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As Notre-Dame money rolls in, some eyebrows raised over rush of funds – AOL

As Notre-Dame money rolls in, some eyebrows raised over rush of funds - AOL

PARIS, April 17 (Reuters) – Pledged donations from French billionaires, companies and ordinary citizens for the restoration of fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral are approaching 900 million euros after just two days, a reflection of the landmark’s resonance in the national psyche. But the outpouring has prompted questions from charities, politicians and commentators about why some of […]

The Cost Of Measles : Planet Money – NPR

The Cost Of Measles : Planet Money - NPR

Enlarge this image Spencer Platt/Getty Images New York City is grappling with a measles outbreak. There have been 283 reports of measles in Brooklyn alone, compared to more than 500 nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency last week, requiring people living in […]

Actress Lori Loughlin, husband and 7 other parents file not guilty pleas to money laundering – The Boston Globe

Actress Lori Loughlin, husband and 7 other parents file not guilty pleas to money laundering - The Boston Globe

By John R. Ellement Globe Staff  April 15, 2019 Actress Lori Loughlin, husband Mossimo Giannulli and nine other parents can skip their arraignments on money laundering charges in Boston’s federal court, and a magistrate judge also accepted not guilty pleas for the defendants without hearing from them personally. Magistrate Judge M. Page Kelley on Monday […]

The Maple Syrup Cartel : Planet Money – NPR

The Maple Syrup Cartel : Planet Money - NPR

Enlarge this image Tim Boyle/Getty Images More than 70% of the world’s maple syrup comes from Canada, and mostly from Quebec. But producing maple syrup can be volatile based on the weather. So Canada’s government set up production quotas and a reserve, both of which help Canada control the price of maple syrup. What happens […]

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