November 25th @ 11:11 PM GMT
Yahoo! A Brazilian judge froze Friday some $300 million in assets owned by a former Rio de Janeiro state governor, five of his aides and French tire-maker Michelin over illegal tax breaks. Judge Neusa Larsen ordered the freeze in the wake of a Rio court decision in October ordering the parties to reimburse the government in the amount of illegal tax breaks received beginning in 2010. At the time, Sergio Cabral was governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro. (World)
November 28th @ 3:04 PM GMT
Yahoo! Its been rumored fairly regularly in recent months that Apple wants to remove the iPhones iconic home button and integrate its functionality into one seamless front display. 9to5Mac spotted a new Makotakara report that claims Apples upcoming 10.9-inch iPad wont feature any physical home button at all a design decision that will allow a larger screen to fit into the same-sized footprint as todays 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Instead, the company could put the home buttons functions (including Touch ID... (Technology)
November 26th @ 1:08 PM GMT
Yahoo! Jonny Bairstow said England had a ''scrappy'' opening day after his half-century remained the only bright spot for the visitors who faltered against a persistent Indian bowling attack in Mohali on Saturday. Bairstow hit a gritty 89 to salvage some pride for England's batting after they were reduced to 87 for four in the morning session following their decision to bat first. Indian bowlers put up a combined effort as Umesh Yadav, Jayant Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja claimed two wickets each. (Top Stories)
November 28th @ 6:31 PM GMT
Yahoo! Washington (AFP) - The White House on Monday defended its decision to thaw Cold War animosity with Cuba, a policy President-elect Donald Trump has threatened to reverse in the wake of Fidel Castro's death. (Politics)
November 28th @ 6:12 PM GMT
NPR They're opposed to a government decision to void the country's largest-denomination bank notes. The government says the move is designed to combat corruption and target the black market. (World)
November 28th @ 5:42 PM GMT
Yahoo! Boeing expects the US to appeal a World Trade Organization decision Monday that declared illegal a tax credit offered by Washington state, company representatives said. The WTO decision was a win for the European Union on behalf of Airbus, which had argued that a Washington state tax benefit offered to Boeing to build the 777x jetliner was an unfair subsidy which violates global trade rules. ''I fully expect this case will be appealed,'' said Bob Novick, an outside counsel representing ... (Politics)
November 28th @ 7:48 PM GMT
CBS News Dylann Roof told by judge his decision to act as his own lead attorney is ''unwise,'' but the alleged shooter presses ahead in court (U.S. News)
August 22nd @ 6:20 PM GMT
E! Online Speedo USA announced Monday that it is no longer backing the swimmer, a 12-time Olympic medalist. The decision came after Lochte apologized on (Entertainment)
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November 27th @ 11:32 AM GMT
Yahoo! Opposition candidates are estimated to have won around 20 seats out of 50 in Kuwaiti elections that saw most parliament members replaced, in a vote analysts said reflects anger at austerity measures to curb a budget deficit. Analyst Ibrahim al-Hadban said the election campaign had shown that some of the decisions taken by the government were not popular among citizens, including raising gasoline prices. With no political parties, it was difficult to pin down precisely how many opposition MP... (World)