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  1. The Global Search for Education: 7 Teachers 7 Continents #EdChat on #EdTechRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    "The most outdated and destructive vestigial feature in the modern K-12 space is the emphasis on standardized testing along with the college admissions and enrollment processes which rely on these testing conventions. With the digital tools we have on hand, we could liberate children to experience and demonstrate their learning in far more compelling ways via live documentation of community-based or real-world endeavors."

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  2. Rafael Cavalcante: Patrick Cummins doesn't have weak chin, but will get knocked out at UFC 190Read the original story

    Yesterday | MMAFighting.com

    Rafael Cavalcante finally returns to the Octagon on Aug. 1, and he wants to erase the image of his last UFC appearance. A former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, "Feijao" went the distance for the first time in his MMA career against Ryan Bader at UFC 174 after being outwrestled for 15 minutes.

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  3. Rio Games torch to be lit in Olympia on April 21, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Rio de Janeiro Olympics torch will be lit in Greece's ancient Olympia on April 21 next year before leaving for the South American country 12 days later, organizers said on Saturday. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff looks at an Olympic Torch model during a ceremony where the Rio Organizing Committee presented the torch and relay route for the Rio 2016 Games in Brasilia, Brazil, July 3, 2015.

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  4. PHOTOS: Blue Moon Wows Onlookers Across the GlobeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AccuWeather.com

    The first Blue Moon since 2012 graced the nighttime skies on Friday night into Saturday morning and observers across the world were able to capture the rare phenomenon. A Blue Moon is not dubbed as such for its color, but refers to the second full moon in a calendar month or the third full moon of four in a season.

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  5. Brazil's resettlement of farmers has driven Amazon deforestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Scientist

    More than 1 million people have been given land to farm in the Brazilian Amazon since the 1970s Smallholder farmers resettled to rainforests by the Brazilian government have played an unrecognised role in deforestation there - something researchers worry is continuing unabated. Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff boasted in Washington DC last month that her government had reduced annual forest loss by two-thirds in the past decade, and would end it altogether by 2030.

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  6. Brazil to deploy 85,000 security personnel during 2016 OlympicsRead the original story

    Thursday | Xinhuanet

    The Brazilian government announced Thursday that it will mobilize 85,000 police and military personnel to guarantee security during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, more than twice the number for the London Games. This would be the largest security plan for the Olympic Games in the history of the city, official sources said.

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  7. An Explosion Of Music From Brasil Summerfest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | National Public Radio

    Fans attend New York's Brasil Summerfest, which highlights Brazilian music in a wide variety of styles and genres. Eliseu Cavalcante hide caption Like most of you, Alt.Latino won't be able to make it to Brasil Summerfest 2015 , a 10-day explosion of music held each year in New York City.

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  8. Brazil's Levy battles for influence as anti-austerity sentiment growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | AlertNet

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  9. Techint swept up in Petrobras probeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Brazil's widening investigation into corruption swung south to Argentina yesterday, dragging in the Brazilian subsidiary of Italian-Argentine firm Techint and engulfing Brasilia's largest state-run utility company in crisis. Police arrested and detained high-profile executives involved in building the Angra 3 nuclear-power plant early yesterday morning, sucking Eletrobras into a scandal that has already swept through government-owned oil company Petrobras and the political class.

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  10. Rousseff's - horror movie' may yet get worseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Buenos Aires Herald

    If Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff thought it was tough imposing austerity measures in the first half of the year, she may be in for some unpleasant surprises in the second. She has lost support from Senate Chief Renan Calheiros and his lower-house counterpart, Eduardo Cunha, amid growing discontent with a recession and a corruption probe into legislators.

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  11. Standard & Poor's cuts Brazil's outlook to negativeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Xinhuanet

    U.S. credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Tuesday lowered its forecast for Brazil's foreign-currency debt from stable to negative, while maintaining the country's long-term rating at BBB-. This will do little to restore ailing hopes that Brazil's economy will soon turn around, given the Brazilian Real's recent plummet against the U.S. dollar and the fact that BBB- rating is the last notch in S&P's scale of investment recommendation.

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  12. UPDATE 6-Brazil investment grade rating is at risk, S&P warnsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Reuters

    Standard & Poor's on Tuesday said Brazil could lose its coveted investment-grade rating in the coming year if fallout from a number of corruption investigations further stymies economic growth and implementation of austerity measures. The warning is a setback to Finance Minister Joaquim Levy's efforts to win back investor confidence in Latin America's largest economy, headed to a steep recession.

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  13. Brazil police arresting two as corruption probe reaches EletrobrasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Reuters

    Brazilian federal police said on Tuesday they were completing two arrest warrants as part of a corruption investigation into Eletronuclear, a subsidiary of state-run electric utility Eletrobras. The investigation that had previously focused on graft at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA is investigating price fixing and cartel formation at the Angra 3 nuclear reactor, police said in a statement.

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  14. Brazil's Biggest Party Sticks With Unpopular Rousseff - For NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Voice of America

    Brazil President Dilma Rousseff arrives to speak to members of the media during a visit at Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, July 1, 2015. Brazil's largest party is standing by deeply unpopular President Dilma Rousseff for now despite the defection of one of its own leaders, but that could change if an expected recession stirs up social unrest, party leaders say.

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  15. Palmeiras routs Vasco da Gama 4-1, moves closer to the leaders in Brazilian leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Striker Leandro Pereira scored in each half to help Palmeiras defeat Vasco da Gama 4-1 and move into third-place in the Brazilian league on Sunday. Forward Dudu and defender Victor Ramos also netted first-half goals for Palmeiras, which has won sixth of its last seven league matches.

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  16. Palmeiras routs Vasco da Gama 4-1 in Brazilian leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Daily Herald

    Striker Leandro Pereira scored in each half to help Palmeiras defeat Vasco da Gama 4-1 and move into third-place in the Brazilian league on Sunday. Forward Dudu and defender Victor Ramos also netted first-half goals for Palmeiras, which has won sixth of its last seven league matches.

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  17. Two Years Of Recession For Brazil, Banks SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Forbes.com

    I've written about Brazil pre-Lula and post-Lula and spent the last five years covering all aspects of the country for Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal and Barron's. Meanwhile, for an undetermined amount of time, and with a little help from my friends, I will be parachuting primarily into Brazil, Russia, India and China.

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  18. TIMELINE-Key moments in Brazil's Petrobras corruption probeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Reuters

    Prosecutors and federal police in Brazil unearthed the country's largest-ever corruption scandal by tying a ring of black-market money changers to a price-fixing and political kickback scheme at state-run oil firm Petrobras . Executives from two dozen engineering firms are accused of inflating the value of service contracts and funneling the excess funds into their own bank accounts and to political parties, including President Dilma Rousseff's Workers' Party.

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  19. Brazil offers free early treatment for people exposed to AIDSRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Xinhuanet

    The Brazilian government has launched a program to offer free early preventive medical treatment for those who have exposed themselves to the AIDS virus, in efforts to strengthen the fight against the deadly disease of AIDS. Known as Post-Exposure Prophylaxis , the treatment program helps to avoid infection taken within 72 hours after exposure to the risk of AIDS, with higher assurance within two hours, Brazil's official journal Diario Oficial reported, citing sources with Brazil's Health Ministry.

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  20. 2015 Hungary GP: Sauber Formula One F1 Race PreviewRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Paddock Talk

    As we head to the next race, our thoughts are with the family and friends of Jules Bianchi. Everyone at the Sauber F1 Team has been deeply touched by his death.

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