American associations want to prevent Elon Musk from buying Twitter

Several human rights NGOs have joined forces in the hope of preventing Elon Musk from buying Twitter, for fear that the multi-billionaire will allow toxic behavior to explode on the platform. “If we don’t block this operation, he will give a megaphone to demagogues and extremists, who (…) incite hatred, violence and harassment”, Nicole Gill, … Read more

Ex-Twitter boss ordered by Elon Musk to provide documents

Elon Musk has served ex-Twitter boss Jack Dorsey with an injunction to provide a whole series of documents, as part of the battle he launched to extricate himself from the $ 44 billion takeover deal of the social network. According to documents made public Monday, August 22, Jack Dorsey was ordered to give Elon Musk … Read more

Elon Musk donates 5 million Tesla shares, without specifying to whom

Elon Musk, the richest man in the world, donated 5.04 million shares of his company Tesla to philanthropy in November, indicates a stock market document released Monday evening, without specifying to whom. Read alsoWhy Elon Musk panics the stock market That’s $5.7 billion at closing prices on the days the donations were made, $4.4 billion … Read more

Mexican scientist convicted in US of spying for Russia

A renowned Mexican scientist was sentenced on Tuesday June 21 by a US court to four years in prison for spying for Russia. Hector Cabrera Fuentes, 37, pleaded guilty in February to acting for a foreign government without notifying US authorities. Read alsoPutin’s propagandists promote territorial expansionism: ‘We are the heirs of the Mongol Empire’ … Read more

home resales fall further in May

Sales of existing homes continued to decline in May, for the fourth month in a row, affected by the rise in interest rates. Read alsoIn the United States, the reform of the taxation of multinationals held hostage in Congress The median selling price of existing homes at $407,600 Over the month, 5.41 million houses and … Read more

more than 19 million dollars for a last charity lunch with Warren Buffett

A person will shell out $19 million to have lunch with US billionaire Warren Buffett after winning the 21st and final annual auction to benefit an NGO that helps the homeless in San Francisco. Read alsoWarren Buffett bets big on the markets and mocks Wall Street The sale opened last Sunday with a base price … Read more

industrial production slows more than expected in May

The pace of industrial production in the United States slowed in May, more than expected, according to data released Friday by the American Central Bank (Fed), which also showed a contraction in manufacturing production. The increase in total production was 0.2% compared to April, the data for which was revised upwards (+1.4% against 1.1% initially … Read more

two dead, one injured in shooting outside Alabama church

A shooting Thursday, June 16 in front of a church in Vestavia Hills in Alabama (southern United States) left two dead and one injured, announced the city police, adding that a suspect was in custody. Read also“Weapons are in the DNA of the United States”: journey to the heart of American excess “Three people at … Read more

black teenager cleared of murder 91 years after execution

He had been sentenced to death and executed at 16 for murder: 91 years later, a court in Pennsylvania, in the eastern United States, this week recognized the innocence of Alexander McClay Williams, giving justice to this African-American and his only surviving 92-year-old sister. Read alsoDeath penalty: executioner in France, history of a taboo job … Read more

Dr. Anthony Fauci, face of the pandemic in the United States, positive for Covid-19

The highly respected Dr. Anthony Fauci, the main adviser to US President Joe Biden on the health crisis, has tested positive for Covid-19, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, of which he is the director, announced on Wednesday. The octogenarian, who quickly became the face of the fight against the pandemic in the United States, … Read more