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2 hrs ago | CBS Local
We can all agree that after months of polar vortexes and a Winter that refused to quit, the idea of hitting the beach sounds pretty terrific, right? Well, we're almost there.
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An unidentified object washed ashore in Australia today, and investigators are trying to determine whether it is related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
7 hrs ago | Brand Republic
Adidas is withdrawing a series of risquA© Brazilian-themed T-shirts ahead of this summer's Fifa World Cup, after complaints that they encourage sex tourism.
11 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic
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.
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.
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.
Protesters burned barricades and police blocked streets as clashes flared in Rio de Janeiro's beachside neighborhood of Copacabana on Tuesday night.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.