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Terrorism concerns heighten in France this weekend with Beyonce, World Cup and Bastille Day celebrations

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A massive security shield has been put in place as terrorist threats heighten during this weekend’s Bastille Day celebrations, Beyonce and Jay-Z’s On The Run II tour, and World Cup finals, Ndlyss learns.

As France prepares to celebrate its national holiday, a reported 110,000 police officers are being stationed Saturday for the military parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, Eiffel Tower fireworks, and more.

On the capital’s periphery, Beyonce and Jay-Z are scheduled to perform at the 81,000-seat Stade de France soccer stadium, Bloomberg says.

With France headed to its first World Cup trophy in 20 years against Croatia, thousands will be cheering for their country’s team on Sunday. If they take home the victory, national authorities are anticipating an estimated 1 million fans will be in attendance at the parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Monday.

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“We couldn’t mobilize more forces than we will mobilize this weekend,” French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told reporters on Friday.

“At this time, we will mobilize all of our forces.”

About 12,000 police officers will be patrolling the Paris streets including anti-riot units, plainclothes officers, and military patrols.

The ramp up on security follows a series of attacks in France over the last few years. On Bastille Day in 2016, an attacker in Nice ran down 84 people with a truck.

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Juice Wrld Dead at 21 after suffering a Seizure

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US rapper Juice Wrld, 21, has reportedly passed away after suffering a seizure in Chicago’s Midway airport, according to a report from TMZ.

Juice’s flight from Cali landed early Sunday morning, and after deplaning … witnesses tell us he suffered the seizure while walking through the airport. Law enforcement sources say he was bleeding from the mouth when paramedics got on scene.

Wrld––Jarad Anthony Higgins was said to have been conscious when rushed to a nearby hospital. However, he was pronounced dead a short time later at the hospital. The cause of death is unclear at this time.

This is a developing story.

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Uber discloses disturbing Data of 3,000+ Sexual Assault incidents

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Uber’s sexual assault problem has skyrocketed, but a new company report released by the ride-sharing hub on Thursday reveals shocking details of the ongoing crisis, and it’s worse then you could fathom.

In the 84-page, self-released report, Uber revealed the company receives thousands of sexual assault and misconduct reports a year, according to NBC News.

The chilling data includes 235 reports of rape, 280 reports of attempted rape, 1,560 reports of groping, 376 reports of unwanted kissing to the breast, buttocks or mouth, and 594 reports of unwanted kissing to a different body part.

In total, the report reveals Uber received 5,981 reports of sexual abuse between 2017 and 2018. While riders are typically the victims in many of the company’s higher-profile sexual assault cases — such as those lodged by four female survivors in 2018 — Uber’s report claims passengers were actually the accused party in 45 percent of the reports filed.

“Each of those incidents represents an individual who has undergone a horrific trauma,” Uber’s chief legal officer Tony West told NBC News. “But I’m not surprised by those numbers,” he added.  “I’m not surprised because sexual violence is just much more pervasive in society than I think most people realize.”

“We had to measure what was happening on our platform,” said West. “We know in business, if you don’t measure it, you can’t address it.”

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Kamala Harris to end Democratic presidential campaign

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California Sen. Kamala Harris is reportedly planning to drop out of the presidential race, CBS News confirms.

The news came on the same day that Harris canceled a high-profile fundraiser in New York and amid severe drops in polling numbers.

The senator allegedly informed her staff on a phone call of her decision, less than an hour after it was revealed the event, which was scheduled to take place at the Paul Weiss law firm, was canceled due to a “personal matter.”

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