• Shots Fired at Lula's Campaign Buses in Southern Brazilian State
Shots Fired at Lula's Campaign Buses in Southern Brazilian State

Lula was found guilty of corruption and money laundering in the first trial in late 2017 and was sentenced to prison for nine and a half years. However, Lula's chief rival, right-wing former army captain Jair Bolsonaro, arrived in Curitiba for his own rally early Wednesday with a more combative message.

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  • Wednesday evening: severe thunderstorms are possible tonight through tomorrow morning
Wednesday evening: severe thunderstorms are possible tonight through tomorrow morning

It will take some time for those storms to exit southeast Alabama, so we're looking at a timing window of approximately 10AM - 10PM. Initially these storms will be capable of damaging wind gusts, hail and even isolated tornadoes with the threat then shifting to flash flooding overnight as the slow movement of the storms keep heavy rain over the s...

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  • Bishop of Mindong's arrest puts Pope on collision course with China
Bishop of Mindong's arrest puts Pope on collision course with China

Bishop Zhan has reportedly sought to reconcile with the Holy See but there has been no announcement that the Vatican has lifted his excommunication imposed for receiving an illicit ordination. Cervellera told AP that Beijing is unlikely to actually sign a deal with the Vatican, as some Chinese government officials fear that it will set a precedent ...

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  • Mitt Romney is not joining the Resistance
Mitt Romney is not joining the Resistance

Romney, the former Republican presidential nominee who is running for U.S. Senate in Utah, was asked about his conservative credentials during a question-and-answer session in Provo, the Daily Herald reported. Romney took this a step further, saying Monday that Dreamers needed to earn their right to stay in the country by attending community co...

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  • Rihanna Continues Her Beauty Reign With Latest Fenty Beauty Release
Rihanna Continues Her Beauty Reign With Latest Fenty Beauty Release

OK, you obviously can't duplicate Rihanna's natural and polished, good-skin glow. Rihanna is continuing her beauty reign with a surprise release of new Fenty Beauty products. Since its debut in September of past year, Fenty Beauty by Rihanna has become a cult beauty name, winning acclaim for its inclusive shade range and highly pigmented ...

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  • Most Charges against PSU Fraternity Brothers Dismissed in Centre County
Most Charges against PSU Fraternity Brothers Dismissed in Centre County

It's the second major blow to the prosecution's case. Then-Centre County Prosecutor Stacy Parks Miller refiled the charges in October and charged 12 additional members of the fraternity in Piazza's death after recovering footage from a basement video camera, for a total of 26.

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  • Missing Texas girl found safe after 2-year search
Missing Texas girl found safe after 2-year search

Mariah Martinez was 8-years-old at the time. An investigator with the Department of Family and Protective Services filed a missing persons case on behalf of the three after obtaining a court order to remove them from their parent's custody.

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  • Judge allows part of emoluments lawsuit against Trump to move forward
Judge allows part of emoluments lawsuit against Trump to move forward

The judge also ruled that Maryland and D.C. only have standing to sue over activities at the Trump International Hotel and the Trump Organization's operations in Washington, D.C., not the Trump Organization's operations outside the District.

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  • OPEC to stick to supply curbs despite oil rally to $71
OPEC to stick to supply curbs despite oil rally to $71

Mohammed bin Salman , Saudi Crown Prince told Reuters that OPEC is looking for a long-term agreement of 10 to 20 years and the two sides have "agreement on the big picture, but not yet on the detail". Moscow's involvement until now has been considered unique, but a 10 to 20 year deal between the two would be unprecedented. Last October, Saudi...

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  • Date set for Republic of Ireland's abortion referendum
Date set for Republic of Ireland's abortion referendum

He added that it is important there be a very high turnout. The draft legislation brought before the Dáil yesterday allows for abortion without restriction until the 12th week of pregnancy, with a necessary waiting period of 72 hours between a woman seeking an abortion and the procedure being carried out.

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  • Disney Channel star Caroline Sunshine joins White House press team
Disney Channel star Caroline Sunshine joins White House press team

In her interview, Daniels laid out the details and timeline of her alleged affair with Trump in 2006, in which she said the pair had unprotected sex and that Trump had compared her to his daughter Ivanka. "He is 'President Chaos, '" Elaine Kamarck, a former Clinton White House official now with the liberal-leaning Brookings Institution, said Mond...

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  • Donald Trump Tweet-Dumps VA Secretary David Shulkin
Donald Trump Tweet-Dumps VA Secretary David Shulkin

McMaster. Shulkin's sun began to set when he was accused of ethics violations over a European trip taken past year. Shulkin later expressed regret and repaid the cost of the tickets and airfare. Shulkin made it roughly 13 months in Trump's Cabinet. Shulkin's departure from the administration is a stark reversal of fortunes for the VA leader, wh...

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  • Ariz. mom accused of killing kids left them alone for days
Ariz. mom accused of killing kids left them alone for days

Police say detectives responded to a home after a 10-month-old and 2-year-old were found in the vehicle, according to KNXV . Brittany Velasquez, 20, was arrested after her two children were found dead in a auto, police said. Autopsies will be conducted on both children, who were not identified by authorities. More information is expected later o...

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  • Driver ploughs into people in San Francisco, critically wounding four
Driver ploughs into people in San Francisco, critically wounding four

The incident occurred around 10:25 a.m. near the corner of IL and 24th streets, according to San Francisco police Officer Giselle Linnane. The hit-and-run occurred Wednesday around 10 a.m. After striking the five victims, the driver fled the scene. Earlier police had indicated four of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries. The Associ...

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  • Indian director travelling to Pakistan for screening of his film 'Baahubali'
Indian director travelling to Pakistan for screening of his film 'Baahubali'

Rajamouli is excited because his magnum opus Baahubali will be screened at the upcoming Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF) in Karachi. " 'Baahubali' has given me opportunities to travel to a number of countries". Q. If so, which one - Baahubali: The Beginning or Baahubali: The Conclusion or both? The four-day festival will gather ...

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  • Court rejects Wisconsin GOP appeal to halt special elections
Court rejects Wisconsin GOP appeal to halt special elections

Nearly immediately after Reynolds' ruling , Republican legislative leaders announced plans for an extraordinary session of the Legislature to rewrite Wisconsin's special election laws. "Our voices have effectively been silenced", Zimdars said. Zimdars told reporters he has voted for Republicans in the past, including for Sen. Luther Olsen, R-R...

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  • Windsor residents react to Ontario Liberal's free daycare pitch
Windsor residents react to Ontario Liberal's free daycare pitch

It was clear that the budget would include substantial spending after Finance Minister Charles Sousa admitted the province would return to deficit to pay for it all, after running a $600 million surplus this year. The government says that in 2018, 8.6 million individuals would pay roughly the same tax, but 1.8 million people would pay approximately...

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  • White supremacist pleads guilty to Quebec City mosque murders
White supremacist pleads guilty to Quebec City mosque murders

The man who killed six Muslims in a Quebec City mosque past year says he bitterly regrets destroying lives and causing huge pain and suffering to so many people. Many people in the courtroom burst out sobbing and held hands as the judge confirmed the guilty pleas. Is anyone threatening you? After entering the building, Mr.

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  • FG Declares Friday And Monday As Public Holidays For Easter Celebration
FG Declares Friday And Monday As Public Holidays For Easter Celebration

The Easter Vigil on Saturday is at 7:30 p.m. Beech Grove United Methodist Church is located near the Parke County line, three miles south of US 36. Commenting on the findings, Rob Straathof, CEO, said: "With the Easter Bank Holiday weekend right around the corner, business is clearly booming for United Kingdom pubs, bars and restaurants ".

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  • Ecuador suspends Julian Assange's outside communication
Ecuador suspends Julian Assange's outside communication

The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up in the embassy since 2012 after being accused of rape in Sweden . In a statement, officials said Mr Assange's recent posts "put at risk" the good relations Ecuador maintains with nations throughout Europe and had decided as of Tuesday to suspend his internet access, "in order to prevent any potential harm...

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  • Poland signs $4.75 billion agreement for Patriot Missile system
Poland signs $4.75 billion agreement for Patriot Missile system

The weapons deal is the largest-ever by NATO-member Poland. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said the Patriot system will increase security in Poland and the surrounding region in an "unprecedented way". On NATO's eastern flank, Poland is upgrading its defence systems and modernizing its military to reach the highest Western standards after ...

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  • Kamloops driver ticketed twice in 45 minutes for distracted driving
Kamloops driver ticketed twice in 45 minutes for distracted driving

The penalties for cell phone use while driving start at $200-$400 for a first offense and escalate to $600-$800, and possible 90-day license suspension, for a third offense, state officials said. One percent of respondents felt comfortable being a passenger in a auto with a driver who was texting, the release says. Those shifts would be used for ti...

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  • Ethiopia to get new prime minister
Ethiopia to get new prime minister

The state-run channel said the 180-member council of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) chose Abiye to succeed Hailemariam as the chairperson of the coalition, meaning he automatically became premier. He takes over at a time the Oromia regional state is at the forefront of anti-government protests that have riled the coun...

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  • Tense Turkey-EU Summit in Bulgaria Once Again Ends in Failure
Tense Turkey-EU Summit in Bulgaria Once Again Ends in Failure

Turkey and the United States will discuss the issue of the liberation of Syria's Manbij city from terrorists of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the People's Protection Units (YPG), the Turkish Foreign Ministry said . Turkey dispatched naval vessels last month to stop Cyprus from drilling offshore for hydrocarbons in what the Euro...

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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes surprise China visit
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes surprise China visit

Two sources in northeastern China also told Reuters that a North Korean visitor had crossed into Dandong by train. Whoever it is, the move could also be part of a North Korean effort to gain leverage ahead of the planned talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and later U.S.

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