Russian military cargo plane crashes, 5 crew members killed

MOSCOW — A Russian military cargo plane crashed Friday during a training flight after refueling about 200 km southeast of Moscow, killing five crew members and injuring several others, officials said. The heavy Il-76 cargo plane crashed in the Ryazan region after an engine failure that forced the crew of 10 to make an emergency … Read more

Brazil: raped girl (11) gets abortion after initial refusal

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazilian prosecutors said Thursday that a raped 11-year-old girl had a legal abortion after a judge blocked her from terminating her pregnancy for weeks. Federal prosecutors in Santa Catarina state said in a statement that the Polydoro Ernani de São Thiago hospital has “taken steps to interrupt the minor’s pregnancy” following a … Read more

2 Canadians found dead from knife wounds in Mexico resort

MEXICO CITY — Two Canadians — one wanted by Interpol — have been found dead with stab wounds in Mexico’s Caribbean coastal town of Playa del Carmen, the prosecutor’s office said Tuesday. Prosecutors in Quintana Roo state, also home to resorts like Cancun and Tulum, said the man and woman were found dead Monday at … Read more

Letters sent to García Márquez to appear in Mexico City | Books

FABIOLA SANCHEZ Associated Press MEXICO CITY – While browsing the photo archives left behind by Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez, one of his grandchildren came across a mysterious plastic box with the word “grandchildren” written on the label. At first, Emilia García Elizondo was afraid to open the box, but curiosity overcame her. … Read more

Large crowds take to London streets to protest rising costs

LONDON — Thousands of people marched through central London on Saturday in protest against the rising cost of living in Britain. Massive crowds poured into the British capital for the rally to demand that the government do more to help those dealing with bills and other expenses that are rising faster than their wages. Prime … Read more

Ruth Ozeki’s ‘Book on form and emptiness’ wins the women’s prize

LONDON – American-Canadian author Ruth Ozeki on Wednesday won the prestigious Women’s Prize for Fiction for “The Book of Form and Emptiness”. Ozeki was awarded £ 30,000 ($ 36,000) at a ceremony in London for his playful, philosophical novel about a boy’s relationship with books and objects in his house – all of which speak … Read more

Crooked Media collaborates with the publishing house Zando on book publishing

A leading progressive media company, founded by three former members of the Obama administration, has formed a book imprint with the independent publisher Zando NEW YORK – A leading progressive media company, founded by three former members of the Obama administration, has formed a book imprint with the independent publisher Zando. On Tuesday, Zando announced … Read more

Brazilian police: Items of missing men found in Amazon

ATALAIA DO NORTE, Brazil — Search teams found a backpack, laptop and other personal items belonging to indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and freelance British journalist Dom Phillips, who went missing a week ago in a remote area of ​​the Brazilian Amazon, federal police said Sunday night. Phillips’ backpack was discovered on Sunday afternoon tied to … Read more

This 400 year old Shakespeare book could be sold for $ 2.5 million at auction

Do you need to read some summer? Sotheby’s has a book of Shakespeare’s works that might be worth noting – provided you have as much as $ 2.5 million left over. The venerable auction house will sell a rare, nearly 400-year-old Shakespeare tome, christened the Shakespeare First Folio, at an event in New York on … Read more

This 400 year old Shakespeare book could be sold for $ 2.5 million at auction

Do you need to read some summer? Sotheby’s has a book of Shakespeare’s works that might be worth noting – provided you have as much as $ 2.5 million left over. The venerable auction house will sell a rare, nearly 400-year-old Shakespeare tome, christened the Shakespeare First Folio, at an event in New York on … Read more