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2 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Brazil court rules in Vale's favor on foreign-taxation

A Brazilian appeals court ruled in favor of mining company Vale SA on Thursday in a dispute over taxation of foreign units that resulted in a 22.3 billion reais settlement with Brazil's tax authorities in November.

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6 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Internet governance debated in Brazil

An international two-day conference on Internet governance is drawing to a close in Brazil as government officials, academics and technical experts from some 90 countries debate how the Internet should be run.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, World News, Privacy

6 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Night of the Generals: When Brazilians Were Tortured and Disappeared

"The Face of Evil," flashed the eye catching headline in Brazil's major daily on a morning late this March, and the accompanying photo of Army Lieutenant-Colonel Paulo Malhaes, retired, could not have portrayed a more convincing ogre had it been provided by central casting.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Journalism, US News, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | The State

Valcke: Brazilian cities must organize fanfests

The warning comes as officials in the northeastern city of Recife reiterate they still don't know whether they will stage a fanfest, which allows fans without tickets to watch matches for free on large screens in public areas.

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9 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

From gunfights to 'mansions': Inside Brazil's smorgasbord of favelas

A woman walks down a street in a housing complex at the Rocinha slum in Rio de Janeiro March 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel,

13 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

Jafza to conduct roadshow in Brazil

WAM DUBAI, 24th April, 2014 -- To create greater awareness of the business opportunities that exist in U.A.E. and the region, the Jebel Ali Free Zone is poised to conduct a road-show in Brazil from next week.

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17 hrs ago | BBC News

Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes

Deadly protests have broken out in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young man allegedly beaten by police.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Portland Tribune

'Begging Sux ... Compassion Doesn't ...'

You've seen him at freeway on-ramps and off-ramps in Oregon City and at strip malls in Milwaukie and Oak Grove.

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Related Topix: Oregon City, OR, Milwaukie, OR, South America, World News

Sys-Con Media

OpenMP ARB Announces IWOMP 2014 Workshop in Brazil

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, World News, Computers

NOLA.com

Brazil spices New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 with music, art, parades and more

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.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, New Orleans, LA,

New Scientist

Brazil approves use of genetically modified mosquitoes

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.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Entomology, Science, Science / Technology

Government Executive

Brazil Is About To Have an Internet Bill of Rights

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.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Dilma Rousseff

Wausau Daily Herald

JetBlue founder's new Brazil airline will fly to the USA

The Brazilian carrier launched by JetBlue founder Dave Neeleman is coming to the USA.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350, World News

South China Morning Post

Car crash that killed Brazilian ex-president Juscelino Kubitschek ruled not suspicious

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.

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WireNews+Co

Internet Governance: United States Government To Participate In NETmundial In Brazil

The U.S. Government will participate in NETmundial - Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance to be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on April 23-24.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

BBC News

VIDEO: Dancer death prompts violent clashes

Violent protests have broken out in Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young person allegedly beaten by police.

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India Talkies

Brazil, UAE to cooperate in defence - Indiatalkies.com

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.

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Star-Telegram.com

Violence erupts in Rio slum near Olympic venues

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.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Brazil investigators: death of ex-pres. accidental

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.

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CFR.org

Brazil's Internet Summit: Building Bridges to Avoid "Splinternet"

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 .

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