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2 hrs ago | Reuters

Brazil's Neves: An insider in an election about change

The handsome, accomplished grandson of one of Brazil's most beloved politicians, Aecio Neves has been preparing his whole life to be president, friends say. Neves, 54, has tumbled into a distant third place in polls over the past month as voters who are tired of President Dilma Rousseff's leftist government embrace a candidate who more obviously represents change and a break with Brazil's political establishment - environmentalist Marina Silva.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, World News, Brazil

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Marina victory could put Mercosur at risk

The nomination of Marina Silva as the presidential candidate for the Brazilian Socialist Party has sent shockwaves throughout the political landscape in Brazil, threatening President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid. If the latest polls are right, the environmentalist will tie with Rousseff in the first round of voting on October 5 and could even manage to beat the Workers' Party candidate in the runoff.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil, World News

Sat Sep 13, 2014

411mania.com

Rani Yahya and Johnny Bedford Talk About Settling Their Issues

Rani Yahya and Johnny Bedford Talk About Settling Their Issues Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.13.2014 They will determine the better fighter tonight... In an interview with MMA Junkie , Rani Yahya and Johnny Bedford spoke about their fight tonight at UFC Fight Night 51. The two previously fought at UFC Fight Night 39, but it was ruled a no contest in only 39 seconds after they clashed heads. Bedford thought he won by TKO.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Blaze

Gay teen found murdered in Brazil

Brazilian authorities are investigating whether the murder of a gay teenager in the small town of Inhumas in Brazil was motivated by homophobia. The body of 18-year-old Joao Antonio Donati was found yesterday in a vacant lot.

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Cage Pages

UFC Fight Night 51: Big Foot vs. Arlovski Live Results

UFC Fight Night 51: Big Foot vs. Arlovski takes place Saturday, September 13th at the Ginsio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil. The event will air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 5:45 P.M. ET.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News, 9

Fri Sep 12, 2014

MMAFighting.com

UFC's Wendell Oliveira not allowed to keep 'War Machine' nickname in the Octagon

Wendell Oliveira was planning to keep to be called " War Machine " on Saturday's UFC Fight Night 51, but that won't happen. During Friday's official weigh-ins at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, Oliveira was announced as "The Machine," and UFC officials confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he had to change his nickname.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Agrimoney.com

Russia demand spurs Brazil beef, pork export hopes

Brazil's pork exports will soar 20% next year, and beef shipments hit an all-time high, supercharged by Russia's quest for supplies to replace those lost with a ban on imports from the likes of the European Union and the US. Brazil's beef exports will jump 10.1% to 2.24m tonnes, topping the record 2.19m tonnes set in 2007, and cementing the country's place as the world's top shipper, US Department of Agriculture staff in Brasilia said in their first forecasts for next year.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Agriculture, Brazil, Science

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Generation 10 links with Brazilian cotton growers ; Software firm's...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) A LIVERPOOL software specialist has clinched a 10-year deal with The Brazilian Cotton Growers Association to provide systems to verify the quality of its cotton production. Generation 10, on Highfield Street, provides commodity trade and risk management services and data analytics for the agricultural sector, particularly cotton.

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DFW Catholic

Pope Sends Message to Brazilian Ecological Group

The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, has sent a message on behalf of the Holy Father to the participants in the meeting of the Ecclesial Pan-Amazonian Network in Brasilia, Brazil, which concludes tomorrow.

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Reuters

Some companies profit as Brazil struggles to secure power

A small group of energy companies in Brazil are increasing revenues at a time when the country is grappling with its worst power crisis in more than a decade, taking advantage of sky-high prices to sell electricity in the spot market. Power generators that have managed to produce extra energy in recent months or who aren't restricted by long-term supply contracts are being rewarded with prices up to six times higher than the average cost on conventional electricity contracts.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, World News, Brazil,

Paddock Talk

Honda Head To Mexico For The Finale Of The 2014 MXGP Season

The final round of the 2014 MXGP season at LeA3n, Mexico comes just seven days after the riders had to endure the heat of Goias, Brazil where Team HRC's Max Nagl took a dominant overall victory on his CRF450RW. Mexico hasn't been on the calendar since 2012 when the MXGP riders visited the Guadalajara circuit.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Travel, Brazil, World News

Bloomberg

Brazil Expands Tax Credit to Ethanol, Sugar Exporters

For the second time this month, Brazil is taking action to stimulate its ethanol industry after falling demand prompted criticism of President Dilma Rousseff . Brazil will expand a tax credit to sugar and ethanol producers to spur demand for the biofuel, Finance Minister Guido Mantega told reporters in Brasilia today.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, Brazil

Wed Sep 10, 2014

411mania.com

Igor Araujo Explains the Importance of His UFC Fight Night 51 Bout This Weekend

Igor Araujo Explains the Importance of His UFC Fight Night 51 Bout This Weekend Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 09.10.2014 He used to sell ice cream not far from the arena... MMAjunkie recently spoke to UFC fighter Igor Araujo ahead of his upcoming welterweight bout with George Sullivan at UFC Fight Night 51. The fight card is scheduled for September 13 at the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. For Araujo, it's a special homecoming as he used to work and sell ice cream not far from the arena.

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Reuters

Brazil poll shows Rousseff catching up with Silva in runoff

A combination picture of two file photos shows Brazil's presidential candidates Marina Silva of the Brazilian Socialist Party in Sao Paulo, and Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party in Brasilia. Current Brazilian President Rousseff has narrowed environmentalist Silva's lead in a likely second-round presidential election runoff in October to three percentage points from six points two weeks ago, a new opinion poll showed on September 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff,

Reuters

Brazil poll shows Rousseff, Silva neck-and-neck in a runoff

A combination picture of two file photos shows Brazil's presidential candidates Marina Silva of the Brazilian Socialist Party in Sao Paulo, and Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party in Brasilia. Current Brazilian President Rousseff has narrowed environmentalist Silva's lead in a likely second-round presidential election runoff in October to three percentage points from six points two weeks ago, a new opinion poll showed on September 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil, World News

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Paddock Talk

MXGP Action Resumes In Goias After The August Break

After a gap in the calendar for the month of August, MXGP action resumes in Brazil this weekend for the final duo of back-to-back overseas Grands Prix.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Reuters

DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to Sep 12

Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug and Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid to speak at a economic conference.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Salon

How this politician could help save the planet

When Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos' plane went down near Sao Paulo this month, one of the most improbable consequences may have been to thrust the Amazon center stage in the race.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil, World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Silva surges ahead in Brazil's presidential vote

Marina Silva, presidential candidate for the Brazilian Socialist Party, campaigns in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff,

UPI

Brazil Air Force, Saab discuss Gripen procurement deal

Representatives from Saab and the Brazilian Air Force on the proposed acquisition of Gripen NG fighter jets have been held in Brasilia this week.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Brazil, World News

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