In the United States, Republicans block a law on domestic terrorism

The Republican opposition in the Senate on Thursday blocked a law to fight domestic terrorism, ten days after a racist massacre and while America mourns the children killed in a school in Texas, two massacres which have brought to light the paralysis of Congress. Read alsoAfter Zelensky’s appeal to Congress, Joe Biden steps up aid … Read more

London investigates Google for abuse of dominant position

The UK Competition Authority (CMA) has opened an investigation into Google’s online advertising practices, raising concerns about a possible abuse of a dominant position that could harm access to information for Britons . This is the second investigation opened by the CMA on Google and its parent company Alphabet after that on a possible illicit … Read more

Iran urges US to abandon Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ policy

Iran’s prime minister on Thursday called on Joe Biden’s administration to lift economic sanctions against his country and abandon the policy of “maximum pressureof his predecessor Donald Trump, in order to revive the chances of an Iranian nuclear agreement. Read alsoMoscow pressures its Iranian ally in nuclear talks “The most important thing is that economic … Read more

oil inventories fall less than expected

Commercial crude oil reserves in the United States fell less than expected last week, according to figures released on Wednesday by the United States Energy Information Agency (EIA), which also reported a stabilization in American production. During the week ended May 20, black gold inventories fell by a million net barrels, while analysts expected a … Read more

durable goods orders grew more slowly in april

Durable goods orders rose a little less than expected in April in the United States, driven by civil aeronautics, the sector which recorded the strongest growth, according to data released Wednesday by the Commerce Department. Read alsoIn the United States, publishing must face censorship The total amount of orders amounted to 265.3 billion dollars, up … Read more

Walmart expands drone delivery service

The American retail giant Walmart announced on Tuesday the expansion of its drone delivery service, planning to make it available in 34 locations in the United States by the end of the year. The drones will be operational in six US states (Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Texas, Utah and Virginia) with the ability to reach up … Read more

31 tons of powdered milk landed in the United States

A plane from Germany with more than 31 tons of cans of baby milk powder intended for the American market, affected by a major shortage, landed on Sunday morning in the United States, according to images broadcast on American television channels. President Joe Biden had earlier announced on Twitter that a plane “loaded with more … Read more

two sons of ex-president of Panama sentenced to 3 years in prison

A New York court sentenced Luis Enrique and Ricardo Martinelli, sons of former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli, to three years in prison on Friday, May 20, accusing them of being at the origin of the corruption system set up in Panama. with the Brazilian multinational Odebrecht. Read alsoThe fall of Odebrecht, a giant of Brazilian … Read more

United States and Taiwan want to strengthen their economic ties

The United States and Taiwan have decided to strengthen their commercial relations which for the moment are not sealed by a bilateral agreement, the Biden administration announced on Friday. US Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai and Taiwanese Minister John Deng met and “instructed their teams to explore concrete ways to deepen the U.S.-Taiwan trade and … Read more

the number of unemployment benefits paid is at its lowest since 1969

The number of jobless claimants in the United States in early May hit its lowest level since December 1969, but jobless claims have been climbing since early April, according to Labor Department data released Thursday. Read alsoCovid-19: the Canadian government wants to suspend unemployment benefits for those who have not been vaccinated From May 1 … Read more