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Ireland Thanksgiving: crazy numbers and unbelievable facts about the American cult festival

01:50  25 november  2020
01:50  25 november  2020 Source:   heimgourmet.com

Vice-president and record of elected women: the new impetus of American politics

 Vice-president and record of elected women: the new impetus of American politics © Angela Weiss Kamala Harris, November 10, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware With Kamala Harris, first woman vice-president of the United States , and a record elected to Congress, including an unprecedented number of Republicans, the re-entry into politics in January will mark a historic milestone in Washington.

Thanksgiving is a federal holiday in the United States, celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. It is sometimes called American Thanksgiving (outside the United States)

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French President Emmanuel Macron announces a relaxation of the strict Corona requirements in his country. Public life should be restarted step by step.

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As early as next Saturday, all shops in France will be allowed to reopen subject to hygiene requirements, as Head of State Emmanuel Macron (article picture) announced in a television address. In addition, citizens can then leave their homes longer - namely three hours a day within a radius of 20 kilometers. In the end, they were only allowed to do this for an hour a day within a radius of one kilometer, if there was no valid reason such as a trip to the workplace or a mandatory visit to the doctor. Churches can also reopen from the weekend, but masses are only allowed with a maximum of 30 believers.

Iraq. Seven rockets target the American embassy, ​​the pro-Iran truce broken

 Iraq. Seven rockets target the American embassy, ​​the pro-Iran truce broken © Ali YOUSSEF / AFP American troops and the United States embassy in Baghdad have come under attack from pro-Iran factions. Taking advantage of the chaotic political transition in the United States and the announcement of the withdrawal of part of the troops, pro-Iran forces attacked the American embassy in Iraq. Seven rockets targeted the US Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday evening, an attack that broke more than a month-long truce by pro- Iran factions and killed a girl.

47 Fun Facts About the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. 15. One especially long-lasting dinosaur balloon got a sendoff at the American Museum of Natural History. The balloons are inflated the day before the parade outside the American Museum of Natural History, then topped off the day of.

Thanksgiving facts and activities for kids and teachers. Thanksgiving Day is a day set aside each year where people in the United States and Canada give thanks to God for all the blessings they received during the year by feasting and prayer.

According to Macron, the general exit restrictions should end on December 15 if the number of infections continues to fall. They should then be replaced by a curfew between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, people should be able to move freely. Travel to the family should also be allowed unlimited at Christmas.

Eingang zum Louvre Museum in Paris: Bekommt Mona Lisa ab Mitte Dezember wieder Besuch? © picture-alliance / dpa / C. Ena entrance to the Louvre Museum in Paris: will Mona Lisa be visited again from mid-December?

For cinemas, theaters and museums, the reopening is also planned for December 15th. Bars and restaurants are to remain closed longer - according to the government's plans until January 20th. The French ski areas are also likely to open again in the coming year.

"Avoid third wave"

"We survived the worst," explained Macron. "The climax of the second wave is over." The efforts to contain the coronavirus have paid off - but they must now be continued. "We have to do everything we can to avoid a third wave and a new curfew," stressed the president.

Since the imposition of the new lockdown three and a half weeks ago, the number of infections in France had slowed significantly. At the beginning of the week, the number of new infections registered had fallen below the 5000 mark within 24 hours for the first time since the end of September, which Macron had set as a target four weeks ago. The number of corona deaths has meanwhile exceeded the 50,000 mark. France is one of the countries worst hit by the pandemic in Europe.

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Alejandro Mayorkas, a Cuban immigrant to head the United States Homeland Security .
© Brad Barket Alejandros Mayorkas, then Deputy Minister of Homeland Security, participates in a Hispanic festival on October 17, 2015 in New York. Alejandro Mayorkas, chosen Monday by Joe Biden to head the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is a Cuban immigrant who has already announced his intention to reverse Donald Trump's anti-immigrant policy. He will be the first Hispanic to lead this sprawling ministry that oversees immigration issues, border police but also emergency response.

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