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Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction

Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to accelerate the country’s...

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction

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Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for the first time since 2017, the national statistics bureau reported Friday. Exports to Argentina also d...
19:51, 05/03/2019

In rare release of economy data, Venezuela reports sharp GDP contraction The government of President Nicolas Maduro halted the publication of economic indicators in 2015 as the OPEC nation's socialist system began to unravel in response to the global decline in oil prices....
12:17, 05/30/2019

UK recession risk? 0.1% second quarter contraction predicted The authors of a respected economic survey are predicting the UK economy contracted in the second quarter of the year, raising fears of a potential recession ahead....
13:51, 07/03/2019

Venezuela confirms major contraction in rare data release CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government has made a rare acknowledgement of the severity of the country’s economic crisis by publishing the first economic data in nearly four years showing a severe contraction and soaring hyperinf...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Kansas City factory index slips into contraction territory in July The Kansas City Federal Reserve said on Thursday its gauge on regional manufacturing activity slipped into negative territory for the first time in nearly three years due to trade worries and softening demand....
19:00, 07/25/2019

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest economy and a key player in the eurozone. The con...
04:17, 08/15/2019

Growing secrecy a setback for stakeholders The auto industry is becoming increasingly secretive about information, such as monthly sales reports, that could help stakeholders make smart decisions about their investments....
10:34, 05/06/2019

Luis Severino suffers another setback An update was shared Saturday on the status of Luis Severino, and it’s not news he or the team wants to face. Luis Severino has not been able to throw off a mound yet. He was shut down due to soreness and had another MRI. Aaron Boone said Seve...
20:34, 06/30/2019

| Britain's Johnson suffers first electoral setback as PM Boris Johnson suffered a setback in his first ballot box test as British prime minister after the Conservative candidate lost to a pro-EU rival in a by-election that slims his parliamentary majority to one....
00:17, 08/03/2019

West Ham can compete despite Man City setback, says Pellegrini "West Ham have the squad they need to compete in the Premier League despite a crushing defeat in their opening match but must focus on improving their style of play rather than worrying about long-term goals, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Thursda...
00:51, 08/16/2019

Woodstock 50 organizers still hopeful despite second venue setback The organizers of the beleaguered Woodstock 50 festival said on Tuesday they still hoped to get a permit for the event due to take place next month despite being turned down at a second site....
17:51, 07/10/2019

Boris Johnson suffers major setback British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives are now down to a one seat majority. The results of a Welsh by-election will make life difficult for Johnson....
11:17, 08/02/2019

ASA may approach Swiss tribunal after Semenya's CAS setback Athletics South Africa (ASA) is considering approaching the Swiss Federal Tribunal after the Court of Arbitration for Sport(CAS) dismissed Caster Semenya's appeal against regulations to limit naturally-occurring testosterone levels in athletes with d...
10:17, 05/02/2019

Indians ace Corey Kluber suffers another setback CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber’s comeback has been sidetracked. The Cleveland Indians ace will be shut down for two weeks with an abdominal strain, an injury he sustained as he was rehabbing from a broken arm. Kluber was pulled from a minor league ou...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Jordan Montgomery suffers setback; MRI scheduled Jordan Montgomery had a bullpen session yesterday that didn’t end according to plan. According to Aaron Boone, the lefty “walked off” with discomfort. Initially unclear as to whether or not it was elbow related, clarification was re...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Stanton has another injury setback, Gregorius progressing TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton took a step back in his return from arm injuries and won’t play in any rehabilitation games for seven to 10 days because of left calf tightness. Shortststop Didi Gregorius moved a...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Giancarlo Stanton has another setback in Yankees rehab First it was the biceps, then shoulder. Now, Giancarlo Stanton has had a calf setback. The Yankees announced the star outfielder has been “returned” from his rehab assignment with left calf tightness. Stanton was hit in the leg a few days...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's bid for bail suffers apparent setback Financier Jeffrey Epstein's effort to win bail while awaiting trial on charges of sex trafficking in underage girls appeared to suffer a setback on Thursday, as the appeals court weighing his request refused to grant bail to another wealthy defendant...
23:17, 08/01/2019

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare demonstrated that on Friday....
19:00, 05/24/2019

‘Just a small setback’: China’s Liu says trade negotiations with U.S. have not broken down China's leading envoy to trade talks in Washington says the failure to strike a deal in the tariffs war with the U.S. was "just a small setback" and negotiations will continue despite increases in import duties on American imports from China....
16:51, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against protesters at the city's international airport over the weekend....
09:51, 08/15/2019

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback,' after US withdraws The official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia is a "bad day" for stability in Europe, the military alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told CNN Friday, hours after the US withdrew from the pact....
15:17, 08/03/2019

NATO chief says end of nuclear treaty is 'serious setback', after US withdraws NATO members are on edge after the official demise of a landmark arms control pact between the US and Russia, the military alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told CNN Friday, hours after the US withdrew from the pact....
06:17, 08/03/2019

In Setback For Sharad Pawar's Party, Lawmaker Says He Will Join BJP In yet another setback for the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra, its legislator Vaibhav Pichad announced on Saturday that he was going to join the ruling BJP....
06:17, 07/28/2019

Semenya won't defend 800 world title after court setback Caster Semenya won't defend her title in the 800 meters at the world championships this fall after a Swiss court overturned a temporary ruling that allowed her to compete in international events without taking testosterone-suppressing drugs....
13:51, 07/31/2019

Setback For Kiran Bedi, Court Says Lt. Governor Can't Act Independently In a major setback to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi. the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has cancelled two clarification orders by the centre in 2017 on the powers of the Lieutenant......
09:51, 04/30/2019

Boeing setback after Saudis scrap $5.9bn order for 737 MAX planes US plane maker Boeing has suffered a fresh setback after a Saudi budget airline chose not to go through with a $5.9bn (£4.7bn) order for 30 of its 737 MAX aircraft....
18:51, 07/07/2019

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judges at Kenya’s high court rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex.The ruling ...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Jed Lowrie suffers setback on brink of Mets debut WASHINGTON — The Mets have a few more weeks to sort through a tough roster decision. It had appeared to be imminent, with Jed Lowrie nearing a return from a sprained capsule in his left knee, but the infielder suffered a setback in his rehab assignme...
00:34, 05/15/2019

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization efforts at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. United Auto Workers won representation of maintenance worke...
21:51, 05/22/2019

‘Frustrated’ Betances suffers setback, again delaying Yankees’ dream CLEVELAND — Initial testing of Dellin Betances’ right shoulder in Tampa didn’t uncover anything alarming, but the Yankees are sending the reliever to see team doctor Chris Ahmad in New York on Monday. Betances was scheduled to throw a bullpen session...
23:51, 06/08/2019

Italy's Salvini suffers a setback in bid to topple government quickly Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, failed to force a no-confidence vote in parliament for this week. Salvini is aiming for fresh elections, to capitalize on his right-wing League party's soaring popularity....
13:51, 08/14/2019

Turkey Orders New Election for Istanbul Mayor, in Setback for Opposition The electoral authorities’ decision annuls a devastating defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, and raises the prospect of social unrest....
20:34, 05/06/2019

Italy's left protest movement buoyed by Salvini setback The Italian government has avoided snap elections pushed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, for now. Activists protesting his anti-immigrant politics welcomed the news but said Italy must hold the far-right to account....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Trump eyes U.S. Census delay after Supreme Court setback U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is exploring a delay in the 2020 census for an unspecified amount of time after the Supreme Court blocked, for now, his push to add a citizenship question to the decennial headcount....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Jet Airways sale suffers setback as two potential investors back out Creditors' hopes of resurrecting India's Jet Airways and salvaging some value from the bankrupt airline were dealt a fresh blow on Monday as two potential investors said they were no longer interested in putting money into the business....
18:40, 08/12/2019

Theft of wheelchair latest setback for man, 20, shot during home invasion A 20-year-old Oklahoma man who was severely injured in a home invasion earlier this year had his rented wheelchair stolen off of his from porch last week. The cruel twist of fate may have the family on the hook for $1,000....
12:00, 06/15/2019

U.S.-China trade setback prolongs the global equities slide Global equities fell on Monday after their worst week of 2019, as hopes of an imminent U.S.-China trade deal were crushed and neither side showed a willingness to budge, raising fears of a fresh round of tit-for-tat tariffs....
11:17, 05/13/2019

| UK's main parties suffer local elections setback over Brexit Britain's main Conservative and Labour parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union, partial results showed....
13:17, 05/04/2019

Setback for EU fighter jets as Malaysia bets on palm oil barter Hamstrung by huge public debt, Malaysia is planning to use palm oil to buy military equipment, including fighter jets. European defense companies are not enthused about Kuala Lumpur's latest attempt at barter trade....
19:34, 05/29/2019

Taliban Attack Aid Group Office in Kabul, in Setback to U.S. Peace Talks Experts said the attack in Kabul, the capital, was a clear signal about the state of the peace talks the United States is holding with the militants in Qatar....
00:34, 05/09/2019

Motor racing: Wolff expects Bottas to be fired up by Monaco setback Mercedes expect an angry Valtteri Bottas to come back strongly after losing ground to team mate Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One championship through no fault of his own in Monaco on Sunday....
14:51, 05/27/2019

Kuwait's Emir has recovered after health setback: state news agency Kuwait's elderly ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah has recovered from a health setback and is "in a good condition now", the state news agency KUNA reported on Sunday....
00:51, 08/19/2019

Biogen dips as strategy post Alzheimer's setback fails to impress Biogen on Wednesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, but failed to ease investor concerns about long-term growth after it recently shelved the development of an Alzheimer's drug....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres save Yankees from ugly setback BALTIMORE — If luck is really the residue of design, the Yankees qualified for architectural awards Monday night at Camden Yards. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ was shelled and didn’t get out of the fourth inning. After four frames the Yankees trailed by...
11:34, 05/21/2019

Russia withdraws key defense advisers support to Maduro, seen as major setback Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
11:00, 06/03/2019

In Battle For Bengal's Civic Bodies, Setback For Trinamool Over Salt Lake In the Trinamool Congress-BJP battle for control over civic bodies in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court today ruled out a no-trust vote tomorrow against the mayor of the Bidhannagar Municipal......
22:51, 07/17/2019

In setback for 5-Star, Italy's PM backs completion of rail link with France Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday that blocking works on a rail link with France would cost Italy more than completing the infrastructure, taking a stance on an issue that has divided the government coalition for months....
23:17, 07/23/2019

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
20:34, 06/23/2019

India's battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback The head of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up....
17:17, 05/25/2019

Taylor Swift's great re-recording plot: icy revenge or a pointless setback? As a swipe at Scooter Braun, the singer will recreate her first six albums from scratch. But her plan ignores one of music’s vital truthsLet’s assume it can be done, even though we don’t know. Let’s take Taylor Swift’s word for it when she says she i...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
19:34, 04/30/2019

Trump’s effort to remake the Fed and accelerate economic growth hits a setback Multiple Republican senators criticized or outright rejected President Trump’s plans to nominate political supporter Stephen Moore, and another backer, Herman Cain, pulled out of consideration after facing opposition....
08:34, 05/01/2019

Failed SpaceX Parachute Test Is Yet Another Setback for NASA’s Crew Program A recent parachute test of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule “was not satisfactory,” a NASA official said during a House subcommittee hearing yesterday. Few details were disclosed, but it’s now looking even less likely that NASA will have the capability...
21:00, 05/09/2019

In Setback for Apple, US Apex Court Lets App Store Antitrust Suit Proceed A divided US Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications....
10:34, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says no setback in missile deal with Russia; as Trump voices sympathy Turkey said on Saturday there was no setback in its plan to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems, despite U.S. opposition, and President Donald Trump expressed understanding for the decision but did not rule out sanctions in response....
08:34, 06/29/2019

In setback for Apple, U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications, a decision that could lead to billions of dollars in damages and put at risk the com...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Setback For Jagan Reddy After Court Stays Multi-Crore Polavaram Tenders Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy suffered a setback today after the Andhra Pradesh High Court issued interim orders cancelling a closure notice sent to an engineering firm in the Rs 58,000 crore......
17:34, 08/22/2019

China’s leading envoy calls lack of trade deal ‘just a small setback’ China’s leading envoy to trade talks in Washington said the failure to strike a deal in the tariffs war with the US was “just a small setback” and negotiations will continue despite increases in import duties on American imports fro...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Line 3 pipeline setback more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers: CEO of industry group The president of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada says a court ruling in Minnesota that could further delay Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project spells more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers....
03:17, 06/04/2019

After Court Setback, Puducherry Chief Minister Asks Kiran Bedi To Resign A day after the Madras High Court held that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi "cannot interfere" in the day-to-day affairs of the Union Territory's government, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy......
00:00, 05/02/2019

Blazin' Saddles: Ineos supremacy, Alaphilippe glory, Pinot setback and other thoughts "An absolutely thrilling opening 10 days of racing – Stage 7 aside – has produced some superb performances and thrills and spills aplenty, even if there\u0027s an air of inevitability as Team Ineos leaders Geraint Thomas and Egan Bernal already sit o...
21:34, 07/16/2019

Prosecutors won't drop charges against Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher despite major courtroom setback Navy prosecutors will not drop charges against Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher, a SEAL accused of murdering an injured ISIS fighter, despite Thursday's revelation that another SEAL claims responsibility for the death....
06:00, 06/22/2019

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim, conceded the race after preliminary results showed Ekrem Imamoglu leading with nearly 54 percent of the votes.  ...
20:34, 06/23/2019

Tottenham 0 Ajax 1: Donny van de Beek strikes as Spurs are outplayed in Champions League semi-final setback Tottenham will have to come from behind if they are to reach the Champions League final as Ajax took a 1-0 lead in the first leg at Spurs' new stadium, where a worrying head injury to Jan Vertonghen only added to Mauricio Pochettino's problems....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will burger-flipping skills be enough to override nepotism concerns?...
21:00, 07/18/2019

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as they see fit. Brazil doesn't need it," he said....
23:20, 08/11/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in August, reaffirming its lack of interest in participating in international efforts to fight global wa...
08:51, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to Washington  He doesn’t believe in climate change and supports philosophers who question whether the Earth is round, but Eduardo Bolsonaro is set to be Brazil’s next ambassador to the U.S....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil Thousands have gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months into his term...
20:51, 05/26/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week, website UOL reported, as weak economic growth continues to squeeze revenue....
00:00, 07/21/2019

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders during the dictatorship...
00:51, 08/02/2019

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "lies"...
19:17, 07/22/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
23:51, 06/14/2019

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Brazilian federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo as ambassador to the United States due to his lack of experience as a diplomat....
00:51, 08/13/2019

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in January, and more than 1,000 since 2016, a study has ...
12:34, 06/12/2019

Brazil loses credibility under Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the world as well while he remains leader....
16:17, 05/19/2019

Brazil deforestation monitor out after Bolsonaro blasts The president of the Brazilian agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon is leaving his position following criticism by President Jair Bolsonaro of the agency’s reports on deforestation...
19:51, 08/02/2019

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and scorn....
11:17, 07/20/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says nominating son as ambassador to U.S. is not nepotism Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the nomination of his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States was not an act of nepotism and that he would not make the appointment if it were....
19:34, 07/12/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destruction....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Diplomats 'perplexed' Bolsonaro wants to appoint his son ambassador to US Far-right president told reporters he was considering Eduardo Bolsonaro for the position despite lack of diplomatic experienceBrazilian diplomats have reacted with scorn and dismay to reports that Jair Bolsonaro wants to make his son Eduardo the coun...
01:17, 07/13/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to meet China's Xi for first time at G20 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for "buying" up his country, will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time on the sidelines of this week's G20 meeting in Japan, his office said on Monday....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for developm...
05:34, 07/04/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says “99% chance” Rio will host Formula 1 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a “99% chance” Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One’s Brazilian Grand Prix starting in 2021 — the latest in a battle with Sao Paulo, the current host city....
00:00, 06/25/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family’s influential...
11:17, 07/12/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever there is an opening. In an interview Sunday with Radio Bandeirantes, the president said: “The firs...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree further easing gun rules Brazil's president has made it easier for people to get their hands on foreign guns and carry more ammunition. Supporters say it will help people defend themselves in a country plagued by endemic violence....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he hopes criminals will “die in the streets like cockroaches” as a result of h...
04:17, 08/06/2019

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president has seen his popularity plummet since taking office in January....
10:34, 05/27/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
03:17, 05/08/2019

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big election victory that many of the far-right leader's staunchest supporters felt the need to get out i...
06:51, 05/27/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and domestic politics....
04:34, 07/12/2019

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental institution....
10:51, 05/28/2019

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

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space research agency INPE would be "compiled" to reach more exact numbers....
05:17, 08/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 2021       ...
01:17, 06/25/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code The far-right administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is pushing to expand the number of schools co-run by armed police to improve behavior and academic results...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Bolsonaro's decree allows millions of Brazilians to carry guns Brazil president signs decree allowing a wide range of professionals, including lawyers, politicians and certain journalists, to carry their guns in the street and at work....
18:17, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police officers in a place they barely recognized anymore....
11:51, 05/02/2019

Jair Bolsonaro to Merkel: Reforest Germany, not Amazon Brazil's president says Angela Merkel should focus on reforesting Germany rather than threatening to withhold funds for Amazon projects, media report. Jair Bolsonaro has opened the rain forest to corporate clear-cutting....
12:51, 08/15/2019

'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

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his government. WATCH NOW....
16:00, 08/22/2019

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

As resistance mounts, Brazil's Bolsonaro sticks by son for U.S. envoy Brazil's right-wing president, Jair Bolsonaro, plans to push ahead with the appointment of his son Eduardo for ambassador to the United States despite accusations of nepotism and mounting resistance in his country's Congress....
06:34, 08/22/2019

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro has met with President Jair Bolsonaro after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge...
01:34, 06/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says no evidence indigenous leader murdered Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday said there was no evidence an indigenous chief, whose death was decried by the U.N. commissioner for human rights, was killed by wildcat miners said to have invaded protected tribal lands....
01:17, 07/30/2019

Bolsonaro to visit China and the Middle East in October Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans a round of official foreign visits in late October, including to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and China, the government said on Tuesday....
23:17, 07/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages his popularity....
06:34, 07/19/2019

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make America Great Again” cap leaves little doubt Ricardo Alves stands to the right of your average Brazi...
10:51, 06/18/2019

Judge absolves Bolsonaro attacker because of mental illness A judge in Brazil has absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and ordering him held indefinitely in a prison mental institution...
09:51, 06/15/2019

'A bad trip': Jair Bolsonaro's first six months leave even the right dismayed Protests, scandals, corruption claims, allegations of mafia links … ‘It’s the worst start to a presidency’ in decades, says pollsterBrazil was just weeks from last year’s electoral earthquake when rock legend Lobão sat down outside his backyard studi...
10:17, 07/03/2019

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do not do it for charity, but to "interfere with our sovereignty."...
02:34, 08/23/2019

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern. And it seems he doesn't even care to try....
06:34, 07/01/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared to the same month a year ago, the second-consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro....
17:34, 07/03/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Jair Bolsonaro as he struggles to maintain his popularity....
02:34, 05/16/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro: Make South America Great Again Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is urging his South American colleagues to borrow a slogan from America’s Donald Trump and focus on making their own nations great rather than emphasizing regional brotherhood...
23:00, 07/17/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
04:34, 08/23/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Cannes entry, “Bacurau,” is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition. The far right president signed the decree in a...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Brazil alerted companies about U.S. embargo on Iran: Bolsonaro The Brazilian government has been alerting local companies about the extent of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the possible consequences in case of noncompliance, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Senate fails to override Trump's veto of Saudi arms deal in new setback for kingdom's critics The Senate on Monday failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of a ban on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies.        ...
11:51, 07/30/2019

Brazil's space agency chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest was criticized by president Jair Bolsonaro and may have led to the firing of its author....
22:51, 08/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image after he cut their funding....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro extols convicted torturer as a 'national hero' Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship was a "national hero."...
01:17, 08/09/2019

Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiant Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation...
04:34, 08/23/2019

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

Protesters march across Brazil, enraged by Bolsonaro education cuts Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to march against education spending freezes by the government of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who labeled the marchers "useful idiots and imbeciles."...
21:34, 05/15/2019

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see as putting up roadblocks to the leader's legislative agenda....
00:34, 05/27/2019

'Macri is in trouble': Bolsonaro expresses fears over potential return of CFK Bolsonaro concerned by polls indicating Cristina Fernández de Kirchner could win October's election. "We do not want another Venezuela here in South America," says Brazilian leader, who will visit Argentina on June 6. ...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday, weeks after telling donors he did not need their money....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday expressed horror over the 1,000 penis amputations that occur each year in the country including those due to a lack of basic hygiene, a figure he called "ridiculous and sad."...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Bolsonaro: The trafficking of cocaine on G-20-bound Air Force plane 'unacceptable' Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his team had nothing to do with the trafficking of cocaine by a Brazilian Air Force sergeant on a plane bound for the G-20 summit in Japan, calling the act "unacceptable."...
05:34, 06/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings. The stumbling start for the far-right leader who r...
12:17, 05/26/2019

Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces a crucial test on Wednesday of his ability to govern without courting traditional parties in Congress, which is threatening to derail his agenda and scramble his cabinet after months of mutual antagonism....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Brazil's indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that threaten their reservation lands....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' Organizers said some 100,000 people, mostly women, had attended the demonstration in the capital, Brasilia. Protesters slammed populist President Jair Bolsonaro, whom they labeled "misogynist, racist and homophobic.”...
08:51, 08/15/2019

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, have taken to the streets across the country in their first major show of ...
21:34, 05/26/2019

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

Brazil: Bolsonaro fires key moderate who warned of dangers of 'extremism' Government secretary Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz forced outNews comes as scandal swirls around justice minister MoroBrazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has sacked one of the most prominent moderates in his administration for reportedly fai...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research agency INPE, whose satellite imaging shows a jump in clearing of the Amazon rainforest this year....
02:00, 07/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighboring country....
01:00, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro wants to privatize Petrobras by end of his term -report The economic team of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro wants to privatize state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA before the end of his term in 2022, Brazilian newspaper Valor Economico reported on its website on Wednesday, citing anonym...
02:34, 08/22/2019

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

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad, though he gives no evidence....
01:34, 08/22/2019

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public....
04:17, 06/19/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro abruptly cancels US visit after protests Climbdown by far right leader, who was due to receive prestigious award, called ‘a very big embarrassment’Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has abruptly cancelled a US trip to receive a prestigious award following a storm of protest over ...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set up by Brazil's 2012 forestry code, the head of the congressional farm caucus said on Thursday....
21:00, 06/06/2019

Bolsonaro to Skip New York Gala Amid Swelling Controversy Chamber of Commerce award dinners tend to be low-key affairs. But the Brazilian-American chamber’s decision to honor Brazil’s new leader set off outrage....
05:34, 05/04/2019

Brazil: four arrested over hacking of Bolsonaro justice minister's phone Sérgio Moro hit by scandal after the Intercept published leaked chats suggesting he had conspired to damage ex-president LulaBrazil’s federal police have arrested four people for allegedly hacking the phone of justice minister Sérgio Moro, a key memb...
01:51, 07/25/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental protections....
23:51, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro cancels New York trip as sponsors withdraw The far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has pulled out of a trip to attend a gala in his honor in New York. The cancelation came after several companies withdrew their sponsorship for the event....
14:51, 05/04/2019

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July....
03:17, 07/20/2019

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’Jair Bolsonaro is transforming Brazil into an “exterminator of the future”, the activist and politician Marina Silva has war...
08:51, 05/09/2019

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own business because they have already destroyed their own...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks fresh ways to stimulate a weak economy....
01:51, 07/22/2019

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists working with Brazil’s nearly one million tribal people have been stunned and disconcerted by the appointme...
10:17, 07/21/2019

Anthony Joshua determined to recover from 'minor setback' as Eddie Hearn insists Andy Ruiz Jr rematch will happen Anthony Joshua insisted he will not allow his career to fall apart at the first setback after his stunning heavyweight world title defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr here....
21:00, 06/02/2019

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

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has scientists fearful for their research under the right-wing leader....
21:17, 08/07/2019

Jair Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazilian president blames green groups for rise in blazes, but offers no evidence for claimThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environmental groups of setting fires in the Amazon as he tries to deflect growing international criticis...
22:00, 08/21/2019

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

Brazil: Bolsonaro says his phones were hacked amid fallout over leaked chats President says judge and prosecutors in anti-corruption investigation were also targetedMobile phones used by Jair Bolsonaro were accessed by a group of hackers who also targeted a senior judge and prosecutors leading a sweeping anti-corruption inves...
01:00, 07/26/2019

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude and separation from family and friends have plunged Jean Wyllys into despair. “I’ve been through mome...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets in defence of their leader on Sunday amid mounting ...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro restricts drugs policy council, legalizes agritoxins It was a busy day for the president, who stripped the drug policy council of independent members and legalized dozens of agritoxins. Jair Bolsonaro wants tighter control of Brazil's deforestation data....
07:00, 07/23/2019

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

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on Amazon, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping up a “brutal, fast” assault on the Brazilian Amazon with the blessing of the far-right president Jair...
11:17, 08/09/2019

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on rainforest, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping up a “brutal, fast” assault on the Brazilian Amazon with the blessing of the far-right president Jair...
07:51, 08/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro warns of Argentine refugee crisis if Macri loses Right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro warned on Monday that his country could see a wave of migrants fleeing Argentina if a presidential election there returns leftist politicians to power, after their strong showing in a Sunday primary vote....
19:53, 08/12/2019

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second ...
02:51, 07/04/2019

Brazil education freeze spurs biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations yet against President Jair Bolsonaro, who called marchers "useful idiots and imbeciles."...
04:51, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minorityTens of thousands of demonstrators have protested in cities across Brazil against education spending freezes in the biggest rallies to date ...
04:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive as the head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after Bolsonaro publicly criticized him....
08:17, 06/18/2019

Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations to date against the government of President Jair Bolsonaro, who called marchers "useful idiots and...
23:00, 05/15/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro, Eletrobras CEO meet over privatization, shares hit record Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is meeting with the chief executive of state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, on Thursday, sending the company's share price to a record high on hopes it might be privatized....
23:17, 08/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries Brazil's Senate on Tuesday voted to approve right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's decree to revamp the executive branch, averting a potential crisis that had sown doubt about his ability to obtain the congressional backing he needs to push through le...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data Ministers look at setting up alternative monitoring scheme as existing system shows alarming rise in clearance ratesThe Amazon forest is being burned and chopped down at the most alarming rate in recent memory, but the Brazilian government of Jair Bo...
05:17, 08/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro backs Venezuela uprising, says country 'enslaved by dictator' Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday expressed his nation's "solidarity" for the people of Venezuela, as that country's opposition leader made a bold new effort to push President Nicolas Maduro from power....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government lacks the resources to fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the government lacks the resources to fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest after satellite images showed a record number of burning spots this year....
16:34, 08/22/2019

Brazil Congress ditches Bolsonaro decree weakening indigenous agency Brazil's Congress threw out part of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro giving say over indigenous land claims to the Agriculture Ministry, further undermining the right-wing president's agenda to empower rural farmers in disputes over land....
05:17, 06/26/2019

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental pro...
23:51, 06/04/2019

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation statistics, a spokesperson for the science ministry said on Friday....
09:51, 08/03/2019

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Revokes Order Easing Gun Controls Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday revoked an order that had loosened the country's gun controls, after it faced legal and political challenges....
03:17, 06/26/2019

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that incited protests from environmental organizations....
02:51, 08/03/2019

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their latest mass protest against what they call far-ri...
07:34, 05/31/2019

U.S. group confirms Brazil's Bolsonaro slated to speak at Texas event Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will speak at a foreign affairs event in Texas next week, organizers said on Wednesday, after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate set to back his reorganization decree Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro convinced his party to vote for a decree to revamp the executive branch on Tuesday, averting a potential crisis that had sown doubt about his ability to obtain the congressional backing he needs to push th...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Financial Times pulls out of gala honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Corporate boycott of New York event grows after campaign by LGBT rights activistsThe Financial Times has pulled its involvement in an event honouring Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, after a campaign by LGBT rights activists against the ...
18:34, 05/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun import, ammo limits Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Tuesday to ease restrictions on gun imports and increase the amount of ammunition a person can buy....
01:51, 05/08/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro mulls trip to Texas after NYC visit nixed Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is considering traveling to the United States to be honored at an event in Texas next week, his spokesman said on Monday, just days after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
04:00, 05/07/2019

'He wants to destroy us': Bolsonaro poses gravest threat in decades, Amazon tribes say Indigenous leaders who say Brazil’s new president is trying to force them from their lands are braced for a new era of ruinAs a blood-orange sunset drifted towards the forest canopy, Raimundo Kanamari sat on the riverbank and pondered the future of h...
10:51, 07/26/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest alight but told foreign powers not to interfere....
02:34, 08/23/2019

President Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil can’t afford to fight Amazon fires Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says his country can’t afford to fight the massive blazes raging across the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro, who was elected last year, has faced criticism for not doing enough to contain deforestation as th...
02:00, 08/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro warns of 'leftist bandits' plunging Argentina into chaos Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that Argentina was heading for chaos as "leftist bandits" who performed well in Sunday's primary election there will follow the path of Venezuela, which faces a deep economic crisis....
16:51, 08/14/2019

FAA finds new 'potential risk' in Boeing 737 Max, a setback that could delay plane's return to the skies The jet has been grounded since two deadly crashes but the FAA says Boeing's software fixes aren't enough to get it flying again.       ...
02:51, 06/27/2019

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is being advised by aides who “froth hate for indigenous people,” the head of Brazil’s indigenous affairs a...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Brazil: calls grow for Bolsonaro ally to quit after 'devastating' report on leaks In new disclosures, conservative magazine Veja says Sergio Moro, who led Operation Car Wash, guilty of serious ‘irregularities’Brazil’s justice minister Sérgio Moro is facing renewed pressure to resign after the country’s leading conservative magazin...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Bolsonaro rejects 'Captain Chainsaw' label as data shows deforestation 'exploded' Data says 2,254 sq km cleared in July as president says Macron and Merkel ‘haven’t realized Brazil’s under new management’Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon “exploded” in July it has emerged as Jair Bolsonaro scoffed at his portrayal as Brazil’s “...
19:51, 08/07/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s polarizing right-wing president, abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York that drew fire from Mayor de Blasio and others. Bolsonaro was set to receive an award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce at its annual...
19:17, 05/04/2019

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

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series of politically explosive leaks that some observers...
21:51, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil eyes stimulus package to mark 200 days of Bolsonaro's government Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday his government will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, confirming earlier media reports, in an effort to mark the first 200 days of his administration....
03:00, 07/18/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Brazil government to announce economic stimulus package this week -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that his administration will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, confirming earlier media reports....
23:51, 07/17/2019

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

| March against Bolsonaro | Epstein death: WATCH the top world news videos for today Brazil tribal women protest Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' | Epstein death shifts focus to conspirators, will; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
12:51, 08/14/2019

Jair Bolsonaro claims NGOs behind Amazon forest fire surge – but provides no evidence Brazilian president claims green groups behind blazes, which have increased 84% over same period last yearThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environmental groups of setting fires in the Amazon as he tries to deflect growing internat...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-wing federal government's ambiguous positions on climate change....
23:17, 05/10/2019

Brazil states forge ahead in climate change fight despite Bolsonaro ambivalence State governments in Brazil have agreed to work toward fulfilling the country's Paris Agreement climate change commitments, despite far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's ambivalence over the pact....
18:34, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said on Thursday, as the South American leader faces blowback for racist and homophobic comments....
00:51, 05/03/2019

Heads Up: A Look At This Week In Gaming and Beyond From a tactical first-person shooter with a really dope art style, a game with a handcrafted solar system to explore, and, also, Godzilla: here’s your weekly heads up for the things making waves this week in the world of games and beyond. Watch the v...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Former heads of DHS and NSA explain how the U.S. can keep Huawei at bay Former DHS secretary Michael Chertoff and former NSA head Mike McConnell write for CNBC that Wednesday's FCC spectrum upgrades are a positive step in 5G support, and bring us another step closer to a more connected internet of things....
23:51, 07/11/2019

Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality Sérgio Moro became a national hero for his role as a judge in the sweeping graft scandal Operation Car WashBrazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, has been granted a leave of absence following a slew of damaging leaks that have cast serious doubts ov...
09:34, 07/09/2019

Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires raged through social media....
23:34, 08/21/2019

Brazilian airman on Bolsonaro's trip to G20 summit caught with 86 pounds of cocaine aboard plane A member of Brazil’s Air Force who was set to join President Jair Bolsonaro on his trip to Japan for this week’s G20 summit was arrested Tuesday after Spanish police found 86 pounds of cocaine in his luggage, officials said....
15:51, 06/27/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Trump Jr, Bolsonaro Jr … beware the Adult Idiot Sons of unhinged presidents | Arwa Madhawi The world’s worst leaders have an heir who will risk peace to get Dad’s attention. It’s a whole new generation of moronsThere is an emerging political phenomenon that poses a unique threat to international stability and our collective sanity. It is t...
03:00, 05/03/2019

You Should Grill Whole Heads of Garlic This Summer Roasted garlic is the ultimate finishing touch. Smear it across a steak, mix it in a dip, or toss it with some sort of grilled vegetable salad, and it will make it better. But, in the summer months, the act of roasting turns your kitchen into a sweat...
22:34, 06/17/2019

UCF again heads list of Group of Five standouts Central Florida again shapes up as the nation's top Group of Five program heading into the season. Just not by nearly as wide a margin as the last couple of years....
18:17, 08/15/2019

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest banks and stock exchanges....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Borucki heads to injured list KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Toronto Blue Jays have placed left-hander Ryan Borucki on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation, retroactive to Sunday....
22:17, 07/31/2019

How to Remove Screws With Stripped Heads It’s a novice carpenter’s worst nightmare: you’re trying to tighten or remove a screw, and you find the head is stripped. You press the screwdriver or drill bit into the head and try to turn, but there’s no friction. Try throwing a little back into y...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Univision heads for auction with few suitors Univision is trying to sell itself again — and investors are bracing for yet another long, dragged-out telenovela. In the middle of last month, the Spanish-language TV network quietly gathered a select group of prospective suitors in New York as it s...
10:51, 08/05/2019

Bolsonaro backlash: Event honoring Brazilian president defies corporate support of LGBT rights Marriott, Delta Airlines and major Wall Street banks have been vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new controversial president Jair Bolsonaro calls into question their previous actions and statements....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Choir teacher heads to U.S. strongman competition (KWQC) A choir teacher in Bettendorf, Iowa possesses much more than a strong voice. After only a year of training, David Baxter won the Anvil Strongman Competition in Cedar Rapids last month. He’s now headed to the US Strongman National Competi...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Surfer bitten by shark heads to the bar, not the hospital A professional surfer chose drinks over the emergency room after being attacked by a shark. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
23:17, 07/29/2019

Early tropical disturbance heads to Florida The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially begin for another month, but a tropical disturbance off Florida is threatening to get things kicked off early this year....
07:34, 05/02/2019

Giants 3B Longoria heads to IL with plantar fasciitis Just as he was heating up, San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria wound up on the 10-day injured list Monday due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot....
00:00, 07/16/2019

Haskins turning heads at Redskins minicamp The Redskins, who drafted Dwayne Haskins with the 15th overall pick, are preaching patience, but they are plenty impressed with the quarterback after the rookie minicamp....
04:00, 05/12/2019

Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ heads to Cannes NEW YORK (AP) — Quentin Tarantino is going back to Cannes, after all. The director’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” was announced as a late addition to the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. It will premiere in competition at the up...
17:17, 05/02/2019

What to watch as IndyCar heads back to Texas Buckle up, because you never know what to expect at Texas. IndyCar Insider Jim Ayello previews Saturday's race, which has provided mayhem in the past.        ...
23:34, 06/05/2019

Some people have slightly squashed heads thanks to Neanderthal DNA Many people carry Neanderthal DNA that can affect brain cell growth and the insulation around neurons – and that may have a small impact on brain performance...
20:00, 04/28/2019

A Heads-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
03:00, 05/27/2019

Robinson Cano heads to IL at worst possible time The Mets’ resurgence will have to continue without Robinson Cano. The team put the second baseman on the injured list Monday after he strained his left hamstring in Sunday’s win over the Pirates. Jeff McNeil likely will move to second bas...
22:17, 08/05/2019

Denmark's left heads right in general election With the rise of the extreme far-right party Hard Line, the anti-immigration rhetoric is as sharp as ever. So why is the left also jumping on that bandwagon? Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schroder reports from Copenhagen....
03:00, 06/05/2019

'I miss her,' says Juncker as EU heads meet without Theresa May Leaders forge ahead with a show of unity and plans to divide up bloc’s top jobs EU leaders met without Theresa May on Thursday and launched the process of divvying up the bloc’s top jobs, with the European council president, Donald Tusk, announcing a...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Killing Eve heads to Rome for a working vacation This show is reaching a point where it might be better to exile Eve and Villanelle to an island where they stop making trouble for everyone else. They’re lurching towards the destination desired by their various handlers, but there’s quite a lot of c...
05:51, 05/20/2019

Taiwan president heads to Caribbean with US stops Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has departed for a four-country state visit to the Caribbean with stops in the United States on the way there and back...
08:34, 07/11/2019

Max Verstappen gets home GP as Formula One heads to Zandvoort Max Verstappen and his adoring Dutch fans will finally have a home grand prix after Formula One announced the Circuit Zandvoort would be returning to the calendar for the first time since 1985....
19:17, 05/14/2019

Twins' Sano set for debut as Garver heads to IL Twins third baseman Miguel Sano is set to make his 2019 debut, while the team put breakout catcher Mitch Garver on the injured list following Tuesday's collision with Shohei Ohtani....
18:51, 05/15/2019

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.’s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair. Robert Wood insisted “a rogue state” was taking over, shortly after...
12:34, 05/28/2019

China's Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries' strategic ties....
04:00, 06/20/2019

Lithuania’s presidential contest heads to runoff vote Results from Lithuania’s presidential election indicate a prominent economist and a former finance minister will advance to a runoff ballot later this month to pick a successor to incumbent Dalia Grybauskaite...
01:00, 05/13/2019

German migrant rescue ship heads for Lampedusa The German-flagged ship had rescued 40 refugees from a sinking vessel off the coast of Libya. But the ship's operator signaled its intention to stay outside Italian territorial waters after Italy banned it from entering....
21:17, 08/01/2019

Credit Suisse exec heads to Deutsche Bank Deutsche Bank has named Steven Feinberg to manage its US investment-grade debt trading, Bloomberg reported. Feinberg had previously worked at Credit Suisse Group for almost two decades. Feinberg will be a managing director at the Frankfurt, Germany-b...
08:17, 06/20/2019

WRC Rally Portugal: Ott Tanak heads Toyota 1-2-3 into Saturday Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak leads Rally Portugal after Friday's seven stages, holding a 17.3 second advantage over team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Powerful Typhoon Bypasses Taiwan and Heads Toward China Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Taiwan and China because of Typhoon Lekima, and officials on the mainland are worried about torrential flooding....
09:17, 08/09/2019

China’s Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries’ strategic ties. Xinhua news agency said Xi left Thursday morning and was accompanied b...
03:51, 06/20/2019

| Well-travelled former World Cup winner Schuerrle heads to Moscow Former World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle moved from Borussia Dortmund to Spartak Moscow on a season-long loan deal on Wednesday, the Russian club announced....
22:51, 07/31/2019

Attention Apple Retro-Heads: Claris is Back! Apple revives the original name of its software subsidiary, which it abandoned in 1998. The rebranded Claris also is acquiring an Italian software company....
22:17, 08/06/2019

Nürburgring Nordschleife next as all-action WTCR heads to Germany "The 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO resumes in Germany next month when the legendary 25.378-kilometre Nürburgring Nordschleife hosts the fifth event of this enthralling season."...
23:34, 05/27/2019

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the real thing...
11:51, 06/09/2019

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
05:17, 06/10/2019

Blackmon heads to injured list with strained right calf DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right calf. The team on Monday announced the move, which is retroactive to May 24. Blackmon suffered the injury at Pittsburgh last w...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Iranian Tanker Heads to Greece After Leaving Gibraltar The Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar was sailing to Greece, according to ship-tracking data, as Tehran warned the U.S. against targeting the vessel after a last-minute attempt to seize it in the British overseas territory....
15:17, 08/19/2019

U.N. worried as scorching European heatwave heads for Greenland The hot air that smashed European weather records this week looks set to move towards Greenland, a worrying development that may take Greenland's ice sheet close to or below the record low seen in 2012, the United Nations said on Friday....
12:34, 07/26/2019

Xi heads to North Korea to break cycle of mistrust Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Pyongyang on Thursday for talks with Kim Jong Un, part of a two-day state visit to North Korea that's the first by a Chinese leader in 14 years....
17:51, 06/20/2019

EU heads put climate, democracy and jobs at heart of future course Fighting climate change, safeguarding the rule of law and finding a modern model for growth must be at the heart of the European Union, the bloc's leaders agreed in Thursday talks meant to show unity despite the damage from Brexit....
08:34, 05/10/2019

Former Bush, Reagan EPA heads caution on Trump rollbacks WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chiefs from three previous Republican administrations say they’re concerned about Trump administration actions rolling back environmental protections. EPA heads under former Presidents Ronald Re...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Australian PM heads to church, football after 'miracle' election win Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win....
11:51, 05/19/2019

Slovakia WTCR: Catsburg heads Hyundai one-two in first qualifying BRC Racing's Nicky Catsburg snatched pole position for Sunday's opening World Touring Car Cup race at the Slovakia Ring, leading a Hyundai one-two ahead of Norbert Michelisz...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Trump heads to Europe at a time of remembrance, turmoil WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading back to Europe, where his previous visits have strained historic friendships and insulted his hosts. This time, he faces an ally in turmoil, Britain, and a global call to renew democratic pacts. The...
23:17, 06/02/2019

Heads Up: Mario Maker Is Finally Coming To Switch This week we’re cashing checks in Hitman 2, clashing katanas in Samurai Shodown, and tinkering around in Super Mario Maker 2. Here’s your heads up for the things making waves, both big and small, this week in the world of games and beyond. Watch the ...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Dow opens more than 150 points higher, heads for 7-day winning streak Stocks rose as a resolution between Mexico and the U.S. to avoid tariffs and hopes of lower interest rates from the Federal Reserve lifted investor sentiment....
15:51, 06/11/2019

Rescue ship heads to Italy, with another blocked off shore The German humanitarian group Sea-Eye says its rescue ship Alan Kurdi with 65 rescued people on board is sailing toward the Italian island of Lampedusa, where it will join another blocked off shore...
10:51, 07/06/2019

Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week during his inaugural trip as Pentagon chief, a senior U.S. official said....
08:51, 06/25/2019

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain th...
03:00, 06/12/2019

No panic stations as Barty heads to New York to do some damage "No worries" is one of Australia's more notable contributions to the English language but Ash Barty has preferred the mantra "no panic stations" over the last few weeks as she hit the American hardcourts to prepare for the U.S. Open....
08:00, 08/22/2019

U.S.-China trade war of words heads for Fox cable TV face-off China's war of words with the United States over their escalating trade dispute will reach a crescendo of sorts when a broadcaster from Chinese state television debates a Fox Business host in prime time on the U.S. cable network....
00:34, 05/30/2019

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during...
20:17, 07/13/2019

Woodstock 50 organizers-vs-investor clash heads to court NEW YORK (AP) — Accusations and counterclaims are piling up as lawyers for organizers of the Woodstock 50 festival and their onetime financial partner head for a New York City courtroom. A hearing is set Monday in the clash over money, control and ev...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday morning on the bill following a public hearing. The bill would make it a felony t...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Scandinavia goes tropical as heat wave heads north A heatwave that brought record temperatures to Germany has moved over Nordic countries. Scientists are warning of possibly accelerated melting of ice in Greenland....
03:51, 07/28/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking for second time this month, but heads to G20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine and she headed off to Japan for this weekend's G20 summit....
21:17, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after 4-day Japan visit TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to the United States after a four-day visit to Japan. Trump and first lady Melania Trump said goodbye to J...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Trump heads for historic DMZ meeting with North Korea’s Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to the Korean Demilitarized Zone for a historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Trump departed Seoul by helicopter on Sunday afternoon shortly after South Korean President M...
08:51, 06/30/2019

9/11 First Responders Fund Clears Senate and Heads to Trump Congress gave final approval to legislation that would extend lifetime compensation to emergency workers who became ill after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001....
22:17, 07/23/2019

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
12:51, 06/07/2019

| Indian women's heads shaved for 'resisting' rape An Indian mother and her daughter had their heads shaved and were paraded through their village after resisting an attempted rape by men including a local official, police say....
23:00, 06/28/2019

Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif heads to jail after bail expires LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is heading back to prison after six weeks out on bail to receive medical treatment ended. Sharif left his home in Lahore on Tuesday in a convoy of supporters to return to a p...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Oil-carrying Iranian supertanker wanted by U.S. heads for Greece Iranian government officials have yet to publicly acknowledge the ship's next destination, or where it will discharge its cargo of 2.1 million barrels of crude oil. Iran has denied it was ever headed for Syria....
03:51, 08/20/2019

School prayer zone signs turning heads in S.C. School prayer zone signs in South Carolina. (WIS) via WTHR RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WTHR) — Signs going up along streets in South Carolina are turning heads. The signs were the idea of a group called Christ Teens. Over the last several years the signs ...
20:51, 08/08/2019

#ModiTsunami, #ModiAaGaya Trend On Twitter As BJP Heads For Massive Win As the BJP heads for a thumping victory, Twitter exploded with a number of trends welcoming back Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second term. BJP is headed for a victory bigger than in 2014 - being......
11:34, 05/23/2019

Brexit whirlwind heads toward an election or no-deal, unless EU buckles To solve the Brexit riddle that has paralyzed British politics for three years, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just three main options: an election, a new deal or a no-deal Brexit....
16:51, 07/25/2019

Points proven, World Cup heads into grand finale Television audience records have been smashed, global media coverage has been unprecedented and the quality of football has won over many skeptics -- now the women’s World Cup heads into its final week, the business end of the tournament....
18:17, 06/30/2019

The Roys prove they're beyond therapy as Succession heads to "Austerlitz" In advance of the second season of HBO’s Succession, we’ve decided to revisit the first season episode-by-episode. Yes, we shared some thoughts ahead of its season one premiere and also wrote up the finale, but we’re big fans of Jesse Armstrong’s wic...
04:51, 07/31/2019

Brad Pitt Heads to Space in First Trailer for Ad Astra Fox has released the first trailer for Brad Pitt-starrer sci-fi film Ad Astra, which has been directed by James Gray (The Lost City of Z). Ad Astra will release September 20....
20:17, 06/05/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lack of an exception for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. The GOP-dominated Alabama Senate is...
08:17, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Amid trade war, China’s Xi heads to Moscow NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping is talking up the Chinese economy’s resilience as he heads to Moscow for a state visit affirming increasin...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Heads up! There will be a record number of Memorial Day travelers, AAA predicts If you are thinking of getting out of town for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the best time to leave was last week.        ...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destination An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization has lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar, marine traffic monitoring data showed late Sunday...
06:51, 08/19/2019

Xi heads to North Korea as fate of US nuclear deal still up in the air More than 15 months after Kim Jong Un traveled to Beijing and invited the Chinese President to visit Pyongyang, Xi Jinping is finally heading to the North Korean capital for a two-day state visit this week....
14:17, 06/19/2019

Luxury handbag maker Mulberry heads to the pub after £5m loss Company seeking to attract younger shoppers with series of music gigs in London pubsThe luxury handbag maker Mulberry is aiming to raise its profile with younger shoppers with a series of music gigs in pubs after falling to a £5m loss.The Somerset-ba...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Thomas 'itching to go' as Tour heads for epic climax "Geraint Thomas believes the worst of his struggles are behind him as he bids to claw in his deficit to Julian Alaphilippe in the final week of the 2019 Tour de France."...
16:51, 07/22/2019

Kadeisha Buchanan heads Canada to World Cup victory over Cameroon In a performance typical of Canada of late - dull but efficient - another of Lyon’s treble-winners, the centre-back Kadeisha Buchanan, proved the difference as they made it nine in 10 clean sheets in 2019 against slightly chaotic but exhilarating Cam...
07:00, 06/11/2019

French Grand Prix: Bottas heads Hamilton in Mercedes one-two in FP2 Valtteri Bottas topped the second Formula 1 free practice session for the French Grand Prix, with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton making a mistake that cost him his qualifying simulation run...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Alexander Wang heads to Rockefeller Plaza for al fresco show NEW YORK (AP) — Embracing Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center as his venue, Alexander Wang offered a huge hug to his city and American fashion as he showed his latest collection al fresco Friday night. He opened his show to the public, offering a st...
06:00, 06/01/2019

PM Modi's 'Hand-Delivered' Letters To Village Heads A Hit. What He Wrote Concerned about the water crisis in rural areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a personal letter to 'Gram Pradhans' or village chiefs requesting them to conserve large amounts of rainwater......
08:00, 06/15/2019

Runner’s heartbroken husband posts photo of her ‘before she heads up to heaven’ A distance runner who has been battling a rare form of cancer for the past decade is now in grave condition, her heartbroken husband confirmed to The Post. Gabriele Grunewald, 32, who was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009 while at the U...
00:34, 06/11/2019

Tropical Storm Erick forms off Mexico, heads toward Hawaii Tropical Storm Erick has formed in the Pacific far off the west coast of Mexico and is predicted to become a hurricane by Monday night as it moves over open waters on a path that could take it near the Hawaiian Islands by late in the coming week...
20:17, 07/28/2019

President Trump Heads to Europe at a Time of Remembrance and Turmoil (WASHINGTON) — Like a bull who keeps returning to the china shop, President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe, where on previous visits he has strained historic friendships and insulted his hosts. This time, he faces an ally in turmoil and ...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Bol Bol Heads To Denver Nuggets After Agonizing Draft Night Slide Extremely fun one-and-done Oregon prospect Bol Bol showed up to Thursday night’s NBA draft decked out in a black suit featuring a garish sequined spider web on the left shoulder, smiling and optimistic and looking forward to being drafted somewhere i...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Colts rookie receiver Parris Campbell turns heads on Day 1 Parris Campbell, a second-round pick out of Ohio State, made a fast impression on Day 1 of the Indianapolis Colts' rookie minicamp.        ...
07:51, 05/04/2019

Iran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
22:17, 08/19/2019

A prime minister in campaigning mode: hi-vis Johnson heads north Plans for an early vote are strongly denied but yesterday’s visit to Manchester was eerily reminiscent of May’s 2017 election launchThere was a sense of deja vu in Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum on Saturday. At a podium stood Boris Johnson,...
00:17, 07/28/2019

METALS-Copper heads for weekly drop as ECB holds off easing Copper prices declined on Friday, with London copper on track for its first weekly decline in three, as comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi were less dovish than expected and the bank held rates steady at its latest meeting....
10:51, 07/26/2019

Jane The Virgin heads to Montana, takes a big step forward Romance isn’t the defining element of Jane The Virgin—that would be the Villanueva women sitting together on the porch supporting one another—but romance has always been a huge part of the show. And “Chapter Eighty-Eight” looks like it just might be ...
07:17, 05/09/2019

Transfer window LIVE – Malcom heads towards Barca exit "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
11:51, 08/01/2019

Harry Styles Turns Heads in a See-Through Gucci Top at the 2019 Met Gala Harry Styles has arrived to the 2019 Met Gala! The 25-year-old One Direction star just made his Met Gala debut, walking the pink carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City......
01:00, 05/07/2019

UK PM Johnson heads to Northern Ireland, Brexit's toughest riddle Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be confronted by the most intractable riddle of Brexit on Wednesday when he visits Northern Ireland on a nationwide tour to sell his plan to pull Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal...
03:17, 07/31/2019

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
16:51, 08/19/2019

A prime minister in campaigning mode? Hi-vis Johnson heads north Plans for an early vote are strongly denied but Saturday’s visit to Manchester was reminiscent of May’s 2017 election launchThere was a sense of deja vu in Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum on Saturday. At a podium stood Boris Johnson, a campa...
15:51, 07/28/2019

BJP Giving Rs 20,000 To Village Heads In Amethi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Saturday attacked the BJP, alleging that the party was distributing Rs 20,000 to village heads in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, instead of handing out its......
21:00, 05/04/2019

The 2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Is The For The Real Sedan Heads If you want a nice and good and fine four-door BMW, you get a BMW 5 Series. If you want a nice and good and fine version of that four-door but want it with only two doors, you get a BMW 8 series. If you want a nice and good and fine four-door version...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Fight to criminalize foie gras heads to City Council Get ready for a big honkin’ fight. Animal lovers crying fowl over “barbarically” raised birds destined to become foie gras will face off against restaurant industry folks Tuesday in a battle over whether the city should ban the goose-and-duck-liver d...
23:51, 06/17/2019

Weakened Xi heads to meet Modi and Putin at security conference Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
07:34, 06/14/2019

Guatemala election: former first lady Sandra Torres heads for runoff Centre-left candidate falls far short of outright majorityTorres to face rightwing candidate in August second roundGuatemala’s presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave the center-left candidate Sandra Torres a clear lea...
21:34, 06/17/2019

Trump says China 'broke' trade deal as Liu heads to Washington At a campaign rally Wednesday night, the president noted that top Chinese trade negotiator Liu He was traveling to Washington for further talks. “Good man,” Trump said, “but they broke the deal.”...
15:51, 05/09/2019

METALS-London copper holds steady, heads for best week in 12 London copper prices were flat in early Asian trade on Friday, holding on to gains made after the United States and top metals consumer China agreed to restart trade talks and amid signs the Federal Reserve may further cut interest rates this year. ...
04:34, 06/21/2019

Mali president heads for Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali went on Thursday to visit the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, his office said....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Golf: Tougher conditions at U.S. Open as early wave heads out The U.S. Open birdie-fest looked ready to come to an end as cool, overcast conditions greeted the morning wave at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Friday, with overnight leader Justin Rose and Tiger Woods out on the course....
18:51, 06/14/2019

RJ Barrett is turning heads in his bright pink NBA draft suit Growing up, former Duke basketball star RJ Barrett envisioned his NBA draft day — particularly, walking across the stage and greeting the league commissioner, Adam Silver. “Shaking the commissioner’s hand has always been a big thing for me,” Barrett,...
17:17, 06/20/2019

Google Maps will soon give you a heads-up on your busy train commute Google has been stepping up Google Maps and Google Assistant's abilities recently, with Maps able to advise you about speed limits and Assistant offering public transit info in new locations. Now, Google Maps is delivering details on how busy pu...
00:00, 06/28/2019

Great white shark heads to the Hamptons just in time for Memorial Day Cabot, the great white shark that made a splash when he was tracked in the Long Island Sound off of Greenwich, Conn., clearly has posh taste — he’s now made it to the Hamptons....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Divided Britain heads to the polls for EU elections it was not meant to hold Britain will hold European Parliament elections on Thursday, a vote which is expected to show growing frustration on both sides of the Brexit divide nearly three years after the country voted to leave the European Union....
14:17, 05/22/2019

EU powers to discuss Iran deal as Pompeo heads to Brussels The European Union’s top diplomat says EU backers of the Iran nuclear deal will meet in Brussels Monday to discuss ways to keep the pact afloat as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to the Belgian capital...
09:51, 05/13/2019

Columbia Sportswear wants sneaker heads to pay attention to its latest shoe On Monday, Columbia Sportswear unveiled a new line of sneaker-boot hybrids, in the outdoor apparel company's first venture into sneaker culture that cashes in on a growing trend of sneaker crossovers....
18:51, 08/06/2019

Serena Williams’ jacket turns heads: ‘goddess,’ ‘champion’ PARIS — “Champion,” ”queen,” ”goddess” and “mother.” Those were the words, in French, printed on a black-and-white warmup jacket that Serena Williams wore before her opening match at Roland Garros on Mo...
22:51, 05/27/2019

Ronaldo heads Portugal squad for Nations League finals "Hosts Portugal named their squad for next month\u0027s inaugural Nations League finals on Thursday with Cristiano Ronaldo heading the bill and an inclusion for Benfica teenager Joao Felix."...
14:34, 05/23/2019

British Grand Prix: Bottas heads Mercedes one-two in Silverstone FP2 Valtteri Bottas narrowly beat Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time in second practice for the British Grand Prix, as Mercedes moved to the top of the order...
21:00, 07/12/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
20:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Heads Into World Cup on a Winning Note The U.S. women’s soccer team dominated its final tuneup game before the World Cup, beating Mexico 3-0 on Sunday at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, then exited amid fireworks and a swell of cheers from a near-sellout crowd....
02:17, 05/27/2019

The Latest: NTSB team heads to Alaska after 2 planes crash ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on floatplanes down in Alaska (all times local): 6:40 p.m. National accident investigators will be heading to Alaska to investigate a fatal midair collision between two sightseeing airplanes near a southeast Alaska...
07:17, 05/14/2019

The Handmaid's Tale heads for the nation's capital aboard the Too Much Express Every episode of The Handmaid’s Tale looks great, but even by that standard, this is an episode that stands out. It is stunning. This is, visually speaking, an incredibly accomplished episode of television. The monuments are staggering. The ridiculou...
19:34, 06/26/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
15:51, 05/23/2019

G20 heads to stop short of denouncing protectionism in communique: Nikkei Group of 20 leaders will agree to accelerate World Trade Organization (WTO) reforms but stop short of calling for the need to resist protectionism in a communique to be issued on Saturday, the Nikkei newspaper said....
03:34, 06/29/2019

Cyclone Fani May Intensify Further, Heads Toward Odisha Coast: 10 Points The Navy is on high alert as Cyclone Fani, that is nearing coastal Odisha, intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" today. It could strengthen further and turn to a "extremely severe cyclonic......
09:51, 04/30/2019

G20 heads struggle to narrow differences beyond their concern on global growth Many leaders of the world's top 20 economies on Friday voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose to global growth, but were at loggerheads on key issues such as World Trade Organization (WTO) reform, Japanese and Russian delegates sai...
10:17, 06/28/2019

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
18:17, 07/12/2019

Cyclone Fani expected to intensify as it heads toward eastern India Cyclone Fani is expected to intensify into an "extremely severe" storm as it heads toward the coast of the eastern Indian state of Odisha, the India Meteorological Office said on Tuesday....
08:51, 04/30/2019

METALS-London nickel retreats, but heads for best week since Nov 2017 London nickel prices eased on Friday, slipping from a 16-month high struck in the previous session, after Indonesia's nickel miners association said it had urged the government not to bring forward a ban on mineral ore exports. The association's ...
08:51, 08/09/2019

Aaron Hicks suffers elbow injury after Encarnacion heads to IL The Yankees keep winning and the injuries keep following. First it was Edwin Encarnacion. Later Aaron Hicks. Two more key players lost, the duo joining Luke Voit on the possible endangered Yankees list that could hamper this team’s hopes of playing d...
12:17, 08/04/2019

Opinion: RBI's Autonomy Takes Another Hit As Viral Acharya Heads For Exit A standoff over the government's intentions was temporarily resolved by pushing to a panel of experts the question of whether the RBI had excess capital and could return some of it to the finance......
12:51, 06/25/2019

From Mao to Beckham, Chinese barber turns heads with his scalp sculptures Wang Jianfeng is no ordinary barber. The 39-year-old from Shaoxing in eastern China specializes in sculpting images of famous faces on to the backs of his clients' heads....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Israel heads to election as Netanyahu fails to form govt Israel’s political system has been roiled by parliament’s vote to dissolve itself after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a Wednesday midnight deadline...
04:51, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S.-China trade war of words heads for Fox cable TV face-off China's war of words with the United States over their escalating trade dispute will reach a crescendo of sorts when a broadcaster from Chinese state television debates a Fox Business host in prime time on the U.S. cable network....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Tacko Fall continuing to turn heads at NBA summer league Tacko Fall is continuing to take the Las Vegas Summer League by storm. The 7-foot-6 big man, who is seeking a roster spot on the Celtics, scored 12 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had four blocks in 17 minutes to help lead Boston to a 113-87 victo...
09:51, 07/12/2019

The Twilight Zone heads to Mars, with the fate of humanity on the line Some of the best Twilight Zones of the Rod Serling era are enduring classics not just because of what they were about, but how. It’s not just the twist endings of “Time Enough At Last” or “To Serve Man” that make them great. The performances, the wri...
06:51, 05/03/2019

Antennae-to-tail eating: how to use up prawn heads and tails | Waste not This recipe for crisp prawn heads and tails with shell salt is proof that stock isn’t the only option for these often-discarded bits of shellfish Before becoming vegetarian, I was a nose-to-tail eater, a philosophy coined by chef Fergus Henderson tha...
09:34, 05/18/2019

Resurgent Woods heads to PGA with Nicklaus record back in play Tiger Woods proved many doubters wrong with his triumph at last month's Masters, where he not only completed a comeback story for the ages but also put Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major titles back into play....
17:51, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Lithuania heads to runoff vote to pick president VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The latest on the presidential election in Lithuania (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Voting results from Lithuania’s presidential election indicate a prominent economist and a former finance minister will advance to a run...
01:00, 05/13/2019

British Museum to return Buddhist heads looted in Afghan war Stolen artefacts likely removed by Taliban will go on display before being sent to KabulFourth-century Buddhist terracotta heads probably hacked off by the Taliban and found stuffed in poorly made wooden crates at Heathrow are to be returned to Afgha...
22:17, 07/08/2019

The Fiver | Swaggering close to glory only to bash their heads against the podium Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!‘Spursy’ is a relatively recent addition to football’s lexicon, an adjective used to describe a particular club’s uncanny ability to swagger to within touching distance of glory, only to trip up and ...
18:17, 05/31/2019

Florida woman who smiled in mugshot after fatal DUI crash heads to prison The Florida woman who was all smiles for a mugshot after a DUI manslaughter arrest was all sobs Thursday at her sentencing. Angenette Welk’s case drew worldwide attention — and condemnation — after her smiling mugshot went viral. She was ...
10:00, 05/18/2019

| Roord heads late Dutch winner to beat brave Kiwis Jill Roord came off the bench and headed home from close range in added time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 women's World Cup victory over New Zealand...
17:51, 06/11/2019

Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of Vermont....
21:34, 06/11/2019

UK PM Johnson heads to Scotland as local leader attacks no-deal Brexit Britain's Boris Johnson will make his first visit to Scotland as prime minister on Monday, his office said, as his Conservative Party's leader there said she would refuse to support a no-deal Brexit....
03:51, 07/29/2019

Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home Hannah Rankin returns from New York with lessons aplenty ahead of Saturday night’s showcase in Glasgow, writes Matt Christie The post Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home appeared first on Boxing News....
15:34, 06/11/2019

Michael Cohen Heads To Prison In Trump Hush-Money Scheme NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and all-around fixer for President Donald Trump, is scheduled to begin serving a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-mon...
13:17, 05/06/2019

ANZ, Citi and Deutsche cartel case heads for 'bigger courtroom' in Australia A criminal cartel case against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and the local units of Citigroup and Deutsche Bank was adjourned on Tuesday for further legal arguments ahead of a possible trial....
04:17, 07/09/2019

Autocar confidential: Volkswagen plans wireless updates, Audi gives us the heads-up and more Volkswagen ID 3 will be updated wirelessly, but only when the time is right Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's wander through the backstage area of motoring, we find...
01:51, 07/02/2019

Motor racing: Visser heads Chadwick in W Series practice at Zolder Dutch racer Beitske Visser ended the practice domination of inaugural W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick on Friday ahead of the second round of the all-female championship at Zolder in Belgium....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Stanley Cup final heads to deciding Game 7 after Bruins thrash Blues Brad Marchand and Tuukka Rask star in Bruins’ 5-1 victoryElectric home crowd in St Louis can’t prevent defeatLast Stanley Cup final Game 7 came in 2011Tuukka Rask made 28 saves, Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist, and the Boston Bruins beat the S...
15:17, 06/10/2019

Italy PM Conte ends debate, heads to president's palace to resign Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wrapped up a parliamentary debate on his government's future on Tuesday and confirmed he would head straight to President Sergio Mattarella to resign....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,600 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 4:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Trump heads to DMZ, dangling possibility of meeting Kim and crossing into North Korea President Trump, always one to think about the ratings, built anticipation ahead of a Sunday visit to the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea – abruptly offering to meet dictator Kim Jong Un for a handshake and even saying he’s wi...
05:17, 06/30/2019

Alex Morgan heads USA past England into Women’s World Cup final They have won new friends and influenced plenty of opinions during a transformative month in France but the Rhône was swelled by English tears last night as Phil Neville’s Lionesses proved second best to Jill Ellis’s defending champions.They and thei...
00:00, 07/03/2019

‘Heads must roll’: Outrage at how high-security jail could let Jeffrey Epstein die “Every single person in the Justice Department — from your Main Justice headquarters staff all the way to the night-shift jailer — knew that this man was a suicide risk, and that his dark secrets couldn’t be allowed to die with him,” Nebraska Sen. Be...
05:34, 08/11/2019

Lifeguard Billy turns heads in this sun's out, guns out Stranger Things 3 clip Everything’s coming up Stranger Things now that that pesky plagiarism lawsuit’s been sent to the Upside Down. Now, we can savor the buzz of the third season’s Mötley Crüe-spewing trailer and drool over this new clip of Dacre Montgomery’s Billy flexin...
23:17, 05/20/2019

A Bitter Battle Awaits Harsimrat Kaur As Bathinda Heads To Polls On May 19, Punjab will witness one of its toughest electoral contests in Bathinda as Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal strives to retain the Lok Sabha constituency for the third time in a row by......
21:17, 05/07/2019

Injury-hit Osaka heads to French Open after 'rocky' clay season "After pulling out of last week\u0027s Italian Open due to injury, World number one Naomi Osaka admitted she has had a “rocky” claycourt season heading into the French Open."...
10:51, 05/22/2019

Cyclone Fani Heads To Bangladesh, Kolkata Airport Resumes Ops: 10 Points Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the subcontinent in 20 years, uprooted trees and triggered rain as it entered West Bengal this morning, a day after it made landfall in Odisha,......
09:34, 05/04/2019

Melania Trump Turns Heads In $3,500 Jumpsuit On Japan State Visit United States First Lady Melania Trump turned heads as she stepped out wearing a gorgeous sapphire jumpsuit by Loro Piana, costing USD 3,450, during her tour of a museum in Japan on Sunday....
04:34, 05/28/2019

Reigning champ Osaka heads to New York striving for form, fitness and fun "It has been a roller-coaster 12 months for Japan\u0027s Naomi Osaka since her dramatic victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final last year."...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Chris Hemsworth heads Down Under Cover for his new buddy comedy with Tiffany Haddish Of all the Avengers, specifically the Avenger Chrises, Chris Hemsworth also appears to be ready to launch into stratosphere star status.. The guy billed as a “no-name” when first cast as Thor has a number of post-Endgame projects lined up, like the a...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Lewis Hamilton Heads Fifth Mercedes 1-2 Victory In A Row At The Spanish Grand Prix The long run to turn one at the Spanish Grand Prix settled Lewis Hamilton’s fortunes for Sunday’s race, as he was able to get off to an excellent start from second on the grid and make his way past the pole sitter, his teammate Valtteri Bottas....
02:51, 05/13/2019

NBA players wrap their heads around Russell Westbrook-Chris Paul trade Woj bombs can drop NBA players’ jaws to the floor, too. When news broke Thursday night of the blockbuster trade moving Russell Westbrook to the Rockets for Chris Paul and first-round picks to the Thunder, the shock wasn’t reserved for fan...
23:17, 07/12/2019

Mike Pence to visit heads of burned black Louisiana churches Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit with community and faith leaders near Opelousas, Louisiana, where three black churches were destroyed by an arsonist....
11:34, 05/02/2019

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
23:34, 06/23/2019

Dwayne Haskins is turning heads at Redskins camp after Giants passed Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden declared an open competition at quarterback, with first-round pick Dwayne Haskins joining Case Keenum and Colt McCoy after an impressive start in rookie camp. “Yeah, for sure. We have to have that,” Gr...
19:51, 05/12/2019

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday....
21:34, 07/20/2019

Judiciary committee butts heads over witnesses in Mueller report hearing Republicans on the House judiciary committee criticized Democrats for holding a hearing on the Mueller report Thursday to question experts who had no direct knowledge of the special counsel probe....
01:00, 06/21/2019

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth’s carbon cycle and ...
11:34, 05/04/2019

Princess Diana musical heads to Broadway, will continue to rock the royals A musical about Princess Diana, featuring the royal wedding drama and Prince Charles' infamous affair, is headed to Broadway this spring.        ...
23:17, 08/14/2019

Heads up, Mac gamers: big-time PC game port studio to drop support for 32-bit With Apple macOS Catalina's discontinuation of all support for 32-bit coded apps, one game publisher is pulling a lot of titles from its Mac game store, reports Apple Insider.The publisher in question is Aspyr – a studio that redistribute...
22:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Swedbank suspends Estonian heads in money laundering inquiry Swedbank has suspended with immediate effect the two most senior executives of its Estonian business, which is being investigated over alleged money laundering....
13:34, 06/18/2019

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-brainer sentiment that, for any other commander-in-chief...
15:34, 06/06/2019

Defying Italy, captain of ship with 42 rescued migrants heads toward port The Italian interior minister vowed fines, arrests and a boat seizure — and said other European countries should take responsibility for the migrants....
01:00, 06/27/2019

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups. A former general is heavily tipped to win the vote....
17:51, 06/22/2019

Connor Jennings heads Tranmere into League One with extra-time winner While Newport County seethed at the injustice of it all, Tranmere cherished returning to League One after a dramatic winner from Connor Jennings sealed successive promotions for Micky Mellon’s side.Four years after the nadir of dropping out of the Fo...
21:17, 05/25/2019

Pompeo Heads to Latin America Amid Concerns Over Immigration, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bound for Latin America this week on a trip set to focus on regional counterterrorism cooperation, the crisis in Venezuela and the Trump administration’s effort to stem immigration and border crossings....
01:17, 07/17/2019

4 Rabindra Bharati University Heads Quit Over Alleged ''Racist'' Remarks Four departmental heads of the Rabindra Bharati University have put in their papers over alleged racist remarks made against them by members of the Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad (TMCP),......
18:17, 06/18/2019

Voicemail shows Trump lawyer asking Flynn's for 'heads up' during Mueller probe President Trump's one-time attorney asked Michael Flynn's lawyer for a "heads up" if the former national security adviser intended to give Special Counsel Robert Mueller information damaging to the commander-in-chief, according to a transcript of a v...
02:51, 06/01/2019

Kim Kardashian Turns Heads in Nude Dress at 2019 Met Gala With Kanye West It's date night for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who both showed up to the 2019 Met Gala looking like snacks! The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was spotted leaving her hotel......
02:34, 05/07/2019

‘Bucket of heads’ donation center sold woman’s body to US Army to be blown up The Arizona body donation center where FBI agents found “a bucket of heads” and body parts sewn together “like Frankenstein” also sold a woman’s corpse to the US Army — where it was used for “blast testing,” her so...
06:51, 07/31/2019

German rescue ship heads to Malta after Italy blocks Lampedusa port Sea-Eye said its rescue ship will sail to Malta due to deteriorating conditions on board. They have called on Europe to intervene in Italy's hard-line measures, saying "human lives are not a bargaining chip."...
03:17, 07/07/2019

Kim Jong Un's sister flies solo as she heads to DMZ to meet South Korean officials In a rare contact between North Korean and South Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’ sister met with the South’s officials following the death of a former South Korean first lady on Monday....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Dagen McDowell: Media rips Trump July 4th 'salute' because 'he's taken up residence in their heads' President Trump's July 4 "Salute to America" event is being blasted in the press because pundits are obsessed with the Commander-in-Chief, according to Dagen McDowell....
04:34, 07/04/2019

Philly Islamic center posts shocking video of kids: ‘We will chop off their heads’ Disturbing footage of Muslim kids saying they would sacrifice themselves and kill for the “army of Allah” surfaced from an Islamic center in Philadelphia. The Muslim American Society (MAS) Islamic Center in Philadelphia posted the video t...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Mom plays it surprisingly cool after son shaves siblings' heads in viral video The Plucknette family was on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to tell the tale of five-year-old Teddy taking the clippers to all three kids' hair.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Mindy Kaling Just Turned Heads With Her Dramatic Blonde Hairstyle at 2019 Met Gala You're not the only one who did a double-take after spotting Mindy Kaling on the red carpet. During tonight's 2019 Met Gala, The Mindy Project star arrived to the Metropolitan......
02:34, 05/07/2019

HD Kumaraswamy Back, Deve Gowda Heads Karnataka Crisis Meeting: 10 Points Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, back in India after a private visit to the US but yet to reach Bengaluru, has already started damage control measures. Sources close to him said at least some of the 13......
18:34, 07/07/2019

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through elect...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Michael Cohen Heads to Prison to Begin His Sentence for Trump Hush-Money (NEW YORK) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and all-around fixer for President Donald Trump, is scheduled to begin serving a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-...
07:17, 05/06/2019

Elizabeth Taylor's iconic 'Green Goddess' Rolls Royce heads to auction Elizabeth Taylor's custom-made green Rolls Royce was put in display Tuesday at New York's Pierre Hotel weeks ahead of an auction to sell the iconic vehicle....
03:17, 07/24/2019

The latest 'Fortnite' weapon lets you drop heavy stuff on opponents’ heads Epic has another way to battle Fortnite's hated newcomer, giant mechs. Sure, the two-player B.R.U.T.E. mechs have 1,000 health, can travel hundreds of in-game meters in a few seconds and can blast you with rockets or stomp on you. But now, regul...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Men beat, shave heads of mother-daughter duo who resists sexual assault as punishment Police arrested two men in the sexual assault of an Indian mother and her daughter whose heads they shaved after they resisted rape Wednesday in northeastern Bihar, India. ...
23:34, 06/28/2019

Sledgehammer Games cofounder Glen Schofield heads up PUBG Corporation’s new studio PUBG Corporation announced today that it has named Glen Schofield as the chief executive officer of a new game development studio called Striking Distance.Read More...
21:17, 06/26/2019

Santa Fe province heads to polls for primaries vote as electoral season heats up The performance in the upcoming June provincial vote of the ruling Progressive Front, aligned nationally with so-called "third option" candidates, could determine the chances of a presidential candidate breaking through the polarisation between Presi...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Bucks' Horst wins Executive of the Year, heads back to work Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst took a break from his busy schedule Monday night to collect the 2018-19 NBA Executive of the Year Award       ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Who are the best CEOs for minority workers? Heads of Intuit, T-Mobile, Google rank high CEOs on the full Comparably list include Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and T-Mobile's CEO John Legere.       ...
16:34, 06/25/2019

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi - one of the oldest heads of state - dead at 92 Beji Caid Essebsi — the president and first democratically elected leader of Tunisia, a country in North Africa — died on Thursday at age 92, according to officials....
18:34, 07/25/2019

Shocking video of children in Philadelphia Muslim Society: 'We will chop off their heads' for Allah Disturbing footage of Muslim kids saying they would sacrifice themselves and kill for the "army of Allah" surfaced from an Islamic center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Xi Jinping Heads To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong Un Ahead Of Trump Talks Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a historic trip to Pyongyang on Thursday, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face their own challenges with US President Donald......
08:51, 06/20/2019

Many G20 heads voiced concern over trade tensions, global growth: Japan government Many Group of 20 leaders voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose on the global economy at their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on Friday, a senior Japanese government official said....
09:17, 06/28/2019

Pete Brownell, who heads major supplier of firearms accessories, resigns from NRA board His departure, which Brownell said was driven by the demands of his business, comes as the gun-rights organization is mired in a controversy over spending....
04:17, 05/31/2019

ABC's 2019 Fall TV Schedule Revealed: Rookie On the Move, Station 19 Heads to Midseason Fear not, Grey's Anatomy remains on Thursdays at 8 p.m. on ABC. The Disney-owned network revealed its fall 2019 TV schedule featuring very little changes. Rookie moves to a new night,......
17:51, 05/14/2019

NBA Draft Combine: Tacko Fall turns more heads with impressive vertical leap Tacko Fall wasn’t done turning heads at the NBA Draft Combine on Friday in Chicago. The 7-foot-7 (in shoes) big man from Central Florida showed off his jumping prowess by maxing out at 26.5 inches on the vertical leap. According to ESPN, it was...
18:17, 05/18/2019

Ezekiel Elliott reportedly heads to Mexico amid contract dispute with Cowboys Meanwhile, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones signed Alfred Morris and told a Dallas TV station, "You don't have to have a rushing champion to win a Super Bowl."...
08:51, 07/30/2019

Prince Harry Heads Back to Work 3 Days After Baby Archie's Birth It's back to work for Prince Harry. Just one day after he introduced the world to his newborn Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the Duke of Sussex returned to his royal duties and......
18:51, 05/09/2019

Melinda Katz declared recount winner as Queens DA fight heads to court Katz is back! The New York City Board of Elections declared Monday that Queens Borough President Melinda Katz narrowly topped her Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-backed challenger, Tiffany Cabán, in the Democratic primary to become the county’s next distric...
09:17, 07/30/2019

Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gherig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative condition that affects muscle strength and control, eventually leaving patients unable to even hold their own heads up. To improve their quality of lif...
20:19, 08/13/2019

Brazil riot inmates celebrated by kicking severed heads of victims: report As a prison in Brazil fell into chaos during a bloody gang riot Monday that left at least 57 dead – including 16 found decapitated – several inmates reportedly celebrated by kicking the severed heads of victims....
18:17, 07/30/2019

Jacksonville Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey reveals tactic he used in college to get into opponents' heads Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey is one of the best in the NFL at his position and his trash talk off the field has backed up some of his play on the field....
22:17, 08/08/2019

U.S. bill raising debt ceiling for farm bankruptcies heads to White House With farm bankruptcies rising and agricultural debt loads soaring, the U.S. Senate has passed a bill that will make it easier for more farmers with larger amounts of debt to file for bankruptcy protection....
03:17, 08/03/2019