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January 12, 2019 11:36 PM More than $20 Million Crowdsourced For Border Wall Will Be Refunded

GoFundMe says it is refunding more than $20 million in donations raised by veteran Brian Kolfage to build a wall along the border between the U.S. and Mexico. The website offered the refunds after Kolfage said the donations would go towards a non-profit he created to build the wall, rather than to the U.S. government, as he originally promised. Kolfage 188

December 30, 2018 3:29 PM Brazil moving its embassy to Jerusalem matter of 'when, not if': Israel's prime minister

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of “when, not if” he moves his country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The far-right Bolsonaro, who takes office on Tuesday and is hosting Netanyahu and the leaders of other counties for his inauguration 134

December 29, 2018 3:09 PM Brazil's president-elect plans decree allowing wider gun ownership

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday he plans to issue a decree allowing all Brazilians without criminal records to own firearms, welcome news to many core supporters who want him to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws. Throughout his campaign, Bolsonaro had pledged to dismantle Brazil’s current gun legislation 104

December 18, 2018 9:52 PM Brazil's Bolsonaro says he will target Venezuela, Cuba

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that he would take all action “within the rule of law and democracy” to oppose the governments of Venezuela and Cuba. Bolsonaro, who takes power Jan. 1, is a fervent anti-communist who has praised his country’s 1964-1985 military regime. He frequently targets Venezuela 99

December 16, 2018 6:23 PM New Ukrainian Orthodox leader gives 1st liturgy, urges unity

Ukrainian new head of Ukrainian Orthodox church Metropolitan Epiphanius speaks during a closed-door synod of three Ukrainian Orthodox churches to approve the charter for a unified church and to elect leadership in the St. Sophia Cathedral in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. Ukrainian Orthodox leaders on Saturday approved the creation of a unified 109

December 14, 2018 12:52 AM Brazil judge orders arrest of Italian militant fugitive Battisti: report

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has ordered the arrest of Cesare Battisti, an Italian former left-wing guerrilla convicted of murder in his country, opening the way for his extradition, Globo TV reported on Thursday. Justice Luiz Fux revoked an injunction he granted last year preventing Battisti’s extradition, and ruled it was up to Brazil’s 104

December 13, 2018 8:42 PM Trump says five people on short list for chief of staff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he has five people on his short list to become the White House chief of staff when John Kelly leaves the post at the beginning of the new year. Trump is in search of his third chief of staff after Kelly and Reince Priebus. “We’re interviewing people now for chief of staff,” the president 146

December 5, 2018 5:50 PM Petrobras unveils plan to boost asset sales, deepwater investment

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4.SA) plans to raise some $26.9 billion via asset sales and partnerships by 2023 while boosting investments on the front edge of an anticipated production boom in Brazil. Petrobras intends to make $84.1 billion in investments from 2019 to 2023, above the $74.5 billion 131

November 28, 2018 11:50 PM Brazil's Bolsonaro nixes plans to host U.N. climate event

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that he pushed the Brazilian government to withdraw its offer to host the United Nations climate conference next year, maintaining that Brazil’s sovereignty over the Amazon was at stake. Bolsonaro, in Brasilia planning his government’s transition for when he takes power on Jan. 1, told reporters 102

November 19, 2018 7:16 PM Petrobras should focus on oil exploration and production: incoming CEO

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The incoming chief executive of Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4.SA) said in a newspaper interview on Monday that BR Distribuidora (BRDT3.SA), its fuel distribution unit, is not a natural fit for the company and does not generate returns. Roberto Castello Branco told newspaper O Estado de S Paulo 100