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Brazilian Police Kill Man Who Hijacked Bus, Held 37 Passengers Hostage

(RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline befor...

Brazilian Police Kill Man Who Hijacked Bus, Held 37 Passengers Hostage

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Brazilian police kill man who held bus passengers hostage Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff on Latin America’s longest bridge...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Brazil Police End Hostage Situation, Shoot Man Who Hijacked Bus Carrying 37 Passengers in Rio de Janeiro (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff broadcast live on television. All...
19:34, 08/20/2019

Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio An armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday, authorities said.        ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

2 Sisters In Rajasthan Held Hostage, Raped For 2 Months, Say Police Two sisters were allegedly abducted and raped multiple times by a man who held them hostage for over two months in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Monday....
20:51, 07/15/2019

'I don't want to be held hostage on homophobia,' says French football boss The president of the French Football Federation (FFF) has said he is "totally against" the interruption of football matches as a result of homophobic chants and banners, despite rules introduced by the FFF this season instructing referees to do exact...
15:18, 09/11/2019

FlyCleaners customers claim laundry is being held ‘hostage’ Furious laundry service customers say they’ve been taken to the cleaners! Clients of FlyCleaners, a New York City-based laundry app, said they’ve been scammed by the door-to-door service — which allegedly has gone AWOL with their di...
01:00, 08/10/2019

Baltimore's Government Held Hostage by Ransomware Attack For the second time in just over a year, Baltimore has fallen victim to a major cyberattack. Last year, hackers targeted the city’s 911 emergency system, but this time around, the city government’s files are being held hostage by ransomware.Read more...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Woman sexually assaulted in home as 7 others held hostage: cops A woman was sexually assaulted by two push-in robbers in her Queens home over the weekend — as her mom and six other females, including a child and her nanny — were held hostage in a bedroom, cops said. Video caught one of the fiends with a black han...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Dutch hostage held by Filipino militants killed in gubattle MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say a long-held Dutch hostage has been shot and killed by his Abu Sayyaf captors when he tried to escape during a gunbattle in southern jungles. Military commander Brig. Gen. Divino Pabayo Jr. ...
10:17, 05/31/2019

That Time My Delivered Package Was Held Hostage and Exchanged for a Six Pack of Beer I’m one of those people who live in a neighborhood where anytime I get an “out for delivery” email/text/raven for any package that won’t fit into my mailbox, I know it means it’s time for me to head home. I will either receive the package personally ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Man held hostage by Taliban-linked group says wife is 'incompetent mother' Joshua Boyle, charged with sexual assault, tells court estranged wife Caitlan Coleman was unfit to parent the their four childrenThe Canadian man who spent five years held hostage in Afghanistan with his American wife has accused her of “incompetence...
20:17, 09/10/2019

Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf commander's wife during its raid....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Two dead as man fires on police in Arkansas hostage standoff Two people were found dead on Tuesday at an Arkansas home where a man was barricaded inside and firing shots at police officers, a report said. The two victims were discovered lying on the front lawn of the home in Helena, Ark., while the shooting su...
05:17, 08/28/2019

Armed teen surrenders to police after hostage siege An armed teenager with reported links to the Gilet-Jaunes movement in France has released his final hostages after a siege lasting nearly five hours....
02:17, 05/08/2019

Airstrikes in rebel-held northwestern Syria kill 4 BEIRUT (AP) — Opposition activists say government forces have intensified their bombardment of rebel-held towns and villages in northwestern Syria, striking a market where four people were killed. The new wave of violence that began on April 30 is th...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Air strikes kill at least 20 in rebel-held city in Syria, rescuers say Air strikes on a popular market and residential neighborhoods killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens on Monday in an attack on one of the main opposition-held cities in northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
15:34, 07/22/2019

Brazil police 'neutralize' armed man holding dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro A Brazilian police sniper “neutralized” an armed man who held dozens of people hostage on a public bus in Rio de Janeiro after a four-hour standoff, officials said....
16:00, 08/20/2019

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday. The attack late Sunday t...
14:51, 06/17/2019

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that fo...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Brazil police sniper kills armed man holding dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro A Brazilian police sniper fatally shot an armed man who held dozens of people hostage on a public bus in Rio de Janeiro after a four-hour standoff, officials said....
20:00, 08/20/2019

| Eight bus passengers killed by road mine in Mali: police Eight bus passengers have been killed by a road mine in central Mali, police and the bus company say, in an attack bearing the hallmark of jihadists who plague the region....
22:01, 09/03/2019

Police: 3 passengers shot on Chicago city bus after argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an argument aboard a Chicago city bus led to a shooting that injured three passengers, two of them teenagers. Authorities say a 35-year-old man pulled out a handgun and fired several shots after a quarrel escalated between h...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Brazilian Police Recommend Against Charging Neymar With Rape Police in Brazil have closed their investigation into the rape allegation against Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, and recommend that prosecutors not bring charges against him due to a lack of evidence. The prosecutor’s office will have 15 days to “e...
19:17, 07/30/2019

Brazilian police dismiss rape claim against Neymar Brazilian police say they've decided there are no grounds to bring sexual assault charges against soccer star Neymar       ...
16:51, 07/30/2019

A Confused Police Officer Pulled Over a Self-Driving Vehicle on Its First Day Carrying Passengers (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements says an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Brazilian police finish probe of rape claim against Neymar Brazilian police say they have finished the investigation of the rape accusation against soccer star Neymar but its conclusion will only be made public on Tuesday....
17:17, 07/30/2019

Brazilian women promised K-pop fame were forced into prostitution: police A group of Brazilian women who traveled to South Korea hoping to join its multibillion-dollar K-pop industry instead found themselves trafficked into prostitution, according to South Korean police....
18:34, 09/04/2019

Brazilian women wanted to be K-pop stars but were forced into prostitution, police say A group of Brazilian women who traveled to South Korea hoping to join its multibillion-dollar K-pop industry instead found themselves trafficked into prostitution, according to South Korean police....
16:34, 09/04/2019

Brazilian Police Recommend Not Charging Neymar in Rape Inquiry The police recommended closing the case, which began with a rape accusation by a Brazilian model, but prosecutors will have the final say on whether to proceed....
23:17, 07/30/2019

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month.        ...
04:00, 06/02/2019

Brazilian police end Neymar rape investigation over lack of evidence Forward vehemently denied allegations of rape in ParisFinal decision on case will be made by a judgePolice in Brazil investigating rape allegations against the footballer Neymar have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the São Paulo attorney g...
09:51, 07/30/2019

Rio de Janeiro: killings by police hit a record high in Brazilian state Rise comes under Governor Wilson Witzel, a Bolsonaro ally who has promised a zero tolerance policy against criminalsPolice killings in the state of Rio de Janeiro have hit a record high, rising by 18% in the first three months of this year.Official d...
00:17, 05/04/2019

Brazilian police arrest suspect in $29M gold heist at airport SAO PAULO — Brazilian police said on Sunday they arrested one person and are seeking an arrest warrant for another in connection with the theft of a gold shipment at São Paulo’s international airport on July 25. The authorities did not name any of th...
11:17, 07/29/2019

Soccer star Neymar accused of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says a woman accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. His father calls the incident "a setup."        ...
05:17, 06/02/2019

Delta flight's 8-hour delay frays passengers' nerves; police called to break up fight Port Authority police officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City reportedly had to intervene after a fight broke out on a Delta flight that was delayed around eight hours Thursday....
13:17, 08/17/2019

Warren Co. Police Say Tennessee Man Held In Theft WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Warren County arrested a Tennessee man Saturday after allegedly catching him committing a theft. William Wright Authorities said 34-year-old William Wright of Nashville was held early Saturday. Police sai...
23:17, 06/16/2019

‘They Came to Kill.’ Almost 5 Die Daily at Hands of Rio Police. Police operations left 558 Rio de Janeiro residents dead during the first four months of the year — the highest number since the state began keeping records 21 years ago....
21:51, 05/26/2019

US citizens held in Rome over fatal police stabbing A US citizen has reportedly confessed to the deadly stabbing of a police officer in Rome, Italian media have reported. Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has vowed that those responsible "will pay in full."...
03:34, 07/27/2019

Nearly 1,000 Murder Suspects Held In Brazil Police Operation Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state of the country Tuesday, arresting 968 suspects in one day, according to the National Council of Civilian Police Chiefs....
07:51, 05/29/2019

Indonesian police kill separatist in Papua Indonesian police shot dead a member of a Papuan separatist group on Friday during an exchange of fire, a spokesman said, after violent demonstrations this week in other places in the eastern region over perceived ethnic discrimination....
11:17, 08/23/2019

Police: Man stabbed wife to death, tried to kill himself STOUGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a man stabbed his wife to death and tried to kill himself while their two children were in the family’s home. Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey and Stoughton Police Chief Donna McNam...
20:34, 05/04/2019

US students held after police officer stabbed to death in Rome Mario Cerciello Rega was repeatedly stabbed early on Friday in a crime that has shaken ItalyTwo male American students are being held in jail as authorities investigate the murder of a police officer in Rome.The students, named as Finnegan Lee Elder,...
00:17, 07/28/2019

Spanish police free women held in Marbella brothel Twenty-one people arrested as raid uncovers weapons and drugs at house on Costa del SolSpanish police have freed eight women who were being held captive in the basement of a brothel in Marbella and sexually exploited by a gang of pimps and drug deale...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Pension Processes, Farewells For Hundreds Of Police Personnel Held Up Hundreds of retirement and subsequent pension procedures for personnel of various Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have been stuck since May 31 as the Ministry of Home Affairs is yet to take a......
19:17, 06/09/2019

Man catfished an Alaska teen and convinced her to kill for $9M, police say Police said an Indiana man posed as a millionaire online, established a relationship with a teen in Alaska and convinced the girl to kill her friend.        ...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Milwaukee police looking for homicide suspect kill armed man MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police searching for a homicide suspect fatally shot an armed individual, but the man they sought remains at large. Police say officers dressed in plainclothes were surveilling a car Tuesday morning, based on information th...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Police kill man allegedly attacking immigration prison TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state. The Tacoma Police Department in a news release says officers responded at about...
05:34, 07/14/2019

Pakistani police kill 9 suspected militants in raid QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say security forces acting on intelligence raided a militant hideout in the town of Mastung in southwestern Baluchistan province, triggering a shootout that killed nine suspects. In a statement, police said fo...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a plot possibly linked to last week's post-election riots....
10:51, 05/28/2019

Police kill man after shots fired at vehicles on interstate OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police in Oklahoma City say they fatally shot a man who was shooting at vehicles along an interstate. Investigators say at least four vehicles on Interstate 35 were struck by gunfire Monday morning before police and the shooter e...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Egypt officials say police kill 8 militants in Sinai Egypt says its security forces have killed eight militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, two days after a deadly attack killed several police....
17:51, 06/07/2019

Police: Texas officers kill man who fired while running off AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Police say Amarillo officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man suspected of earlier shootings after he opened fire on them. A city police spokesman says officers had been looking for Isaac Ray Ruiz after he shot at people Tuesd...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
12:51, 05/17/2019

DJ Arafat fans who forced open coffin and took photos held by police Fans of Ivorian singer who died in motorbike crash clashed with police after funeralIvorian police have detained 12 people as part of an investigation into the desecration of DJ Arafat’s tomb after fans opened the musician’s coffin to take pictures o...
03:34, 09/03/2019

Spanish police free women held by Marbella prostitution gang Spanish police say they have freed eight women who were being held at a house in Marbella, and arrested 21 presumed members of a gang that allegedly sexually exploited them....
12:00, 06/09/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: police and defence chiefs held on negligence charge Pair face dereliction of duty and negligence charges after blasts in which more than 250 diedSri Lanka’s police chief and its former defence minister have been arrested for alleged negligence leading to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more tha...
21:51, 07/02/2019

Palestinian protests turn violent after Israeli police kill a man Nearly 100 people were injured and 20 others arrested in East Jerusalem as Israeli police fought with protesters angry over the killing of a Palestinian man....
22:51, 07/01/2019

Taliban Kill Unarmed Afghan Police Officers Waiting for Pay Fighters disguised in police uniforms killed at least 20 Afghan police officers and wounded dozens of other people in a brazen attack on a police headquarters....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Officials: Taliban attacks kill ten Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed four policemen, local officials said Monday. The soldi...
16:00, 05/27/2019

Police hijack a botnet and remotely kill 850,000 malware infections In a rare feat, French police have hijacked and neutralized a massive cryptocurrency mining botnet controlling close to a million infected computers. The notorious Retadup malware infects computers and starts mining cryptocurrency by sapping power fr...
20:17, 09/01/2019

Video Shows Teacher Threatening To Kill Student With Axe In J&K: Police The police on Tuesday registered a case after an undated video surfaced showing a teacher of a private school from Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir allegedly threatening to kill a student with an......
22:51, 07/02/2019

Bangladesh police kill two suspected Rohingya traffickers in clash Bangladesh police have clashed with suspected people smugglers sending Rohingya Muslim refugees to Malaysia, killing two of the traffickers, a police official said on Wednesday....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Indonesian plotters aimed to kill four top security officials: police Unidentified plotters linked to recent violent protests against Indonesia's president planned to kill at least four of the country's most senior security officials, police said on Tuesday....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Suicide bombers kill police officer in attacks in Tunis Several others injured in two explosions in Tunisian capital at peak of tourist seasonTwo suicide bombers have blown themselves up in separate attacks on police in Tunis, killing one officer and wounding several other people, the government has said....
16:51, 06/27/2019

Tunis suicide attacks kill 1 police officer, injure 8 Two suicide bomb attacks ripped through the Tunisian capital of Tunis killing at least one person and injuring eight others as its president was rushed to a military hospital due to a "severe health condition."...
12:34, 06/28/2019

Afghan official: Gunmen hit Kabul checkpoint, kill 3 police KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says gunmen stormed a checkpoint in Kabul, killing at least three police officers. Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid says three other policemen were wounded in Sunday night’s attack on the outskir...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Afghan official: Taliban bombs kill 2 police, 2 civilians Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in the country’s eastern Ghazni province has left two members of the security forces and two civilian passers-by dead...
15:51, 05/22/2019

| Twin attacks kill 20 police in Yemen's Aden - sources Two separate attacks killed at least 20 police in Yemen's government-held second city Aden, one by Shi'ite rebels and the other by jihadists, security and medical sources said....
18:17, 08/01/2019

New York man plotted to kill police in Times Square, prosecutors say A New York man praised Osama Bin Laden and talked about killing police officers as he plotted an attack on Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, prosecutors said on Friday....
20:51, 06/07/2019

Two Americans held in Italian custody after stabbing death of 35-year-old police officer Two teenage U.S. tourists were arrested in Rome for the stabbing death of an Italian police officer that has sparked outrage in the country.        ...
02:51, 07/29/2019

May Day rallies descend into violent clashes with police in Paris as demonstrations are held around the world Groups of hooded, black-clad people threw rocks and other objects at police officers, smashed up vehicles, and set fires as the May Day rallies in the French capital quickly took a violent turn on Wednesday....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Florida teen tried to hire someone to kill parents with money stolen from them, police say A 17-year-old from Florida stole $1,400 from her parents to buy drugs and hire someone to kill them, according to an arrest affidavit.        ...
23:00, 09/11/2019

Chicago police shoot, kill brother of suspect wanted in murder of boy, 15 The brother of a man wanted in connection to the murder of a 15-year-old boy earlier this month was fatally shot by Chicago police officers Tuesday afternoon after an armed confrontation near an elementary school....
22:34, 05/29/2019

Islamic State attacks kill seven security forces in Iraq: police At least seven members of Iraq's security forces were killed and 16 wounded overnight in two separate attacks by Islamic State militants, police said on Thursday....
11:51, 08/01/2019

Police kill man who allegedly attempted to attack immigration prison with fire Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state.        ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Florida woman rammed tanker truck in bid to kill self, 2 children: police Florida police say a woman in a van deliberately rammed a gasoline tanker truck after telling a friend she was going to get into a crash that would kill her and her two sons, 4 and 6....
00:51, 08/19/2019

Indian forces kill leader of al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir: police Indian forces have killed the leader of an al Qaeda affiliated militant group in Kashmir, police said on Friday, triggering protests in parts of the disputed region....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Garrard County Police Shoot, Kill Loose Animal After Complaints LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Garrard County police confirm that one of their officers was involved in a shooting of an animal. On a Facebook post, the officers say they received several complaints of loose pit bulls in the Bryantsville area. Dispa...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Global Times says reporter held by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport, rescued by police A reporter from China's Global Times was seized by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport on Tuesday but was rescued by police, the newspaper's editor in chief said....
22:34, 08/13/2019

Windows PCs can be hijacked through Notepad Windows PCs could be at risk from a major security flaw triggered by one of the platform's most popular software offerings.A leading security researcher has highlighted a vulnerability that would allow hackers to take over control of an entire P...
12:51, 08/14/2019

Has your browser been sluggish? It may have been hijacked Unrelated search results, homepage differences and slower browsing sessions are just a few of the signs that your browser has been hijacked.       ...
16:00, 08/10/2019

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as part of his war on drugs, Amnesty International said in a new report....
18:51, 07/08/2019

Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it would not prosecute him in the July 17, 2014 killin...
01:17, 07/17/2019

Man threatens to kill child, sets girlfriend on fire before wild chase, police say A suspect is in custody after he threatened to kill a child, set his girlfriend on fire in Mississippi, then sent police on a chase through Tennessee on Tuesday, police said....
07:17, 08/14/2019

Two dozen police hurt in Memphis street clashes after marshals kill black man At least two dozen police officers were injured in overnight clashes with protesters, some throwing rocks, in Memphis, Tennessee, after U.S. Marshals Service agents fatally shot a black man during an attempted arrest, officials said on Thursday....
19:34, 06/13/2019

Florida teen tried to kill parents in murder-for-hire plot with money stolen from them, police say A 17-year-old from Florida stole $1,400 from her parents to buy drugs and hire someone to kill them, according to an arrest affidavit.        ...
22:51, 09/12/2019

100 arrested as Florida drug bust nets enough fentanyl 'to kill everyone in Brevard County': police Police in Brevard County, Fla., arrested 100 people in a monthslong drug investigation involving the seizure of enough fentanyl to kill every person in the county....
06:00, 05/02/2019

Twin suicide bombings in Tunisian capital kill police officer, Interior Ministry says  Tunisia’s relative stability has been periodically threatened by political assassinations as well as deadly militant attacks claimed by the Islamic State....
15:34, 06/27/2019

Stop Using Hijacked Passwords That Google Already Told You Were Bad In February, Google did us lazy bums a favor by adding a Password Checkup extension for Chrome. The way it works is the extension will send you a warning to change your password whenever logging-in to a site using a username or password that’s previo...
18:51, 08/16/2019

Malicious Android apps hijacked phones to click on ads Android users have been warned that certain apps may have hijacked their devices to click on malicious ads.New research from Symantec has shown that cybercriminals are using apps to auto-click on mobile ads to generate a profit.Two main culprits were...
00:17, 08/31/2019

USWNT celebration debate hijacked by death threats Now the full-blown debate over the US Women’s National Team’s blowout of Thailand in its World Cup opener is getting out of hand on both sides. While the Americans have faced plenty of criticism for continuing to celebrate their goals in ...
02:51, 06/13/2019

'Democracy has been hijacked by white men': how minority rule now grips America The US is becoming more diverse and progressive, but white men’s grip on power is being exercised via the courts, gerrymandering and dark money in politicsThe exercise of political power by legislative majorities of white, male elected officials in w...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Mail carrier whose truck hijacked among dead in Texas attack TEXAS (AP) — Mail carrier Mary Granados was alone in her U.S. Postal Service truck when she was shot and killed by a gunman who hijacked the white vehicle in West Texas amid his frenzy of violence. Granados, 29, was among seven people between t...
03:51, 09/02/2019

British politician’s Twitter account hijacked by angry staffer A British politician was branded a “disgustingly morally bankrupt person” in his own Twitter feed Tuesday — when one of his communications staffers appeared to hijack the account and use it to go on a scorched-earth screed about his boss....
00:17, 07/24/2019

Deadly fungus creates ‘zombie ants’ with hijacked jaws If you thought fictional zombies walking around on film were scary, the condition that turns creatures into mindless eating machines actually exists in nature. In ants. According to research published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, ants that...
21:17, 07/22/2019

Google warns Bluetooth Titan security keys can be hijacked by nearby hackers Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is warning that the Bluetooth Low Energy version of the Titan security key it sells for two-factor authentication can be hijacked by nearby attackers, and the company is advising users to get a free replacement devic...
02:51, 05/16/2019

Adidas social media campaign for new Arsenal jersey hijacked by Twitter trolls Adidas kicked off a humiliating social media campaign to promote its new jersey for a British soccer team – by inadvertently tweeting out images of the shirt bearing anti-Semitic and racist messages. The German sportswear goliath launched its #DareTo...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Kill la Kill Game's Publisher Has "Prohibited" People From Streaming Its Story Mode Kill la Kill the Game: IF, released earlier this week, is a fighting game with a story. And publishers Arc System Works are so protective of it that they’ve stated “all streams and uploads” of the game’s story mode “are prohibited indefinitely”....
03:17, 08/01/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his state, saying that "some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later."...
05:51, 05/02/2019

'If we don’t kill these people they will kill you': policing Africa's largest slum As Kenya waits to hear if a police officer will be charged over the death of 23-year-old Carliton Maina, alleged unlawful killings in Kenya continue, leaving poor communities wondering if those charged with protecting them are simply killing with imp...
16:51, 08/06/2019

Strabane mortar bomb 'callous attempt to kill or maim police officers' A mortar bomb found near a police station in Northern Ireland on Saturday was a "callous attempt to kill or maim" officers, the PSNI chief constable has said....
21:51, 09/09/2019

Westminster terror accused 'wanted to kill as many people as possible when he drove at police outside Parliament' An alleged terrorist wanted to kill as many people as possible when he drove at cyclists and police outside the Houses of Parliament, a court has heard....
21:17, 07/08/2019

The Kill La Kill Fighting Game Is Flashy But Flimsy Like the anime it’s based on, Kill La Kill the Game: IF is fast, stylish, rude, and racy. Unfortunately, like the outfits its main characters sport, there’s not a lot of substance....
10:17, 08/03/2019

Alabama Democrat opposes abortion ban: ‘Kill them now or kill them later’ An Alabama state lawmaker is taking heat for bizarre comments he made in advance of a bill that will criminalize nearly all abortions in the state. The measure passed with a 74-3 vote in the state’s GOP-led House on Tuesday but not before several Dem...
21:00, 05/02/2019

The Facebook page ‘Vets for Trump’ was hijacked by a North Macedonian businessman. It took months for the owners to get it back. The takeover of Vets for Trump underscores how money, politics and online misinformation remain deeply and often invisibly entangled ahead of the 2020 presidential election, despite years of promises by government officials and technology companies t...
06:36, 09/18/2019

Netflix can kill The OA, but it can’t kill a movement Enlarge / In The OA S2, Prairie finds herself in a mysterious hallway straight out of science fiction. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) There's something ironic about #SaveTheOA. For those who need a primer, the hashtag—and the movement around it—sprung u...
20:17, 09/01/2019

Report: US must communicate better with hostage families WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the United States must do a better job communicating with families of American hostages held overseas. That includes telling “hard truths” to loved ones about the chances for rescue and clarifying the g...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Hijacker shot dead after taking 37 hostage A man who took a bus and its 37 passengers hostage on a bridge in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro was shot dead on Tuesday by a police sniper, according to authorities....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Rapper RZA says arrested A$AP Rocky is a hostage in Sweden RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan says he’s concerned over what he calls a “hostage situation” for fellow rapper A$AP Rocky, who’s charged with assault in Sweden...
22:17, 07/27/2019

Records: 2 men took child hostage after reservation killings YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Court records say a homeowner told police that two men linked to the killing of five people on an Indian reservation in Washington state approached his residence and briefly took a child hostage at gunpoint before they were captu...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Dutch to seek clarification from Philippines on death of hostage Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said on Friday he would seek clarification from the Philippines on the killing of a Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the country since 2012....
11:17, 05/31/2019

Former Taliban hostage admits striking wife but says she asked to be hit Joshua Boyle, charged with sexual assault, tells court estranged wife Caitlan Coleman was unfit to parent their four childrenThe Canadian man who spent five years held hostage in Afghanistan with his American wife has admitted striking her with a bro...
03:51, 09/11/2019

A ransomware attack is holding Baltimore's networks hostage A ransomware attack brought Baltimore city government's computers to a halt yesterday. The hackers are reportedly holding the city's files hostage, demanding up to 13 Bitcoins (about $76,280) to free the city's systems. As of this afte...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
19:17, 05/31/2019

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday....
21:34, 06/08/2019

Man armed with gun, knife, gasoline can takes bus hostage in Brazil A man armed with a gun, knife and a can of gasoline took at least 37 people hostage on a public bus in Brazil before being fatally shot by police.        ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Dutch hostage in Philippines killed while trying to escape from militants A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said....
15:17, 05/31/2019

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Normandy....
09:51, 06/12/2019

French hostage says ordeal in Burkina Faso was 'hell' A French hostage, freed in Burkina Faso on Thursday during on overnight rescue in which two soldiers were killed, has described the experience as "hell."...
16:51, 05/15/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said....
11:17, 05/31/2019

Switzerland: 3 dead after hostage-taking at Zurich apartment BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say an armed man took two women hostage at an apartment in Zurich and all three died after shots were heard. Police in Switzerland’s biggest city said the 60-year-old Swiss man took the women hostage early Friday. The...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Rapper RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan says arrested A$AP Rocky is a hostage in Sweden RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan says he’s concerned over what he calls a hostage situation for fellow rapper A$AP Rocky, who’s charged with assault in Sweden.        ...
02:51, 07/28/2019

Trump's Mexico deal is victory for 'hostage-taking', ex-WTO head says Pascal Lamy said Trump’s actions went against the spirit of diplomacy after Mexico agreed to expand asylum programThe immigration deal imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs is a victory for “hostage-taking” over inter...
22:00, 06/08/2019

A hostage negotiator, an ambassador, a nuclear envoy: Who might replace Bolton? One potential candidate to replace John Bolton as national security adviser is an official who was once responsible for helping Sarah Palin understand foreign policy....
01:51, 09/13/2019

A$AP Rocky: US envoy for hostage affairs sent to Sweden for rapper's trial Trump, who has advocated for the rapper’s release, sent the special envoy to Stockholm to monitor court proceedingsDonald Trump sent the US special presidential envoy for hostage affairs to Stockholm to monitor the court proceedings of the American r...
03:17, 07/31/2019

Teen hostage-taker detained after store standoff in France PARIS (AP) — A teenager who held four women hostage for hours in a convenience store in the south of France was detained after an hourslong standoff. Police said the 17-year-old was detained just before midnight without incident, hours after he freed...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Hijacker shot dead after taking 37 people hostage on a bus in Brazil A man who took a bus and 37 people hostage on a bridge in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro was shot dead on Tuesday by a police sniper, according to authorities....
05:34, 08/21/2019

A$AP Rocky set to testify as Trump's hostage negotiator watches in court American rapper A$AP Rocky was brought to court in handcuffs for the second day of his assault trial in Sweden on Thursday, in a case being monitored from the courtroom by US President Donald Trump's special envoy for hostage affairs....
13:51, 08/01/2019

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key public services in the city of Baltimore. All told, the ransomware in question has locked down approximate...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Boris Johnson is a hostage in No 10. No wonder he fears a long contest | Zoe Williams Now that Labour has refused to rise to the prime minister’s bait, his project lies cruelly exposed in all its absurdityBoris Johnson’s strategy is coming apart. He had no plan for a deal. He promised not to call a general election. He feared the cons...
16:00, 09/05/2019

Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns home MILAN (AP) — Italy’s defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Italy. Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta late Wednesday confirmed Alessandro Sandrini’s arrival at...
12:51, 05/23/2019

After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key hostage negotiator to replace him U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Kamala Harris: Trump holding 'America's infrastructure hostage' over Dem investigations California senator and 2020 Democratic candidate Kamala Harris accused President Trump of holding "America's infrastructure hostage" after scrapping his White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday. ...
14:51, 05/23/2019

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after targeting its police department with ransomware.Read more......
22:17, 06/20/2019

France honors soldiers who died during hostage rescue in Burkina Faso An American woman who was taken hostage in Burkina Faso was nearly handed over to al-Qaida militants before she was rescued by U.S. commandos, a French military officer said Tuesday....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Suns’ Kelly Oubre claims his ex-girlfriend is holding his dogs ‘hostage’ Phoenix Suns star Kelly Oubre Jr. is taking his ex-girlfriend to court for allegedly stealing his two dogs following an ugly breakup in May. TMZ Sports reports Oubre, the No. 15 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, filed a lawsuit detailing the difficult time...
22:54, 09/20/2019

Ex-Taliban hostage tells court he hit wife with broom handle because ‘she enjoyed it’ A Canadian man who with his American wife was held hostage by the Taliban for five years in Afghanistan reportedly testified that he only struck her with a broom handle because she asked to be spanked, as his sexual assault trial continued Tuesday....
23:34, 09/11/2019

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops....
10:17, 05/31/2019

Trump taps hostage negotiator Robert C. O'Brien as new national security director The US' chief hostage negotiator is Trump's pick to replace John Bolton as national security adviser. The lawyer has a history of foreign policy consultancy....
18:34, 09/18/2019

Trump picks Robert O’Brien, U.S. hostage negotiator, as national security adviser O'Brien, currently a presidential envoy for hostage affairs at the U.S. Department of State, has a long history in Republican foreign policy circles....
10:34, 09/19/2019

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison Special police forces were deployed to the Conde-sur-Sarthe prison where an inmate used an improvised weapon to take a guard and a trainee hostage. The prisoner reportedly has a history of holding up guards....
02:17, 06/12/2019

Freed American hostage in Burkina Faso was destined to be transferred to Al Qaeda, French officials say French officials say the American hostage in Burkina Faso, who was freed thanks to the deadly raid by French forces, would have been given to a group linked to Al Qaeda....
20:51, 05/14/2019

Macri, Judiciary using Florencia Kirchner as hostage to stifle CFK candidacy: Alberto Fernández alleges 'Cristina Kirchner is the best candidate' to defeat President Mauricio Macri at the October presidential election, her former Cabinet Chief Alberto Fernández says....
16:34, 05/16/2019

These are 5 most annoying flight passengers These are the five airline passengers Americans are most annoyed by, according to an Expedia.com etiquette study.       ...
18:17, 06/21/2019

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in the air? It turns out the answer is complicated....
15:51, 07/17/2019

When MAXs Fly Again, Will Passengers Get on Board? Boeing’s 737 MAX could return to service as soon as this summer after the jet’s world-wide grounding in March. Can it win back the confidence of pilots and passengers in time?...
04:17, 05/13/2019

New mobile app for Sun Shuttle Passengers TUCSON- Sun Shuttle and the Regional Transportation Authority are delivering a new mobile app for Sun Shuttle passengers. New Sun Tran mobile app for passengers The new app, Tripshot, will replace the current app, TransLoc Rider. Tripshot will help i...
15:17, 07/31/2019

Willcox provides aid to hot passengers on disabled bus WILLCOX, Ariz. (AP) — Ambulance crews, state troopers, the American Red Cross and other emergency personnel provided aid to 37 passengers on Greyhound bus that broke down in the southern Arizona desert amid three-digit summer heat. The Cochise County...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Airline Passengers Do The Strangest Things What's the strangest thing you've seen a passenger do on a plane? If you said, "Change into pajamas midflight," then maybe you were on my red-eye from Orlando to Frankfurt, Germany, during which a......
04:51, 08/02/2019

Flying-V will carry passengers in its wings The Dutch national carrier KLM will help to fund the development of a v-shaped, fuel-efficient airplane design known as the Flying-V, in a bid to improve the sustainability of air travel....
15:51, 06/03/2019

United and Southwest Will Allow Passengers to Opt-Out of 737 Flights Even after Boeing’s beleaguered Boeing 737 Max jets return to the skies, some Stephen Brashearwary passengers won’t be expected to board them—at least if they’re flying United Airlines.Read more......
01:34, 09/06/2019

Ex-prison officer sues Ministry of Justice for £350k over hostage ordeal 'that ended her career' A former prison officer who claims her career was ended by the trauma of being taken hostage by an "extremely violent" inmate is suing the Ministry of Justice for nearly £350,000....
12:51, 07/25/2019

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was finally about to be eroded....
13:17, 07/30/2019

Lyft will now let drivers and passengers specify their preferred pronouns June is LGBT Pride month, and as part of its observance, ride share company Lyft has announced a new feature which lets passengers and drivers specify their preferred pronouns....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Rideshare passengers in Atlanta react to strike Drivers for Uber and Lyft went on strike in several cities across the country, turning off their apps for hours, to demand better wages. (May 8)        ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Spirit passengers spooked by bat on flight to New Jersey The bat was flying through the cabin on a 6 a.m. flight from Charlotte to Newark. Someone captured it and put it in the bathroom, one passenger said.       ...
05:51, 08/03/2019

Scientology ship passengers tested for measles Curacao health officials have tested passengers aboard the Church of Scientology cruise ship Freewinds for measles after a staff member came down with a suspected case of the disease last week....
23:51, 05/06/2019

8 things cruise-ship workers want to tell passengers but can't mariakraynova/Shutterstock Like other employees in the hospitality industry, cruise-ship workers are tasked with making guests as happy as possible. That means workers can't always be honest with passengers about their behavior or the realities of w...
20:00, 09/03/2019

Pensioner fleeced out of more than £2k by pickpockets who preyed on bus passengers A pensioner who was fleeced out of more than £2,000 by a pickpocketing duo who preyed on vulnerable bus passengers today said she now felt unsafe going out....
19:17, 08/23/2019

'Terrified' passengers evacuated after BA jet fills with smoke "Terrified" passengers had to evacuate a British Airways flight using the emergency slides after the cabin filled with smoke as it prepared to land in Valencia....
05:17, 08/06/2019

Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed at cutting emissions....
13:17, 07/22/2019

Flight attendants hate when passengers do these 5 things If you do one of these irritating things during your flight, prepare for a bumpy ride. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
00:17, 07/09/2019

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to rebook any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Ask the Captain: Is it OK to rat out passengers for phone use during takeoff and landing? This week, Ask the Captain tackles passengers who slow down evacuations to grab their carry-ons and use their cellphones during takeoff and landing.        ...
17:51, 06/07/2019

BA warns of more delays despite fixing IT glitch that hit 15,000 passengers British Airways travellers have been warned of possible further delays to flights, despite fixing an earlier IT glitch that crashed online check-ins....
00:51, 08/08/2019

Passengers unaccounted for after 2 floatplanes crash in Alaska At least 10 people were injured and six others were unaccounted for after two floatplanes crashed in southern Alaska on Monday afternoon, the Coast Guard said....
03:00, 05/14/2019

"Hey Batman": Passengers Of US Airline Get An In-Flight Surprise Few things come without an extra fee on Spirit Airlines, but some passengers got a free shot of adrenaline earlier this week when a winged creature flew up and down the cabin....
06:51, 08/03/2019

Boston subway passengers help, snuggle with squirrel A fuzzy rodent on a Boston trolley sent some passengers in a brief panic during their Monday morning commute, before it willingly snuggled with one. ...
11:34, 05/02/2019

Venezuela says passengers missing after Caribbean sinking CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan official says a small boat carrying at least 20 people sank in Caribbean coastal waters and that most of those on board are missing. The official from the civil protection agency said Monday that the boat left G...
20:17, 05/20/2019

The new shines bright in Brazilian banking Investors expect a radical transformation in Brazilian financial services in the next five years: this enthusiasm is depressing incumbent stocks while driving strong valuations for start-ups....
16:00, 09/17/2019

42 inmates killed in Brazilian prisons RIO DE JANEIRO — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authorities reported, a day after 15 died during fighting among prisoners at a fourth prison in the same city. ...
08:17, 05/28/2019

Hundreds of Eurostar passengers stuck for hours in 40C after breakdown Hundreds of Eurostar passengers have been rescued after being stuck for hours in sweltering heat when their train broke down in a tunnel following a power failure....
18:17, 07/24/2019

Calling at all stations: tube passengers to get 4G reception from next year 4G mobile technology will launch on Jubilee line and will be extended to other linesLondon Underground passengers will be able to use their phones in tunnels between stations from early next year, removing one of the last major public places in Brita...
01:34, 07/19/2019

All passengers make it out of fiery plane crash alive All 10 people aboard a small jet plane that went up in flames when it crashed just off the runway at a California airport made it out alive, reports said. The pilot of the twin-engine Cessna Citation jet, heading from Oroville to Portland Internation...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Storms strand passengers in Dallas, thousands without power About 1,000 flights were canceled or delayed in Dallas on Sunday night and more than 80,000 homes and businesses left without power early Monday, after a line of thunderstorms rolled across a northeastern swath of Texas before heading east....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Passengers get stuck on Six Flags roller coaster for more than 2 hours These thrill seekers got a much scarier experience than they expected. Roller coaster passengers spent two hours stuck at the top of the ride Thursday evening at a Six Flags amusement park in Bowie, Md. The Firebird coaster came to a “controlle...
22:17, 07/19/2019

72,000 Passengers Stranded After Scandinavian Airlines Pilot Strike (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights — 673 of them, affecting 72,000 passenger...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Passengers hurt by turbulence, plane lands in Hawaii Dozens of people were injured when an Air Canada flight to Australia encountered unexpected turbulence, forcing the plane to land in Hawaii on Thursday. (July 11)        ...
00:34, 07/12/2019

American, Southwest Airlines bump more passengers after 737 MAX grounding American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co are bumping thousands of passengers off airplanes after their Boeing 737 MAX fleet's was grounded in mid-March following two fatal crashes....
21:51, 08/15/2019

Airline mechanic accused of trying to sabotage flight with 150 passengers A mechanic for American Airlines was arrested Thursday and accused of trying to sabotage a commercial airliner shortly before it was set to take off from Miami International Airport for the Bahamas with 150 people on board....
18:51, 09/08/2019

Lawsuit accuses Lyft of not protecting its female passengers A new lawsuit out of California claims Lyft isn't doing enough to protect female passengers. The complaint, filed in the company's home city of San Francisco, includes at least 14 unnamed women who say they were either sexually assaulted or...
22:34, 09/05/2019

Passengers Walked To LaGuardia Airport Because Construction And Traffic Were So Bad Is LaGuardia Airport the worst airport in the entire world? Is it the worst place in America, period? Well, given that passengers are now being forced to walk to the airport from the highway suggests that we might be moving into firm, 100 percent “ye...
02:34, 08/10/2019

A Budget Airline Known for Packing in Passengers Tries a New Amenity: More Legroom (Bloomberg) — Allegiant Airlines, a discounter known for squeezing budget-conscious passengers into seats, is trying to entice customers to pay for a new amenity: extra legroom. The unit of Allegiant Travel Co. removed a row of seats on three o...
16:51, 08/27/2019

Relatives of Passengers Killed in Boeing 737 Max Crash Protest in D.C. Families of the passengers who died in one of the Boeing 737 Max crashes lobbied Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Tuesday to slow what they consider a rush to let the plane fly again. Two of the relatives who took part in the two-hour meeting ...
05:51, 09/11/2019

Dorian fouls up travels for cruise ship passengers The Carnival Miracle docked in Tampa a day early, cutting passengers' vacations short due to Hurricane Dorian.       ...
01:17, 09/02/2019

United Airlines Adds Biometric Clearance for Passengers United Airlines is taking an equity stake in Clear, a technology company that uses fingerprints and iris scans to verify a traveler’s identity at security checks....
11:17, 07/29/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing fl...
15:17, 06/15/2019

Passengers rerouted amid Cuba travel restrictions Cruise passengers were disappointed Tuesday, that their cruise on the Majesty of the Seas scheduled to go to Cuba had been re-routed due to new travel restrictions by the Trump administration. (June 5).        ...
04:17, 06/06/2019

US airlines are set to carry a record number of passengers this summer A record 257.4 million travelers are expected to opt for U.S. airlines for travel this summer, the 10th consecutive annual increase, a trade group forecast on Tuesday....
06:17, 05/21/2019

Flight Attendant In Overhead Compartment Shocks Passengers A recent Southwest Airlines flight began on a strange note when passengers noticed something in the overhead compartment that didn't belong there - a flight attendant....
13:51, 07/31/2019

Rescuers evacuate passengers from flooded train in India NEW DELHI — Rescuers in India have evacuated more than 500 passengers from a train after it got stuck in Monsoon floodwaters between two stations near Mumbai. A statement by India’s disaster management office in Maharashtra state says the Mahal...
23:17, 07/27/2019

Flight attendant pulled a funny fast one on passengers Imagine passengers' surprise when a Southwest Airlines employee issued her greetings from the overhead bin space. The reaction to the Nashville to Atlanta flight? "It was pretty hilarious."...
21:17, 07/31/2019

Cuba travel ban goes into effect: 800,000 cruise passengers impacted As of Wednesday, cruise ships and private vessels can no longer visit Cuba, the Commerce Department said. But what if you've already booked a cruise?        ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Goa Airport Casinos To Be Open To Only Air Passengers: Chief Minister Only airline passengers would have access to casinos at the upcoming Mopa international airport, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said in the Assembly on Monday....
18:17, 07/29/2019

Passengers could face extra charge to pay for airline failures Airlines should add a levy of "less than 50p" per ticket to pay for the repatriation of passengers when carriers go bust, according to a government-commissioned review....
22:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-United CEO promises to re-book passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to reaccommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Van and passengers buried by landslide in Moroccan mountains, authorities say Search operations are under way to unearth a van with passengers buried by a landslide following torrential rains in the Atlas mountains south of Marrakech, local authorities said on Thursday....
00:17, 07/26/2019

Cathay Pacific Says It’s Recording Passengers With Onboard CCTV If you find yourself on a Cathay Pacific flight, smile, because you might just be on camera. The Hong Kong-based airline recently revealed it is using CCTV to monitor passengers on board, reigniting debates about travelers’ privacy 35,000 feet ...
15:17, 08/06/2019

Cyclone Fani: Over 43 Trains Cancelled To Keep Passengers Safe With extremely severe cyclonic storm ''Fani'' likely to cross the coastal areas of Odisha on Friday, the South Eastern Railway has cancelled 43 trains scheduled to run between Howrah and Puri, and......
01:17, 05/02/2019

Panic Among Passengers As Pilot Aborts Take Off At Last Minute In Bhopal More than 150 passengers of a Mumbai-bound IndiGo flight from the city survived a scare on Monday evening when the pilot aborted take-off last minute at the Raja Bhoj airport in Bhopal due to some......
09:51, 07/30/2019

Watch: Bat terrorizes Spirit passengers on flight to Newark There were two too many wings on this plane. A jaw-dropping video shows passengers on a flight from North Carolina to New Jersey screaming and panicking as a bat zips through the aircraft. The video was tweeted by Peter Scattini, 23, who said he was ...
11:51, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 2-United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Indian navy rescues 700 passengers from flooded train The train got stuck in monsoon floodwaters near Mumbai. Rescuers have now evacuated all 700 passengers, but the first group of 150 passengers could only be taken out after the train had been stranded for 9 hours....
20:17, 07/27/2019

Airbus wants to track everything passengers do on an airplane—including bathroom use Airbus is testing connected aircraft that would monitor everything from the use of its lavatories, how much food is consumed and how many bags are in its bins....
15:51, 09/11/2019

More than 50 dead — with 16 decapitated — in Brazilian prison riot At least 52 inmates died, 16 of whom were decapitated, in a prison riot that broke out on Monday morning in the northern Brazilian state of Para, the state's prison authority said on Monday, the latest in a series of deadly clashes....
00:17, 07/30/2019

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Brazilian retailer GPA Q2 net income tops estimates Brazilian supermarket chain Grupo Pão de Açúcar SA reported on Wednesday a 124% surge in its second-quarter net income year-on-year, beating expectations, underpinned by solid revenue in its wholesale unit Assaí....
05:17, 07/25/2019

Ex-officers arrested after the killing of Brazilian councilwoman Two arrests in Brazil may finally shed light on the killing of popular politician Marielle Franco, whose death sparked national protests one year ago....
04:34, 06/22/2019

Brazilian healthcare CIOs plan IoT boost The next two years will see an increase in investment in the technologies, but leaders face digitization and interoperability challenges, according to research....
21:17, 08/05/2019

Brazilian online bank C6 reaches 200,000 clients Brazilian online lender C6Bank started operations on Monday, after signing up 200,000 borrowers during its test period and it plans to at least double that by year-end, founding partner Luiz Marcelo Calicchio said....
18:51, 08/05/2019

More than 50 prison inmates die after fight in Brazilian jail Fighting broke out between rival gangs in the morning at the penitentiary in the northern Brazilian state of Para. Authorities needed several hours before regaining control....
00:17, 07/30/2019

| French first lady is 'truly ugly', says Brazilian minister A Brazilian government minister has said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly", only days after the country's president appeared to endorse an attack on her appearance....
14:18, 09/06/2019

Fitness tips: three benefits of Brazilian jiu-jitsu A black belt and coach explains why it’s good for you• Fit in my 40s: Zoe Williams gives Brazilian jiu-jitsu a goIt’s great self-defence The main difference between Brazilian and traditional jiu-jitsu is that we don’t have strikes. It’s all based on ...
11:18, 09/14/2019

Plane passengers panic, climb onto wings after emergency landing Passengers on an Aer Lingus plane that made an emergency landing opened emergency exits and climbed out onto the wings after the pilot told them to disembark quickly — mistakenly thinking he meant evacuate, according to a report. After the London-bou...
17:34, 05/09/2019

Pilot Blamed For Lagoon Crash Where Passengers Swam For Their Lives Pilot error led to an airliner ditching in a Pacific lagoon last year, forcing passengers and crew to swim for their lives, an official crash investigation released Thursday found....
14:00, 07/18/2019

300 cruise passengers quarantined on ship after measles case confirmed A US cruise ship with nearly 300 passengers has been quarantined in St Lucia after a case of measles was confirmed on board, according to health officials on the island....
23:34, 05/02/2019

Passengers heard loud ‘boom’ before Delta emergency landing Chaos broke out on a Delta flight to Baltimore on Monday when one of the plane’s engines failed mid-flight, causing a loud “boom” and forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing, passengers and the airline said. Some of the 148 p...
05:00, 07/10/2019

These were the passengers and crew members on board the California dive boat Thirty-nine avid divers, families and crew members on board the Conception were resting after a day of diving and gourmet meals when flames engulfed the vessel in the predawn hours of Labor Day....
04:00, 09/04/2019

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Passengers incensed: Vienna adds perfumed trains to €1 a day travel Austrian capital follows success of cheap season ticket with another sweet deal for commutersThe rush-hour subway train glides into the station, the doors snap open and passengers move forward to board. As they enter the crowded carriage, they are me...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Free Insurance Of Rs 25 Lakh Each For Passengers On Board Tejas Express Passengers travelling on IRCTC's Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express will get a free rail travel insurance of Rs 25 lakh each, offer of luggage ferried from their homes to seats at a cost and even have......
12:51, 09/12/2019

Rich Uber Passengers Can Now Demand Silence From Their ‘Contractor’ Drivers Through the App Congratulations to Uber, a company currently valued at $67 billion by the stock market that has never made any money and lacks a viable business model, for finding another new and novel way to dehumanize its workforce....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Plane carrying 326 passengers diverted after pilot spills coffee A pilot's spilled coffee diverted an Airbus A330-243 operated by Condor. It was headed from Germany to Mexico when the accident forced a landing in Ireland, according to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch....
05:17, 09/13/2019

Cuba travel ban: Disappointed passengers return to after being rerouted mid-cruise Thousands of cruise passengers originally headed to Cuba ended up in the Bahamas after a travel ban was announced earlier this week.       ...
03:34, 06/10/2019

Scientology cruise ship still quarantined as passengers are tested for measles Health officials have taken 277 blood samples from those onboard ship docked in Caribbean island of CuraçaoA Church of Scientology cruise ship docked in the Caribbean island of Curaçao will remain under quarantine until government authorities determi...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Hero flight attendant 'died saving passengers from jet inferno' Cabin crew on the jet that turned into a fireball at a Moscow airport are being hailed as heroes, with one dying in the flames as he fought to save passengers....
12:17, 05/06/2019

Singapore autonomous shuttle buses to start picking up passengers Operated by local transport company ComfortDelgro, the driverless NUSmart Shuttle sits up to 12 passengers and will run within the National University of Singapore's Kent Ridge campus as part of a year-long study to assess the commercial viability of...
09:51, 07/30/2019

Viral debate: Should middle-seat airplane passengers hog both armrests? The internet is up in arms over this airplane etiquette question: “Does the person sitting in the middle seat on the airplane get both armrests?” Twitter users are offered two response choices: “Definitely” and “No way.&...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
18:51, 06/05/2019

Russian plane struck by lightning before fiery crash, passengers say The Russian plane that burst into flames during a dramatic emergency landing in Moscow, killing 41 people, was struck by lightning moments before the crash, the pilot and surviving passengers said. Fliers said the lightning strike happened at the sta...
19:17, 05/06/2019

British Airways testing VR headsets for first-class passengers this year Enlarge / Ars editor Sam Machkovech donning an Oculus Go headset. This isn't the headset British Airways will use, but it serves a similar function. (credit: Sam Machkovech) Plane travel can be a hassle at best and a panic-inducing experience at wo...
06:17, 08/15/2019

Passengers felt like hostages after intoxicated boat captain pulled gun SARASOTA, Fla. — A Florida charter captain has been arrested after authorities say he got drunk and high and threatened to shoot passengers. Sarasota police say 36-year-old boat captain Mark Bailey got into a fight with the teenage son of one of the ...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Passengers Trapped In Train Off Paris Without Toilets, Power For 6 Hours Train passengers were stuck for six hours in a tunnel outside Paris on Tuesday after their high-speed service suffered a power cut just minutes after departure, leaving them in sweltering heat,......
11:17, 06/05/2019

Flight to Dominican Republic from Newark rerouted after passengers fall ill JetBlue Flight 1203 left Newark International Airport at around 6 a.m. and was supposed to land in Santo Domingo by 10 a.m., according to the airline's flight tracker....
23:00, 07/14/2019

17,000 Passengers Stranded At Tokyo's Narita Airport Due To Typhoon Faxai Around 17,000 passengers were stranded overnight at Tokyo's Narita Airport, an official said on Tuesday, after it took a direct hit from a powerful typhoon that caused transport chaos throughout the......
08:34, 09/10/2019

Doomed Santa Cruz boat had reputation for being safe: former passengers The doomed Santa Cruz dive boat appeared to be well-equipped for fire emergencies, deepening the mystery of how it turned into a deathbed for 34 sleeping passengers. “Of all the boat companies, that would be one of the ones I wouldn’t thi...
21:34, 09/03/2019

Passengers tried to save their bags before Russian plane burst into flames As ferocious flames and thick, black clouds of smoke engulfed the outside of the plane, all hell was breaking loose inside. The fuel-laden Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi SSJ100 Superjet had been struck by lightning as it took off from a Moscow airport in a ...
13:51, 05/07/2019

Passengers Were Waiting To Board. US Pilot Was Arrested For Triple Murder More than three years after a triple homicide in a small Kentucky town, Christian Richard Martin, a pilot for a subsidiary of American Airlines, was arrested in connection with their deaths,......
05:17, 05/13/2019

Plane crash survivor says God will ‘judge’ passengers who grabbed bags A survivor of the Russian plane crash that killed 41 of 78 people aboard expressed dismay that some passengers delayed the evacuation by grabbing their belongings — but asked that they not be persecuted. “I do not know what to say about people ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Southwest won't charge passengers to change planes to avoid the Boeing 737 Max Southwest Airlines won't charge passengers to avoid flying on the Boeing 737 Max if regulators allow the jets to fly again. Airlines are grappling with lost revenue and skittish travelers after two crashes overseas....
22:17, 05/23/2019

IndiGo Passengers 'Forced' To Sit In Plane Overnight In Mumbai: Report Aviation regulator DGCA will probe the alleged incident of budget carrier IndiGo forcing the passengers of its Jaipur-bound flight to sit in the stranded aircraft at Mumbai Airport on Wednesday night,......
12:51, 09/05/2019

EasyJet was criticized for making passengers fly in backless seats -- except it didn't Long queues. Screaming babies. Terrible food. Air travel can be stressful enough -- but a picture posted from a flight from London seemingly showed the journey from hell....
01:17, 08/07/2019

Roller coaster breaks down, leaving passengers dangling 100 feet in the air Thrill-seekers on Alton Towers' The Smiler roller coaster in England were left trapped 100 feet in the air for 20 minutes after the ride broke down....
20:51, 07/24/2019

British Airways passengers face chaos after latest IT failures Thousands of British Airways passengers had to endure cancellations, delays and long queues at airports as the airline suffered its third major computer failure in a little more than two years....
15:51, 08/07/2019

Air India Asks Passengers Not to Fly With Older 15-Inch MacBook Pro Laptops Air India on Saturday requested passengers not to carry "15-inch Apple Mac Book Pro (purchased between September 2015 - February 2017) as checked-in or hand baggage."...
13:51, 08/31/2019

Passengers safe after Boeing 737 skids off runway into river in Jacksonville More than 100 passengers were safely evacuated Friday night after a Boeing 737 skidded off a runway and into the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Fla., local police said. The commercial jet had been arriving from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay when it ...
10:51, 05/04/2019

"Miracle" That All Passengers Safe After Plane Skids Into Florida River Dozens of shocked passengers were evacuated to safety from the wings of a stricken Boeing 737 on Saturday in Florida after the jet made a rough landing in a lightning storm and skidded off the runway......
01:17, 05/05/2019

Passengers violently ejected from seats on turbulent Air Canada flight An Air Canada flight was diverted to Hawaii after a sudden case of severe turbulence left 35 passengers with minor injuries, the carrier said in a statement....
19:51, 07/12/2019

Gold Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized From 18 Dubai, Colombo Passengers Gold worth over Rs one crore has been recovered from 18 air passengers who arrived from Dubai and Colombo on Saturday, the Customs Department said Sunday....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Dominican Republic tourist says flight was full of sick passengers A Mississippi woman who went on a mother-daughter trip to the Dominican Republic says she fell ill — and, adding insult to injury, was stuck on a miserable return flight filled with passengers suffering from similar symptoms. Tracy McCraw, of Madison...
22:51, 06/18/2019

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could speed its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a new dam. It also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
05:00, 06/29/2019

Brazilian striker Thalles dies in motorcycle crash near Rio RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former Vasco da Gama striker Thalles Lima de Conceicaão Penha is one of two people who died from a motorcycle crash outside Rio de Janeiro. Thalles was 24. The club and Rio de Janeiro’s fire department said the incident ha...
19:34, 06/22/2019

Brazilian president suggests less pooping to help save environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday suggesting eating less food, and therefore, defecating less, is an answer to some of the world's problems....
03:51, 08/13/2019

Fit in my 40s: will Brazilian jiu-jitsu give me a body like Hercules? | Zoe Williams Fending off a strangling attempt is quite a complicated manoeuvre• Fitness tips: three benefits of Brazilian jiu-jitsuI’m learning Brazilian jiu-jitsu with feminist activist Paola Diana and her coach, Charles Negromonte Santos. Diana is also an amate...
11:18, 09/14/2019

'We're afraid': the queer Brazilian sex artists targeted by Bolsonaro After the far-right president tweeted a video of their transgressive street performance, the two artists fled São Paulo – but now they’re pushing back‘Queer people have been afraid since the president was elected,” says Paulx Castello. “He has been d...
20:17, 06/24/2019

How a building boom in the Brazilian Amazon could accelerate its deforestation Development in the Amazon has brought new homes, new highways and a huge, new dam. It's also brought a new wave of deforestation that could permanently cripple the rain forest....
18:51, 06/28/2019

The Brazilian justice minister's dubious deportation decree Justice Minister Sergio Moro wants Brazil to deport "dangerous foreigners." Observers believe that the threat is aimed at the US journalist Glenn Greenwald, whose Intercept has aggressively reported on Moro's conduct....
22:51, 07/30/2019

Brazilian player gets life ban from tennis for match-fixing Brazilian player Diego Matos was banned for life from professional tennis after being found guilty of match-fixing        ...
02:17, 09/10/2019

Streaming: is the Brazilian film Araby the movie of the decade? A low-budget road movie that’s been wowing critics for two years finally makes its UK debut, thanks to MubiI was late getting to this week’s selected film – though not as late as film distributors in the UK: it has never been picked up for a cinema o...
03:51, 08/25/2019

Mass shooting at Brazilian bar leaves 11 people dead A group of heavily-armed men — riding on a motorcycle and in three cars — went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Brazil, killing at least 11 people on Sunday, according to officials. The “massacre” unfolded in the country’s northern...
06:17, 05/20/2019

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director Petra Costa is known for mining her personal and family history for material. Her first feature, Elena...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m ($107m) in collective moral damages and £150,000 ($186,000) to each ...
06:34, 07/17/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
05:34, 05/09/2019

Brazilian states ask for military help as Amazon fires rage Six states in Brazil's Amazon region requested military help on Saturday to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an international outcry because of the Amazon's central role in combating global warming....
22:17, 08/24/2019

Brazilian defender Jean Lucas signs with Lyon PARIS (AP) — Seven-time French champion Lyon has completed its first offseason signing by bringing in midfielder Jean Lucas. The 21-year-old Brazilian joined from Flamengo. Details of the deal were not revealed but reports in French media said the tr...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Brazilian model’s husband will be charged over her drowning death The husband of a Brazilian model who fell from a yacht and drowned in a raging storm will be charged with manslaughter for ignoring warnings about rough weather, police sources said Tuesday. Jorge Sestini, 37, is accused of setting sail on a 16-foot ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Brazilian club admits guilt in doping two of its own players SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Athletico has admitted two of its players tested positive for doping because of medication from its own staff. Club president Mario Celso Petraglia said in a news conference on Monday that defender Thiago Heleno and mi...
00:51, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, according to a securities filing....
15:17, 07/19/2019

Brazilian tennis player Souza provisionally suspended Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high Environmentalists fear 2019 will be one of worst years for deforestation in recent memoryDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon surged last month to the highest May level since the current monitoring method began, prompting concerns that president Jai...
20:51, 06/04/2019

Brazilian Official Is Ousted After Amazonian Deforestation Dispute Brazil’s government pushed out the chief of the agency that tracks deforestation following a dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over the levels of Amazonian destruction....
09:51, 08/03/2019

Brazilian envoys in U.S. to discuss aid for raging Amazon fires Bolsonaro said he had asked U.S. President Donald Trump for “help” and that Trump had said “he couldn’t make a decision without hearing from Brazil.”...
20:51, 08/30/2019

Brazilian officials say 42 inmates found dead at 3 prisons Brazilian authorities said 42 inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas Monday, a day after 15 prisoners died in a riot at a fourth prison in the same city...
04:34, 05/28/2019

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
00:51, 07/20/2019

Brazilian hotel company interested in Four Seasons restaurant Brazil’s high-end Fasano Hotel company is hot to take over the vacant, former Four Seasons restaurant at 280 Park Ave., Realty Check has learned. Nothing’s signed and talks haven’t reached a term-sheet stage, but a source said Fasano would love to tu...
12:51, 08/20/2019

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
19:17, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering The Brazilian government and state-controlled insurance company BB Seguros raised 7.4 billion reais ($1.99 billion) in a share offering by reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA, the company said on Friday....
17:34, 07/19/2019

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
00:00, 05/23/2019

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
01:51, 07/23/2019

Barcelona sells Brazilian forward Malcom to Zenit Barcelona says it has agreed to sell Brazilian forward Malcom to Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg for 40 million euros (44.4 million dollars)       ...
17:51, 08/02/2019

Brazilian musician João Gilberto dies aged 88 ‘Father of bossa nova’ died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de JaneiroBrazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media.On his Facebook acco...
01:00, 07/07/2019

Brazilian president imposes nationwide burn ban as new fires pop up Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed a nationwide burn ban for the next two months as the country deals with large-scale wildfires in the Amazon rain forest....
20:17, 08/29/2019

Amazon fires are 'true apocalypse', says Brazilian archbishop Erwin Kräutler says he expects next month’s papal synod to denounce destruction of rainforestThe fires in the Amazon are a “true apocalypse”, according to a Brazilian archbishop who expects next month’s papal synod at the Vatican to strongly denounce...
19:01, 09/05/2019

Brazilian judge gives Bolsonaro 5 days to clarify gun decree A Brazilian supreme court judge said Friday that President Jair Bolsonaro and his Justice Ministry had five days to respond to opposition assertions that a recently passed gun decree was unconstitutional....
12:00, 05/11/2019

Vettel shocked by idea of Brazilian GP leaving Interlagos for Rio Sebastian Vettel says it is a "shock" the Brazilian Grand Prix could move to Rio de Janeiro in 2020, while Nico Hulkenberg would "drop a tear" over losing Interlagos...
00:17, 05/10/2019

U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Brazilian wild fires: official The U.S. government is deeply concerned about wildfires raging throughout the Brazilian Amazon, a senior White House official said on Friday, as international concern grows over the record number of blazes there this year....
21:17, 08/23/2019

Jacksonville Passengers Recount Harrowing Plane Landing That Felt ‘Like an Explosion’ The National Transportation Safety Board began investigating a Boeing 737 charter flight that slid off the runway into the St. Johns River in Florida....
07:17, 05/05/2019

No passengers survived raging blaze on California dive boat: officials None of a dive boat's 34 passengers survived a fast-moving fire that sunk it off California's Santa Cruz Island, officials said on Tuesday, as recovery workers prepared to try to retrieve 14 bodies still believed to be on the vessel or in the ocean....
22:00, 09/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada's WestJet posts surprise profit as it flies more passengers WestJet Airlines Ltd, which is being acquired by Onex Corp, reported a surprise quarterly profit on Friday, as it flew more passengers at higher prices....
02:17, 07/27/2019

Thousands of Heathrow passengers could be left without food and drink due to strike action Tens of thousands of travellers could face long-haul flights without on-board meals, drinks or duty-frees due to a five-day strike at Heathrow airport....
11:34, 05/10/2019

Passengers escape after plane skids off runway into river in Jacksonville, Florida Boeing 737 was landing at a naval airport when it ended up in the St John’s river but 140-plus passengers and crew survive All passengers and crew on a Boeing 737 aircraft have escaped with their lives after the plane skidded off the runway at Jackso...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Southwest passengers get no damages for flights canceled by de-icer shortage: U.S. judge Southwest Airlines Co won the dismissal of a proposed class-action lawsuit seeking damages for stranded passengers on hundreds of winter flights it was forced to cancel because it ran out of de-icer fluid....
05:35, 09/19/2019

City sinks booze cruises with new rules to stop nuisance passengers Boat operators say new city rules to stop booze cruises out of Sheepshead Bay have left them trying to stay afloat. The city nixed all charter trips other than fishing excursions from the Sheepshead Bay docks in order to eliminate hundreds of tipsy p...
02:34, 06/23/2019

Travelpro's Finally Selling Its Flight Crew-Quality Bags to Passengers Any time you see a pilot or flight attendant rolling a suitcase through the airport, there’s a really good chance that bag was made by Travelpro....
06:34, 05/25/2019

American Airlines Is Retiring a Plane That Pilots and Passengers Both Love and Hate Julio Gomez has flown the MD-80 for his entire 20-year career at American Airlines. But he can’t bring himself to make that final trip into the New Mexico desert. “I just cannot take that airplane to its grave,” Gomez, 52, said of t...
20:00, 09/04/2019

At least 6 missing after 2 Alaska floatplanes carrying cruise passengers collide in mid-air, officials say Six people were unaccounted for Monday and 10 others were injured after two floatplanes carrying cruise passengers taking part in shore excursions collided in mid-air over Southeast Alaska, officials said....
03:17, 05/14/2019

Plane Engine Failed Mid-Air, Glowed Orange As Scared Passengers Watched It is not something you'd want to see looking outside an airplane window thousands of feet in the air: a piece of metal rattling around like a roulette ball in the walls of a failed engine, set......
09:34, 07/11/2019

Pak Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway In Gilgit Airport; Passengers Safe A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying 48 passengers skidded off the runway while landing at the Gilgit airport on Saturday, officials said....
21:00, 07/20/2019

Watch: Passengers surprised by mini horse service animal on flight A miniature horse that caught an American Airlines flight with its owner is going viral after surprised fellow passengers shared their amusement on social media....
04:34, 09/04/2019

Steward died helping passengers escape burning Russian plane A young flight attendant was hailed as a hero Monday after refusing to leave the doomed Russian airliner while passengers were still aboard and died while helping them evacuate the flaming plane, according to a report. Maxim Moiseyev could not open t...
19:17, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Norwegian Air flies fewer passengers in June due to Boeing MAX grounding Passenger numbers at Norwegian Air fell 1% year-on-year in June as the budget airline took another hit from the ongoing grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX planes....
10:00, 07/04/2019

GoAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Aurangabad, Passengers Safe A technical glitch forced budget carrier GoAir to divert its flight from Patna to Mumbai and make an emergency landing in Aurangabad today. Nearly 158 passengers were on board, the airline said....
19:51, 06/02/2019

Thick mist inside Delta plane left passengers wondering Mist filled Delta Flight 100 while it was waiting to takeoff from Jacksonville, Florida, alarming those on board. Passengers say the flight crew gave little to no explanation as to what was going on. Delta said that since the incident was related to ...
20:51, 08/14/2019

De Blasio's entourage keeps plane passengers waiting so he can rush to 'View' appearance New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio faced fury from his fellow passengers Thursday after they were prevented from deplaning so the mayor and his security detail could rush to a taping of ABC’s "The View."...
05:51, 08/02/2019

UK airport strike dates: How will passengers be affected at Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick? All you need to know Families embarking on their holidays have been hit with a wave of uncertainty this summer, as a number of strikes have been announced at airports across the UK....
08:17, 08/28/2019

SpiceJet Plane Skids Off Runway At Shirdi, Passengers Stuck For Hours A SpiceJet plane overshot the touch-down point while landing at Maharashtra's Shirdi and skidded off the runway on Monday afternoon, bringing all operations at the small airport serving the bustling......
18:00, 04/29/2019

Porsche To Use Holoride's Virtual Reality Tech To Keep Rear Passengers Entertained Porsche has collaborated with Munich-based entertainment firm Holoride to come out with a special Virtual Reality (VR) based entertainment device for rear passengers....
08:34, 07/20/2019

Brazilian Referee Becomes Second Ref This Month To Stop Match Due To Homophobic Chants While FIFA’s recent disciplinary code changes meant to address racist abuse from supporters in the stands, the updated rules have already been called to action this month to combat homophobia, first in France and now in Brazil....
10:51, 08/27/2019

Is Brazilian Leather Out of Fashion? H&M Stops Buying Over Amazon Fires One of the world’s largest retailers will cease buying leather from the country, where cattle farmers are blamed for their part in accelerating deforestation....
03:00, 09/06/2019

Brazilian president reveals grand prix will move to Rio for 2020 The Brazilian Grand Prix will move next year to a new purpose-built circuit in Rio de Janeiro that could be named after Ayrton Senna, the country's president has revealed...
23:17, 05/08/2019

| China risk backlash with Brazilian Elkeson set for World Cup campaign Brazilian striker Elkeson is set to be called up to Marcello Lippi's squad for China's World Cup qualifiers in what would be a landmark moment for football in the country....
19:51, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian ministry preparing changes to low-income housing program The Brazilian government is preparing changes to the country's low-income housing program by July that may reduce subsidies, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Bolsonaro backs Rio to host 2021 Brazilian Grand Prix Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro vowed on Monday to move the 2021 Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix to Rio de Janeiro after the contract for Sao Paulo's Interlagos racetrack expires next year....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
20:34, 07/03/2019

Brazilian gang leader tries to escape prison disguised as daughter Brazilian prison authorities catch an inmate trying to escape prison dressed up as his teenage daughter, including a mask, a bra and wig.        ...
20:17, 08/05/2019

Brazilian ERP firm Totvs sells hardware business to Elgin Bematech had been acquired in 2015 for $137 million and was sold for $6.2 million; the firm wants to focus on software and capitalize on the fintech trend....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Brazilian appeals court votes to free former President Temer A Brazilian appeals court voted on Tuesday to free former President Michel Temer, who was arrested last week for a second time under allegations that he was involved for decades in a corruption scheme....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Boca-River in sight as Brazilian teams shine at Libertadores A Brazilian side is sure to play in the next Copa Libertadores final after Grêmio advanced to the quarterfinals and joined Palmeiras, Flamengo and Internacional on the same side of the bracket       ...
17:51, 08/02/2019

Dolphins want to see 330-pound Brazilian judo champ play in preseason Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores told UPI he wants to see what 330-pound Brazilian judo champion Durval Queiroz Neto can do in the preseason. Queiroz is part of the International Player Pathway Program....
20:51, 08/02/2019

Brazilian diplomats 'disgusted' as Bolsonaro pulverizes foreign policy Former ambassadors say far-right leader has cuddled up to rightwing nationalists, irked China, infuriated Middle Eastern partners, and jettisoned its position as climate crisis leaderIt has long been considered one of the jewels of Latin American sta...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Brazilian footie legend Romario, 53, ‘in relationship’ with 22-year-old student IT APPEARS to have been confirmed that Brazilian football icon Romario is in a relationship with a stunning 22-year-old after she posted a message online....
22:34, 07/08/2019

Naspers sells Brazilian online comparison site Buscapé South African media and tech group Naspers Ltd has agreed to sell its Brazilian online price comparison website Buscapé to rival Zoom, it said in a statement on Tuesday....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Brazilian inmate, who tried to escape dressed as his daughter, found dead Convicted Rio drug dealer Clauvino da Silva, 42, was serving a decades-long sentence when he was caught trying to break out of jail last Saturday, disguised as his daughter....
19:51, 08/06/2019

Finland urges EU to consider banning Brazilian beef over Amazon fires Finland, which holds the European Union's rotating chairmanship, called on Friday for the EU to look into the possibility of banning Brazilian beef from its markets due to devastation caused by fires in the Amazon rainforest....
16:17, 08/23/2019

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm, the Alagoas government said on Friday....
11:51, 06/08/2019

CORRECTED-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering -source Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
15:17, 07/19/2019

Paraguay may deploy troops after Brazilian gangster escapes in shootout President’s announcement prompts concerns for civil liberties in a country which only emerged from military rule in 1989Mario Abdo Benítez has announced plans to amend Paraguay’s constitution to allow the military a greater role in the battle against...
14:51, 09/13/2019

Saab presents first Brazilian Gripen E fighter for flight test Saab delivered the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft to start initial flight test programs in Sweden. The aircraft will move to Brazil next year for more tests, and deliveries to Brazil's air force will start in 2021....
21:17, 09/12/2019

Brazilian army is ready to protect the Amazon rainforest, says general The Brazilian army is ready to defend the Amazon rainforest, Edson Leal Pujol, head of the armed forces, said on Friday amid increasing international pressure and calls for tough action to combat fires sweeping through the forest....
22:51, 08/23/2019

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at church Authorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people...
04:51, 05/22/2019

Satirical blank-page book on Brazilian president goes viral A book purporting to explain why Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro “should be respected and trusted” has gone viral on social media after it became apparent that 188 of its 190 pages are totally blank....
07:17, 08/16/2019

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Brazilian bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto dies at 88 Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of the South American nation, died on Saturday, his son said. He w...
15:51, 07/07/2019

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and push the nation to the right after decades of mostly leftist rule. But six months into Mr. Bolsonaro’s ...
20:34, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian automakers fret about cheap imports from Mexico Automakers in Brazil warned on Tuesday of the threat from cheap imported cars from Mexico, as the end of a cap on bilateral trade in the sector presents a new challenge to the dominance of local manufacturing in South America's largest auto market....
17:51, 05/07/2019

Argentina market rout pummels Brazilian hedge fund A Brazilian hedge fund was among the casualties of Monday's market rout on Argentine assets, with at least 75 percent of its equity exposure suffering losses between 25% and 59%....
21:53, 08/13/2019

Brazilian pop star Gabriel Diniz killed in plane crash at age 28 A Brazillian pop singer with millions of fans on social media was killed in a plane crash at age 28, according to a report. Gabriel Diniz died traveling to visit his girlfriend Monday for her birthday on a flight from the city of Salvador, the Guardi...
05:51, 05/30/2019

Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano and Luverdense in Serie C was stopped in the sixth minute before resuming seven minutes later. Accor...
03:17, 08/28/2019

Brazilian farmers join soy seed patent claim against Bayer An ongoing legal case against Bayer acquired momentum as more farmers joined a lawsuit against the life sciences firm over the legitimacy of a patent. The German company has so far refused to comment....
00:17, 07/30/2019

Thousands of Norwegian Cruise Line passengers stranded in Barcelona after technical issue Norwegian Cruise Line is apologizing to customers for canceling a cruise in Spain, days before it was supposed to end in Italy.       ...
09:17, 07/04/2019

Southwest passengers surprised with Nintendo Switch gaming systems en route to Comic-Con Southwest passengers traveling from Dallas to San Diego were surprised with Nintendo Switch gaming systems and a visit from Mario himself.       ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Seven Hawaiian Airlines passengers taken to hospital after smoke in the cabin forces plane evacuation Seven passengers were taken to hospitals when a Hawaiian Airlines flight landed in Honolulu on Thursday morning with smoke in the cabin and cargo hold, officials said....
19:51, 08/23/2019

'Firebird' roller coaster jams at Six Flags park near DC; all passengers escorted to safety Passengers had to be escorted off of a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland on Thursday after the ride reportedly became stuck at the top of a hill....
06:34, 07/19/2019

Train passengers missing out on millions in compensation for journey delays, travel watchdog says Train passengers are missing out on millions of pounds worth of compensation for journey delays because the refund system is too complicated, a travel watchdog has found....
04:34, 07/23/2019

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform In-car commerce company Cargo now lets Uber riders earn credits and other perks when they buy stuff through Cargo's new expanded marketplace app.Read More...
16:51, 07/17/2019

Passengers Panic As 2 Shot Dead In Lahore Airport Arrival Lounge: Report Two Pakistanis returning after performing Umrah in Saudi Arabia were shot dead on Wednesday due to personal enmity at the Lahore international airport, police said, causing panic among hundreds of......
12:51, 07/03/2019

United Airlines passengers discover their trans-Atlantic flight is crawling with ants A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.       ...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Lyft fails to protect passengers against sexual assault, harassment, lawsuit claims "There have been many sexual assaults much worse than the ones suffered by plaintiffs ... where victims have been attacked and traumatized," the lawsuit alleges....
03:34, 09/05/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on Turkish Airlines flight who was screaming, smashing things Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff.       ...
18:51, 06/15/2019

How hero flight attendant saved passengers in fiery Russian plane crash A heroic flight attendant on the plane that burst into flames during a dramatic emergency landing in Moscow grabbed passengers “by the collar” and pushed them out of the aircraft to safety, according to a new report. Tatyana Kasatkina, 34, told the S...
19:17, 05/06/2019

All 33 passengers presumed dead after horrific California boat fire, Coast Guard says The names of the boat's passengers were not made available. Authorities say they're working to notify next of kin of those who died.        ...
01:00, 09/04/2019

Kentucky pilot arrested, charged with 3 murders as passengers wait to board plane Christian Richard Martin, 51, was indicted for the 2015 murders of Calvin and Pamela Phillips and Edward Dansereau, according to a statement from Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear....
06:17, 05/13/2019

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix Will Continue at Brand-New Track in Rio, President Announces The contract for the long-troubled and long-threatened Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos in São Paulo expires next year. According to Brazil’s president, those troubles will be left behind for another city—and newly constructed race trac...
06:17, 05/09/2019

Brazilian tennis player Haddad Maia fails doping test The International Tennis Federation says Brazilian tennis player Beatriz Haddad Maia has been provisionally suspended for failing a doping test        ...
12:00, 07/24/2019

Mercosur and EU very close to agreeing free-trade deal, says Brazilian official "We’ve never been so close," Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary Lucas Ferraz tells Bloomberg. Deal could be made as early as next week, or more likely by the end of June....
20:00, 05/08/2019

‘It’s our problem’: Brazilian drama brings Amazon rainforest battle to screen Aruanas aims to make the environment an ‘everyday topic’ at a time when politics is dominated by the interests of agribusinessDeep in the Brazilian Amazon, an environmental activist meets with a journalist who warns that a mining company is responsib...
12:34, 07/13/2019

Brazilian automaker CAOA signs preliminary agreement to buy Ford plant The two automakers have been negotiating the purchase since late February, Reuters reported. The union representing workers at the plant told reporters that CAOA may cut up to 1,300 jobs....
23:34, 09/03/2019

Brazilian president demands apology before accepting $20M to help fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday that he will accept the offer of international aid to help fight the fires raging across the Amazon rainforest, but that French President Emmanuel Macron must first apologize to him. Bolsonaro appeared ...
19:51, 08/27/2019

Murder of Brazilian indigenous leader a ‘worrying symptom’ of land invasion In the wake of the murder of indigenous leader Emrya Wajãpi in Brazil, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on the country’s authorities to “react quickly and decisively” to protect the rights of indigenous peoples...
03:51, 07/30/2019

Brazilian musician João Gilberto, founder of bossa nova, dies in Rio Brazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, who developed bossa nova music and helped turn the style into a worldwide craze, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media....
00:51, 07/07/2019

Brazilian governors say now is 'not the moment to turn down money' as Amazon wildfires rage Brazilian governors are urging President Jair Bolsonaro to accept foreign aid to help combat the raging fires in the Amazon rainforest after he criticized such donations and said he'd think about accepting the money if French President Emmanuel Macro...
09:17, 08/29/2019

Wolfsburg signs Brazilian forward Joao Victor from LASK Linz Wolfsburg has signed Brazilian forward Joao Victor, like coach Oliver Glasner, from Austrian side LASK Linz for next season        ...
16:34, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Argentina market rout pummels Brazilian hedge fund A Brazilian hedge fund was among the casualties of Monday's market rout on Argentine assets, with at least 75 percent of its equity exposure suffering losses between 25% and 59%....
04:51, 08/14/2019

Brazilian inmate, who nearly escaped jail dressed as woman, found hanged A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-crime/the-man-in-the-plastic-mask-disguised-brazil-inmate-busted-in-brazen-jailbreak-idUSKCN1UV1E6 dressed as his daughter reverberated around the...
05:17, 08/07/2019

Killer Ratings: did a Brazilian TV host arrange murders to boost his show? A new Netflix documentary tells the extraordinary story of Wallace Souza who, it is alleged, took extreme actions in the hunt for new viewersSuppose that, in a future season of Line of Duty, the reveal turned out to be that the organised crime syndic...
17:34, 05/31/2019

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Brazilian state-owned tech firm Serpro targets startups The company set to be privatized is looking to increase revenue and attractiveness to investors by selling public data processing to technology startups like Uber....
18:51, 09/16/2019

Brazilian citizen data under threat with sale of national tech firms A manifesto released by the employees at one of the state-controlled firms to be privatized by the government raises concerns over the future of information belonging to millions of citizens....
08:00, 09/01/2019

Brazilian fans chant homophobic slur at Copa America opener SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian fans have sung homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match at the Morumbi stadium. Bolivian goalkeeper Carlos Lampe heard the slurs several times Friday, chanted by thousands of Brazil fans behind his goal i...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens to carry guns....
02:00, 06/13/2019

In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed | Eliane Brum The rainforest might seem a remote place, but it is the heart of the planet – and it is under attack as never beforeThe Amazon is the centre of the world. Right now, as our planet experiences climate collapse, there is nowhere more important. If we d...
08:51, 08/23/2019

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend in her home, shoots 3 dead at church RIO DE JANEIRO — A man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home Tuesday, then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people, authorities said. The gunman was then shot and wounded by military police at the church...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Brazilian anti-corruption crusader backs Bolsonaro 2022 re-election Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro, who oversaw Brazil's biggest corruption probe as a federal judge, said on Monday he has no interest in elected office and that President Jair Bolsonaro is his candidate for the 2022 election....
00:51, 08/13/2019

Brazilian state signs $2.2 bln 'mega-dam' deal with Chinese miner - report The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has signed a protocol of intent with Sul Americana de Metais, a unit of Chinese miner Honbridge Holdings, for the construction of a 9.1 billion reais ($2.2 billion) mining complex, newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo r...
11:51, 09/15/2019

London climate change protesters daub Brazilian embassy blood red Climate change protesters threw red paint onto the Brazilian embassy in London on Tuesday to demonstrate against damage to the Amazon rainforest and what they described as violence against indigenous peoples living there....
10:51, 08/13/2019

Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
00:34, 06/07/2019

Brazilian software firm Linx plans share offering in Brazil, U.S. Brazilian retail management software company Linx SA said it is preparing a follow on share offering in Brazil and the United States, according to a securities filing on Wednesday....
02:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazilian stocks hit new high, markets rally on rate cut hopes Brazilian markets rallied on Friday as the increasing likelihood of interest rate cuts at home and abroad, together with rising oil prices and optimism over domestic economic reforms boosted investor sentiment and sent stocks to their highest on reco...
21:17, 06/21/2019

Brazilian soccer legend Marta gives impassioned speech to young players Brazilian soccer legend Marta gave an impassioned speech to the younger generation after she and her squad lost to France in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a day after he was fired following a public spat with President Jair Bolsonaro over data published by the ag...
11:17, 08/04/2019

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's prestigious side competitions....
01:17, 05/25/2019

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores, in a push to gain efficiency and tackle the country's complicated logistics and security issues....
03:51, 07/05/2019

History of free African strongholds fires Brazilian resistance to Bolsonaro Quilombo dos Palmares – founded by Africans who escaped slavery – maintained its independence for 100 years and has become a touchstone for a new generationA palm-fringed ridge rises above the plains of Alagoas in north-east Brazil. Just a few replic...
14:01, 09/20/2019

Fires Destroy Amazon Rainforest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilian cities at a time when there is international pushback against President Bolsonaro’s environmental p...
05:34, 08/22/2019

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous people....
21:51, 08/13/2019

Brazilian President Bolsonaro out of surgery to treat year-old stab wound A surgical procedure to correct an incisional hernia in Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's abdomen ended at 12:40 p.m., according to a statement from the presidential palace on Sunday....
20:51, 09/08/2019

Gabriel Diniz, Brazilian pop star, killed in plane crash aged 28 Singer with huge Brazilian fanbase died amid concerns that aircraft was not licensed for air taxi travelGabriel Diniz, one of Brazil’s most successful current pop stars, has been killed in a plane crash, aged 28.His plane took off from the city of Sa...
16:17, 05/29/2019

Ford reaches agreement with workers at Brazilian plant it plans to shut down Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with the workers' union at a historic Brazil plant it plans to shutter by the end of the year, paving the way for a friendly shutdown or potential takeover by a local buyer....
15:51, 04/30/2019

England flooding: Stranded East Midlands Trains passengers evacuated from train after landslide Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in Northamptonshire....
01:34, 06/14/2019

Dr. Marc Siegel advises passengers aboard quarantined cruise ship not to panic: 'Look out on the ocean' A Church of Scientology cruise ship has been quarantined on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia due to a confirmed case of the measles, but NYU medical professor Dr. Marc Siegel says the best thing the passengers can do is keep their cool....
06:17, 05/04/2019

Etiquette posters from the past century telling passengers how to behave on the London Underground go on display Etiquette posters from the past century nudging Londoners to keep the city moving - and not annoy other passengers - have gone on display at one of the capital's main railway depots....
09:51, 06/02/2019

Waterloo delays: Passengers face major disruption after lineside fire closes nine platforms Commuters are facing travel chaos on some of the country's busiest routes after a lineside fire forced the closure of nine platforms at London Waterloo station....
18:51, 07/17/2019

Report: Pilot maneuvered to show passengers a waterfall, saw a flash before Alaska midair collision A pilot maneuvered to show passengers a waterfall before his floatplane collided with another in Alaska, killing six people, according to a report.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Brazilian brewer Ambev signs $36 million deal to build solar plants Ambev SA has signed contracts with four partners to build solar plants in Brazil that will supply clean energy to all of the brewing company's 94 distribution centers in the country by the end of March 2020....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Brazilian retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months int...
00:00, 05/27/2019

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

Brazilian soccer star Neymar denies rape allegation, claims extortion Neymar posted a long video on his Instagram page, in which he denied all the accusations against him, claimed to be a victim of extortion, lamented the pain caused to him and his family, and shared WhatsApp messages with the alleged victim, including...
18:17, 06/02/2019

Brazilian football star Neymar accused of raping woman in Paris hotel The Paris Saint-Germain star denies claims in a police document that he assaulted a woman last monthThe Brazilian footballer Neymar has been accused of raping a woman in a hotel in Paris last month, according to a police document in Brazil.The player...
04:00, 06/02/2019

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfires continued to rage for more than two weeks in the world’s largest rainforest....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Study offers improved estimate of forest gains, losses in Brazilian Amazon An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of Oklahoma, used satellite photos and advanced algorithms to more accurately characterize annual forest gains and losses in the Brazilian Amazon....
03:51, 07/30/2019

Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit due to surgery Brazil’s leader may be eager to speak about the ongoing Amazon fires that have drawn the world's attention, but he will have to wait, because surgery is forcing him to skip a summit of regional leaders called to discuss the matter....
20:00, 09/03/2019

Alleged Neymar rape: Brazilian woman says she was left 'traumatized' by soccer star A Brazilian woman who has accused Neymar of rape has broken her silence to provide a detailed account of the evening she spent with the Brazilian soccer star to reaffirm her allegations against him....
19:51, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
22:34, 06/06/2019

Vital city vote could save Interlagos's Brazilian Grand Prix hopes The Interlagos circuit has received a major boost in its bid to remain on the Formula 1 calendar, following claims the Brazilian Grand Prix will move to Rio de Janeiro...
14:34, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian markets surge on rate cut hopes, stocks hit record high Brazilian markets rose strongly on Friday, as the increasing likelihood of lower domestic and overseas interest rates in the coming months boosted investor sentiment and sent stocks to their highest on record....
19:17, 06/21/2019

A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape prison dressed as his daughter. When that failed, he killed himself Clauvino da Silva tried to escape prison by dressing up as his 19-year-old daughter and leaving her in his cell. He was later found dead.        ...
02:17, 08/07/2019

Brazilian troops enlisted to fight unprecedented wildfires in Amazon rain forest Thousands of Brazilian troops entered the fight Saturday to battle the worst wildfires in the Amazon in years, even as European leaders huddled to discuss a strategy for dealing with the country’s embattled leader, President Jair Bolsonaro....
04:17, 08/25/2019

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainforest in an apparent reversal from previously downplaying the blaze....
13:17, 08/25/2019

Brazilian drug dealer fails to escape jail dressed as teenage daughter Convicted drug dealer Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out of the prison where he was serving a 73-year-sentence by disguising himself as his teenage daughter....
15:17, 08/05/2019

Brazilian gang leader allegedly dresses up as daughter in failed prison escape A Brazilian gang leader was caught trying to escape a prison by dressing up as his daughter, who was visiting him the day he tried walking out the facility, authorities said. ...
00:51, 08/05/2019

Brazilian military planes douse flames as Amazon fires reach Bolivia Brazil's Ministry of Defense has authorized some 40,000 troops to take part in operations to combat the blazing wildfires. Smoke from the fires has covered the city of Porto Velho and brought protesters into the streets....
04:17, 08/26/2019

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
23:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Eletrobras says Brazilian president approves privatization plan, shares surge Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, said in a securities filing on Thursday that President Jair Bolsonaro had authorized studies into privatizing the power company via a share offering....
06:51, 08/02/2019

Citigroup CEO defends bank's sponsorship of event honoring controversial Brazilian president Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat defended the bank's sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's controversial president Jair Bolsonaro saying the company spends "a lot of time" making sure people understand the company's support of the LGBT...
18:34, 05/02/2019

Forget the Brazilian! Love Island fans are loving this pubic hair style LOVE Island has sparked an unlikely craze. Viewers are flocking to get this intimate waxing treatment done. So what do you make of the pubic hair style?...
12:34, 07/05/2019

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donation...
22:51, 08/19/2019

As other countries fret over Amazon fires, Brazilian leaders see attacks on national sovereignty Amid raging fires in the Amazon and an international outcry, Brazilians have revived long-held fears that others are coveting what belongs to Brazil....
05:17, 08/24/2019

Owner of Timberland, Vans stops buying Brazilian leather as Amazon burns The U.S. parent company of apparel and shoe brands Timberland, Vans and the North Face will no longer buy Brazilian leather, it said on Thursday, as surging forest fires in the Amazon raise questions about how companies are contributing to the destru...
19:51, 08/29/2019

‘It Is Our Very Governments Who Are Killing the Earth.’ A Brazilian Indigenous Leader Speaks Out On Deforestation in the Amazon As TIME reported in its recent special climate issue, the fires from the Amazon seen across the skies of Brazil in August “helped illuminate something the world can no longer ignore.” On the front lines of the fight to protect the land is...
04:51, 09/14/2019

UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
05:34, 06/07/2019

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping the Amazon rainforest, was booed at a climate event on Wednesday as celebrities including Leonardo DiC...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Heathrow Airport passengers told to travel as normal despite planned drone protest from Extinction Rebellion Police have told Heathrow passengers to travel as normal on Friday despite a planned climate change protest which aims to shut down the airport with drones....
11:34, 09/12/2019

Back-seat passengers in Uber, Lyft, rideshare vehicles face germs, safety risks Rising awareness about the dangers of sitting in the back seat could give you pause the next time your Uber or Lyft rolls up to the curb.        ...
12:34, 05/10/2019

Brazilian model Caroline Bittencourt's family denies she died after trying to save dogs from drowning The family of late Brazilian model Caroline Bittencourt is denying reports she died after jumping into the sea in an attempt to save her dogs from drowning at a Sao Paulo beach....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Armed men disguised as cops take $40M in gold, precious metals and hostages in Brazilian airport heist Several armed gunman in federal police cars entered one of Brazil’s busiest airports Thursday and made off with $40 million worth of gold and precious metals, taking two hostages with them during the heist. ...
15:34, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian brewer Ambev signs $36 million deal to build solar plants Ambev SA said on Wednesday it has signed contracts with four partners to build solar plants in Brazil that will supply clean energy to all of the brewing company's 94 distribution centers in the country by the end of March 2020....
19:00, 06/05/2019

4 Brazilian inmates purportedly involved in deadly prison riots die during transport to safer lockup Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly riot between prison gangs have died of asphyxiation while being transferred to a safer location, Brazilian authorities said Wednesday as they continued efforts in identifying the 58 who died during Monday’s...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Sham-borghini: Brazilian cops raid garage making knock-off sports cars Brazilian cops have slammed the brakes on a garage churning out bogus sports cars, including sham Lamborghinis and fugazi Ferraris that looked like the lux supercars but really had Chevy engines inside. Spurred by overseas complaints from the Italian...
03:17, 07/19/2019