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Naked inmates stand in line while surrounded by police after a riot at the Alcacuz prison in Nisia Floresta, Rio Grande do Norte state, Brazil
2017-01-15, Deseret News
RIO DE JANEIRO — Twenty-seven inmates have died in eruptions of violence in two northern Brazilian prisons, officials said Sunday as they quelled the latest in a...
The Roanoke Times: NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conlan wasn't going to take it quietly when judges at the Rio Olympics gave his Russian opponent a controversial decision win. His pro debut on St. Patrick's Day at Madison Square Garden isn't expected to be very quiet, either....
AOL: In his final press conference as president on Wednesday, Barack Obama declined to comment on the growing list of Democrats who are refusing to attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday FOX News' Kevin Corke asked the 44th president if he...
Public Technologies: (Source: Valid Soluções e Serviços de Segurança em Meios de Pagamento e Identificação SA) NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS Information on the 2017 AnnualShareholders' MeetingRio de Janeiro, January 18, 2017 - Valid Soluções e Serviços de Segurança em...
PR Newswire: Two-person, international crew claim best in-class performance following a tough race RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mussulo 40, the yacht with the only two-man crew to compete in the Cape2Rio regatta, arrived in Rio today, earning a fourth...
Grist: In a new study published in the journal Climatic Change, researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration project that the globe will see fewer mild weather days in the future —...
Sydney Morning Herald: The Brazilian iron ore mine owned by Vale and BHP Billiton, which has been shut since late 2015, will "probably" be operational again in two months, the country's mines and energy minister said. The venture's bonds surged. Fernando Coelho Filho, speaking in an...
The Daily Mail: Earth will have 10 fewer days of mild and mostly dry weather by the end of the century. Rio de Janeiro, Miami and much of Africa are big losers, while Europe and Seattle will get nicer weather. ......
CBS News: (CBS4) – As most of the country is stuck in the middle of winter (angry stare directed at Florida, SouthernCalifornia and others. You know who you are), it’s natural to let our minds slip to the nicer days of the year. Those days that aren’t...
Omaha World-Herald: The 24-year-old Jack Sock is coming off his best year on tour, winning two medals at the Rio de JaneiroOlympics and reaching his first Masters quarterfinal in Shanghai. Sock started the new year by winning his second title in… ......
WBN: Conlan's pro debut, which will be as a junior featherweight, in a six-round bout against Tim Ibarra (4-4, 1 KOs), of Denver, is set for Friday, March 17 at the "O'Mecca of Boxing." And to put an exclamation point on the occasion, fellow countryman and UFC...
Boston Herald: WASHINGTON — Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather. On average, Earth will have 10 fewer days of mild and mostly dry weather by the end...
AOL: As Obama's time in office comes to an end, his legacy is up for debate. Although the Affordable Care Act is in jeopardy, Obama's international missions will remain a cornerstone of his reputation as president. During his eight years in office, President Obama...