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Seven chateaux and counting: Chinese billionaire is big in Bordeaux

by Margaret Vail (2018-06-29)

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"We want to put an end to this group cyber-harassment by making clear that every single person that is taking part will have to answer for it, even if they just sent a few tweets," Schiappa said on Tuesday. ($1 = 0.8161 euros) (Writing by Ingrid Melander Editing by Alison Williams)

"That's one of the great things I got. Everybody used to say my hair is phony. It's not my hair. I'm wearing a hair piece," the blond 72-year-old president told supporters in South Carolina, where he campaigned for Governor Henry McMaster.

In February, President Emmanuel Macron said he would work to prevent foreign investors buying French farms after it emerged that a Chinese fund had bought nearly 3,000 hectares (7,500 acres) of wheat fields in the centre of the country.

Blue Apron Chief Executive Officer Brad Dickerson in an interview with the Wall Street Journal website said he believes the company can find more customers for both that model and à-la-carte meals sold in stores and through its website.

BOSTON, June 15 (Reuters) - Harvard University killed an internal investigation in 2013 that found evidence the Ivy League school's admissions system is biased against Asian-American applicants, a nonprofit group suing the university alleged in a court filing on Friday.

Higher U.S. yields can put pressure on the currencies of emerging market countries that run current account deficits such as Indonesia and India, said Satoshi Okagawa, senior global markets analyst for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in Singapore.

NANTES, France, April 13 (Reuters) - French riot police clashed with protesters for a fifth day on Friday as their operation to clear squatters from an abandoned airport site evolved into a violent standoff that looked like it could go on for some time.

In Friday's brief, Harvard said the percentage of Asian-Americans it admitted had actually grown by 29 percent over the last decade. It called the รับผลิตอาหารเสริม 2013 report "preliminary and incomplete" and said that it was done with limited admissions data.

Blue Apron pioneered the meal-kit market, selling subscriptions for pre-portioned ingredients paired with recipes for restaurant-style meals like tilapia piccata and miso-glazed barramundi, but has faced new rivals including Amazon.com Inc .

The activists, known as "Zadists" due to their occupation of what they call a ZAD or "zone à défendre" ("zone to defend") said there had been several injuries from police grenades. (Writing by Brian Love Editing by Ingrid Melander Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

"They never said that anymore. I've been caught in rainstorms, winds 60 miles (95 kilometers) an hour," Trump went on, warning those with hairpieces: "If it's not your hair, don't run for office, folks."

The U.S. 10-year Treasury yield rose above 3 percent on Tuesday for the first time in more than four years as investors reduced their U.S. bond holdings on worries about rising inflation and growing government debt supply. The 10-year reached a top of 3.003 percent, above yesterday's close at 2.973 percent.

In court papers, Arlington, Virginia-based Students for Fair Admissions said an Asian-American male applicant with a 25 percent chance of admission would have a 35 percent chance if he was white, 75 percent if he were Hispanic and a 95 percent chance if he were black.

The claim by Students for Fair Admissions Inc came in a brief that sought to have a federal judge in Boston rule in its favor without a trial in a closely watched lawsuit accusing Harvard of discriminating against Asian-Americans.

"Yesterday was a big day in terms of Treasury yields impacting currencies. Today, the 10-year did claw its way up to 3 percent to no big effect as far as currencies are concerned," said Alan Ruskin, global head of currency strategy at Deutsche Bank in New York.

Reflecting on those Chinese peers who bid farewell to Bordeaux after a brief dalliance, he said: "It (owning a chateau) became the fashion. They just wanted the experience. But they slowly realised that winemaking is not the business they thought."

Under the legislation, which still needs to be approved by parliament, under-age victims of rape will have until they are aged 48 to file a complaint, taking the deadline to 30 years after they turn 18, from 20 now.

After Republican President Donald Trump took office last year, the Justice Department began investigating whether Harvard's policies are discriminatory because they limit the acceptance of Asian-Americans.

The acquisitions -- though making up only 1.5 percent of the region's 7,000 vineyards -- have stirred sensitivities about growing foreign investment, particularly Chinese, in strategic or heritage sectors.

"But it's the opposite. We want to preserve seduction, chivalry and 'l'amour à la francaise' by saying what is key is consent. Between consenting adults everything is allowed, we can seduce, talk, but if someone says 'no', it's 'no' and it's final," she said.

Together with the age of consent, one of the most eye-catching aspects of the bill, whose main points have been publicly debated over the past few months, has been the plan to punish sexual harassment on the street with fines.

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