Brazil Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Indonesian divers recover 6 more bodies from AirAsia crashRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Indonesian divers retrieved Thursday six more bodies from waters around the sunken fuselage of the AirAsia jetliner that crashed last month. Divers were struggling against strong current and poor visibility to lift the fuselage and what appears to be the plane's cockpit from the seabed at a depth of 30 meters .

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  2. Snooker bids to be an Olympic sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | BBC News

    The world governing body of snooker has submitted a bid to have the sport included at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Chairman Jason Ferguson said: "It has been our belief for some time that we should be given our chance on the ultimate global platform for sport."

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  3. WCup 'white elephant' stadium in Brazil closed for repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Washington Post

    A new stadium in the western Brazilian city of Cuiaba is being closed for "emergency repairs" just seven months after it held four World Cup matches. Officials in Brazil's Mato Grosso state said on Thursday the Arena Pantanal, which cost about $230 million to build, was being shut to "fix many construction problems in order to provide security to users."

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  4. Agroconsult Lowers Brazil Soy View, Situation DelicateRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Progressive Farmer

    ... Grosso do Sul. When questioned about farmer complaints of dryness in Mato Grosso, which produces about a third of Brazil's crop, Pessoa noted that while precipitation in the state had been well below average, it had still been sufficient for most ...

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  5. In photos: The many faces of "Brazil Carnival"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Globe and Mail

    Workers make carnival masks at a costume factory in a suburb of Rio de Janeiro. A total of 250,000 masks will be made for the upcoming "Brazil Carnival" festival from February 14 to 17, according to the manufacturer.

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  6. 2015 Intelligent Community Forum Smart7 Candidates AnnouncedRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Technology Futures

    The Top7 list is dominated by the United States with three communities: Arlington County, Virginia; Columbus,Ohio; and Mitchell, South Dakota. The others come from four nations: Ipswich, Australia; New Taipei City, Taiwan; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Surrey, Canada.

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  7. Political apathy in Michigan is ripe for disruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Michigan Radio

    ... version of what Cairns and Sears call "democracy from below." The origin of the concept is credited to Porto Alegre, Brazil, where, since 1989, up to 50,000 residents have turned out each year to decide how to spend as much as 20% of the city's ...

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  8. Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare verbally agreed for UFC Fight Night 62 in BrazilRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | MMAFighting.com

    The Brazilian welterweight, forced out of a bout with Mike Pyle in August with a bone infection, is set to take on LaFlare, who hasn't fought since April, at the UFC Fight Night 62 card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 21. MMAFighting.com confirmed the bout with sources close to the situation. Maia hasn't fought since a unanimous decision victory over Alexander Yakovlev in May, bouncing back to the win column after consecutive decision losses to Rory MacDonald and Jake Shields .

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  9. Pharrell Williams Is Collaborating with Al Gore on Live Earth's ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... will take place in New York, Paris, Johannesburg, South Africa, Sydney, Australia, Beijing, China, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Each concert will last four to six hours. The Guardian also notes that a Live Earth 2015 concert will take place in Antarctica, ...

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  10. Brazilian World Cup stadium closed for urgent repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Reuters

    One of Brazil's sparkling new World Cup stadiums has been shut down by authorities for urgent repairs less than a year after it opened, government officials told Reuters on Thursday. The Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba will be closed for "emergency repairs to resolve diverse construction problems with the aim of offering safety to users," the state government that owns the stadium said in a statement.

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  11. LTE Latin AmericaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Mobile Radio Technology

    Celebrating its 6 th year , LTE Latin America follows on from last year's hugely successful show, and is returning to Rio de Janeiro in a new venue - Sulamerica Convention Center - with an extended conference programme and new speakers from the whole ecosystem to give greater depth and breadth of discussion around the region's most pertinent mobile broadband developments. A great new feature for this year will be the event's co-location with the launch event Network Virtualization & SDN Latin America , which is part of the Network Virtualization Global Events.

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  12. "Companhia Estadual de Energia Eletrica - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile" PublishedRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | PR-inside.com

    ... km of power transmission lines, through which it supplies electricity. CEEE is headquartered in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Full Report Details at - .. Companhia Estadual de Energia ...

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  13. Australia calls for MH370 recovery tenders as search goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Indian Express

    The Australian agency leading the search for missing airliner MH370 is calling for expressions of interest for the recovery of the Malaysian jet, if it is found, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said on Thursday. The passenger aircraft was carrying 239 people when it disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8 and there has been no sign of it since, despite a massive air and sea operation.

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  14. Ben Saunders heads to Brazil, battles Erick Silva at UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | MMA Mania

    Ultimate Fighting Championship is giving the recently-revitalized Ben Saunders a step up in competition -- in hostile territory -- when he collides with Erick Silva at the UFC Fight Night 62 mixed martial arts event, scheduled for March 21, 2015 inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Saunders is 2-0 since rejoining the ZUFFA roster last August.

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  15. PetroRio Has Biggest Gain After Buying Shell ProjectRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bloomberg

    PetroRio SA , the company formerly known as HRT Participacoes em Petroleo SA, had its biggest intraday gain after agreeing to buy an 80 percent stake in a Royal Dutch Shell Plc project in Brazil. PetroRio advanced as much as 53 percent in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, exceeding gains on the iBovespa index, before settling back to 5.84 reais at 1:50 p.m. The shares have more than doubled since the start of the week.

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  16. Salary protests hit Brazil flights : January 22, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Times

    ... pushing for an average 8.5 per cent pay rise. Airlines are offering 6.3 per cent. Infraero, the company that manages Brazil's airports, said around nine percent of flights were cancelled and some 20 per cent suffered delays with airports in Rio, ...

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  17. Martin Odegaard and other teenage prodigiesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | World Soccer

    ... Philadelphia Union offered Adu a fresh start. But again, he failed to impress and has since had trials with Bahia (Brazil), Stabaek (Norway), Blackpool (England) and Alkmaar (Holland) without success. Three days before Christmas he was released by ...

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  18. If you want a natural birth in Brazil, you'd better go elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | TreeHugger

    Brazil is a country with shockingly high C-sections rates, upwards of 87% in the private medical system. How does an entire nation lose sight of natural childbirth, one of our basic human functions? Being pregnant while traveling through Brazil has been a fascinating lesson in cultural differences.

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  19. Court fight in Utah over ownership of very rare boa constrictorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The wife of a Utah snake breeder who pleaded guilty to illegally transportation of boa constrictors says she has an interest in the extremely rare offspring of one of the snakes and the U.S. government shouldn't be able to confiscate them. But Brazil says the snakes belong to it.

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  20. Arsenal Paulista deal: how can Gunners solve visa problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The First Post

    ... that team's competitive matches for which they have been available over the previous two years. Paulista comes from Brazil, so meets the first criteria, but has never been capped by his country so does not meet the second. The rules are very ...

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