Jordan: 4 Asian immigrants among those killed by toxic gas leak in Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan: Thirteen people were killed, including at least four Asian immigrants, when toxic chlorine gas leaked from the pier of the Jordanian Red Sea port of Aqaba, authorities said. More than 250 people were injured in Monday’s crash, with about 100 remaining in hospital, according to the latest updates. Most were being treated for […]

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The United States Supreme Court is allowing prayer to return to public schools. This is disturbing | Moira Donegan

EITHEROn Monday, the United States Supreme Court overturned decades of precedent governing the separation of church and state, achieving one of the Christian right’s oldest goals: the return of official Christian prayer to public schools. Kennedy v Bremerton School District had a strange path to the supreme court. Initially filed in 2015, the case concerns […]

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The Supreme Court of the United States points to the separation of church and state

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court has undermined the wall separating church and state in a series of new rulings, eroding American legal traditions designed to prevent government promote a particular faith. In three decisions in the past eight weeks, the court ruled against government officials whose policies and actions were […]

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Other tax measures…

The duty of Tuesday February 16 publishes a very interesting letter on the taxation of products harmful to public health. Other consumer goods should be subject to similar taxes in order to limit their use: all equipment used for the practice of “motor sports”. It is well known, activities such as snowmobiling, mountain biking (also […]

Goodbye Raymond Lévesque

I had the pleasure of working with Raymond Lévesque and working with him, and I would like to offer my condolences to those who are distressed by his departure. In addition to his talents as an author, as an interpreter, he was full of humor. I love his monologues such as Ninth place or The […]

CF Montreal unveils its new jersey

CF Montreal unveiled its new jersey for the upcoming MLS season on Thursday. The black jersey is embellished with three blue lines that run from the collar to the sleeves, as well as a blue border around the collar and sleeves. It contains elements of the new logo – which was unveiled on January 14 […]

Rye & Bourbon: two thieves celebrating

1789. Does this date mean anything to you? There is of course in Europe the French Revolution and, in America, according to local legend, the appearance of the first whiskey (with or without “e”) in the county of Bourbon. While the French nobility was beheaded on the one hand, the bourbon, named in honor of […]

Trench warfare over access to archives

By Antoine Flandrin Posted on February 19, 2021 at 6:01 a.m. – Updated on February 20, 2021 at 5:23 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationResearchers call for the lifting of restrictions on access to documents relating to France’s most controversial episodes dating back more than fifty years. None of their initiatives have been successful to […]