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  • U.S. national team will feature similar faces, but could look different against Honduras

    BOCA RATON — The core of the U.S. men's national team will be together on Tuesday night for the first time since its run to the round of 16 in this summer's World Cup. Forward Clint Dempsey, defender Matt Besler and midfielders Michael Bradley,...
  • Beijing smog a work hazard for Mariah Carey, soccer stars

    Beijing smog a work hazard for Mariah Carey, soccer stars
    The first “airpocalypse” of fall hit Beijing this week, but local residents are not the only ones being forced to deal with the smothering smog blanketing the Chinese capital. World-class cyclists and soccer stars from Argentina and Brazil, as...
  • Las Vegas sounds false alarm as global Ebola fears spread

    Las Vegas sounds false alarm as global Ebola fears spread
    A commercial plane was briefly quarantined on a Las Vegas airport tarmac on Friday, sending airline shares down as worldwide fears increased that Ebola could spread outside West Africa, where it has killed more than 4,000 people. Airline and hospital...
  • Brazil announces its first suspected Ebola case; death toll tops 4,000

    Brazil announces its first suspected Ebola case; death toll tops 4,000
    Brazil announced its first suspected case of Ebola on Friday, a warning that is likely to alarm U.S. officials who are worried about the ability of some of the two countries' neighbors to contain an outbreak of the deadly disease. A 47-year-old man from...
  • LeBron James: Too early to make Olympics decision

    LeBron James: Too early to make Olympics decision
    With LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavalier teammates are in Brazil to play an exhibition game Saturday against the Miami Heat, much of the talk has turned to the game's best player and the 2016 Olympics, coincidentally in Brazil. It's just too early to...
  • Waddington Sets 'Animal Crashers 2,' 'Final Judgement,' 'Creole Nation' (EXCLUSIVE)

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Andrucha Waddington, whose "House of Sands" dazzled festival auds and "Lope" proved a hit in Spain, has set as his next directorial outings two more mainstream films: "Party Crashers 2," and "Final Judgement." Films come after his 2012...
  • Lirio Ferreira's "Blue Blood" Tops Rio Festival

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Lirio Ferreira's "Blue Blood," the story of a circus performer's attempted reconciliation with his family past, topped the 2014 Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival, winning three Redentor Prizes: Best film, director and supporting actor...
  • Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff will face Aecio Neves in runoff

    President Dilma Rousseff will face challenger Aecio Neves, leader of Brazil's center-right opposition, in a presidential election runoff three weeks after Brazilians voted for the country's two traditional political parties Sunday. Marina Silva, the...
  • Third-place finisher roils Brazil presidential campaign

    Third-place finisher roils Brazil presidential campaign
    The former front-runner in Brazil's presidential campaign shook up the race again Thursday when she unexpectedly withheld an endorsement for center-right candidate Aecio Neves, who is challenging incumbent Dilma Rousseff. Marina Silva had turned the...
  • Trash' World Preems in Rio to Applause, Gleeful Laughter

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Stephen Daldry's Rio-set, young-adult thriller "Trash," - a groundbreaking movie in concept, financing and distribution - world premiered Tuesday night at the swish Cinepolis Lagoon in Rio de Janeiro to large applause. There was also...
  • Rio's Tucuman Takes FiGa Films' 'Sand Dollars' For Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Rio-based Tucuman Distribuidora de Filmes, a highly active distributor of European, Brazilian and Latin American art films, has closed Brazil on the FiGa Films-sold Toronto Festival breakout "Sand Dollars." "Sand Dollars" represents the...