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3 hrs ago | Curbed

Real Estate Death Match: Which Two Bedroom Condo Under $500K is Your Champion?

There's a fierce World Cup game on right now, so let's have an equally fierce Real Estate Death Match.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News, Real Estate

7 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

3 Seniors Die After Drinking Insecticide Thinking it was Alcohol in Bolivia

Three people died after drinking insecticide thinking it was alcohol in a town in southwestern Bolivia, a government official reported Tuesday.

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11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Starbucks, Nespresso fight to gain foothold in LatAm market

Colombia is one of the world's top producers and exporters of coffee, but two international brands are nevertheless aiming to gain a foothold in the key Latin American market.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Colombia Travel, Travel, Drink, Coffee

15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Merkel to attend World Cup final in Rio

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck will attend the World Cup final in Brazil on Sunday to back the German side, Berlin said.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, Europe, World News, Germany, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Brazil

19 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Australians flee gunshots as Brazil loses

RAW VISION: fans watching the World Cup get caught in a stampede in Rio de Janeiro after robberies started occurring in the crowd.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Thanh Nein News

In Latin America, Putin to counter Russia's growing isolation

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting of the Presidential Council on Inter-Ethnic Relations in the Kremlin July 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Travel, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel, South America Travel, Argentina Travel, World News, Brazil, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

Cybercast News Service

World Cup scalping scandal continues in Brazil

A World Cup ticket scalping case has revived a reputation FIFA tries hard to fight, and threatens to stain a tournament which has been better than critics expected.

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WNEM-TV Saginaw

World Cup scalping scandal continues in Brazil

A World Cup corporate hospitality executive suspected of involvement with a ticket-scalping ring was released from police custody early Tuesday and returned to work.

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NBC29

World Cup scalping scandal continues in Brazil

Donald Sterling, who's challenging his wife's $2 billion deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, was ordered to testify after he skipped the opening of the case.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Train Disaster, Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

The Fresno Bee

Germany routs Brazil 7-1, reaches World Cup final

Miroslav Klose scored a record-setting 16th career World Cup goal in a five-goal spurt in the first half as Brazil's defense was torn apart.

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National Public Radio

136 Variations Of Brazilian Skin Colors

In a story about racism issues in Brazil published on June 22, The Associated Press failed to give attribution to the source for the English translation of the Portuguese terms used.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

WCup hospitality exec released from jail in Brazil

The wreck of a U.S. Air Force twin-engine plane that crashed into eastern Lake Ontario more than 60 years ago has been found in deep water off Oswego, a team of underwater explorers said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Train Disaster, Wedding, Washington DC

The Washington Post

Why rob a Samsung factory in Brazil? For $36 million worth of tablets, phones, and laptops.

Outrageous crimes happen with a certain frequency in Brazil. Bank robbery by way of a tunnel painstakingly dug from a nearby building is one favorite.

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Chronicle Live

Morning news headlines: MPs to quiz Sedwill on abuse claims, blood...

The senior civil servant at the Home Office faces a grilling by MPs over its handling of child abuse allegations made over a 20 year period.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Prison

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Iol.co.za

Bandits hit Samsung factory in Brazil

A worker cleans a Samsung showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Bandits attacked a Samsung Electronics factory near Sao Paulo late on Sunday, and held workers hostage while they stole truckloads of smartphones, tablets and notebook computers.

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Sunherald.com

Argentina's economy chief kicks off debt talks

In a much-anticipated meeting with a court-appointed mediator, Axel Kicillof reiterated his government's request that a New York judge presiding over the case extend a July 30 deadline for Argentina to pay some $1.5 billion awarded bondholders.

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KHOU-TV Houston

WCup hospitality exec arrested in ticket probe

A senior executive with the official World Cup corporate hospitality provider was arrested Monday in the plush beachside hotel where FIFA President Sepp Blatter is staying, as part of a Brazilian police investigation into illegal ticket sales.

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GPB.org

In Brazil, Pacification Paves Way For Baby Steps To Democracy

As World Cup travelers in Brazil flock to Rio de Janeiro for the tournament's final, many are staying in newly pacified favelas, or low-income neighborhoods.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hospitality exec arrested in Rio in ticket probe

This June 4, 2014 photo shows a $90 U.S. dollar FIFA ticket for the Spain vs. Chile World Cup game, bought by a fan on Stubhub.com, a website that connects buyers and sellers, for $775 U.S. dollars, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Film 'Black Orpheus' to be adapted for Broadway

Producers said Monday that Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage will write the story and Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe will direct.

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