Stéphane ROECKER

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Tommy McFly is the local Ryan Seacrest. But is L.A. calling?

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this article inaccurately said John Podesta of the Center for American Progress was at McFly's table during a lunch with the president. Anne Johnson of the Center was at the table.<p>DJ Tommy McFly was driving down I Street in January when he got the call. “It just …

Honda HR-V small SUV a no-show at NY; Asimo steals stage

NEW YORK -- Honda probably thought it was introducing its 2015 Fit subcompact car at the annual auto show here.<p>And, indeed, the new Fit was onstage with Honda brass extolling its attributes.<p>But the big buzz was over a no-show, the Fit-based HR-V small SUV that was present via photos only, and to …

Election will be tight but winnable with Axelrod's help, says Douglas Alexander

Barack Obama's most influential adviser hailed by Labour's campaign chief as crucial in helping party through tough battle<p>Labour is expecting a tight election and tough campaign but Barack Obama's election strategist David Axelrod is the best man to have "in the trenches", according to Douglas …

Shijuro Ogata, former central banker who opened up Japan’s bureaucracy

<i>By Jurek Martin</i><p>The formal obituaries of Shijuro Ogata, the former deputy governor of the Bank of Japan who has died at the age of 86, will take due …

Pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine defiant despite international deal, call for unity

Pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk dug in Friday despite an international deal aimed at being a key first step in resolving a crisis that has threatened to devolve into civil war.<p>The separatists' self-declared leader, Denis Pushilin, said it is those aligned with the …

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Donald Trump

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Wall Street s'appuie sur Citi et sur les ventes au détail

Le Dow a gagné 0,91%, le S&P-500 0,82%, le Nasdaq 0,57%<br>Nouvelles prises de bénéfices sur les biotechs<br>L'Ukraine reste un sujet de préoccupation<p>Wall …

Russie : le PIB se contracte de 0,5% au premier trimestre 2014

Les chiffres concernant l‘économie russe ne sont pas bons et ils vont certainement jouer un rôle dans la façon dont le Kremlin va dérouler sa partition dans le conflit en Ukraine.<p>On a appris mercredi après-midi que l’activité économique s’est contractée en Russie au premier trimestre 2014 par …

Zalando, le champion allemand du e-commerce, accusé de maltraiter ses salariés

La polémique enfle en Allemagne après la diffusion lundi d'un reportage dénonçant les conditions de travail des salariés d'une site très populaire de …

Économie

Isabel Allende on Gabriel García Márquez: 'His Work Is Immortal'

<i>Chilean writer Isabel Allende, whose novels incorporate the magical realist style perfected by fellow Latin American writer Gabriel García Márquez,</i> …

Literature

8 Things Even New Yorkers Don't Know About New York City

New York was the Big Orange before it was the "Big Apple."<p>Most New Yorkers know their city used to be called New Amsterdam and was once super seedy and brothel-filled, but did you know that once upon a time, hammy beasts roamed the city's streets, stoners had their own grassy jungles and dead …

Les ménages de la plume de François Hollande auprès de l'industrie pharmaceutique

LE SCAN - Une enquête de Médiapart affirme qu'Aquilino Morelle, l'influent conseiller du président de la République, aurait notamment travaillé pour …

Aquilino Morelle démissionne, François Hollande salue « cette décision »

La Haute Autorité pour la transparence de la vie publique a désigné un rapporteur pour étudier les déclarations de patrimoine et d'intérêts …