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Brazil's Bolsonaro backs Venezuela uprising, says country 'enslaved by dictator'

Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust the "Maduro dictatorship" with street demonstrations on Tu...

Brazil's Bolsonaro backs Venezuela uprising, says country 'enslaved by dictator'

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‘We Are With You!’ Trump Administration Backs Venezuela Opposition’s Call for Military Uprising (WASHINGTON) — Venezuelan opposition leaders calling for a military uprising against the government of President Nicolás Maduro gained quick messages of support Tuesday from the Trump adm...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Guaido 'democratically elected' leader of Venezuela, says regional expert: 'You can't have a coup against a dictator' Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido is the "democratically elected" leader of his country, and therefore cannot be accused of calling for a coup, according to an expert on policy in the region....
21:48, 05/01/2019

Guaidó's uprising seems to have flatlined. What's next for Venezuela? Nicolás Maduro retains power and support from country’s military top brass but the opposition challenge is not deadWhen Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó appeared outside one of the most important military inst...
21:36, 05/01/2019

The Venezuela uprising: the story so far – podcast Nicolás Maduro appeared on the brink of being forced from power in an uprising plotted by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. But key figures stayed loyal, allowing the president to begin reprisals. T...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Key events leading toward uprising in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, accompanied by civilian protesters and a small contingent of heavily armed troops, called Tuesday for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolá...
21:36, 04/30/2019

The plot that failed: how Venezuela's 'uprising' fizzled When the coup was hurriedly launched a day early, defections from the regime failed to materialise, Maduro remained in power and the US government looked like it had badly miscalculated The video that...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Vecchio: Venezuela uprising to restore democracy Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States says the current uprising happening on the streets of his country, are not a 'coup,' but a push to "to restore our democracy." (April ...
21:12, 04/30/2019

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....
03:24, 06/25/2019

Venezuela's Guaido takes to streets in uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialis...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido in video calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, in a video shot at a Caracas air base showing him surrounded by soldiers and accompanied by detained activist Leopoldo Lope...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
16:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
19:24, 05/08/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido takes to streets in military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has taken to the streets with activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Maduro appears with defense minister after uprising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared in a state television broadcast on Tuesday night together with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, his first public appearance since the opposition called f...
08:12, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Venezuela foreign minister minimizes uprising Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza says that the U.S. likely paid a guard to allow opposition activist Leopoldo López escape house arrest as part of an effort to President Nicolás Maduro...
17:12, 04/30/2019

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...
07:24, 05/29/2019

Imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid Venezuela uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty and sentenced to 13 years in prison....
07:00, 05/01/2019

US briefing: Barr testimony, Venezuela uprising and Assange sentenced Thursday’s top story: attorney general refuses to appear before House judiciary committee. Plus, why we are addicted to conspiracy theoriesSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good m...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Sen. Rick Scott on call for military uprising in Venezuela: ‘We are going to have a Syria if we don't take this seriously’ Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., weighed in on Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call for a military uprising to oust socialist leader President Nicolas Maduro....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s failed uprising: How a deal to oust Maduro unravelled According to US officials, members of the Venezuelan president’s inner circle were onboard with talks to see his removal from power. But were they double-crossing Washington? Or was Leopoldo López’s f...
21:12, 05/04/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro but there were no concrete signs of defection from the armed f...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls on troops to join him in uprising against Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday called for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro and armed factions clashed at a protest outside a Caracas air base as the country hi...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'largest march in history' in uprising effort Venezuelans were expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history, a day after he called for the milita...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nico...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó takes to streets in 'military uprising,' frees López Opposition leader and self-declared president takes to streets, with jailed politician Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early Tuesday, callingfor the military to rise up...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military remains loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, although there was little sign of defection from the armed fo...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Clashes Flare After Venezuela Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising The opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, appeared at a military base in Caracas along with Leopoldo López, a prominent activist who had been under house arrest....
17:48, 04/30/2019

‘Need more soldiers’: Venezuela’s Guaidó says opposition overestimated military support before failed uprising In an interview with The Washington Post, Guaidó left open the option of considering possible U.S. military intervention alongside Venezuelan forces....
00:48, 05/05/2019

Leopoldo López, Venezuela’s imprisoned opposition leader, reappears amid uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty and sentenced to 13 years in prison....
20:24, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for military uprising while flanked by soldiers at Caracas airbase: ‘The moment is now’ Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, saying he has begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
16:24, 04/30/2019

Venezuela uprising turns violent after military armored vehicle plows into crowd of opposition supporters Emboldened supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido brutally clashed with Venezuelan security forces as dramatic footage from Caracas showed a military armored vehicle plowing into the crowd....
21:36, 04/30/2019

Venezuela coup latest: Juan Guaido calls for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising and said the end of Nicolas Maduro's rule is near in a video showing him surrounded by soldiers in an apparent coup attempt....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Former rival Hancock backs Johnson to 'bring country together' Boris Johnson has won the much sought-after endorsement of former Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock, despite being attacked by his rivals for snubbing the first TV debate....
06:48, 06/17/2019

Venezuela fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela opposition leader Guaido's push to overthrow Maduro: minister Brazil's Foreign Relations Minister Ernesto Araujo said on Tuesday that his country supports a democratic transition in Venezuela, where opposition leader Juan Guaido hours before said he had begun th...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Perils Of Socialism: Sweden Used To Be A Prosperous Nation. Then They Became Socialist. Today Their Country Is Known As Venezuela Liberal idiots are flocking to the siren call of socialism, convinced that they’re special snowflakes who deserve everything for free. Sure, free healthcare sounds nice, but countries that try sociali...
13:00, 05/02/2019

James Monroe Enslaved Hundreds. Their Descendants Still Live Next Door. A small African-American community has existed less than 10 miles from the president’s former plantation for generations. Only recently has the full extent of their relationship been revealed....
02:24, 07/08/2019

Preserving Evidence of the Nation’s Slave-Holding Past Can Sometimes Prove Difficult as the US Commemorates 400th Anniversary of the 1st Enslaved Africans at Jamestown, Va. As the country this year commemorates the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans being brought to what was then the outpost of Jamestown in the colony of Virginia, history buffs and historia...
04:48, 05/04/2019

Donald Trump wants to be a dictator. It’s not enough just to laugh at him He cages children, he holds a military parade, he muses about being president for life. Yet we fail to see him for what he isMaybe we’re too busy laughing to see it. Perhaps it’s the jokes and memes t...
21:24, 07/05/2019

Guatemala court rules out run by ex-dictator’s daugher GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s Constitutional Court says the daughter of former dictator José Efraín Rios Montt cannot run for president in the country’s June election. The court’...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Internet Shutdowns Are Now Just Another Weapon in the Dictator's Arsenal Last month, two high-ranking Ethiopian officials were murdered in an attempted coup. The consequences of the murders quickly rippled out into cyberspace, a bloody illustration of the diverging lines b...
05:12, 07/02/2019

Guatemala court rules out run by ex-dictator's daugher Guatemala's Constitutional Court says the daughter of former dictator José Efraín Rios Montt cannot run for president in the country's June election....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Ashok Gehlot Attacks PM Modi, Says He Is "On Course To Becoming Dictator" Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot claimed on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on course to becoming a "dictator" who talks of nationalism to captivate the people....
15:36, 04/29/2019

The Son Protested the Dictator. The Father Helped Throw Him Out. Lt. Gen. Salah Abdelkhalig is now among the most powerful men in Sudan, having ousted former president Omar Hassan al-Bashir at the urging of protesters like the general’s son....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90 Hussain Muhammad Ershad ruled Bangladesh for almost a decade before a pro-democracy movement ousted him in 1990. Ershad's rule was marked by his controversial decision to make Islam the state religion...
09:36, 07/14/2019

The Roman Dictator Cincinnatus: Model of an Honest Politician? Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a figure from the Early Republican period of Rome’s history. Cincinnatus (a nickname given to him due to his curly hair) was an aristocrat who belonged to the patrician...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Sudan Deposed a Dictator, but Will Real Change Follow? Even after forcing out president Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan for 30 years, thousands of pro-democracy protesters are still out on the streets. Why? Because the country’s military generals have tak...
15:24, 05/02/2019

CNN's Anderson Cooper accuses Trump of being 'dictator curious' CNN’s Anderson Cooper accused President Trump of being “dictator curious” after his recent meetings with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and North Korea’s K...
08:12, 07/02/2019

European election results - country by country Below is a snapshot of the key results in the European Parliament elections in each European country, in alphabetical order. Click on the flags to find out what happened......
18:36, 05/27/2019

Trevor Noah: Trump acting like 'a dictator accused of war crimes' Late night hosts discussed Trump’s juvenile behavior after Wednesday’s curt meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck SchumerLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s Memorial Day travel plans, the fallout...
18:36, 05/24/2019

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once more. The cars are hitting the auction block in Sep...
08:24, 06/28/2019

Guatemala court bars ex-dictator's daughter from presidential race Guatemala's top judicial body said on Monday that it had barred the daughter of former military dictator Efrain Rios Montt from participating in the country's presidential elections in June....
05:48, 05/14/2019

Ex-Gambian Dictator Yahya Jammeh "Handpicked" Women For Rape Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups said on Wednesday....
21:36, 06/26/2019

There's something 'depraved' about Trump's 'dictator envy': Ex-Obama advisor Larry Summers President Donald Trump's criticism of the Federal Reserve is "very disturbing" as is his "envy" of dictators, says former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Tucker Carlson says Trump 'dominated' Kim as 'wheezing' North Korean dictator struggled Fox News host Tucker Carlson witnessed the historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Sunday, and shared his thoughts on "Fox & F...
05:12, 07/01/2019

Nadler likens Trump to 'dictator,' threatens Barr with contempt after hearing boycott House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler vowed a "reckoning" Thursday after Attorney General Bill Barr boycotted a scheduled hearing before the panel, speaking in grave terms as he likened Pr...
18:36, 05/02/2019

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
05:12, 06/27/2019

Trump's Doral Resort Suffering Under the Dictator's Presidency; Net Income Drops 69 Percent in Two Years This very well could be one of those Trump tax schemes in which he grossly undervalues the property and the income on his resort in order to avoid paying taxes, but one of the crown jewels in Trump’s ...
00:12, 05/16/2019

Trump administration takes action against accused war profiteer with ties to Syrian dictator Assad "This Syrian oligarch is directly supporting the murderous Assad regime and building luxury developments on land stolen from those fleeing his brutality," Sigal Mandelker, a Treasury official, said in...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Senior North Korea official thought imprisoned by Kim Jong Un pictured at concert with dictator A senior North Korean official who was involved in denuclearization talks with President Trump enjoyed a concert with dictator Kim Jong Un, state media reported....
11:24, 06/03/2019

Mexico struggles to contain police uprising Angry about a proposed merger with the new National Guard that would cut their pay and benefits, federal police officers have threatened a nationwide strike....
03:36, 07/05/2019

Sudan sit-in bloodshed cripples uprising Bure'e Mahjoub still hopes democracy will prevail over military rule in Sudan despite the bullet wounds he sustained in a raid on a protest camp that signaled another Arab uprising was facing the end....
17:36, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the city’s political leader, Chief Executive Car...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Venezuelans rejoice watching Guaido uprising Dozens of Venezuelan exiles have packed a small diner in a Miami suburb to celebrate as opposition leader Juan Guaidó leads a military uprising. (April 30th)       &...
00:24, 05/01/2019

Venezuelans take to streets as uprising attempt sputters Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets Wednesday but security forces showed no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising, instead dispersing crowd...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Backstory: Covering an unprecedented uprising in Hong Kong On the afternoon of July 1, before protesters in Hong Kong trashed the city's legislature and riot police countered with tear gas, there was a moment that captured the city's state of flux....
11:00, 07/05/2019

Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising Turkey criticized Venezuelan opposition calls on Tuesday for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro, saying they amounted to a challenge to the country's constitutional order....
20:12, 04/30/2019

Algeria’s divided democracy uprising seeks end to impasse Prominent Algerians from various walks of life are trying to craft a plan for presidential elections amid divisions within the country’s democracy uprising...
20:00, 07/06/2019

Yankees unveil plaque commemorating Stonewall Inn uprising A plaque in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium has been dedicated to commemorate the Stonewall Inn uprising 50 years ago, which sparked a pivotal rebellion in the LGBTQ rights movement    ...
03:24, 06/26/2019

Guatemala election: corruption creeps in again four years after uprising Backlash against anti-corruption efforts will have real consequences as Guatemala heads to the polls on SundayAs day broke over Guatemala’s national palace on 3 September 2015, Gabriel Wer celebrated ...
14:24, 06/13/2019

New York marks 50th anniversary of Stonewall uprising NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In 1969, a police raid on a gay bar in Manhattan led to a riot and days of demonstrations that morphed into a s...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising Thousands of people have converged on New York City’s Stonewall Inn for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed a movement for LGBTQ liberation...
07:00, 06/29/2019

Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising' Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm....
14:12, 07/15/2019

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the w...
18:12, 07/15/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained After Failed Uprising The opposition leader Juan Guaidó said that the vice president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, was detained by the intelligence services....
05:12, 05/09/2019

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight climate change....
23:48, 07/15/2019

Last known survivor of Sobibor Nazi death camp uprising dies at 96 Semion Rosenfeld escaped from the Sobibor extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland, in 1943. The Ukrainian-born Jew has been described as a "true hero."...
02:36, 06/04/2019

Stonewall uprising veterans still astounded 50 years after making history Time has claimed many of the street fighters who rebelled against the police raid of a New York City gay bar 50 years ago, in what has become known as the Stonewall uprising. Those who remain are stil...
13:12, 06/17/2019

Joe Biden visits Stonewall ahead of 50th anniversary of uprising Joe Biden paid a visit to the historic Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village on Tuesday, ahead of the 50th anniversary of an uprising that helped spark the gay rights movement. The presidential hopeful s...
03:12, 06/19/2019

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups said. The cla...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Pride Celebrations in Europe Mark 50 Years Since Stonewall Uprising MADRID — European cities celebrated LGBTQ pride on Saturday with colorful parades that also became platforms for political demands and a push back against far-right populist parties. This year&#...
00:12, 07/07/2019

Mick Jagger’s ex Vanessa Neumann hired as envoy in Venezuelan uprising The Brits have hired The Stones frontman’s former flame, Vanessa Neumann, as an envoy to Juan Guaidó as he attempts to revive his struggling opposition efforts to loosen the socialist dictator’s grip ...
04:12, 05/12/2019

Brazil vice president says Guaido's attempted uprising not a good idea Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's attempt to oust Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro was not the best decision and likely premature, Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao told reporters o...
22:36, 05/02/2019

A Venezuelan Opposition Figure Has Been Arrested After Taking Part in a Failed Uprising The vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-run parliament was arrested by secret police in Caracas on Wednesday, the first arrest in an apparent crackdown on opposition leaders involved in a f...
10:48, 05/09/2019

After failed military uprising, No. 2 leader of Venezuelan congress is towed to jail in car Security forces arrested National Assembly Vice President Edgar Zambrano, the No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress, Wednesday as President Nicolás Maduro’s government began going...
06:48, 05/09/2019

As Sudan uprising grew, Arab states worked to shape its fate CAIRO (AP) — As the uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained strength earlier this year, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia began reaching out to the military through se...
11:00, 05/08/2019

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse b...
23:12, 06/17/2019

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...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Egypt detains leader of 2011 uprising over alleged anti-government plot Egyptian authorities on Tuesday detained a leader of the 2011 uprising that unseated long-time president Hosni Mubarak, accusing him and others of a plot to bring down the government....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to U.S. Eduardo Bolsonaro's appointment to the most prestigious posting in the country’s foreign service sparked a collective groan from several career diplomats, who consider it another show of nepotism by t...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro changes view, says could run for re-election Less than six months since he took office, right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro says he could run for a second term even though he promised during the election campaign to do away with re-election for ...
17:36, 06/21/2019

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at what was behind Brazil cancelling a UN workshop on climate change that was to have been held in August, reaffirming its opposition to participating in global efforts to fight gl...
08:24, 05/15/2019

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 partici...
08:36, 05/15/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising as Soldiers Liberate Key Political Prisoner Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament, has taken to the streets of Caracas with a small group of soldiers, calling for a military uprising against authoritaria...
14:36, 04/30/2019

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 destru...
04:12, 06/28/2019

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 rat...
22:00, 05/26/2019

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....
17:24, 05/19/2019

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 Pre...
04:12, 07/04/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has issued several new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws, moving to rescue a signature campaign promise after the Senate rejected his earlier effort...
01:48, 06/27/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says political class is an impediment Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro blamed interest groups for impeding him from governing on Monday and said the country's big problem was its political class....
20:36, 05/20/2019

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 re...
23:12, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son U.S. ambassador post Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and ...
02:00, 07/12/2019

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 Jai...
23:36, 07/12/2019

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 i...
20:12, 07/12/2019

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 Jan...
14:48, 06/12/2019

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'...
06:24, 05/27/2019

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...
18:36, 05/16/2019

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...
05:24, 05/27/2019

Bolsonaro supporters march to pressure Brazil's Congress Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, adding to tensions between the far-right leader and...
04:36, 05/27/2019

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 ammuniti...
02:00, 05/08/2019

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...
08:36, 05/02/2019

'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 roc...
15:36, 07/03/2019

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...
17:12, 07/03/2019

Judges 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 in...
05:00, 06/15/2019

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event last year should not be punished because he is mentally ill...
01:48, 05/28/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to accelerate the country’s recovery....
04:12, 05/16/2019

'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...
20:24, 06/24/2019

'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 Ricar...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Bolsonaro cancels New York trip amid backlash RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is canceling a trip to New York after several companies pulled out of an event where he was to be honored. Government spokesman Otavio Rego Bar...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Brazilian judge gives Bolsonaro 5 days to clarify gun decree A Brazilian supreme court judge said Friday President Jair Bolsonaro and his Justice Ministry had five days to respond to accusations by the opposition that a recently passed gun decree was unconstitu...
02:24, 05/11/2019

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro met with President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption ...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Officer traveling with Bolsonaro to G20 caught with 39 kilos of cocaine A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilograms (roughly 86 lbs) of cocaine....
01:48, 06/27/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever there is an opening. In an interview Sunday with Radio...
00:48, 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 viol...
08:36, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Trump tells Bolsonaro he’ll visit Brazil OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 4:00 p.m. President Donald Trump has promised Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that he will visit the...
09:12, 06/28/2019

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that refe...
22:00, 06/18/2019

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....
01:36, 05/08/2019

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....
19:12, 05/09/2019

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 popula...
04:24, 05/16/2019

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 instit...
09:24, 05/28/2019

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....
07:12, 07/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says that there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host the Brazilian Grand Prix of Formula 1 beginning in 2021.       ...
00:12, 06/25/2019

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 ...
03:48, 07/12/2019

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 Un...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising....
18:24, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the interim president’s plan to end the regime of Pres...
18:12, 04/30/2019

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 prote...
22:00, 05/08/2019

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 march...
21:36, 05/15/2019

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro government dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this has happened since the former Army captain was swor...
16:00, 05/24/2019

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 ...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
18:12, 05/08/2019

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...
20:24, 05/26/2019

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro govt dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this has happened since the former Army captain was swor...
14:48, 05/24/2019

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 "una...
14:12, 06/27/2019

'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”...
14:24, 05/09/2019

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 ...
03:48, 06/14/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings....
09:24, 05/26/2019

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 street...
23:00, 05/26/2019

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 threa...
18:36, 04/28/2019

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. ...
09:48, 05/26/2019

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 years of mostly le...
23:36, 06/23/2019

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 th...
23:36, 06/06/2019

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 h...
21:36, 04/28/2019

'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 Arg...
22:12, 04/28/2019

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....
03:24, 06/19/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires government minister Santos Cruz Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday replaced his minister in charge of political relations with Congress, the presidential spokesman said....
02:48, 06/14/2019

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 e...
17:24, 05/04/2019

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 pr...
08:24, 05/04/2019

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....
07:24, 05/04/2019

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 neighb...
01:48, 06/05/2019

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 log...
00:24, 06/05/2019

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....
01:12, 06/06/2019

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...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said on Thursday, as the South American leader faces b...
23:12, 05/02/2019

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....
00:48, 06/13/2019

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, afte...
19:24, 05/02/2019

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...
13:36, 07/11/2019

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....
01:12, 05/08/2019

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...
01:48, 05/31/2019

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 hea...
05:48, 05/07/2019

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....
21:36, 05/23/2019

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 i...
10:36, 05/24/2019

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show 88.4% monthly deforestation increase compared to a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in Jun...
23:00, 07/03/2019

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 em...
03:00, 06/26/2019

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....
03:36, 06/26/2019

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 students and teachers have protested across Brazil against sharp cuts...
05:24, 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...
05:36, 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...
22:48, 05/15/2019

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....
05:24, 05/09/2019

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 sc...
00:12, 05/27/2019

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....
18:36, 04/28/2019

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 ...
22:12, 06/11/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on ...
01:36, 06/20/2019

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 clima...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s polarizing right-wing president, abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York that drew fire from Mayor de Blasio and others. Bolsonaro was set to receive an award from the Br...
18:36, 05/04/2019

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....
00:36, 07/18/2019

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 resig...
19:48, 07/05/2019

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 ...
02:36, 06/13/2019

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 ...
16:12, 06/27/2019

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 ...
04:36, 07/09/2019

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 expre...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Guaidó on failed uprising: My backers 'failed to follow through' on promises In new interview, Juan Guaidó, the opposition recognised as Venezuela's interim president by more than 50 countries, said it is "obvious today, there is widespread discontent from which the Armed Forc...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Bolsonaro backlash: Event honoring Brazilian president defies corporate support of LGBT rights Marriott 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 p...
23:12, 04/30/2019

What Netflix's 'Wine Country' gets right about visiting wine country To be clear, this isn’t a movie about wine. It’s a movie about friendship and the joys and challenges of midlife.        ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

BlackRock backs Persimmon on CEO's £25m pay The biggest shareholder in Persimmon has thrown its weight behind the housebuilder‎'s board ahead of a crunch shareholder meeting on Wednesday that will provide another focal point in the debate...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Severe Threat Backs Off But We’re Still Unsettled Our midweek round of strong to severe storms faded early Thursday morning but we’re not done with active weather. The combination of a cold front stalling out across the Ohio River Valley and an...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Anadarko backs Occidental's revised bid Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday that its board backed a $38 billion bid from Occidental Petroleum Corp, adding pressure on rival Chevron Corp to raise its offer or walk away from the takeover c...
01:00, 05/07/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
20:48, 05/27/2019

China backs Iran during U.S. tensions China offered strong support to Iran on Friday, with its top diplomat telling Iran's foreign minister that China opposes unilateral sanctions and supports Tehran's efforts to safeguard its interests....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Rain Briefly Backs Off Tuesday We saw a few nice breaks in the action over the weekend but overall sustained repeated rounds of showers, storms and at times, torrential rain. The general 1″-3″ forecast from last week he...
11:12, 06/10/2019

Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants’ win over D’backs PHOENIX (AP) — Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Belt hit solo home runs to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5 Saturday night. Madison Bumgarner (3-4) pitched 6 1/3 innings, allo...
13:48, 05/19/2019

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says he plans to recommend the agency approve the $26.5 billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint, saying it’...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest....
10:12, 06/17/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s...
01:12, 06/27/2019

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over ...
03:36, 07/13/2019

Brunei backs away from death by stoning for gay sex, adultery The country’s sultan said that Brunei had a de facto moratorium on the death penalty under common law and that it would be extended to cases under a new Islamic law penal code....
12:36, 05/06/2019

Schumer backs Trump on China tariffs Republicans are anxious about President Trump’s effort to impose new tariffs on China, but one of his staunchest political foes continues to defend him on it....
01:48, 05/15/2019

Britain's richest man backs new sub two-hour marathon bid Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge will once again attempt to become the first athlete to break the two-hour marathon barrier in an event being staged in London later this year....
23:48, 05/06/2019

D-backs roll Pirates but Greinke injured Zack Greinke pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings before leaving with abdominal tightness as the Arizona Diamondbacks cruised past the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1 Wednesday afternoon in Phoenix....
04:36, 05/16/2019

Brazil says Turkey backs down on steel tariffs Turkey has decided not to impose tariffs on steel imports from Brazil after concluding an investigation into a dispute between the two countries, Brazil's Economy Ministry and Foreign Ministry said on...
18:48, 05/24/2019

| Serena backs Nike after maternity pay controversy Serena Williams backed her sponsor Nike after controversy over the sporting goods giant's maternity policy, saying that "it's about learning from mistakes"....
22:24, 05/27/2019

Rockets owner backs D'Antoni as coach Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni will return for the final season of a four-year contract, team owner Tilman Fertitta said in a story in the Houston Chronicle on Friday....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded 737 MAX jet Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX aircraft that have been grounded since March afte...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Trump backs down on US census citizenship question US President Donald Trump has abandoned his bid to put a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census, after outrage from civil rights groups. However, he vowed he would find a way to count i...
18:48, 07/12/2019

Kingery’s 3-run homer lifts Phillies over D’Backs 7-4 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery hit a three-run homer, Jake Arrieta threw six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4 on Tuesday night. Arrieta (6-5) allowe...
08:36, 06/12/2019

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants’ 6-3 win over D-Backs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slumping Buster Posey had a pair of RBI hits and Alex Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Fr...
07:36, 06/29/2019

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
15:00, 05/23/2019

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said T...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Peralta’s hit gives D-Backs 3-2 win, stops Dodgers streak PHOENIX (AP) — Jarrod Dyson hit a tying double in the eighth inning with the help of Chase Field’s new artificial turf, David Peralta had a winning single in the 11th, and the Arizona Diamondbac...
03:48, 06/06/2019

Brexit: top Tories would bring down any PM who backs no deal Philip Hammond and senior party figures warn that MPs are prepared to take drastic actionBoris Johnson and Dominic Raab have been warned that Tory MPs would be prepared to bring down any prime ministe...
23:00, 05/26/2019

Lineker backs Liverpool to win Champions League "Liverpool are overwhelming favourites to win the Champions League title when they face Tottenham Hotspur in the final in Madrid on June 1, former England striker and television pundit Gary Lineker ha...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Eliminated UK PM candidate Raab backs Johnson Dominic Raab, a former minister knocked out of the race to become British prime minister, backed frontrunner Boris Johnson on Wednesday, telling the Evening Standard newspaper he was the only candidat...
14:12, 06/19/2019

Let the most popular win: Oregon backs change in presidential voting Lawmakers in Oregon passed legislation on Wednesday to award its seven Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationwide, rather than the candidate who gets th...
14:24, 06/06/2019

MLB roundup: D-backs top Phils in record 13-homer game The Diamondbacks hit a franchise-record eight home runs, and they combined with the Phillies for a major-league-record 13 homers as Arizona won 13-8 at Philadelphia on Monday....
11:36, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over ...
22:36, 07/13/2019

MLB roundup: Homer-happy Rockies sweep D-backs Trevor Story had four hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-10 on Thursday in Denver to sweep a four-game series....
08:36, 05/31/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended stockholders to vote in favor of Centene Corporation's planned acquisition of smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc, the health insurers said on We...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Iannetta drives in 2 in 10th, Rockies sweep D-backs PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Iannetta’s two-run, bases-loaded single in the 10th inning lifted the Colorado Rockies to a 6-4 victory Thursday that completed a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondback...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Erdogan signals he backs re-run of contested Istanbul vote Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Saturday he favors a re-run of a mayoral election in Istanbul which resulted in victory for the candidate of the main opposition Republican People's Party ...
15:24, 05/04/2019

El Salvador ex-first lady backs out of corruption plea deal A former El Salvador first lady has pulled out of a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty to corruption charges after they demanded she return $17.3 million in allegedly ill-gotten gains....
02:36, 05/14/2019

Trump backs off adding citizenship question to census President Trump will announce that he is backing away from trying to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census during a Thursday afternoon news conference, according to multiple reports. The p...
22:48, 07/11/2019

Brailsford backs Froome to come back after horror crash Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford expects four times Tour de France champion Chris Froome to return to elite cycling after last week's horror crash at the Criterium du Dauphine....
14:36, 06/17/2019

Google Backs Down After New Zealand Murder Case Gaffe Google agreed Friday to change how it publishes New Zealand news after top officials lashed out at Google for breaching court suppression orders in a high-profile murder case....
15:24, 07/05/2019

Shoaib Akhtar Backs India To Win World Cup 2019 India will take on New Zealand in the first semi-final, which will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday. The final of World Cup 2019 will be played at Lord's on July 14....
15:12, 07/07/2019

MLB roundup: Bellinger blasts D-backs, extends L.A.'s walk-off run The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their late-game heroics, winning their fifth consecutive home game in walk-off fashion, this time on a Cody Bellinger home run in the 10th inning for a 5-4 victory We...
14:12, 07/04/2019

Arenado, Senzatela lead Rockies to rout of D-backs Nolan Arenado homered and drove in three, Antonio Senzatela pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1       ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

UK Labour's Corbyn backs second referendum on any Brexit deal British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backed a second referendum on any Brexit deal on Wednesday, his strongest support yet for a vote he said must offer "real choices" for those who want to...
20:12, 06/19/2019

Austrian far right crashes out of government as president backs Kurz The far-right Freedom Party (FPO) quit Austria's coalition government on Tuesday after the president sided with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and sacked the hardline FPO interior minister, paving the way ...
19:24, 05/21/2019

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
01:24, 06/20/2019

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
18:36, 06/18/2019

Total backs Occidental's Anadarko bid with deal to buy assets France's Total SA said on Sunday it has agreed with Occidental Petroleum Corp to acquire the African assets of Anadarko Petroleum Corp for $8.8 billion, should the two U.S. oil and gas companies clinc...
23:24, 05/05/2019

Pelosi: No Trump censure bid if evidence backs impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wouldn’t have the House try to censure President Donald Trump if Democrats are able to find evidence that could support impeachment. “...
16:12, 06/19/2019

Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 for 5th straight home walk-off win All-Star Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a major league-tying fifth consecutive walk-off victory at home, 5-4 over the Arizona Diamondbacks &...
08:24, 07/04/2019

Donald Trump Says US Backs Israel '100%' Over Gaza Escalation President Donald Trump assured Israel on Sunday that it has Washington's full support after the Jewish state led waves of retaliatory strikes in the Gaza Strip in response to Palestinian rockets....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Brunei backs down on gay sex death penalty after international backlash Brunei will not impose the death penalty on those convicted of having gay sex, in an apparent bid to temper international condemnation following its roll out of strict new Islamic laws last month....
07:36, 05/06/2019

Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson in UK leadership race LONDON (AP) — A former candidate to lead Britain’s Conservative Party has thrown her support behind front-runner Boris Johnson. Andrea Leadsom, an ardent backer of Britain’s exit from the ...
12:24, 06/18/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit, as the EU called ...
07:24, 05/14/2019

McMahon drives in 3 as Rockies beat Greinke, D-backs 6-4 Ryan McMahon hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning to make up for a costly error, and the Colorado Rockies added on in a 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks    ...
14:12, 06/20/2019

The top 10 defensive backs in college football for 2019 is headlined by LSU USA TODAY Sports wraps up its positional rankings for the 2019 college football season by breaking down the best defensive backs in the country.       ...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Teenager Gauff backs up Venus win to reach third round American 15-year-old Cori "Coco" Gauff showed her stunning first-round defeat of Venus Williams was no flash in the pan as she outclassed Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3 6-3 to reach the third round of Wimbl...
23:00, 07/03/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit....
21:12, 05/13/2019

Army Backs Plan To Tax Disability Pension, Says Not For "Tax Exemption" In a circular issued June 24, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said pensions drawn by personnel who retired under normal circumstances would be taxed. It also clarified that disability pensions,......
13:24, 07/03/2019

Wainwright pitches 7 scoreless, Cardinals beat D-Backs 5-2 Paul Goldschmidt homered, Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2       ...
01:24, 07/15/2019

Erdogan backs re-run of Istanbul vote after 'organized corruption' Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the decision to re-run Istanbul's mayoral election was an important step toward strengthening democracy, describing the March vote as marred by "organi...
14:12, 05/07/2019

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
06:12, 06/16/2019

| Sharks hooker backs Pollard's French sojourn After spending several years in France, Sharks hooker Craig Burden says Handre Pollard's decision to join Montpellier is an experience he will never regret....
19:36, 05/16/2019

England center backs doubtful for World Cup quarterfinals England could be without center backs Steph Houghton and Millie Bright for the team's Women's World Cup quarterfinal match against Norway       ...
14:12, 06/26/2019

Top EU court backs environmentalists on stricter air quality standards The European Court of Justice has ruled that results from different areas cannot be averaged to assess air quality standards. The judgement could compel local and national authorities to tighten air p...
17:00, 06/26/2019

D-backs place LF David Peralta on IL with shoulder injury SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left fielder David Peralta on the 10-day injured list with an injured right shoulder. The Diamondbacks also called up first baseman Kevin Cron...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Tapia singles in winning run in 11th, Rox beat D’backs 4-3 DENVER (AP) — Raimel Tapia singled in the winning run in the 11th inning to give the Colorado Rockies another dramatic victory, 4-3 over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. It was Colorado’s thi...
03:24, 05/28/2019

D-backs ruin Gonsolin’s debut, whip Dodgers Arizona led 4-0 after four batters to spoil the debut of Los Angeles Dodgers rookie right-hander Tony Gonsolin, and the Diamondbacks cruised to an 8-2 win Wednesday afternoon in Phoenix....
06:48, 06/27/2019

| Messi backs Valverde but admits Barca are still hurting Lionel Messi wants Ernesto Valverde to continue as Barcelona coach but admits the team have not recovered from their Champions League loss to Liverpool....
04:12, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Merkel backs extra time for EU’s top jobs BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 1:25 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it’s worth spending a little more time to achieve as broad a consensus a...
15:12, 07/01/2019

Garver’s homer backs Gibson in Twins’ 2-0 win over Royals MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Stepping into the batter’s box in the eighth inning, Mitch Garver was thinking home run. So were his teammates, with four players in the dugout predicting Garver would hit one...
08:24, 06/15/2019

D-Backs, Phillies set MLB record with 13 combined home runs The Arizona Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies combined to hit 13 home runs, a new Major League single-game record, in Monday's 13-6 Diamondbacks victory....
17:48, 06/11/2019

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoena...
05:00, 06/15/2019

ISS backs activist investor Kimmeridge's two nominees to PDC board Activist investor Kimmeridge Energy Management Co said on Friday shareholder advisory group ISS recommended two of its board nominees for PDC Energy Inc, a day after Glass Lewis backed the company's f...
00:48, 05/18/2019

MLB roundup: Zobrist, Cubs outlast D-backs in 15 innings Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras homered, and Ben Zobrist broke a tie with a two-run double in a three-run 15th inning as the Chicago Cubs outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks for a 6-5 victory on Sund...
07:24, 04/29/2019

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants' 6-3 win over D-Backs Slumping Buster Posey had a pair of RBI hits and Alex Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks     &...
09:00, 06/29/2019

House oversight panel backs subpoena for Conway The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena to force White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before the panel as it looks into allegations that she repeatedly violated the ...
02:12, 06/27/2019

Iannetta homers in 7th, Rox beat D’backs 6-2 on rainy night DENVER (AP) — Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the seventh on a cool and drizzly Tuesday evening, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Iannetta sent a curve fr...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Locastro wins it, D-backs end six-game losing streak Tim Locastro's single with the bases loaded in the 10th inning gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants       ...
04:12, 06/24/2019

Walk this way: Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 on 5 straight walks Cody Bellinger's bases-loaded walk _ the fifth in a row given up by Arizona's bullpen with two outs _ forced in the winning run in the ninth and helped the Los Angeles Dodgers edge the Diamo...
11:36, 07/03/2019

| 'Get Israel off our backs': Palestinians react to Kushner plan Analysts have rebuked the economic part of the United States' Middle East peace plan for failing to address the main problem that has heavily curbed the Palestinian economy - the 52-year-old Israeli m...
12:12, 06/24/2019

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
04:00, 06/07/2019

Austrian parliament backs EU's first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first time a European Union country has taken such strong action against the chemical o...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushin...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Top NY biz group backs driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants ALBANY — A top New York State top business group backs legislation giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — claiming it will be a boon to the economy. “This is the law in 12 states and its bee...
02:48, 05/30/2019

The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says...
16:12, 05/20/2019

The Londoner: Entreprepurr Jeremy Hunt backs Larry the Cat In today's Londoner: Fears for Larry the cat / Germans want their own John Bercow / Georgia Toffolo joins team Boris / Nick Clegg sticks out "like a sore thumb"...
16:48, 07/18/2019

Djokovic backs Gimelstob's decision to quit ATP board "World number one Novak Djokovic said Justin Gimelstob made a \u0027wise decision\u0027 to step down from the ATP board of directors but also suggested he might make a return in the future."...
08:12, 05/07/2019

NASA backs demo that will 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit NASA is expanding its efforts to bring 3D printing to space. The agency has given Made In Space a $73.3 million contract to demonstrate the ability to 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit using Archina...
23:00, 07/14/2019

Wiggins backs Thomas to impress at 2019 Tour de France "Bradley Wiggins says Geraint Thomas as the mental strength to mount a strong bid for a second Tour de France title despite a difficult 2019 season."...
12:00, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Total backs Occidental's Anadarko bid with deal to buy assets France's Total SA said on Sunday it has agreed with Occidental Petroleum Corp to acquire the African assets of Anadarko Petroleum Corp for $8.8 billion, should the two U.S. oil and gas companies clinc...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless votin...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Anadarko backs Occidental's revised bid, pressuring Chevron to respond Anadarko Petroleum Corp's board on Monday backed a $38 billion bid from Occidental Petroleum Corp, adding pressure on rival Chevron Corp to raise its offer or walk away from the takeover contest....
04:00, 05/07/2019

Steph Houghton backs ‘scary’ England to improve at World Cup • Captain in bullish mood after narrow win over Scotland• ‘In another day we’d have scored a few more,’ says HoughtonSteph Houghton sent a warning to England’s World Cup rivals following their 2-1 def...
16:48, 06/10/2019

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an ...
00:12, 06/15/2019

Merrill Kelly, D-Backs blank Phillies in crisp 3-hitter Merrill Kelly tossed three-hit ball over 7 2/3 innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0       ...
05:36, 06/13/2019

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
05:24, 06/17/2019

Acuña crushes tiebreaking homer, Braves beat D’backs 2-1 PHOENIX (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a long, tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves overcame Zack Greinke’s latest strong start to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Friday...
07:48, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. proxy firm ISS backs Centene's deal for WellCare Institutional Shareholder Services has shown support for Centene Corporation's planned acquisition of smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc by recommending shareholders favor the deal, the health in...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Sweden's Saab backs out of Swiss fighter jet test flights Saab will not test its Gripen fighter jet this month in Switzerland, the Swedish company said on Thursday, after the Swiss defense procurement agency recommended against it on grounds the plane would ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Unifor backs UAW's 'nice and aggressive' start to contract talks Unifor President Jerry Dias doesn’t get a chance to sit across from Detroit 3 executives until the summer of 2020 -- all but one Canadian contract expires in September 2020....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champion has sent a message of support to the Matildas a...
13:24, 06/09/2019

Gareth Southgate backs Stones and Barkley after errors against Netherlands • ‘John will get horrible criticism for that mistake’• England to continue playing from the backGareth Southgate has thrown his support behind John Stones and Ross Barkley and insisted his team will c...
09:12, 06/07/2019

White House says still backs Moore for Fed, reviewing past remarks U.S. President Donald Trump's economic adviser on Tuesday said the White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, despite Democratic lawmakers' concerns ...
20:24, 04/29/2019

Aidy Boothroyd backs England Under-21s’ hard work to excite • Coach out to enhance home reputation in Euros• Boothroyd’s team face tricky French test on TuesdayRoaring lions and motivational lines from figures such as Raheem Sterling and Gareth Southgate decor...
07:24, 06/16/2019

Tapia hits bases-loaded triple to lift Rox over D’backs 8-7 DENVER (AP) — Raimel Tapia hit a tying, bases-loaded triple and scored the go-ahead run during a five-run eighth inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-7 on Sunday. The rally...
04:36, 05/06/2019

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing ...
17:24, 06/16/2019

Trump: U.S. backs Israel 100 percent against Gaza rocket attacks President Donald Trump said on Sunday the United States fully supported Israel's response to a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza and called for an end to the Palestinian militant attacks, warning Gaz...
03:48, 05/06/2019

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Sovie...
11:48, 06/13/2019

LeSean McCoy isn’t threatened by all the running backs Bills brought in LeSean McCoy isn’t bothered by a few fresh faces in Buffalo. McCoy, who hill turn 31 in July, struggled through the worst year of his illustrious career in 2018, rushing for 514 yards and three touchd...
21:12, 06/13/2019

Putin backs Moldova’s new government amid political turmoil Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government that has been locked in a power struggle with a rival party amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
18:24, 06/17/2019

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded jet with 200-plane order Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX jets that have been grounded since March after tw...
22:24, 06/18/2019

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
01:48, 05/23/2019

The Supreme Court Backs White Minority Rule for Generations to Come The Supreme Court dealt a potential hammer blow to voting rights in America on Wednesday, ruling that federal courts could not judge issues of partisan gerrymandering because it would “countermand th...
16:36, 06/27/2019

US envoy backs Sudan protesters, urges talks with military CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. envoy to Sudan has expressed America’s support for the Sudanese protest movement and has called for a civilian-led government amid stalled negotiations between the pro-demo...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Corbyn backs referendum on Brexit deal after voter exodus To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader saysJeremy Corbyn has pledged to support a second referendum on any Brexit deal after the Labour leadership came under...
22:36, 05/27/2019

House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration keep the United States as a party to the Paris Clima...
22:36, 05/02/2019

French interior minister backs off hospital ‘attack’ claim PARIS (AP) — France’s interior minister is backing off allegations that anti-government protesters carried out an “attack” on a hospital during a chaotic May Day demonstration that s...
13:12, 05/03/2019

Digital un-transformation: Commonwealth backs Victoria's school phone ban Minister for Education Dan Tehan said it would be 'wonderful' if other states and territories followed Victoria's announcement to ban mobile phone use during school hours....
10:24, 06/26/2019

Iannetta homers in 7th, Rox beat D'backs 6-2 on rainy night Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the seventh on a cool and drizzly evening, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks        ...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Greinke exits with abdominal tightness, D-backs rout Pirates PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1 on Wedn...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Arizona Board of Education backs off changes to sex ed curriculum amid uproar A move to change Arizona’s sex education guidelines crashed and burned earlier this week after an irate group of parents, advocates and lawmakers descended en masse on an Arizona Board of Education me...
21:24, 06/25/2019

Capitol Hill rally backs freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar Activists and members of Congress rallied in support of Rep. Ilhan Omar. Omar says she's faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread a video that purports to show her being ...
22:48, 04/30/2019

German court backs Bundeswehr decision to dismiss far-right janitor A Berlin labor court has ruled that the dismissal of a janitor by the German military, due to links with the far-right, was justified. The employee was fired over his online opinions and membership of...
18:48, 07/17/2019

Jeanie calls Magic exit 'a surprise,' backs Pelinka Lakers controlling owner Jeanie Buss on Monday said she was caught "off guard" by Magic Johnson's resignation but reiterated her confidence in general manager Rob Pelinka overseeing the team's basketb...
06:48, 06/25/2019

UK PM May backs return of maintenance grants for poorer university students Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce her backing on Thursday for the reintroduction of maintenance grants for university students from disadvantaged backgrounds, a move that will ...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Norway's sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate pro...
22:48, 07/10/2019

D'backs tie franchise record with 21 hits, beat Rangers 19-4 Eduardo Escobar homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record with 21 hits while thumping the Texas Rangers 19-4       ...
08:12, 07/18/2019

In Gannett Proxy Fight, ISS Adviser Backs One Digital First Nominee Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett to sell itself, picked up some support as it seeks board seats at the USA Today publisher in a proxy vote this month....
17:48, 05/02/2019

Australia senate backs $110 billion tax cut plan to boost economy Australia's upper house Senate passed on Thursday A$158 billion ($110 billion) worth of tax cuts over the next decade, the centrepiece of the conservative government's plan to boost an economy that is...
13:24, 07/04/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautioned China that "one country, two systems" should no...
20:12, 07/03/2019

FCC Chair Backs Sprint/T-Mobile Merger, Clearing One Hurdle Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
22:12, 05/20/2019

Vidal backs Messi over Copa America referee criticism "Chile\u0027s Arturo Vidal has backed Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi after the Argentina attacker slammed the quality of refereeing in the Copa America."...
18:36, 07/07/2019

Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including sellin...
17:36, 05/20/2019

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger Sprint and T-Mobile US has won the support of the chairman of the US telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint’s ...
17:24, 05/20/2019

Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliament Nigel Farage faces wall with party members for European anthem on opening dayNigel Farage and his Brexit party MEPs turned their backs during the playing of the European anthem at a ceremony to mark t...
16:24, 07/02/2019

Clijsters backs Bertens as contender for Roland Garros title "Eurosport pundit Kim Clijsters says the women’s competition at Roland Garros is “wide open” as defending champion Simona Halep returns without former coach Darren Cahill."...
19:12, 05/25/2019

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or re...
19:12, 07/09/2019

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
00:12, 07/10/2019

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restored in Belfast by October 21....
03:36, 07/10/2019

Johnson dodges question on ambassador's future as Hunt backs Sir Kim Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson has refused to say whether he will keep Britain's ambassador to the US in post after the leak of sensitive diplomatic messages about Donald Trump....
08:24, 07/10/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs MNG director for Gannett board, rejects two others Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc backed a nominee from hedge fund-owned MNG Enterprises Inc for the board of newspaper company Gannett Co Inc on Thursday, adding a twis...
15:24, 05/02/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
20:24, 04/30/2019

Lewis Hamilton performs handbrake turn and backs Wolff for F1’s top job • World champion now concedes Mercedes principal fits bill• GPDA to continue offering input into the future of F1Lewis Hamilton has changed his stance on the suitability of his Mercedes team principal...
21:00, 06/27/2019

President Trump Backs Down on Adding Citizenship Question to Census President Donald Trump is no longer pushing to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, averting what legal experts say would have raised thorny constitutional and legal issues. Instead, Tru...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Guardiola thanks ‘incredible’ Liverpool but backs Manchester City to kick on • Manager turns sights to FA Cup final after Premier League title• ‘Winning gives you energy … it’s so addictive,’ says Pep GuardiolaPep Guardiola thanked Liverpool for pushing Manchester City to new ...
22:12, 05/12/2019

Late Night Backs Up ‘the Squad’ After Trump’s Accusatory Tweets Seth Meyers said of the congresswomen that “if you’re asking them to fix the totally broken, crime-infested governments of their home countries, they’re trying.”...
11:36, 07/16/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal ahead of crucial meeting German, French and British foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a surprise visi...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
10:12, 06/04/2019

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
17:48, 06/20/2019

Renault backs Nissan's move to give it boardroom seats French ministers have consistently highlighted the importance of ensuring the two-decade alliance between Renault and Nissan remains strong, before planning any further consolidation....
17:00, 06/20/2019

Apple backs up privacy chest-beating with critical new feature Apple showed at WWDC that it’s practicing what it’s preaching, with strong new privacy features woven in everywhere from the Mac to the Apple Watch.        ...
22:12, 06/04/2019

State commission backs judge’s censure over conspiracy posts MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — County commissioners in Tennessee have voted in support of censuring a criminal court judge who posted links to anti-immigration articles and anti-Jewish conspiracy theories on s...
14:24, 05/14/2019

Polish court backs citizenship for LGBT couple’s child WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A court in Poland has upheld the groundbreaking registration of a child raised by a same-sex couple. The decision by the Provincial Court in the southern city of Krakow to reject...
18:12, 06/05/2019

Tucson native with Dodgers excited to play in Arizona vs. D-Backs PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are gearing up for a 3-game series against Major League Baseball’s top team (The Dodgers) beginning Monday evening.  It’ll also be a state homecomi...
11:12, 06/24/2019

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to access financial data more easily, the companies sa...
09:00, 06/04/2019

On eve of UK visit, Trump backs Boris Johnson, dings duchess WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing in on the United Kingdom’s political maelstrom days before his state visit, saying Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” prime mi...
02:24, 06/01/2019

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an internati...
23:12, 07/11/2019

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face he...
13:00, 07/17/2019

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV sh...
23:24, 05/13/2019

Team Trump backs off threat to slap tariffs on Mexico Team Trump on Wednesday appeared to back off the president’s threat to slap 5 percent tariffs on Mexican imports, with a top White House trade official suggesting they wouldn’t be needed because the U...
20:24, 06/05/2019

Coach Kerr backs Scots to bring 'A-game' against Argentina Scotland must "bring their A-game" to their final group stage match of the women's World Cup against Argentina on Wednesday if they are to have any hope of reaching the last-16, coach Shelley Kerr has...
15:12, 06/19/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive ...
12:24, 05/19/2019

Buttigieg backs far-left idea of erasing Thomas Jefferson's name: 'It's the right thing to do' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Friday that things named after President Thomas Jefferson should be renamed because that’s the “right thing to do.”...
13:36, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including sellin...
16:36, 05/20/2019

Fiat Chrysler Abruptly Backs Out of Merger Negotiations With Renault: Report Just over one week ago, Fiat Chrysler executives laid out a formal offer to a “merger of equals” with French automaker Renault. Today, according to the Wall Street Journal, that offer has been abruptl...
02:48, 06/06/2019

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Vegas tourism board backs $49M Elon Musk transit system LAS VEGAS (AP) — A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been granted a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles underneath the Las Vegas Convention...
18:48, 05/23/2019

House panel backs citing two Trump officials with contempt over census A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying con...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backs fellow democratic socialist for Queens DA Justice may be blind — but it’ll be seeing red if Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has anything to say about it. The rising lefty star, whose district straddles The Bronx and Queens, endorsed longs...
01:24, 05/23/2019

Dow ends higher after US backs off China sales restrictions, snapping 2-day skid The Dow Jones industrial average ended higher Tuesday after the U.S. eased up on China sales constraints. Stocks snapped a two-day losing streak.        ...
04:12, 05/22/2019

Austrian parliament backs no-confidence vote against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coaliti...
16:36, 05/27/2019

Cuomo backs Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz with planned fundraiser Gov. Andrew Cuomo is jumping into the hotly contested Queens District Attorney’s race and holding a fundraiser for local machine favorite, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz....
02:12, 06/04/2019

2020 Dem candidate backs Trump’s 'tough stance' with China: 'He’s absolutely right' Bestselling author and spiritual leader Marianne Williamson, among a field of over 20 candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, told Fox News Monday that she agrees with President T...
00:00, 05/14/2019

D-Backs' Luke Weaver out extended time with elbow injury Arizona right-hander Luke Weaver has a mild sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow along with a mild flexor pronator strain, and the Diamondbacks expect him to be sidelined for ...
03:24, 06/01/2019

Senate backs appeals court judge from Calif. as Dems protest WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a Los Angeles lawyer as a federal appeals court judge, despite opposition from California’s two Democratic senators. The Senate voted, 52-45, Wednesday...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Ump leaves Mets-D'backs game after foul ball to mask Plate umpire Jim Wolf was forced to leave the game between the New York Mets and Arizona Diamondbacks when he was struck in the mask by a foul ball in the second inning      ...
05:12, 06/01/2019

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He also suggested that the American wife of Prince Harry...
11:12, 06/01/2019

Soccer: South Africa captain Van Wyk backs VAR, but says gray areas remain South Africa captain Janine van Wyk has backed the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in football, but believes it is only "fair to an extent" and is still bound by the interpretation of match offic...
12:24, 06/10/2019

Slim majority backs Trump’s raids on illegal immigrants: poll A slight majority of voters support the deportation raids that President Trump said occurred across the country over the weekend, a poll ​out Wednesday found. While 51 percent of the respondents said ...
22:12, 07/17/2019

Islamic bloc supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran conflict The Organization of Islamic Cooperation indirectly condemned Washington for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the 57-nation bloc backed US-ally Saudi Arabia over an ongoing conflict with ...
14:36, 06/01/2019

Bayliss backs Morgan to remain England captain after World Cup triumph • Head coach trusts captain for T20 World Cup next year• ‘The rest of the boys try and run through a brick wall for him’Eoin Morgan has been backed to remain as the England captain for the foreseeable...
00:36, 07/16/2019