A top United States Democratic congresswoman on Thursday asked the Agriculture Department (USDA) to investigate and retract tens of millions of dollars in federal contracts with the U.S. subsidiary of a Brazilian meatpacking company facing federal corruption charges.
As he cradles his young puppy in his arms, Laurent Simons looks much like any other 9-year-old boy. Then he starts describing his work at a university in the Netherlands, developing a computer circuit that will replicate a part of the brain.
Teenagers worldwide are jeopardizing their health by failing to get enough exercise to reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular diseases, a World Health Organization-led study released on Friday warns.
The elected government of the Falkland Islands announced that a new era has opened Islands with the inaugural Second Flight from São Paulo, Brazil, touching down this Wednesday afternoon at Mount Pleasant Airport.
Former president Evo Morales urged the international community on Wednesday to intervene to stop what he called a “genocide” in Bolivia, where at least 32 people have died in violence that erupted after his disputed re-election.
European members of the UN Security Council hit out on Wednesday at the US decision to no longer consider Israeli settlements illegal but stopped short of naming the United States. The Vatican also expressed that the search for peace between Israelis had been put at risk.
Mexico's government said on Wednesday it has helped 10 Mexican citizens file lawsuits against Walmart over an August shooting at a store in El Paso, Texas, where a suspected white nationalist killed 22 people.
Prince Andrew on Wednesday said he was cancelling his public engagements, as the outcry over his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein showed no sign of abating.
US central bankers last month dismissed the idea of taking interest rates into negative territory, something President Donald Trump has called for many times, according to meeting minutes released on Wednesday.
The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States, OAS, has called on Bolivian authorities to urgently call elections, an immediate cease of violence, and the search for dialogue.