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Anti-crime politician to flee Brazil after threats

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – A high-profile state  congressman in Rio de Janeiro who investigated criminal militia  groups is leaving Brazil after he said police found at least  seven death threats against him this month.

Millions without power after US Northeast snowstorm

BOSTON,  (Reuters) – Devastation from the rare and  deadly October snowstorm lingered in the Northeast today,  leaving 2.2 million houses without power, closing schools,  snarling the morning commute and postponing Halloween fun.

T&T Army Major denies knowledge of Prado purchase

(Trinidad Express) Army Major Collin Millington, amid questions regarding his involvement in the purchase of a $698,000 Toyota Prado SUV from Toyota Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TTTL), Saturday, denied knowledge of the transaction.

Vybz Kartel’s second murder trial stood down

(Jamaica Observer) The second murder case against caged deejay Vybz Kartel, was stood down this morning in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court because a co-accused was not brought to court by the police.

PPP says billboards torn down

The PPP today held a media briefing during which it said that several billboards were pulled down last night and it urged the police to act on CCTV footage.