MANAUS / BRASILIA —  Brazilian prosecutors on Thursday demanded that a multimillion-dollar private prison contract in Amazonas state be axed because of signs of corruption as the government blamed mismanagement for ...

(Lifezette) A Massachusetts sheriff on Wednesday unveiled an outside-the-box proposal to help make President-Elect Donald Trump’s proposed border wall a reality — inmate labor. Thomas M. Hodgson, who was sworn in to ...

Move over, Apple Ford and Toyota have formed an alliance with other automakers and suppliers to develop an industry standard for integrating smartphone apps with in-vehicle technology. The members of the ...

The UK Ministry of Defence has officially awarded a £30m contract to produce a prototype laser weapon.The aim is to see whether "directed energy" technology could benefit the armed forces, and is to culminate in a ...

For 49ers fans struggling to find a silver lining in their franchise, help is on the way. Like many in Niner Nation, comedian and Bay Area native Rob Schneider is fed up with the York family, and he recently unveiled ...

Rosneftegaz announced it had wrapped up formal procedures to sell a 19.5-percent stake in Rosneft to Swiss trader Glencore and Qatar's sovereign wealth fund. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Rosneftegaz, the majority stakeholder ...

KARACHI: The Chinese-led consortium, which successfully bid to buy a 40 percent strategic stake in Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), is set to invest big time in the days to come, a Chinese newspaper reported on Tuesday.  ...

Intel wants to be a part of the car of the future and it isn’t afraid to drop a big chunk of change to do so. The company said Tuesday it is buying 15 percent of Here Maps, the former Nokia mapping unit owned by a ...

Jean-Claude Juncker, who served as Luxembourg’s prime minister from 1995 to 2013, persistently blocked EU tax reforms, the Guardian reports, citing leaked diplomatic cables. Juncker, who is currently President of the ...

ISLAMABAD: A formal ceremony to mark the divestment deal between Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) and the Chinese consortium will be held on January 20 in Karachi. Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs ...

The Kingsbridge Armory enters its third decade fallow, as a plan to convert the massive hall into a spectacular ice-skating facility looks more and more like a mirage. The consortium behind the Kingsbridge National Ice ...

BOLTON Wanderers news dominated February. And a former player celebrated victory with his old club after striking a deal to save the Whites. The paperwork for the deal between the club and Dean Holdsworth’s Sports ...

US military health officials have warned energy drink-obsessed troops of the potential dangers of chugging excessive amounts of the highly-caffeinated beverages. US troops relied heavily on energy drinks during the ...

Robotics, as an industry, has been around for approximately 50 years now, but it’s perhaps fair to say that the last few of these have seen a tremendous growth, both in the range of tasks robots can perform and the ...

Dec 30 Nikkei:* East Japan Railway has made joint bid for rights to manage train services on major British network - Nikkei * JR East-led consortium, also includes Mitsui Co and Abellio, is competing against a ...

ISRO has an opportunity to be the one-stop shop for satellite manufacturing, and Alpha Design is just the booster it needed.Raghu Krishnan reports. When the Indian Space Research Organisation started to look at private ...

Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday said its SUV Vitara Brezza sold nearly 83,000 units since its launch in March this year and won the “Indian Car of the Year 2017” award. “Vitara Brezza has sold nearly 83,000 units ...

In the early 1990s, the World Bank Commissioned an in-depth study to measure disability and death from a multitude of causes worldwide. Over the past few decades, this study has grown into an international consortium ...

Retailers in Scotland face “formidable challenges” over the next 12 months as rising inflation and costs begin to bite, the head of a trade body warned today. In his New Year message, Scottish Retail Consortium ...

adidas continues to apply every single possible color combination imaginable to the Ultra Boost 3.0 (as it does to all of its silhouettes), which will soon be available in Mystery Grey. It features a white Boost ...