Iranian woman arrested for eating at restaurant without hijab

A woman who had lunch without a headscarf in a restaurant in Tehran, whose photo has gone viral on social media, has been arrested, her sister said on Friday, amid a crackdown in Iran against the protest movement born after the death of Mahsa Amini. The photo showed Donya Rad sitting in a restaurant in … Read more

authorities deny tycoon Jimmy Lai the right to a British lawyer

Hong Kong’s executive has denied imprisoned media mogul Jimmy Lai the right to be represented by a British lawyer during his upcoming trial, it was learned on Friday (September 30th) from a court. Jimmy Lai and executives of Apple Daily, a newspaper critical of Chinese power that was forced to close, are being sued for … Read more

Three indictments in two US spy cases

A cybersecurity specialist who worked for the US National Security Agency (NSA) and a couple made up of health professionals including the military were charged Thursday, September 29, in two separate proceedings, with attempting to sell secret information. to foreign states. In the first case, Jareh Sebastian Dalke, 30, spent less than four weeks working … Read more

Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska indicted in US over sanctions violations

The United States announced on Thursday (September 29th) that it had charged Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, his girlfriend and two others with plotting to obtain US citizenship for his two children, in violation of state sanctions. -United. Oleg Deripaska, 52, an ally of President Vladimir Putin, has been under US sanctions since 2018. He is … Read more

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

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