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

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

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

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Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is get...
23:56, 04/30/2019

Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a...
15:42, 05/08/2019

DW contributor Pelin Ünker: Prison sentence overturned In January, Ünker had been sentenced to 13 months in prison for her reporting on offshore companies in Malta as part of the international “Paradise P...
15:28, 05/08/2019

Brazil appeals court reduces ex-president Lula's sentence The ruling, broadcast live on the court's YouTube channel, reduces sentence to almost nine years and could mean Lula is eligible for "semi-open" pris...
20:56, 04/28/2019

Michael Cohen set to begin serving sentence at cushy prison Former President Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to check in Monday at a federal lockup in Otisville, NY, where he will begin serving a three...
13:56, 05/06/2019

Anthony Weiner Has Completed His Prison Sentence, Hopes ‘to Live a Life of Integrity’ (NEW YORK) — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online c...
17:42, 05/14/2019

Michael Cohen Heads to Prison to Begin His Sentence for Trump Hush-Money (NEW YORK) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and all-around fixer for President Donald Trump, is scheduled to begin serving ...
07:28, 05/06/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at US prison to serve 3-year sentence for tax crime, lies and payoffs to protect Trump OTISVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Cohen arrives at US prison to serve 3-year sentence for tax crime, lies and payoffs to protect Trump....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Man accused of throwing 5-year-old boy from Mall of America balcony pleads guilty and faces 19-year prison sentence MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Man accused of throwing 5-year-old boy from Mall of America balcony pleads guilty and faces 19-year prison sentence....
17:56, 05/14/2019

Michael Cohen will serve his prison sentence at one of America's '10 cushiest prisons' President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is set to begin serving his three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign finance vi...
01:28, 05/07/2019

Mark Duplass dishes on new docuseries about comedians with Asperger’s Mark Duplass wasn’t sure, initially, that he’d be able to make his new docuseries “On Tour with Asperger’s Are Us” because it wasn’t about a murder. ...
14:28, 05/02/2019

Charles Koch gave $25m to our university. Has it become a rightwing mouthpiece? We are student journalists at Utah State University. Our investigation found an effort to inject universities with conservative thinkingThis story is...
13:28, 05/02/2019

Nicola Zingaretti pledges to take on Italy's rightwing government Leader of centre-left Democratic party is third in the polls for European electionsNicola Zingaretti, the new leader of Italy’s centre-left Democrati...
13:00, 05/15/2019

How a rightwing group accessed the White House to spread its anti-abortion agenda The outsize influence of C-Fam in the top reaches of the Trump administration has helped turn the tide on the world stage on issues involving women’s...
12:14, 05/16/2019

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

Joe Pavelski Sparks the Sharks, Whether He’s on the Ice or Not After a terrifying crash to the ice in San Jose’s first-round playoff win, Pavelski needed staples to close a gash in his head and missed six games. ...
02:28, 05/15/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Gio Reyna sparks US U17s to 3-2 CONCACAF win over Canada BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gio Reyna, a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna, sparked a comeback from a two-goal deficit with an assist...
04:42, 05/03/2019

Facebook Penalty Sparks Partisan Wrangling Federal Trade commissioners will appear at a House hearing as they complete a settlement with Facebook over privacy violations, in a session likely t...
04:14, 05/08/2019

Sentence next for ex-Michigan trooper in teen's death A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-...
07:14, 05/13/2019

Sentence next for ex-Michigan trooper in teen’s death DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who ...
06:14, 05/13/2019

Former CIA Agent Gets 20-Year Sentence For Spying For China An ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for spying for China in a case called part of an "alarming trend" in the US intelligence...
06:42, 05/18/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony ...
00:14, 05/02/2019

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous controversiesA wave of condemnation has greet...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was re...
13:14, 05/13/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has s...
01:42, 05/03/2019

3-Year-Old's Rape In Bandipore Sparks Protests In Kashmir Protests broke out in several parts of Kashmir Valley today after a three-year-old child was raped allegedly by her neighbour in the Bandipore distri...
11:56, 05/13/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' ...
03:42, 05/16/2019

Julian Assange's 50-Week Jail Sentence Dispropotionate, Says UN United Nations human rights experts voiced concern on Friday at what they called the "disproportionate sentence" of 50 weeks in prison imposed on Wik...
18:14, 05/03/2019

UN panel calls WikiLeaks founder’s UK sentence excessive LONDON (AP) — A panel of legal experts affiliated with the United Nations has criticized the 50-week sentence a British judge imposed on WikiLeaks fo...
15:56, 05/03/2019

Kentucky man could face death sentence in girl’s killing SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Alesha MacPhail killer allowed to appeal against sentence Aaron Campbell was given minimum term of 27 years for rape and murder of six-year-oldAaron Campbell, the teenager who abducted, raped and murdered si...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Life sentence for Missouri man who killed 4 elderly people JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing four elderly people nearly a decade ago. Mi...
23:42, 05/02/2019

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

Biden's resurfaced admission he 'likes' Cheney sparks Dem backlash A resurfaced 2015 video showing former Vice President Joe Biden praising former Vice President Dick Cheney went viral online, sparking backlash from ...
06:42, 05/03/2019

Charging electric unicycle sparks Greenwich Village fire It was one wheely bad fire. A two-alarm fire that broke out in a Greenwich Village building Wednesday was caused by an electric unicycle that was cha...
06:00, 05/10/2019

'Chevy or Ford' argument reportedly sparks Virginia shooting A Virginia man was arrested last week after he allegedly shot two people because he seemingly disagreed on a topic: which is better, a Chevy or a For...
04:14, 05/02/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsTrump takes war on abo...
23:00, 05/17/2019

'It would destroy it': new international airport for Machu Picchu sparks outrage Peruvian archaeologists decry new airport that would carry tourists directly to already fragile Inca citadelAmong the Inca ruins that abound in Peru,...
07:42, 05/15/2019

Doctor With Infected Syringe Allegedly Sparks HIV Outbreak In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly i...
04:14, 05/17/2019

Robotics challenge sparks students’ passion for STEM careers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — More than 15,000 students from about 40 countries brought robots they’ve spent months building and fine-tuning to Louisv...
18:28, 05/05/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious fa...
12:42, 05/14/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's d...
01:14, 05/17/2019

YouTube star gets 10-year sentence in child porn case CHICAGO (AP) — A former YouTube star with a large teenage following was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six gir...
02:14, 05/04/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband’s death CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without paro...
09:42, 05/15/2019

UAE court upholds life sentence against Turkish citizen for terrorism The United Arab Emirates' Supreme Federal Court upheld a life sentence against a Turkish citizen in a terrorism case, Emirates News agency (WAM) said...
23:14, 04/29/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband's death Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her...
09:00, 05/15/2019

Lazio handed suspended sentence of partial stadium closure Lazio has been handed a suspended sentence of a partial stadium closure for one match for their fans' racist abuse against AC Milan   ...
22:14, 04/29/2019

US Man Challenges 76-Year Murder Sentence, Says Witness "Legally Blind" Ronald Moore was in the back seat of a car on a June night in 2011, court records say, when the car started to overheat. His younger brother, Rondell...
04:42, 05/15/2019

Russian Woman Who Sought U.S.-Russia Backchannel Gets 18-Month Sentence Maria Butina, the Russian woman who used gun-rights advocacy to establish ties with the National Rifle Association and attempt to influence U.S. poli...
20:14, 04/28/2019

‘Broadway Bandit’ got wrist-slap sentence due to cancer diagnosis The bank robber known as the “Broadway Bandit” — who allegedly returned to his life of crime last week, days after getting out of the slammer with a ...
04:42, 05/14/2019

MTA worker’s bathroom break sparks commuter chaos on five subway lines A nasty clogged-up toilet and nature calling for an MTA worker during Friday’s morning rush-hour disrupted subway service on five different lines, ac...
21:28, 05/17/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed sp...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an aw...
12:14, 05/16/2019

Watch: Bear Tumbles Off Cliff After Stones Thrown At It; Sparks Outrage The bear had climbed a steep mountain ridge after being chased by the people from the nearby village, but fell into a stream after losing balance as ...
17:56, 05/11/2019

Trump’s lack of cooperation with Congress sparks impeachment push in House The president’s unwillingness to comply with investigators’ requests for witnesses and documents is prompting the more establishment Democrats to joi...
02:42, 04/30/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour po...
23:56, 05/11/2019

Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman in admissions scandal Prosecutors in Massachusetts recommended a four-month prison sentence for actor Felicity Huffman on Monday after she formally entered her guilty plea...
03:56, 05/14/2019

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpk...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Ex-youth coach accused of sexually exploiting more than 400 boys gets 180-year sentence Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over the course of a decade, receives what amounts to a life sentence.  ...
03:14, 05/03/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human righ...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Iran court upholds Iranian's death sentence for killing U.S. woman Iran's supreme court has upheld the death sentence of an Iranian man for killing an American woman seven years ago to steal her car, the state-run da...
10:28, 05/18/2019

Pamela Smart again asks for reduced sentence for 1990 murder plot CONCORD, N.H. — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole fo...
08:28, 05/15/2019

Ilhan Omar's tweet on Israel-Gaza violence sparks condemnation from Republicans Republicans were harsh to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who tweeted about this weekend’s violence in Israel, the worst in a string of fl...
00:42, 05/07/2019

Demand to remove crosses from county courthouse sparks uproar in rural Texas The Freedom From Religion Foundation demanded that four white crosses at the San Jacinto County Courthouse be removed immediately, alleging it violat...
20:56, 05/08/2019

Jenelle Evans' Husband David Eason's Alleged Killing of Her Dog Sparks Investigation Authorities have gotten involved after Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans' husband David Eason allegedly intentionally shot and killed her dog, and he cou...
03:14, 05/03/2019

‘Close to inconceivable': Trump’s Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warned President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid plunging the United States into another Iraq-like war in the...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a...
22:42, 05/13/2019

Hardline Egyptian Islamist receives five-year sentence for court siege case Hardline Egyptian Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismail's five-year sentence for his involvement in besieging a court in Nasr City in 2012 has been ...
21:28, 05/04/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange given 50-week jail sentence for skipping bail The 47-year-old Australian sought asylum in Ecuador's London embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations. ...
13:14, 05/01/2019

Bahrain court rejects request for alternative sentence for activist Rajab - lawyer A Bahraini court has rejected a motion filed by lawyers of prominent activist Nabeel Rajab asking it to pass an alternative to the jail term he is cu...
12:56, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast ...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether speci...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Democrats Have 20 Spots in the First Debate. There Are Now 21 Candidates. Seventeen candidates have already qualified for the first debate. Here is a look at how the party will decide who makes the stage if that number pass...
16:56, 05/02/2019

EU election candidates face off in TV debate With European elections looming, the lead candidates from six pan-EU party groups have met for a head-to-head debate on a range of issues. Though the...
03:14, 05/16/2019

Malaysian teen who reportedly jumped to death after Instagram poll sparks calls for probe: media Malaysian lawmakers on Wednesday called on authorities to investigate reports of a teenager who allegedly jumped to her death after asking her social...
10:42, 05/15/2019

Treatment of Sarah Sanders still sparks hate mail, Red Hen co-owner admits year after Va. restaurant incident Nearly a year after kicking White House press secretary Sarah Sanders out of a Virginia restaurant, the co-owner of the business says she has endured...
13:14, 05/15/2019

YouTube star Austin Jones gets 10-year sentence after asking minors to send him lewd videos A former YouTube star with a large teenage following was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him ...
05:28, 05/06/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently s...
14:56, 05/06/2019

Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate How would life in the United States change for women if terminating a pregnancy was outlawed? A recent novel imagines the outcome, and two others del...
20:42, 05/15/2019

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has ta...
18:00, 05/19/2019

On Capitol Hill, self-preservation drives the debate It’s all about preservation. The 2020 elections are more than a year-and-half away. And lawmakers from both sides of the aisle could soon look for wa...
15:42, 05/09/2019

Black Ops 4 Update Stokes Debate About Who The Spectre Really Is Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s latest event “Spectre Rising” brings back the series’ most mysterious Specialist, and the community seems torn over the c...
23:14, 05/09/2019

Gmail's log of all of your purchases pops up in the privacy debate As we become ever more aware about the data companies are tracking about us, we're even more concerned about how they're using it. During I...
05:56, 05/18/2019

The Great Debate: Dishwasher v. Washer and Dryer On Tuesday, the Splinter team had an internal discussion—a friendly chat, even—over what appliance those of us living in the amenity-sparse city of N...
01:00, 05/11/2019

No knockouts in final debate before Australian election Australia's leader and his main challenger played it safe in an inconclusive final debate on Friday ahead of next week's election, though opposition ...
15:14, 05/08/2019

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts a...
05:28, 05/16/2019

Democrats discuss electability during gubernatorial debate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three prominent Democrats running for Kentucky governor have taken on the question of which one would be their party’s s...
03:14, 05/14/2019

"Come, Debate With Me. I'm Also Gujarati", Sam Pitroda Challenges PM Modi Congress leader Sam Pitroda challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a debate on "issues", alleging the BJP government had failed to deliver on pro...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Sick morgue photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala surfaces on Twitter, sparks outrage A sick photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala taken after his death in a plane crash surfaced on Twitter, sparking outrage and a U.K. polic...
18:28, 04/29/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) ...
05:28, 05/09/2019

Trump Fed pick says he would win Senate backing if debate were over policy President Donald Trump's pick for a Federal Reserve Board seat, economic commentator Stephen Moore, said on Thursday he would win the Senate's needed...
17:14, 05/02/2019

The debate behind Trump's move to tighten Iran oil sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 - ending exemptions for eight nations - came after haw...
07:28, 05/01/2019

Abortion bills at nexus of national debate among states Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challeng...
18:56, 05/16/2019

First presidential debate of 2019 election to be held in Santa Fe The event, for which a date has yet to be scheduled, will be held at the Paraninfo auditorium of the National University of the Littoral (Universidad...
04:00, 05/15/2019

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

Marvel’s boss just settled a big debate from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With $2.5 billion under its belt as we approach the film’s fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the biggest MCU...
21:28, 05/16/2019

Groups bringing national reparations debate to Detroit DETROIT (AP) — Two national organizations pushing for federal legislation on reparations for descendants of African American slaves are bringing thei...
07:42, 05/14/2019

Chevy vs. Ford debate leads to shooting in Virginia A debate over which is better; Chevy or Ford, led to an argument and a shooting in Virginia. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.   ...
20:42, 05/02/2019

N.L. leaders to square off tonight in first TV debate of provincial election Liberal Premier Dwight Ball will debate Tory Leader Ches Crosbie - his closest rival in the May 16 vote, according to recent polls - and NDP Leader A...
21:28, 05/01/2019

£14trn investor body wades into Barclays debate A powerful‎ City body whose members control £14trn in assets has waded into the debate about Barclays' universal banking strategy ahead of...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional def...
19:28, 05/07/2019

EU candidates face off in live debate a week before polls BRUSSELS (AP) — Leading candidates in the European Union elections are gearing up for a final televised debate before millions of people take part in...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Col...
19:14, 05/07/2019

Oscars: After debate, Netflix films not limited by new Academy rules The Oscars have tweaked a few rules, but not any that would limit the eligibility of Netflix films at the 2020 Academy Awards.    ...
21:42, 04/28/2019

"At Race Course Road Or Parliament": Rahul Gandhi's Debate Dare To PM Congress President Rahul Gandhi has claimed it would take him 15 minutes to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi lose face in a debate. He said at a ral...
18:14, 05/15/2019

Crunch board meeting to debate Arcadia rescue plan The directors of Sir Philip Green's high street empire will meet on Tuesday ahead of a looming decision on whether to pursue a controversial restruct...
16:42, 04/29/2019

The obscure advisory committees at the heart of the U.S. drug pricing debate Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries....
17:42, 04/29/2019

Digging deep into the great Daniel Jones’ arm strength debate It was really not much of a debate at all. There were those heading into the NFL draft that liked Daniel Jones as a quarterback prospect, liked him a...
03:28, 05/08/2019

NFL experts debate: Which offseason addition will make the biggest impact? The Dolphins might have their QB of the future. The Browns added a game-changer at WR. Our insiders pick the top instant-impact offseason acquisition...
16:00, 05/15/2019

| Europe's clubs, leagues set for Champions League revamp debate With radical changes proposed to the Champions League,at least 150 clubs will gather for talks in Madrid, ahead of a crucial meeting with UEFA 24 hou...
19:14, 05/06/2019

On Politics: Images of Missiles Prompted Debate Over Iran Threat New intelligence on Iran that has alarmed the White House, but divided government officials and foreign allies, was compiled from photos of missiles ...
07:42, 05/16/2019

Conservative pundit admits he was 'destroyed' after cutting short TV debate American conservative commentator Ben Shapiro has admitted he was "destroyed" in a TV interview this week with British journalist Andrew Neil after b...
13:00, 05/12/2019

"Anywhere But At Anil Ambani's House": Rahul Gandhi Jabs PM On Debate Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today reiterated his challenge for a debate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over what he called "fundamental issues" li...
09:56, 05/04/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "dat...
23:56, 05/17/2019

N.Y. lawmakers debate bill that would provide Donald Trump's state tax returns New York State legislators will take up a bill Wednesday that would give them access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records ...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the for...
00:28, 05/16/2019

Viral Pic Of Women Cleaning TV Studio Before Election Debate Irks Twitter The cutaway shot from Monday evening's televised debate shows women cleaning around the TV studio as the all-male line-up of politicians prepares for...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bo...
11:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate rejects exception for rape amid debate to ban nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday debated a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, rejecting an exception for rape and incest, part of an effor...
03:28, 05/15/2019

"Sam Pitroda Wrong, No Debate On 1984 Tragedy": Rahul Gandhi To NDTV Speaking to NDTV after an election rally in Madhya Pradesh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi repeated his statement that Sam Pitroda's comments on the...
17:56, 05/11/2019

Ford vs. Chevy debate ignites shooting at Virginia family dinner A pre-Easter dinner ended with three people shot and one stabbed after an argument over vehicle superiority.        ...
17:14, 05/02/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s...
15:28, 05/12/2019

Ami Horowitz hopes to 'bring some sanity' to Dem debate stage as he launches 2020 bid Documentary filmmaker Ami Horowitz officially threw his hat in the ring on Wednesday in the ever-expanding 2020 Democratic primary, hoping he'll "bri...
02:56, 05/11/2019

Bill Gates Actually Made a Good Point About the Socialism Debate in America Billionaires Bill Gates, Charlie Munger, and Warren Buffett were interviewed on CNBC this morning, and it wasn’t surprising to hear the three men def...
21:42, 05/06/2019

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Barr contempt debate a 'fundamental fight' about federal 'power distribution' Congressman John Garamendi said Wednesday on "Outnumbered Overtime" that the debate over whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of...
05:00, 05/09/2019

AI Weekly: Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban While some say facial recognition software can be made to work for everyone, others say it's a "uniquely dangerous and oppressive technology."Read Mo...
10:28, 05/18/2019

Iran Parliament Upholds Women’s Rights in ‘Mixed Marriage’ Citizenship Debate (Bloomberg) — Iran’s parliament struck a blow for women’s rights by overwhelmingly voting to confer citizenship on children born to...
16:28, 05/12/2019

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.      ...
23:42, 05/16/2019

Singapore Parliament passes Bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong calls from industr...
06:14, 05/09/2019

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ...
20:28, 05/19/2019

Drury's 3-run HR in 11th sparks Jays to season sweep of A's Brandon Drury hit a tying three-run homer in the 11th inning, Justin Smoak following with a game-winning single and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Oaklan...
00:42, 04/29/2019

Fraternities suspended after document referencing 'rape attic' sparks protests at Swarthmore Dozens of students have been protesting Phi Psi fraternity after leaked documents revealed years of racist, homophobic and misogynist language. ...
06:28, 05/01/2019

James Harden calls for ‘fair chance’ from refs, reigniting slide-under foul debate "I just want a fair chance, man,” James Harden said after Houston's Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors. “Call the game how it’s supposed to be ...
03:28, 04/29/2019

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agr...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital commu...
19:28, 04/28/2019

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

After eating raw rodent’s kidney for 'good health,' couple dies of bubonic plague, sparks quarantine A Mongolian couple died from the bubonic plague after eating raw marmot meat, sparking a quarantine that trapped tourists for days, officials said. ...
22:14, 05/07/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit...
18:56, 05/10/2019

Who is that guy? Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign draws crowds, money and an expected spot on the Democratic debate stage. The tech entrepreneur is pushing a $12,000 annual income for adult U.S. citizens and lamenting a coming “crisis” as robots take jobs now held by huma...
15:56, 05/10/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal betwe...
14:42, 05/05/2019

'If I was black I'd be picking cotton': Ohio teen's racist prom proposal sparks backlash In the post, a poster reads, "If I was black I'd be picking cotton, but I'm white so I'm picking U for prom?"     ...
23:28, 05/02/2019

Trump's Health Secretary Praises Trump for Opening Up 'Debate' on Vaccines That Is 'Settled' Now The nation’s top health official, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, praised his boss Donald Trump on Monday for supposedly contributi...
16:14, 04/30/2019

What's a foul? Warriors' win over Rockets in Game 1 renews debate Golden State outlasted Houston to take Game 1, but the heated talk coming out of it was fresh controversy over what constitutes a foul.   ...
04:28, 04/29/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many oppone...
20:28, 05/16/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Brazil’s president says investigators aim at son to hit him RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president accuses prosecutors of targeting his son in a corruption probe as a way to attack him and his far-righ...
21:42, 05/16/2019

Brazil's BB Seguridade reports Q1 profit up 11.7 pct Brazil insurance holding company BB Seguridade Participações SA on Monday posted a 11.7 percent rise in first-quarter net income year-on-year, as the...
23:56, 05/06/2019

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at what was behind Brazil cancelling a UN workshop on climate change that was to have been held in August, reaffirming its opposi...
06:56, 05/15/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in ...
09:42, 05/15/2019

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had bee...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Braskem to be delisted from NYSE Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem SA said on Monday the New York Stock Exchange will initiate a delisting process for the company's American de...
18:14, 05/13/2019

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

Michael Cohen arrives at NY prison President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer has arrived at an upstate New York prison to start a three-year sentence for crimes including campaign financ...
01:28, 05/07/2019

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss...
08:14, 05/05/2019

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retai...
15:42, 05/01/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in Augus...
00:56, 05/15/2019

Brazil's state-run Eletrobras Q1 profit soars Brazilian state-controlled power utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA on Tuesday posted a first-quarter profit almost three times the size of it...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday...
20:28, 05/17/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for t...
02:42, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Vale Sees Risk of New Dam Burst Brazil’s iron-ore giant Vale alerted local authorities another of its dams could burst soon, just months after the unexpected collapse of a similar s...
01:42, 05/17/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environme...
02:56, 05/09/2019

Brazil's BRF posts third consecutive quarterly loss Brazilian food processor BRF SA, the world's largest chicken exporter, said it lost money for the third consecutive quarter as the company grapples w...
15:56, 05/10/2019

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing...
01:28, 05/01/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothi...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Manufacturers run out of cotton harvesters for Brazil for 2019 It is only May, but if a Brazilian cotton grower orders a new harvester now to cope with an expected larger crop this year, he will not get it in 201...
17:14, 05/03/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The govern...
00:28, 05/16/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was ...
12:28, 05/03/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school. &...
04:28, 05/10/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federa...
19:28, 05/07/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him ...
01:14, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Would-be NYC bomber gets 10 year prison term NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the ringleader of a thwarted plot to bomb the New York City subway system (all times local): 3:15 p.m...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thur...
13:56, 05/17/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government had been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital am...
06:28, 05/17/2019

2 Russian soccer players sentenced to prison Two Russian soccer players have been sentenced to 1½ years in prison for their part in a drunken bar fight last year     ...
19:14, 05/08/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
19:42, 05/07/2019

Arizona transfers 716 from prison with lock problems PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has transferred more than 700 inmates from Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problem...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed A Nicaraguan lawyer says 17 people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old...
02:56, 05/18/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexu...
02:56, 05/03/2019

A bus driver rapes, a man keeps girl captive and neither are going to prison Bus driver Shane Piche raped a 14-year-old girl. Michael Wysolovski kept a teen in sexual captivity. Neither will go to prison. Why?   ...
23:28, 05/03/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now a...
19:42, 05/04/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then settin...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Former AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly c...
09:14, 05/03/2019

Russian embassy visits Butina in prison MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s embassy in the United States says its diplomats have visited the gun-rights activist who was sentenced to prison last we...
15:56, 05/03/2019

At least seven killed, 17 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison At least seven people were killed and 17 injured after shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, according to officials, who sai...
23:42, 05/07/2019

| Disgraced Russia footballers sentenced to prison A Moscow court has found twp Russian footballers guilty of hooliganism over a night of drunken assaults and sentenced them to a year and a half in pr...
16:42, 05/08/2019

Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison, the Istanbul prosecutor'...
14:56, 04/29/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.    ...
10:42, 05/07/2019

Universities hit back as Brazil slashes scholarship funds University deans and education experts in Brazil are pushing back against the government's decision to block all forthcoming scholarships for master'...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Bradesco agrees to buy Florida bank for $500 mln -filing Brazil's Banco Bradesco SA has agreed to pay approximately $500 million for BAC Florida Bank, which focuses on high net worth non-resident individual...
15:28, 05/06/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians t...
09:42, 05/08/2019

Trump designates Brazil a major non-NATO U.S. ally Ahead of a U.S. visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonro next week, President Donald Trump has designated the South American nation a major non-NAT...
19:14, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's BTG Pactual considers spinoff of EFG stake Latin America's largest investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA may spinoff its 29 percent stake in the Swiss private bank EFG International , the chief...
23:14, 05/09/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record n...
23:42, 05/06/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on graft charges Brazil’s former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft pr...
22:14, 05/09/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to mak...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Petrobras plan to end refining monopoly in Brazil comes with caveats Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA drew plaudits from investors last month for announcing a plan to sell off eight of its refineries in a process the co...
14:42, 05/07/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 ...
14:42, 05/07/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree further easing gun rules Brazil's president has made it easier for people to get their hands on foreign guns and carry more ammunition. Supporters say it will help people def...
06:14, 05/08/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela uprising, but says it won't intervene militarily Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, ...
04:56, 05/01/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code The far-right administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is pushing to expand the number of schools co-run by armed police to improve behav...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modifie...
19:56, 05/15/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, fo...
21:28, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Eletrobras misses workforce reduction target Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA has not met its workforce reduction target with a voluntary buyout program, the company's...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to acc...
21:28, 05/15/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Cannes entry, “Bacurau,” is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-...
18:14, 05/16/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film priz...
19:14, 05/16/2019

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was nam...
19:42, 05/16/2019

Brazil prosecutor's office seeks suspension of gun decree Brazil's federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking the immediate suspension of a decree by President Jair Bolson...
23:42, 05/16/2019

Brazil state prosecutors warn of possible mine dam collapse RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The prosecutor’s office for Brazil’s Minas Gerais state is warning that a dam holding back mining waste could colla...
01:28, 05/17/2019

Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 mi...
01:42, 05/17/2019

Brazil airline Azul could bid for Avianca Brasil's assets after all Brazilian airline Azul SA has registered to participate in a bankruptcy auction for the assets of struggling carrier Avianca Brasil scheduled for nex...
01:56, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Itau Unibanco meets estimates for Q1 profit Brazil's largest private-sector lender Itau Unibanco Holding SA posted a first-quarter recurring profit of 6.87 billion reais ($1.73 billion) on Thur...
01:56, 05/03/2019

Moura, Fabinho not in Brazil squad for Copa America "Brazilian coach Tite included Manchester City\u0027s Fernandinho for his Copa America squad on Friday, but there was no place for Spurs forward Luca...
20:42, 05/17/2019

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, ...
06:14, 05/18/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police...
06:42, 05/02/2019

Brazil's far-right president nixes U.S. trip in face of protests Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a trip to the United States, his office announced on Friday, after sharp protests against hi...
01:56, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Bradesco to buy Florida bank in first international move Banco Bradesco SA has embarked on its first-ever international acquisition by paying approximately $500 million to buy BAC Florida Bank, which focuse...
18:14, 05/06/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba: official Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday...
17:56, 05/10/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homeland’s political unres...
23:14, 05/02/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday...
01:56, 05/11/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever the...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Brazil's JBS posts Q1 net income of $273 mln, beats analysts' estimates Brazil-based food processor JBS SA on Monday reported first-quarter net income of 1.09 billion reais ($273 million), above analysts' estimates of a 5...
02:42, 05/14/2019

Brazil energy group Cosan net income up 14.5% -filing Cosan SA Indústria e Comércio CSAN3.SA, one of Brazil's largest energy and logistics companies, said on Tuesday it posted a quarterly net profit of 3...
02:42, 05/14/2019

Brazil's Eletrobras plans sale of stakes in 45 cos in second half -CEO Brazil's state-controlled power holding company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA plans to sell 45 stakes in companies, mostly windfarms, in the seco...
22:56, 05/14/2019

Brazil's Itau Unibanco to launch new payments app using QR code Brazil's largest private-sector lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, will by the third quarter launch an instant payments platform that uses QR codes an...
18:14, 05/13/2019

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in pr...
03:42, 05/17/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he hold...
15:14, 05/10/2019

Socialite scammer Anna Delvey has been sentenced to prison AP Photo/Richard Drew Anna Delvey was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for her fake heiress scam. Delvey — whose real name is Anna Soro...
01:14, 05/10/2019

Russian Spy Maria Butina Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison (WASHINGTON) — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency, casting herself as a comparative innocent caught up in a massive geopoli...
21:14, 04/28/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a...
06:42, 05/18/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Core...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Rapper whose show ended in shootout sentenced to prison LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Tennessee rapper whose Arkansas performance ended in a shootout has been sentenced to five years in prison for carrying a ...
16:14, 05/10/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — More than two years after a fatal inmate riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware’...
01:00, 05/08/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hote...
20:28, 05/10/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she beli...
03:14, 05/08/2019

Judge: New York man who raped 14-year-old gets no prison time A New York judge has ruled that a school bus driver who raped a 14-year-old student will serve no time in prison. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has th...
21:42, 04/30/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic...
11:42, 05/02/2019

US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail conta...
06:14, 05/13/2019

Minnesota minister gets prison for drunken driving fatality A minister has been sentenced to four years in prison for driving drunk and killing a woman who was on her way to work as a Minneapolis 911 dispatche...
19:56, 05/15/2019

Man convicted for killing girlfriend sentenced to life in prison TUCSON – The Tucson man convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2016 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. On Nov. 21, 2016, Chet Maley,...
21:56, 05/13/2019

Man dubbed 'Broadway Bandit' arrested after prison release A dying New Yorker dubbed the "Broadway Bandit" has been arrested in a bank robbery that occurred only nine days after his release from prison where ...
03:28, 05/15/2019

See Every Photo From Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's Prison Journey Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino may be in federal prison, but he's not letting that stop him from constantly smiling. The Jersey Shore star surrende...
05:28, 05/15/2019

Only Hispanic prison population rising, blacks, whites down The Hispanic population has doubled since 1990 and in the last 10 years has become the only race that has also seen growth in prison inmates, a break...
17:14, 05/02/2019

Nelson Mandela Prison Drawing Sells For $112,575 In New York A drawing by late South African president Nelson Mandela of the door of his prison cell on Robben Island - where he was held for 18 years - sold on T...
12:14, 05/03/2019

Capone’s newly discovered prison roomie gets cot in exhibit PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A plan to paint the jail cell of mobster Al Capone turned into a bigger project for a museum at a former Philadelphia penitentiar...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from priso...
11:14, 05/07/2019

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years i...
21:56, 05/04/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families afte...
09:56, 05/07/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison SAN DIEGO (AP) — An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in ...
04:42, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were relea...
09:14, 05/07/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player gets life in prison for murder A former Texas A&M football player has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2...
22:28, 05/01/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has bee...
02:42, 05/03/2019

Julian Assange starts extradition fight from prison Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States...
00:14, 05/03/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10...
06:42, 05/07/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified pr...
14:14, 05/04/2019

Phoenix man sentenced to life in prison for murder of wife TUCSON – A Phoenix man found guilty of killing his wife in February 2018 was sentenced to life in prison. Leroy Calderon Jr. was also sentenced...
06:28, 05/07/2019

Reaction after Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after spe...
06:14, 05/07/2019

Assange sentenced to nearly a year in prison for jumping bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange also faces a hearing on extradition to the United States, where he is charged with conspiring to hack a government c...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates fr...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Julians Assange gets 50 weeks in prison, will fight extradition A British judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012.        ...
21:56, 05/01/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem ...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy ...
18:14, 05/07/2019

Woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam released from prison A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un’s half-brother with a nerve agent was headed home Friday after serving time behind bars for the stu...
15:56, 05/03/2019

UK court sentences Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison A court in London has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for breach of bail. Assange, who spent years holed up in the E...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 ...
07:14, 05/07/2019

Michael Cohen hints at further reveals as he heads to prison Michael Cohen left his Park Avenue home Monday morning to report to an upstate prison where he’ll begin serving a three-year sentence – saying “there...
17:00, 05/06/2019

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

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Heading To Prison, Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Says ‘Much To Be Told’ NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and fixer for President Donald Trump, said Monday there “remains much to be ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Cohen’s prison reality: ‘The Situation’ and Shabbat services NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer will serve his prison sentence alongside “The Situation” from R...
10:28, 05/03/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago ba...
05:28, 05/07/2019

Protesters March in Brazil to Protest Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil Wednesday to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against Pr...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide ralli...
01:28, 05/16/2019

Former Brazil President Temer surrenders to police following arrest warrant Former Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday surrendered himself to the country's federal police, marking the second time he will be jailed on...
21:56, 05/09/2019

Brazil President's Decree Allows Millions Of Brazilians To Carry Guns Truckers, lawyers and politicians are among millions of Brazilians eligible to carry loaded weapons in public under far-right President Jair Bolsonar...
23:42, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Embraer delivers fewer commercial planes in Q1 Brazil planemaker Embraer SA said on Friday that it delivered 11 commercial planes in the first quarter of 2019, three fewer than in the same period ...
14:14, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capit...
16:56, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Embraer delivers fewer commercial planes in first quarter Brazil planemaker Embraer SA said on Friday that it delivered 11 commercial planes in the first quarter of 2019, three fewer than in the same period ...
16:56, 05/03/2019

Brazil prosecutors seek injunction to prevent Bolsonaro gun decree Brazilian federal prosecutors are suing the government, seeking an injunction to block President Jair Bolsonaro's gun decree that liberalized weapons...
18:42, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Vale swings to loss as dam burst charges near $5 bln Brazil's Vale SA set aside $4.95 billion to pay for costs from the collapse of its Brumadinho tailings dam, driving the world's top iron ore miner de...
05:14, 05/10/2019

Ayrton Senna: Brazil mourns 'superhero' 25 years after his death The anniversary of Senna's death on Wednesday will revive the sense of loss and bewilderment that followed the shocking crash on the Imola circuit in...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Ayrton Senna: Brazil Mourns "Superhero" 25 Years After His Death The anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death on Wednesday will also serve as a bitter reminder that since his last title in 1991, there has never been a B...
05:56, 04/30/2019

Brazil's Petrobras not planning additional refining divestments: letter Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA is not planning on selling any refining assets in addition to the refineries it has already publicly slated for dives...
18:14, 05/13/2019

Violent fans banned from entering Brazil for Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro says soccer fans with a record of violence have been banned from Brazil as the country p...
18:56, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Itau Unibanco to launch new payments app using QR code Brazil's largest private-sector lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, will launch an instant payments platform by the third quarter that uses QR codes, a...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelan...
16:14, 05/01/2019

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 Bo...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Itaú plans to close 400 branches in two years -sources Brazil's largest private lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, plans to close 400 branches in the country over the next two years, two sources with knowl...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Brazil's CAOA eyes Chinese partner to take over Ford plant The founder of Brazilian automaker CAOA said on Monday he is negotiating with Chinese business executives to make a joint acquisition of a Ford Motor...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Brazil's Bradesco to buy Florida bank to focus on wealthy individuals Banco Bradesco SA has embarked on its first-ever international acquisition by paying approximately $500 million to buy BAC Florida Bank, which focuse...
20:00, 05/06/2019

| Vettel shocked at plan to shift Brazil race from Interlagos Sebastian Vettel said he was shocked to learn that the atmospheric Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo is to be axed as the home of the Brazilian Grand P...
15:28, 05/10/2019

After outrage ensues, Brazil’s far-right president cancels New York trip Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss...
23:28, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro cancels New York trip as sponsors withdraw The far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has pulled out of a trip to attend a gala in his honor in New York. The cancelation came after sev...
20:28, 05/04/2019

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

Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday, after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous ...
19:42, 05/12/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro abruptly cancels US visit after protests Climbdown by far right leader, who was due to receive prestigious award, called ‘a very big embarrassment’Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonar...
12:14, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Souza provisionally suspended amid corruption probe "Brazilian Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended for the second time this year amid a corruption investigation, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU)...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Spain's Globalia to launch new air carrier in Brazil: cabinet minister Spanish tourism and transportation company Grupo Globalia will launch a new air carrier in Brazil, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Gomes d...
21:28, 05/18/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the...
17:42, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's antitrust watchdog investigates Banco Bradesco Brazil's antitrust watchdog CADE opened an investigation into Banco Bradesco SA for anti-competitive practices against financial startup Guiabolso, a...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Brazil confirm Arsenal approach for Edu but insist no deal has been struck yet The Brazilian Football Confederation have confirmed Arsenal's approach for Edu but denied a deal has been agreed to become the club's new technical d...
13:14, 05/08/2019

| 'Senna Day' held in Brazil on 25th anniversary of F1 great's death The Interlagos racing circuit held a 'Senna Day' to celebrate the life of Formula One great Ayrton Senna to mark the 25th anniversary of the Brazilia...
01:14, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil automakers fret about cheap imports from Mexico Automakers in Brazil warned on Tuesday of the threat from cheap imported cars from Mexico, as the end of a cap on bilateral trade in the sector prese...
03:42, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Iguatemi 1st-qtr profit drops even as mall sales pick up Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers SA, one of Brazil's largest mall operators, reported a 4.6 percent drop in quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as imp...
03:42, 05/08/2019

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, afte...
21:14, 05/17/2019

Front-runner in Brazil’s election wants to pull out of climate treaty The far-right winner of the first round of Brazil's presidential election wants to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and cut down the Amazon ...
18:56, 04/28/2019

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, afte...
06:14, 05/18/2019

Brazil's Magazine Luiza posts net profit in line with expectations Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Magazine Luiza SA reported a quarterly net profit in line with market expectations, helped by a 28 perce...
15:42, 05/07/2019

Brazil president says Formula One race to be held in Rio de Janeiro in 2020 Brazilian President Jair bolsonaro told reporters on Wednesday that the Formula One race in Brazil will be held in Rio de Janeiro from 2020 onward, a...
20:42, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday expressed horror over the 1,000 penis amputations that occur each year in the country includi...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Petrobras told to end to McLaren F1 deal early by Brazil president Petrobras is seeking to end its partnership with the McLaren Formula 1 team at the request of Brazil's national government, the country's new preside...
13:28, 05/18/2019

Brazil Cargill head to step down as firm prepares transition The chief executive of grain trader Cargill Inc in Brazil since 2012, Luiz Pretti, is preparing to step down, two sources familiar with the matter to...
21:42, 05/07/2019

Petrobras told to end McLaren F1 deal early by Brazil president Petrobras is seeking to end its partnership with the McLaren Formula 1 team at the request of Brazil's national government, the country's new preside...
15:28, 05/18/2019

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

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying ...
21:28, 05/08/2019

Delays to Brazil's Pension Overhaul Increase Economic Concerns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s slow-moving effort to get a pension overhaul approved in Congress has left the country’s already struggling econ...
22:28, 05/08/2019

Marta and Formiga head Brazil Women’s World Cup squad RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Six-time world player of the year Marta and the unretired Formiga will lead Brazil in the Women’s World Cup in France. Br...
19:00, 05/16/2019

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’Jair Bolsonaro is trans...
17:42, 05/09/2019

Brazil expects to collect at least $47 bln in signing bonuses from oil auctions -official Brazil expects to collect at least $47 billion in signing bonuses this year from three upcoming offshore oil auctions set for October and November, a...
04:56, 05/07/2019

Brazil federal prosecutors open probe into Rio army killing Brazilian federal prosecutors have opened a probe into a botched army operation in Rio de Janeiro that killed two innocent civilians, arguing that a ...
21:28, 05/08/2019

UEFA rejects Portugal protest over Brazil-born Ukrainian UEFA has dismissed protests by defending champion Portugal and Luxembourg about Ukraine fielding Brazil-born forward Junior Moraes in European Champi...
12:42, 05/03/2019

Brazil's BTG Pactual posts higher profit as fees increased Latin America's largest investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA posted a 9.2 percent rise in first-quarter recurring profit on Thursday, as fees in inve...
11:56, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 mi...
01:14, 05/17/2019

See Kim Kardashian Explain How She Selects Prison Inmates Who "Deserve a Second Chance" It's been almost a year since Alice Johnson was released from federal prison, but Kim Kardashian is still thinking about her story. "I told my dad y...
19:28, 05/02/2019

Love Wizard Gets Two Years in Prison for Online Sextortion Scheme An Argentine man who advertised services to help lonely victims find love using witchcraft and spells before extorting them over sexually explicit vi...
21:14, 05/07/2019

China Installs AI Surveillance In Prison To Make Escape "Impossible" The Yancheng prison in China has installed cameras in every cell in an attempt to use AI or artificial intelligence to govern inmates. The "smart jai...
10:42, 05/06/2019

Ohio pastor gets life in prison on child sex trafficking charges TOLEDO, Ohio — A minister in Ohio who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal authorities say Cordell J...
07:00, 05/18/2019

SIM-swappers face hundreds of years in prison for $2.4M cryptocurrency theft An Irish man, part of a hacking group called “The Community,” is facing upwards of 100 years in a US prison after allegedly stealing over $2 million ...
14:14, 05/13/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the ...
09:00, 05/17/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension...
22:28, 04/29/2019

AAU basketball coach who sexually exploited more than 400 boys gets 180 years in prison Greg Stephen, who oversaw the elite Iowa Barnstormers program, was said by the judge to have “exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost t...
15:42, 05/03/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state pros...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Connecticut man faces up to 140 years in prison for threatening to kill Trump, others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill U.S. President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail con...
00:28, 05/13/2019

UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British pr...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in ...
07:42, 05/03/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now fac...
13:56, 05/15/2019

Inmate charged in fatal 'Angel of Death' prison beating An Ohio inmate serving time for a series of burglaries has been charged in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the "Angel of Deat...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Inmate Charged In Fatal ‘Angel Of Death’ Prison Beating TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate serving time for a series of burglaries has been charged in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbe...
00:42, 05/04/2019

As prison looms, prosecutors refuse final meeting with Cohen WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Cohen’s lawyer says federal prosecutors have rebuffed last-ditch requests to meet before President Donald Trump’...
15:28, 05/04/2019

Watford's Deeney eyes happy end to journey from prison to FA Cup final "Watford captain Troy Deeney said going to prison was a blessing in disguise that helped him rethink his life as he prepares now to lead the club int...
16:14, 05/17/2019

Michael Cohen set to share a prison with ‘The Situation,’ Billy McFarland On Monday, Michael Cohen checks in to the federal prison in Otisville, NY with fellow inmates “The Situation,” Fyre Festival fraudster Billy McFarlan...
00:28, 05/04/2019

Former YouTube star sentenced to 10 years in prison over child porn A one-time YouTube star is facing the consequences of apparent abuse of his audience. A judge has sentenced acapella cover producer Austin Jones to ...
03:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the p...
06:14, 05/17/2019

Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen to report for prison on Monday The lawyer who paid off porn stars on the president’s behalf is to begin a three-year sentence in upstate New YorkMichael Cohen, the former longtime ...
13:28, 05/05/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him ...
06:56, 05/14/2019

| 'Terrorist' attack on high-security Niger prison foiled Authorities in Niger have foiled a "terrorist" attack on a high-security prison near the capital Niamey, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum says on Twi...
05:56, 05/14/2019

Michael Cohen set to head to minimum-security prison on Monday President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen heads to jail on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence for campaign-finance violatio...
21:56, 05/05/2019

Lock problems prompt inmate transfers at Arizona prison PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has begun transferring inmates from a Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems tha...
20:28, 05/07/2019

Federal prison guard indicted for beating inmate in Texas BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A former federal prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly beating an inmate at an East Texas facility and then fa...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly isn’t ready to go to prison for ‘Bridgegate’ Ex-Chris Christie crony Bridget Kelly still isn’t ready to go to prison for the 2013 “Bridgegate” scandal — she has asked a judge to delay her ...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Ex-Michigan trooper gets prison for teen’s Taser crash death DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper has been sentenced to at least five years in prison for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at...
18:56, 05/13/2019

Michael Cohen begins 3-year federal prison term President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen spoke briefly to reporters before he was taken to federal prison Monday morning on ca...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Witness describes prison riot defendant as "puppet master" The prosecution's star witness says an inmate charged with the murder of a correctional officer during a Delaware prison riot was the "puppet master"...
01:56, 05/09/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist freed from prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark is free after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role in a 1981 Brink’s armored truck robbery in s...
00:42, 05/11/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist freed from prison Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 6...
00:14, 05/11/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Free at Last: Joy and Applause as Reuters Reporters Are Released From Myanmar Prison Two Reuters reporters jailed for their coverage of the Myanmar military’s violence against Rohingya Muslims were released Tuesday after spendin...
13:28, 05/07/2019

Tucsonan gets 90 years in prison for producing, distributing child porn TUCSON – A man from Tucson was sentenced to 90 years in prison after he was originally arrested for producing and distributing child pornograph...
05:28, 05/09/2019

Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed from prison after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
05:28, 05/07/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metro...
18:14, 05/10/2019

350 weapons were seized in an Alabama prison. A week later, stabbings continued. On Friday, 11 inmates were involved in an assault that resulted in the stabbings of three Holman prisoners, Alabama Department of Corrections said. ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

"I Love Him": Pamela Anderson Visits Julian Assange In Prison Former "Baywatch" star and now animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson spoke emotionally after meeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a London ...
06:14, 05/08/2019

Pamela Anderson visits 'innocent man' Julian Assange in prison Actor at Belmarsh in a cape covered with text about prisons, tyranny and Oliver CromwellPamela Anderson has described Julian Assange as “the world’s ...
15:42, 05/07/2019

No prison for mom after baby dies from drug-laced breast milk CHALFONT, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother who prosecutors say killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk is not going to pr...
08:14, 05/10/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks,...
14:14, 05/10/2019

Trump's former lawyer Cohen to report to prison for hush payments Michael Cohen, the lawyer who once vowed to "take a bullet" for President Donald Trump but now calls him a "con man," on Monday will begin serving a ...
13:14, 05/06/2019

Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstratio...
22:14, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capit...
17:14, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest $5 million in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States thro...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Brazil sets minimum profit-sharing levels for oil mega-auction Brazil's national energy council on Thursday published updated parameters for a massive oil auction scheduled for later this year, including minimum ...
23:14, 05/09/2019

Homophobic remarks by Brazil's president could harm tourism industry, advocates say Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's comment that the country must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked fears that LGBTQ people will avoid tra...
19:42, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Natura to invest $5 mln in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States thro...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Brazil’s Judiciary, Once Symbol of Anti-Corruption Drive, Now Faces Scrutiny Decisions by top justices have begun to turn the population against them after years in which the judiciary had grown in the population’s esteem as t...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Norsk Hydro eyes Brazil progress as court lifts one of two embargoes A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, the company said on ...
13:28, 05/16/2019

Rappi to triple number of cities in Brazil where it operates after SoftBank deal Latin American unicorn Rappi expects to more than triple the number of cities where its delivery app operates in Brazil using most of a $1 billion ca...
05:14, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling bigger stake One of Brazilian retail Via Varejo SA's biggest shareholders is hiring a financial advisor to consider increasing his stake, the company said in a We...
15:28, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's CSN says spillage at Volta Redonda steelworks slows output Brazilian steelmaker Cia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) said a spillage in the steelworks of its Volta Redonda plant affected at least 20 employees on W...
18:14, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling raising stake - filing Michel Klein, whose family is one of Via Varejo SA's largest shareholders, with a 25.2% stake, is considering hiring a financial advisor to buy more ...
15:28, 05/15/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX dip, growth concerns weigh on Brazil Latin American currencies broadly softened against the dollar on Wednesday and an index of Latin American stocks slid as surprisingly weak data out o...
18:14, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Embraer posts quarterly loss due to fewer plane deliveries Embraer SA reported a $42.5 million loss for the first quarter on Wednesday, its fifth straight quarter of losses, as revenue fell amid fewer plane d...
18:14, 05/15/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credi...
13:42, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minorityTens of thousands of demonstrators have...
04:28, 05/16/2019

Brazil education freeze spurs biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstratio...
07:56, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Ambev in stronger position to benefit from economic recovery -CEO Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA has emerged from the country's economic recession in a stronger position to compete in the beer market and is incre...
21:42, 05/07/2019

Financial Times pulls out of gala honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Corporate boycott of New York event grows after campaign by LGBT rights activistsThe Financial Times has pulled its involvement in an event honouring...
18:28, 05/02/2019

Mexico asks Brazil's Moro for help with its Odebrecht graft probe: source The Mexican attorney general's office has asked Brazil Justice Minister Sergio Moro to give its investigators access to evidence of alleged corruptio...
02:42, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun import, ammo limits Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Tuesday to ease restrictions on gun imports and increase the amount of ammunition a p...
02:42, 05/08/2019

Brazil vice president says Guaido's attempted uprising not a good idea Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's attempt to oust Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro was not the best decision and likely premature, Brazi...
22:28, 05/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms sai...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro mulls trip to Texas after NYC visit nixed Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is considering traveling to the United States to be honored at an event in Texas next week, his spokesma...
05:28, 05/07/2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodiu...
18:42, 05/17/2019

Huawei partners with local retailers to sell flagship smartphones in Brazil China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two high-end smartphone handsets in Brazil, making its second attempt to penetrate the world's...
00:56, 05/01/2019

Chevron completes purchase of Houston-area refinery from Brazil's Petrobras Chevron Corp completed a $350 million purchase of a refinery in the Houston suburb of Pasadena, Texas, from Brazil's national oil company Petrobras ,...
00:42, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Itau Unibanco cuts estimates as competition grows Brazil's largest private-sector lender Itau Unibanco Holding SA posted a higher first-quarter recurring profit on Thursday, but set lower targets for...
01:56, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo proposes change in bylaws that eases sale -filing The board of Brazilian retailer Via Varejo is proposing to its shareholders the removal of a clause in its bylaws demanding a tender offer to all sha...
01:56, 05/03/2019

U.S. group confirms Brazil's Bolsonaro slated to speak at Texas event Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will speak at a foreign affairs event in Texas next week, organizers said on Wednesday, after he cancele...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil will not sacrifice curbing inflation for growth - central bank chief Brazil's central bankers are disappointed with how the economy is performing but will not sacrifice controlling inflation for boosting growth, centra...
18:42, 05/16/2019

Marta and Formiga head Brazil Women's World Cup squad Six-time world player of the year Marta and veteran Formiga will lead Brazil in the Women's World Cup in France       ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Embraer delivers fewer planes in Q1, value of future deliveries rises Brazil planemaker Embraer SA said on Friday it had delivered 22 planes in the first quarter of 2019, three aircraft fewer than in the same period in ...
14:14, 05/03/2019

Brazil lawmakers vote to strip financial oversight from justice minister Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to tra...
21:56, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Cargill Brazil head to step down as firm prepares transition The chief executive of commodities trader Cargill Inc in Brazil since 2012, Luiz Pretti, is preparing to step down, two sources familiar with the mat...
21:42, 05/07/2019

Brazil's Lojas Americanas to accelerate investments this year, eyes 224 new stores-CFO Brazilian retailer Lojas Americanas should accelerate investments in the next quarters to fulfill a previously announced plan to double the number of...
15:56, 05/10/2019

Brazil investigators get access to banking records of president's son in graft probe A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Brazil's development bank BNDES posts higher profit on participations Brazil's state development bank BNDES posted a first-quarter profit more than five times higher than in the same period a year earlier, helped by the...
18:28, 05/14/2019

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

Brazil's Petrobras plans sale of 34 pct stake in Argentina's Mega - filing Brazil's state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to sell its 34 percent stake in Argentina's Compañia Mega SA, it said in a securities filing...
15:28, 05/06/2019

Brazil’s Caixa kicks off process to attract partners for insurance unit Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Economica Federal sent teasers to insurers on Friday to lure partners for its insurance business, Caixa Seguridade...
23:28, 05/10/2019

Brazil airline Gol cuts outlook for 2019, 2020 after posting Q1 loss Brazil's largest airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes on Thursday cut its earnings projections for 2019 and 2020 after posting a net loss of 32.3 m...
13:56, 04/30/2019

Brazil stun U.S. in 4x100m final on day of upsets at IAAF World Relays Paulo Andre Camilo de Oliveira powered Brazil to victory in the men's 4x100m event at the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan, on Sunday as they fin...
16:00, 05/12/2019

Number of Venezuelans fleeing to Brazil surges during attempt to oust Maduro Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday, when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socia...
20:56, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro backs Venezuela uprising, says country 'enslaved by dictator' Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday expressed his nation's "solidarity" for the people of Venezuela, as that country's opposition leader mad...
19:42, 04/30/2019

Idaho man arrested for 1996 rape, murder that cost another man 20 years in prison An Idaho man was arrested this week for the brutal 1996 rape and murder of an Idaho Falls woman in which another man spent 20 years in prison for aft...
20:42, 05/17/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support ...
20:28, 05/09/2019

Ex-lawyer Cohen arrives at prison after taking parting shot at Trump Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, took a parting shot at his former boss - denouncing "xenophobia, injustice and lies" ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on...
21:56, 05/09/2019

New York judge faces backlash after sparing prison for rapist of 14-year-old Shane Piche, 25, sentenced to 10 years probationJudge James McLusky faces calls for him to be disciplinedA judge in upstate New York who sparked outr...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Russian agent Butina begs U.S. judge for mercy, gets 18 months in prison Admitted Russian agent Maria Butina was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday after the Siberia native, her voice breaking with emotion, begged ...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fak...
22:28, 05/09/2019

Guantanamo Bay prison commander fired over 'loss of confidence in his ability to command' The commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired, according to military officia...
16:28, 04/29/2019

Indonesian woman tried in killing of Kim Jong Un's half-brother released from prison The case into the killing of the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader is likely closed after a Vietnamese woman tried in the case was relea...
18:14, 05/03/2019

Michigan football team visits prison Mandela spent 18 years CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Michigan’s football team visited Robben Island , where former President Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years ...
00:56, 05/06/2019

Florida man gets life in prison for raping, impregnating 13-year-old disabled girl A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping and impregnating a 13-year-old girl whose disabilities prevent her from understanding b...
12:56, 04/30/2019

Michael Cohen heads to prison in Trump hush-money scheme NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump ex-lawyer and fixer is due to start a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes including campaign finance ...
09:56, 05/06/2019

4 face charges in alleged riot at North Dakota youth prison Authorities have charged four teenagers with multiple felonies in adult court in what they described as a riot earlier this year at North Dakota's yo...
20:56, 05/08/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar The two journalists, who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, spent more than 500 days behind bars on charges of violating a colonial-era secrets ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when...
05:28, 05/07/2019

Florida woman who smiled in mugshot after fatal DUI crash heads to prison The Florida woman who was all smiles for a mugshot after a DUI manslaughter arrest was all sobs Thursday at her sentencing. Angenette Welk’s case dre...
07:00, 05/18/2019

No prison time for California woman who tried to drown baby in McDonald’s toilet REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (WFLA) – A California woman charged with trying to drown her newborn baby moments after giving birth at a McDonald’s...
05:28, 05/09/2019

Former Iowa AAU basketball coach Greg Stephen sentenced to 180 years in prison Ex-Iowa AAU basketball coach Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over a 20-year period, was sentenced to 180 years in...
05:14, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him ...
01:14, 05/14/2019

Woman who threw big prom party spared prison term for fraud PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman who made headlines for an elaborate prom send-off has been spared a prison term for Social Security fraud. S...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Cummings to ex-White House official: Answer our questions or face prison House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is threatening fines or even imprisonment for a former White House official if he refus...
14:14, 05/02/2019

Turkey sentences leading doctors to prison for condemning Syria offensive Eleven members of Turkey’s top-tier medical association have been handed prison terms after publicly condemning their country’s military offensive ag...
22:42, 05/06/2019

Fyre Festival founder Billy MacFarland working on prison memoir Billy McFarland, the concert promoter whose botched music festival spawned documentaries by Netflix and Hulu, is now working on a memoir that will ta...
20:56, 05/04/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison, day before facing extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for violating his bail and going into hiding at the Ecuadorian embassy, sev...
18:14, 05/01/2019