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US May Withdraw Iran Nuclear Deal If Talks Fail | Voice of America

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned on Friday that the lack of an interim deal to monitor Iran’s nuclear activities could prompt the United States to abandon efforts to join a nuclear deal. “We’ll see if we can bridge the differences, but they are real, and we must – …

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French spyware executives charged with aiding torture

Earlier this week, French authorities indicted four former executives of the surveillance company Nexa Technologies, formerly known as Amesys, for complicity in torture and war crimes. Between 2007 and 2014, the firm allegedly provided surveillance tools to authoritarian regimes in Libya and Egypt. A coalition comprising the International Federation for …

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Vestas wins order for a French 122 MW wind project

June 22 (Renewables Now) – Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A / S (CPH: VWS) today announced that it has received a 122 MW order in France, the largest ever in the country. TTR Energy, a renewable energy investor with a team based in France and Belgium, has …

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Valérie Bacot: start of the trial of a Frenchwoman who killed her abusive “stepfather” who became husband

In her bestseller Tout Le Monde Savait published in May, Valérie Bacot, 40, admitted having shot Daniel Polette in self-defense in 2016. She faces a life sentence for murder. “It is with this same weapon, in another forest one day and so that he does not kill us that I …

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“Grafle in the face” for Macron as French voters avoid local elections | France

Emmanuel Macron’s centrist party received what one of its own deputies called a “slap in the face” in regional and departmental elections on Sunday. The president and his government have failed to mobilize their supporters, with around 68% of voters avoiding polling stations – an unprecedented abstention rate. If there …

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Hawaiʻi expands its pre-trip testing program to French Polynesia

(BIVN) – Travelers from French Polynesia to Hawaii will soon be able to bypass the state’s mandatory 10-day quarantine if they take a COVID-19 test with a trusted testing partner. Governor David Ige announced on Friday that the program will begin on June 21, 2021. The tests will take place …

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Man sentenced to stand trial for filming Lady Gaga’s dog walker – NBC Los Angeles

One of three reputable gang members charged with attempted murder in the shooting of Lady Gaga’s dog walker and the theft of two of the singer’s French Bulldogs was sentenced to stand trial on Friday. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Francis Bennett has found sufficient evidence to allow the trial …

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Road accident fatalities study argues in favor of remote working

BOCA RATON Florida, June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked renewed interest in remote working arrangements, which could also help improve workplace and road safety, according to a study conducted by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami. Gulcin Gumus, Ph.D., associate professor …

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Latest coronavirus: Royal Caribbean delays ship’s inaugural navigation due to Covid cases

Monique Roffey in London with a poster of her novel ‘The Mermaid of the Black Conch’, which is being published in paperback this month by Vintage © Monique Roffey In April 2020, as the coronavirus spread around the world, Monique Roffey published her seventh book. She teamed up with Peepal …

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