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  • Brazil's Rousseff cancels campaign events after Campos death

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has canceled all campaign activities for three days following the death of opposition candidate Eduardo Campos on Wednesday, Rousseff's Workers' Party said. Campos' private jet crashed in bad...
  • Economic sanctions give Russia new bedfellows

    RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil — When a country imposes economic sanctions on another, there are always unintended consequences. In this case it all began when pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine shot down a Malaysian airline passenger plane. The United States...
  • Martino takes reins of World Cup runners-up Argentina

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina named former Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino as the new manager of the national soccer team on Tuesday following Alejandro Sabella's decision to step aside in the wake of their World Cup final defeat in July. Martino,...
  • Exclusive: Brazil may raise fuel prices by up to 6 percent - source

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian government could increase domestic fuel prices at refineries by up to 6 percent after the October presidential election, a senior government source told Reuters on Monday. The official, who asked not to be named...
  • Glendale Fight Night brings hard-hitting action to Jewel City

    Glendale Fight Night brings hard-hitting action to Jewel City
    Nearly five years after breaking Glendale’s 62-year ban on boxing events, Art of Boxing Promotions has continued to keep the sweet science a prominent part of the Jewel City’s sporting culture.   The name may have changed, as Saturday night&...
  • Gullane Filmes Ups Brazil's Ante (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOCARNO - Talk about raising the bar. At Locarno, Brazil's Fabiano Gullane, co-founder with brother Caio of Sao Paulo-based Gullane Filmes, is unveiling to sales agents and potential co-producers the biggest, most ambitious and most sophisticated movie...
  • GM says to invest $2.8 billion in Brazil over five years

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - General Motors Co will invest 6.5 billion reais ($2.8 billion) in Brazil over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said on Thursday, reaffirming the automaker's long-term plans despite a sharp downturn in the...
  • Top women players tell FIFA: World Cup on turf is discriminatory

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Some of the world's top women soccer players say FIFA's proposal to play the 2015 Women's World Cup finals in Canada on artificial turf instead of grass is discriminatory and violates human rights. The World Cup finals for men and...
  • U.S. Olympic official gives Rio de Janeiro high marks

    U.S. Olympic official gives Rio de Janeiro high marks
    The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee, on a briefing trip to Brazil, has been encouraged by the prospects for a successful 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. "This trip has afforded me the opportunity to view the impressive progress that has been made in Rio,"...
  • Prognosis for Rio Olympics 'much better' - IOC's Coates

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Olympic chief John Coates, who in April branded preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the worst ever, said on Tuesday the prognosis was now "much, much better". Speaking at an event to mark two years until...
  • Manchester United, Real Madrid game draws big crowd at Michigan Stadium

    Mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and lots and lots of friends turned out to be part of Saturday's soccer party at the Big House. Fay and Lamah Mahle got a code so they could buy tickets before they became available to the public. That is how...