China must pay the price for supporting Russia, US senators warn

China must pay a greater price for its support for Russia in the midst of war with Ukraine, US Senator Lindsey Graham warned on Friday April 15 during a visit to Taiwan by parliamentarians, who reaffirmed Washington’s desire to don’t abandon the island. Read alsoLIVE – War in Ukraine: Russia to intensify strikes on kyiv … Read more

Paris calls for stay of execution of Mexican-American woman in the United States

France called on the American authorities on Friday April 15 to “stay the executionby Mexican-American Melissa Lucio, sentenced to death for the murder of her daughter after a controversial trial. Read alsoA black prisoner, first executed of 2022 in the United States In 2007, 2-year-old Mariah was found dead in her home, covered in bruises, … Read more

the jump in automobile production in March boosts industrial production

Industrial production in the United States increased in March at the same pace as in February, driven by the strong rebound in automobile production, according to data released Friday by the American Central Bank (Fed). The increase in total production was 0.9% in March, as in February, according to upwardly revised data also published on … Read more

driven by Tesla, the electric conquers two thirds of the car market in 2021

Boosted by Tesla sales, nearly two-thirds of new registrations were all-electric cars in 2021 in Norway, a specialized body announced on Monday, a figure unequaled in the world. Read alsoLe Figaro traveled 700 km in an electric car, a real obstacle course According to the Road Traffic Information Council (OFV), 64.5% of new cars sold … Read more

In the United States, wind turbines briefly eclipse nuclear and coal

A symbolic step, wind turbines have for the first time in the United States produced more electricity in one day than coal or nuclear, the American Energy Information Agency (EIA) said on Thursday. Read alsoEDF plants first offshore wind turbine in France They generated a total of 2,017 gigawatt-hours of electricity on March 29, with … Read more

parents of black man killed by cop want officer prosecuted

The parents of a black man killed by a police officer in Grand Rapids, Michigan (north of the United States), said on Thursday April 14 that they had fled the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo to finally discover a “genocidein the United States, and called for legal action against the police officer involved. … Read more

surprise rebound in consumer confidence in April

U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly rebounded in April as the outlook for jobs and wages was positive, but the level remains very low, according to the University of Michigan survey’s preliminary estimate released Thursday. The index measuring confidence jumped 10.6% in April from March, and climbed to 65.7 points, surprising analysts who expected a further drop … Read more

judge drastically reduces Tesla damages to ex-employee

A US judge drastically reduced on Wednesday – from 137 to 15 million dollars – the damages that Tesla will have to pay to an ex-employee victim of racism, while maintaining the guilt of the automaker. Read alsoTesla Motors, the start-up that has succeeded in the electric car bet The San Francisco judge found “excessive” … Read more

Juul to pay $22.5 million in US lawsuit

The American manufacturer of electronic cigarettes Juul has agreed to pay 22.5 million dollars in the context of a complaint in the United States, accusing it in particular of having targeted teenagers in its marketing strategy, announced Wednesday April 13 the Washington state attorney general. “Juul puts profits before people”said Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who … Read more

United States congratulates Pakistan’s new prime minister

The United States congratulated on Wednesday April 13 the new Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif, elected Monday after the ejection, the day before, of his predecessor Imran Khan, who accused Washington of having pushed him towards the exit. “The United States congratulates newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif, and we look forward … Read more