World News: A China with Two Faces

For hiding the appearance and the danger of the coronavirus in the first hours of its spread, the Chinese regime confirmed that it was indeed a dictatorship whose modern appearances masked the bases of the regime: authority, mistrust and worship of secrecy.

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World News: Culture Broth

The appearance and spread of the coronavirus worldwide has also raised questions about the origins of the virus and in particular the role of global warming and globalization as China now denies the responsibility for the outbreak.

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World News: The European Dwarf

Together politically successful, the European Union remains unable to act collectively in the face of the Turkish crisis. This inability reveals internal tensions within the Union but also its marginal role at the international level.

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World News: In The Shadow Of Doha

The recent Doha World Athletics Championships, held in the Persian Gulf, revealed an impossible climate to organize sports competitions and also the moral weakness of participating countries aware of multiple terror attacks sponsored by the host country on Qatar.

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World News: Israel Election Cliffhanger Has Bibi and Benny Deadlocked

The results of the September 17 elections in Israel are a statistical tie. Both Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz are tied within the margin of error constituting a tie. Each leader is now looking to make a deal with minority vote-getting Avigdor Liberman to form a coalition government with the needed 61-Knesset seat minimum.

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A Vest to Breathe Better

If it appears those dedicated to the movement of yellow vests have seemed to slow down, the protest it carries is also a breath of fresh air for a sleepy democracy that has forgotten its revolutionary origins.

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The British Misunderstanding

While the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union is definitively recorded, the time has come to question the reasons which pushed the Albion to want to integrate the EEC in 1973. And to appreciate thus the weight of history.

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The Teen Crisis Of The European Union

Announced as a cataclysm, the exit of Great Britain from the European Union is perhaps the perfect opportunity to rethink Europe and reconnect with its origins without obscuring the idea that this Brexit also reflects a form of crisis of Europe's political growth.

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  • L'Europe Encore et Toujours

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    Si le Brexit a pu menacer l'unité de l'Union européenne, il apparaît trois ans après le réferendum britannique de l'Europe politique a su conserver son dessein initial en renvoyant la Grande-Bretagne a ses contradictions.  

  • Beltway Insider: Trump/GOP Rift; Hurricane Harvey; Eclipse; Immigrants/Border Wall; Weed Laws; Barcelona Peace March

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    Hurricane Harvey bypassed the unusually sedate President Trump delivering the biggest blow shocking South Texas as the Category Four storm with sustained winds of 130mph made landfall shredding structures and dumping record rainfall throughout the region.

     
  • The New Lotus Evora GT410 Sport Unveiled Ahead of Anniversary Celebrations

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    Relentless in its development of world-class sports cars, launched in Lotus' 70th year and ahead of its anniversary celebrations, the new Evora GT410 Sport takes one of Lotus' success stories, and refines it through the application of enlightened design.

     
  • More than 400 Civil Rights Organizations Urge Congressional Action on Police Violence

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    The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 400 other civil rights organizations today called on congressional leadership to swiftly rectify the legacy of white supremacy and anti-black racism that has led to police violence against Black people.

     
  • Escaping Winter In Balmy Bermuda

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    A portrait of a young Queen Elizabeth II gazes over all who pass through security at Bermuda's LF Wade International Airport, a royal welcome for visitors to Britain's oldest overseas territory in a room that wouldn't look out of place in an English stately manor.

     
  • Judge in Stanford Rape Case Stops Hearing Criminal Cases

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    Judge Aaron Persky, who sentenced the Stanford convicted rapist to six months including time served, has stopped hearing felony cases due to the public outrage over his leniency in what has been deemed a travesty of justice.

     
  • Spring Gifting: Moosh-Moosh Collectibles Certified Toy Fresh

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    The newest "it toy" since Moosh-Moosh™ launched its cuddly buddy collection earlier this year, kids and kidults have certified the squishable, cuddliest pillows Toy Fresh on Instagram as kids and celebrities can't get enough of these pillow pals.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Offers ACA Concessions; World Remembers JFK; Typhoon Death Toll Revised; Iran Maintains Nuclear Direction

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    President Barack Obama was pressured again, even by his own party, to answer for the major malfunction of the Affordable Care Act Marketplace and his failure to honor his commitment and promise to the American people.  

     
  • OSCAR Nominee Reaction: Natalie Portman

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    Jackie, the Fox Searchlight Film, from Pablo Larrain, earned Ms. Portman her third Academy Award nomination, for the gut-wrenching performance of Jackie Kennedy as she remembers Dallas, the three days following, and the inner workings of the White House.

     
  • Caesars Entertainment Expands Global Reach Into Gateway Cities Around the World

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    Caesars Entertainment Corporation continues to create unique branding and licensing opportunities with four of its iconic brands - Caesars Palace, Flamingo, The Cromwell and The LINQ allowing Caesars and strategic partners to expand into global gateway cities.  

  • HL Travel: What's New in Paris and the Paris Region for 2018

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    On the heels of a tourism uptick, 23 million tourists in 2017 alone, Paris, France is forecasting its most successful year in a decade making the City of Light one of the most sought after and realized global destinations.

     
  • Death Toll Climbs to 75 with 1000 Still Missing in California Wildfires

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    President Trump arrived in California to meet with Governor Jerry Brown, Governor Elect Gavin Newsom and other officials as they toured the devastation from the deadly Camp Fire that displaced thousands, killed 75 and left a 1000 missing.

     
  • The Cost Of A Perfect Valentine’s Celebration Around The World; Zurich, NYC, L.A. Most Expensive; Prague, Madrid, Belfast Most Affordable

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    Online florist BLOOMY DAYS conducted the Valentine's Day Price Index 2017 to better understand the varying global costs of celebrating romance and found traditional haute hotspots, Zurich and NYC are on most expensive and exotic locations Madrid, Prague more moderate.

     
  • Election 2020: Hon. Julian Castro At Presidential Candidate Forum Hosted By NALEO At Telemundo Center

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    NALEO is hosting the presidential candidate forum in partnership with Presenting Sponsor Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo as part of this year’s NALEO 36th Annual Conference (June 20-22, 2019). A transcript of Honorable Julian Castro participation follows.

     
  • Sal Review – Sorry Sal, This Will Make You Roll Over In Your Grave

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    Sal,” from RabbitBandini Productions in association with Made in Film-Land, chronicles the last day in the life of murdered Academy Award nominee and former teen matinee idol Sal Mineo, who died a victim of random violence.