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1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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The Rio Times

Rio Writer MixUp: Bloggers' Edition on April 24th: Daily

The Rio Times will be hosting the next edition of the Rio Writer MixUp events, this one focused on blogging, at the Gringo CafA© in Ipanema on Thursday, April 24th from 7-11PM.

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Fox News

Why political pundits are thrilled for Hillary

In a Dec. 9, 2013, file photo Chelsea Clinton speaks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.

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Malaysian National News Agency

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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