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  1. 39 Stunning Images Of Women At Work All Over The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Switched

    ... Muheisen/AP) Dancer performs on a float during Viradouro samba school parade at the sambodrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 28, 2006. (Andre Penner/AP) Nepalese women shelter under umbrellas as they work to remove weed from a paddy field in ...

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  2. Girls' Water Polo: Musselman leaves CdM to pursue Olympic dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Pilot

    Rising water polo star Maddie Musselman has de-enrolled from Corona del Mar High so she can train full-time with the U.S. senior national team, she said Friday. Musselman, who just finished her junior season with the CdM girls' water polo team, has enrolled at private online school Laurel Springs.

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  3. Lessons learnt as MH370 hunt marks one yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    The hunt for Flight MH370 has failed to turn up any debris, but its unprecedented scale in one of the world's remotest locations has provided valuable lessons for future search and rescue missions. The Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014, with mourning families and friends of the 239 people on board still waiting to hear what happened 12 months later.

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  4. San Antonio to host USA Swimming training camp in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KYTX-TV News

    SAN ANTONIO -- USA Swimming and the Northside Independent School District announced Thursday that the domestic training camp for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team will be held in San Antonio at the Northside Swim Center from July 13-21, 2016. Following the 2016 trials in Omaha, athletes who qualify to represent Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will gather in San Antonio and train at the Northside Swim Center.

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  5. Malaria resurfaces in Rio as drought displaces mosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AlertNet

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  6. Atrophy seen in gluteus maximus post gluteal augmentationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    The gluteus maximus muscle presents atrophy after gluteal augmentation surgery with implants, according to a study published in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery . Fernando Serra, M.D., from the Pedro Ernesto University Hospital in Rio de Janeiro, and colleagues examined the gluteus maximus function and its variation over a 12-month period after implant insertion in a prospective, controlled, clinical study involving female patients .

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  7. Dancing divas a top pick at Auckland Cup carnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The first time Brazilian dancer Kellen Pinheiro visited New Zealand 11 years ago, she fell in love with the country - and a Kiwi bloke. Today will be another first for the dancing diva, who is performing at Ellerslie Racecourse as part of Diamond Day - a day of races and fashion to celebrate the end of Auckland Cup Week.

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  8. Favela Students to Control Mars MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Wired

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's flashiest city, is fringed with expansive sandy beaches, accentuated by towering mountains, and marked by some of the country's most opulent neighborhoods. And yet, the sprawling favelas nestled between these showpieces remain an inextricable part of the city's identity, highlighting a painful heritage of social exclusion and under-delivered economic promises.

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  9. Good samaritans chip in, making Steiner's plight betterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Contributed photo Gunn High School grad Ranjit Steiner is a Paralympian hopeful, but his dream might be dashed by thieves whoe stole his prosthetic leg valued at $30,000. It has been a whirlwind week for Ranjit Steiner, a 2009 graduate of Gunn-Palo Alto who has lived in San Francisco the past nine months.

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  10. Discovering Rio Through Its Gastronomic Scene: SponsoredRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Rio Times

    Walking the streets and touring the top attractions are good ways to get to know a new city. However, to truly get to the heart of a place, it is important to explore its culinary culture.

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  11. Ravena, Parks lead 16-man Gilas Cadets poolRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    From the original 25 invited to the tryouts, national coach Tab Baldwin on Friday named 16 players, including naturalized player Marcus Douthit, to the pool from which the Gilas Pilipinas team competing in the coming Southeast Asian Basketball Championship and the Southeast Asian Games will be formed. The SEABA will take place from April 27 to May 1 and the SEA Games are scheduled June 9 to 15, both in Singapore.

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  12. UPDATE 1-Brazil annual inflation hits 10-year high in FebruaryRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    Brazil's annual inflation rate rose more than expected in February to the highest in nearly 10 years, drifting further away from the central bank's goal despite aggressive interest rate hikes and sputtering economic growth. Consumer prices as measured by the benchmark IPCA index rose 7.70 percent in the 12 months through February, government data showed on Friday.

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  13. Wushu to bid again for Olympic spotRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    Wushu will bid again for inclusion in the Olympics and is banking on increased participation in Africa and the Americas to aid their chances after previously missing out to wrestling. "We have to undertake another bidding process," International Wushu Federation executive vice president Anthony Goh was quoted as saying by The Jakarta Post on Friday.

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  14. ABADA-Capoeira San Francisco to Premiere Spirit of Brazil '15...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Capoeira San Francisco , the Bay Area's first non-profit organization dedicated to recovering, preserving, and promoting Afro-Brazilian culture, will present Spirit of Brazil '15 as part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival May 29-31 at the Cowell Theater at Fort Mason in San Francisco. The ACSF performance company will be joined this year by eight visiting artist including master percussionist and composer Boa Voz, as well as capoeiristas Professor Pretao, Professora Gigi, and Professor Mobilia of Brazil, amongst others.

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  15. Olympics berth motivates Jake BirtwhistleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    ... Atkinson and Brendan Sexton. Now he is allowing himself to dream of standing on the podium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 17 months' time. "[I've] just got to keep on doing what I'm doing and if it happens it happens, if not so be it." Birtwhistle ...

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  16. Fishing at the BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    Fishing at the beach is a very common practice in Rio de Janeiro State. This fishman was at Norte Beach that is a natural border between the municipalities of Rio das Ostras e MacaAA .

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  17. Mayors make move to bid for 2028 Olympics in BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC News

    A group of mayors from across south-east Queensland has launched a study to decide whether Brisbane should make a bid to host the 2028 Olympic Games. Such a proposal would require support from the federal and state governments before being put to the Australian Olympic Committee .

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  18. MH370 hunt to mark one yearRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The hunt for Flight MH370 has failed to turn up any debris, but its unprecedented scale in one of the world's remotest locations has provided valuable lessons for future search and rescue missions. The Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014, with mourning families and friends of the 239 people on board still waiting to hear what happened 12 months later.

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  19. Big-time rugby matches in Langford over next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Westhills Stadium and Goudy Field in Langford are the places to be for exciting rugby action for the next month or so. Rugby Canada is hosting a number of international events at the parks, starting with this weekend's 2015 National University Sevens Championship.

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  20. 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Training Camp To Take Place in San AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... Games," USA Swimming National Team Director Frank Busch said. San Antonio is three hours behind Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the world clock. The domestic and international training camps are purposed to give the athletes time to train in a controlled ...

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