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

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

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

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Armed miners clash with indigenous tribe in Brazil, killing leader Armed gold miners in Brazil attacked an indigenous village in the Amazon this week, killing the group's leader and forcing members of the community t...
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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 ...
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Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a day a...
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Deforestation damage goes far beyond the Amazon West Africa and Congo basin are hotspots for forest loss but receive lower global attentionWorld losing forest the size of UK each year, report finds...
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Deforestation: damage goes beyond Amazon Hotspots of forest loss due to blazes, logging, ranches and soya firms are evident in AfricaThe burning of the Amazon has caused alarm around the wor...
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Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the pl...
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Brazil: Amazon deforestation rises rapidly A government institute at loggerheads with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has called the massive increase a "major setback." The right-wing admini...
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It's officially now the worst ever August for Amazon deforestation The amount of Amazon rainforest being cleared in Brazil has hit a record high. But president Jair Bolsonaro is moving to ban the setting of fires for...
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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, h...
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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,...
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Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right Presi...
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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 Bo...
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Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Br...
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New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its...
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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 inc...
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Amazon deforestation is driven by criminal networks, report finds Criminals threaten and attack government officials, forest defenders and indigenous people, Human Rights Watch findsDeforestation in the Brazilian Am...
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Cattle farming in the Amazon has likely caused mass deforestation: experts Fires in the Amazon have surged by 83 per cent compared to the same period a year earlier, government figures show, and environmentalists blamed the ...
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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 ...
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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 det...
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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 Braz...
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Space agency chief fired after revealing recent Amazon deforestation Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has fired the director of the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon after it revealed a big increase in ...
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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...
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Ex-minister: Bolsonaro ‘most detested’ leader as he neglects the Amazon Rubens Ricupero warns the far-right leader is wreaking havoc on Brazil’s environment and its global standingJair Bolsonaro’s neglect of the Amazon ha...
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PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in re...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the re...
01:28, 08/15/2019

BJP "Trying To Disturb, Dismantle State Governments": Ashok Gehlot The Rajasthan Congress performed miserably in the 2019 election, failing to win even one of the state's 25 parliamentary constituencies. despite wres...
13:56, 05/30/2019

Ransomware attacks on local governments won’t ebb anytime soon, experts say Many city agencies targeted by hackers have had to scramble to get police, 911 systems and fire departments back online. Experts worry that many loca...
23:56, 08/20/2019

Most EU governments back another Brexit delay, says EU source: The Times Most European Union governments will back another Brexit delay regardless of who becomes the next British prime minister, The Times reported on Frida...
02:56, 06/07/2019

India has to create more jobs. Modi may need some help from state governments India's National Statistical Office released a report that showed that the unemployment rate between July 2017 and June 2018 climbed to 6.1% and...
11:56, 06/07/2019

‘Nation as a service’ is the ultimate goal for digitized governments Kaspar Korjus, the Founding Managing Director of Estonia’s e-Residency program, shared his futuristic vision on how to get nation states to digitize ...
02:56, 05/10/2019

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses...
02:42, 06/19/2019

World Governments Test Minimum-Wage Raises From Athens to Seoul, governments around the world are increasing the minimum wage, seeking to assuage voter concerns over years of weak pay growth a...
15:42, 05/05/2019

Third Front Governments Have "Never Remained Stable": Veerappa Moily Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily Thursday said he does not rule out the possibility of regional parties forming government with the support of...
17:56, 05/16/2019

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financ...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Will Consider Accepting Dirt On Opponents From Foreign Governments: Trump President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would consider accepting damaging information about one of his 2020 political opponents from a foreign go...
11:56, 06/13/2019

Congress-Led Governments Contributed A Lot For Development: Ashok Gehlot Previous Congress-led governments contributed a lot for India's development and infrastructure building based on which the country reached the height...
12:56, 08/15/2019

Experts warn of more ransomware attacks on local governments Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks for ransomware attacks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security s...
05:28, 08/21/2019

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concernsFrom Florida t...
06:56, 07/19/2019

Local governments are still woefully unprepared to fight ransomware Our state and local governments found themselves under siege in 2019 from William Plunketts for the internet age. But rather than pistols and roadblo...
21:57, 07/26/2019

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain ...
23:14, 08/15/2019

European automakers tell governments they must help sell electric cars Europe's carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery...
18:00, 09/11/2019

Apple reveals how often governments request App Store takedowns The latest transparency report from Cupertino comes with a couple of sections its previous ones didn't have -- ones that reveal how many takedow...
10:56, 07/03/2019

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
05:00, 07/04/2019

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last...
00:42, 08/06/2019

Indonesian walks 700-km backwards to highlight deforestation An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one ...
13:56, 08/05/2019

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "li...
18:56, 07/22/2019

Pope says deforestation must be treated as a global threat Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since th...
23:28, 09/07/2019

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, pr...
01:56, 08/08/2019

Deforestation must be seen as global threat: pope in Madagascar Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and reduction in biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since t...
13:14, 09/07/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecuti...
05:00, 07/04/2019

Why are countries failing on their promise to stop deforestation? Despite a pledge in 2014 to halve deforestation by 2020, the area of forest destroyed annually has increased by more than 40 per cent globally in the...
01:42, 09/13/2019

Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, accordi...
19:00, 08/14/2019

For the first time, Apple tells the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pret...
17:42, 07/03/2019

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in re...
03:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in re...
04:00, 06/19/2019

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
12:28, 06/19/2019

As Extreme Heat Becomes New Normal in Europe, Governments Scramble to Respond Heat records were smashed across much of Europe this week, leaving officials searching for short- and longer-term solutions to help people endure tem...
02:42, 07/27/2019

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations hav...
09:56, 07/04/2019

Governments need to “work together” to fight climate change: environment minister Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna discussed the impacts of climate change on municipalities with the mayors of Hamilton, Burl...
22:28, 07/25/2019

Libya's rival governments move to financial war with frontline stuck With the frontlines around Libya's contested capital Tripoli stalemated, the two rival factions are bringing oil and money supplies into the firing l...
15:28, 04/30/2019

Israeli election: Netanyahu, challenger Gantz both vow to form governments An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could en...
06:01, 09/18/2019

Yes, It Is Possible to Stop Corporate America From Extorting State and Local Governments Amazon’s “HQ2" debacle—a high-profile nationwide shakedown of state and local governments by a fabulously wealthy corporation—made many people r...
19:42, 06/25/2019

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various cour...
18:00, 06/04/2019

'Edge of catastrophe': report warns firms and governments off Turkmenistan Citizens of gas-rich, isolated state subject to food shortages and human rights abusesInvestors and governments should stop cosying up to gas-rich Tu...
20:14, 07/14/2019

Let State Governments Function Smoothly: Trinamool After All-Party Meet The Trinamool Congress on Sunday said state governments should be allowed to carry out their duties without any intervention from the Centre, amid po...
19:42, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Governments to Confront Beijing at G-20 Bands of Hong Kong protesters are urging foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autono...
18:28, 06/26/2019

Trump: Nothing wrong with accepting dirt from foreign governments on opponents President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would see nothing wrong in accepting damaging information on a U.S. political opponent if it were offered...
10:14, 06/13/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at...
06:42, 05/10/2019

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid...
02:42, 06/16/2019

Governments Shut Down the Internet to Stifle Critics. Citizens Pay the Price. Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at hom...
12:56, 09/02/2019

Man walks 435 miles backwards to sound alarm on deforestation SRAGEN, Indonesia – An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestat...
18:14, 08/05/2019

Man walks 435 miles backward to sound alarm on deforestation SRAGEN, Indonesia – An Indonesia man is walking backward from his home in eastern Java to the capital, Jakarta, to raise awareness of deforesta...
03:28, 08/06/2019

Malaysia's Mahathir says linking palm oil to deforestation 'baseless' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said linking the production of palm oil to deforestation was "baseless, unfair and unjustified", ...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Demand for soy and meat by major brands driving deforestation Some of the world's largest brands have been accused of "destroying our children's future" after a report found an area of forest twice the size of t...
12:28, 06/11/2019

EU moves to tackle deforestation caused by chocolate and other products Campaigners hail scheme to protect and restore forests around the world as ‘pivotal step’ towards ensuring goods remain untaintedThe EU has taken a “...
09:42, 07/25/2019

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider e...
01:28, 07/16/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecuti...
19:42, 07/03/2019

Head of Brazil deforestation monitor out amid Bolsonaro ire The head of Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research left his position Friday amid criticism by President Jair Bolsonaro about the agency’s rep...
01:00, 08/03/2019

| Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates The number of forest fires in Brazil has surged, official data shows, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of...
23:28, 08/22/2019

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
19:00, 08/27/2019

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space re...
01:00, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
01:56, 07/04/2019

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has gi...
13:28, 07/05/2019

Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledg...
00:56, 06/14/2019

European Governments Struggle to Build Coalition to Secure Persian Gulf European governments are struggling to build an international coalition to protect oil tankers in Middle East waterways while pursuing diplomatic sol...
01:14, 07/25/2019

A Democratic Lawsuit Over Trump’s Business Dealings With Foreign Governments Can Proceed (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday that a group of Democrats in Congress can proceed with a lawsuit against President D...
10:42, 05/01/2019

Loose online lips sink hack targeting governments and embassies Enlarge (credit: Frank Lindecke / Flickr) Security researchers gave mixed grades to a recently discovered hacking campaign targeting government fin...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Huawei employees reportedly caught helping African governments spy on opposition Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain ...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out toda...
15:56, 09/10/2019

Trump hits out as ECB's Draghi urges governments to spend more - business live European Central Bank has voted to restart its QE programme, and hit banks with deeper negative interest rates to make them lendTHIS IS WHAT THE ECB ...
17:29, 09/12/2019

Opinion: Central American governments must share blame for migrant deaths The image of drowned Oscar Martinez Ramirez and his daughter is shocking. But it's not just the US, but the governments of Central America that must ...
15:01, 06/27/2019

Brazil's space agency chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest was criticized by president Jair Bolsonaro and may have l...
22:42, 08/02/2019

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after pre...
20:14, 07/19/2019

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the c...
04:14, 08/14/2019

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a ...
19:56, 07/18/2019

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research...
01:42, 07/23/2019

Mass deforestation: How trade fells trees in Brazil and Indonesia Hunger for beef, palm oil, soy and timber fuels rainforest clearance at enormous scales, especially in Brazil and Indonesia. That matters for climate...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space r...
10:42, 08/06/2019

Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times Ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election next week as Britain's prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Bre...
00:56, 07/21/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from ...
21:14, 06/21/2019

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up t...
05:42, 07/18/2019

Motels as homeless shelters? More local governments are housing people in motel rooms With homelessness increasing in Los Angeles and across the country, some cities are repurposing run-down motels to house those in need.   ...
03:28, 08/15/2019

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro ove...
02:42, 08/03/2019

Pope Francis says corruption to blame for deforestation, poverty during Madagascar visit Francis made his appeal on a visit to Madagascar, the world's fourth-largest island, which research institutes and aid agencies say has lost about 44...
22:00, 09/07/2019

OxyContin maker negotiating $10 to 12 billion opioid settlement with state, local governments: report The maker of OxyContin—Purdue Pharma, which is owned by members of the Sackler Family--- is reportedly offering a $10 to $12 billion payout to settle...
15:28, 08/28/2019

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015....
03:00, 06/19/2019

Coalition of governments and tech companies pledges to fight terrorist content, but U.S. refuses to join A Paris summit produced a broad but vague agreement to fight online terrorism that seemed most notable for the refusal of the U.S. to formally partic...
22:42, 05/15/2019

In climate-change fight, college student launches push to stop childbirth until governments act A Canadian college student is asking other young people to forgo having children in an effort to get their governments to take serious steps to addre...
06:56, 09/20/2019

Brazil's space agency chief to leave job after deforestation dispute: science ministry The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is to leave his position following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro ov...
19:28, 08/02/2019

Bolsonaro rejects 'Captain Chainsaw' label as data shows deforestation 'exploded' Data says 2,254 sq km cleared in July as president says Macron and Merkel ‘haven’t realized Brazil’s under new management’Deforestation in the Brazil...
19:56, 08/07/2019

The Indigenous Man Who Declared His Own Country Excluded from Australia’s Constitution, Murrumu of Walubara, an Aboriginal man, renounced his citizenship and formed a sovereign nation in the northe...
11:56, 09/13/2019

Umbrella Movement leader joins 'fight' against Hong Kong leader A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversi...
10:42, 06/17/2019

'Hear us, see us': a plea to the UN for Indigenous women June Oscar tells of trauma, discrimination, and the link between jailing mothers and child removalThe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social ju...
04:28, 06/29/2019

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Maine changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day The governor of Maine on Friday signed a bill into law that makes Columbus Day known as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The name change came during a signin...
13:56, 05/02/2019

Indigenous people much more likely to be murdered than other Canadians Of 651 murders in 2018, 140 were of Indigenous people – 22%First Nations, Métis and Inuit account for only 5% of populationIndigenous people continue...
21:56, 07/23/2019

Five years on from the MH17 crash, the Australian and Dutch governments are still investigating Russia as victims' families search for answers Michael Kooren/Reuters; Dutch national police/YouTube Five years after flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing everyone on board including 3...
09:28, 07/17/2019

"Forced Picture," Says Akali Leader, Seen With Pro-Khalistan Leader Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa said on Tuesday his photo with pro-Khalistan leader Gopal Singh Chawla, which has stirred a controve...
07:56, 07/31/2019

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Austral...
09:56, 05/26/2019

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national geno...
19:42, 06/03/2019

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were ...
13:14, 07/10/2019

America’s Failure of Indigenous Children Is By Design Indigenous invisibility has long been the norm in the United States. This isn’t news to people from these communities, nor is it specific to this top...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Vermont renames Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples’ Day MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has joined a handful of states in renaming Columbus Day to honor Native Americans. Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed a...
18:56, 05/13/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on clim...
08:28, 05/13/2019

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, puttin...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committ...
15:28, 06/04/2019

AFL great Michael Long plans second Indigenous walk Former player first walked to Canberra 15 years agoNo date set as 49-year-old recovers from health issueIndigenous leader and AFL great Michael Long ...
19:28, 05/23/2019

'Missing and murdered:' Indigenous women at risk in U.S., Canada A new awareness about the number of missing and murdered indigenous women on reservations and tribal lands in the U.S. and Canada is raising the alar...
09:56, 07/03/2019

Indigenous elders want plan to raise Warragamba Dam scrapped Traditional landowners say NSW government has not done all promised checks on affected artefacts and sites Traditional landowners have condemned a pl...
04:42, 06/07/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in ...
19:28, 07/27/2019

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with a...
03:28, 05/21/2019

Report: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committ...
12:00, 06/04/2019

Mapuche rappers fight for indigenous rights in Chile With songs like "We'll Beat the State," Chilean rappers Wechekeche Ni Trawun are on a mission to support the Mapuche indigenous people's fight for ju...
19:56, 04/30/2019

Liberals could have done more on Indigenous issues, Jody Wilson-Raybould says The Liberal government lost an opportunity to bring meaningful change for Indigenous Peoples over the past four years, Jody Wilson-Raybould argues in...
18:00, 09/20/2019

'Unspeakable': how can Australia stop the Indigenous suicide epidemic? Responding to 62 suicides this year, Indigenous health experts say there is hopeSince the start of this year, 62 Aboriginal people – 15 of them child...
06:56, 05/14/2019

Families of missing indigenous women march in Oklahoma CONCHO, Okla. (AP) — Families and friends of missing or slain American Indian women and girls are again calling for justice for their loved ones. Abo...
00:14, 06/15/2019

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Aus...
10:56, 07/10/2019

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and...
23:00, 05/31/2019

Indigenous Congo foragers learn early to use the sun for orientation According to a new study, the Mbendjele BaYaka people of the Republic of Congo are quite adept at using the sun to orient themselves in the Congo's d...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Mystery deaths among indigenous Malaysians prompt speculation Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their ...
19:56, 06/11/2019

Australian women's cricketers launch Indigenous uniform The Aboriginal-designed uniform will be worn against England in February 2020The uniform pays homage to the 1868 Aboriginal cricket teamThe Australia...
08:56, 08/24/2019

New Zealand's indigenous Maori protest over 'stolen children' Thousands of Maori people protested across New Zealand on Tuesday calling for an end to the practice of taking at-risk children away from their famil...
11:28, 07/30/2019

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists worki...
09:56, 07/21/2019

Brazil's indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policie...
21:56, 04/28/2019

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry com...
14:14, 06/09/2019

Indigenous AFL trailblazer Graham 'Polly' Farmer dies aged 84 Considered one of the true greats of the game, Farmer played 101 games for Geelong in the 1960sGraham “Polly” Farmer, widely regarded as Australian r...
07:56, 08/14/2019

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were ...
10:00, 06/04/2019

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the r...
19:56, 06/15/2019

Canadian Inquiry Calls Deaths Of Indigenous Women 'Genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditiona...
02:56, 05/22/2019

The Cult’s Ian Astbury talks Indigenous influence and the evolution of the band "I remember going to the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, and I had my first epiphanic experience," said Ian Astbury of his introduction to In...
16:56, 06/13/2019

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum o...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn ...
03:42, 06/04/2019

Brazil Congress committee OKs commercial farming on indigenous reserves A Brazilian congressional committee on Tuesday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to allow commercial agriculture on indigenous reserves, a...
06:42, 08/28/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in ...
12:42, 06/05/2019

Indigenous families given $2B payout for children separated from parents by government The tribunal is awarding the maximum damages it can -- $40,000 -- for each child taken away for lack of proper services or who was later returned to ...
20:00, 09/06/2019

‘First Contact’ Season 2 continues to shatter Indigenous stereotypes in Canada The TV docuseries takes six Canadians with strong (and mostly negative) opinions about Indigenous people on a journey that challenges their perceptio...
19:14, 09/16/2019

Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearanc...
22:42, 06/19/2019

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for tree...
15:14, 05/20/2019

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day o...
08:42, 06/18/2019

Dream weavers: the indigenous Ainu people of Japan – in pictures The Ainu of Hokkaido in Japan were not officially recognised as an indigenous people until 2008. This recognition came after a long history of exclus...
18:28, 05/01/2019

Bear Clan: a model of indigenous activism that's swept across Canada An organisation founded in the 90s and revived in 2014 is now 1,100 volunteers who walk the streets looking for ways to helpIn a small room in a Winn...
11:14, 05/07/2019

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of ...
12:00, 07/04/2019

AP with D-Day vet as he speaks to French students D-Day veteran Ray Lambert told French students he still hears voices when he looks out on the English Channel. AP is following the 98-year-old D-Day ...
00:28, 06/05/2019

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

Tweet prompts Canadian museum to recognize genocide against indigenous people A single tweet appeared to prompt a prominent Canadian museum to change its stance on the country’s historic treatment of indigenous people. Th...
16:00, 05/18/2019

First Nations suicide rate 3 times higher than for non-Indigenous people: StatsCan The agency reported Friday on the rates of death by suicide for self-identifying First Nations people, Metis and Inuit from 2011 to 2016, compared to...
23:56, 06/30/2019

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquacultu...
20:42, 05/22/2019

In New Zealand, young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous rights Five years ago, law graduate Pania Newton and her cousins got together around a kitchen table and agreed to do everything in their power to prevent a...
07:42, 08/11/2019

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

Lens: Making Visible the Spirit World of Mexico’s Indigenous Communities Through photos and photo-illustrations, Yael Martínez and Orlando Velázquez capture the traditional rituals connecting life between the physical and ...
11:56, 05/07/2019

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victori...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government sai...
08:42, 07/10/2019

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of act...
01:28, 08/08/2019

Decades of missing Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' – leaked report Government’s inquiry into disappeared women and girls to be published MondayThree decades of missing and murdered Indigenous women amounts to a “Cana...
05:42, 06/01/2019

| Leaked report calls indigenous women's deaths a 'Canadian genocide' A public inquiry report leaked to Canada's public broadcaster called the disappearances and slayings of possibly thousands of indigenous women over r...
15:42, 06/01/2019

'No more stolen sisters': 12,000-mile ride to highlight missing indigenous women Up to 4,000 Indigenous women are killed or missing in Canada, while in the US they face murder rates up to 10 times higher than the national average ...
07:14, 06/07/2019

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry...
05:14, 05/24/2019

A child raised by many mothers: What we can learn about parenthood from an indigenous group in Brazil Indigenous children are raised to develop high autonomy from a young age, a valuable skill in adulthood. That allows them to be surprisingly agile an...
16:00, 09/06/2019

Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma Researchers target effects of ‘complex trauma’ and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parentsPregnancy and early parenthood are the best ti...
01:42, 06/22/2019

Trudeau’s Liberals benefited from record Indigenous voter turnout in 2015. Can they again? How the Trans Mountain pipeline, Jody Wilson-Raybould being kicked out of cabinet, the MMIWG inquiry and other issues could impact the 2019 Indigenou...
21:14, 09/14/2019

Brazil Congress ditches Bolsonaro decree weakening indigenous agency Brazil's Congress threw out part of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro giving say over indigenous land claims to the Agriculture Ministry, further ...
01:14, 06/26/2019

Maori and indigenous rights expert joins New Zealand's Supreme Court International indigenous rights expert Joe Williams has become the first Maori judge to join New Zealand's Supreme Court. He also studied in Canada a...
15:14, 05/02/2019

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because t...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Peru: Indigenous governor sentenced to prison for anti-mining protests Walter Aduviri was sentenced in connection to anti-mining protests that turned deadly in 2011. The indigenous Aymara have long fought against the sta...
10:28, 08/15/2019

Organizers of North American Indigenous Games admit to artistic oversight Organizers have issued a statement saying the oversight involving Melissa Labrador happened amid the "excitement" of revealing the official brand for...
21:42, 06/10/2019

Another "Trade Small, Win Often" Student Speaks Paul Hotke owns his own CPA business and trades part-time to supplement his income. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See ...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Style speaks volume at Cannes Florals, thigh-high splits and a leather cape were among the sartorial choices of Cannes red carpet guests Wednesday, including Amber Heard, Elle Fan...
22:56, 05/16/2019

Tim Cook speaks out against US-China tariffs The CEO of Apple has told US President Donald Trump that tariffs planned against goods manufactured in China would have a negative impact on the comp...
22:28, 08/19/2019

Alexa now speaks as slowly (or quickly) as you need As of today, users in the US can ask their Alexa devices to speak slower or faster. The change is meant to make Alexa more accessible. Asking the voi...
21:00, 08/07/2019

You can now adjust how quickly Alexa speaks in the U.S. Alexa's latest feature adjusts speech rate on command. It's the latest in a string of accessibility features to hit Amazon's voice assistant.Read Mor...
20:14, 08/07/2019

Rashida Tlaib’s Grandmother Speaks for Us All It wasn’t enough for Donald Trump to call his friend in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and urge him to block two sitting U.S. congresswom...
00:14, 08/18/2019

Brazil judge blocks transfer of indigenous land decisions to farm ministry Brazilian Supreme Court Judge Luis Roberto Barroso on Monday issued an injunction suspending President Jair Bolsonaro's move to transfer powers over ...
04:56, 06/25/2019

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which i...
07:14, 07/03/2019

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Mauna Kea's Thirty Meter Telescope Is the Latest Front in the New Fight for Indigenous Sovereignty Kealoha Pisciotta used to journey up Mauna Kea in Hawaii for work. A Native Hawaiian (or Kanaka Maoli), Pisciotta worked at the Joint Astronomy Cente...
18:14, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victori...
02:56, 06/28/2019

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to 6 years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wedne...
22:14, 08/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agri...
07:56, 06/20/2019

‘Monstrous’: Indigenous rangers’ struggle against the plastic ruining Arnhem Land beaches The Gulf of Carpentaria is being inundated with some of the highest densities of rubbish in the worldThe Gulf of Carpentaria hosts some of Australia’...
08:28, 05/15/2019

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to six years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wedne...
00:14, 08/15/2019

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxi...
11:56, 06/07/2019

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons t...
03:14, 06/06/2019

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is bei...
00:42, 06/13/2019

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spok...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Breaking from tradition, indigenous women lead fight for land rights in Brazil Brazil's indigenous women have been overturning tradition to step into the spotlight and lead an international push to defend their tribal land right...
22:00, 04/29/2019

Julián Castro's Plan for Indigenous People Sets a High Bar for the 2020 Field Indigenous people have long been asking for United States politicians to simply listen; now, it looks like one is finally bending his ear....
20:14, 07/26/2019

Indigenous bidder to launch ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain pipeline route An Indigenous group planning to bid for ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline is launching a "listening tour'' of Indigenous communities in B.C. a...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the bigg...
15:28, 07/30/2019

Eyewitness of Chabad of Poway synagogue speaks Oscar Stewart of Rancho Bernardo, was the one who screamed at the suspect, 19-year-old John Earnest, and ran him out.      ...
03:56, 04/29/2019

Miley Cyrus Speaks Out After Fan Gropes Her in Barcelona Miley Cyrus is saying "don't f--k with my freedom" after a scary incident in Barcelona. Earlier this week, the She Is Coming artist was leaving her ...
02:56, 06/05/2019

McConnell Speaks On Hypothetical SCOTUS Vacancy MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says if a Supreme Court vacancy occurs during next year’s presiden...
13:56, 05/29/2019

Justin Trudeau speaks after racist photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak after a photo of him wearing brownface when he was a school teacher in 2001 surfaced. Follow here f...
06:28, 09/20/2019

Bus driver speaks out after angry passenger pulls gun on him The MTA bus driver who had a gun pulled on him because he didn’t pick up an unhinged passenger told The Post he’s relieved to know the hothead ...
22:28, 08/10/2019

Mom of twins left to die in hot car speaks out, defends husband "I will never get over this loss and I know he will never forgive himself for this mistake," said Marissa Rodriguez in a statement to NBC New York of...
13:28, 07/29/2019

Eoin Morgan Speaks About Six Hitting Record Eoin Morgan's knock was made more remarkable by the fact that he struggled with back spasms during the last game against the West Indies and had to f...
10:56, 06/19/2019

How a Reporter Speaks to Women About Their Most Personal Experiences Pam Belluck, a science reporter for The Times, recently discussed her reporting on surgical advancements for women who have experienced female genita...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Justin Trudeau speaks after brownface photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak after a photo of him wearing brownface when he was a school teacher in 2001 surfaced. Follow here f...
20:56, 09/19/2019

Miley Cyrus speaks out after being grabbed by fan without her consent Days after a fan took things too far with Miley Cyrus by grabbing her and trying to kiss her — without her consent — as she was walking to her car wi...
03:28, 06/05/2019

Miley Cyrus speaks out against man who groped her in public Pop star says a woman ‘can be wearing what she wants … She can’t be grabbed without her consent’Miley Cyrus has spoken out after a man grabbed and ki...
14:56, 06/05/2019

'The misdeeds of a few': Nigeria speaks out over $46m fraud case Government says it will not stand in way of justice after 77 Nigerian nationals are among 80 suspects indicted in US Nigeria’s federal government has...
17:42, 08/29/2019

House Dem speaks about her own abortion: Government has 'no right in my uterus' Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., had a blunt discussion about her own abortion, telling CNN on Tuesday that the government had no right in her body part...
20:28, 05/21/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to president after quake California's governor says President Trump committed to help. Speaking to reporters after touring the damage zone, Gavin Newsom said California ...
08:28, 07/07/2019

Huawei's detained finance chief speaks out Huawei's finance chief, detained in Canada since December, has written to the company's 188,000 employees to thank them for support she says has fill...
12:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. President Trump speaks to UK PM candidate Johnson U.S. President Donald Trump waded into Britain's political crisis on Tuesday by telephoning Boris Johnson, the Brexit-supporting favorite to succeed ...
14:42, 06/04/2019

Trump speaks with Sen. Murphy about gun background checks President Trump spoke to another Democratic senator about moving forward on legislation regarding background checks in the aftermath of two mass shoo...
20:14, 08/14/2019

Cartoonist behind viral Trump illustration speaks out A Canadian cartoonist's illustration of President Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral Wednesday. Two days la...
00:28, 07/03/2019

After Trump rebuke, France says it speaks for itself on Iran France does not need the permission of other states to try to defuse tensions with Iran, its foreign minister said on Friday after U.S. President Don...
19:42, 08/09/2019

Amy Klobuchar speaks at Fox News Town Hall The Democrat discussed her campaign, her reputation as a moderate and how she plans to stand out in the crowded 2020 field, in the town hall moderate...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before in...
20:56, 04/28/2019

An Indigenous Group Famous for Its Heart Health Started Using Cooking Oil—and Began Gaining Weight A group of indigenous people in Bolivia are famous for their healthy hearts, but a new study shows that they are experiencing higher rates of obesity...
20:28, 09/17/2019

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair ...
07:28, 06/12/2019

Officials to meet with Attawapiskat families to discuss water concerns: Indigenous Services Minister Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says the federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenge...
23:14, 07/22/2019

‘Preserve, revitalize and promote’ indigenous languages, or lose a ‘wealth of traditional knowledge’, UN chief says Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the urgency to “preserve, revitalize and promote indigenous languages” in his message for the Internat...
22:28, 08/09/2019

Thousands of killed or missing Indigenous women and girls are victims of a 'Canadian genocide,' report says The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been killed or have vanished in Canada in the past decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide,"...
15:42, 06/03/2019

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration...
18:56, 06/20/2019

42 inmates killed in Brazilian prisons RIO DE JANEIRO — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authoritie...
10:14, 05/28/2019

The new shines bright in Brazilian banking Investors expect a radical transformation in Brazilian financial services in the next five years: this enthusiasm is depressing incumbent stocks whil...
14:42, 09/17/2019

Heartbroken mom speaks out against protein shakes after daughter’s death A heartbroken Australian mother is speaking out about the potential dangers of protein shakes and supplements after she says her 25-year-old daughter...
03:14, 07/16/2019

Wahab Riaz Speaks About His Relationship With Mohammad Amir Mohammad Amir is having a great run in World Cup. He has claimed 15 wickets in 5 matches and is sitting at 3rd spot in list of leading wicket-takers....
11:14, 06/26/2019

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidate...
09:56, 06/04/2019

Wounded San Diego Rabbi speaks at United Nations Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, who was wounded in a synagogue shooting in San Diego in April, told the United Nations General Assembly that anti-Semitism i...
19:42, 06/26/2019

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

UK's Prince Harry speaks out on 'unconscious' racism bias Britain's Prince Harry has spoken of the "unconscious bias" of racism, saying some people did not realize their own prejudices and that stigma was ha...
19:56, 07/30/2019

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed t...
12:28, 07/14/2019

Kawhi Leonard finally speaks after Clippers’ heist: ‘I just want to win’ Steve Ballmer stepped to the podium with prepared notes, but didn’t need them. He let his excitement do the talking, furiously clapping his hands and...
23:28, 07/24/2019

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

Cory Booker speaks at panel on reparations for slavery Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United Sta...
22:14, 06/19/2019

Trump Speaks on Donald Jr.’s Subpoena and Mueller Testifying President Trump came to his son’s defense and said he would let Attorney General William Barr decide whether Robert Mueller should testify before Con...
22:14, 05/09/2019

Dad of NYPD cop in alleged murder-for-hire plot speaks out: ‘It’s not her!’ “It’s not her!” insists the father of the NYPD cop accused of hiring a hitman in a failed plot to kill her estranged husband and he...
07:00, 05/18/2019

7 killed in West Texas shooting. Witness speaks Authorities said Sunday they still could not explain why a man with an AR-style weapon opened fire during a routine traffic stop in West Texas to beg...
10:56, 09/02/2019

Todd Chrisley speaks out over Lindsie's allegations: 'She is still my daughter' Embattled reality star Todd Chrisley is speaking out after his estranged daughter, Lindsie, claimed she feared for her safety amid their ongoing fami...
19:28, 08/21/2019

Chirlane McCray speaks out on cop suicides after ThriveNYC controversy First lady Chirlane McCray took to Twitter on Tuesday night to speak out about the rash of cop suicides that has shaken the NYPD this year. Replying ...
16:42, 08/21/2019

The Bachelorette's Luke Parker Speaks Out About His Onscreen Behavior Luke P. learned an important lesson on last night's episode of The Bachelorette. Never, ever say to a woman in the middle of a speech: "Can I just ...
12:14, 05/29/2019

Freddie Kitchens Says He'll Fire Anyone Who Speaks Anonymously To The Press Head coach Freddie Kitchens wishes to make it known that under no circumstances will any sensitive or inside information be leaked from the Cleveland...
21:00, 08/06/2019

'I was shocked': mother of boy whose scalp was coloured by school speaks out ‘It would not have happened to a white kid,’ Angela Washington said after staff used a marker pen on Juelz Trice’s banned haircutJuelz Trice came hom...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Oprah Winfrey speaks at college graduation in Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey tells college graduates in Colorado small steps lead to big accomplishments. Winfrey gave the commenceme...
23:42, 05/19/2019

The dignity of refugees: Homi K. Bhabha speaks at the Ruhrtriennale The Indian English scholar, a leading thinker in the fields of post-colonialism and integration, had food for thought for visitors at the Ruhrtrienna...
21:28, 09/16/2019

Day After Bengal Shocker, Mamata Banerjee Speaks Out With Poetry The verdict is out. A day after the BJP's landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, headlined by a stunning performance in West Bengal, where it ...
04:56, 05/25/2019

Beyoncé's Publicist Speaks Out After That Viral Side-Eye Moment Hold up, Beyhive! It's time to let up on your sting. As fans are well aware, Beyonce made headlines yesterday after she was caught giving the wife o...
15:42, 06/07/2019

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized t...
04:00, 05/30/2019

Brazilian healthcare CIOs plan IoT boost The next two years will see an increase in investment in the technologies, but leaders face digitization and interoperability challenges, according t...
23:56, 08/05/2019

Shakhtar have 12 Brazilian imports but which should City fear most? The Ukrainian club has long been a haven for Brazilians and three stand out as they start their Champions League campaignThe landscape in which Shakh...
13:14, 09/18/2019

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the e...
18:42, 09/14/2019

Fitness tips: three benefits of Brazilian jiu-jitsu A black belt and coach explains why it’s good for you• Fit in my 40s: Zoe Williams gives Brazilian jiu-jitsu a goIt’s great self-defence The main dif...
12:28, 09/14/2019

More than 50 dead — with 16 decapitated — in Brazilian prison riot At least 52 inmates died, 16 of whom were decapitated, in a prison riot that broke out on Monday morning in the northern Brazilian state of Para, the...
20:14, 07/29/2019

More than 50 prison inmates die after fight in Brazilian jail Fighting broke out between rival gangs in the morning at the penitentiary in the northern Brazilian state of Para. Authorities needed several hours b...
22:42, 07/29/2019

| French first lady is 'truly ugly', says Brazilian minister A Brazilian government minister has said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly", only days after the country's president appeared to endo...
12:28, 09/07/2019

Brazilian retailer GPA Q2 net income tops estimates Brazilian supermarket chain Grupo Pão de Açúcar SA reported on Wednesday a 124% surge in its second-quarter net income year-on-year, beating expectat...
06:56, 07/25/2019

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central ...
02:14, 05/23/2019

Ex-worker tries to rob Brazilian bank in elaborate old-man disguise A former bank employee in Brazil wore a disturbingly life-like old man mask while trying to rob a location of his ex-employer, according to new repor...
20:01, 08/13/2019

Amazon Echo speaker Prime Day price is back - but the best Alexa deal isn't at Amazon With so many Prime Day deals to choose from last month you probably didn't get a chance to pick up everything you wanted. Well fear not as the s...
13:14, 08/15/2019

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 stretc...
13:00, 06/26/2019

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices ar...
18:14, 07/12/2019

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women ...
02:56, 06/02/2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeach...
07:42, 07/17/2019

Pakistan PM Khan speaks with India's Modi to congratulate him on election win Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday spoke to Narendra Modi and congratulated the Indian leader on the runaway election victory of his Hindu...
17:14, 05/26/2019

Watch: Trump speaks at census event in Rose Garden An administration official told NBC News ahead of the Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon that Trump would direct the Commerce Department to acquire...
01:56, 07/12/2019

Cardi B Speaks Out After Security Threat Forces Her to Cancel Concert Cardi B is breaking her silence. On Tuesday evening, the "Press" rapper took to Instagram to share the sad news that she would be canceling her conc...
07:00, 07/31/2019

‘This should never happen anywhere’: UN rights chief speaks out about US migrant facility conditions GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention fa...
03:14, 07/09/2019

Dodgers fan hit by ball speaks out as team mulls extended netting The fan who was struck in the head by a foul ball this week during a Los Angeles Dodgers game reportedly has suffered a concussion and says that she ...
20:42, 06/25/2019

Clint Frazier’s silence following defensive woes speaks volumes Clint Frazier has always had something to say, whether it was showing confidence he would win an outfield job or showing off his custom design cleats...
18:14, 06/03/2019

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Ocasio-Cortez speaks about her ‘super bizarre’ alliance with Ted Cruz Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called her potential alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz “super bizarre, really weird” and blasted Joe Biden’s progressiv...
18:00, 06/07/2019

President Donald Trump speaks with governors about Hurricane Dorian President Donald Trump says he's spoken with the governors of Florida and Georgia ahead of the expected landfall of a potentially devastating Hu...
11:14, 09/01/2019

'Bachelorette' star Hannah B. talks sex and faith, Jed speaks out on finale "The Bachelorette" star Hannah "Hannah B." Brown stands by her statement that Jesus still loves her despite having sex in a windmill, and she doesn't...
00:42, 08/02/2019

Trump 'speaks to Kanye West' about custody A$AP Rocky in Sweden US rapper A$AP Rocky has received an unlikely boost in his bid to be freed from custody in Sweden over an alleged fight after Donald Trump said Kanye...
02:56, 07/20/2019

| WATCH: Thai diver speaks a year after cave resue One of the divers in the dramatic rescue of boys from a Thai cave tells DW one year on about the breathtaking experience of not knowing whether they ...
00:28, 07/14/2019

Donald Trump speaks to U.S. troops to conclude 4-day Japan visit President Donald Trump left Tokyo Tuesday afternoon after a four-day state visit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, making foreign and domestic...
15:42, 05/28/2019

Parliament Updates: S Jaishankar Speaks On Kulbhushan Jadhav Verdict Parliament LIVE Updates: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is making a statement on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict regarding t...
07:56, 07/18/2019

A Victim of the Anti-Gay Purge in Chechnya Speaks Out: ‘The Truth Exists’ It was just after lunchtime on the day Amin Dzhabrailov was taken. A woman who was about to get married had come to the salon in the Chechen capital ...
17:00, 07/26/2019

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with three murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murde...
17:56, 09/03/2019

Busy Philipps speaks about her abortion and condemns Georgia's six-week ban Philipps reveals her own abortion at age 15 on her talkshowGovernor Brian Kemp signed highly restrictive law on TuesdayThe actor Busy Philipps condem...
21:42, 05/08/2019

Meghan Markle's father speaks out on baby Archie's christening Meghan Markle remains estranged from her paternal family, even after the birth and christening of her and Prince Harry's son, Archie Harrison Mountba...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Family of Maria Escobedo speaks out after murderer gets life in prison TUCSON – Maria Escobedo was known as kind, nice and loving. She was a family woman, a mother and a grandma. The brother of Escobedo, Jose Telle...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Taron Egerton speaks out against Rocketman scene cuts in Russia Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesTaron Egerton, the star of the Elton John biopic, Rocketman, has ...
14:56, 06/01/2019

Alleged London Bus Attack Victim Speaks Out in Op-Ed: ‘Do You Get Outraged About All Homophobia?’ A woman whose photo went viral after she was allegedly beaten in a homophobic attack in London this month has spoken up in a Guardian op-ed about the...
17:56, 06/15/2019

On ‘Africa Speaks,’ Santana Finds a Worthy Partner in Buika Carlos Santana’s new album started when he brought a playlist of African songs to the producer Rick Rubin. Then the 71-year-old guitarist found the L...
21:42, 06/25/2019

NBA legend Dwyane Wade speaks at Stoneman Douglas graduation Former Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was the surprise guest speaker at Sunday's graduation ceremony for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class ...
22:56, 06/02/2019

Security guard speaks after Ezekiel Elliott shove: ‘out of control’ The security guard who was shoved over by Ezekiel Elliott at a music festival last week has spoken, and he isn’t happy with the Cowboys running...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Maduro Speaks to Troops, Trying to Discredit Guaidó’s Call for Mutiny The appearance by President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela appeared intended to further contradict assertions of authority by Juan Guaidó, the oppositio...
21:00, 05/02/2019

'That show has ruined my life': Jeremy Kyle guest speaks out Exclusive: Dwayne Davison, labelled ‘most hated guest ever’, says he has faced sustained abuseMillions of Britons have watched Dwayne Davison’s appea...
02:56, 05/15/2019

Gabby Giffords speaks to Texas town hall on guns Former U.S. congresswoman and shooting survivor Gabby Giffords briefly spoke at a town hall meeting in El Paso, Texas on Thursday night. (Aug. 23) &...
13:14, 08/23/2019

On torture and imprisonment in Turkey: author Asli Erdogan speaks For four months, Turkish author Asli Erdogan sat behind bars in an Istanbul prison. Now living in exile, she spoke to DW about the political situatio...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Mother whose toddler died after Ice detention speaks out in emotional testimony The House hearing comes as reports of harrowing conditions at border detention facilities have sparked a national outcryA House committee looking int...
06:56, 07/11/2019

Rahul Gandhi Speaks To NDTV's Ravish Kumar: Top 5 Quotes NDTV's Ravish Kumar speaks with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi while he's campaigning at Shujalpur in Madhya Pradesh. The heartland state sends 27 parli...
11:14, 05/11/2019

Woman who dodged El Chapo hit speaks at drug lord’s sentencing A woman that Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once tried to have killed confronted the convicted druglord on Wednesday — but he couldnR...
18:56, 07/17/2019

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with 3 murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murde...
04:42, 09/04/2019

Prannoy Roy Speaks To Sushil Modi, Shatrughan Sinha: Highlights Amid the ongoing marathon national election, NDTV's Prannoy Roy spoke to Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and new Congress candidate Sha...
20:56, 05/14/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks out for 1st time since surviving plane crash Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Monday spoke out for the first time since he and his family survived a fiery plane crash in Tennessee last week, saying they ar...
11:42, 08/20/2019

Jim Boeheim speaks out on February’s fatal crash: ‘It’s a miserable thing’ Syracuse basketball coaching legend Jim Boeheim recalled the moment he struck and killed a man with his car in February — in his first one-on-one int...
21:14, 09/11/2019

Google speaks to fuzzy game-ownership question in new Stadia FAQ This may look like an ordinary Chromecast Ultra, and it is. But the orange Google Stadia logo behind it indicates that it's being promoted as a centr...
19:28, 07/09/2019

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 'Ce...
18:56, 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 ware...
18:28, 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 ...
21:14, 09/12/2019

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 1...
09:42, 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 c...
15:56, 08/07/2019

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.R...
13:42, 05/27/2019

Sony Xperia 1 gets a price cut at Amazon – but it's stuffed with Amazon bloatware The Sony Xperia 1 is one of the most powerful Sony phones you can buy, but that means it's also one of the most pricey, with a launch price tag ...
13:14, 08/15/2019

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....
17:28, 07/09/2019

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director P...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support tea...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Brazilian hotel company interested in Four Seasons restaurant Brazil’s high-end Fasano Hotel company is hot to take over the vacant, former Four Seasons restaurant at 280 Park Ave., Realty Check has learned. Not...
05:42, 08/20/2019

Brazilian musician João Gilberto dies aged 88 ‘Father of bossa nova’ died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de JaneiroBrazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, died on Saturday afternoon in h...
00:28, 07/07/2019