RIO DE JANEIRO Top Stories

Taipei Times: A convicted killer and pedophile from New Zealand who fled to Brazil while on temporary release from prison was deported yesterday from the South American country. New Zealand police said three officers escorted Phillip JohnSmith onto a plane that left Rio de...
noodls: (Source: Cacanska banka AD Cacak) 28.11.2014. 15:12 TATJANA JELAČA THE BESTATHLETE IN THE BALKANS The Serbian athlete and the best javelin thrower Tatjana Jelača, whose preparations are supported by Čačanska banka, has...
Bloomberg: Brazil’s central bank is working to slow inflation back to its 4.5 percent target by no later than 2016, the central bank’s PresidentAlexandre Tombini said. “We are working to bring inflation to the 4.5 percent center of the target in the relevant horizon; I...
Bloomberg: Three-time World Cup winner Pele’s condition has improved as he continues to receive treatment in the intensive care unit for a kidney problem, the former soccer player’s hospital said today. Pele was admitted to the Israelita Albert Einstein hospital four...
Yahoo Daily News: View gallery FILE - This June 27, 2014 file photo shows an aerial view of the Rio 2016Olympic golf course under … Leave good enough alone. That was the pre-Thanksgiving ruling of a Brazilian judge, rejecting a plea from...
Reuters: BERLIN (Reuters) - Next year's inaugural EuropeanGames have generated unexpected media interest, Baku2015Chief Operating OfficerSimon Clegg said on Friday, despite a complete lack of top track and field athletes from the $1 billion event. The Azeri capital...
Bloomberg: Ibovespa futures dropped, with the equity index headed to a weekly decline, after a report showed Brazil’s economic growth trailed estimates in the third quarter and commodity prices slumped. Itau UnibancoHolding SA, Latin America’s biggest bank by market...
Bloomberg: Brazil’s economy expanded less than forecast in the third quarter as the world’s second biggest emerging market recovers from recession. Gross domestic product grew 0.1 percent in the third quarter over the three previous months, the national statistics agency...
The Japan News: The Associated Press WELLINGTON (AP) — A convicted killer and pedophile from New Zealand who fled to Brazil while on temporary release from prison was deported Friday from the South American...
Bloomberg: Brazil’s Finance Minister-designate Joaquim Levy pledged to adopt more rigorous fiscal discipline without providing details on how he will reduce the country’s debt levels. The real weakened. Levy, a former Banco Bradesco SA (BBDC4) executive and Treasury...
Stars and Stripes: Newport News, Va. (Tribune News Service) — When Union sailors steamed into Hampton Roads with the captured CSS Florida in mid-November 1864, many of their countrymen on the East Coast embraced news of the unexpected trophy as if they had been delivered. For...
Yahoo Daily News: CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime MinisterTony Abbott, who rose to power in large part by opposing a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, is finding his country isolated like never before on climate change as the U.S., China and other nations signal new...
NZ Herald: The deportation arrangements for convicted murder and child abuser John PhillipSmith were negotiated in secret by Interpol branches in Rio de Janeiro and Wellington. New Zealand Police confirmed this morning that Smith had been......