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2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
The OpenMP ARB announces the tenth International Workshop on OpenMP , which is the premier forum to present and discuss issues, trends, recent research ideas and results related to parallel programming with OpenMP.
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6 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Giant Brazilian snake invades New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 . That's the tabloid headline for the smart cultural exchange that will bring nearly 100 Brazilian musicians, dancers, puppeteers, artists, and cooks to the New Orleans Fairgrounds, April 25 - May 4. And don't let the big snake frighten you.
7 hrs ago | New Scientist
Mozzies in Brazil could soon be dropping like flies. On 10 April, Brazil became the first country to approve the commercial use of genetically modified insects when it gave the green light to GM mosquitoes designed to control the spread of dengue fever.
9 hrs ago | Government Executive
A first-of-its-kind bill spelling out internet users' rights to access and privacy is set to become law once Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff signs off on it.
10 hrs ago | Wausau Daily Herald
The Brazilian carrier launched by JetBlue founder Dave Neeleman is coming to the USA.
12 hrs ago | South China Morning Post
Former Brazilian president Juscelino Kubitschek was not murdered by the country's military dictatorship but died in 1976 due to a car crash, a panel said.
Violent protests have broken out in Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young person allegedly beaten by police.
Brasilia, April 23 Brazil and the United Arab Emirates signed here Tuesday an agreement on defence cooperation, Brazil's foreign ministry said in a statement.
A Rio de Janeiro slum erupted in violence late Tuesday following the killing of a popular local figure, with angry residents setting fires and showering homemade explosives and glass bottles onto a busy avenue in the city's main tourist zone.
Brazil's National Truth Commission says its probe into the 1976 death of former President Juscelino Kubitschek has shown no evidence to support claims that his fatal car crash was the work of the country's then-military dictatorship.
In this photo illustration, a man holds an iPad with a Facebook application in an office building at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai, September 25, 2013 .
Members of the commission said in a news conference Tuesday that their two-year analysis hadn't revealed any proof to suggest the car crash was anything but an accident.
Military Police occupied the favela, or shantytown, of Caramujo, in the city of Niteroi outside Rio de Janeiro, following riots sparked by the death of two local youths in incidents with the security forces April 19. One of the victims, Anderson Luiz Santos da Silva, 21, was outside a church with his family on Good when he was hit by a stray bullet ... (more)
Brazil's soybean harvest nears its completion with field work progressing quickly in the southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul, AgRural, a local farm consultancy, said.
In the summer of 2011, Boynton Beach cop David Britto - a former Marine and 2010 Officer of the Year - was arrested on charges of possession of and conspiring to traffic methamphetamine.
The R&A says Tuesday that Dawson will step down in September 2015. He will also be also leaving his role as secretary of Royal and Ancient Golf Club, the 2,400-member club whose headquarters overlook the Old Course at St. Andrews.
Santos defender Neto is to await test results after he was taken off at the start of the second half in his side's opening Serie A draw against Sport Recife yesterday evening.