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Stabbed Brazil election front-runner leaves intensive care: hospital

/ Sep 17, 2018

Stabbed Brazil election front-runner leaves intensive care: hospital

Brazil's far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro was released from intensive care Sunday after undergoing surgery for complications from a stab wound he suffered while campaigning. The candidate, who had surgery to remove an intestinal blockage on Wednesday, has been moved to a "semi-intensive care unit," ...

Stabbed Brazilian presidential candidate needs another 'big' operation

Sep 11, 2018

Stabbed Brazilian presidential candidate needs another 'big' operation

Brazil presidential election front-runner Jair Bolsonaro remains in intensive care and needs another "big operation" following his stabbing ordeal, hospital authorities in Sao Paulo said on Monday. The Israelita Albert Einstein Hospital said in a statement that the right-wing candidate was still in "serious" condition ...

Sidestepping past scandals, Berlusconi barrels ahead with comeback

/ Feb 26, 2018

Sidestepping past scandals, Berlusconi barrels ahead with comeback

Sidestepping sex scandals, serial gaffes and legal woes, Silvio Berlusconi's astonishing return to front-line politics rolled on Sunday at a party gathering where adoring supporters feted the billionaire mogul as Italy's next kingmaker. Berlusconi, dressed in black with oiled-back hair and a dayglo smile, spoke ...

Media must take a stand against trolls

/ | Aug 31, 2013

Media must take a stand against trolls

by Philip Brasor

We live in an age of contention, when any comment can spark righteous indignation. Nominally conservative or progressive viewpoints become meaningless when every response is reactionary. This situation supposedly arose along with the Internet, which provides an unmediated outlet for every voice. Traditional media ...