Fatal arrest in the US, 5 dead in a massacre in East Jerusalem, Bernard Laporte’s resignation… The news from this Friday, January 27

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Nervous wait in the US before the release of the video of another fatal arrest. The US city of Memphis prepared for protests on Friday in response to the release, expected later in the day, of a video described as “shaking“, showing the brutal arrest by five police officers of a 29-year-old African-American man who died three days after the brutal beating. In a sign of the potentially explosive nature of the case, President Joe Biden has called for rallies “peaceful” and the highest officials have condemned this tragedy in the strongest terms.

East Jerusalem: a shooting leaves 7 dead and several wounded. A person shot at passers-by in East Jerusalem, under Israeli occupation. According to local media, the shooting took place near a synagogue in the Naave Yaacov neighborhood. Magen David Adom emergency services were on the scene. The preliminary figure is 7 dead. Sagittarius is “neutralized”, depending on the lifts available.

Pension reform: The energy associations lower the current and maintain the pressure. After a first day packed with local actions on Thursday, heat continues in the energy sector ahead of the national day on January 31 against the pension reform project this Friday. The night was particularly marked by a drop in electricity production at the Paluel nuclear power plant (Seine-Maritime). This action, CGT-Energie claimed, affected production units 3 and 4 at the plant and reduced production by approx. 940 MWh.

Pension reform: when Stanislas Guerini sends emails to officials to praise the reform. A small email that irritates, to praise the benefits of the pension reform. In recent hours, many officials have complained of receiving a note from Stanislas Guerini in their personal mailboxes. “A few days after the presentation of the pension reform, I wanted to speak directly to you to present the measures that concern you”, writes the transformation minister and the civil service, referring to a video. The CNIL, for its part, will check whether the notification complies with the applicable regulations.

Bernard Laporte steps down as president of the French Rugby Union. Caught in the business battle, Bernard Laporte finally collapses. The former France XV coach resigned on Friday from his post as president of the French Rugby Union at the request of the Federal Bureau meeting on Friday morning in Marcoussis.

2022 campaign accounts: due to CNews, Eric Zemmour receives record sanction. The National Commission for Campaign Accounts and Political Funding (CNCCFP) has reduced the amount of compensation that Eric Zemmour will receive for his presidential campaign by 200,000 euros, not only the most significant sanction imposed on one of the 2022 candidates. , but also a priori the biggest “modulation” in its history.

Damascus carried out a chlorine attack in Douma, Syria in 2018, according to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. There was little doubt. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Friday accused the al-Assad regime of carrying out a chlorine attack that killed 43 people in Syria in 2018, an incident that had sparked tensions between Damascus and the West. According to a long-awaited report by OPCW investigators, “there is reasonable reason to believe” that at least one Syrian Air Force helicopter dropped two barrels of poison gas on the town of Douma, near Damascus, during the civil war.

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Amélie Oudéa-Castera, a hard-working sports minister. Amélie Oudéa-Castéra quickly turns a sheet that is placed on the small table next to her desk. The sports minister, who likes to control his environment, has revised his interview. The sheet is a kind of fact sheet: photos and express biographies of the two journalists who came to interview him. His business partner takes a seat at the small table and asks permission to record the conversation. Passed by high-level sports and lucrative private positions, the sports minister pushed Bernard Laporte, head of French rugby, towards the exit and dreams of doing the same with Noël Le Graët, his football counterpart. Portrait.

Nicolas Sarkozy, a very rich retired pensioner. In today’s France, it is good for an elected official to have accumulated mandates, sometimes at the same time, and in any case over time: this allows the person in question to also combine the pensions received public job title. From local authorities to the assembly, via the Elysée: thanks to his numerous mandates, sometimes exercised simultaneously, the former president earns retirement pensions for a very comfortable amount, as revealed Release. Our exclusive information.

Olivier Faure VS Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol: left, “we didn’t need that”. As the PS congress opens this Friday in Marseille, the throne of the outgoing first secretary is still being questioned by his opponent, the mayor of Rouen. “Surprised», «horrified” Where “confident», the militants from the left-wing formations attentively observe the conflict opposing the socialist oils. Their testimony.

Sexual violence: should women always be believed? Sex, prostitution, rape, the philosopher Amia Srinivasan likes to dismantle received ideas about feminism, but also the readiness to think about women’s activism. IN the right to sex (PUF), pThe first book translated in France deals with this delicate question on the ethical level: do we necessarily believe women in cases of sexual violence? Our review.

Unemployment figures: an illusory fall? Cocorico, unemployment is down! Based on the report published on Wednesday by the very serious Direction of the Animation of Research, Studies and Statistics (Dares), Labor Minister Olivier Dussopt, trumpeted it on Twitter : “The number of inactive jobseekers fell by 112,000 people in the 4th quarter of 2022.” On closer inspection, the minister’s triumph seems far too early. Our analysis.

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