An American Constitution at auction for 20 to 30 million dollars

A rare original copy of the United States Constitution of 1787 will be sold at auction in December for an expected price of 20 to 30 million dollars, one year after an exceptional transaction of a first edition of this charter for 43 million dollars. dollars, Sotheby’s announced on Tuesday. The copy of this constitutional … Read more

In the United States, a conspiracy thesis fuels a movement to monitor ballot boxes

Those who spend their evening watching the ballot boxes in Arizona claim to act to save democracy and prevent the recurrence in November of the supposed massive fraud which, according to them, would have led to the defeat of Donald Trump in 2020. But for those responsible for organizing the elections, campaigners for electoral rights … Read more

Court rejects American basketball player Brittney Griner’s appeal

AFP, published on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 10:08 p.m. Russian justice on Tuesday rejected the appeal of American basketball player Brittney Griner, sentenced in Russia to nine years in prison for cannabis trafficking and who asked for her “traumatic” sentence to be reduced, amid very strong tensions between Moscow and Washington. “President (Joe) Biden … Read more

Court rejects American basketball player Brittney Griner’s appeal

Russian justice on Tuesday rejected the appeal of American basketball player Brittney Griner, sentenced in Russia to nine years in prison for cannabis trafficking and who asked for her “traumatic” sentence to be reduced, amid very strong tensions between Moscow and Washington. “President (Joe) Biden has been very clear that Brittney must be released immediately,” … Read more

Harvey Weinstein imprisoned in “medieval” conditions, says his lawyer

AFP, published on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 08:54 Former film producer Harvey Weinstein is detained in “almost medieval” conditions, in the cell where he waits every day for his trial in Los Angeles, his lawyer was indignant at the hearing on Tuesday. The ‘Pulp Fiction’ and ‘Shakespeare in Love’ producer, who has long reigned … Read more

Prince, Andy Warhol and many celebrities invoked in the Supreme Court of the United States

AFP, published on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 8:39 p.m. The justices of the United States Supreme Court played humorous art critics on Wednesday in an attempt to unravel a complex copyright case linked to portraits of Prince by Andy Warhol. Steven Spielberg, Piet Mondrian, Stephen King or Darth Vader… far from their arid law … Read more

A Russian cosmonaut takes off aboard an American rocket, in the middle of the war in Ukraine

AFP, published on Wednesday, October 05, 2022 at 11:57 p.m. A Russian cosmonaut took off on Wednesday for the International Space Station from the United States, aboard a rocket from the American company SpaceX, a mission that is particularly symbolic in the midst of the war in Ukraine. Anna Kikina, the only female Russian cosmonaut … Read more

A Russian cosmonaut en route to the ISS aboard an American rocket, in the midst of the war in Ukraine

AFP, published on Wednesday, October 05, 2022 at 6:27 p.m. A Russian cosmonaut took off on Wednesday for the International Space Station from the United States, aboard a rocket from the American company SpaceX, a mission that is particularly symbolic in the midst of the war in Ukraine. Anna Kikina, the only female Russian cosmonaut … Read more

US mortgage rates rise to 6.7%, highest since 2007

US mortgage rates rose to 6.7%, the highest level in more than 15 years, adding pressure to the already declining US housing market. The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage rose to 6.7%, according to a survey released Thursday by private equity firm Freddie Mac. This is the highest rate since July 2007 and … Read more