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‘It Is Our Very Governments Who Are Killing the Earth.’ A Brazilian Indigenous Leader Speaks Out On Deforestation in the Amazon

As TIME reported in its recent special climate issue, the fires from the Amazon seen across the skies of Brazil in August “helped illuminate something the world can no longer ignore.” On the front lines of th...

‘It Is Our Very Governments Who Are Killing the Earth.’ A Brazilian Indigenous Leader Speaks Out On Deforestation in the Amazon

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How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could accelerate its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a huge, new dam. It's also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
21:14 2019-06-28

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high Environmentalists fear 2019 will be one of worst years for deforestation in recent memoryDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon surged last month to the highest May level since the current monitoring method began, prompting concerns that president Jai...
18:42 2019-06-04

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could speed its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a new dam. It also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
02:00 2019-06-29

The Amazon monitor who was fired by Bolsonaro government speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has Brazil’s scientists fearful for their research....
12:42 2019-08-07

Brazilian Amazon deforestation surges to break August records 1,114.8 sq km cut down this month, the same area as Hong Kong – on top of damage from firesDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has hit the highest August level since the current monitoring system began in 2015, underscoring concerns about the weake...
19:00 2019-08-27

Murder of Brazilian indigenous leader a ‘worrying symptom’ of land invasion In the wake of the murder of indigenous leader Emrya Wajãpi in Brazil, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on the country’s authorities to “react quickly and decisively” to protect the rights of indigenous peoples...
18:00 2019-07-31

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has scientists fearful for their research under the right-wing leader....
02:00 2019-08-08

Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit due to surgery Brazil’s leader may be eager to speak about the ongoing Amazon fires that have drawn the world's attention, but he will have to wait, because surgery is forcing him to skip a summit of regional leaders called to discuss the matter....
03:00 2019-09-04

Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a day after he was fired following a public spat with President Jair Bolsonaro over data published by the ag...
02:42 2019-08-04

Brazil leader criticizes agency over deforestation report Brazil’s president is criticizing a state agency that monitors the Amazon, saying its latest report on increased deforestation damages Brazil’s reputation amid what he says is an “environmental psychosis” overseas about environmental protection in Br...
00:14 2019-07-22

Ex-officers arrested after the killing of Brazilian councilwoman Two arrests in Brazil may finally shed light on the killing of popular politician Marielle Franco, whose death sparked national protests one year ago....
04:56 2019-06-22

Deforestation damage goes far beyond the Amazon West Africa and Congo basin are hotspots for forest loss but receive lower global attentionWorld losing forest the size of UK each year, report findsThe burning of the Amazon has caused alarm around the world, from the Vatican to the G7, and there ar...
16:28 2019-09-12

How the Amazon’s fires, deforestation affect the U.S. Midwest (NBC News) — The Amazon’s lush greenery and network of waterways are at risk in the face of this summer’s record fires, but another force of nature brewing high above the landscape is also deserving of attention, scientists and rese...
21:42 2019-08-26

It's officially now the worst ever August for Amazon deforestation The amount of Amazon rainforest being cleared in Brazil has hit a record high. But president Jair Bolsonaro is moving to ban the setting of fires for two months...
04:56 2019-08-30

Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the planet's carbon savings account and bastion of biodiversity at risk....
02:28 2019-08-23

Brazil: Amazon deforestation rises rapidly A government institute at loggerheads with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has called the massive increase a "major setback." The right-wing administration's pro-agrobusiness policies are to blame, the agency claims....
11:56 2019-08-07

Former Farc rebels become eco-warriors to stop deforestation in the Amazon Ex-Farc rebels in Colombia, who spent decades fighting the government over land and power, have reinvented themselves as eco-warriors protecting the Amazon from illegal logging....
05:00 2019-08-21

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a surge in logging in the vast Amazon rain forest–and on Aug. 15, Norway suspended a $33 million don...
00:56 2019-08-23

Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, he would be fired, underlining how growing international pressure to protect the Amazon is weighing on...
02:28 2019-08-02

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro....
16:56 2019-08-03

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
00:00 2019-07-04

The Latest: Trump speaks with leader of Pakistan The White House says President Donald Trump spoke by telephone with Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, on the need to reduce tensions and moderate rhetoric with India...
02:14 2019-08-20

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
15:14 2019-05-21

Miners Kill Indigenous Leader in Brazil During Invasion of Protected Land Land invasions in indigenous territories are on the rise across Brazil. Indigenous leaders say they regularly come under threat by miners, loggers and farmers....
19:28 2019-07-31

Brazil's indigenous guardians of the Amazon For decades, the Waiapi have lived in the Brazilian state of Amapa in near-isolation from the non-indigenous world and in harmony with the rainforest. The river and trees that support their way of life are often described as the lungs of the world....
16:14 2019-08-27

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own business because they have already destroyed their own...
00:14 2019-07-20

Brazil space institute director sacked in Amazon deforestation row Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls satellite data showing rise in deforestation ‘lies’ The director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) has been sacked in the midst of a controversy over its satellite data showing a rise in Amazon...
21:14 2019-08-02

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to determine whether there has been reduced monitoring and enforcement of environmental protections....
00:56 2019-08-23

Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation SAO PAULO – Germany decided to suspend $39 million in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian media outlets reported on Saturday. The move reflects “great concern...
14:56 2019-08-13

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its habitat...
17:56 2019-07-31

Amazon deforestation is driven by criminal networks, report finds Criminals threaten and attack government officials, forest defenders and indigenous people, Human Rights Watch findsDeforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is a lucrative business largely driven by criminal networks that threaten and attack government ...
10:56 2019-09-17

Cattle farming in the Amazon has likely caused mass deforestation: experts Fires in the Amazon have surged by 83 per cent compared to the same period a year earlier, government figures show, and environmentalists blamed the sharp rise on farmers setting the forest alight to clear land for pasture....
21:00 2019-08-23

400+ Indigenous Tribes Under Threat as Amazon Burns The fires blazing across the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are devastating. They’re making international headlines and sparking sadness and outrage across the globe as people worry about how the planet’s “lungs” are taking a backseat to economic intere...
20:42 2019-08-25

Space agency chief fired after revealing recent Amazon deforestation Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has fired the director of the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon after it revealed a big increase in deforestation...
04:14 2019-08-06

Revealed: rampant deforestation of Amazon driven by global greed for meat Investigation exposes how Brazil’s huge beef sector continues to threaten health of world’s largest rainforestThe cows grazed under the midday Amazon sun, near a wooden bridge spanning a river. It was an idyllic scene of pastoral quiet, occasionally ...
15:56 2019-07-02

Brazil deforestation rises in August, adding to Amazon fire worries Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government data released on Friday, adding to concerns over fires already ravaging the region....
04:42 2019-09-07

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data Ministers look at setting up alternative monitoring scheme as existing system shows alarming rise in clearance ratesThe Amazon forest is being burned and chopped down at the most alarming rate in recent memory, but the Brazilian government of Jair Bo...
08:28 2019-08-01

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Brazil has surged since Jair Bolsonaro became president, she said....
03:00 2019-08-11

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental pro...
02:42 2019-06-05

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that incited protests from environmental organizations....
01:42 2019-08-03

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
08:14 2019-06-06

Māori land rights leader calls on Jacinda Ardern to recognise Indigenous 'crisis' Activist leading Ihumātao dispute calls on PM to visit site and act on Māori disadvantageThe leader of a major Indigenous land dispute in New Zealand has criticised Jacinda Ardern’s government for its lack of action on confronting systemic Māori disa...
23:42 2019-08-02

Indigenous people face losing the Amazon Rainforest The Waiapi tribe's way of life is under threat as the Amazon Rainforest burns and the government attempts to take over indigenous lands. CNN's Isa Soares has more....
16:42 2019-08-27

Amazon's indigenous warriors take on invading loggers and ranchers Under threat from fire, deforestation and Bolsonaro, Xikrin people take matters into own hands Threatened by fire, deforestation and invasion, the Xikrin people of the northern Amazon are fighting back.While the authorities stand idle and the Brazili...
15:42 2019-08-29

Brazilian gang leader tries to escape prison disguised as daughter Brazilian prison authorities catch an inmate trying to escape prison dressed up as his teenage daughter, including a mask, a bra and wig.        ...
13:28 2019-08-05

Could you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsCould you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? There is no sovereignty up the...
21:00 2019-08-06

Amazon Nations Meet In Indigenous Hut At Colombia Over Forest Protection Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under threat from wildfires and rampant deforestation....
18:14 2019-09-07

As fires ravage the Amazon, indigenous tribes pray for protection As thousands of fires ravage the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, some indigenous tribes are turning to prayer in a bid to halt the destruction and protect their environment for future generations....
11:56 2019-09-02

Amazon’s Alexa assistant now speaks Hindi Amazon officially today announced suppor for Hindi in its Alexa virtual assistant, allowing users to issue voice commands in the fourth most spoken language in the world. The development comes more than a year after Google introduced Hindi support in...
11:42 2019-09-18

Brazil's indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon 'to last drop of blood' Members of Brazil's Mura indigenous tribe painted their bodies with orange-red paint and took up long bows and clubs as they headed into the jungle this week, prepared for battle. Their enemy? The deforestation and destruction of their home, the Amaz...
18:42 2019-08-23

After a mysterious death, an indigenous tribe fights to protect the wild Amazon Deep in the heart of the Amazon, Ajareaty Waiapi performs one of her tribe's most traditional rituals. The tribal chief crushes blood red urucum seeds into a thick paste and generously applies it to her face, bare chest and torso. The mixture protect...
12:14 2019-08-27

Brazil indigenous agency worker killed in remote Amazon town Indigenist Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was murdered execution-style before members of his family in the Amazon town of Tabatinga, according to INA, a union group representing workers at Brazil's indigenous protection agency FUNAI, on Sunday....
06:14 2019-09-09

As Amazon fires rage, indigenous community braces for their world to change An orange hue greets dusk in the Campos Amazonicos. It is then, as the sun's punishing glare ends, that the firefighters can comfortably approach the flames hurtling across the parched savanna....
10:56 2019-08-30

A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape prison dressed as his daughter. When that failed, he killed himself Clauvino da Silva tried to escape prison by dressing up as his 19-year-old daughter and leaving her in his cell. He was later found dead.        ...
06:28 2019-08-07

Brazilian gang leader dressed as daughter in wonky prison-break attempt When “Freaky Friday” and “Tootsie” meet “The Great Escape.” A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape a high-security prison by dressing up as his teenage daughter — even planning to leave her behind in jail, accordi...
01:14 2019-08-05

Brazilian gang leader allegedly dresses up as daughter in failed prison escape A Brazilian gang leader was caught trying to escape a prison by dressing up as his daughter, who was visiting him the day he tried walking out the facility, authorities said. ...
00:56 2019-08-05

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the government's work on the bill had been a 'total failure'. The bill, which would have allowed people i...
14:56 2019-07-09

Criminal Gangs Are Behind the Destruction of the Brazilian Amazon Criminals, violence, and illegal activity drive deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, according to a new report. This is a brutal reminder that the people setting the Amazon rainforest on fire will do so at any cost—even human life.Read more......
03:00 2019-09-18

Defender of Brazil’s Indigenous Tribes Murdered ‘Execution-Style’ in Amazon Town Maxciel Pereira dos Santos, a veteran defender of Brazil’s indigenous people, has reportedly been shot dead in a remote Amazon town while riding his motorcycle.Read more......
00:14 2019-09-13

As the Amazon fires rage, members of this indigenous community brace for their world to change An orange hue greets dusk in the Campos Amazonicos. It is then, as the sun's punishing glare ends, that the firefighters can comfortably approach the flames hurtling across the parched savanna....
11:42 2019-08-30

Foiled prison escape for Brazilian gang leader who tried to sneak out dressed as daughter – video A Brazilian inmate has been caught trying to escape from prison by pretending to be his teenage daughter when she visited him behind bars. Gang leader Clauvino da Silva, also known as 'Shorty', tried to leave the prison in Rio de Janeiro dressed in ...
19:28 2019-08-05

| WATCH | Brazilian gang leader fails in attempt to escape prison dressed as his daughter A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter when she visited him behind bars and walking out the penitentiary's main door in her place, authorities have said....
16:14 2019-08-05

Brazilian Gang Leader Caught After Attempting to Escape From Jail Dressed Up as His 19-Year-Old Daughter (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter when she visited him behind bars and walking out the penitentiary’s main door in her place, authorities said Sunday. But prison official...
23:00 2019-08-05

Amazon fires are 'true apocalypse', says Brazilian archbishop Erwin Kräutler says he expects next month’s papal synod to denounce destruction of rainforestThe fires in the Amazon are a “true apocalypse”, according to a Brazilian archbishop who expects next month’s papal synod at the Vatican to strongly denounce...
02:28 2019-09-06

Brazilian envoys in U.S. to discuss aid for raging Amazon fires Bolsonaro said he had asked U.S. President Donald Trump for “help” and that Trump had said “he couldn’t make a decision without hearing from Brazil.”...
20:42 2019-08-30

Brazilian states ask for military help as Amazon fires rage Six states in Brazil's Amazon region requested military help on Saturday to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an international outcry because of the Amazon's central role in combating global warming....
22:42 2019-08-24

A Brazilian gang leader dressed up as his 19-year-old daughter to escape from prison. It didn't work Clauvino de Silva attempted to escape prison by dressing up as his 19-year-old daughter and leaving her in his cell.        ...
06:28 2019-08-05

Is Brazilian Leather Out of Fashion? H&M Stops Buying Over Amazon Fires One of the world’s largest retailers will cease buying leather from the country, where cattle farmers are blamed for their part in accelerating deforestation....
11:00 2019-09-06

Finland urges EU to consider banning Brazilian beef over Amazon fires Finland, which holds the European Union's rotating chairmanship, called on Friday for the EU to look into the possibility of banning Brazilian beef from its markets due to devastation caused by fires in the Amazon rainforest....
18:42 2019-08-23

Brazilian army is ready to protect the Amazon rainforest, says general The Brazilian army is ready to defend the Amazon rainforest, Edson Leal Pujol, head of the armed forces, said on Friday amid increasing international pressure and calls for tough action to combat fires sweeping through the forest....
18:42 2019-08-23

Trump speaks with Brazil's Bolsonaro, offers aid with Amazon rainforest fires U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday and offered help, if needed, in dealing with the Amazon rainforest fires....
03:00 2019-08-24

Fires Destroy Amazon Rainforest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilian cities at a time when there is international pushback against President Bolsonaro’s environmental p...
04:56 2019-08-22

‘It’s our problem’: Brazilian drama brings Amazon rainforest battle to screen Aruanas aims to make the environment an ‘everyday topic’ at a time when politics is dominated by the interests of agribusinessDeep in the Brazilian Amazon, an environmental activist meets with a journalist who warns that a mining company is responsib...
10:28 2019-07-13

In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed | Eliane Brum The rainforest might seem a remote place, but it is the heart of the planet – and it is under attack as never beforeThe Amazon is the centre of the world. Right now, as our planet experiences climate collapse, there is nowhere more important. If we d...
14:00 2019-08-23

Brazilian president demands apology before accepting $20M to help fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday that he will accept the offer of international aid to help fight the fires raging across the Amazon rainforest, but that French President Emmanuel Macron must first apologize to him. Bolsonaro appeared ...
00:00 2019-08-28

Brazilian governors say now is 'not the moment to turn down money' as Amazon wildfires rage Brazilian governors are urging President Jair Bolsonaro to accept foreign aid to help combat the raging fires in the Amazon rainforest after he criticized such donations and said he'd think about accepting the money if French President Emmanuel Macro...
19:14 2019-08-28

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
02:28 2019-06-28

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may send troops to battle Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday that he may use his country’s military to battle the record number of wildfires burning out of control in the Amazon rainforest — where an indigenous tribe vowed to do anything and everything...
00:42 2019-08-24

As other countries fret over Amazon fires, Brazilian leaders see attacks on national sovereignty Amid raging fires in the Amazon and an international outcry, Brazilians have revived long-held fears that others are coveting what belongs to Brazil....
04:14 2019-08-24

Study offers improved estimate of forest gains, losses in Brazilian Amazon An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, used satellite photos and advanced algorithms to more accurately characterize annual forest gains and losses in the Brazilian Amazon....
02:56 2019-08-01

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping the Amazon rainforest, was booed at a climate event on Wednesday as celebrities including Leonardo DiC...
18:56 2019-08-22

Brazilian military planes douse flames as Amazon fires reach Bolivia Brazil's Ministry of Defense has authorized some 40,000 troops to take part in operations to combat the blazing wildfires. Smoke from the fires has covered the city of Porto Velho and brought protesters into the streets....
04:42 2019-08-26

Fires Destroy Amazon Rain Forest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilian cities at a time when there is international pushback against President Bolsonaro’s environmental p...
20:14 2019-08-21

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfires continued to rage for more than two weeks in the world’s largest rainforest....
22:00 2019-08-22

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainforest in an apparent reversal from previously downplaying the blaze....
20:42 2019-08-24

Brazilian troops enlisted to fight unprecedented wildfires in Amazon rain forest Thousands of Brazilian troops entered the fight Saturday to battle the worst wildfires in the Amazon in years, even as European leaders huddled to discuss a strategy for dealing with the country’s embattled leader, President Jair Bolsonaro....
03:56 2019-08-25

What would the Earth be like without the Amazon rainforest? Fires that have been ravaging the Amazon rainforest have raised questions about whether the world could survive with a devastated Amazon.        ...
15:14 2019-08-28

Here's what happened when senator confronted world leader over killing Sen. Angus King (I-ME) tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer what happened when he confronted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018....
04:14 2019-09-12

Far-right AfD shares blame for politician's killing, conservative leader says The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party must share blame for the killing of pro-immigration conservative politician Walter Luebcke, shot two weeks ago in what prosecutors believe a politically motivated crime, the conservatives' leader said...
20:00 2019-06-19

Taliban say killing of leader's brother will not derail U.S. talks Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States aimed at securing the withdrawal of U.S. troops after 18 years of war....
15:42 2019-08-17

Amazon fires: Brazilian military begins operations to fight record number of blazes amid global outcry Brazilian troops backed by military aircraft have begun operations to help battle a record number of fires in the Amazon, which have prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry....
21:28 2019-08-24

New Zealand to be Middle-earth again in Amazon's The Lord of the Rings series New Zealand will be home again to hairy feet and pointed-ear Hobbits after Amazon Studios confirmed the Pacific country will be the location for its new "The Lord of the Rings" series, a TV show widely tipped to be the most expensive ever made....
09:14 2019-09-18

Amazon's Lord Of The Rings will be filmed in Middle-earth—err, New Zealand Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings show is going to cover territory that is only ever hinted at in the books, staying away from Peter Jackson’s movies entirely, but that doesn’t mean Jeff Bezos is going to waste time deviating from things that the movies got...
08:00 2019-09-18

Suspect In Communist Leader Govind Pansare's Killing Arrested: Police A special team of the Maharashtra police today arrested right-wing activist Sharad Kalaskar in connection with the killing of veteran Communist leader Govind Pansare, an official said....
20:00 2019-06-11

Maoist Allegedly Involved In Chhattisgarh BJP Leader's Killing Shot Dead A Maoist, allegedly involved in the IED explosion that killed BJP legislator Bhima Mandavi and four other was shot dead by security forces in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada today, the police......
23:28 2019-05-26

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments he found insulting....
04:00 2019-08-28

Leonardo DiCaprio's Earth Alliance Donates $5 Million to Amazon Rainforest Fires Leonardo DiCaprio is encouraging everyone to help aid the Amazon amid the heartbreaking rainforest fires in Brazil. Over the weekend, the Oscar winner's Earth Alliance......
19:42 2019-08-26

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash: ‘Lungs of the Earth Are in Flames’ The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
04:00 2019-08-23

Ex-minister: Bolsonaro ‘most detested’ leader as he neglects the Amazon Rubens Ricupero warns the far-right leader is wreaking havoc on Brazil’s environment and its global standingJair Bolsonaro’s neglect of the Amazon has made him “the most despised and detested leader” on earth, Brazil’s former environment minister has...
01:28 2019-08-26

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
17:42 2019-07-31

Brazil's Leader Spurns Amazon Fire Aid in Spat With Macron President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to refuse $20 million from Group of Seven countries to help fight fires in the Amazon rain forest unless French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling him a liar about his commitment to the environment....
19:28 2019-08-27

Bolsonaro doubts tribal leader's 'murder', repeats call to mine the Amazon The international community is speaking out against the killing of an indigenous tribal leader in Brazil's Amazon, even as the country's president says there no evidence of foul play....
21:42 2019-07-31

Brazil leader wants an apology before accepting $22 million fund to fight Amazon fires Bolsonaro said Brazil may accept the G-7's offer for help with fires in the Amazon if France's Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults" regarding the issue....
20:14 2019-08-27

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over growing regulatory scrutiny....
23:42 2019-08-18

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
18:14 2019-08-23

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
07:56 2019-08-24

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for alien life...
14:42 2019-05-21

How Huawei Became a Target for Governments Huawei Technologies Co., one of China’s most global companies, is increasingly in the crosshairs of the U.S. government and its Western allies, just as it’s pushing for a leadership role in the new wireless standard known as 5G. The telecommunication...
15:00 2019-05-21

The Governments Of The World Are Out To Get Ferrari's V12 With the reveal of the 2020 Ferrari 812 GTS on Monday, I fear-mongered that it could be the last of a dying breed of naturally-aspirated Ferrari V12s. But now it looks like Ferrari is out to prove me, and most of the governments of the world, very wr...
19:56 2019-09-13

States with the biggest and smallest governments 24/7 Wall St. calculated state and local government GDP in every state to identify the states with the largest and smallest governments.       ...
22:42 2019-06-23

How Huawei Employees Helped Governments Spy A Wall Street Journal investigation shows that employees of Huawei, the Chinese telecom company, helped the governments of African nations intercept the communications of political opponents. Josh Chin tells the story of how Huawei technicians helped...
23:42 2019-08-14

Deforestation When it comes to saving the world’s rainforests, governments can make a big difference, and fast. Take Indonesia, which in 2012 surpassed Brazil as the world’s leader in tropical rainforest destruction. In 2017, it engineered a 60 percent drop in tre...
14:42 2019-08-23

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
05:42 2019-06-19

Governments and businesses begin to realise the shift towards AI Governments and businesses across the Middle East are beginning to realise the shift towards AI in a bid to become operationally efficient, create a new customer experience and create new revenue streams, apart from the benefits it brings to the econ...
15:28 2019-09-04

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settl...
03:56 2019-06-19

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Stree...
16:42 2019-08-16

BJP "Trying To Disturb, Dismantle State Governments": Ashok Gehlot The Rajasthan Congress performed miserably in the 2019 election, failing to win even one of the state's 25 parliamentary constituencies. despite wresting the state away from BJP rule in Assembly......
14:28 2019-05-30

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
02:28 2019-06-19

Rival governments vie for power in Moldova political crisis Moldova’s political crisis deepened Tuesday, with rival governments accusing each other of usurping power and showing little inclination for compromise...
20:28 2019-06-11

Most EU governments back another Brexit delay, says EU source: The Times Most European Union governments will back another Brexit delay regardless of who becomes the next British prime minister, The Times reported on Friday, citing a senior European source....
03:56 2019-06-07

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
20:42 2019-07-12

Will Consider Accepting Dirt On Opponents From Foreign Governments: Trump President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would consider accepting damaging information about one of his 2020 political opponents from a foreign government, despite the concerns raised by the......
06:14 2019-06-13

Apple reveals how often governments request App Store takedowns The latest transparency report from Cupertino comes with a couple of sections its previous ones didn't have -- ones that reveal how many takedown requests it received. Apparently, Apple received 80 App Store takedown requests for legal violation...
10:56 2019-07-03

Experts warn of more ransomware attacks on local governments Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks for ransomware attacks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
07:28 2019-08-21

European automakers tell governments they must help sell electric cars Europe's carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery-powered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules....
16:14 2019-09-11

India has to create more jobs. Modi may need some help from state governments India's National Statistical Office released a report that showed that the unemployment rate between July 2017 and June 2018 climbed to 6.1% and labor participation rate fell below 40%....
06:14 2019-06-07

Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the report, Huawei employees helped authorities in Uganda intercept encrypted messages and allowed police i...
21:00 2019-08-14

Twitter deletes accounts linked to foreign governments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government’s agenda. Twitter is adding those accounts and their tweets to a public database it launched las...
17:28 2019-06-13

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concernsFrom Florida to New York to Scotland and many other places, Donald Trump’s business empire has attracted a growing ...
13:28 2019-07-19

Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, according to a Wall Street Journal investigation. Huawei said it “rejects completely the unfounded and inacc...
17:14 2019-08-14

For the first time, Apple outs the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pretty telling. It's the first time that the company has disclosed such requests, and it all comes as par...
23:01 2019-07-03

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 lega...
08:42 2019-07-04

As Extreme Heat Becomes New Normal in Europe, Governments Scramble to Respond Heat records were smashed across much of Europe this week, leaving officials searching for short- and longer-term solutions to help people endure temperatures soaring over 100 degrees Fahrenheit....
17:42 2019-07-31

Let State Governments Function Smoothly: Trinamool After All-Party Meet The Trinamool Congress on Sunday said state governments should be allowed to carry out their duties without any intervention from the Centre, amid political violence and a doctors' strike that has......
07:14 2019-06-17

For the first time, Apple tells the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pretty telling. It's the first time that the company has disclosed such requests, and it all comes as par...
17:28 2019-07-03

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
04:28 2019-06-19

Israeli election: Netanyahu, challenger Gantz both vow to form governments An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
09:14 2019-09-18

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday....
16:14 2019-06-04

Students begin global climate strike with message for governments: Do your job Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a UN Climate Action Summit adopt urgent measures to stop an environmental catastrophe....
08:56 2019-09-20

Trump: Nothing wrong with accepting dirt from foreign governments on opponents President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would see nothing wrong in accepting damaging information on a U.S. political opponent if it were offered to his re-election campaign by a foreign government....
04:14 2019-06-13

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
02:28 2019-06-19

Governments Shut Down the Internet to Stifle Critics. Citizens Pay the Price. Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
13:14 2019-09-02

'Edge of catastrophe': report warns firms and governments off Turkmenistan Citizens of gas-rich, isolated state subject to food shortages and human rights abusesInvestors and governments should stop cosying up to gas-rich Turkmenistan, according to a new report that describes the central Asian hermit state as “a country tee...
05:28 2019-07-15

Climate action: 4 shifts the UN chief encourages Governments to make Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “nature does not negotiate” and emphasized four key measures that Governments should prioritize in order to reach carbon n...
16:28 2019-05-21

Brazil wildfires put spotlight on deforestation Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year. President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad. (Au...
03:42 2019-08-23

Trump hits out as ECB's Draghi urges governments to spend more - business live European Central Bank has voted to restart its QE programme, and hit banks with deeper negative interest rates to make them lendTHIS IS WHAT THE ECB JUST ANNOUNCEDECB president Mario Draghi press conference highlights from 1.30pmLatest: Draghi says g...
18:14 2019-09-12

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out today.Read More...
12:56 2019-09-10

U.K., Salesforce, and World Economic Forum debut AI procurement guidelines for governments The United Kingdom working with the World Economic Forum launched procurement guidelines to scruitinize AI systems before being used by a government agency.Read More...
12:56 2019-09-20

European Governments Struggle to Build Coalition to Secure Persian Gulf European governments are struggling to build an international coalition to protect oil tankers in Middle East waterways while pursuing diplomatic solutions after last week’s seizure of a U.K. tanker by Iran....
03:42 2019-07-25

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for developm...
22:56 2019-07-04

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last major swaths of forest and will be devastating for the environment....
01:14 2019-08-06

Indonesian walks 700-km backwards to highlight deforestation An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world....
11:42 2019-08-05

Why are countries failing on their promise to stop deforestation? Despite a pledge in 2014 to halve deforestation by 2020, the area of forest destroyed annually has increased by more than 40 per cent globally in the past five years...
17:14 2019-09-12

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "lies"...
02:56 2019-07-23

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
22:56 2019-07-04

Deforestation must be seen as global threat: pope in Madagascar Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and reduction in biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of the whole planet....
13:14 2019-09-07

Pope says deforestation must be treated as a global threat Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of the planet....
20:14 2019-09-07

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, presidential spokesman General Otavio Rego Barros said on Wednesday....
02:28 2019-08-08

Motels as homeless shelters? More local governments are housing people in motel rooms With homelessness increasing in Los Angeles and across the country, some cities are repurposing run-down motels to house those in need.        ...
01:56 2019-08-15

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at...
03:28 2019-07-18

Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times Ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election next week as Britain's prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Brexit plan that would avoid a no-deal disaster, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
02:14 2019-07-21

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
22:28 2019-06-21

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has given $1.2 billion to in the last decade....
14:14 2019-07-05

Man walks 435 miles backward to sound alarm on deforestation SRAGEN, Indonesia – An Indonesia man is walking backward from his home in eastern Java to the capital, Jakarta, to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world. The more than 435 miles would be arduou...
23:00 2019-08-05

Norway calls on its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the Amazon....
19:00 2019-08-27

Brazil's research chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has been criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro, and may have led to the firing of its author....
07:14 2019-08-03

Demand for soy and meat by major brands driving deforestation Some of the world's largest brands have been accused of "destroying our children's future" after a report found an area of forest twice the size of the UK was destroyed for products such as soy in a decade....
15:14 2019-06-11

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space research agency INPE would be "compiled" to reach more exact numbers....
01:56 2019-08-01

| Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates The number of forest fires in Brazil has surged, official data shows, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon....
01:14 2019-08-23

Man walks 435 miles backwards to sound alarm on deforestation SRAGEN, Indonesia – An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world. The more than 435 miles would be arduous...
18:28 2019-08-05

Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledged to do more to protect forests and native vegetation in Brazil....
01:42 2019-06-14

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday....
02:28 2019-07-16

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro....
22:00 2019-07-03

OxyContin maker negotiating $10 to 12 billion opioid settlement with state, local governments: report The maker of OxyContin—Purdue Pharma, which is owned by members of the Sackler Family--- is reportedly offering a $10 to $12 billion payout to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits brought by state, local and tribal governments that allege the company is r...
13:14 2019-08-28

In climate-change fight, college student launches push to stop childbirth until governments act A Canadian college student is asking other young people to forgo having children in an effort to get their governments to take serious steps to address climate change....
05:56 2019-09-20

UPDATE 1-France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
13:14 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Norway urges its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the Amazon....
19:00 2019-08-27

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July....
00:56 2019-07-20

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate....
20:42 2019-08-16

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the crop from which cocaine is derived....
07:56 2019-08-14

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research agency INPE, whose satellite imaging shows a jump in clearing of the Amazon rainforest this year....
01:14 2019-07-23

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a regional trade deal with the European Union....
01:28 2019-07-19

Brazil's space agency chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest was criticized by president Jair Bolsonaro and may have led to the firing of its author....
22:14 2019-08-02

Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space research agency, which the government has attacked as misleading and harmful to the national interest....
10:00 2019-08-06

The Indigenous Man Who Declared His Own Country Excluded from Australia’s Constitution, Murrumu of Walubara, an Aboriginal man, renounced his citizenship and formed a sovereign nation in the northern reaches of the continent....
13:14 2019-09-13

Pope Francis says corruption to blame for deforestation, poverty during Madagascar visit Francis made his appeal on a visit to Madagascar, the world's fourth-largest island, which research institutes and aid agencies say has lost about 44 per cent of its forest over the past 60 years, abetted by illegal exports of rosewood and ebony....
06:28 2019-09-08

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation statistics, a spokesperson for the science ministry said on Friday....
06:28 2019-08-03

Five years on from the MH17 crash, the Australian and Dutch governments are still investigating Russia as victims' families search for answers Michael Kooren/Reuters; Dutch national police/YouTube Five years after flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing everyone on board including 38 Australians, authorities are still searching for answers. The Australian government used the annive...
13:42 2019-07-17

Indigenous people much more likely to be murdered than other Canadians Of 651 murders in 2018, 140 were of Indigenous people – 22%First Nations, Métis and Inuit account for only 5% of populationIndigenous people continue to be dramatically overrepresented among Canadian murder victims, according to a new report released...
20:56 2019-07-23

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end....
19:14 2019-06-03

'Hear us, see us': a plea to the UN for Indigenous women June Oscar tells of trauma, discrimination, and the link between jailing mothers and child removalThe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social justice commissioner has used a speech to the UN in Geneva to demand the federal government take action...
05:01 2019-06-29

Brazil's space agency chief to leave job after deforestation dispute: science ministry The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is to leave his position following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation statistics, a spokesperson for the science ministry said on Friday....
19:28 2019-08-02

Bolsonaro rejects 'Captain Chainsaw' label as data shows deforestation 'exploded' Data says 2,254 sq km cleared in July as president says Macron and Merkel ‘haven’t realized Brazil’s under new management’Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon “exploded” in July it has emerged as Jair Bolsonaro scoffed at his portrayal as Brazil’s “...
00:00 2019-08-08

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, putting more pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address an issue his government has identified as...
13:00 2019-06-04

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
20:42 2019-07-10

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades constituted a "national genocide."...
18:14 2019-06-03

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conserva...
11:28 2019-05-26

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
10:00 2019-07-10

Liberals could have done more on Indigenous issues, Jody Wilson-Raybould says The Liberal government lost an opportunity to bring meaningful change for Indigenous Peoples over the past four years, Jody Wilson-Raybould argues in her new book, published against the backdrop of the federal election campaign....
18:28 2019-09-20

Mystery deaths among indigenous Malaysians prompt speculation Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their isolated rainforest home in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, members of the Batek tribe, the country’...
19:56 2019-06-11

Indigenous elders want plan to raise Warragamba Dam scrapped Traditional landowners say NSW government has not done all promised checks on affected artefacts and sites Traditional landowners have condemned a plan to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam, saying the New South Wales government has failed to fully che...
05:28 2019-06-07

AFL great Michael Long plans second Indigenous walk Former player first walked to Canberra 15 years agoNo date set as 49-year-old recovers from health issueIndigenous leader and AFL great Michael Long will lead another walk to Canberra, saying lives are at stake.On the 15th anniversary of his walk fro...
10:14 2019-05-23

Indigenous Congo foragers learn early to use the sun for orientation According to a new study, the Mbendjele BaYaka people of the Republic of Congo are quite adept at using the sun to orient themselves in the Congo's dense lowland forests....
22:42 2019-07-24

Families of missing indigenous women march in Oklahoma CONCHO, Okla. (AP) — Families and friends of missing or slain American Indian women and girls are again calling for justice for their loved ones. About 200 people gathered Friday near the headquarters of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Concho, Okl...
02:42 2019-06-15

Australian women's cricketers launch Indigenous uniform The Aboriginal-designed uniform will be worn against England in February 2020The uniform pays homage to the 1868 Aboriginal cricket teamThe Australian Women’s Cricket Team will wear a uniform designed by Aboriginal artists when they take on England i...
08:42 2019-08-24

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministry said on Friday....
22:28 2019-05-31

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" against the country's native peoples....
23:28 2019-06-04

'Missing and murdered:' Indigenous women at risk in U.S., Canada A new awareness about the number of missing and murdered indigenous women on reservations and tribal lands in the U.S. and Canada is raising the alarm about what is being called a multi-generational epidemic....
11:00 2019-07-03

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the comm...
14:32 2019-05-21

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from...
01:00 2019-08-04

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from...
14:42 2019-06-05

The Cult’s Ian Astbury talks Indigenous influence and the evolution of the band "I remember going to the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, and I had my first epiphanic experience," said Ian Astbury of his introduction to Indigenous culture....
16:00 2019-06-13

Brazil Congress committee OKs commercial farming on indigenous reserves A Brazilian congressional committee on Tuesday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to allow commercial agriculture on indigenous reserves, a practice that is currently prohibited....
04:00 2019-08-28

Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearances of Native American women. The bills before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs would requi...
20:56 2019-06-19

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upse...
16:00 2019-06-15

Indigenous AFL trailblazer Graham 'Polly' Farmer dies aged 84 Considered one of the true greats of the game, Farmer played 101 games for Geelong in the 1960sGraham “Polly” Farmer, widely regarded as Australian rules football’s greatest-ever ruckman, has died aged 84.Farmer, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s di...
09:56 2019-08-14

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of Alberta’s Métis community, Audrey Poitras was always acutely aware of the unique struggle her people ...
00:28 2019-07-05

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were released at a ceremony in Quebec Monday. The investigation began after the acquittal of the main susp...
19:00 2019-06-04

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday....
17:28 2019-06-03

Indigenous families given $2B payout for children separated from parents by government The tribunal is awarding the maximum damages it can -- $40,000 -- for each child taken away for lack of proper services or who was later returned to his or family....
08:42 2019-09-07

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists working with Brazil’s nearly one million tribal people have been stunned and disconcerted by the appointme...
14:28 2019-07-21

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be prot...
14:42 2019-05-21

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry compiled its landmark report on the epidemic of violence against Canada’s Indigenous women, Bernadette S...
12:42 2019-06-09

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
00:42 2019-05-22

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to be included in the emoji library, over a dozen new Ind...
20:00 2019-07-12

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
01:56 2019-05-22

‘First Contact’ Season 2 continues to shatter Indigenous stereotypes in Canada The TV docuseries takes six Canadians with strong (and mostly negative) opinions about Indigenous people on a journey that challenges their perceptions....
09:14 2019-09-17

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend i...
14:38 2019-05-21

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn a blind eye to the “genocide” of Indigenous peoples in the country, a landmark report on missing and ...
23:42 2019-06-03

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She a...
10:56 2019-06-18

AP with D-Day vet as he speaks to French students D-Day veteran Ray Lambert told French students he still hears voices when he looks out on the English Channel. AP is following the 98-year-old D-Day vet as he returns to France. Lambert says kids are the key to history never repeating itself. (June 4...
06:00 2019-06-05

In New Zealand, young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous rights Five years ago, law graduate Pania Newton and her cousins got together around a kitchen table and agreed to do everything in their power to prevent a housing development on a south Auckland site considered sacred by local Māori....
08:42 2019-08-11

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government said on Wednesday, an issue that has spurred decades of often heated debate....
06:56 2019-07-10

First Nations suicide rate 3 times higher than for non-Indigenous people: StatsCan The agency reported Friday on the rates of death by suicide for self-identifying First Nations people, Metis and Inuit from 2011 to 2016, compared to non-Indigenous people....
02:14 2019-07-01

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
19:56 2019-06-03

Decades of missing Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' – leaked report Government’s inquiry into disappeared women and girls to be published MondayThree decades of missing and murdered Indigenous women amounts to a “Canadian genocide”, a leaked landmark government report has concluded.The document, titled Reclaiming Pow...
08:42 2019-06-01

Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma Researchers target effects of ‘complex trauma’ and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parentsPregnancy and early parenthood are the best times to work with Indigenous families to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, according to a g...
05:42 2019-06-22

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse the “historic destruction” of age-old dialects....
21:56 2019-08-07

'No more stolen sisters': 12,000-mile ride to highlight missing indigenous women Up to 4,000 Indigenous women are killed or missing in Canada, while in the US they face murder rates up to 10 times higher than the national average Joan Jack tied nine red silk ribbons to the back of her Harley Davidson before setting off from Winni...
20:00 2019-06-07

A child raised by many mothers: What we can learn about parenthood from an indigenous group in Brazil Indigenous children are raised to develop high autonomy from a young age, a valuable skill in adulthood. That allows them to be surprisingly agile and strong, as well as familiar with their surroundings....
17:28 2019-09-06

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals ...
01:42 2019-06-28

| Leaked report calls indigenous women's deaths a 'Canadian genocide' A public inquiry report leaked to Canada's public broadcaster called the disappearances and slayings of possibly thousands of indigenous women over recent decades a "Canadian genocide."...
01:28 2019-06-02

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
08:56 2019-05-22

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
22:14 2019-05-23

Trudeau’s Liberals benefited from record Indigenous voter turnout in 2015. Can they again? How the Trans Mountain pipeline, Jody Wilson-Raybould being kicked out of cabinet, the MMIWG inquiry and other issues could impact the 2019 Indigenous vote....
17:14 2019-09-14

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco w...
22:56 2019-05-22

Peru: Indigenous governor sentenced to prison for anti-mining protests Walter Aduviri was sentenced in connection to anti-mining protests that turned deadly in 2011. The indigenous Aymara have long fought against the state over mining projects in the mineral-rich Puno region....
08:42 2019-08-15

Organizers of North American Indigenous Games admit to artistic oversight Organizers have issued a statement saying the oversight involving Melissa Labrador happened amid the "excitement" of revealing the official brand for the event last Wednesday....
21:00 2019-06-10

Contempt case for Indigenous women arrested at Alton Gas site delayed The women's lawyer, Michael McDonald, says he plans to argue before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court that his clients had the right to be on Alton Natural Gas property along the Shubenacadie River....
22:42 2019-06-10

Another "Trade Small, Win Often" Student Speaks Paul Hotke owns his own CPA business and trades part-time to supplement his income. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See what he has to say about Dick Diamond's 80/20 method and the course....
18:14 2019-05-31

Tim Cook speaks out against US-China tariffs The CEO of Apple has told US President Donald Trump that tariffs planned against goods manufactured in China would have a negative impact on the company.Devices such as the iPhone famously have ‘Designed by Apple in California, Assembled in Ch...
23:00 2019-08-19

Rashida Tlaib’s Grandmother Speaks for Us All It wasn’t enough for Donald Trump to call his friend in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and urge him to block two sitting U.S. congresswomen from visiting that country. Always the narcissistic bully, Trump also felt compelled to pile on mo...
04:28 2019-08-18

You can now adjust how quickly Alexa speaks in the U.S. Alexa's latest feature adjusts speech rate on command. It's the latest in a string of accessibility features to hit Amazon's voice assistant.Read More...
03:42 2019-08-08

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was finally about to be eroded....
18:14 2019-07-31

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
05:14 2019-07-05

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
21:56 2019-06-05

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect and co-operation....
04:42 2019-05-29

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to six years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
23:42 2019-08-14

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is being advised by aides who “froth hate for indigenous people,” the head of Brazil’s indigenous affairs a...
00:14 2019-06-13

Indigenous bidder to launch ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain pipeline route An Indigenous group planning to bid for ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline is launching a "listening tour'' of Indigenous communities in B.C. and Alberta....
01:42 2019-07-25

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous Peoples Space....
03:28 2019-07-03

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant disregard for Indigenous rights”, a UN human rights...
12:28 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals ...
02:28 2019-06-28

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on the move that is sought by Brazil's farm lobby....
04:14 2019-06-20

Canada’s premiers meet with Indigenous leaders to talk child and family services Canada's premiers are meeting with Indigenous leaders to discuss giving greater child and family services jurisdiction to First Nations, Metis and Inuit people....
19:14 2019-07-09

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remain, the United Nations on Friday officially launche...
14:42 2019-05-21

Eoin Morgan Speaks About Six Hitting Record Eoin Morgan's knock was made more remarkable by the fact that he struggled with back spasms during the last game against the West Indies and had to face a late fitness test in order to play against......
12:42 2019-06-19

Miley Cyrus Speaks Out After Fan Gropes Her in Barcelona Miley Cyrus is saying "don't f--k with my freedom" after a scary incident in Barcelona. Earlier this week, the She Is Coming artist was leaving her hotel in Spain with husband......
00:42 2019-06-05

Bus driver speaks out after angry passenger pulls gun on him The MTA bus driver who had a gun pulled on him because he didn’t pick up an unhinged passenger told The Post he’s relieved to know the hothead has been busted — but warned that more needs to be done to protect transit workers. “This guy d...
07:28 2019-08-10

'Perhaps more has to be done': Trump speaks out after 29 killed in mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have accused Donald Trump of encouraging "white nationalism" after two mass shootings left 29 people dead in the US....
08:28 2019-08-05

Justin Trudeau speaks after racist photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak after a photo of him wearing brownface when he was a school teacher in 2001 surfaced. Follow here for the latest...
22:14 2019-09-19

How a Reporter Speaks to Women About Their Most Personal Experiences Pam Belluck, a science reporter for The Times, recently discussed her reporting on surgical advancements for women who have experienced female genital cutting....
06:42 2019-06-04

Miley Cyrus speaks out after being grabbed by fan without her consent Days after a fan took things too far with Miley Cyrus by grabbing her and trying to kiss her — without her consent — as she was walking to her car with husband Liam Hemsworth, the “Malibu” singer is speaking out about the scary incident. ...
04:42 2019-06-05

Miley Cyrus speaks out against man who groped her in public Pop star says a woman ‘can be wearing what she wants … She can’t be grabbed without her consent’Miley Cyrus has spoken out after a man grabbed and kissed her following a festival performance in Barcelona last weekend. She posted footage of the incide...
15:01 2019-06-05

Cartoonist behind viral Trump illustration speaks out A Canadian cartoonist's illustration of President Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral Wednesday. Two days later, Michael de Adder said on Twitter that he had been let go by a publishing company in New Brunswic...
23:56 2019-07-02

Trump speaks with Sen. Murphy about gun background checks President Trump spoke to another Democratic senator about moving forward on legislation regarding background checks in the aftermath of two mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. Speaking with reporters before heading to a rally in Pennsylvania, Trump...
21:00 2019-08-14

House Dem speaks about her own abortion: Government has 'no right in my uterus' Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., had a blunt discussion about her own abortion, telling CNN on Tuesday that the government had no right in her body parts....
20:56 2019-05-21

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to president after quake California's governor says President Trump committed to help. Speaking to reporters after touring the damage zone, Gavin Newsom said California must "be prepared for the next earthquake of magnitude even greater than 7.1." (July 6)   ...
07:28 2019-07-07

42 inmates killed in Brazilian prisons RIO DE JANEIRO — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authorities reported, a day after 15 died during fighting among prisoners at a fourth prison in the same city. ...
06:42 2019-05-28

The new shines bright in Brazilian banking Investors expect a radical transformation in Brazilian financial services in the next five years: this enthusiasm is depressing incumbent stocks while driving strong valuations for start-ups....
16:14 2019-09-17

Officials to meet with Attawapiskat families to discuss water concerns: Indigenous Services Minister Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says the federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenges with its water supply, including sending additional medical officials there this week....
23:28 2019-07-22

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration still seems not to have received the message of urgency....
20:28 2019-06-20

‘Preserve, revitalize and promote’ indigenous languages, or lose a ‘wealth of traditional knowledge’, UN chief says Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the urgency to “preserve, revitalize and promote indigenous languages” in his message for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, celebrated on Friday....
22:00 2019-08-09

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking to open reservation lands to commercial agriculture and mining....
03:28 2019-06-12

An Indigenous Group Famous for Its Heart Health Started Using Cooking Oil—and Began Gaining Weight A group of indigenous people in Bolivia are famous for their healthy hearts, but a new study shows that they are experiencing higher rates of obesity after the introduction of processed cooking oils to their diet.Read more......
03:00 2019-09-18

Thousands of killed or missing Indigenous women and girls are victims of a 'Canadian genocide,' report says The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been killed or have vanished in Canada in the past decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide," a report obtained by CNN partner CBC says....
13:14 2019-06-03

Aaron Carter Speaks Out About Lina Valentina Split Aaron Carter and Lina Valentina have broken up after nearly a year of dating. The 31-year-old "I Want Candy" singer confirmed the news to E! News on Sunday. "Lina......
02:00 2019-08-05

Day After Bengal Shocker, Mamata Banerjee Speaks Out With Poetry The verdict is out. A day after the BJP's landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, headlined by a stunning performance in West Bengal, where it significantly improved its tally compared to 2014,......
00:56 2019-05-25

Freddie Kitchens Says He'll Fire Anyone Who Speaks Anonymously To The Press Head coach Freddie Kitchens wishes to make it known that under no circumstances will any sensitive or inside information be leaked from the Cleveland Browns organization under his watch, period. Or, at the very least, there will be hell to pay for an...
06:00 2019-08-06

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed the topic during an interview for AS IF......
08:56 2019-07-14

'I was shocked': mother of boy whose scalp was coloured by school speaks out ‘It would not have happened to a white kid,’ Angela Washington said after staff used a marker pen on Juelz Trice’s banned haircutJuelz Trice came home from school earlier this year with permanent marker ink scribbled on his scalp, but it was not a pr...
19:14 2019-08-22

Heartbroken mom speaks out against protein shakes after daughter’s death A heartbroken Australian mother is speaking out about the potential dangers of protein shakes and supplements after she says her 25-year-old daughter’s diet triggered an undiagnosed condition that ultimately contributed to her death two years ago. Mi...
07:00 2019-07-16

Cory Booker speaks at panel on reparations for slavery Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States. (June 19)  ...
19:28 2019-06-19

7 killed in West Texas shooting. Witness speaks Authorities said Sunday they still could not explain why a man with an AR-style weapon opened fire during a routine traffic stop in West Texas to begin a terrifying, 10-mile (16-kilometer) rampage that killed seven people. (Sept. 1)   ...
05:14 2019-09-02

The Bachelorette's Luke Parker Speaks Out About His Onscreen Behavior Luke P. learned an important lesson on last night's episode of The Bachelorette. Never, ever say to a woman in the middle of a speech: "Can I just cut you off for a second?"......
05:14 2019-05-29

HIGHLIGHTS-Bank of England's Carney speaks on Brexit, IMF job Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and other top officials from the central bank spoke to reporters on Thursday after the BoE published its Financial Stability Report which looks at risks to the economy from the financial sector....
13:42 2019-07-11

London Bus Attack Victim Speaks Out in Op-Ed : ‘Do You Get Outraged About All Homophobia?’ A woman whose photo went viral after she was allegedly beaten in a homophobic attack in London this month has spoken up in a Guardian op-ed about the experience of her face being used as what she calls “cheap clickbait.” The woman, whose ...
16:42 2019-06-15

The dignity of refugees: Homi K. Bhabha speaks at the Ruhrtriennale The Indian English scholar, a leading thinker in the fields of post-colonialism and integration, had food for thought for visitors at the Ruhrtriennale....
17:56 2019-09-16

Todd Chrisley speaks out over Lindsie's allegations: 'She is still my daughter' Embattled reality star Todd Chrisley is speaking out after his estranged daughter, Lindsie, claimed she feared for her safety amid their ongoing family drama....
21:42 2019-08-21

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion rights....
05:14 2019-06-04

The Latest: Trump speaks with India’s Modi about Pakistan President Donald Trump has spoken with India’s prime minister about the importance of reducing tensions between India and Pakistan amid growing tensions in the region...
23:00 2019-08-19

Beyoncé's Publicist Speaks Out After That Viral Side-Eye Moment Hold up, Beyhive! It's time to let up on your sting. As fans are well aware, Beyonce made headlines yesterday after she was caught giving the wife of the Golden State Warriors owner......
17:00 2019-06-07

Kawhi Leonard finally speaks after Clippers’ heist: ‘I just want to win’ Steve Ballmer stepped to the podium with prepared notes, but didn’t need them. He let his excitement do the talking, furiously clapping his hands and shouting “pretty cool, pretty damn cool” as his two big prizes, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, sat t...
00:28 2019-07-25

Elton John speaks out against ‘Rocketman’ censorship in Russia John and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement after Russian media reported that scenes involving gay sex and drug taking had been cut from a screening in Russia....
05:28 2019-06-02

Brazilian healthcare CIOs plan IoT boost The next two years will see an increase in investment in the technologies, but leaders face digitization and interoperability challenges, according to research....
22:14 2019-08-05

| French first lady is 'truly ugly', says Brazilian minister A Brazilian government minister has said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly", only days after the country's president appeared to endorse an attack on her appearance....
21:00 2019-09-06

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
02:28 2019-05-23

Brazilian retailer GPA Q2 net income tops estimates Brazilian supermarket chain Grupo Pão de Açúcar SA reported on Wednesday a 124% surge in its second-quarter net income year-on-year, beating expectations, underpinned by solid revenue in its wholesale unit Assaí....
05:14 2019-07-25

Brazilian sanitation firm Igua files for IPO Brazilian sanitation company Igua Saneamento filed for an initial public offering on Monday, saying the investment banking units of Banco Bradesco SA , Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, Bank of America Corp, Banco BTG Pactual SA and Banco Santander Brasil SA...
19:14 2019-08-26

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the evangelicals to have it, saying they don't belong in the neighborhood....
05:42 2019-09-15

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
00:42 2019-05-30

Ocasio-Cortez speaks about her ‘super bizarre’ alliance with Ted Cruz Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called her potential alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz “super bizarre, really weird” and blasted Joe Biden’s progressive cred. Staff for Ocasio-Cortez and Cruz are discussing a potential bill that would block Congress me...
20:00 2019-06-07

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with 3 murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murdering three people....
14:56 2019-09-03

Security guard speaks after Ezekiel Elliott shove: ‘out of control’ The security guard who was shoved over by Ezekiel Elliott at a music festival last week has spoken, and he isn’t happy with the Cowboys running back. Kyle Johnson told CBS LA that although he didn’t press charges initially, he’s now...
18:56 2019-05-29

Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks out for first time since surviving plane crash Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Monday spoke out for the first time since he and his family survived a fiery plane crash in Tennessee last week, saying they are “truly blessed” to walk away unscathed. Earnhardt Jr. released a statement on Twitter, ...
17:00 2019-08-20

Jim Boeheim speaks out on February’s fatal crash: ‘It’s a miserable thing’ Syracuse basketball coaching legend Jim Boeheim recalled the moment he struck and killed a man with his car in February — in his first one-on-one interview since the fatal accident. Boeheim, 74, spoke to Esquire for the magazine’s October issue in a ...
23:00 2019-09-11

'Bachelorette' star Hannah B. talks sex and faith, Jed speaks out on finale "The Bachelorette" star Hannah "Hannah B." Brown stands by her statement that Jesus still loves her despite having sex in a windmill, and she doesn't care much what the rest of the world — especially Luke Parker — thinks about it....
22:28 2019-08-01

Taron Egerton speaks out against Rocketman scene cuts in Russia Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesTaron Egerton, the star of the Elton John biopic, Rocketman, has said he is dismayed that gay scenes have been cut from the film in Russia.Egerton, who has won praise...
23:42 2019-06-01

Trump 'speaks to Kanye West' about custody A$AP Rocky in Sweden US rapper A$AP Rocky has received an unlikely boost in his bid to be freed from custody in Sweden over an alleged fight after Donald Trump said Kanye West had brought him up to speed on the situation....
03:14 2019-07-20

Watch: Trump speaks at census event in Rose Garden An administration official told NBC News ahead of the Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon that Trump would direct the Commerce Department to acquire the data by other means....
00:56 2019-07-12

Google speaks to fuzzy game-ownership question in new Stadia FAQ This may look like an ordinary Chromecast Ultra, and it is. But the orange Google Stadia logo behind it indicates that it's being promoted as a central part of the $130 Stadia Pro bundle, shipping this November. [credit: ...
18:28 2019-07-09

Gabby Giffords speaks to Texas town hall on guns Former U.S. congresswoman and shooting survivor Gabby Giffords briefly spoke at a town hall meeting in El Paso, Texas on Thursday night. (Aug. 23)        ...
12:28 2019-08-23

Parliament Updates: S Jaishankar Speaks On Kulbhushan Jadhav Verdict Parliament LIVE Updates: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is making a statement on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict regarding the Kulbhushan Jadhav case in Parliament today. In......
09:14 2019-07-18

Clint Frazier’s silence following defensive woes speaks volumes Clint Frazier has always had something to say, whether it was showing confidence he would win an outfield job or showing off his custom design cleats. But last night, Frazier was absolutely speechless following a dreadful showing in the outfield. Fra...
18:42 2019-06-03

Family of Maria Escobedo speaks out after murderer gets life in prison TUCSON – Maria Escobedo was known as kind, nice and loving. She was a family woman, a mother and a grandma. The brother of Escobedo, Jose Tellez was emotional as he talked to News 4 Tucson about the life sentence of Mario Jesus Dorame. “I...
04:14 2019-07-13

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo a second time. Najila Trindade arrived Tuesday at the police station to continue her deposition with...
03:56 2019-06-19

Pakistan PM Khan speaks with India's Modi to congratulate him on election win Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday spoke to Narendra Modi and congratulated the Indian leader on the runaway election victory of his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), both countries said on Sunday....
14:28 2019-05-26

President Donald Trump speaks with governors about Hurricane Dorian President Donald Trump says he's spoken with the governors of Florida and Georgia ahead of the expected landfall of a potentially devastating Hurricane Dorian this weekend. (August 30)        ...
08:00 2019-09-01

Meghan Markle's father speaks out on baby Archie's christening Meghan Markle remains estranged from her paternal family, even after the birth and christening of her and Prince Harry's son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor....
17:14 2019-07-07

Woman who dodged El Chapo hit speaks at drug lord’s sentencing A woman whom Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once tried to have killed confronted the convicted drug lord on Wednesday — but he couldn’t be bothered to pay attention to her tale of survival. Andrea Velez was the only person to speak at Gu...
22:28 2019-07-17

‘This should never happen anywhere’: UN rights chief speaks out about US migrant facility conditions GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention facilities, intensifying a challenge to the Trump administration’s immigration policies. United Nations...
06:56 2019-07-09

Mother whose toddler died after Ice detention speaks out in emotional testimony The House hearing comes as reports of harrowing conditions at border detention facilities have sparked a national outcryA House committee looking into the treatment of migrant children at detention facilities on the US border has heard searing testim...
03:28 2019-07-11

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Kirkpatrick, who represents Congressional District 2 of Ari...
21:14 2019-07-16

| WATCH: Thai diver speaks a year after cave resue One of the divers in the dramatic rescue of boys from a Thai cave tells DW one year on about the breathtaking experience of not knowing whether they would find the boys dead or alive....
01:00 2019-07-14

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with three murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murdering three people....
17:14 2019-09-03

NBA legend Dwyane Wade speaks at Stoneman Douglas graduation Former Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was the surprise guest speaker at Sunday's graduation ceremony for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2019 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla....
21:28 2019-06-02

On ‘Africa Speaks,’ Santana Finds a Worthy Partner in Buika Carlos Santana’s new album started when he brought a playlist of African songs to the producer Rick Rubin. Then the 71-year-old guitarist found the LP’s voice on the internet....
19:42 2019-06-27

Brazilian housing subsidies program receives $266 mln -spokesman Brazil's Regional Development Ministry has received 1 billion reais ($266.30 million) to resume the housing subsidies program Minha Casa Minha Vida, presidential spokesman Otávio do Rêgo Barros said on Monday....
02:28 2019-07-16

Brazilian stocks see largest foreign net outflow in 23 years Foreign investors have pulled 20.3 billion reais ($5 billion) from Brazilian stocks so far this year, B3 SA Bolsa Balcao said in a statement on Tuesday, the largest withdrawal since 1996....
18:14 2019-08-20

Brazilian officials say 42 inmates found dead at 3 prisons Brazilian authorities said 42 inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas Monday, a day after 15 prisoners died in a riot at a fourth prison in the same city...
04:28 2019-05-28

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m [$107m] in collective moral damages and £150,000 [$186,000] to each ...
23:28 2019-07-16

Brazilian startup Volanty gets capital injection led by SoftBank Brazil's digital used car portal Volanty has received an infusion of 70 million reais ($17.6 million) from venture capital funds led by Japan's SoftBank and Kaszek of Argentina....
06:56 2019-08-08

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
23:00 2019-07-19

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau profit sinks 50% following divestments Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau on Wednesday reported a profit of 373 million reais ($94.19 million) in the second quarter, a 46.5% drop from a year earlier, due to the divestment of facilities in China, India and the United States, the company said....
15:00 2019-08-07

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
14:31 2019-05-21

Brazilian musician João Gilberto dies aged 88 ‘Father of bossa nova’ died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de JaneiroBrazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media.On his Facebook acco...
03:56 2019-07-07

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director Petra Costa is known for mining her personal and family history for material. Her first feature, Elena...
13:00 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering The Brazilian government and state-controlled insurance company BB Seguros raised 7.4 billion reais ($1.99 billion) in a share offering by reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA, the company said on Friday....
16:28 2019-07-19

Softbank evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies for investment - exec Japan's SoftBank Group is evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies with high growth potential for possible investments, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday....
00:56 2019-09-21

Brazilian president imposes nationwide burn ban as new fires pop up Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed a nationwide burn ban for the next two months as the country deals with large-scale wildfires in the Amazon rain forest....
08:28 2019-08-30

Streaming: is the Brazilian film Araby the movie of the decade? A low-budget road movie that’s been wowing critics for two years finally makes its UK debut, thanks to MubiI was late getting to this week’s selected film – though not as late as film distributors in the UK: it has never been picked up for a cinema o...
14:14 2019-08-24

Brazilian player gets life ban from tennis for match-fixing Brazilian player Diego Matos was banned for life from professional tennis after being found guilty of match-fixing        ...
12:28 2019-09-10

Brazilian police sniper kills bus hijacker in Rio de Janeiro All 37 hostages onboard hijacked bus on bridge across Guanabara Bay survive ordealBrazilian security forces have shot dead a man who hijacked a bus on a bridge across Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro and took nearly 40 people hostage.The hijacking beg...
02:14 2019-08-21

Brazilian hotel company interested in Four Seasons restaurant Brazil’s high-end Fasano Hotel company is hot to take over the vacant, former Four Seasons restaurant at 280 Park Ave., Realty Check has learned. Nothing’s signed and talks haven’t reached a term-sheet stage, but a source said Fasano would love to tu...
05:56 2019-08-20

5 accused of obstructing murder case of Brazilian politician Outgoing Brazilian Attorney General Raquel Dodge his requesting that five people be charged with obstructing justice in the case of a leftist city councilwoman gunned down over a year ago...
22:00 2019-09-18

Privatization of Brazilian power co Cemig may be approved this year - CEO Privatization of Brazilian power company Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais, known as Cemig, may be approved this year, its Chief Executive Officer told journalists on Friday....
19:28 2019-08-16

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
04:56 2019-05-23

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
02:28 2019-07-23

U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Brazilian wild fires: official The U.S. government is deeply concerned about wildfires raging throughout the Brazilian Amazon, a senior White House official said on Friday, as international concern grows over the record number of blazes there this year....
21:00 2019-08-23

Brazilian president suggests less pooping to help save environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday suggesting eating less food, and therefore, defecating less, is an answer to some of the world's problems....
19:56 2019-08-11

Brazilian striker Thalles dies in motorcycle crash near Rio RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former Vasco da Gama striker Thalles Lima de Conceicaão Penha is one of two people who died from a motorcycle crash outside Rio de Janeiro. Thalles was 24. The club and Rio de Janeiro’s fire department said the incident ha...
19:56 2019-06-22

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
01:42 2019-06-02

Oprah pal Marianne Williamson finally speaks 30 minutes into Democratic debate Oprah Winfrey pal and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson didn’t get a chance to participate in Thursday’s Democratic debate until about the 30-minute mark — and used her time to blast the government. Williamson, 66, criticized the “...
05:00 2019-06-28

PM Speaks To Donald Trump, Flags "Extreme Rhetoric By Regional Leaders" Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a telephonic conversation with US President Donald Trump - a first since the government announced its decision on Kashmir and the subsequent rhetoric from......
20:42 2019-08-19

Dolphins coach speaks to Kenny Stills after player's criticism of owner Coach Brian Flores spoke to Miami Dolphins star Kenny Stills after the wide receiver criticized the team's owner in a tweet for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump....
23:14 2019-08-09

Bill Clinton speaks at funeral for tragic West Point cadet The West Point cadet killed in a horrific training accident was laid to rest over the weekend in a service attended by more than a thousand mourners, including former President Clinton. Slain cadet Christopher Morgan’s dad was once a member of ...
22:56 2019-06-16

Natalie Portman Speaks Out About Moby's ''Disturbing'' Dating Claims: He Was ''Being Creepy'' Natalie Portman is setting the record straight on her rumored relationship with the singer Moby. In his tell-all memoir, the singer claimed to engage in a brief but romantic fling with......
06:00 2019-05-22

John Legend speaks out about that time Chrissy Teigen was mom-shamed and why he changes diapers John Legend is here for diaper-changing tables in men's restrooms. He is not here for people mom-shaming his wife Chrissy Teigen.        ...
15:56 2019-06-12

'I Want to Own My Part In it': Lena Waithe Officially Speaks On Jason Mitchell Allegations For the first time, Lena Waithe is speaking thoroughly on the allegations against actor Jason Mitchell in regard to his alleged misconduct on the set of The Chi. And it seems she wants to set the record straight on some things....
22:14 2019-05-31

Amber Portwood's Ex Gary Shirley Speaks Out After Her Arrest for Domestic Battery Amber Portwood's ex is speaking out hours after her arrest in Indiana. On Friday morning, Gary Shirley took to Twitter and expressed well wishes for the mother of his daughter.......
23:56 2019-07-05

Carlin Dunne's Mother Speaks Against Banning Motorcycles On Pikes Peak After Ducati rider Carlin Dunne's tragic death at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, there have been reports about the future of motorcycle racing at Pikes Peak under question....
15:14 2019-07-17

Watch: Trump speaks at conference hours after firing John Bolton Roughly 1,800 people are reportedly expected to attend the conference, which draws leaders and representatives of historically black colleges and universities — often called HBCUs — from around the country....
02:28 2019-09-11

Trump speaks out on Sean Spicer joining 'Dancing with the Stars': 'He will do great' One day after it was revealed that Sean Spicer will be competing on the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars," President Trump spoke out about the casting decision. ...
11:14 2019-08-23

Casey Affleck speaks out on #MeToo allegations, says harassment claims are 'antithetical' to who he is Casey Affleck, who's been accused of sexual harassment in the past, says he kept quiet during the height of the #MeToo movement to avoid being a distraction, even though he supports the cause....
00:42 2019-08-07

‘Glad This Is Finally Over.’ Donald Trump Jr. Speaks Out After Senate Panel Inquiry (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, said he is “glad this is finally over” after speaking to the Senate Intelligence Committee for around three hours on Wednesday. Trump Jr. said he was happy to clarif...
21:00 2019-06-12

Trump speaks before presidential seal doctored with symbols of Russia and golf Image mysteriously displayed behind president at rightwing event features two-headed eagle clutching golf clubsAs Donald Trump addressed a rightwing crowd in Washington on Tuesday, the audience roared in support – but it was a doctored onscreen displ...
06:56 2019-07-25

Pompeo speaks with Danish foreign minister after Trump cancels visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Denmark's foreign minister on Wednesday and praised U.S.-Danish security cooperation, a day after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a visit to the Nordic country because it rebuffed his idea of bu...
03:14 2019-08-22

Amit Shah Speaks In Parliament Amid Opposition Protests Over J&K Crisis A cabinet meeting is taking place at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence in Delhi amid uncertainty in Jammu and Kashmir and an unprecedented lockdown that included the midnight house arrest of......
08:28 2019-08-05

Brazilian President's Pension Bill Advances in the Lower House Brazil’s lower house speaker estimated that an amended proposal to overhaul the nation’s insolvent pension system could save about $245 billion over the next decade, enough to ease fears over a full-blown fiscal crisis....
15:28 2019-07-03

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
20:14 2019-07-03

Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano and Luverdense in Serie C was stopped in the sixth minute before resuming seven minutes later. Accor...
19:00 2019-08-27

Brazilian inmate, who tried to escape dressed as his daughter, found dead Convicted Rio drug dealer Clauvino da Silva, 42, was serving a decades-long sentence when he was caught trying to break out of jail last Saturday, disguised as his daughter....
19:28 2019-08-06

Walmart's Brazilian unit agrees to pay $138 mln to settle FCPA charges Walmart Inc has agreed to pay a penalty of $138 million to settle a claim that its Brazilian unit violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, according to court filings....
19:00 2019-06-20

Brazilian pop star Gabriel Diniz killed in plane crash at age 28 A Brazillian pop singer with millions of fans on social media was killed in a plane crash at age 28, according to a report. Gabriel Diniz died traveling to visit his girlfriend Monday for her birthday on a flight from the city of Salvador, the Guardi...
00:14 2019-05-30

Brazilian women wanted to be K-pop stars but were forced into prostitution, police say A group of Brazilian women who traveled to South Korea hoping to join its multibillion-dollar K-pop industry instead found themselves trafficked into prostitution, according to South Korean police....
13:28 2019-09-04

UPDATE 2-Brazilian fund skirts disaster after Argentina rout A Brazilian asset manager posted a deep loss in its long-only equity fund as its bullish stance on Argentina crumbled this week, while its larger long-short hedge fund escaped with a relatively minor loss, internal fund data showed on Wednesday....
00:00 2019-08-15

Brazilian Police Recommend Not Charging Neymar in Rape Inquiry The police recommended closing the case, which began with a rape accusation by a Brazilian model, but prosecutors will have the final say on whether to proceed....
19:01 2019-07-31

Dolphins want to see 330-pound Brazilian judo champ play in preseason Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores told UPI he wants to see what 330-pound Brazilian judo champion Durval Queiroz Neto can do in the preseason. Queiroz is part of the International Player Pathway Program....
22:56 2019-08-02

Satirical blank-page book on Brazilian president goes viral A book purporting to explain why Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro “should be respected and trusted” has gone viral on social media after it became apparent that 188 of its 190 pages are totally blank....
13:56 2019-08-16

Brazilian bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto dies at 88 Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of the South American nation, died on Saturday, his son said. He w...
14:56 2019-07-07

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
12:00 2019-05-22

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and push the nation to the right after decades of mostly leftist rule. But six months into Mr. Bolsonaro’s ...
19:42 2019-06-23

Brazilian women promised K-pop fame were forced into prostitution: police A group of Brazilian women who traveled to South Korea hoping to join its multibillion-dollar K-pop industry instead found themselves trafficked into prostitution, according to South Korean police....
21:28 2019-09-04

Paraguay may deploy troops after Brazilian gangster escapes in shootout President’s announcement prompts concerns for civil liberties in a country which only emerged from military rule in 1989Mario Abdo Benítez has announced plans to amend Paraguay’s constitution to allow the military a greater role in the battle against...
19:56 2019-09-12

Saab presents first Brazilian Gripen E fighter for flight test Saab delivered the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft to start initial flight test programs in Sweden. The aircraft will move to Brazil next year for more tests, and deliveries to Brazil's air force will start in 2021....
19:56 2019-09-12

Brazilian lithium producer Sigma in talks with Tesla, other automakers Brazil-based lithium startup Sigma Lithium Resources Corp has held talks with Tesla Inc and other automakers about supplying the key battery ingredient in the coming years, the company's chief executive said on Thursday....
22:14 2019-09-12

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm, the Alagoas government said on Friday....
04:00 2019-06-08

Brazilian jewelry chain Vivara requests authorization to go public Brazilian jewelry chain Vivara Participações has requested authorization from local securities regulator CVM to become a public company, the first step before filing for an initial public offering, according to a securities filing on Tuesday....
18:14 2019-08-20

UPDATE 1-Owner of Timberland and Vans will no longer buy Brazilian leather The U.S. parent company of Timberland, Vans and Kipling will no longer buy Brazilian leather, it said on Thursday, as continuing forest fires in the Amazon raise questions about ecological stewardship in the world's largest rainforest....
17:42 2019-08-29

UPDATE 1-Brazilian stocks see largest foreign net outflow in 23 years Foreign investors have pulled 20.3 billion reais ($5 billion) from Brazilian stocks so far this year, B3 SA Bolsa Balcao said in a statement on Tuesday, the largest withdrawal since 1996....
20:56 2019-08-20

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at church Authorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people....
05:14 2019-05-22

Brazilian Referee Becomes Second Ref This Month To Stop Match Due To Homophobic Chants While FIFA’s recent disciplinary code changes meant to address racist abuse from supporters in the stands, the updated rules have already been called to action this month to combat homophobia, first in France and now in Brazil....
01:28 2019-08-27

Brazilian Police Kill Man Who Hijacked Bus, Held 37 Passengers Hostage (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff on Latin America’s longest ...
21:56 2019-08-20

Friday’s Daily Brief: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Yemen food aid, IDs for Rohingya, protect fleeing Malians, Nagasaki Peace Ceremony Our main stories: ‘Promote’ indigenous peoples’ languages urges Guterres; WFP resumes Yemen food aid; 500,000 Rohingya ID cards issued; Malians fleeing violence need protection; Nagasaki Peace Ceremony message...
22:00 2019-08-09

Watch: Vice President Mike Pence speaks live at Delivering Alpha Vice President Pence's sit-down with CNBC's Joe Kernen comes as President Donald Trump's White House navigates a forest of thorny political issues....
05:14 2019-09-20

"When Rahul Gandhi Speaks, Pakistan Cheers": Amit Shah At Public Rally Days after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was controversially quoted by Pakistan in a petition made in the United Nations, Union Home Minister Amit Shah today raked up the issue again at a public......
14:00 2019-09-01

Amanda Knox, Tearful and Angry, Speaks in Italy, Years After Murder Acquittal At a conference on wrongful convictions, Ms. Knox said: “I know that many people think I am bad. That I don’t belong here. It shows how a false narrative can be powerful and undermine justice.”...
19:28 2019-06-15

Lizzo Speaks Out on Racism After "Bigot" Guard Allegedly Attacks Her Team at Summerfest Lizzo says a racist and "bigoted" security guard attacked members of her team at Summerfest, the event she headlined in Milwaukee on Thursday night. The 31-year-old singer and......
23:42 2019-06-28

Neymar speaks with cops about posting photos of rape accuser on social media Brazilian soccer star Neymar spoke with cops for nearly two hours Thursday evening about his posting images and messages of his rape accuser on social media without her permission — a possible violation of her online privacy. The Paris Saint-Ge...
16:28 2019-06-07

Dems ramp up calls for Trump impeachment after Mueller speaks out on Russia probe Democratic leaders are pushing to impeach President Trump in the immediate aftermath of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's statement recapping his investigation's findings and announcing the closing of his office....
22:56 2019-05-29

Watch live: President Donald Trump speaks at campaign stop in New Hampshire President Donald Trump will hit the campaign trail again Thursday in New Hampshire, where the second primary vote for his Democratic challengers will be held in six months....
13:00 2019-08-16

Buttigieg speaks after days of silence on 2,000 fetuses in home of South Bend abortionist Following days of silence, 2020 Democrat Pete Buttigieg Wednesday addressed the discovery of thousands of fetal remains in the home of late abortionist Ulrich Klopfer, who worked in the mayor’s hometown of South Bend, Indiana, for decades....
03:28 2019-09-19

Woman who fled China speaks out about treatment at so-called vocational training camps Human rights groups say China has detained up to a million people in camps set up throughout Xinjiang, a region where Muslim Uighurs are the biggest ethnic group....
16:28 2019-07-19

Warren Gatland speaks after Howley sent home for suspected betting breach – video Wales head coach Warren Gatland has revealed he was 'shocked' by the news that his assistant coach Rob Howley had been sent home from their World Cup training camp in Japan due to a suspected betting breach. Gatland admited the news had sent shockwav...
15:14 2019-09-18

Lisa Bloom: lawyer in Epstein case speaks of suffering sexual abuse Bloom, representing two alleged victims of financier, says being a survivor ‘has enabled me to have a lot of compassion’Lisa Bloom, the powerhouse lawyer who has risen to prominence in the #MeToo era, has spoken of suffering sexual abuse herself. Rel...
01:28 2019-08-26

Simone Biles Speaks Out on Brother's Murder Arrest: 'My Heart Breaks for Everyone Involved' Gymnast Simone Biles released her first public statement Monday following the shocking arrest of her brother, Tevin Biles-Thomas, in connection with three murders in Cleveland....
22:28 2019-09-03

‘Your Attraction to Me...Is Not a Reason to Kill Me’: Laverne Cox Speaks Out About the Murders of Black Trans Women It ought to be common knowledge by now that, without the contributions of black trans women, there would be no gay rights movement in the U.S. Still, they remain the most marginalized and vilified of all LBGTQ groups, a fact that is most evident in t...
06:28 2019-06-30

Players’ union urges action on mental health after Kearnan Myall speaks out • RPA says 10% of Premiership players phone helpline every year• Majority have mental health problems after retiring – surveyRugby’s players’ union has called for urgent action to be taken to protect players’ mental wellbeing following stark warnings...
21:14 2019-08-20

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher speaks out on acquittal: 'We knew the truth the whole time' Decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher joined "Fox & Friends" Wednesday in an exclusive interview after he was found not guilty of murder and attempted murder in the killing of a teenage Islamic State member in Iraq....
18:28 2019-07-03

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices are already great value given the high quality you get in your hands.We really want to help you beat th...
16:56 2019-07-12