- RUSSIA : Court Sets One Pussy Rioter Free; Fame Brings 70 Year Closure For Eurovision Folk Singer.
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- MEXICO : Gulfo Narco Boss 'El Coss' Caught In Tampico; Arrested Pozos Gonzalez Proud Of Golden AK-47.
- UZBEKISTAN: 23 Aug UPDATE: GooGoosha Responds To Critics; Ruthless Dictator's Daughter Seeks Fame With Pop Career.
- URUGUAY: Foreigners Rush To Buy Farm Land.
- RUSSIA / CZECH REP : 30 Dec UPDATE: Probe Begins Of Moscow Plane Crash That Killed 5, Injured 3.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- ARGENTINA: Bond Appeal Surging On Exports And Debt Restructure; Beating Ukraine For Yield For Now.
- MEXICO / USA : Wanted Narco Billionaire's 'Daughter' Arrested In San Diego.
- ART / HUMOR / SPAIN : 27 August UPDATE: Clever Jokers Post Their 'Restored' Versions Of Famous Images.
18 March 2013
BRASIL : 19 Mar UPDATE : 28 Dead From Petropolis Mudslides; 50 Homes Destroyed.
Heavy rains in Brasil's former imperial capital of Petropolis in Rio state...caused mudslides that have killed at least 28 residents...in just 24 hours.
18 people have been injured...and almost 1,500 have been left homeless.
Petropolis received more rain in one day...than it gets in the entire month of March.
12 rivers in Rio state have overflowed...and landslides cover many highways.
At least 50 homes were destroyed.
250 soldiers have been mobilized to help residents in 21 districts.
In 2011...more than 900 in the area died from heavy rains and mudslides.