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  • In Brazil, Rousseff to face pro-business candidate in runoff; socialist falters

    RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilians on Sunday chose President Dilma Rousseff and former Gov. Aecio Neves for an Oct. 26 runoff, dealing a stinging rebuke to the once-surging candidacy of socialist Marina Silva. The election for the presidency of South America's...
  • 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...
  • Oct. 6 Letters: Politics, sports and domestic abuse, MRAPS, seniors

    Listed below are some quirky tidbits of life today that make me feel out of step: 1. We are told to not judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are told to judge all gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Am I missing something?...
  • McAuliffe chides aide over Puckett phone message

    RICHMOND – News that Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff dangled a state job in front of former state Sen. Phil Puckett in a desperate effort to keep him in the Senate opened a new window this week into the behind-the-scenes machinations that...
  • Somali American fights militant Islamist recruiters in U.S. heartland

    Somali American fights militant Islamist recruiters in U.S. heartland
    For seven years, youth leader Abdirizak Bihi has waged a personal battle against an elusive foe: religious extremists using sophisticated online tactics to lure young Somali Americans abroad as militant foot soldiers and suicide bombers. Many of these...
  • Special report: Why Brazil's would-be first black president trails among blacks

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilians could make history this month by electing Marina Silva, the daughter of impoverished rubber tappers from the Amazon, as their first black president. Yet Silva is trailing incumbent President Dilma Rousseff, who is white,...
  • Airlines offer only partial picture of animal safety on flights

    WASHINGTON Harley was the bulldog's name. He was pronounced dead at baggage claim at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport last year despite a passenger's attempt at cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Two months later, a mixed-breed Rottweiler arrived...
  • Gov. Brown blocks expansion of injury leaves for emergency workers

    Gov. Brown blocks expansion of injury leaves for emergency workers
    Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed two little-noticed bills that would have expanded a special injury leave program that pays California's emergency responders 100% of their salaries, tax-free, when they're out with claimed ailments. Monday's action came a day...
  • Brazil heads into white-knuckle presidential election; Bolivia, Uruguay follow

    With only a few days to go before Sunday's Brazilian presidential election, the only thing that seems certain is that it's too close to call and is likely to be determined in a runoff. Recent polls show President Dilma Rousseff in a virtual dead heat...
  • An environmentalist's calculated push toward Brazil's presidency

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - In March 2003, three months into her tenure as Brazil's environment minister, Marina Silva gathered a half-dozen aides at the modernist ministry building in Brasilia, the capital. She told them the new government of President...
  • Recession looms over Venezuela, official data under wraps

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela has kept its economic growth figures under wraps this year but empty store shelves, closed factory gates and idled construction projects tell their own story – the economy is contracting and some sectors are in deep...