Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:28:25 +0000

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

PARIS — Workers were preparing to decontaminate some Paris streets surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral that have been tested with high levels of lead following the April blaze that damaged the landmark. High fences blocked Parisians and tourists from several streets and a bridge around the monument on Tuesday. The culture ministry said workers plan […]

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France drafts law to extend IVF to lesbians, single women

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 04 Aug 2019 22:36:59 +0000

France drafts law to extend IVF to lesbians, single women

PARIS – Single women and lesbians in France no longer would have to go abroad to get pregnant with a doctor’s help under a proposed law that would give them access to medically assisted reproduction at home for the first time.

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Air-board inventor makes it more than halfway across Channel

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 08:52:20 +0000

Air-board inventor makes it more than halfway across Channel

Looking like a superhero, the French inventor of an airborne hoverboard glided partway over the English Channel on his personal flying machine then crashed in the sea Thursday.

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French minister resigns after luxury dinners scandal

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:36:18 +0000

France’s Environment Minister Francois de Rugy on Tuesday said he was resigning after reports accusing him of extravagant spending, including on luxury dinners.

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A Brief History of GE Gas Turbines

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 11:39:47 +0000

July marks two important milestones that set gas-fired generation on its course to becoming a dominant form of power generation: commercial operation of the world’s first industrial gas turbine in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, in 1939, and commercial operation of the first gas turbine in the U.S. used to generate electric power—a 3.5-MW General Electric (GE) unit […]

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France’s Macron trying to save Iran nuclear deal by July 15

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 22:55:23 +0000

France's Macron trying to save Iran nuclear deal by July 15

PARIS  – French President Emmanuel Macron says he is trying to find a way by July 15 to resume dialogue between Iran and Western partners.

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France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 09:36:52 +0000

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals

Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe.

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Siemens Will Cut Another 2,700 Jobs; GE Announces Cuts in Switzerland

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:41:16 +0000

Siemens on June 18 said it would cut 2,700 jobs from its Gas and Power division, on top of 10,400 positions the German engineering firm last month said it would jettison as part of cost-cutting measures. The Siemens’ announcement comes one day after U.S.-based rival GE said it would cut 450 jobs at two of […]

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