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Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly

MOSCOW - U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Russia Taday

Brazilian farmers demand Monsanto refund their money for GMO crops that don't work

Brazilian farmers are asking Monsanto and other producers of pest-resistant corn seeds to reimburse them for money spent on additional pesticides when the bugs killed the crops instead of dying themselves.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, South America, World News, Entomology, Colorado State University

Confectionery News

Back to the future: Brazilian federal bill re-discovers sustainable cabruca cocoa bean production

The cabruca system of planting cocoa trees under the canopy of the native forest has been in use for more than two centuries in the southern regions of Bahia, Brazil's largest cocoa-producing state that accounts for around 60% of the country's production.

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Related Topix: World News, Life, Food, Chocolate

The Ecologist

Brazil: death threats stalk Amazon shaman Davi Kopenawa

As gold miners face eviction from Yanomami territory in the Brazilian Amazon, a rising tempo of death threats have been directed against the shaman Davi Kopenawa following his successful campaign.

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Related Topix: South America, World News

KXXV-TV Waco

Russia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions

An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield University chief in mission to Brazil

Sheffield University Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett is in Brazil this week at an event for college principals from 46 different countries.

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Related Topix: South America, World News

SanLuisObispo.com

Bank scandal tarnishes powerful Portuguese family

Now, one of Europe's last banking dynasties is being stripped of its wealth and influence amid accounting irregularities, huge unreported debts, and a police investigation.

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Related Topix: Espirito Santo Financial Group SA, Financial Services, World News, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Goal.com

Gremio confirm Scolari appointment

The 65-year-old makes a swift return to management after his time in charge of Brazil came to an end following their devastating World Cup exit earlier this summer Gremio have confirmed that Luiz Felipe Scolari will be their new coach, 18 years after his first stint in charge of the club.

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Related Topix: World News

News Times

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

President Barack Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, as he announces new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, World News,

Iol.co.za

EU agrees to sanctions on Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin arrives for an official group photo during the BRICS summit at the Itamaraty palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, Europe, Germany

Blood Horse

Ashford's Shanghai Bobby to Shuttle to Brazil

The 4-year-old son of will stand at at Fazenda Mondesir near Bage and is being leased by a group of prominent Brazilian breeders which include Stud Eternamente Rio, Haras Regina, Stud Capitao, Haras Old Friends and Di Cellius, among others.

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Related Topix: World News, Lexington, KY, Versailles, KY

KJRH

Spider-Man musical producers developing Rio...

Producers of SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK are developing two animated films, RIO and ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED, for the stage.

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Related Topix: Theater, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, World News, Entertainment

BizzyBlog.com

Positivity: Rio favela continues to reap fruits from World Youth Day

Jul 28, 2014 / 04:02 am .- After nearly two years of preparation, Father JosA© Almy Gomes, 40, almost wasn't ready for Pope Francis' World Youth Day pilgrimage to Rio de Janeiro.

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Related Topix: World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Restaurant News Resource

Sbarro Continues Growth In Brazil With New Restaurants In Sao Paulo,...

Sbarro announced that it will partner with B2Bold to open 80 eateries in Brazil over the next 10 years.

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Related Topix: South America, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Brazilian star Ronaldinho leaves club Atletico Mineiro

The 34-year-old left on amicable terms after a meeting between his agent and brother Roberto de Assis and the club president Alexandre Kalil, Mineiro's press service told AFP.

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Related Topix: World News

Rediff.com

India, China admit to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen in Ladakh

India and China on Monday admitted to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen into Ladakh last week but both the sides sought to play it down saying the issue was resolved amicably through a flag meeting.

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Related Topix: World News, India,

Examiner.com

Brazil Day NYC 2014 will be on Labor Day Weekend

Despite Brazil's heartbreaking loss in the 2014 World Cup, there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate Brazil.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, IN, World News, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

KLRN-TV San Antonio

Pernambuco: Brazil's Other Carnival

Recife's carnival, along with celebrations in its colonial suburb Olinda and in the cities of Bezerros and Nazarene da Mata, features a flamboyant, joyous, boisterous week of elaborate parades, dances and costumes.

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Related Topix: World News

Tri-cityherald.com

Brazil's leader calls Gaza conflict 'a massacre'

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff made the comment while speaking with local media outlets Monday from the presidential residence in Brasilia.

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Related Topix: World News, Dilma Rousseff, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel

Tri-cityherald.com

Bolivian president seeks votes in the bedroom

In this July 16, 2014, file photo, Bolivia's President Evo Morales poses for a photo during the BRICS Summit at the Itamaraty Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Related Topix: World News

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