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Trump Pushed Mexico to Block Its Border. A Migrant Caravan Tests It.
by Brent McDonald and Ora DeKornfeld on 2020-01-25 at 05:18
Pressured by President Trump, Mexico beefed up security on its border with Guatemala. We were there as the first migrant caravan of 2020 tried to pass.
Democrats warn at impeachment trial that Trump will abuse his office again if not removed
by NEWS WIRES on 2020-01-25 at 04:23
Democratic lawmakers concluded their opening arguments in Republican President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate on Friday with a warning that he was a threat to democracy and would abuse his power again if he is not removed from office.
‘Vale ended our lives’: Broken Brumadinho a year after dam collapse
on 2020-01-25 at 02:57
One year on from the dam collapse at Brazil’s Corrego de Feijao mine, many are still seeking answers.
Mexico Breaks Up a Migrant Caravan, Pleasing White House
by Kirk Semple and Brent McDonald on 2020-01-25 at 02:12
The Mexican authorities used pepper spray on a caravan of 4,000 Central American migrants who tried to enter the country illegally, and dangled the possibility of jobs for those who registered.
Commemorating the Victims of Canada’s ‘Gay Purge’
by Ian Austen on 2020-01-25 at 00:56
A national memorial will soon rise to the thousands of people whose careers were ruined because of their sexual orientation.
She Owns the Hip Boutique Bird. These Are Her 5 Places to Shop in Los Angeles
by Christian L. Wright on 2020-01-24 at 23:55
Jen Mankins opened the first outpost of her popular store outside of New York City in Los Angeles County. Here are her favorite places to shop there.
Actress Rosie Perez backs up Annabella Sciorra’s rape allegation in Weinstein trial
by NEWS WIRES on 2020-01-24 at 23:16
Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by the former Hollywood producer in the early 1990s.
Building the Perfect Meal With Sheep Lungs and a Suitcase
by David Yaffe-Bellany on 2020-01-24 at 21:24
A federal agency bans the sale of sheep lungs, a key ingredient for Haggis. Lovers of the distinctive Scottish dish have found ways around that.
Claudio Roditi, Lyrical Jazz Trumpeter, Is Dead at 73
by Peter Keepnews on 2020-01-24 at 20:58
The Brazilian-born Mr. Roditi fused in his playing the gentle lilt of samba with the drive of the post-bop trumpet tradition.
Trump calls himself ‘defender of unborn children’ at anti-abortion rally
by NEWS WIRES on 2020-01-24 at 19:43
President Donald Trump called it his “profound honor” on Friday to be the first president to attend the annual anti-abortion gathering in Washington called the March for Life.
Mexico indigenous group recruits children as police after attack
on 2020-01-24 at 16:26
Some of the 20 children recruited are said to have lost their fathers in an ambush last week.
Trump to appeal to evangelicals with unprecedented speech at anti-abortion rally
by Ségolène ALLEMANDOU on 2020-01-24 at 13:31
Donald Trump will become the first sitting US president to address the March for Life anti-abortion rally when he speaks on Friday. Trump will use the rally to strengthen his ties with his conservative evangelical Christian base in the run-up to the 2020 US elections.
Mexican police push back hundreds of US-bound migrants
on 2020-01-24 at 10:49
Some 1,000 migrants have been prevented from entering Mexico from Guatemala.
In the Bahamas, a Strong Market for New Luxury Homes
by Shivani Vora on 2020-01-24 at 10:03
Three new high-end developments have brought a rise in sales to foreign buyers. The lack of an income tax is another attraction.
Jhon Viáfara: Colombia extradites ex-footballer to US on drugs charges
on 2020-01-24 at 04:24
Jhon Viáfara is extradited to Texas accused of being a members of a major drugs cartel.
Parties in Trump impeachment trial clash over relevance of the Bidens’ Ukraine dealings
by NEWS WIRES on 2020-01-24 at 02:35
Democrats worked methodically at U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Thursday to dismantle his long-standing allegation that Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden acted improperly toward Ukraine while vice president.
Devoted football fans experience ‘dangerous’ levels of stress
on 2020-01-24 at 00:56
This can put strain on the heart and is particularly marked during a defeat, a study suggests.
American Dirt: Oprah book club pick suffers Latino backlash
on 2020-01-23 at 22:36
A new novel about a family fleeing Mexico for the US spurs a fierce debate over fiction writing.
Actress Annabella Sciorra unambiguously tells court that Weinstein raped her
by NEWS WIRES on 2020-01-23 at 22:17
“The Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra fought back tears as she told a court Thursday that being raped by Harvey Weinstein left her feeling like she was having “a seizure” and caused her to self-harm.
Colombia’s president on Venezuela’s Maduro: ‘He’s a war criminal’
on 2020-01-23 at 12:52
Speaking to the BBC’s Mishal Husain in Davos, Colombia’s president has called for free elections in Venezuela.
Five people a day killed by Rio police
on 2020-01-23 at 12:48
Killings by police in the Brazilian state hit a record high amid hardline measures to tackle crime.
Harry and Meghan’s Lawyers Warn British Media Over Photos
by Ian Austen and Megan Specia on 2020-01-23 at 12:29
Pictures of the former Meghan Markle carrying her son, Archie, were published in British publications.
Brazil’s water crisis sparks concern
by Clovis CASALI on 2020-01-23 at 10:30
In the Brazilian city of Rio, thousands of residents have been facing a drinking water crisis. Experts have recorded an abnormal amount of geosmin, a substance produced by micro algae that proliferate in water. Authorities and the company in charge of water distribution insist the substance isn’t dangerous. But many residents are complaining of nausea and stomach aches. Our correspondents Fanny Lothaire, Pierre Le Duff and Laura Damase take us to the areas of Rio most affected and also to the source of the problem.