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Trump says 'immune' from 'Apprentice' contestant lawsuit, seeks delay

FILE PHOTO: Summer Zervos, a former contestant on The Apprentice, leaves New York State Supreme Court with attorney Gloria Allred, after a hearing on the defamation case against U.S. President Donald Trump in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo

REUTERS - 2018-05-23 11:39:50

Teacher defeats rising Republican star in Kentucky's state house...

Travis Brenda, 43, pulled a 51-49 percent upset in the race for the state’s 71st district seat over House Majority Floor Leader Jonathan Shell, who had the backing from U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, according to local media.

REUTERS - 2018-05-23 11:02:50

Japan Olympic swimmer, world champion fails drug test

Junya Koga, a Rio Olympic relay swimmer and 2009 World champion in the 100m backstroke, failed two March drug tests for banned “muscle-building” substances and has been kicked off the Japan national team, according to Japanese media.

NBC SPORTS - 2018-05-23 10:43:22

Ex-Trump campaign chief seeks to suppress evidence seized by FBI

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is set to ask a federal judge on Wednesday to suppress evidence seized by FBI agents working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying they violated the U.S. Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches and seizur

REUTERS - 2018-05-23 10:02:48

World Cup stunning moments: Germany humiliate Brazil 7-1 | Simon Burnton

When it comes to theWorld Cup, hosting is supposed to help. Just ask Uruguay (1930), Italy (1934), England (1966), West Germany (1974), Argentina (1978) and France (1988), or Sweden (1958), Chile (1962) and South Korea (2002), who unexpectedly finished second, third and fourth, respectively. Rival t

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-05-23 10:00:20

Cruzeiro beat Racing in Copa libertadores tie

Belo Horizonte (Brazil), May 23 (IANS) Brazil's Cruzeiro beat Argentina's Racing Club 2-1 and took top position in Group E of the 2018 Copa libertadores football tournament.Both Cruzeiro and Racing finished the group stage with 11 points but the Brazilian team took the top spot thanks to a better go

THEQUINT.COM - 2018-05-23 09:34:10

Brazil: People With Disabilities Confined in Terrible Conditions

– Thousands of children and adults withdisabilitiesinBrazilare needlessly confined to institutions, where they may face neglect and abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Brazil should make it a priority to provide support for people with disabilities to live independently and in

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - 2018-05-23 08:55:03

Brazilian President Michel Temer scraps plans to seek re-election - France 24

While overseeing a handful of reforms, including a rewriting of labor laws, Temer's government has suffered numerous scandals.

FRANCE 24 - 2018-05-23 08:27:48

Norway's wealth fund voted in favour of Shell CEO pay, against...

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, voted against a motion presented at the annual general meeting of Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) calling on the energy giant to set climate targets.FILE PHOTO: Ben van Beurden, chief executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell,

REUTERS UK - 2018-05-23 06:56:48

Neymar back in training ahead of World Cup

"I think that going to Real Madrid, or to some club in England, I think he will have more chances [of winning the Ballon d'Or],"Rivaldo told Sky Sports.

ESPN - 2018-05-23 06:38:00

Nigeria: 27 Nigeria, West African Migrants Rescued Off Brazil Coast

Related TopicsLegal AffairsWest Africa: #WestAfricaLeaks: Dantata's MRS, Chevron Billion Dollar Deal Raises Tax Avoidance ConcernSouth Africa: Opposition Party Launches War of Words Against Cape Town MayorMigrationKenya: South Africa Now Relaxes Tough Visa Rules for KenyansRwanda: Kagitumba Border S

ALLAFRICA.COM - 2018-05-23 06:08:23

My German Brother by Chico Buarque review: a fascinating search for family secrets

Chico Buarque, or simply “Chico”, is a bona fide icon inBrazil. In the Seventies, he smuggled slyly political lyrics into his samba-inflected pop, which got him into trouble with the military dictatorship’s censors and made him a hero of the democratic movement. He has since become internationally a

TELEGRAPH - 2018-05-23 06:00:00

No food, no water: African migrants recount terrifying Atlantic crossing

In the days after the food and water had run out, as the catamaran drifted helplessly in the Atlantic with a snapped mask and broken motor, there was nothing left to do but pray, said Muctarr Mansaray, 27.

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-05-23 05:00:16

Black candidate makes history as women advance in U.S. midterms

(Reuters) - Democratic voters rallied on Tuesday for the chance to make history in November by selecting a ticket filled with female candidates, including a bid to elect the first African-American female governor in the United States. FILE PHOTO: Stacey Abrams, running for the Democratic primary fo

REUTERS - 2018-05-23 03:39:14

Congress eases post-crisis bank rules in victory for Trump

But industry lobbyists say Trump’s administration played a key role in getting the bipartisan legislation, which had been under discussion for years, across the finish line.

REUTERS - 2018-05-23 02:46:51

African-American Abrams leads charge as women advance in U.S. midterms

FILE PHOTO: Stacey Abrams, running for the Democratic primary for Georgia's 2018 governor's race, speaks at a Young Democrats of Cobb County meeting as she campaigns in Cobb County, Georgia, U.S. on November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry/File Photo

REUTERS - 2018-05-23 02:16:10

Trump says he will propose new tax cuts prior to November

Trump said he would meet with Republican Representative Kevin Brady, chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, about the proposal. He did not give any details.

REUTERS - 2018-05-23 02:02:37

The angiotensin-I-converting enzyme insertion/deletion in polymorphic element codes for an AluYa5 RNA that downregulates gene expression

Angiotensin-I-converting enzyme (ACE) is involved in the synthesis and degradation of important bioactive peptides. TheACEgene has a 287-bp insertion/deletion polymorphism that controls ACE expression through a mechanism that remains elusive. In this study, we found that the 287-bp polymorphic eleme

NATURE.COM - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Neymar returns to training with Brazil

Paris Saint-Germain forwardNeymartrained freely asBrazilbegan their preparations for next month'sFIFAWorld CupinRussia.Neymarhas not played since suffering a cracked fifth metatarsal in his right foot in late February, reportsXinhua news agency.He underwentsurgeryin the Brazilian city ofBelo Horizon

BUSINESS STANDARD - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

How to Collect Seashells

“It helps to have a search image in your mind,” says José H. Leal, the science director and curator at the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum in Florida. Research ahead of time what kind of mollusks you might encounter so that your eyes are primed to pick out specific shapes and colors. Leal has

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-05-23 00:00:00