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  1. Flamengo fires coach Luxemburgo after poor start in BrazilRead the original story

    7 min ago | Washington Times

    The popular club made the announcement late Monday, a day after it lost 2-1 at recently promoted Avai to remain winless in Brazil's most important competition. Luxemburgo, a former Brazil and Real Madrid coach, had been under pressure since Flamengo was eliminated from the Rio de Janeiro state championship earlier this year.

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  2. Winnipeg's Mandy Marchak and Team Canada clinch Olympic berthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | My Manitoba.com

    It's been a long, winding road, but Winnipeg's Mandy Marchak, a member of Canada's women's rugby sevens, will compete at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. With its historic first Cup Championship victory in Amsterdam last weekend, Rugby Canada's women's sevens officially qualified for the 2016 Rio Games.

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  3. Popular club Flamengo fires coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo only 3 matches into Brazilian leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The popular club made the announcement late Monday, a day after it lost 2-1 at recently promoted Avai to remain winless in Brazil's most important competition. Luxemburgo, a former Brazil and Real Madrid coach, had been under pressure since Flamengo was eliminated from the Rio de Janeiro state championship earlier this year.

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  4. Brazil set to see more dengue fever casesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    "We have 745,000 registered cases from January to April 18, and we know that these figures will increase, because new reports keep coming. Brazil has a situation of epidemic, concentrated in nine states," Chioro said.

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  5. Homegrown soccer team set to play Club America's U-20 squadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Post

    The undercard is set for Major League Soccer's All-Star Game this summer. Club America's U-20 squad will play the MLS Homegrown team July 28 in the second annual Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game.

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  6. Life as pro "the best thing" for MissyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Post

    The four-time Olympic champion swimmer, who announced in March that she would forgo her final two years of college eligibility and turn pro, recently returned to the Denver area after completing her final exams at the University of California. But while many of her friends embark on summer vacations, Franklin, 20, is transitioning to life as a professional.

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  7. New Market Research Report: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (PETR4) -...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... Asia. The Brazilian government is a major shareholder of the company. Petrobras is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Full Report Details at - .. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (PETR4) ...

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  8. Fiat Chrysler bid to seize assets of former managing director Clyde CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Clyde Campbell was part of a plan to convert Dodge Ram pickups to right-hand drive for the New Zealand market. Fiat Chrysler Australia is seeking to freeze the assets of former Australian managing director Clyde Campbell and his wife Simone, including his family home in Brighton and holiday homes in Victoria and Queensland.

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  9. Emerging Markets-Brazil real slides on fiscal noise, Fed concernRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    RIO DE JANEIRO, May 25 Brazil's real led losses among Latin American currencies on Monday as questions about the political support to Brazilian austerity measures added to concern about the timing of an expected interest rate hike in the United States. The real dropped more than 1 percent earlier in the session on talk that Finance Minister Joaquim Levy considered a budget freeze of 69.9 billion reais announced on Friday as insufficient.

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  10. 2015 Fifa U-20 World Cup: Milo's two World Cups in two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Belmont Intermediate School pupil has tickets to six of the 10 Fifa U-20 World Cup games at North Harbour Stadium, including New Zealand's opening match against Ukraine on Saturday, and the final on June 20. Milo, who lives in Devonport and plays for North Shore United football club, was in Brazil just last year for the men's Fifa World Cup - a five-week trip he described as "the best experience in my life so far". Milo went to three games at Rio de Janeiro's famed Maracana Stadium, including the quarter-final between France and Germany.

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  11. Two former students face federal charges over Wesleyan overdosesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | University Business

    ... on two occasions during the 2014-15 school year. A federal grand jury indicted Eric Lonergan, 22, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Zachary Kramer, 21, of Bethesda, Md., on charges connected with sales of the drug on campus, said U.S. Attorney Deirdre ...

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  12. Patrick Cummins vs. Rafael Cavalcante added to UFC 190 in BrazilRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | MMAFighting.com

    The UFC announced that "Durkin", who earned his last UFC win on Brazilian soil, is set to take on former Strikeforce 205-pound champion Rafael Cavalcante at the upcoming UFC 190 pay-per-view card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 1. Cummins , who had a three-fight winning streak recently snapped by Ovince Saint Preux with a first-round knockout, scored a dominant victory over TUF: Brazil winner Antonio Carlos Junior at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil. Cavalcante , 1-2 in the UFC, pulled from a bout with OSP in November with a shoulder injury.

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  13. Thailand School Celebrates Olympic Swimming QualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    When the BISP JSA Swim Academy at British International School, Phuket first took to the pool in August 2013, the team had five international swimmers on scholarship, four swimmers from the school's Flying Fish club team and high hopes. During the August to December 2014 swim season, the team's nine swimmers competed in the Thailand Nationals, Hungarian Nationals, World Championships, African Championships, Dubai International, Singapore Nationals and ASEAN School Games and set a total of 18 national and team records.

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  14. Staffordshire Young Farmers getting ready for Tug of War and YFC's Got TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

    Chase Young Farmers' winning float at last year's Staffordshire County Show. Now all 10 groups in the county, including Leek, are preparing for this year's event.

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  15. Canada beats U.S. to win NORCECA Champions CupRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Toon Van Lankvelt of Rivers had 14 kills and a service ace on Saturday as Canada beat the United States 3-2 in a five-set volleyball match at the NORCECA Champions Cup in Detroit. Canada had already qualified to proceed to the FIVB World Cup in Japan in September but with the 25-22, 19-25, 21-25, 25-21, 17-15 win over the fifth-ranked Americans, the 14th-ranked Canucks won their qualifying tournament.

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  16. They're crackers! Thousands gather for annual Cheese Rolling Race in GloucestershireRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    From Frying Pan Lake and Flaming Mountains to a city below freezing for 90% of the year... the hottest and coldest places in the world revealed Dancing Queens! Grand vessels Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2 converge in Liverpool for 'river dance' to celebrate Cunard's 175 years of cruising Definitely not a Picture to Burn! Legoland Windsor unveils giant mosaic of 'celebrity best friend' Taylor Swift made entirely out of blocks Levitating children and climbing a 60ft tower of steamed buns at Hong Kong's annual festival on the tiny island of Cheung Chau 360-degree sea views, hot tubs on the roof and hitting golf balls into the Solent... What it's REALLY like to stay the night on a Victorian fort in the middle of the sea Spain's Balearic Islands have the best value family holidays say British parents ... and its hot spots Majorca and Menorca are 16% cheaper Lufthansa ... (more)

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  17. Moroccan authorities take down Israeli judo teamRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Yarden Gerbi celebrates her victory over Abe Kana from Japan in the semifinal of the World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, August 29, 2013. The Israeli judo team that traveled to the World Masters Judo Tournament, which was held this weekend in Rabat, Morocco, were nearly banned from entering the country, and competed before a hostile crowd once the event began.

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  18. Levitating children and climbing a 60ft tower of steamed buns at...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    From Frying Pan Lake and Flaming Mountains to a city below freezing for 90% of the year... the hottest and coldest places in the world revealed Lufthansa considering drug testing its pilots following Germanwings tragedy that saw 150 people killed by co-pilot with 'psychological problems' Man made bomb threat to Bordeaux airport in hope of delaying girlfriend's flight because she was stuck in traffic 'Violence has returned': Increase in knife attacks on tourists sees Brazilian police step up patrols in Rio de Janeiro as fears grow over hosting 2016 Olympics Soon you can sleepover at the zoo... if you are brave enough spend the night on the edge of the lion enclosure! Eurovision Song Contest a big hit with Turkey this year as fans flock to Vienna... despite country not having an entry Stunning mountains, small town charm and plenty of celebrity inhabitants: Why New York's Catskill ... (more)

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  19. Definitely not a Picture to Burn! Legoland Windsor unveils giant...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    From Frying Pan Lake and Flaming Mountains to a city below freezing for 90% of the year... the hottest and coldest places in the world revealed Dancing Queens! Grand vessels Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2 converge in Liverpool for 'river dance' to celebrate Cunard's 175 years of cruising Definitely not a Picture to Burn! Legoland Windsor unveils giant mosaic of 'celebrity best friend' Taylor Swift made entirely out of blocks Levitating children and climbing a 60ft tower of steamed buns at Hong Kong's annual festival on the tiny island of Cheung Chau 360-degree sea views, hot tubs on the roof and hitting golf balls into the Solent... What it's REALLY like to stay the night on a Victorian fort in the middle of the sea Spain's Balearic Islands have the best value family holidays say British parents ... and its hot spots Majorca and Menorca are 16% cheaper Lufthansa ... (more)

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  20. Belmond Sells Stake in Hotel Ritz by Belmond in MadridRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hotel News Resource

    Belmond Ltd. announced the sale of its 50% interest in the 167-room Hotel Ritz by Belmond in Madrid, Spain, to a joint venture between Mandarin Oriental International Limited and The Olayan Group. At the same time, the Company ended its agreement to manage the hotel.

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