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Seeking Alpha
· Park Aerospace Corp (PKE) CEO Brian Shore on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
So I hope that the governors do the right thing for the country and the economy, because if we destroy the economy, then we'll really know -- the world will really know what darkness is.
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FRANCE 24
· Colombia lost forest area the size of Sao Paulo in 2019: report  
Although considerable, it represents a 19 percent reduction in deforestation compared to the 197,000 hectares destroyed in 2018.
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The New York Times
· Macron Drops Idea of a Modern Spire for Notre-Dame  
The fire last year destroyed the latticework of huge, ancient timbers that made up Notre-Dame’s attic, melted the roof’s lead sheath and endangered the overall stability of the iconic stone structure that had stood for eight centuries.
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CNA
· France to restore Notre-Dame Cathedral as it was before inferno  
The Apr 15, 2019, blaze gutted the Gothic landmark and major tourist attraction, destroying the spire and roof in a disaster that stunned the nation.
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Washington Post
· World Digest: July 9, 2020  
Notre Dame Cathedral will be restored exactly as it was before the 2019 fire that destroyed much of the historic landmark, the French government announced Thursday evening.
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The Age
· Melania Trump sculpture set on fire in Slovenian hometown  
Weeks after the statue of the first lady was erected last year, a controversial 25-foot-tall depiction of Donald Trump featuring a rather stern-looking face, yellow shock of hair and red tie also popped up in Slovenia but quickly came under threat by people vowing to destroy it.
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Washington Post
· Notre Dame to be rebuilt as it was before the fire, French government says  
PARIS — Notre Dame Cathedral will be restored exactly as it was before the 2019 fire that destroyed much of the historic landmark, the French government announced Thursday evening.
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NBCNews.com
· The next wave of statue removals is afoot. See where they're being taken down across the U.S.  
The swift removal in 2020 of these monuments and markers from public settings comes in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, a Black man whose death in police custody has reignited a national debate about such icons and whether they're pieces of history that should be preserved or, instead, must be taken down and even destroyed.
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Express.co.uk
· EU on the brink: Dutch ‘punching above their weight’ and risk MAJOR crisis  
A national official claimed the Greek crisis almost destroyed The Netherlands.
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The New York Times
· The Coronavirus Can Float in Indoor Air, W.H.O. Concedes  
Businesses, schools and nursing homes may need to invest in new ventilation systems or ultraviolet lights that destroy the virus.