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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

The 25 Best Beaches In The World

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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4 hrs ago | KSFY

Object of interest washes ashore amid search for missing flight 370

An unidentified object washed ashore in Australia today, and investigators are trying to determine whether it is related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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7 hrs ago | Brand Republic

Adidas withdraws 'sexualised' Wor...

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.

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11 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic

'Begging Sux ... Compassion Doesn't ...' - Wednesday, 23 April 2014 01:00

You've seen him at freeway on-ramps and off-ramps in Oregon City and at strip malls in Milwaukie and Oak Grove.

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12 hrs ago | BBC News

VIDEO: Dancer death prompts violent clashes

Violent protests have broken out in Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young person allegedly beaten by police.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

One Dead Following Violent Protests In Rio De Janeiro

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.

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The Rio Times

What R$10,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro 2014

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.

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The Rio Times

New Governor Focuses on UPPs and Metro

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.

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CNN

Violent protests flare in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach

Protesters burned barricades and police blocked streets as clashes flared in Rio de Janeiro's beachside neighborhood of Copacabana on Tuesday night.

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Star-Telegram.com

Violence erupts in Rio slum near Olympic venues

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.

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Sambafoot

Botafogo's Jefferson praises former team mate Clarence Seedorf

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.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Brazil investigators: death of ex-pres. accidental

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.

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High Times

Brazil Cracks Down on Drug Dealers Ahead of World Cup

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)

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Bradenton.com

Dawson to retire as chief executive of R&A

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.

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Russia Taday

China eyes hi-tech military gear to predict commercial pilots' behavior

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.

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Jerusalem Post

Material man

Brazilian artist and photographer Vik Muniz opens up about his signature style, collaborating with kids and why art is a powerful tool.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Brazil World Cup City Salvador Police Back To Work After Strike That Raised Crime Rates

Three more people were killed in Salvador, the capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia and local media reported that police officers were unavailable at most stations, although a two-day strike that affected Salvador-Bahia has been officially lifted.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Evening Times

Award for George Square architect

The London practice run by Mr McAslan has been honoured for its work in countries including Russia, Qatar and Rio de Janeiro.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

MiVT: My Brigadeiro

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.

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Vanguard

Tourists laud Lagos Easter Carnival

Some tourists at the annual Lagos carnival on Monday commended the state government for the richness of the cultural heritage exhibited by participants at the carnival.

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