Louisiana, the last U.S. state to allow cockfighting, banned the sport at last.
Cockfighting is a rural tradition in which specially bred roosters fight to the death while spectators place wagers on the outcome.
For years, state legislators resisted animal rights activists' efforts to outlaw the sport, but they relented this year on the condition that the prohibition take effect next year.
The bill goes to Governor Kathleen Blanco, who is expected to sign it into law. The ban will go into effect in August 2008.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part