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Brazil

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  • Mexican authorities identify body of missing New York man

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities said they had identified human remains found in two black plastic bags as a New York man who had disappeared in January while riding his motorcycle to Brazil for the World Cup, an official said on Thursday. The...
  • Cavs reportedly will consider parting with Wiggins in Love deal

    MINNEAPOLIS Cleveland superstar LeBron James' return home from Sunday's World Cup final in Brazil appears to have moved the Minnesota Timberwolves one significant step closer toward trading discontented star Kevin Love to the Cavaliers in a deal for No. 1...
  • Lahm stuns Germany by quitting national side

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany captain Philipp Lahm stunned his homeland on Friday by quitting international soccer at the age of 30, five days after leading his side to World Cup victory in Brazil. "During last season I made a decision to end my...
  • Lahm wants to concentrate on club he loves

    (Reuters) - Going out at the top is seen to be the mark of a great sportsman and for a footballer it doesn't come any higher than captaining your team to victory in the World Cup final. Philipp Lahm had already decided it was time to end an international...
  • A rival to US leadership: BRICS nations to start an alternative World Bank

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, July 16: In Fortaleza, Brazil, on Tuesday, the other shoe dropped in terms of the effect of U.S. decline on the international economic order as the BRICS nations Brazil,...
  • Spartak Moscow sign Russia captain Shirokov

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia team captain Roman Shirokov has joined Spartak Moscow as a free agent, club owner Leonid Fedun said on Friday. The 33-year-old midfielder, who missed the World Cup finals in Brazil due to injury, has moved to the capital from...
  • Brazil approves new pesticide to combat coffee beetle

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's government approved the use of pesticides with the active ingredient cyantraniliprole to fight the coffee borer beetle, a note published in the country's Official Gazette said on Friday. Coffee cooperatives had been...
  • After World Cup, Rio de Janeiro shifts focus to Olympics

    Brazil’s World Cup was supposed to be a disaster. Stadiums were not finished, many infrastructure projects never got off the ground, costs, allegedly inflated by corruption, soared for taxpayers and at least 10 workers died during construction...
  • Brazil holds interest rates, gives no clue on next move

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil held interest rates unchanged for a second straight time on Wednesday but did not commit to keeping them stable for long as inflation remains high in Latin America's top economy. The unanimous decision by the bank's...
  • Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end

    Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- As the last of the World Cup visitors headed for the airports Monday, Brazilians began to reclaim the pristine beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema while traffic in Sao Paulo returned to its regular weekday snarl and the seaside hotels in...
  • FIFA rankings put Germany on top of the world

    (Reuters) - Germany's World Cup triumph has seen them rise to the top of the world rankings for the first time in 20 years, FIFA announced on Thursday. The 1-0 victory in the final has taken them up one place to top spot, ahead of their opponents in...