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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Brazil Socialists name Silva as new candidate

Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva speaks to the press after attending a Mass in honor of late presidential candidate Eduardo Campos at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Day in pictures: 20 August 2014

Low water levels continue at the Bidwell Marina at Lake Oroville in California as the severe state-wide drought continues for a third consecutive year.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, World News, Peru, Brazil

12 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

Gilberto spreads her 'Bebel Sound' in new album

The Rio de Janeiro-raised musician - the daughter of renowned singer and guitarist Joao Gilberto and singer and composer Miucha, - describes her music simply as the "Bebel Sound," an eclectic mix of Brazilian rhythms, soul and electronic music.

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13 hrs ago | Firstshowing.net

NY Based Organization FAMP Art Launches with 'City of God' Prints

One of the formative films in my early years exploring cinema was City of God , about the impoverished and corrupt reality of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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15 hrs ago | News24

.com | Brazilians can vote for their own Obama

Rio de Janeiro - In Brazil, where nicknames are everything, voters can now opt for a congressional candidate who goes by the name Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

19 hrs ago | The Rio Times

2014 Oil & Gas Expo to Discuss Strategies and Development

Brazil is the tenth largest producer of energy in the world with more than half of its energy source coming from oil and other liquid fuels and natural gas.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

New Snake Species Discovered in Brazil

Scientists from four Brazilian institutions announced Tuesday the discovery of a new species of non-venomous snake that inhabits the savannas in the central part of the country.

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International Business Times

German Chancellor Angel Merkel to Visit Ukraine on Saturday: Ceasefire May Figure in Talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German President Joachim Gauck pose with the Germany's coach Joachim Loew and his players after Germany beat Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Ukraine, Angela Merkel, Brazil

The Rio Times

Giant Graffiti Mural in Rio Celebrates Women's Rights

Officially launched on August 7th, a new giant graffiti mural in Rio de Janeiro created by well known urban artist and activist, Panmela Castro, celebrates women's rights and the eighth anniversary of the Maria da Penha Law, a Brazilian law that punishes those who commit violent crimes and domestic abuse against women.

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Barron's

Short Drillers As Petrobras Cuts Rig Rates?

A Petrobras offshore platform in the pre-salt layer of Tupi field in Santos Bay off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Religion News Service

Pope Francis hints he might one day retire

VATICAN CITY Addressing journalists on his return from his intense five-day visit to South Korea late Monday , Pope Francis bantered with reporters and lightheartedly said he may only have "two or three" years left to live.

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Reuters

Brazil miner MMX says not filing for bankruptcy, denies report

Eike Batista's iron ore miner MMX Mineracao e Metalicos SA said on Tuesday it is not considering filing for bankruptcy, denying a local media report published late on Monday.

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The Independent

Ebola outbreak: Brazilians cancel Namibia visit over Ebola fears,...

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Sa(C)Rgio Mendes Releases "Magic" - Available September 9

In a career that spans more than half a century, SA©rgio Mendes is an old hand at creating a unique sonic blend that electrifies a mass global audience.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, R-N-B, John Legend, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Samba, Seu Jorge

Mirror.co.uk

Doctor Who series 8: Title of EVERY new episode revealed days before season premiere

Series 8 - which features cameos from Frank Skinner and Keeley Hawes will kick off with an episode titled Deep Breath, and end with a double bill The full titles of all the new episodes of Doctor Who have been revealed - including details of a double bill finale, called 'Death In Heaven'.

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Related Topix: Peter Capaldi, South America, World News, Brazil

Sun Aug 17, 2014

International Business Times

'Justice League' Possible Release On August 2016, To Shoot...

A report claimed moving the release date of "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice" would also mean an early release for "Justice League" with it probably coming to theatres in August.

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BBC News

Brazil crowd bids farewell to Campos

More than 100,000 people in Brazil have attended a public Mass in the city of Recife for the late presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos, who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.

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The Daily Beast

The Week's Best LongreadsBy The Daily Beast

From finding Edward Snowden to coming out gay and Christian, The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Southern Brazil Restores River's Flow, Settling Water Dispute

Authorities in Sao Paulo state, Brazil's wealthiest and most heavily populated, have restored the water flow of the Paraiba do Sul River to normal levels, bringing an end to a dispute with the neighboring states of Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais.

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Umukino

18 Million Grant for Paralympians

THE National Paralympics Committee has received a grant of a 20,000 Euro from the International Paralympics Committee that will go into national preparations for the 2016 Paralympics Games to be stages in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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