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French left-wing icon Taubira joins crowded presidential race

LYON, France (AP) — A progressive icon from the South American territory of French Guiana joined the race for France’s April presidential election on Saturday, vowing to push back against the “hate speech” that has marred the campaign and seeking to unite France’s long-fractured left wing. Christine Taubira has only …

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Stamkos scores 18th goal, Tampa Bay Lightning beat Vancouver Canucks 4-2 – Prince Rupert Northern View

Steven Stamkos scored his team-leading 18th goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 24 saves and the host Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Thursday night. Anthony Cirelli, Boris Katchouk and Brayden Point also scored for Tampa Bay. Katchouk made it 3-1 at 11:24 of the third on a 2-0, …

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Labor MP says Corbyn defectors face by-election

A Labor MP has responded to rumors that Jeremy Corbyn may be on the verge of starting his own political party – saying MPs joining him would face a by-election. According to reports in The telegraph, the former Labor leader is considering going on his own after privately agreeing that …

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Supporters of the Albanian opposition clash for party leadership | World news

By LLAZAR SEMINI, Associated Press TIRANA, Albania (AP) – Albanian police intervened on Saturday to drive away protesters who broke into the headquarters of the country’s main opposition party during an internal row over the party’s leadership. Police used a water cannon truck and tear gas, and dozens of officers …

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Live news: Argentina’s central bank raises key rate to 40%

What to watch in Asia today William Langley in Hong Kong Hong Kong: A number of public activities will be banned in the territory from today, for at least the next two weeks as Hong Kong prepares for the spread of the Omicron variant. Data: Japan releases monthly consumer spending …

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Civic Responsibility Starts With Telling the Truth – The Whole Truth – About Political Violence | News, Sports, Jobs – SANIBEL-CAPTIVA

For the publisher: Recently, the Island Reporter posted a guest comment (“Citizen responsibility in the face of the rise of political violence“) deploring political violence, which the author associates with too many weapons and inflammatory language coming from one end of the political spectrum. To support this conclusion, the author …

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As 2022 begins, don’t be fooled that an epistemic shift is underway

This article first appeared on The India Cable – a premium newsletter from The Wire & Galileo Ideas – and has been republished here. To subscribe to The India Cable, click here. This rather charged moment in contemporary Indian history elicits two differentiated observations on the part of informed commentators. …

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Memphis vs Wichita State Prediction, Pick, Odds, Broadcast, Live Stream, Watch Online, TV Channel

The AAC game is only just beginning, but the stakes are already high for Memphis (6-5, 0-1 AAC)) and Wichita State (9-3) as the two prepare to face off at noon ET on Saturday on CBS. The two were among three AAC teams that won NCAA tournament nominations last season, …

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The 6 weirdest conspiracy theories invented this year

In 2021, lawmakers, QAnon devotees, online terminals and many more have concocted or helped disseminate many conspiracy theories. Ranging from the weird to the unproven, there are plenty of people who have invented conspiracy theories to explain some of the major events that have happened this year. So to help …

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Mark Drakeford is “fully paid leftist busy,” says William Hague

The Premier of Wales is a “busy paid man” according to former Tory leader William Hague. Lord Hague entered Parliament as a Member of Parliament for Richmond in North Yorkshire in 1989 and was Welsh Secretary from 1995 to 1997, during John Major’s tenure as Prime Minister. He was leader …

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