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3 hrs ago | News Max

BRIC Wall: Brazil's Economy Slips into a Recession

Brazil's formerly high-flying economy, once the darling of emerging markets, has fallen into recession, according to government data released Friday, as a legion of newly minted middle class citizens tightened their belts and halted a credit-driven spending spree.

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7 hrs ago | Trend Hunter Magazine

Plant-Inspired Soccer Shirts - The New Flamengo Jersey Bears Red Forest Silhouettes

The third-choice Flamengo jersey worn by the famous Brazilian soccer team's players this season bears a design inspired by the Acalypha wilkesiana plant, affectionately nicknamed the 'Flamengueira' by Flamengo and their kit sponsors Adidas.

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10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Brazil slips into recession for first time in over 5 years

Heavy machinery operates at a construction site near the Port of Rio de Janeiro in this aerial photo taken on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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14 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

How To Save Brazil's Atlantic Forest On A Shoestring Budget

The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public... Brazil's Atlantic forest - Mata AtlA ntica - is one of the world's great biodiversity hotspots, rivalling even the Amazon.

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18 hrs ago | Marine News

Brazil AHTS Contract Breakthrough for Havyard

Havyard says it is to deliver the ship design and equipment for four anchor handling tug supply vessels that are to be built and operated by the Brazilian shipping company and shipyard group Grupo CBO.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Times of Israel

Israeli judoka wins silver medal in World Championship

Yarden Gerbi celebrates her victory over Abe Kana from Japan in the semifinal of the World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, August 29, 2013.

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Newsday

Shakira, Gerard Pique expecting baby No. 2

Shakira carries her son Milan after she performed during the closing ceremony prior to the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 13, 2014.

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BBC News

Brazil Amazon loggers arrested

Brazilian police conducting an operation against a gang suspected of destroying large tracts of the Amazon rainforest have arrested eight people.

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Global Voices Online

From A Gazan Stripper in Texas to Chinese Migrants in Egypt, Kim...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Olympics, Paralympics look for volunteers in Rio

The organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics are recruiting 70,000 volunteers for the games that begin in less than two years.

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Daily Times

Newcomer Silva blows past opposition rival to rank 2nd in Brazil's elections

RIO DE JANEIRO: The run for Brazil's presidency has seen a significant shift in the past two weeks, with newly-named candidate Marina Silva ranked second, said a poll released Tuesday.

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Inter Press Service

Brazil to Monitor Improvement of Water Quality in Latin America

A technician from the State Environmental Institute of Rio de Janeiro monitors water quality in the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in this Brazilian city.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Environment, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Wed Aug 27, 2014

International Business Times

Ice Bucket Challenge: Tom Cruise Accepts Hugh Jackman's ALS...

Actor Tom Cruise poses on the red carpet during the Brazil premiere of the movie "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" in Rio de Janeiro December 14, 2011.

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Related Topix: Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol, Mission: Impossible, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, South America, World News, Brazil, Austria,

The Age

Wanted man ... Israel Folau playing against the All Blacks.

The Australian Rugby Union will dangle a sizeable carrot to lure the country's top players to sevens in the lead up to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.

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Whittier Daily News

Baby penguins make public debut at Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach

LONG BEACH >> The Aquarium of the Pacific introduced two new Magellanic Penguins to the public Wednesday as they waddled into the water for their first dive with the elders.

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Financial Times

Rivals raise the heat in Brazil telecoms

The battle for Brazil's telecoms market is set to intensify after one of the country's largest phone companies signalled it may buy a stake in Telecom Italia 's local mobile business.

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Sunday Herald

Wood in deals with Petrobras

WOOD Group Kenny has won two contracts with Brazilian energy company Petrobras worth a total of $2 million .

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The Daily Beast

Mr. Simpson Goes to WashingtonBy Asawin Suebsaeng

The popularity of The Simpsons , which is in the midst of a record-busting FXX marathon, is assured.

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The Rio Times

Annual March in Rio Protests Racial Violence by Police

On Friday , hundreds of Rio's citizens participated in the second annual Marcha InterNacional contra o Genocidio do Povo Negro in Manguinhos.

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The Rio Times

Iran-Rio Art Connection Exhibit Opens in September

The Iran-Rio Art Connection will begin on September 1st, when four young contemporary Iranian artists; Shadi Ghadirian, Faranaz Jahanbin, Amin Aghaei and Ali Zanjani will start a month-long residency at the Largo Das Artes in Centro.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Classical, South America, Brazil

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