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Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of ...

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

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Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is getting "numerous vitriolic" phone calls....
22:34, 04/30/2019

Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a Jewish girl murdered in a concentration camp, by i...
16:17, 05/08/2019

DW contributor Pelin Ünker: Prison sentence overturned In January, Ünker had been sentenced to 13 months in prison for her reporting on offshore companies in Malta as part of the international “Paradise Papers“ investigations....
16:17, 05/08/2019

Brazil appeals court reduces ex-president Lula's sentence The ruling, broadcast live on the court's YouTube channel, reduces sentence to almost nine years and could mean Lula is eligible for "semi-open" prison later this year....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Michael Cohen reports to federal prison to serve sentence With more than two hours to spare, Michael Cohen arrived Monday at a federal penitentiary in upstate Otisville to begin serving his three-year prison sentence. President Trump’s former lawyer and “fix...
01:51, 05/07/2019

Michael Cohen set to begin serving sentence at cushy prison Former President Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to check in Monday at a federal lockup in Otisville, NY, where he will begin serving a three-year stint for crimes including campaign finance v...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Anthony Weiner Has Completed His Prison Sentence, Hopes ‘to Live a Life of Integrity’ (NEW YORK) — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl. “It’s g...
04:51, 05/15/2019

Michael Cohen Heads to Prison to Begin His Sentence for Trump Hush-Money (NEW YORK) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and all-around fixer for President Donald Trump, is scheduled to begin serving a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes incl...
07:51, 05/06/2019

Michael Cohen will serve his prison sentence at one of America's '10 cushiest prisons' President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is set to begin serving his three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations.        ...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Mark Duplass dishes on new docuseries about comedians with Asperger’s Mark Duplass wasn’t sure, initially, that he’d be able to make his new docuseries “On Tour with Asperger’s Are Us” because it wasn’t about a murder. “If you’re watching a documentary series right now,...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Charles Koch gave $25m to our university. Has it become a rightwing mouthpiece? We are student journalists at Utah State University. Our investigation found an effort to inject universities with conservative thinkingThis story is published in collaboration with the university’s s...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Nicola Zingaretti pledges to take on Italy's rightwing government Leader of centre-left Democratic party is third in the polls for European electionsNicola Zingaretti, the new leader of Italy’s centre-left Democratic party (PD), said European leftwing and liberal fo...
13:34, 05/15/2019

Revealed: the fringe rightwing group changing the UN agenda on abortion rights Anti-abortion lobbying group using its influence in the Trump administration to help shape policy on the world stageLast spring, Laurie Shestack Phipps, a diplomat at the US mission to the UN, receive...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Joe Pavelski Sparks the Sharks, Whether He’s on the Ice or Not After a terrifying crash to the ice in San Jose’s first-round playoff win, Pavelski needed staples to close a gash in his head and missed six games. His return has lifted the Sharks, and raised concer...
03:17, 05/15/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division months after scrapping a tie-up with rival Npower....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Sparks fly as Co-op Energy‎ weighs sale The mutual behind the Co-op Energy‎ brand is exploring a sale of parts of its domestic power supply business as reforms to the market prompt a growing squeeze on profits....
20:51, 05/20/2019

More Than 400 Infected As HIV Outbreak Sparks Panic In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Facebook Penalty Sparks Partisan Wrangling Federal Trade commissioners will appear at a House hearing as they complete a settlement with Facebook over privacy violations, in a session likely to see sparring over who is better positioned to pol...
04:34, 05/08/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of sp...
04:34, 05/03/2019

3-Year-Old's Rape In Bandipore Sparks Protests In Kashmir Protests broke out in several parts of Kashmir Valley today after a three-year-old child was raped allegedly by her neighbour in the Bandipore district. Schools and colleges were shut in the district....
15:17, 05/13/2019

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous antisemitism controversiesA wave of condemnation has greeted the announcement of a new film star...
18:34, 05/14/2019

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was responsible for the unpleasant smell....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as s...
18:51, 05/01/2019

Former CIA Agent Gets 20-Year Sentence For Spying For China An ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for spying for China in a case called part of an "alarming trend" in the US intelligence community....
04:34, 05/18/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as sa...
18:34, 05/01/2019

Chicago 'car bomber' sentence to be handed down Monday Nearly 7 years after pressing the detonator on what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb outside a Chicago bar that would level the block and kill hundreds of people, Adel Daoud will learn his fate w...
21:17, 05/06/2019

Sentence next for ex-Michigan trooper in teen's death A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died....
08:00, 05/13/2019

Sentence next for ex-Michigan trooper in teen’s death DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died. Mark Bessn...
07:34, 05/13/2019

'Chevy or Ford' argument reportedly sparks Virginia shooting A Virginia man was arrested last week after he allegedly shot two people because he seemingly disagreed on a topic: which is better, a Chevy or a Ford?...
03:51, 05/02/2019

'It would destroy it': new international airport for Machu Picchu sparks outrage Peruvian archaeologists decry new airport that would carry tourists directly to already fragile Inca citadelAmong the Inca ruins that abound in Peru, none draw nearly as many tourists as the famed Inc...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Biden's resurfaced admission he 'likes' Cheney sparks Dem backlash A resurfaced 2015 video showing former Vice President Joe Biden praising former Vice President Dick Cheney went viral online, sparking backlash from liberals....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Charging electric unicycle sparks Greenwich Village fire It was one wheely bad fire. A two-alarm fire that broke out in a Greenwich Village building Wednesday was caused by an electric unicycle that was charging at the scene, officials revealed Thursday. Th...
00:51, 05/10/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsTrump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off fundsAs strict a...
21:17, 05/17/2019

Sparks re-sign Riquna Williams, who faces assault charges The Los Angeles Sparks re-signed free agent Riquna Williams, who is facing assault charges after fight with her ex-girlfriend at a Florida home        ...
21:34, 05/15/2019

UN panel calls WikiLeaks founder’s UK sentence excessive LONDON (AP) — A panel of legal experts affiliated with the United Nations has criticized the 50-week sentence a British judge imposed on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for jumping bail. The Working ...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europe’s top human rights ...
14:34, 05/21/2019

Julian Assange's 50-Week Jail Sentence Dispropotionate, Says UN United Nations human rights experts voiced concern on Friday at what they called the "disproportionate sentence" of 50 weeks in prison imposed on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for skipping bail in....
15:17, 05/03/2019

Kentucky man could face death sentence in girl’s killing SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times reports that a judge denied a motion Friday to exc...
23:17, 05/04/2019

Judge to announce sentence in Chicago terrorism case CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will announce her sentence for a 25-year-old who was arrested in a 2012 FBI terrorism string after trying to ignite what he thought was a real car bomb outside a Chicago...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Trump’s lack of cooperation with Congress sparks impeachment push in House The president’s unwillingness to comply with investigators’ requests for witnesses and documents is prompting the more establishment Democrats to join liberals....
02:34, 04/30/2019

Watch: Bear Tumbles Off Cliff After Stones Thrown At It; Sparks Outrage The bear had climbed a steep mountain ridge after being chased by the people from the nearby village, but fell into a stream after losing balance as people aimed stones at it....
18:17, 05/11/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour politicians have issued frantic calls to their voters...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Serena sparks Roland-Garros fears as she out of Rome with knee injury "Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins this month."...
18:51, 05/14/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some pers...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Thousands protest against Maduro as Venezuela standoff sparks U.S.-Russia tension Thousands of marchers protested in Venezuela on Wednesday to try to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political standoff...
23:34, 05/01/2019

MTA worker’s bathroom break sparks commuter chaos on five subway lines A nasty clogged-up toilet and nature calling for an MTA worker during Friday’s morning rush-hour disrupted subway service on five different lines, according to the transit agency and a report. The bat...
21:34, 05/17/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed speculation over a presidential run....
03:00, 05/15/2019

US Man Challenges 76-Year Murder Sentence, Says Witness "Legally Blind" Ronald Moore was in the back seat of a car on a June night in 2011, court records say, when the car started to overheat. His younger brother, Rondell Moore, pulled into a BP gas station parking lot in...
04:34, 05/15/2019

YouTube star gets 10-year sentence in child porn case A former YouTube star with a large teenage following was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos...
05:51, 05/04/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband's death Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire...
08:51, 05/15/2019

UAE court upholds life sentence against Turkish citizen for terrorism The United Arab Emirates' Supreme Federal Court upheld a life sentence against a Turkish citizen in a terrorism case, Emirates News agency (WAM) said on Monday....
01:00, 04/30/2019

‘Broadway Bandit’ got wrist-slap sentence due to cancer diagnosis The bank robber known as the “Broadway Bandit” — who allegedly returned to his life of crime last week, days after getting out of the slammer with a wrist-slap sentence — may have had nothing to lose....
11:51, 05/14/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly kill...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband’s death CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her hus...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious faith....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Russian Woman Who Sought U.S.-Russia Backchannel Gets 18-Month Sentence Maria Butina, the Russian woman who used gun-rights advocacy to establish ties with the National Rifle Association and attempt to influence U.S. policy in favor of the Kremlin, was sentenced to 18 mon...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Ilhan Omar's tweet on Israel-Gaza violence sparks condemnation from Republicans Republicans were harsh to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who tweeted about this weekend’s violence in Israel, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war....
00:51, 05/07/2019

Jenelle Evans' Husband David Eason's Alleged Killing of Her Dog Sparks Investigation Authorities have gotten involved after Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans' husband David Eason allegedly intentionally shot and killed her dog, and he could face jail time if found......
04:00, 05/03/2019

Judge orders life sentence for Iowa coach who abused players CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A judge has sentenced an influential Iowa youth basketball coach to an effective lifetime prison sentence for secretly collecting sexual images of 440 boys and fondling more ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Pamela Smart again asks for reduced sentence for 1990 murder plot CONCORD, N.H. — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband ...
10:51, 05/15/2019

Ex-youth coach accused of sexually exploiting more than 400 boys gets 180-year sentence Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over the course of a decade, receives what amounts to a life sentence.        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman in admissions scandal Prosecutors in Massachusetts recommended a four-month prison sentence for actor Felicity Huffman on Monday after she formally entered her guilty plea in a college admissions scandal, court documents i...
23:51, 05/13/2019

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpksa region of Bosnia and head of the Bosnian-Serb Ar...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Alice Johnson, Great-grandmother who had sentence commuted by Trump, 'knew that God was going to get me out' In an exclusive interview with Ainsley Earhardt that aired on Fox News Sunday, Alice Johnson said that her faith in God got her through her long prison stretch and gave her hope that one day she would...
09:51, 05/20/2019

Iran court upholds Iranian's death sentence for killing U.S. woman Iran's supreme court has upheld the death sentence of an Iranian man for killing an American woman seven years ago to steal her car, the state-run daily Iran reported on Saturday....
15:34, 05/18/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region thr...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a 44-year-old Texas woman was sentenced to five year...
22:17, 05/13/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange given 50-week jail sentence for skipping bail The 47-year-old Australian sought asylum in Ecuador's London embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations.        ...
14:51, 05/01/2019

Treatment of Sarah Sanders still sparks hate mail, Red Hen co-owner admits year after Va. restaurant incident Nearly a year after kicking White House press secretary Sarah Sanders out of a Virginia restaurant, the co-owner of the business says she has endured months of criticism and harassment as a result....
10:34, 05/15/2019

YouTube star Austin Jones gets 10-year sentence after asking minors to send him lewd videos A former YouTube star with a large teenage following was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos.     ...
23:00, 05/05/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Sick morgue photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala surfaces on Twitter, sparks outrage A sick photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala taken after his death in a plane crash surfaced on Twitter, sparking outrage and a U.K. police investigation....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) herself....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Democrats Have 20 Spots in the First Debate. There Are Now 21 Candidates. Seventeen candidates have already qualified for the first debate. Here is a look at how the party will decide who makes the stage if that number passes 20....
16:34, 05/02/2019

EU election candidates face off in TV debate With European elections looming, the lead candidates from six pan-EU party groups have met for a head-to-head debate on a range of issues. Though the field is broad, only two candidates are considered...
01:34, 05/16/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether species even exist...
20:00, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Beshear denounces attack ad during debate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on an attack ad run by a group backing Adam Edelen in Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Democratic gubernatorial candidat...
02:51, 05/17/2019

The Great Debate: Dishwasher v. Washer and Dryer On Tuesday, the Splinter team had an internal discussion—a friendly chat, even—over what appliance those of us living in the amenity-sparse city of New York would prefer: A dishwasher or a washer and ...
22:51, 05/10/2019

Images of Missiles at Sea Set Off Debate Over Iran Threat The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
04:34, 05/16/2019

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate How would life in the United States change for women if terminating a pregnancy was outlawed? A recent novel imagines the outcome, and two others delve into the issue....
20:17, 05/15/2019

"Ready To Debate With PM On Corruption," Says Rahul Gandhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chiefRahul Gandhi will be in Uttar Pradesh today to address poll ralliestwo days before the fifth phase of national elections is held in 51 constituencies......
07:34, 05/04/2019

Black Ops 4 Update Stokes Debate About Who The Spectre Really Is Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s latest event “Spectre Rising” brings back the series’ most mysterious Specialist, and the community seems torn over the character’s identity....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Gmail's log of all of your purchases pops up in the privacy debate As we become ever more aware about the data companies are tracking about us, we're even more concerned about how they're using it. During I/O 2019, Google highlighted efforts to streamline t...
05:34, 05/18/2019

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
18:34, 05/19/2019

Democrats discuss electability during gubernatorial debate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking to revive their slumping political party, three prominent Democrats running for Kentucky governor took turns portraying themselves as the strongest challenger to Republi...
08:51, 05/14/2019

£14trn investor body wades into Barclays debate A powerful‎ City body whose members control £14trn in assets has waded into the debate about Barclays' universal banking strategy ahead of a bid by a dissident investor to force his way ont...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War....
18:34, 05/07/2019

First presidential debate of 2019 election to be held in Santa Fe The event, for which a date has yet to be scheduled, will be held at the Paraninfo auditorium of the National University of the Littoral (Universidad Nacional del Litoral), in Sante Fe City....
22:17, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Alabama Senate begins debate on abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Alabama lawmakers have begun debating a proposal to outlaw most abortions in the...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Chevy vs. Ford debate leads to shooting in Virginia A debate over which is better; Chevy or Ford, led to an argument and a shooting in Virginia. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

McGahn to skip hearing as Democrats debate next steps WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are facing yet another brazen attempt by President Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a s...
07:17, 05/21/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War. Tuesda...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Abortion bills at nexus of national debate among states Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic. ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Marvel’s boss just settled a big debate from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With $2.5 billion under its belt as we approach the film’s fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the biggest MCU movie to date, it’s about to become the high...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Analysts debate whether Chevron or Occidental will win Anadarko bidding war Pavel Molchanov of Raymond James and Josh Silverstein of Wolfe Research discuss the deal talks surrounding Anadarko and the larger energy space with CNBC's "Closing Bell" team....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Trump Fed pick says he would win Senate backing if debate were over policy President Donald Trump's pick for a Federal Reserve Board seat, economic commentator Stephen Moore, said on Thursday he would win the Senate's needed backing for the post if the debate over his prospe...
17:51, 05/02/2019

In #MeToo era, states debate teaching consent in schools Inside a Catholic school in Portland, Oregon, high school sophomores break into groups to discuss some once-taboo topics: abusive relationships and consent. At one desk, a girl with banana-colored fin...
20:17, 05/20/2019

The debate behind Trump's move to tighten Iran oil sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 - ending exemptions for eight nations - came after hawkish economic and security advisors allayed the pre...
11:34, 05/01/2019

Groups bringing national reparations debate to Detroit DETROIT (AP) — Two national organizations pushing for federal legislation on reparations for descendants of African American slaves are bringing their agendas and messages to Detroit. The Detroit-base...
08:51, 05/14/2019

N.L. leaders to square off tonight in first TV debate of provincial election Liberal Premier Dwight Ball will debate Tory Leader Ches Crosbie - his closest rival in the May 16 vote, according to recent polls - and NDP Leader Alison Coffin....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Why did Huawei debate lead to Gavin Williamson sacking? Gavin Williamson’s sacking as Defence Secretary was not just a great piece of political theatre, but it also demonstrated the seriousness at which the government is treating the future role of ...
14:51, 05/02/2019

EU candidates face off in live debate a week before polls BRUSSELS (AP) — Leading candidates in the European Union elections are gearing up for a final televised debate before millions of people take part in the world’s biggest transnational polls on M...
12:17, 05/15/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date rapes or consensual rapes."...
02:34, 05/18/2019

Crunch board meeting to debate Arcadia rescue plan The directors of Sir Philip Green's high street empire will meet on Tuesday ahead of a looming decision on whether to pursue a controversial restructuring plan or pave the way for an auction of the co...
14:34, 04/29/2019

Conservative pundit admits he was 'destroyed' after cutting short TV debate American conservative commentator Ben Shapiro has admitted he was "destroyed" in a TV interview this week with British journalist Andrew Neil after being widely mocked for storming out of the debate a...
12:51, 05/12/2019

Oscars: After debate, Netflix films not limited by new Academy rules The Oscars have tweaked a few rules, but not any that would limit the eligibility of Netflix films at the 2020 Academy Awards.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

NFL experts debate: Which offseason addition will make the biggest impact? The Dolphins might have their QB of the future. The Browns added a game-changer at WR. Our insiders pick the top instant-impact offseason acquisitions....
15:51, 05/15/2019

On Politics: Images of Missiles Prompted Debate Over Iran Threat New intelligence on Iran that has alarmed the White House, but divided government officials and foreign allies, was compiled from photos of missiles on small boats....
07:17, 05/16/2019

The obscure advisory committees at the heart of the U.S. drug pricing debate Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries....
17:34, 04/29/2019

"PM Sleeps 3 Hours, So Debate Me On Corruption": Rahul Gandhi To Ravish Rahul Gandhi today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should debate him on issues such as corruption, notes ban, Goods and Services Tax and farmer crisis, given that the PM "works very hard and sleeps....
18:17, 05/11/2019

"Anywhere But At Anil Ambani's House": Rahul Gandhi Jabs PM On Debate Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today reiterated his challenge for a debate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over what he called "fundamental issues" like jobs, economy and agriculture, two days before.....
12:17, 05/04/2019

"At Race Course Road Or Parliament": Rahul Gandhi's Debate Dare To PM Congress President Rahul Gandhi has claimed it would take him 15 minutes to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi lose face in a debate. He said at a rally in Punjab that the PM didn't debate with him as....
17:17, 05/15/2019

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
00:17, 05/20/2019

Fraternities suspended after document referencing 'rape attic' sparks protests at Swarthmore Dozens of students have been protesting Phi Psi fraternity after leaked documents revealed years of racist, homophobic and misogynist language.        ...
03:34, 05/01/2019

Alabama Senate rejects exception for rape amid debate to ban nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday debated a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, rejecting an exception for rape and incest, part of an effort by more than a dozen states to have the U.S. Supr...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s president, while pursuing peace talks, must confro...
20:51, 05/12/2019

Ami Horowitz hopes to 'bring some sanity' to Dem debate stage as he launches 2020 bid Documentary filmmaker Ami Horowitz officially threw his hat in the ring on Wednesday in the ever-expanding 2020 Democratic primary, hoping he'll "bring some sanity" to the Democratic debate stage as h...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bond caught light and its hosting of the APEC Summit ...
11:17, 05/15/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the fore. Now, the Catholic Church and politicians are und...
01:00, 05/16/2019

"Sam Pitroda Wrong, No Debate On 1984 Tragedy": Rahul Gandhi To NDTV Speaking to NDTV after an election rally in Madhya Pradesh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi repeated his statement that Sam Pitroda's comments on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots were wrong...
18:17, 05/11/2019

Pelosi clashes with fellow Dems in closed-door debate on impeachment House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies rejecting the call to move f...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Ford vs. Chevy debate ignites shooting at Virginia family dinner A pre-Easter dinner ended with three people shot and one stabbed after an argument over vehicle superiority.        ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Viral Pic Of Women Cleaning TV Studio Before Election Debate Irks Twitter The cutaway shot from Monday evening's televised debate shows women cleaning around the TV studio as the all-male line-up of politicians prepares for the debate. For some on Twitter, the image is......
21:00, 04/28/2019

After eating raw rodent’s kidney for 'good health,' couple dies of bubonic plague, sparks quarantine A Mongolian couple died from the bubonic plague after eating raw marmot meat, sparking a quarantine that trapped tourists for days, officials said.        ...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Singapore parliament passes bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong urging from industry observers and global technology companies to rea...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Town hall on enemy turf? Fox News debate divides 2020 Dems WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders appeared on a Fox News town hall and attracted nearly 2.6 million viewers. Elizabeth Warren turned down a similar chance while branding the network a “hate-for-p...
07:17, 05/21/2019

Brit Hume: Abortion debate 'the most enduring moral, political issue of our time' The pro-choice versus pro-life debate is the "most enduring moral and political issue of our time," Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Wednesday....
05:17, 05/16/2019

Iran Parliament Upholds Women’s Rights in ‘Mixed Marriage’ Citizenship Debate (Bloomberg) — Iran’s parliament struck a blow for women’s rights by overwhelmingly voting to confer citizenship on children born to an Iranian mother and foreign father. Currently, c...
19:17, 05/12/2019

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Barr contempt debate a 'fundamental fight' about federal 'power distribution' Congressman John Garamendi said Wednesday on "Outnumbered Overtime" that the debate over whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over the unredacted Muell...
11:17, 05/09/2019

AI Weekly: Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban While some say facial recognition software can be made to work for everyone, others say it's a "uniquely dangerous and oppressive technology."Read More...
23:34, 05/17/2019

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.        ...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital communication, catering to clients’ philanthropic demand...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
19:00, 04/28/2019

James Harden calls for ‘fair chance’ from refs, reigniting slide-under foul debate "I just want a fair chance, man,” James Harden said after Houston's Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors. “Call the game how it’s supposed to be called, and that’s it. I’ll live with the results.”...
04:17, 04/29/2019

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General A...
19:17, 04/28/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit a bad drink....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Who is that guy? Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign draws crowds, money and an expected spot on the Democratic debate stage. The tech entrepreneur is pushing a $12,000 annual income for adult U.S. citizens and lamenting a coming “crisis” as robots take jobs now held by humans....
17:17, 05/10/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal between Labour and the Conservatives would be "the final...
10:51, 05/06/2019

'If I was black I'd be picking cotton': Ohio teen's racist prom proposal sparks backlash In the post, a poster reads, "If I was black I'd be picking cotton, but I'm white so I'm picking U for prom?"        ...
22:17, 05/02/2019

Trump's Health Secretary Praises Trump for Opening Up 'Debate' on Vaccines That Is 'Settled' Now The nation’s top health official, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, praised his boss Donald Trump on Monday for supposedly contributing to some kind of scientific “debate” about whethe...
16:51, 04/30/2019

What's a foul? Warriors' win over Rockets in Game 1 renews debate Golden State outlasted Houston to take Game 1, but the heated talk coming out of it was fresh controversy over what constitutes a foul.        ...
04:51, 04/29/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportuni...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Brazil's BB Seguridade reports Q1 profit up 11.7 pct Brazil insurance holding company BB Seguridade Participações SA on Monday posted a 11.7 percent rise in first-quarter net income year-on-year, as the firm sold more insurance policies and pension cont...
00:17, 05/07/2019

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....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Braskem to be delisted from NYSE Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem SA said on Monday the New York Stock Exchange will initiate a delisting process for the company's American depositary shares, after it failed to file its annual...
18:51, 05/13/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in August, reaffirming its lack of interest in partici...
14:17, 05/15/2019

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at what was behind Brazil cancelling a UN workshop on climate change that was to have been held in August, reaffirming its opposition to participating in global efforts to fight gl...
15:17, 05/15/2019

Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building Brazilian officials say a police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death in her office at the city education department in Brazil’s capital and then killed himself...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Brazil loses credibility under Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the world as well while he remains leader....
18:51, 05/19/2019

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....
21:17, 05/17/2019

11 people killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil: reports Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed ...
07:17, 05/20/2019

11 people reported killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil Brazilian news media say a gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five men...
05:51, 05/20/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for the first time since 2017, the national statistics b...
20:51, 05/03/2019

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, according to local media reports....
03:51, 05/20/2019

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....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in August in the city of Salvador. Sa...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Bar In Brazil: Officials Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in the city of Belem, the public safety department of northern Para state said....
02:00, 05/20/2019

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 cre...
23:51, 04/30/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections....
02:00, 05/09/2019

11 people reportedly killed in shooting at a bar in Brazil Ian Cheibub/picture alliance via Getty Images 11 people have died and one other is injured in Brazil's northern Pará state after gunmen opened fire on a bar, local media reports. State offici...
11:00, 05/20/2019

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 ...
15:17, 05/01/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is “wrecking” environmental protections...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Brazil's BRF posts third consecutive quarterly loss Brazilian food processor BRF SA, the world's largest chicken exporter, said it lost money for the third consecutive quarter as the company grapples with higher feed costs and trade restrictions in key...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Brazil's state-run Eletrobras Q1 profit soars Brazilian state-controlled power utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA on Tuesday posted a first-quarter profit almost three times the size of its earnings a year earlier....
13:34, 05/14/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Minist...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he opted to stay hom...
04:17, 05/05/2019

Guantánamo Bay Prison Commander Has Been Fired Rear Adm. John C. Ring has been let go because of a “loss of confidence in his ability” to lead, the United States Southern Command said Sunday in a statement....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "loss of confidence in his ability to command."...
12:17, 04/29/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at NY prison President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer has arrived at an upstate New York prison to start a three-year sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Brazil airline Azul's Q1 profit drops to $35 million Brazilian airline Azul SA on Thursday posted net income of 137.7 million reais ($35.06 million) for the first quarter, a 20 percent decrease compared with the same period a year earlier....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Eletrobras plans sale of stakes in 45 cos in second half -CEO Brazil's state-controlled power holding company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA plans to sell 45 stakes in companies, mostly windfarms, in the second half of the year, Chief Executive Officer Wilson...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela uprising, but says it won't intervene militarily Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, and called on other nations to do the same....
01:51, 05/01/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever there is an opening. In an interview Sunday with Radio...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on graft charges Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft probe that has ensnared top politicians and businessm...
04:51, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
05:00, 05/08/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil's worst environmenta...
15:34, 05/07/2019

Brazil Bar Shooting Leaves 11 Dead and 1 Wounded, Reports Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five men Sunday afternoon, media reports ...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Itau Unibanco to launch new payments app using QR code Brazil's largest private-sector lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, will launch an instant payments platform by the third quarter that uses QR codes, adding fuel to the fierce competition among card pro...
04:51, 05/14/2019

Trump designates Brazil a major non-NATO U.S. ally Ahead of a U.S. visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonro next week, President Donald Trump has designated the South American nation a major non-NATO ally....
21:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammuniti...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 miles from where its Brumadinho dam collapsed, killin...
01:34, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's BTG Pactual considers spinoff of EFG stake Latin America's largest investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA may spinoff its 29 percent stake in the Swiss private bank EFG International , the chief financial officer told analysts on Thursday....
23:34, 05/09/2019

Former Brazil President Temer surrenders following new arrest warrant Former Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday surrendered himself to the country's federal police, marking the second time he will be jailed on allegations that he participated in a vast corrupt...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen ...
02:51, 05/20/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday, though Aruba's government said it did not conside...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Petrobras plan to end refining monopoly in Brazil comes with caveats Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA drew plaudits from investors last month for announcing a plan to sell off eight of its refineries in a process the company says could fetch some $15 billion....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Universities hit back as Brazil slashes scholarship funds University deans and education experts in Brazil are pushing back against the government’s decision to block all forthcoming scholarships for master’s and doctorate students...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Brazil's far-right president nixes U.S. trip in face of protests Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a trip to the United States, his office announced on Friday, after sharp protests against his being honored as the person of the year by the Br...
04:17, 05/04/2019

The Vale do Amanhecer religious community in Brazil – in pictures This eclectic community holds its most important ritual of the year on Labour Day to honour the mediums who communicate with good and bad spirits. The group combines a range of religious practices, in...
10:34, 05/03/2019

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was named in their squad on Thursday for the women\u0027s ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police officers in a place they barely recognized anymore...
09:51, 05/02/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Cannes entry, “Bacurau,” is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to accelerate the country’s recovery....
17:51, 05/15/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize at Cannes, is not short of digs at the state of l...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Moura, Fabinho not in Brazil squad for Copa America "Brazilian coach Tite included Manchester City\u0027s Fernandinho for his Copa America squad on Friday, but there was no place for Spurs forward Lucas Moura or Liverpool midfielder Fabinho."...
21:17, 05/17/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Jair Bolsonaro as he struggles to maintain his popula...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Brazil prosecutor's office seeks suspension of gun decree Brazil's federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking the immediate suspension of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro loosening regulations on guns and ammunition....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Brazil state prosecutors warn of possible mine dam collapse RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The prosecutor’s office for Brazil’s Minas Gerais state is warning that a dam holding back mining waste could collapse in the next few days. In a recommendation sent ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Eletrobras misses workforce reduction target Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA has not met its workforce reduction target with a voluntary buyout program, the company's chief executive said on Friday....
02:00, 05/04/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints about partisan activities on campus...
00:34, 05/02/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from clim...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
21:51, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree further easing gun rules Brazil's president has made it easier for people to get their hands on foreign guns and carry more ammunition. Supporters say it will help people defend themselves in a country plagued by endemic viol...
06:51, 05/08/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record number of killings by state officers in the first qu...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified (GM) sugarcane, which is expected to be widely us...
19:51, 05/15/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homeland's political unrest....
02:17, 05/03/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A Nicaraguan-American man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government has been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison offici...
07:17, 05/17/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday....
10:17, 05/03/2019

A bus driver rapes, a man keeps girl captive and neither are going to prison Bus driver Shane Piche raped a 14-year-old girl. Michael Wysolovski kept a teen in sexual captivity. Neither will go to prison. Why?        ...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.        ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Arizona transfers 716 from prison with lock problems PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has transferred more than 700 inmates from Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems to other prisons. The prisoners were moved from o...
05:17, 05/17/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January....
01:17, 05/05/2019

| Disgraced Russia footballers sentenced to prison A Moscow court has found twp Russian footballers guilty of hooliganism over a night of drunken assaults and sentenced them to a year and a half in prison....
20:51, 05/08/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges....
02:17, 05/03/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Tamar Reaves of Franklin...
13:51, 05/17/2019

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of the ...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said on Monday....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sente...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Russian embassy visits Butina in prison MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s embassy in the United States says its diplomats have visited the gun-rights activist who was sentenced to prison last week for being an unregistered agent of Russia. In a ...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then setting their home on fire has been sentenced to life in prison....
19:51, 05/16/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school.        ...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Former AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested mor...
10:34, 05/03/2019

Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed A Nicaraguan lawyer says 17 people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old U.S. dual national was shot dead...
03:34, 05/18/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
19:00, 05/07/2019

At least seven killed, 17 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison At least seven people were killed and 17 injured after shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, according to officials, who said that authorities have regained control at the pri...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Three killed, 10 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison Three people were killed and at least ten injured when shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, a local emergency services official said....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer back in custody on graft charges Brazil’s former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft probe that has ensnared top politicians and businessm...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Front-runner in Brazil’s election wants to pull out of climate treaty The far-right winner of the first round of Brazil's presidential election wants to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and cut down the Amazon rainforest...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Brazil´s Petrobras may launch secondary share offering on May 24- source Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA is expected to launch its secondary share offering on May 24, one person with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro abruptly cancels US visit after protests Climbdown by far right leader, who was due to receive prestigious award, called ‘a very big embarrassment’Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has abruptly cancelled a US trip to receive a pr...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Brazil's indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that threa...
20:51, 04/28/2019

| Vettel shocked at plan to shift Brazil race from Interlagos Sebastian Vettel said he was shocked to learn that the atmospheric Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo is to be axed as the home of the Brazilian Grand Prix....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan troops turn blind eye to routes into Brazil - at a price The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smugglers still flows between the countries — for a price....
21:17, 05/10/2019

UEFA rejects Portugal protest over Brazil-born Ukrainian NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has dismissed protests by defending champion Portugal and Luxembourg about Ukraine fielding Brazil-born forward Junior Moraes in European Championship qualifying games. U...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Homophobic remarks by Brazil's president could harm tourism industry Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's comment that the country must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked fears that LGBTQ people will avoid traveling to the country, fearing the possibility of v...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Brazil President's Decree Allows Millions Of Brazilians To Carry Guns Truckers, lawyers and politicians are among millions of Brazilians eligible to carry loaded weapons in public under far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's decree relaxing gun laws that experts say is......
21:34, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday expressed horror over the 1,000 penis amputations that occur each year in the country including those due to a lack of basic hygiene, a figure h...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday, after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee t...
17:51, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Vale swings to loss as dam burst charges near $5 bln Brazil's Vale SA set aside $4.95 billion to pay for costs from the collapse of its Brumadinho tailings dam, driving the world's top iron ore miner deep into the red as it reckoned with the aftermath o...
06:51, 05/10/2019

US briefing: China tariffs, Barr in contempt and Brazil's environment Thursday’s top story: Trump accuses China of ‘breaking deal’ as trade war intensifies. Plus, the border patrol serial killer – and the women who stood up to himSubscribe now to receive the morning bri...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Embraer delivers fewer commercial planes in first quarter Brazil planemaker Embraer SA said on Friday that it delivered 11 commercial planes in the first quarter of 2019, three fewer than in the same period last year, as it works to cede control of that prof...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Brazil steelmaker CSN reports significant net income drop to $22 million in Q1 Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderurgica Nacional on Wednesday reported a net profit of 87 million reais ($22.2 million) in the first quarter, sharply down from its profit of 1.5 billion reais in th...
04:51, 05/09/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolso...
03:34, 05/16/2019

Violent fans banned from entering Brazil for Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro says soccer fans with a record of violence have been banned from Brazil as the country prepares to host the Copa America in June and July. ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS posts Q1 net income of $273 mln, beats analysts' estimates Brazil-based food processor JBS SA said on Monday that net profit rose by almost 116% in the first quarter, after the company, which produces proteins on four continents, registered revenue growth in ...
07:17, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 miles from where its Brumadinho dam collapsed, killin...
00:51, 05/17/2019

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.        ...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Brazil's CSN says spillage at Volta Redonda steelworks slows output Brazilian steelmaker Cia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) said a spillage in the steelworks of its Volta Redonda plant, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, affected at least 20 employees on Wednesday and stoppe...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities: minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environme...
23:34, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's antitrust watchdog investigates Banco Bradesco Brazil's antitrust watchdog CADE opened an investigation into Banco Bradesco SA for anti-competitive practices against financial startup Guiabolso, according to a CADE statement on Tuesday....
02:34, 05/01/2019

Mass deforestation: How trade fells trees in Brazil and Indonesia Hunger for beef, palm oil, soy and timber fuels rainforest clearance at enormous scales, especially in Brazil and Indonesia. That matters for climate change....
00:51, 05/02/2019

Ayrton Senna: Brazil Mourns "Superhero" 25 Years After His Death The anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death on Wednesday will also serve as a bitter reminder that since his last title in 1991, there has never been a Brazilian world champion....
06:51, 04/30/2019

Amazon deforestation: EU firms linked to illegal logging in Brazil An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil....
00:51, 05/02/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelans have fled. China also looms over the Latin Americ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities -minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environme...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Bradesco to buy Florida bank to focus on wealthy individuals Banco Bradesco SA has embarked on its first-ever international acquisition by paying approximately $500 million to buy BAC Florida Bank, which focuses on high-net-worth individuals in a move intended....
19:17, 05/06/2019

| 'Senna Day' held in Brazil on 25th anniversary of F1 great's death The Interlagos racing circuit held a 'Senna Day' to celebrate the life of Formula One great Ayrton Senna to mark the 25th anniversary of the Brazilian's death....
23:34, 05/01/2019

Spain's Globalia to launch new air carrier in Brazil: cabinet minister Spanish tourism and transportation company Grupo Globalia will launch a new air carrier in Brazil, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas said in a message posted on Twitter on Sa...
02:51, 05/19/2019

Ayrton Senna: Brazil mourns 'superhero' 25 years after his death The anniversary of Senna's death on Wednesday will revive the sense of loss and bewilderment that followed the shocking crash on the Imola circuit in Italy on May 1, 1994, that took the 34-year-old's ...
21:34, 05/01/2019

Protesters march across Brazil, enraged by Bolsonaro education cuts Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to march against education spending freezes by the government of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who labeled the march...
21:17, 05/15/2019

Brazil confirm Arsenal approach for Edu but insist no deal has been struck yet The Brazilian Football Confederation have confirmed Arsenal's approach for Edu but denied a deal has been agreed to become the club's new technical director....
13:51, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Itau Unibanco to launch new payments app using QR code Brazil's largest private-sector lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, will launch an instant payments platform by the third quarter that uses QR codes, adding fuel to the fierce competition among card pro...
18:51, 05/13/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro cancels New York trip as sponsors withdraw The far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has pulled out of a trip to attend a gala in his honor in New York. The cancelation came after several companies withdrew their sponsorship for the e...
20:34, 05/04/2019

Brazil's CAOA eyes Chinese partner to take over Ford plant The founder of Brazilian automaker CAOA said on Monday he is negotiating with Chinese business executives to make a joint acquisition of a Ford Motor Co plant near Sao Paulo....
21:17, 05/13/2019

After outrage ensues, Brazil’s far-right president cancels New York trip Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he canceled the trip...
22:17, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Souza provisionally suspended amid corruption probe "Brazilian Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended for the second time this year amid a corruption investigation, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Friday."...
14:51, 05/01/2019

Brazil president says Formula One race to be held in Rio de Janeiro in 2020 Brazilian President Jair bolsonaro told reporters on Wednesday that the Formula One race in Brazil will be held in Rio de Janeiro from 2020 onward, after a new track is built in the city....
23:51, 05/08/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental prote...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Brazil federal prosecutors open probe into Rio army killing Brazilian federal prosecutors have opened a probe into a botched army operation in Rio de Janeiro that killed two innocent civilians, arguing that a decision to have military prosecutors investigate t...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Delays to Brazil's Pension Overhaul Increase Economic Concerns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s slow-moving effort to get a pension overhaul approved in Congress has left the country’s already struggling economy in limbo as businesses, consumers and markets w...
20:34, 05/08/2019

Petrobras told to end McLaren F1 deal early by Brazil president Petrobras is seeking to end its partnership with the McLaren Formula 1 team at the request of Brazil's national government, the country's new president has claimed...
15:17, 05/18/2019

Brazil's Itaú plans to close 400 branches in two years -sources Brazil's largest private lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, plans to close 400 branches in the country over the next two years, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
22:34, 05/13/2019

Brazil's Votorantim profit soars after Fibria stake sale Votorantim SA, one of Brazil's biggest industrial conglomerates, on Friday posted a steep rise in first-quarter net profit and a sharp decline in debt, as a result of the partial sale of a stake in pu...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible ...
15:51, 05/10/2019

See Every Photo From Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's Prison Journey Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino may be in federal prison, but he's not letting that stop him from constantly smiling. The Jersey Shore star surrendered himself to authorities......
06:51, 05/15/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a reverse sting to expose Chinese spying methods,......
04:34, 05/18/2019

Rapper whose show ended in shootout sentenced to prison A Tennessee rapper whose Arkansas performance ended in a shootout has been sentenced to five years in prison for carrying a gun during the show nearly two years ago...
16:17, 05/10/2019

Man dubbed 'Broadway Bandit' arrested after prison release A dying New Yorker dubbed the "Broadway Bandit" has been arrested in a bank robbery that occurred only nine days after his release from prison where he served time for robbing five banks....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Man convicted for killing girlfriend sentenced to life in prison TUCSON – The Tucson man convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2016 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. On Nov. 21, 2016, Chet Maley, 25, was taken into custody for second-degree murde...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in prison        ...
15:17, 05/17/2019

US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court.....
09:17, 05/13/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Only Hispanic prison population rising, blacks, whites down The Hispanic population has doubled since 1990 and in the last 10 years has become the only race that has also seen growth in prison inmates, a break from the trend in shrinking black and white prison...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn ...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
09:34, 05/07/2019

Phoenix man sentenced to life in prison for murder of wife TUCSON – A Phoenix man found guilty of killing his wife in February 2018 was sentenced to life in prison. Leroy Calderon Jr. was also sentenced to 19 ½ years for other charges. Officials said Ca...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy in Myanmar....
19:51, 05/07/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — More than two years after a fatal inmate riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware’s maximum-security prison. A state police investig...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Julian Assange starts extradition fight from prison Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States on a computer hacking conspiracy charge gets under...
22:17, 05/02/2019

Judge: New York man who raped 14-year-old gets no prison time A New York judge has ruled that a school bus driver who raped a 14-year-old student will serve no time in prison. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
10:17, 05/07/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
23:17, 05/06/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, according to witnesses. ...
07:51, 05/07/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
07:17, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were released from prison on Tuesday local time. Wa Lone, 33,...
06:34, 05/07/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarce...
09:51, 05/02/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption. ISNA said Saturday that H...
17:17, 05/04/2019

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years in prison Thursday. Greg Stephen, 43, had pleaded......
22:17, 05/04/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player gets life in prison for murder A former Texas A&M football player has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015        ...
01:00, 05/02/2019

UK court sentences Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison A court in London has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for breach of bail. Assange, who spent years holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy, also faces possible extradition....
00:51, 05/02/2019

Assange sentenced to nearly a year in prison for jumping bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange also faces a hearing on extradition to the United States, where he is charged with conspiring to hack a government computer....
22:34, 05/01/2019

Julians Assange gets 50 weeks in prison, will fight extradition A British judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012.        ...
19:51, 05/01/2019

Trial beginning for 1 of 3 defendants left in prison riot Jurors in the trial of one of three remaining inmate defendants in a deadly riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison should use their common sense in deciding guilt or innocence, a prosecutor said M...
21:17, 05/06/2019

Arkansan prison guards to keep jobs after #FeelingCute posts LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Corrections says none of the state prison officers who posted selfies online with captions joking about solitary confinement and sex...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex assault, authorities said. George Perrot, 51, was ar...
00:51, 05/07/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison SAN DIEGO (AP) — An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison. Ariel Boiteux wa...
03:17, 05/07/2019

Nelson Mandela Prison Drawing Sells For $112,575 In New York A drawing by late South African president Nelson Mandela of the door of his prison cell on Robben Island - where he was held for 18 years - sold on Thursday in New York for $112,575....
13:51, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Socialite scammer Anna Delvey has been sentenced to prison AP Photo/Richard Drew Anna Delvey was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for her fake heiress scam. Delvey — whose real name is Anna Sorokin — was convicted of eight charges related ...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam released from prison A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un’s half-brother with a nerve agent was headed home Friday after serving time behind bars for the stunt. Doan Thi Huong’s release from a Malaysian priso...
18:17, 05/03/2019

Cohen’s prison reality: ‘The Situation’ and Shabbat services NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer will serve his prison sentence alongside “The Situation” from “Jersey Shore” and the fraudster behind the...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Guaidó deputy towed in car to prison in Venezuela crackdown Edgar Zambrano is first politician to be arrested since failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro last weekVenezuelan intelligence agents have detained the vice-president of the opposition-run national a...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Russian Spy Maria Butina Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison (WASHINGTON) — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency, casting herself as a comparative innocent caught up in a massive geopolitical power game. Prosecutors held a dimmer view, s...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Corey Jones, 31....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Brazil investigators get access to banking records of president's son in graft probe A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-laundering investigation, two sources with knowledg...
06:17, 05/14/2019

Norsk Hydro eyes Brazil progress as court lifts one of two embargoes A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, the company said on Thursday, raising hopes that full production can so...
10:51, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling bigger stake One of the biggest shareholders of Brazilian retail company Via Varejo SA is hiring a financial advisor as he considers increasing his stake, the company said in a Wednesday filing....
16:17, 05/15/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credit, spur growth....
13:34, 05/01/2019

Mexico asks Brazil's Moro for help with its Odebrecht graft probe: source The Mexican attorney general's office has asked Brazil Justice Minister Sergio Moro to give its investigators access to evidence of alleged corruption by construction firm Odebrecht SA in Mexico, acco...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun import, ammo limits Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Tuesday to ease restrictions on gun imports and increase the amount of ammunition a person can buy....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil sets minimum profit-sharing levels for oil mega-auction Brazil's national energy council on Thursday published updated parameters for a massive oil auction scheduled for later this year, including minimum levels of profit-sharing with the government, while...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Brazil telecoms firm Oi's profit soars as interest expenses shrink Brazilian telecommunications firm Oi SA reported a quarterly net profit of 679 million reais ($170 million), 20 times of what it did a year earlier, as interest expenses fell sharply....
07:17, 05/14/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling raising stake - filing Michel Klein, whose family is one of Via Varejo SA's largest shareholders, with a 25.2% stake, is considering hiring a financial advisor to buy more listed shares in the company, according to a securi...
15:17, 05/15/2019

Brazil’s Caixa kicks off process to attract partners for insurance unit Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Economica Federal sent teasers to insurers on Friday to lure partners for its insurance business, Caixa Seguridade Participacoes, according to documents sent to pote...
10:34, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Itau Unibanco cuts estimates as competition grows Brazil's largest private-sector lender Itau Unibanco Holding SA posted a higher first-quarter recurring profit on Thursday, but set lower targets for gains with clients in 2019, indicating it sees fie...
04:51, 05/03/2019

Financial Times pulls out of gala honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Corporate boycott of New York event grows after campaign by LGBT rights activistsThe Financial Times has pulled its involvement in an event honouring Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, afte...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Brazil lawmakers vote to strip financial oversight from justice minister Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to transfer a key tool for monitoring financial transacti...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Brazil vice president says Guaido's attempted uprising not a good idea Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's attempt to oust Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro was not the best decision and likely premature, Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao told reporters o...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Number of Venezuelans fleeing to Brazil surges during attempt to oust Maduro Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday, when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro from power, according to...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest $5 million in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Frida...
00:00, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling bigger stake One of Brazilian retail Via Varejo SA's biggest shareholders is hiring a financial advisor to consider increasing his stake, the company said in a Wednesday filing....
15:51, 05/15/2019

Huawei partners with local retailers to sell flagship smartphones in Brazil China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two high-end smartphone handsets in Brazil, making its second attempt to penetrate the world's fourth-largest smartphone market, broadening its f...
01:34, 05/01/2019

Rappi to triple number of cities in Brazil where it operates after SoftBank deal Latin American unicorn Rappi expects to more than triple the number of cities where its delivery app operates in Brazil using most of a $1 billion cash injection by Japan's SoftBank, its President and...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minorityTens of thousands of demonstrators have protested in cities across Brazil against educatio...
03:34, 05/16/2019

Chevron completes purchase of Houston-area refinery from Brazil's Petrobras Chevron Corp completed a $350 million purchase of a refinery in the Houston suburb of Pasadena, Texas, from Brazil's national oil company Petrobras , Chevron said in a statement....
01:17, 05/02/2019

Brazil stun U.S. in 4x100m final on day of upsets at IAAF World Relays Paulo Andre Camilo de Oliveira powered Brazil to victory in the men's 4x100m event at the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan, on Sunday as they finished ahead of a strong United States quartet and w...
15:34, 05/12/2019

Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations to date against the government of President Jair...
22:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. group confirms Brazil's Bolsonaro slated to speak at Texas event Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will speak at a foreign affairs event in Texas next week, organizers said on Wednesday, after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
05:17, 05/09/2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodium and saturated fats in its food, a spokesman said....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Brazil education freeze spurs biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations yet against President Jair Bolsonaro, who called...
08:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Braskem to be delisted by NYSE due to delayed 2017 report Brazil's Braskem SA, Latin America's largest petrochemical producer, said on Monday the New York Stock Exchange will start a delisting process for its U.S.-listed shares, after it failed to file its 2...
18:51, 05/13/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.        ...
04:17, 05/20/2019

Brazil’s Judiciary, Once Symbol of Anti-Corruption Drive, Now Faces Scrutiny Decisions by top justices have begun to turn the population against them after years in which the judiciary had grown in the population’s esteem as the face of an anti-corruption drive....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Marta and Formiga head Brazil Women's World Cup squad Six-time world player of the year Marta and veteran Formiga will lead Brazil in the Women's World Cup in France        ...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Natura close to concluding Avon Products deal- source Brazilian makeup brand Natura Cosmeticos SA is close to completing a deal to acquire Avon Products Inc., a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday....
01:51, 05/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro invited to Texas event by World Affairs Council Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is expected to attend an event next week in Texas at the invitation of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, the council said on Wednesday, following the c...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Inmate charged in fatal 'Angel of Death' prison beating An Ohio inmate serving time for a series of burglaries has been charged in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the "Angel of Death."...
00:51, 05/04/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now facing jail....
14:51, 05/15/2019

Trump's former lawyer Cohen to report to prison for hush payments Michael Cohen, the lawyer who once vowed to "take a bullet" for President Donald Trump but now calls him a "con man," on Monday will begin serving a three-year prison sentence for arranging hush payme...
12:51, 05/06/2019

China Installs AI Surveillance In Prison To Make Escape "Impossible" The Yancheng prison in China has installed cameras in every cell in an attempt to use AI or artificial intelligence to govern inmates. The "smart jail" system involves a network of surveillance......
15:51, 05/06/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metropolitan Correctional Center to sell him a real pair...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 2...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen to report for prison on Monday The lawyer who paid off porn stars on the president’s behalf is to begin a three-year sentence in upstate New YorkMichael Cohen, the former longtime aide to Donald Trump, is scheduled to report to fed...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Watford's Deeney eyes happy end to journey from prison to FA Cup final "Watford captain Troy Deeney said going to prison was a blessing in disguise that helped him rethink his life as he prepares now to lead the club into their second ever FA Cup final against Manchester...
17:34, 05/17/2019

As prison looms, prosecutors refuse final meeting with Cohen WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Cohen’s lawyer says federal prosecutors have rebuffed last-ditch requests to meet before President Donald Trump’s former attorney reports to prison Monday. Attorn...
17:17, 05/04/2019

No prison for mom after baby dies from drug-laced breast milk CHALFONT, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother who prosecutors say killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk is not going to prison. Under terms of a plea agreement, a judge has ...
08:17, 05/10/2019

Michael Cohen set to head to minimum-security prison on Monday President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen heads to jail on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence for campaign-finance violations, tax evasion, bank fraud and lying to Congress....
23:00, 05/05/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
10:17, 05/10/2019

Michael Cohen set to share a prison with ‘The Situation,’ Billy McFarland On Monday, Michael Cohen checks in to the federal prison in Otisville, NY with fellow inmates “The Situation,” Fyre Festival fraudster Billy McFarland, and former state Senate leader Dean Skelos....
00:17, 05/04/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
05:51, 05/10/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist freed from prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark is free after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role in a 1981 Brink’s armored truck robbery in suburban New York that left two police officers and ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Former YouTube star sentenced to 10 years in prison over child porn A one-time YouTube star is facing the consequences of apparent abuse of his audience. A judge has sentenced acapella cover producer Austin Jones to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in Febru...
01:34, 05/05/2019

Ohio pastor gets life in prison on child sex trafficking charges TOLEDO, Ohio — A minister in Ohio who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal authorities say Cordell Jenkins was among three Toledo-area pastors who paid...
04:51, 05/18/2019

The Latest: SEAL gets year in prison for Green Beret death NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a Navy SEAL charged in the death of a US Army Green Beret (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A U.S. Navy SEAL has been sentenced to a year in military prison for his role i...
02:51, 05/17/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension that could lead to inmate violence....
19:51, 04/29/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
09:51, 05/17/2019

"I Love Him": Pamela Anderson Visits Julian Assange In Prison Former "Baywatch" star and now animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson spoke emotionally after meeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a London prison on Tuesday, warning that his life was in......
14:00, 05/08/2019

| 'Terrorist' attack on high-security Niger prison foiled Authorities in Niger have foiled a "terrorist" attack on a high-security prison near the capital Niamey, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum says on Twitter....
23:17, 05/13/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said M...
23:17, 04/29/2019

See Kim Kardashian Explain How She Selects Prison Inmates Who "Deserve a Second Chance" It's been almost a year since Alice Johnson was released from federal prison, but Kim Kardashian is still thinking about her story. "I told my dad years ago that I was really into......
22:17, 05/02/2019

Witness describes prison riot defendant as "puppet master" The prosecution's star witness says an inmate charged with the murder of a correctional officer during a Delaware prison riot was the "puppet master" of the uprising....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain LONDON — Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile ...
20:00, 05/13/2019