Police in Brazil have seized 444 containers in an investigation into illegal logging in the country's vast Amazon, federal authorities said on Thursday, as the nation seeks to cut down on the widespread practice.
Brazil seizes containers in fight against illegal logging
US President Donald Trump's son, Eric, has dismissed accusations that his father is a racist, amid reported remarks by Trump that some immigrants from Africa and Haiti come from “sh*thole” countries.
Eric Trump says his father is not racist, 'sees one color: green'
The first year of US President Donald Trump's presidency has seen an increase in an ongoing trend of democratic decline in the US and around the world, mainly due to Trump's attacks on the press and his administration’s brash foreign policy approach.
Trump fueling decline of democracy: Freedom House
US President Donald Trump is finishing off his first year with the lowest approval rating of any president in history.
Trump ends first year with lowest average approval rating
Nigeria asked the US embassy for clarification on the insulting formulations about Africa made last week by President Donald Trump, the Foreign Ministry reported today.
Nigeria calls on US embassy due to Trump's insult
The US Navy said it will charge commanders of two destroyers involved in collisions last year which claimed the lives of 17 sailors.
US Navy commanders face negligent homicide charges over collisions
At least 32 bodies have been found in mass graves in Mexico's northwestern state of Nayarit, authorities said Tuesday.
32 bodies found in mass graves in rural Mexico
US President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, has been subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury in a probe of alleged ties between Moscow and Washington in the US 2016 presidential campaign.
US special counsel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe
Pope Francis has finally said he deeply regrets Chilean priests’ involvement in a series of sex crimes against children.
Pope says in 'pain and shame' over church sex scandal in Chile
A couple was arrested after police discovered that their 13 children had been held captive in their California home in filthy conditions, some shackled to beds with chains and padlocks, officials said Monday.
Police: 13 siblings held captive in filthy California home

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