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1 hr ago | Mashable
It was crowded on the sidewalks in Hong Kong . Early morning commuters, shoulders tightly pressed against the strangers walking next to them, moved in a sluggish blob through each crowded intersection.
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5 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19
A much-hyped protest for the right to go topless on Rio de Janeiro's beaches fell flat Saturday when only a handful of women bared their chests for the movement.
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A planned protest for the right to go topless on Rio de Janeiro's beaches fell flat when just a handful of women bared their chests for the movement.
13 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Brazil's unemployment rate matched a record low in November, but the seemingly positive figure hides an alarming change in Latin America's largest economy: fewer Brazilians are working and even less are looking for work.
Bourses and clearinghouses will have 18 months to adapt to new rules in Brazil's financial exchange industry that will be implemented in June, securities industry watchdog CVM said on Friday, in a step aimed at fostering competition and transparency in domestic financial markets.
Pilgrims begin to wake before sunrise at Copacabana Beach during World Youth Day celebrations where Pope Francis will later celebrate a mass of farewell and prayer of Angelus on July 28, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Twins Lara and Clara Santos pose for a photo before attending a debutante ball organized by the Pacifying Police Unit program, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.
Since BeyoncA© released her surprise album last month, it's been widely acknowledged as one of the most explicitly feminist pieces of work by a major pop artist in quite a while.
However, the fight was never expected to happen. It all started on Wednesday afternoon, when the promotion announced on its official Facebook page that Emerson Falcao and Juliana Velasquez would meet inside the ring in a three-round bantamweight clash at Shooto Brazil 45. Right after the announcement, MMA Fighting contacted Shooto officials, who ... (more)
Brazil diesel demand likely rose 4.3 percent in 2013, and gasoline demand 5.3 percent, as new vehicle sales and greater traffic congestion caused demand for fuels to grow faster than the overall economy, Brazil's fuel distributors' association said on Thursday.
A new forecast by Central 1 Credit Union says the resale price of a home in B.C. is expected to increase at an accelerating rate over the next three years.
This week's featured performer is ballet dancer Lucas Ataide. 1) What's your name and where are you originally from? My name is Lucas Ataide and I was born in Mogi Guacu .
A focused and updated version of EXPO 1: New York- the large-scale exploration of ecological challenges in the early 21st century that was on view from May until September at The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA PS1, and the VW Dome 2 in Rockaway Beach-is on view in Brazil as EXPO 1: Rio at the Museu de Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's Air Force Commander Brigadier Juniti Saito, right, speaks next to Defense Minister Celso Amorim during a news conference at the Ministry of Defense in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.
Pilgrims and residents gather on Copacabana beach before the arrival of Pope Francis for World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro in July.