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Brazil says U.S. offer for help on Amazon appears more effective

Brazil's Foreign Affairs Minister Ernesto Araújo said on Friday that the United States' offer to help in the Amazon appears to be a more effective cooperation t...

Brazil says U.S. offer for help on Amazon appears more effective

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Brazil declines G7 nations' offer of $20M to fight Amazon fires Brazil has turned down a $20 million offer from the G7 nations to help fight wildfires in the Amazon, and some leaders showed disdain over the gesture....
16:26, 08/27/2019

Amazon rainforest fire latest: Macron insists Brazil 'cannot be allowed to destroy everything' as it rejects £18m G7 offer to tackle blazes His latest comments came as Brazilian officials said it would reject the money pledged at the G7 summit in Biarritz to help fight the record Amazon fires...
12:00, 08/27/2019

Amazon appears to be cutting prices at Whole Foods again Whole Foods prices are falling modestly, after seeing a price hike earlier this year, narrowing the premium to other grocers like Kroger, according to a Morgan Stanley note published on Tuesday....
19:00, 08/27/2019

Amazon Appears to Have an Innovative Approach to Price Fixing If the extent to which Amazon influences the market with oftentimes aggressive tactics wasn’t already clear, a report that it’s dictating the prices of its sellers on rival marketplaces certainly helps drive the point home.Read more......
05:00, 08/06/2019

Amazon Studios, once the anti-Netflix, appears to be turning into it In a move that has vexed traditional Hollywood, Amazon Studios appears to be moving away from a conventional approach involving theaters and television marketing to movies found largely by recommendation on small devices....
15:13, 09/16/2019

Bernie Sanders Finally Appears On His Own Twitch Channel—During Amazon Boycott Last time we checked in on endearingly grouchy democratic socialist uncle and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ Twitch channel, it was notably lacking in Bernie Sanders himself. It also felt more like a campaign commercial than any sort of broadca...
23:39, 07/17/2019

Brazil's CPFL increases share offer by 15% -filing Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA on Thursday said it increased the size of its follow-on share offering by 15% using an over-allotment provision to sell some 17.5 million additional shares....
02:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil retailer Grupo SBF again raises offer for Netshoes Brazilian retailer Grupo SBF SA, which controls sports retailer Centauro, has raised its bid for Netshoes Ltd, the firm said late on Tuesday, as a bidding war for the struggling e-commerce player heated up....
04:52, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Magazine Luiza matches SBF offer for Netshoes Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza SA rose its offer to buy online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd to $3.70 per share, matching an offer by contender Grupo SBF SA, according to a securities filing on Thursday....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists o...
00:52, 05/22/2019

China's State Power makes binding offer for stake in Brazil dam - sources China's State Power Investment Corp has delivered a binding offer for a stake in the Santo Antônio hydropower dam, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters....
05:39, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Centauro boosts offer for Netshoes to outbid Magazine Luiza Apparel retailer Grupo SBF SA , operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, has boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd to $3.70 per share, as it tries to outbid rival contender Magazine Luiza SA....
17:13, 06/12/2019

Fingerprint scanners offer precise security for Brazil’s elite. They’re also at the center of a class battle. An increasing number of buildings in Sao Paola, Brazil’s largest city, are either supplementing their doormen or replacing them altogether with cheaper but more efficient gadgetry....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Amazon to offer help for customers who search about suicide Amazon.com Inc plans to promote helpline phone numbers to customers who query its site about suicide, the company told Reuters on Thursday, after searches on its site suggested users search for nooses and other potentially harmful products....
23:52, 08/29/2019

Amazon won't have to offer a phone helpline in the European Union Don't go looking for a customer support phone number for Amazon in Europe -- you probably won't find one. The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Amazon isn't obligated to provide a phone helpline to customers in the...
18:39, 07/10/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Pre-Booking Offer Validity Extended Till May 31 on Amazon OnePlus and Amazon have extended the deadline to buy the OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone for its pre-booking customers following user complaints over inability to buy Nebula Blue version of the phone because......
02:13, 05/17/2019

Amazon pulls in $3.6 billion profit and says it will offer free one-day shipping The company’s lucrative advertising and cloud computing businesses notched the bulk of its profits and helped boost margins even as sales growth slowed....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Accuser of Brazil's soccer star Neymar appears in TV interview: 'I was the victim of rape' On same day Neymar suffered an apparent injury, the woman accusing the Brazilian soccer star of rape appeared in a TV interview.        ...
05:13, 06/06/2019

eBay will offer a bunch of irresistible deals if Amazon crashes during Prime Day Amazon is turning its already traditional, 2015-launched Prime Day annual sale into a 48-hour thing for the first time this year, but bargain hunters may find it pretty difficult to keep up with the avalanche of deals coming in a few weeks from the e...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Early Amazon Prime Day offer cuts price of AMD Ryzen 5 2600 processor to just £125 Amazon has released another tempting pre-Amazon Prime Day deal, cutting the price of the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 to just £124.97, which is one of the cheapest prices we've seen for this AMD processor.That's a great price for an excellent litt...
14:52, 06/27/2019

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as they see fit. Brazil doesn't need it," he said....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Where is the Amazon Rainforest Vanishing? Not Just in Brazil Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integration can drive deforestation....
16:39, 08/31/2019

Brazil's indigenous guardians of the Amazon For decades, the Waiapi have lived in the Brazilian state of Amapa in near-isolation from the non-indigenous world and in harmony with the rainforest. The river and trees that support their way of life are often described as the lungs of the world....
07:13, 08/27/2019

Brazil's environment minister says G7 aid for Amazon welcome Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told reporters in São Paulo on Monday that financial aid to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest from the group of G7 nations is welcome....
16:52, 08/26/2019

Amazon launches Prime in Brazil The online giant continues to expand its operation in the country with the paid subscription service, launched at a fraction of the fees charged in the US....
19:39, 09/11/2019

EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal with South America....
16:26, 08/23/2019

Brazil Says It Will Reject $22 Million in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that President Emmanuel Macron’s real motive behind the offer, made at the Group of 7 summit, was to shield France’s agriculture from Brazilian competition....
16:00, 08/27/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro awaits news on U.S. help for Amazon Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting the Amazon rainforest fires....
17:52, 08/30/2019

Don't treat Amazon like a 'colony', says Brazil's Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday the idea of creating an international alliance to save the Amazon rainforest would be treating Brazil like "a colony or no man's land," calling it an attack on the country's sovereignty....
16:52, 08/26/2019

Brazil Says It Will Reject Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that he would reconsider accepting the aid if President Emmanuel Macron of France withdrew “insults made to my person.”...
17:13, 08/27/2019

Brazil says open to aid for Amazon fires, but will decide how it's used Brazil said on Tuesday it was ready to accept foreign aid to help fight fires in the Amazon but only if it could determine how it was spent, in an apparent attempt to smooth over a public spat between the Brazilian and French presidents....
06:13, 08/28/2019

Brazil President's Son Heads To US To "Thank" Trump For Amazon Support Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son and hopeful ambassador to the United States is set to travel to Washington Friday to thank Donald Trump for his support during the crisis surrounding the fires......
12:39, 08/30/2019

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
09:39, 08/23/2019

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do not do it for charity, but to "interfere with our sovereignty."...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Brazil Deploys Troops to Fight Fires in the Amazon (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry. Some 44,000 troops...
05:52, 08/25/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
09:39, 08/23/2019

Amazon fires spur Brazil to ban most burning for 60 days Devastating fires that have scorched parts of the Amazon region and fueled global outrage have spurred Brazil's government to ban most legal fires for land-clearing for at least 60 days....
19:39, 08/29/2019

Hundreds Of New Fires In Brazil As Outrage Over Amazon Grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a......
10:52, 08/25/2019

Brazil deploys troops to help fight fires in the Amazon Some 44,000 troops will be available for “unprecedented” operations to put out the fires, and forces are heading to six Brazilian states that asked for federal help, Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo said....
19:39, 08/25/2019

Amazon Rainforest Is Ablaze, Turning Day Into Night In Brazil Huge tracts of the Amazon, which serves as the lungs of the planet by taking in carbon dioxide, storing it in soils and producing oxygen, are ablaze. Smoke from the widespread fires has turned day......
09:52, 08/22/2019

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn that it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change....
01:52, 08/22/2019

Brazil looks to neighbors for Amazon support, defends record Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday he would meet with other South American countries to set common policy for defending the Amazon rain forest, while his foreign minister told Reuters the nation should be seen as an environmental he...
04:39, 08/29/2019

Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for whom the rainforest is almost a raison d'être....
01:26, 08/31/2019

H&M Suspends Leather Purchases From Brazil Over Amazon Fires Retail giant H&M announced Thursday that it will suspend leather purchases from Brazil over concerns that the material is linked to fires that have devastated the Amazon this year. H&M said that it is issuing a temporary freeze on orders until it is ...
15:39, 09/06/2019

Corporations pile pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires Asset managers, pension funds and companies halt deals and stop buying bondsFinancial pressure is growing on Brazil over fires in the Amazon and the far-right president’s belligerent response to them.Asset managers, pension funds and companies have i...
08:39, 08/31/2019

Amazon Forests Vanish at Breakneck Speed. It’s Not Just in Brazil. Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integration can drive deforestation....
23:52, 08/30/2019

H&M stops buying leather from Brazil over Amazon fires COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Low-cost fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB says it is suspending leather purchases from Brazil in response to the Amazon fires. The Stockholm-based group says “a temporary ban on leather from Brazil” was linked to...
16:00, 09/06/2019

Brazil weighs offers from U.S. and others to help fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting the Amazon rainforest fires, as the country also fields offers from Chile, Ecuador and Israel....
23:00, 08/30/2019

Amazon Forests Are Being Razed at Breakneck Speed, and Not Only in Brazil Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integration can drive deforestation....
19:26, 08/30/2019

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a surge in logging in the vast Amazon rain forest–and on Aug. 15, Norway suspended a $33 million don...
16:13, 08/22/2019

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
04:39, 07/04/2019

Why Are The Amazon Fires Sparking A Crisis For Brazil And The World? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and prompted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to......
00:52, 08/26/2019

Brazil tells ambassadors no time off due to Amazon fires Brazil's Foreign Ministry on Monday ordered its ambassadors in Europe and other G7 countries not to take vacation for the next two weeks in order to coordinate a diplomatic response to global concerns over the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, t...
02:52, 08/27/2019

| Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a global outcry....
23:00, 08/24/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from climate-change sceptics within the far-right governmen...
00:52, 05/18/2019

After refusal, Brazil now willing to accept $20M to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government has decided to accept $20 million in foreign aid to fight nearly 2,000 fires burning in the Amazon rain forest, after initially refusing the help....
19:26, 08/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army may be enlisted to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international condemnation and calls for tough action to quell the unfolding crisis continued to mount....
16:26, 08/23/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: Brazil to reject $20m pledged by G7 Senior official says funds should be spent on reforesting Europe and not on ‘colonialist practices’Amazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do?A senior Brazilian official has told Emmanuel Macron to take care of “his home and his ...
18:39, 08/27/2019

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the rainforest....
00:13, 08/28/2019

Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest and that potential trade barriers are unjustified....
06:26, 08/24/2019

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last N...
18:52, 06/28/2019

Brazil to only accept G7 Amazon aid if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to retract "insults" against him before he considers accepting aid from the Group of Seven nations who offered $20 million to help fight forest fires in the Ama...
18:13, 08/27/2019

Brazil Angrily Rejects Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that he would reconsider accepting the aid if President Emmanuel Macron of France withdrew “insults made to my person.”...
23:26, 08/27/2019

| Brazil rejects G7 aid to fight Amazon fires - government Brazil rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of "his home and his colonies"....
15:39, 08/27/2019

Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, he would be fired, underlining how growing international pressure to protect the Amazon is weighing on...
05:13, 08/02/2019

H&M halts leather purchases from Brazil due to Amazon wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmental concerns highlighted by Amazon wildfires....
22:26, 09/05/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro will consider $40M G-7 Amazon aid package - if Macron apologizes to him Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he'll think about accepting offers of international aid to fight raging fires in the Amazon region if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for comments he deemed offensive....
21:26, 08/27/2019

Amazon launches a scaled-down Prime service in Brazil Brazilians can get unlimited two-day shipping and access to Amazon's original programming now that Prime is available in their country. Amazon has launched its Prime service in Brazil in an effort to get a piece of one of Latin America's bi...
14:39, 09/10/2019

No Time Off For Ambassadors As Brazil Fights Amazon Criticism Brazil's Foreign Ministry on Monday ordered its ambassadors in Europe and other G7 countries not to take vacation for the next two weeks in order to coordinate a diplomatic response to global concerns......
09:13, 08/27/2019

H&M Halts Leather Purchases From Brazil After Amazon Wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmental concerns highlighted by Amazon wildfires....
07:26, 09/06/2019

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A little over half those fires are in the Amazon....
22:26, 08/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the rainforest....
22:13, 08/27/2019

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
17:39, 07/29/2019

Brazil's Burning Ban Takes Effect As Amazon Fires Rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest....
22:00, 08/29/2019

Brazil to use $245 million from graft probe to protect Amazon: senator The head of Brazil's Senate said on Thursday he signed an agreement with the Supreme Court to assign 1 billion reais ($245 million) in graft money recovered in the Car Wash investigation to protect the Amazon....
22:26, 09/05/2019

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy....
20:13, 08/20/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image after he cut their funding....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Bolsonaro says conversation with Merkel reaffirms Brazil sovereignty over Amazon Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which reaffirmed Brazil's sovereignty over the world's largest rainforest....
01:26, 08/31/2019

Brazil rejects $20 million aid for Amazon fires pledged by G7, reports say French President Emmanuel Macron announced Monday that the G7 leaders agreed to set up the aid to help combat the fires.        ...
19:00, 08/27/2019

U.N. rights boss urges Brazil to preserve Amazon from mining U.N. human rights chief Michele Bachelet called on Monday for an investigation into the murder of an indigenous leader in Brazil last week and urged the Bolsonaro government to reconsider its proposal to open up more of the Amazon area to mining....
06:26, 07/30/2019

Without Evidence, Brazil President Claims NGOs May Be Burning The Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon rainforest to bring shame on his government......
04:13, 08/22/2019

Macron must take back 'insults' for Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid: Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the "insults" made against him before he considers accepting a $20 million offer from the G7 nations to help fight forest fires in the Amazon....
00:13, 08/28/2019

Record Amazon rainforest fires spark row between Brazil and France The Brazilian space agency, INPE, this week reported more than 75,000 fires across the Brazilian part of the world’s greatest rainforest, up 84 per cent on last year...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Amazon fires: Brazil will only accept help if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil's president says he will only accept an offer of international aid to fight the devastating Amazon fires if French leader Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults"....
17:13, 08/27/2019

| Brazil's burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest....
08:39, 08/30/2019

Amazon fires deepen split between Brazil’s evangelicals, other Christians The apparently intentional escalation of fires in the Amazon rainforest has contributed to a growing political split among religious groups in Brazil....
18:00, 08/29/2019

Norway halts Amazon fund donation in dispute with Brazil International concerns grow over deforestation surge since Jair Bolsonaro took powerNorway has followed Germany in suspending donations to the Brazilian government’s Amazon Fund after a surge in deforestation in the South American rainforest. The mov...
14:26, 08/16/2019

"Reforest Europe," Says Brazil As It Rejects G7 Aid To Fight Amazon Fires Brazil on Monday rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of "his home and his colonies."...
09:13, 08/27/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities: minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Norway stops Amazon fund contribution in dispute with Brazil Norway has suspended donations supporting projects to curb deforestation in Brazil after the country's right-wing government blocked operations of a fund receiving the aid, the Norwegian ministry of climate and environment said on Thursday....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Amazon deforestation: EU firms linked to illegal logging in Brazil An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Brazil officials failed to act after warning of 'fire day’ in Amazon, prosecutors say Investigation into why environment agency ignored warnings that farmers and land-grabbers were planning day of coordinated firesBrazilian environmental officials and federal prosecutors say that they sent a warning that farmers and land-grabbers in t...
01:39, 08/27/2019

Amazon monitor, fired in Bolsonaro’s Brazil, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has Brazil’s scientists fearful for their research....
15:26, 08/07/2019

Under Brazil’s Far Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
13:52, 07/28/2019

Brazil Open To G7 Aid For Amazon Fires If France "Withdraws Insults" Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he was open to discussing G7 aid for fighting fires in the Amazon if his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron "withdraws insults" made against him....
17:13, 08/27/2019

Brazil rejects $20 million G-7 aid package to fight Amazon fires Brazil has rejected $20 million in aid that the G-7 nations have pledged to help battle the raging Amazon rainforest fires, a government official said. “We appreciate [the offer], but maybe those resources are more relevant to reforest Europe,&...
17:39, 08/27/2019

Brazil spokesman says Bolsonaro may visit Amazon region this week Brazil's spokesman said on Monday president Jair Bolsonaro may visit the Amazon region later this week to check on the efforts to reduce forest fires....
00:13, 08/28/2019

Brazil Bans Burning For 2 Months In Fight Against Amazon Fire Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree Wednesday to ban burning throughout the country for two months, government sources cited in local media said, as the authorities scramble to defuse......
20:00, 08/29/2019

Amazon fires: Jair Bolsonaro issues burning ban in Brazil Brazil's president signed the decree amidst escalating global pressure to address raging fires in the Amazon. The ban comes during the country's peak burning season, leaving critics skeptical of its efficacy....
04:39, 08/30/2019

Dispute over fate of Amazon costs Brazil aid from Germany, Norway Mounting tensions between Brazil and its European donors over the preservation of the world’s largest tropical rainforest are threatening to undermine a long-sought free-trade deal between Europe and South America....
04:13, 08/21/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro wants Amazon nations to tackle fires Brazil's president said that environmental challenges must be met while respecting "national sovereignty" and announced a meeting of countries that share the Amazon to tackle the devastating fires....
15:39, 08/29/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities -minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday....
01:52, 05/18/2019

| New fires rage in Amazon as Brazil warplanes battle flames Hundreds of new fires have flared up in the Amazon in Brazil, data showed Monday, even as military aircraft dumped water over hard-hit areas and G7 nations pledged to help combat the blazes....
03:39, 08/27/2019

Why Is Jair Bolsonaro Wary Of Foreign Amazon Aid? Ask Brazil's Military Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for......
02:13, 08/31/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting fires in the Amazon rainforest after the government pulled their funding, although he presented no evidence....
15:00, 08/21/2019

Apologise, Then "We Talk": Brazil To France President on Amazon Fire Aid President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he might revisit his country's rejection of a $22.2 million package from the Group of Seven nations to help fight fires spiking across the Amazon rainforest....
08:13, 08/28/2019

As Amazon Fires Rage, Thick Smoke Chokes Brazil Blackened tree trunks lay smoldering on the charred ground as thick smoke chokes the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, a scene of devastation that is being repeated across the "lungs of the planet."...
00:52, 08/26/2019

Israel sends firefighters to help Brazil battle Amazon fires Israel says it will be dispatching a team of firefighters to assist Brazil with combatting the fires that have consumed large swaths of the country’s rainforest...
17:26, 09/03/2019

Brazil and France clash over raging wildfires in Amazon rainforest Brazil's president has accused other countries of interfering and having a "colonialist mindset" as they express fears for the burning Amazon rainforest....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Explainer: Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and prompted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to dispatch the military to assist in firefighting....
22:52, 08/25/2019

Brazil space institute director sacked in Amazon deforestation row Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls satellite data showing rise in deforestation ‘lies’ The director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) has been sacked in the midst of a controversy over its satellite data showing a rise in Amazon...
17:52, 08/03/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says to fight Amazon fires, blames weather Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest, blaming dryer-than-normal weather for the spike in fire outbreaks this year....
06:26, 08/24/2019

Brazil's Leader Spurns Amazon Fire Aid in Spat With Macron President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to refuse $20 million from Group of Seven countries to help fight fires in the Amazon rain forest unless French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling him a liar about his commitment to the environment....
04:39, 08/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit he convened Brazil's president did not say whether the meeting of Amazon nations would be postponed, but ruled out his attendance. Bolsonaro has come under international pressure over his handling of the fires and deforestation....
13:13, 09/03/2019

Brazil agribusiness joins with NGOs to call for action on Amazon Brazil's leading meat export industry group and other agribusiness associations on Friday joined with nongovernment organizations (NGOs) to call for an end to deforestation on public lands, demanding government action as the Amazon rainforest burns....
21:52, 09/06/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Authorizes Troops to Fight Amazon Fires President Jair Bolsonaro, who is very much like the Donald Trump of Brazil, appears to have capitulated to mounting international pressure over the wildfires currently destroying the Amazon....
02:13, 08/25/2019

Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land: report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not be used for grazing, a newspaper report said on Tuesday....
20:00, 07/02/2019

Germany to cut part of funds sent to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspaper Germany will partially suspend funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday....
23:52, 08/10/2019

Macron: ‘All G7 powers must help Brazil fight raging Amazon fires’ French president talks up trade sanctions as world leaders convene and thousands of Brazilians march against BolsonaroEmmanuel Macron has asked for world powers to help Brazil and its neighbours fight the fires raging in the Amazon and to plan huge r...
00:13, 08/25/2019

| Brazil's army fights Amazon fires after hundreds more flare up Brazil has deployed two C-130 Hercules aircraft to douse fires devouring parts of the Amazon rainforest, as hundreds of new blazes were ignited ahead of nationwide protests over the destruction....
03:39, 08/26/2019

| Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday repeated a demand for French leader Emmanuel Macron to withdraw recent remarks, as he accused France and Germany of "buying" the Latin American country's sovereignty with Amazon fire aid....
09:00, 08/29/2019

Brazil rejects $20 million aid for Amazon fires pledged by G-7, reports say French President Emmanuel Macron announced Monday that the G-7 leaders agreed to set up the aid to help combat the fires.        ...
03:26, 08/28/2019

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to determine whether there has been reduced monitoring and enforcement of environmental protections....
21:52, 08/22/2019

Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation SAO PAULO – Germany decided to suspend $39 million in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian media outlets reported on Saturday. The move reflects “great concern...
01:52, 08/13/2019

As Amazon Fires Become Global Crisis, Brazil’s President Reverses Course After days of downplaying the fires raging across the Amazon, President Bolsonaro orders the military to step in. But it’s not clear that will be enough....
11:26, 08/24/2019

Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday, weeks after telling donors he did not need their money....
21:00, 08/22/2019

The Amazon Is In Flames. But Brazil's Past Can Show The Path Forward. Just over 16 years ago, on a sweltering day along the southeastern fringe of the Amazon forest, we sat down to catch our breath on a half-burnt log. Plumes of smoke on the horizon wafted to the sky,......
22:26, 08/23/2019

Brazil forest fires rage as farmers push into the Amazon Forest fires are surging in Brazil, with the country's space agency reporting almost 8,000 fires already this year. Scientist Carlos Nobre from Sao Paolo University says politics is to blame for the alarming increase....
10:39, 08/22/2019

Brazil says it is target of smear campaign over role in Amazon fires Onyx Lorenzoni, the Brazilian president’s chief of staff, accused European countries of exaggerating environmental problems in Brazil in order to disrupt its commercial interests....
01:52, 08/23/2019

Brazil makes U-turn on £16m Amazon fire-fighting funds Brazil appears to have backtracked on its rejection of G7 funds to fight the Amazon forest fires, saying it will accept as long as it has control over how the money is spent....
12:39, 08/28/2019

Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land -report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not be used for grazing, a newspaper report said on Tuesday....
20:00, 07/02/2019

Amazon Fires Prompt Alarm in Europe, and Anger at Brazil’s Government President Emmanuel Macron of France accused President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil of lying about climate change, and said he would try to kill a major trade deal....
18:00, 08/23/2019

Brazil President "Working Very Hard" On Amazon Fires, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's response to the fires raging in the Amazon and pledged "full and complete" US support....
17:39, 08/27/2019

Brazil says South American nations to meet on Amazon, accepts Chilean aid Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that South American countries would meet to determine a common policy in defense of the Amazon, and took another swipe at the G7 group of rich nations for its offer of $20 million aid....
14:13, 08/28/2019

After Global Outcry, Brazil Sends Army To Put Out Amazon Rainforest Fires President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the deployment of Brazil's armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes sparks protests......
04:26, 08/24/2019

Brazil rejects £18m Amazon aid claiming fund is better spent reforesting Europe The Brazilian government today dismissed an £18 million aid offer from G7 countries to tackle wildfires raging in the Amazon and suggested that the money might be better spent trying to "reforest Europe"....
16:26, 08/27/2019

Brazil: fires reported in Amazon's indigenous reserves spark fear Bolsonaro issues decree banning fires for 60 days amid fears loggers and land grabbers targeted remote areas during blazesFires have been reported in protected indigenous reserves of the Brazilian Amazon, raising fears that loggers and land grabbers ...
20:26, 08/29/2019

Trump speaks with Brazil's Bolsonaro, offers aid with Amazon rainforest fires U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday and offered help, if needed, in dealing with the Amazon rainforest fires....
06:26, 08/24/2019

Brazil announces South American meeting on Amazon, accepts Chile's help Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that South American countries would meet to determine a common policy in defense of the Amazon rainforest, and took another swipe at France for an offer of $20 million in aid....
16:13, 08/28/2019

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental pro...
01:39, 06/05/2019

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has scientists fearful for their research under the right-wing leader....
21:26, 08/07/2019

Corporate fallout for Brazil heats up despite signs Amazon fires may be slowing Fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have receded slightly since President Jair Bolsonaro sent in the military to help battle the blazes, but international fallout accelerated as a major shoemaker said it would not buy supplies from Brazil....
22:00, 08/29/2019

Brazil rejected millions in Amazon aid. Hours later, Bolsonaro hinted at a reversal Brazil has escalated its war of words with global powers over the Amazon fires, announcing it would reject $20 million in foreign aid before the country's president appeared to contradict his own representatives and leave the door open to accepting t...
23:00, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 5-Macron must take back 'insults' for Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the "insults" made against him before he considers accepting a $20 million offer from the G7 nations to help fight forest fires in the Amazon....
22:13, 08/27/2019

Brazil deforestation rises in August, adding to Amazon fire worries Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government data released on Friday, adding to concerns over fires already ravaging the region....
04:26, 09/07/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he might send the army to fight forest fires in the Amazon (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) Brazil has faced increasing international scrutiny over the record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rain forest. On Friday, President Jair Bolsonaro, who has dismissed complaints about the fires, said Brazil's army...
01:13, 08/24/2019

Brazil to hire short-term environmental enforcers following Amazon fires Brazil doesn't have the funding to hire more permanent environmental enforcement agents in the wake of surging Amazon fires but will contract local environmental police on a short-term basis, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told Reuters on Friday...
04:26, 09/07/2019

Amazon cowboys: rodeo culture rides high in Brazil – in pictures Along a forest road in the small town of Monte Negro in Rondônia state, just south of the Amazon basin, cowboys from the area’s vast cattle ranches display their talent at a rodeo. In recent years, Monte Negro has expanded as a key cattle town with a...
11:39, 09/10/2019

Brazil announces South American meeting on Amazon, takes Chile's help Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that South American countries would meet to determine a common policy in defense of the Amazon rainforest, and took another swipe at France for an offer of $20 million in aid....
21:00, 08/28/2019

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that incited protests from environmental organizations....
01:39, 08/03/2019

With Amazon on Fire, Brazil’s Environmental Enforcers Say Bolsonaro Hobbles their Work Hundreds of environmental protection professionals in Brazil warn that budget and personnel cuts set the stage for a rise in deforestation and fires....
21:00, 08/28/2019

Big Donors Are Pulling Out of Brazil's Amazon Fund; That Could Spell Trouble for the Rainforest Norway and Germany have been helping support the Brazilian government for its efforts to reduce deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest for some 10 years now. These financial rewards—the annual donations to the Amazon Fund, which the Brazilian Develop...
20:52, 08/16/2019

Exclusive: As Amazon fires rage, Brazil tells diplomats to fix image Stung by a global outcry over deforestation and wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil has launched a diplomatic offensive to persuade the international community of its environmental credentials....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Brazil's indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon 'to last drop of blood' Members of Brazil's Mura indigenous tribe painted their bodies with orange-red paint and took up long bows and clubs as they headed into the jungle this week, prepared for battle. Their enemy? The deforestation and destruction of their home, the Amaz...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Brazil soy plantings in Amazon fire hotspots is minimal: industry group Soybean plantings in the ten towns that reported the most fires in the Amazon region through last month is so low that it is immaterial to Brazil's overall soy production, according to national oilseeds crusher group Abiove....
22:00, 08/29/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he 'loves' the Amazon. But his policies are designed to wreak havoc on it Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning, with more than one-and-a-half soccer fields worth of rainforest destroyed every minute of every day, according to the country's space research center....
23:00, 08/27/2019

Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, although no concrete measures to deal with the blazes were announced....
04:13, 08/31/2019

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second ...
23:39, 07/03/2019

Brazil's neighbors call for meeting and Amazon pact as fires rage Peru and Colombia called on Tuesday on fellow Amazonian countries to attend a presidential meeting next month on the forest fires raging in Brazil and Bolivia and to forge a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest....
00:13, 08/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro thanks Trump for support amid Amazon fires crisis Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his support over the issue of Amazon wildfires, as the far-right Brazilian government sought to find a way out of the growing international crisis....
00:13, 08/28/2019

Bolsonaro launches ‘Brazil week’ in bid to 'revamp' image over Amazon fires President urged citizens to hit the streets and show ‘the Amazon is ours’ amid sinking ratings and vilification over the AmazonBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has urged citizens to clad themselves in the country’s yellow and green colou...
16:52, 09/06/2019

Brazil Begins Deploying Troops to Fight Amazon Rainforest Fires (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry. President Jair Bolsona...
00:52, 08/26/2019

Brazil will not change Amazon fund without asking donors: development bank BNDES Brazil will make no changes to the governance of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund without consulting the donors Norway and Germany, the president of the fund's administrator, the Brazilian development bank BNDES, said on Friday....
00:00, 06/08/2019

Amazon Rainforest Burning: Brazil Reports Record Forest Fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair......
14:39, 08/21/2019

Brazil Angrily Rejects Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7, Then Accepts British Aid President Jair Bolsonaro suggested he would reconsider accepting aid from the Group of 7 if France’s president withdrew “insults made to my person.” Then, Brazil accepted $12 million in British aid....
03:52, 08/28/2019

President Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil can’t afford to fight Amazon fires Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says his country can’t afford to fight the massive blazes raging across the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro, who was elected last year, has faced criticism for not doing enough to contain deforestation as th...
00:39, 08/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsanaro says he 'loves' the Amazon. But his policies are designed to wreak havoc on it Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning, with more than one-and-a-half soccer fields worth of rainforest destroyed every minute of every day, according to the country's space research center....
08:26, 08/26/2019

Brazil indigenous agency worker killed in remote Amazon town Indigenist Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was murdered execution-style before members of his family in the Amazon town of Tabatinga, according to INA, a union group representing workers at Brazil's indigenous protection agency FUNAI, on Sunday....
04:13, 09/09/2019

Germany to cut 35 million euros in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspapers Germany decided to suspend 35 million euros ($39 million) in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian media outlets reported on Saturday....
06:39, 08/13/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government lacks the resources to fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the government lacks the resources to fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest after satellite images showed a record number of burning spots this year....
15:52, 08/22/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but told foreign powers not to interfere....
08:26, 08/23/2019

Amazon wildfires: Leaders pressure Brazil to quell 'international crisis' Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
10:26, 08/23/2019

Trump says US 'ready to assist' as Brazil battles sweeping Amazon fires President Trump extended an offer of aid to Brazil's president on Friday should the government of the South American nation need help containing massive forest fires sweeping across the Amazon rainforest.  ...
11:52, 08/24/2019

| Brazil president says France's Macron has 'colonialist mentality' over Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as having a "colonialist mentality" for rallying G-7 countries to address wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest....
12:00, 08/23/2019

With Amazon Rain Forest Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
11:39, 08/23/2019

Canada pushes for better Amazon protection during free trade talks with Brazil The talks are continuing despite Brazil's initial rejection of international funding to help fight fires in the Amazon, apparently over a personal spat with France's President Emmanuel Macron....
11:52, 08/28/2019

Brazil ramps up environmental policing amid outrage over Amazon fires Brazilian law enforcement officials targeted illegal wildcat miners in an apparent resurgence of environmental policing amid raging Amazonian rainforest fires. Authorities with Brazil’s Institute for the Environmental and Renewable Natural Reso...
03:26, 09/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land -report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not be used for grazing, a newspaper report said on Tuesday....
23:26, 07/02/2019

Do the Brazil Amazon fires justify environmental interventionism? | Lawrence Douglas All the reasons that support the project of humanitarian intervention apply with equal, if not greater force, in the case of the environmentThe horrific destruction of the Amazon rainforest under Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, raises a...
18:26, 08/31/2019

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Brazil has surged since Jair Bolsonaro became president, she said....
01:52, 08/11/2019

Fish farmer Mowi could halt Brazil soy imports over Amazon fires Mowi ASA , the world's largest salmon producer, could stop buying Brazilian soy for its fish farms unless the South American country curbs Amazon deforestation, the Norwegian company said on Wednesday....
23:26, 08/28/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
04:39, 06/06/2019

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro sends in army to tackle Amazon fires The Brazilian president has been coming under increasing pressure as European leaders criticize his environmental policies. Wildfires continue to rage in the Amazon rainforest....
13:00, 08/24/2019

Brazil plan to revamp Amazon Fund irks Norway, Germany: sources Brazil's right-wing government has run into resistance from key donors Norway and Germany over its plans to change management of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund aimed at reducing deforestation, people familiar with the matter say....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Amid Amazon Fires, Brazil President Weakens Environment Agency: Report As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil's Amazon jungle, the nation's far-right government is undermining the agency charged with protecting the rainforest, Reuters has learned from......
16:13, 08/28/2019

Brazil dispatches troops, military aircraft to battle Amazon forest fires The Brazilian military is deploying troops to the Amazon to fight the massive wildfires that have swept the region and sparked an international outcry....
03:26, 08/25/2019

Focus on Brazil's Amazon fires, but a massive inferno rages next door in Bolivia As Brazil’s Amazon fires continue to take center stage, another South American nation is battling its own catastrophic blazes, which have destroyed an area of land nearly as large as Lebanon. ...
17:26, 08/28/2019

As Brazil rejects help for Amazon fires, respiratory problems rise: Kids affected the most Health concerns are growing, particularly among children, as the number of wildfires in Brazil has shot up in the last year.        ...
22:13, 08/28/2019

Exclusive: As fires race through Amazon, Brazil's Bolsonaro weakens environment agency As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil's Amazon jungle, the nation's far-right government is undermining the agency charged with protecting the rainforest, Reuters has learned from interviews with ten current and former employees,...
13:00, 08/28/2019

Brazil: fears for isolated Amazon tribes as fires erupt on protected reserves Blazes seen on Araribóia reserve, home to Awá peopleCampaigners say indigenous territories easy targets for loggers Fires have been reported in protected indigenous reserves of the Brazilian Amazon, raising fears that loggers and land grabbers have t...
21:39, 08/29/2019

Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources in past decade: HRW report A Human Rights Watch report on Tuesday found that more than 300 people have been killed over the past decade in conflicts over the use of land and resources in the Amazon, many by organized criminal networks profiting from illegal deforestation....
20:13, 09/17/2019

Brazil Marshals Forces to Fight Amazon Fires (and Restore ‘Positive Perception’) The fires had burned for weeks but plunged President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration into crisis mode only now, after photographs began circulating widely....
21:52, 08/24/2019

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash: ‘Lungs of the Earth Are in Flames’ The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
02:13, 08/23/2019

Amazon fires turn political as Brazil's president calls out France's Macron French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took to Twitter to urge countries from around the world to respond to the massive fires in the Amazon, but his remarks were met with hostility by Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, who essentially warned M...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon gold miners invade indigenous village in Brazil after its leader is killed Brazil’s police have been urged to investigate a ‘very tense situation’ in Amapá stateDozens of gold miners have invaded a remote indigenous reserve in the Brazilian Amazon where a local leader was stabbed to death and have taken over a village after...
21:00, 07/28/2019

Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military begins fighting fires Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest, according to a government video....
22:52, 08/25/2019

Smoke from Amazon fires leaves Brazil’s largest city in total darkness Massive fires burning in the Amazon rainforest caused a daytime blackout in Brazil’s largest city this week. Day turned to night at around 3 p.m. Monday in São Paulo and the darkness lasted for about an hour, local paper Folha de S.Paulo report...
06:13, 08/21/2019

President Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to combat Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday that his government does not have the resources to combat a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
06:52, 08/23/2019

Brazil agents raid illegal miners in Amazon as environmental enforcement ratchets up Federal agents in Brazil exchanged gunfire with illegal miners in the Amazon state of Para on Friday, according to Reuters witnesses, in a dramatic example of how Brazil has stepped up environmental enforcement in the wake of rainforest fires....
15:52, 08/31/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro To Stop Using French Pens Amid Spat Over Amazon Fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he will stop using disposable pens made by France's Bic to sign official documents, while a diplomatic spat continues over fires in the Amazon basin....
02:13, 08/31/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, although no concrete measures to deal with the blazes were announced....
05:52, 08/31/2019

Brazil Military Mobilizes to Fight Amazon Fires, and Restore ‘Positive Perception’ The fires had burned for weeks but plunged President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration into crisis mode only now, after photographs began circulating widely....
21:00, 08/24/2019

Mercosur trade deal gives EU leeway to pressure Brazil on Amazon fires: Maas A planned trade agreement between the European Union and Latin American countries allows the bloc to exert pressure on Brazil to do more against fires engulfing the Amazon rainforest, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday....
14:00, 08/26/2019

Defender of Brazil’s Indigenous Tribes Murdered ‘Execution-Style’ in Amazon Town Maxciel Pereira dos Santos, a veteran defender of Brazil’s indigenous people, has reportedly been shot dead in a remote Amazon town while riding his motorcycle....
23:00, 09/12/2019

France threatens Brazil on trade deal, escalating tensions over Amazon fires France and Ireland are threatening to block a trade deal with South American nations in a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil over the fires ravaging the Amazon....
06:52, 08/24/2019

Brazil leader wants an apology before accepting $22 million fund to fight Amazon fires Bolsonaro said Brazil may accept the G-7's offer for help with fires in the Amazon if France's Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults" regarding the issue....
19:00, 08/27/2019

Amazon fires could burn Brazil's bid to join OECD rich nations club Uncontrolled fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest could scuttle Brazil's chances of becoming a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), worried business leaders said on Friday....
06:26, 08/24/2019

Amazon.com brings Prime service to Brazil; local retail shares drop Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it will launch its Prime subscription service in Brazil, where it has struggled against tough local competition in Latin America's largest economy....
17:26, 09/10/2019

As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest intensified an unfolding environmental crisis....
06:26, 08/24/2019

Facing global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro may send army to curb Amazon fires Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest....
22:00, 08/23/2019

Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires raged through social media....
00:13, 08/22/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: global leaders urged to divert Brazil from 'suicide' path Experts say international pressure may be only way to sway Bolsonaro governmentInternational pressure may be the only way to stop the Brazilian government from taking a “suicide” path in the Amazon, one of the country’s most respected scientists has ...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires as EU threatens trade retaliation over blaze EU leaders threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as fires in the Amazon intensified an unfolding environmental crisis....
07:00, 08/25/2019

As Amazon Fires Rage, Brazil’s Government Employees Warn of ‘Collapse’ of Protection System Hundreds of environmental protection professionals in Brazil warn that budget and personnel cuts set the stage for a rise in deforestation and fires....
17:00, 08/28/2019

Pressure, prayers and protests: Amazon fires push Brazil to the forefront of international conversations Under pressure from domestic and international sources, the Brazilian government sends 44,000 troops to help fight the fires raging in the Amazon.        ...
06:52, 08/26/2019

Canada offers to help Brazil fight Amazon forest fires as flames take centre stage at G7 Freeland has spoken to her counterpart in Brazil, Ernesto Araújo, and offered Canada's assistance in fighting the forest fires, a government official told Global News....
13:13, 08/26/2019

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon rainforest fire: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro to miss summit for surgery Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will miss a planned summit on the wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest to prepare for surgery, it has been announced....
16:13, 09/03/2019

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
22:52, 08/23/2019

Amazon rainforest fire a 'crisis', Macron says, but Brazil pushes back: What we know As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
00:00, 08/24/2019

Brazil's president says country will only accept G7 Amazon aid if Emmanuel Macron 'withdraws his insults' Brazil's president has said the country will only take aid money from the G7 to help with the Amazon fires if Emmanuel Macron "withdraws his insults" towards him....
16:26, 08/27/2019

Here Are the Safest and Most Effective Sunscreens Summer means more time in the sun, which can be good for the bones—all that vitamin D—but bad for the skin. In its annual report on the sunscreens with the least toxic ingredients that are also effective, the Environmental Working Group (...
11:52, 05/22/2019

Get Out of That Stuffy Room if You Want to Have an Effective Meeting We humans breathe in oxygen—you probably knew this—and we breathe out carbon dioxide. In an enclosed space, it’s possible for carbon dioxide to build up in the air. Some research shows that meeting rooms and classrooms may be enclosed enough to reach...
22:26, 06/05/2019

Is chemotherapy effective for rheumatoid arthritis? Chemotherapy drugs, such as methotrexate, are one of the first-line treatments for people with rheumatoid arthritis. These drugs can help relieve symptoms and prevent further joint damage. However, they can cause a number of side effects, and doctors...
22:52, 06/20/2019

Want To Make PMO Efficient Rather Than Effective, Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Prime Minister's Office (PMO) staff and thanked them for their support during his tenure, saying he wants to make PMO "efficient" rather than "effective."...
12:39, 05/25/2019

Just how effective is hypnosis at relieving pain? Can hypnosis treat pain? A recent meta-analysis combines the findings of 85 studies and concludes that it could be an effective option for pain relief....
20:00, 04/28/2019

How to Make the Pomodoro Technique Even More Effective Every few months, I try some version of the Pomodoro Technique, the famous productivity system where you take a 5-minute break every half hour, and a half-hour break every two and a half hours. I follow it closely, then I follow it loosely, then I gi...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Habits of Highly Effective Writers Some always outline; others never do. Some write in cafes; others don’t leave the house. Here’s a peek at the writing routines of authors on this week’s best-seller lists....
23:52, 09/06/2019

CBT may be effective in managing menopause symptoms New research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy may be useful for managing several symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and depression....
14:00, 06/08/2019

Analysis: YouTube fine not effective deterrent The advocacy group that drafted a complaint against Google's YouTube service says a $170 million fine against the tech giant's violation of children privacy is too lenient. (Sept. 4)        ...
05:52, 09/05/2019

Are chia seeds effective for losing weight? Initial research suggests that chia seeds may have a slight effect on weight loss. Find out more about this research and how to include chia seeds in the diet....
07:26, 08/22/2019

The 3 Most Effective Exercise Moves That Don’t Require Equipment If you have access to a gym, there’s nothing wrong with using exercise machines. But it’s also a good idea to sometimes forgo equipment and use the weight of your own body to work out. Here’s why: While machines tend to isolate spec...
19:52, 05/08/2019

CDC: Vaccine, safe and effective to halt measles The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said last week that there have been more cases of measles reported this year than in the past 25 years. (April 29)        ...
18:39, 04/29/2019

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
13:52, 05/10/2019

Jane Fonda: “Actors Are Criticised So Much Because We Can Be Effective" Here, the Forces For Change cover star, tells Vogue why it's important for people in the limelight to continue using their platform to push for change...
19:52, 08/10/2019

Are period and fertility tracking apps effective? Period- and fertility-tracking apps are nothing new, but they've seen a resurgence over the past few months. Traditional device makers like Fitbit, Garmin and Apple are beginning to incorporate the functionality into their wearables and smartwat...
16:00, 07/24/2019

Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change Nature is “one of the most effective ways” of combatting climate change and should be part of every country’s climate strategy according to the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inger Andersen. ...
23:39, 09/19/2019

College students think they learn less with an effective teaching method Enlarge (credit: US Dept. of Education) One of the things that's amenable to scientific study is how we communicate information about science. Science education should, in theory at least, produce a scientifically literate public and prepare those ...
01:26, 09/05/2019

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an “effective” response to the New Zealand mosque attacks, but stopped short of endorsi...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Safer migraine drug shown to be effective in trials Rimegepant eliminated or significantly decreased migraine symptoms and, pending FDA approval, could provide an alternative to current medications on the market, according to a trial....
19:26, 07/11/2019

Gonzalez effective again, pitches Brewers past Phillies 5-2 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gio Gonzalez continued to make the most of his second stint in Milwaukee, allowing one run while pitching into the sixth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Wednesday night. Gonzalez (2-0) was har...
09:00, 05/16/2019

People drop support for a carbon tax when getting less effective “nudges” Enlarge / A carbon tax would address carbon emissions across sectors, from industry to transport and residential use. (credit: Shiyang Huang / Flickr) "Nudge" policies have come in for a lot of positive attention. Small tweaks like changing the def...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Insomnia: 'Long-distance' CBT as effective as in-person therapy Telemedicine-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as in-person therapy for people trying to manage chronic insomnia, new research shows....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
09:52, 08/29/2019

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

Biden Foundation suspends operations, effective immediately Former Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden "now will be devoting all their time and effort to the presidential campaign," board chair Ted Kaufman said on Thursday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

This AI-powered tool helps you write effective and inclusive job ads HR departments everywhere, here’s a little secret: Women don’t respond well to job ads requesting “superstars” or “ninjas.” This is what hiring platform Unitive discovered in 2015 (Unitive is currently part of HR-software company TalVista) when resea...
17:13, 07/09/2019

Avoiding ad networks is not an effective fraud prevention solution The right fraud detection alarms backed by data science and machine learning technology can identify all types of fraudulent app install activity.Read More...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Memory boost: One-off exercise as effective as 12 weeks' training A new small trial suggests that a 'day by day' approach to aerobic exercise can offer a memory boost and other cognitive benefits to older individuals....
14:52, 08/29/2019

Great rivals: how a nemesis can make you more effective and successful Many of us find someone who rubs us up the wrong way and the typical advice is to try to avoid those negative feelings. But what if we could harness them for our own good?‘Do you have a nemesis?” I asked the two men, friends of my flatmate, to whom I...
00:26, 09/04/2019

| In Niger, mass distribution of antibiotics proves effective - study The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, according to a study....
11:26, 06/06/2019

Esketamine nasal spray effective against treatment resistant depression New research suggests esketamine nasal spray, a new antidepressant, is safe and effective for patients who have failed to respond to other types of treatment....
21:26, 05/21/2019

Effective but never popular, court-ordered busing is a relic few would revive. While Joe Biden has come under attack for opposing busing in the 1970s, the politics around America’s premier school desegregation program have always been complicated....
15:39, 07/07/2019

Jessica Jones offers an effective, unexpected meditation on grief Not only is “A.K.A Hero Pants” a compelling episode in its own right, it retroactively makes the previous episode more interesting too. Not the Sallinger parts, of course, those are well past saving. But it turns out we didn’t have the full context ...
20:39, 06/16/2019

Social media bots no longer need to hide to be effective, says Facebook Internet bots are a touchy subject these days, especially when it comes to social media. How many of that celebrity's Twitter followers are real people, and how many are fake? Who in the comments section of that Facebook post has a genuine opini...
17:26, 06/25/2019

U.S. commerce secretary says Huawei order effective Friday: interview U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that an order blacklisting Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will go into effect on Friday....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Erection drug is an ‘effective’ heart failure treatment: study A drug used to pump up men’s sex lives has been found to be good for the heart. Scientists say the erectile-dysfunction (ED) drug, Tadalafil, was found to slow and even reverse the progression of heart failure in sheep. A team of British researchers ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Need An Effective Scrappage Policy To Help Auto Industry: Daimler India CEO Daimler India Commercial Vehicles MD and CEO, Satyakam Arya, says that GST cut will not be enough to help the auto industry recover from the current slowdown. Instead, Arya says that the government......
12:52, 09/11/2019

Acting DHS Secretary McAleenan says family separation practice was ‘effective’ Kevin McAleenan, the acting Homeland Security secretary, said in an interview that aired Sunday that the practice of separating migrant families the southern border with Mexico was “effective” but said it was not successful in the long run because it...
13:52, 04/29/2019

More Effective Steps Needed To Deal With Obscene Ads: Prakash Javadekar Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday said "more effective steps" are needed to deal with obscenity and vulgarity in advertisements in the media....
15:26, 07/03/2019

Paxton effective as Yanks gain series split with 10-3 rout CHICAGO (AP) — James Paxton pitched six effective innings, Brett Gardner and Austin Romine each had four RBIs and the New York Yankees cruised past the Chicago White Sox 10-3 on Sunday. Gardner and Romine, the backup catcher behind Gary Sánchez, each...
01:52, 06/17/2019

| Vatican seeks 'effective solutions' for Frenchman in vegetative state The Vatican has called for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told doctors to resume his life support....
09:13, 05/22/2019

| WATCH | Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments Scientists have said they are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the Ebola virus after two potential drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo. WATCH NOW....
08:39, 08/13/2019

Maine becomes first state to ban Styrofoam food containers, effective 2021 The containers are a significant contributor to environmental plastic pollution, according to a statement from Maine Gov. Janet Mills.        ...
04:39, 05/02/2019

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: New drug proves 'safe' and effective A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial finds the right dosage at which a drug 'safely' treats nonalcoholic fatty liver disease....
04:26, 07/31/2019

Fortifying Wheat Cost Effective Way Of Preventing Vitamin D Deficiency: Study The study has said that fortifying wheat with this essential nutrient could prevent around 10 million cases of Vitamin D deficiency, over the next 90 years....
15:26, 08/21/2019

Two-drug combo more effective at lowering blood sugar in diabetes patients Prescribing metformin and vildagliptin to people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes reduced their long-term blood sugar levels more than single-drug therapy in a recent study....
05:39, 09/19/2019

The most effective way to fight climate change is to plant trees, over a trillion of them: study The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees could suck up nearly 750 billion metric tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
02:26, 07/05/2019

Fears rise over conflict with Iran — and Washington 'has no effective de-escalation strategy' The oil price spiked Monday, with Brent crude jumping more than 1.5% in a sign of market concern over provocative behavior from both Washington and Tehran....
20:52, 05/13/2019

Shape of success: should we all follow Ed Sheeran’s surprisingly effective career strategy? Seven years ago, Sheeran explained his plans for the future in impressive detail, from album releases to his semi-retirement this week. Can we learn from his example?Ed Sheeran has announced his sort-of-retirement at the tender age of 28, with a repo...
21:13, 08/29/2019

Lloyd Blankfein says Trump’s tariff hikes could be an ‘effective negotiating tool’ President Trump’s trade war with China just got a plug from Lloyd Blankfein, the ex-CEO of Goldman Sachs. In a late-Tuesday tweet that surprised some Wall Streeters, Blankfein threw his weight behind the White House’s proposed hike of tariffs on $200...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Planting trees is most effective (and cheapest) way to fight climate change: study The study calculated that adding 3.5 million square miles of forest could suck up nearly 830 billion tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. That’s about as much carbon pollution as humans have spewed in the past 25 years....
02:00, 07/06/2019

Malaria breakthrough as scientists find ‘highly effective’ way to kill parasite Drugs derived from Ivermectin, which makes human blood deadly to mosquitoes, could be available within two yearsHuman trials of new antimalarial drugs are in the pipeline after Kenyan scientists successfully used bacteria to kill the parasite that ca...
15:00, 09/05/2019

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
06:39, 06/22/2019

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encouraging survival results in a clinical trial in Congo....
03:52, 08/13/2019

Engaging ‘head and mind’, key for effective learning, says UNESCO chief on Literacy Day On International Literacy Day, Sunday, the chief of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) maintained that "engaging with both head and mind is a key for effective learning”....
00:00, 09/09/2019

Brazil police again arrest Eike Batista, once Brazil's richest man Police in Brazil on Thursday arrested Eike Batista, the charismatic mining and oil magnate who was once Brazil's richest man, on suspicion of money laundering and "capital market manipulation."...
15:00, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's IMC merges with Pizza Hut, KFC master franchiser in Brazil Brazilian restaurant operator International Meal Company Alimentacao SA has reached an agreement to merge with the master franchiser of Pizza Hut and KFC in Brazil as the companies seek cost savings in logistics and procurement....
15:52, 07/26/2019

Brazil's IMC merges with Pizza Hut, KFC master franchiser in Brazil Brazilian restaurant operator International Meal Company Alimentacao SA has reached an agreement to merge with the master franchiser of Pizza Hut and KFC in Brazil, known as MultiQSR, it said in a securities filing on Friday....
15:52, 07/26/2019

Guterres in Davos: ‘Dysfunctional’ response to common problems, shows need for effective multilateralism The world’s problems are “more and more integrated” but the response to them is increasingly “fragmented” and “dysfunctional”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday, in an appeal for governments and other partners to respond to peopl...
04:39, 04/29/2019

Watch: Gluten-Free Diet An Effective Strategy For Weight Loss? Expert Reveals Weight Loss: Gluten-free diet is a diet free from gluten, a protein found in grains - primarily wheat and rye. Does going gluten-free help losing weight? Here's the answer....
10:26, 08/20/2019

Queensland mining royalties found to give 'effective subsidies' to thermal coal exporters Australia Institute report suggests public support for overhaul of royalty ratesQueensland’s mining royalties regime gives “effective subsidies” to exporters of low-quality thermal coal, according to a new report by the Australia Institute that shows...
21:39, 07/23/2019

Apple's latest iPhone ads tackle privacy, encryption, and recycling in simple but effective ways Apple has uploaded not one and not two, but three new iPhone ads to the company's official YouTube channel for Australia (for some reason) in the past 24 hours, highlighting topics that have been the center of attention of various previous publicity ...
17:13, 06/24/2019

President Trump’s Attacks on Baltimore Came as Elijah Cummings Quietly Built Effective Investigations Into the Administration President Donald Trumps’s attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings ignited yet another week of controversy, amplifying the debate over race in the United States and the conditions of inner cities. But the attacks have also highlighted Cummings’ ef...
23:39, 07/29/2019

WRAPUP 1-China-U.S. trade talk teams keeping 'effective communication' -China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, less than 48 hours before U.S. tariffs kick in on an additional $125 billion in Chinese goods....
19:00, 08/30/2019

China-U.S. trade talk teams keeping 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, less than 48 hours before U.S. tariffs kick in on an additional $125 billion in Chinese goods....
19:26, 08/30/2019

China, U.S. trade negotiating teams maintaining 'effective communication': China Chinese and U.S. trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday at a daily news briefing in Beijing....
17:00, 08/30/2019

Lazy Keto Diet: What Is It; How Effective Is This Variant Of Ketogenic Diet? Another variation of ketogenic diet called the lazy keto diet for weight loss is gaining traction. So whats lazy keto all about? Is it as effective for weight loss as the original keto diet?...
00:00, 05/16/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports First-Quarter 2017 Results; Reported Results Include Bats Effective March 1 CHICAGO, May 9, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017, and provided updated 2017 guidance to reflect its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats)....
02:39, 05/02/2019

Reusable menstrual cups 'just as safe and effective as traditional products,' landmark Lancet report reveals Millions of women were today urged to switch from traditional sanitary protection as a landmark report found that reusable menstrual cups are just as safe and effective....
11:00, 07/17/2019

Cboe Europe Announces Planned Launch of Cboe Closing Cross, Simple and Cost-Effective Post-Close Trading Service LONDON – 31 July 2019 – Cboe Europe, the largest pan-European stock exchange and a division of Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), today announced it plans to launch Cboe Closing Cross (3C), a new post close trading service that will provide a simple,...
20:52, 07/31/2019

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a millio...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Amazon Echo in your wishlist? Amazon's dropping prices before Black Friday Amazon has slashed the price of its Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Plus (first generation), and Amazon Echo Dot speakers – all of which are 'Certified Refurbed' by the tech giant. That means these deals are for Amazon Echo speakers th...
19:13, 09/17/2019

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, da...
23:00, 07/03/2019

New Amazon Echo gear on the way? Amazon teases big Seattle launch event At this rate, you’re going to need to build an extension on your house to accommodate all the Amazon Echo speakers out there: Amazon has just announced that it’s going to be hosting a large launch event in Seattle at the end of this mon...
06:52, 09/13/2019

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will ...
08:52, 07/02/2019

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an...
01:00, 08/08/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
15:00, 05/27/2019

It Appears That No One Wants DeMarcus Cousins The pool of NBA free agents available as of July 3 is shockingly small. The vast majority of marquee names settled within a few hours of the official kickoff of free agency Sunday afternoon; a huge number of rotation guys and role players have alread...
21:26, 07/03/2019

Why some pitchers’ success is not what it appears to be Deep into a baseball season, there’s a temptation to place handicapping weight on the “betting” performance of starting pitchers. Those who have cashed a lot of tickets will strike squares as smart choices. Those who have lost their backers a fortune...
18:52, 07/15/2019

"Son of Mirai" botnet appears While the Mirai IoT botnet primarily targeted consumer devices using default credentials, a spiritual successor has emerged which could potentially infect devices running on enterprise networks.Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42...
22:26, 06/14/2019

Big Rig Appears to Come Out of Nowhere, Crashes Into Semi Divided highways are great, because vehicles traveling at high speeds in the opposite direction are far away and out of danger. Well, at least in theory. This video here of two big rigs crashing nearly head-on shows that sometimes that big patch of g...
01:52, 05/09/2019

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
15:26, 07/09/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Busi...
10:00, 07/08/2019

U.S. senators ask Amazon CEO if 'Amazon's Choice' deceives consumers Two U.S. senators asked Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on Monday how the "Amazon's Choice" badge on certain products is determined and whether the mark deceives consumers into purchasing "products of inferior quality."...
08:39, 08/13/2019

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assistant for the first time, and the credit will be ap...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Adrian Peterson Appears To Be Seriously In Debt Despite being by far the highest-paid running back in the history of the NFL, Washington’s Adrian Peterson appears to be deep in debt. That’s according to a report by The Athletic today that made public the details of an August 2018 lawsuit against P...
05:26, 07/24/2019

'Thought I made it obvious': Lil Nas X appears to come out as gay Lil Nas X has said he wanted to open up about his sexuality before the end of Pride Month by sharing a message on Twitter appearing to confirm he is a member of the LGBTQ community....
20:39, 07/01/2019

Rep. Jerrold Nadler appears to faint in NYC U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler was taken to a hospital for an evaluation Friday after he appeared to swoon during a news conference in New York City. (May 24)        ...
22:52, 05/24/2019

Twitter is down. Outage appears worldwide Twitter is experiencing an outage that has knocked out the service around the world. No cause has been revealed.       ...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Sony appears to register three new cameras Is the Sony A7S III finally on its way? News of three cameras being registered for wireless certification has once again fueled speculation that Sony's long-awaited full-frame mirrorless camera is on the way.Of the raft of ways in which informat...
20:39, 07/04/2019

Congress's DK Shivakumar Appears Before Probe Agency For Second Day After being grilled for over five hours by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday, Congress leader DK Shivakumar again appeared before the agency, which is probing his alleged involvement in a......
13:00, 08/31/2019

Kim Kardashian appears to have a new blunt bob and it's the perfect summer cut Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx/AP Kim Kardashian stepped out with a new blunt bob. Celebrity hairstylist Chris Appleton shared a photo of the reality star's sleek new cut on Instagram. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Even if you're "Ke...
23:39, 05/30/2019

Elliott Appears to Revert to Old Form in Taking On AT&T Elliott Management, one of the most ambitious and aggressive activist investors, has set its sights on one of its biggest targets yet in picking a fight with AT&T....
02:13, 09/10/2019

Object which hit north Cyprus appears to have been missile, says FM An object which hit northern Cyprus overnight appears to have been a Russian-made missile, Turkish Cypriot foreign minister Kudret Ozersay said on Monday....
10:52, 07/01/2019

BJP Leader Mukul Roy Appears Before CBI In Narada Probe Mukul Roy appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI in Delhi for questioning in the 2016 Narada sting operation that showed several purported Trinamool Congress leaders taking cash......
23:52, 08/28/2019

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will end up below 69,000....
00:39, 07/19/2019

Infrastructure week appears to be dead. Good I have little interest in posturing Democratic investigations into the Trump administration, or in President Trump's often intemperate reaction to them. But I am very glad that the infrastructure bill appears, at least temporarily, to have been kille...
23:00, 05/22/2019

It Appears That Raptors President Masai Ujiri Got Into It With A Cop Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri has always been known as a fiery dude—recall when he yelled, “Fuck Brooklyn!” before a game against the Nets—but after the buzzer sounded last night and the Raptors became NBA champions, ...
15:13, 06/14/2019

DK Shivakumar Appears Before Enforcement Directorate For Third Time Senior Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in a money laundering case for the third time on Monday, officials said....
10:39, 09/02/2019

Tight ends’ fantasy value is still not as good as it appears In the second of a six-part fantasy draft preview series leading up the NFL season, Fantasy Insanity discusses the war-room game plan for tight ends in the draft. Next week: quarterbacks. Everyone has a personal enemy. Someone you don’t get along wit...
10:39, 08/04/2019

Man Accused Of Disorderly Conduct Appears In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A judge ordered a competency case assessment for a man arrested earlier this month after he reportedly pointed an Airsoft Rifle at people in downtown Lexington. Police say that around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 2,  they ...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Lost ancient palace appears in reservoir A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought. The discovery should yield more light on the mysterious Mittani Empire....
21:52, 06/28/2019

Colorado shooting suspect appears in court The Colorado school shooting suspect identified by law enforcement officials as 18-year-old Devon Erickson made his first court appearance Wednesday. (May 9)        ...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Starhopper flight test appears to be imminent Starhopper 150-meter hop test. 4:20pm ET Monday Update: Per SpaceX founder Elon Musk, the company is working toward a "hop" test at 6pm ET (22:00 UTC) Monday. Original post: As soon as Monday afternoon, SpaceX may attempt a second flight for its St...
02:00, 08/27/2019

AMD’s new X570 chipset appears to be seriously power-hungry AMD’s new Ryzen 3000 processors have arrived, and while reviews have been very positive, many of them (including our own AMD Ryzen 9 3900X review) noticed the very high power consumption of the new CPUs, even when idle.However, according to te...
14:26, 07/09/2019

Ash from Italy volcano appears to chase boat A volcano in Italy erupted in a massive explosion for the second time in two months spewing ash into the atmosphere.        ...
06:13, 08/30/2019

U.S. business investment appears to struggle in third quarter New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose modestly in July while shipments fell by the most in nearly three years, pointing to continued weakness in business investment and a slowdown in economic growth early in the third quarter....
19:13, 08/26/2019

Economy Appears To Have Slowed Down, Says Finance Ministry India's economy appears to have slowed down slightly in 2018-19, department of economic affairs under the Ministry of Finance said in a monthly economic report for March 2019....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Mike Francesa appears to fall asleep again on air The Yankees sure are bor…. zzz. Mike Francesa appeared to fall victim to the sleepies again this week, while a caller was demanding the Yankees “lower ticket prices and shorten the season.” Francesa’s eyes drooped as the calle...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Trump again appears to back away from gun background checks Advisers warned the president that there is little support for significant action on gun control among Republican voters — and even among some Democrats....
03:39, 08/20/2019

Experts: Humpback whale in San Francisco Bay appears ill SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A humpback whale that has become an unusual presence in San Francisco Bay may be ill. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that the humpback has remained in the waters near Alameda for more than two weeks. Biologists say t...
04:13, 06/17/2019

Fernandes future unclear as Man Utd move ‘appears unlikely’ "Sporting Lisbon coach Marcel Keizer admits Bruno Fernandes’ future remains unclear amid reports a move to Manchester United is becoming more unlikely."...
10:52, 07/25/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: the best deals on Amazon UAE Amazon Prime Day 2019 is finally here, and we're already scrambling to find the best deals to add to our carts. Our Prime Day deals list is below, full of the best 4KTV deals, AirPods on sale, Apple iPad (both the cheap iPad and the newer i...
12:13, 07/15/2019

Officer appears to draw weapon after protesters beat him Video taken by the Wall Street Journal's Mike Bird appears to show an officer pull a weapon on protesters who were assaulting him during demonstrations at Hong Kong's international airport....
09:13, 08/15/2019

Edwin Diaz’s Mets status appears safe Edwin Diaz’s status appears safe. After hinting Seth Lugo could steal the closer’s role, and then using Diaz in a non-save situation in the opening win of Monday’s doubleheader against the Marlins at Citi Field, manager Mickey Callaway shot down spec...
12:39, 08/06/2019

Man accused of director’s 1985 death appears in court MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Hollywood television director in 1985 has appeared in a North Carolina court. The News Herald of Morganton reports that a Burke County judge on Friday ordered 52-year-old Edwin Jerry Hiatt held with...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Large Fire East of Athens Appears to Be Under Control (ATHENS, Greece) — A big fire that spread quickly overnight in an eastern suburb of Athens appeared to be under control soon after dawn Monday. The fire had raced up the slopes of 1,026-meter (3,366 feet) Mount Hymettus, which separates suburba...
12:18, 08/12/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Juwan Howard appears to be ending Michigan’s Fab Five fight Jalen Rose and Chris Webber finally agreed on something last week, and Wednesday afternoon, they got it. Michigan hired Juwan Howard as its basketball coach, and a Fab Five reunion soon could follow, Rose said Thursday morning on ESPN. “People ...
18:26, 05/23/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. business investment appears to struggle in third quarter New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose modestly in July while shipments fell by the most in nearly three years, pointing to continued weakness in business investment and a slowdown in economic growth early in the third quarter....
20:00, 08/26/2019

Trevor Bauer’s move to NL isn’t fantasy bonanza it appears to be There’s a lot to like about Trevor Bauer. He throws hard (94-95 mph), his strikeout percentage consistently hovers around 25 percent, and he has compiled 11 wins or more in every season since 2015 while in Cleveland. There should be even more to like...
01:52, 08/04/2019

Raj Thackeray Appears For Questioning In Probe Linked To IL&FS Crisis Raj Thackeray appeared before theEnforcement Directorate (ED) in Mumbai today, in response to a summons overa case linked to the collapse of shadow bank Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services......
10:39, 08/22/2019

Indian billionaire jeweler Modi appears in UK court Indian billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi appeared in a London court on Thursday where he heard that no date could yet be set for a full hearing over his possible extradition to India....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Norway mosque attack suspect appears in court Philip Manshaus, 21, is being held on suspicion of murder and breaching anti-terrorism lawsThe man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, appeared in court yesterday with black eyes and w...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Wireless Super Nintendo controller appears in FCC database A wireless Super Nintendo controller is coming for the Nintendo Switch, and that likely means we are getting the company's 16-bit classics as well.Read More...
21:26, 08/13/2019

Florida ride appears to malfunction seconds before launch Two Florida tourists got quite a scare on a ride at a Florida Panhandle amusement park – without even leaving the ground.       ...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Nintendo appears to be readying a SNES Switch controller Nintendo may be planning to make SNES-style wireless controllers for the Switch, according to an FCC filing first spotted by a user on the Resetera forum....
15:26, 08/13/2019

Norway mosque shooting suspect appears in court The 21-year-old man is suspected of opening fire in a mosque and breaching anti-terror laws. He has pleaded not guilty and refused to be interrogated by authorities....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Weinstein appears in court to plead not guilty to new indictment Harvey Weinstein has appeared in a New York court to plead not guilty to a new indictment that includes revised charges of predatory sexual assault. ...
19:13, 08/26/2019

Constance Wu appears upset at ‘Fresh Off The Boat” renewal LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Constance Wu appeared to be unhappy her ABC sitcom “Fresh Off The Boat” was renewed for a sixth season. Wu wrote, “No, it’s not,” in a since-deleted tweet responding to a fan who called the ren...
03:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Police shooting suspect appears in court AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Sunday killing of an Alabama police officer (all times local): 2:23 p.m. A man charged with killing one Alabama police officer and wounding two others has made his initial court appearance. Grady Wayne Wilkes was...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Kidnapping suspect appears to rap about killing woman in video A California man suspected of kidnapping his missing girlfriend appears to be the same person captured in a chilling video rapping about killing and burying a woman. Robert Camou, 27, was busted early last Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles after a five...
02:13, 08/06/2019

| Purged no more: North Korean official appears at show A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official media reports....
17:39, 06/03/2019

UFO 'sightings' explode as SpaceX Starlink 'train' appears Astronomer and author Marco Langbroek managed to capture an incredible image of Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellites after they were shortly deployed, showcasing them in a "train-like" formation....
20:39, 05/28/2019

Accidental cat filter appears on Pakistan official's briefing ‘Human error’ blamed for livestreamed briefing in which officials appeared as catsAs a veteran journalist Shaukat Yousafzai was used to press conferences. He had also served as regional health minister, representative of the ruling Tehreek-e-Insaf pa...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Germany’s Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chancellery. The incident came Tuesday afterno...
15:26, 06/18/2019

NASCAR shocks gun industry as it appears to block some firearm ads NASCAR rejected advertisements for its souvenir programs from multiple firearms companies earlier this summer as part of what is being seen as a "gradual shift" in its position on guns....
09:52, 09/14/2019

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since being ousted Ex-president is taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corruption prosecutorSudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown, as he was taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corr...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Sudan’s Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor’s office in a corruption probe...
19:13, 06/16/2019

Kansas water park where boy died appears unlikely to open KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated isn’t hiring lifeguards, advertising or selling tickets with less than a month left before its typical Memorial Day weekend opening date. Schlitterbahn remains ...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Trump’s acting DHS secretary appears wary of his ICE raids. That says a lot. The acting Homeland Security chief apparently isn't hiding his feelings — perhaps because he's seen what happened when his department had to make the best of President Trump's whims....
14:26, 06/22/2019

Obama appears to swipe at Trump during Mandela event Barack Obama appeared to critique his successor during a panel discussion marking the late Nelson Mandela’s birthday at Washington's Museum of African American History and Culture. ...
18:13, 04/29/2019

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor's office in a corruption probe....
18:26, 06/16/2019

Don’t believe the naysayers: Capitalism is healthier than it appears | Michael R Strain Populist prophets of doom are wrong. The capitalist system is working for AmericansThis is a strange time to be debating whether capitalism is broken, at least in the United States.The economy has added jobs every month since October 2010 for a total...
21:13, 06/12/2019

Sarah Palin’s Husband Appears to Be Seeking a Divorce ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sarah Palin’s husband, commonly referred to as “Alaska’s first dude” when she was governor, appears to be seeking a divorce from his wife of 31 years. Paperwork believed to be from Todd Palin cited &#...
09:13, 09/10/2019

Nissan to axe 12,500 jobs worldwide but Sunderland appears safe Firm refuses to say where cuts will fall but unions are hopeful for UK’s largest car plantNissan has announced it will cut 12,500 jobs globally over the next three years but the Sunderland plant appears to have escaped any further losses.The Japanese...
12:13, 07/25/2019

Shakira appears before Spanish judge in tax fraud case BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Shakira’s public relations firm says the Colombian pop musician has denied any wrongdoing when she testified before a judge as part of an investigation into her alleged tax evasion in Spain. Prosecutors charged the singe...
12:52, 06/06/2019

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chancellery....
15:39, 06/18/2019

South Africa’s ex-president appears at corruption inquest Former South African president Jacob Zuma is appearing Monday before a state commission probing allegations of corruption in during his tenure as the country’s leader...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan Woodring of Avon appeared Thursday in Fulton County...
00:52, 06/28/2019

Israel's Main Election Rival Says It Appears That PM "Did Not Succeed" Israel Polls: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main election challenger, centrist party chief Benny Gantz, said on Wednesday it appeared from exit polls that the Israeli leader was defeated but......
10:13, 09/18/2019

IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI predic...
18:39, 06/18/2019

A Challenger Appears for the Title of Worst Democrat in Congress It is hard to beat Illinois congressman Dan Lipinski for the coveted title of Worst Democrat in Congress, given his positions on abortion and healthcare. But a challenger has emerged: Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, the subject of an extensive In...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Delaware pit bull appears in new Quentin Tarantino film A Delaware actress will make her film debut on Hollywood’s silver screen in a role that requires kissing Brad Pitt. But that actress is a 3-year-old pit bull named Sayuri....
19:39, 07/25/2019

Shakira appears in Spanish court over tax evasion allegations Singer reportedly paid £13m to settle debt in February and said she was up-to-date with taxesThe Colombian singer Shakira has appeared in a Spanish court to testify over allegations that she avoided paying €14.5m (£13m) in taxes.The 42-year-old said ...
15:39, 06/06/2019

Texts between Manafort and ally who appears to be Hannity released Messages, which were previously filed as a secret attachment to a sentencing memo, were unsealed in Manafort’s federal court caseThe Fox News host Sean Hannity discussed Donald Trump’s legal strategy with Paul Manafort while Manafort was awaiting tri...
02:52, 06/22/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint merger appears to be in major trouble The legal mess engulfing T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy Sprint looks more complicated than ever, but experts say the upshot is starting to look simple: the merger is in major trouble. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday, along with...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Tesla driver appears to be in deep sleep behind the wheel A driver appears to be in deep sleep behind the wheel of an autopilot Tesla while other motorists desperately honk to try to wake him. Footage posted to Reddit’s Idiots In Cars section shows a white Tesla moving slowly through at least three la...
17:26, 06/16/2019

David Griffin appears to be in trouble with LeBron James Pelicans boss David Griffin has been lauded across the league for his handling of the Anthony Davis saga and subsequent trade, but his recent interview with Sports Illustrated might have made an enemy of LeBron James. Griffin, who was the general man...
22:00, 08/02/2019

The Latest: Suspect in motorcycle crash appears in court CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly collision between a pickup truck and motorcycles in rural New Hampshire (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The driver of a truck in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists is being returned to New Hampshire to fa...
21:26, 06/24/2019

DUP appears to soften stance on accepting EU regulations after Brexit Chief whip says shared rules on animals and food could be a way to avoid hard Irish borderFollow the day’s political developments - liveThe Democratic Unionist party has for the first time signalled it is prepared to accept some post-Brexit EU rules ...
16:26, 09/16/2019

The Lakers' Bumbling Courtship Of Tyronn Lue Appears To Have Hit A Snag The Lakers reportedly went through a bizarre and even troubling process to arrive at this moment in the search for their next head coach—the moment when they sit at a table and hammer out a deal with Tyronn Lue, backed by the full support of everyone...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Black Shark 2 Pro Appears to Have New RAM, Storage Options in the Works Black Shark 2 Pro surfaces on TENAA with model number DLT-A0 that has 6GB and 8GB RAM options and 512GB storage version in addition to the original 12GB RAM and 128GB as well as 256GB storage options....
11:13, 08/02/2019

TikTok Appears to Be Experimenting With a Bunch of Instagram-Like Features TikTok, the wildly popular short-form video platform, appears to be testing a whole host of new features that seem to take a few cues from Instagram.Read more......
05:39, 07/20/2019

Venezuela's Maduro appears with defense minister after uprising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared in a state television broadcast on Tuesday night together with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, his first public appearance since the opposition called for a military uprising earlier in the day....
04:52, 05/01/2019

Trump says Iran appears to be culprit for Saudi oil attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it looked like Iran was responsible for attacks over the weekend on Saudi Arabian oil plants, but he was in no rush to respond and was still trying to find out who was behind the strikes....
08:13, 09/17/2019

Motorola's foldable RAZR appears in supposed leak Images of an unannounced new version of the Motorola RAZR appear to have leaked online. The renders, which first appeared in a post on Weibo and were reuploaded to SlashLeaks, depict a vertically folding screen design. They also show off a wireless c...
21:26, 04/29/2019

Trump says it appears Iran is behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities President Trump on Monday said it appears Iran was behind the attack on Saudi oil facilities and suggested that if the US helps militarily the kingdom may have to pick up some of the tab. “Well, it’s looking that way,” Trump told reporters at the Whi...
04:52, 09/17/2019

Trump appears to backpedal on White House invite for USWNT, saying ‘we’ll look at that’ After the team's World Cup win, the president said, "We haven't really thought about it," after previously tweeting that Megan Rapinoe and her teammates would be invited "win or lose."...
07:52, 07/08/2019

ISIS leader Baghdadi appears in a video for the first time in five years Appearing in good health, he vowed that the fight is not over despite the territorial defeat of the Islamic State, and he congratulated Sri Lanka’s suicide bombers....
19:52, 04/29/2019

After Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears Perilous The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls pointed to serious obstacles for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
08:52, 09/18/2019

Anti-vaxxer hurls what appears to be her own blood at California lawmakers An anti-vaccine protester threw California’s state senate into chaos when she hurled what appeared to be blood at legislators, hitting at least six officials. “My menstrual blood is all over the Senate floor,” Rebecca Dalelio, 43, told California Hig...
18:39, 09/14/2019

Marchand appears to avert injury scare in Bruins Cup tuneup BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins leading scorer Brad Marchand returned without missing a shift after appearing to hurt his left hand Thursday night when the team held an intrasquad scrimmage to tune up for the Stanley Cup Final. The Bruins will have 10 da...
04:26, 05/24/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL appears in court for hearing in war crimes case A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq appeared in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on allegations by his attorneys that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and journa...
03:39, 05/23/2019

New York Jets' Jamal Adams appears to be upset over benching New York Jets safety Jamal Adams appeared to express subtle frustration with his team after he was benched during their loss to the Cleveland Browns on Monday night....
23:39, 09/18/2019

Suspect in Norway mosque shooting appears in court with wounds The man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, appeared in court on Monday with black eyes and wounds on his face and neck....
15:54, 08/12/2019

Hacker Appears To Get Original Xbox Emulator Running On Switch Game development hobbyist and self-described Xbox fan Voxel9 recently shared a YouTube video in which he boots up the XQEMU Xbox emulator on a Switch and manages to load and play some games, including the first Halo....
21:39, 05/06/2019

'Is he confusing them?': Biden appears to have mixed up Iraq and Afghanistan in debate Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has made his foreign policy prowess and experience a centerpiece of his 2020 White House bid, appeared to mix up Iraq and Afghanistan in a debate answer on Thursday....
06:14, 09/15/2019

Erdogan no longer appears invincible after bruising election result The Istanbul election result is a stinging defeat for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with major implications for the country and potentially for the region....
18:00, 06/24/2019

7 months after Hash Wars, Bitmain’s BTC.com appears to mine Bitcoin SV BTC.com, the flagship mining pool of cryptocurrency firm Bitmain Technologies, appears to have started mining the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain once again – a likely controversial move. According to multiple blockchain explorers, BTC.com ha...
14:13, 07/03/2019

Karnataka Minister Appears Before Probe Agency Over IMA Jewels Scam Karnataka minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, who was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the IMA group ponzi scam, appeared before the agency on Friday....
03:39, 07/06/2019

Trump appears at odds with aides over Russia’s role in Venezuela WASHINGTON – President Trump spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday and said Putin was “not looking” to get involved in Venezuela, days after America’s top diplomat blamed Russia for helping keep dictator Nicolas Maduro ...
00:52, 05/04/2019

ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Appears in Video for First Time in 5 Years (BEIRUT) — The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group claimed to appear for the first time in five years in a video released by the extremist group’s propaganda arm on Monday, acknowledging defeat in the group’s last stronghold i...
00:26, 04/30/2019

On Allegations Against Chief Justice, Woman Appears Before In-House Panel A former Supreme Court employee, who levelled allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, appeared before the in-house inquiry panel and recorded her statement on......
07:13, 04/30/2019

Utah boy selling ‘ice cold beer’ appears to be a savvy marketer A young roadside entrepreneur caught the attention of Utah police Tuesday with a sign that read “Ice cold beer” – and in small letters the word “root.”...
12:39, 07/17/2019

Iran Appears Ready to Reduce Compliance With Nuclear Deal The Iranians hinted that they would reduce their compliance with the Iranian nuclear agreement on the eve of the anniversary of President Trump’s repudiation of the deal....
20:13, 05/06/2019

Video appears to show Tesla driver asleep at the wheel Footage posted online appears to show vehicle’s two occupants dozing as car travelled at 90km/h on a highwayA Massachusetts man has posted a video online that appears to show the driver of a Tesla car sleeping as he and a passenger speed along a high...
07:39, 09/10/2019

Cameroon player appears to spit on opponent during heated match The knockout-stage match between England and Cameroon was one of the most intense games of the entire Women’s World Cup and saw one player spit on their opponent in the heat of the moment....
19:13, 06/24/2019

Trump appears to contradict his own administration on census citizenship question Trump’s Commerce and Justice departments said the census was being printed without the question, but the president said Wednesday he was “moving forward” with the plan....
21:13, 07/03/2019

Family Of Murder Victim Appears In Court For Change Of Plea PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The suspect accused of murdering a man and injuring two women in 2017 appeared in court Wednesday for a change of plea. Police say he used a machete and a gun to commit the act that has changed two families’ ...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Shashi Tharoor Appears Before Court Over "Scorpion On Shivling" Remark Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday appeared before a Delhi court in connection with a defamation case filed against him over his "scorpion on Shivling" remark....
15:39, 07/25/2019

Trump appears more at ease with strongmen than democratic leaders at G-20 summit Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the summit in Japan and appeared to make light of Moscow’s election interference....
02:52, 06/29/2019

San Diego Padres' Ian Kinsler appears to yell 'f--- you all' at crowd after big home run San Diego Padres second baseman Ian Kinsler hit a clutch three-run home run in the sixth inning to help the team defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday, 4-3....
18:26, 05/17/2019

"Jyotiraditya Scindia For Chief" Poster Appears, Then Vanishes In Bhopal A poster demanding that Jyotiraditya Scindia be made Congress president after Rahul Gandhi's resignation was seen outside the Madhya Pradesh Congress office in Bhopal for a few hours on Monday......
23:39, 07/08/2019

Massive Ocean Liner Appears from the Fog and Almost Crashes Into a Venice Dock The Giardini della Biennale is a parkland area of Venice, Italy, that was created by none other than Napoleon Bonaparte, and is known for the Venice Biennale Art Festival and the many cats that prowl around there. What it’s less known for are massive...
05:13, 07/09/2019

Spears appears in cleared court to speak on her legal status LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears appeared in court at her own request to speak to a judge who oversees the conservatorship that has controlled her affairs for 11 years. But Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny cleared the courtroom Friday o...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Man accused of defrauding comic book icon appears in court PHOENIX (AP) — A former business manager of the late comic book legend Stan Lee has had his initial court appearance in Arizona, where he was arrested after fleeing California charges of fiduciary elder abuse. Keya Morgan appeared Sunday in Maricopa ...
21:52, 05/26/2019

Hank Haney appears to double down on insensitive LPGA remarks Hank Haney, the former swing coach for Tiger Woods and current host on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel, appeared to double down on his insensitive remarks that landed him in hot water last week....
20:26, 06/03/2019