At least three prisoners were decapitated inside the Alcazuz prison, in the city of Natal, the largest in the state of Rio Grande do Norte. Police surrounded the prison overnight, but waited until noon to enter because of reports that inmates remained armed and out of their cells.
Coastguard and naval ships as well as privately owned fishing and merchant vessels rescued the people from six boats in the central Mediterranean over the last 24 hours, a coastguard spokesman said. Survivors told MSF panic had broken out as they departed from Libya "after shooting started off the coastline". The number of migrants travelling to Europe by land has dropped since the height of the migrant crisis in late 2015, but sea crossings remain both popular and risky.
At least 110 countries now recognise the sovereignty of the 1.8-million strong state, but Serbia and its chief ally Russian Federation do not. Serbia does not recognise the independence of Kosovo, its former province, and it did not seek any permission for the passage of the train, which it paid for and organised.
The pair survived nearly a month on the catamaran that was reportedly built in Mr Langdon's garden and made it 1,200 miles from New Zealand's North Island across the Tasman Sea - one of the roughest stretches of water in the world. "They chatted briefly and Que informed her mother she missed her, loved her and was thrilled to see her". Mr Langdon said Que went into the toilet and vanished.
Lewis made it known he will not attend Trump's inauguration and said "I don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president ". "It will be hard". Mr Lewis was one of the original Freedom Riders, beaten by police officers during a march in Alabama. "And they helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton ".
Brennan sounded an alarm on the topic of U.S. relations with Russia, something Trump has vowed to improve as he beats back criticism that he is too eager to make an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper spoke with Trump Wednesday evening and said he did not think the leaks came from inside the intelligence agencies.