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Gremio confirm Scolari appointment
The 65-year-old has made a swift return to management after his time in charge of Brazil came to an end following their devastating World Cup exit Gremio have confirmed Luiz Felipe Scolari will be their new coach, 18 years after his first stint in charge of the club.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Participatory Budgeting: Catch the Fever
A public housing development in the South Bronx. A senior center in East Harlem.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Former Brazil defender attacked by fan
The 31-year-old left-back was attacked Sunday as he left the Beira-Rio stadium in the southern city of Porto Alegre, Xinhua quoted Radio Gaucho as saying.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The full Brazilian: fiction by Michel Laub and Daniel Galera
Art of disorder: Rio de Janeiro, 2011. The country's fiction and music thrive on cultural cannibalism.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
China may reject new types of GMO corn due to safety concerns
Soycomplex Beans closed higher, with the best grain s on the deferred positions.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Washington Post
Soybean Slide Prompts Top Grower to Scale Back: Corporate Brazil
SLC Agricola SA, Brazil's biggest publicly traded cotton and soybean grower, is scaling back plans to double its growing areas after commodity prices plunged.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
A look at some of the best goals at the...
In this June 30, 2014 file photo, Germany's Andre Schuerrle, right, scores the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Germany and Algeria at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Washington Post
In Kenya, a pastor with disabilities breaks barriers for others
On a Sunday at the Presbyterian church in the Bahati neighborhood, a young woman haltingly approaches the pulpit with a walking cane in one hand and a Bible in the other.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Travel Trends: Creative Tourism or the Future of Cultural Tourism.
What if travel was also a great opportunity to develop your creative potential? This month, our 'Travel Trends' column takes a look at creative tourism, a concept that is attracting a growing number of enthusiasts; To be amazed during your travels is a good thing, but to learn to reproduce what amazes you yourself while on holiday is something ... (more)
The Rio Times
Rousseff Inaugurates Another New Hospital: Daily
President Dilma Rousseff inaugurated the new Hospital Restinga e Extremo-Sul, in a southern district of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, on Friday.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Klose back for Germany vs France in World Cup
Germany's Per Mertesacker, left, clears the ball in front of Algeria's Islam Slimani during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Germany and Algeria at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Monday, June 30, 2014.
The Daily Star
Brazilian show on Lebanese women draws ire
The report on Brazil's Globo television station titled "Women are Regarded as the Private Property of a Man in Lebanon" reported that Lebanese women were mistreated with no legal rights or protection.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Paradise beaches with Brazil's hottest models
All eyes are on Brazil 's host cities during the 2014 World Cup games, but beyond Rio de Janeiro , Sao Paulo , Brasilia , Fortaleza and Porto Alegre lie some of the world's most beautiful beaches , with golden sand shores, crystal blue waters and breathtaking vistas.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
On the cusp
They know the eyes of the United States will be on them from thousands of miles away, and they say they are ready.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Impact of depressive episodes on cognitive deficits in early bipolar...
Impact of depressive episodes on cognitive deficits in early bipolar disorder: data from the Systematic Treatment Optimization Programme for Early Mania Kesavan Muralidharan , MD, Mood Disorders Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Britich Columbia, Canada, and Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of ... (more)
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Goalkeeper shines for Algeria in World Cup loss
Algeria's goalkeeper Rais M'Bolhi, left, makes a save from Germany's Philipp Lahm during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Germany and Algeria at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Monday, June 30, 2014.
WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Germany-Algeria going into extra time at 0-0
Monday's Supreme Court ruling that the Hobby Lobby crafts store chain does not have to provide all forms of birth control marks the first time the high court has said some businesses can hold religious views... Monday's Supreme Court ruling that the Hobby Lobby crafts store chain does not have to provide all forms of birth control marks the first ... (more)