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Aug 2022
Loire-Atlantique: death of a firefighter during an intervention

"It is with immense sadness that SDIS 44 announces the death in service of the head of the Saint-Lyphard center during an intervention for a field fire", indicated on Twitter the Sdis de Loire-Atlantique.On Friday, north of Saint-Nazaire, a car caught fire...

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06
Aug 2022
For the executive and his "new method", the hardest part is yet to come

Sacred contrast. In July 2017, with a large majority in the Assembly, Emmanuel Macron opened the parliamentary session with a grand speech at Versailles and promulgated the first laws and ordinances on television.Five years later, with the government lacking...

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06
Aug 2022
USA: in the face of school shootings, train police in the (fake) blood of students

A hundred police officers and first aiders took part this week in this training intended to make them more effective in the event of a shooter's intrusion into a school.This type of very realistic exercise - with fake injuries, plastic weapons and voluntary...

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06
Aug 2022
The beluga in the Seine continues not to feed

"There is no food from him, he is still playing at Notre-Dame de la Garenne," the prefecture told AFP on Saturday morning. "He is still under surveillance by the state and the associations concerned," added the prefecture.The lock, which is approximately...

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06
Aug 2022
War in Ukraine: new strikes hit the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

"Strikes" a few meters from half a dozen overpowered reactors. Friday, shots were recorded on the site of Zaporizhia, the most powerful nuclear power plant in Ukraine, and in Europe. On the 162nd day of the war in Ukraine, kyiv and Moscow accuse each other,...

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06
Aug 2022
Mocked as senile president and potiche, Biden scores points

The oldest occupant of the White House in the history of the United States has often been politically buried for 18 months, but he again demonstrated his resilience this week. Even though at 79, he is still positive for Covid-19 and bears the obvious physical...

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06
Aug 2022
Nuclear: environmental exemptions to run five power plants

A decree published on Saturday in the Official Journal sets "new thermal discharge limits applicable to the reactors of the nuclear power plant of Bugey, Blayais, Saint-Alban-Saint-Maurice, Golfech and Tricastin".Each plant has its own regulatory water discharge...

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06
Aug 2022
Etienne Ollion: "The National Assembly is experiencing a return to political and media grace"

Absence of absolute majority giving voice to opposition groups. But also controversies, outrages, insults, interruptions of sessions, tie happenings... Neglected in the media and politically under Emmanuel Macron's first five-year term, would the National...

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06
Aug 2022
In Guadeloupe, the "massive" mortality of black sea urchins worries scientists

The epizootic suffered by these black sea urchins, with their very long and fragile peaks, has been reported in the turquoise waters of all the Caribbean islands.With other partners such as the State or Ifremer (the French research institute for the exploitation...

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06
Aug 2022
In Paris, dead leaves are picked up (already) by the shovel

Since mid-July, the capital, like other territories in France, has experienced an early autumn caused by repeated heat waves and drought.A month ahead of schedule, the plane and chestnut trees are the first hardwoods to lose their leaves.At the foot of a...

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06
Aug 2022
Failed attack against Chirac, Earth Summit... Relive the summer of 2002

First Frenchman in space, campaign for the Maastricht referendum, contaminated blood trial, attack against Jacques Chirac, medals at the Olympic Games... From 1972 to today, L'Express has witnessed, each summer, political events, technological advances,...

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05
Aug 2022
L1: perilous OM-Reims for Tudor, Paris starts smoothly without Mbappé

- The coach: Tudor is already playing big -Things are heating up for the new OM coach! Igor Tudor makes his official debut on hostile terrain on Sunday evening (8:45 p.m.) after suffering the whistles of the Vélodrome last week after a calamitous preparation.The...

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05
Aug 2022
New bout of deadly fever in Gaza, arrests in the West Bank

At 8:30 a.m. local time (0530 GMT), as rocket warnings continued to sound in Israeli towns adjacent to the blockaded Palestinian territory, Gaza City was paralyzed, streets deserted and shops closed, according to a reporter from AFP on the spot.The Israeli...

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05
Aug 2022
Taiwan accuses China of simulating an attack on the island

The stay of Ms. Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives, is experienced as a "provocation" by Beijing, because Washington had pledged not to have official relations with the island territory claimed by China.In response, Chinese diplomacy announced...

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05
Aug 2022
Near New York, the last Native Americans under threat from global warming

The Shinnecock tribe has lived on the New York island of Long Island for 13,000 years.Pushed back and expelled from their lands from the 17th century with the arrival of Europeans, then in the 19th century by the American authorities, there are no more than...

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05
Aug 2022
In Hiroshima, UN chief says humanity is 'playing with a loaded gun'

At an annual ceremony held in the Japanese city to honor the victims of the 1945 bombing, Antonio Guterres made a strong appeal to world leaders to remove nuclear weapons from their arsenals.77 years ago, "tens of thousands of people were suddenly killed...

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05
Aug 2022
Biden's big climate reform back in the Senate

'This bill will radically change the situation for American households and our economy,” promised the tenant of the White House, who came to power with immense ambitions for reform.This grand plan -- the fruit of numerous compromises with his party's...

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05
Aug 2022
Istanbul-Plage: swimming between two seas, between two continents

At 74, the retiree with skin baked by the sun spends his summer on this strip of sand in Kadikoy, 25 minutes from his apartment: "A sea like this for a gigantic city like Istanbul, it's not bad!" he smiled, pointing to the crystal clear water, facing...

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05
Aug 2022
Back to Parliament: divisive topics and hot issues in sight

No extraordinary session in September in the Assembly and the Senate, it is a first for twenty years, insists the presidential camp."It is a strong act, the first manifestation of the change of method", assures AFP the president of the Assembly Yaël Braun-Pivet...

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05
Aug 2022
Monkey pox now a public health emergency in the United States

With more than 6,600 cases recorded in the country, including about a quarter in New York State alone, measures must be taken quickly to control the epidemic until it is more widespread, had estimated experts.'We are ready to take our response to the...

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05
Aug 2022
Nicaragua: power puts the Catholic Church under pressure

Riot police "continue to close the street" in the bishopric of Matagalpa, 130 km northeast of the capital, Bishop Rolando Alvarez denounced Friday during a mass celebrated from the bishopric and broadcast live on social media. "The main door and the garage...

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05
Aug 2022
Ligue 1: Lyon wins in pain

The "Gones" nevertheless showed both defensive and offensive deficiencies, like last season.The pre-season meetings had not completely removed the doubts on this aspect, such as those, despite the victory, concerning coach Peter Bosz to lead the reconquest...

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05
Aug 2022
Three new grain shipments left Ukraine

The three vessels, loaded with corn, will serve Ireland, England and Turkey, the ministry said in a statement.At the same time, a cargo ship, the Fulmar, under the flag of Barbados, is heading for the port of Chernomorsk to load grain there, the ministry...

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05
Aug 2022
Uhuru Kenyatta, millionaire heir and unfathomable president

One thing is certain: the "prince" of Kenyan politics is inseparable from his family, the richest in the country and the only one to have given him two presidents.Massive figure, round face marked by heavy bags under the eyes, this 60-year-old man devoted...

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