Brazil court forms majority on barring Bolsonaro from politics

Back to homepage / Americas Brazil’s Superior Electoral Tribunal on Friday barred far-right former president Jair Bolsonaro from politics for eight years over his unfounded claims of security flaws in the country’s voting system before his election loss last year.  Issued on: 30/06/2023 – 18:18Modified: 30/06/2023 – 19:39 Brazil’s former president Jair Bolsonaro speaks to

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Africa: Kenyan Innovators Win Over U.S.$92,000 at Mozilla’s Africa Innovation Challenge

Nairobi — Mozilla Corporation in collaboration with Nairobi City County Government (NCCG) hosted the inaugural Mozilla Africa Mradi Innovation Challenge at the Arboretum Park in Nairobi. The intensive pitching and selection process identified three tech start-ups: Getpayd, Deaf Elimu and Hali Halisi, and three student innovators: Classify Me, Audred and Mama Pesa. The innovators have

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Rwanda contests ruling on UK’s asylum plan that describes it an unsafe country for refugees

The Rwandan government says it remains committed to the agreement with London to deport illegal migrants from Britain to Rwanda, despite the British courts ruling declaring the deal “illegal”. A statement signed by the east African govt spokesperson Yolande Makolo, said the decision ultimately rests with the British courts.  “While this decision ultimately rests with

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Breakthrough Gravitational Wave Findings Suggest Supermassive Black Holes Are Constantly Warping Spacetime

Astronomers and astrophysicists at five different pulsar timing array collaborations today announced data that strongly suggests the presence of a gravitational wave background: a constant murmur of low-frequency ripples in spacetime that emanates from some of the universe’s most exotic objects.Grace Byers on Horror and Comedy in The BlackeningThe discovery is an affirmation of previous

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YouTuber Colleen Ballinger Denies Grooming Allegations, Ripped For ‘Apology’ Video

Colleen Ballinger Denies Grooming Allegations … Ripped For ‘Apology’ Video 6/28/2023 4:52 PM PT YouTube star Colleen Ballinger, best known for her Internet character Miranda Sings, is denying grooming allegations against her with a song … and for some folks, it’s falling flat. Colleen picked up a ukulele and recorded a 10-minute video where she

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DAWN’s ‘Dear My Light’ Shines Beauty on K-Pop Stars Sharing Relationships: ‘I Want to Be a Cure’

Unlike their western counterparts, K-pop artists intentionally steer clear of any news or discussions regarding relationships. Dating within the realm of Korean idols remains a controversial subject and in 2018, DAWN found himself embroiled in a dating “controversy” with a senior artist from his record label—an incident that could have spelled the end of his

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LIT Killah, Tiago PZK, Maria Becerra, Duki and More Lead Billboard Argentina Hot 100 For a Third Week

“Los Del Espacio” holds steady at No. 1 for a third week “Los del Espacio” – LIT killah, Duki, Emilia, Tiago PZK, FMK, Rusherking, Maria Becerra, Big One Courtesy Photo Español The all-star team comprising LIT Killah, Tiago PZK, Maria Becerra, Duki, Emilia, Rusherking, Big One and FMK rule the Billboard Argentina Hot 100 chart

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‘Misused with Wild Abandon’: How FTX Reportedly Exploited Some $8.7 Billion in User Funds

Ever since ill-fated crypto exchange FTX went bankrupt last year, evidence has been building of rampant criminal activity on the part of the firm’s top executives. A new report on the company’s finances does nothing to dispel that notion, revealing instead new allegations about how the exchange misspent billions in customer funds, splurging on everything

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Simone Biles’ incredible dominance, by the numbers

Simone Biles’ gymnastics career: Olympic medals, titles, moreplaySimone Biles set to return to competitive gymnastics (0:41)Christine Williamson and Domonique Foxworth react to Simone Biles announcing her return to gymnastics. (0:41)ESPN.comJun 28, 2023, 07:29 PM ETSimone Biles is returning to competition.The 26-year-old gymnast, who last competed in 2021 at the Tokyo Olympics, will be part of

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Mali: Mali’s Destination Unknown

Recent developments in Mali point to an uncertain future. Last week, authorities in Mali announced that a constitutional referendum consolidating more power in the presidency and the military had been overwhelmingly approved by voters. Some regional leaders have framed this development as evidence of the Malian junta’s good faith intention to return the country to

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Here’s a Breakdown of the Ongoing Disney Vs. DeSantis Battle—and the Latest Updates

As the battle between Disney and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis continues to notch regular updates, anyone who hasn’t been following from the beginning might be a bit confused. Why is this Republican presidential hopeful openly fighting with his state’s biggest taxpayer? Let’s take a look.We Rode the New Disney Coaster Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic

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Upgrade Your Shades: Here’s How to Save Up to 50% Off Trendy Sunglasses for Summer

Celebrate National Sunglasses Day with these must-shop deals on stylish sunnies from Ray-Ban, Quay Australia, Prada and more. Beyonce and Jay Z attend the women’s final of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships between Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon on July 9, 2016 in London. Karwai Tang/WireImage All products and services featured are independently chosen

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South Africa: Cholera

South Africa has experienced outbreaks of cholera since January. The worst was in May in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, where nearly 30 people died. Cholera is a bacterial disease which spreads via the faecal-oral route mostly through ingestion of contaminated food and water. It causes severe diarrhoea and dehydration, and in extreme cases death. The

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Eden Muñoz, Lenny Tavárez & More Win Big at 2023 SESAC Latina Music Awards: See Main Winners List

Yahritza Martinez, of sibling trio Yahritza Y Su Esencia, was honored with the first-ever Breakthrough songwriter of the year. Edén Muñoz Jerónimo Moreno Edén Muñoz and Lenny Tavárez were among the top winners at the annual SESAC Latina Music Awards, which took place Tuesday (June 27) at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. Both were honored as

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At least 3 dead in building collapse in Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria, officials say

At least 3 people were killed when a 14-story apartment building collapsed in Egypt’s northern coastal city of Alexandria, authorities said Tuesday. The high-rise in the Mediterranean city’s neighbourhood of Muntazah collapsed early on Monday and initial reports said eight people were missing beneath the rubble. On Tuesday, the city authorities confirmed that three bodies

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Africa: UK Government Quashes New Law That Would Shut Off Money Pipeline to Deforesting Businesses #AfricaClimateCrisis

27th June 2023, London – The UK government has rejected a key amendment to the Financial Services and Markets Bill that would force financial institutions to carry out mandatory checks on whether their investments are financing global deforestation and human rights, in a move Global Witness described as “utter hypocrisy”. Despite backing from the Labour

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South Africa: German foreign minister in Pretoria for talks

Germany’s foreign minister Annalena Baerbock was in Pretoria on Tuesday to meet with her South African counterpart Naledi Pandor for the German-South African Binational Commission. Key issues expected to be discussed at the talks centred around energy security, climate change and geopolitical issues affecting Africa and Europe, including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.  South Africa has

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‘Life of Pi’ Composer Mychael Danna Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at SoundTrack_Cologne in Germany

The Canadian-born composer is the older brother of composer Jeff Danna. Mychael Danna attends the 2023 BMI Film, TV and Visual Media Awards at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel on May 10, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California. Jesse Grant/Getty Images for BMI Composer Mychael Danna received a lifetime achievement award at the SoundTrack_Cologne, which

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Dave and Central Cee Racing to Fourth Week at U.K. No. 1 With ‘Sprinter’

“Sprinter” is on track to equal the four-week run of Dave’s “Starlight.” Central Cee and Dave Andrew Timms Barring any unforeseen hurdles, Dave and Central Cee’s “Sprinter” (Live Yours/Neighbourhood) is bolting to a fourth week atop the U.K. chart. The record-breaking British hip-hop collaboration soaked up another 9 million streams last week, for a third

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Ukraine live briefing: Putin claims Russia would have crushed rebellion but Wagner fighters will be allowed to go to Belarus

Updated June 26, 2023 at 7:02 p.m. EDT|Published June 26, 2023 at 2:38 a.m. EDTA man takes down a billboard poster that reads, “Join us at Wagner,” on the outskirts of St. Petersburg on Saturday. (AP)Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the short-lived Wagner mutiny in a five-minute speech Monday, saying that he took steps to

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Sherrese Clarke Soares Talks About Her Favorite Era of Hip-Hop, Biggie & Tupac And More | BET Awards 2023

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G-Herbo Talks About the Influence of Chicago Drill, Chief Keef, Ja Rule & More | BET Awards 2023

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Namibia: When Green Hydrogen Smells Fishy

Hydrogen is odourless, colourless, tasteless and non-toxic. However, the Namibian government seems to alter the gas’ natural qualities, judging by the non-transparent way it’s tackling the much-hyped green hydrogen project. The project, which has been steamrolled by the Presidency, is beginning to smell fishy with each passing day because of the team’s stubborn refusal to

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The beauty of the London Series

Tim Kurkjian, ESPN Senior WriterJun 25, 2023, 10:00 AM ETCloseSenior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Has covered baseball since 1981LONDON — Some sports are only as international as the International House of Pancakes. Not baseball. It is everywhere, from Cuba to Aruba, from Canada to Panama, from Ty France to Jonathan India.And this weekend

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‘Just another day in the office,’ Canadian swimmer jokes after team wins Special Olympics gold

World·VideoCanadian swimmer sees mentoring role after winning Special Olympics goldNow that his team has won gold for Canada in the pool at the Special Olympics World Games, Tyler Servant of Swift Current, Sask., says he would like to someday help younger athletes as a coach.’Just another day in the office,’ jokes Saskatchewan’s Tyler Servant after

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Taylor Swift’s ‘Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)’ Countdown Is On: ’13 Days,’ She Says in New Teaser

An audio clip of “Mine,” the re-recorded album’s opening track, plays in Swift’s new video. Taylor Swift performs during opening night of the Chicago Eras Tour at Soldier Field on June 2, 2023, in Chicago. Shanna Madison/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Taylor Swift, all glammed up in her bejeweled Lover bodysuit from The

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Varnell Harris Johnson, Veteran Music Executive & Living Legends Foundation President, Dies at 76

Johnson passed away of congestive heart failure on June 21. Varnell Harris Johnson Courtesy of The Living Legends Foundation Varnell Harris Johnson, who held senior executive roles at Capitol-EMI, Blue Note, Jive, Island, Elektra Records and more throughout his career in music and who was president of the Living Legends Foundation, has died. He was

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Rina Sawayama Seemingly Calls Out Matty Healy, Dedicates ‘STFU!’ to Him at 2023 Glastonbury Festival

“I’ve had enough!”: In an onstage outcry at Glastonbury, Sawayama referenced the racist comments made during Healy’s appearance on The Adam Friedland Show. Rina Sawayama performs during the 2023 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on June 16, 2023 in Manchester, Tennessee. Erika Goldring/Getty Images Rina Sawayama seems to be publicly speaking out against Matty Healy

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Tunisia: Prosecutors block planned release of opposition figure

Ahmed Nejib Chebbi (R), leader of Tunisia’s opposition National Salvation Front party arrives at the offices of Tunisia’s counter-terrorism prosecutor, Tunis, June 16, 2023.   –   Copyright © africanews FETHI BELAID/AFP or licensors Last updated: 9 hours ago Tunisia Tunisia’s state prosecutor on Friday appealed against a judge’s decision to release opposition figure Chaima Issa four

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Namibia: Nature Foundation’s Experience in Managing Small-Scale Fisheries Showcased At Continental Level

The Namibia Nature Foundation was represented by two team members of the Freshwater and Inland Fisheries programmatic area at the ECOFISH knowledge fair in mid-June in Kenya. The ECOFISH programme supports development and improving the livelihoods of people by promoting sustainable fisheries. The Nature Foundation received support through the EU-funded ECOFISH small grants for “Strengthening

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‘Rust’ Armorer Allegedly Transferred Narcotics, Charged Tampering with Evidence

‘Rust’ Armorer Charged with Tampering … Allegedly Transferred Narcotics 6/22/2023 2:25 PM PT 2:38 PM PT — Hannah Gutierrez-Reed’s attorney, Jason Bowles, tells us, “Something is rotten in Denmark. It is shocking that after 20 months of investigation, the special prosecutor now throws in a completely new charge against Ms. Gutierrez Reed, with no prior

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Final Determination Set for Songwriter, Publisher Streaming Royalties for 2018-2022

Once the Copyright Royalty Board’s Phonorecords III decision is published by Federal Register, streaming services will have six months to rectify now-incorrect payments for the last five years. GI/iStockphoto The Copyright Royalty Board issued its final determination on Thursday (June 22) for songwriters’ and publishers’ U.S. streaming royalty rates during the Phonorecords III period of

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