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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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,

7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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The Wichita Eagle

Brazil investigators: death of ex-pres. accidental

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.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Wichita, KS, Health

High Times

Brazil Cracks Down on Drug Dealers Ahead of World Cup

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)

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Progressive Farmer

Brazil Soybean Harvest 91% Complete

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.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Has Fugitive Cop Surfaced in Brazil?

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.

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Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL, Drugs, World News, Drug Enforcement Administration

Bradenton.com

Dawson to retire as chief executive of R&A

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.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Brazil World Cup City Salvador Police Back To Work After Strike That Raised Crime Rates

Three more people were killed in Salvador, the capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia and local media reported that police officers were unavailable at most stations, although a two-day strike that affected Salvador-Bahia has been officially lifted.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sambafoot

Injured Santos defender Neto could be ruled out for a month

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.

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MarketWatch

Brazil candidate Campos talks pro-market plans

Presidential hopeful Eduardo Campos, a former governor of Pernambuco state in northeastern Brazil, said in an interview on Monday that he is leaning toward supporting a formally independent central bank to help bolster confidence in Latin America's largest economy.

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