Day: November 18, 2020

French children could get ID numbers to keep them from ‘the clutches of Islamists’

Macron is attempting to tackle what he calls "Islamist separatism" - GETTY IMAGES
Macron is attempting to tackle what he calls “Islamist separatism” – GETTY IMAGES

Each child in France will be given an ID number to ensure they are attending school and not in “the clutches of Islamists” under a proposed French law on preventing radicalisation in the wake of a string of attacks.

In September, President Emmanuel Macron had already set out plans to tackle what he called the “Islamist separatism” in poor French neighbourhoods, citing

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Ask Amy: Chef whistling is a real kitchen nightmare

Dear Amy: I am a line cook in a restaurant kitchen. It is a loud, hot and dangerous environment.

I like my job, though, and find satisfaction in prepping and preparing food.

I like the owners and all my co-workers except for one. That one person is the chef of the kitchen.

While I could list many reasons why I don’t care for him, I’m actively working on my own reaction to his behavior.

Unfortunately,

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10 Best Online Outlet Stores That Save You Money | Personal Finance

Everyone loves a bargain, and outlet stores promise name brand goods at deep discounts. “Outlet stores allow retailers to move and sell their (old) seasonal inventory at a discounted price to help make room for all of the new inventory that is scheduled to hit the retailer’s shelves and sites,” says Sara Skirboll, shopping and trends expert with coupon and discount website RetailMeNot.

Originally intended to sell overstocked goods or items with minor defects, outlet

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T Black Book: Florists – The New York Times

There is, arguably, never a bad time to send flowers. But in a year marked by both isolation and turmoil, a delivery of blooms, a gift that also helps support financially hard-hit small businesses, feels especially poignant. And so for the first in our new series of Black Book guides, we’ve created a directory of the most imaginative and masterful florists working today in six major cities. These 22 designers make arrangements that are often

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Police Offer These Prevention Tips

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Delaware Teens Lured a Classmate Into the Woods—Then Murdered Her With a Baseball Bat: Prosecutors

A Delaware teenager has been charged with murder after allegedly luring her classmate into the woods and beating her to death alongside the girl’s ex-boyfriend, prosecutors said.Annika Stalczynski, 17, was arrested on Monday after a New Castle County grand jury indicted her on several charges—including first-degree murder, possession of a deadly weapon during commission of a felony,

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2 things to do during the pandemic to help your career

New unemployment claims may be declining, but the U.S. economy is still facing a huge jobs shortfall since the number of openings is down 10 million from where it was in February, according to recent data from the Economic Policy Institute.

That means there’s a ton of competition for jobs right now. So if you’re unemployed, now is the time to step up your game, says bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch.

As

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Here’s How Hallmark Set Decorators Still Made the Magic of Christmas Happen During a Pandemic

Photo credit: Shane Meador/
Photo credit: Shane Meador/

From House Beautiful

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner, which means it’s only right to get into the holiday spirit by watching the Hallmark Channel’s Christmas movies. These films are known for being quintessentially festive and merry, much like the production design that really brings this aesthetic to life. To find out how the magical world of Hallmark Christmas movies is fashioned, House Beautiful

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How Bola Sokunbi Is Taking Clever Girl Finance to the Next Level

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By the time Bola Sokunbi was ready to go to college, it looked like her parents had run out of money.

Her father had been forced to retire early and downsize

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Twisted X Launches No-Glue Shoe Created Without Chemical Adhesives

Twisted X has introduced a new eco-friendly shoe.

The brand, that has long been committed to sustainability, launched its first-ever footwear collection created without the use of chemical adhesives, titled Zero-X — a revolutionary no-glue shoe.

Without the use of chemical adhesives, Twisted X was able to eliminate harmful toxins and high-energy production processes. The Zero-X line utilizes Twisted X’s proprietary interlocking, double-stitching system, which is an independent stitching construction that removes 75% of the

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Downtown Racine to host holiday window decorating contest

RACINE — Downtown Racine announced their holiday window decoration contest on Wednesday, and we’re already feeling festive!

This year’s contest is the third annual event, and it begins Friday. Visitors can check out the windows while shopping and eating downtown.

When you’re there, don’t forget to vote for the best window display! You can also vote online by liking the photo of your favorite window on the Downtown Racine Corporation Facebook page under the “Holiday

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Detroit Lions to get look at what could have been in Carolina Panthers

No NFL team aspires to be drafting in the top 10, but when they do find themselves in that unenviable position, general managers know those selections are the ones that often will make or break their tenure with a franchise. 

The Detroit Lions unfortunately have found themselves in that position not just in the most recent draft, but the past two, snapping a four-year reprieve. It was uncharted territory for Lions GM Bob Quinn, who

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Shake Shake gets okay for exterior pickup window | Woburn

WOBURN – The City Council recently granted Shake Shake permission to add a walk-up customer pickup window to its proposed restaurant at the Woburn Village site.

Deeming the proposed layout change a minor modification, the aldermen at their latest meeting unanimously approved the casual fast-food chain’s proposal to add the exterior pickup alternative in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

However, the council did attach several conditions to the special permit change, including the following:

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This 32-Inch HD TV Is Only $88 At Walmart Right Now

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This TV is so lifelike, it’s like you’re part of the action.

2020 has been one for the history books, for sure. While we’re all eager for that ball to drop so we can ring in a brand new year, first we get

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Psychologists Explain The Benefits Of Decorating Early For The Holidays

For many Americans, the unwritten rule is to wait until after Thanksgiving to start decorating for the December holidays. Once the last leftovers have been eaten, out come the Christmas trees, wreaths, menorahs, lights and various cheerful tchotchkes. But in 2020, people seem to be breaking with tradition and putting up their decorations early — and that could be a good thing, mental health experts say.

Scroll through social media and you’ll find friends, influencers

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Containing COVID-19 not their problem

Florida lawmakers convened for the first time in eight months Tuesday as Republican leaders gave only brief mention to the issue on the minds of all Floridians — the coronavirus and its impact — while acknowledging a $5.4 billion budget hole created by the pandemic.

Lawmakers swore in 10 freshman senators and 41 freshman House members, and named Wilton Simpson, 54, a Trilby egg farmer, as Senate president and Chris Sprowls, 36, a Palm Harbor

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House Dems nominate Pelosi as speaker to lead into Biden era

WASHINGTON — House Democrats nominated Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday as the speaker to lead them into Joe Biden’s presidency, but she’d be guiding a smaller and ideologically divided majority as she tries shepherding his agenda toward enactment.

Democrats used a voice vote to make Pelosi, D-Calif., their choice to serve two more years in her post. Scattered around the country, it was the party’s first virtual leadership election, a response to the coronavirus pandemic.

House

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FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again

David Koenig and Tom Krisher, Associated Press
Published 6:35 a.m. ET Nov. 18, 2020 | Updated 8:20 a.m. ET Nov. 18, 2020

After nearly two years and a pair of deadly crashes, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max for flight.

The nation’s air safety agency announced the move early Wednesday, saying it was done after a comprehensive and methodical 20-month review process.

Regulators around the world grounded the Max in March 2019,

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Cozy season has arrived. Here’s how to make your own fall/winter escape in Charlotte.

November’s autumnal glow is a welcome sign of change in any normal year. This year, given the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, that normally reassuring image of hunkering down by candlelight on a cold evening could be anything but.

A new and improved outdoor living space can assuage the thought of even more time at home over the next few months. What’s more, it could bring about joy and calm.

“With fall, we’re seeing how

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20 Gifts For The Person Who Loves Candles

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The last thing candle lovers need is another candle. Instead, here are some fun candle accessories that make great gifts.

The last thing candle lovers need is another candle. Instead, here are some fun candle accessories that make great gifts.

Can you smell that? Someone, somewhere, is burning a candle right now. There are tons of us lighting up these days to deal with, well, everything that’s happening this year.

Maybe you’re into the trendy

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