South America Travel

Visiting the Spectacular Scenery of Chile's Lake District

Chile's Lake District is famous for its spectacular scenery of deep blue mountain lakes, snow-capped volcanoes, and pristine beauty of the larch …

South America

Visitors Guide to London’s Notting Hill Carnival

Get ready to wiggle, jiggle and sizzle as you watch Notting Hill Carnival (25-27 Aug, 2018), an annual free festival that takes over west London each …

Travel

Trials for the 2019 Pan American Games Qualification Regatta Take Place Monday

Forty-one crews will be participating in the 2019 Pan American Games Trials on Monday at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J.<p>The trials will select the …

Team USA

Brazil's 'Dr. Bumbum' faces murder charge after butt-lift patient dies

Brazilian prosecutors have filed a murder charge against celebrity plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado over the death of a patient who was …

Brazil

The Man Who Invented Supermodels Also Took Advantage of Them

After completing his studies at Le Rosey, the prestigious boarding school in Switzerland, John Casablancas—the eventual founder of Elite Models and legendary Lothario behind the careers of Linda, Cindy and Naomi—returned to Geneva in the late '50s to discover that his dreams of going to college had …

Rio De Janeiro

Gymnast Simone Biles dominates at U.S. Championships

BOSTON — Simone Biles didn’t come back after a two-year break from gymnastics to just win. That’s not really what it’s about for the Olympic champion. She’s won enough — more than enough really — during her career. And she’s got the medals to prove it.<p>The second act of her remarkable career is …

Simone Biles

Lowe Leads USA Women in Five-Set Rally Against Brazil

The U.S. Women's National Team is 3-for-3 against Brazil this week, following up wins on Sunday and Tuesday with a five-set rally on Thursday. …

Volleyball

Brazil military intervention in Rio de Janeiro a 'publicity stunt'

Six months after Brazil's military was deployed in Rio de Janeiro under the guise of improving public safety, crime continues to be a problem. …

Brazil

Continental shifts

August 18, 2018 00:02 IST<p>Updated: August 17, 2018 22:45 IST<p>more-in<p>India is well-placed to prove a thing or two at the Asian Games in Indonesia<p>The …

India News

Linda Gesenhues and Markus Höhnerbach Announced as Recipients of 2018 ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships

<b>LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., August 15, 2018</b> – Linda Gesenhues of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Markus Höhnerbach of RWTH Aachen University …

George Michael

FSEP amasses over $1 bln debt funding

<b>FS Energy and Power Fund</b> has raised over $1 billion in debt financing. Included in the financing is a $390 million credit facility and a $195 million …

Chase Bank

Sergio's legacy, 15 years after his death

17 Aug 2018 - Video message by Assistant Secretary-General Fabrizio Hochschild on 2018 World Humanitarian Day in memory of Sergio Viera de Mello on …

Brazil

Indonesian Lifter Eko Yuli Irawan Expects to Repeat Olympic Success During Asian Games

<b>Jakarta.</b> Indonesian weightlifter Eko Yuli Irawan is one of the country's best gold medal prospects at this year's Asian Games.<p>The government expects …

Asia

WMOF: Gospel of the Family, Joy for the World

By Sr Bernadette Mary Reis, fsp<p>The <b>IX World Meeting of Families</b> begins on Tuesday, August 21st with an <b>opening ceremony</b> including the celebration of …

Christianity

Belmond would find plenty of takers for its properties

However, given Belmond's sprawling portfolio, major hotel groups might find an acquisition of the entire business unwieldy.

Hospitality

Alice in Chains Will Perform Atop Seattle's Space Needle to Celebrate New Album 'Rainier Fog'

Alice in Chains have announced a performance on top of Seattle's iconic Space Needle in anticipation of their new album <i>Rainier Fog</i> which drops on …

New Albums

See the world’s most beautiful libraries all under one cover

Reading a book can transport you to another time and place, but so can just standing among the volumes in the world’s most incredible libraries.<p>Italian photographer Massimo Listri has a new book documenting some of the most fascinating libraries in the world that will transport readers into these …

Travel

Ronaldinho's son to join Cruzeiro youth team

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) The son of retired football great Ronaldinho has begun training with the youth academy of Brazilian Serie A club …

Soccer

Tite brings in young blood for Brazil soccer friendlies in USA

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Manchester United's Andreas Pereira and Barcelona's Artur are among the new names in a much-changed Brazil squad for upcoming friendlies against the United States and El Salvador, coach Tite said on Friday.<p>Pereira, the 22-year-old attacking midfielder who spent last …

Soccer

Brazil’s famous Dr. Bum Bum charged with murdering patient after butt enhancement goes wrong

Denis Furtado’s Instagram is filled with photos of women’s butts. That’s because he is known as “Dr. Bum Bum” and has built his entire career around enlarging them.<p>But things went awry for the Brazilian doctor last month when one of his patients, Lilian Calixto, became sick after he gave her …

World News

The best new bars in the world 2018: The Hot List

THE STRANGERS CLUB<p>Can the oldest city on the American Pacific become a global social hub once again? Here, vintage posters channel Panama City’s …

Drinking

US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber security

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart have signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats.<p>Mattis …

Cybersecurity

How I Saved 35,000 Ultimate Rewards Points — Reader Success Story

Today I want to share a story from TPG reader <b>Juan</b>, who got a good price on a Delta partner award. Here’s what he had to say:<p><i>My wife and I have been</i> …

Flying

When Merkel Meets Putin: Daily Brief

Plus: Torture in Russia; Mozambique assaults free media; Angola sentences sergeant for killing boy; police killings out of control in Rio de Janeiro; …

Human Rights

Perfect destinations to bid farewell to summer

Summer is prime vacation time, and people often take the chance to hit their top summer spots while the weather is warmer. Many also take the chance …

Buenos Aires

Indigenous leader's killing exposes land threat in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An indigenous leader has been found murdered in Brazil, exposing the growing threat to tribes fighting illegal logging in the Amazon, campaigners and authorities said.<p>Jorginho Guajajara was found dead in the northern state of Maranhao with his neck …

Brazil

14 Things You Didn’t Know About Justin Rose

Currently fourth in the world, check out these 14 things you didn't know about Justin Rose.<p><b>14 Things You Didn’t Know About Justin Rose</b><p>One of the most …

Golf

Simone Biles still dominant after two years out of competition

Simone Biles, the most decorated U.S. gymnast, competed in July for the first time in 712 days. Despite a fall, she won the meet with an all-around score of 58.700, the highest logged by any woman in the world since – unsurprisingly – Biles at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.<p>That’s how …

Gymnastics

Know What it's like to Sail Aboard the World's Most Luxurious Cruise Suites

A look at some of the most opulent suites aboard the most luxurious cruise liners on the market.<p>From suites decorated with original artwork by Pablo …

India News

Nissan Seeks Uses For 2nd Life EV Batteries In Brazil

Nissan Brazil enters a partnership with the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) to test solutions and future applications for used EV …

Clean Energy