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  1. INSIGHT-An environmentalist's calculated push toward Brazil's presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | AlertNet

    In March 2003, three months into her tenure as Brazil's environment minister, Marina Silva gathered a half-dozen aides at the modernist ministry building in Brasilia, the capital. She told them the new government of President Luiz InA cio Lula da Silva was about to embark on a pharaonic infrastructure project for Brazil's arid Northeast.

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  2. Fight for growing Pentecostal vote in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    In this Sept. 29, 2014 photo, Marcelo Crivella, bishop of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, who is running for governor of Rio de Janeiro state, for the Brazilian Republican Party, autographs DVDs while he campaigns at Copacabana, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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  3. How One Chauffeur Took Down A Corrupt Brazilian PoliticianRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WGBH

    Antonio Cavalcante had a candidate for governor successfully barred after proving he had embezzled millions of dollars while he was a state legislator. It's election season in Brazil, and a group of young women hold up placards outside the Cuiaba airport in support of their candidate.

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  4. Rousseff polls well after riding debate attacksRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    President Dilma Rousseff's expected victory margin over closest rival Marina Silva surged to nine percentage points in a second-round runoff in Brazil's presidential election after weathering a storm of opposition attacks in the latest television debate. Rousseff would win the runoff with 47.7 percent of the votes against 38.7 percent for Silva, polling firm MDA said yesterday, widening her lead from the one-point advantage she had in the previous survey by the firm last week.

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  5. Report: The Nogueira Brothers Narrowly Escape Ongoing Hostage Situation in Brasilia HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cage Potato

    In a story eerily reminiscent of the movie Swordfish , it seems as if Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira just narrowly avoided an ongoing hostage situation in a Brasilian hotel this morning. According to Globo , the MMA legend and his brother were staying at the Saint Peter Hotel in Brasilia, Brazil over the weekend, when they were evacuated from the building by fireman due to an apparent "gas leak."

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  6. Don't try this at home in Today in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Artist Adam Mysock installs his artwork, titled "Looking Down The Barrel of a Gun ," for the upcoming exhibit "Guns in the Hands of Artists," at the Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans. An unidentified man holding what appears to be a gun, parades a handcuffed hostage wearing what appears to be an explosive vest, on the 13th floor balcony of the Saint Peter Hotel, in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday.

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  7. Rousseff Takes Lead in MDA Poll as Brazilian Vote NearsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Brazil 's President Dilma Rousseff has pulled out ahead and would win next month's election against former Environment Minister Marina Silva in an MDA poll. Rousseff has 47.7 percent support against 38.7 percent for Silva in a probable runoff election, according to the Sept.

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  8. Brazilian gunman frees hostage, turns self in to policeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    An armed man holding a hotel employee hostage released his victim and turned himself in after a seven-hour standoff with police in Brazil's capital Brasilia on Monday. The gunman was identified as 30-year-old Jac Souza Dos Santos, a former candidate for local councilman and member of Brazil's Partido Progresista .

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  9. Brazil gunman who strapped hostage with 'explosives' surrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    An armed man who took an employee hostage at a hotel in the Brazilian capital and forced him to don a vest apparently stuffed with explosives has surrendered, authorities said. The gunman called a hotel courier in the early hours and pushed him into a room on the 13th floor of the Saint Peter hotel, a police spokesman told AFP.

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  10. Man frees hostage held for hours at Brazil hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Chronicle-Journal

    A Brazilian hotel was evacuated in the capital of Brasilia on Monday after a man took hostage an employee who was held for hours before he was safely released to police. Firefighters and police cordoned off the area and about 300 guests and other employees left the hotel - some reportedly told to leave by the man who took the employee hostage.

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  11. USA and Brazil to play U-23 match in BrasiliaRead the original story

    Monday | Soccer America

    The U.S. men's national team never got to Brasilia, falling in the round of 16 one game before it was set to travel to the Brazilian capital. But the U.S. under-23 national team will head there for a mid-October camp highlighted by a match against Brazil's U-23 national team -- the 2016 Olympic host -- on Oct. 13. "We have emphasized the need for this group to be together as much as possible," said U.S. national team coach , who also serves as U.S. Soccer technical director, "and to play against one of the best teams in the world will be a great benchmark for our players.

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  12. Brazil's Rousseff extends lead over Silva in election pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AlertNet

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  13. Report: Antonio Nogueira Narrowly Escapes Ongoing Hostage Situation in Brasilia HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cage Potato

    In a story eerily reminiscent of the movie Swordfish , it seems as if Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira just narrowly avoided an ongoing hostage situation in a Brasilian hotel this morning. According to Globo , the MMA legend and his brother were staying at the Saint Peter Hotel in Brasilia, Brazil over the weekend, when they were evacuated from the building by fireman due to an apparent "gas leak."

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  14. Finance news you need to know todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    WE'VE found it. This could be the one massive reason why the Scottish people chose to reject the prospect of independence.

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  15. Brazilian Hotel Evacuated as Hostage Paraded on BalconyRead the original story

    Monday | TalkLeft

    An employee at a luxury hotel in Brasilia has been taken hostage, handcuffed, strapped in a suicide vest and paraded on the balcony of a room on the 13th floor, with a gun to his head. The hotel has been evacuated and police are trying to get the hostage taker to release him.

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  16. Captor parades his 'bomb-vest' wearing hostage in Brazil hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Russia Taday

    An unidentified man holds a gun after forcing an employee of the Saint Peter Hotel to put on what he claims is a vest loaded with explosives, on a balcony of the hotel in Brasilia, September 29, 2014. A man wearing a vest made of explosives has been paraded on the 13th floor balcony of a luxury Brazilian hotel by his captor who apparently has put a gun to his head.

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  17. Brazilian hotel evacuated as gunman strapped apparent explosives to hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fox News

    UPDATE: The Globo network is reporting that Jac Souza dos Santos, the gunman who had been threatening to explode the St. Peter Hotel in Brasilia, has turned himself in to police forces. The man holding a hostage and threatening to explode the St. Peter Hotel in Brasilia has been identified as 30-year-old Jac Souza dos Santos a former councilman and member of Brazil's Partido Progressista in the town of Combinado in the state of in Tocantins.

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  18. Brazil hotel hostage gunman straps explosive vest to hotel employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    A man has taken another hostage at gunpoint and forced him to wear an 'explosives vest' in a Brazilian hotel. The armed man thought to be a public official from the Brazilian state of Tocantins entered the Saint Peter Hotel in Brasilia at 7.30am today and grabbed his victim, variously said to be a hotel employee or a guest.

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  19. UPDATE 1-Brazil central bank may raise interest rates, board member saysRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    A Brazilian central bank board member on Monday said the bank could quickly raise interest rates, if needed, to battle inflation but offered no clues as to when that could happen. Carlos Hamilton de Araujo, the bank's director of economic policy, told reporters said that the bank has in recent statements implied that it is only considering raising or keeping its benchmark Selic rate on hold.

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  20. Brazil central bank eyes exchange rate effects on inflationRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    Brazilian central bank director Carlos Hamilton Araujo on Monday signaled that policymakers could use monetary policy to ease the effects a weaker real could have on inflation. Speaking to reporters in Brasilia, Araujo said that the bank is paying attention to the effects the weaker currency could have on inflation, but stressed that the pass-through is lower now than in previous years.

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