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02
May
Operation in the Complexo da Mare leaves at least 5 dead

About 350 police officers conducting an operation in the favelas of Complexo da Maré, north of Rio According to Radio CBN in total, 15 district and 39 specialist police stations are involved in the action. The aim of the operation is to arrest a gang responsible for robberies committed in the region cars. So far, according to police, at least five people were killed in clash and 10 others already detained. According to information from the CBN... [read news]

28
Apr
Facebook and privacy, the U.S. Senate calls for transparency

The umpteenth round of changes to the privacy of Facebook users has raised some concerns with the upper echelons of the U.S. Senate. Concerns that came to fruition in a letter signed by Senators Charles E. Schumer, Michael Bennett, Mark Begich, Al Franken, addressed to the founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg. Representatives of the greatest American Assembly have indicated three main points on which they should act soon to safeguard... [read news]

26
Apr
Hertz Dollar Thrifty will repurchase $ 1.2 billion

The U.S. network of car rental Hertz Global Holdings will buy its smaller competitor of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group for approximately $ 1.2 billion (902 million euros). This agreement will mark an important consolidation of the American sector of the rental car, which is on the road to recovery thanks to a rebound in travel and second-hand market. The offer in cash and stock is $ 41 per share, a premium of 5.5% over the closing price of... [read news]

24
Apr
Intoxicated dies at 12 years while trying to warm

He completed 13 years July 10 Johaily Margarita Castillo Rivera, but died of a probable carbon monoxide poisoning, the result of a bracierino improvised in an aluminum, a flat Busalla inland from Genoa, from where few days had been suspended the supply of gas arrears. The mother, a woman of 34 years originally as the Dominican Republic Margarita, auxiliary in a nursing home for the elderly, and the daughter of six months, born of the new union... [read news]

21
Apr
Brussels Airport expects 40,000 passengers today

Traffic in the Belgian airspace remains a subject to certain restrictions. State Secretary for Mobility Etienne Schouppe  is expected until tomorrow in completely normal traffic if possible. "Under the condition that everything remains as it is today. Everything depends of course on the volcanic activity." Contrary to London earlier meteorologists predicted, there is, the meteorological institute in Reykjavik no new ash plume on its way to... [read news]


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