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  1. Brazil's Congress pushes for Petrobras chargesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... of members of Congress. The graft scheme at Petrobras is currently being investigated by several institutions in Brazil such as the Attorney General's Office, the Federal Police, the Inspector General's Office and TCU (auditing body), but so far ...

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  2. Rio Mayor: 2016 Olympic spending transparent, openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    Promising complete transparency, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes said Friday that local organizers were "completely open" to financial audits of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics. His statements come as Brazil is immersed in a sweeping kick-back scandal involving the giant state-run oil company Petrobras.

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  3. Major sporting upsets of 2014Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    "Historic Disgrace" screamed the Folha de S.Paulo's headline, as a shocked nation digested a 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat by Germany on home soil. While many pundits had speculated that this Brazil side lacked the sparkle of previous vintages, nobody predicted they would suffer perhaps the greatest shame in their illustrious footballing past.

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  4. Fabio Machado Invited To The 2015 adidas MLS Player Combine12/19/2014 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Providence Friars

    ... Combine List PROVIDENCE , R.I. -- Providence College men's soccer senior forward Fabio Machado (Santa Catarina, Brazil) has been invited to the 2015 adidas MLS (Major League Soccer) Player Combine, which will be held from Jan. 8-13 in Fort ...

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  5. Brazil to study legalization of medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Relatives and friends of patients protest for the legalization of cannabidiol, a marijuana derivative that's banned in Brazil, outside the Health Surveillance Agency in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.

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  6. Uber Service Declared Illegal in Taiwan as 63 Fines IssuedRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    Uber Technologies Inc. is in violation of Taiwan's laws and will continue to attract penalties after more than 60 fines were issued against the company and its drivers, the minister of transportation and communications said. "The business model they're operating is illegal," Yeh Kuang-shih said in a telephone interview.

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  7. Rousseff mulls Barbosa, Mercadante for Petrobras chairman - sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | AlertNet

    ... of a new chairman for Petrobras, as the company is widely known, comes at a time when the largest state firm in Brazil is grappling with the worst corruption scandal of its 61-year history. In recent years, the chairman of Petrobras, which is ...

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  8. Lyoto Machida vs. CB Dollaway staredown pic: UFC Fight Night 58Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship held its weigh in event earlier today at the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil for those fighters competing at the UFC Fight Night 58: "Machida vs. Dollaway" event, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow night live on Fox Sports 1. The staredowns were nothing to write home about, as is usually the case, but you can at least get a look at how each fighter chose to square off against his/her opponent.

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  9. Socrates in Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Re/code

    If Socrates's gadfly was in Silicon Valley, it would have a lot of lazy horses to sting. The citizens of the technopolis appear oblivious to how the outside world's perception of them has changed, and radically so.

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  10. Companhia Paranaense de Energia SA - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis,...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | PR-inside.com

    ... Segmental Information Companhia Paranaense de Energia SA, Wind Farms Companhia Paranaense de Energia SA, Wind Farms, Brazil Companhia Paranaense de Energia SA, Hydro Power Plants Companhia Paranaense de Energia SA, Hydro Power Plants, Brazil ...

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  11. Bruno Fratus, Leonardo De Deus Post Big Times at Brazilian NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ... that goal with a lifetime-best effort of 48.57. That swim elevated Fratus to 19th in the world rankings this year as Brazil has four of the top 20 100 free swimmers in the world this year. Cesar Cielo (48.13), Matheus Santana (48.25), and Joao de ...

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  12. Former Toledo All-American Emma Kertesz Qualifies for Olympic Time TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | University of Toledo

    Former Toledo All-American Emma Kertesz has qualified for the Olympic Trials for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Kertesz recorded a "B" qualifying time of 2:42.07 in the marathon which automatically qualifies her for the Olympic Trials in Los Angeles on February, 13, 2016.

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  13. Caborca to Present ZOETROPE; Performances Begin Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Caborca Theatre has announced that it will present ZOETROPE, a bilingual, tragicomic romance written and directed by Javier Antonio Gonzlez, January 15-25, at the celebrated Pregones Theater in the Bronx www.caborcatheatre.org . Freshly returned from the triumphant run of ZOETROPE: PART 1 in Los Angeles, this will be the world premiere of the play in its entirety.

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  14. Vale SA (VALE) Stock Rises Today as Iron Ore Prices ClimbRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | TheStreet.com

    Iron ore prices have been dropping in recent months thanks to slowing demand for steel in China. The rate to ship iron ore on a Capesize vessel to Qingdao, China from Tubarao, Brazil plunged 4.9% to $11.86 a ton on Thursday, the lowest price since Jan. 8, 2009, according to Bloomberg .

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  15. Brazil issues first series of 2016 Summer Olympic Games coinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Coin World

    The first series of commemorative coins for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro include four silver 5-real coins. Each coin celebrates one aspect of Brazil's flora, fauna, architecture and music.

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  16. Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge, sentenced to probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Los Angeles Times

    Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to a DUI charge on Friday. Above, Phelps after a race in Irvine in August.

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  17. Nixon Ultratide: the surf report watch with real-time dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Surfing News

    Check tide, time, wave height, swell direction, wind direction and speed, water, and air temperatures, as you put your wetsuit on and prepare to hit the water. Nixon has partnered with Surfline to develop what the brand considers to be "the world's smartest and strongest surf watch of all time."

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  18. Rio de Janeiro preparations on track: mayorRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... situation, but things are quite up-to-speed," Paes told reporters in Rio. "We have full control of the process now." Brazil's preparations for the 2016 games have been under scrutiny, especially after the country's preparations for the 2014 FIFA ...

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  19. Boston-Area Engineers to Share Expertise at ESC Boston 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | DesignLines

    ... successful lineup that includes events in Silicon Valley (July 20-22), Bangalore, India (July 8-10), and Sao Paulo, Brazil (November 17-18). To save this item to your list of favorite EE Times content so you can find it later in your Profile page, ...

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  20. Crude Below $60 Tests Petrobras' Ultra-Deepwater DiscoveriesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    ... firms that allegedly bribed company officials to win some of its largest infrastructure contracts. The probe, already Brazil's biggest corruption scandal, has delayed the publication of Petrobras' third-quarter results as it considers writedowns ...

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