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Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint

Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous people....

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint

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German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone protest at Heathrow Airport next week....
20:00, 06/14/2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in London Hundreds of demonstrators set up camp across the UK, disrupting traffic and concrete production. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
19:26, 07/17/2019

Police take hard line on arrested Extinction Rebellion protesters Met assembles team of 30 officers to investigate disruption by activists Police say they may seek to get charges brought against 1,100 Extinction Rebellion supporters they arrested last month as they warned officers would be stretched by a wave of en...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Extinction Rebellion: what happens next? Extinction Rebellion brought London to a standstill last week. But who's behind the movement that has revolutionised activism — and what happens next? Kate Wills reports...
17:39, 05/02/2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters appear in court in London More than 30 activists have been charged with a range of public order offences More than 30 Extinction Rebellion protesters have appeared in court in London charged with a range of public order offences.The charges relate to demonstrations led by the...
22:13, 07/12/2019

V&A to display collection of Extinction Rebellion artefacts London art and design museum praises environmental group’s distinctive visual identity A year ago, the climate activist movement Extinction Rebellion did not even exist. Now, just nine months after its first public action, the Victoria and Albert Mus...
17:39, 07/26/2019

Extinction Rebellion highlight climate emergency at Glastonbury Campaigners joined by indigenous people who have led fight against global heatingNearly 2,000 festival-goers have joined climate change campaigners Extinction Rebellion to stage a procession across the Glastonbury site, paying tribute to indigenous p...
20:52, 06/27/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s demands...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Extinction Rebellion: 'Fashion week should be a declaration of emergency' At the Port Eliot festival in Cornwall, two members of the campaign group talked about how the fashion industry must adapt – nowOn Friday afternoon, two members of Extinction Rebellion, Tamsin Omond and Sara Arnold, spoke at Port Eliot festival in Co...
21:39, 07/26/2019

Radiohead makes stolen tracks available to help 'Extinction Rebellion' The band has reacted in unusual fashion to a ransom notice over 18 hours of hacked material. Rather than pay hackers, the group has put the tracks online and asked fans to donate to Extinction Rebellion....
20:26, 06/11/2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters confront politicians at US Capitol Climate crisis group members gluing themselves to doorways to block members of Congress from attending evening voteProtesters from the climate crisis group Extinction Rebellion are causing disruption at the US Capitol in Washington, confronting polit...
01:39, 07/24/2019

'Extinction Rebellion' again brings London traffic to standstill Traffic in central London slowed to a halt again Friday, as environmental activists staged another "Extinction Rebellion" aimed at fighting the advances of climate change....
19:39, 06/14/2019

Extinction Rebellion urges ad industry to use its power for good Letter to senior figures urges them to use their power to influence public opinion on climate changeEnvironmental activists Extinction Rebellion have turned their fire on the advertising industry in a public letter, encouraging it to use its expertis...
10:52, 05/19/2019

Extinction Rebellion block London concrete project Hundreds of demonstrators stopped the production of an underground tunnel in the river Thames. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
12:39, 07/16/2019

Extinction Rebellion kick off weekend of protest with Dalston blockade Other events included mass bike ride through A10, Olympic park traffic blocks as well as talks and panels in London FieldsExtinction Rebellion have staged a blockade in Dalston, east London, disrupting traffic at its busiest central junction. Car hor...
18:52, 07/13/2019

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight climate change....
20:39, 07/15/2019

Extinction Rebellion protester convicted of public order offence Angie Zelter, 68, wanted judge to take ‘urgency of the climate emergency’ into account The first person to face trial over the Extinction Rebellion protests in April has been found guilty of a minor public order offence for blocking a road in central...
19:13, 06/25/2019

Extinction Rebellion postpones Heathrow drone protest plan LONDON (AP) — The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down London’s Heathrow Airport with drones after it was criticized by politicians and police. The anti-climate change group said Sunday it would &#...
14:13, 06/16/2019

Extinction Rebellion founder cleared over King's College protest Jury finds Roger Hallam not guilty of causing damage after spray painting building’s wallThe founder of Extinction Rebellion has been cleared of causing damage worth £7,000 by daubing a slogan on a listed university building.Roger Hallam, 52, sprayed...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Extinction Rebellion founder calls for mass psychedelic disobedience Gail Bradbrook, a co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, has called for a mass ingestion of psychedelic substances in protest against the criminalisation of drugs...
03:39, 08/20/2019

Police call for tougher sentences to deter Extinction Rebellion Met says it is working with CPS on more than 900 cases from environmental protestsPolice have accused Extinction Rebellion of causing “high level” disruption and called for courts to pass sentences big enough to deter them from causing fresh chaos, a...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Extinction Rebellion's co-founder on bringing London to a standstill As debate rages over Extinction Rebellion's disruptive tactics, its co-founder Gail Bradbrook tells Susannah Butter about bringing London to a standstill — and her time on mind-altering drugs...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Extinction Rebellion: hitting a nerve at Australia's climate flashpoint The amorphous climate action group has fired up activists and opponents alike as it tries to shut down BrisbaneThe Extinction Rebellion protesters think you should be angry. They want politicians and opinion columnists to be angry. The more people th...
02:39, 08/11/2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters stop rush-hour traffic in London Lewisham campaigners block three roads into city centre to highlight ‘air pollution crisis’Environmental protesters stopped traffic on three main roads into central London from the south-east in protest over the “air pollution crisis” in the area.The...
16:26, 06/14/2019

Extinction Rebellion considers using drones to shut London's Heathrow Airport Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion are considering using drones to shut London's Heathrow Airport this summer in a campaign against plans to build a third runway at Europe's busiest airport, the group said on Thursday....
01:52, 05/31/2019

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow until after summer Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed until later this year a plan to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport using drones and published on Sunday more details of the protest action in a bid to allay public safety fears....
13:39, 06/16/2019

Radiohead release hours of hacked MiniDiscs to benefit Extinction Rebellion Thom Yorke describes hours of recordings from OK Computer sessions as ‘not v interesting’, while climate activists thank the band for ‘unprecedented support’Radiohead have released a vast collection of unreleased tracks made during the sessions for 1...
15:13, 06/11/2019

The Extinction Rebellion plan to "shut down" London Fashion Week in September The climate change protesters plan to target the biannual fashion event in a bid to raise awareness of the environmental damage caused by the fashion industry....
13:26, 08/06/2019

Scrap the catwalk: Extinction Rebellion is right – London fashion week is unsustainable The environmental impact of the fashion industry is enormous. And with fashion weeks acting as promoters of even more consumption, it’s time for radical actionI have long wanted to get a special T-shirt printed for our national bi-annual fashion show...
11:52, 08/09/2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters block site of London super-sewer Activists and residents demonstrate in Bermondsey in protest at pollution from lorriesExtinction Rebellion protesters have blockaded the entrance to the construction of London’s £4.2bn super-sewer project as part of a fifth day of protests.About 50 a...
11:26, 07/19/2019

'Extinction Rebellion' disrupts London Stock Exchange, traffic on final day Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion activists stopped traffic across London Thursday, continuing a large-scale movement to protest climate change and pollution....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow till after summer Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed to later this year a plan to use drones to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport, saying it had designed new tactics to allay public fears over safety....
11:00, 06/16/2019

Met second-in-command issues stark warning to Extinction Rebellion protesters planning to use drones at Heathrow One of the Met Police's most senior officers today warned Extinction Rebellion protesters planning to use drones at Heathrow Airport that it would be "reckless in the extreme"....
14:13, 06/04/2019

Extinction Rebellion activist tearful as she hears protest stopped man from reaching dying father A climate activist fought back tears as she apologised to a man who was unable to reach his dying dad's bedside due to a demonstration blocking the road....
04:13, 07/19/2019

Extinction Rebellion protests cost police £7 million, says Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick Extinction Rebellion's recent mass protests across the capital cost Scotland Yard an extra £7million to police, putting a "huge strain" on the force, it was revealed today....
22:52, 05/02/2019

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham protesters plan to swarm key London roads and block traffic during rush hour Extinction Rebellion is planning to cause rush-hour chaos on Friday by blocking major roads in south-east London to protest against dangerous levels of air pollution....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Animal Rebellion activists to blockade UK's biggest meat market London’s Smithfield Market part of next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protestsThousands of animal rights and environment activists are planning to blockade Smithfield Market – the largest wholesale meat market in the UK – in the next wave of E...
22:26, 08/16/2019

London climate change protesters daub Brazilian embassy blood red Climate change protesters threw red paint onto the Brazilian embassy in London on Tuesday to demonstrate against damage to the Amazon rainforest and what they described as violence against indigenous peoples living there....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC Four activists refused to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, even after they got an eviction notice. The group considers Nicolas Maduro to be Venezuela's legitimate president. Counter-demonstrators gathered outside the building. (May 14...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Activists vow to stay inside the Venezuelan embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists who have staged a protest inside the Venezuelan embassy for 35 days say they plan to stay put hours after law enforcement informed them they are trespassing on embassy property. “We are not following the order. It is...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between the supporters of the country’s two competing leaders....
01:52, 05/17/2019

No diplomats, no Venezuelans as activists occupy DC embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Venezuelan embassy in the tony D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the fight over who will lead the South American nation. American activists supporting embattled President Nicolas Maduro have oc...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Founder of Doctors for Extinction Rebellion group 'draws the line' at sending drones above Heathrow A London doctor who was "willing to be arrested" during Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests has said he draws the line at sending drones above Heathrow Airport....
16:52, 06/08/2019

Extinction Rebellion to launch 'summer uprising' in London, Glasgow, Cardiff, Bristol and Leeds Members of climate protest group Extinction Rebellion are planning to take to the streets in five major cities across the UK in a new wave of action today....
10:00, 07/15/2019

Activists at Venezuela Embassy served with eviction notice WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have served an eviction notice to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, and asked them to leave immediately. Brian Becker, national director of the Answer Coali...
05:39, 05/14/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functioning embassy for a month....
03:39, 05/09/2019

35 days into protest, Washington activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy Several activists ignored a trespassing warning and remained holed up in Venezuela’s embassy in the United States on Tuesday, highlighting a dispute over who is the legitimate leader of the South American nation....
05:39, 05/15/2019

Venezuelans clash with pro-Maduro Code Pink activists in tense scene outside DC embassy Dozens of supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido converged Tuesday on the now-shuttered Venezuelan embassy in Washington, clashing with pro-regime activists who have been camped out at the building for weeks in support of the embattled Nicolas M...
22:26, 04/30/2019

Liberal activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in Washington to oppose Trump policy Liberal activists are bracing for a showdown with the Trump administration Thursday at an unusual location: Venezuela's embassy.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Calls grow to drop case against US Marine and activists in North Korean embassy intrusion The Justice Department is charging two men accused of intruding into the North Korean embassy in Madrid, Spain, and grabbing computers, thumb drives and a cell phone that they then handed over to the FBI....
03:39, 05/08/2019

A Detroit Artist Was Commissioned by the City to Paint a Mural—Then Police Arrested Him Detroit artist Sheefy McFly has been making a name for himself, so much so that the city recently commissioned him to paint a series of murals honoring the Motor City as part of its City Walls initiative. But on Wednesday, as McFly was working on the...
19:52, 06/29/2019

Man arrested for crashing his car into U.S. embassy in Seoul A South Korean man was arrested for crashing his sedan into the front gate of the U.S. Embassy in central Seoul, police said. No one was hurt in the incident....
10:26, 06/26/2019

Belgium: Man arrested over US Embassy attack plot The suspect was reportedly seen acting suspiciously near the US Embassy in Brussels. He has been charged with an attempted terrorist attack, but denies any involvement....
06:26, 06/25/2019

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....
02:13, 06/22/2019

Nippon Paint And Honda Two-Wheelers Join Hands For After-Market Paint Service Honda Motorcycle And Scooters India (HMSI) has assigned Nippon Paint India as its authorized after-market paints and ancillary products supplier. Nippon has also launched a new range of colors for......
17:39, 06/15/2019

Woman arrested for threatening to blow up Swedish embassy over A$AP Rocky case Rebecca Kanter is accused of abusing staff and damaging property at Washington DC embassyA fan of the rapper A$AP Rocky has been arrested in Washington DC after allegedly threatening to “blow up” the Swedish embassy there. The rapper is currently jai...
12:52, 07/29/2019

Spanish journalist arrested for trying to sell Assange embassy videos for $3.4M: report A Spanish journalist and an unnamed computer programmer were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to make more $3.4 million by selling videos of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during his time the Ecuador Embassy in London....
23:39, 05/03/2019

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered at Bryant Park at around noon and then marched th...
13:52, 06/23/2019

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
23:39, 07/16/2019

Anti-deportation activists 'occupy' Biden campaign HQ in Philadelphia; 6 arrested Six people were arrested at Joe Biden's campaign office in Philadelphia Wednesday after advocates for undocumented immigrants stormed the building in a bid to confront the Democratic frontrunner over the millions of deportations that took place durin...
05:13, 07/11/2019

Brazilian court freezes $15 mln of Brazilian subsidiary of auditor TUV SUD A Brazilian court ruled on Wednesday that 60 million reais ($15 million) of German auditor TÜV SÜD's assets be frozen and used to help pay for reparations to families affected by a deadly dam burst....
22:39, 05/15/2019

Hyundai Replaces Silver, White And Gray Paint With Silver, White And Gray Paint On The 2020 Tuscon Hyundai Motor America would like everyone to know, via a press release this week, that like an artist changing out their paints for a new, ambitious project, the Hyundai Tuscon will feature a “refreshed color palette” for the 2020 model year. That co...
05:26, 08/10/2019

The best paint rollers you can buy HomeRight/Business Insider With a good paint roller, you can coat a good-sized wall in a matter of minutes. Or you can paint a whole room, ceiling, and all in just a couple of hours — setup and cleanup included. The Wooster Brush Company R017 ...
01:13, 07/02/2019

'Rebellion and spirit': Pochettino, by those who know him best The Tottenham manager used to help his parents on the farm but his success surprises no one in his home town in ArgentinaMauricio Pochettino comes from Murphy, a small town in the south of Santa Fe province in Argentina. The capital of Santa Fe, Rosa...
12:39, 05/31/2019

Serge Pizzorno: 'I think there'll be a rebellion' Serge Pizzorno's shaggy shock of jet black hair, once instantly recognisable, is now sharp-fringed and shaved, a striking leopard print dyed into the back in a style worthy of Instagram dreams, should he be so inclined....
11:39, 08/01/2019

How to remove car paint scratches Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 A light parking ding can spoil your car's looks. Here's how to tidy up and remove car paintwork scratches...
16:13, 06/18/2019

How to Donate or Dispose of Your Old Paint You’re not a proper homeowner until you’ve got a few stacks of half-used paint cans stashed in a dark corner of your basement, attic or shed. A few were leftover from when you threw a fresh coat on the walls before you moved in, maybe one from that t...
23:52, 05/03/2019

PPG Tries to Brighten Paint Sales Shareholders will be watching to see whether PPG Industries is making progress on improving its paint business and raising prices when the company reports second-quarter results this month....
17:26, 07/02/2019

Actually, Two-Tone Paint Is Great There was a time when I was not part of this site, so I can’t be held accountable for the bad takes that were bizarrely allowed to be published here. I can try to make it right, though. I’m being uncharacteristically contrite because I just stumbled ...
21:13, 07/12/2019

What has changed since the Stonewall rebellion? – podcast The Stonewall rebellion in 1969 started a revolution in LGBT rights in the US. Ed Pilkington revisits the story 50 years on with those who were there. Plus: Lucy Seigle on the rise of fast fashionOn the evening of 27 June 1969, gay men and their tran...
05:13, 06/24/2019

The Ultimate Warhammer 40K Funko Pop Is One You Can Paint Yourself I mean, if you’re gonna start doing Funko Pops from the grim dark future of Games Workshop’s sci-fi tabletop game...you might as well make it as close to the 40K experience as possible, right?Read more......
12:26, 06/12/2019

Microsoft Paint isn't going anywhere, and gets new accessibility features Microsoft has been making a strong push toward accessibility in the past year, with the Xbox Adaptive Controller proving to be one of the best Xbox One accessories. Now, the company is adding accessibility features to one of its most popular, long-st...
23:26, 05/15/2019

GIMP vs Paint.NET: which is the best free photo editor for you? GIMP and Paint.NET are both free image editors, but the two are quite different, so it can be tricky to know which is best for you.The world of photo editors is a funny one. For most people, choosing the right tool is something of a balancing act. Do...
18:26, 04/30/2019

Tennessee Confederate monument vandalized with red paint NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Red paint and the phrase “they were racists” were discovered on a Confederate monument in a Nashville, Tennessee, park. Police say they found the vandalism Monday at the Confederate Private Monument in Centennial P...
18:26, 06/17/2019

Fat White Family Are Trying to Start a Rebellion, Messily The British rock band known for its outrageous shows and anti-gentrification politics wants to sneak provocative ideas into songs — if it can keep itself from falling apart....
12:52, 05/10/2019

How to paint your way to a profitable, faster home sale Painting a home before putting in on the market can be critical to selling it faster and for a better price. A fresh coat can add 1-3% to the price.       ...
17:39, 07/09/2019

Confederate monument vandalized with paint in Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Police in coastal South Carolina say two people have been arrested after what appears to be red paint was thrown on a Confederate monument. Charleston police said the Confederate Defenders of Charleston monument downtown was v...
18:26, 06/17/2019

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
22:39, 05/16/2019

RBS bosses braced for shareholder rebellion over pay report Royal Bank of Scotland executives are likely to face a grilling from shareholders at its annual general meeting (AGM) Thursday over pension payments for top bosses, including its outgoing CEO Ross McEwan....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Watching paint dry with Britain's road markers Hitex International is part of a £270m a-year industry Road markings are just paint that you slap on the road, right? Wrong. Very, very wrong, as we find out White lines, yellow lines, rumble strips… We take them for granted but the material they’...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Far From World Cup, Hints of Rebellion Inside U.S. Soccer Current and former employees have been excoriating the federation’s top executives online in an effort to alert leaders to what they called a “toxic” culture....
04:13, 06/26/2019

Rebellion to run vibrant art car liveries in Le Mans 24 Hours Privateer World Endurance Championship LMP1 squad Rebellion Racing has revealed a pair of radical 'art car' liveries for next weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours...
04:39, 06/10/2019

Stonewall Stories: Legacy of the LGBTQ rebellion It was a speakeasy-like bar with one of the few floors in New York City where men danced with other men. On June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Inn became the place where a rebellion against a police raid helped propel the modern LGBTQ rights movement. (Jun...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Evil Genius 2: World Domination is coming from Rebellion Rebellion showed off Evil Genius 2: World Domination at the PC Gaming Show leading into the Electronic Entertainment Expo today. It's coming to the PC. Read More...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear that, according to a just-published study in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, women e...
19:39, 07/05/2019

Trump unveils new red, white and blue Air Force One paint job President Trump, in an interview aired Thursday, unveiled the new red, white and blue paint job for the new Air Force One -- and promised that the jet would also be much bigger than the existing presidential plane....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Magna opens $1.38 billion paint shop in Slovenia The paint shop, which complements contract vehicle production at a Magna Steyr plant in Graz, Austria, started test runs in March. The new plant currently employs 200 people and is poised to employ an additional 200 workers....
00:00, 07/16/2019

Samantha Bee on Mueller's testimony: 'Like watching depressed paint dry' Late-night hosts focused on Robert Mueller’s much-watched live testimony and how it might affect Trump’s presidencyLate-night hosts discussed Robert Mueller’s live testimony and how it might affect Donald Trump’s presidency. Continue reading......
22:00, 07/25/2019

Enough of the climate nightmare. It’s time to paint the dream | Ed Miliband A new approach must connect the climate crisis with inequality to offer a compelling and attractive way forward for societyLet’s talk about the dream, not just the nightmare. Imagine the cities and towns of the future: clean, green, with decent air q...
16:52, 07/04/2019

AMD's 50th Anniversary Ryzen 7, Radeon VII parts paint your PC red AMD's 50th anniversary is right around the corner, with May 1 being the official date. But, AMD has given gamers a couple reasons to celebrate early, as it has confirmed the release of special anniversary editions of it's Radeon VII graphic...
18:13, 04/29/2019

Crap artists rejoice! MS Paint is getting a last-minute reprieve Enlarge / Who needs Aurich's artistic talents, anyway? (credit: Peter Bright) Long, long ago, Microsoft quietly announced that it was going to remove the venerable mspaint.exe from Windows 10. The app was listed as deprecated, indicating intent to ...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Bajaj Pulsar 220F Gets New Matte Red Paint Scheme The Bajaj Pulsar 220F has been introduced with a new Volcanic Red paint scheme in India, priced at Rs. 1.07 lakh (ex-showroom). The colour option is available in addition to the black and blue shades......
15:52, 08/06/2019

Use a Paint Brush and Baby Wipes to Clean Your Car's Interior Like a Pro Your car should be as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside. That’s why we put together some of our favorite car hacks to prep your interior for a summer road trip....
19:39, 06/19/2019

Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion. Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins. Their parents have organized....
20:39, 04/28/2019

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people....
07:00, 07/05/2019

How spray paint, ego and activism turned graffiti into an art form Martha Cooper remembers the moment she started seeing graffiti as something more than “a random act of vandalism.” It was in the late ’70s, when a young boy showed Cooper — then a New York Post photographer working on a project about kids and creativ...
03:52, 06/22/2019

Stories of Stonewall: How the LGBTQ rebellion left a legacy NEW YORK (AP) — It was a speakeasy-like bar with one of the few floors in New York City where men danced with other men. And on June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Inn became the place where a rebellion against a police raid helped propel the modern LGBTQ r...
13:13, 06/24/2019

Troops will paint border fence to improve ‘aesthetic appearance’ Active-duty US troops are set to begin painting a year-old stretch of fencing on the Mexican border to “improve the aesthetic appearance” — at the same time tens of thousands of asylum seekers are overwhelming border facilities and personnel. Border ...
03:26, 06/07/2019

Rebellion adds extra LMP1 entry for WEC opener at Silverstone Rebellion Racing has made a late entry of a second privateer LMP1 car for the opening round of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone next month...
13:39, 08/20/2019

Earthquake-resistant paint could help brick buildings survive tremors Brick buildings could be made more earthquake resilient with a glass fibre paint. It improves their overall strength and helps them flex during shakes....
19:13, 04/28/2019

There's Nothing More Embarrassing Than Being Picked Off By A Dude In Full Joker Face Paint No quarterback wants to throw an interception, but Jonathon Jennings of the CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks endured a special indignity in Thursday’s game, when he tossed a first-quarter pick to an opponent who was freaking twisted. Jennings’ errant pass was ...
17:39, 07/26/2019

CHEAP: Paint the town red with 33% off Sony’s DualShock 4 Wireless Controller Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Few things in life are as satisfying as returning home from work and sinking into your favorite video games. Whether that means taking out enemies in a Battle Roy...
14:13, 07/18/2019

Rebellion, Ginetta to field two LMP1 cars at WEC pre-season test Rebellion and Ginetta will each run two cars at the this month's World Endurance Championship pre-season test despite not committing to field both their entries in the full series...
19:52, 07/08/2019

Rebellion's Eye Searing Liveries Will Bring a Splash of Color to Le Mans It would take a miracle for the Rebellion Racing team cars to win the LMP1 class at Le Mans next weekend. The cars are incredibly fast, and the drivers really know what they are doing, but the regulations prevent this privateer team from competing di...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Pose Stars Reflect on the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion Despite what various companies try to tell (or sell) you during June, Pride month is about acknowledging and celebrating the legacy of the LGBTQIA+ community....
04:00, 06/28/2019

Six easy DIY challenges: you can do these paint projects over a bank holiday weekend A lick of paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. Here are six easy projects to consider doing over one of the May bank holiday weekends — all doable in just an hour or two each day....
14:13, 05/01/2019

Male makeup brand War Paint slammed as ‘fragile masculinity’ Gender fluidity is becoming less taboo, so when cosmetics brand War Paint — “Makeup Design By Men, For Men” — launched recently, they probably didn’t expect a backlash like this. “War paint. For men who’ve never been within 1000 mil...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Over 900 city classrooms tested positive for exposed lead paint More than 900 aging city classrooms tested positive for exposed lead paint last month, according to new Department of Education data. For the first time, city officials vetted more than 5,400 classrooms in 797 buildings built before 1985 to determine...
19:13, 08/01/2019

Home painting tips: how to paint a room in one weekend — here's what you need to know Thinking of decorating your living room this weekend? Painting is all about the preparation – read on to discover how best to keep stress levels down....
12:52, 07/05/2019

Turn Old Starbucks Cups Into Spill-Proof Paint Holders I love seeing my child paint. I fear seeing my child paint. These two feelings coexist. Whenever my six-year-old daughter is ready to go full Jackson Pollock at her art table, I’ll usually squeeze some paint into a few paper bowls. But the Parent Pac...
15:52, 07/24/2019

Thousands mark 50 years after Stonewall LGBTQ2 rebellion in New York People from New York and afar came to take photos and share in the legacy of the gay bar where patrons resisted a police raid, sparking protests and longer-term organizing that made the gay rights cause considerably more visible....
06:13, 06/29/2019

UWS firefighter memorial vandalized with crude language, gold paint A resident called in the graffiti on the Firemen's Memorial Terrace at Riverside Drive at 100th Street and said they believe it was tagged sometime between midnight and 8 a.m., the NYPD said....
06:26, 06/11/2019

| WATCH | Paint Relief: Singaporeans make messy art to de-stress Singaporeans squirt paint onto walls and canvases using water pistols and syringes at a new pop-up art studio for people to get messy and relieve stress....
22:13, 08/06/2019

The Big Bang Theory's Johnny Galecki Reveals Sex of First Child With a Paint Party Johnny Galecki is going big for his gender reveal party. Over the Memorial Day weekend, The Big Bang Theory star and his girlfriend Alaina Meyer invited family and close friends for a......
05:13, 05/28/2019

Berkshire Hathaway's Benjamin Moore to Become Main Paint Supplier for Ace Hardware Ace Hardware is making Berkshire Hathaway’s Benjamin Moore its main paint supplier, pushing Sherwin-Williams paint products out of thousands of its U.S. home-improvement stores....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the o...
04:00, 08/17/2019

Paint Maker Posts Lower Sales on Weak Industrial Demand PPG said weak demand from industrial clients is hurting sales, challenging the company’s decision to keep its paint and coatings businesses joined together....
20:26, 07/18/2019

"Paint Ugly Picture Of Me, Won't File Complaint," PM Jabs Mamata Banerjee Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday took a swipe at Mamata Banerjee over the arrest of a BJP activist for posting a meme of her, saying the West Bengal chief minister should make an "ugly" painting......
01:52, 05/16/2019

FIFA Puts A New, Useless Coat Of Paint On Its Anti-Racism Rules FIFA announced changes to its disciplinary code on Friday, and the biggest tweak is a new addition to referee power that, in theory, could do much to help curb some of the racist abuse from supporters. Unfortunately, this is FIFA, where the theory al...
19:26, 07/12/2019

Chernobyl’s Cars Paint a Fascinating and Grim Picture Of Soviet Life At this very moment, the highest-rated television show on IMDb, beating out The Wire, Breaking Bad, the first few actually good seasons of Game of Thrones and other worshipped favorites is a bleakly terrifying mini-series about a nuclear disaster tha...
17:39, 05/31/2019

At Amboise, Leonardo's last years paint a picture of Franco-Italian harmony Commemorations for Leonardo da Vinci's 500th anniversary begin this week in Amboise, in the Loire Valley, with France and Italy setting aside recent tensions to honor the memory of the Renaissance genius in the town where he spent his final years....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
22:13, 07/23/2019

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Encinas said. “I feel like they’re defrau...
08:26, 06/15/2019

Volkswagen Should Absolutely Make Rabbit Confetti a Factory Paint Option During this weekend’s Southern Worthersee, Volkswagen debuted a slew of mildly modified new cars to the gathered Euro Tuner crowd. VW wants to lean in to the whole scene, and show off the concepts to folks who might be willing to perform these modifi...
18:39, 05/19/2019

Bed Bath and Beyond is trying to save itself from extinction Bed Bath and Beyond became a massive homegoods retailer with a decentralized structure and a focus on keeping customers happy. But critics say the once ubiquitous chain ignored the threat from newer, nimbler online rivals....
17:13, 08/02/2019

Detroit police arrest graffiti artist hired by city to paint mural Painter and musician Sheefy McFly was working on a viaduct in the Motor City's northeast side when two police officers stopped him, the Detroit Free Press reported....
00:13, 06/24/2019

Delaney denies report of campaign rebellion, says he has ‘no plans’ to quit 2020 race Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney is shooting down a report that members of his campaign asked him to end his long-shot bid for the White House. In an interview Friday with Fox News and in a statement, the former three-term congressman f...
01:13, 07/20/2019

San Francisco school board votes to paint over murals showing slavery and violence Artwork at high school, which shows a dead Native American and black slaves, at center of decades of controversyThe San Francisco school board has unanimously voted to paint over a series of graphic school murals featuring a dead Native American and ...
01:52, 06/28/2019

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods paint a sharp contrast in second round of U.S. Open The four-time major champion is in his prime and a threat to the leaders; the 15-time major winner is frustrated after a late slip has him in the middle of the pack at Pebble Beach....
08:52, 06/15/2019

Andrew Jackson rebellion: Church stamps Harriet Tubman's image on $20 bills Hope Central Church in Boston has been stamping all $20 bills from its offering plates with Harriet Tubman's face. It is, the pastor says, a "worthy replacement."...
19:39, 06/04/2019

A man who police say boasted on Instagram about not being arrested for threatening to 'execute' Jared Kushner was just arrested Associated Press/Evan Vucci A man who repeatedly boasted that he had not been arrested for making death threats against Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. has been arrested. Chase Bliss Colasurdo, 27, was arrested on May 1 and charged with two count...
03:52, 05/04/2019

UN: Humans accelerating extinction of species A new United Nations science report says nature is in trouble and 1 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct. (May 6)        ...
03:39, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes....
23:26, 07/17/2019

‘I Cannot Tell a Lie’: Decision to Paint Over George Washington Mural Raises Dem Fears of a Campaign Gift to Trump Controversy is roiling Democratic circles in San Francisco over a controversial decision by the city’s school board to paint over an early-20th-century mural that depicts George Washington as a slave owner as well as a military commander who oversaw ...
04:13, 07/23/2019

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve” its “aesthetic appearance,” the Pentagon claimed Friday the maintenance assignment w...
00:13, 06/08/2019

San Francisco school board reverses plan to paint over mural showing slaves and violence School board votes instead to obscure artwork with panelsMural painted in 1930s features a dead Native AmericanThe San Francisco school board has reversed its decision to paint over a series of graphic murals featuring a dead Native American and blac...
22:00, 08/14/2019

A California school board has voted to paint over a mural of George Washington. Educators want to save it Following the San Francisco school board's decision to cover a controversial George Washington mural, academics are petitioning to preserve it.        ...
06:26, 07/12/2019

FBI probing Antifa plot to buy guns from Mexican cartel, 'stage an armed rebellion at the border' The FBI is investigating a supposed radical far-left Antifa plot to “stage an armed rebellion” and “disrupt U.S. law enforcement and military security operations at the US/Mexican border.”...
13:26, 05/01/2019

"Vaulter" pivots to extinction in an all-too-timely Succession “Kendall Roy is no longer relevant,” Stewy (Arian Moayed) declares to the world on PGM. Kendall (Jeremy Strong), if we’re being honest, probably wouldn’t disagree. There’s shades of the enterprising usurper still there, specifically when he rallies L...
10:00, 08/19/2019

Ars on your lunch break: Let’s talk about the extinction of humanity Enlarge / It looks so peaceful up there. (credit: alxpin / Getty) Welcome back to Ars on your Lunch Break! It’s been a while since we’ve done this, so I’ll start with a brief orientation. This series is built around the After On Podcast—which itsel...
22:13, 06/17/2019

I Am Mother: why blockbuster sci-fi faces an extinction event Hilary Swank’s new thriller about an out-of-control environmentalist AI shows that ideas-led sci-fi is alive and well – just not in the multiplexes. Hollywood needs to think smallerIt is hardly surprising, in the era of Extinction Rebellion, that dys...
17:39, 06/20/2019

NYSE floor traders are facing job extinction The New York Stock Exchange’s fabled floor traders, fearing steeper job losses in their already diminished ranks, are an endangered species. With the heyday of the human floor trader now ancient history, many observers say the bell now tolls for the ...
14:13, 08/04/2019

UN report: Extinction looms for more than one million species Development that’s led to loss of habitat, climate change, overfishing, pollution and invasive species is causing a biodiversity crisis, scientists warn....
16:26, 05/11/2019

Everything Is Fucked, Major New Extinction Report Finds There has never been a period like this in the history of humanity. In a sweeping report delivered on Monday, the world’s top scientists warned that up to a million species could go extinct in the next few decades. But crucially, the report also show...
16:39, 05/06/2019

Survivor: Edge of Extinction Declares a Winner We might all be able to agree that the Edge of Extinction aspect of Survivor: Edge of Extinction was not nearly as thrilling as anyone hoped it would be, but that finale was entertaining in a way......
05:39, 05/16/2019

Bananas are at risk of extinction thanks to climate change Bananas, as we know them, could become extinct due to numerous factors like climate change, insect infestations, poor soil quality and plant pathogens. The most popular banana subgroup, the Cavendish banana, is now in danger and its demise could chan...
19:39, 07/02/2019

US sturgeon mount comeback from edge of extinction Some of Americas sturgeon species and subspecies are making a comeback after they were nearly wiped out by pollution, dam construction and a caviar rush. (June 10)        ...
10:39, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Paint makers reach $305 mln settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Paint makers reach $305 million settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing....
21:26, 07/17/2019

Protesters in Hong Kong take over legislative chamber, spray paint slogans on wall and over the territory’s emblem HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong take over legislative chamber, spray paint slogans on wall and over the territory’s emblem....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Venezuela’s Supreme Court opens criminal action against 7 opposition figures for alleged treason and rebellion CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s Supreme Court opens criminal action against 7 opposition figures for alleged treason and rebellion....
20:52, 05/07/2019

The Race to Save the World's Smallest Porpoise From Extinction The smallest porpoise on Earth is facing an imminent extinction event. At this moment, if aggressive action is immediately taken, experts believe the vaquita may still have a chance to survive. If nothing changes, by 2020, it could spell the end of t...
16:39, 05/14/2019

| Poaching slows but Africa's elephants still face extinction The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals are still threatened with extinction, researchers warned....
16:39, 05/29/2019

Report: One million species threatened with extinction because of humans (CNN) – One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of global nature loss ever. Their landmark report paint...
05:52, 05/07/2019

Small Drop In Fertility Rate May Have Led To Neanderthal Extinction Sapiens be warned, the life of a population is fragile! After decades of speculation about Neanderthals being wiped out by our ancestors, a new scientific study suggests that Neanderthal extinction might have been due to a ‘slight drop in their ferti...
22:39, 06/21/2019

Declining fertility led to Neanderthal extinction, new model suggests To better understand the decline of Neanderthals, researchers in France developed a population model and used simulations to determine which demographic factors had the largest effect on Neanderthal numbers....
21:13, 05/31/2019

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
22:13, 06/10/2019

Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction Relentless pursuit of economic growth, twinned with the impact of climate change, has put an "unprecedented" one million species at risk of extinction, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report on the damage done by modern civilization to the na...
13:39, 05/06/2019

Trump officials weaken protections for animals near extinction Changes to how Endangered Species Act is implemented come as world scientists warn biodiversity crisis will put humanity at riskThe Trump administration is scaling back the US government’s latitude to protect species nearing extinction, as world scie...
00:13, 08/13/2019

City Dwellers Could Be Key to Saving Monarch Butterflies From Extinction Since 2014, conservationists have been trying to secure protections for the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act. The butterfly—whose signature black-and-white speckled orange wings are impossible to miss—has seen its numbers drop by 80...
18:39, 06/23/2019

The Guardian view on extinction: time to rebel | Editorial A million plant and animal species are under threat. Humans are largely to blame – but we will pay the cost tooWe humans pride ourselves on our ability to look beyond immediate concerns and think on a grander scale. While other creatures preen for ma...
22:00, 05/07/2019

About One Million Species Face Risk of Extinction, U.N. Report Says The rate that species are going extinct is accelerating to unprecedented levels, with about one million plant and animal species now at risk of dying out over the next few decades, according to new findings from a U.N. group....
19:00, 05/07/2019

BP backlash and Extinction Gongs: can climate art save the world? Artists have long struggled to make environmental activism cool. A new wave of culture could make a difference In 2015, the United Nations feared that the climate crisis was reaching a point of no return, threatening our very existence. With the Pari...
08:52, 07/20/2019

One Million Animal, Plant Species Face Extinction: UN Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity -- and ultimately our survival -- depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of the state of Nature released Monday....
12:00, 05/06/2019

1 million species at risk for extinction, thanks to humans: UN report Nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said Monday in the United Nations’ first comprehensive report on biodiversity. It’s al...
13:39, 05/06/2019

One million species risk extinction: draft UN report Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report that catalogues our treatment of natural resources        ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshold. Now an MIT researcher has observed a similar...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Crowd Gathered To Protest Against Mass Extinction, Then Streets Went Red Environmental protesters spilled fake blood Sunday on the steps of the Trocadero, a Paris tourist landmark, in a stunt to highlight the accelerated loss of biodiversity on Earth, AFP journalists......
03:52, 05/13/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of having a habitable Earth" was at stake....
02:13, 05/07/2019

Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq, decades after it closed its diplomatic post. Oman’s Foreign Ministry made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday night. The sultanate, on the eastern edge of the Ar...
05:39, 05/13/2019

Opposing protesters at Venezuelan Embassy in DC Pro-Juan Guaido protesters squared off in Washington with activists from the group Codepink in front of the Venezuelan Embassy. (April 30)        ...
22:26, 04/30/2019

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
08:26, 06/03/2019

Taiwan changing name of de-facto embassy in US TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says it is changing the name of its de-facto embassy in the U.S. amid the strongest relations between the sides in decades. The foreign ministry tweeted that the Coordination Council for North American Affairs was being r...
06:13, 05/25/2019

Dallas courthouse shooter’s disturbing Facebook posts paint troubling picture as search for motive continues A disturbing picture emerged Tuesday of 22-year-old Dallas shooter Brian Isaack Clyde, with the Army veteran's social media posts providing a glimpse into the man who -- for some reason -- opened fire with a rifle outside of a federal courthouse yest...
19:39, 06/18/2019

Fertility experts aim to help save northern white rhinos from extinction Only two female northern white rhinoceroses are left, prompting Merck to work with the BioRescue Project -- to offer assisted reproductive technologies to save the species from extinction....
19:00, 08/05/2019

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Conventi...
22:13, 08/17/2019

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this famous line: “‘Tis the time’s plague when madmen lead...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Giant river animals on verge of extinction, report warns Populations of great freshwater species, from catfish to stingrays, have plunged by 97% since 1970Populations of the great beasts that once dominated the world’s rivers and lakes have crashed in the last 50 years, according to the first comprehensive...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Dinosaur extinction lines up closely with timing of volcanic eruptions Many people assume an asteroid triggered the mass extinction that killed the dinosaurs, but geologists say massive volcanic eruptions occurred at the same time...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be a significant challenge for researchers, with some...
21:39, 08/16/2019

One million species risk extinction due to humans, says draft UN report "Half-a-million to a million species are projected to be threatened with extinction, many within decades," says new report, yet to be publicly released....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Demand for agricultural products pushing primates to brink of extinction Growing global demands for food and agricultural commodities are driving deforestation across the neotropics -- in Africa, as well as south and southeast Asia....
20:00, 06/17/2019

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic cave bear.  ...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Boris Johnson: Tories must deliver Brexit or face extinction Speaking at a private hustings, Johnson told party members he is the man to put Farage ‘back in his box’Boris Johnson has warned the Conservative party it is facing extinction if it does not deliver Brexit and put Nigel Farage “back in his box” as he...
03:52, 06/05/2019

‘Brink of extinction’: Officials on P.E.I. working to determine cause of right whale death Comet, a 34-year-old male right whale, was pulled ashore on Norway, Prince Edward Island Friday. He was the third right whale found in Canadian waters....
01:52, 06/29/2019

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the o...
01:26, 07/19/2019

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan envoys to Canada....
10:39, 06/03/2019

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime “has taken steps to limit the ability of foreign ...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Protesters set fire to U.S. Embassy in Honduras in second day of demonstrations Protesters torched the access gate to the U.S. Embassy in the Honduran capital on Friday during a second day of major protests against President Juan Orlando Hernandez....
08:52, 06/01/2019

Indian Embassy In Kathmandu Celebrates Yoga Day The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu organised a yoga event today to celebrate the fifth International Day of Yoga at Nepal's Thyangboche -- the gateway to Mount Everest....
15:00, 06/16/2019

Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, after it was decided he be sent to his home country....
22:26, 05/22/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Baghdad The decision came after the Trump administration warned of an increased threat linked to Iran. Officials in Iraq and elsewhere doubted that such a threat existed....
12:39, 05/15/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man set himself on fire outside the Japan embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Friday amid tension between the two countries. The man, who was in his 70s, started the fire inside his car as it was parked in front of the building where the Japanese Emba...
11:00, 07/19/2019

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....
13:13, 07/30/2019

Hope to save critically endangered vaquita porpoise from extinction is dwindling The vaquita in the Gulf of California is the most endangered cetacean in the world. Most likely, no more than 10 animals are left. Its extinction is imminent — and some even say, it's for the best....
21:39, 08/14/2019

'Not adequate': experts rate Australian political response to extinction crisis Following the publication of the UN’s shocking report, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the GreensThe United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity declining at an unp...
01:26, 05/08/2019

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18:13, 05/08/2019

One million species threatened as global extinction rates speed up, U.N. report says The "unprecedented" loss of biodiversity around the globe is a growing threat to humans, according to a first-of-its-kind report by the United Nations....
16:26, 05/06/2019

Indian Embassy In UAE To extend Its Services To Families In Mussafah The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi would soon start its consular services in the industrial area of Mussafah, benefiting thousands of blue-collar workers and families residing in the district, according......
10:52, 06/15/2019

Canada closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
03:39, 06/03/2019

Bahrain summons Iraqi ambassador over embassy attack BAGHDAD (AP) — Bahrain’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the Iraqi chargé d’affaires in the kingdom over the previous evening’s attack on its embassy in Baghdad. The agency reported on Friday that an off...
13:39, 06/28/2019

50 Americans are living in Venezuela’s D.C. embassy. Venezuelans want it back. The embassy has become the scene of a proxy standoff between supporters of Juan Guaidó and those who say Nicolás Maduro is the rightful leader of Venezuela....
04:26, 05/02/2019

Rocket Crashes Into Baghdad’s Green Zone Near U.S. Embassy (BAGHDAD) — A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said. The apparent attack, which Iraq’s state-r...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Oman says it will open embassy in West Bank MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The Latest on developments surrounding a U.S.-hosted conference in Bahrain about Washington’s economic plan for the Palestinians (all times local): 9:55 a.m. The sultanate of Oman has announced it will open an embassy in ...
09:26, 06/26/2019

Belgium arrests suspect over US embassy attack plot The suspect was reportedly seen acting suspiciously near the US Embassy in Brussels. He has been charged with an attempted terrorist attack, but denies any involvement....
19:52, 06/24/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials said Wednesday....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Ecuador spied on Assange at London embassy, lawyer says Ecuadorian lawyer for Julian Assange files complaint alleging diplomatic staff from Ecuador spied on the WikiLeaks founder while he was at the country’s London embassy...
23:13, 04/29/2019

Spain will not remove Venezuelan opposition figure from its embassy Leopoldo López sought refuge in diplomatic compound after helping launch abortive coupSpain has said it will not hand over a leading Venezuelan opposition politician who escaped house arrest to help launch an abortive uprising, then sought refuge at ...
21:13, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Spain confirms Lopez at embassy in Caracas Spain’s government has confirmed that Venezuelan opposition activist Leopoldo López is at the Spanish embassy in the Caracas following an attempted military uprising on Tuesday...
11:13, 05/01/2019

Swedish embassy tours UK by bus to give reassurance over Brexit Ambassador aims to address concerns of Sweden’s firms and citizens in BritainSweden is embarking on a bus tour of the UK to reassure its 100,000 expatriates and British-based Swedish businesses worried about the threats posed by a hard Brexit.Torbjör...
20:52, 05/27/2019

Iran-backed militia says it participated in embassy protest BAGHDAD (AP) — An official with an Iran-backed militia says members of his group comprised the majority of protesters outside the Bahrain embassy in the Iraqi capital that was attacked this week. But he says he doesn’t know who stormed the miss...
15:39, 06/29/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq The U.S. Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave the country right away amid escalating tensions with Iran. The alert, published on the embassy’s website on Wednesday, com...
10:52, 05/15/2019

The Latest: US military confirms rocket near embassy in Iraq The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast has confirmed an explosion outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad and says there are no U.S. or coalition casualties...
01:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: US non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 12: 15 p.m. The U.S. Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has...
11:39, 05/15/2019

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. ...
14:26, 05/28/2019

Scott Morrison claims animal testing bill is 'action' on extinction crisis PM’s claim after landmark UN report turns out to be a law that restricts testing of make-up on animals Scott Morrison has identified a bill that restricts testing make-up on animals as an example of his government “taking action” on the extinction of...
11:39, 05/09/2019

Ex-cons for conservation: Can prison actors save Malawi's national tree from extinction? The Mulanje cedar, Malawi's national tree, is on the verge of extinction. A drama group comprised entirely of ex-prisoners is making a last bid to save it....
03:39, 05/02/2019

1 million species face extinction as humans plunder nature at ‘unprecedented’ rate More than 1 million species are likely to go extinct, many within decades, unless their habitats are restored through dramatic change, a UN report says....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Australia's political parties urged to act as UN panel issues grim extinction warning Environmentalists say Australia should be at the forefront of a global deal to save natureAustralia’s major political parties are facing calls to explain what role they will play in securing a global deal to save nature and the human populations reli...
14:26, 05/06/2019

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes cr...
19:53, 08/12/2019

Up to 1 million animal species may be at risk of disappearing — yet another sign we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction Dionell Datiles/EyeEm/Getty The world may be in the throes of a mass extinction, the sixth time in the planet's history that species are experiencing a major global collapse in numbers. Historically, mass extinctions have been caused by catastrophic...
03:52, 05/04/2019

World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity exp...
19:13, 05/06/2019

A U.S.-funded nuclear project to zap a killer fly into extinction is saving West Africa’s cows The project is part of a broader push to harness nuclear energy for good that has stayed on track even as the Trump administration has sought to slash foreign aid elsewhere....
23:39, 05/31/2019

Indian Embassy To Impart Free Hindi Classes At US University Aiming at promoting Hindi in the US, the Indian embassy in Washington will impart free Hindi classes to the students of the prestigious George Washington University on popular demand....
12:26, 08/11/2019

Protesters at Venezuela's U.S. Embassy appear in court to face criminal charges Four protesters arrested on Thursday for occupying the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C. appeared in federal court on Friday where they were charged with trespassing and interfering with the U.S. State Department's protective functions, the Just...
01:52, 05/18/2019

Brain scans of US embassy staff to Cuba may show abnormalities Diplomats had reported falling ill after what was thought to be ‘acoustic attack’Brain scans of US embassy staff who became ill in mysterious circumstances while serving in Cuba have found potential abnormalities that may be related to their symptoms...
18:26, 07/23/2019

Would You Like a Passport With That? McDonald’s Partners With U.S. Embassy in Austria to Help Stranded Tourists In a move that has raised many eyebrows on social media, McDonald’s and the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria, have partnered to help Americans stranded abroad. Tourists can now go to any of the 194 McDonald’s in Austria and be given a roun...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Protesters storm Bahraini embassy in Iraqi capital Baghdad An Iraqi security official says protesters have stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad in protest against a conference held in the gulf nation...
22:26, 06/27/2019

U.S. embassy in Israel: Americans should 'remain vigilant' for terror attacks The U.S. embassy in Israel warned Americans to be vigilant for terrorist attacks on the anniversary of the embassy's move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone A rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling US Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said...
21:13, 05/19/2019

As U.S.-Iran tension simmers, rocket fired near Iraq's U.S. Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the U.S. Embassy but causing no casualties, the Iraqi military said....
14:26, 05/20/2019

As US-Iran Tension Simmers, Rocket Fired Near Iraq's US Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the US Embassy but causing no......
19:00, 05/20/2019

Rocket Lands in Baghdad's Green Zone, Where U.S. Embassy Is Located A rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in the center of the Iraqi capital on Sunday, security officials said, an incident that comes amid already heightened tensions in the region after Washington warned of threats from Iran and its allies....
02:52, 05/20/2019

Italy confirms Venezuelan opposition lawmaker is in its Caracas embassy Italy confirmed on Friday that Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia has entered the Italian embassy in Caracas after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity....
10:39, 05/10/2019

Germany cannot shut down North Korean Embassy youth hostel The German government wants to stop a hostel manager from paying rent to the North Korean Embassy. But despite a UN resolution forbidding rent payments, the City Hostel Berlin is still open for business....
23:13, 08/16/2019

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
11:13, 07/19/2019

The embassy leak will damage far more than the special relationship | Peter Ricketts Washington ambassador Kim Darroch did nothing wrong. But the episode has undermined trust within the Foreign OfficeUnder the Vienna convention the diplomatic bag is inviolable. That’s because states have long accepted that ambassadors need to be able...
01:39, 07/09/2019

| US embassy disappointed by Masutha's decision to extradite Chang to Mozambique The US embassy in Pretoria says it is disappointed by Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha's decision to have former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home country instead of the US....
04:39, 05/23/2019

Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone A rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Scans Show Changes To Brains Of "Injured" Havana US Embassy Workers Advanced brain scans of US Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences, according to a new study published on Tuesday that does little to......
19:26, 07/23/2019

South Korean Man Sets Himself on Fire at Japanese Embassy in Seoul The Japanese embassy has been the site of passionate protests, especially now that Tokyo is curtailing exports of materials vital to South Korea’s high-tech products....
08:00, 07/19/2019

Scheer says he will move Canadian Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem A Conservative government would move Canada's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, party leader Andrew Scheer said in a sometimes fiery foreign-policy speech on Tuesday that took personal aim at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau....
07:39, 05/08/2019

A South Korean Man Died After Setting Himself on Fire Outside the Japanese Embassy (SEOUL, South Korea) — A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo. The man, surnamed Kim, ignited a f...
11:52, 07/19/2019

US non-essential personnel ordered to leave Iraq Embassy, consulate The State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel at the U.S. Embassy and consulate in Iraq to leave the country amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, the agency said in a security alert on its website early Wednesday morning. Th...
14:13, 05/15/2019

South Koreans rally outside U.S. Embassy, demand peace declaration Hundreds of South Koreans protested outside the U.S. Embassy in Seoul on Saturday, carrying peace signs, banging on drums and demanding the promised peace declaration that would end the Korean War....
17:26, 06/01/2019

Masked Group Targets US Embassy With Arson Attack In Honduras Masked protesters set fire to the gate of the US embassy in Honduras on Friday during massive demonstrations against public sector reforms in the country....
18:13, 06/01/2019

Pro-Iran Militias Denounce Rocket Strike Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq The pro-Iran groups are seeking to distance themselves from an attack that threatens to inflame tensions amid efforts to de-escalate a crisis between Washington and Tehran....
22:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo's visit to London is going ahead, embassy says U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to London is going ahead this week after he canceled a visit to Berlin, a spokesman for U.S. embassy in London said....
15:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, paving the way for the diplomatic compound to be handed to the U.S. envoy of opposition leader Juan Guai...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Trump Administration Bars Pride Flags from Embassy Flagpoles Four-year Dadaist art installation Trump and his administration are rejecting requests from United States embassies to fly the rainbow flag most closely associated with June, LGBTQ+ Pride Month, according to NBC News....
23:13, 06/09/2019

South Korean man sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy in Seoul A man in his seventies has self-immolated inside his car in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, authorities in the South Korean capital said Friday....
11:00, 07/19/2019

Protesters storm Bahrain Embassy in Iraq over U.S. peace deal Protesters stormed the Bahrain Embassy in Iraq late Thursday, burning the Israeli and U.S. flags in opposition to the peace conference more than 700 miles away....
14:00, 06/28/2019

South Korean man dies after setting fire to his car near Japanese Embassy A man in his 70s died after setting fire to his car as it was parked in front of a building housing the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said....
10:13, 07/19/2019

Pompeo to discuss building global coalition during UAE visit: embassy The U.S. Mission in the United Arab Emirates said on Monday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would discuss "building a global coalition to counter the world's largest state sponsor of terror" during his visit to Abu Dhabi....
20:26, 06/24/2019

Ukraine embassy says DNC operative reached out for dirt on Trump in 2016 Ukraine's embassy wrote that a Democratic National Committee (DNC) insider reached out in 2016 seeking dirt on President Trump's team, according to a bombshell new report Thursday that further fueled Republican allegations that Democrats were the one...
04:52, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds storm government building and spray paint walls as extradition bill demonstrations turn violent Hundreds of activists in Hong Kong smashed their way into one of the territory's main government buildings and spray painted the walls as they protested a controversial extradition bill....
19:00, 07/01/2019

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...
04:39, 05/23/2019

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....
23:52, 08/05/2019

More than 50 prison inmates die after fight in Brazilian jail Fighting broke out between rival gangs in the morning at the penitentiary in the northern Brazilian state of Para. Authorities needed several hours before regaining control....
23:13, 07/29/2019

Civilization Is Accelerating Extinction and Altering the Natural World at a Pace ‘Unprecedented in Human History’ A dire United Nations report, based on thousands of scientific studies, paints an urgent picture of biodiversity loss and finds that climate change is amplifying the danger to humanity....
14:39, 05/06/2019

Venezuelan Leopoldo López leaves Chile Embassy for Spanish consulate López, a key opponent of President Nicolás Maduro, emerged earlier Tuesday from two years of house arrest at a demonstration outside a military barracks....
16:26, 05/01/2019

North Korea Detains 15 Russian Crew Of Fishing Vessel, Says Embassy North Korea has detained 15 Russian and two South Korean crew of a fishing vessel for violating entry regulations, the Russian Embassy in North Korea said on Wednesday....
12:13, 07/24/2019

South Sudan's embassy closures could harm ties with Norway and France South Sudan plans to shut down several of its embassies to cut spending. The inclusion of missions in Norway and France may come at a high price for the new nation with a faltering peace process and stagnant economy....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran....
12:52, 05/15/2019

Brain Scans Of "Injured" US Embassy Staff Show Clinical Abnormalities Advanced brain scans of U.S. Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences, according to a new study published on Tuesday that does little to......
06:13, 07/24/2019

Scans show changes to brains of Havana U.S. embassy workers who reported illness Advanced brain scans of U.S. Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences from a control group, according to a new study published on Tuesday....
03:39, 07/24/2019

Venezuela lawmaker seeks refuge in Argentine embassy after colleague's arrest A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker sought refuge at the Argentine embassy in Caracas on Thursday, according to an Argentine foreign ministry source and a Reuters witness, after another top figure in the opposition-controlled legislature was arrested on...
19:13, 05/09/2019

U.S. embassy issues Indonesia security alert ahead of election results The U.S. embassy in Jakarta has issued a security alert ahead of election results due on Wednesday, as Indonesian authorities have arrested nearly 30 suspected militants, including some who police say are able to detonate bombs using Wi-Fi networks....
16:39, 05/18/2019

India says diplomats, embassy guests harassed by Pakistani security in Islamabad India on Sunday accused Pakistani security services of widespread harassment at an Indian embassy event in the capital Islamabad a day earlier, alleging that hundreds of guests were turned away and some of New Delhi's diplomats were "threatened"....
17:39, 06/02/2019

Julian Assange made embassy his HQ for 2016 election meddling: report Julian Assange was able to turn the Ecuadorian embassy in London into a command center for meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, a report said Monday. Documents obtained by CNN detail how the WikiLeaks founder received in-person deliveries, ...
04:00, 07/16/2019

U.S. Embassy orders staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.        ...
12:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. Embassy in Iraq Orders Staff to Leave as Iran Tensions Rise The U.S. ordered all its nonemergency staff to leave Iraq immediately, amid heightened tensions with Iran over recent attacks against oil tankers and facilities in the Persian Gulf region....
13:13, 05/15/2019

Venezuela opposition politician seeks refuge in Argentina's Embassy in Caracas Richard Blanco is one of 10 National Assembly members charged with treason for supporting opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for a military revolt on April 30....
22:52, 05/09/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (BAGHDAD) — The U.S. on Wednesday ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their military assistance programs in the country in the latest sign of tensions sweeping the Persian Gulf...
21:13, 05/15/2019

World Cup: French Embassy promotes unity at US-France watch party All were welcome at a World Cup watch party hosted by the French Embassy that aimed to show that "people can share a great moment."       ...
03:13, 06/29/2019

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to Spain....
01:26, 07/10/2019

A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out. The Belgian Embassy is facing criticism after the forcible removal of the family, members of the Uighur minority group that China treats as a security threat....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends The police arrested activists who had occupied the embassy since April, allowing diplomats representing the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó into the building....
06:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. Embassy Concerned About ‘Deteriorated’ Condition of American Citizen Jailed in Russia (MOSCOW) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says the condition of an American man held on spying charges in Russia has worsened. The Embassy said on Twitter Monday that Russian authorities had rejected a request to send a doctor to examine Paul Whela...
20:13, 07/01/2019

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell: Exctinction Rebellion London protest was 'worth it' Disruption in London and other cities caused by green group Extinction Rebellion was "worth it" to expose the dangers of climate change, shadow chancellor John McDonnell said today....
15:26, 06/24/2019

Interior's Bernhardt rejects Democratic calls to stop drilling because of climate change, species extinction Interior Secretary David Bernhardt rejected calls from House Democrats on Tuesday to reconsider the agency's efforts to expand oil and gas drilling in light of recent reports about the damaging effects of human activity on the climate and biodiversit...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Rare spectacled bear being 'driven to extinction' by penis bone poachers brewing 'magical sex potion' Penis poaching of the spectacled bear could result in the species going extinct if demand grows for the special 'sex potion' that people make with its private parts....
20:39, 06/04/2019

'We're afraid': the queer Brazilian sex artists targeted by Bolsonaro After the far-right president tweeted a video of their transgressive street performance, the two artists fled São Paulo – but now they’re pushing back‘Queer people have been afraid since the president was elected,” says Paulx Castello. “He has been d...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Brazilian Police Recommend Against Charging Neymar With Rape Police in Brazil have closed their investigation into the rape allegation against Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, and recommend that prosecutors not bring charges against him due to a lack of evidence. The prosecutor’s office will have 15 days to “e...
18:00, 07/30/2019

Mass shooting at Brazilian bar leaves 11 people dead A group of heavily-armed men — riding on a motorcycle and in three cars — went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Brazil, killing at least 11 people on Sunday, according to officials. The “massacre” unfolded in the country’s northern...
07:00, 05/20/2019

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...
04:00, 05/28/2019

The Brazilian justice minister's dubious deportation decree Justice Minister Sergio Moro wants Brazil to deport "dangerous foreigners." Observers believe that the threat is aimed at the US journalist Glenn Greenwald, whose Intercept has aggressively reported on Moro's conduct....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Brazilian police dismiss rape claim against Neymar Brazilian police said Tuesday they have decided there are no grounds to bring rape charges against soccer star Neymar. And they're investigating whether his accuser filed a false report....
12:00, 07/31/2019

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....
00:52, 07/20/2019

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....
14:13, 08/07/2019

Brazilian club admits guilt in doping two of its own players SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Athletico has admitted two of its players tested positive for doping because of medication from its own staff. Club president Mario Celso Petraglia said in a news conference on Monday that defender Thiago Heleno and mi...
02:13, 05/14/2019

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...
19:26, 06/22/2019

Brazilian brewer Ambev Q2 profit up 8.5%, beats forecasts Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA reported a better-than-expected 8.5% rise in second-quarter net profit on Thursday, helped mostly by lower financial expenses....
11:26, 07/25/2019

Barcelona sells Brazilian forward Malcom to Zenit Barcelona says it has agreed to sell Brazilian forward Malcom to Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg for 40 million euros (44.4 million dollars)       ...
19:13, 08/02/2019

Neymar rape case closed by Brazilian police Brazilian police have said there was not enough evidence to recommend prosecution on rape accusations against Paris Saint-Germain football star Neymar who was accused of raping a model at a Paris hotel in May....
09:39, 07/30/2019

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....
23:52, 05/22/2019

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....
19:13, 07/22/2019

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....
02:13, 08/08/2019

Brazilian Official Is Ousted After Amazonian Deforestation Dispute Brazil’s government pushed out the chief of the agency that tracks deforestation following a dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over the levels of Amazonian destruction....
10:26, 08/03/2019

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...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Brazilian player Nikao targeted with racist slurs SAO PAULO (AP) — Athletico Paranaense midfielder Nikao says he has been racially abused online by Spanish speaking fans since playing against an Argentine team in the Recopa Sudamericana final. The 26-year-old Brazilian says “it is regrettable ...
17:13, 05/23/2019

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...
18:39, 06/04/2019

Brazilian telecom Oi taps former TIM exec for CEO spot -paper The board of Brazilian telecoms firm Oi SA has approved the former head of competitor TIM Participacoes SA as its new chief executive, newspaper O Globo reported late on Monday....
14:39, 07/02/2019

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 ...
01:39, 07/17/2019

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....
09:26, 06/29/2019

Brazilian judge gives Bolsonaro 5 days to clarify gun decree A Brazilian supreme court judge said Friday that President Jair Bolsonaro and his Justice Ministry had five days to respond to opposition assertions that a recently passed gun decree was unconstitutional....
02:39, 05/11/2019

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....
01:13, 07/16/2019

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...
08:52, 08/20/2019

Brazilian model’s husband will be charged over her drowning death The husband of a Brazilian model who fell from a yacht and drowned in a raging storm will be charged with manslaughter for ignoring warnings about rough weather, police sources said Tuesday. Jorge Sestini, 37, is accused of setting sail on a 16-foot ...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Brazilian police kill man who held bus passengers hostage 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 bridge...
23:52, 08/20/2019

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....
16:42, 08/12/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
00:39, 05/09/2019

Brazilian court orders former President Temer to be jailed again A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption....
01:39, 05/09/2019

Vettel shocked by idea of Brazilian GP leaving Interlagos for Rio Sebastian Vettel says it is a "shock" the Brazilian Grand Prix could move to Rio de Janeiro in 2020, while Nico Hulkenberg would "drop a tear" over losing Interlagos...
21:13, 05/09/2019

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....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau posts net income of $114 million in q1 Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau on Wednesday reported a net income in the first quarter of 453 million reais ($114.11 million), roughly flat compared to the same period last year, in which the company benefited from high international prices....
14:39, 05/08/2019

Brazilian tennis player Souza provisionally suspended Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit        ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

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....
22:39, 06/28/2019

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...
21:00, 08/20/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions Order comes as Iran’s supreme leader issues warning over country’s nuclear capabilitiesThe US embassy in Baghdad has ordered all non-essential and non-emergency staff to leave Iraq immediately as tensions grow between Washington and Iran.Last week, W...
13:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. warrant issued for accused ringleader of North Korean embassy raid in Madrid U.S. authorities are focused on Southern California in their manhunt for a one-time human rights activist accused of leading a violent takeover of North Korea's embassy in Spain, according to a federal arrest warrant unsealed on Friday....
21:52, 04/28/2019

North Korea defectors send anti-Kim flyers into London embassy compound A group of North Korea defectors tossed 500 copies of anti-Pyongyang flyers into the North Korean Embassy in London, a major diplomatic outpost in Europe for the regime....
17:52, 05/31/2019

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in Los Angeles on Tuesday....
04:52, 07/10/2019

Israel's embassy in Brazil mocked over clumsy attempt to conceal non-kosher meal ​​​​​​​Israel’s embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of Ambassador Yossi Shelly’s lunch Sunday with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — but the embassy apparently didn’t want anyone to know that the meal they were enjoying was not entirely kosher....
09:26, 07/10/2019

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
13:13, 06/11/2019

Israeli embassy in Brazil mocked for censoring photo of ambassador eating lobster The Israeli embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of ambassador Yossi Shelley and President Jair Bolsonaro eating lunch, with what appeared to be a non-kosher lobster main course crudely censored....
19:13, 07/09/2019

Chinese embassy tells Canada to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs China's embassy in Ottawa warned Canada on Sunday to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs a day after the country issued a joint statement with the European Union in defense of the "fundamental right of assembly" for Hong Kong citizens....
00:39, 08/19/2019

U.S. man accused in theft at North Korean Embassy in Madrid ordered freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid of the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to Spain....
00:00, 07/10/2019

Oman to open embassy in Palestinian territories' West Bank: foreign ministry Oman said on Wednesday it is planning to open a new diplomatic mission in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and that a delegation from its foreign ministry will be going to Ramallah for that purpose....
12:26, 06/26/2019

Nature in worst shape in human history with 1 million species at risk of extinction, massive UN report warns In a sweeping, first-of-its-kind report, the United Nations says more species now are threatened with extinction than at any time in human history.        ...
17:13, 05/06/2019

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....
09:39, 08/16/2019

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....
00:39, 07/04/2019

Boca-River in sight as Brazilian teams shine at Libertadores A Brazilian side is sure to play in the next Copa Libertadores final after Grêmio advanced to the quarterfinals and joined Palmeiras, Flamengo and Internacional on the same side of the bracket       ...
19:13, 08/02/2019

Rio de Janeiro: killings by police hit a record high in Brazilian state Rise comes under Governor Wilson Witzel, a Bolsonaro ally who has promised a zero-tolerance policy against criminalsPolice killings in the state of Rio de Janeiro have hit a record high, rising by 18% in the first three months of this year.Official d...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Brazilian police finish probe of rape claim against Neymar Brazilian police say they have finished the investigation of the rape accusation against soccer star Neymar but its conclusion will only be made public on Tuesday....
12:52, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian brewer Ambev Q2 profit up 8.5%, beats forecasts Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA reported a better than expected 8.5% rise in second-quarter net profit on Thursday, helped mostly by lower financial expenses and stronger revenue....
11:26, 07/25/2019

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....
05:00, 05/22/2019

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 ...
00:13, 08/21/2019

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....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Brazilian appeals court votes to free former President Temer A Brazilian appeals court voted on Tuesday to free former President Michel Temer, who was arrested last week for a second time under allegations that he was involved for decades in a corruption scheme....
21:13, 05/14/2019

Naspers sells Brazilian online comparison site Buscapé South African media and tech group Naspers Ltd has agreed to sell its Brazilian online price comparison website Buscapé to rival Zoom, it said in a statement on Tuesday....
18:26, 05/14/2019

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...
15:26, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian ministry preparing changes to low-income housing program The Brazilian government is preparing changes to the country's low-income housing program by July that may reduce subsidies, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday....
19:00, 05/15/2019

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....
22:00, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian automakers fret about cheap imports from Mexico Automakers in Brazil warned on Tuesday of the threat from cheap imported cars from Mexico, as the end of a cap on bilateral trade in the sector presents a new challenge to the dominance of local manufacturing in South America's largest auto market....
17:52, 05/07/2019

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....
16:52, 07/03/2019

Brazilian police document says woman accuses Neymar of rape A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place on May 15 at 8:20 p.m. in a hotel. The woman went to p...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Nicaragua court frees prisoner in death of Brazilian student A court in Nicaragua has ordered the release of a suspected armed pro-government civilian sentenced to 15 years in prison for the killing of Brazilian medical student Rayneia Lima a year ago...
05:13, 07/24/2019

Brazilian card processor Cielo increases market share in Q1 Brazil's largest card processor Cielo said on Monday it had increased its market share in the first quarter for the first time since mid-2017, a sign of its progress in the country's fiercely competitive electronic payments space....
16:39, 05/20/2019

Brazilian police end Neymar rape investigation over lack of evidence Forward vehemently denied allegations of rape in ParisFinal decision on case will be made by a judgePolice in Brazil investigating rape allegations against the footballer Neymar have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the São Paulo attorney g...
13:39, 07/30/2019

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....
23:26, 08/06/2019

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....
04:26, 08/03/2019

Brazilian president reveals grand prix will move to Rio for 2020 The Brazilian Grand Prix will move next year to a new purpose-built circuit in Rio de Janeiro that could be named after Ayrton Senna, the country's president has revealed...
22:52, 05/08/2019

Brazilian ERP firm Totvs sells hardware business to Elgin Bematech had been acquired in 2015 for $137 million and was sold for $6.2 million; the firm wants to focus on software and capitalize on the fintech trend....
20:13, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
13:26, 08/05/2019

Brazilian farmers join soy seed patent claim against Bayer An ongoing legal case against Bayer acquired momentum as more farmers joined a lawsuit against the life sciences firm over the legitimacy of a patent. The German company has so far refused to comment....
23:13, 07/29/2019

Bolsonaro backs Rio to host 2021 Brazilian Grand Prix Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro vowed on Monday to move the 2021 Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix to Rio de Janeiro after the contract for Sao Paulo's Interlagos racetrack expires next year....
03:39, 06/25/2019

Brazilian police arrest suspect in $29M gold heist at airport SAO PAULO — Brazilian police said on Sunday they arrested one person and are seeking an arrest warrant for another in connection with the theft of a gold shipment at São Paulo’s international airport on July 25. The authorities did not name any of th...
18:00, 07/29/2019

Brazilian diplomats 'disgusted' as Bolsonaro pulverizes foreign policy Former ambassadors say far-right leader has cuddled up to rightwing nationalists, irked China, infuriated Middle Eastern partners, and jettisoned its position as climate crisis leaderIt has long been considered one of the jewels of Latin American sta...
11:52, 06/25/2019

Brazilian footie legend Romario, 53, ‘in relationship’ with 22-year-old student IT APPEARS to have been confirmed that Brazilian football icon Romario is in a relationship with a stunning 22-year-old after she posted a message online....
22:39, 07/08/2019

Brazilian police again arrest Eike Batista, once Brazil's richest man Police in Brazil on Thursday arrested Eike Batista, the charismatic mining and oil magnate who was once the country's richest man, on suspicion of money laundering and insider trading....
21:52, 08/08/2019

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....
04:52, 06/08/2019

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month.        ...
03:26, 06/02/2019

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 ...
17:52, 06/23/2019

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....
01:13, 08/15/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Enes Kanter Claims Turkish Embassy Bullied A Mosque Into Canceling His Basketball Camp In a statement released Wednesday night, Boston Celtics big man Enes Kanter claims that his very public criticism of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his regime has cost him one of his summer basketball camps. In the statement first shared ...
16:39, 07/25/2019

Code Pink refusing to leave Venezuela’s DC embassy as State Dept. slams ‘trespassers’ Liberal activists from the anti-war group Code Pink are refusing to leave the abandoned Venezuelan embassy in Washington, vowing to protect the building from a “hostile takeover” as the U.S. State Department labels them “trespassers” and calls on the...
01:39, 05/04/2019

Secret Service arrests man outside Israeli Embassy wearing bulletproof vest and carrying knife The Secret Service arrested a man who was wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying a knife outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C., on Friday....
04:26, 08/17/2019

Mercosur and EU very close to agreeing free-trade deal, says Brazilian official "We’ve never been so close," Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary Lucas Ferraz tells Bloomberg. Deal could be made as early as next week, or more likely by the end of June....
20:26, 05/08/2019

Brazilian software firm Linx plans share offering in Brazil, U.S. Brazilian retail management software company Linx SA said it is preparing a follow on share offering in Brazil and the United States, according to a securities filing on Wednesday....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Brazilian anti-graft prosecutors mull lawsuit against Bradesco -report Brazilian prosecutors are considering a civil lawsuit against Banco Bradesco SA , as they believe the country's second-largest private-sector bank may have failed to prevent corruption schemes, Valor Econômico reported on Thursday....
17:39, 05/30/2019

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores, in a push to gain efficiency and tackle the country's complicated logistics and security issues....
02:39, 07/05/2019

'This is the reality': Brazilian women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her players were forced to spend part of the night in ...
04:00, 07/17/2019

‘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...
13:13, 07/13/2019

Brazilian soccer legend Marta gives impassioned speech to young players Brazilian soccer legend Marta gave an impassioned speech to the younger generation after she and her squad lost to France in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday....
19:13, 06/24/2019

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Brazilian musician João Gilberto, founder of bossa nova, dies in Rio Brazilian musician Joao Gilberto, 88, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media....
23:26, 07/06/2019

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...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Brazilian tennis player Haddad Maia fails doping test The International Tennis Federation says Brazilian tennis player Beatriz Haddad Maia has been provisionally suspended for failing a doping test       ...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Spanish police arrest Brazilian airman with cocaine before president's stopover Spanish police have arrested a member of the Brazilian Air Force who carried three bags full of cocaine on a military plane to Seville hours before President Jair Bolsonaro's was scheduled to take a stopover there, police and officials said on Wednes...
17:26, 06/26/2019

Gabriel Diniz, Brazilian pop star, killed in plane crash aged 28 Singer with huge Brazilian fanbase died amid concerns that aircraft was not licensed for air taxi travelGabriel Diniz, one of Brazil’s most successful current pop stars, has been killed in a plane crash, aged 28.His plane took off from the city of Sa...
14:26, 05/29/2019

Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
04:52, 06/07/2019

Pochettino calls Coutinho as Brazilian nears loan move – reports "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly called Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho to try and persuade the Brazilian to move to the club on loan."...
21:26, 08/06/2019

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens to carry guns....
03:26, 06/13/2019

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions....
02:52, 05/25/2019

Soccer star Neymar accused of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says a woman accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. His father calls the incident "a setup."        ...
05:39, 06/02/2019

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend in her home, shoots 3 dead at church RIO DE JANEIRO — A man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home Tuesday, then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people, authorities said. The gunman was then shot and wounded by military police at the church...
07:39, 05/22/2019

Brazilian fans chant homophobic slur at Copa America opener SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian fans have sung homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match at the Morumbi stadium. Bolivian goalkeeper Carlos Lampe heard the slurs several times Friday, chanted by thousands of Brazil fans behind his goal i...
06:52, 06/15/2019

Ford reaches agreement with workers at Brazilian plant it plans to shut down Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with the workers' union at a historic Brazil plant it plans to shutter by the end of the year, paving the way for a friendly shutdown or potential takeover by a local buyer....
15:39, 04/30/2019

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...
05:52, 08/04/2019

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...
00:26, 07/30/2019

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix Will Continue at Brand-New Track in Rio, President Announces The contract for the long-troubled and long-threatened Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos in São Paulo expires next year. According to Brazil’s president, those troubles will be left behind for another city—and newly constructed race trac...
04:13, 05/09/2019

Brazilian inmate, who nearly escaped jail dressed as woman, found hanged A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-crime/the-man-in-the-plastic-mask-disguised-brazil-inmate-busted-in-brazen-jailbreak-idUSKCN1UV1E6 dressed as his daughter reverberated around the...
01:26, 08/07/2019

Killer Ratings: did a Brazilian TV host arrange murders to boost his show? A new Netflix documentary tells the extraordinary story of Wallace Souza who, it is alleged, took extreme actions in the hunt for new viewersSuppose that, in a future season of Line of Duty, the reveal turned out to be that the organised crime syndic...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Julian Assange is unwell after spending years inside Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, friend says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "unwell" and needs "a great deal of rehabilitation" after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, his friend has said....
20:26, 05/30/2019

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.        ...
01:52, 08/07/2019

Citigroup CEO defends bank's sponsorship of event honoring controversial Brazilian president Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat defended the bank's sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's controversial president Jair Bolsonaro saying the company spends "a lot of time" making sure people understand the company's support of the LGBT...
19:39, 05/02/2019

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...
00:13, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
08:13, 06/07/2019

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months int...
00:00, 05/27/2019

Alleged Neymar rape: Brazilian woman says she was left 'traumatized' by soccer star A Brazilian woman who has accused Neymar of rape has broken her silence to provide a detailed account of the evening she spent with the Brazilian soccer star to reaffirm her allegations against him....
21:13, 06/06/2019

Brazilian brewer Ambev signs $36 million deal to build solar plants Ambev SA has signed contracts with four partners to build solar plants in Brazil that will supply clean energy to all of the brewing company's 94 distribution centers in the country by the end of March 2020....
17:13, 06/05/2019

Forget the Brazilian! Love Island fans are loving this pubic hair style LOVE Island has sparked an unlikely craze. Viewers are flocking to get this intimate waxing treatment done. So what do you make of the pubic hair style?...
13:52, 07/05/2019

Brazilian retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
02:26, 06/06/2019

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....
18:26, 07/30/2019

Brazilian football star Neymar accused of raping woman in Paris hotel The Paris Saint-Germain star denies claims in a police document that he assaulted a woman last monthThe Brazilian footballer Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in a hotel in Paris last month, according to a police document in Brazil.The player...
03:39, 06/02/2019

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donation...
06:00, 08/20/2019

Brazilian soccer star Neymar denies rape allegation, claims extortion Neymar posted a long video on his Instagram page, in which he denied all the accusations against him, claimed to be a victim of extortion, lamented the pain caused to him and his family, and shared WhatsApp messages with the alleged victim, including...
16:39, 06/02/2019

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
03:39, 06/14/2019

Brazilian gang leader allegedly dresses up as daughter in failed prison escape A Brazilian gang leader was caught trying to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter, who was visiting him that day, authorities said Sunday. ...
10:13, 08/05/2019

CORRECTS: Brazilian officials say 42 inmates dead at 3 prisons a day after 15 deaths during riot at another jail RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — CORRECTS: Brazilian officials say 42 inmates dead at 3 prisons a day after 15 deaths during riot at another jail. (Corrects APNewsAlert to show that Monday’s deaths were at three prisons, not one)...
01:13, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Eletrobras says Brazilian president approves privatization plan, shares surge Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, said in a securities filing on Thursday that President Jair Bolsonaro had authorized studies into privatizing the power company via a share offering....
03:13, 08/02/2019

Brazilian drug dealer fails to escape jail dressed as teenage daughter Convicted drug dealer Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out of the prison where he was serving a 73-year-sentence by disguising himself as his teenage daughter....
14:13, 08/05/2019

Vital city vote could save Interlagos's Brazilian Grand Prix hopes The Interlagos circuit has received a major boost in its bid to remain on the Formula 1 calendar, following claims the Brazilian Grand Prix will move to Rio de Janeiro...
12:26, 05/17/2019

UK's Labour Party suspends senior figure after claims anti-Semitism crisis was manufactured by Israeli Embassy The UK’s Labour Party was hit with another anti-Semitism crisis after a senior party figure was suspended after ranting that the party’s anti-Semitism crisis has been manufactured by Israel....
18:26, 05/31/2019

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 ...
07:00, 08/06/2019