Library of Congress Acquires Lifetime Achievement of Sound Engineer Jim Metzner : NPR

The Library of Congress has acquired the life’s work of radio producer Jim Metzner, who spent decades traveling the world capturing rich soundscapes. While he’s honored they’re archived, he says he wants to make sure people actually listen to them. Library of Congress hide caption toggle caption Library of Congress …

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Payday Loans Market Outlook 2022 Analysis By Major Key Players | Creditstar, loan flow

Loan market OREGAON, PORTLAND, USA, Sept. 26, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to the report published by Allied Market Research titled “Payday Loans Market by Type (Storefront Payday Loans and Online Payday Loans), state Civil (Married, Single, and Others) and Client Age (Under 21, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, and Over 50): Global …

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Algeria: a free activist obtains refugee status in Tunisia

(Tunis) – Algerian authorities should immediately release Slimane Bouhafs, an Algerian activist who disappeared a year ago from Tunisia and is currently being held under investigation by an Algerian court, and guarantee his freedom to leave the country. country, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. . Bouhafs lived …

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The State of Finances, Debt in Rural Appalachia

WASHINGTON, DC – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a report that details financial issues in rural Appalachia. “The Appalachian region of our country faces challenges distinct from those in other parts of rural America,” CFPB Director Rohit Chopra said. “Rural America plays a central role in our nation’s …

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Hummus, falafel and couscous: which country is responsible for the popular dishes?

Typically associated with the Middle East, hummus, falafel and couscous dishes are now widely enjoyed in Australia and can be found in food trucks, food courts, in supermarkets and as part of home cooked meals across the country. country. But the origins of these dishes are often subject to much …

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The Rifains dare to remember their history

The importance of Moulay Mohand, a revolutionary figure in the history of the Rif, goes beyond the borders of Morocco, explains Bianca Carrera. Amid such massive state repression, his story must live on. Indeed, more than 100 years later, the Rif is probably in a worse state for many, certainly …

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A fashion show in moving tribute to the memory of Queen Elizabeth II

Erdem’s romantic heroines often look like they’ve stepped straight out of the pages of a 19th-century novel in their pretty toile de Jouy flowers and puff-sleeved empire-waist dresses. It’s a singular look that the London-based designer has crafted over the better part of two decades by immersing himself in art …

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French folk group Yelli Yelli set to debut in India

Visiting India for the first time to perform at the Ziro Festival of Music, Emilie Hanak of French folk group Yelli Yelli says her music reflects her family’s history. Drawing from the Algerian folk musical traditions of Kabylie, Hanak explores themes of exile and nostalgia through his music, translating distant …

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An expert from Morocco offers her advice to visitors

From seemingly endless deserts to dramatic mountains and enigmatic cities, Morocco has so much to offer visitors. And while the colorful city of Marrakech is a great place to start, there are plenty of hidden gems to discover further afield, as longtime Moroccan resident and author Alice …

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! Murcia today – Second meeting of the Camposol working group held at the town hall of Mazarrón

Publication date: 09/15/2022 Mayor of Mazarron praises smooth communication as efforts are made to resolve issues caused by inappropriate construction on Rambla de los Aznares The second meeting of the working group of the round table to solve the infrastructure problems that affect the development of Camposol was held on …

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Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott among 22 GOP governors calling on Biden to drop student loan forgiveness plan

Ron DeSantis, President Joe Biden Tristan Wheelock/Bloomberg/Getty Images; Kevin Dietsch/Getty Twenty-two Republican governors on Monday sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to withdraw his student loan forgiveness plan. In the document, obtained by Business Insider via the Republican Governors’ Association, the governors, including Ron DeSantis of Florida …

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Camel caravans, kasbahs and Berber Jews

Nearly a quarter of a million Jews once called Morocco their home, making it the largest Jewish community in the Arab world. On a recent bright afternoon in Marrakech, I contemplated this astonishing fact as I walked through the maze of ancient melah (ghetto), where 50,000 Jews once lived and …

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Illegal pranksters face heavy penalties in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: Under Saudi cybercrime law, pranksters can face a penalty of SR5 million (more than $1.3 million) and three years in prison, according to a legal expert. Dr Majed Garoub told Arab News that posting pranks on social media is a crime in Saudi Arabia and classified as a violation …

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Joe’s Pub in New York Unveils 2022 Habibi Music Festival

Eclectic music venue Joe’s Pub in New York City has announced the full lineup of Habibi Festival artists for its second annual edition, which will take place over five nights, October 11-15, 2022. In October, the Habibi Festival will feature music from Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Palestine, Lebanon, and more. …

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Film review and summary of the film by Peter von Kant (2022)

Ozon plays with this notion throughout “Peter van Kant”. An early scene from Fassbinder’s film where the heroine is visited by her cousin Sidonie (Katrin Schaake) is re-enacted so that Peter is visited by a cousin of the same name, but it is played by Isabelle Adjani, who wears a …

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Oli London apologizes to BTS’s Jimin for undergoing surgery

Influencer Oli London has issued a public apology to BTS’ Jimin after he underwent 32 cosmetic operations in order to appear as the singer. On August 29, London uploaded a new YouTube video to their channel called “APOLOGY VIDEO My Apology to Jimin and the Asian Community”. The social media …

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Better Business Bureau study: COVID-19 struggles have created a ‘fertile environment’ for scammers

AFP Last update: 15:38, September 1, 2022 Join our Telegram channel to stay updated on the latest news coverage As consumers lost their jobs and struggled to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, many turned to payday loans and other short-term solutions. This not only allowed predatory lenders to …

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Best Emergency Loans of September 2022 – Forbes Advisor

Although you can get an emergency loan from your credit card issuer or a payday lender, we recommend getting a traditional unsecured personal loan from a bank, co-op credit or an online lender. Banks If you have a traditional bank account at a physical institution, you may be lucky to …

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Connecting with the Past: Creating Memories in Morocco with Touro

Education and adventure went hand in hand on this exciting summer trip to Touro led by Professor Simcha Fishbane. Students earned three college credits by visiting nine cities and numerous villages. We experienced varied cultures in each locality, from a visit to Rabat to a panoramic tour of Casablanca and …

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FIFA World Cup Qatar Profile and Prediction

By Gabriel Cazotto,South American Office ManagerBOX SCORE | August 27, 2022 Qatar – Money and investments If you don’t have world stars, buy them. Qatar’s money and investments have attracted talent from around the world, and their academy for young talent similar to that of Barcelona’s La Masia – Qatar’s …

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Cafe De Anatolia Strengthens Feminism With Odna Live From The Desert

“macicais a Polish song spell created to help women awaken and embody their full power. The song was written during a full moon in a flow of trance improvisation, as part of Odna Experienceof the ceremonial process, with a Canadian-Egyptian- Adam Hus, who beautifully surrendered to the feminine energy and …

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CASEY: Consumer lawyer warns of ‘zombie second mortgages’ | Local News

One Virginia attorney I’m trying to keep tabs on is Kristi Cahoon Kelly, a consumer protection attorney based in Northern Virginia. In 2014, I wrote a story about how she helped a Pittsylvania County landlord, Carrie Arthur, fight a foreclosure on a $130,000 mortgage. After his mortgage lender illegally trashed …

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Earnings roundup: Big oil CFOs brace for inflation, eye demand

Although CFOs in the energy and oil sectors raised concerns about inflation and a potential recession during their second quarter earnings calls, companies in the sector reported results positive – and indeed, record high – for the quarter, as well as confidence in their ability to weather an increasingly likely …

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City Life Org – Joe’s Pub Announces Second Annual Habibi Festival Lineup October 11-15 – Sounds of Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Palestine with Noura Mint Seymali, Bedouin Burger, Bnat El Houariyat & Esraa Warda, Yacine Boulares ‘Night in Tunisia + More!

Bnat El Houariyat and Esraa Warda: Courtesy of the artist JOE’S PUB ANNOUNCES SECOND ANNUAL 2022 HABIBI FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OCTOBER 11-15 SOUTH-WEST ASIAN AND NORTH AFRICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH NOURA MINT SEYMALI, BEDOUIN BURGER AND THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF BNAT EL HOUARIYAT & ESRAA WARDA AND YACINE BOULARES NIGHT IN …

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9 Same Day Personal Loans | fox business

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. If you …

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The madness of trying to remove Thomas Jefferson from the University of Virginia

(© David Matthew Lyons – stock.adobe.com) The student newspaper at my alma mater, the University of Virginia, wants the school to distance itself from its founder, Thomas Jefferson, by removing his name from buildings and memorials dedicated to him from the grounds. “There’s a reason the local Charlottesville Klu Klux …

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Faced with economic difficulties, Tunisians celebrate the return of the music festival

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Trace the ancient caravan routes through Morocco

Breadcrumb Links International travel “The Sahara is constantly changing, so it has its own charm and character” Author of the article: Postmedia News Pamela Roth A camel waits to take travelers for a ride in the Sahara desert. Photo by Mirko Freund. Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are …

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Inside “The House of the Dragon,” This Year’s Most Anticipated Show

DUBAI: Few TV shows (or movies, or any other type of media) have had such a cultural impact as “Game of Thrones”. Throughout its eight-year run, which began in 2011, the sprawling fantasy series based on the books by George RR Martin has captivated audiences around the world (for both …

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Death toll rises as flooding continues across Sudan

Heavy rains continue across Sudan as several states have yet to account for all the victims of the recent floods. 52 deaths have been recorded so far, but this figure is expected to increase. As of August 13, a report by the Sudanese National Council for Civil Defense (UNDRR) said …

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Popular Fast-Casual Restaurant Honeygrow Partners with DailyPay to Boost Employee Hiring and Seniority

NEW YORK – In an effort to provide its employees with financial wellness tools, honeygrow implements popular pay-as-you-go benefits honeygrow, the fast-casual concept based in Philadelphia, is partnering with DailyPay, the leader in on-demand payment. Thanks to this partnership, employees of the Honeygrow restaurant can now access their salary after …

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Honeygrow, a popular fast-casual restaurant, partners with DailyPay to boost employee hiring and seniority

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World Amazigh Congress accuses Morocco of maintaining racist policies – Middle East Monitor

The World Amazigh Congress (CMA) has criticized the Moroccan government for “maintaining dangerous state racism against Amazighs” – the indigenous people of North Africa. In a recent press release from the end of last month, the CMA criticized the current government of Prime Minister Aziz Akhannouch, who is of Amazigh …

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The World Amazigh Congress denounces anti-Amazigh racism in Morocco

The World Amazigh Congress lambasted Morocco’s prime minister for exploiting Amazigh identity as a folkloric facade to score political points for his party while treating indigenous culture as a subculture vis-a-vis Arab identity . “Mr. Akhannouch shows once again that he and his government (…) ignore and even fight the …

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The fire of an Orthodox church in Egypt “caused by a short circuit”

A fire at a Coptic Orthodox church in Egypt’s Giza province during Sunday mass that claimed the lives of at least 41 people was caused by a short circuit in a generator, according to the attorney general. According to initial findings, the fire was caused by a short circuit. [Getty] …

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One dead and dozens injured in stage collapse at festival in Spain

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Moroccan students create a Tamazight medical guide to bridge a language gap

Youssef Khabbal, a professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy who oversaw the students’ work on the guide, said the initiative was driven by self-motivation, based on medical workers’ experiences of communication difficulties. with Amazigh patients. “I worked in Tinghir, a Tamazight-speaking province in southeastern Morocco,” Khabbal told Al-Fanar …

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Egyptian border communities cut off from adequate health care, says new briefing

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Sudan’s Nile sit-in against harmful mining practices enters second week

Berber — A sit-in against toxic and harmful mining practices in Nile State has entered its second week. The sit-in reportedly succeeded in stopping all mining operations in the area, including those of a Russian gold mining company. Local authorities made promises to protesters. The sit-in was organized by residents …

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10 phenomenal stargazing experiences you can have in 2022

Amazing astronomical phenomena have already happened in 2022, but the splendor of the sky is not over yet, and the best is saved for last. People will enjoy the best stargazing conditions in fall and winter. So if seeing constellations, planets, and even the Milky Way are things on travelers’ …

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Algeria’s latest step towards English in education poses logistical challenges

“We all know that the education sector is the biggest employer in Algeria. All disciplines except English are saturated. English will be taught in primary schools this year, so I chose to study it at university. Fouad Rajeh A recent high school graduate Othman Hamna, director of education for the …

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People trying to avoid legal usury: credit card balances, bad debts, third-party collections, and second-quarter bankruptcies

Buy-Now-Pay-Later (BNPL) lenders face a tougher reality. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Credit card balances jumped $46 billion to $887 billion in the second quarter, which was still down 4.3% from the peak in the fourth quarter of 2019 and was just a hair above what it was in …

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Selina Celebrates Sixteen New Openings and Signings Worldwide in Q2

NEW YORK – Selina, the fast-growing experiential and lifestyle hospitality brand targeting Millennials and Gen Z travelers, announced today that it has celebrated the opening of eight new properties in Greece, in Australia, Portugal, Panama, the United States, Morocco and Israel during the second quarter of 2022. It also signed …

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‘The Forgiven’ explores the haves and have-nots – Metro Philadelphia

By María Estévez, MWN Based on Lawrence Osborne’s 2012 novel of the same name, “The Forgiven” stars Jessica Chastain, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith and Said Taghmaoui. Chastain and Fiennes play as a wealthy couple who travel to Morocco for a weekend of debauchery at the sprawling desert estate of a …

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An eco-friendly paradise in rural Morocco – Travel Weekly

While a trip to Morocco often begins and ends with visiting the big cities like Marrakech for most people, it is worth getting out of town to explore the High Atlas mountains. For anyone who likes to be surrounded by serenity, nature, and traditional Berber hospitality (and in the cooler …

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President Tebboune: Algeria will start teaching English in primary schools

Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire has prevented all-out war but remains fragile, says UN Security Council NEW YORK: Although a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants, brokered by Egypt on Sunday evening, ended intense fighting and appears to be holding, it is fragile and the underlying causes of the latest eruption of violence …

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The Mega Millions jackpot has reached over $1.02 billion. But not all winners win the same pot; depending on the state you live in, you may be subject to higher state taxes. Friday’s draw is the third biggest Mega Millions jackpot of all time. Although lottery jackpots are often shared …

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Magic Truffles and Me: Can Psilocybin Rejuvenate the Brain?

There’s nothing wrong with an old brain, one that has developed expertise, wisdom and skill, but wouldn’t it be nicer to have the best of both worlds? A more flexible brain is less jaded and more resilient, can get rid of suffering more effectively, and gets rid of debilitating habits, …

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“Something Strange, Like Hunger” by Malika Moustadraf

Book Club: A true giant of Moroccan literature, Malika Moustadraf has left an indelible mark on Arab feminism and feminist literature. In this posthumous anthology of short stories, Malika questions Casablanca’s underlings: those seen but not heard. Something Strange, Like Hunger presents Moustadraf’s short fiction: haunting and visceral stories by …

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Tribal Loan Interest Rates $38 Million Class Action Settlement

Several tribal officials have agreed to fund a settlement worth $39 million to resolve claims of trying to circumvent loan laws. The settlement benefits consumers who obtained a loan from Golden Valley, Silver Cloud or Majestic Lake at any time or those who obtained a loan from Mountain Summit before …

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How well does your state protect payday loan borrowers?

How much a typical consumer pays to borrow small amounts of money — and whether that person is likely to be able to repay that loan within the specified time frame — differs significantly from state to state. This variation largely results from whether or not state regulations limit the …

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Tunisians to vote on constitution on Monday

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Famous opera singer Anna Netrebko is being slammed online after performing several times on stage while wearing blackface. In July, Netrebko went viral after starring in the Italian production of Aida at the Arena di Verona in Verona, Italy. Netrebko wore a black face on stage for the show, darkening …

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Children of mixed ethnicity are often stuck in a sort of limbo, unable to fulfill the “authentic” traits of their parents’ heritage. In her blog post, Yasmina Achlim flips the script on authenticity and forces us to embrace our heterogeneous makeup. “Well, you’re not really Moroccan.” Those words were etched …

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The Amundi Evian Championship, when women’s golf reaches new heights

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Since ancient times, tattoos have been a mark of self-expression, not gangsterism

“Each tattoo design was unique to that individual and since it conveyed specific information about status, rank, ancestry and ability, it was accurately described as a form of identity card or passport, a kind of aesthetic barcode for the face.” FILE: Tattoo artist Adrian Wright works on a client. Image: …

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Beyond Cairo: 8 Other Cities That Showcase Egypt’s Charm

Beyond Cairo: 8 Other Cities That Showcase Egypt’s Charm Image Credit: Matador Networks Greater Cairo, the largest metropolitan area in Egypt, which includes Cairo, Giza and Qalubiya, covers almost 20% of the total population of Egypt with 21 million inhabitants. It is therefore not surprising that those who imagine …

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Former rebels turned soldiers

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Josephine Baker was a badass resistance spy

As Josephine Baker passed through international checkpoints in Spain and Morocco, the dancer and singer teased officers who asked to see her papers, saying they just wanted her “autograph”. Her official story was that she was on a “tour of Spain”. She was really working as a spy for the …

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Russian officials traveled to Iran to see drones (US official)

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart rejected US accusations of sending Iranian drones to Russia for use in the war against Ukraine . The United States believes Russian officials recently visited an airfield in Iran to see attack-capable drones, U.S. National Security Advisor …

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If Morocco looks more like a tourist destination, Algeria, on the other hand, is a less traveled country that has received bad publicity, thanks to the mainstream media, but also to the laborious visa procedure, which could discourage a traveler. Still, those with a real thirst for exploring this largest …

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A referendum on a new constitution is not the medicine Tunisia needs – Middle East Monitor

One of the most prominent officials close to the Tunisian president describes the latter’s approach to the current situation in his country: “It’s like giving an aspirin to a person with cancer. The former dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Tunis, Sadok Belaid, has been appointed …

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Time Out lists the world’s best cities for 2022

Not every city skyline includes an extinct volcano, an imposing hilltop castle and a series of centuries-old buildings, but Edinburgh’s awe-inspiring skyline is just one of the reasons Scotland’s capital is the best Time Out city for 2022. Each year, the media company asks some 20,000 city dwellers around the …

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Tunisian president publishes amended draft constitution with minor changes

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Ray Allen named president and CEO of Milwaukee’s oldest black-owned bank

Ray Allen is supposed to be retired. He remembers it from time to time. But the tireless community advocate is cut from a different kente fabric. Every career move is intentional, rooted in his enduring determination to build relationships that benefit the community as a whole. By Yvette L. Craig …

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The Wonder of Wandering Life

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CFPB discusses consumer finance data and sets priorities – Financial Services

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A full-time funk experience – Monterey Herald

Guitarist and sound engineer Jesse DeCarlo, 46, has spent most of his life pursuing his passion, music. The Monterey native picked up the guitar when he was 13 and hasn’t let go since. Well not exactly. He majored in geology while in college and spent a few years as a …

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Best Small Personal Loans of 2022 – Forbes Advisor

Lenders set a number of different standards or rules when deciding whether to offer loans to the public. One of these standards is a minimum loan amount. Some lenders decide not to offer small personal loans and instead start at $5,000 or more. So if you’re looking to borrow a …

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“The Forgiven,” a predictable tale of horrible rich people and their misdeeds

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‘A Hilltop Mirage’: Food, Drink and Adventure in Vejer de la Frontera, Spain | Holidays in Andalusia

JJust above the horizon, wild horses gallop around a white domed building while, within patting distance, a small donkey nibbles on wild poppies and purple periwinkle. We stop to admire the view, before returning by bike after a day of hiking and swimming surrounded by pine forests on the Andalusian …

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FFor two years from 2017, I was subletting an apartment in Stockholm, and the deal was that it would contain everything except the landlady’s clothes and some of her books. I was fine with that because I hadn’t brought anything with me except some clothes and a few books. My …

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A fabricated problem must not be allowed to derail the global cooperation and economic opportunities that Rabat offers

Earlier this month, Morocco’s Minister of Digital Transformation and Administrative Reform, Ghita Mezzour, wrapped up a successful trip to India that culminated in a memorandum of understanding signed by HCL Technologies with the northeastern nation. African. The trip signified in many ways the growing bilateral relationship between India and Morocco. …

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LendingPoint Personal Loans Review 2022 – Forbes Advisor

Although LendingPoint’s credit requirements are more lenient than some other lenders, its APR may be higher. If you’re looking for a personal loan, it’s worth shopping around for the best rate. Here’s how LendingPoint compares to some of its competitors. LendingPoint vs. SoFi If you’re looking to borrow a large …

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How fog nets make water plentiful in the Atlas Mountains – and can help in California

Aqualonis During the summer drought of the Moroccan desert, fog nets are used to provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people in remote mountain villages. Now villagers can irrigate agricultural fields, turning desertified land into verdant gardens, all thanks to mathematician and businessman Aissa Derhem. Derhem lived in …

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Teacher forces Chinese student to sit alone with ‘foreign’ food

A teacher has come under fire after allegedly targeting a young child forcing them to eat their lunch alone after claiming the child was ‘distracting’ other children by bringing ‘foreign’ food to the canteen. A mother took to Reddit to explain that she was furious with her daughter’s teacher, leading …

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More and more students are taking training in personal finance. But is it enough?

Image source: Getty Images One in four high school students is required to take a personal finance course. Key points Nearly a quarter (22.7%) of high school students today must take a personal finance course to graduate. Legislatures in 26 states are introducing 60 different bills to expand access to …

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My sun vacation with a difference – in amazing Agadir, Morocco

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Five African tourist villages in exceptional order – The Sun Nigeria

Last week, we explained that Nigeria was not mentioned when the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) unveiled the names of African countries with the best tourist villages. We are not good at leaving such footprints in the global tourism market, but would prefer to host winning teams in Africa …

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California lawmakers urge FDIC to curb banking partnerships

Four Democratic members of the California State Legislature recently sent a letter to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) urging the agency to take action against FDIC-supervised banks that partner with non-bank lenders. to offer high cost installment loans. Two of the letter’s authors, California Senator Monique Limon and Assemblyman …

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Best Online Installment Loans for Bad Credit July 2022

Upgrade Ideal for bad credit installment loans for debt consolidation 6.55–35.47% Personal loans granted through the upgrade carry annual percentage rates (APR) from 6.55% to 35.97%. All personal loans carry an origination fee of 2.9% to 8%, which is deducted from the loan proceeds. Lower rates require automatic payment and …

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Merino sheep are only found in a limited number of places in the world. Besides New Zealand and Argentina, the sheep species is also found in Africa. The well-known breed of sheep mainly roams in South Africa. Did you know that the merino wool of this African sheep has many …

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Wild plants provide medical and nutritional benefits, as well as economic opportunities, for communities around the world. The argan tree is indigenous to parts of North Africa and supports millions of local people, especially women, through the sale of argan oil. The United Nations has granted protected status to a …

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In some cultures, life and sentient beings are believed to exist only for certain beings, such as humans, animals, and plants. In other belief systems, however, places and objects are also believed to have some level of sentience. This is the case with animism, the belief that all things, including …

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‘Tale of The Lion King’ Disneyland: What to Expect

Disneyland offers a production of The Lion King it has never been done before. Since its debut in 1994, the animated film has been adapted for the stage as an award-winning Broadway musical and reimagined into a 2019 live-action film. Tale of the Lion King brings history to life in …

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Schapiro: A payday loan battle that started in Virginia with a whimper, ended with a bang | Columnists

Jeff Schapiro DEAN HOFFMEYER/TIMES-EXPATCH///////// Jay Speer has been lobbying the Virginia legislature for as long as he’s been a parent: 22 years. And for almost all, while he and his wife raised two children, both now out of college, Speer battled the high-cost instant loan industry, arguing that payday lenders …

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Three prosecutors at the forefront of the progressive movement in California will be tried on June 7. Chesa Boudin, San Francisco’s chief prosecutor, faces a recall election in the primary. Polls suggest there is a good chance he will lose. Diana Becton and Tori Berber Salazar, chief prosecutors for two …

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Star Plus show ‘Yeh Hai Chahatein’ wins the love of the audience. So much so that the show increased BARC’s ratings and became the second most-watched show on television. The track in which Preesha and Rudra remarry was very well received by the viewers. And now, to spice up the …

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Michelin-acclaimed SF restaurant hosts Celtics for dinner

Berber, a Moroccan restaurant in Russian Hill in San Francisco, hosted Boston Celtics players Marcus Smart, Aaron Nesmith and Juwan Morgan the day before their NBA Finals Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors, 120-108, at Chase Center Thursday. The trio took photos with guests and co-owner Borhen Hammami on …

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Morocco is a great place for travelers who appreciate ancient history, as well as rich culture and delicious cuisine, from desserts to savory delights. For example, Morocco has been the site of many popular films like Gladiator, giving tourists a taste of the beauty of the country. So while Chefchaouen …

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The easiest personal loans to get in 2022 – Forbes Advisor

Upstart has made its mark in the personal loan space due to its artificial intelligence and machine learning approach to qualifying borrowers. In fact, Upstart estimates that it was able to approve 27% more borrowers than it could under a traditional lending model. With competitive APRs, Upstart is not a …

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Personal Loans Review 2022 Upgrade – Forbes Advisor

The best personal loans offer competitive rates, flexible loan amounts, and a wide range of terms. Here’s how Upgrade Personal Loans compare to other popular lenders: Upgrade Vs. SoFi SoFi personal loans start at $5,000 and range up to $100,000 depending on the purpose of the loan, which is significantly …

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A triplet of Tunisian films have been selected for this year’s Cannes Film Festival, cementing its status as a regional film hub. Speaking with officials, The New Arab learns how the Arab Spring was a watershed moment in their growth. The country that triggered the wave of protests that would …

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Louisiana governor vetoes bill allowing high-cost installment loans

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards vetoed a bill that would have allowed consumer lenders to offer short-term installment loans with triple-digit interest rates. The bill sought to establish a new type of consumer loan of up to $1,500 and with terms of between 90 days and one year. Edwards, a …

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How Arab Culinary Innovation Reinvented Portuguese Cuisine

Book Club: The contribution of Arabs and Moors to the Iberian Peninsula remains evident through architectural and academic advancements. But what about gastronomy? Portugal: The Cookbook details the vast extent of Arab culinary innovation in the country. Among other notable products, the Arabs and Moors brought sugar to the Iberian …

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Schapiro: Started in Virginia with a whine, ended with a bang | Government and politics

BY JEFF E. SCHAPIRO Richmond Times-Dispatch Jay Speer has been lobbying the Virginia legislature for as long as he’s been a parent: 22 years. And for almost all, while he and his wife raised two children, both now out of college, Speer battled the high-cost instant loan industry, arguing that …

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The Dakar Biennale pays tribute to the legendary Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté

Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté uses colors and fabrics specific to the Sahel to draw attention to social issues and bring together unique works of contemporary African art with enthusiasts. One of the 59 artists in the official selection of the 14th Dakar Biennale, Konaté’s works in the field of contemporary …

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New laws and more affordable lenders could shake up the payday loan market

Inflation has particularly affected people who are already struggling to fit gas in their tanks and groceries in their refrigerators. For many, a payday loan may seem like the only way to get the money needed. In recent years, however, as more states impose restrictions on risky short-term lending, new …

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Litigation leaves CFPB payday rule in limbo

Over the past five years, the payday loan industry has successfully fought federal regulations on short-term, low-value loans by suing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The years-long litigation over the CFPB’s payday rule may finally come to a head, but the fact that the industry was able to block the …

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Chefs give their top tips for making barbecue season a success

From giving the veggies some love to seasoning everything right, that’s how the pros do it. There’s nothing better than the charred, delicious flavor of food when cooked over the fire – but the unpredictability can be quite daunting. If you’re looking to have the best BBQ season ever, here’s …

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Professors share ‘little known’ facts – News

Is there life on other planets? What does the term “viking” really mean? Is Earth due to another magnetic field reversal? Expert professors from several departments, including history, East Asian languages, art history, geosciences, government, and physics, share a little-known fact about their discipline. John Eldevik, Professor of History – …

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Anti-Coup protests in Tunisia reveal the limits of a divided opposition

Thousands of people took to the streets last Sunday in the capital Tunis to protest against Tunisian President Kais Saied’s coup in what was billed as the biggest demonstration to date against Saied since he took over. power on July 25, 2021. Saied, who was elected president in November 2019, …

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Virginia Credit Union expands again with its first branch at Scott’s Addition

Virginia Credit Union will take over one of the glass storefronts along Broad Street in The Icon. (Michael Schwartz photo) On the heels of its first expansion in Carytown, Richmond’s largest credit union is once again on the move in the city. Virginia Credit Union recently signed a lease for …

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New laws, lenders improve access to small affordable loans

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1 dead, 3 injured after falling 300ft down cliff in Palos Verdes Estates prompting rescue response

PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (KABC) — A man was killed and three others were injured after falling off a cliff in the Palos Verdes Estates area on Monday morning, prompting a major rescue response. The incident was reported around 4:30 a.m. near Paseo Del Mar, according to the Los Angeles …

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U.S. Senators Warren, Wyden, Sanders, Murray “Blast” private equity giant KKR, saying company “grossly substandard care and unsafe living conditions” in group homes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

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Morocco is one of the most popular tourist destinations. It is known for its rich culture, diverse cuisine, vibrant nightlife and Mount Toubkal. As a result, many hikers and mountaineers travel to Morocco to reach the top of the mountain. Mount Toubkal is the highest peak in Morocco and one …

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DUBAI: For many Lebanese, the past can be a painful subject. A civil war destroyed large swaths of the country between 1975 and 1990. The post-war period was marked by sectarian strife and government dysfunction. But despite the traumas of recent decades, Lebanon remains a land of immense cultural richness, …

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Algeria looks to Turkey to realize untapped economic potential

Growing regional ties and cooperation are driving rapid economic recovery for Algeria and Turkey, despite nearly two years of pandemic disruption and market volatility. A series of landmark agreements between Turkey and Algeria deepen bilateral cooperation, with the two countries sharing positive economic prospects. Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s three-day presidential …

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19.05.22 BuzzFeed Investigation Showed KKR Puts Profits Before Patients, Leading to Abuse and Neglect and Putting Patients’ Lives at Risk washington d.c. — US Senators Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), member of the Senate Finance and Banking, Housing, …

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The Church’s new saints ‘lived boundless lives of love’

Pope Francis celebrates mass for the canonization of 10 new saints in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on May 15, 2022. Five of the new saints are from Italy, three from France, one from India and one from the Netherlands. (SNC Photo/Paul Haring) Pope Francis added a new group …

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Virginians win $489 million in payday loan settlement – ​​The Virginian-Pilot

Online payday loan companies that charged up to 919% interest will spend $489 million to repay some 555,000 borrowers, to settle a class action lawsuit brought by eight Virginians. The lawsuit alleged that Golden Valley Lending; Silver Cloud Financial, Inc.; Mountain Summit Financial, Inc.; and Majestic Lake Financial, Inc., all …

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In Agadir, there are 11 top attractions and things to do.

Agadir’s beautiful white sand surrounds the coastline, making it Morocco’s ideal destination for a sun, beach and sea holiday. The main attraction for many people is relaxing on the beach. Agadir is also a fantastic starting point for day trips and longer trips to the villages and sights of the …

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