Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in Texas

US electric vehicle maker Tesla plans to build a lithium refinery in the Gulf Coast region of Texas and is seeking tax breaks to complete the project. In an application package sent to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts at the end of August and made public on Friday, Tesla says it wants to “process … Read more

American associations want to prevent Elon Musk from buying Twitter

Several human rights NGOs have joined forces in the hope of preventing Elon Musk from buying Twitter, for fear that the multi-billionaire will allow toxic behavior to explode on the platform. “If we don’t block this operation, he will give a megaphone to demagogues and extremists, who (…) incite hatred, violence and harassment”, Nicole Gill, … Read more

First known case of bird flu in a porpoise

A porpoise who died on a Swedish beach in June succumbed to avian flu, in the first case identified in this type of cetacean in the world, announced the Veterinary Institute of Sweden on Wednesday August 30. “To our knowledge, this is the first confirmed case in the world of avian influenza in a porpoise.said … Read more

animal abandonment is on the rise amid the cost of living crisis

The abandonment of pets has increased by 24% in the United Kingdom, the animal protection society was alarmed on Tuesday August 30, due, according to it, to the crisis in the cost of living which is strangling British households. Humane society RSPCA reports 22,908 pet abandonments between January and July 2022, compared to 18,375 for … Read more

A bird flu outbreak in Ain, 10,600 ducks slaughtered

The home was “depopulated” and “disinfected” and a 3 km protection zone around the farm was set up. 10,600 ducks were slaughtered after an outbreak of avian flu was declared in a farm in Ain, the department prefecture told AFP on Sunday. “State services (departmental directorate for the protection of populations) of Ain have revealed … Read more

Twitter shareholders to vote Sept. 13 on Musk takeover

The vote of Twitter shareholders on its acquisition by Elon Musk will take place on September 13, before the start of the lawsuit that the social network has brought against the richest man in the world in October. Twitter summoned its shareholders for a “special meetingby videoconference, according to official documents filed Tuesday with the … Read more

Ex-Twitter boss ordered by Elon Musk to provide documents

Elon Musk has served ex-Twitter boss Jack Dorsey with an injunction to provide a whole series of documents, as part of the battle he launched to extricate himself from the $ 44 billion takeover deal of the social network. According to documents made public Monday, August 22, Jack Dorsey was ordered to give Elon Musk … Read more

aggressive hound killed by neighbor after injuring four people

A resident of a building in Grigny (Essonne) killed an attack dog on Sunday that was attacking four young women in a neighboring apartment, a police source told AFP on Tuesday August 16. Sunday around 3:00 p.m., this man hears “cries of distresscoming from a neighboring apartment. Upon entering, he finds that four women are … Read more

Three new Asian restaurants have set up in Amiens this summer

After a slew of fast-food outlets open throughout the year, it seems that people from Amiens now want to eat Asian food. Even if a good majority of Amiens are on vacation, commercial life does not stop there. Asian restaurants are springing up like shiitakes in the streets of the city center. Thai, Japanese… there’s … Read more

Tesla recalls nearly 54,000 vehicles likely not to stop “Stop” in the United States

The recall follows that of 7,600 Tesla vehicles last November for risks related to the driver’s airbag. Electric car maker Tesla has initiated a recall in the United States of nearly 54,000 vehicles equipped with the FSD Beta driver assistance system that can continue to drive automatically after passing a sign “Stopinstead of coming to … Read more