Musk buys Twitter, Pyongyang ballistic missile and Justine indictment

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“The bird is released,” tweeted Elon Musk Thursday evening, after buying the Twitter social network for 44 billion dollars, opening an uncertain new chapter for the platform at the heart of political and media life in the United States and many countries. After months of a twisting saga, the world’s richest man immediately fired boss Parag Agrawal and two other executives, chief financial officer Ned Segal and chief legal officer Vijaya Gadde, according to unnamed Washington sources. Post. Elon Musk had until Friday to complete the acquisition of the social network, failing which a trial would have taken place in November.

” The North Korea fired a missile unidentified ballistic” to the Sea of ​​Japan, said the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff without giving further details. This shooting comes just after a meeting between the deputy foreign ministers of the United States, Japan and South Korea who pledged to strengthen their deterrence in the region. Seoul and Washington have repeatedly warned that Pyongyang could be on the verge of achieving a new nuclear test, for the first time since 2017, after a series of ballistic missile strikes in recent weeks. A missile flew over Japan last month and North Korea has separately claimed to have carried out tactical nuclear drills.

Four days after the disappearance of Justine Vayrac this weekend in Brive, the suspect was indicted on Thursday for the murder of the 20-year-old young woman, whose body was found near her home. “A judicial investigation has been opened of the heads of rapesequestration without voluntary release before the 7th day and murder preceded, accompanied or followed by another crime. The penalty is life imprisonment,” said Limoges prosecutor Baptiste Porcher during a press briefing.

The man charged, who was placed in pre-trial detention, confessed at the end of his police custody “to have killed the victim when they were both at his home and they had just had a report consensual sex,” added the magistrate. He also told investigators that he “punched, which would have caused the death” of the young woman and used an “agricultural machine” to “bury the body” in the forest, according to Mr. Porcher .

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