RIO DE JANEIRO Top Stories

Reuters: By Walter Brandimarte RIO DE JANEIRO, April 28 (Reuters) - The currencies of Brazil and Colombia led gains in Latin American foreign exchange markets on Tuesday on expectations that U.S. policymakers will signal they may still take some time before raising...
The Examiner: Scheduling for summer exercise and education programs for smaller children in the metro Denver area is beginning to take shape with registration applications readily accepted for this summer of 2015, two of my favorites making early preparations. A1 Boxing and...
The Los Angeles Times: Los Angeles police officers will begin strapping on body cameras in just a few short months, fundamentally changing the way they interact with citizens. For the better, most people agree.lRelated EditorialAffirming the right of citizens to record police...
Reuters: (Repeats for additional subscribers) By Tom Hals and Noeleen Walder WILMINGTON, Delaware, April 28 (Reuters) - Brazilian oil company Petrobras' $17 billion write-down, announced last week, may have been meant to close the accounting on a sprawling corruption...
The Guardian: Featuring the strange world of fantasy sports, facts that will impress your impressionable friends, Porto supporters, the acceptable face of the general election, interactive storytelling and the 50 best prospects in French football...
BBC News: 28 April 2015 From the section Latin America & Caribbean At least 14 people were killed in landslides in the city of Salvador in north-east Brazil on Monday. Heavy rains...
Business Insider: WILMINGTON, Delaware (Reuters) - Brazilian oil company Petrobras' $17 billion write-down, announced last week, may have been meant to close the accounting on a sprawling corruption scandal, but could instead provide fresh ammunition for a U.S. class action...
The Columbus Dispatch: Mixed martial artsUFC light heavyweight champion Jon “BonesJones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab “a large handful of cash” from the car before fleeing again, witnesses told police....
Sydney Morning Herald: Olympic gold medallist Alicia Coutts says the "tip of a needle" can be the difference between what colour medal...
The Times of India: RIO DE JANEIRO: Cruzeiro manager Marcelo Oliveira admitted that the Brazilian football club is considering a move to signRonaldinho. The two-time FIFA world player is...
China Daily: RIO DE JANEIRO - The Rio 2016Paralympic torch relay will take place in all five regions of Brazil over seven days, organizers announced on Monday....
Topix: The only survivor of a torture centre where the Brazilian military regime interrogated opponents in the 1970s has died at the age of 72. Ines EtienneRomeu memorised the names of her abusers and the location of what became known as the House of Death in...
Sun Sentinel: JournalistMariana van Zeller and celebrity chef Michael Voltaggio star in the Travel Channel series, "BreakingBorders." In each episode, the duo travels to a different country and reports on the differences -- and similarities -- of various...
Yahoo Daily News: By Tom Hals and Noeleen Walder The $98 billion of stocks and bonds that the plaintiffs allege was artificially inflated is more than half again the company's $59.6 billion stock market capitalization today. Petrobras' $70 billion secondary share sale in 2010...