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Tuesday April 6th, 2021 night edition

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"If I failed it, when I'm French, I can understand how someone who is Mexican, who doesn't speak French, could fail," said truck driver Yohan Flaman.

If someone from France can fail Quebec’s French test for immigrants, how hard is it for a non-francophone to pass?.

Yohan Flaman, 39, a truck driver from Limoges, France, who came to Quebec in 2018 under the Quebec Experience Program, wasn’t too nervous about taking the French test set by the department of Immigration, Francization and Integration.

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But much to his surprise, when he took the test more than a year ago, he flunked.

“If I failed it, when I’m French, I can understand how someone who is Mexican, who doesn’t speak French, could fail,” he said in an interview Sunday.

Flaman noted when he first arrived in Quebec, he had passed the test for his professional Quebec driver’s licence entirely in French. »

The doctor who pronounced George Floyd dead says a lack of oxygen was the likely cause.

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An emergency room doctor who tried to save George Floyd’s life for 30 minutes before pronouncing him dead testified on Monday that he believed Mr. Floyd had most likely died of a lack of oxygen, bolstering a central argument of the prosecution.

The doctor’s testimony came on the sixth day of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged with murdering Mr. Floyd.

The doctor said that, based on the information he had at the time, he thought that oxygen deficiency, sometimes called asphyxia, was “one of the more likely” causes of Mr. Floyd’s death. »

Men with psychopathic tendencies are better at faking remorse, study finds

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Words like ‘maladaptive,’ ‘disordered,’ and ‘dysfunctional’ are often used to describe those with psychopathic traits, implying that there is something wrong with them.”.

“The focus on ‘disorder’ then could occlude possible interpersonal — albeit selfish — benefits that might come from having a psychopathic personality.”.

This suggests that psychopathic men might selectively exploit women who have more traits of emotionality,” Brazil explained. »

Mitch McConnell Is Horrified that Corporations Are Speaking Out Against Voter Suppression

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It was, like his other post-presidency statements, more embarrassing than truly threatening, and one is loath to give it any oxygen.

Georgia-based companies like Delta and Coca-Cola initially tried to stay on the sidelines, even as they faced calls to condemn the anti-democratic laws.

“Corporations will invite serious consequences if they become a vehicle for far-left mobs to hijack our country from outside the constitutional order,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell warned on Monday. »

The entire Trump campaign was a scam — and it is not over

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It should have been the biggest story because it was unfolding during the campaign and illustrated everything the people needed to know about Donald Trump.

It showed, in living color, that Trump was a real, bonafide con artist, in the literal sense of the word.

And according to the Washington Post, Trump was personally involved in all the advertising that made those claims. »