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Brazil To Fight Dengue With GM Mosquitoes

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 21 -- The world's largest ever swarm of genetically modified mosquitoes has been released in a Brazilian town to combat dengue -- a leading cause of illness and fatality in several Latin Mercosur group countries, except for Uruguay.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Metal Center News

11-2010 Producer Profile: ThyssenKrupp Steel USA

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.

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Babalu Blog

Brazil's embrace of dictatorships like Cuba's has left it marginalized on the world stage

Brazil is learning the hard way that when you embrace and assist the most vile and murderous dictatorships in the world, it is impossible to wash off the stench of death.

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USA Today

Holy days converge in packed Old City Jerusalem

Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.

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The Independent

Protesters in Brazil torch buses after Good Friday killing

Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Residents in a city near Rio de Janeiro set alight four buses to remonstrate the death of Anderson Santos Silva, who was killed by a bullet on his way to a Good Friday church service.

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The Huffington Post

Catholics In Latin America Pay Tribute To Christ During Holy Week

Roman Catholics throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are paying tribute to Jesus Christ in Holy Week traditions that go back centuries and range from religious processions to self-flagellation.

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ETaiwanNews.com

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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