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1 hr ago | Malaysian National News Agency
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 23 -- One person was shot and killed as violent protests erupted Tuesday in Rio's famed Copacabana beach district following the death of a dancer allegedly at the hands of police, less than two months before the World Cup.
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2 hrs ago | The Rio Times
Property prices in Rio have increased in leaps and bounds over the last five years, but figures in 2014 seem to be leveling off, and while Rio remains one of the most expensive cities in the world to buy or rent property, prices have stabilized to an extent.
2 hrs ago | The Rio Times
The new governor of Rio de Janeiro is Luiz Fernando de Souza, better known as PezA o , has prioritized security, health care and transport at the beginning of his tenure, after replacing SA©rgio Cabral.
4 hrs ago | CNN
Protesters burned barricades and police blocked streets as clashes flared in Rio de Janeiro's beachside neighborhood of Copacabana on Tuesday night.
5 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
A Rio de Janeiro slum erupted in violence late Tuesday following the killing of a popular local figure, with angry residents setting fires and showering homemade explosives and glass bottles onto a busy avenue in the city's main tourist zone.
8 hrs ago | Sambafoot
The goalkeeper spoke recently to Radio Globo and talked about how the Dutchman changed so much during his spell at the Rio de Janeiro club.
9 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
Brazil's National Truth Commission says its probe into the 1976 death of former President Juscelino Kubitschek has shown no evidence to support claims that his fatal car crash was the work of the country's then-military dictatorship.
11 hrs ago | High Times
Military Police occupied the favela, or shantytown, of Caramujo, in the city of Niteroi outside Rio de Janeiro, following riots sparked by the death of two local youths in incidents with the security forces April 19. One of the victims, Anderson Luiz Santos da Silva, 21, was outside a church with his family on Good when he was hit by a stray bullet ... (more)
15 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
The R&A says Tuesday that Dawson will step down in September 2015. He will also be also leaving his role as secretary of Royal and Ancient Golf Club, the 2,400-member club whose headquarters overlook the Old Course at St. Andrews.
15 hrs ago | Russia Taday
After the case with flight MH370, China is considering using military technology to get into pilots' heads while flying to closely monitor physical and mental states in order to prevent catastrophes caused by human error and improve air safety.
19 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
The London practice run by Mr McAslan has been honoured for its work in countries including Russia, Qatar and Rio de Janeiro.
Alexandrescu is from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil where brigadeiros are part of the culture and she's on her way to turning them into a staple here in the U.S. The mixture starts with a base of milk, sugar, butter and organic chocolate.
Some tourists at the annual Lagos carnival on Monday commended the state government for the richness of the cultural heritage exhibited by participants at the carnival.
The Rio Times will be hosting the next edition of the Rio Writer MixUp events, this one focused on blogging, at the Gringo CafA© in Ipanema on Thursday, April 24th from 7-11PM.
In a Dec. 9, 2013, file photo Chelsea Clinton speaks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.
Conceived during the boom time, constructed during the recession, ThyssenKrupp's new Alabama mill is in the process of bringing 4.3 million tons of additional carbon steel capacity to the market.