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Zero Hedge
This Is Not A Retest - It's A Live Bear!Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, By the lights of bubblevis
This Is Not A Retest - It's A Live Bear!
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 hours ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, By the lights of bubblevision, Tuesday’s plunge was just a bull market “retest” of last week’s lows, which posted at 1867 on the S&P 500. As is evident below, the test was passed with 80 points to... Read more
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Evening Standard
Tractors take Paris as farmers stage food prices protestVast convoys made up of more than 1,000 tractors brought chaos to Paris today a
Tractors take Paris as farmers stage food prices protest
Evening Standard / Posted 22 hours ago
Vast convoys made up of more than 1,000 tractors brought chaos to Paris today as French farmers protested against plummeting food prices. The mass demonstration led to traffic jams stretching for up to 10 mile, with some roads completely blocked by... Read more
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FOX News
Colombia to give citizenship to 158 Venezuelans separated from family during border crackdownBOGOTA, Colombia – Colombia is giving citizenship to dozens of Venezuelans sepa
Colombia to give citizenship to 158 Venezuelans separated from family during border crackdown
FOX News / Posted yesterday
BOGOTA, Colombia – Colombia is giving citizenship to dozens of Venezuelans separated from family members as part of President Nicolas Maduro's crackdown on illegal immigration along the border. Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin said the move... Read more
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ABC News
Colombia to Give Citizenship to Venezuelans Hurt by CrisisColombia is giving citizenship to dozens of Venezuelans separated from family m
Colombia to Give Citizenship to Venezuelans Hurt by Crisis
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Colombia is giving citizenship to dozens of Venezuelans separated from family members as part of President Nicolas Maduro's crackdown on illegal immigration along the border. Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin said the move would allow at least... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Livid over crime, some Venezuelans resort to mob justiceVALENCIA/CARACAS: When a man they believed to be a thief sneaked into their par
Livid over crime, some Venezuelans resort to mob justice
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
VALENCIA/CARACAS: When a man they believed to be a thief sneaked into their parking lot in the Venezuelan city of Valencia, angry residents caught him, stripped him and beat him with fists, sticks and stones. They tied him up and doused him in... Read more
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The Star
Livid over crime, some Venezuelans resort to mob justiceVALENCIA/CARACAS (Reuters) - When a man they believed to be a thief sneaked int
Livid over crime, some Venezuelans resort to mob justice
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
VALENCIA/CARACAS (Reuters) - When a man they believed to be a thief sneaked into their parking lot in the Venezuelan city of Valencia, angry residents caught him, stripped him and beat him with fists, sticks and stones. They tied him up and doused... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
French Socialists head for election routFrench President Francois Hollande delivers a speech during a visit at the Grou
French Socialists head for election rout
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 days ago
French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech during a visit at the Groupe Le Marais primary school on the first day of the new school year in Pouilly-sur-Serre, near Laon, northern France, September 1, 2015. PARISFrench President Francois... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French Socialists head for election routPARIS: French President Francois Hollande's Socialists, hit by internal divisio
French Socialists head for election rout
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
PARIS: French President Francois Hollande's Socialists, hit by internal divisions, splits with other left-leaning parties and his own deep unpopularity, face defeat in regional elections in December that bodes ill for their chances in the 2017... Read more
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The Star
French Socialists head for election routPARIS(Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande's Socialists, hit by intern
French Socialists head for election rout
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
PARIS(Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande's Socialists, hit by internal divisions, splits with other left-leaning parties and his own deep unpopularity, face defeat in regional elections in December that bodes ill for their chances in the... Read more
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The New Age
Alcatel-Lucent chief defends 14-mn-euro payoutThe head of telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent rejected government pressur
Alcatel-Lucent chief defends 14-mn-euro payout
The New Age / Posted 3 days ago
The head of telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent rejected government pressure Monday to renounce bonuses which could see him receive around 14 million euros ($15.7 million) as part of its buyout by rival Nokia. Michel Combes, who has headed the... Read more
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Eu Business
Alcatel-Lucent chief defends 14-mn-euro payout — EU(PARIS) - The head of telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent rejected governme
Alcatel-Lucent chief defends 14-mn-euro payout — EU
Eu Business / Posted 3 days ago
(PARIS) - The head of telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent rejected government pressure Monday to renounce bonuses which could see him receive around 14 million euros ($15.7 million) as part of its buyout by rival Nokia. Michel Combes, who has... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Alcatel-Lucent boss under fire over huge reported bonusesPARIS - France's government and unions Sunday called on the head of telecoms eq
Alcatel-Lucent boss under fire over huge reported bonuses
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS - France's government and unions Sunday called on the head of telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent to renounce reported bonuses of some 14 million euros he could receive after the firm was swallowed up by its rival Nokia. Michel Combes, CEO... Read more
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Independent
The French work less than the British and Germans, but an attack on 35-hour working week has split left and angered traditionalistsMr Macron, 37, an unelected former banker, was forced to retract suggestions th
The French work less than the British and Germans, but an attack on 35-hour working week has split left and angered traditionalists
Independent / Posted 4 days ago
Mr Macron, 37, an unelected former banker, was forced to retract suggestions that he wanted to abolish the 35-hour week, first introduced by a Socialist government 15 years ago. In doing so, however, he fanned the flames further by declaring bluntly:... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Bernie Sanders: Drawing Massive Crowds Yet Still Considered a “Long Shot?”. CategoryVermont Senator Bernie Sanders, an unabashed democratic socialist, is making qu
Bernie Sanders: Drawing Massive Crowds Yet Still Considered a “Long Shot?”. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 5 days ago
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, an unabashed democratic socialist, is making quite a splash in the media and on the campaign trail, drawing massive crowds wherever he goes. The question is, can an independent, democratic socialist win the Democratic... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Colombian president to visit tense border cityBOGOTA: Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos made plans to fly to a border c
Colombian president to visit tense border city
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
BOGOTA: Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos made plans to fly to a border city on Saturday (Aug 29) amid soaring tensions with Venezuela that have triggered an exodus of Colombian residents. In Washington, the US State Department expressed... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Woman, 80, trampled to death in Venezuelan supermarket stampedeThere was no confirmation of the incident by authorities. El Universal newspap
Woman, 80, trampled to death in Venezuelan supermarket stampede
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
There was no confirmation of the incident by authorities. El Universal newspaper reported that Aguirre was knocked to the ground during jostling in the crowd, while the pro-opposition El Nacional said she was crushed in a stampede. Another person... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Pensioner killed in Venezuela supermarket melee, opposition saysCARACAS An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a scr
Pensioner killed in Venezuela supermarket melee, opposition says
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 6 days ago
CARACAS An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a scrum outside a state supermarket selling subsidized goods, the opposition and media said on Friday. The melee at the store in Sabaneta, the birthplace of former Venezuelan... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Pensioner looking for cheap goods killed in Venezuela supermarket crushAn 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a scrum outsi
Pensioner looking for cheap goods killed in Venezuela supermarket crush
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a scrum outside a state supermarket selling subsidised goods, the opposition and media said. The melee at the store in Sabaneta, the birthplace of former Venezuelan leader Hugo... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pensioner killed in Venezuela supermarket melee, opposition saysCARACAS: An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a sc
Pensioner killed in Venezuela supermarket melee, opposition says
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
CARACAS: An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a scrum outside a state supermarket selling subsidized goods, the opposition and media said on Friday. The melee at the store in Sabaneta, the birthplace of former Venezuelan... Read more
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The Star
Pensioner killed in Venezuela supermarket melee, opposition saysCARACAS (Reuters) - An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampli
Pensioner killed in Venezuela supermarket melee, opposition says
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
CARACAS (Reuters) - An 80-year-old Venezuelan woman died, possibly from trampling, in a scrum outside a state supermarket selling subsidized goods, the opposition and media said on Friday. The melee at the store in Sabaneta, the birthplace of former... Read more
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The New Statesman
“No blacks or Arabs” for Israeli PM's visit: the latest example of French state-sanctioned discriminationFrance’s latest scandal involving a case of alleged discrimination against blac
“No blacks or Arabs” for Israeli PM's visit: the latest example of French state-sanctioned discrimination
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
France’s latest scandal involving a case of alleged discrimination against black and Arab employees at state-owned rail company, the SNCF, indicates just how little the climate has improved for Muslims under Francois Hollande’s Socialist... Read more
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Pravda
Oh Canada: Meet the 3 stoogesYesterday, a friend shared with me an interesting article. My synopsis follows.
Oh Canada: Meet the 3 stooges
Pravda / Posted 7 days ago
Yesterday, a friend shared with me an interesting article. My synopsis follows. Canada, a G7 and long standing NATO member will soon go to the polls (October I believe). Its citizens will vote in a national election. At stake are all the... Read more
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EuroNews
1000 Colombians deported as Venezuelan President Maduro keeps border closedA week into the border closure between Venezuela and Colombia and around a thou
1000 Colombians deported as Venezuelan President Maduro keeps border closed
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
A week into the border closure between Venezuela and Colombia and around a thousand Colombians have been deported as of Wednesday. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the two main crossings closed as part of a crack down on migrants and... Read more
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Quartz
Bitcoin comes to Cuba. Could it help end the country’s crazy two-currency system? - Quartz PIECES OF EIGHT BIT Bitcoin aren't as pretty as Cuban pesos, but th
Bitcoin comes to Cuba. Could it help end the country’s crazy two-currency system?
Quartz / Posted 7 days ago
- Quartz PIECES OF EIGHT BIT Bitcoin aren't as pretty as Cuban pesos, but they are... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Border crisis with Venezuela shouldn't be used for political gain - ColombiaBOGOTA: The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia and Venezuela should
Border crisis with Venezuela shouldn't be used for political gain - Colombia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
BOGOTA: The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia and Venezuela should not be used for political point-scoring by leaders in either country ahead of elections in coming months, the Colombian government said on Tuesday. Venezuelan President... Read more
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The Star
Border crisis with Venezuela shouldn't be used for political gain - ColombiaBOGOTA (Reuters) - The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia and Venezu
Border crisis with Venezuela shouldn't be used for political gain - Colombia
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - The ongoing crisis on the border between Colombia and Venezuela should not be used for political point-scoring by leaders in either country ahead of elections in coming months, the Colombian government said on Tuesday. Venezuelan... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Native Vote Could Make The Difference In Canada's ElectionsCredit: Fred Chartrand/The Canadian PressA crowd gathers after a group of young
Native Vote Could Make The Difference In Canada's Elections
The Huffington Post / Posted 10 days ago
Credit: Fred Chartrand/The Canadian PressA crowd gathers after a group of young indigenous people traveled from the James Bay Cree community of Whapmagoostui, Quebec, to Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, on March 25, 2013. Canada is facing a... Read more
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Orange County Register
Venezuela extends closure of key border with ColombiaCARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has extended indefinit
Venezuela extends closure of key border with Colombia
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has extended indefinitely the closure of a popular border crossing with Colombia and declared a 60-day state of emergency in several western cities as authorities attempt to reassert control in... Read more
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Independent
Venezuela declares martial law after smugglers attack Colombia border regionPresident Nicolas Maduro announced there will be 60 days of martial law in five
Venezuela declares martial law after smugglers attack Colombia border region
Independent / Posted 12 days ago
President Nicolas Maduro announced there will be 60 days of martial law in five municipalities in the north-western state of Tachira and closed the border until further notice. "The constitution and the law give me the power to declare this state of... Read more
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Times of Malta
Eddie Fenech Adami was proved rightThe feature carried by The Sunday Times of Malta that declassified UK Foreign O
Eddie Fenech Adami was proved right
Times of Malta / Posted 13 days ago
The feature carried by The Sunday Times of Malta that declassified UK Foreign Office reports had expressed scepticism over Eddie Fenech Adami’s description of Malta’s political situation in 1983 goes to show how diplomats can sometimes be detached... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Venezuela extends closure of key border with ColombiaCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) � Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro extended indefini
Venezuela extends closure of key border with Colombia
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) � Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro extended indefinitely the closure of a popular border crossing with Colombia, while declaring a 60-day state of emergency in several western cities in an attempt to reassert control in a... Read more
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Salon.com
Venezuela extends closure of key border with ColombiaCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro extended indefini
Venezuela extends closure of key border with Colombia
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro extended indefinitely the closure of a popular border crossing with Colombia, while declaring a 60-day state of emergency in several western cities in an attempt to reassert control in a... Read more
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Black Press USA
French Lawmaker Wants Mandatory Vegetarian Menu at SchoolPARIS (AP) — France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French Lawmaker Wants Mandatory Vegetarian Menu at School
Black Press USA / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) — France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker’s solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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KXXV Waco
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
KXXV Waco / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) � France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) � France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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FOX News
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school as solution to religious disputeFOR STORY FRANCE SCHOOL LUNCHES - FILE - In this May 6, 2014 file photo, French
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school as solution to religious dispute
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
FOR STORY FRANCE SCHOOL LUNCHES - FILE - In this May 6, 2014 file photo, French chef Xavier Lebeau poses with a plate of Quenelles de Brochet (pike fish) with Green Haricot beans and Champignons de Paris (Paris mushrooms), at the Saint Pierre de... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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The Evening Sun
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) — France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
The Evening Sun / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) — France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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York Daily Record
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) — France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
York Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) — France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
Hawaii News Now / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) - France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at schoolPARIS (AP) — France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs
French lawmaker wants mandatory vegetarian menu at school
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS (AP) — France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in school lunches. One lawmaker's solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is... Read more
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