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Sunday, April 27

1978 - Mohammed Daoud is thrown out in a bloody coup and replaced by Afghanistan's first communist ruler, Nur Mohammed Taraki.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Nerve News

Fans begin collecting World Cup tickets

Rio de Janeiro, April 19 - Fans began picking up World Cup tickets when FIFA's venue ticketing centres opened in 10 host cities.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Buses, cars burned in Brazil protest against police

Four buses, a truck and two cars were burned in Brazil when demonstrators took to the streets to protest the deaths of two young men during police actions.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Angry protesters in Brazil burn buses over killing

Angry residents of city near Rio de Janeiro have torched four buses to protest the death of a man killed by a bullet on his way to a Good Friday church service.

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Suria

Powerful 7.5 magnitude quake strikes off...

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 struck off Papua New Guinea late Saturday night, the US Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science, South America, Brazil

BleacherReport

FIFA Executive Ricardo Teixeira's Daughter Recieves Suspicious Cash Payment

The daughter of former FIFA executive committee member Ricardo Teixeira had more than 2 million deposited into a bank account set up in her name on June 22, 2011, when she was just 10 years old.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

The Rio Times

Going to the Movies in Rio this Easter: Daily

Movie theaters in Rio de Janeiro are offering a wide range of options for movie buffs of all ages during this holiday weekend.

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Related Topix: Rio, South America, World News, Brazil

Switched

18 Documentaries You Need To Watch On Hulu Right Now

Buried beneath the NBC sitcoms and comedy specials that litter Hulu's homepage lies a wealth of art films and documentaries just calling out for the culture vulture in need of something to watch.

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CNN

Rio de Janeiro is brewing... Expelled drug gangs declare war in World Cup cities

On the eve of the World Cup in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is increasingly changing into a state of war.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sambafoot

New Botafogo signing Emerson Sheik calls on fans to support the team in 2014

New Botafogo signing Emerson Sheik has thanked the club's fans for welcoming to his new team and urged the to get behind the Rio de Janeiro outfit as the new Brasileiro season kicks off this weekend coming.

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MSDN Blogs

Inspiring female hackers in Brazil

The Microsoft Research Connections blog shares stories of collaborations with computer scientists at academic and scientific institutions to advance technical innovations in computing, as well as related events, scholarships, and fellowships.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, South America, World News, Brazil, Computers

Reuters

Brazilian tycoon Batista investigated for financial crimes: reports

BrazilA s federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering, Brazilian media reported on Friday.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News, Economics News, Bankruptcy

BroadcastNewsroom

Leading military and industry experts to meet in Rio de Janeiro in...

Leading military and industry experts to meet in Rio de Janeiro in August at MilSatCom Latin America Conference ________________________________________ While the rest of the world is facing cuts in military spending, in South America there was a growth of 3.8% in the last few years.

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Resource Investing News

Vale to Expand Operations at Carajas with $2.8 Billion Loan

Mining.com reported that top iron ore producer Vale SA will expand operations at its mine in Carajas, Brazil.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

French Playwright Mohamed Kacimi's Holy Land Receives U.S. Premiere at Here, Now thru 5/10

The U.S. premiere of renowned French playwright Mohamed Kacimi's acclaimed play Holy Land will be presented at HERE in NYC this spring, running from today, April 18-May 10. What if bombs & gunfire was the daily soundtrack to your life? Welcome, to Holy Land...a raw and evocative tale of two families in a war ravaged city, trying to find humor when ... (more)

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CNN

Pope washes feet of disabled as part of Easter celebrations

The washing of feet was a radical act in Jesus' time. It is no less radical in the modern era, with Pope Francis' decision to break with the long-standing papal tradition of washing only priests' feet, to include women and non-Christians in the symbolic ceremony.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, World News, Brazil

Anchorage Daily News

Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Fresno Bee

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

AP10ThingsToSee - A girl practices shooting a pistol at a computerized firing range at the Meari Shooting Gallery in Pyongyang on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Missourian

Gene Vance Neff Paterson enjoyed voluteerism, studied at Stephens College

She was born July 4, 1923, to William N. and Gladys V. Neff in Abingdon, Va. She married Robert Paterson on Sept.

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Hypebeast.com

Nike Opens First Football-Only Store in Brasil

Coinciding with this year's World Cup, Nike has opened its first football-only store in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana district.

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