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56 min ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Silva surges ahead of Brazil's presidential vote

The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Times

Silva widens lead ahead of Brazil presidential election

BRASILIA: Environmentalist Marina Silva has widened her lead over President Dilma Rousseff to 10 percentage points in what could be a likely runoff in Brazil's October election, a survey by polling firm Datafolha showed on Friday.

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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

On the scene: Budweiser hosts 'Made Underground' studio session

On the birthday of the late great Michael Jackson , Aug. 29, 2014, the studio he called home for several years was occupied by a wave of eclectic street musicians, supercharged hit makers, and Budweiser beer and of course, Examiner.com was on the scene.

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11 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

China's Chery Automobile Inaugurates First Plant in Brazil

Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co. has inaugurated a plant in the southeastern Brazilian city of Jacarei, its first in the South American country.

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15 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Brazil's Gremio bans five fans over racist abuse

Brazilian club Gremio have banned its five fans from attending home matches after they were found to be involved in racially abusing a player.

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19 hrs ago | Science

An affordable price tag for saving Brazil's Atlantic rainforest

Saving biodiversity is a noble goal, but how much will it cost? And where should the money be spent? These are difficult questions for policymakers.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Brazil's Population Climbs to Nearly 203 Million

The Brazilian population climbed above 202 million last month, an increase of 0.86 percent from July 2013, the country's IBGE statistics agency said Thursday.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Brazilian-style Fantazia Circus comes to Eustis

The circus is coming to town, but don't expect to hear the roar of lions or the trumpeting of elephants.

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News Max

BRIC Wall: Brazil's Economy Slips into a Recession

Brazil's formerly high-flying economy, once the darling of emerging markets, has fallen into recession, according to government data released Friday, as a legion of newly minted middle class citizens tightened their belts and halted a credit-driven spending spree.

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Domestic Fuel

Summit Group Building Brazilian Corn Ethanol Plant

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally Alden, Iowa-based Summit Group announced a project to build the first modern corn ethanol plant in Brazil during the 2014 Farm Progress Show .

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The Globe and Mail

Brazil slips into recession for first time in over 5 years

Heavy machinery operates at a construction site near the Port of Rio de Janeiro in this aerial photo taken on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Marine News

Brazil AHTS Contract Breakthrough for Havyard

Havyard says it is to deliver the ship design and equipment for four anchor handling tug supply vessels that are to be built and operated by the Brazilian shipping company and shipyard group Grupo CBO.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Lantern

Ohio State prepares to open Global Gateway in Brazil

Buckeye Nation is starting to look more like Buckeye International, as scarlet and gray influence is set to spread south of the equator.

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The Miami Herald

Doubts surround plane in Brazil campaign

Marina Silva, presidential candidate of the Brazilian Socialist Party, PSB speaks during a televised presidential debate in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Newsday

Shakira, Gerard Pique expecting baby No. 2

Shakira carries her son Milan after she performed during the closing ceremony prior to the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 13, 2014.

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JD Supra

Brazil revises law on tax treatment of cross-border payments for data centers located abroad

From the Tax department of Campos Mello Advogados* Newly published Brazilian Interpretative Act N. 7/2014 expresses the Brazilian IRS's view regarding the tax treatment applicable to cross-border payments for the use of data centers located abroad.

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The Star Online

Brazil's Mantega says opposition win could wreck economy

Brazil's finance minister waded into the country's presidential campaign on Thursday, warning that an opposition victory in the October election could push the economy into recession and undo a decade of social gains under the ruling Workers' Party.

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Regina Leader Post

'I haven't kissed a man for a long time': Brazil's valley of beauties appeals for single men

In the picturesque 600-strong community, where men are scarce, or work far away in the city, the women are left to shoulder the town's burdens alone.

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Inter Press Service

Brazil to Monitor Improvement of Water Quality in Latin America

A technician from the State Environmental Institute of Rio de Janeiro monitors water quality in the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in this Brazilian city.

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The Independent

Brazilian man found alive in body bag in morgue

Despite suffering respiratory failure and multiple organ failure and being pronounced dead by doctors, the man managed to survive his 'premature passing' Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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