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Somerset County Students Bring Home RoboCup Award From Brazil

Two Somerset County students brought home the Rescue A Primary SuperTeam Award from this year's RoboCup Junior World Championship held in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, according to nj.com .

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Yahoo!

Biotech firm's GM mosquitoes to fight dengue in Brazil

It's a dry winter day in southeast Brazil, but a steamy tropical summer reigns inside the labs at Oxitec, where workers are making an unusual product: genetically modified mosquitoes to fight dengue fever.

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Newsday

Brazil set for TV election debate

Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff will go head to head with main rivals Marina Silva of the Brazilian Socialist Party and Aecio Neves of the PSDB.

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Afro-Brazilians Demand Slavery Reparations Because 'Poverty Has A Color'

This article is the second in a two-part series about Brazil's quilombo movement.

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Monterey County Herald

Brazilian prison riot that left 5 dead ends

A two-day prison uprising in southern Brazil that left five inmates dead ended Tuesday as officials met demands to transfer many of the prisoners.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Brazil prison riot ends with five dead

Rioting inmates who took over most of a prison in Brazil killed five fellow prisoners, beheading at least two of them, before ending the uprising early Tuesday and releasing two hostage guards.

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PE Hub

Brazil's NEO Investimentos targets international capital for first time

NEO Investimentos , a Brazilian-based GP, is raising its third fund and targeting international limited partners for the first time, according to two people with knowledge of the process, as well as regulatory documents.

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Thanh Nein News

Brazilian prisoners riot for better conditions

A prison rebellion in southern Brazil enters its second day as inmates demand better conditions at the Cascavel State Penitentiary.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Uber Is Planning to Launch in Israel on Tuesday

Uber plans to launch its car-hailing service in Tel Aviv on Tuesday in its latest international expansion, the company said.

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Reuters

Emerging Markets-Brazil stocks gain on election outlook, Ecb

Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index tracked global markets higher on Monday, driven by the outlook for stimulus measures from the European Central Bank and market positioning over the outcome of an upcoming presidential electoral poll.

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WWWM-FM Toledo

How You Can Help Miley Cyrus Help the Homeless

Miley Cyrus made headlines Sunday night when she sent a homeless youth named Jesse onstage at the MTV VMAs to accept her Video of the Year trophy.

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The Independent

Brazil prison riot: Two inmates beheaded during uprising over conditions

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RTE.ie

Riot in Brazilian jail leaves four prisoners dead

Police say at least 700 prisoners are involved in the violence at the Cascavel state correctional centre in the southern city of Parana A siege is continuing in Brazil at a jail where four inmates have been killed in a prison revolt over conditions.

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International Business Times

Neymar And GF Brazilian Model-Actress Bruna Marquezine Reportedly Split

Brazil's national soccer team players Neymar and Fred are pictured at the Granja Comary training centre in Teresopolis, near Rio de Janeiro May 26, 2014.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

Girls from Brazil's favelas find escape in ballet

Past the graffiti-covered overpass and subway tracks, in a slum penned in by high-rises, 8-year-old Gabriela Aparecida fixes her curly hair into a bun as she waits for a ride to her new favorite activity: ballet.

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Star-Telegram.com

Girls from Brazil's favelas find escape in ballet

Past the graffiti-covered overpass and subway tracks, in a slum penned in by high-rises, 8-year-old Gabriela Aparecida fixes her curly hair into a bun as she waits for a ride to her new favorite activity: ballet.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, South America, World News, The Bolshoi, New-Wave

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Girls from Brazil's favelas find escape in ballet

In this Aug. 8, 2014 photo, a church worker walks ballet student Maria home after her ballet class at The House of Dreams dance studio in a neighborhood overrun by crack addicts, called "Crackland," in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Nerve News

Brazilian defender Emerson set for Palermo move

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 25 - Brazilian defender Emerson is set to join Italian Serie A side Palermo on loan, media reports said.

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ABC News

3 Beheaded in Southern Brazil Prison Riot

Three prisoners were beheaded and at least five other people were injured in a riot that erupted Sunday in a southern Brazilian prison, authorities said.

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BBC News

Four killed in Brazil prison riot

Police in Brazil say rioters in a jail in the southern city of Cascavel have killed four fellow inmates and injured several others.

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