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  1. Asia stocks fall, yen and franc gain as N.Korea moots H-bomb test

    Genpie.com - Lifestyle 09.22 / 03:12 genpie.com
    TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on the mooted possibility of North Korea conducting another hydrogen bomb test, this time in the Pacific Ocean. The post Asia stocks fall, yen and franc gain as N.Korea moots H-bomb test appeared first on…
  2. "The Final Passage" 3D Screening in Périgueux, France on September 16, 2017

    Stereoscopynews.com - Technology 09.22 / 00:20 stereoscopynews.com
     In the spirit of the stunningly beautiful “Cave of Forgotten Dreams” comes the similarly striking “The Final Passage,” an immersive 3D exploration of the Chauvet-Pont d’Arc Cave in France. Offering a full view of the original cave using 3D models, special effects and what looks to be a single 28-minute shot as the camera traverses the ancient art and carvings of a civilization long gone [38,000 Years ago], the film provides a unique look at the rich past of the historic cave. As organizin…
  3. France's Privileged Worker Class Is Ruining the Country

    Nationalinterest.org - Politics 09.22 / 00:16 nationalinterest.org
    Milton Ezrati Politics, Europe The elaborate labor laws that the protesters want so much to preserve hurt the French economy and the French people. France’s streets have filled again with indignant workers and their sympathizers. It happens frequently, each time, in fact, that France tries to reform its debilitating and inequitable labor laws. The theater and rhetoric this time has followed the pattern of the past as well. Those resisting reform claim a need to protect French workers f…
  4. France’s National Front in chaos after 2 big election losses

    SFgate.com-World 09.21 / 23:45 sfgate.com
    PARIS — A little over four months ago, France’s National Front was on the doorstep of the French presidency. But now the party is drifting farther and farther away from power — and maybe even into obscurity. As of Thursday, the party that has long served as the bedrock of the European far right — a potpourri of populists, nationalists and Holocaust deniers — is in shambles. The first blow came when the party’s leader, Marine Le Pen, lost the presidential el…
  5. Football Game of the Week: No. 1 St. Frances at No. 8 Calvert Hall

    No. 1 St. Frances (3-0) at No. 8 Calvert Hall (3-1) When: Friday, 7 p.m. Coaches: Biff Poggi and Henry Russell, St. Frances; Donald Davis, Calvert Hall Last meeting: St. Frances won, 14-0, last season KEY PLAYERS TO WATCH St. Frances: DE Eyabi Anoma, Sr.; WR Randy Fields, Sr.; OL Jaelyn…
  6. World’s wealthiest woman dies in France

    Staradvertiser.com - Hawaii 09.21 / 20:51 staradvertiser.com
    Liliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L’Oreal cosmetics empire and the world’s wealthiest woman, has died. She was…
  7. Nigerian Government Slams France, UK Roles In IPOB Crisis

    Saharareporters.com - Politics 09.21 / 19:17 saharareporters.com
    0 Comments Sahara Reporters Nigerian Government Slams France, UK Roles In IPOB Crisis 4 Hours…
  8. Will the Splintering of France's National Front Help or Harm It?

    Marine Le Pen’s right-hand man has quit the party, a move that will impact its efforts to r…
  9. France urges Chad to hold elections

    France24.com - Africa 09.21 / 18:54 france24.com
    France on Monday urged Chad to press ahead with parliamentary elections after securing billions of dollars in pledges from donor countries aimed at helping to revive the country's struggling…
  10. France and other EU countries criminalize wolf-whistling & asking women for their phone number

    Fellowship of the Minds – by Dr. Eowyn Patrick Knox reports for the UK’s The Sun, Sept. 20, 2017, that fulfilling a pledge Emmanuel Macron had made during his presidential election campaign last year, the government of France is declaring war … Continue reading → The post France and other EU countries criminalize wolf-whistling & asking women for their phone number appeared first on From the Trenches World Re…
  11. Netflix, YouTube to Pay Tax on Turnover in France Under New Law

    Variety.com -Lifestyle 09.21 / 18:02 variety.com
    The European Commission has greenlit a long-gestating French draft measure to have foreign streaming services such as Netflix and video-sharing websites such as YouTube that distribute content in France but are not fiscally established there pay a 2% tax to France’s National Film Board. Upon receiving the European Commission’s approval, the French government signed a... Read more…
  12. Cole: Cozy confines for Canada-France Davis Cup tie

    Canada.com - Tennis 09.21 / 17:21 www.canada.com
    A decade ago, the National Post suggested to its sports columnist of the day that it might be interesting to do a series of stories to determine the identity of the best sports city in…
  13. France 'sees drop' in Islamophobic attacks

    En.dunyatimes.com - Europe 09.21 / 17:04 en.dunyatimes.com
    There was a decline in Islamophobic attacks on Muslims in France since January, the country's National Observatory Against Islamophobia claimed on Thursday. However, the group warned that growing "cyber hate" against Muslims remained a serious issue. Some 149 anti-Muslim acts were recorded…
  14. Wolf-whistling could become illegal in France under street harassment laws

    Azcentral - TopNews 09.21 / 14:57 azcentral.com
    Gender equality minister Marlène Schiappa also wants to close the gender pay …
  15. Wolf-whistling could become illegal in France under street harassment laws

    USAToday-World 09.21 / 14:56 usatoday.com
    Gender equality minister Marlène Schiappa also wants to close the gender pay …
  16. France's Macron says Iran nuke deal not enough, defends it nonetheless

    Wgmd.com -  Delmarva 09.21 / 14:30 wgmd.com
    French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York.  (Reuters) French President Emmanuel Macron acknowledged Wednesday the Iran nuclear deal is not enough to contain the Islamic Republic’s nuke and missile ambitions, however, he maintained scrapping the deal altogether would be a mistake. Macron, whose country had…
  17. France’s Macron Acknowledges Iran Nuclear Deal ‘Not Enough’

    Breitbart.com - Politics 09.21 / 11:08 breitbart.com
    After defending the Iran nuclear deal as a “good agreement,” French President Emmanuel Macron conceded to reporters that in fact the deal is an insufficient safeguard against the growing power of Teh…
  18. France: ‘Televised shows to pick the candidate for Lisbon’

    Escdaily.com - Music 09.21 / 10:21 escdaily.com
    The French newspaper Ouest-France reports that France will broadcast three tv-shows in January, in which the nation will pick their artist for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. After the choiche has been made, a song will be composed for this artist to perform in Lisbon. According to the newspaper, there will be 15 candidates taking […] The post France: ‘Televised shows to pick the candidate for Lisbon’ appeared first on ESCDaily.com || The latest Eurovision 2018 news…
  19. France's Legion of Honor bestowed upon World War II veteran

    Pantagraph.com - Illinois 09.21 / 10:01 pantagraph.com
    BATAVIA, Ill. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Illinois who flew 35 missions aboard a B-17 bomber has been given the highest honor France bestows on n…
  20. IPOB finance Headquarters is in France – Lai Mohammed

    Effiezy.com - Politics 09.21 / 09:40 effiezy.com
    The Federal Government has revealed that the financial headquarters of the Independent People of Biafra, IPOB is in France. The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, revealed this at a news conference held at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday. The minister said available records showed that the separatist group were getting money…