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2006-03-29 16:02:43

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - An investigative committee will call for the indictment of more than 100 people but exempt Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in its final report on a corruption scandal involving the ruling party, its author said on Wednesday.

2005-12-09 14:08:52

By Andrew Hay BELEM, Brazil (Reuters) - The confessed killer of a 73-year-old American nun who defended the poor in Brazil's Amazon rain forest told a court on Friday that he shot her because he feared for his life.

2005-11-07 10:36:46

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Unions representing nearly all of bankrupt auto parts maker Delphi Corp.'s U.S. hourly workers said on Monday they have formed a coalition to fight proposed wage and benefit cuts they called an assault on working families.

2005-07-21 17:24:41

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva replaced two more ministers on Thursday to shore up crumbling support in Congress as a bribes-for votes scandal rocked his party and government.

2005-07-19 22:18:56

By Ricardo Amaral and Natuza Nery BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - A congressional probe into a bribery scandal on Tuesday focused on a businessman's loans that may be tied to the votes-for-cash case paralyzing the administration of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

2005-07-09 13:51:22

By Mauricio Savarese SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - The head of Brazil's ruling Workers' Party resigned on Saturday amid a snowballing political scandal that is likely to hurt President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's re-election chances next year.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.