Brazil presidential hopeful: let police kill criminals

National Social Liberal Party presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro greets people as he campaigns at Madureira market in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. Brazil will hold general elections on Oct. 7. (Silvia Izquierdo/Associated Press) By Mauricio Savarese | AP August 29 at 7:16 PM SAO PAULO — A leading candidate in Brazil’s presidential election said …

Theresa May signs security partnership with Nigeria’s president | Politics

Theresa May has signed a security pact with Nigeria’s president aimed at helping the country combat the militant group Boko Haram through better military training and anti-terrorist propaganda techniques developed in the UK. The British prime minister’s agreement with Muhammadu Buhari was announced at a summit between the pair in Abuja and billed by the …

Louis CK’s Comedy of Complicity Doesn’t Need a Second Act

Louis CK has gone back to comedy. As the entire Internet must know by now, the comedian/showrunner/auteur/inspiration-for-every-moody-half-hour-comedy-drama-by-an-indie-comedian put on a surprise set at the Comedy Cellar last Sunday, marking his first set since the New York Times published five women’s allegations that he had either made them watch him masturbate, or tried to do so. …

In Jamaica, a 5-year-old girl’s dreadlocks are at the center of a Supreme Court battle

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sherine Virgo was excited when her 5-year-old daughter was accepted to a prestigious public school in a suburb of the Jamaican capital. But when the mother attended an orientation over the summer, the principal informed her that she would have to cut off her daughter’s dreadlocks. “I said, ‘I will not be …

Andrew Gillum: the progressive vying to be Florida’s first black governor | US news

Not even an early-morning insult from Donald Trump could wipe the smile from Andrew Gillum’s face as he embraced his first full day as the newly elected and rather unexpected Democratic party candidate for Florida governor. Just hours after sending a lightning bolt to the heart of the Sunshine State’s political establishment with his historic …

Ayanna Pressley Interview — Ayanna Pressley Already Broke a Double Glass Ceiling. Now, She’s Running for Congress.

Historically, women have needed to be convinced to enter politics. But within weeks of the 2016 presidential election, thousands of women announced they planned to run. And we want them to win. So we’re giving them a monthly example of a woman who has run. The point: You can, too. Throughout this midterm cycle, Ayanna …

Turkey’s Erdogan, Iranian FM meet to discuss Syria

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan right, shakes hands with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, left, prior to their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool) (Associated Press) ANKARA, Turkey — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to discuss developments in …

US Open 2018: day three – Wawrinka, Stephens, Murray and more – live! | Sport

Arthur Ashe Stadium 12pm ET (5pm BST): (3) Sloane Stephens (USA) v Anhelina Kalinina (Ukr), Andy Murray (Gbr) v (31) Fernando Verdasco (Spa), (17) Serena Williams (USA) v Carina Witthoeft (Ger), (1) Rafael Nadal (Spa) v Vasek Pospisil (Can) Louis Armstrong Stadium 11am ET (4pm BST): Tatjana Maria (Ger) v (7) Elina Svitolina (Ukr), Camila …

Kensington Palace Unveils Meghan Markle’s Wedding Dress, Tiara, and Veil in Royal Collection Trust Exhibit

Meghan Markle’s royal wedding day ensemble—consisting of her Givenchy gown and veil plus borrowed royal tiara—have just been put on display at the Royal Collection Trust. Kensington Palace shared photos of the items on exhibit, giving the first very close view of each exquisite piece’s details. Getty ImagesJane Barlow – PA Images Advertisement – Continue …

Germany returns 27 sets of colonial-era remains to Namibians

The skulls of two people killed in the the Herero and Nama uprising between 1904 and 1908 are flanked by candles during a ceremony in Berlin Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 before the repatriation of the remains to Namibia. (Gregor Fischer/dpa via AP) (Associated Press) By Kirsten Grieshaber | AP August 29 at 9:49 AM BERLIN — A …