News of the day 2018/04/28, hour 21.

 Brazil to close half of its 'peace police' units in Rio

Brazil to close half of its 'peace police' units in Rio

 

The idea behind Rio's 'peace police' units was to have a local team of officers who would live and patrol inside the favelas in a bid to displace drug traffickers


April 28, 2018 - 21:30 GMT
 Asylum-seekers in Mexico snub warnings of stern U.S. response

Asylum-seekers in Mexico snub warnings of stern U.S. response

 

Migrants have their breakfast at the "Vina de Tijuana AC" migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, Saturday, April 28, 2018. As the migrants prepare to walk to the "Casa del Tunel" to get legal advice from U.S. immigration lawyers, they are telling Central Americans in a caravan of asylum-seekers they may be separated from their children and detained for many months. (AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik)


April 28, 2018 - 21:29 GMT
 As Two Koreas Talk Peace, Trumps Bargaining Chips Slip Away

As Two Koreas Talk Peace, Trumps Bargaining Chips Slip Away

 

President Trump betrayed no anxiety this week as he discussed the challenges of the summit meeting with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, which is scheduled for late May or early June.


April 28, 2018 - 21:04 GMT
 Joy Reid Says She Did Not Write Hateful Things but Cannot Prove Hacking

Joy Reid Says She Did Not Write Hateful Things but Cannot Prove Hacking

 

The MSNBC host Joy Reid has come under fire for decade-old posts from her former blog that contain homophobic sentiments. “I genuinely do not believe I wrote those hateful things, because they are completely alien to me,” she said on Saturday.


April 28, 2018 - 21:03 GMT
 Female firefighters still fight for equality: 'We're assumed incompetent'

Female firefighters still fight for equality: 'We're assumed incompetent'

 

Huntley Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedic Kelly Gitzke transports a patient who was unconscious on Friday, April 20, 2018 toward Centegra Hospital Huntley, in Huntley, Ill. Women make up only 3.5 percent of firefighters and have fought against what they say is discrimination in hiring and on the job. Gitzke stated she has not faced discrimination.


April 28, 2018 - 21:03 GMT

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