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Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil

Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil

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Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide ralli...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The govern...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Ja...
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Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstratio...
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Brazil's indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policie...
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Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration ...
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Crowds gather for coronation procession of Thai king Crowds of Thai people lined roads under Bangkok's blazing sun on Sunday for the royal procession of newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn, hoping t...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure ...
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Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under...
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Helicopter crushes flowers as crowds flock to 'super bloom' Park officials say many wildflower tourists have been well-behaved, but some have ignored pleas to stay on trailsIn one of the most famous literary d...
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Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results showed Presiden...
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Who is that guy? Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign draws crowds, money and an expected spot on the Democratic debate stage. The tech entrepreneur is pushing a $12,000 annual income for adult U.S. citizens and lamenting a coming “crisis” as robots take jobs now held by huma...
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California set to overhaul sex education guidance for teachers California is close to overhauling its guidance for teaching sex education in public schools, offering teachers a framework for talking to kindergart...
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‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17...
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Oregon teachers the latest to walk out for more education funds Hundreds of teachers in Oregon are planning a statewide walkout on Wednesday to rally for more education funding -- following a lead taken by tens of...
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Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees...
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Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Democratic candidates running for Kentucky governor have vowed to push for more state funding for higher education as they...
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Bernie Sanders Unveils Broad Plan to Overhaul Education Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Saturday his plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s education system that would pay teachers more and end f...
09:32, 05/19/2019

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for free public college tuition and universal prekindergarten under a...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others ...
04:48, 05/03/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed ...
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Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed ...
05:32, 05/02/2019

Priyanka Chopra promotes refugee education on Ethiopia visit ASSOSA, Ethiopia (AP) — Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children. Chopra is a goodwill ambassador f...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the im...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Julián Castro Unveils Education Plan With Focus on Universal Pre-K Mr. Castro’s sweeping plan would also eliminate tuition at public universities and community colleges and overhaul the student-debt repayment process...
21:48, 05/13/2019

Forget Sats – find a true measure of education | Letters Clive Stafford Smith says Sats are irrelevant to his son’s life and Mary Bousted defends Labour’s proposed assessment reforms, while Ann Moore and Ri...
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Gorsuch replaces Biden as chair of civic education group WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is the new honorary chairman of a nonpartisan group devoted to education about the Constitution,...
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Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregat...
02:00, 05/19/2019

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Democrat Warren says she would pick a public school teacher for education post Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pledged on Monday that if she wins the White House in 2020, her education secretary will be "a for...
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Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobs DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by part...
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Oil Edges Higher on OPEC Cuts, Iran Tensions Oil prices rose slightly on continued U.S.-Iran tensions and as major crude producers including Saudi Arabia signaled they may maintain production cu...
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USAG cuts ties with brand-new medical director USA Gymnastics has reversed course once again, severing ties with Edward Nyman just one day after naming him director of sports medicine and science....
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14:32, 05/03/2019

Google cuts off Huawei’s access to key Android services Google yanked Huawei’s access to some of its key Android services, dealing a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker as it’s caught in an escalating tra...
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Amtrak cuts will ‘jeopardize safety, security’: police union Amtrak plans to cut its nation-wide payroll over the next three years — including potentially dangerous 20 percent reductions in its police for...
09:48, 05/04/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid ...
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Lottery cuts expectations for sports betting revenue in half PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island lottery now says sports betting is expected to bring in about $15 million in the next fiscal year, instead o...
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14:48, 05/15/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the ...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Retired Lebanese soldiers picket central bank over cuts Retired soldiers in Lebanon will stage a sit-in at the Central Bank until further notice to stop it from opening until the government agrees to drop ...
22:48, 05/12/2019

Millions without water in Libya as armed group cuts off supply Gunmen claiming to be loyal to Khalifa Haftar force shutdown in Tripoli and nearby citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities ...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Lumentum says it's halting all Huawei shipments; cuts its quarterly forecast Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum on Monday was the first U.S. company to confirm formally it was halting shipments to Huawei, following export re...
15:48, 05/20/2019

| IOC sees scope for more Tokyo 2020 games budget cuts Tokyo 2020 can make further reductions to its budget despite some sports associations voicing concerns that cost-cutting could harm the running of th...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Palestinian students ‘compelled to drop dreams because of financial cuts’ For students attending schools funded by the UN relief agency for Palestine refugees, (UNRWA), uncertainty over the future has become a constant worr...
22:32, 04/28/2019

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13:00, 05/21/2019

Olympic sports slam Tokyo organizers over cuts at venues GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Olympic sports leaders have criticized Tokyo Games organizers for cutting spending on how events will be presented at ve...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Voce says Argo ROE could double with cost cuts, nominates five directors An activist hedge fund said on Tuesday that insurance company Argo Group International Holdings Ltd could double its return on equity if it cut $100 ...
23:16, 04/30/2019

IMF cuts global growth outlook, but predicts pick up later in 2019 The outlook for global growth is at its lowest since the financial crisis, but expected to pick up in the second half of 2019, the International Mone...
20:00, 04/28/2019

CNN's Don Lemon cuts off guest who accused him of 'contributing' to political divide CNN anchor Don Lemon lashed out at former White House aide Cliff Sims over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville remarks and ended the segment ear...
04:00, 04/30/2019

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01:32, 04/30/2019

Apple shares slide as HSBC cuts price target Apple shares were down 2.5% in pre-market Monday after HSBC cut the tech giant's price target over fears of its exposure to the trade war betwee...
15:16, 05/20/2019

Kohl’s cuts profit estimates, sending its shares tumbling Kohl’s cut its full-year profit forecast after the department store operator missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit, ...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Johnson cuts lead to two shots as Koepka crumbles at PGA Championship The PGA Championship suddenly developed high drama as Dustin Johnson moved within two strokes of leader Brooks Koepka, with the tournament on a knife...
02:00, 05/20/2019

Viacom profit beats on cost cuts, success of 'Bumblebee' Media company Viacom Inc beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its ...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Buttigieg ‘doesn’t care’ about Trump’s trolling, slams tax cuts Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Sunday evening shrugged off trolling by President Trump during a Fox News town hall Sunday where he...
03:48, 05/20/2019

Lumentum says halting all Huawei shipments, cuts quarterly forecast Mobile phone parts producer Lumentum Holdings Inc on Monday was the first U.S. company to confirm formally it was halting shipments to Huawei Technol...
14:48, 05/20/2019

Lebanon's president urges 'sacrifice' as budget cuts debated President Michel Aoun urged the Lebanese on Tuesday to end protests and make sacrifices to rescue the country from financial crisis as ministers deba...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Leading investor in Britain's Metro Bank cuts stake by nearly a third U.S. investment firm Fidelity Management & Research, one of the biggest investors in Britain's Metro Bank, has cut its stake in the lender by almost ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

Macron pledges tax cuts in effort to assuage Yellow Vests French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed long-awaited plans to alleviate nearly half a year of street protests that have sucked the oxygen out o...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Mexican health service chief quits over spending cuts The head of Mexico's social security institute has stepped down, citing budget cuts that he said would harm health services for the poor, in one of t...
21:32, 05/21/2019

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently h...
09:48, 05/21/2019

ULEZ cuts number of worst polluting cars in central London Mayor hails ‘significant impact’ in first month of capital’s ultra-low emission zoneThe number of the worst polluting cars and vans driving into cent...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Nestle switches delivery model for some U.S. frozen foods, cuts 4,000 jobs Nestle, the world's largest packaged food company, said it plans to abandon direct-store delivery of frozen pizza and ice cream in the United States,...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Mike Pence joins Trump in calling for interest rate cuts Vice President Mike Pence joined the chorus of Trump administration officials calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. “I think it might...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Russian central bank holds key rate, signals future cuts Russia's central bank held its key interest rate at 7.75 percent on Friday in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting ...
23:32, 04/28/2019

Kohl's cuts profit forecast after weak first quarter, shares slump Kohl's Corp cut its full-year profit forecast after the department store operator missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales and pro...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Paris-Based Think Tank OECD Cuts Global Growth Forecast While the OECD pared back its global growth forecast for the current year, it predicted a pick-up in activity to 3.4 per cent next year. It notched u...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Mobile operator Vodafone cuts dividend to tackle debt burden Vodafone slashed its dividend on Tuesday, reversing a pledge to maintain one of the biggest payouts in Britain so it can build 5G networks and comple...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Cognizant cuts 2019 forecasts on lower financial, healthcare demand Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp on Thursday nearly halved its 2019 revenue expectations after missing first-quarter results, as the IT services a...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Canadian Natural cuts Albian mines' output forecast for May, June Canadian Natural Resources Ltd on Wednesday cut its May and June production due to ongoing maintenance at one of its oil sands upgrader at the Albian...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Apple optimistic as accessories, iPhone price cuts help China sales Apple Inc said sales in China were stabilizing and touted how increasing demand for services and accessories such as Apple Music and the Apple Watch ...
05:16, 05/01/2019

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seekin...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints t...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Tech Stocks Sink after Google Cuts Huawei Off Android Support Selling was especially heavy among semiconductor stocks, as investors grappled with the prospect that the administration order cuts off the flow of c...
17:32, 05/20/2019

Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Mexican president orders modest budget cuts to support Pemex Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a series of what appeared to be mostly modest cuts to the government's 2019 budget designed t...
20:48, 05/04/2019

Singapore cuts 2019 GDP forecast as first-quarter growth hits decade low Trade-reliant Singapore has been hit hard by the Sino-U.S. trade war which has disrupted global supply chains in a blow to business investment and co...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump Jr. reportedly cuts deal with Senate Intelligence Committee for interview Donald Trump Jr. and the GOP-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee cut a deal Tuesday for President Trump’s eldest son to sit for an interview wit...
00:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 4-Apple optimistic as accessories, iPhone price cuts help China sales Apple Inc said sales in China were stabilizing and touted how increasing demand for services and accessories such as Apple Music and the Apple Watch ...
07:16, 05/01/2019

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions b...
15:32, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Nestle switches delivery model for some U.S. frozen foods, cuts 4,000 jobs Nestle, the world's largest packaged food company, said it plans to abandon direct-store delivery of frozen pizza and ice cream in the United States,...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Suncor boosts synthetic crude output to offset Alberta government cuts Canada's Suncor Energy produced record volumes of synthetic crude oil in the first quarter, the company said on Thursday, as it sought to maximize hi...
18:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Livent cuts 2019 forecast on weak demand; shares tumble Livent Corp cut its full-year profit and revenue forecasts on Tuesday due to lower demand for lithium hydroxide from some of its main customers and w...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Apple optimistic as iPhone price cuts help in China, watches pull in new buyers Apple Inc on Tuesday forecast stronger-than-expected third-quarter revenue and Chief Executive Tim Cook said iPhone sales had started to stabilize in...
01:48, 05/01/2019

3M cuts 2019 profit outlook on weak China, shares fall 11 percent Shares of 3M Co fell 11 percent on Thursday after the U.S. manufacturing conglomerate cut its 2019 earnings forecast and said it would lay off 2,000 ...
06:32, 04/29/2019

SpaceX cuts broadband-satellite altitude in half to prevent space debris Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) SpaceX has received Federal Communications Commission approval to halve the orbital altitude of more than ...
13:16, 05/02/2019

Poll Body Cuts Short Bengal Campaign, Mamata Banerjee Says "Gift To BJP" The campaign for the last round of voting in Bengal has been cut short by the Election Commission after violence at BJP president Amit Shah's roadsho...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Uber drivers protest ahead of IPO Drivers for Uber turned off their app to protest what they say are declining wages ahead of Uber’s initial public stock offering, expected to r...
11:16, 05/09/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister has been hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet during a protes...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Oil prices rise amid production cuts and Trump Iran threats – business live Opec cartel members suggested that production cuts could remain in place to sustain prices 8.36am BST Equities had mixed fortunes this morning – but ...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Pompeo cuts short European visit to return early to Washington: U.S. State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has postponed his visit to Greenland because he needs to return to Washington, the State Department said on Thurs...
10:32, 05/09/2019

Apple's earnings call: iPhone price cuts and services help stem declining sales iPhone sales continue to sharply decline, according to Apple's earnings statement for its second fiscal quarter, though its stock and services b...
01:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Femsa's Oxxo stores on Mexican border outperform after wage hikes, tax cuts Mexican conglomerate Femsa on Monday reported first-quarter growth, particularly in its Oxxo convenience stores near the U.S. border after President ...
19:16, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Apple optimistic as iPhone price cuts help in China, watches pull in new buyers Apple Inc on Tuesday forecast stronger-than-expected third-quarter revenue and Chief Executive Tim Cook said iPhone sales had started to stabilize in...
00:16, 05/01/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change a...
02:16, 05/01/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document...
09:32, 05/05/2019

Thousands march in protest against Mexico's president Several thousand people marched through Mexico City on Sunday to demand the resignation of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the first major p...
02:16, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Parents protest California’s new sex ed guidance SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California State Board of Education’s vote to revise sex education guidance for public school teach...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from ...
04:16, 04/30/2019

Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six U.S. cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working con...
00:32, 04/30/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition’s frustration shows The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its sup...
02:00, 05/05/2019

Paris hospital to file complaint after May Day protest Paris public hospitals' director says he is filing a police complaint after some protesters tried to force entry into a post-surgery ward as a May Da...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Polish nationalists protest US over Holocaust claims WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Polish nationalists have marched to the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, protesting that the U.S. is putting pressure on Po...
18:32, 05/11/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots,...
22:16, 05/04/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections LONDON (AP) — A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as “the ultimate protes...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Berlin protest highlights plight of migrants in Med. Activists in Berlin have added a life vest to the capital’s iconic “Molecule Man” statue to raise awareness to the perilous plight of migrants attemp...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government had been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital am...
05:32, 05/17/2019

Trump, at Florida rally, mocks 2020 field: 'I want to watch that one' when Buttigieg cuts deals with China's Xi President Trump riffed on his potential opponents in the 2020 presidential election, making jokes at the expense of three of the current Democratic c...
08:00, 05/09/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that ...
01:32, 05/15/2019

Uber drivers cross Brooklyn Bridge to protest IPO Uber and Lyft drivers turned off their apps Wednesday to protest declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from...
23:16, 05/08/2019

Crowd Gathered To Protest Against Mass Extinction, Then Streets Went Red Environmental protesters spilled fake blood Sunday on the steps of the Trocadero, a Paris tourist landmark, in a stunt to highlight the accelerated l...
05:00, 05/13/2019

‘We’re not robots’: Uber and Lyft drivers protest in San Francisco Uber and Lyft drivers staged demonstrations in major cities nationwide May 8. Drivers in San Francisco demanded more compensation as ride-hailing com...
03:48, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Oregon teachers walk out to protest funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon teachers to protest education funding (all times local): 8:40 a.m. Holding signs and wearing T-s...
19:48, 05/08/2019

BJP Protest Against Jammu And Kashmir Administration Over Leader's Murder Days after a local BJP leader was killed by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, the party has launched a protest against the state administrat...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Sudan' military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the id...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Iranian students protest mandatory headscarf rule TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says university students have held a campus protest against authorities’ increa...
16:32, 05/13/2019

Polish far-right supporters protest against restitution of Jewish property Hundreds of far-right supporters marched in Warsaw on Saturday to protest against a U.S. law on the restitution of Jewish property seized during or a...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Oregon teachers walking out to protest school funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of teachers plan to walk out across Oregon to protest education funding. Schools around the state will close for at leas...
09:32, 05/08/2019

Sudan’ military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country’s former ...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Thousands protest rape of 3-year-old in Indian Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Indian-controlled Kashmir to protest the alleged rape of a 3-year-old girl by...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Turkey's Academics for Peace punished for anti-war protest "We will not be part of this crime." That's the protest call by academics who dared to criticize Turkey's military offensive against the Kurds. Hundr...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Russian riot police deployed before cathedral protest Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city ahead of what’s expected to be a third consecutive day of protests aga...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Google workers stage sit-in to protest alleged retaliation Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw ...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Pro-lifers broadcast ultrasound during Times Square protest About 400 pro-lifers took to Times Square Saturday afternoon in a protest that included a 4D ultrasound broadcast on a big screen in the heart of the...
05:32, 05/05/2019

Sudanese protest military, call for civilian government KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took part in a mass rally Thursday to step up pressure on the military to hand power to ci...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Property owners protest pipeline procurement process FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia-based legal group is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to end what it says has become an abuse of eminent domain by c...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor U...
01:16, 05/19/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highl...
00:00, 05/02/2019

On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around ...
20:16, 05/18/2019

Over Allegations Of EVM Swap, UP Alliance Candidate Sits On Protest Afzal Ansari, the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party joint candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, has sat on protest outside the strongroom where ...
00:16, 05/21/2019

A Protest Dance of Everyday Moves and Volunteer Nudes Mia Habib’s work uses walking and running — and ordinary people — to ask the question: What is the power of bodies meeting together in a public space...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Sudanese protest group says military 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the military does not seem serious about transferring power to civilians after ousting President Omar al-B...
23:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela: Guaido urges military to join May 1 protest Thousands of opposition supporters have clashed with police in Venezuela after self-declared president, Juan Guaido, called for a military uprising. ...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Joe Maddon’s delivery protest draws ire of Nationals’ closer WASHINGTON — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle’...
10:32, 05/19/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police earlier this week while she was covering a protest marking International Worker...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Iranian students protest university’s hijab policy Students at Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the Iranian institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. The headscarf —...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Gaza singers protest Israel hosting Eurovision GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian singers are protesting Israel’s hosting of the Eurovision song contest by performing on the rubble of ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Is Amit Shah God That None Can Protest Against Him, Asks Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, asking if he we...
22:16, 05/14/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 p...
20:32, 05/21/2019

BYU promises to change honor-code probes after protest Brigham Young University will change the way it enforces its honor code following protests calling for more compassion at The Church of Jesus Christ ...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his...
17:32, 05/21/2019

The Revolutionary Force Behind Sudan’s Protest Movement? Doctors A prescription for change: When Omar Hassan al-Bashir came to power in 1989, doctors were among the first to resist. Three decades later, they are at...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Protest held after BP apprehends Desert View student TUCSON – About 120 local high school students stepped out Monday morning and marched in the name of a classmate who was reportedly taken into Border ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Prince Harry cuts Netherlands visit in half as royal baby's arrival draws closer Prince Harry will go abroad next week for just one day instead of two, but palace says it's not connected to the wait for birth of Duchess Megha...
00:16, 05/04/2019

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign Sudanese protest and opposition leaders on Wednesday called for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the mi...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow p...
05:16, 04/29/2019

5 Villages In UP Threaten To Boycott Polls To Protest Water Shortage Facing acute water shortage throughout the year owing to government apathy, voters of five villages in the Jhansi-Lalitpur constituency of Uttar Prad...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Czech Republic: Thousands protest replacement of justice minister Thousands of Czechs have rallied to protest the planned appointment of the country's new justice minister. Protesters say proposed new minister Marie...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Shooting at Mexican protest kills 2 union leaders, injures others MEXICO CITY — A union official accompanying protesting street vendors was shot to death Wednesday during the demonstration outside city hall in the s...
06:32, 05/09/2019

With Sudan talks deadlocked, protest group calls strike Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the military had failed to reach a...
21:32, 05/21/2019

Xi Jinping praises a historic student protest. It could never happen today In a country whose leadership has little tolerance for open dissent, it is rare to hear Chinese President Xi Jinping praise a student protest against...
09:16, 04/30/2019

Jet Airways' Employees Hold Protest Outside Civil Aviation Ministry Employees of cash-strapped Jet Airways protested outside the Civil Aviation Ministry today demanding revival of the airline and payment of their pend...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Extinction Rebellion founder cleared over King's College protest Jury finds Roger Hallam not guilty of causing damage after spray painting building’s wallThe founder of Extinction Rebellion has been cleared of caus...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Mexican vendors’ leader killed at protest in Cuernavaca city Mexican authorities say a union official accompanying protesting street vendors has been shot to death outside city hall in the south-central city of...
05:48, 05/09/2019

Thousands of Czechs protest for fourth week against justice minister Thousands of Czechs protested for a fourth week in a row on Tuesday against a justice minister they fear could influence a criminal case against Prim...
21:32, 05/21/2019

Uganda: Opposition pop star Bobi Wine jailed over protest The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure known as Bobi Wine has been remanded to jail after being charged over his role in a street protest against...
17:16, 04/29/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni detained over protest A Ugandan court ordered on Monday the detention of a pop star and lawmaker who wants to unseat veteran leader Yoweri Musaveni at the next election on...
20:32, 04/29/2019

Mexican vendors' leader killed at protest in Cuernavaca city Gunmen killed a Mexican union official apparently accompanying protesting street vendors early Wednesday outside city hall in the south-central city ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Poles stage banana protest over removal of 'indecent' artwork Around 1,000 people, many eating bananas to make their point, protested in front of Warsaw's National Museum on Monday over a decision last week to ...
21:32, 04/29/2019

Czechs protest justice appointee, fear meddling in PM's case Thousands protested around the Czech Republic on Monday against a justice minister nominee they fear might meddle with a criminal case involving the ...
23:48, 04/29/2019

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing...
15:32, 05/01/2019

8 Days Without Power, Water Since Cyclone Fani, Odisha In Protest As power and water remained elusive in most cyclone-ravaged areas of coastal Odisha for the eighth day in a row despite the government's efforts to g...
03:48, 05/11/2019

Hundreds protest against plans to drill in Great Australian Bight Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young says most South Australians do not want oil drilling in Great Australian BightHundreds of people have gathered on a...
09:16, 05/05/2019

Watchdog group counts 12 arrests at Russia cathedral protest A group that monitors police actions and political repression in Russia says at least 12 people have been detained in Russia’s fourth-largest city wh...
00:16, 05/15/2019

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe says she’s a ‘walking protest’ of the Trump administration No longer allowed to kneel during the anthem before national team games, the outspoken midfielder claims that just being herself is a rebuke to the a...
18:00, 05/15/2019

| Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority Sudan's protest leaders says they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country's military rulers on transitional authorities to run the cou...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Students protest as high school senior faces deportation PHOENIX — A high school football player who has been in the US since he was a toddler was in custody for possible deportation to his native Mexico, p...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Algerians protest for 11th Friday to push power elite out ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Thousands of Algerians are holding their 11th straight week of protests to pressure those in power to leave, a month after Ab...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Arizona Students Protest Border Patrol Detention of Classmate More than 100 classmates called for the release of Thomas Torres-Maytorena, 18, who was detained last week after the authorities say he “indicated” h...
01:16, 05/08/2019

Czechs protest for second week against new justice minister over meddling fears Thousands of Czechs filled the center of Prague and other cities for a second week in a row to protest against the appointment of a new justice minis...
23:16, 05/06/2019

League of Legends Maker Keeps Arbitration Clause Despite Employee Protest Riot Games, maker of the worldwide hit video game League of Legends, will keep its requirement that employees' sexual-harassment or discrimination co...
15:32, 05/18/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in D...
23:32, 05/06/2019

France's 'yellow vests' protest in dwindling numbers, some clashes French police fired tear gas in skirmishes with masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes on Saturday, the 26th straight weekend of "yellow vest" prote...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Hundreds march to protest Alabama abortion ban at state capital The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an abortion a felony in nearl...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Uber drivers set to protest around the world ahead of the company's $90 billion IPO Drivers are also expected to stage protests against Uber and Lyft in at least eight cities around the U.S., including New York, Chicago and San Franc...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Cubans protest U.S. sanctions as Trump raises pressure on Venezuela Millions of Cubans took to the streets on Wednesday in protest over new sanctions imposed on the Caribbean island by the Trump administration and U.S...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Same-sex selfie kiss kickstarts Matteo Salvini photobomb protest Far-right Italian deputy is hounded by photobombers after image goes viralWhen two Sicilian women shared a kiss on 26 April, they kickstarted a “self...
16:32, 05/11/2019

Sydney Harbour Bridge protest: 13 arrested in climate demonstration Greenpeace supporters abseil off bridge unfurling banners calling on political parties to declare a ‘climate emergency’ Thirteen people have been arr...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Greenpeace activists climb Sydney Harbour Bridge in climate protest Police arrested 13 people on Tuesday after they scaled the Sydney Harbour Bridge to demand Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison take emergency ac...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Sudanese forces disperse protest in Khartoum North: Reuters witness Sudanese police and Rapid Support Forces used tear gas on Monday to disperse dozens of protesters in Khartoum North and removed barriers they had set...
16:32, 05/13/2019

Activists occupy German pipeline in anti-Nord Stream protest BERLIN (AP) — Police say activists have occupied a building site in northern Germany to protest against the ongoing Nord Stream 2 pipeline project wi...
15:00, 05/16/2019

35 days into protest, Washington activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy Several activists ignored a trespassing warning and remained holed up in Venezuela’s embassy in the United States on Tuesday, highlighting a dispute ...
03:48, 05/15/2019

Students storm out of Colorado school shooting vigil in protest of politicians Survivors of a Colorado school shooting walked out of vigil for their slain classmate on Wednesday night in protest of politicians and other groups u...
11:16, 05/09/2019

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surg...
10:00, 05/21/2019

‘SOTC’: Jefferson County Educators Lead Pension Protest Efforts (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looks at the pension crisis. One group of teachers was noticeably in Fra...
17:32, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia's oppressive new abortion law American politics took a nasty (if painfully not unprecedented) lurch toward Gilead this week, when Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into la...
01:48, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans pa...
00:32, 05/12/2019

Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Sudan protest group makes strike call with talks deadlocked Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the military had failed to reach a...
19:32, 05/21/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Israel kills two militants in Gaza; two Palestinians killed in border protest Israel killed two Hamas militants in air strikes on Gaza on Friday, and two Palestinian protesters were killed in clashes with Israeli forces along t...
00:32, 05/04/2019

Thousands protest against Maduro as Venezuela standoff sparks U.S.-Russia tension Thousands of marchers protested in Venezuela on Wednesday to try to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russi...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to prov...
23:48, 04/29/2019

Protest overshadow inauguration as Buenos Aires Book Fair kicks off 45th edition of Buenos Aires International Book Fair began Thursday, with opening speeches from Culture Secretary Pablo Avelluto and international fe...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Uber and Lyft strikes: US drivers stop taking rides in protest over pay Actions in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego and PhiladelphiaStoppages vary from two hours to whole dayRideshare drivers are striking and protesting i...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Lebanon president urges 2019 budget deal as veterans protest Lebanon's president called on Tuesday for approval of the 2019 draft budget by the end of May in order to launch long-stalled economic reforms, thoug...
17:32, 04/30/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stan...
00:32, 05/07/2019

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it fr...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Poles Are Posting Photos of Themselves Eating Bananas to Protest Government Censorship (WARSAW, Poland) — Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest after authoriti...
06:16, 04/30/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a soci...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Arizona students march to protest football player's potential deportation Thomas Torres has been in the US since he was a toddler and will miss his graduation to appear in immigration court on 22 MayAn Arizona high school s...
05:32, 05/08/2019

Activists protest in Mendoza to demand justice in clergy sex abuse case Prosecutors say that members of the clergy abused at least 20 children at the Provolo Institute in Mendoza province. The case has caused a worldwide ...
04:32, 05/07/2019

Peace activists protest nuclear-arms service at London abbey British royalty, politicians and military chiefs are gathering to mark half a century of a nuclear-armed Britain — though organizers insist they are ...
14:00, 05/03/2019

South Dakota governor, Oglala Sioux in pipeline protest law standoff The Oglala Sioux and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem are each waiting for the other side to make a move to resolve a disagreement over anti-protest leg...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is time...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Brazil's BB Seguridade reports Q1 profit up 11.7 pct Brazil insurance holding company BB Seguridade Participações SA on Monday posted a 11.7 percent rise in first-quarter net income year-on-year, as the...
02:00, 05/07/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in ...
12:32, 05/15/2019

Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building Brazilian officials say a police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death in her office at the city education department in Brazil’s capital and then ...
23:32, 05/20/2019

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had bee...
19:00, 04/28/2019

North Korea launches more missiles in apparent protest after Trump summit collapse North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday, its second such test in less than a week and an apparent protest by leade...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Man charged after woman struck by horse at anti-Adani protest in central Queensland Horse rider allegedly knocked over a woman in her 60s after riding through a crowd in Clermont ShowgroundA man who rode a horse through an anti-Adani...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abort...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bo...
23:48, 05/11/2019

Los Angeles mayor declares city a Clippers town, while Lakers fan plans protest The Los Angeles Clippers appear to have everything going in their favor while the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly set to face protests outside the ...
22:16, 05/10/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier f...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Russian police arrest Navalny ally Leonid Volkov over protest rally A senior aide to Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained over a rally organized by the opposition last year. In 2018, Navalny him...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Clad in green, film crew protest Argentina abortion law on Cannes red carpet Waving green scarves and chanting "solidarity for women", an Argentine film crew and several dozen campaigners turned the Cannes red carpet into a pr...
20:16, 05/18/2019

Google Workers Protest Alleged Company Retaliation Six Months After Massive Walkout In November, thousands of Google staffers walked out of their offices around the world to protest how the company handled alleged misconduct by sever...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to wi...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesda...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Parents, kids protest development at site of old thermometer factory over mercury fears Lower Manhattan moms are feverishly fighting the Howard Hughes Corp. over its plans to dig up and develop the site of a former thermometer factory — ...
19:32, 05/18/2019

Manchester City protest innocence to Uefa amid Champions League ban threat • City say they have ‘comprehensive proof’ of their innocence• Uefa investigatory body members feel City have case to answerManchester City say they ...
14:48, 05/14/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over t...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Iranian students protest college's compulsory hijab policy and 'morality' enforcers Students of Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. They scuffled with counter-pr...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Petrobras Distribuidora boosts Q1 net income by 93 pct Brazilian fuel distribution company Petrobras Distribuidora SA posted net income of 477 million reais in the first quarter, up 93 percent from year ...
13:32, 05/07/2019

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Bar In Brazil: Officials Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in the city of Belem, the public safe...
03:48, 05/20/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environme...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil loses credibility under Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the...
18:16, 05/19/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in Augus...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, accor...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for t...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Brazil’s president: Rio to host Formula One again in 2020 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president says Rio de Janeiro will host the country’s Formula One race in 2020, once the city’s new ...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Brazil's BRF posts third consecutive quarterly loss Brazilian food processor BRF SA, the world's largest chicken exporter, said it lost money for the third consecutive quarter as the company grapples w...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retai...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says political class is an impediment Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro blamed interest groups for impeding him from governing on Monday and said the country's big problem was...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is “wrecking” environme...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing...
00:32, 05/01/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Vale Sees Risk of New Dam Burst Brazil’s iron-ore giant Vale alerted local authorities another of its dams could burst soon, just months after the unexpected collapse of a similar s...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Ambev misses profit estimates in Q1 Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA reported a 6.2 percent rise in first-quarter net profit but missed market expectations as a double-digit increase i...
13:32, 05/07/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss...
12:32, 05/05/2019

Tech workers protest data mining firm Palantir for role in immigrant arrests Activists post news reports on company’s work with Ice to developers’ program GithubPalantir, the CIA-backed data-mining firm co-founded by Donald Tr...
05:16, 05/14/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Senators blast 'insane' Trump plan for aid cuts, seek Venezuela plan Republican and Democratic U.S. senators blasted President Donald Trump's proposal for a 23 percent cut in the U.S. budget for foreign aid and diploma...
22:32, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Deere profit misses; cuts FY19 profit and sales outlook Deere & Co on Friday reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and cut its full-year outlook, as an escalating trade war between the United Sta...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Deere profit falls 6.1%, cuts FY19 profit and sales outlook Deere & Co on Friday reported a 6.1% fall in second-quarter profit, hit by higher production costs and lowered its full-year outlook for profit and s...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was nam...
17:16, 05/16/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film priz...
18:16, 05/16/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homeland's political unres...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Moura, Fabinho not in Brazil squad for Copa America "Brazilian coach Tite included Manchester City\u0027s Fernandinho for his Copa America squad on Friday, but there was no place for Spurs forward Luca...
20:48, 05/17/2019

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modifie...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Petrobras plan to end refining monopoly in Brazil comes with caveats Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA drew plaudits from investors last month for announcing a plan to sell off eight of its refineries in a process the co...
13:32, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras Distribuidora boosts Q1 net income by 93 pct Brazilian fuel distribution company Petrobras Distribuidora SA posted a hefty rise in net income in the first quarter, reflecting a reduction of fin...
13:32, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bradesco to buy Florida bank for $500 mln - filing Banco Bradesco SA, Brazil's second largest private bank, has agreed to pay approximately $500 million for BAC Florida Bank, which focuses on high net...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, fo...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Brazil state prosecutors warn of possible mine dam collapse RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The prosecutor’s office for Brazil’s Minas Gerais state is warning that a dam holding back mining waste could colla...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Bradesco to buy Florida bank in first international move Banco Bradesco SA has embarked on its first-ever international acquisition by paying approximately $500 million to buy BAC Florida Bank, which focuse...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Brazil prosecutor's office seeks suspension of gun decree Brazil's federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking the immediate suspension of a decree by President Jair Bolson...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Eletrobras misses workforce reduction target Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA has not met its workforce reduction target with a voluntary buyout program, the company's...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code The far-right administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is pushing to expand the number of schools co-run by armed police to improve behav...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Brazil's far-right president nixes U.S. trip in face of protests Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a trip to the United States, his office announced on Friday, after sharp protests against hi...
03:00, 05/04/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil CANNES, France (AP) — Kleber Mendonca Filho’s feverish and violent Brazilian Western “Bacurau” has given the Cannes Film Festival i...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Eletrobras plans sale of stakes in 45 cos in second half -CEO Brazil's state-controlled power holding company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA plans to sell 45 stakes in companies, mostly windfarms, in the seco...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints abo...
01:16, 05/02/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record n...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil energy group Cosan net income up 14.5% -filing Cosan SA Indústria e Comércio CSAN3.SA, one of Brazil's largest energy and logistics companies, said on Tuesday it posted a quarterly net profit of 3...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian media say 1...
01:32, 05/20/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening strict gun laws, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and am...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree further easing gun rules Brazil's president has made it easier for people to get their hands on foreign guns and carry more ammunition. Supporters say it will help people def...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Brazil Bar Shooting Leaves 11 Dead and 1 Wounded, Reports Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six ...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Trump designates Brazil a major non-NATO U.S. ally Ahead of a U.S. visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonro next week, President Donald Trump has designated the South American nation a major non-NAT...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo not affected by Casino's Latam rethink -CEO A review of strategic options in Latin America announced by France's Casino should not affect Brazilian subsidiary GPA's plan to sell its stake in re...
18:16, 05/09/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on graft charges Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft pr...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela uprising, but says it won't intervene militarily Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, ...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Universities hit back as Brazil slashes scholarship funds University deans and education experts in Brazil are pushing back against the government's decision to block all forthcoming scholarships for master'...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians t...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever the...
01:32, 05/13/2019

Brazil's JBS posts Q1 net income of $273 mln, beats analysts' estimates Brazil-based food processor JBS SA on Monday reported first-quarter net income of 1.09 billion reais ($273 million), above analysts' estimates of a 5...
04:00, 05/14/2019

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernard...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, ...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Brazil's Itau Unibanco to launch new payments app using QR code Brazil's largest private-sector lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, will launch an instant payments platform by the third quarter that uses QR codes, a...
19:32, 05/13/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 ...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Brazil airline Azul's Q1 profit drops to $35 million Brazilian airline Azul SA on Thursday posted net income of 137.7 million reais ($35.06 million) for the first quarter, a 20 percent decrease compared...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to acc...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Oglala Sioux Tribe Tells South Dakota Governor ‘You Are Not Welcome’ in Dispute Over Right to Protest Keystone Pipeline The Oglala Sioux Tribe has yanked the welcome mat right out from under South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s feet, basically telling her to stay off their ...
05:32, 05/04/2019

VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernard...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Brazil appeals court reduces ex-president Lula's sentence The ruling, broadcast live on the court's YouTube channel, reduces sentence to almost nine years and could mean Lula is eligible for "semi-open" pris...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Brazil coach Tite under pressure ahead of Copa America Having too many players to choose from is a problem most coaches relish, but it's a problem Brazil coach Tite could do without ahead of the Copa...
19:16, 05/21/2019

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

Brazil's Embraer delivers fewer commercial planes in first quarter Brazil planemaker Embraer SA said on Friday that it delivered 11 commercial planes in the first quarter of 2019, three fewer than in the same period ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Front-runner in Brazil’s election wants to pull out of climate treaty The far-right winner of the first round of Brazil's presidential election wants to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and cut down the Amazon ...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday expressed horror over the 1,000 penis amputations that occur each year in the country includi...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Ayrton Senna: Brazil Mourns "Superhero" 25 Years After His Death The anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death on Wednesday will also serve as a bitter reminder that since his last title in 1991, there has never been a B...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Spain's Globalia to launch new air carrier in Brazil: cabinet minister Spanish tourism and transportation company Grupo Globalia will launch a new air carrier in Brazil, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Gomes d...
02:48, 05/19/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities -minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, afte...
00:32, 05/18/2019

| 'Senna Day' held in Brazil on 25th anniversary of F1 great's death The Interlagos racing circuit held a 'Senna Day' to celebrate the life of Formula One great Ayrton Senna to mark the 25th anniversary of the Brazilia...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Souza provisionally suspended amid corruption probe "Brazilian Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended for the second time this year amid a corruption investigation, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU)...
19:00, 05/01/2019

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

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...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.   &...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelan...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Amazon deforestation: EU firms linked to illegal logging in Brazil An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bo...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in...
05:32, 05/17/2019

Brazil farm credit uncertainty could hurt machine sales Uncertainty surrounding Brazil's new farm credit package is worrying executives from the world's largest agricultural machine makers since a delay on...
13:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 mi...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities: minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, afte...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Iguatemi 1st-qtr profit drops even as mall sales pick up Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers SA, one of Brazil's largest mall operators, reported a 4.6 percent drop in quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as imp...
01:00, 05/08/2019

After outrage ensues, Brazil’s far-right president cancels New York trip Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss...
22:16, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Bradesco to buy Florida bank to focus on wealthy individuals Banco Bradesco SA has embarked on its first-ever international acquisition by paying approximately $500 million to buy BAC Florida Bank, which focuse...
00:16, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Vale swings to loss as dam burst charges near $5 bln Brazil's Vale SA set aside $4.95 billion to pay for costs from the collapse of its Brumadinho tailings dam, driving the world's top iron ore miner de...
06:00, 05/10/2019

| Vettel shocked at plan to shift Brazil race from Interlagos Sebastian Vettel said he was shocked to learn that the atmospheric Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo is to be axed as the home of the Brazilian Grand P...
17:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS posts Q1 net income of $273 mln, beats analysts' estimates Brazil-based food processor JBS SA said on Monday that net profit rose by almost 116% in the first quarter, after the company, which produces protein...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil president says Formula One race to be held in Rio de Janeiro in 2020 Brazilian President Jair bolsonaro told reporters on Wednesday that the Formula One race in Brazil will be held in Rio de Janeiro from 2020 onward, a...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan troops turn blind eye to routes into Brazil - at a price The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smuggle...
22:48, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil automakers fret about cheap imports from Mexico Automakers in Brazil warned on Tuesday of the threat from cheap imported cars from Mexico, as the end of a cap on bilateral trade in the sector prese...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil confirm Arsenal approach for Edu but insist no deal has been struck yet The Brazilian Football Confederation have confirmed Arsenal's approach for Edu but denied a deal has been agreed to become the club's new technical d...
13:48, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Magazine Luiza posts net profit in line with expectations Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Magazine Luiza SA reported a quarterly net profit in line with market expectations, helped by a 28 perce...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Violent fans banned from entering Brazil for Copa America Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro says soccer fans with a record of violence have been banned from Brazil as the country prepares to host the Co...
18:16, 05/13/2019

Brazil Cargill head to step down as firm prepares transition The chief executive of grain trader Cargill Inc in Brazil since 2012, Luiz Pretti, is preparing to step down, two sources familiar with the matter to...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday, after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous ...
18:00, 05/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro cancels New York trip as sponsors withdraw The far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has pulled out of a trip to attend a gala in his honor in New York. The cancelation came after sev...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Brazil's CSN says spillage at Volta Redonda steelworks slows output Brazilian steelmaker Cia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) said a spillage in the steelworks of its Volta Redonda plant, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, aff...
17:16, 05/15/2019

Brazil expects to collect at least $47 bln in signing bonuses from oil auctions -official Brazil expects to collect at least $47 billion in signing bonuses this year from three upcoming offshore oil auctions set for October and November, a...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Brazil President's Decree Allows Millions Of Brazilians To Carry Guns Truckers, lawyers and politicians are among millions of Brazilians eligible to carry loaded weapons in public under far-right President Jair Bolsonar...
02:32, 05/10/2019

Delays to Brazil's Pension Overhaul Increase Economic Concerns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s slow-moving effort to get a pension overhaul approved in Congress has left the country’s already struggling econ...
23:32, 05/08/2019

Brazil court sends ex-president back to jail during probe RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian federal court is sending ex-President Michel Temer back to jail as he is investigated in several cases of alleged c...
01:16, 05/09/2019

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’Jair Bolsonaro is trans...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil federal prosecutors open probe into Rio army killing Brazilian federal prosecutors have opened a probe into a botched army operation in Rio de Janeiro that killed two innocent civilians, arguing that a ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil steelmaker CSN reports significant net income drop to $22 million in Q1 Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderurgica Nacional on Wednesday reported a net profit of 87 million reais ($22.2 million) in the first quarter, shar...
02:32, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Embraer delivers fewer commercial planes in Q1 Brazil planemaker Embraer SA said on Friday that it delivered 11 commercial planes in the first quarter of 2019, three fewer than in the same period ...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer back in custody on graft charges Brazil’s former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft pr...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capit...
21:32, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro abruptly cancels US visit after protests Climbdown by far right leader, who was due to receive prestigious award, called ‘a very big embarrassment’Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonar...
05:16, 05/04/2019

Brazil´s Petrobras may launch secondary share offering on May 24- source Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA is expected to launch its secondary share offering on May 24, one person with knowledge...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.   &...
04:32, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun import, ammo limits Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Tuesday to ease restrictions on gun imports and increase the amount of ammunition a p...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Brazil stun U.S. in 4x100m final on day of upsets at IAAF World Relays Paulo Andre Camilo de Oliveira powered Brazil to victory in the men's 4x100m event at the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama, Japan, on Sunday as they fin...
18:16, 05/12/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credi...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Huawei partners with local retailers to sell flagship smartphones in Brazil China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two high-end smartphone handsets in Brazil, making its second attempt to penetrate the world's...
01:48, 05/01/2019

Homophobic remarks by Brazil's president could harm tourism industry, advocates say Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's comment that the country must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked fears that LGBTQ people will avoid tra...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment a...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the p...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Brazil lawmakers vote to strip financial oversight from justice minister Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to tra...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Petrobras eyes transfer-of-rights addendum that opens up $9 bln payment Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said on Tuesday its board of directors approved an addendum to a transfer-of-rights oil contract that will s...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Brazil's Lojas Americanas to accelerate investments this year, eyes 224 new stores-CFO Brazilian retailer Lojas Americanas should accelerate investments in the next quarters to fulfill a previously announced plan to double the number of...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Mexico asks Brazil's Moro for help with its Odebrecht graft probe: source The Mexican attorney general's office has asked Brazil Justice Minister Sergio Moro to give its investigators access to evidence of alleged corruptio...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Vale's Gongo Soco mine dam has up to 15% chance of bursting: Brazil official Brazilian miner Vale's tailings dam in the town of Barao de Cocais in Minas Gerais has up to a 15% chance of breaking, the state's environment secret...
06:16, 05/21/2019

U.S. group confirms Brazil's Bolsonaro slated to speak at Texas event Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will speak at a foreign affairs event in Texas next week, organizers said on Wednesday, after he cancele...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Investors cut Brazil pension reform savings expectations to 620 bln reais -survey Investors have reduced the amount of expected savings over the next decade from Brazil's social security reform to 620 billion reais ($157.8 billion)...
19:48, 04/30/2019

Brazil’s Judiciary, Once Symbol of Anti-Corruption Drive, Now Faces Scrutiny Decisions by top justices have begun to turn the population against them after years in which the judiciary had grown in the population’s esteem as t...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Brazil’s Caixa kicks off process to attract partners for insurance unit Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Economica Federal sent teasers to insurers on Friday to lure partners for its insurance business, Caixa Seguridade...
00:16, 05/11/2019

Brazil leader says fractures in Venezuelan army could lead to Maduro's fall Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said that fractures within the Venezuelan army could lead to the "collapse" of Nicolas Maduro's sociali...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Brazil's top fuel distributor receives 5 partnership bids for stores- source Petrobras Distribuidora SA , Brazil's largest fuel distributor, has received five bids from retailers to partner for the operation of its convenience...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Brazil's Natura close to concluding Avon Products deal- source Brazilian makeup brand Natura Cosmeticos SA is close to completing a deal to acquire Avon Products Inc., a source with knowledge of the matter said o...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest $5 million in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States thro...
00:48, 05/04/2019

Brazil vice president says Guaido's attempted uprising not a good idea Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's attempt to oust Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro was not the best decision and likely premature, Brazi...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Brazil investigators get access to banking records of president's son in graft probe A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Chevron completes purchase of Houston-area refinery from Brazil's Petrobras Chevron Corp completed a $350 million purchase of a refinery in the Houston suburb of Pasadena, Texas, from Brazil's national oil company Petrobras ,...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms sai...
02:16, 05/03/2019

Number of Venezuelans fleeing to Brazil surges during attempt to oust Maduro Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday, when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socia...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Brazil's Embraer delivers fewer planes in Q1, value of future deliveries rises Brazil planemaker Embraer SA said on Friday it had delivered 22 planes in the first quarter of 2019, three aircraft fewer than in the same period in ...
15:32, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Cargill Brazil head to step down as firm prepares transition The chief executive of commodities trader Cargill Inc in Brazil since 2012, Luiz Pretti, is preparing to step down, two sources familiar with the mat...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil's Petrobras plans sale of 34 pct stake in Argentina's Mega - filing Brazil's state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to sell its 34 percent stake in Argentina's Compañia Mega SA, it said in a securities filing...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Norsk Hydro eyes Brazil progress as court lifts one of two embargoes A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, the company said on ...
13:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Ambev in stronger position to benefit from economic recovery -CEO Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA has emerged from the country's economic recession in a stronger position to compete in the beer market and is incre...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodiu...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro mulls trip to Texas after NYC visit nixed Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is considering traveling to the United States to be honored at an event in Texas next week, his spokesma...
04:48, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's CSN says spillage at Volta Redonda steelworks slows output Brazilian steelmaker Cia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) said a spillage in the steelworks of its Volta Redonda plant affected at least 20 employees on W...
17:16, 05/15/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the co...
04:32, 05/12/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s polarizing right-wing president, abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York that drew fire from Mayor de Blasio and others...
18:16, 05/04/2019

Shunned in New York, Brazil leader plans to meet Bush, Cruz in Texas Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro plans to meet with former U.S. President George W. Bush and Senator Ted Cruz in Texas next week, he said on Thursday,...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil led world in rainforest losses in 2018 despite decline from 2017: research group Brazil led the world in rainforest destruction last year, although deforestation in South America's largest country fell by 70 percent compared to 20...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Brazil states forge ahead in climate change fight despite Bolsonaro ambivalence State governments in Brazil have agreed to work toward fulfilling the country's Paris Agreement climate change commitments, despite far-right Preside...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds: chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture ...
15:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil airline Azul's profits drop 20%, weighed by higher expenses Higher operational costs weighed on Brazil's No. 3 airline, Azul SA, sending profits in the first quarter down 20% to 137.7 million reais ($35.06 mil...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Embraer delivers fewer planes in first quarter, value of future deliveries rises Brazil planemaker Embraer SA said on Friday it had delivered 22 planes in the first quarter of 2019, three aircraft fewer than in the same period in ...
14:00, 05/03/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks gain, Brazil up on pension reform hopes An index of Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday, propped up by robust Brazilian shares gaining on optimism around a pension reform proposal, whil...
02:32, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's top fuel distributor receives 5 partnership bids for stores -source Petrobras Distribuidora SA , Brazil's largest fuel distributor, has received five bids from retailers to partner for the operation of its convenience...
20:16, 05/02/2019

Breaking from tradition, indigenous women lead fight for land rights in Brazil Brazil's indigenous women have been overturning tradition to step into the spotlight and lead an international push to defend their tribal land right...
21:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Chevron completes purchase of Houston-area refinery from Brazil's Petrobras Chevron Corp completed a $350 million purchase of a refinery in the Houston suburb of Pasadena, Texas, from Brazil's national oil company, Petrobras ...
01:00, 05/02/2019

China iron ore imports fall to 18-month low in April as Brazil shipments slide China's iron ore imports in April fell to the lowest level in 18 months as poor weather in Brazil, the country's second-biggest supplier, disrupted s...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-win...
22:48, 05/10/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX drops, Brazil's real clocks 8-month closing low Latin American currencies softened on Friday against a robust dollar amid rising U.S.-China tensions, with Brazil's real facing intense selling press...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Brazil's antitrust watchdog investigates Banco Bradesco for anti-competitive practices Brazil's antitrust watchdog CADE opened an investigation into Banco Bradesco SA for anti-competitive practices against financial startup Guiabolso, a...
00:16, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Vale CFO expects Samarco joint venture output to resume by 2H 2020 Vale's chief financial officer said on Friday that the Brazilian miner expects iron ore production at its Samarco joint venture with BHP Group Ltd to...
19:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil fintech Nubank opens Mexico office as it seeks Latam expansion Brazilian fintech firm Nubank will open an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries,...
04:32, 05/08/2019

"Non-Violent Escape Plan": Brazil Pastors Convert Gang Members On YouTube As gang wars drive Brazil's homicide rate to historic highs, evangelical pastors - long revered in the nation's slums and prisons - have come up with...
11:48, 05/18/2019

Brazil's National Museum asks for money amid difficult recuperation effort Kellner told AFP last month that Brazil's National Museum had received the equivalent of $280,000 in donations after a faulty air conditioning system...
05:48, 05/09/2019

China's State Power makes binding offer for stake in Brazil dam - sources China's State Power Investment Corp has delivered a binding offer for a stake in the Santo Antônio hydropower dam, two sources with knowledge of the ...
20:32, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Embraer reports quarterly loss, lower revenue, ahead of Boeing tie-up Embraer SA reported a $42.5 million loss for the first quarter on Wednesday as revenue fell in its three main divisions due to fewer plane deliveries...
13:48, 05/15/2019