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Brazil police arrest alleged serial killer they say murdered 39 people | Fox News

Brazilian police announced Thursday that they had captured a man who confessed to 39 murders.<p>The man's lawyer said his client was coerced into confessing crimes he didn't commit.<p>Investigator Norton Ferreira in the city of Goiania said police had linked a gun found in the home of suspect Tiago Rocha …

Nigeria and Boko Haram 'agree ceasefire and girls' release'

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Six Shakhtar Donetsk players refuse to return to Ukraine for new season

Shakhtar Donetsk's owner says six players have refused to return to Ukraine for the new season as conflict rages around the club's home city.<p>Five Brazilian and one Argentine player remained in France following a friendly against Olympique Lyon on Saturday.<p>"If they don't come then in the first …

Scientists Probe Depths of Mysterious Hole in Siberia

Earth Science

How we made City of God

<b>Alice Braga</b><b>, actor</b><p>I was just 18 when I got the phone call from director Fernando Meirelles. I was still in high school and had only appeared in a few commercials. He told me he was looking for someone who wasn't famous, since he didn't want the slum kids who would be acting in his film, a crime …

China ships in Vietnam to evacuate nationals

Two Chinese passenger ships have arrived at a Vietnamese port to evacuate Chinese workers following deadly rioting last week, a decision that intensifies the dispute between the two countries.<p>The boats with a capacity to carry 1,000 passengers each arrived at Vung Ang port on Monday morning, but …

Murder and Corruption in Trinidad | VICE News

Around midnight on May 3, Dana Seetahal, a prominent attorney and former senator in Trinidad and Tobago, had just left a casino in the capital of Port of Spain when her vehicle was stopped by another car blocking the road. A van pulled up alongside and let loose a burst of gunfire, killing her in a …

Search of sunken Bangladesh ferry called off after only 40 bodies found

Rescuers called off the search for missing passengers of a sunken ferry in central Bangladesh on Saturday after retrieving 40 bodies, causing anger among relatives of those still unaccounted for.<p>Bangladesh's water transport authority chief, Shamsuddoha Khandaker, said divers would leave the Meghna …

Prisoners take scores hostage in Brazil

Inmates have taken 122 hostages in a prison in Brazil's northeastern state of Sergipe, AFP news agency reports quoting a prison spokeswoman.<p>Sandra Melo, said on Sunday that negotiations had started for the release of the hostages, who were mainly visitors to the Advogado Jacinto Filho prison, near …

A Quick Guide to India's Next Prime Minister

On the news that Narendra Modi will be India’s next Prime Minister, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE Sensex) experienced its biggest gains in five …

Brazilian Teens Improve Their English By Chatting With Elderly Americans

In foreign countries, young students often turn to American TV to improve their English skills. The CNA language school in Liberdade, Brazil, found an unexpectedly engaging–and more giving way–to help them learn. Through a program called “Speaking Exchange,” CNA and agency FCB Brazil connected …

Language Learning

Third case of MERS respiratory virus confirmed in the US

There are now three confirmed cases of the MERS virus in the US. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced today that an unidentified Illinois man tested positive for the deadly respiratory virus yesterday, two weeks after the first confirmed case of MERS in the US.<p>According to the CDC, …

Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau: the Man Who Would Be Africa's Bin Laden

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau wants to be Africa's Osama Bin Laden, and has ratcheted up his anti-American rhetoric in an effort to spread his influence globally, according to a more-nuanced profile of him developed since he orchestrated the kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls more …

Africa

In Swiss utopia, the devil dwelled

Canton Uri, the birthplace of modern Switzerland, has the fog seas, glacial lakes and snow-capped mountains of Alpine fantasies – but hardly anyone knows about it.<p>Uri is one of Switzerland’s most scenic cantons – yet it remains one of the country’s least visited. A jagged wall of 2,000m-tall Urner …

Hiking

The world’s largest ocean treasure

New Caledonia has added a marine park triple the size of Germany to its already long list of natural wonders.<p>Double the size of Texas and triple the size of Germany, New Caledonia’s recently established Le Parc Naturel de la Mer De Corail (The Natural Park of the Coral Sea), has been named the …

New Caledonia

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Canada's wild side: the Great Bear Rainforest

For wildlife spotters, it's the score of a lifetime: a creamy white kermode bear roaming its home in the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia. Not a polar bear, but an offshoot of the black bear, there are only about 400 kermodes (which can stand up to six feet tall) in the wild; and only one …

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Religious Pilgrimages: 14 Of The World's Most Spiritual Destinations

Every year millions of pilgrims travel to places with unique spiritual significance in hopes of experiencing elevation, transformation and attaining a new degree of wisdom.<p>Pilgrimage destinations can be places where a religious teacher was born, a miracle or mystery took place, or where the natural …

'War on Boko Haram': African, Western nations unify in hunt for Nigerian girls

Nigeria and four neighboring countries will share intelligence and border surveillance in the hunt for more than 200 Nigerian girls still held by Boko Haram, and Western nations will provide technical expertise and training to the new regional African effort against the extreme Islamists.<p>The plan …

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The Dramatic Storm Photography of Mitch Dobrowner

In 2005, Mitch Dobrowner picked up a camera again after a long layoff. In that time, Mother Nature has not been shy when dishing out intense weather …

Penn State Is Racing To Put A College-Kid-Designed Spacecraft On The Moon

As the only university competing for the Google Lunar X PRIZE, the school’s “Lunar Lion Team” is up going up against big challengers. But the researchers and students are trying to scrap their way to the moon.<p>In the $30 million Google Lunar X PRIZE, a challenge for the first privately funded team …

Space Exploration

3D printed 'nano-liver' could help poisoning and infection victims

When 3D printing and nanotechnology get together for a party the results are actually <i>good</i> for your liver, according to researchers at the UC San Diego. They've managed to create a device that uses nanoparticles to trap toxins that can damage cells in the body, helping victims of animal stings, …

Samsung's Answer to Google Glass Coming in September, Report Says

Samsung will launch a connected headset similar to Google Glass in September, a new report says. The device will reportedly run on the Tizen …

Google Glass now on sale to all in US, but still in beta

Just a month after letting anyone in the US buy Google Glass as part of a one day sale, Google's making it available to everyone once again. This time it doesn't appear to be a limited time offer, either. Google says it's built up its stock again, and wants to get the device in the hands of anyone …

Oscar Pistorius Trial Delayed for a Month After Judge Orders Mental Health Tests

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The murder trial of former Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius will be on hold for a month as Pistorius …