a Republican senator proposes a law to ban abortion at the national level

The right to abortion has been at the center of political debates since the Supreme Court’s decision in June, which made each state free to ban it on its soil. Influential Republican Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a bill on Tuesday, September 13 that would ban abortion across the United States after 15 weeks of pregnancy, … Read more

Alexeï Navalny says he is prohibited from private exchanges with his lawyers

Imprisoned Russian opponent Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin’s main critic, said he was deprived of confidential conversations with his lawyers, which could make it increasingly difficult for him to communicate with the outside world. In a message posted Thursday, September 8 on Twitter, the 46-year-old anti-corruption activist said he was summoned by the management of his … Read more

Greece signs an agreement with the United States for the return of antiquities

The Greek Parliament on Thursday (September 9th) ratified a historic agreement for the return of an important American archaeological collection whose provenance has sparked controversy among experts. Under the terms of the agreement, fifteen of the 161 Bronze Age antiquities that were part of the collection of American billionaire and philanthropist Leonard Stern will be … Read more

weekly jobless claims still down

New jobless claims fell again last week, for the fourth consecutive week, remaining at historic lows, according to data released Thursday by the Labor Department. Between August 28 and September 3, 222,000 people registered for unemployment benefit after job loss, down 6,000 from the previous week, reaching the lowest level since late May. . “This … Read more

Eight migrants drowned while trying to cross from Mexico to the United States

At least eight migrants have drowned and dozens more have been rescued after trying to cross the Rio Grande River from Mexico to the United States, an official source said on Friday. US Customs and Border Guard (CPB) said in a statement provided to AFP that the drownings occurred on Thursday, when a group of … Read more

Egypt frees a four-year preventive lawyer for a post on “yellow vests”

Exceptional justice in Egypt on Monday July 25 ordered the release of lawyer Mohammed Ramadan, who has been in pre-trial detention for almost four years for having said that he was in solidarity with the French social movement of “yellow vests“says a human rights NGO. Mohammed Ramadan, 43, was arrested in September 2018 for posting … Read more

disappointment for the competition policeman who opposed a merger in the pharmacy

The US Competition Agency (FTC), which recently launched several lawsuits to oppose mergers between companies, recorded a defeat on Thursday in a case opposing it to the biotech Illumina, according to a press release from the company. released Thursday. The FTC had filed a case in March 2021 to prevent Illumina’s acquisition of Grail for … Read more

Trial in early 2023 of two lawyers suspected of having used a forgery at the assizes

The trial of two tenors of the Paris bar, Joseph Cohen-Sabban and Xavier Nogueras, suspected of having produced forgeries before an assize court at the end of 2018 to exonerate, in vain, the drug trafficker Robert Dawes, will be held in early 2023, decided Tuesday, August 30 the criminal court. The hearings will take place … Read more

sharper than expected drop in oil inventories (-3.3 million barrels)

Commercial crude oil reserves fell significantly more than expected last week, according to figures released Wednesday by the US Energy Information Agency (EIA). During the week ended August 26, commercial inventories contracted by 3.3 million barrels, the same as the previous week, while analysts expected a drop of only 950,000 barrels. At 418.3 million barrels, … Read more

Imam Iquioussen’s lawyer threatened with death: an open investigation

An investigation was opened after the complaint of lawyer Lucie Simon, the target of numerous messages of threats and insults since she defended Imam Hassan Iquioussen, whom the Minister of the Interior wishes to expel, indicated Thursday 25 August the Paris prosecutor’s office requested by AFP. The investigation, opened in particular for death threats or … Read more