US economy ‘resilient’ to global turmoil, White House says

The president’s spokeswoman, Karine Jean-Pierre, said the United States was “in a better position than other countries”. The US executive believes that the world’s leading power “remains resilient in the face of global challenges“, said the White House on Wednesday after a meeting of several ministers and advisers around President Joe Biden. The team judged … Read more

The Lyon Bar Association asks Éric Dupond-Moretti to put an end to prison overcrowding

This is a motion that was recently adopted by the Council of the Bar Association of Lyon. Under the presidency of the Bâtonnière Marie-Josèphe Laurent, its members wished to question the Minister of Justice, Éric Dupond-Moretti. Regretting that in France, 71,819 people are detained while prison establishments have only 60,719 places combined, the motion asks … Read more

Chinese engineer sentenced in the United States for collaborating with Chinese intelligence

A Chinese man who came to the United States to study electrical engineering has been found guilty of providing information to the Chinese secret service on people of interest to potentially recruit, the United States Department of Justice announced on Tuesday (September 27th). Ji Chaoqun, 31, was convicted on Monday after a two-week trial in … Read more

Biden to urge Americans to eat better

Joe Biden wants Americans to change their eating habits and is expected to decree at a food summit on Wednesday that it’s time for the United States to end food insecurity while tackling the problem of obesity in the country. The Democratic president will speak at the conference dubbed “Hunger, nutrition and healthorganized at the … Read more

the partial cancellation of student debt estimated at 400 billion dollars

President Joe Biden’s decision to partially erase the colossal American student debt will cost the federal government $400 billion, the Congressional Budget Office estimated in a report published on Monday (September 26th). This new estimate, requested by elected conservatives and emanating from an official and apolitical body, should pour oil on the fire of the … Read more

the Biogen laboratory will pay 900 million to settle a case of bribes

The Biogen laboratory has reached an amicable agreement, providing for compensation of 900 million dollars, with a whistleblower who accused the firm of having paid bribes to doctors to encourage them to prescribe its treatments against multiple sclerosis. The whistleblower behind the report, Michael Bawduniak, will receive approximately $250 million directly, according to a statement … Read more

$100 million New Jersey grocery store was indeed a fraud, three men charged

Despite a turnover of 40,000 dollars, a small grocery store in New Jersey suddenly found itself worth 100 million dollars on Wall Street in 2021, via a fraudulent arrangement, for which the American authorities charged Monday three men. The Ministry of Justice has accused them of various violations of stock market laws and, for one … Read more

imprisoned Iranian lawyer singled out by European bars

Amirsalar Davoudi, an imprisoned Iranian lawyer, is the winner this year of the Ludovic-Trarieux International Human Rights Prize, awarded this Friday, September 23 in Bordeaux, we learned from the organization. The Warsaw Bar is named for its part “bar of the year» by this jury made up of representatives of around ten European bar associations … Read more

The San Marina shoe brand placed in receivership, announces the company’s lawyer

San Marina had claimed to suffer the backlash of the judgment of the Court of Cassation which forced, last June, the so-called non-essential traders and who had had to keep their doors closed during the confinement of spring 2020, to pay their rents. The Marseille commercial court has decided to place the San Marina shoe … Read more

the Fed raises its key rate again sharply by 0.75 points

This is the third consecutive rise of this level. The Fed persists and signs. As its leaders suggested, the Federal Reserve raised its main rate by 75 basis points on Wednesday evening. The US central bank is thus raising the Fed Funds rate to between 3% and 3.25%. This is the third consecutive increase of … Read more