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  1. Let the Fun Begin: Nites Moves is Back on WednesdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    ... the finish at Leadbetter Beach or both. Lucas Pinto, a budding triathlete and a high school student from Fortaleza, Brazil attending Garden Street Academy, did both. He was the first swimmer out of the water in 13 minutes, 9 seconds and finished the ...

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  2. Rio 2016 Olympics: What Brazil is worrying about with 100 days to goRead the original story

    Tuesday May 3 | WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

    If Olympic opening ceremonies should capture the atmosphere in a host nation, then Rio 2016's curtain-raiser should be interesting. With 100 days until the Games begin, Brazil is unraveling fast - largely overshadowing the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece.

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  3. International Workers' Day marches in Brazil turn into show of support for RousseffRead the original story

    Sunday May 1 | Xinhuanet

    Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Brazil's main cities on International Workers' Day in a show of support for the embattled President Dilma Rousseff. Protests were seen in 16 of the country's 27 states, called by Central Union of Workers and numerous other labor and left-wing organizations.

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  4. A Life-Size Noah's Ark May Be Coming to A Port Near You [WATCH]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | KOST-FM Glendale

    ... HUGE ark is setting sail over the summer!! The ark will be shipped by barge across the Atlantic Ocean to Fortaleza, Brazil during the 2016 Olympic Games and later onto Rio de Janeiro for the Paralympic Summer Games! The creators of the ark say that ...

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  5. 100 Days to Rio Olympics! What Could Possibly Go Wrong?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | News Max

    ... by the city's most-voted-for politician, Jair Bolsonaro," The Guardian said. Regys Silva, an attorney in Fortaleza, Brazil who runs the daily Portuguese-language Olympics website Surto Olimpico, told CNN he remained optimistic about the Rio games. ...

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  6. Noah's Ark is Coming To San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | NBC San Diego

    Beginning this summer, the massive boat will be shipped by barge 5,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean to Fortaleza, Brazil during the 2016 Olympic Games and later onto Rio de Janeiro for the Paralympic Summer Games, according to the Ark of Noah Foundation director, Herald Janssen. Shortly after the ark's trip to Brazil, the barge will likely begin to bring Noah's Ark to the California coast.

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  7. Brazilian Vice-President Michel Temer moves to secure supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Protesters closed highways and took the opportunity to criticise the country's largest media outlet, Globo, calling it a liar. Sao Paulo: Brazilian Vice-President Michel Temer has moved to reassure the country he would seek to implement immediate measures to spur economic growth should President Dilma Rousseff be impeached at the end of a process likely to start next week and drag on for up to six months.

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  8. Brazil's anti-impeachment protesters block highways at rush hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Boston.com

    NITEROI, Brazil - Demonstrators protesting the impeachment process threatening Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff occupied dozens of highways in major cities during rush hour Thursday morning, causing long backups. Organizers claimed that 30 highways in nine Brazilian states were blocked.

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  9. Brazila s anti-impeachment protesters block highways at rush hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Washington Post

    NITEROI, Brazil -- Demonstrators protesting the impeachment process threatening Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff occupied dozens of highways in major cities during rush hour Thursday morning, causing long backups. Organizers claimed that 30 highways in nine Brazilian states were blocked.

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  10. Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    If Olympic opening ceremonies should capture the atmosphere in a host nation, then Rio 2016's curtain-raiser should be interesting. With 100 days until the Games begin, Brazil is unraveling fast -- largely overshadowing the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece.

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  11. Rio 2016 Olympics: What Brazil is Worrying About with 100 Days to GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    If Olympic opening ceremonies should capture the atmosphere in a host nation, then Rio 2016's curtain-raiser should be interesting. With 100 days until the Games begin, Brazil is unraveling fast - largely overshadowing the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece.

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  12. The BRICS never did find their mortarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Globe and Mail

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma smile at a group photo session during the 6th BRICS summit in Fortaleza July 15, 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma smile at a group photo session during the 6th BRICS summit in Fortaleza July 15, 2014.

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  13. Iberia passengers thought they 'would die' during emergency landing in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | Daily Mail

    Passengers claim they thought they 'would die' when their plane made an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cabin by crew. Flyers on board the Iberia flight from Montevideo in Uruguay to Madrid in Spain claim that they were alerted to the emergency after a 'permanent alarm' sounded.

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  14. Exposure to homicide during pregnancy linked to increased risk of prematurity, low birth weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | Medical News

    In a recent paper published in the Journal of Development Economics, researchers Professor Marco Manacorda and Dr Martin Foureaux Koppensteiner focused on evidence from the exposure of day-to-day violence in Brazil by analysing the birth outcomes of children whose mothers were exposed to local violence, as measured by homicide rates in small Brazilian municipalities and the neighbourhoods of the city of Fortaleza. The team estimated the effect of violence on birth outcomes by comparing mothers who were exposed to a homicide during pregnancy to otherwise similar mothers residing in the same area, who happened not to be exposed to homicides.

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  15. Exposure to violence during pregnancy increases risk of prematurity...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | Medical News Today

    Exposure to violence during the first trimester of pregnancy could lead to an increase in the risk of prematurity and low birthweight, according to research by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Leicester. In a recent paper published in the Journal of Development Economics , researchers Professor Marco Manacorda and Dr Martin Foureaux Koppensteiner focused on evidence from the exposure of day-to-day violence in Brazil by analysing the birth outcomes of children whose mothers were exposed to local violence, as measured by homicide rates in small Brazilian municipalities and the neighbourhoods of the city of Fortaleza.

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  16. Exposure to violence during pregnancy increases risk of prematurity...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In a recent paper published in the Journal of Development Economics , researchers Professor Marco Manacorda and Dr Martin Foureaux Koppensteiner focused on evidence from the exposure of day-to-day violence in Brazil by analysing the birth outcomes of children whose mothers were exposed to local violence, as measured by homicide rates in small Brazilian municipalities and the neighbourhoods of the city of Fortaleza. The team estimated the effect of violence on birth outcomes by comparing mothers who were exposed to a homicide during pregnancy to otherwise similar mothers residing in the same area, who happened not to be exposed to homicides.

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  17. Exposure to violence during pregnancy increases risk of prematurity and low birthweightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | EurekAlert!

    Queen Mary University of London and University of Leicester study suggests stress-induced events have negative effects on unborn children in early pregnancy Exposure to violence during the first trimester of pregnancy could lead to an increase in the risk of prematurity and low birthweight, according to research by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Leicester.

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  18. Shocking moment off-duty police officer opens fire on 2 thieves during hold-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Daily Mail

    Shocking moment off-duty police officer opens fire on two thieves holding up a ticket office in bloody shootout in Brazil Two armed men were prevented from robbing a transport company after an off-duty policeman who was waiting for a bus started a gunfight. The thieves were hoping to get their hands on some cash when they walked into offices in Fortaleza, Brazil, and demanded the clerk served them around 6pm on Tuesday.

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  19. Living with Zika in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 13 | Al Jazeera

    At around 1:30am on a Saturday morning, 26-year-old Jaqueline Vieira de Souza bundled her four-month-old son, Daniel, into the car. They drove from her working-class neighbourhood on the outskirts of the city of Olinda to the National Institute of Social Security office in Recife, roughly 40 minutes away at that time of the morning.

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  20. NEC Begins Work on South Atlantic Cable SystemRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 5 | Converge! Network Digest

    NEC is beginning construction of the South Atlantic Cable System , the first subsea fiber optic cable system ever to connect Africa and South America in the southern hemisphere. SACS will span 6,200 km across the South Atlantic, connecting Luanda, Angola and Fortaleza, Brazil.

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