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‘Gilet jaunes’ protesters threaten to bring France to a standstill | World news

Category: Political Protests,Politics The French president, Emmanuel Macron, faces a new challenge this weekend as a motorist protest movement threatens to bring the country to a standstill. The so-called gilets jaunes (yellow vests) protest movement has no official organisation, no identified leader and no political affiliation. Instead, it has been almost entirely coordinated on social […]

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El Chapo Trial Turns to Tales of Greed and Gore

The assassin’s bullet whizzed past Jesus Zambada García’s ear and knocked him to the ground. He wasn’t dead, just wounded. The gunshot sliced a deep, red groove into his head. Sign Up For the Morning Briefing Newsletter Ambushed by his attackers at a Mexico City store, Mr. Zambada stumbled to his feet and came up […]

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US continues imports of Russian gas which it insists Europe should stop buying — RT Business News

Several cargo ships carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia’s Yamal LNG plant have arrived in the US, Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova announced, highlighting the obvious weirdness of the situation. “Oddly enough, with all this visible public flow of negative rhetoric from Washington, Russian liquefied natural gas is successfully being supplied to the […]

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Patricia Ione Lloyd, a Playwright With a Taste for Glamour

Category: Art & Culture,Theater It poured in New York on Election Day, and the “I VOTED” sticker on Patricia Ione Lloyd’s coat that afternoon looked bedraggled. But her glittery eye shadow was perfection, utterly in keeping with the image of a woman whose Instagram posts include a photo of herself (taken just for fun) as […]

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David Hockney painting sells for a record $90 million

Category: Finance Don Emmert | AFP | Getty Images A crowd of people attend the sale where David Hockney’s Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) is displayed at Christie’s in New York. A painting by British artist David Hockney has sold for more than $90 million — a world record price for a […]

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Snowbowl opens for the season Friday

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UN tears apart legacy of austerity in UK — RT UK News

Austerity policies have inflicted “great misery” on the British people, the United Nations poverty envoy has found, following a fact-finding mission in the UK. Philip Alston, the UN’s rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, slammed the “punitive, mean-spirited, and often callous” policies, undertaken as a “political choice” rather than for economic necessity. The damning […]

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Rapid Cure Approved for Sleeping Sickness, a Horrific Illness

Category: Health & Fitness,Lifestyle The first treatment for sleeping sickness that relies on pills alone was approved on Friday by Europe’s drug regulatory agency, paving the way for use in Africa, the last bastion of the horrific disease. With treatment radically simplified, sleeping sickness could become a candidate for elimination, experts said, because there are […]

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Britney Spears’ sons are so grown up: See them now

It seems like only yesterday that Britney Spears‘ two sons were only babies. But now, those boys are turning into full-fledged men. The pop star recently shared a photo of her boys, and they are handsome young men. “Every year i come back to this tree. It’s beautiful! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️” she captioned a series of images […]

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Israeli media reports early elections likely in Israel

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sits next to Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett during a session of the plenum of the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, in Jerusalem, March 12, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Failure by Israel’s coalition leaders to reach agreement on cabinet positions has increased the likelihood of early […]

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Experts Blame Multiple Causes for California Fires

LOS ANGELES —  Two devastating wildfires have ravaged parts of California, and the death toll Thursday reached 66, officials said. Experts suggest many causes for the fires, from population growth to equipment failures to climate change. They say this year’s deadly blazes may point to worse to come. Jennifer Balch, director of Earth Lab at […]

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Experts See Multiple Causes of California Fires

With a death toll of at least 66, two devastating wildfires have ravaged parts of California. Experts suggest many causes for the fires, from population growth and equipment failures to climate change. Mike O’Sullivan reports that this year’s deadly fires may signal there is worse to come. Source link

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Swedes debate period-proofed workplaces – BBC News

Image copyright Petter Hägg/mensen.se Image caption MENSEN says menstrual issues are a matter of being considerate of people’s different needs People in Sweden are debating a new government initiative to provide a supportive environment for women during their periods.  The new Gender Equality Agency has given a grant of 530,000 kronor ($58,400; £44,900) to an […]

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There Were Some Seriously Awkward Moments at the 2018 CMA Awards

During the Brothers Osborne’s acceptance speech for winning Vocal Duo of the year, T.J. Osborne made a quick political remark. “If this was Florida, there would definitely be a recount,” T.J. said, which is a reference to the still undecided gubernatorial election between Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis. The comment took John Osborne completely off […]

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RT’S MULTIMEDIA PROJECT ROMANOVS100 WINS SILVER AT CLIO ENTERTAINMENT — RT Press releases

MOSCOW, 16 NOVEMBER — #Romanovs100, a large-scale, cross-platform, multimedia project launched by RT to mark the centenary of the execution of the last Russian royal family, won silver at Clio Entertainment—a prestigious awards competition honoring outstanding work in the field of film/television promotion and advertising. A series of promos from RT’s multimedia project #Romanovs100, launched […]

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UK PM May would survive a vote of confidence, deputy says

FILE PHOTO – Britain’s Minister for the Cabinet Office David Lidington arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May would likely win any vote of confidence in her leadership should Conservative lawmakers write enough letters to a party committee to trigger one, her deputy […]

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Both Parties Already Looking Past Midterms to 2020 Race 

WASHINGTON —  Even though votes are still being counted in Florida and other states from last week’s midterm elections, both major U.S. political parties are turning their attention to the next contest: the 2020 presidential election. Democrats are somewhat hopeful after winning back control of the House of Representatives and shoring up the vote in […]

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Abrams prepares push for new Georgia Gov. vote

ATLANTA — Stacey Abrams’ campaign and legal team is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor’s race that could leave the state’s Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting. The Democrat’s longshot strategy relies on a statute that’s never been used in such a high-stakes contest. It is […]

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Cold moves in as snowstorm moves out of Northeast

There are seven states in the Northeast still under winter storm warnings or winter weather advisories one day after a nor’easter snarled traffic, cancelled flights and even left kids stranded at school. There were more than 377,000 customers without power across 14 states in the eastern U.S. — and Washington, D.C. — Friday morning. Interested […]

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DealBook Briefing: Facebook Is on the Defensive

Category: Business,Finance Good Friday morning. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here.) Facebook pleads ignorance over its latest scandal After an NYT article on Wednesday described how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg ignored warning signs of looming crises and then tried to conceal them, the social network fought back: • Ms. Sandberg wrote […]

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Russia stifled mobile network during protests: document

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities ordered two mobile operators to cut most access to mobile data services in the region of Ingushetia as protesters were massing outside government offices there, according to a document from the state telecoms regulator. FILE PHOTO – A police officer stands next to trucks during a protest against the new […]

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Photos: Dogs catching treats

This unique collection of photographs shows the concentrated faces of dogs just before catching their beloved treats. Professional photographer Christian Vieler, from Germany, shot the latest series of his “Dogs Catching Treats in Trouble” collection with hilarious results. Some of the 48-year-old’s images show the happy faces of successful catches, whereas others illustrate pooches’ shocked […]

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Could these beautiful islands help stop killer diseases?

Image copyright Getty Images Travellers to the remote African islands of Bijagos can expect to find a tropical paradise of pristine beaches and lush rainforest. But the islands are not just beautiful. They are also a natural laboratory, providing a unique setting in which to study cures for some of the world’s deadliest diseases. A […]

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UK’s Fox says a deal is better than no-deal Brexit

Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox arrives for the meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – A Brexit deal is better than no-deal for Britain and voters should take a rational and balanced view of Prime Minister […]

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Fallout’ Leads Viacom to Q4 Earnings, Revenue Beats

Viacom’s logo on the iconography of a dollar bill Viacom rode Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team to a better-than-expected fourth quarter in terms of both earnings per share and revenue. The Paramount Pictures parent company unveiled its fourth-quarter and full fiscal year 2018 financials Friday morning, reporting 99 cents of earnings per […]