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

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

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

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Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high Environmentalists fear 2019 will be one of worst years for deforestation in recent memoryDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon surged last month to the highest May level since the current monitoring method began, prompting concerns that president Jair Bolsonaro is giving a free pass to illegal loggi...
20:00, 06/04/2019

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could accelerate its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a huge, new dam. It's also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
20:00, 06/28/2019

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could speed its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a new dam. It also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
05:34, 06/29/2019

Brazilian Amazon deforestation surges to break August records 1,114.8 sq km cut down this month, the same area as Hong Kong – on top of damage from firesDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has hit the highest August level since the current monitoring system began in 2015, underscoring concerns about the weakening of forest protection under President Jair Bol...
23:00, 08/27/2019

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has scientists fearful for their research under the right-wing leader....
00:34, 08/08/2019

Murder of Brazilian indigenous leader a ‘worrying symptom’ of land invasion In the wake of the murder of indigenous leader Emrya Wajãpi in Brazil, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on the country’s authorities to “react quickly and decisively” to protect the rights of indigenous peoples on their lands....
23:51, 07/29/2019

Armed miners clash with indigenous tribe in Brazil, killing leader Armed gold miners in Brazil attacked an indigenous village in the Amazon this week, killing the group's leader and forcing members of the community to flee their homes, police said....
07:51, 07/29/2019

The Latest: Indigenous from Amazon protest Brazil leader Weeks after Brazil drew global concern over a spike in fires in the Amazon rainforest, around 200 people gathered for the climate strike in downtown Rio de Janeiro...
05:51, 09/21/2019

Amazon gold miners invade indigenous village in Brazil after its leader is killed Brazil’s police have been urged to investigate a ‘very tense situation’ in Amapá stateDozens of gold miners have invaded a remote indigenous reserve in the Brazilian Amazon where a local leader was stabbed to death and have taken over a village after the community fled in fear, local politicians and...
04:17, 07/29/2019

Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit due to surgery Brazil’s leader may be eager to speak about the ongoing Amazon fires that have drawn the world's attention, but he will have to wait, because surgery is forcing him to skip a summit of regional leaders called to discuss the matter....
15:34, 09/03/2019

Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a day after he was fired following a public spat with President Jair Bolsonaro over data published by the agency....
04:51, 08/04/2019

Deforestation damage goes far beyond the Amazon West Africa and Congo basin are hotspots for forest loss but receive lower global attentionWorld losing forest the size of UK each year, report findsThe burning of the Amazon has caused alarm around the world, from the Vatican to the G7, and there are fears that unless the fires are stopped swiftly ...
17:34, 09/12/2019

How the Amazon’s fires, deforestation affect the U.S. Midwest (NBC News) — The Amazon’s lush greenery and network of waterways are at risk in the face of this summer’s record fires, but another force of nature brewing high above the landscape is also deserving of attention, scientists and researchers say. An invisible atmospheric river that c...
04:00, 08/26/2019

It's officially now the worst ever August for Amazon deforestation The amount of Amazon rainforest being cleared in Brazil has hit a record high. But president Jair Bolsonaro is moving to ban the setting of fires for two months...
23:17, 08/30/2019

Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the planet's carbon savings account and bastion of biodiversity at risk....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Ex-officers arrested after the killing of Brazilian councilwoman Two arrests in Brazil may finally shed light on the killing of popular politician Marielle Franco, whose death sparked national protests one year ago....
02:00, 06/22/2019

Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, he would be fired, underlining how growing international pressure to protect the Amazon is weighing on his government....
09:51, 08/02/2019

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a surge in logging in the vast Amazon rain forest–and on Aug. 15, Norway suspended a $33 million donation to a Brazilian sustainability fund because B...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Amazon deforestation accelerating to unrecoverable 'tipping point' Data confirms fears that Jair Bolsonaro’s policy encourages illegal logging in BrazilDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has surged above three football fields a minute, according to the latest government data, pushing the world’s biggest rainforest closer to a tipping point beyond which it cannot...
22:34, 07/25/2019

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro....
19:17, 08/03/2019

Former Farc rebels become eco-warriors to stop deforestation in the Amazon Ex-Farc rebels in Colombia, who spent decades fighting the government over land and power, have reinvented themselves as eco-warriors protecting the Amazon from illegal logging....
04:34, 08/21/2019

Tourist Accused of Killing Hotel Worker in Anguilla Speaks Out A Connecticut man charged with the death of an employee at a Caribbean island resort has broken his silence, refuting many of the details in the accusations levied against him....
03:17, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says no evidence indigenous leader murdered Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday said there was no evidence an indigenous chief, whose death was decried by the U.N. commissioner for human rights, was killed by wildcat miners said to have invaded protected tribal lands....
22:51, 07/29/2019

Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation SAO PAULO – Germany decided to suspend $39 million in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian media outlets reported on Saturday. The move reflects “great concerns with an increasing deforestation in the Brazilia...
12:51, 08/13/2019

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own business because they have already destroyed their own environment, said Brazil’s far-right president Ja...
21:51, 07/19/2019

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its habitat...
15:00, 07/26/2019

Amazon deforestation is driven by criminal networks, report finds Criminals threaten and attack government officials, forest defenders and indigenous people, Human Rights Watch findsDeforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is a lucrative business largely driven by criminal networks that threaten and attack government officials, forest defenders and indigenous people ...
08:34, 09/17/2019

Brazil space institute director sacked in Amazon deforestation row Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls satellite data showing rise in deforestation ‘lies’ The director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) has been sacked in the midst of a controversy over its satellite data showing a rise in Amazon deforestation, which the far-right president, Jai...
07:17, 08/03/2019

Amazon deforestation: EU firms linked to illegal logging in Brazil An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil....
16:17, 05/01/2019

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

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to determine whether there has been reduced monitoring and enforcement of environmental protections....
05:34, 08/23/2019

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental protections under President Jair Bolsonaro....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
07:51, 06/06/2019

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Brazil has surged since Jair Bolsonaro became president, she said....
17:53, 08/11/2019

Brazil deforestation rises in August, adding to Amazon fire worries Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government data released on Friday, adding to concerns over fires already ravaging the region....
10:34, 09/07/2019

Space agency chief fired after revealing recent Amazon deforestation Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has fired the director of the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon after it revealed a big increase in deforestation...
08:00, 08/06/2019

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that incited protests from environmental organizations....
02:17, 08/03/2019

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data Ministers look at setting up alternative monitoring scheme as existing system shows alarming rise in clearance ratesThe Amazon forest is being burned and chopped down at the most alarming rate in recent memory, but the Brazilian government of Jair Bolsonaro is focused on reinterpreting the data rath...
08:17, 08/01/2019

Revealed: rampant deforestation of Amazon driven by global greed for meat Investigation exposes how Brazil’s huge beef sector continues to threaten health of world’s largest rainforestThe cows grazed under the midday Amazon sun, near a wooden bridge spanning a river. It was an idyllic scene of pastoral quiet, occasionally broken by a motorbike growling on the dirt road th...
15:34, 07/02/2019

Brazil's indigenous guardians of the Amazon For decades, the Waiapi have lived in the Brazilian state of Amapa in near-isolation from the non-indigenous world and in harmony with the rainforest. The river and trees that support their way of life are often described as the lungs of the world....
08:34, 08/27/2019

The Latest: Trump speaks with leader of Pakistan The White House says President Donald Trump spoke by telephone with Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, on the need to reduce tensions and moderate rhetoric with India...
03:51, 08/20/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemnation of the Sri Lanka attacks, and an upcoming UN...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Miners Kill Indigenous Leader in Brazil During Invasion of Protected Land Land invasions in indigenous territories are on the rise across Brazil. Indigenous leaders say they regularly come under threat by miners, loggers and farmers....
04:51, 07/28/2019

400+ Indigenous Tribes Under Threat as Amazon Burns The fires blazing across the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are devastating. They’re making international headlines and sparking sadness and outrage across the globe as people worry about how the planet’s “lungs” are taking a backseat to economic interests.  ...
20:34, 08/25/2019

Brazil investigates death of indigenous leader after miners reportedly attack village Brazilian authorities are investigating the death of an indigenous man after villagers reported illegal miners invaded their land and fatally stabbed their leader....
22:17, 07/29/2019

Indigenous people face losing the Amazon Rainforest The Waiapi tribe's way of life is under threat as the Amazon Rainforest burns and the government attempts to take over indigenous lands. CNN's Isa Soares has more....
18:34, 08/27/2019

Indigenous peoples in the Amazon and Australia share some ancestry Fifteen ancient human genomes reveal how people first spread through the Americas – and strengthen a mysterious link between people in the Amazon and in Australasia...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Māori land rights leader calls on Jacinda Ardern to recognise Indigenous 'crisis' Activist leading Ihumātao dispute calls on PM to visit site and act on Māori disadvantageThe leader of a major Indigenous land dispute in New Zealand has criticised Jacinda Ardern’s government for its lack of action on confronting systemic Māori disadvantage, and says the Māori nation is in “a state...
07:51, 08/02/2019

Amazon Nations Meet In Indigenous Hut At Colombia Over Forest Protection Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under threat from wildfires and rampant deforestation....
05:51, 09/08/2019

As fires ravage the Amazon, indigenous tribes pray for protection As thousands of fires ravage the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, some indigenous tribes are turning to prayer in a bid to halt the destruction and protect their environment for future generations....
10:34, 09/02/2019

Green Party leader speaks out about one of her own candidates wearing blackface in the past Despite calling the recent revelations of Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau’s prior instances of wearing brownface and blackface “deeply troubling and really shameful behaviour,” May said that Malone’s case “falls in a different category.”...
06:34, 09/22/2019

Macron feuds with Brazilian leader over ‘rude’ comments about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lashed out at Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro — who supported a weekend Facebook post that implied his wife was more attractive than Macron’s. “He has made some extraordinarily rude comments about my wife,” Macron said at a G-7 summit press conf...
21:00, 08/26/2019

Brazilian gang leader tries to escape prison disguised as daughter Brazilian prison authorities catch an inmate trying to escape prison dressed up as his teenage daughter, including a mask, a bra and wig.        ...
13:34, 08/05/2019

Amazon’s Alexa assistant now speaks Hindi Amazon officially today announced suppor for Hindi in its Alexa virtual assistant, allowing users to issue voice commands in the fourth most spoken language in the world. The development comes more than a year after Google introduced Hindi support in Google Assistant. Using machine learning and deep...
12:02, 09/18/2019

Brazil indigenous agency worker killed in remote Amazon town Indigenist Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was murdered execution-style before members of his family in the Amazon town of Tabatinga, according to INA, a union group representing workers at Brazil's indigenous protection agency FUNAI, on Sunday....
01:00, 09/09/2019

Brazil's indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon 'to last drop of blood' Members of Brazil's Mura indigenous tribe painted their bodies with orange-red paint and took up long bows and clubs as they headed into the jungle this week, prepared for battle. Their enemy? The deforestation and destruction of their home, the Amazon rainforest....
21:34, 08/23/2019

After a mysterious death, an indigenous tribe fights to protect the wild Amazon Deep in the heart of the Amazon, Ajareaty Waiapi performs one of her tribe's most traditional rituals. The tribal chief crushes blood red urucum seeds into a thick paste and generously applies it to her face, bare chest and torso. The mixture protects her skin from the sun and insects. It's also bel...
11:34, 08/27/2019

As Amazon fires rage, indigenous community braces for their world to change An orange hue greets dusk in the Campos Amazonicos. It is then, as the sun's punishing glare ends, that the firefighters can comfortably approach the flames hurtling across the parched savanna....
14:17, 08/30/2019

Could you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsCould you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? There is no sovereignty up there …Peter Martin, Continue reading......
14:00, 08/06/2019

As the Amazon fires rage, members of this indigenous community brace for their world to change An orange hue greets dusk in the Campos Amazonicos. It is then, as the sun's punishing glare ends, that the firefighters can comfortably approach the flames hurtling across the parched savanna....
04:51, 08/30/2019

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

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the government's work on the bill had been a 'total failure'. The bill, which would have allowed people in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China to face t...
16:51, 07/09/2019

Brazilian gang leader allegedly dresses up as daughter in failed prison escape A Brazilian gang leader was caught trying to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter, who was visiting him that day, authorities said Sunday. ...
05:17, 08/05/2019

A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape prison dressed as his daughter. When that failed, he killed himself Clauvino da Silva tried to escape prison by dressing up as his 19-year-old daughter and leaving her in his cell. He was later found dead.        ...
05:00, 08/07/2019

Brazilian climate strikers take aim at Bolsonaro for Amazon fires Thousands of Brazilians demanded action on climate change on Friday, taking aim in nationwide protests at President Jair Bolsonaro who they say is allowing fires to destroy the Amazon rainforest, worsening the environmental crisis....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Amazon fires are 'true apocalypse', says Brazilian archbishop Erwin Kräutler says he expects next month’s papal synod to denounce destruction of rainforestThe fires in the Amazon are a “true apocalypse”, according to a Brazilian archbishop who expects next month’s papal synod at the Vatican to strongly denounce the destruction of the rainforest.The comments by...
11:00, 09/06/2019

Brazilian envoys in U.S. to discuss aid for raging Amazon fires Bolsonaro said he had asked U.S. President Donald Trump for “help” and that Trump had said “he couldn’t make a decision without hearing from Brazil.”...
01:51, 08/31/2019

Brazilian states ask for military help as Amazon fires rage Six states in Brazil's Amazon region requested military help on Saturday to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an international outcry because of the Amazon's central role in combating global warming....
23:34, 08/24/2019

| WATCH | Brazilian gang leader fails in attempt to escape prison dressed as his daughter A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter when she visited him behind bars and walking out the penitentiary's main door in her place, authorities have said....
13:00, 08/05/2019

Foiled prison escape for Brazilian gang leader who tried to sneak out dressed as daughter – video A Brazilian inmate has been caught trying to escape from prison by pretending to be his teenage daughter when she visited him behind bars. Gang leader Clauvino da Silva, also known as 'Shorty', tried to leave the prison in Rio de Janeiro dressed in her clothes and wearing a silicon girl's mask and ...
16:00, 08/05/2019

Trump speaks with Brazil's Bolsonaro, offers aid with Amazon rainforest fires U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday and offered help, if needed, in dealing with the Amazon rainforest fires....
01:34, 08/24/2019

High-level Brazilian envoys in US to discuss Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says his son, a congressman, and foreign minister are in US to discuss possible U.S. aid for Brazil amid Amazon fires...
16:17, 08/30/2019

Is Brazilian Leather Out of Fashion? H&M Stops Buying Over Amazon Fires One of the world’s largest retailers will cease buying leather from the country, where cattle farmers are blamed for their part in accelerating deforestation....
02:34, 09/06/2019

Finland urges EU to consider banning Brazilian beef over Amazon fires Finland, which holds the European Union's rotating chairmanship, called on Friday for the EU to look into the possibility of banning Brazilian beef from its markets due to devastation caused by fires in the Amazon rainforest....
16:00, 08/23/2019

Brazilian army is ready to protect the Amazon rainforest, says general The Brazilian army is ready to defend the Amazon rainforest, Edson Leal Pujol, head of the armed forces, said on Friday amid increasing international pressure and calls for tough action to combat fires sweeping through the forest....
21:34, 08/23/2019

Protesters besiege Brazilian embassies worldwide over Amazon fires Activists condemn president Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to defend the forest as his supporters condemn ‘global left’Protesters have laid siege to Brazilian embassies around the world as international outrage over Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to protect the Amazon intensified and supporters maligned critics...
00:34, 08/24/2019

A Brazilian gang leader dressed up as his 19-year-old daughter to escape from prison. It didn't work Clauvino de Silva attempted to escape prison by dressing up as his 19-year-old daughter and leaving her in his cell.        ...
13:34, 08/05/2019

‘It’s our problem’: Brazilian drama brings Amazon rainforest battle to screen Aruanas aims to make the environment an ‘everyday topic’ at a time when politics is dominated by the interests of agribusinessDeep in the Brazilian Amazon, an environmental activist meets with a journalist who warns that a mining company is responsible for a looming environmental disaster. “People a...
12:17, 07/13/2019

Brazilian governors say now is 'not the moment to turn down money' as Amazon wildfires rage Brazilian governors are urging President Jair Bolsonaro to accept foreign aid to help combat the raging fires in the Amazon rainforest after he criticized such donations and said he'd think about accepting the money if French President Emmanuel Macron apologized to him following a spat....
15:51, 08/28/2019

In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed | Eliane Brum The rainforest might seem a remote place, but it is the heart of the planet – and it is under attack as never beforeThe Amazon is the centre of the world. Right now, as our planet experiences climate collapse, there is nowhere more important. If we don’t grasp this, there is no way to meet that chal...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Brazilian warplanes dump thousands of gallons of water on Amazon fires Brazilian warplanes dumped thousands of gallons of water over the weekend to battle the raging Amazon rain forest fires — as leaders of the G7 nations said they were working out an agreement to aid the South American country. Video posted to Twitter by Brazil’s defense ministry shows one of th...
16:34, 08/26/2019

Fires Destroy Amazon Rainforest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilian cities at a time when there is international pushback against President Bolsonaro’s environmental policies....
00:34, 08/22/2019

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping the Amazon rainforest, was booed at a climate event on Wednesday as celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio and Ariana Grande joined an international ch...
19:34, 08/22/2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may send troops to battle Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday that he may use his country’s military to battle the record number of wildfires burning out of control in the Amazon rainforest — where an indigenous tribe vowed to do anything and everything to save their home. “That’s the plan,...
10:34, 08/24/2019

Brazilian military planes douse flames as Amazon fires reach Bolivia Brazil's Ministry of Defense has authorized some 40,000 troops to take part in operations to combat the blazing wildfires. Smoke from the fires has covered the city of Porto Velho and brought protesters into the streets....
06:34, 08/26/2019

Fires Destroy Amazon Rain Forest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilian cities at a time when there is international pushback against President Bolsonaro’s environmental policies....
21:34, 08/21/2019

Brazilian troops enlisted to fight unprecedented wildfires in Amazon rain forest Thousands of Brazilian troops entered the fight Saturday to battle the worst wildfires in the Amazon in years, even as European leaders huddled to discuss a strategy for dealing with the country’s embattled leader, President Jair Bolsonaro....
15:34, 08/25/2019

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfires continued to rage for more than two weeks in the world’s largest rainforest....
08:34, 08/23/2019

As other countries fret over Amazon fires, Brazilian leaders see attacks on national sovereignty Amid raging fires in the Amazon and an international outcry, Brazilians have revived long-held fears that others are coveting what belongs to Brazil....
05:34, 08/24/2019

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainforest in an apparent reversal from previously downplaying the blaze....
00:00, 08/25/2019

Study offers improved estimate of forest gains, losses in Brazilian Amazon An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, used satellite photos and advanced algorithms to more accurately characterize annual forest gains and losses in the Brazilian Amazon....
07:51, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Owner of Timberland, Vans stops buying Brazilian leather as Amazon burns The U.S. parent company of apparel and shoe brands Timberland, Vans and the North Face will no longer buy Brazilian leather, it said on Thursday, as surging forest fires in the Amazon raise questions about how companies are contributing to the destruction of the world's largest rainforest....
19:17, 08/29/2019

What would the Earth be like without the Amazon rainforest? Fires that have been ravaging the Amazon rainforest have raised questions about whether the world could survive with a devastated Amazon.        ...
19:17, 08/28/2019

Amazon fires: Brazilian military begins operations to fight record number of blazes amid global outcry Brazilian troops backed by military aircraft have begun operations to help battle a record number of fires in the Amazon, which have prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry....
01:00, 08/25/2019

Here's what happened when senator confronted world leader over killing Sen. Angus King (I-ME) tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer what happened when he confronted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018....
03:01, 09/12/2019

PM Condemns Killing Of BJP Leader In Jammu And Kashmir's Anantnag Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly condemned the killing of a local BJP leader Ghulam Mohammed Mir, who was shot dead by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district....
06:17, 05/05/2019

Security Withdrawal Questioned After BJP Leader's Killing In Kashmir After the killing of BJP leader Gul Mohammad Mir by suspected terrorists in south Kashmir, serious questions of deliberate security lapses have been raised by his family as well as politicians in......
04:17, 05/06/2019

Four Arrested For Killing Jharkhand BJP Leader, His Family Members Four persons were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the killing of a local BJP leader and two members of his family on July 22 in Khunti district, police said....
21:51, 07/30/2019

Far-right AfD shares blame for politician's killing, conservative leader says The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party must share blame for the killing of pro-immigration conservative politician Walter Luebcke, shot two weeks ago in what prosecutors believe a politically motivated crime, the conservatives' leader said....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Taliban say killing of leader's brother will not derail U.S. talks Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States aimed at securing the withdrawal of U.S. troops after 18 years of war....
16:00, 08/17/2019

New Zealand to be Middle-earth again in Amazon's The Lord of the Rings series New Zealand will be home again to hairy feet and pointed-ear Hobbits after Amazon Studios confirmed the Pacific country will be the location for its new "The Lord of the Rings" series, a TV show widely tipped to be the most expensive ever made....
04:17, 09/18/2019

Amazon's Lord Of The Rings will be filmed in Middle-earth—err, New Zealand Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings show is going to cover territory that is only ever hinted at in the books, staying away from Peter Jackson’s movies entirely, but that doesn’t mean Jeff Bezos is going to waste time deviating from things that the movies got absolutely right the first time around—for the sa...
03:18, 09/18/2019

Maoist Allegedly Involved In Chhattisgarh BJP Leader's Killing Shot Dead A Maoist, allegedly involved in the IED explosion that killed BJP legislator Bhima Mandavi and four other was shot dead by security forces in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada today, the police......
17:00, 05/26/2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments he found insulting....
05:00, 08/28/2019

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash: ‘Lungs of the Earth Are in Flames’ The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
02:00, 08/23/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio's Earth Alliance Donates $5 Million to Amazon Rainforest Fires Leonardo DiCaprio is encouraging everyone to help aid the Amazon amid the heartbreaking rainforest fires in Brazil. Over the weekend, the Oscar winner's Earth Alliance......
21:34, 08/26/2019

Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Ex-minister: Bolsonaro ‘most detested’ leader as he neglects the Amazon Rubens Ricupero warns the far-right leader is wreaking havoc on Brazil’s environment and its global standingJair Bolsonaro’s neglect of the Amazon has made him “the most despised and detested leader” on earth, Brazil’s former environment minister has claimed, as the far-right leader again rebuked Fr...
03:34, 08/26/2019

Under Brazil’s Far Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
13:51, 07/28/2019

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
16:51, 07/29/2019

Brazil's Leader Spurns Amazon Fire Aid in Spat With Macron President Jair Bolsonaro threatened to refuse $20 million from Group of Seven countries to help fight fires in the Amazon rain forest unless French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling him a liar about his commitment to the environment....
08:00, 08/28/2019

Bolsonaro doubts tribal leader's 'murder', repeats call to mine the Amazon The international community is speaking out against the killing of an indigenous tribal leader in Brazil's Amazon, even as the country's president says there no evidence of foul play....
08:51, 07/31/2019

Brazil leader wants an apology before accepting $22 million fund to fight Amazon fires Bolsonaro said Brazil may accept the G-7's offer for help with fires in the Amazon if France's Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults" regarding the issue....
22:34, 08/27/2019

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over growing regulatory scrutiny....
18:34, 08/18/2019

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
15:00, 08/23/2019

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
02:34, 08/24/2019

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for alien life...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Deforestation When it comes to saving the world’s rainforests, governments can make a big difference, and fast. Take Indonesia, which in 2012 surpassed Brazil as the world’s leader in tropical rainforest destruction. In 2017, it engineered a 60 percent drop in tree loss from the previous year by strictly enforcin...
19:34, 08/23/2019

The Governments Of The World Are Out To Get Ferrari's V12 With the reveal of the 2020 Ferrari 812 GTS on Monday, I fear-mongered that it could be the last of a dying breed of naturally-aspirated Ferrari V12s. But now it looks like Ferrari is out to prove me, and most of the governments of the world, very wrong....
05:34, 09/14/2019

How Huawei Became a Target for Governments Huawei Technologies Co., one of China’s most-global companies, is increasingly in the cross-hairs of the U.S. government and its Western allies, just as it’s pushing for a leadership role in the new wireless standard known as 5G. After years of tension, the telecommunications giant is facing multipl...
12:00, 04/30/2019

European automakers tell governments they must help sell EVs The industry says a bigger charging infrastructure and subsidies to help boost EV sales are needed to help companies meet stringent new emissions rules....
13:00, 09/12/2019

States with the biggest and smallest governments 24/7 Wall St. calculated state and local government GDP in every state to identify the states with the largest and smallest governments.       ...
20:34, 06/23/2019

How Huawei Employees Helped Governments Spy A Wall Street Journal investigation shows that employees of Huawei, the Chinese telecom company, helped the governments of African nations intercept the communications of political opponents. Josh Chin tells the story of how Huawei technicians helped governments crack down....
00:34, 08/15/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
02:34, 06/19/2019

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
02:17, 07/04/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for development of the region....
04:51, 07/04/2019

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "lies"...
19:00, 07/22/2019

Pope says deforestation must be treated as a global threat Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of the planet....
00:17, 09/08/2019

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, presidential spokesman General Otavio Rego Barros said on Wednesday....
01:00, 08/08/2019

Why are countries failing on their promise to stop deforestation? Despite a pledge in 2014 to halve deforestation by 2020, the area of forest destroyed annually has increased by more than 40 per cent globally in the past five years...
16:02, 09/12/2019

Indonesian walks 700-km backwards to highlight deforestation An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world....
11:34, 08/05/2019

Deforestation must be seen as global threat: pope in Madagascar Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and reduction in biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of the whole planet....
11:34, 09/07/2019

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telecommunications company's chairman said on Tuesday as the United States pressures European countries to shun the firm over spying concerns....
17:00, 05/14/2019

"Naampanthi", "Vaampanthi", "Vikaspanthi": PM Now Classifies Governments Political tension in UP has been turned up in recent days after PM Modi's "Bhrastachari number 1 (corrupt number 1)" comment about assassinated former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi...
18:51, 05/05/2019

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' pacts with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telco company's chairman said on Tuesday, amid U.S. pressure on European countries to shun the firm over espionage concerns....
20:51, 05/14/2019

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
05:17, 06/19/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Malaysia's Mahathir says linking palm oil to deforestation 'baseless' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said linking the production of palm oil to deforestation was "baseless, unfair and unjustified", and that the industry has grown responsibly....
16:00, 08/23/2019

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday....
05:34, 07/16/2019

Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledged to do more to protect forests and native vegetation in Brazil....
01:17, 06/14/2019

Man walks 435 miles backward to sound alarm on deforestation SRAGEN, Indonesia – An Indonesia man is walking backward from his home in eastern Java to the capital, Jakarta, to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world. The more than 435 miles would be arduous enough under any circumstances, but Medi Bastoni...
21:34, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
05:00, 07/04/2019

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

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space research agency INPE would be "compiled" to reach more exact numbers....
08:51, 08/01/2019

Demand for soy and meat by major brands driving deforestation Some of the world's largest brands have been accused of "destroying our children's future" after a report found an area of forest twice the size of the UK was destroyed for products such as soy in a decade....
14:34, 06/11/2019

EU moves to tackle deforestation caused by chocolate and other products Campaigners hail scheme to protect and restore forests around the world as ‘pivotal step’ towards ensuring goods remain untaintedThe EU has taken a “pivotal step” towards addressing the deforestation caused by its consumption of soy, chocolate, meat and other products, environmental campaigners have...
09:51, 07/25/2019

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has given $1.2 billion to in the last decade....
13:51, 07/05/2019

| Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates The number of forest fires in Brazil has surged, official data shows, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Norway calls on its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the Amazon....
18:00, 08/27/2019

World Governments Test Minimum-Wage Raises From Athens to Seoul, governments around the world are increasing the minimum wage, seeking to assuage voter concerns over years of weak pay growth and rising inequality....
17:51, 05/05/2019

Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the report, Huawei employees helped authorities in Uganda intercept encrypted messages and allowed police i......
00:34, 08/15/2019

Will Consider Accepting Dirt On Opponents From Foreign Governments: Trump President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would consider accepting damaging information about one of his 2020 political opponents from a foreign government, despite the concerns raised by the......
11:51, 06/13/2019

Rival governments vie for power in Moldova political crisis Moldova’s political crisis deepened Tuesday, with rival governments accusing each other of usurping power and showing little inclination for compromise...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Third Front Governments Have "Never Remained Stable": Veerappa Moily Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily Thursday said he does not rule out the possibility of regional parties forming government with the support of a Rahul Gandhi-led alliance, but said such a......
16:34, 05/16/2019

India has to create more jobs. Modi may need some help from state governments India's National Statistical Office released a report that showed that the unemployment rate between July 2017 and June 2018 climbed to 6.1% and labor participation rate fell below 40%....
06:17, 06/07/2019

Experts warn of more ransomware attacks on local governments Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks for ransomware attacks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
08:34, 08/21/2019

Local governments are still woefully unprepared to fight ransomware Our state and local governments found themselves under siege in 2019 from William Plunketts for the internet age. But rather than pistols and roadblocks, this new generation of bandits come armed with encryption algorithms and demands for bitcoin. Ca......
01:18, 07/27/2019

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concernsFrom Florida to New York to Scotland and many other places, Donald Trump’s business empire has attracted a growing clientele of lobbyists, foreign governments, big d...
07:17, 07/19/2019

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
02:51, 06/19/2019

‘Nation as a service’ is the ultimate goal of for digitized governments Kaspar Korjus, the Founding Managing Director of Estonia’s e-Residency program, shared his futuristic vision on how to get nation states to digitize with attendees of TNW2019 today. The private sector has set the pace for technological transformation, and Korjus thinks it’s time for nation states to...
20:51, 05/09/2019

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
21:00, 07/12/2019

European automakers tell governments they must help sell electric cars Europe's carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery-powered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules....
15:00, 09/11/2019

Congress-Led Governments Contributed A Lot For Development: Ashok Gehlot Previous Congress-led governments contributed a lot for India's development and infrastructure building based on which the country reached the height where it is today, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok......
11:34, 08/15/2019

Apple reveals how often governments request App Store takedowns The latest transparency report from Cupertino comes with a couple of sections its previous ones didn't have -- ones that reveal how many takedown requests it received. Apparently, Apple received 80 App Store takedown requests for legal violations in......
12:34, 07/03/2019

Ransomware attacks on local governments won’t ebb anytime soon, experts say Many city agencies targeted by hackers have had to scramble to get police, 911 systems and fire departments back online. Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
00:00, 08/21/2019

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
02:17, 06/19/2019

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Brazil's space agency chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest was criticized by president Jair Bolsonaro and may have led to the firing of its author....
00:17, 08/03/2019

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research agency INPE, whose satellite imaging shows a jump in clearing of the Amazon rainforest this year....
20:17, 07/22/2019

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 change....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a regional trade deal with the European Union....
05:51, 07/19/2019

Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space research agency, which the government has attacked as misleading and harmful to the national interest....
16:34, 08/06/2019

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the crop from which cocaine is derived....
06:17, 08/14/2019

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate....
05:34, 08/17/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Governments to Confront Beijing at G-20 Bands of Hong Kong protesters are urging foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autonomy, a strategy that risks antagonizing China’s government and alienating broad public support....
18:17, 06/26/2019

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
02:34, 06/19/2019

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal of a motion filed Friday in federal court in Clevel...
02:34, 06/16/2019

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 legal actions concerning climate change have been brou...
08:34, 07/04/2019

For the first time, Apple outs the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pretty telling. It's the first time that the company has disclosed such requests, and it all comes as part of its transparency report initiative.One would ...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Governments Shut Down the Internet to Stifle Critics. Citizens Pay the Price. Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
15:34, 09/02/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
03:17, 06/19/2019

Students begin global climate strike with message for governments: Do your job Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a UN Climate Action Summit adopt urgent measures to stop an environmental catastrophe....
08:51, 09/20/2019

China forbids local governments from imposing new curbs on car purchases China said on Thursday it is stopping local governments from imposing new restrictions on car purchases, as it looks to spur consumption amid a slowing economy....
10:17, 06/06/2019

Israeli election: Netanyahu, challenger Gantz both vow to form governments An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
10:00, 09/18/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at trying to help them avoid insolvency....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Libya's rival governments move to financial war with frontline stuck With the frontlines around Libya's contested capital Tripoli stalemated, the two rival factions are bringing oil and money supplies into the firing line of their battle for power....
16:00, 04/30/2019

'Edge of catastrophe': report warns firms and governments off Turkmenistan Citizens of gas-rich, isolated state subject to food shortages and human rights abusesInvestors and governments should stop cosying up to gas-rich Turkmenistan, according to a new report that describes the central Asian hermit state as “a country teetering on the edge of catastrophe”.Turkmenistan, s...
20:17, 07/14/2019

Trump: Nothing wrong with accepting dirt from foreign governments on opponents President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would see nothing wrong in accepting damaging information on a U.S. political opponent if it were offered to his re-election campaign by a foreign government....
03:51, 06/13/2019

Governments need to “work together” to fight climate change: environment minister Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna discussed the impacts of climate change on municipalities with the mayors of Hamilton, Burlington and Milton on Thursday....
23:34, 07/25/2019

Let State Governments Function Smoothly: Trinamool After All-Party Meet The Trinamool Congress on Sunday said state governments should be allowed to carry out their duties without any intervention from the Centre, amid political violence and a doctors' strike that has......
16:00, 06/16/2019

Yes, It Is Possible to Stop Corporate America From Extorting State and Local Governments Amazon’s “HQ2" debacle—a high-profile nationwide shakedown of state and local governments by a fabulously wealthy corporation—made many people realize that maybe this whole “desperately offer tax breaks to companies to locate here” thing is a bad idea. Guess what: change is possible!...
22:51, 06/25/2019

As Extreme Heat Becomes New Normal in Europe, Governments Scramble to Respond Heat records were smashed across much of Europe this week, leaving officials searching for short- and longer-term solutions to help people endure temperatures soaring over 100 degrees Fahrenheit....
03:00, 07/27/2019

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday....
01:17, 06/05/2019

Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, according to a Wall Street Journal investigation. Huawei said it “rejects completely the unfounded and inaccurate allegations.”...
20:00, 08/14/2019

For the first time, Apple tells the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pretty telling. It's the first time that the company has disclosed such requests, and it all comes as part of its transparency report initiative.One would ...
20:51, 07/03/2019

Pope Francis says corruption to blame for deforestation, poverty during Madagascar visit Francis made his appeal on a visit to Madagascar, the world's fourth-largest island, which research institutes and aid agencies say has lost about 44 per cent of its forest over the past 60 years, abetted by illegal exports of rosewood and ebony....
05:17, 09/08/2019

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation statistics, a spokesperson for the science ministry said on Friday....
14:17, 08/03/2019

Loose online lips sink hack targeting governments and embassies Enlarge (credit: Frank Lindecke / Flickr) Security researchers gave mixed grades to a recently discovered hacking campaign targeting government finance authorities and embassies. On the one hand, the attacks used carefully crafted decoy documents to trick carefully selected targets into installing...
19:00, 05/02/2019

U.K., Salesforce, and World Economic Forum debut AI procurement guidelines for governments The United Kingdom working with the World Economic Forum launched procurement guidelines to scruitinize AI systems before being used by a government agency.Read More...
09:51, 09/20/2019

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out today.Read More...
15:17, 09/10/2019

A Democratic Lawsuit Over Trump’s Business Dealings With Foreign Governments Can Proceed (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday that a group of Democrats in Congress can proceed with a lawsuit against President Donald Trump alleging his businesses violate a constitutional ban against gifts from foreign governments. But the case could soon be bottled up if Trump...
06:17, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Central American governments must share blame for migrant deaths The image of drowned Oscar Martinez Ramirez and his daughter is shocking. But it's not just the US, but the governments of Central America that must be held responsible, says Oliver Sallet....
15:34, 06/27/2019

European Governments Struggle to Build Coalition to Secure Persian Gulf European governments are struggling to build an international coalition to protect oil tankers in Middle East waterways while pursuing diplomatic solutions after last week’s seizure of a U.K. tanker by Iran....
05:34, 07/25/2019

Trump hits out as ECB's Draghi urges governments to spend more - business live European Central Bank has voted to restart its QE programme, and hit banks with deeper negative interest rates to make them lendTHIS IS WHAT THE ECB JUST ANNOUNCEDECB president Mario Draghi press conference highlights from 1.30pmLatest: Draghi says governments must boost spendingPresident Trump clai...
16:34, 09/12/2019

Huawei employees reportedly caught helping African governments spy on opposition Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Bolsonaro rejects 'Captain Chainsaw' label as data shows deforestation 'exploded' Data says 2,254 sq km cleared in July as president says Macron and Merkel ‘haven’t realized Brazil’s under new management’Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon “exploded” in July it has emerged as Jair Bolsonaro scoffed at his portrayal as Brazil’s “Captain Chainsaw” and mocked Emmanuel Macron and A...
18:00, 08/07/2019

The Indigenous Man Who Declared His Own Country Excluded from Australia’s Constitution, Murrumu of Walubara, an Aboriginal man, renounced his citizenship and formed a sovereign nation in the northern reaches of the continent....
16:00, 09/13/2019

Motels as homeless shelters? More local governments are housing people in motel rooms With homelessness increasing in Los Angeles and across the country, some cities are repurposing run-down motels to house those in need.        ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times Ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election next week as Britain's prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Brexit plan that would avoid a no-deal disaster, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
01:17, 07/21/2019

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at national, as well as global levels....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Maine changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day The governor of Maine on Friday signed a bill into law that makes Columbus Day known as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The name change came during a signing ceremony where Democratic Gov. Janet Mills was surrounded by state lawmakers and tribal leaders, according to a news release from her office. The bil...
15:34, 05/02/2019

Indigenous people much more likely to be murdered than other Canadians Of 651 murders in 2018, 140 were of Indigenous people – 22%First Nations, Métis and Inuit account for only 5% of populationIndigenous people continue to be dramatically overrepresented among Canadian murder victims, according to a new report released by Statistics Canada.First Nations, Métis and Inu...
06:51, 07/24/2019

'Hear us, see us': a plea to the UN for Indigenous women June Oscar tells of trauma, discrimination, and the link between jailing mothers and child removalThe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social justice commissioner has used a speech to the UN in Geneva to demand the federal government take action on the rising rates of Aboriginal women in jail.A...
09:00, 06/29/2019

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end....
19:34, 06/03/2019

OxyContin maker negotiating $10 to 12 billion opioid settlement with state, local governments: report The maker of OxyContin—Purdue Pharma, which is owned by members of the Sackler Family--- is reportedly offering a $10 to $12 billion payout to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits brought by state, local and tribal governments that allege the company is responsible for the nationwide opioid crisis.  ...
11:17, 08/28/2019

In climate-change fight, college student launches push to stop childbirth until governments act A Canadian college student is asking other young people to forgo having children in an effort to get their governments to take serious steps to address climate change....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Coalition of governments and tech companies pledges to fight terrorist content, but U.S. refuses to join A Paris summit produced a broad but vague agreement to fight online terrorism that seemed most notable for the refusal of the U.S. to formally participate.Read More...
12:51, 05/16/2019

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015....
02:34, 06/19/2019

Tunisian leader Essebsi, 1st democratic leader, dies at 92 Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader and a symbol of the generation of Tunisians who shook off French rule in the 1950s, has died at 92...
20:17, 07/25/2019

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, putting more pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address an issue his government has identified as a priority....
10:00, 06/04/2019

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national genocide."...
22:00, 06/03/2019

America’s Failure of Indigenous Children Is By Design Indigenous invisibility has long been the norm in the United States. This isn’t news to people from these communities, nor is it specific to this topic, so apologies to fellow Native readers for retreading painful ground. But it’s clear that the rest of population of Turtle Island remains in need of...
03:17, 05/18/2019

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
15:00, 07/10/2019

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conservative coalition won a surprise victory. He also ann...
09:51, 05/26/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on climate change. They say their culture and homeland are at risk....
07:17, 05/13/2019

'Unspeakable': how can Australia stop the Indigenous suicide epidemic? Responding to 62 suicides this year, Indigenous health experts say there is hopeSince the start of this year, 62 Aboriginal people – 15 of them children – have died by suicide. More than half of them were under 25 years old, and the youngest was only 12.The national critical response trauma recovery...
07:17, 05/14/2019

'Missing and murdered:' Indigenous women at risk in U.S., Canada A new awareness about the number of missing and murdered indigenous women on reservations and tribal lands in the U.S. and Canada is raising the alarm about what is being called a multi-generational epidemic....
10:34, 07/03/2019

Indigenous Congo foragers learn early to use the sun for orientation According to a new study, the Mbendjele BaYaka people of the Republic of Congo are quite adept at using the sun to orient themselves in the Congo's dense lowland forests....
22:51, 07/24/2019

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministry said on Friday....
23:17, 05/31/2019

AFL great Michael Long plans second Indigenous walk Former player first walked to Canberra 15 years agoNo date set as 49-year-old recovers from health issueIndigenous leader and AFL great Michael Long will lead another walk to Canberra, saying lives are at stake.On the 15th anniversary of his walk from Melbourne to Canberra that led to a meeting with...
09:34, 05/23/2019

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committed against the country's native peoples....
12:51, 06/04/2019

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
09:17, 07/10/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
19:17, 07/27/2019

Mapuche rappers fight for indigenous rights in Chile With songs like "We'll Beat the State," Chilean rappers Wechekeche Ni Trawun are on a mission to support the Mapuche indigenous people's fight for justice and land rights....
19:34, 04/30/2019

Indigenous elders want plan to raise Warragamba Dam scrapped Traditional landowners say NSW government has not done all promised checks on affected artefacts and sites Traditional landowners have condemned a plan to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam, saying the New South Wales government has failed to fully check the affected area for Indigenous cultural artef...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend itself. Fernández...
01:34, 05/21/2019

New Zealand's indigenous Maori protest over 'stolen children' Thousands of Maori people protested across New Zealand on Tuesday calling for an end to the practice of taking at-risk children away from their families, as tensions grow between the indigenous community and the government....
12:17, 07/30/2019

Mystery deaths among indigenous Malaysians prompt speculation Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their isolated rainforest home in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, members of the Batek tribe, the country’s last indigenous nomadic community, began experie...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Australian women's cricketers launch Indigenous uniform The Aboriginal-designed uniform will be worn against England in February 2020The uniform pays homage to the 1868 Aboriginal cricket teamThe Australian Women’s Cricket Team will wear a uniform designed by Aboriginal artists when they take on England in a T20 international on 1 February 2020 on Ngunna...
07:00, 08/24/2019

Five years on from the MH17 crash, the Australian and Dutch governments are still investigating Russia as victims' families search for answers Michael Kooren/Reuters; Dutch national police/YouTube Five years after flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing everyone on board including 38 Australians, authorities are still searching for answers. The Australian government used the anniversary to affirm its commitment to the ongoing inve...
03:17, 07/18/2019

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn a blind eye to the “genocide” of Indigenous peoples in the country, a landmark report on missing and murdered women has concluded.Indigenous communitie...
20:17, 06/03/2019

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upset in Guatemala’s elections on Sunday, amid simmeri...
23:00, 06/15/2019

Indigenous AFL trailblazer Graham 'Polly' Farmer dies aged 84 Considered one of the true greats of the game, Farmer played 101 games for Geelong in the 1960sGraham “Polly” Farmer, widely regarded as Australian rules football’s greatest-ever ruckman, has died aged 84.Farmer, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease more than 20 years ago, passed away in Perth...
08:17, 08/14/2019

Brazil Congress committee OKs commercial farming on indigenous reserves A Brazilian congressional committee on Tuesday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to allow commercial agriculture on indigenous reserves, a practice that is currently prohibited....
00:34, 08/28/2019

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She and her dad navigated the New York subway to get he...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Bear Clan: a model of indigenous activism that's swept across Canada An organisation founded in the 90s and revived in 2014 is now 1,100 volunteers who walk the streets looking for ways to helpIn a small room in a Winnipeg community centre, dozens of volunteers strap on bright yellow vests and ready themselves for night patrol. Some will pick up syringes along the wa...
14:51, 05/07/2019

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were released at a ceremony in Quebec Monday. The investigation began after the acquittal of the main suspect in the murder of a 15-year-old girl in 2014 sp...
06:00, 06/04/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
12:34, 06/05/2019

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday....
18:34, 06/03/2019

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
02:17, 05/22/2019

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry compiled its landmark report on the epidemic of violence against Canada’s Indigenous women, Bernadette Smith and a group of volunteers continued what they...
16:51, 06/09/2019

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
04:51, 05/22/2019

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to be included in the emoji library, over a dozen new Indigenous-themed emojis are coming to Android and iO...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be protected”....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and......
13:34, 05/20/2019

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of Alberta’s Métis community, Audrey Poitras was always acutely aware of the unique struggle her people faced.The Métis are one of Canada’s Indigenous peo...
13:00, 07/04/2019

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 policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that threaten their reservation lands....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Dream weavers: the indigenous Ainu people of Japan – in pictures The Ainu of Hokkaido in Japan were not officially recognised as an indigenous people until 2008. This recognition came after a long history of exclusion and assimilation that almost erased their society, language and culture. Photographer Laura Liverani collaborated with members of the Ainu for this...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Indigenous families given $2B payout for children separated from parents by government The tribunal is awarding the maximum damages it can -- $40,000 -- for each child taken away for lack of proper services or who was later returned to his or family....
01:34, 09/07/2019

‘First Contact’ Season 2 continues to shatter Indigenous stereotypes in Canada The TV docuseries takes six Canadians with strong (and mostly negative) opinions about Indigenous people on a journey that challenges their perceptions....
04:18, 09/17/2019

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists working with Brazil’s nearly one million tribal people have been stunned and disconcerted by the appointment of a federal police officer with strong connect...
10:51, 07/21/2019

The Cult’s Ian Astbury talks Indigenous influence and the evolution of the band "I remember going to the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, and I had my first epiphanic experience," said Ian Astbury of his introduction to Indigenous culture....
22:00, 06/13/2019

AP with D-Day vet as he speaks to French students D-Day veteran Ray Lambert told French students he still hears voices when he looks out on the English Channel. AP is following the 98-year-old D-Day vet as he returns to France. Lambert says kids are the key to history never repeating itself. (June 4)        ...
01:00, 06/05/2019

| Leaked report calls indigenous women's deaths a 'Canadian genocide' A public inquiry report leaked to Canada's public broadcaster called the disappearances and slayings of possibly thousands of indigenous women over recent decades a "Canadian genocide."...
13:51, 06/01/2019

In New Zealand, young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous rights AUCKLAND/WELLINGTON – Five years ago, law graduate Pania Newton and her cousins got together around a kitchen table and agreed to do everything in their power to prevent a housing development on a south Auckland site considered sacred by local Māori. Newton, now 29, is today leading thousands ...
12:51, 08/13/2019

Trudeau’s Liberals benefited from record Indigenous voter turnout in 2015. Can they again? How the Trans Mountain pipeline, Jody Wilson-Raybould being kicked out of cabinet, the MMIWG inquiry and other issues could impact the 2019 Indigenous vote....
18:00, 09/14/2019

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse the “historic destruction” of age-old dialects....
22:34, 08/07/2019

Brazil Congress ditches Bolsonaro decree weakening indigenous agency Brazil's Congress threw out part of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro giving say over indigenous land claims to the Agriculture Ministry, further undermining the right-wing president's agenda to empower rural farmers in disputes over land....
00:51, 06/26/2019

Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma Researchers target effects of ‘complex trauma’ and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parentsPregnancy and early parenthood are the best times to work with Indigenous families to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, according to a groundbreaking new research project.Researchers hav...
03:17, 06/22/2019

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
21:51, 05/23/2019

'No more stolen sisters': 12,000-mile ride to highlight missing indigenous women Up to 4,000 Indigenous women are killed or missing in Canada, while in the US they face murder rates up to 10 times higher than the national average Joan Jack tied nine red silk ribbons to the back of her Harley Davidson before setting off from Winnipeg, heading east down Canada’s Highway 1.Jack, a ...
12:17, 06/07/2019

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

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco world heritage list and, if successful, would becom...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Decades of missing Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' – leaked report Government’s inquiry into disappeared women and girls to be published MondayThree decades of missing and murdered Indigenous women amounts to a “Canadian genocide”, a leaked landmark government report has concluded.The document, titled Reclaiming Power and Place, was compiled over more than two and ...
20:17, 06/01/2019

A child raised by many mothers: What we can learn about parenthood from an indigenous group in Brazil Indigenous children are raised to develop high autonomy from a young age, a valuable skill in adulthood. That allows them to be surprisingly agile and strong, as well as familiar with their surroundings....
21:34, 09/06/2019

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals producer....
02:34, 06/28/2019

Maori and indigenous rights expert joins New Zealand's Supreme Court International indigenous rights expert Joe Williams has become the first Maori judge to join New Zealand's Supreme Court. He also studied in Canada and steps in for a colleague heading the Christchurch massacre inquiry....
14:51, 05/02/2019

Organizers of North American Indigenous Games admit to artistic oversight Organizers have issued a statement saying the oversight involving Melissa Labrador happened amid the "excitement" of revealing the official brand for the event last Wednesday....
20:51, 06/10/2019

First Nations suicide rate 3 times higher than for non-Indigenous people: StatsCan The agency reported Friday on the rates of death by suicide for self-identifying First Nations people, Metis and Inuit from 2011 to 2016, compared to non-Indigenous people....
06:51, 07/01/2019

Tweet prompts Canadian museum to recognize genocide against indigenous people A single tweet appeared to prompt a prominent Canadian museum to change its stance on the country’s historic treatment of indigenous people. The shift from the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg — which now says the country’s treatment of its indigenous population was genocide ...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Lens: Making Visible the Spirit World of Mexico’s Indigenous Communities Through photos and photo-illustrations, Yael Martínez and Orlando Velázquez capture the traditional rituals connecting life between the physical and invisible....
10:34, 05/07/2019

You can now adjust how quickly Alexa speaks in the U.S. Alexa's latest feature adjusts speech rate on command. It's the latest in a string of accessibility features to hit Amazon's voice assistant.Read More...
06:00, 08/08/2019

Tim Cook speaks out against US-China tariffs The CEO of Apple has told US President Donald Trump that tariffs planned against goods manufactured in China would have a negative impact on the company.Devices such as the iPhone famously have ‘Designed by Apple in California, Assembled in China’ on the back, meaning the cost of the C...
19:51, 08/19/2019

A Star Diamond Student Speaks Guide Vadim Pokhlebkin calls Paul Hotke “One of the star students” of the Diamond method. Paul took the Dick Diamond "Trade Small, Win Often" course February-May. Hotke is an articulate guy -- he owns his own CPA business and trades part-time. You can hear just what he has to say about t...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Rashida Tlaib’s Grandmother Speaks for Us All It wasn’t enough for Donald Trump to call his friend in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and urge him to block two sitting U.S. congresswomen from visiting that country. Always the narcissistic bully, Trump also felt compelled to pile on more with insults on social media afterward....
01:17, 08/18/2019

Style speaks volume at Cannes Florals, thigh-high splits and a leather cape were among the sartorial choices of Cannes red carpet guests Wednesday, including Amber Heard, Elle Fanning and Alessandra Ambrosio. (May 16)        ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Indigenous bidder to launch ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain pipeline route An Indigenous group planning to bid for ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline is launching a "listening tour'' of Indigenous communities in B.C. and Alberta....
03:17, 07/25/2019

Breaking from tradition, indigenous women lead fight for land rights in Brazil Brazil's indigenous women have been overturning tradition to step into the spotlight and lead an international push to defend their tribal land rights, which are up against the greatest threat they have faced in years under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Canada’s premiers meet with Indigenous leaders to talk child and family services Canada's premiers are meeting with Indigenous leaders to discuss giving greater child and family services jurisdiction to First Nations, Metis and Inuit people....
02:34, 07/10/2019

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect and co-operation....
06:00, 05/29/2019

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant disregard for Indigenous rights”, a UN human rights expert has said following an extensive fact-findi...
12:17, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals producer....
04:34, 06/28/2019

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is being advised by aides who “froth hate for indigenous people,” the head of Brazil’s indigenous affairs agency has told colleagues after he was fired from ...
02:51, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on the move that is sought by Brazil's farm lobby....
05:00, 06/20/2019

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous Peoples Space....
03:00, 07/03/2019

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
04:00, 06/06/2019

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
01:51, 07/05/2019

Julián Castro's Plan for Indigenous People Sets a High Bar for the 2020 Field Indigenous people have long been asking for United States politicians to simply listen; now, it looks like one is finally bending his ear....
20:51, 07/26/2019

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remain, the United Nations on Friday officially launched the International Year of Indigenous Languages, ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

‘Monstrous’: Indigenous rangers’ struggle against the plastic ruining Arnhem Land beaches The Gulf of Carpentaria is being inundated with some of the highest densities of rubbish in the worldThe Gulf of Carpentaria hosts some of Australia’s most remote coastline, but Indigenous rangers say it is being inundated with some of the highest densities of rubbish in the world.In 2018 the Dhimur...
09:17, 05/15/2019

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was finally about to be eroded....
13:51, 07/30/2019

'The misdeeds of a few': Nigeria speaks out over $46m fraud case Government says it will not stand in way of justice after 77 Nigerian nationals are among 80 suspects indicted in US Nigeria’s federal government has urged the international community not to let a minority of individuals tarnish the country’s reputation after the revelation of a high-profile financi...
16:51, 08/29/2019

U.S. President Trump speaks to UK PM candidate Johnson U.S. President Donald Trump waded into Britain's political crisis on Tuesday by telephoning Boris Johnson, the Brexit-supporting favorite to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May....
16:17, 06/04/2019

Microsoft Edge now speaks to you like a real person Microsoft Edge can now read websites aloud to you using voices so natural, they could be mistaken for real people.The new voices are included in the latest Edge Insider builds, and we expect it to appear in the release version very soon. To give them a try, grab either the Developer or Canary build,...
17:34, 08/15/2019

Amy Klobuchar speaks at Fox News Town Hall The Democrat discussed her campaign, her reputation as a moderate and how she plans to stand out in the crowded 2020 field, in the town hall moderated by Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to president after quake California's governor says President Trump committed to help. Speaking to reporters after touring the damage zone, Gavin Newsom said California must "be prepared for the next earthquake of magnitude even greater than 7.1." (July 6)        ...
11:00, 07/07/2019

Eyewitness of Chabad of Poway synagogue speaks Oscar Stewart of Rancho Bernardo, was the one who screamed at the suspect, 19-year-old John Earnest, and ran him out.        ...
04:51, 04/29/2019

Mom of twins left to die in hot car speaks out, defends husband "I will never get over this loss and I know he will never forgive himself for this mistake," said Marissa Rodriguez in a statement to NBC New York of her husband, Juan....
06:17, 07/29/2019

Miley Cyrus Speaks Out After Fan Gropes Her in Barcelona Miley Cyrus is saying "don't f--k with my freedom" after a scary incident in Barcelona. Earlier this week, the She Is Coming artist was leaving her hotel in Spain with husband......
22:34, 06/04/2019

Justin Trudeau speaks after racist photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will speak after a photo of him wearing brownface when he was a school teacher in 2001 surfaced. Follow here for the latest...
21:51, 09/20/2019

House Dem speaks about her own abortion: Government has 'no right in my uterus' Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., had a blunt discussion about her own abortion, telling CNN on Tuesday that the government had no right in her body parts....
20:17, 05/21/2019

Miley Cyrus speaks out after being grabbed by fan without her consent Days after a fan took things too far with Miley Cyrus by grabbing her and trying to kiss her — without her consent — as she was walking to her car with husband Liam Hemsworth, the “Malibu” singer is speaking out about the scary incident. ...
05:51, 06/05/2019

How a Reporter Speaks to Women About Their Most Personal Experiences Pam Belluck, a science reporter for The Times, recently discussed her reporting on surgical advancements for women who have experienced female genital cutting....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Huawei's detained finance chief speaks out Huawei's finance chief, detained in Canada since December, has written to the company's 188,000 employees to thank them for support she says has filled her "with power."...
12:18, 05/14/2019

Bus driver speaks out after angry passenger pulls gun on him The MTA bus driver who had a gun pulled on him because he didn’t pick up an unhinged passenger told The Post he’s relieved to know the hothead has been busted — but warned that more needs to be done to protect transit workers. “This guy doesn’t need to be out on the street like......
11:51, 08/10/2019

Eoin Morgan Speaks About Six Hitting Record Eoin Morgan's knock was made more remarkable by the fact that he struggled with back spasms during the last game against the West Indies and had to face a late fitness test in order to play against......
11:00, 06/19/2019

McConnell Speaks On Hypothetical SCOTUS Vacancy MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says if a Supreme Court vacancy occurs during next year’s presidential election, he would work to confirm a nominee appointed by President Donald Trump. The Republican from Kentucky responded when asked the hypothetic...
14:51, 05/29/2019

Miley Cyrus speaks out against man who groped her in public Pop star says a woman ‘can be wearing what she wants … She can’t be grabbed without her consent’Miley Cyrus has spoken out after a man grabbed and kissed her following a festival performance in Barcelona last weekend. She posted footage of the incident to her Instagram and Twitter feeds, which shows...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Patricia Arquette speaks out for transgender rights Patricia Arquette used her Emmy acceptance speech for her role in Hulu's "The Act" to mention someone who unfortunately could not be there to celebrate with her: her sister, Alexis, the actress and transgender activist who died in 2016....
05:34, 09/23/2019

Cartoonist behind viral Trump illustration speaks out A Canadian cartoonist's illustration of President Donald Trump playing golf over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral Wednesday. Two days later, Michael de Adder said on Twitter that he had been let go by a publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada....
02:34, 07/03/2019

'Perhaps more has to be done': Trump speaks out after 29 killed in mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have accused Donald Trump of encouraging "white nationalism" after two mass shootings left 29 people dead in the US....
08:51, 08/05/2019

After Trump rebuke, France says it speaks for itself on Iran France does not need the permission of other states to try to defuse tensions with Iran, its foreign minister said on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump accused President Emmanuel Macron of sending "mixed signals" to Tehran....
22:51, 08/09/2019

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking to open reservation lands to commercial agriculture and mining....
04:00, 06/12/2019

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration still seems not to have received the message of urgency....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Thousands of killed or missing Indigenous women and girls are victims of a 'Canadian genocide,' report says The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been killed or have vanished in Canada in the past decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide," a report obtained by CNN partner CBC says....
10:51, 06/03/2019

‘Preserve, revitalize and promote’ indigenous languages, or lose a ‘wealth of traditional knowledge’, UN chief says Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the urgency to “preserve, revitalize and promote indigenous languages” in his message for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, celebrated on Friday....
23:17, 08/09/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements for social justice....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Officials to meet with Attawapiskat families to discuss water concerns: Indigenous Services Minister Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says the federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenges with its water supply, including sending additional medical officials there this week....
04:00, 07/23/2019

The new shines bright in Brazilian banking Investors expect a radical transformation in Brazilian financial services in the next five years: this enthusiasm is depressing incumbent stocks while driving strong valuations for start-ups....
17:51, 09/17/2019

Heartbroken mom speaks out against protein shakes after daughter’s death A heartbroken Australian mother is speaking out about the potential dangers of protein shakes and supplements after she says her 25-year-old daughter’s diet triggered an undiagnosed condition that ultimately contributed to her death two years ago. Michelle White said that while her daughter, Meegan ...
06:34, 07/16/2019

Greta Thunberg speaks at UN Youth Climate Summit Young people are an "unstoppable" force in pressuring world leaders to act on climate change, teenage activist Greta Thunberg told a United Nations panel on Saturday. (Sept. 21)        ...
21:34, 09/21/2019

Elton John speaks out against ‘Rocketman’ censorship in Russia John and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement after Russian media reported that scenes involving gay sex and drug taking had been cut from a screening in Russia....
04:34, 06/02/2019

Chirlane McCray speaks out on cop suicides after ThriveNYC controversy First lady Chirlane McCray took to Twitter on Tuesday night to speak out about the rash of cop suicides that has shaken the NYPD this year. Replying to a post from the mayor’s office — which credited McCray’s mental health program, ThirveNYC, for helping the department deal with suicide ...
12:34, 08/21/2019

'I was shocked': mother of boy whose scalp was coloured by school speaks out ‘It would not have happened to a white kid,’ Angela Washington said after staff used a marker pen on Juelz Trice’s banned haircutJuelz Trice came home from school earlier this year with permanent marker ink scribbled on his scalp, but it was not a prank played by one of his fellow seventh-graders. I...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Kawhi Leonard finally speaks after Clippers’ heist: ‘I just want to win’ Steve Ballmer stepped to the podium with prepared notes, but didn’t need them. He let his excitement do the talking, furiously clapping his hands and shouting “pretty cool, pretty damn cool” as his two big prizes, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, sat to his left. The Clippers’ celebration continued in...
03:00, 07/25/2019

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion rights....
07:34, 06/04/2019

The Bachelorette's Luke Parker Speaks Out About His Onscreen Behavior Luke P. learned an important lesson on last night's episode of The Bachelorette. Never, ever say to a woman in the middle of a speech: "Can I just cut you off for a second?"......
02:17, 05/29/2019

Trump Speaks on Donald Jr.’s Subpoena and Mueller Testifying President Trump came to his son’s defense and said he would let Attorney General William Barr decide whether Robert Mueller should testify before Congress....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Wounded San Diego Rabbi speaks at United Nations Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, who was wounded in a synagogue shooting in San Diego in April, told the United Nations General Assembly that anti-Semitism is a "problem for the world." (June 26)        ...
17:34, 06/26/2019

Aaron Carter Speaks Out About Lina Valentina Split Aaron Carter and Lina Valentina have broken up after nearly a year of dating. The 31-year-old "I Want Candy" singer confirmed the news to E! News on Sunday. "Lina......
09:17, 08/05/2019

The dignity of refugees: Homi K. Bhabha speaks at the Ruhrtriennale The Indian English scholar, a leading thinker in the fields of post-colonialism and integration, had food for thought for visitors at the Ruhrtriennale....
03:51, 09/17/2019

Wahab Riaz Speaks About His Relationship With Mohammad Amir Mohammad Amir is having a great run in World Cup. He has claimed 15 wickets in 5 matches and is sitting at 3rd spot in list of leading wicket-takers....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Oprah Winfrey speaks at college graduation in Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey tells college graduates in Colorado small steps lead to big accomplishments. Winfrey gave the commencement speech Sunday at Colorado College. The small liberal arts college in Colorado Springs awarded 590 undergraduate degrees. Winfrey quoted black activi...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed the topic during an interview for AS IF......
09:51, 07/14/2019

Sec. Of State Alison Lundergan Grimes Speaks Out About Lawsuit (LEX 18)– With the May primary right around the corner, there’s growing tension surrounding the election process itself. Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes filed a lawsuit on Monday challenging a recently enacted law that strips her of her power over the State Board of E...
21:17, 05/08/2019

Day After Bengal Shocker, Mamata Banerjee Speaks Out With Poetry The verdict is out. A day after the BJP's landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, headlined by a stunning performance in West Bengal, where it significantly improved its tally compared to 2014,......
02:34, 05/25/2019

7 killed in West Texas shooting. Witness speaks Authorities said Sunday they still could not explain why a man with an AR-style weapon opened fire during a routine traffic stop in West Texas to begin a terrifying, 10-mile (16-kilometer) rampage that killed seven people. (Sept. 1)        ...
15:00, 09/02/2019

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

Cory Booker speaks at panel on reparations for slavery Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States. (June 19)        ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Dad of NYPD cop in alleged murder-for-hire plot speaks out: ‘It’s not her!’ “It’s not her!” insists the father of the NYPD cop accused of hiring a hitman in a failed plot to kill her estranged husband and her lover’s own teen daughter. “It’s the boyfriend,” the father, who identified himself as Lou Cincinelli, told The Post after ru...
07:34, 05/18/2019

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
03:00, 05/30/2019

Brazilian retailer GPA Q2 net income tops estimates Brazilian supermarket chain Grupo Pão de Açúcar SA reported on Wednesday a 124% surge in its second-quarter net income year-on-year, beating expectations, underpinned by solid revenue in its wholesale unit Assaí....
05:34, 07/25/2019

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the evangelicals to have it, saying they don't belong in the neighborhood....
22:17, 09/14/2019

Fitness tips: three benefits of Brazilian jiu-jitsu A black belt and coach explains why it’s good for you• Fit in my 40s: Zoe Williams gives Brazilian jiu-jitsu a goIt’s great self-defence The main difference between Brazilian and traditional jiu-jitsu is that we don’t have strikes. It’s all based on immobilising your opponent, rather than punching o...
11:17, 09/14/2019

More than 50 dead — with 16 decapitated — in Brazilian prison riot At least 52 inmates died, 16 of whom were decapitated, in a prison riot that broke out on Monday morning in the northern Brazilian state of Para, the state's prison authority said on Monday, the latest in a series of deadly clashes....
23:17, 07/29/2019

Brazilian healthcare CIOs plan IoT boost The next two years will see an increase in investment in the technologies, but leaders face digitization and interoperability challenges, according to research....
21:34, 08/05/2019

More than 50 prison inmates die after fight in Brazilian jail Fighting broke out between rival gangs in the morning at the penitentiary in the northern Brazilian state of Para. Authorities needed several hours before regaining control....
22:51, 07/29/2019

| French first lady is 'truly ugly', says Brazilian minister A Brazilian government minister has said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly", only days after the country's president appeared to endorse an attack on her appearance....
17:00, 09/06/2019

Brazilian women take one-two finish in street final Brazilian skateboarders finished one-two in the female category of the Street League World Championships on Sunday, a result that moved them closer to a place at Tokyo 2020 and confirmed Brazil’s eminence in one of the newest Olympic events....
02:51, 09/23/2019

Ex-worker tries to rob Brazilian bank in elaborate old-man disguise A former bank employee in Brazil wore a disturbingly life-like old man mask while trying to rob a location of his ex-employer, according to new reports. The thief used the movie-quality mask — as well as dark glasses and a flat cap — in his attempt to hide his identity while sticking up a bank......
22:17, 08/13/2019

Taron Egerton speaks out against Rocketman scene cuts in Russia Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesTaron Egerton, the star of the Elton John biopic, Rocketman, has said he is dismayed that gay scenes have been cut from the film in Russia.Egerton, who has won praise for his portrayal of John in the film, wrote on I...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Security guard speaks after Ezekiel Elliott shove: ‘out of control’ The security guard who was shoved over by Ezekiel Elliott at a music festival last week has spoken, and he isn’t happy with the Cowboys running back. Kyle Johnson told CBS LA that although he didn’t press charges initially, he’s now unsure of whether he’ll have Elliott arrest...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks out for 1st time since surviving plane crash Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Monday spoke out for the first time since he and his family survived a fiery plane crash in Tennessee last week, saying they are “truly blessed” to walk away unscathed. Earnhardt Jr. released a statement on Twitter, thanking his fans and others who have supported th...
10:17, 08/20/2019

Watch: Trump speaks at census event in Rose Garden An administration official told NBC News ahead of the Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon that Trump would direct the Commerce Department to acquire the data by other means....
03:51, 07/12/2019

Mother whose toddler died after Ice detention speaks out in emotional testimony The House hearing comes as reports of harrowing conditions at border detention facilities have sparked a national outcryA House committee looking into the treatment of migrant children at detention facilities on the US border has heard searing testimony from the mother whose 21-month old toddler die...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo a second time. Najila Trindade arrived Tuesday at the police station to continue her deposition with a new lawyer, the fourth to represent her since s...
02:34, 06/19/2019

Cory Booker Speaks About White Supremacy and Gun Violence in Charleston “Racist violence has always been part of the American story,” Mr. Booker said, in a major speech at the church where nine black people were gunned down in 2015....
16:34, 08/07/2019

Trump 'speaks to Kanye West' about custody A$AP Rocky in Sweden US rapper A$AP Rocky has received an unlikely boost in his bid to be freed from custody in Sweden over an alleged fight after Donald Trump said Kanye West had brought him up to speed on the situation....
02:17, 07/20/2019

'That show has ruined my life': Jeremy Kyle guest speaks out Exclusive: Dwayne Davison, labelled ‘most hated guest ever’, says he has faced sustained abuseMillions of Britons have watched Dwayne Davison’s appearance on the Jeremy Kyle Show. He was labelled the most hated Jeremy Kyle guest ever. He wants them to know he struggled for work and was mocked in the...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Google speaks to fuzzy game-ownership question in new Stadia FAQ This may look like an ordinary Chromecast Ultra, and it is. But the orange Google Stadia logo behind it indicates that it's being promoted as a central part of the $130 Stadia Pro bundle, shipping this November. [credit: Google ] ...
02:51, 07/10/2019

Prannoy Roy Speaks To Sushil Modi, Shatrughan Sinha: Highlights Amid the ongoing marathon national election, NDTV's Prannoy Roy spoke to Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and new Congress candidate Shatrughan Sinha....
22:34, 05/14/2019

Pakistan PM Khan speaks with India's Modi to congratulate him on election win Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday spoke to Narendra Modi and congratulated the Indian leader on the runaway election victory of his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), both countries said on Sunday....
16:17, 05/26/2019

Clint Frazier’s silence following defensive woes speaks volumes Clint Frazier has always had something to say, whether it was showing confidence he would win an outfield job or showing off his custom design cleats. But last night, Frazier was absolutely speechless following a dreadful showing in the outfield. Frazier misplayed three balls; one was a run-scoring ...
00:17, 06/04/2019

"He Speaks Very Good English But...": PM Modi Laughs At Trump Remark Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held talks today on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in France. The camaraderie between the two leaders was on display during a joint media......
14:34, 08/26/2019

Ocasio-Cortez speaks about her ‘super bizarre’ alliance with Ted Cruz Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called her potential alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz “super bizarre, really weird” and blasted Joe Biden’s progressive cred. Staff for Ocasio-Cortez and Cruz are discussing a potential bill that would block Congress members from becoming lobbyists when they leave offi...
20:34, 06/07/2019

A Victim of the Anti-Gay Purge in Chechnya Speaks Out: ‘The Truth Exists’ It was just after lunchtime on the day Amin Dzhabrailov was taken. A woman who was about to get married had come to the salon in the Chechen capital of Grozny where he worked, and the two were happily chatting as he colored her hair. Then, he recalls, three men in uniform barged in, asking for him b...
16:00, 07/26/2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Kirkpatrick, who represents Congressional District 2 of Arizona, said she called for the impeachment inquiry ...
00:00, 07/17/2019

| WATCH: Thai diver speaks a year after cave resue One of the divers in the dramatic rescue of boys from a Thai cave tells DW one year on about the breathtaking experience of not knowing whether they would find the boys dead or alive....
07:17, 07/14/2019

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with 3 murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murdering three people....
00:00, 09/04/2019

‘This should never happen anywhere’: UN rights chief speaks out about US migrant facility conditions GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention facilities, intensifying a challenge to the Trump administration’s immigration policies. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bache...
00:34, 07/09/2019

Dodgers fan hit by ball speaks out as team mulls extended netting The fan who was struck in the head by a foul ball this week during a Los Angeles Dodgers game reportedly has suffered a concussion and says that she "can't see out of my right eye."...
22:34, 06/25/2019

Busy Philipps speaks about her abortion and condemns Georgia's six-week ban Philipps reveals her own abortion at age 15 on her talkshowGovernor Brian Kemp signed highly restrictive law on TuesdayThe actor Busy Philipps condemned Georgia’s six-week abortion ban, signed into law yesterday, on her talk show Busy Tonight by revealing the story of her own abortion at age 15.“I h...
20:17, 05/08/2019

Naomi Campbell speaks out after Gucci’s 'blackface' sweater controversy Naomi Campbell spoke out on Wednesday months after Gucci faced a slew of criticism and ultimately apologized for selling a sweater that many said resembled blackface....
20:51, 05/09/2019

On ‘Africa Speaks,’ Santana Finds a Worthy Partner in Buika Carlos Santana’s new album started when he brought a playlist of African songs to the producer Rick Rubin. Then the 71-year-old guitarist found the LP’s voice on the internet....
23:17, 06/25/2019

Maduro Speaks to Troops, Trying to Discredit Guaidó’s Call for Mutiny The appearance by President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela appeared intended to further contradict assertions of authority by Juan Guaidó, the opposition leader....
19:17, 05/02/2019

Meghan Markle's father speaks out on baby Archie's christening Meghan Markle remains estranged from her paternal family, even after the birth and christening of her and Prince Harry's son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor....
19:17, 07/07/2019

Alleged London Bus Attack Victim Speaks Out in Op-Ed: ‘Do You Get Outraged About All Homophobia?’ A woman whose photo went viral after she was allegedly beaten in a homophobic attack in London this month has spoken up in a Guardian op-ed about the experience of her face being used as what she calls “cheap clickbait.” The woman, whose name is published as “Chris,” was phot...
20:51, 06/15/2019

Family of Maria Escobedo speaks out after murderer gets life in prison TUCSON – Maria Escobedo was known as kind, nice and loving. She was a family woman, a mother and a grandma. The brother of Escobedo, Jose Tellez was emotional as he talked to News 4 Tucson about the life sentence of Mario Jesus Dorame. “It tears you up. It hurts. It hurts really bad,R...
05:17, 07/13/2019

President Donald Trump speaks with governors about Hurricane Dorian President Donald Trump says he's spoken with the governors of Florida and Georgia ahead of the expected landfall of a potentially devastating Hurricane Dorian this weekend. (August 30)        ...
07:51, 08/31/2019

NBA legend Dwyane Wade speaks at Stoneman Douglas graduation Former Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was the surprise guest speaker at Sunday's graduation ceremony for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2019 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla....
22:51, 06/02/2019

On torture and imprisonment in Turkey: author Asli Erdogan speaks For four months, Turkish author Asli Erdogan sat behind bars in an Istanbul prison. Now living in exile, she spoke to DW about the political situation in her homeland; and the long-term trauma inflicted by torture....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Cardi B Speaks Out After Security Threat Forces Her to Cancel Concert Cardi B is breaking her silence. On Tuesday evening, the "Press" rapper took to Instagram to share the sad news that she would be canceling her concert in Indiana. But for a good......
06:51, 07/31/2019

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with three murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murdering three people....
17:00, 09/03/2019

Watch live: Robert Mueller speaks on Russia investigation The Justice Department said special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public statements about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election at 11 a.m. Wednesday....
16:51, 05/29/2019

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
21:34, 06/01/2019

Huawei denies interest in acquiring Oi or any other Brazilian carrier Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co said on Sunday it was not interested in acquiring struggling Oi SA or any other Brazilian carrier....
20:52, 09/22/2019

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director Petra Costa is known for mining her personal and family history for material. Her first feature, Elena, turned her search for her absent older sister in...
04:51, 06/22/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Brazilian hotel company interested in Four Seasons restaurant Brazil’s high-end Fasano Hotel company is hot to take over the vacant, former Four Seasons restaurant at 280 Park Ave., Realty Check has learned. Nothing’s signed and talks haven’t reached a term-sheet stage, but a source said Fasano would love to turn the lights back on. The glamorous, 19,000- squa...
05:51, 08/20/2019

Brazilian striker Thalles dies in motorcycle crash near Rio RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former Vasco da Gama striker Thalles Lima de Conceicaão Penha is one of two people who died from a motorcycle crash outside Rio de Janeiro. Thalles was 24. The club and Rio de Janeiro’s fire department said the incident happened early Saturday morning when Thalles’ ...
18:34, 06/22/2019

Brazilian officials say 42 inmates found dead at 3 prisons Brazilian authorities said 42 inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas Monday, a day after 15 prisoners died in a riot at a fourth prison in the same city...
02:51, 05/28/2019

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Brazilian telecom Oi taps former TIM exec for CEO spot -paper The board of Brazilian telecoms firm Oi SA has approved the former head of competitor TIM Participacoes SA as its new chief executive, newspaper O Globo reported late on Monday....
15:34, 07/02/2019

Fit in my 40s: will Brazilian jiu-jitsu give me a body like Hercules? | Zoe Williams Fending off a strangling attempt is quite a complicated manoeuvre• Fitness tips: three benefits of Brazilian jiu-jitsuI’m learning Brazilian jiu-jitsu with feminist activist Paola Diana and her coach, Charles Negromonte Santos. Diana is also an amateur boxer, Krav Maga enthusiast and early adopter o...
11:17, 09/14/2019

Brazilian president imposes nationwide burn ban as new fires pop up Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed a nationwide burn ban for the next two months as the country deals with large-scale wildfires in the Amazon rain forest....
09:51, 08/30/2019

Mass shooting at Brazilian bar leaves 11 people dead A group of heavily-armed men — riding on a motorcycle and in three cars — went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Brazil, killing at least 11 people on Sunday, according to officials. The “massacre” unfolded in the country’s northern Pará state in the city of Belem, the public safet...
10:00, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, according to a securities filing....
14:51, 07/19/2019

Brazilian judge gives Bolsonaro 5 days to clarify gun decree A Brazilian supreme court judge said Friday that President Jair Bolsonaro and his Justice Ministry had five days to respond to opposition assertions that a recently passed gun decree was unconstitutional....
09:51, 05/11/2019

Brazilian tennis player Souza provisionally suspended Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m ($107m) in collective moral damages and £150,000 ($186,000) to each of the close relatives of nearly 300 people killed...
01:17, 07/17/2019

Brazilian police dismiss rape claim against Neymar Brazilian police say they've decided there are no grounds to bring sexual assault charges against soccer star Neymar       ...
18:51, 07/30/2019

Brazilian president suggests less pooping to help save environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday suggesting eating less food, and therefore, defecating less, is an answer to some of the world's problems....
19:35, 08/11/2019

Brazilian musician João Gilberto dies aged 88 ‘Father of bossa nova’ died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de JaneiroBrazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media.On his Facebook account, his son Marcelo Gilberto said “his fight was ...
02:00, 07/07/2019

U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Brazilian wild fires: official The U.S. government is deeply concerned about wildfires raging throughout the Brazilian Amazon, a senior White House official said on Friday, as international concern grows over the record number of blazes there this year....
21:34, 08/23/2019

Brazilian startup Volanty gets capital injection led by SoftBank Brazil's digital used car portal Volanty has received an infusion of 70 million reais ($17.6 million) from venture capital funds led by Japan's SoftBank and Kaszek of Argentina....
10:00, 08/08/2019

Brazilian club admits guilt in doping two of its own players SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Athletico has admitted two of its players tested positive for doping because of medication from its own staff. Club president Mario Celso Petraglia said in a news conference on Monday that defender Thiago Heleno and midfielder Camacho were given higenamine, a suppleme...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
03:51, 05/23/2019

Brazilian player gets life ban from tennis for match-fixing Brazilian player Diego Matos was banned for life from professional tennis after being found guilty of match-fixing        ...
00:17, 09/10/2019

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
00:17, 07/20/2019

Brazilian police kill man who held bus passengers hostage Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff on Latin America’s longest bridge...
01:34, 08/21/2019

Softbank evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies for investment - exec Japan's SoftBank Group is evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies with high growth potential for possible investments, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday....
06:52, 09/21/2019

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

The Brazilian justice minister's dubious deportation decree Justice Minister Sergio Moro wants Brazil to deport "dangerous foreigners." Observers believe that the threat is aimed at the US journalist Glenn Greenwald, whose Intercept has aggressively reported on Moro's conduct....
06:51, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering The Brazilian government and state-controlled insurance company BB Seguros raised 7.4 billion reais ($1.99 billion) in a share offering by reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA, the company said on Friday....
17:17, 07/19/2019

Vettel shocked by idea of Brazilian GP leaving Interlagos for Rio Sebastian Vettel says it is a "shock" the Brazilian Grand Prix could move to Rio de Janeiro in 2020, while Nico Hulkenberg would "drop a tear" over losing Interlagos...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Barcelona sells Brazilian forward Malcom to Zenit Barcelona says it has agreed to sell Brazilian forward Malcom to Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg for 40 million euros (44.4 million dollars)       ...
18:17, 08/02/2019

Brazilian Police Recommend Against Charging Neymar With Rape Police in Brazil have closed their investigation into the rape allegation against Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, and recommend that prosecutors not bring charges against him due to a lack of evidence. The prosecutor’s office will have 15 days to “evaluate the case,” according to the AFP....
20:51, 07/30/2019

Brazilian police sniper kills bus hijacker in Rio de Janeiro All 37 hostages onboard hijacked bus on bridge across Guanabara Bay survive ordealBrazilian security forces have shot dead a man who hijacked a bus on a bridge across Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro and took nearly 40 people hostage.The hijacking began at about 5am on Tuesday when a masked man comma...
07:00, 08/21/2019

'We're afraid': the queer Brazilian sex artists targeted by Bolsonaro After the far-right president tweeted a video of their transgressive street performance, the two artists fled São Paulo – but now they’re pushing back‘Queer people have been afraid since the president was elected,” says Paulx Castello. “He has been demonising us from the start – but this was differe...
19:17, 06/24/2019

Trump speaks before presidential seal doctored with symbols of Russia and golf Image mysteriously displayed behind president at rightwing event features two-headed eagle clutching golf clubsAs Donald Trump addressed a rightwing crowd in Washington on Tuesday, the audience roared in support – but it was a doctored onscreen display that ultimately took center stage. At a student...
05:51, 07/25/2019

John Legend speaks out about that time Chrissy Teigen was mom-shamed and why he changes diapers John Legend is here for diaper-changing tables in men's restrooms. He is not here for people mom-shaming his wife Chrissy Teigen.        ...
21:34, 06/12/2019

Carlin Dunne's Mother Speaks Against Banning Motorcycles On Pikes Peak After Ducati rider Carlin Dunne's tragic death at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, there have been reports about the future of motorcycle racing at Pikes Peak under question....
21:17, 07/17/2019

Chris Harrison Speaks Out on Allegations Against Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss The Bachelor franchise is no stranger to scandal. Last week, the show's creator Mike Fleiss made headlines after his pregnant wife Laura Fleiss was granted a temporary restraining......
16:51, 07/23/2019

Tearful principal speaks at burned student trial: ‘I made a mistake’ The principal of a prestigious Manhattan high school cried in court on Monday when asked why a litany of safety protocols were ignored before a student was horrifically disfigured in a chemistry experiment gone wrong....
03:34, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: Friend of missing 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck speaks out about disappearance Friend of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck, Kennedy Stoner, granted an exclusive interview to "Outnumbered Overtime" Tuesday, to speak out about her sorority sister's mysterious disappearance ...
02:17, 06/26/2019

Maxim Dadashev's 'devastated' opponent speaks out for first time since boxer's death The opponent of Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev, who died Tuesday after suffering a brain injury during a match on Friday, has spoken out for the first time since the pair faced off. ...
22:34, 07/25/2019

Cannes 2019: jury speaks out against 'rage and anger' of populist politicians Jury president Alejandro González Iñárritu takes aim at Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant policiesA familiar trio of topics – Netflix, gender disparity and Donald Trump – were on the agenda as the this year’s Cannes film festival got under way.At the press conference introducing this year’s festival jur...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Dolphins coach speaks to Kenny Stills after player's criticism of owner Coach Brian Flores spoke to Miami Dolphins star Kenny Stills after the wide receiver criticized the team's owner in a tweet for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump....
20:17, 08/09/2019

'I Want to Own My Part In it'—Lena Waithe Officially Speaks On Jason Mitchell Allegations For the first time, Lena Waithe is speaking thoroughly on the allegations against actor Jason Mitchell in regard to his alleged misconduct on the set of The Chi. And it seems she wants to set the record straight on some things....
16:51, 05/31/2019

Oprah pal Marianne Williamson finally speaks 30 minutes into Democratic debate Oprah Winfrey pal and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson — one of the least known of all the 2020 Democratic hopefuls — used her time on stage during Thursday’s debate to blast her fellow candidates. The 66-year-old self-help book author didn’t get a chance to speak until about the 30-mi...
08:51, 06/28/2019

Amber Portwood's Ex Gary Shirley Speaks Out After Her Arrest for Domestic Battery Amber Portwood's ex is speaking out hours after her arrest in Indiana. On Friday morning, Gary Shirley took to Twitter and expressed well wishes for the mother of his daughter.......
22:34, 07/05/2019

Watch: Trump speaks at conference hours after firing John Bolton Roughly 1,800 people are reportedly expected to attend the conference, which draws leaders and representatives of historically black colleges and universities — often called HBCUs — from around the country....
07:01, 09/11/2019

Diplomat who helped launch Russia probe speaks out, defends role Former Australian diplomat Alexander Downer, in an extensive interview, spoke out on his mysterious role in triggering the launch of the Trump-Russia probe -- while seeming to push back on suggestions that his fateful 2016 meeting with then-Trump adviser George Papadopoulos was somehow a set-up. ...
18:34, 05/10/2019

'We Need Responsible Consumerism': Designer Tracy Reese Speaks on Sustainable Fashion Designer Tracy Reese has been a leader in the fashion industry. Long before diversity and inclusion were moves designers made for clicks, Reese was making it happen. In the early 2000s, she featured black women of all complexions on the runway. That’s no surprise: She was one of the first black wome...
18:00, 07/26/2019