GROWINGYOURNEWSWEBSITE.COM: Latest News and Analysis 2019-07-11, 23:01

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed

Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its Bollgard II RR Flex genetically modified cotton seed, according to a statement s...

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed

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Bayer building Latin America's largest seed factory in Chile Bayer's subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin ...
2019-05-28, 18:00

Brazil approves new soy seed that resists drought, two herbicides Brazil's bio-security agency CTNBio has approved a new soybean seed that combines technologies to make it resistant to drought and two widely used he...
2019-05-24, 20:16

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment a...
2019-05-21, 22:01

Tom Cotton said retaliatory strikes against Iran were ‘warranted’ Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday said militarily strikes against Iran last week were “warranted” and urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing w...
2019-06-24, 09:00

Fire chief Dany Cotton: Response to Grenfell has been horrifying London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton said she is "absolutely horrified" that building safety is "not being taken seriously" two years after t...
2019-07-04, 10:48

Tom Cotton hits Steven Mnuchin over reported Huawei move Sen. Tom Cotton dinged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday, urging U.S. companies to disregard his advice and shun the Chinese tech firm lo...
2019-07-11, 19:16

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 23: Deep Cotton, ‘We’re Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out’ Have you ever heard a song that totally had you at hello? Well, for me, one of those songs would be Deep Cotton’s “We’re Far Enough From Heaven Now W...
2019-06-24, 06:16

Cotton Futures Had 400 Million Reasons to Rally in 2018 ... So Why Did They Crash Instead? Cotton rallied in the first half of 2018: So, conventional wisdom called for even higher prices. Yet cotton did the opposite, spiraling lower into 20...
2019-05-21, 19:48

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next yearPlastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be ba...
2019-05-22, 11:32

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds will be banned in England from next year as part of a government plan to tackle pollution and protect ...
2019-05-22, 05:00

School aide resigns after telling noisy students they could be ‘picking cotton’ instead An Oregon school district employee has resigned after reprimanding a noisy group of students, telling them they were lucky they weren’t “picking cott...
2019-06-12, 21:16

Second seed Pliskova slides to defeat by Martic Karolina Pliskova's quest for a maiden Grand Slam title at the French Open came to an end on Friday as the second seed lost 6-3 6-3 to Croatia's Petr...
2019-05-31, 22:16

Hawkeyes upset No. 1 seed Indiana 4-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cole McDonald allowed five hits and struck out nine in eight innings, and bottom seed Iowa knocked off regular-season champion Ind...
2019-05-23, 07:32

Trump Bolsters Biotech Seed Makers President Trump has provided a boost to biotech seed companies, instructing federal agencies to streamline regulation and promote the safety of genet...
2019-06-12, 22:01

Greaves Cotton Launches High-Speed Electric Scooter Ampere Zeal The Ampere Zeal has been launched with Rs. 18,000 subsidy under the Indian government's FAME II policy for electric vehicles. The Ampere Zeal has bee...
2019-05-29, 10:32

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trum...
2019-05-22, 00:16

Austrian fifth seed Thiem suffers Querrey defeat The exodus of men's seeds continued at Wimbledon on Tuesday as Austrian Dominic Thiem exited in the first round for the third time in six visits, bea...
2019-07-02, 18:16

Brown dumps top seed Zverev out of Stuttgart second round "Top seed Alexander Zverev crashed out in the second round of the Stuttgart Open on Thursday, losing 6-4 6-7(3) 6-3 to world number 170 Dustin Brown....
2019-06-13, 19:16

Ohio State beats No. 2 seed Michigan 2-1 in Big Ten tourney OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dillon Dingler broke open a tie game with an RBI single in the eighth inning and Ohio State beat Michigan 2-1 on Wednesday in the ...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Oregon teacher resigns after allegedly telling students they’re lucky not to be ‘picking cotton’: report An Oregon elementary school teacher has resigned after allegedly telling a group of black students last month that they were lucky not to be “picking...
2019-06-13, 17:16

Ocado sows $22 million 'vertical farming' seed to diversify Britain's Ocado is plowing 17 million pounds ($22 million) into the emerging "vertical farming" industry, further diversifying the online grocer and ...
2019-06-10, 12:32

UCLA earns No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pac-12 champion UCLA won each of its series for the first time in program history, didn’t lose a midweek game and ended the ...
2019-05-27, 21:32

Cucumber Seeds: Another Nutritious Seed To Add To Your Bevy Of Healthy Snacks Cucumber seeds can also be consumed in the similar way that seeds of its close cousins, melons and pumpkins are consumed. Here's all you need to know...
2019-07-11, 01:32

UPDATE 1-Ocado sows $22 mln 'vertical farming' seed to diversify Britain's Ocado is ploughing 17 million pounds ($22 million) into the emerging "vertical farming" industry, further diversifying the online grocer an...
2019-06-10, 11:01

Fifth-seed Zverev advances in French Open despite destroying racket Emotions got the better of fifth-seed Alexander Zverev Tuesday during his French Open victory over John Millman, with Zverev's racket paying the pri...
2019-05-28, 22:48

Corteva Debut Caps Years of Seed Company Consolidation Corteva Agriscience’s first day as a stand-alone company is a milestone in an agricultural deal making spree that has left the farm sector more conso...
2019-06-03, 14:32

Alabama beats No. 1 seed Oklahoma to stay alive in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Pinch-hitter Caroline Hardy singled to score Kloyee Anderson in the bottom of the eighth and Alabama beat Oklahoma 1-0 in a Wome...
2019-06-03, 05:32

Grenfell fire chief Dany Cotton: I was sent death threats after gender equality bid to rename Fireman Sam London's first female fire chief Dany Cotton says some men still feel threatened by women in power and that when she joined up several officers refus...
2019-07-02, 15:48

It's Not Too Late for Bayer to Heal Shares of chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer have been laid low by legal liabilities from its deal for Monsanto, but the situation is likely t...
2019-06-22, 17:00

Dominant Karl Kauffman leads Michigan past top seed UCLA 3-2 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Karl Kauffman and Jeff Criswell combined on a four-hitter, helping Michigan beat No. 1 national seed UCLA 3-2 Friday night in the ...
2019-06-08, 12:16

Fassi wins NCAA women's title; Texas grabs top seed Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advance...
2019-05-21, 22:48

Bayer shares up 1.8% trade after U.S. Roundup rule Shares in German chemicals company Bayer rose 1.8% in early trade on Tuesday after a U.S. judge slashed a damages award Bayer owes a California man ...
2019-07-16, 11:48

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Re...
2019-06-06, 21:32

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in de...
2019-06-14, 11:48

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or susp...
2019-07-15, 20:16

Bayer says to invest 5 billion euros in new weed killers Bayer said it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in developing new weedkillers and reducing its environmental impact by 30% by 2030, as it s...
2019-06-14, 09:01

Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens...
2019-05-30, 22:32

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it...
2019-06-14, 10:00

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, ...
2019-06-14, 14:16

Bayer Monsanto damages reduced to $25.27 million by US judge The US judge said the punitive damages component of the original $80 million award was too high. The German company is still facing lawsuits from mor...
2019-07-15, 23:48

Dominic Thiem upsets top-seed Novak Djokovic to reach second consecutive French Open final No. 1 Novak Djokovic fell in five sets to Dominic Thiem, who will play in the French Open final for the second consecutive year.    &...
2019-06-08, 18:16

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caus...
2019-06-04, 13:48

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer...
2019-05-29, 17:32

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalist...
2019-05-21, 20:16

European shares flat, Bayer boosted by new Roundup ruling European shares opened little changed on Tuesday as investors looked to a deluge of second quarter earnings releases and a batch of macroeconomic ind...
2019-07-16, 10:16

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trus...
2019-06-15, 00:16

New Amazon patent could mean Alexa really is always listening Worried that not enough of your home life is being recorded? Amazon has filed a patent for something called "pre-wakeword speech processing", which c...
2019-05-28, 11:32

CBOE Wins in ISE Patent Suit CHICAGO, IL - March 14, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the federal court in Chicago ended the trial on the In...
2019-05-22, 09:32

Schumer & Cotton: Our bipartisan 'Fentanyl Sanctions Act' targets traffickers like China Synthetic opioids have devastated our home states and many others. We need to work together to end an epidemic that kills tens of thousands a year. ...
2019-06-18, 12:48

Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 million Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup cau...
2019-07-08, 21:48

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by ac...
2019-06-27, 20:32

Vanessa Bayer is Pikachu, and other lessons from this effort to fit 151 Pokémon to SNL's entire cast If you’re a particular sort of Nerd Of A Certain Age, the number 151 carries a special totemic significance: Counting the enigmatic, buggy Mew, it’s ...
2019-05-24, 14:32

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation ove...
2019-05-23, 06:00

Bayer seeks approval to treat children with blockbuster drug Xarelto Bayer will apply for approval to make its blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto available for treating children, the German company said on Monday, after...
2019-07-08, 17:48

Bayer teams up with biotech firm Arvinas in deal worth up to $750 million German drugmaker Bayer has signed an alliance with Arvinas Inc to gain access to the U.S. biotech firm's experimental protein drugs and crop protecti...
2019-06-04, 19:48

UPDATE 1-Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 mln Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caus...
2019-07-08, 23:00

Apple Wins Patent for a Foldable Screen Moving ahead with its foldable smartphone ambition, Apple has managed to win a patent for a foldable screen which could be used on iPhones and other ...
2019-05-30, 01:48

Huawei patent points to under-display cameras We’re only just starting to get used to punch-hole cameras but it seems their days are numbered, as several companies are already working on u...
2019-07-05, 13:16

Samsung patent reveals a radical new look that could be used for the Galaxy S11 Based on a patent filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (via LetsGo Digital), it would appear that Samsung is thinking about making...
2019-06-13, 18:48

CBOE Wins ISE Patent Infringement Lawsuit CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of...
2019-05-22, 21:16

Kawasaki Files Patent For Hybrid Motorcycle Electric motorcycles may be the future, but Kawasaki seems to be playing with the idea of a different kind of clean technology. Patent images have em...
2019-07-05, 18:32

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegat...
2019-05-22, 20:32

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million fr...
2019-07-16, 00:16

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 mln; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million fro...
2019-07-16, 00:32

Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer respons...
2019-06-18, 17:32

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation ove...
2019-05-23, 01:32

Exclusive: Germany's Bayer seeks animal health merger with Elanco - sources Bayer has approached U.S. drug firm Elanco Animal Health to discuss a possible combination of their pet-health businesses to create an industry gia...
2019-07-09, 19:48

Yamaha Patent Images Reveal Electric Motorcycle Patent images reveal that Yamaha may be exploring different places for positioning the charging socket in the company's under-production range of ele...
2019-06-05, 12:48

New Microsoft patent teases Surface Pro 7 with USB Type-C – finally Microsoft's presumed Surface Pro 7 could take the product line's accolades to the new level with the long-awaited inclusion of a USB Type-C...
2019-05-25, 06:00

Samsung receives a patent for a phone that expands to become a tablet With the Samsung Galaxy Fold in limbo at the moment, the foldable handset is far from the most ambitious smartphone design that Samsung has been thin...
2019-07-02, 07:01

Dr. Patricia Bath, 76, Who Took On Blindness and Earned a Patent, Dies An ophthalmologist, she was the first black woman doctor to patent a medical device, one used in cataract surgery. And she promoted eye care for thos...
2019-06-05, 04:32

Trump-Xi Deal May Founder on a Patent Lack of Trust Intellectual property is an area where U.S. and Chinese interests are aligned. It should be an easy win, if both sides can overcome mutual suspicions...
2019-06-29, 05:48

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a ...
2019-06-21, 23:32

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech fi...
2019-06-12, 19:16

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts Moderators of Facebook Groups could soon get more leeway in controlling who sees the comments made on their forums. The US Patent Office today grante...
2019-07-17, 00:32

Amazon Gets US Patent To Use Delivery Drones For Surveillance Service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a ...
2019-06-22, 11:48

Ex-‘SNL’ star and leukemia survivor Vanessa Bayer wrote a book to comfort sick kids When someone is very sick, it can be difficult to know what to say. Sometimes people get so uncomfortable, they don’t say anything at all. It’s even ...
2019-07-14, 03:32

U.S. patent agency to review Harvard, MIT's claim to CRISPR technology The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Monday said it would review whether Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can clai...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embatt...
2019-06-14, 15:32

Ford suits show ‘fine line' in patent cases Ford, which teaches engineers to "copy with pride" when they see someone else has a better solution, faces several allegations of intellectual-proper...
2019-06-17, 08:48

Another patent teases some kind of foldable device coming from Microsoft It's been quite the year for foldable devices, though actually getting them on sale has proved a struggle for companies dealing with the cutting...
2019-06-29, 15:48

Japan sending patent officials to U.S. over Kim Kardashian "Kimono" flap Japan is to send patent officials to the United States to discuss the flap over Kim Kardashian’s Kimono brand underwear, the trade minister said on T...
2019-07-02, 16:16

Huawei shrugs off Verizon patent talks as 'common' business Huawei pegged its patent talks with U.S. carrier Verizon as "common" business activity and said such negotiations should not be politicized, days af...
2019-06-27, 19:48

Samsung's rollable display phone takes shape in a patent If you thought that Samsung will be done and dusted with wacky designs when it finally releases the Galaxy Fold to the general public, you'd be sorel...
2019-06-12, 03:00

Microsoft filed a patent for dual-screen dawn simulation Redmond's 2017 patent describes a first screen, a second screen, and a controller that activates the screens based on when 'dawn' is determined by th...
2019-07-05, 10:16

Freshly Published Patent Keeps the Dream of an Apple Self-Driving Car Alive Bumpy car rides suck and a newly published patent reveals Apple has fairly recently been exploring a “fully-actuated suspension system” using variabl...
2019-06-01, 00:48

Screenshots from patent filing could show Huawei's Android replacement As you probably already know, Huawei is going to have to replace the Android operating system with its own OS for future handsets. That is because th...
2019-06-07, 01:16

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trad...
2019-06-18, 19:00

Apple Sued for Patent Violation Over 'Low Power Mode' on iOS Devices Apple is being sued by Location Based Technologies (LBT) for an alleged patent infringement tied to the 'low-power mode' and 'facedown detection' fea...
2019-07-03, 15:48

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Aust...
2019-07-05, 09:32

Monsanto parent company Bayer faces thousands of Roundup-cancer cases after $2 billion verdict Annually, for weeks at a time over his more than 30 years of farming, John Barton would spray a thousand gallons of Roundup every day to kill the wee...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Sanofi loses German patent case against Amgen over cholesterol drug Germany's highest civil court on Tuesday rejected French drugmaker Sanofi's bid to fend off a legal challenge by U.S. rival Amgen against Sanofi's ch...
2019-06-04, 19:48

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal jud...
2019-05-23, 08:00

Samsung seeks patent on folding AR glasses with frame-activated screen Better known for its VR hardware than anything in augmented reality, Samsung is working on foldable AR glasses that automatically turn on as they're ...
2019-07-12, 23:48

Patent application filed by Microsoft takes a key Surface Pro accessory to the next level The Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface Go tablets both are compatible with the company's Surface Pen stylus. A patent application filed by Microsoft w...
2019-06-16, 20:32

Huawei's $1 billion patent demand from Verizon is not ransom money (results) image: XinhuaIn light of the revelations that Huawei's patent licensing chief has sent a letter to Verizon asking for a cool $1 billion in exchange f...
2019-06-15, 03:16

Apple's new patent for a foldable iPhone shows something in common with the Galaxy Fold A timeline of foldable devices that was released last December by CGS-CIMB Group was interesting. It had Samsung and Huawei as the first two major ph...
2019-05-31, 03:48

Apple seeks AR glasses patent for hiding secret documents at work Apple hasn't announced AR glasses yet, but it's patenting technologies that might make them compelling, including a private document viewing mode for...
2019-06-06, 21:32

UPDATE 1-Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Aust...
2019-07-05, 09:32

Trump says he doesn't want war, but Sen. Cotton called for 'retaliatory strikes' on Iran “These unprovoked attacks on commercial shipping warrant a retaliatory military strike,” Sen. Tom Cotton said in a television interview. ...
2019-06-16, 21:16

As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets -...
2019-07-17, 01:32

Gilead CEO insists federal government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Post reported that the government had opted against fil...
2019-05-21, 16:16

Patent application filed by Microsoft takes a popular Surface Pro accessory to the next level The Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface Go tablets both are compatible with the company's Surface Pen stylus. A patent application filed by Microsoft w...
2019-06-17, 02:48

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her...
2019-05-28, 06:16

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record wh...
2019-05-25, 19:16

Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Warns That U.S. Patent Curbs Would Hurt ‘Global Innovation’ (SHENZHEN, China) — Chinese tech giant Huawei warned Thursday a U.S. senator’s proposal to block the company from pursuing damages in pat...
2019-06-27, 19:32

Flash Electronics Files Suit Against Royal Enfield For Patent Infringement; RE Refutes Claims Domestic electronic and electric component maker Flash Electronics India Ltd has filed a law suit against motorcycle maker Royal Enfield in the US. T...
2019-05-21, 18:00

FOCUS-As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - ...
2019-07-17, 02:48

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Pl...
2019-06-02, 10:32

Trayvon Martin's mom says Hillary Clinton 'planted the seed' for her to run for office in Florida Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, is running for local office in Florida after being inspired by Hillary Clinton's campaign.  ...
2019-06-15, 23:48

Rafael Nadal: Seed compared to Roger Federer at Wimbledon 'doesn't seem right' Rafael Nadal is ranked No. 2 in the world and Roger Federer is No. 3. But at Wimbledon, the seeding is switched.       ...
2019-06-27, 21:16

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa...
2019-05-30, 23:00

Indian farmers are using the sun to water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to ...
2019-07-04, 07:48

Farmers Welcome Trade Truce, Hope for More Farmers and agricultural groups welcomed the U.S.-China trade truce but are still looking for a comprehensive agreement to restore large-scale export...
2019-06-30, 22:16

How to Help Afghan Farmers? Gorge on Watermelons After a bumper harvest created a catastrophic drop in prices, a campaign to eat the fruit was bolstered by a presidential order to feed it to troops....
2019-06-20, 20:32

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will n...
2019-06-20, 18:16

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a fo...
2019-05-30, 08:00

Trump eyes up to $15B in more aid for farmers hurt by tariffs The Trump administration was expected to announce up to $15 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade war with China as soon as Thursday, people fa...
2019-05-23, 04:00

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture informat...
2019-07-03, 21:32

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP...
2019-05-24, 02:32

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
2019-05-24, 04:01

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allen...
2019-07-14, 03:32

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has...
2019-07-17, 02:16

Calamity-Hit Farmers In Madhya Pradesh To Get Rs 5,000 As Minimum Aid The Congress-led government in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday announced to provide Rs 5,000 in minimum compensation to small and marginal farmers in the...
2019-06-19, 16:00

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest ec...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Colombia, Nespresso to help farmers swap coca for coffee A charitable initiative will help farmers in Colombia's southwestern mountains trade nearly 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of coca, the base ingredient i...
2019-05-28, 23:32

The ‘Pocket-Sized Monster’ Terrifying Farmers the World Over The fall armyworm is hungry, on the move and scaring farmers the world over. The crop-devouring pest has spread from the Americas to Africa and Asia,...
2019-06-03, 06:32

US farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on HAYSVILLE, Kansas – A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seekin...
2019-06-14, 20:16

Germany eases curbs on shooting wolves, in nod to farmers Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to loosen tight restrictions on shooting wolves to help tackle the growing threat they pose to livestock after ...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new an...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all stat...
2019-06-14, 13:32

After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre ...
2019-07-05, 05:16

Uneven US free trade deal would 'betray' UK farmers Farmers have given a stark warning that any uneven free trade agreement between the UK and US would amount to "a betrayal" of British farmers and co...
2019-06-03, 21:48

U.S. to allow September 1 grazing on unplantable acres to help farmers after floods The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday announced a new measure to help farmers who were unable to plant corn and soybeans due to wides...
2019-06-21, 02:48

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remo...
2019-06-13, 04:32

New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that cann...
2019-05-25, 08:16

Farmers Anxious After Late Start to Growing Season LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) – Wet weather has a number of Kentucky farmers feeling anxious about their corn crops this spring. Experts say some farm...
2019-06-12, 05:32

Trump lifts curbs on E15 gasoline to help farmers, angering Big Oil The Trump administration on Friday lifted restrictions on the sale of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, keeping a campaign promise to farmers suffer...
2019-05-31, 18:32

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant tha...
2019-06-14, 14:32

Yogi Adityanath Assures Farmers Of Right Price Of Their Produce Acknowledging farmers' contribution in achieving country's self-sufficiency in food grains, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday sough...
2019-06-10, 07:00

U.S. farmers to receive $14.5 billion in direct trade aid payments The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday that farmers will receive $14.5 billion in direct payments as part of a $16 billion aid package d...
2019-05-23, 19:00

How eminent domain is blighting farmers in path of gas pipeline Compulsory purchase – or the threat of it – of property on the route of a pipeline for fracked natural gas has left a slew of grievances and lawsuits...
2019-05-28, 11:16

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Afric...
2019-06-07, 09:16

Farmers on Drenched Land Confront Tough Choice on Planting Millions of farm acres are set to go unplanted with corn this spring as persistent wet weather leaves U.S. farmers facing an agonizing choice: Whethe...
2019-06-05, 12:32

Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistenc...
2019-06-12, 13:48

Farmers, Tribals Discuss Their Issues With Rahul Gandhi In Wayanad Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who is on a three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency-Wayanad, today arrived at the MP facilitation centre i...
2019-06-08, 12:48

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it...
2019-06-05, 15:01

Ivorian cocoa farmers welcome rains amid concern over mid-crop Rains remained below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing regions but were more abundant compared to previous weeks, which could ...
2019-06-03, 16:48

CORRECTED-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest ec...
2019-05-21, 20:32

Funds Transfer To Over 1.5 Lakh UP Farmers Stalled Due To Data Mismatch Transfer of funds under the PM Kisan Samriddhi Yojana to more than 1.5 lakh farmers was stalled after problems arose in the data base of the Uttar Pr...
2019-05-30, 17:48

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the...
2019-05-21, 17:48

Stocks to Watch: UnitedHealth, PayPal, Sprouts Farmers Market, and More Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session include UnitedHealth, PayPal, Sprouts Farmers Market, Walmart, and LSC Communica...
2019-06-21, 16:16

Soggy fields leave Midwestern farmers with few good answers Between the country's trade dispute with China and the seemingly endless storms that have drenched the central U.S., Iowa farmer Robb Ewoldt has had ...
2019-05-30, 23:48

Rajasthan Budget: Rs 1,000 Crore Farmers' Welfare Fund Announced Rajasthan Budget: From farming, irrigation, renewable energy and health sectors, the budget presented by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot came with many o...
2019-07-10, 13:48

Trump offers $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade war with China The financial assistance is designed to help farmers offset losses triggered by the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.   &#...
2019-05-24, 03:32

Weather woes cause American corn farmers to throw in the towel In the nation’s 18 major corn-producing states, there has been one refrain for the past few weeks: To plant or not to plant? There comes a point of n...
2019-06-18, 19:16

CORRECTED-RPT-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest ec...
2019-05-21, 20:32

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminis...
2019-07-11, 21:32

Indonesian seaweed farmers seek $140 million over oil spill in Australia Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting...
2019-06-17, 06:00

Families and Ethiopian farmers feel in the dark over Boeing's aid offer A week after Boeing Co offered $100 million to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Ethiopia and Ind...
2019-07-12, 00:16

UPDATE 1-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest ec...
2019-05-21, 20:32

A roller-coaster ride ahead for U.S. farmers thanks to extreme weather U.S. farmers already dealing with a difficult growing season will feel like they're on a roller-coaster ride in the days ahead as the up-and-down wea...
2019-07-13, 22:32

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with C...
2019-05-23, 19:48

CBOE Statement On Today's Court Ruling In Favor Of CBOE In ISE Patent Litigation CHICAGO, IL - April 7, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today the United States Court of Appeals for the F...
2019-05-22, 01:32

Kentucky farmers say federally protected vultures are terrorizing livestock: report Kentucky farmers say they have little recourse against federally-protected vultures, which have increasingly been terrorizing their livestock to deat...
2019-07-01, 14:00

Many Indian farmers voted for Modi the strongman, but now hope he tackles their woes Many farmers in three big states in the Indian heartland voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his strong record on national security, but they ...
2019-05-24, 16:00

Epic floods and trade wars – the US farmers battered by politics and climate The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 can...
2019-05-30, 16:00

California sunflower farmers ask visitors to stop trampling fields for selfies ‘Selfie seekers’ are causing ‘noticeable concern and damage’ to several properties, according to sheriff’s departmentFarmers in one California county...
2019-07-03, 23:32

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're findi...
2019-07-04, 13:48

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering fr...
2019-07-10, 00:32

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest Tornadoes and worse hit the state’s corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten ‘a very big impact’The sun is finally shining in...
2019-06-08, 01:01

Farmers Built a Soybean Export Empire Around China. Now They're Fighting to Save It. Trade tensions have hammered sales of soybeans to the Chinese, a major export market it took U.S. agriculture decades to create. Growers are travelin...
2019-07-05, 12:16

RPT-China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with Chin...
2019-06-19, 14:32

Dairy Farmers Are Closing Up Shop. A Rite of Summer That Celebrates Them Lives On. Thousands of people in Wisconsin visit farms each June for a tradition known as the dairy breakfast. In one county where the industry struggles, two ...
2019-06-21, 13:16

China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with Chin...
2019-06-19, 08:32

Prince William Broke With Royal Tradition to Ask Sheep Farmers About Brexit The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge broke with longstanding royal tradition to talk about politics when they visited a rural community in England o...
2019-06-13, 00:32

How Will PM Modi Double Farmers' Income? European Union Asks India At WTO Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the...
2019-06-18, 03:32

Torrential Rain Leaves U.S. Midwest Vegetable Farmers Struggling With No Aid in Sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Ivory Coast rains make cocoa farmers hopeful for next main crop Above average rains in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week should boost the next main crop in autumn, while the April to September ...
2019-06-17, 20:00

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn ...
2019-05-22, 19:48

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with puniti...
2019-06-05, 23:32

Goose lovers, farmers face off at City Hall foie gras ban hearing Dozens of goose boosters rallied in support of a bill that would ban foie gras at City Hall Tuesday — as upstate farmers squawked that they stand to ...
2019-06-18, 23:48

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea...
2019-06-20, 16:48

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announces a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers w...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the da...
2019-05-24, 03:48

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mor...
2019-07-11, 19:32

USDA chief Sonny Perdue promises $16B for farmers to offset China trade war losses Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday that the administration will offer $16 billion in aid to farmers to offset the losses caused by the ...
2019-05-23, 15:48

Hundreds of loggers, farmers, ranchers circle Oregon Capitol to protest climate bill Hundreds of loggers and farmers rallied at the Capitol Thursday against a greenhouse gas emissions bill and in support of 11 absent Republican senato...
2019-06-28, 08:32

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.    ...
2019-06-06, 12:32

The Daily 202: Trump keeps trying to pick winners and losers – from the bailout for farmers to a border wall contract Conservatives who purport to support free markets are biting their tongues about the resurgence of central planning and a 1950s-style industrial poli...
2019-05-24, 16:32

Kate and Wills visit Cumbrian countryside where they shear sheep... and talk Brexit with farmers William and Kate went on a tour of Cumbria today where they were greeted by hundreds of adoring fans, took part in sheep shearing and had a passionat...
2019-06-11, 22:16

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fea...
2019-05-21, 23:00

California farmers furious over delayed payments for land seized in high-speed rail push Farmers up and down California’s Central Valley are up in arms over the state seizing their land to build its long-awaited high-speed railway and the...
2019-06-14, 21:48

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted ...
2019-06-14, 18:48

Abundant rains offer good prospects for main Ivory Coast cocoa crop: farmers Above-average rainfall mixed with sunshine in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week could boost the forthcoming October-to-March main crop, f...
2019-07-09, 00:32

America's corn belt farmers face uncertainty after rain … and more rain Cold, rainy weather has meant severe planting delays for farmers from Ohio to Nebraska – and next week’s acreage report takes on heightened importanc...
2019-06-23, 09:00

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fea...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Brazil’s Disappointment In the course of a decade, Brazil has gone from rising power to fallen star. Latin America’s largest economy enjoyed effervescent years under Preside...
2019-06-07, 22:16

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players ove...
2019-06-07, 06:16

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explai...
2019-06-11, 11:48

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just...
2019-07-02, 22:32

20 of Brazil's most beautiful places From its stunning beaches to its amazing interior, Brazil is a feast for the eyes. Here are 20 of its most beautiful places to visit when you travel ...
2019-05-29, 13:32

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 diplo...
2019-07-13, 06:16

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournamen...
2019-06-14, 13:16

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had bee...
2019-05-21, 14:31

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristi...
2019-06-13, 20:32

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished ...
2019-06-19, 04:00

Brazil still wary of Messi, says Silva Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina c...
2019-06-30, 03:32

China, Brazil and the Soybean Crush Soybeans are crushed into soy meal and the more expensive soy oil. Find out how growth in China, the top importer of the oilseed, influences their pr...
2019-06-27, 20:16

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died...
2019-05-27, 11:32

| Pele meets with Obama in Brazil Pele met with former US president Barack Obama in Sao Paulo where the pair discussed how "to make the world better," the Brazilian football great sai...
2019-05-31, 12:16

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy Neymar has been replaced as Brazil captain for next month's Copa America by his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Dani Alves, the country's football feder...
2019-05-28, 15:32

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative pr...
2019-05-31, 11:00

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expen...
2019-05-27, 17:32

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 consecuti...
2019-07-04, 04:32

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Mon...
2019-06-14, 02:00

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht says it is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt. Odebrech...
2019-06-17, 23:48

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing...
2019-07-11, 04:16

Brazil players support Neymar: Fernandinho Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his team mate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the r...
2019-06-03, 00:32

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean ...
2019-06-14, 01:16

Rnext 2019: Join TNW and Adyen in Brazil The retail industry has been flipped on its head since the rise of the internet. In our current age of technology, changing consumer behavior, and fi...
2019-07-10, 13:00

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies ...
2019-06-08, 08:16

Brazil win but fans unhappy at lacklustre display "Brazil got the win they wanted in their Copa America opener on Friday but the postmortem of the 3-0 victory over Bolivia was as much about the lack ...
2019-06-15, 11:48

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's se...
2019-05-28, 14:48

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competi...
2019-05-26, 08:16

Messi On Copa América: "I Think The Cup Is Fixed For Brazil" Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, and being down to 10 men on the field, Argentina were able to hold off Chile in the Copa América third place gam...
2019-07-07, 19:32

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the an...
2019-06-11, 04:16

Brazil sets 2022 inflation target at 3.5% Brazil's top economic policy body on Thursday set its inflation target for 2022 at 3.5%, with a tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either s...
2019-06-27, 23:48

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to deat...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot...
2019-07-17, 04:00

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before bein...
2019-05-23, 01:32

Cristiane’s hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica’s first-ever Women’s World Cup match with a 3-0 victo...
2019-06-09, 22:16

Fans can help Brazil at home of 7-1 embarrassment, says coach Brazilian fans will be vital to lifting the team when they return to the site of their worst defeat in this week's Copa America semi-final against Ar...
2019-07-02, 03:16

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The ...
2019-06-09, 05:00

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides ...
2019-05-22, 01:48

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homi...
2019-05-22, 00:32

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
2019-07-04, 02:48

Brazil: Protecting environment not only European ‘interest’ Brazil’s foreign minister has said protecting the environment “is not only a European interest” after France said it will only ratify a trade deal be...
2019-07-03, 00:16

Brazil carving up Amazon at staggering rate Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of P...
2019-07-03, 00:48

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 ...
2019-06-28, 00:48

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to...
2019-06-20, 00:16

Brazil's Moro says 'nothing to hide' about leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said Wednesday there is nothing improper about alleged conversations he had with prosecutors when he was a cru...
2019-06-19, 23:32

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset ...
2019-06-13, 12:32

Messi's misery: 'We had chances to end Brazil hoodoo' "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half...
2019-07-03, 12:48

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a sur...
2019-06-19, 16:16

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, ad...
2019-06-04, 23:32

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching...
2019-05-21, 16:48

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retai...
2019-05-21, 18:16

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban fr...
2019-05-27, 21:32

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...
2019-06-12, 13:48

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielni...
2019-06-13, 23:32

42 Inmates Were Killed Across Three Brazil Prisons, Authorities Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, au...
2019-05-28, 09:48

Another Brazil justice OKs privatizations without congressional approval Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Carmen Lucia voted on Thursday to allow the divestment of state-run firms and subsidiaries without congressional appr...
2019-06-06, 23:00

Brazil opens Copa America with spotlight still on Neymar SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil will get the Copa America underway with the Neymar saga still far from over. As the hosts closed their preparations for Frida...
2019-06-14, 00:48

Australia v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 5.2...
2019-06-13, 18:32

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-...
2019-06-29, 17:16

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Their fury rising, relatives of dozens of the 55 inmates killed in Brazil prison riots this week are still waiting for authorities to turn over the b...
2019-05-30, 06:48

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, fo...
2019-06-28, 20:16

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was nam...
2019-05-25, 11:48

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 Brazil...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals SAO PAULO (AP) — After producing some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, the Copa América reaches the last four with a blockbus...
2019-06-30, 18:00

Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11% Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per sh...
2019-06-14, 04:48

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, send...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee pro...
2019-07-02, 23:16

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a...
2019-07-03, 00:32

Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Aus...
2019-06-13, 20:16

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means n...
2019-05-24, 06:32

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....
2019-07-01, 10:16

Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committe...
2019-07-02, 19:16

Boeing drops Embraer name from Brazil commercial jet division Boeing Co on Thursday said that after taking over Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA's passenger jet unit, it will call the division Boeing Brasil - Com...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the cou...
2019-06-14, 06:48

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon ...
2019-05-30, 02:48

Brazil reach Copa semis with shootout win over Paraguay "Brazil reached the last four of the Copa America on Thursday with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Paraguay after their compelling quarter-final in P...
2019-06-28, 10:32

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas...
2019-06-14, 15:16

Brazil officials say ‘several’ prisoners found dead at jails RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say several inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the northern state of Amazonas. Mo...
2019-05-28, 00:00

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, accordi...
2019-06-18, 01:00

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been st...
2019-05-28, 10:48

Brazil crush Peru 5-0 to reach Copa America last eight "Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half to set up a crushing 5-0 victory on Saturday and cruise into the Copa America quarte...
2019-06-23, 02:16

'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...
2019-06-18, 12:32

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 ...
2019-05-28, 10:48

At least 42 prisoners found strangled in Brazil jail clashes Inmates die in gang violence at four jails in Amazon city of Manaus; 15 other prisoners were killed on Sunday At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were fo...
2019-05-28, 07:48

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering c...
2019-06-22, 08:48

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settl...
2019-05-28, 05:48

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the e...
2019-05-28, 01:48

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails l...
2019-05-28, 01:48

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates have been found dead at...
2019-05-28, 02:48

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event...
2019-05-28, 03:48

Brazil frustrated by VAR in Copa América draw with Venezuela Coutinho’s late goal disallowed after Firmino handballBrazil had three goals disallowed by VARBrazil had three goals disallowed by VAR as they were h...
2019-06-19, 10:32

Brazil retailer GPA launches e-commerce for wholesale deliveries Brazilian food retailer GPA is launching a new business-to-business e-commerce platform, an executive told Reuters, aiming to double its customer bas...
2019-06-19, 21:16

France v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST kick-offGolden Boot: top scorers for France 2019Feel free to email Will or to tweet: @Will_Unwin 8.54pm ...
2019-06-23, 22:00

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after e...
2019-06-24, 05:16

Officer stopped with 39kg of cocaine on Brazil G20 trip A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilogra...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Brazil's CPFL increases share offer by 15% -filing Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA on Thursday said it increased the size of its follow-on share offering by 15% using an over-allotment prov...
2019-06-28, 04:32

Brazil's Magazine Luiza says Netshoes approves its takeover bid Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza SA said that shareholders of online sports retailer Netshoes Ltd approved its bid for the company at $3.70 per shar...
2019-06-14, 19:16

Brazil's Via Varejo shares down after sale of GPA's controlling stake Shares in Brazilian appliances and electronics retailer Via Varejo SA were trading 0.4% down on Friday at 5.02 reais, after controlling shareholder G...
2019-06-14, 19:16

Brazil seeks foreign capital to update transportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil says it will seek to raise at least $45 billion in investments over the next four years for an ambitious plan to improve tra...
2019-06-28, 01:48

Brazil authorities transfer inmates after rioting kills 55 Brazilian security officials said Tuesday nine inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilitie...
2019-05-29, 00:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 20...
2019-06-27, 23:16

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry...
2019-06-15, 05:32

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twis...
2019-05-28, 14:16

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the...
2019-06-15, 17:32

Brazil’s Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that ap...
2019-06-16, 01:32

Brazil's Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil's justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was...
2019-06-16, 03:00

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come fo...
2019-06-17, 02:48

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 ...
2019-05-27, 09:32

Brazil's top court set to decide on Petrobras divestments Thursday Brazil's Supreme Court is set to issue on Thursday a key decision that could hold up billions of dollars of divestments by oil company Petroleo Brasi...
2019-05-28, 14:48

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 ...
2019-05-27, 11:48

Brazil justice minister says nothing to hide over leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that he has nothing to hide regarding allegedly leaked personal messages with prosecutors fr...
2019-06-19, 15:32

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, fo...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Cristiane's hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday   ...
2019-06-09, 18:48

Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
2019-05-22, 20:16

Brazil 3-0 Jamaica: Women's World Cup 2019 - as it happened A brilliant hat-trick from Cristiane gave Brazil a convincing 3-0 victory in their first World Cup game against Jamaica 5.54pm BST Related: Cristian...
2019-06-09, 21:00

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, o...
2019-07-08, 23:32

Brazil routs Honduras 7-0 ahead of Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil routed 10-man Honduras 7-0 Sunday in a show of strength in its last warmup match ahead of the Copa America tournament. T...
2019-06-10, 03:48

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is...
2019-06-02, 03:16

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from ...
2019-06-10, 12:32

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law...
2019-06-14, 05:32

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup...
2019-06-10, 15:48

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
2019-07-08, 16:32

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corru...
2019-06-11, 06:48

Brazil mourns death of musician João Gilberto Bossa nova legend, 88, earns warm tributes – but not from president Jair BolsonaroBrazil is mourning the death of João Gilberto, one of the country’s...
2019-07-08, 01:16

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the c...
2019-06-01, 00:48

Brazil, Already Held Together With Scotch Tape, Will Now Be Without Marta For At Least A Game If the Brazilians are going to start off their World Cup on the right foot, they’re going to do it without the six-time player of the year. Brazil ma...
2019-06-09, 01:00

Marta to miss Brazil's World Cup opener against Jamaica "Brazil forward Marta will not start her team\u0027s opening game against Jamaica at the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem,...
2019-06-08, 19:00

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin Am...
2019-07-10, 02:32

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Bra...
2019-06-06, 07:32

Vale to adjust provisions for Brazil dam disaster in Q2 results Brazilian miner Vale SA may adjust provisions for a deadly dam burst in Brumadinho this year as part of its second-quarter results following a settle...
2019-07-16, 16:16

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to ‘mad cow’ case RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is suspending beef exports to China after confirming a case of “mad cow disease,” describing it as an isolat...
2019-06-04, 02:48

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture...
2019-07-16, 02:16

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modifie...
2019-05-21, 14:48

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernard...
2019-05-21, 20:32

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São...
2019-05-21, 20:32

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provok...
2019-07-12, 21:00

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 inv...
2019-07-12, 06:32

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial pub...
2019-06-07, 05:48

Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merge...
2019-07-12, 05:16

Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos Soccer star Neymar testified for almost two hours in Rio de Janeiro's police headquarters Thursday in a cybercrimes investigation linked to a woman's...
2019-06-07, 15:16

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant ...
2019-07-10, 11:00

Brazil set out to win the Copa América final and the love of a nation Brazil have reached the Copa América final without conceding a goal, but the public remain unconvinced about the teamBy Yellow & Green Football for t...
2019-07-07, 04:16

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa SAO PAULO (AP) — Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil’s Athletico beat Argentina’s River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the ...
2019-05-23, 07:32

Brazil's Amazon deforestation spikes to shocking levels Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however,...
2019-07-03, 21:16

Brazil's Willian ruled out of Copa America final "Brazil winger Willian has been ruled out of Sunday\u0027s Copa America final against Peru due to a muscle injury, his side said in a statement on Th...
2019-07-04, 10:16

Final will be different to 5-0 drubbing against Brazil in group, promise Peru "Peru will produce a far better performance in the Copa America final against Brazil than their 5-0 defeat by the hosts earlier in the tournament, mi...
2019-07-04, 10:16

UPDATE 1-Brazil meatpackers BRF and Marfrig enter tie-up talks Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA on Thursday opened exclusive talks for a potential tie-up that would create one of the w...
2019-05-31, 02:32

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however,...
2019-07-04, 01:00

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has gi...
2019-07-05, 13:48

Brazil sent one million salmonella-infected chickens to UK in two years A fifth of Brazilian chicken exports are contaminated with the life-threatening food poisoning bug salmonellaBrazil is the largest exporter of frozen...
2019-07-03, 18:16

Brazil’s Natura announces purchase of Avon Products RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura has announced that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal. Natura said Wednesday ...
2019-05-23, 02:00

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...
2019-07-03, 16:16

Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista retires from soccer SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista is retiring from soccer. The 37-year-old Baptista, who won two Copa America titles and also ...
2019-05-23, 16:16

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-government...
2019-05-30, 23:48

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fe...
2019-06-12, 19:32

Angry Messi slams 'Brazil fix' after Copa red card Lionel Messi was sent off before halftime and then angrily hit out at "corrupt" tournament organizers after Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a bad-tem...
2019-07-07, 04:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
2019-07-04, 00:48

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So too, now, are fancy parties to watch them. In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean section, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners and inviting guests to the surger...
2019-06-12, 02:32

Everton: the little onion making a big impact for Brazil at the Copa América Everton cycled 6km to train with his youth team in Maracanaú. Now he is playing in a Copa América final at the MaracanãBy Yellow & Green Football for...
2019-07-05, 13:16

Outcry after reports Brazil plans to investigate Glenn Greenwald Federal police reportedly asked money laundering unit to investigate the ‘financial activities’ of the US journalistBrazil’s Bar Association, journal...
2019-07-03, 23:32

Lionel Messi Goes Off On "Bullshit" Refereeing After Argentina Lose To Brazil VAR has been a disaster at the Copa América this summer, and last night’s Brazil-Argentina semifinal was no different. And as evidenced by his scathi...
2019-07-03, 22:48

Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land - report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not...
2019-07-02, 23:16

Brazil’s Roberto Firmino on target in Copa América win against Peru Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half in São Paulo to set up a 5-0 victory and cruise into the Copa América quarter-finals....
2019-06-23, 01:32

UPDATE 3-Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merge...
2019-07-12, 05:16

Vale says 'respectfully disagrees' with Brazil Senate indictment recommendation Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA said on Tuesday that it "respectfully disagrees" with recommendations by a Brazilian Senate committee that its chief...
2019-07-02, 23:32

Copa America: Tite expected to make changes to Brazil’s team SAO PAULO (AP) — Under pressure after two lackluster performances by Brazil in the Copa America at home, coach Tite is expected to make changes to hi...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Fiat Chrysler to invest $4B to regain lost share in Brazil Fiat Chrysler is bringing new models to Brazil and expanding local Jeep and engine production in a bid to regain lost market share in Latin America's...
2019-05-23, 16:48

Brazil routs Peru 5-0 to reach Copa America quarterfinals SÃO PAULO (AP) — Brazil finally got it going in the Copa America at home, routing Peru 5-0 to reach the quarterfinals on Saturday. Casemiro, Roberto ...
2019-06-22, 23:48

Brazil must reveal investigations into journalist Glenn Greenwald, court says Greenwald’s website, the Intercept Brasil, has published material critical of Jair Bolsonaro’s administrationBrazil’s top court has ordered the count...
2019-07-17, 02:01

Brazil fintech Nubank takes aim at small business owners Brazilian financial startup Nu Pagamentos SA is planning to launch digital accounts for small business owners, expanding its product portfolio beyond...
2019-07-16, 17:48

Brazil carrier Oi expects to raise up to $2 bln with non-core assets - filing Brazilian telecom carrier Oi SA said on Tuesday in its newly launched strategic plan it expects to raise between 6.5 billion reais and 7.5 billion re...
2019-07-16, 16:16

Police Probe of Dam Collapse in Brazil Focuses on How Much Vale May Have Known About Risks Police investigating the collapse of a Brazilian mine-waste dam are focusing on Vale SA’s chief financial officer and two former senior officials, an...
2019-07-03, 06:01

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.   &...
2019-05-21, 16:16

Brazil v Argentina: Copa América semi-final – live! Old rivals meet in Belo Horizonte for place in finalEmail John with your thoughts or tweet him @JohnBrewin_ 12.38am BST Argentina coach Lionel Scalon...
2019-07-03, 01:48

Walmart to pay $144 mln to settle SEC charge over Brazil unit corruption claim Walmart Inc has agreed to pay a penalty of over $144 million to settle charges by the U.S. markets regulator that its Brazilian unit violated the For...
2019-06-20, 22:00

Brazil plan to open gas sector seen luring Naturgy, Engie, others Recently announced plans to foster competition in the Brazilian natural gas market may trigger a wave of privatizations among state-controlled distri...
2019-07-16, 00:32

FE won't move WEC race clashes, Eindhoven/Brazil linked with races ABB FIA Formula E deputy CEO Alberto Longo insists the electric championship is "not going to move" its clashing race dates with the World Endurance ...
2019-06-21, 22:32

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...
2019-05-21, 18:32

After explosions, Brazil power transmission companies remove GE equipment After an unusual number of explosions, several Brazilian power transmission companies have started removing a piece of equipment made by General Elec...
2019-07-02, 00:16

VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernard...
2019-05-21, 20:16

Brazil and Venezuela join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Defending champion Chile and Colombia were joined by Brazil and Venezuela in the Copa America knockout stage on Saturda...
2019-06-22, 23:48

Front-runner in Brazil’s election wants to pull out of climate treaty The far-right winner of the first round of Brazil's presidential election wants to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and cut down the Amazon ...
2019-05-22, 10:32

Avon Products Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
2019-05-22, 13:01

Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land -report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not...
2019-07-02, 20:48

Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 to reach Copa America final Brazil advanced to the Copa America final with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina on Tuesday in a pulsating and, at times, bad-tempered match decide...
2019-07-03, 07:16

Brazil cosmetics firm Natura agrees to buy Avon Products Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement to buy U.S. rival Avon Products Inc in an all-stock deal, creating the world's fourt...
2019-05-23, 00:00

Brazil airman can face drug charges in Spain and at home Brazil’s defense minister says an air force sergeant accused of attempting to smuggle cocaine into Spain while working in support of a trip by Presid...
2019-06-28, 02:16

Frosts reported in several coffee, sugarcane areas in Brazil - agronomists Frosts have been reported in several agricultural areas in Brazil over the weekend, including coffee and sugarcane production regions, as an intense ...
2019-07-08, 15:48

Brazil leader hit for cool reaction to João Gilberto’s death Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is coming under fire for a lukewarm response to the death of a national cultural icon, João Gilberto, one of the f...
2019-07-08, 05:32

Brazil 3-1 Peru: Copa América 2019 final – as it happened Gabriel Jesus scored one, made one and was sent off as 10-man Brazil won the Copa América for the first time in 12 years in a dramatic match at the M...
2019-07-08, 02:16

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from th...
2019-06-28, 03:48

Brazil end Copa América drought with victory over Peru in final • Gabriel Jesus scores and is sent off in 3-1 victory• Éverton and Richarlison also claim goals for BrazilBrazil’s Gabriel Jesus made one goal, score...
2019-07-08, 01:16

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals The Copa América produced some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, but it reaches the last four with a blockbuster matchu...
2019-06-30, 17:48

Jesus takes center stage as Brazil win Copa America Brazil's Gabriel Jesus made one goal, scored another and was sent off in the second half as they beat Peru 3-1 on Sunday to win the Copa America for ...
2019-07-08, 00:48

Joao Gilberto, Brazil's father of bossa nova, dies at 88 The Brazilian musician was considered a "revolutionary" for launching a new genre that incorporated elements of jazz. Joao Gilberto is best known for...
2019-07-07, 06:16

Brazil’s Marta injures left thigh in World Cup training RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Football Confederation says star forward Marta has injured her left thigh and is undergoing physical therapy. The...
2019-05-26, 03:32

Officer traveling with Brazil President 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 kilogra...
2019-06-27, 23:48

Brazil wireless carrier TIM uses equipment from China's Huawei for 5G tests Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA said on Wednesday it is using equipment provided by China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to conduct fif...
2019-05-23, 02:48

Brazil still requires stimulative monetary policy -cenbank chief Brazil still requires stimulative monetary policy, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Wednesday, adding that the economy may have con...
2019-05-22, 16:32

Brazil streets ahead but rest of South America far behind Europe Argentina’s long trophy drought, combined with sub-par organization, is further evidence that Brazil’s dominance apart, the gulf between South Americ...
2019-07-09, 08:32

No Neymar, No Problem As Brazil Begin New Copa America Reign Yet as this year's Copa campaign unfolded, Brazil demonstrated that it might have finally cast off the longstanding criticisms of "Neymar-dependency....
2019-07-09, 06:48

Brazil Set to Overhaul Pensions That Coddle Retirees but Drain Coffers Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is trying this month to push through a broad reform of generous pension provisions that eat up the state’s budget t...
2019-07-09, 03:48