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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 demonstrations to date against the government of Pres...

Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government

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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...
05:48, 05/16/2019

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and tea...
04:16, 05/31/2019

Next Government Seen Relying On RBI Rate Cuts To Spur Growth: Report The government has a fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of gross domestic product for 2019-20. While the RBI is likely to be open to more policy e...
14:48, 05/15/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothi...
22:32, 05/15/2019

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

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 Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week,...
02:48, 07/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks...
01:32, 07/22/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government lacks the resources to fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the government lacks the resources to fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest after satelli...
19:16, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil government to announce economic stimulus package this week -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that his administration will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging ...
00:48, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil eyes stimulus package to mark 200 days of Bolsonaro's government Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday his government will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, c...
04:16, 07/18/2019

Brazil Deploys Troops to Fight Wildfires After Widespread Outrage at Bolsonaro's Government Brazil has deployed nearly 44,000 soldiers as part of an operation to fight the rampant fires currently burning in much of the Amazon, with officials...
02:16, 08/26/2019

Amazon fires spur Brazil to ban most burning for 60 days Devastating fires that have scorched parts of the Amazon region and fueled global outrage have spurred Brazil's government to ban most legal fires fo...
17:48, 08/30/2019

Brazil Will Give Workers Up to $8 Billion to Spur Growth President Jair Bolsonaro will allow Brazilians early access this year to as much as 30 billion reais in funds normally set aside for the unemployed i...
04:48, 07/25/2019

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education -...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Sensex Surges Over 800 Points After Government Takes Steps To Spur Growth The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes staged sharp gains on Monday, after the government announced a slew of measures to spur the slowing econo...
21:16, 08/26/2019

Regulation and education are biggest barriers to digital transformation Digital transformation is not a project or one-time installation but it is an ongoing and continuous evolution, an industry expert said.It [digital t...
13:32, 07/09/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will bu...
03:32, 07/19/2019

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as t...
01:32, 08/13/2019

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to U.S. Eduardo Bolsonaro's appointment to the most prestigious posting in the country’s foreign service sparked a collective groan from several career diplo...
23:16, 07/12/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro on the Environment, in His Own Words With criticism mounting on the policies of Brazil’s president, he has promised to combat fires raging in the Amazon. But he has long supported scalin...
23:16, 08/27/2019

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

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has issued several new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws, moving to rescue a signature campaign promise a...
03:16, 06/27/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said ...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Don't treat Amazon like a 'colony', says Brazil's Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday the idea of creating an international alliance to save the Amazon rainforest would be treating Braz...
16:48, 08/26/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecuti...
04:48, 07/04/2019

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

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

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far...
13:32, 06/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro awaits news on U.S. help for Amazon Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting th...
14:48, 08/30/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says “99% chance” Rio will host Formula 1 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a “99% chance” Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One’s Brazil...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to meet China's Xi for first time at G20 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for "buying" up his country, will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the f...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Outcry as Bolsonaro's son questions value of democracy in Brazil Carlos Bolsonaro accused of ‘flirting with coup-mongering’President is an admirer of Brazil’s former military dictatorshipThe rumbustious son of Braz...
07:02, 09/12/2019

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo ...
16:01, 08/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son U.S. ambassador post Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family...
03:00, 07/12/2019

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and sc...
11:32, 07/20/2019

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "li...
21:16, 07/22/2019

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's Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army may be enlisted to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as internation...
16:16, 08/23/2019

Trump pledges 'complete support' for Brazil's Bolsonaro U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pledged "complete support" for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has engaged in a war of words with Fren...
17:16, 08/27/2019

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

Brazil's Bolsonaro will consider $40M G-7 Amazon aid package - if Macron apologizes to him Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he'll think about accepting offers of international aid to fight raging fires in the Amazon region if French ...
17:16, 08/27/2019

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make...
10:32, 06/18/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says no evidence indigenous leader murdered Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday said there was no evidence an indigenous chief, whose death was decried by the U.N. commissioner for hum...
08:16, 07/30/2019

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space re...
03:48, 08/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 20...
01:32, 06/25/2019

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

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's presiden...
07:48, 08/23/2019

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 Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family...
06:16, 07/12/2019

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do ...
02:16, 08/23/2019

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president ...
15:32, 05/27/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has inv...
06:16, 07/12/2019

Opinion: Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's colonial ruler Jair Bolsonaro says Emmanuel Macron's offer to help Brazil fight the Amazon forest fires makes him look like a colonial ruler. The Brazilian presiden...
21:48, 08/27/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro picks top prosecutor who agrees with him on environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Thursday that he picked Augusto Aras to be the country's new top public prosecutor, succeeding Raquel...
04:00, 09/06/2019

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

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern....
07:00, 07/01/2019

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right pres...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Brazil alerted companies about U.S. embargo on Iran: Bolsonaro The Brazilian government has been alerting local companies about the extent of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the possible conseq...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker ...
17:48, 05/28/2019

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

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if ...
06:16, 07/19/2019

Brazil's research chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has been criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro, and may ...
06:32, 08/03/2019

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

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his go...
13:48, 08/22/2019

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A litt...
23:16, 08/31/2019

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

Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region ...
10:16, 08/31/2019

Bolsonaro supporters march to pressure Brazil's Congress Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, ...
07:16, 05/27/2019

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big ...
10:00, 05/27/2019

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

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right ...
19:16, 05/26/2019

Bolsonaro says conversation with Merkel reaffirms Brazil sovereignty over Amazon Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whi...
10:16, 08/31/2019

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 Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit he convened Brazil's president did not say whether the meeting of Amazon nations would be postponed, but ruled out his attendance. Bolsonaro has come under inter...
17:32, 09/03/2019

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro wants Amazon nations to tackle fires Brazil's president said that environmental challenges must be met while respecting "national sovereignty" and announced a meeting of countries that s...
05:48, 08/29/2019

'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

Without evidence, Brazil's Bolsonaro claims NGOs may be burning the Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amaz...
16:16, 08/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro extols convicted torturer as a 'national hero' Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during the country's 1964-1985 milita...
10:00, 08/09/2019

| Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday repeated a demand for French leader Emmanuel Macron to withdraw recent remarks, as he accused France a...
03:16, 08/29/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro irks Chile with personal attack on U.N.'s Bachelet Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro caused friction with regional ally Chile on Wednesday when he accused its former leader Michelle Bachelet of meddl...
04:01, 09/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro wants to privatize Petrobras by end of his term -report The economic team of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro wants to privatize state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA before the end of his ...
00:16, 08/22/2019

'A second Trump': Bolsonaro's offensive rhetoric adds to Brazil's discomfort Supporters say his tendency to speak freely is sincere – but detractors call it a PR disasterHe parleyed his way to Brazil’s presidency with a vote-w...
11:32, 08/19/2019

Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' Organizers said some 100,000 people, mostly women, had attended the demonstration in the capital, Brasilia. Protesters slammed populist President Jai...
15:00, 08/15/2019

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after pre...
00:32, 07/20/2019

Brazil: four arrested over hacking of Bolsonaro justice minister's phone Sérgio Moro hit by scandal after the Intercept published leaked chats suggesting he had conspired to damage ex-president LulaBrazil’s federal police ...
00:48, 07/25/2019

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

Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on...
22:16, 08/22/2019

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's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry se...
21:16, 06/06/2019

Amazon fires: Jair Bolsonaro issues burning ban in Brazil Brazil's president signed the decree amidst escalating global pressure to address raging fires in the Amazon. The ban comes during the country's peak...
16:16, 08/30/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, forma...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of peopl...
03:32, 06/19/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Authorizes Troops to Fight Amazon Fires President Jair Bolsonaro, who is very much like the Donald Trump of Brazil, appears to have capitulated to mounting international pressure over the w...
19:16, 08/25/2019

Macron must take back 'insults' for Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid: Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the "insults" made against him before he con...
20:48, 08/27/2019

Brazil: Bolsonaro fires key moderate who warned of dangers of 'extremism' Government secretary Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz forced outNews comes as scandal swirls around justice minister MoroBrazil’s far-right president J...
03:32, 06/14/2019

Brazil spokesman says Bolsonaro may visit Amazon region this week Brazil's spokesman said on Monday president Jair Bolsonaro may visit the Amazon region later this week to check on the efforts to reduce forest fires...
01:48, 08/27/2019

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

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...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says to fight Amazon fires, blames weather Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainfore...
04:16, 08/24/2019

Brazil's space agency chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest was criticized by president Jair Bolsonaro and may have l...
01:32, 08/03/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries Brazil's Senate on Tuesday voted to approve right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's decree to revamp the executive branch, averting a potential crisis ...
04:16, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive as the head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Le...
04:48, 06/18/2019

President Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil can’t afford to fight Amazon fires Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says his country can’t afford to fight the massive blazes raging across the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonar...
00:48, 08/23/2019

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Brazil: Bolsonaro says his phones were hacked amid fallout over leaked chats President says judge and prosecutors in anti-corruption investigation were also targetedMobile phones used by Jair Bolsonaro were accessed by a group...
02:48, 07/26/2019

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

Brazil's Bolsonaro recovering from surgery to treat year-old stab wound Vice President Hamilton Mourão will be Brazil's acting president through Thursday while President Jair Bolsonaro recovers from abdominal surgery resu...
02:16, 09/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro thanks Trump for support amid Amazon fires crisis Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his support over the issue of Amazon wildfires, as the far-right B...
20:48, 08/27/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last mo...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has scientists fearful for their research under ...
21:32, 08/07/2019

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro ove...
16:00, 08/03/2019

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of ...
00:16, 07/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he might send the army to fight forest fires in the Amazon (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) Brazil has faced increasing international scrutiny over the record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rain forest. ...
04:48, 08/24/2019

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that i...
08:32, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 5-Macron must take back 'insults' for Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the "insults" made against him before he con...
20:48, 08/27/2019

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 officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon ...
10:16, 08/31/2019

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Revokes Order Easing Gun Controls Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday revoked an order that had loosened the country's gun controls, after it faced legal and political chall...
00:16, 06/26/2019

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite sy...
22:00, 06/04/2019

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

Brazil rejected millions in Amazon aid. Hours later, Bolsonaro hinted at a reversal The Brazilian government walked back its rejection of $20 million in foreign aid to help fight fires blazing in the Amazon rainforest on Tuesday, say...
14:16, 08/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro may drop plans to make son US ambassador amid backlash Far-right president faced possible roadblock in senate after report pointed to nepotismBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has signalled he...
22:48, 08/20/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro restricts drugs policy council, legalizes agritoxins It was a busy day for the president, who stripped the drug policy council of independent members and legalized dozens of agritoxins. Jair Bolsonaro w...
05:32, 07/23/2019

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro sends in army to tackle Amazon fires The Brazilian president has been coming under increasing pressure as European leaders criticize his environmental policies. Wildfires continue to rag...
04:48, 08/24/2019

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he 'loves' the Amazon. But his policies are designed to wreak havoc on it Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning, with more than one-and-a-half soccer fields worth of rainforest destroyed every minute of every day, according...
14:16, 08/28/2019

Trump speaks with Brazil's Bolsonaro, offers aid with Amazon rainforest fires U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday and offered help, if needed, in dealing with the Amazon r...
04:16, 08/24/2019

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

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers co...
02:16, 08/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agri...
03:00, 06/20/2019

Brazil: calls grow for Bolsonaro ally to quit after 'devastating' report on leaks In new disclosures, conservative magazine Veja says Sergio Moro, who led Operation Car Wash, guilty of serious ‘irregularities’Brazil’s justice minis...
20:48, 07/05/2019

Exclusive: As fires race through Amazon, Brazil's Bolsonaro weakens environment agency As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil's Amazon jungle, the nation's far-right government is undermining the agency charged with ...
20:48, 08/28/2019

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

UPDATE 3-Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon ...
07:48, 08/31/2019

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

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

France’s Macron accuses Brazil’s Bolsonaro of ‘incredibly disrespectful’ comments about his wife The Brazilian president ventured into personal territory when he appeared to endorse a meme that compared the appearance of the French first lady, 67...
17:48, 08/26/2019

Amid global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro looks to send army to fight Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as internation...
19:16, 08/23/2019

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink t...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his gov...
19:16, 08/22/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new pres...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data Ministers look at setting up alternative monitoring scheme as existing system shows alarming rise in clearance ratesThe Amazon forest is being burned...
08:00, 08/01/2019

Bolsonaro Government Throws Tantrum, Says It Won't Accept Amazon Firefighting Funds Brazilian president and far-right climate denier Jair Bolsonaro won’t even accept the paltry $20 million that G7 countries pledged towards creating a...
13:16, 08/27/2019

Amazon rainforest fire: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro to miss summit for surgery Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will miss a planned summit on the wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest to prepare for surgery, it has been anno...
19:00, 09/03/2019

A Fed letdown on rate cuts could be the stock market's biggest threat now The Federal Reserve and the market are miles apart on interest rate expectations, and the disparity could cost the stock market a 7%-10% drop, econom...
18:16, 06/26/2019

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
19:48, 08/24/2019

Deutsche Bank, Amid Job Cuts, On Biggest Bout Of Hiring In India In Years Deutsche Bank started its India operations in 1980 and now has about 1,800 employees in businesses including retail and wholesale banking, investment...
08:16, 08/27/2019

Nokia says Brazil 5G auction may be world's biggest yet Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia Oyj expects Brazil to host the world's biggest-ever single auction for fifth-generation (5G) spectrum next yea...
00:00, 08/07/2019

Nomura cuts recommendation on HK stocks as protests, trade war escalate Japanese brokerage Nomura downgraded its recommendation on Hong Kong stocks on Monday as violent protests and a worsening U.S.-China trade war darke...
09:48, 08/26/2019

Protests against 'Czech Trump' are Prague's 'biggest since fall of Communism' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Tuesday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the ...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Russians Vote In Regional Elections After Biggest Protests In Years Moscow citizens voted on Sunday in some of the most closely observed regional elections in years, after the exclusion of many opposition candidates t...
06:48, 09/09/2019

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

Brazil's central bank cuts 2019 GDP growth forecast to 0.8% from 2.0% Brazil's central bank on Thursday slashed its 2019 economic growth forecast to 0.8% from 2.0%, blaming spillover from the huge underperformance in th...
15:32, 06/27/2019

Razer Brazil Cuts Ties With Influencer After Her Tweets Saying 'Men Are Trash' The Brazilian branch of gaming peripheral maker Razer announced yesterday on Twitter that it won’t be renewing its contract with influencer Gabriela ...
05:00, 06/26/2019

Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation SAO PAULO – Germany decided to suspend $39 million in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to inc...
00:32, 08/13/2019

Russians vote in local and regional elections after biggest protests in years Residents of Moscow voted on Sunday in one of the most closely watched local elections in years after the exclusion of many opposition candidates tri...
21:16, 09/08/2019

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Campos Neto says inflation well-anchored, scope for more rate cuts Inflation in Brazil is well-anchored over the short-, medium- and long-term horizons, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, gi...
16:32, 09/05/2019

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often...
01:48, 05/17/2019

West Papua protests: Indonesia deploys 1,000 soldiers to quell unrest, cuts internet Jakarta cuts online access to Papua ‘and surrounding areas’ until the atmosphere ‘returns to being conducive and normal’Indonesia has deployed more t...
03:48, 08/22/2019

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, t...
01:00, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil airline Gol cuts forecasts for 2019, 2020 after loss in quarter Brazil's largest airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes cut its earnings forecasts for 2019 and 2020 on Tuesday after posting a net loss of 32.3 mill...
19:48, 04/30/2019

Battle over education Arizona education vouchers grows PHOENIX (AP) – A Republican state representative and Arizona’s Democratic superintendent of public instruction are sparring over a backlo...
03:48, 07/22/2019

| Mali gets new government after protests Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-commun...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Steve Eisman says Hong Kong protests are his biggest worry with economy, a possible 'Black Swan' Steve Eisman's biggest worry are the Hong Kong protests, which he says could endanger any kind of trade deal with China and hurt the global econ...
21:00, 08/08/2019

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

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears ...
21:48, 06/26/2019

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Istanbul's new opposition mayor cuts funding to some pro-government groups Istanbul's new opposition municipality canceled the transfer of more than 350 million lira to some pro-government foundations, Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu s...
17:16, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Televisa profit falls in 1st-qtr as government cuts ad spending Mexican broadcaster Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language content, reported on Monday a 20 percent drop in its first-quarter net...
01:32, 04/30/2019

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh e...
07:16, 06/14/2019

UK energy-saving efforts collapse after government subsidy cuts Only 10,000 upgrades such as loft insulation happen each month compared with 65,000 in 2014, report showsEfforts to end fuel poverty and energy waste...
03:32, 07/19/2019

Argentina's biggest union calls for anti-government strike Argentina's biggest labor union on Tuesday called for a 24-hour national strike to protest the government's austerity policies, heaping pressure on P...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Gujarat Government Makes Massive Cuts In Fines Under New Motor Vehicles Act The BJP-ruled Gujarat government on Tuesday announced a drastic cut in the penalties for traffic violations even as the Centre is justifying the stee...
22:16, 09/11/2019

Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Min...
14:32, 05/31/2019

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al...
03:16, 06/04/2019

Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government pen...
13:48, 06/14/2019

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

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

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant ...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Protests return to Lebanon as government discusses austerity BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of Lebanese military and security veterans are protesting for the second time in two weeks against proposed cuts to their pensio...
14:16, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a govern...
16:48, 06/14/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 60 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence ...
16:32, 05/01/2019

2 Russians Sentenced Jail Term Over Anti-Government Protests Two Russians were sentenced Tuesday to two and three years in jail respectively in the first major convictions over anti-government demonstrations th...
04:32, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extr...
08:16, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for mass protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to stor...
15:16, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protests: Is the government losing control of law and order? After dozens of protesters were beaten by a mob at a train station, experts are warning that the escalating violence between opposing camps could bec...
18:48, 07/22/2019

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "seriou...
04:16, 07/03/2019

| 500 protests, hundreds injured in Kashmir lockdown - government source At least 500 incidents of protest have broken out in Indian Kashmir since New Delhi stripped the region of its autonomy and imposed a military clampd...
03:16, 08/29/2019

Pressure, prayers and protests: Amazon fires push Brazil to the forefront of international conversations Under pressure from domestic and international sources, the Brazilian government sends 44,000 troops to help fight the fires raging in the Amazon. &...
10:16, 08/26/2019

| Brazil rejects G7 aid to fight Amazon fires - government Brazil rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of ...
21:16, 08/27/2019

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approv...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential ch...
00:48, 07/19/2019

Brazil government's approval rating slumps to 29%: pollster CNT/MDA The government of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro saw its approval rating plunge to 29.4% from a previous level of 39% in February, according to a...
16:48, 08/26/2019

Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space r...
04:00, 08/06/2019

Hong Kong anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game Hong Kong soccer fans sang protest songs and waved anti-government banners as politics spilled into the sporting arena on Wednesday during a friendly...
04:00, 07/25/2019

Hong Kong students skip first day of school to hold anti-government protests In the latest installment of the unrest convulsing Hong Kong, thousands of students bypassed the first day of the new school term on Monday to join t...
23:32, 09/02/2019

Hong Kong government to formally withdraw extradition bill after months of protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked violent protests in the city. ...
19:32, 09/04/2019

Hong Kong protests: dozens arrested as government warns of 'dangerous situation' Twelve-year-old among those held after violent clashes in which police fire warning shotDozens of people, including a 12-year-old child, have been ar...
14:16, 08/26/2019

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers ...
23:32, 06/21/2019

Amazon profits fall short as company faces protests and government scrutiny Second-quarter earnings lower than expected amid threat of government anti-monopoly actionAmazon reported lower-than-expected profits in its second q...
02:48, 07/26/2019

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants defy government to join protests Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defyi...
03:00, 08/03/2019

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government...
11:32, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong government building a 'big crime scene' after night of violent protests A senior Hong Kong official has described the city's legislative council as a "big crime scene," just hours after hundreds of masked, mainly young p...
08:32, 07/02/2019

Brazil government insists on private accounts in pension reform: official Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff said on Thursday that he is working with congressional leaders and House Speaker Rodrigo Maia to kee...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Amazon Fires Prompt Alarm in Europe, and Anger at Brazil’s Government President Emmanuel Macron of France accused President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil of lying about climate change, and said he would try to kill a major t...
19:48, 08/23/2019

China’s Government Shows Support for Hong Kong Police and Leader as Protests Continue “Hong Kong cannot afford to have instability,” a government official said, adding if the unrest continues, “the entire Hong Kong society will suffer....
09:48, 07/29/2019

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Ahead of street protests, UN rights chief urges Guatemalan Government to respect democratic freedoms With demonstrations expected to take place in various Guatemalan cities on Monday and Tuesday, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, is urgin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the for...
19:16, 07/02/2019

Apple Shutters Hong Kong Stores Early as Protests Against Chinese Government, Crackdowns Escalate Amid mounting unrest and a night of violence in Hong Kong, Apple is among the retailers that have chosen to shut stores or close them early citywide,...
09:32, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a da...
03:16, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests....
18:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong protests: Major violence breaks out after police fire tear gas during anti-government demonstrations Violence has broken out in Hong Kong after police used tear gas and a water cannon in an attempt to drive back a fresh wave of pro-democracy proteste...
20:48, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building amid protests on anniversary of return of Chinese rule A group of protestors smashed a window and tore down parts of an exterior wall at Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massi...
17:16, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the ...
06:48, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds of thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Hundreds of thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a propos...
15:32, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside government office More violence has erupted in Hong Kong, with police firing tear gas and chemical-laced water after protesters lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the go...
14:00, 09/15/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds storm government building and spray paint walls as extradition bill demonstrations turn violent Hundreds of activists in Hong Kong smashed their way into one of the territory's main government buildings and spray painted the walls as they protes...
19:48, 07/01/2019

Morgan Stanley cuts long-term Brent price view after OPEC supply cuts Morgan Stanley lowered its long-term Brent price forecast on Tuesday and said the oil market is broadly balanced in 2019 after OPEC and its allies in...
01:00, 07/03/2019

The biggest video game show of the year is about to kick off — here are the 13 biggest games to keep an eye on "Final Fantasy VII Remake"/Square Enix The video game industry's big annual trade show, E3 2019, kicks off on June 8. E3 is the annual event where t...
04:32, 06/08/2019

Google’s Biggest Event of the Year Just Started. Here Are the 4 Biggest Announcements So Far Google on Tuesday kicked off the first day of its 2019 I/O developer conference with a keynote highlighting the company’s latest projects and p...
03:48, 05/08/2019

World's biggest brewer plans year's biggest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev is hoping to raise as much as $9.8 billion when it lists its Asia business in Hong Kong in what could be the biggest IPO of the ...
19:32, 07/03/2019

The world's biggest brewer is planning the year's biggest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev is hoping to raise as much as $9.8 billion when it lists its Asia business in Hong Kong in what could be the biggest IPO of the ...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Bentley Flying Spur Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and will feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks t...
00:00, 07/17/2019

New Flying Spur will be first Bentley with all-wheel steering Four-door model, to be revealed in June 11, promises “unparalled agility” The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will be the first model from the...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Trump Weighs Options to Spur the Economy President Trump said he is considering measures to bolster the economy, including a possible reduction in capital-gains taxes, and continued to press...
09:16, 08/21/2019

ECB Acts to Spur Eurozone's Flagging Economy The European Central Bank cut its key interest rate and launched a sweeping package of bond purchases Thursday that lays the ground work for a long p...
22:00, 09/12/2019

FCA's Detroit plans could spur more supplier investments Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan hinted the city was in talks with at least four logistics and supplier teams to expand in Detroit, promising an additional ...
00:32, 05/27/2019

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur is for When a Whole Building Needs to do 207 MPH The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur took some notes from the Porsche Panamera it shares a platform with, finally getting rear-wheel steering, adding rear-wh...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Bentley designer Stefan Sielaff on the new Flying Spur Crewe's design director opens up about the legal restrictions on interior design and the link between each Bentley model As Bentley lifts the lid on...
17:32, 06/11/2019

Bentley's new Flying Spur sedan can go 207 miles per hour The new Bentley Flying Spur four-door sedan has roomy leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, rich wood veneers and it can hit a top speed of over 200 mi...
11:16, 06/13/2019

‘They cry for their parents’: Mississippi Ice raids spur pleas from children Wednesday’s raid saw about 680 immigrants detained, leaving their children in the care of strangers or relativesA raid Wednesday by Immigration and C...
23:32, 08/08/2019

New Immigration Pact Likely to Spur More Single Migrants to U.S. Border The immigration pact signed last week between the U.S. and Guatemala would likely change migration dynamics in the region, lessening the flow of asyl...
13:16, 07/31/2019

Armenia goes green, hopes to spur economic development Economically, Armenia has never truly recovered from the collapse of the Soviet Union. A third of the population has left since 1991. Environmental c...
17:32, 09/03/2019

Report: Phillies' Arrieta has bone spur in throwing arm Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta has a bone spur in his right arm that likely will require surgery in the future, according to multipl...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fu...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Bentley Flying Spur: riding up the hill at Goodwood We speak to Bentley's vehicle dynamics boss as he drives us up the infamous hill on a wet Sunday morning Autocar took to a streaming-wet Goodwood hi...
12:16, 07/08/2019

Will China’s Uighur Detentions Spur U.S. Sanctions? Pompeo Won’t Say The secretary of state’s remarks were another sign of the administration’s paralysis on imposing sanctions, as some American officials fear jeopardiz...
22:00, 05/05/2019

South Africa Riots Spur Cries of Xenophobia The violence appeared to target shops owned by foreigners, the city’s mayor said. It follows a spate of similar riots this year in South Africa that ...
17:32, 09/03/2019

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur Revealed With More Tech Than Ever Before Designed, engineered and handcrafted at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, England, the latest generation of the Flying Spur brings together the world of ...
00:32, 06/13/2019

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition To Be Revealed On July 24, 2019 The Bentley Flying Spur First Edition will be showcased for the first time on July 24 and the company will auction the first mode, the proceeds of wh...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report Team Trump is considering a temporary payroll tax cut to stimulate the economy and avoid a slowdown — or even a recession, a new report said Monday. ...
01:00, 08/20/2019

Exclusive first ride: 2020 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Bentley says its replacement for the Flying Spur will exceed expectations. We rode shotgun in Lapland for an early taste The morning briefing, deliv...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Markets doubt Fed's ability to defend economy, spur inflation The U.S. Federal Reserve wanted to do two things when it cut rates for the first time in a decade last month: Support the economy and spark inflation...
08:16, 08/23/2019

Deaths of Children in Hot Cars Spur Push for New Safety Measures More auto makers are committing to install technology that alerts drivers if they have accidentally left a child in the back seat, but safety advocat...
18:00, 08/06/2019

Bentley Flying Spur Speed seen with plug-in hybrid system Spyshots of Bentley's sportiest Flying Spur show charging flap for hybrid powertrain, likely to be Porsche Panamera-sourced Bentley is believed to b...
02:00, 09/13/2019

GRAPHIC-New projects for battery material nickel need a price spur Rapidly rising use of nickel in the batteries that power electric vehicles over coming years means higher prices are needed to incentivise the develo...
14:16, 08/27/2019

RPT-FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fu...
12:32, 07/10/2019

Guatemala Immigration Pact Set to Spur Single Migrants to U.S. Border The new U.S. and Guatemala agreement would likely change migration dynamics, lessening the flow of asylum-seeking families but raising the number of ...
19:16, 07/31/2019

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition packs unique trim and kit British brand celebrates the launch of its new luxury saloon with £200,000 limited-edition variant Bentley has revealed the limited-run First Editio...
00:16, 07/20/2019

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the la...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a gr...
17:32, 06/11/2019

South African Riots Kill Five and Spur Cries of Xenophobia The violence in Johannesburg appeared to target shops owned by foreigners. It follows a spate of similar riots in South Africa that galvanized resent...
08:00, 09/04/2019

India Moves to Spend More and Draw Investment to Spur Growth India said it would increase state spending and allow more foreign investment in an effort to accelerate the growth of an economy that is increasingl...
22:00, 07/05/2019

Shootings Spur Debate on Extremism and Guns, With Trump on Defense Mr. Trump’s usual methods of deflection sputtered as he faced new criticism and scrutiny for the plain echoes of his own rhetoric in the El Paso shoo...
03:00, 08/06/2019

South Africa Riots Kill Five and Spur Cries of Xenophobia The violence in Johannesburg appeared to target shops owned by foreigners. It follows a spate of similar riots in South Africa that galvanized resent...
23:00, 09/03/2019

Tennessee House speaker scandals spur ‘no confidence’ vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee House Republicans have cast a vote of no confidence in House Speaker Glen Casada, who remains ensnared by a spate o...
03:00, 05/21/2019

China's new measures to spur car sales fall short of expectations China announced a series of measures on Thursday to revive slumping car sales, but failed to meet market expectations as it included no plans to rela...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Investing in climate adaptation can spur trillions in benefits: report Investing $1.8 trillion between 2020 and 2030 in projects to help communities adapt to the worsening impacts of climate change could yield $7.1 trill...
06:48, 09/10/2019

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transiti...
17:32, 05/28/2019

China's June crude oil imports climb as new refineries spur demand China's crude oil imports on a daily basis in June rose 15.2% from a year earlier, customs data showed on Friday, as the start up of new large-scale ...
16:16, 07/12/2019

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser video released News 29 May, 2019 New teaser video of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur gives us our clearest look yet at Crewe's new luxury limous...
20:16, 05/29/2019

China launches green subsidies to spur investment in hinterland provinces China is to provide subsidies of up to 60 percent for some "green" investment projects in the Yangtze River Economic Belt, the latest measure to unde...
09:16, 05/08/2019

Inflated Bond Ratings Helped Spur the Financial Crisis. They're Back. Credit-grading firms are giving out increasingly optimistic appraisals as they fight for market share in booming debt-securities markets. “We don’t t...
22:00, 08/07/2019

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser images released News 16 May, 2019 Official teasers of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur have been revealed, previewing the new luxury limousine inside a...
01:32, 05/17/2019

China mulls relaxing curbs on auto sales to spur market As new-vehicle demand remains weaker, the State Council said local governments that have restrictions on auto sales should explore gradually relaxing...
18:16, 08/27/2019

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime...
14:32, 07/18/2019

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon revealed The Flying Spur features Bentley’s first-ever electronically powered, retracting Flying B, which even gets illuminated wings Rolls-Royce Ghost riva...
17:32, 06/11/2019

Pakistani PM: India's crackdown on Kashmir will spur global Muslim extremism India's crackdown on protests and dissent in Kashmir will drive more of the world's Muslims into extremism, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said ...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Brazil police again arrest Eike Batista, once Brazil's richest man Police in Brazil on Thursday arrested Eike Batista, the charismatic mining and oil magnate who was once Brazil's richest man, on suspicion of money l...
15:32, 08/08/2019

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon on show at Goodwood Rolls-Royce Ghost rival has an equal focus on driver engagement and passenger comfort The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will represent a “qua...
14:00, 07/05/2019

‘I do not want anyone else to suffer:’ Congresswoman shares story of partner’s death by suicide to spur awareness "If one person's life is saved from seeing it, or their families seeing it," Rep. Susan Wild said, “I will have accomplished what I wanted to accompl...
00:00, 06/27/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises at open as China comments spur trade optimism Canada's main stock index climbed at open on Thursday, eyeing its fourth day of gains, as global risk sentiment improved after China sounded hopeful ...
18:16, 08/29/2019

Bentley Flying Spur grows, adds tech to rival Mercedes AMG S class, Maybach Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to squ...
13:16, 06/11/2019

Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies A spate of migrant shipwrecks and rescues in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days is evidence that urgent action is required from European States to ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Kristen Bell and Stephen Colbert Spur Fans To Suggest Hilarious Alternative Frozen 2 Titles Frozen 2: It's a simple title, self-explanatory, easy to remember. But maybe a bit...dull? Stephen Colbert could not help but jokingly suggest an al...
22:32, 06/12/2019

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.      &...
18:48, 07/13/2019

The Education of Elizabeth Warren The former law professor’s path to presidential contender began in Texas bankruptcy courts, where she witnessed desperate families, similar to her ow...
15:16, 08/25/2019

The education of Zion Williamson His dunks inspire awe, his all-around game will make him millions. But to understand his legend, you have to go back to the place where it all starte...
18:48, 05/08/2019

There’s a whole new way to collect Box Tops for Education A new mobile app for collecting Box Tops for Education promises to streamline the fund-raising process. By Kerry Breen, TODAY Box Tops are getting a ...
18:32, 07/25/2019

Mom must get education, job after daughter’s shooting death GARY, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to a reduced neglect charge stemming from her 2-year-old daughter’s shooting ...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Want An Education Loan? Here Are Five Things To Know About SBI Loans SBI Student Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, offers education loans for higher studies. State Bank of India offers student lo...
15:00, 05/13/2019

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive de...
21:16, 06/12/2019

UN: Invest in education for refugees 'or pay the price' More than half of all refugee children do not attend school, the United Nations Refugee Agency said Friday, warning host countries to correct the sit...
22:48, 08/30/2019

Politics is hindering the effectiveness of financial education Financial education is not a conservative or liberal issue. While bipartisanship in today's political environment seems to be in short supply, f...
20:16, 08/28/2019

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican ...
13:16, 06/13/2019

Labor Militancy In Higher Education Is On the Rise Last year saw the highest number of strikes in America in more than 30 years. The strikes by public teachers got the most attention. But a new study ...
01:00, 09/04/2019

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines li...
19:16, 05/28/2019

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...
22:16, 05/08/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access ...
15:16, 05/28/2019

California set to change sex education guidance for teachers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California State Board of Education is set to vote on new guidance for teaching sex education in public schools that so...
09:32, 05/08/2019

U.S. college education could be pricier with textbook merger The skyrocketing cost of a U.S. college education could get even more expensive if two top college textbook companies combine as planned, especially ...
12:48, 07/29/2019

"No Need For Teaching Sex Education In Schools": RSS-Linked Body There is no need for sex education in schools or making it part of curriculum under the new education policy proposed by the centre as it will have a...
10:16, 08/28/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education  Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF....
19:00, 06/24/2019

‘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...
22:32, 04/28/2019

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control w...
03:16, 06/29/2019

‘Riverdale’ to receive award from gay rights education group The cast and creators of “Riverdale” will receive an award from a gay rights education group for the show’s portrayal of LGBTQ relationships in a hig...
00:01, 09/10/2019

In China, Where ‘Education’ Is Indoctrination and ‘Students’ Are Muslim Detainees Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of detention centers. ‘Graduates’ ...
05:32, 08/10/2019

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how i...
17:48, 07/15/2019

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education"...
12:48, 07/13/2019

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new res...
01:32, 06/05/2019

Sanskrit Most Usable, Scientific Language: Education Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Tuesday praised sanskrit as a scientific language and claimed it to be the "fir...
19:48, 08/27/2019

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impu...
17:16, 06/13/2019

State law requires more concussion education for student athletes ALBANY — Football season is upon us, and a new law aims to lessen the frequency of concussions and other head injuries in youth football programs acr...
22:00, 09/04/2019

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Hele...
18:16, 07/09/2019

Education nonprofit moves into historical Cunard Building This is just what the city doctor ordered: More space for training teachers. The Relay Graduate School of Education is opening downtown this week in ...
11:48, 06/26/2019

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.   ...
21:00, 06/13/2019

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read...
23:48, 07/10/2019

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...
15:00, 05/08/2019

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief sche...
23:01, 09/13/2019

Ex-education secretary, 5 others held in Puerto Rico probe Puerto Rico’s former secretary of education and 5 other people have been arrested on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically co...
21:16, 07/10/2019

CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Educati...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netan...
01:16, 07/14/2019

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent t...
03:16, 05/22/2019

TUSD moves closer to approving sex education curriculum TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School Board Sex Education curriculum is moving closer to final approval, after yesterday’s board meeting. Th...
08:00, 07/25/2019

Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100 Resisting his father’s pleas to join the family tobacco business, Mr. Cullman made a fortune on his own, and, with his wife, proceeded to give it awa...
22:48, 06/07/2019

The future of immersive education will be live, social, and personalized Spatial computing triggers our physicality and appeals to our imagination; a unique combination that allows learning in an instinctively charged way....
05:48, 07/27/2019

Twilio turns developer education into a game with TwilioQuest 3 TwilioQuest 3 is launching today as game that trains developers how to create cloud communications solutions, beginning with lessons on how to code.R...
22:32, 08/05/2019

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...
22:32, 05/15/2019

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. ...
17:32, 05/31/2019

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you thin...
03:16, 07/03/2019

WhatsApp Unveils Privacy Education Partnership in India WhatsApp has announced a partnership with the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) in New Delhi to bring a series of privacy design workshops to its...
19:32, 07/24/2019

Javid pledges more cash for further education amid row with Johnson Sajid Javid is pledging more cash for further education, despite a bitter row with Boris Johnson in which he has accused Downing Street of underminin...
04:48, 08/31/2019

World leaders have 'a lot to answer for' over damning figures on education Former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark condemns complacency as Unesco data shows one in six children won’t be in school by 2030World leader...
17:00, 07/09/2019

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...
18:16, 04/28/2019

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new ed...
18:16, 06/05/2019

European polls will be 'difficult' for Conservative, says UK education minister European elections are going to be "difficult" for the governing Conservative Party, education minister Damian Hinds said on Sunday, when questioned ...
14:32, 05/12/2019

'Invest or pay the price': more than half of refugee children not in education UN refugee chief warns of generation condemned to grow up unable to find work, as special education envoy Gordon Brown calls for urgent fundingMore t...
08:48, 08/30/2019

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed a...
03:16, 05/29/2019

Corbin Gwaltney, Chronicle of Higher Education Founder, Dies at 97 He saw a void in the 1950s and filled it with coverage of colleges and universities. Today the publication reaches a wide readership online and in pr...
00:32, 08/02/2019

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 ...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Art Education, Sports, Yoga: CBSE Writes Letter To Parents On New Changes The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made key changes for the new academic session of 2019-20, and has written a letter to all the par...
17:16, 05/01/2019

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attrac...
15:48, 05/30/2019

West Virginia governor signs sweeping education bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed an education bill that was passed this week and will allow the state’s first...
03:16, 06/29/2019

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Eac...
19:00, 08/14/2019

More than half of world’s refugee children ‘do not get an education’, warns UNHCR Refugee children in their millions are missing out on an education, the UN said on Friday, in an appeal to host countries to back more inclusive poli...
16:48, 08/30/2019

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates a...
05:32, 06/05/2019

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education min...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Former Secretary of Education questions Joe Biden's 'soft' stance on China Former Vice-president and 2020 hopeful Joe Biden has got it “so wrong,” Dr. Bill Bennett, former Secretary of Education and Fox News contributor said...
19:00, 05/02/2019

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom f...
01:16, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Educati...
15:00, 07/10/2019

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

Higher education doesn't protect equally against secondhand smoke Higher levels of education promote health by helping people avoid many environmental health risks, but this benefit may not extend equally to all rac...
03:16, 09/01/2019

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various cour...
20:16, 06/04/2019

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the worl...
01:32, 07/11/2019

U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care (Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide di...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Pope invites leaders to Vatican for global compact on education Pope Francis on Thursday invited world political, cultural, and religious leaders to a meeting at the Vatican next year to agree on "A Global Compact...
23:32, 09/12/2019

State to probe DOE special education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditi...
14:32, 08/17/2019

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its p...
04:00, 06/15/2019

"Don't Incite Us": Raj Thackeray's Party On Centre's Draft Education Plan Joining ranks with the recent protests over the three language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, Maharashtra Navnirman Se...
04:48, 06/03/2019

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing i...
10:48, 06/14/2019

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry s...
13:16, 08/12/2019

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

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call S...
07:48, 05/28/2019

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

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

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community h...
10:48, 06/11/2019

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 ...
05:32, 05/02/2019

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

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...
19:48, 05/15/2019

2 Crore Additional Seats In Higher Education By 2024: President The government is striving to increase the number of seats in higher educational institutions by one-and-a-half times by 2024, President Ram Nath Kov...
13:48, 06/20/2019

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm....
08:16, 07/16/2019

Moroccan lawmakers vote to bolster French in education system Moroccan lawmakers passed a draft law on Monday evening that would pave the way for strengthening the place of French in Moroccan schools, overturnin...
06:16, 07/23/2019

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many ...
08:16, 05/28/2019

Exceptional Education: TUSD addresses its policies after recent concerns TUCSON – On Thursday, Tucson Unified School District’s superintendent Dr. Gabriel Trujillo spoke about the exceptional education process ...
03:16, 08/23/2019

Some parents turn to insurance to protect the cost of their kids' education With the cost of a four-year degree at a public college at more than $80,000 — and nearly $15,000 at private universities — tuition insurance is gain...
19:32, 05/09/2019

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,...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Trump tweets support for WV governor amid education debate CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice as state lawmakers wrangle over education poli...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send o...
03:32, 07/11/2019

Trump admin axing education, recreation programs for migrant children The influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked...
01:48, 06/06/2019

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...
21:48, 05/13/2019

Education group urges U.S. Justice Department to block textbook merger An education group seeking to increase access to college textbooks and research materials on Wednesday asked the U.S. government to block the propose...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting Engl...
20:32, 06/09/2019

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding...
01:16, 07/16/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, McGraw-Hill said on Wednesday...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Trump's new immigration plan emphasizes skills and education over family connections The proposal includes two parts – a physical infrastructure component that would include border wall construction and be financed by new fees on trad...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue ...
23:00, 07/05/2019

Trump Administration Plans to Cut Education and Recreation for Migrant Children in Shelters Citing financial constraints, the administration said it would begin restricting or canceling education, legal and recreational services for migrant ...
23:32, 06/05/2019

"Beautiful Solution," Tweets AR Rahman After Centre Tweaks Education Draft Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi wil...
10:16, 06/03/2019

| Mugabe's decision to invest in education helped his people - UDM's Bantu Holomisa Robert Mugabe's decision to invest in his country's education while he was the president of Zimbabwe helped the nation even after the collapse of its...
16:48, 09/06/2019

School closures triple in Central and Western Africa as education comes under fire A surge in “deliberate” attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling in school closures in the las...
19:48, 08/23/2019

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for...
04:16, 05/29/2019

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal e...
17:32, 05/28/2019

Never mind ‘tax raids’, Labour – just abolish private education | Owen Jones As drivers of inequality, private schools are at the heart of Britain’s problems. Labour must be bold and radical on thisThe British class system is ...
18:01, 09/13/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Education Plan to Eliminate Student Debt Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and ...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport...
05:01, 06/19/2019

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require t...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and ha...
21:00, 07/14/2019

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandin...
14:00, 06/14/2019

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

America's favorite booze varies by gender, education level According to a new Gallup poll, the number of people who prefer liquor as their first adult beverage choice has caught up to wine.    ...
01:48, 08/14/2019

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama adm...
07:16, 07/11/2019

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to...
11:32, 05/28/2019

Bolsonaro wants Macron's apology before taking G7 Amazonia aid Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his country was open to taking $20 million from the G7 to fight Amazonia fires, but only if France's Macr...
21:48, 08/27/2019

Diplomats 'perplexed' Bolsonaro wants to appoint his son ambassador to US Far-right president told reporters he was considering Eduardo Bolsonaro for the position despite lack of diplomatic experienceBrazilian diplomats hav...
21:32, 07/12/2019

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders duri...
23:32, 08/01/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the ...
17:32, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his polici...
09:48, 06/13/2019

Health and education start-ups say recruiting has gotten easier in wake of Facebook, Google scandals Traditionally, it's been a huge challenge for health-tech and ed-tech companies to recruit tech talent from Facebook, Google and the other big t...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and ...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Biden's resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the 2020 White House race, is facing new pushback this week after a series of quotes from 20...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Educati...
23:16, 07/11/2019

Education Department Hits Michigan State With Record Fine Over Nassar Scandal The Education Department announced a $4.5 million fine for Michigan State University over the Larry Nassar scandal and ordered an overhaul of its han...
21:32, 09/05/2019

An outstanding Jane The Virgin tackles guilt, education, and living with a Martian tail “Chapter Ninety-Four” is an episode full of major developments that drive character arcs forward, but before we get to any of them, I have to shout o...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Education Department rejected 99 percent of applicants for student loan forgiveness program The U.S. Department of Education accepted just one percent of applications in the first year of a revamped student loan forgiveness program, accordin...
21:16, 09/08/2019

Teen Tells DEF CON How He Hacked Millions of Student Records From Popular Education Software “Hello from Bill Demirkapi :)“ read the message sent to thousands of parents, students, and teachers in his school district after the aforementioned ...
10:00, 08/10/2019

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as a 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health p...
08:00, 05/29/2019

New Zealand teachers hold country's largest education strike day before 'wellbeing' budget Tens of thousands of New Zealand teachers walked off the job on Wednesday, a day before the government announced its 'wellbeing' budget, calling for ...
01:16, 05/29/2019

Australian state ends Chinese education program over foreign interference fears Australia's most populous state said it will ax a Chinese-funded education program that teaches Mandarin in schools amid fears over potential foreign...
05:16, 08/23/2019

Watch: 'OITNB' star Uzo Aduba fights for her son's education in 'Miss Virginia' trailer Vertical Entertainment released a new trailer for "Miss Virginia" on Friday. "Orange is the New Black" Emmy winner Uzo Aduba stars in the true story ...
21:16, 08/30/2019

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kid...
04:16, 06/02/2019

Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and ...
14:32, 08/16/2019

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an edu...
07:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, McGraw-Hill said on Wednesday...
12:48, 05/01/2019

South African education official apologizes after backlash over ‘sexy reading’ tweets A South African education official has apologized to “sensitive viewers” he may have offended after posting images of scantily clad women in an effor...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Brazilians support Bolsonaro after Macron's 'offense': minister French President Emmanuel Macron offended his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he be...
02:16, 08/29/2019

Bolsonaro says Amazon nations should decide region’s future Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says that Latin America’s Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the ra...
03:48, 08/29/2019

Brazilian judge gives Bolsonaro 5 days to clarify gun decree A Brazilian supreme court judge said Friday President Jair Bolsonaro and his Justice Ministry had five days to respond to accusations by the oppositi...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Amazon nations should decide region’s future, Bolsonaro says Macron and other European leaders argue the fires in the Amazon require a global response because of the ecosystem's critical role in draining heat-t...
07:48, 08/29/2019

Bolsonaro bans land-clearing fires in Amazon Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has banned the use of fire to clear land throughout the country for 60 days, in response to the massive increase in...
08:48, 08/30/2019

'We're afraid': the queer Brazilian sex artists targeted by Bolsonaro After the far-right president tweeted a video of their transgressive street performance, the two artists fled São Paulo – but now they’re pushing bac...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the e...
04:48, 07/19/2019

Officer traveling with Bolsonaro to G20 caught with 39 kilos of cocaine A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilogra...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Bolsonaro: Chile 'is not Cuba' thanks to Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accused the UN's Michelle Bachelet of interfering in domestic politics after she criticized rising police violence...
00:32, 09/05/2019

Bolsonaro's decree allows millions of Brazilians to carry guns Brazil president signs decree allowing a wide range of professionals, including lawyers, politicians and certain journalists, to carry their guns in ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right Presi...
17:32, 08/03/2019

Macron slams Bolsonaro for 'disrespectful comments' about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron has described his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro as "extremely disrespectful" after the South American leader ...
06:48, 08/27/2019

Amazon Fires Unite Enemy Tribes Against Bolsonaro The Amazon fires are uniting rival indigenous cultures against Jair Bolsonaro’s administration in Brazil. ...
05:02, 09/06/2019

G7's Amazon aid plan treats region like a 'colony', Bolsonaro says Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro says the idea of an alliance of G7 countries helping save the Amazon from wildfires would leave his country treated...
02:16, 08/27/2019

Bolsonaro to visit China and the Middle East in October Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans a round of official foreign visits in late October, including to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirat...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Bolsonaro to reveal plans for fighting Amazon fires The office of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says that on Friday evening he will reveal firefighting plans for the Amazon that are already being ...
23:48, 08/23/2019

Ex-minister: Bolsonaro ‘most detested’ leader as he neglects the Amazon Rubens Ricupero warns the far-right leader is wreaking havoc on Brazil’s environment and its global standingJair Bolsonaro’s neglect of the Amazon ha...
23:48, 08/25/2019

'A bad trip': Jair Bolsonaro's first six months leave even the right dismayed Protests, scandals, corruption claims, allegations of mafia links … ‘It’s the worst start to a presidency’ in decades, says pollsterBrazil was just w...
10:32, 07/03/2019