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18  mai     00h52
Actor Dabney Coleman, villainous boss in ’9 to 5,’ dies at 92
   Dabney Coleman, a character actor who brought a glorious touch of smarm to the screen in playing comedic villains, mean spirited bosses and outright jerks in films such as to and Tootsie, has died at age .Coleman took his last earthly breath peacefully and exquisitely in his Santa...
17  mai     09h04
Mercedes workers in Alabama reject union, dealing setback to UAW
   U.S. workers at a Mercedes Benz MBGn.DE plant in Alabama handed a stinging loss to the United Auto Workers on Friday, rejecting the union in a vote it had expected would build on a win at a Tennessee Volkswagen VOWG p.DE plant and push it deeper into the U.S. South.It marked the first big loss...
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Four deaths confirmed from severe storm that ravaged Houston
   A severe storm packing hurricane force winds pummeled Houston on Thursday, killing at least four people, blowing windows out of high rise buildings and leaving some , homes without power as much of the city was plunged into darkness, the mayor said.Much of downtown Houston and its commercial...
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Man who attacked Pelosi’s husband with hammer gets 30 years in prison
   The man who broke into former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home in and assaulted her husband with a hammer was sentenced on Friday to years in prison, federal prosecutors said.In a politically motivated attack, David DePape forcibly entered Pelosi’s home in San Francisco early in the...
    10h09
New York City said ’no injuries’ at Columbia arrests; students’ medical records say otherwise
   After the arrests of pro Palestine student protesters occupying a Columbia University building last month, New York Mayor Eric Adams and senior police officials repeatedly said there were no injuries, no violent clashes and minimal force used.But at least nine of the protesters arrested...
    11h36
Scheffler puts arrest behind him to stay in PGA contention
   Scottie Scheffler never considered not playing in the PGA Championship second round after his early morning arrest on Friday and spent time stretching in his jail cell before competing at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky.The world’s top ranked golfer was left in shock and shaking for an...
    19h12
US flag is sacred, White House says, amid flap involving Supreme Court’s Alito
   A report about a U.S. flag flying upside down in January outside Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s home caused a furor in Washington, with the White House saying on Friday President Joe Biden believes the flag is sacred and a senior senator calling for Alito to step aside from two key cases...
    19h16
Ex-Trump lawyer Eastman pleads not guilty in Arizona electors case
   John Eastman, the first of defendants accused of illegally seeking to claim Arizona’s electoral votes for then U.S. President Donald Trump to appear before a state judge, pleaded not guilty on Friday.Eastman, , is one of several people including fellow former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani...
    16h26
US arrests two Chinese nationals in 73 million crypto scam
   U.S. authorities charged two Chinese nationals in a cryptocurrency scam that laundered at least million from defrauded victims, the Justice Department said on Friday.U.S. officials arrested Yicheng Zhang in Los Angeles on Thursday, according to an indictment unsealed in U.S. District Court in...
    10h07
Judge to rule next week on Baldwin bid to avoid ’Rust’ trial
   A New Mexico judge next week will make a decision on Alec Baldwin’s request to have charges dropped against him in the shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, as the actor tries to avoid an unprecedented Hollywood manslaughter trial for an on set death.Baldwin’s lawyers had filed motions...
    19h20
US State Dept issues worldwide alert amid threat of violence against LGBTQ community
   The U.S. State Department on Friday issued a worldwide caution security alert, saying it is aware of increased potential for foreign terrorist organization inspired violence against LGBTQ people and events. Due to the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations, or violent actions against U.S....
16  mai     10h11
Democratic divide on Gaza war, campus protests hurting Biden, Reuters Ipsos poll finds
   Democrats are deeply divided over President Joe Biden’s handling of both the war in Gaza and the U.S. campus protests against it, a new Reuters Ipsos poll found, fraying the coalition that he relied on four years ago to defeat Republican Donald Trump.Some of Democratic registered voters...
17  mai     10h03
Despite consumer watchdog’s US Supreme Court win, agency powers still on chopping block
   The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision safeguarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau the nation’s consumer finance watchdog earned plaudits from supporters of robust federal regulation. But their praise for the court may prove short lived.Powered by its conservative majority, the court...
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Complaint dismissed against Trump hush-money judge who donated to Biden
   The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct has dismissed an ethics complaint against Justice Juan Merchan, who is overseeing the hush money criminal case against former U.S. President Donald Trump, a spokesperson for the judge said. Justice Merchan said the complaint, from more than a year...
    16h00
Black history is American history,’ Biden says as he launches fresh voter appeal
   President Joe Biden launched a fresh bid to bolster support from African American voters on Friday, looking to seal up cracks in the Democratic coalition that carried him to victory over Republican Donald Trump in .Biden visited the popular National Museum of African American History and...
    10h05
New York race for US House becomes latest Israel lobby battleground
   The Democratic primary race for a U.S. House of Representatives seat in New York state has become a new battleground for a powerful pro Israel fundraising group, which spent nearly million on ads this week against incumbent Jamaal Bowman.Bowman is battling George Latimer, the county executive...
14  novembre     11h08
Which redistricting fights could shape the battle for US House control in November?
   Legal battles over redistricting could lead to new congressional maps for the election in more than half a dozen states, potentially affecting control of the U.S. House of Representatives, where Republicans currently hold a advantage over the Democratic minority.The two parties are...
17  mai     15h57
Fed Chair Powell tests positive for COVID-19, working from home
   Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell tested positive for COVID on Thursday and is currently working from home, a Fed spokesperson said in an emailed statement. Chair Powell tested positive for COVID late yesterday and is experiencing symptoms. He is working from home and staying away from...
    10h21
Donald Trump wants to control the Justice Department and FBI. His allies have a plan
   Some of Donald Trump’s allies are assembling proposals to curtail the Justice Department’s independence and turn the nation’s top law enforcement body into an attack dog for conservative causes, nine people involved in the effort told Reuters.If successful, the overhaul could represent one of the...
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NY man who used name of fake ’Seinfeld’ company pleads guilty to fraud
   A Brooklyn man who ran a business named for a fake company from the TV show Seinfeld to swindle . million from real estate and cryptocurrency investors, leaving some victims with nothing, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday.Thomas John Sfraga allegedly told...
    14h02
With hunger, climate cuts, US House farm bill proposal faces slim Senate odds
   The U.S. House Agriculture Committee on Friday released a long awaited farm bill draft that includes provisions to reduce spending on food aid for the poor and efforts to help farmers fight climate change, drawing opposition from Democrats.Congress faces steep odds to pass a farm bill this session...
    10h03
Americans divided as Supreme Court weighs abortion pill access, Reuters Ipsos poll finds
   Americans are divided on whether women should have to see a doctor in person before receiving abortion pills, a new Reuters Ipsos poll found, as the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether to reimpose that restriction on medication abortion.But broad bipartisan majorities opposed the idea of allowing...
    15h17
Texas power demand to hit record high for month of May next week
   Power use in Texas will likely break records for the month of May next week as homes and businesses crank up their air conditioners to escape a spring heat wave, the state’s electric grid operator projected on Friday.That heat will follow severe storms that pummeled the Houston area with hurricane...
16  mai     15h51
Properly cooked hamburgers pose no bird flu risk, US study finds
   No bird flu virus was found after cooking ground beef to medium to well done, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a briefing on Thursday after conducting a study as it addresses concerns over an outbreak of the disease in dairy cattle.The findings, in which scientists injected high levels of...
17  mai     10h07
Trump prosecutors’ hard evidence bolsters Michael Cohen’s testimony, experts say
   Donald Trump’s lawyers at his New York criminal trial have portrayed his estranged former fixer Michael Cohen as a liar and Trump hater who acted alone to pay off a porn star, but legal experts say prosecutors have largely backed up his testimony with the accounts of others, phone logs and other...
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Biden vs Trump: What to expect from presidential debates
   U.S. President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have agreed to two debates ahead of November’s election, scheduling televised face offs that could prove critical in their tight rematch to win the White House.Here is what you need to know about the upcoming debates.The first debate will...
16  mai     23h51
Biden signs sweeping aviation safety, reform bill into law
   President Joe Biden signed on Thursday sweeping aviation legislation that will boost U.S. air traffic controller staffing, increase funding to avert runway close call incidents and speed up refunds for canceled flights.The billion, five year measure reauthorizes the Federal Aviation...
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US House votes to force weapons shipments to Israel, rebuking Biden
   The Republican led U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that would force President Joe Biden to send weapons to Israel, seeking to rebuke the Democrat for delaying bomb shipments as he urges Israel to do more to protect civilians during its war with Hamas.The Israel Security...
17  mai     00h41
Supreme Court Justice Alito’s home flew US flag upside down following Jan. 6-NYT
   An American flag was photographed hanging upside down at the Virginia home of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in January , weeks after the Jan. protests, the New York Times reported on Thursday.It was not clear if the upside down flag was meant to signal support of former U.S. President...
15  mai     12h28
Biden, Trump agree to debate on June 27 and Sept. 10
   U.S. President Joe Biden and Republican rival Donald Trump on Wednesday agreed to face off in two debates on June and Sept. , setting up the highest stakes moments yet of the race for the White House. As you said: anywhere, any time, any place, Biden said on social media.Trump called Biden ...