Breaking News http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20000/all en Freya Petersen http://www.globalpost.com/bio/freya-petersen <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Freya </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Petersen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Breaking News writer in Brisbane </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Freya Petersen was born in New York City and raised in Australia, and has worked as a journalist in Asia, Europe and the <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/united-states">United States</a>. Before joining GlobalPost, she lived for four years in Paris, working as a reporter and editor for the broadcaster <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/france">France</a> 24 and the International Herald Tribune (New York Times Co.). She began her career in Sydney, as a reporter and chief of staff at country's biggest selling metropolitan broadsheet, the Sydney Morning Herald.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/freya.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=20985">freya.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-facebook-url"> <div class="field-label">Facebook URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> https://www.facebook.com/Freedapeople </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> freyapetersen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 107125747736758152524 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/bio/freya-petersen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breaking News Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 63392 at http://www.globalpost.com Has Gaddafi fled to Niger? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/africa-emerges/has-gaddafi-fled-niger <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A convoy of military vehicles crossed the Sahara Desert from Libya into Niger with some suggesting that deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi might be on board. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tristan McConnell </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Witnesses in the desert town of Agadez in the north of Niger say that a convoy of dozens of military vehicles arrived giving rise to speculation that Muammar Gaddafi may have fled Libya.</p> <p> Abdoulaye Harouna, owner of a local newspaper in Agadez, said that <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/convoy-libyan-tuareg-troops-crosses-niger-025201759.html" target="_blank">dozens of pick-up trucks mounted with machine guns</a> arrived in Agadez late on Monday.</p> <p> An <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/libyan-convoy-enters-niger-kadhafi-rumoured-aboard-070915609.html " target="_blank">unnamed Nigerien military source</a> confirmed the convoy&rsquo;s arrival. &quot;I saw an exceptionally large and rare convoy of several dozen vehicles enter Agadez from Arlit... and go towards Niamey,&quot; said the source who added that there were &ldquo;persistent rumours&rdquo; that Gaddafi was aboard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/africa-emerges/has-gaddafi-fled-niger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Breaking News Africa Emerges Tue, 06 Sep 2011 07:58:00 +0000 Tristan McConnell 5674721 at http://www.globalpost.com Samantha Stainburn http://www.globalpost.com/bio/samantha-stainburn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Samantha </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stainburn </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Breaking News writer in New York </div> </div> </div> <p>Samantha Stainburn is a GlobalPost Breaking News writer based in Brooklyn, New York.</p> <p>Sam specializes in writing about business, education and culture. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, US News &amp; World Report, Crain’s Chicago Business and the Washington Post, among other publications.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/p1000179_2_2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=2082662">p1000179_2_2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SamStainburn </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 101624171723577682599 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/bio/samantha-stainburn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breaking News Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5677708 at http://www.globalpost.com Jessica Phelan http://www.globalpost.com/bio/jessica-phelan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jessica </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Phelan </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Social media writer in Paris </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jessica Phelan writes for GlobalPost's social media team. She was formerly night editor and pen of Chatter, which she wrote daily until December 2013.</p> <p>She grew up in Britain, where she studied Literature at Cambridge University. Her career started in Paris, first in publishing and then as a reporter, presenter and producer for Radio <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/france">France</a> International. After two years writing for GlobalPost from <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/germany">Berlin</a>, she is once more based in Paris.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/photo2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=434774">photo2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JessicaLPhelan </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 100470732313745850131 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5677714 at http://www.globalpost.com Talia Ralph http://www.globalpost.com/bio/talia-ralph <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Talia </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ralph </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Deputy Breaking News Editor </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Talia Ralph grew up bilingual in Montreal, and decided she wanted to be a journalist at the ripe age of 10. She earned an honors degree in multimedia journalism from Emerson College, and has written for Metro, Boston Magazine, WBUR.org, Flaunt Magazine, Roads and Kingdoms, and the Boston Globe. </p> <p>When she's not writing and editing, Talia can be found hiking and bouldering; staking out the most delicious food in whatever city she finds herself; and watching what she suspects is an above-average amount of documentary film. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/headshot4.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=65071">headshot4.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-facebook-url"> <div class="field-label">Facebook URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1661790060 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> taliabethralph </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tumblr"> <div class="field-label">Tumblr:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://maplesyrupandfries.tumblr.com/ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 109053187187071129478 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5682739 at http://www.globalpost.com Jennifer Mattson http://www.globalpost.com/bio/jennifer-mattson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jennifer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mattson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Breaking News Writer in New York </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jennifer Mattson is a GlobalPost Breaking News writer.</p> <p>She is a former producer for CNN, CNN International and National Public Radio. </p> <p>Her writing and reporting have appeared in TheAtlantic.com, USA TODAY, The Boston Globe, The Women's Review of Books and CNN.com. She is the former Managing Editor of AsiaSociety.org.</p> <p>She recently returned from Hong Kong where she reported on Asia. During the 1990s, she worked as a foreign correspondent in Budapest covering Central Europe.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/21847_494240140789_755665789_11280216_2789066_n.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=16718">21847_494240140789_755665789_11280216_2789066_n.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-facebook-url"> <div class="field-label">Facebook URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> https://www.facebook.com/mattsonjennifer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> jennifermattson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 100686328527609369625 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5685340 at http://www.globalpost.com David Trifunov http://www.globalpost.com/bio/david-trifunov <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Trifunov </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Breaking News writer near Vancouver. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>David Trifunov is a GlobalPost Breaking News writer and an award-winning freelance journalist based in Kelowna, British Columbia, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/canada">Canada</a>. His GlobalPost work has appeared on CNN.com, Salon.com and websites around the world. Dave's byline has also appeared in newspapers across Canada, including the Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald and Vancouver Sun. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/david_trifunov.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=20773">david_trifunov.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-facebook-url"> <div class="field-label">Facebook URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.facebook.com/dtrif </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> da_trif </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 113698459867386026455 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Canada Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5685815 at http://www.globalpost.com Amy Silverstein http://www.globalpost.com/bio/amy-silverstein <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Amy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Silverstein </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Amy Silverstein is a GlobalPost breaking news writer and a freelance reporter from Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in Reuters, LA Weekly, Mother Jones, The Daily Climate and CNN.com. She was named a finalist for a Livingston Award in 2012. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/382651_10100479840572477_3614622_55321673_1306003234_n.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=62258">382651_10100479840572477_3614622_55321673_1306003234_n.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-facebook-url"> <div class="field-label">Facebook URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.facebook.com/amy.silverstein </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> amysilstein </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 114100859013936207330 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5689128 at http://www.globalpost.com Alexander Besant http://www.globalpost.com/bio/alexander-besant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alexander </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Besant </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Alexander Besant is a GlobalPost Breaking News Writer and freelance journalist. He is a recent graduate of Columbia University School of Journalism in New York City. He lives in Toronto, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/canada">Canada</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/alex.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=60960">alex.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> lebesant </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 109285040954914619378 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5691320 at http://www.globalpost.com Jill Langlois http://www.globalpost.com/bio/jill-langlois <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jill </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Langlois </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Breaking News writer in São Paulo </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jill Langlois is a GlobalPost breaking news writer based in São Paulo, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/brazil">Brazil</a>.</p> <p>She has written about everything from Olympic/World Cup preparations and the economy, to prison reform and a city plagued by crack addiction. Her work has appeared in the Associated Press, The New York Times, USA Today, GlobalPost's Brazil section and <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/canada">Canada</a>'s The Globe and Mail, among other publications.</p> <p>Born in Sault Ste Marie, Canada, Jill holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Toronto's Ryerson University. You can visit her at <a href="http://jilllanglois.com/" title="http://jilllanglois.com/">http://jilllanglois.com/</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/jill.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=167118">jill.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-facebook-url"> <div class="field-label">Facebook URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> https://www.facebook.com/LangloisJill </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JillLanglois </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 112864785036631979708 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5691321 at http://www.globalpost.com Kristin Deasy http://www.globalpost.com/bio/kristin-deasy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kristin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Deasy </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Kristin Deasy is a GlobalPost breaking news writer. Before joining the GlobalPost team, she worked as a correspondent for the Prague-based Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, a US-funded organization that broadcasts into countries that lack a fully free press. Her work has also appeared in World Affairs magazine, the Prague Post, Egypt's Al Masry al-Youm, and others. She currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/mereal.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=31847">mereal.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> kristindeasy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /104480648559513025703/about </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Germany Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5691322 at http://www.globalpost.com Sarah Wolfe http://www.globalpost.com/bio/sarah-wolfe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sarah </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wolfe </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Breaking News writer in St. Paul </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sarah Wolfe is a GlobalPost Breaking News writer with more than 15 years of experience covering state and national news for a variety of U.S. newspapers and The Associated Press. Her work has been published by news outlets around the globe, including ABC News, CBS News, the New York Times, USA Today, MSNBC, the Los Angeles Times and The Guardian. Raised on a dairy farm in Wisconsin, she now lives with her two children in St. Paul, Minn.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/sarah_wolfe_headshot.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=33012">sarah_wolfe_headshot.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> gp_sarahwolfe </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 114177985157329383775 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News United States Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5691930 at http://www.globalpost.com Allison Jackson http://www.globalpost.com/bio/allison-jackson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Allison </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jackson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Writer </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>I'm a GlobalPost breaking news writer based in <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/mexico">Mexico</a>. Before moving here, I was the AFP <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/china">China</a> economics correspondent in Beijing. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/allison-02-img_9652.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=485043">allison-02-img_9652.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-facebook-url"> <div class="field-label">Facebook URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.facebook.com/allison.jackson.940 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> allijackson28 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 109353180462237182056 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Americas Mexico Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5699922 at http://www.globalpost.com Stacey Leasca http://www.globalpost.com/bio/stacey-leasca <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stacey </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Leasca </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Social Media Editor </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Stacey Leasca is GlobalPost's Social Media Editor. Anything that begins with an @ or ends with a # puts a smile on her face.<br> Beyond overseeing GlobalPost's social media outlets, Stacey also produces original video content for GlobalPost.<br> Her work has appeared in Motif Magazine, In-<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/spain">Madrid</a>, Prestige International, AOL, and more.<br> Stacey is also the cofounder of SUMOskinny.com.<br> She grew up in Rhode Island where her love of the ocean was born. If you can't find her, check the surf. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/57214_726135197224_14302262_40251429_8290358_o.jpeg" type="image/jpeg; length=511372">57214_726135197224_14302262_40251429_8290358_o.jpeg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-contact-info"><legend>Social Media</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-facebook-url"> <div class="field-label">Facebook URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.facebook.com/sleasca </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-twitter-handle"> <div class="field-label">Twitter handle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> sleasca </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tumblr"> <div class="field-label">Tumblr:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> sleasca.tumblr.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-google-plus"> <div class="field-label">Google Plus:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 118140594736871708351 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5706911 at http://www.globalpost.com Kaitlin Funaro http://www.globalpost.com/bio/kaitlin-funaro <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kaitlin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Funaro </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-position"> <div class="field-label">Position:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Breaking News writer in Los Angeles </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Kaitlin Funaro is a GlobalPost breaking news writer. </p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Breaking News Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5713071 at http://www.globalpost.com