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Good News: “Federal judge strikes down city’s ban on open-carry firearms”

“A controversial gun ban in Mississippi has been overturned by a judge, ending a two-month legal battle between gun rights advocates and the city’s Democratic mayor. The city of Jackson cannot ban citizens from openly carrying firearms, which they are entitled to … Continue reading

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“US neutralizes top al-Qaeda leader in Yemen… 5 years after ‘promoting’ him with previous drone strike”

“The leader of al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) was killed in a counter-terrorism raid in Yemen, US President Donald Trump has stated. The group may be no closer to defeat then in 2015, when its last “emir” was killed. … Continue reading

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France: “…Eiffel Tower shuts down amid sweeping strike by unions in France”

“Delivering a heavy blow to holidaymakers, Paris’ most iconic landmark has closed, due to massive protests against a divisive retirement reforms bill. Other sites like Versailles and the Louvre also warned of possible disruptions. “Due to a national strike, I’m … Continue reading

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“U.S. carries out ‘precision defensive strikes’ in Iraq and Syria”

“The U.S. military carried out “precision defense strikes” in Iraq and Syria against a militia group following a string of attacks on Iraqi bases that host American servicemembers. “In response to repeated Kata’ib Hizbollah (KH) attacks on Iraqi bases that … Continue reading

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“…French transport strike enters fourth week”

“Christmas Day brought no respite for travellers in France as a transport strike entered its fourth week, ruining the plans of thousands wanting to celebrate with loved ones. Many people scrambled at the last minute to make alternative arrangements as … Continue reading

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“French pensions standoff hardens as strike enters 3rd week”

“A gruelling French transport strike over a planned pension reform entered its third week on Thursday, with little relief in sight after talks between unions and the government failed to bring the two sides any closer to a compromise. “We’re … Continue reading

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French Strike: Protest In France Master Article

“Hundreds of thousands protest in France over pension reform plans” “France on strike: Power cuts, schools shut, no Eiffel Tower” France “Strikes” again! “…12th day of transport strike over pensions” France: “Transport workers erect flaming barricades as France brought to standstill in massive … Continue reading

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“France on strike: Power cuts, schools shut, no Eiffel Tower”

“French union activists cut electricity to nearly 100,000 homes or offices. Eiffel Tower staff walked off the job. Even Paris opera workers joined in Tuesday’s nationwide protests across France, singing an aria of anger as workers rallied against the government’s … Continue reading

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France “Strikes” again! “…12th day of transport strike over pensions”

“French commuters endured a twelfth day of misery on Monday as the government and unions traded blame for a crippling transport strike over a pensions overhaul that has put holiday travel plans at risk for thousands. Some 630 kilometres (390 … Continue reading

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France: “Transport workers erect flaming barricades as France brought to standstill in massive strike…”

“French transport infrastructure ground to a halt on Monday as drivers and conductors at state-run companies continued to strike against proposed pension reform, while truckers protested for better wages and working conditions. As many as 200 people from a local … Continue reading

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