HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-06-12 10:16

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So are fancy parties to watch them.

In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean births, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners, makeup artists and caterers to turn the operations into spectacl...

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So are fancy parties to watch them.

Source: washingtonpost.com

I tried to see the fun in fancy dress parties – all I felt was pain and panic Real friends won’t leave you out in the cold for turning down an invitationFestival season is upon us, and with it comes music and passion and socially divisive fashion – well, at least among my mates. You see, they are costume people. All their part...
2019-06-07 15:48

Lavish parties hosted by Hamptons magazines rage on East End The rich and beautiful on the East End are just beginning to move into full party mode, with many social events tied to the many publications on the Hamptons scene. The granddaddy of all the East End publications, Hamptons magazine, is tossing an oce...
2019-07-10 05:32

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean incision in your abdomen. It’s a familiar scene in Brazil’s hospitals, where it’s n...
2019-06-14 01:32

Blues watch parties at both Busch, Enterprise Center Tens of thousands of people are expected in downtown St. Louis for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, even though the game itself is in Boston       ...
2019-06-11 20:32

Watch: Trump parties in 1992 with Jeffrey Epstein Jeffrey Epstein, who also had been a friend of ex-President Bill Clinton, was arrested by federal authorities earlier this month and charged with child sex trafficking....
2019-07-17 22:48

797 Trump reelection ‘watch parties’ set, six times the number of #ImpeachTrump events Hundreds of “watch parties” and Trump-Pence reelection training events are set to take place Tuesday as President Trump announces his bid for a second term at a massive rally in Orlando, Fla., according to campaign officials....
2019-06-17 00:16

Until 2012 You Could Watch Netflix On A PS2 In Brazil Netflix on consoles was a much different experience a decade ago. Today users just download an app, login and start watching some TV or movies. But back in 2009, depending on your console, you might have to order a disc from Netflix and link your acc...
2019-08-17 21:00

| WATCH | Scene where Brazil bus hijacker shot by police Brazil police block a Rio de Janeiro highway near the site of where a gunman was shot by authorities after holding at least 16 bus passengers hostage....
2019-08-20 21:32

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup....
2019-06-10 15:48

Watch: Gabriel Jesus leads Brazil over Peru, gets sent off at Copa America Gabriel Jesus scored a goal and assisted another before being sent off the field with a red card during a 3-1 win against Peru in Sunday's 2019 Copa America final....
2019-07-08 15:48

Watch: Brazil soccer star Neymar says he is 'accused of rape' in social media video Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. posted a video over the weekend on social media, telling his fans that he has been "accused of rape" and denying the allegation....
2019-06-04 01:01

Australia vs Brazil live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Australia need to bounce back quickly to avoid an early exit from the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, after a shock 2-1 loss to Italy. Can they get back on track against the samba stars? Read on to find out how you can catch a Australia vs Bra...
2019-06-13 18:48

Brazil vs Peru live stream: how to watch Copa América final 2019 online from anywhere It's not quite David and Goliath for the 2019 Copa América final, but anybody can see that the legendary Brazil are favorite on home turf tonight. Against all the odds, outsiders Peru have made it to their first Copa America final since 197...
2019-07-07 23:32

Brazil vs Argentina live stream: how to watch the Copa América 2019 semi-final online from anywhere It's been a contrasting 2019 Copa América for the two biggest rivals in South America. Brazil will be reasonably satisfied with their showing so far, reaching the last four for the first time since 2007. Argentina on the other hand, struggl...
2019-07-03 00:16

Brazil vs Paraguay live stream: how to watch the Copa América 2019 quarter-final online from anywhere There's an added edge to this, the first quarter-final of Copa América 2019. Tournament hosts will be looking to make amends against Paraguay - opponents that have beaten them on penalties at this stage on the previous two occasions they&ap...
2019-06-27 23:00

Watch: Brazil beats Argentina, Lionel Messi falls short of Copa America title Lionel Messi has once again failed to win a major international title, this time watching his Argentina squad fall 2-0 to Brazil at the 2019 Copa America....
2019-07-03 13:16

I Need A Large Vehicle That Looks Professional But Isn't Too Fancy! What Car Should I Buy? Alex got a new job that’s a big upgrade. But he has to make a good impression for the company’s clients, so he needs to upgrade his ride. He is looking for something that can seat four adults, is good for Minnesota winters, looks professional, but is...
2019-06-06 19:16

Fancy Logos For Games That Don't Actually Exist For the past few days, I’ve had the pleasure of reading a copy of Raid, a magazine featuring a bunch of super talented artists and graphic designers coming up with logos and briefs for games that don’t actually exist....
2019-05-22 04:32

Fancy an infrared version of the Pentax KP? Well, you (probably) can't have one Ricoh Imaging, owner of the Pentax brand, is no stranger to releasing slightly modified versions of existing Pentax DSLRs.Its most recent KP J, for example, was little more than a premium version of its KP (pictured above), while the K-1 Mark II was ...
2019-08-01 12:48

Raising the steaks: how to have a fancy barbecue Tired of guests taking you for granted while you slave over a hot grill? Try your hand at marinated goat, deconstructed ratatouille or boozy poultryThere is a lot to be said for barbecues, including smell, taste, poignant memories of summers past, li...
2019-07-18 15:32

Big Little Lies shelled out $30,000 for Gordon’s fancy train set Even in the opulent setting of Big Little Lies’ Monterey, Gordon’s man cave stands out, especially for sports/whisky/train enthusiasts. What better way to await federal inside-trading charges than to wallow in super-expensive brown liquor and toy wi...
2019-07-15 21:01

How to make shrimp cocktail like a fancy bastard When I make shrimp cocktail at home, I feel like... an asshole? It doesn’t seem like a dish I should be eating in my studio apartment. Shrimp cocktails are reserved for weddings, steakhouses, and family gatherings. You get in your car and drive somew...
2019-07-24 22:00

How to Fold Dinner Napkins Like a Fancy Person I personally believe everyone should know three origami folds: a paper crane, a dollar bill ring, and at least one fancy way to fold a dinner napkin. The best site to teach you how to fold a napkin is Animated Napkins....
2019-08-09 19:00

Flights of fancy: an imaginative Chelsea interior Ceramicist Kate Braine has added to the artistic heritage of her home using texture, fresco and wood panelling to great effectSome houses call you… You feel drawn to their layers of history,” says Kate Braine. Her 18th-century townhouse in Chelsea is...
2019-06-22 18:48

The Best Steak Salad Doesn't Need a Fancy Dressing A mediocre salad can be made great by the help of an excellent dressing, but one of my favorite salads—the steak salad—is barely dressed. Rather than whip up a vinaigrette or creamy tahini, I like to finish my ribeye-crowned pile of greens with a squ...
2019-08-02 00:16

Is There Still Sex in the City? by Candace Bushnell review – fancy-free and 60 The Sex and the City author’s reflections on midlife dating and female friendships are surprisingly revealingAs Carrie Bradshaw might ask: “Is it possible to look at the modern world through the lens of Sex and the City, a TV show based on a newspape...
2019-08-12 01:00

Formula 1 needs Silverstone over 'fancy' London race - Vettel Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel doubts the need for city-centre races like a London grand prix and is happier staying at Silverstone than Formula 1 trying "something fancy"...
2019-07-21 23:32

Anti-Abortion Democrat Has Big Fancy Fundraiser Cancelled A fundraiser for the anti-abortion Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski has been cancelled by Rep. Cheri Bustos, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), according to the New York Times. It’s likely that the fundraiser was cancelled...
2019-05-23 03:32

Finally, a Home and Jewelry Collection for the Fancy NASCAR Fan Here’s the deal. You like NASCAR, but you’re not the type to unbutton (unhook? untie? you don’t know, that’s not your thing) your overalls to show a big “3” for Dale shaved into your chest hair or sunburned onto your skin. You don’t relax in an old, ...
2019-06-14 19:32

Here I am (fancy man) with my Adventure Wife as we get into our 1987 Nissan Terrano. Here I am (fancy man) with my Adventure Wife as we get into our 1987 Nissan Terrano. Do not let our attire fool you! This is how we always look when we go rock climbing....
2019-08-20 17:16

Save Big on Samsung's Fancy "The Frame" Smart TVs, While Supplies Last SAMSUNG 65" Class 4K UHD The Frame QLED Smart TV | $1,798 | WalmartSAMSUNG 55" Class 4K UHD The Frame QLED Smart TV | $1,398 | Walmart SAMSUNG 49" Class 4K UHD The Frame QLED Smart TV | $1,198 | Walmart...
2019-07-18 22:16

Mormon church warning: Beware of those fancy coffee drinks SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors and that marijuana is outlawed unless prescrib...
2019-08-17 00:16

Hutong brings good, fancy Chinese food back to NYC Praise the chili prawns and pass the whole red peppercorns. Midtown Manhattan finally has a wonderful high-end Chinese restaurant — as rare these days as the thousand-year egg. Big and beautiful Hutong, from Hong Kong-based Aqua Restaurant Group, tra...
2019-07-31 21:32

Fancy a Prism Silver Samsung Galaxy S10? It's only available at Carphone Warehouse If you want style and substance from your new Samsung phone deal, Carphone Warehouse has something you may be interested in. The UK retailer has managed to agree with the manufacturer that it will have exclusivity to stock the chic Prism Silver colou...
2019-07-17 16:32

Fancy Bear hackers used IoT devices to hack corporate networks A state-sponsored hacking group from Russia is targeting IoT devices in order to breach corporate networks which are then used to pivot to more high-value targets.According to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center, attacks have been observed in th...
2019-08-06 19:32

Former journalist Bill Goodman to emcee Fancy Farm picnic FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Former KET journalist Bill Goodman will emcee the political speaking event at this year’s Fancy Farm picnic. The annual fundraiser for St. Jerome’s Parish is scheduled for August 3. The picnic includes the tradition...
2019-06-01 19:48

Apple's Fancy Photo Relighting Option Could Soon Be a Feature On Even the Cheapest Smartphones Even the most expensive smartphones can’t match the image quality of the priciest digital cameras, but with a beefy processor at their disposal, smartphones let you do so much more with the photos you snap. The iPhone’s Portrait Mode is a good exampl...
2019-07-22 22:32

Airfares, fancy clothes and lavish meals: How the Turpins kept their evil secret In “The Family Next Door," author John Glatt reveals the bizarre years leading up to the arrests of David and Louise Turpin, who abused their 13 kids....
2019-07-14 05:48

Brazil police again arrest Eike Batista, once Brazil's richest man Police in Brazil on Thursday arrested Eike Batista, the charismatic mining and oil magnate who was once Brazil's richest man, on suspicion of money laundering and "capital market manipulation."...
2019-08-08 14:48

Sony's New Truly Wireless Noise-Canceling Earbuds Feel Like a Fancy Step Forward Sony showed up early to the truly wireless noise-canceling party in 2017, and now the company has an exciting new update: the WF-1000XM3 truly wireless earbuds. They cost $230 and look like some silly mini version of the company’s popular WH-1000XM3 ...
2019-07-05 14:32

From Fancy Cars to Lavish Getaways, Take a Look Inside Scott Disick's Luxurious Life Scott Disick is no stranger to luxury. Whether he's lounging at his gorgeous Hidden Hills home or enjoying sunshine on a yacht, Lord Disick certainly lives his life to the fullest.......
2019-07-24 14:32

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger’s mansion, which has golf simulator and fancy pool, for sale for $2.3 million Ben Roethlisberger's five-acre estate features a home with eight bedrooms and seven bathrooms with playroom. Outside, it includes pool, huge garage.       ...
2019-08-07 00:48

Rage 2 Has Already Been Beaten In Under Two Hours Rage 2, Bethesda’s new post-apocalyptic shooter, takes place in a big, open world full of enemy outposts to clear and quests to grind through. That hasn’t stopped one speedrunner from already beating it in under two hours....
2019-05-21 15:32

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of the country....
2019-05-23 23:16

Epic Store Rage Has Gotten Out Of Hand The developers of cutesy Animal Crossing-Pokemon mashup Ooblets just had a weekend from hell. After trying to preempt a tidal wave of rage over their newly announced Epic Games Store exclusivity, they got hit with a swirling tsunami of foaming-at-the...
2019-08-07 21:32

Searching For Crates In Rage 2 Sucks Rage 2 is a violent and dangerous world. Every day is filled with action, explosions, car chases, and giant monsters. It’s all very exciting and a blast to experience. But one of the most prevalent activities in this world isn’t killing mutants or de...
2019-05-28 00:48

Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage As a major wildfire on the island of Evia continues to spread, rescuers are racing to evacuate hundreds of people. "The only way for this fire to be extinguished is when there's nothing left to burn," a firefighter said....
2019-08-14 11:32

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
2019-07-06 00:32

Fueled by rage, Rossi still short on horsepower Alexander Rossi had more than enough rage to fuel a late challenge for an Indianapolis 500 win on Sunday but not enough horsepower to chase down an unflappable Simon Pagenaud....
2019-05-27 03:16

Veganism: Why food choice can spark rage Veganism is growing in popularity, but the movement faces resistance. Here, we ask why the decision to follow a plant-based diet makes some people angry....
2019-05-28 19:32

Nazis, Robots, and Rage: The Westworld III Trailer Is Here It feels like we’ve been waiting forever to see what’s next for Westworld and though a brief, tantalizing tease was given a few months back, there’s now much, much more.Read more......
2019-07-21 09:00

England thump Cameroon in match overshadowed by rage against VAR England marched into the women's World Cup quarter-finals after a 3-0 victory over Cameroon on Sunday in an dramatic match that was overshadowed by the African side's anger toward the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) over several decisions....
2019-06-23 21:32

'Streets of Rage 4' will be scored by an all-star group of composers However well Streets of Rage 4 turns out, it should at least have a top-tier soundtrack. Guard Crush Games, Lizardcube and Dotemu have revealed that the side-scrolling beat-em-up will have music from Motohiro Kawashima and Yuzo Koshiro, both of whom...
2019-07-17 20:48

Abstract board games are all the rage—and Reef is the year’s best Enlarge / Reef is a bright, inviting game with a lot of fun, colorful pieces. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. A...
2019-05-21 16:32

Rage 2 review – scintillating action in a trite wasteland PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4; Avalanche Studios/Bethesda SoftworksWith weapons including a firestorm revolver, the shooting is thrilling and stupendously violent – but the vast post-apocalyptic setting is a letdownI would say it’s been a long wait for...
2019-05-21 16:16

Man acquitted of manslaughter in Indiana road rage attack FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a man of involuntary manslaughter but convicted him of battery for beating another man who subsequently died of a heart attack during an apparent road rage attack in Indiana. The jury in Fort Wayne deliber...
2019-06-21 02:48

Australian Model, 25, Sentenced To Probation In Air Rage Incident An Australian model who assaulted a flight attendant and hurled obscenities while apparently drunk on a flight from Australia to Los Angeles was sentenced on Monday to three years' probation....
2019-07-16 11:00

Aggretsuko's Second Season Adds Nuance to Its Relatable Rage The over the top fury with which antsy office worker Retsuko screeches her true feelings is what makes Aggretsuko so much fun to watch—her struggles are ones we all know, ones we too wish we could vent through some cathartic karaoke. But just like it...
2019-06-23 03:32

Portugal: Wildfires continue to rage as winds fan the flames Fires, which earlier had seemed under control, picked up pace later on Monday as winds caused the inferno to spread. So far, 33 injuries have been reported....
2019-07-22 23:48

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last major rebel stronghold for weeks....
2019-06-08 02:32

Extreme life coaching is all the rage – if you’re bored and rich enough Millennials are under constant pressure to be fulfilled – and successful. But will camping with a life coach stop us feeling empty inside?Got lots of money but little purpose? Feeling sort of empty inside? Well, I’ve got just the thing for you: a “mi...
2019-05-21 15:16

These Rage 2 Characters Have Amazing Names But No Backstories, So I Made Some Up I’ve met some real characters during my time playing Rage 2. And by characters, I mean glorified quest dispensers. There’s old guy, cool lady, and of course—who could forget?—third main story person. These folks get functional speaking parts, but I h...
2019-05-25 18:32

Romesh Ranganathan: even the loveliest people get road rage – my mum included The van driver suggested we both pull over and sort this out physicallyI find it baffling how much of a war zone the road is. In life, we mostly manage to walk around interacting with each other fairly politely. But as soon as we get into our cars, w...
2019-07-13 13:00

She tried to shoot someone during a road rage incident. She shot her husband instead, police say The woman was arrested on charges of shooting her husband in an attempt to shoot someone else in an act of road rage.        ...
2019-07-09 18:16

Rage, tech and Miley Cyrus: What the new Black Mirror will bring The trailer for the new season of Netflix's Black Mirror suggests the show will continue to capture our collective disquiet about technology – this time with a stellar new cast including Miley Cyrus and Andrew Scott...
2019-05-24 19:01

It’s Raining Inside the Metro as Flash Floods Rage Across Washington DC Washington, D.C. commuters came back to work after the long weekend with a bang. Powerful storms swept across the nation’s capital, inundating roadways, unleashing flash floods, and creating at least two waterfalls in the Metro system. Even the White...
2019-07-08 18:00

| Hong Kong's expat police become focus of protester rage A peculiar legacy of Hong Kong's colonial past has emerged as a focal point of rage for anti-government protesters: A dwindling band of expat police officers now vilified for doing the bidding of the city's pro-Beijing leaders....
2019-07-20 11:32

SEE IT: Boat rage incident captured on Michigan lake, reports say A Michigan man was arrested Saturday after a video captured a speed boat circling a larger boat on a lake before ramming into the back at a high speed, police said....
2019-07-03 09:32

Darkly funny, desperate and full of rage: what makes a millennial novel? Crushingly self-aware protagonists, the search for a place to call home, a longing for stability ... is the millennial generation too fragmented to be defined, asks Olivia Sudjic“There’s no writing,” Bret Easton Ellis declared recently of millennials...
2019-08-17 20:32

Retired cop stabbed in Brooklyn during apparent road rage incident A retired cop got stabbed on Sunday night during an apparent road rage incident in Brooklyn, according to police and law enforcement sources. The confrontation went down near Alabama Ave and Livonia Ave at around 6:50 p.m., NYPD officials said. Cops ...
2019-06-24 05:32

In Dramatic Video, Man Clings To Building Ledge As Flames Rage Inside A hair-raising video has captured the moment a man was forced to climb out of his burning room on the third floor and cling to the building's outer cornice....
2019-05-24 12:16

Custom Controller Lets You Rage-Quit By Literally Pouring Salt A very wise man who wore a hood and whose skin was practically melting off his bones once said, “Good! Use your aggressive feelings, boy. Let the hate flow through you.” Probably, he was talking to a gamer about video games. Competitive games make pe...
2019-07-03 02:32

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
2019-07-16 04:32

Cycling: Pinot transforms rage into iconic win as Thomas loses ground An enraged Thibaut Pinot put the hammer down on the first major mountain test of the Tour de France, leading a French one-two ahead of overall leader Julian Alaphilippe to triumph at the top of the iconic Col du Tourmalet on Saturday....
2019-07-21 00:32

Road-rage attacker Mark Char shows up to trial in blackface A Hawaiian man bizarrely wore blackface to court, where he was jailed for life — claiming the offensive get-up was a protest at being “treated like a black man.” Mark Char stunned the court in Honolulu on Monday when he arrived to be sent...
2019-07-03 01:00

| Paris driver in blind man road rage video charged with assault A Paris motorist who was filmed nearly driving over a blind man at a pedestrian crossing and then punching his brother will appear in court next month on charges of assault, prosecutors said Friday....
2019-06-22 22:16

Democratic candidates unite in rage at Trump following latest mass shootings The mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have turned the 2020 presidential campaign into an increasingly visceral referendum on the nature of Donald Trump's presidency and the message that delivered him to the White House....
2019-08-08 14:48

Opinion: Fire and rage of Alexander Rossi steals show again at Indy 500 The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was won by the icy cool of Simon Pagenaud but will be remembered for the raging fire of the man he held off, Alexander Rossi        ...
2019-05-27 12:16

Chris Cuomo caught on video flying into rage after man calls him ‘Fredo’ If he calls Chris Cuomo that again, he could be sleeping with the fishes. The CNN anchor was caught on video flying into an abject rage at a man for calling him “Fredo” — an apparent insult referencing Fredo Corleone, the weak, dope...
2019-08-13 08:32

Doctor who attacked boy in ‘ski rage’ assault will spend next three Valentine’s Days in jail A New Jersey doctor who pummeled a 12-year-old boy in a “ski rage” attack three years ago will spend the next three Valentine’s Days behind bars — with a judge specifically choosing that date because it’s when the beatdo...
2019-06-28 00:48

Alabama woman mistakenly shot husband in road-rage attack An Alabama woman mistakenly shot her husband in the head while aiming for someone else in a road-rage attack, police said. Erica Cole got into the road-rage altercation on Highway 69 in Dodge City at about 6:45 on Saturday, according to several local...
2019-07-09 12:32

2 toddlers critically burned as road rage shooting sets off fireworks in car Two Texas toddlers were critically burned when a man shot at their family’s car — causing the newly-purchased fireworks inside to ignite — during a road rage incident on the Fourth of July, according to local cops and reports. The family — a mo...
2019-07-05 17:16

Streets Of Rage 2 Champ Pulls Off Nigh Impossible No Death Mania Run Speedrunner Anthopants is one of the best Streets of Rage players in the world, but even he couldn’t complete Streets of Rage 2 on Mania difficulty as the character Max without dying...until this weekend, that is, when he downed the final boss with a...
2019-05-29 02:16

Hong Kong Police Draw Protester Rage, but Beijing Doesn't Think They're Tough Enough Hong Kong’s police are caught between a local population that accuses them of inflaming protests by using excessive force and mainland authorities who are urging them to get tougher to end the crisis....
2019-08-08 18:48

Hong Kong Protests Rage for Ninth Weekend, Driven by Political Stalemate Protests in the city continued for a ninth weekend, spreading to new neighborhoods and turning violent once more as demonstrators railed against a government that has remained largely silent to their demands....
2019-08-04 20:48

Review: Rage 2 Is a Violent, Infantile, Beautiful Trek Across a Post-Apocalyptic Hellscape As I slide into a smoking crater, I spot a dozen mutants lingering around the meteorite I need to mine for the precious resources inside. The monsters haven’t noticed me. Time slows as I make my first move, taking down the closest fiend with a ...
2019-05-21 14:48

In Sudan, a Secret Meeting and Public Rage Propelled a Power-Sharing Deal Just a month ago, Sudan’s protest movement appeared crippled. What led the military to suddenly agree to share power? Back-room negotiations, raw street power and a diplomatic shift by Saudi Arabia....
2019-07-06 03:32

Video shows off-duty firefighter pushing cyclist with car in road rage incident The FDNY is looking into a viral video that shows an off-duty firefighter in an alleged road rage incident with a bicyclist on the West Side Highway, officials confirmed Sunday. The woman who posted the video to Twitter claims the driver blew through...
2019-06-09 18:16

Man convicted in road rage attack wore blackface, delivered racist defense in court Mark Char, an Oahu, Hawaii resident, was found guilty of 3 counts of attempted murder after he stabbed three individuals in a March road rage attack.        ...
2019-07-02 23:16

Teen arrested in Houston road rage shooting that burned tots in fireworks explosion A teen was arrested Monday in the Texas Fourth of July road rage shooting that caused fireworks to explode inside a moving pickup, burning two small children and their parents....
2019-07-09 05:48

Chinese Police Chief Fired Over Porsche-Driving Wife's Road Rage Incident Did you hear the one about the police chief's wife, the Porsche and the torrent of expletives? Well, most of Chongqing did, and now the police chief has been fired. It's the kind of story that's been......
2019-08-15 06:16

Sony Is Testing 16-Person Parties For PS4 Party chat on PS4 may be doubling, if an upcoming test by Sony is a success. The platform-holder announced today that users can sign up to beta test 16-person parties, up from the current limit of eight....
2019-06-04 23:48

Zoo under fire for night parties near animals London Zoo has come under fire from animal rights groups for restarting adult-only, late-night parties -- despite concerns about drunk guests interfering with the animals or attempting to enter their enclosures....
2019-05-29 18:16

Africa's Green parties bet on international help In Germany and large parts of Europe, green parties are compounding their electoral successes. Environmental parties in Africa still have a long way to go, but the climate crisis could quicken their ascent....
2019-07-16 01:48

Go Broke or Go Home Bachelorette Parties What happens when friends are consumed by wanting their bachelorette parties to be picture perfect at any cost? Credit cards are maxed out and debt rises. Instagram wedding envy wins the day....
2019-07-16 18:48

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
2019-07-17 13:16

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
2019-05-21 20:00

The Joy of Queer Parties: ‘We Breathe, We Dip, We Flex’ Gay clubs and safe spaces have historically offered a place for experiences and road-testing new looks, identity expressions, desires and orientations. Like “getting a rinse.”...
2019-06-27 19:16

How to Opt Out of Companies Sharing Your Data With Third Parties On Wednesday, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple after it was discovered that Siri, the iPhone’s virtual assistant, retained voice recordings of some of its users to improve its voice recognition software. While its “listening program” i...
2019-08-09 20:00

Chinese police chief fired after his Porsche-driving wife explodes in road rage incident Video showed the woman, dressed like something out of Vogue magazine, yelling at and then slapping a hapless driver who got in the way of her illegal maneuver....
2019-08-15 03:48

Texas toddlers critically burned after road rage shooting sets off fireworks in family truck Two toddlers in Texas were critically injured late Thursday night after someone opened fire into their parents’ vehicle, igniting fireworks inside, police said....
2019-07-05 20:16

BJP Not Like Parties That Get Divided After Defeat, Says Amit Shah BJP chief and Home Minister Amit Shah said today that said many parties get divided after facing electoral defeats as they run "on the basis of individuals, family and caste but not the BJP, which has......
2019-07-06 18:32

Moldova: Pro-EU, pro-Russia parties form government The pro-European ACUM alliance and the pro-Russia Socialist Party want to keep the party of a powerful oligarch out of government. A general election in February resulted in a hung parliament....
2019-06-09 03:16

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
2019-05-21 15:16

Trump to fundraise at parties in $40M Hamptons mansion More than 500 people have registered to attend a Hamptons fundraiser for President Trump at real estate developer Joe Farrell’s home on Friday, with 300 people paying to attend the after-party. Both events will be held at the Sandcastle mansion in Br...
2019-08-08 07:32

To Stop Robocalls, Parties Need to Understand Who Is a Robocaller There is little debate that robocalls meant to deceive consumers are bad, and that calls from schools or doctors’ offices are typically benign. It is the large middle ground of calls to consumers by legitimate businesses where the FCC hasn’t set clea...
2019-06-09 23:16

Europe's Green Parties Grow New Support Left for dead on the political battlefield only a few years ago, environment-focused parties from Ireland to Germany made surprising gains in last week’s elections across the European Union, emerging as the fourth-largest bloc in the European Parliam...
2019-05-29 15:48

The Coolest Disposable Cups For All Those Hot Summer Parties Summer party season is in full swing, and this week especially, you may find yourself hosting a big ol’ summer party! (I guess my invite got lost in the mail?) Though admittedly not great for every-day use, a staple of summer parties—especially ones ...
2019-07-03 23:48

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally are at its head....
2019-06-14 05:32

‘There was blood on the walls’: what to do when teen parties go wrong When my son threw a Facebook bash for 25 friends, it spiralled out of control. So why did I encourage him to have more? We were enjoying a final barbecue with our two younger children on the last night of a holiday in Cornwall. Earlier we had dropped...
2019-07-13 14:48

Parties Should Have Code Of Conduct For Their MPs: Venkaiah Naidu Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that political parties should have a code of conduct for their MPs in Parliament to monitor their behaviour....
2019-08-09 14:48

Kasich on gun violence: 'We need leadership at all levels of both parties' Former Ohio Governor John Kasich took members of both parties to task on Sunday for failing to take action to prevent mass shootings such as the ones that hit his home state in the city of Dayton, as well as El Paso, Texas this weekend....
2019-08-05 07:32

JDU, BJP Leaders Skip Each Other's Iftar Parties In Bihar Hours after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his Council of Ministers on Sunday, BJP and JDU leaders skipped the ''iftar'' party hosted by each other....
2019-06-03 07:32

Strong showing for pro-EU parties in Dutch EU vote Pro-European Dutch parties are predicted to win most of the country’s seats in the European Parliament, with right-wing populist opponents of the European Union managing to take only four of the nation’s 26 seats...
2019-05-23 23:32

Germans to choose from 41 parties in European elections A total of 41 lists in Germany have been approved for the European parliamentary elections, according to public broadcaster ARD. They include, among others, a pro-spiritual and a pro-love party....
2019-05-21 20:48

Hawaii man convicted in road rage attack wears blackface to sentencing hearing, saying he’s “being treated like a black man” in court (KHNL) A Hawaii man convicted in a road rage stabbing showed up at his sentencing hearing Monday in blackface, shocking his attorney and the judge. He’ll now be disciplined for disobeying “several direct orders” to wash his face bef...
2019-07-04 07:48

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections. After last spring’s disappointing showing, the move looks to boost turnout and improve Ar...
2019-06-20 13:32

The Latest: Parties get ruling on varying Istanbul ballots Turkey’s election board has ruled as the vote count begins in the repeated election for Istanbul’s mayor to count as valid ballots with inconsistent stamps...
2019-06-23 17:48

Nationalists surge in EU Parliament, but pro-EU parties remain dominant Pro-European parties kept a firm grip on the EU parliament on Monday as liberal and green parties matched a surge by eurosceptic parties, who won control of a quarter of seats in European elections for the first time....
2019-05-27 16:16

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share....
2019-06-05 12:48

Germany's governing parties in damage control after EU vote Germany's governing parties licked their wounds Monday after a battering in the European Parliament elections and vowed to improve their performance....
2019-05-27 19:00

All 5 VVPATs Should Be Counted First: 22 Opposition Parties To Poll Body Opposition parties turned out in strength at the Election Commission today with a list of demands that they said were "confidence-building measures" and questioned the movement of Electronic Voting......
2019-05-21 14:32

U.K.'s Main Parties Suffer a European Election Drubbing British voters delivered stunning blows to the country’s two main political parties in European elections, underlining the growing polarization over the effort to leave the European Union but signaling no obvious way out of the Brexit deadlock....
2019-05-27 19:00

Denmark PM resigns after left-leaning parties’ election win COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s center-right prime minister has resigned after a general election that ended with a gain for left-leaning parties and a big loss for populists who were supporting the government. Prime Minister Lars Loekke R...
2019-06-06 13:16

Third parties confirm AMD’s outstanding Ryzen 3000 numbers Enlarge (credit: AMD) AMD debuted its new Ryzen 3000 desktop CPU line a few weeks ago at E3, and it looked fantastic. For the first time in 20 years, it looked like AMD could go head to head with Intel's desktop CPU line-up across the board. The qu...
2019-07-11 07:32

Drake Parties With the Toronto Raptors to Celebrate Their NBA Championship Win The Toronto Raptors celebrated their historic NBA Championship victory on Saturday with their biggest celebrity cheerleader, Drake. The Canadian rapper and the likes of MVP Kawhi Leonard,......
2019-06-15 23:48

Rockets, parties, astronauts mark Apollo 11 anniversary across U.S. The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission -- the first time men walked on the moon -- will be celebrated with events, many in the places that helped make it happen, from Houston to Cape Canaveral, Fla....
2019-06-11 21:32

Moldova parties form government, despite court rulings The courts have stepped in after two blocs signed up to an unprecendented alliance to form a government after inconclusive elections in February. The coalition said it was formed in order to rid Moldova of oligarchy....
2019-06-09 10:16

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
2019-05-24 18:00

Denmark PM resigns after left-leaning parties' election win Denmark's center-right prime minister has resigned after a general election that ended with a gain for left-leaning parties and a big loss for populists who were supporting the government....
2019-06-06 16:48

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights groups who said it aimed to whitewash crimes committed during a bloody civil war....
2019-05-24 19:32

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
2019-07-19 19:00

Opposition Parties On Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Ahead Of Poll Result After flagging the movement of voting machines in five states, the opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in......
2019-05-22 10:16

Nationalists surge in EU Parliament vote, but pro-EU parties remain dominant Pro-European parties retained a firm grip on the EU parliament, provisional results from the bloc's elections showed on Monday, though eurosceptic opponents saw strong gains....
2019-05-27 11:32

Italy parties meet as Salvini's election bid meets resistance Italian parties were due to meet on Monday to decide whether to reconvene parliament immediately, with signs that some are trying to thwart far right League leader Matteo Salvini's attempt to force a new election....
2019-08-12 16:00

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of government collapse The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commission president....
2019-07-19 00:32

Italy's ruling parties take aim at economy ministry over mini-BOTs Italy's coalition parties have pushed back against criticism of proposals to issue special government bonds to help pay state debts, highlighting growing tensions within the heart of the cabinet....
2019-06-09 17:32

Moldovan parties agree to form government after months of deadlock Moldovan parties on Saturday agreed to form a government and appoint Maia Sandu, a former education minister and World Bank adviser, as prime minister with a mandate to curb the power of oligarchs in one of Europe's poorest countries....
2019-06-08 20:32

Thai parties meet to discuss deal to keep coup leader as PM Two Thai political parties were meeting leaders of a pro-army party on Monday to discuss a possible deal to keep military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha on as prime minister more than two months after a disputed election....
2019-05-27 07:48

Opposition Parties' Night Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Amid 'Tampering' Row The opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in high security, ahead of the counting of votes in the national......
2019-05-22 10:16

Threat of budget disaster rises amid discord in both parties Washington is deadlocked ahead of a series of fiscal deadlines, time is growing scarce and it’s only going to get harder to avoid a debacle. Congressional leaders and the Trump administration have so far tried in vain to reach a deal that would avoi...
2019-07-07 14:00

El Salvador wartime parties race clock to pass amnesty law An amnesty bill that critics say aims to whitewash crimes committed during El Salvador's bloody civil war faced an uncertain fate in Congress on Thursday following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and global rights groups....
2019-05-24 03:00

Centre's Reply Sought On Plea Over Parties With Religious Connotation The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Centre to file a response to a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Election Commission (EC) to review political parties having names......
2019-05-24 10:48

Netherlands poll surprise: Anti-EU parties fall short Pro-European parties in the Netherlands are predicted to win most of the country's European Parliament seats, exit polls show. Dutch voters were among the first to take part in four days of voting across the continent....
2019-05-24 12:32

Politicians Draw Clear Lines on Abortion. Their Parties Are Not So Unified. It’s one of the most polarizing issues in America, and a political litmus test. But surveys find many voters struggle with its ethical and moral perplexities....
2019-06-08 19:00

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is inappropriate....
2019-06-10 18:32

Inside the illicit fetish parties held at this elite Chelsea penthouse The two-story, 2,500 square-foot penthouse — outfitted with a glass-bottom jacuzzi, rooftop garden terrace, spiraling staircase and crystal chandelier — is the epicenter of some of New York City’s most lascivious parties....
2019-08-11 11:16

Distrust between Sudanese parties makes direct talks impossible: U.S. official Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudan's crisis because the ruling military council and opposition distrust each other too deeply for direct talks following a deadly raid on a protest camp, the top U.S. diplomat for Africa said on Friday....
2019-06-15 01:48

Parties Face ‘Crackup’ as Outsiders Wield Social Media Against the Establishment In the same week that Ross Perot died, the aftershocks of his assault on the two-party system could be seen in internal quarrels involving President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
2019-07-13 21:16

Europeans call for urgent meeting of Iran nuclear deal parties European powers accused Iran on Tuesday of "pursuing activities inconsistent with its commitments" under a 2015 nuclear deal and called for an urgent meeting of the parties to the agreement to discuss Tehran's compliance....
2019-07-09 21:48

PlayStation Preview update brings 16-player parties and chat transcription PlayStation 4 gamers could soon have access to bigger party sizes. In a blog post by Sony, the company announced it was testing a number of new updates to the Party function, including improved audio quality, better network connectivity and increased...
2019-06-05 00:32

Fire Emblem Hacker Figures Out How To Have Tea Parties With Death Knight, Byleth, And Others When I fail to carry on a coherent conversation during a regular after-school hangout, I only have to worry about disappointing one of my precious anime children, all of who mean the whole entire world to me. On the other hand, if I bombed a tea part...
2019-08-16 16:48

CNN anchor: Trump making military 'ripe' for 'weaponization' by political parties CNN anchor Brianna Keilar on Thursday lamented that the military obscured view of the USS McCain in Japan, saying that it represented another instance of dangerous, military "politicization" under the Trump administration....
2019-05-31 00:48

Parties To Iran Nuclear Deal Meet Amid Threat Of Collapse Diplomats from the remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord are meeting in Vienna to discuss ways to stop the deal collapsing amid tension in the Persian Gulf....
2019-06-28 15:01

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 20:48

British PM Boris Johnson In Northern Ireland, To Hold Talks With Parties British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday meet leaders in Northern Ireland, the key battleground in Britain's fight to leave the European Union and the focus of increasingly tense......
2019-07-31 20:48

'People who love life and music' - dance parties return to Baghdad Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks....
2019-08-18 19:00

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested only a handful of seats....
2019-06-06 21:48

Opposition parties blame Trudeau government for ‘chaos’ in Canadian military Paul Wynnyk's departure as vice-chief of the defence staff, effective Aug. 9, is the latest blow to the Canadian military, whose top ranks have been in a perpetual state of upheaval since Mark Norman was suspended as second-in-command....
2019-07-11 02:16

A Reported "Habit" Stopping Prince Harry, Meghan's Invitation To Parties Meghan Markle is openly affectionate with Prince Harry during the events and gatherings which causes his friends to "roll their eyes" at her "American ways," claimed insiders....
2019-08-13 16:32

Sack-like creatures held seafloor 'dinner parties' 500M years ago More than 540 million years ago, primitive organisms that looked like frilled tulip blooms shared communal meals at underwater "dinner parties," according to fossils found in Namibia....
2019-06-21 18:00

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risksThere are gender-reveal parties, and then there is what just happened in Florida. A video has gone ...
2019-06-13 16:32

Esteemed CUNY prof quits after allegations of cocaine binges and out-of-control parties A star Hunter College psychology professor and sex and drug researcher is accused of snorting cocaine at school events and throwing annual bashes that grew from low-key pizza parties into binge-drinking and go-go-boy bacchanals, according to sources ...
2019-07-14 05:16

After EU election disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage and other smaller parties in European elections....
2019-05-27 16:16

Private jets, parties and eugenics: Jeffrey Epstein's bizarre world of scientists The billionaire financier and convicted sex offender famously mixed with presidents, models and film stars. But he also indulged his unorthodox beliefs by cultivating top scientistsAccording to his indictment, over the course of many years Jeffrey Ep...
2019-08-20 00:48

BJD Plans Special Status Demand With Nitish Kumar, Jagan Reddy's Parties To push its demand for special category status for Odisha, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is planning to join hands with the YSR Congress and the JD(U) in Parliament and raise their voice unitedly....
2019-06-14 20:32

Lee Bowyer looks set to leave promoted Charlton after parties fail to agree contract extension Lee Bowyer looks set to leave his role as Charlton manager with the club failing to agree an extension to his contract and citing his high demands as the key factor in an astonishing statement....
2019-06-17 21:48

Austria’s crisis is a lesson for Europe: far-right parties are unfit to govern | Julia Ebner Caught out in a scandal, the Freedom party is playing the victim and dangerously undermining trust in democracyIt is hard to shock the population of a country where racism and corruption have become so normalised that they are considered business as ...
2019-05-23 13:16

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victoria has prompted both major parties to make changes ...
2019-05-21 14:38

After EU poll disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage and other smaller parties in European elections....
2019-05-28 02:16

Spain's Socialists threaten repeat elections if opposition parties block Sanchez Spain's governing Socialists, who won an election in April but without a parliamentary majority, threatened on Monday to call a fresh ballot if opposition parties persist in blocking acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s attempts to form a minority g...
2019-06-10 18:32

Billionaire art dealer's son bashed partner's head against wall in drunken rage at Knightsbridge apartment The son of a billionaire art dealer could face jail after he admitted banging his girlfriend's head against a wall during a drunken row at his multi-million-pound Knightsbridge apartment....
2019-07-31 20:32

Lincoln Chafee, Our Sweet, Failed Presidential Candidate, Has Switched Parties for the Fourth Time Lincoln Chafee, a tender-seeming bunny of a man who never stood a chance of becoming president, has officially switched parties for the fourth time, emerging today for the first time as a Libertarian. I’ve always thought of Libertarianism as more of ...
2019-06-05 09:48

Ireland's main parties hold steady as Sinn Fein slumps in local vote Ireland's two largest parties held their own in local elections on Sunday in a bad day for left-wing Sinn Fein, whose political ascent in the republic suffered its first major setback....
2019-05-27 01:32

Nuclear deal parties not ready to launch dispute mechanism against Iran, prefer more diplomacy: EU The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran's breaches as significant and do not intend for now to trigger the pact's dispute mechanism, preferring more diplomacy to ease the crisis, the EU foreign policy chief said on Monday....
2019-07-15 23:16

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in military equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The senators said they would ...
2019-06-05 20:32

Arkansas communities hold “sandbagging parties” and prepare for dark flood days ahead A tense situation is dawning for the many thousands in and around the North Little Rock pockets by the Arkansas River, who have little choice but to prepare for dark days ahead amid historic flooding and severe storms in the region. ...
2019-06-04 21:48

Birthday Parties, Disney Movies and Kid-Friendly Red Carpets: Inside Angelina Jolie's New Single World Squint, and Angelina Jolie is back to her old life. She's shooting a movie on location, she's surrounded most of the time by her six kids, and she's celebrating another......
2019-06-04 14:16

Breakfast Recipes: 5 Best Crepe Recipes To Make Your Breakfast Meals Fancy Breakfast Recipes: What makes crepes incredibly popular is that they are incredibly easy to put together, but it's fancy at the same time. Here are 5 recipes you'll love!...
2019-08-08 22:16

Shocking footage shows pensioner shoved into brick wall and left unconscious in 'brutal' road rage attack Shocking footage shows the moment a pensioner was shoved into a brick wall and left unconscious in an apparent road rage attack in south-east London....
2019-05-22 09:32

Peppa Pig, Iggy Azalea tiff over album debut wins the day. 'Peppa's so fancy, you already know' Iggy Azalea might not be performing for the same demographic as animated fave Peppa Pig, but what happens when they each drop albums on the same day?        ...
2019-07-18 17:48

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increased in the first half of 2019, even as overall civ...
2019-07-31 19:32

The London parties to be seen at this summer: Wimbledon, The Serpentine, V&A summer party and all the best social soirees Last night's V&A bash was the official start of London's summer of parties. Your invitation may have been lost in the post, but fear not — The Londoner's Phoebe Luckhurst has drunk the champagne so you don't have to....
2019-06-20 19:16

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
2019-06-04 07:32

Alyssa Milano slams Republicans and Democrats: 'Both parties have failed us' on gun control Actress and activist Alyssa Milano is slamming both political parties over their lack of action on gun control in an essay published on Refinery29.        ...
2019-08-10 01:16

Iran committed to nuclear deal as long as other parties stay committed: Foreign Ministry spokesman Iran will stay committed to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers at the same level that the other signatories stay committed, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency....
2019-07-15 17:32

Watch Mindy Kaling Hilariously Roast Stephen Colbert After Getting Cut Off by His Apple Watch Whoops! Stephen Colbert won't make this mistake again. The late-night host had an embarrassing experience on Thursday's episode of The Late Show when his Apple Watch went off and......
2019-06-07 20:16

Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right BERLIN (AP) — Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right. The post Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right ap...
2019-05-26 20:00

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 won’t have the Apple Watch 4’s best feature until 2020 If a new report is to be believed, we may see the announcement of Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 wearable next month alongside the big unveiling of the Galaxy Note 10. That’s according to an exclusive report from Wareable, which confirms...
2019-07-17 08:16

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 may have two major Apple Watch 4 features As with phones, Apple and Samsung make some of the best smartwatches, but it looks like the two brands could soon offer many of the same features in their wearables, as Samsung is rumored to be adding some Apple Watch 4 features to the upcoming Samsu...
2019-07-04 15:16

Samsung’s next watch could include the Apple Watch 4’s most incredible features It’s not yet clear when Samsung will release its next wearable, the Galaxy Watch Active 2, which some chatter suggests could launch in tandem with the Galaxy Note 10 unveiling next month. However, we at least have our first look at some of the ...
2019-07-05 04:16

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 vs Apple Watch 4: which smartwatch is for you? The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is perhaps the closest rival yet to the Apple Watch 4, as like Apple’s latest wearable it sports an ECG (electrocardiogram) – something you won’t find in many other places.The two devices also ha...
2019-08-06 19:32

Charles Barkley rips Trump at Democratic debate, says both political parties 'suck' with black voters Charles Barkley criticized Trump for having an "anger management problem" and said Republicans and Democrats "suck" in sticking up for blacks.       ...
2019-08-01 18:32

Samsung Galaxy Watch 2 & Watch 2 Active rumor review: Price, release date, specs, features, and design Samsung already has a very healthy lineup of wearable devices. Aside from the flagship Galaxy Watch, which is getting a bit long in the tooth already, Samsung has the relative fresh Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit/Fit e wearables in the portfolio....
2019-07-02 22:48

Samsung Galaxy Watch 2 & Watch 2 Active rumor round-up: Price, release date, specs, features, and design Samsung already has a very healthy lineup of wearable devices. Aside from the flagship Galaxy Watch, which is getting a bit long in the tooth already, Samsung has the relative fresh Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit/Fit e wearables in the portfolio....
2019-07-02 11:48

This might look like the next Apple Watch, but it’s actually Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 2 There’s no smartwatch as popular as the Apple Watch, and Apple keeps selling millions of units every quarter. Apple’s smartwatch is quite easy to tell apart from its main competitors, as its design is instantly recognizable. But come next...
2019-07-31 19:32

Apple Watch sale at Amazon: the Apple Watch 3 gets an $80 price cut If you've had your eye on the Apple Watch now is the time to snag a killer deal at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the Apple Watch 3 38mm on sale for just $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price we've found for the se...
2019-05-29 19:00

Apple Watch sale: Walmart has the Apple Watch 3 back down to $199 Memorial Day sales are officially here, and Walmart has discounted a variety of best-selling tech items. A standout deal from the sale event is the Apple Watch 3 that's currently on sale for $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price...
2019-05-24 00:00

Brazil’s Disappointment In the course of a decade, Brazil has gone from rising power to fallen star. Latin America’s largest economy enjoyed effervescent years under President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, whose eight-year tenure through 2010 coincided with a global commoditie...
2019-06-08 06:48

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just follow the music....
2019-07-03 00:00

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players over the last two decades, but age and an inability to adapt to the rapidly evolving game could see the ...
2019-06-07 03:00

20 of Brazil's most beautiful places From its stunning beaches to its amazing interior, Brazil is a feast for the eyes. Here are 20 of its most beautiful places to visit when you travel to South America's largest country....
2019-05-29 08:48

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explains such a disparity?...
2019-06-11 11:48

How YouTube Radicalized Brazil YouTube built its business on keeping users hooked. This has been a gift to extremist groups. An investigation in the company’s second-biggest market found serious consequences....
2019-08-12 07:32

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as they see fit. Brazil doesn't need it," he said....
2019-08-14 11:32

China, Brazil and the Soybean Crush Soybeans are crushed into soy meal and the more expensive soy oil. Find out how growth in China, the top importer of the oilseed, influences their prices....
2019-06-27 23:00

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to U.S. Eduardo Bolsonaro's appointment to the most prestigious posting in the country’s foreign service sparked a collective groan from several career diplomats, who consider it another show of nepotism by the right-wing president....
2019-07-12 22:48

Brazil’s environmental changes under a far-right climate skeptic RIO DE JANEIRO — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil’s pledge to fight global warming, as the international community gathers in the northern state of Bahia for a week-long UN workshop on cli...
2019-08-20 22:00

Brazil still wary of Messi, says Silva Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina captain for a minute in their semi-final on Tuesday....
2019-06-30 04:32

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished as one of the best third-placed sides....
2019-06-19 11:16

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristiane 38\u0027)"...
2019-06-13 21:16

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative president Jair Bolsonaro’s cuts to education, including moves to dramatically reduce funding for federa...
2019-05-31 09:32

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
2019-05-27 14:00

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy Neymar has been replaced as Brazil captain for next month's Copa America by his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Dani Alves, the country's football federation (CBF) has said....
2019-05-28 19:32

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had been well spent....
2019-05-21 15:32

Brazil's Bolsonaro changes view, says could run for re-election Less than six months since he took office, right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro says he could run for a second term even though he promised during the election campaign to do away with re-election for Brazilian presidents....
2019-06-21 17:48

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal....
2019-06-14 14:48

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing that, it risks slipping deeper into junk-level credit ratings and sub-par growth. Much depends on th...
2019-07-11 04:32

| IFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief FIFA's appeals committee has upheld a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery and corruption....
2019-05-27 18:48

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban from the sport, the global soccer body said on Monday....
2019-05-27 20:16

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police....
2019-05-23 02:16

Messi On Copa América: "I Think The Cup Is Fixed For Brazil" Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, and being down to 10 men on the field, Argentina were able to hold off Chile in the Copa América third place game with a 2-1 victory to take home bronze in the tournament. However, the Argentinian superstar was no...
2019-07-08 08:16

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The six-time women’s world player of the year was hurt in training on May 24. She had a week of phy...
2019-06-09 03:32

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil Thousands have gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months into his term...
2019-05-27 01:48

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly guided prosecutors in the 2017 conviction of former P...
2019-06-11 07:16

Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake - filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company, according to a securities filing on Monday....
2019-06-10 14:48

Messi's misery: 'We had chances to end Brazil hoodoo' "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino."...
2019-07-03 13:48

Cristiane’s hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica’s first-ever Women’s World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday. The veteran forward’s goal in the 64th minute for the hat trick came on a free ki...
2019-06-09 17:48

Brazil players support Neymar: Fernandinho Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his team mate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the rape accusations against the Paris St Germain player affect their preparations for the tournament....
2019-06-03 00:16

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
2019-07-04 10:16

Fighting among inmates at Brazil prison kills at least 15 Brazilian officials say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under control...
2019-05-27 02:48

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and scorn....
2019-07-20 12:16

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chief executive told Reuters....
2019-08-19 19:16

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for developm...
2019-07-04 10:16

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
2019-05-21 15:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week, website UOL reported, as weak economic growth continues to squeeze revenue....
2019-07-21 00:48

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt, according to a statement from the company...
2019-06-18 01:32

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
2019-06-05 00:32

Brazil deforestation monitor out after Bolsonaro blasts The president of the Brazilian agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon is leaving his position following criticism by President Jair Bolsonaro of the agency’s reports on deforestation...
2019-08-02 19:32

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Montpellier, France....
2019-06-14 06:48

Behind Brazil's $240 Billion Pension Cut, a Once-Reviled Ex-Banker House Speaker Rodrigo Maia takes the spotlight from President Jair Bolsonaro with a startling legislative victory, as the lawmaker pushes an ambitious agenda for Brazil....
2019-08-01 23:00

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielnik’s legs and ran right past her, I thought to myself, Oooo that was sick, and if it ends with a goal....
2019-06-13 23:16

Brazil win but fans unhappy at lacklustre display "Brazil got the win they wanted in their Copa America opener on Friday but the postmortem of the 3-0 victory over Bolivia was as much about the lack of atmosphere as the lackluster display."...
2019-06-15 12:32

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
2019-05-21 16:48

Has Brazil opened a window, or door to opportunity? Success for pensions reform in the Congress – the long-held litmus test of Brazilian recovery – has buoyed asset prices and led to a flurry of activity....
2019-08-01 00:16

Brazil's SBF Group makes counteroffer for Netshoes Brazil's Grupo SBF, owner of sporting goods chain Centauro, has submitted a counteroffer of $2.80 per share to acquire online shoe retailer Netshoes Ltd, the company said in a filing on Thursday....
2019-05-23 16:32

'I'm an American': Deported adoptee struggles in Brazil Paul Fernando Schreiner paces around a sparsely furnished room, swatting mosquitoes from his arms and neck as he wonders if today will be any different from all the others....
2019-06-05 08:16

Poop Less For A Cleaner Planet, Says Brazil's President Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Friday that people "poop every other day" as a way to save the environment, after he came under fire for a surge in deforestation of the Amazon since he......
2019-08-10 00:32

Nokia says Brazil 5G auction may be world's biggest yet Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia Oyj expects Brazil to host the world's biggest-ever single auction for fifth-generation (5G) spectrum next year, a senior executive told Reuters....
2019-08-06 22:16

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, presidential spokesman General Otavio Rego Barros said on Wednesday....
2019-08-08 05:16

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a surprise 0-0 draw in Group A."...
2019-06-19 15:48

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's severely overpopulated and dangerous prison system....
2019-05-29 01:16

Brazil's Moro says 'nothing to hide' about leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said Wednesday there is nothing improper about alleged conversations he had with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge....
2019-06-19 23:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
2019-05-23 01:32

APNewsBreak: Walmart to pay $138M over Brazil corruption ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Walmart has agreed to pay a $138 million criminal penalty to settle a Justice Department claim that it and a Brazilian subsidiary violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The settlement was reached Thursday in federal court ...
2019-06-20 18:32

An entrepreneur’s guide to Brazil’s startup ecosystem The past two decades have been marked by a period of sharp peaks and troughs for Brazil, the largest country in Latin America. On one hand, the country has undergone an impressive economic transformation, which led to Forbes in 2012 naming Brazi...
2019-08-06 00:16

Rnext 2019: Join TNW and Adyen in Brazil The retail industry has been flipped on its head since the rise of the internet. In our current age of technology, changing consumer behavior, and fierce competition, companies have to take bold risks to stay ahead. In order to make those innovative ...
2019-07-10 15:00

Brazil sets 2022 inflation target at 3.5% Brazil's top economic policy body on Thursday set its inflation target for 2022 at 3.5%, with a tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either side....
2019-06-28 02:16

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destruction....
2019-06-28 09:00

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Latin America's largest economy....
2019-06-07 22:32

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competitive market, Chief Executive Officer Paulo Caffarelli said....
2019-05-25 19:00

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot them dead, said on Tuesday "it is only a matter of time" before he becomes president of Brazil....
2019-07-17 03:16

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset and unsure if it will face the six-time FIFA Player of the Year....
2019-06-13 14:00

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
2019-05-22 00:16

Fans can help Brazil at home of 7-1 embarrassment, says coach Brazilian fans will be vital to lifting the team when they return to the site of their worst defeat in this week's Copa America semi-final against Argentina, coach Tite said on Monday....
2019-07-02 08:00

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retail investors in particular are playing an important role in the transformation of local capital market...
2019-05-22 00:32

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "lies"...
2019-07-23 08:32

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in January, and more than 1,000 since 2016, a study has ...
2019-06-12 15:00

Why the Brazil Prison Massacre Was a ‘Tragedy Foretold’ The deadliest prison massacre in Brazil in decades shows how powerful drug gangs have come to control the country’s overcrowded, underfunded prisons....
2019-07-31 18:32

4 more inmates die in Brazil following deadly prison clash Brazilian authorities say four inmates allegedly involved in deadly clash between prison gangs have died of asphyxiation while being transferred to a safer lockup...
2019-07-31 20:00

Why Brazil has been so prone to deadly prison riots Monday’s prison riot in Brazil that killed at least 57 people was only the latest spasm of horrific violence there, and experts fear it is part of a trend that will not end soon....
2019-07-31 20:00

Host Brazil still looking for right balance in Copa América PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — After escaping an embarrassing elimination, Brazil is trying to find the right balance for the rest of the Copa América at home. Brazil has been playing solidly on defense from the start, but has struggled in attack agains...
2019-06-28 19:16

4 More Inmates Die in Brazil After Deadly Prison Clash The authorities did not reveal the motive for the clash, only confirming that it was a fight between criminal groups, a day after 58 inmates were killed by a rival gang....
2019-08-01 13:32

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Brazilian federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo as ambassador to the United States due to his lack of experience as a diplomat....
2019-08-12 17:00

42 Inmates Were Killed Across Three Brazil Prisons, Authorities Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authorities reported, a day after 15 died during fighting among prisoners at a fourth prison in the sam...
2019-05-28 14:16

'He Was Ignored': Workers at Brazil's Vale Predicted Dam's Tragic Collapse Mine workers warned managers that the structure, which held mining waste, was about to collapse, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found. At least one of them died when it did. Vale denies that it ignored warning signs....
2019-05-30 17:48

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon forest and other biomes has failed, as Congress will not vote into law a decree that weakened existin...
2019-05-30 04:32

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several facilities in the northern Brazilian state of Ama...
2019-05-30 07:32

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its Bollgard II RR Flex genetically modified cotton seed, according to a statement sent to Reuters....
2019-07-11 18:32

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, one of Italy’s top cocaine dealers has been arrested in São Paulo along with his son.Nicola Assisi, 61...
2019-07-09 02:32

Brazil set out to win the Copa América final and the love of a nation Brazil have reached the Copa América final without conceding a goal, but the public remain unconvinced about the teamBy Yellow & Green Football for the Guardian Sport NetworkDespite their tactical teething problems, Brazil got there in the end. At th...
2019-07-06 20:16

Angry Messi slams 'Brazil fix' after Copa red card Lionel Messi was sent off before halftime and then angrily hit out at "corrupt" tournament organizers after Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a bad-tempered third-place playoff at the Copa America on Saturday....
2019-07-07 02:00

Neymar sits out Brazil training again because of knee issue RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar sat out Brazil’s training session for a second straight day during the team’s Copa America preparations as he continues to recover from a left knee problem. Brazil’s soccer confederation published a vide...
2019-05-31 01:16

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
2019-07-04 06:48

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
2019-07-08 23:00

Brazil mourns death of musician João Gilberto Bossa nova legend, 88, earns warm tributes – but not from president Jair BolsonaroBrazil is mourning the death of João Gilberto, one of the country’s greatest musicians and composers, a reclusive genius in a nation of extroverts whose work recalled h...
2019-07-07 22:48

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin American markets in deploying the ultrafast service, an executive told Reuters....
2019-07-09 22:48

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant Vale has now been handed its first conviction over the disaster....
2019-07-10 17:00

| No Neymar, no problem as Brazil begin new Copa reign As Brazil geared up for the Copa America, a Neymar-induced pall of doom and gloom threatened to scupper the host nation's chances before a ball had been kicked....
2019-07-09 15:16

Brazil routs Honduras 7-0 ahead of Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil routed 10-man Honduras 7-0 Sunday in a show of strength in its last warmup match ahead of the Copa America tournament. There was little Honduras could do in Porto Alegre on Sunday against a confident Brazilian team, led b...
2019-06-10 02:48

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
2019-06-14 09:16

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas about him in the process....
2019-06-14 14:48

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
2019-06-07 06:48

Brazil's Magazine Luiza says Netshoes approves its takeover bid Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza SA said that shareholders of online sports retailer Netshoes Ltd approved its bid for the company at $3.70 per share, according to a securities filing on Thursday....
2019-06-14 19:32

Coutinho leads Brazil to opening win in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of Neymar by scoring twice in Brazil’s 3-0 win over Bolivia in the opening match of the Copa America on Friday. Coutinho converted a penalty kick awarded by video review in t...
2019-06-15 06:48

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
2019-06-15 12:16

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday....
2019-06-15 13:48

Brazil's Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil's justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was still a judge improperly advising prosecutors in a case against ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Sil...
2019-06-16 00:48

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four new countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
2019-06-17 02:00

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Brasilia....
2019-06-06 07:48

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, according to a statement....
2019-06-18 01:00

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that referred to a recent case in which a little boy was bu...
2019-06-18 21:01

Brazil and Argentina eclipsed at start of Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Uruguay, Chile and Colombia impressed at the start of the Copa America, eclipsing hosts Brazil and embattled Argentina early in the South American tournament. In the first round of matches, the continent’s top powerhouses ...
2019-06-18 22:16

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-06-14 06:32

Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11% Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per share, the latest move in a bidding war with Magazine Luiza SA....
2019-06-14 01:48

Cristiane's hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday       ...
2019-06-09 19:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake -filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company based on the shares' June 7 closing price, according to a securities filing on Monday....
2019-06-10 14:48

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported....
2019-06-10 17:00

Brazil, Already Held Together With Scotch Tape, Will Now Be Without Marta For At Least A Game If the Brazilians are going to start off their World Cup on the right foot, they’re going to do it without the six-time player of the year. Brazil manager Vadao has announced that Marta will miss Sunday’s tie with Jamaica as she recovers from a left ...
2019-06-09 00:32

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corruption judge he coordinated with prosecutors in the case that led to the conviction and jailing of for...
2019-06-11 02:00

Marta to miss Brazil's World Cup opener against Jamaica "Brazil forward Marta will not start her team\u0027s opening game against Jamaica at the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vadao said on Saturday."...
2019-06-08 17:32

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fencing....
2019-06-12 18:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network -vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Latin America's largest economy....
2019-06-07 23:48

Australia v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 4.37pm BST Key points from the teams: Australia’s Elise Kellond-Knight is back in the starting line-up, ...
2019-06-13 17:48

Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Australia in the women's tournament on Thursday....
2019-06-13 19:32

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, sending shares of Marfrig Global Foods, Minerva SA and other Brazilian meatpackers soaring....
2019-06-13 22:16

Brazil's Petrobras closes sale of TAG, receives $8.7 bln -filing Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA announced on Thursday it concluded the sale of gas pipeline system TAG to a group led by France's Engie SA and Canada's Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec (CDPQ)....
2019-06-14 00:32

Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos Soccer star Neymar testified for almost two hours in Rio de Janeiro's police headquarters Thursday in a cybercrimes investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
2019-06-07 15:00

Brazil airline Gol fails to reach deal with Smiles Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA said on Wednesday that it had failed to reach an agreement on a corporate restructuring of its subsidiary, loyalty program Smiles Fidelidade SA, after five months of talks....
2019-06-19 15:32

Brazil justice minister says nothing to hide over leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday he has nothing to hide regarding allegedly leaked personal messages with prosecutors from his time as the judge leading the bribery trial that jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva....
2019-06-19 17:16

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the quarter-finals in their first game at the Maracana since losing the 2014 World Cup final....
2019-06-29 04:48

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals SAO PAULO (AP) — After producing some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, the Copa América reaches the last four with a blockbuster matchup between host Brazil and Lionel Messi’s Argentina. The other semifinal will feature ...
2019-06-30 16:16

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern. And it seems he doesn't even care to try....
2019-07-01 09:16

Brazil's Usiminas renegotiates bank debts -filing Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas has signed a debt restructuring agreement with several banks including Brazil's Itau Unibanco SA, Banco Bradesco SA and Banco do Brasil SA, it said in a filing on Monday....
2019-07-01 15:48

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 01:32

Brazil sent one million salmonella-infected chickens to UK in two years A fifth of Brazilian chicken exports are contaminated with the life-threatening food poisoning bug salmonellaBrazil is the largest exporter of frozen chicken in the world, exporting $750m-worth of the meat to Europe last year. But about one in five o...
2019-07-03 17:48

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
2019-07-04 01:00

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
2019-06-02 03:32

Final will be different to 5-0 drubbing against Brazil in group, promise Peru "Peru will produce a far better performance in the Copa America final against Brazil than their 5-0 defeat by the hosts earlier in the tournament, midfielder Yoshimar Yotun said after his side stunned holders Chile 3-0 in the semi-finals."...
2019-07-04 09:00

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 11: Brazil Marta is set to play in her last World Cup but this squad has fallen behind the best teams in the worldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the...
2019-06-01 21:32

Brazil's Willian ruled out of Copa America final "Brazil winger Willian has been ruled out of Sunday\u0027s Copa America final against Peru due to a muscle injury, his side said in a statement on Thursday."...
2019-07-04 11:48

Brazil president rebuts European criticism over environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rebutted European criticism over his commitment to the environment on Thursday, saying that foreign leaders have historically influenced decisions that are “hindering the country’s progress.”...
2019-07-05 03:32

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
2019-06-01 01:16

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last N...
2019-06-28 21:00

Host Brazil still looking for right balance in Copa América After escaping an embarrassing elimination, Brazil is trying to find the right balance for the rest of the Copa América at home       ...
2019-06-28 19:48

Brazil retailer GPA launches e-commerce for wholesale deliveries Brazilian food retailer GPA is launching a new business-to-business e-commerce platform, an executive told Reuters, aiming to double its customer base in the segment by the end of 2019....
2019-06-19 21:00

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that would seal off most of Venezuela's inland periphery....
2019-06-22 01:32

Brazil crush Peru 5-0 to reach Copa America last eight "Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half to set up a crushing 5-0 victory on Saturday and cruise into the Copa America quarter-finals."...
2019-06-23 01:48

France v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST kick-offGolden Boot: top scorers for France 2019Feel free to email Will or to tweet: @Will_Unwin 7.26pm BST Silly rules. Related: Rethink on new penalty law midway through is massive own goal by Fifa | Suz...
2019-06-23 20:48

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make America Great Again” cap leaves little doubt Ricardo Alves stands to the right of your average Brazi...
2019-06-18 13:16

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after extra time on Sunday, setting up a likely clash with holders the United States....
2019-06-24 03:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 2021        ...
2019-06-28 00:48

Brazil seeks foreign capital to update transportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil says it will seek to raise at least $45 billion in investments over the next four years for an ambitious plan to improve transportation in South America’s biggest nation. Infrastructure minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freita...
2019-06-28 00:48

Brazil's CPFL increases share offer by 15% -filing Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA on Thursday said it increased the size of its follow-on share offering by 15% using an over-allotment provision to sell some 17.5 million additional shares....
2019-06-28 02:16

The Latest: Trump tells Bolsonaro he’ll visit Brazil OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 4:00 p.m. President Donald Trump has promised Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that he will visit the South American country. Trump said Friday that Br...
2019-06-28 10:16

Officer stopped with 39kg of cocaine on Brazil G20 trip A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilograms (roughly 86 lbs) of cocaine....
2019-06-28 12:16

Brazil reach Copa semis with shootout win over Paraguay "Brazil reached the last four of the Copa America on Thursday with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Paraguay after their compelling quarter-final in Porto Alegre ended scoreless."...
2019-06-28 14:48

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to ‘mad cow’ case RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is suspending beef exports to China after confirming a case of “mad cow disease,” describing it as an isolated instance with no evidence of any widespread outbreak. A spokesperson for Brazil’s agricultur...
2019-06-04 01:16

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has given $1.2 billion to in the last decade....
2019-07-05 12:48

Marfrig, ADM to produce plant-based meat in Brazil Brazil's Marfrig Global Foods SA, the world's largest hamburger producer, said on Tuesday it has reached an agreement with U.S.-based Archer Daniels Midland Co to produce and market vegetable protein products in Brazil....
2019-08-06 07:48

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means no one is likely to challenge Gustavo Kuerten as Brazil’s best-known tennis player any time soon....
2019-05-24 06:32

Bolsonaro supporters march to pressure Brazil's Congress Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, adding to tensions between the far-right leader and Congress....
2019-05-27 06:48

Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, he would be fired, underlining how growing international pressure to protect the Amazon is weighing on...
2019-08-02 02:16

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
2019-05-28 03:32

Brazil's Braskem says court unfreezes 3.7 bln reais from its accounts Brazilian petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Friday a local court accepted its request to free up 3.7 billion reais from its accounts that had been frozen since June, according to a securities filing....
2019-08-10 04:48

Brazil's brMalls partners with MercadoLibre for online sales - CEO Brazilian malls operator brMalls struck a partnership with Argentina's online marketplace MercadoLibre Inc to connect malls to e-commerce, an executive said on Friday....
2019-08-10 04:48

Vale to adjust provisions for Brazil dam disaster in Q2 results Brazilian miner Vale SA may adjust provisions for a deadly dam burst in Brumadinho this year as part of its second-quarter results following a settlement with workers, the company said in a securities filing on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 15:32

Mario Gonzalez, Father of Golf in Brazil, Is Dead at 96 A master teacher, he was content to stay in Brazil. “If he had played more on the PGA Tour,” one golfer said, “I am sure he would be in the Hall of Fame.”...
2019-08-02 02:01

Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
2019-05-22 14:48

Brazil president threatens officers over deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is threatening to dismiss officers at the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon over its publication of data he disagrees with...
2019-08-01 23:32

UPDATE 2-China's Huawei to invest $800 mln in new Brazil factory Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese tech giant ramps up its Latin American presence against U.S. objections....
2019-08-10 04:48

China's Huawei to invest $800 million in new Brazil factory Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese tech giant ramps up its Latin American presence against U.S. objections....
2019-08-10 20:16

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twisted plants in deep black mud that grow where fresh-water rivers meet the brackish Atlantic Ocean....
2019-05-28 20:48

Armed group kills five in a club in southern Brazil An armed group broke into a club in the southern Brazilian city of Mostardas before dawn on Saturday and shot at employees and customers, killing five people and leaving four others severely injured, according to local media reports....
2019-08-11 07:16

Brazil could tweak gun decree after criticism: president's spokesman Brazil's government could make some changes to an executive gun decree signed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as a result of some of the criticisms it faced, the president's spokesman said on Tuesday, without giving more details....
2019-05-22 07:16

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president has seen his popularity plummet since taking office in January....
2019-05-27 07:00

Brazil's research chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has been criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro, and may have led to the firing of its author....
2019-08-03 06:32

Brazil’s Natura announces purchase of Avon Products RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura has announced that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal. Natura said Wednesday the deal would create the world’s fourth-largest group of beauty products and aims to give the ...
2019-05-23 03:16

USS Carter Hall travels to Brazil for UNITAS LX exercises The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall left port in Virginia to travel to UNITAS LX, an annual, multinational exercise in the Atlantic and Pacific waters around Central and South America, hosted this year by Brazil....
2019-08-06 12:32

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni said on Thursday....
2019-07-19 00:32

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the ex-billionaire remains under house arrest pending an......
2019-05-28 04:48

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails left 15 people dead....
2019-05-28 04:48

Brazil's top court denies extradition of Erdogan opponent Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the extradition of an opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan saying there was no guarantee he would get a fair trial in Turkey....
2019-08-07 03:32

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages his popularity....
2019-07-19 05:00

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event last year should not be punished because he is mentally ill. Adelio Bispo de Oliveira was charged wi...
2019-05-28 05:16

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas, a da...
2019-05-28 05:16

UPDATE 1-Brazil's SBF Group makes counteroffer for Netshoes Brazil's Grupo SBF, owner of sporting goods retailer Centauro, has submitted a counteroffer of $2.80 per share to acquire online shoe retailer Netshoes Ltd, the company said in a filing on Thursday....
2019-05-23 16:32

At least 42 prisoners found strangled in Brazil jail clashes Inmates die in gang violence at four jails in Amazon city of Manaus; 15 other prisoners were killed on Sunday At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between riva...
2019-05-28 05:48

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental institution....
2019-05-28 09:16

UPDATE 3-Brazil's SBF Group makes counteroffer for Netshoes Brazil's Grupo SBF SA , owner of sporting goods retailer Centauro, has submitted a counteroffer of $2.80 per share to acquire online shoe retailer Netshoes Ltd, the company said in a filing on Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:00

Boeing drops Embraer name from Brazil commercial jet division Boeing Co on Thursday said that after taking over Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA's passenger jet unit, it will call the division Boeing Brasil - Commercial, dropping one of Brazil's most iconic company names....
2019-05-23 23:16

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide them with bunker fuel due to U.S. sanctions....
2019-07-20 08:48

Brazil's top court set to decide on Petrobras divestments Thursday Brazil's Supreme Court is set to issue on Thursday a key decision that could hold up billions of dollars of divestments by oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA and other state-run firms....
2019-05-28 14:16

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
2019-07-16 02:32

Brazil clinches designation as 'major non-NATO ally' to U.S. President Donald Trump has officially designated Brazil as a major non-NATO ally, making good on a promise he made to Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro four months ago....
2019-08-01 19:32

Brazil court says amnesty law doesn’t cover ex-soldier For the first time in Brazil, a federal appeals court has ruled that torture committed during the country’s military dictatorship does not fall under an amnesty law...
2019-08-15 03:48

Vitol to buy 50% stake in Brazil's Grupo Dislub Equador Energy trading company Vitol SA said on Wednesday it will acquire 50% of Brazil's Grupo Dislub Equador (GDE) for an undisclosed amount to build its downstream presence in Brazil....
2019-08-01 00:32

Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merger....
2019-07-12 03:48

Brazil Will Give Workers Up to $8 Billion to Spur Growth President Jair Bolsonaro will allow Brazilians early access this year to as much as 30 billion reais in funds normally set aside for the unemployed in an effort to spur the country’s moribund economy....
2019-07-25 00:00

Brazil prison riot: Four inmates die during journey to new jail Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly prison riot in Brazil have died of suffocation while being transported to a different jail, security officials have said....
2019-07-31 20:32