the Senate confirms the reappointment of Jerome Powell as Fed Chairman for a second term

The US Senate confirmed on Thursday May 12 the reappointment as chairman of the central bank (Fed) of Jerome Powell, chosen by Joe Biden for a second term, in the midst of a series of rate hikes in the face of high inflation. Read alsoIn the United States, employees in a position of strength The … Read more

in Herat, the Taliban prohibit men and women from eating together in restaurants

Taliban authorities in the city of Herat, in western Afghanistan, have banned men and women from eating together in restaurants, including if they are married, we learned Thursday, May 12 from official source. Read alsoJean-Pierre Perrin: “The failure in Afghanistan is more serious than in Vietnam” SEE ALSO – In Afghanistan, the Taliban close girls’ … Read more

weekly jobless claims are on the rise again

Weekly jobless claims in the United States increased again last week, passing the 200,000 mark, mainly due to seasonal adjustments, say economists who rule out large layoffs for the moment. From May 1 to 7, 203,000 people applied for unemployment benefit, 1,000 more than the previous week, the number of which was also revised upwards, … Read more

no sanction for the magistrate

No disciplinary action will be taken against the magistrate who had ordered the expulsion of a lawyer during a hearing in March in Aix-en-Provence, an incident which had caused a stir in the profession, indicated the Department of Justice in the Senate. Read alsoIn Aix-en-Provence, magistrates and lawyers at war “After having taken cognizance of … Read more

Bayer suffers a legal setback in the USA, the action loses more than 6%

Bayer suffered a legal setback in the United States on glyphosate, the general counsel at the Supreme Court having given an unfavorable opinion in a lawsuit against the agrochismiste, with the effect of a sharp decline in the title on Wednesday. Read alsoBayer raises its head, but remains weighed down by Monsanto The title ended … Read more

mixed result for Trump in local primaries

Republican voters in West Virginia on Tuesday (May 11) chose a supporter of Donald Trump to represent them in the midterm elections in November, but the former president saw one of his proteges lose the primary in Nebraska. Read alsoHow Donald Trump is planning his revenge These two less urbanized states lean frankly on the … Read more

Inflation, Ukraine and China, risks for financial stability in the United States, worries the Fed

The risks for financial stability in the United States have increased over the past six months, the American central bank (Fed) warned on Monday May 9 in a report, citing inflation, the war in Ukraine or the difficulties of the real estate sector. in China. Read alsoAccording to INSEE, inflation will soar to 5.4% over … Read more

20 internet service providers pledge to cut costs

The White House announced Monday that it has reached an agreement with 20 internet providers, including AT&T, Comcast and Verizon, to reduce subscription costs and guarantee broadband access to low-income households. Read alsoEmmanuel Macron wants to impose automatic parental controls on Internet service providers “The Biden-Harris administration has obtained commitments from the top 20 internet … Read more

Elon Musk accused of disrupting China in space

Billionaire Elon Musk was taken to task on Chinese social networks on Tuesday after two of his satellites narrowly missed, according to Beijing, colliding with the Asian giant’s space station. The richest man in the world, who has just been elected personality of the year by the American magazine Time, is well known in China … Read more

Massive fire and intense drought in the American West

A gigantic fire, contained to only 20% a month after its outbreak, continued to ravage the American state of New Mexico on Friday May 6, plagued like all of the western United States by a chronic drought which has continued. worse this week. Read alsoUnited States: California scratched by repeated fires Baptized “Hermits Peak Fireby … Read more