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Uber driver accused of kicking out blind woman in Brazil over car AC

Santos runs YouTube channel about her life as blind woman, said she was unable to ascertain her location after being expelled from the car.

04 Sep 2018 3:26 PM

US needs Space Force to counter Russia, China: James Mattis

Mattis' comments came days after Mike Pence announced ambitious plans to create a sixth, separate US military warfighting service by 2020.

15 Aug 2018 12:38 PM

'Nobel of Mathematics' stolen from winner soon after receiving it

Caucher Birkar, a Kurdish refugee teaching at Cambridge University, won the Fields Medal, often called the ‘Nobel Prize of mathematics'.

02 Aug 2018 3:52 PM

At least 21 killed in Brazil prison breakout bid: officials

The attempt was described as a military style battle in which both prisoners and associates on the outside were armed.

11 Apr 2018 3:26 PM

Brazil may ban all abortions even in cases of rape victims, danger to mother's life

Abortion is illegal in Brazil, home to the world's largest Catholic community, except when pregnancy is due to rape.

22 Nov 2017 5:10 PM

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Brazil: ‘Dog food’ pellets made from expired leftovers for poor kids

‘The ministry of education has been authorized to use it in school meals,’ says Joao Doria

20 Oct 2017 2:10 PM

Brazilian ex-president charged in Petrobras corruption scandal

Fernando Collor, who was in office from 1990-1992 was charged formally with 'passive corruption', money laundering and racketeering.

23 Aug 2017 9:07 AM

Brazil's president faces congressional vote on his future

Temer is accused of receiving bribes indirectly, via a confidant who was caught by police carrying a suitcase with USD 150,000 in cash.

01 Aug 2017 11:03 AM

Brazil president presents graft defense, denies bribery

"He committed no crime," said his lawyer Antonio Claudio Mariz de Oliveira after filing the written defense.

06 Jul 2017 10:28 AM

Brazil's President Temer accused of graft charges by federal police

If two-thirds of Congress votes to allow the investigation, Temer would be suspended from office pending trial.

21 Jun 2017 11:53 AM

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I am thief, loser: Tattoo artist filmed scribing teen’s forehead for stealing bicycle

The video was filmed by artist’s friend Ronildo Moreira de Araujo while Wesley was seen scribing teens forehead.

12 Jun 2017 9:25 PM

Brazilian musicians arrange protest concert demanding new president

They demanded an early vote, if Temer resigns or is forced out, rather than letting Congress choose his replacement.

29 May 2017 1:08 PM

Brazilian President Michel Temer refuses to resign over corruption charges

The Supreme Federal Tribunal opened an investigation into the accusations and lifted the seal on the recording.

19 May 2017 12:06 PM

Brazil says Zika emergency is over after dip in cases

'The Health Ministry and other organisations will maintain a policy of fighting Zika, dengue and chikungunya', the official said.

12 May 2017 11:20 AM

Brazil: Footballer gets 22-yr jail for conspiring partner's murder, feeding body to dog

Police believed De Souza had planned her abduction and murder along with eight others.

26 Apr 2017 8:18 PM

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For being pregnant, father, brother locked up Brazil woman for 16 yrs

The woman, who had become pregnant after an affair, was incarcerated by her family as they couldn’t bear the shame.

31 Mar 2017 4:16 PM

When Brazil ran concentration camps during droughts

The people forced in were not enemies, prisoners of war, or a targeted ethnic group but rural inhabitants desperate for help.

21 Feb 2017 12:06 PM

Cocaine gang war drives Brazil prison bloodbaths

They say it was part of a war between organized drug gangs in one of the world's most important cocaine markets and trafficking routes.

12 Jan 2017 1:20 PM

Inmates beheaded in Brazil riot, 56 killed

Bloodied and burned bodies were stacked in a concrete prison yard and piled in carts, a photographer at the scene said.

03 Jan 2017 7:55 AM

Brazil: Gunman kills 11 at house party; shoots himself dead

The shooter, identified as 46-year-old Sidnei Ramis de Araújo, is believed to have been angry over a split with his wife.

02 Jan 2017 10:19 AM

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