls allegations “baseless” and “irresponsible”

Published on: 07/20/2021 – 05:04 Chinese officials on Tuesday denied any massive hacking of key Microsoft servers, calling the claims by US allies “baseless” and “irresponsible.” The United States and several allies have publicly accused China of hacking Microsoft Exchange, an email platform used by businesses around the world. In China’s first official response, the Australian and New Zealand embassies ...

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“Freedom Day” in the UK; Ireland opens up – but changing travel rules and new variations make industry takeover a roller coaster – The Moodie Davitt Report

INTERNATIONAL. Today marks a critical milestone in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and Ireland with significant travel liberalization underway in both countries. As of today, July 19, adults in the UK who have received a double vaccination no longer have to self-isolate for ten days upon their return from ‘Amber List’ countries. In Ireland (see below ...

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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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French citizens given last chance to leave Afghanistan today

Published on: 07/17/2021 – 09:17 French citizens now have one last chance to leave Afghanistan via official transport. On Tuesday, the French embassy in Kabul urged all its citizens to leave Afghanistan immediately due to the growing security risks. The French Embassy in Kabul has published a message urging “the whole of the French community” in Afghanistan to leave, evoking ...

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The battle of Champagne against Champagne

Champagne’s quarrel with Russia is a case where the region has tasted its own medicine. Two things recently reminded me of the poor besieged winegrowers of the small wine-growing region of Champagne and their 50-year struggle to keep their name (a name that has been around since 885 BCE). The first was Russia’s recent stipulation that all non-Russian sparkling wines ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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