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  1. Rousseff faces 'political suicide bomber,' removal threatRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascades off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical... Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascades off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice.

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  2. Rousseff faces 'political suicide bomber,' removal threatRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Albany Times Union

    ... In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 photo, people check the currency rates at an exchange house in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil's top federal audit court is looking into whether presidnt Dilma Rousseff illegally used money from state banks to ...

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  3. Dacres - ... from disaster to destinyRead the original story

    27 min ago | The Gleaner

    A year ago, he couldn't walk. Yesterday, Fedrick Dacres ended the qualification round in the men's discus at the IAAF World Championships at the Bird Nest in Beijing, China, as the number-one qualifier heading into the final.

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  4. Mercury Marine Opens New Training Center in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    "With this new structure we hope to increase the quality of service provided by our dealers, ensuring that boaters can fully enjoy their time on the water." Mercury Marine, the world's leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines, has opened a new million-dollar training center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, designed to offer a world-class learning environment for Mercury Marine dealer and service center technicians.

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  5. All 26 UFC 190 fighters pass drug testingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BloodyElbow

    The drug tests for the UFC 190 card on August 1st are back, and no one failed. The card, which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and featured 26 fighters, was overseen by the Brazilian Athletic Commission and a statement released by them said that every fighter was tested and they all passed.

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  6. Ruddick struck down by illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Courier

    Illness forced Ruddick to withdraw from the women's 20-kilometre walk for what would have been the Ballarat 42-year-old's IAAF World Championships debut. Kelly Ruddick pictured at her Coghills Creek home on the eve of leaving for the world championships.

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  7. Rio Paralympics faces 'huge job' for wheelchairsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Preparations for the Rio Paralympics in 12 months are going well, except for one serious bump in the road: wheelchair access. Rio 2016 organizing committee spokesman Mario Andrada told AFP on Thursday that making Rio de Janeiro accessible for thousands of disabled athletes and spectators remains "a huge job."

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  8. Southland rower Jade Uru aims for three Olympics in a row for familyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Southland Times

    He will compete as part of the New Zealand men's quad. The hope is to finish in the top eight out of 16 crews to book a spot at next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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  9. Rio festival to mark one-year countdown to ParalympicsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Rio de Janeiro's iconic Rodrigo de Freitas lake will stage an open air festival to celebrate the one-year countdown to the Paralympic Games, organizers said on Thursday. The September 7 event will feature sporting, cultural and educational activities and will involve some of the world's top Paralympic athletes.

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  10. Now Available: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (PETR4) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... Asia. The Brazilian government is a major shareholder of the company. Petrobras is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Full Report Details at - .. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (PETR4) ...

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  11. Out of this worldRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Standard

    Usain Bolt delivered when it mattered again, turning in the fastest time of the year to win a record fourth successive world 200-meter title in 19.55 seconds, in the process sweeping the individual sprints at a global championships for a fifth time. Five days after beating Justin Gatlin to win the 100m, the 29-year-old Olympic champion and world-record holder again proved too strong for the in-form American, who finished second in 19.74 seconds.

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  12. Americans add 2 golds at worlds from Felix and TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta

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  13. Fire sign Canadian OlympianRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    Canada's Miranda Ayim, left, and Tamara Tatham, 2nd left, embrace as fellow teammates Nirra Fields, 2nd right, and Lizanne Murphy, right, celebrate a basket against Cuba during first half action of the 2015 FIBA Americas Women's Championship Final in Edmonton, Alberta, on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. THE Townsville Fire have recruited Canadian forward Tamara Tatham to their roster after the withdrawal of import Briana Butler this week.

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  14. Taking down Usain Bolt isn't easy, but cameraman gives it a tryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match. Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 meters to win his 10th career gold medal at the world championships.

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  15. Brazilian president calls on rivals to 'respect' her election winRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Less than a year into her second term, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Thursday called on the political opposition to "respect" her election as head of state. Speaking at a sports-related event, Rousseff stressed "respect for the winner", in what was widely interpreted to be a thinly veiled allusion to the conservative opposition's campaign to have her impeached.

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  16. Report: UFC 190 Draws Promotion's Most Pay-Per-View Buys Since 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sherdog

    As previously rumored, UFC 190 drew a robust pay-per-view audience. According to a report from MMAFighting.com , the Aug. 1 event garnered more than 900,000 buys.

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  17. Cinema Slate Opens I Touched All Your Stuff Documentary Today in Nyc, L.a.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Cinema Slate, a new distribution label specialized in foreign cinema , is proud to announce the theatrical opening of the documentary I TOUCHED ALL YOUR STUFF , following the film's US premiere at the Museum of the Moving Image earlier this year. Winner of the Best Editing award at the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, and an official selection at RIDM and FID Marseille , I TOUCHED ALL YOUR STUFF will open today, August 28, in New York City and Los Angeles , before expanding to other cities throughout the fall.

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  18. Guilderland High graduate wins bronze in Rio with USA Women's Crew TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Meghan Gutknecht rows on the Hudson River near the Corning preserve boat launch on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 in Albany, N.Y. Gutknecht won a Bronze medal as a member of USA Women's quadruple scull crew at the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships held August 5-9 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Meghan Gutknecht rows on the Hudson River near the Corning preserve boat launch on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 in Albany, N.Y. Gutknecht won a Bronze medal as a member of USA Women's quadruple scull crew at the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships held August 5-9 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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  19. Henry Cavill joins co-star Armie Hammer and his wife Elizabeth...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Henry Cavill joins Man From U.N.C.L.E co-star Armie Hammer and his wife Elizabeth Chambers for a night out in Rio de Janeiro In their latest film, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., they play a pair of spies who reluctantly form a friendship. And it looks like Henry Cavill - who plays dashing American agent Napoleon Solo - and Armie Hammer - his brooding Russian counterpart Illya Kuryakin - have become close following their time on the set of Guy Ritchie's latest film, as they were spotted enjoying Rio de Janeiro's nightlife on Wednesday.

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  20. Usain Bolt Discusses Retirement After 2016 Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Six-time Olympic gold-medal sprinter Usain Bolt will definitely be running in the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but retirement may be beckoning soon thereafter. In an interview with BBC Radio 5 live Thursday, Bolt discussed his future plans and indicated he's torn about competing in the 2017 World Championships, per NBCSports.com's Nick Zaccardi : I really want to run at London, but I think the sport is not as fun as it used to be...It's more taxing.

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