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3 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Daley models teen clothing range

The Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallist posed in the autumn/winter collection for the Adidas NEO label, for which he is UK ambassador. The 20-year-old sportsman, who is dating screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, had been on two series of ITV's celebrity diving show Splash!, mentoring celebrities to brave the board, but he is now focusing his attention on training to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.

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7 hrs ago | The Rio Times

Three Shows to See This Week in Rio de Janeiro

Three international acts; Michael BublA©, Farnaz Jahanbin and Teenage Bottlerocket, will perform live in Rio between Wednesday, September 17th and Sunday, September 21st and their concerts will bring a variety of music to the Cidade Maravilhosa this week, including everything from big-band crooning to Persian classical and folk music to punk rock.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Brazil election may change diplomatic direction

12, 2014 file photo, Brazil's President and Workers Party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Sao Goncalo, metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro. . FILE- In this Aug. 30, 2014, file photo, Marina Silva, Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate, campaigns in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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WALB-TV Albany

Brazil election may change diplomatic direction

12, 2014 file photo, Brazil's President and Workers Party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Sao Goncalo, metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro. . FILE- In this Aug. 30, 2014, file photo, Marina Silva, Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate, campaigns in the Rocinha slum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Brazil election may change diplomatic direction

Marina Silva, presidential candidate of the Brazilian Socialist Party, PSB, left, and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, presidential candidate for re-election of the Workers Party , look on, prior to a presidential debate organized by Brazil's Bishops Confederation in Aparecida, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Brazil confident new rules will protect existing oil rights

Brazilian regulators said on Tuesday they were confident that new regulations will trump provisions of the country's 2010 oil law that threaten to strip oil companies such as Royal Dutch Shell Plc of rights to operate major oil fields. "We're pretty sure that the rules will stand up to any legal challenge," Thiago Macedo, the lead attorney for oil regulator ANP, said at an industry event.

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The Rio Times

Race Tightens for Rio de Janeiro State Governor

The 2014 elections will take place on October 5th, and will see the election the next Governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro as well. There are seven candidates jostling for the position with Luiz Fernando PezA o and Anthony Garotinho currently neck-and-neck at 25 percent according to a recent opinion poll conducted by the Data Folha institute.

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The Rio Times

Vargem Grande, Rio's Booming Zona Oeste Neighborhood

Vargem Grande is one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro with a 39 percent price hike in properties this year and new condos being developed on a regular basis. Its popularity for local home buyers is based on its relatively easy access to the city via the highway, as well as the untouched natural surroundings.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Rio de Janeiro organizers announce basics for tickets; 7.5 million tickets to be issued

Organizers said Tuesday that 7.5 million tickets will be issued for the Rio Games. Half of them - 3.8 million - will be priced under $30.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Here's The Wild New Plan To Connect New York's Boroughs With A $100 Million Gondola System

Real estate firm CityRealty has unveiled a proposal for an urban gondola system, known as the East River Skyway , that would connect Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. The design was presented at the Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit by Daniel Levy, president of CityRealty, and was inspired by the efficiency of high-speed gondolas in London, Rio de Janeiro, and Germany.

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Marine News

Cat, Deltamarin Develop Modular FPSO Power Unit

Caterpillar Launches New Modular Solution Developed with Deltamarin for FPSO and Offshore Platform Main Power at 2014 Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference Caterpillar Oil & Gas will launch the Cat Offshore Power Generation Module, a new modular solution for FPSO and offshore platform main power at the 2014 Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference held September 15-18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Cat Offshore Power Generation Module is a turnkey EPC scope, scalable, single lift, modular power plant product that includes full integration into the FPSO or platform structural design.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Future of Olympic golf course in hands of court

A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are defendants in a lawsuit that alleges environmental laws were broken in authorizing and building the layout.

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Monterey County Herald

Brazilian archbishop robbed at gunpoint in Rio

Brazilian church officials say the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro has escaped injury during a robbery by three gunmen. Rio archdiocese spokesman Adionel Carlos da Cunha says the robbery occurred Monday night when Cardinal Orani Joao Tempesta was being driven to a local radio station to participate in a debate.

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The Rio Times

Archbishop of Rio Robbed in Santa Teresa: Daily

Three armed men robbed Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro, Cardinal Dom Orani Joao Tempesta on the night of Monday, September 15th, while Tempesta traveled by car by from Rio's Zona Norte neighborhood of SumarA© to the Archdiocese of SA o SebastiA o located in the neighborhood of GlA3ria. Victim of armed robbery on September 15th in the Santa Teresa neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Archbishop of Rio Orani JoA o Tempesta was appointed Cardinal by Pope Francis earlier this year on January 12th, photo by Tomaz Silva/ABr.

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ABC News

Brazilian Archbishop Robbed at Gunpoint in Rio

Brazilian church officials say the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro has escaped injury during a robbery by three gunmen. Rio archdiocese spokesman Adionel Carlos da Cunha says the robbery occurred Monday night when Cardinal Orani Joao Tempesta was being driven to a local radio station to participate in a debate.

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Western morning News

Westcountry businesses ready to conquer new Brazil markets with...

Three firms from Somerset, Devon and Cornwall will join the nine-strong delegation to South America in a bid to bolster commercial exchanges between the Westcountry and the emerging Brazilian powerhouse. The five-day visit, organised by the UKTI will give businesses the opportunity to secure major contracts in this rapidly growing and lucrative South American market.

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Nerve News

Rio golf course on track, says Games chief

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 16 - Rio's 2016 golf test event is on track to be held next year despite a legal row over the course's development, Brazil's top Olympic official said. A local court has given organisers until Wednesday to present an alternative proposal to the current project earmarked for a nature reserve, reports Xinhua.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

International Business Times

Alien Mystery: The Most Famous Unexplained Alien Abduction Cases

Reports on alien abductions and UFO sightings have always done the rounds, intriguing both the scientific world and lay men alike. The truth behind these abductions and sightings still remain a mystery but a few cases have got the scientific world thinking, if it really is true, what is the purpose behind these strange visits and what do they intend to do with the abductees.

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The Washington Post

Brazil's indigenous seek out city, end up in slums

They huddle in a tight circle, shaking seed-filled maracas and shuffling in time to a rhythm that has pulsed through their tribes for generations. The dancers raise their voices in song, conjuring an ancient spirit that vibrates above the traffic roaring from a nearby expressway and the beat of funk music blasting from a neighbor's loudspeaker.

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ABC News

Brazil's Indigenous Seek out City, End up in Slums

They huddle in a tight circle, shaking seed-filled maracas and shuffling in time to a rhythm that has pulsed through their tribes for generations. The dancers raise their voices in song, conjuring an ancient spirit that vibrates above the traffic roaring from a nearby expressway and the beat of funk music blasting from a neighbor's loudspeaker.

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