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Today in History | Taiwan News

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 19, the 78th day of 2022. There are 287 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On March 19, 1945, during World War II, 724 people were killed when a Japanese dive bomber attacked the aircraft carrier USS Franklin off …

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Here are the mansions, mines, jets and superyachts Russian oligarchs have lost under sanctions

The 156-meter superyacht Dilbar, valued at nearly $600 million, is owned by Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov. Suspended: – The $600million Dilbar superyacht sits in a Hamburg shipyard, with authorities saying they have no plans to deliver it to the owner. – Everton FC has suspended its more than $15 million …

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Radioactive iodine shows no benefit in low-risk thyroid cancer

Patients with low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) undergoing thyroidectomy show no improved outcomes with the use of postoperative radioactive iodine ablation compared to those who do not receive this therapy , suggesting that these patients may be spared the previously common treatment. The take-home message of the study for clinicians …

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Papa John’s suspends all operations in Russia

A group of retired senior US Army officers and former defense chiefs from three Eastern European countries are advocating to provide the Ukrainian military with air defense capabilities to defend against the Russian Air Force attacks, according to an open letter obtained by CNN. Providing the Ukrainians with such weapons …

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What is the effect of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis on the Nord Stream 2 project?

Germany has interrupted the process of customs clearance of the Russian natural gas supply pipeline, the construction of which cost nearly 11 billion dollars. Germany has interrupted the process of customs clearance of the Russian natural gas supply pipeline, the construction of which cost nearly 11 billion dollars. The story …

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France makes uneven progress on pay and promotions for women

When France introduced quotas to force big companies to appoint more women to their boards in 2011, the policy still had its doubters. Some feared it was too ambitious – France at the time was lagging behind the EU – others thought it was too blunt a tool. A decade …

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Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley SLAMS Biden’s leadership as war in Ukraine drags on

Nikki Haley, former United Nations ambassador to the United States, criticized President Joe Biden’s leadership in the Ukraine conflict on Sunday and said it was “absolute madness” that the country continued to buy Russian oil after Vladimir Putin launched an invasion last month. In an interview with FOX Business’ Maria …

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Macron calls for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on nuclear safety in Ukraine

The deconfliction line established this week between the United States and Russia is a “level of bilateral deconfliction between the United States and Russia,” Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said during a briefing at the Pentagon Friday. The line is operated by U.S. European Command under Gen. Tod Wolters, the commander …

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Nord Stream 2 lays off staff as it assesses insolvency amid US sanctions

Tuesday 01 March 2022 12:16 The Kremlin-backed company that built the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has laid off all of its workers and could file for insolvency, according to Reuters. Nord Stream 2 AG, a company registered in Switzerland, terminated the contracts of its employees, with 140 employees employed …

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Emirates News Agency – 4th Emirati-French Business Engagement Summit opens

DUBAI, 28th February, 2022 (WAM) — Mattar Al Tayer, Managing Director, Chairman of the Board of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened the 4th Emirati-French Business Engagement Summit that s is held under the theme: Innovative and Sustainable Mobility Solutions, Building the City of Tomorrow at the French …

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Last war in Ukraine: UK to double forces in Estonia as NATO bolsters eastern flank

The United States has joined the EU and the United Kingdom in freezing the assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister, as part of a new sanctions package intended to strengthen the response of the West to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. President Joe Biden announced the sanctions …

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Russian helicopters shot down near Kiev: Ukrainian Interior Ministry

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying attends a press conference in Beijing, China, Feb. (Carlos García Rawlins/Reuters) China declined to condemn Russia’s attack on Ukraine on Thursday, instead repeating calls for parties to “show restraint” and accusing the United States of “fueling the fire” in tensions. In a Foreign Ministry …

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Blinken says meeting with Lavrov canceled after Russia moves to Ukraine

CNN — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has canceled a scheduled meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva this week, he announced on Tuesday, in the latest sign that diplomatic channels with Russia over the Ukraine are closing rapidly. “Now that we see the invasion starting and …

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Russian-Ukrainian crisis: US officials issue new round of warnings to Moscow over signs of impending invasion

Vice President Harris and Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterated Biden’s assessment that Russian President Vladimir Putin made the decision to invade within days. “Everything leading up to a real invasion seems to be happening,” Blinken said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” US officials have warned that Russia is …

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Former Iraqi refugee turned pharmacist in San Diego gives back to his community – NBC 7 San Diego

Saif Namiq, who is the director of CVS Pharmacy, feels it is his duty to help others. His journey began in Iraq and many lessons he learned growing up helped shape his life and work ethic. “I came to the United States when I was around 20. When I got …

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War fears mount as Putin oversees drills, Zelensky meets allies

Published on: 02/19/2022 – 03:12Amended: 02/19/2022 – 03:11 Moscow (AFP) – The Russian leader will oversee major military exercises along Ukraine’s borders on Saturday, further escalating tensions after Washington said Moscow would invade within days, and Ukraine’s president traveled to Europe to drum up support. Artillery bombardment in eastern Ukraine …

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Bad credit? No savings? Unconventional (possibly risky) ways to buy a home

Nery Peña, 27, a first-year English teacher, bought a two-bedroom apartment in Washington, D.C., overlooking the Washington Monument, for $50,000 in 2021. Similar apartments nearby start at $350,000. The building is part of the Douglass Community Land Trust, a portfolio of properties purchased by former tenants and nonprofit groups, where …

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France announces full troop withdrawal from Mali

The departure is set to upend the international fight against one of the world’s fastest growing insurgencies, raising the question of who will fill the security vacuum left by Mali’s biggest defense ally. France, Canada, European and regional states said in the statement that this decision followed “multiple obstructions” from …

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Why the Russia-Germany Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is important

The Ukrainian crisis seems to have taken a turn, with Russia declaring that it has withdrawn troops from the border, but an elephant remains in the room. Called Nord Stream 2, it is an undersea gas pipeline linking Russia to Germany, but is seen by some as a geopolitical weapon. …

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War, peace, stalemate? The coming week could decide the fate of Ukraine

WASHINGTON — Even if a Russian invasion of Ukraine doesn’t happen in the next few days, the crisis is reaching a critical inflection point with European stability and the future of East-West relations hanging in the balance. A convergence of events over the coming week could determine whether the impasse …

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Hazara refugees find community and hope at campus event

More than 300 Hazara refugees came to BYU on February 12 for the School of Communications’ first event coordinated with the Hazara Association of Utah. (Hailey Acts) More than 300 Hazara refugees came to BYU on February 12 for the School of Communications’ first event coordinated with the Hazara Association …

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What happened at yesterday’s protests in Canada

PictureProtesters block the roadway at the Ambassador Bridge border crossing with the United States on Wednesday in Windsor, Ont.Credit…Geoff Robins/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A blockade on the busiest road linking Canada to the United States is further hampering global supply chains, causing production stoppages and other hardship for automakers …

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Public Voice and Lead Salesman of Notorious Video Game Hacking Group Sentenced to Over 3 Years in Prison for Conspiracy | USAO-WDWA

Seattle – The public face of a notorious video game hacking group was sentenced today to 40 months in prison for two federal crimes, U.S. Attorney Nick Brown announced. Gary Bowser, 52, a Canadian national from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, pleaded guilty in October 2021 to conspiracy to circumvent technological …

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Russian bombers fly over Belarus amid Ukrainian tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia sent a pair of long-range nuclear-capable bombers on patrol over its ally Belarus on Saturday amid growing tensions over Ukraine. The Russian Defense Ministry said the two Tu-22M3 bombers trained to interact with the Belarusian air force and air defense during a four-hour mission. The flight …

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Why the Du Nord founder says 2020 and 2021 were both the worst and best years of his life

Here’s something you might not know: Du Nord Social Spirits in south Minneapolis was the first licensed black-owned distillery in the United States. Chris Montana is the co-founder and CEO of Du Nord. He opened the Distillery Cocktail Room in the same neighborhood where he lived as a homeless teenager …

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Eagleson Avenue officially replaces Jordan Avenue tomorrow, February 1

Bloomington, IN–City crews will begin installing signage indicating the new name of Eagleson Avenue this week. Eagleson Avenue will officially become Jordan Avenue’s new name from Davis Street to 17th Street tomorrow, February 1. The city’s engineering department worked with the United States Postal Service, emergency service providers, utilities and …

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State Department trailblazer Phyllis Oakley dies at 87

Phyllis Oakley, whose 25-year diplomatic career at the State Department nearly didn’t happen because of an unspoken rule barring female Foreign Service officers from marrying, died Jan. 22 at a Washington hospital. She was 87 years old. His son, Thomas Oakley, confirmed the death. He said she was healthy but …

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Nord Stream shows that the economy must align with security

The Nord Stream 2 public gas pipeline is designed to pump gas from Russia to Germany without having to transit through Poland or Ukraine. While Nord Stream 2 was completed in 2021, final certification from the German government is required before it can begin operation. From Moscow’s perspective, bypassing two …

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Improve your credit with a debit card

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on links to our affiliate partners’ products. For many, having a good credit rating is key to achieving many financial milestones in …

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Covid-19 update: 97 new community cases, total Omicron cases rise to 116

There were 97 new community cases reported today, with 11 new cases of Omicron identified in the community. Photo: 123rf.com In a statement, the Department of Health said 116 community cases of Covid-19 have either been confirmed to be the Omicron variant or have been linked to a previously reported …

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Russia sanctions could include Nord Stream 2, Austrian parliament speaker says – POLITICO

BERLIN — Austria would support Western sanctions against Russia if the country invades Ukraine, even if they include the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, Austrian parliament speaker Wolfgang Sobotka has said. “A clear position is needed here – and we certainly support sanctions up to and …

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Gates Foundation adds a billionaire and a baroness to its board of directors | Philanthropy News

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates are shaking up control of their $50 billion foundation, one of the most powerful philanthropic organizations in the world, fulfilling a promise made after they announced their separation last year. The Gates Foundation adds four new members to its Board of Directors: Chief Executive …

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Rémy Cointreau sees drinkers’ taste for premium cognac generating profits

The logo of Remy Cointreau SA is pictured at its headquarters in Paris, France, January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Q3 cognac sales up 19.4% lfl vs 15.1% estimate Maintains forecasts of “very strong growth” in organic profit for the year Calls …

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Biden meets with European leaders on threat of Russian invasion of Ukraine

WASHINGTON- US President Joe Biden is meeting virtually Monday afternoon with key European leaders over the lingering threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine as he plans to send several thousand US troops to the Baltics and Europe from the east. Biden has not decided to move US military equipment …

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Western reluctance on Nord Stream II gas pipeline, SWIFT emboldens Russia

Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky, commander of the Novorossiysk Guards Mountain Air Assault … [+] division of the Russian Airborne Troops, takes part in an exercise in Opuk in March 2021. (Photo by Sergei MalgavkoTASS via Getty Images) Sergei Malgavko/TASS Like the possibility of a Russian invasion of Ukraine becomes more …

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In Ukraine crisis, Germany faces tough decisions over Nord Stream 2 – EURACTIV.com

Germany could find itself in a no-win situation if Russia invades Ukraine, pitting Berlin’s main gas supplier against its most important security allies. Chancellor Olaf Scholz would face pressure from the United States and other Western allies to respond to any invasion by halting the commissioning of the recently completed …

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President Biden announces nominees for ambassadors and key roles

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to name the following leaders to serve as key leaders in his administration: Elizabeth Bagley, candidate for the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federative Republic of Brazil Jane Hartley, candidate for the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary …

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Migrant crossings: 10 political leaders explored the use of powerful sonic weapons to disrupt travel across the English Channel | Political news

The 10 political bosses explored the use of powerful sonic weapons to force migrants to turn back in the English Channel, amid a growing row over how to handle the situation. Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRAD) are already installed on two Border Force vessels but are used to issue voice …

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‘Community, love and reflection’ | News, Sports, Jobs

-AP Photo What: Conversation on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. When: Monday at 7 p.m. Where: via Zoom Who: Julia Naylor and Jane Burleson Two longtime members of the Coppin Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will share their experiences during the time of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil …

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What to know when applying for a personal loan with bad credit

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that we think our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on links to our affiliate partners’ products. When it comes to paying for some of life’s biggest expenses – a home renovation, …

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Omicron variant, news on masks and vaccines: live updates from Covid-19

PictureJeffrey Zients, a White House official, in a meeting with President Biden and members of the White House Covid-19 response team last week.Credit…Pool photo by Ting Shen / EPA, via Shutterstock The White House said on Wednesday it was considering a program to deliver “high-quality” masks to Americans as the …

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‘We made it’: Ramy Shaath arrives in France after its release in Egypt | Abdel Fattah el-Sissi News

Egyptian-Palestinian activist Ramy Shaath arrived in France after spending more than 900 days in detention in Egypt. Shaath, who co-founded the Egyptian section of the pro-Palestine Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, arrived in Paris on Saturday. His family said Egyptian authorities forced him to renounce his Egyptian nationality as a …

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German SPD official defends pro-Nord Stream 2 policy

FRANKFURT, January 8 (Reuters) – The Nord Stream 2 pipeline intended to bring Russian gas to Germany should not be confused with political and human rights conflicts with Moscow, a senior Social Democratic Party official said ( SPD) which heads the German coalition government. Reuters. The pipeline was completed in …

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France will soon require car ads to promote cycling

You are probably used to seeing warnings or disclaimers in alcohol and cigarette advertisements. Soon the French government will require all car advertisements to contain similar warnings in an attempt to promote alternative transportation. As reported by ctvnews.ca, from March 1, new French media regulations will require all automotive advertisements …

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Omicron imposes France’s social contract on Covid

PARIS – The deal was simple: get vaccinated and resume a normal life. In a country with high levels of doubts about Covid-19 vaccines and citizens quick to challenge authority, the deal was an unexpected success. He made France one of the most vaccinated countries in Europe, called off street …

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Covid-19 and Omicron News: live updates

PictureA security checkpoint at Denver International Airport on Sunday. While the coronavirus was a major factor in the groundings, bad weather and maintenance issues also caused problems.Credit…David Zalubowski / Associated press United States flight disruptions continued on Monday as many people made their first trip in nearly two years, and …

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4 things student loan borrowers should know about the extended payment break

Victoria Popova | iStock | Getty Images Good news this holiday season for student loan borrowers is that they will have three more months before they have to start making payments again. The payment break, which has been in effect since March 2020, was due to expire on January 31, …

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community group sends aid across border as thousands of Haitian compatriots arrive in Tijuana | WDVM25 and DCW50

TIJUANA (Border Report) – In recent weeks, around 6,500 Haitian migrants have arrived in the city of Tijuana and northern Baja California, according to the Citizens Defense Committee for Naturalized Afro-Americans. Haitian migrants have reportedly traveled from Central America and through Mexico to reach the California-Mexico border. And estimates say …

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Putin says launch of Nord Stream 2 would lower gas prices in Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at his annual year-end press conference in Moscow, Russia, December 23, 2021. Sputnik / Mikhail Metzel / Pool via REUTERS MOSCOW, December 24 (Reuters) – The start of exports via the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea would lead to lower gas …

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How United Community Center is working to fight Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss in the Latinx community of Milwaukee

Participants of the Adult Day Center make decorations for Puerto Rican Discovery Day. (Photo provided by United Community Center) A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, a neurological disease that causes memory loss, is difficult for anyone to manage. But for seniors on the south side of Milwaukee, who may be far …

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How France lost Mali: failure to quell the jihadist threat opens the door to Russia

Upon his arrival in the Saharan Malian city of Timbuktu in 2013 to celebrate his liberation from the Islamists with the help of French forces, then French President François Hollande was greeted as a hero and acclaimed with cries of “Vive France ! ” Less than nine years later, France …

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Germany warns Russia costs would be high if Moscow invades Ukraine

German ministers reiterated EU warnings that Russia would face tougher sanctions in the event of military aggression against Ukraine, which they said could also prompt Berlin to rethink its cooperation with Moscow on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. The renewed warnings come as Kiev and its Western supporters accuse …

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Financial Daily Dose 12/14/2021 – French court cuts UBS fine to $ 2 billion for customer tax evasion efforts | Robins Kaplan LLP

A French appeals court cut a 2019 fine by more than half on Monday, but still left Swiss bank UBS with a $ 2 billion fine “for helping wealthy clients evade the tax “through what prosecutors called a” long-running program “which involved -dagger tactics” – NYTimes and WSJ Meanwhile, JPMorgan …

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NSO Group Spyware Used to Hack Phones of At Least Nine US Officials – Report | Monitoring

The iPhones of at least nine US State Department officials were recently hacked by a government using NSO Group spyware, new report says that raises serious questions about tool use surveillance against US government officials around the world. The complaint, which was reported by Reuters, comes just weeks after the …

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Memphis man to be a leader in the men’s cancer support community

Steven Barker was diagnosed in 2019 with stage III non-Hodgkin lymphoma and will be a Wolfpack leader for a one-year term. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – It is estimated that in 2021, there will be 1,898,160 new cancer cases and 608,570 cancer deaths in the United States according to the American Cancer …

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Update on the maritime market: the postponement of Nord Stream 2 weighs on gas prices

Risavika LNG index at 94.02 EUR / MWh and up 4.3% week after week. European gas prices were on the rise following the delay of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. Last week, the German energy regulator temporarily halted the certification process for the new pipeline that will bring Russian gas …

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Omicron: world on high alert over new variant of coronavirus

The new, potentially more transmissible mutation was first discovered in South Africa and has since been detected in Australia, the UK, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Czech Republic and Hong Kong. Israel is banning all foreigners from entering the country in response to Omicron’s fears, authorities said on Saturday. The ban, …

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An American actor helping the young people of Seine-Saint-Denis: “Their diversity is a wealth”

Putting Seine-Saint-Denis on the same footing as the poor regions of Mexico, Uganda and South Sudan raises eyebrows. As in other parts of the world, the Oscar winner wants to launch programs to teach mediation and conflict resolution techniques and entrepreneurship to young people. Seine-Saint-Denis, north-east of Paris, is the …

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Biden aims to overturn Nord Stream 2 sanctions in defense bill

As Russian troops amass on the Ukrainian border, sparking fears of yet another invasion, the Biden administration quietly presses Democratic allies on Capitol Hill to reverse sanctions on the controversial Russian Nord Stream 2 pipeline that are included in the annual essential defense bill. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and …

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US announces new Nord Stream 2 sanctions against Russia-related entity and ship

The State Department told Congress it had designated a vessel and a “Russian-related entity” called Transadria Ltd. use energy supply as a lever for Europe. Blinken said the report to Congress and the sanctions were in line with the requirements of the Protecting Europe Energy Security Act 2019. “Today’s report …

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NORD announces 31 centers of excellence for rare diseases

The National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD) awards a new designation to medical centers to set standards of high-quality specialist care for patients with rare diseases. UNC Children’s is home to one of the centers, headed by Cynthia Powell, MD. The National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD) announced 31 rare …

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Protesters killed in Sudan on day considered test for army

NAIROBI, Kenya – Three people were killed and more than 100 injured in Sudan on Saturday, a group of medics said as pro-democracy crowds flooded the streets in defiance of a military coup this week which ushered in a new era of uncertainty for one of Africa’s largest countries. Activists …

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Germany, France, UK and US share ‘growing concern’ over Iranian nuclear activity

Leaders of Germany, France, UK and US expressed “grave and growing concern” over Iran nuclear program after meeting on the sidelines of Group of 20 summit in Rome . The four leaders said Iran “has stepped up the pace of provocative nuclear measures, such as the production of highly enriched …

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Prime Minister says ties with France are on the ‘way back’ | Canberra weather

news, latest news Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Franco-Australian diplomatic relations were returning in the right direction after a phone call with President Emmanuel Macron. Mr Morrison spoke to his French counterpart on Thursday for the first time since Australia canceled a $ 90 billion submarine deal with Naval Group …

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Australian Foreign Minister to meet with French Ambassador to try to bridge the submarine divide | Aukus

The Australian Foreign Minister will meet the French ambassador next week to try to bridge the damaging diplomatic gap on the submarines, while declaring to regret “the deep disappointment that France feels”. While the government hopes to start mending relations with France, Australian officials have also shared details of friction …

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Laptop infected with virus while traveling to China

CINCINNATI – Prosecutors on Tuesday linked Chinese spy master Yanjun Xu to other spy cases, trying to persuade a jury that he was part of a high-profile plot to attack airlines around the world and steal their trade secrets. Frédéric Hascoet, project manager for French aviation company Safran, said his …

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Russia’s 30-year vision comes true with Nord Stream 2

The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea is vilified in the United States and parts of Europe as a Russian plot to trap European gas buyers. It’s not. It is the latest link in a 30-year project to divert Russian oil and gas …

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Trump-inspired French nationalist TV host Eric Zemmour soars in polls

PARIS — As a television talk show host and expert, Eric Zemmour has built a devoted following in the French far right with years of sharp criticism against immigrants, Muslims and leftist politicians. Today, Zemmour, who says he was inspired by former President Donald Trump, is using his fame to …

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France launches state-of-the-art military communications satellite, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Kourou: France has successfully put a state-of-the-art satellite into orbit, designed to allow all French armed forces around the world to communicate quickly and safely. Paris created a space force command in July 2019, fearing that rival countries would invest heavily in space technology, seen as a new military frontier. …

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German regulator in contact with Nord Stream 2 over certification issues

A road sign directs traffic to the entrance to the Nord Stream 2 gas line landing facility in Lubmin, Germany, September 10, 2020. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke Ongoing conversation about compliance issues Markets worried about lack of supply, Russia says it can deliver No news on likely timeline Ukrainian companies …

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Supporters of I-45 expansion assess TxDOT panel premises, organizers say

An upcoming dollar-rich luncheon featuring a panel of Texas Department of Transportation officials at the Omni Hotel in Houston is angering community advocates who say the public should have free access to those in power. The Houston-based Transportation Advocacy Group (TAG) is hosting its state of TxDOT discussion on Thursday …

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Russia says only German consent is needed to proceed with Europe’s North 2 gas supply

Russian Ambassador to the UK Andrei Kelin said in an interview with the BBC that Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas link with Germany was only an authorization to send additional gas to fuel-strapped European regions. Russia is awaiting approval from Germany to start producing natural gas under the Baltic Sea, …

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Former All Black star Carlos Spencer to coach in the United States

Dianne Manson / Getty Images Former All Black Carlos Spencer, pictured in 2020, is off the US to help coach the New Orleans Gold Club. (File photo). Former All Blacks playmaker Carlos Spencer has confirmed he has a coaching position in the United States. The 46-year-old – who scored 291 …

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A face-to-face meeting on Nord Stream 2

Russian President Vladimir Putin will deliver “an informative and very important speech, followed by a plenary discussion” Wednesday in Moscow during Russian Energy Week, an international forum on the global energy sector. Expectations are high in energy circles in Europe and America. Europe is experiencing an energy crisis with booming …

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Analysis: supply chains, inflation eclipse vaccine, debt issues at IMF-World Bank meetings

By David Lawder, Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Supply chain problems and growing inflation concerns have ruled out a growing gap in COVID-19 vaccinations and growing debt problems in developing countries as major concerns of global policymakers at the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank …

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The European gas directive fully applies to Nord Stream 2 – President of the European Commission

The EU gas directive, which establishes the rules of the European gas market for all gas pipelines entering the EU from third countries, including in terms of demonopolization and third party access to their operation, fully applies to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen …

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Natural Grocers® invites the Columbia, MO community to celebrate its new store location and enhanced shopping experience with grand reopening events on October 21, 2021

Newly remodeled location includes a wide array of healthy grocery options, cottage wine and craft beer, a nutritional education center, prompt payout, and sustainable building features LAKEWOOD, Col., 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Natural Grocers, the country’s largest organic and natural grocery retailer, has relocated its Colombia, Missouri …

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“Weaving a Basket of Hope”: Multnomah County Honors Indigenous Peoples Day

October 11, 2021 “Every day is Indigenous Peoples Day. This is how Brianna Bragg, (Ihanktonwan, French and Norwegian), describes the connection of the Indigenous community to its history and future. But the official declaration of Indigenous Peoples Day is yet another day to remember, Bragg said, as it represents generations …

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US Treasury hampered by Cruz’s appointment holds, officials say

US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, United States, October 6, 2021. Photo taken on October 6, 2021. REUTERS / Evelyn Hockstein / File Photo WASHINGTON, Oct.11 (Reuters) – The US Treasury is held hostage by Republican Senator Ted Cruz’s efforts to …

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Nord Stream 2 Approval Could Lower European Gas Prices, Russia Says | Gas

Russia’s deputy prime minister said certification of the Nord Stream 2 submarine pipeline, which is awaiting clearance from the German regulator, could curb the spike in European gas prices. Prices have risen sharply in response to a recovery in demand, especially from Asia, with low storage levels. The price of …

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The French government awards the distinctions Chevalier in the National Order of the Legion of Honor and Chevalier in the Order of Agricultural Merit to Mr. Peter Borer

HONG KONG, Oct. 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH) is delighted to announce that the French government has awarded the distinction of Chevalier in the National Order of the Legion of Honor and Chevalier in the Order of Agricultural Merit on MSM Deputy …

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Russia says Nord Stream 2 clearance could cool gas prices in Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with members of the government via video link at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia on October 5, 2021. Sputnik / Alexei Druzhinin / Kremlin via REUTERS Russia awaits authorization for Nord Stream 2 from Germany Gas prices in Europe at their …

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The Network of African Land Institutions for Community Rights (ALIN) meets in Lomé to assess progress on collective land rights and sustainable development in Africa

From October 12 to 14, the Togolese Ministry of Town Planning, Housing and Land Reform and the Rural self-promotion for sustainable human development (ADHD) will co-organize the 3rd Regional Conference of National Land Institutions on Securing Community Land Rights in Africa in Lomé, Togo and online. Ministers, officials and representatives …

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French President Emmanuel Macron to meet US President Joe Biden at G20, hopes to re-engage after Aukus pact

US President Joe Biden speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron. (To file) Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he hoped to bridge a gap with his US counterpart Joe Biden when they met in Rome in late October, saying he wanted longtime allies to work together “in good …

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EXCLUSIVE Germany requests guarantees of competition on the Nord Stream 2 gas link

The logo of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project is seen on a pipe at the Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant in Chelyabinsk, Russia on February 26, 2020. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov // File Photo Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline opposed by the United States and some Europeans Critics say …

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French Foreign Ministry confirms meeting between Le Drian and Blinken on October 5

PARIS (UrduPoint News / Spoutnik – October 05, 2021) The meeting between French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will take place on Tuesday, and leaders will discuss actions to restore confidence between nations, confirmed the French Foreign Ministry. In mid-September, France was taken …

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Nord Stream 2 begins filling pipeline with gas for testing

The logo of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project is seen on a pipe at the Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant in Chelyabinsk, Russia on February 26, 2020. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov / File Photo MOSCOW, Oct. 4 (Reuters) – Nord Stream 2 has started filling one of its two …

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How to unlock the SIM card of OnePlus Nord N200 5G – phandroid

After the launch of the OnePlus Nord N100 last year, OnePlus decided to continue with a successor in the form of the N200 5G. This handset should not be confused with the OnePlus Nord 2 which is intended for countries other than the United States. The N200 5G is the …

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Ted Cruz blocks Biden nominees

Mr Cruz is not the only reason nearly all ambassadorial overseas positions and many other State Department positions remain vacant: White House Biden has been notoriously slow to start proposing appointments in foreign policy, infuriating even its Democratic allies. But unless Mr. Cruz steps back, it could be months before …

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