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Senate adopts Joe Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion plan

After hours of debates, frenzied negotiations and a marathon vote on numerous amendments, the US Senate finally approved, on Saturday March 6, the $ 1.9 trillion plan desired by Joe Biden to revive the economy in the United States....

Brazil under threat of variant P.1, a mutant of SARS-CoV-2

A researcher from the virology laboratory of the University of Tropical Medicine is working on the development of a test that will detect the P.1 variant of the new coronavirus, in Sao Paulo, on Thursday, March...

Why does Canadian butter not soften? The “Buttergate” controversy calls into question the use of palm oil

Administered to cows as a dietary supplement, palm oil has been used for decades to increase their milk production and fat content. RUSSELL CHEYNE / REUTERS ATput Bretons and Normans, go your way: this article may...

Andrew Cuomo, the hero of the Covid-19 crisis turned outcast

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo at a press conference in New York on February 22, 2021. POOL / REUTERS At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, Andrew Cuomo was the father of New Yorkers. Every...

The withdrawal of books by Dr. Seuss, sacred monster of children’s literature, unleashes passions in the United States

Four of Dr. Seuss' books that will no longer be published due to racist images, here in a library in Pennsylvania on March 2. CHRISTOPHER DOLAN / AP If the goal was to avoid controversy, the...

the symbolic trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer involved in the death of George Floyd

Posted today at 00:38 Reserved for our subscribers StoryDerek Chauvin, the police officer who caused George Floyd's death in May 2020, is appearing in Minneapolis court starting March 8. ...

European glassware that arrived in Alaska before Christopher Columbus’ first voyage?

These glass beads, found in northern Alaska, are said to have been made in Venice, Italy, around 1400. LESTER ROSS Used since Antiquity for embroidery, jewelry and interior decoration, the so-called "draft" glass beads have long...

Disney announces the closure of at least 60 stores in North America this year

In front of a Disney store at Citadel Outlets in Los Angeles, California in November 2020. FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP These closures will only be a first step. Disney announced on Wednesday March 3...

Colombian army bombardment targets FARC dissidents, killing at least 10

Colombian Defense Minister Diego Molano at a press conference following the bombing in Calamar on March 2. MINISTRY OF DEFENSE OF COLOMBIA VIA REUTERS Ten guerrillas were killed and three others wounded, Tuesday, March 2, in...

“The European Union must restore its tradition of supporting the social and political struggles of Latin American countries”

Tribune. In January, during the speech that marked the start of Portugal's European presidency, Prime Minister Antonio Costa designated India as a priority partner of the European Union. More recently still, the new leader of the German Christian...

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Who is Laura Wasser, Kim Kardashian’s lawyer

Laura Wasser in Los Angeles, April 2018. RICH FURY / GETTY IMAGES FOR GIRLBOSS / AFP...

Senate adopts Joe Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion plan

After hours of debates, frenzied negotiations and a marathon vote on numerous amendments, the US Senate finally approved, on Saturday March 6, the $...

In Iraq, Pope Francis and Ayatollah Al-Sistani plead for peace and equality for Iraqis of all faiths

Pope Francis in Ur (Iraq), March 6, 2021. AYMAN HENNA / AFP Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani, spiritual authority of the Shiites...

China dictates new command in Hong Kong: be a patriot

In Hong Kong, March 5. KIN CHEUNG / AP The new principle according to which "Only patriots can rule Hong Kong"...

Lens and Lorient out of the race, Montpellier has difficulty qualifying

Red Star striker Pape Meissa Ba opened the scoring in the 21st minute against Lens, Saturday March 6 at the Stade...