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  • 84,000 Yellow Vest protesters take to the streets riot beside Napoleon's tomb in Paris [tr]

    01/20/2019 2:25:23 AM PST · by C19fan · 23 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 19, 2019 | Danyal Hussain and Peter Allen
    A bank was attacked, a government building was vandalised and rioting broke out next to Napoleon Bonaparte's tomb as 84,000 anti-government Yellow Vests demonstrated all over France for the 10th weekend in a row. Protesters threw firecrackers, bottles and stones at police who used tear gas, water cannon, flash ball guns and baton charges to push them back at Les Invalides, where the body of the former French emperor and military leader lies in a sarcophagus underneath a golden dome. According to official figures, the biggest demonstration on Saturday occurred in the southern city of Toulouse, where around 10,000 people...
  • US Oil Boom Is Defying Expectations, Experts Say

    01/18/2019 12:51:59 PM PST · by rktman · 34 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1/18/2019 | Jason Hopkins
    The United States is expected to churn out far more oil in 2019 than what international analysts originally forecasted. The International Energy Agency, a Paris-based organization that helps coordinate energy policies for industrial countries, released its latest oil market report Friday, noting exceptional numbers for the U.S. fossil fuel industry. The agency reported U.S. oil production is expected to rise by 1.3 million barrels a day in 2019. While this number is lower than the record-smashing 2.1 million increase producers enjoyed in 2018, it’s more than double what the IEA initially expected to see in 2019. The forecast illustrates the...
  • Protesters attempted to storm City Hall as Yellow Vest protests entered 9th week in France

    01/13/2019 2:29:38 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 11 replies
    More than 84,000 people took part in the protests in Paris, Marseille, Bordeaux, Lyon, Strasbourg, and other French cities on Saturday. Clashes eventually erupted at the iconic Champs Ulysses and Arc de Triomphe, with police using tear gas and water cannons to calm the angry crowds, RT reports. In Paris alone, 156 people were arrested during the standoff, with most of them put in custody, the law enforcers said. In Nimes, protesters attempted to storm City Hall and police deployed tear gas against them. Clashes were also reported in Bourges in central France, where the local authorities said that 5,000...
  • Paris explosion: Massive blast hits French capital as witness claim ‘destruction for blocks’

    01/12/2019 1:02:48 AM PST · by blueplum · 35 replies
    The Sun UK ^ | 12 Jan 2019 | Gemma Mullin
    Pictures shared on social media show fire engines swarmed the area with reports a number of people have been injured MULTIPLE people are reported to have been injured after a massive explosion rocked Paris this morning. Police confirmed a blast had taken place on Saturday morning on Rue de Treviso the 9th district of the French capital. The cause of the explosion is not yet known, however there are reports that it was due to a gas leak in a bakery.
  • LIVE: Yellow vests do Paris for 8th week

    01/05/2019 8:19:46 AM PST · by JonPreston · 23 replies
    Ruptly ^ | 1/5/19 | Ruptly
    They despise Macron, so I suppose they're the good guys?
  • US, Israel exit UN cultural agency, claiming bias [UNESCO]

    01/01/2019 10:47:22 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 1, 2019 | Thomas Adamson
    The United States and Israel officially quit the U.N.’s educational, scientific and cultural agency at the stroke of midnight, the culmination of a process triggered more than a year ago amid concerns that the organization fosters anti-Israel bias. The withdrawal is mainly procedural yet serves a new blow to UNESCO, co-founded by the U.S. after World War II to foster peace. The Trump administration filed its notice to withdraw in October 2017 and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu followed suit. The Paris-based organization has been denounced by its critics as a crucible for anti-Israel bias: blasted for criticizing Israel’s occupation...
  • Thousands Of French Police Prepare As Yellow Vest Activists Storm Paris

    12/31/2018 12:11:28 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 37 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | December 31, 2018 | Chris White
    More than 100,000 French police are preparing for New Year’s Eve in Paris as the government tries to prevent the yellow vest movement from hijacking what is considered a major tourist event. Demonstrations are being organized on Facebook where nearly 9,000 people have indicated they plan to attend and cause a ruckus. The movement was created in November through a grassroots uprising after French President Emmanuel Macron leveled excessive carbon taxes on the middle class. Authorities are gearing up for the worst. “What can we expect? Disorder,” Interior Minister Christophe Castaner told reporters as he visited a fire station in...
  • France Yellow Vests Latest: Protest Calls For Saturday And For Paris On New Year's Eve

    12/28/2018 3:15:11 PM PST · by Nextrush · 9 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/28/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The call is out for protesters to gather tomorrow (Saturday December 29th) in cities across France with limited numbers expressing their support on social media. Lille, Lyon, Toulouse and Paris are listed as site for protest tomorrow with prominent figures in the Yellow Vests movement joining a protest in Marseille. But there is greater interest in a gathering on the Champs-Elysees on New Years Eve for a "festive and non violent" Yellow Vests event. The city of Paris is going ahead with its planned light shows on New Year's Eve with lights projected onto the Arc de Triomphe. Police intend...
  • Paris store says Ben Gurion Airport is in 'occupied territory'

    12/21/2018 2:14:56 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    INN ^ | 12/21/18 22:29 | Elad Benari
    A jewelry store at Paris Orly airport apologized for describing the Ben Gurion Airport in Israel as being located in “Occupied Palestine Territories”, JTA reported on Friday. In October, a receipt given to an Israeli couple who purchased an item at the Royal Quartz/Galeries Lafayette store said Ben Gurion was in occupied “Palestine.” The airport is located in the city of Lod, southeast of Tel Aviv. Arthur Lemoine, the director-general of the Galeries Lafayette watch division, said on Friday that steps will be taken to address the mistake. …
  • Climate change talks agree details to implement Paris deal

    12/15/2018 1:39:50 PM PST · by goldstategop · 32 replies
    BBC News ^ | 12/15/2018 | N/A
    Nearly 200 nations have agreed rules on implementing the 2015 Paris agreement. After marathon talks in Katowice, Poland, the rulebook was approved unanimously on Saturday evening. The agreement aims to deliver the Paris goals of limiting global temperature rises to well below 2C. The final session was delayed by more than 30 hours amid an ongoing stand-off over carbon markets to reduce emissions. Some accused the hosts of not shepherding the agreement through.
  • Breaking News: In France Phase Five Of The Yellow Vests Protests

    12/14/2018 11:11:32 PM PST · by Nextrush · 21 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/14/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    Back in 1968 the May student protests eventually sputtered as public opinion moved away from their protest. But the presidency of Charles de Gaulle was doomed. He would resign within a year in the middle of a then seven year term..... Back to France today and we are about to see what will happen in Paris and other places today Saturday December 15th......
  • France Breaking: Phase Five Of Yellow Vests In Hour, Journalists Allege Police Attacks

    12/14/2018 2:00:48 PM PST · by Nextrush · 39 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/14/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The Yellow Vests are planning protests with specific sites given in Paris as the Champs-Elysees at 930am tomorrow (330 am Eastern US). Protesters are set to be at the Palace de l'Opera between 1030am and 1230pm. Another gathering for protest set at the Port Maillot-Gare Saint Lazare at 10am. Protests are set in other cities like Marseille, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Nantes. A protest is set for the Mont-Blanc tunnel and there are other locations listed. BFM-TV in France reports that fewer buses have been chartered to bring protesters to Paris tomorrow. 24 journalists in France have filed complaints against police...
  • Man who stabbed Irish lecturer, 66, to death ..claims he 'insulted Prophet Mohammed'

    12/12/2018 3:37:02 AM PST · by Cronos · 37 replies
    Irish post ^ | 7 Dec 2018 | Aidan lonergan
    THE Pakistani man who brutally stabbed to death a Dublin-born lecturer outside a university in France this week has claimed the Irishman "insulted" the prophet Muhammad. English language teacher John Dowling, 66, was knifed 13 times outside Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci in northwest Paris as he left for lunch on Wednesday. Now 'Alli R.' – the 37-year-old former student student under arrest for the killing – has confessed that he held a personal grudge against the teacher after being kicked out for failing exams last year. Catherine Denis, the Nanterre prosecutor involved in the case, said Ali harboured...
  • French Riots Really Aren't About Global Warming - They're About Tax Heavy Socialism

    12/11/2018 10:05:33 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 11, 2018 | Editorial
    After weeks of spreading riots and demonstrations in Paris, socialist French President Emmanuel Macron has had an epiphany or sorts. Not only is he not going to put a new global warming tax on fuel, he's going to let financially-strapped French families keep more of their money from the taxman. At least this year. "No mercy"? Sounds like total surrender for someone who, just days earlier, arrested 1, 939 people across the country, more than a thousand of those in Paris. The truth is, Macron has lost control both of the people and of the narrative. His 18% approval rating...
  • Armoured vehicles bearing EU flag STORM Paris in sign European Army ALREADY created

    12/10/2018 3:32:49 AM PST · by Former Proud Canadian · 31 replies
    Daily Star ^ | Dec 9, 2018 | Rachel O'Donoghue
    ARMOURED vehicles bearing the European Union flag have stormed into Paris as protesters bring the city to a standstill.
  • Eiffel Tower, Louvre shut down as France braces for new riots

    12/09/2018 8:59:52 PM PST · by 867V309 · 40 replies
    chicagotribune.com ^ | 12-07-18 | Samuel Petrequin and Sylvie Corbet
    Nationwide, about 89,000 police will fan out in the streets, an increase from 65,000 last weekend, when more than 130 people were injured and over 400 arrested as the protests degenerated into the worst street violence to hit the French capital in decades. In addition to the closure of the Eiffel Tower, many shops and museums across Paris, including the Louvre, the Orsay Museum and the Grand Palais, will be shut on Saturday for safety reasons. Music festivals, operas and other cultural events in the capital were canceled.
  • What the Liberal Media Didn't Tell You About the Looting in Paris

    12/09/2018 3:15:00 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | December 9, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    This week, we have seen how the networks avoided the connection of Les Gilet Jaunes or Yellow Vest protests in Paris to the global warming ideology promoted by French President Emmanuel Macron (which led him to impose a fuel tax that he was forced to back away from). However, another bit of misreporting from much of the mainstream media involves properly identifying who it is during these Yellow Vest protests that are doing the looting and desecration of monuments with graffiti.  Fortunately we have an alternative Canadian news source, The Rebel, which has reported from Paris on who the perpetrators are....
  • GLOBALIST ARMY: Armored Vehicles with EU FLAG Storm Paris to Quash Protests (VIDEO)

    12/09/2018 11:06:46 AM PST · by MNDude · 89 replies
    So now we have combat ready armored vehicles with the EU flag which are being used against unarmed European protesters who are demonstrating against a pro EU authoritarian regime.
  • Let Them Eat Cake

    12/09/2018 5:08:07 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 25 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/09/18 | Ray DiLorenzo
    Another French aristocrat ignores the middle class. Will he survive? “Global warming is the biggest scam in history. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it.” —John Coleman, meteorologist and founder of The Weather Channel Paris is experiencing major riots they haven’t seen in fifty years. Protesters say this is the start of a revolution which will eclipse the rioting that occurred in 1968 when France was near civil war. Citizens are protesting a gas tax increase designed to discourage the purchase of vehicles that contribute to climate change. Diesel, the most popular fuel in France is currently $6.35...
  • Brussels police arrest hundreds in 'yellow vest' riot

    12/09/2018 4:39:55 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 9, 2018 | by Clement Rossignol and Robin Emmott
    BRUSSELS - Belgian police detained more than 400 people on Saturday after “yellow vest” protesters inspired by riots in France threw rocks and firecrackers and damaged shops and cars as they tried to reach official buildings in Brussels. In the second violence of its kind in the capital in eight days, a crowd which police estimated at around 1,000 faced riot squads who used water cannon and tear gas to keep people away from the European Union headquarters and the nearby Belgian government quarter. Calm was restored after about five hours. The movement in Belgium, inspired by the “gilets jaunes”,...