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Brazil ordered to pay $5m to workers formerly enslaved on cattle ranch

Inter-American Court of Human Rights rules Brazil failed to prevent modern slavery, over workers rescued in official raids between 1988 and 2000The government of Brazil has been ordered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to pay $5m (4.1m) to 128 former farm workers...

Turkish cargo jet crash kills at least 37 in Kyrgyzstan village

Local authorities says the Boeing 747 was attempting to land in fog when it crashed into a villageA Turkish cargo jet has crashed near Kyrgyzstans Manas airport, killing at least 37 people, most of them residents of a village struck by the Boeing 747...

What We Know About Fridays Massive East Coast Internet Outage

Friday morning is prime time for some casual news reading, tweeting, and general Internet browsing, but you may have had some trouble accessing your usual sites and services this morning and throughout the day, from Spotify and Reddit to the New York Times and...

Private Land Gift Drives Vast Expansion Of Chile’s National Parks

WASHINGTON Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and American conservationist Kristine Tompkins on Wednesday pledged to grow Chiles national park lands by roughly 11 million acres an area more than four times the size of Yellowstone National Park. The announcement comes after lengthy negotiations and is...

Contrary to reports, Yahoo is not changing its name to Altaba

Only the investment part of Yahoo that will be renamed Altaba, while the main brand will retain its nameDont worry, Mom. Yahoo is not changing its name to Altaba. Contrary to some news reports on Monday, only the part of Yahoo that is not...
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