Supreme Court rules that Trump will stay on Colorado state ballot

WASHINGTON —  The Supreme Court ruled Monday that former President Trump may not be disqualified from appearing on state ballots despite allegations he “engaged in insurrection” after losing the 2020 election and thereby should be barred under the Constitution from holding office. Reversing a ruling by Colorado judges, the high court said states do not have … Read more

Les critiques locales recommandent : les incontournables du cinéma français

Les critiques locales recommandent : les incontournables du cinéma français Le cinéma français a toujours été reconnu pour sa richesse et sa diversité. Des réalisateurs de renom aux acteurs talentueux, il est difficile de ne pas trouver son bonheur parmi les nombreux films produits dans l’Hexagone. Quels sont donc les incontournables du cinéma français, selon … Read more

Column: Biden should hope he gets heckled at State of the Union speech

WASHINGTON —  President Biden should hope he gets heckled by Republicans when he gives his State of the Union address on Thursday, just as he was last year. Here’s why. Biden’s campaign for a second term is in trouble. His job approval rating, normally a reliable indicator of an incumbent’s chances, is mired below 40%. So … Read more

Exiled in Beverly Hills, a Putin foe fights to keep a $200-million prize

Two decades ago, Ashot Yegiazaryan, a wealthy businessman and Russian politician, partnered with Moscow officials to rebuild the aging Hotel Moskva, a Soviet landmark whose striking facade adorns the label of Stolichnaya vodka. But Yegiazaryan didn’t stick around for the ribbon cutting. He fled the country in 2010, alleging he had been squeezed out of … Read more

Shehbaz Sharif becomes Pakistan’s premier; opponents claim rigging

ISLAMABAD —  Lawmakers in Pakistan’s National Assembly on Sunday elected Shehbaz Sharif as the country’s new prime minister for the second time as allies of imprisoned former premier Imran Khan in parliament shouted in protest, alleging rigging in last month’s election. Khan is currently serving prison terms in multiple cases and has been barred from seeking … Read more

Les films français les mieux notés par la presse locale cette semaine

Les films français les mieux notés par la presse locale cette semaine Chaque semaine, la presse locale française attribue des notes aux films qui sortent sur nos écrans. Cette semaine, certains films français ont réussi à se démarquer et ont obtenu d’excellentes critiques de la part des journalistes. Le premier film qui a su charmer … Read more

Katie Porter is running out of time in Senate race, falling behind Steve Garvey

Rep. Katie Porter, famed among Democrats for grilling powerful corporate barons and right-wing ideologues testifying before Congress, faces a serious risk of falling short in Tuesday’s California primary election, which would bring an end to her bid to win the late Dianne Feinstein’s Senate seat in the fall general election. Along with a once-formidable campaign … Read more

Thousands of Pro-Palestinians march through downtown Los Angeles calling for cease fire in Gaza

Thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators marched through downtown Los Angeles on Saturday as part of a worldwide day of action calling for an end to the Israel-Hamas war. Waving Palestinian flags and banners, the demonstrators rallied outside City Hall about 1 p.m. before beginning a slow march down Broadway chanting and carrying signs that said, “Stop … Read more

Putin foe Alexei Navalny buried in Russia under heavy police presence

Under a heavy police presence, thousands of people bade farewell Friday to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny at his funeral in Moscow after his still-unexplained death two weeks ago in an Arctic penal colony. The crowds who thronged to honor Navalny outside a church and cemetery in a snowy southeastern suburb of the capital chanted … Read more

Amid a labor shortage, Japan has made it even harder for refugees to stay

TOKYO —  Iranian asylum seeker Afshin had hoped he’d be spending the final decades of his career contributing to a Japanese economy desperate for workers. Instead, the former construction worker has been sidelined from Japan’s shrinking labor force while battling immigration officials. He has endured years of detention. At one point, he said he was saved … Read more