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The Times of India: By MartaNogueira and Alexandra Alper RIO DE JANEIRO, July 25 (Reuters) - Brazil's Prumo Logistica plans to start construction of a huge thermoelectric plant at the Acu Port in northern Rio de Janeiro state early next year, the company's chief executive...
The Virginian-Pilot: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Attorney-General's office has tripled its 2018 budget for a probe of a sprawling corruption scandal that has engulfed political and business leaders across Latin America. ......
The Jordan Times: RIO DE JANEIRO — Bela Gil may be the youngest daughter of Brazilian singer and politician Gilberto Gil, but she is not riding on her father’s musical coat tails. Instead, she has turned her fascination with the “weird” things her dad ate when she was little,...
The Sun: WILLIAM and Harry’s pain over their final phone call with mum Diana struck a chord with millions. Like the princes, many people feel they should have said more to a loved one before their death. Here, GRANT ROLLINGS and LYNSEY CLARKE invite Sun writers to...
Daily Advance: <p>RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — One-time Brazil midfielder Ederson says he has testicular cancer and won’t be able to play for his Flamengo club for months.</p> ......
Yahoo Daily News: Hundreds of landless agricultural workers have invaded farms belonging to Brazil’s agriculture minister, the former president of the Brazilian soccer association, and a close friend of PresidentMichel Temer. The invasions on Tuesday form part of a campaign...
New York Post: A Brazilian butt surgeon has been abducted, tied up and shot in the face in a horrific murder suspected to have been revenge for a botched implant operation. Marcilene Soares Gama was kidnapped from her apartment in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday morning,...
The Florida Times Union: This time, gold drifted just out of reach for Ryan Murphy. The Bolles School graduate finished just 0.15 seconds from victory, but still earned the bronze medal in...
Supersport: Katie Ledecky made history on Tuesday by becoming the first woman to win 12 world swimming championship gold medals, as world records were sent tumbling four times in the Budapest pool. Britain's Adam Peaty twice lowered his own men's 50m breaststroke record,...
This is Money: AmericanKatie Ledecky celebrates on the podium after the women's 1500m freestyle final on July 25, 2017 Katie Ledecky made history on Tuesday by becoming the first woman to win 12 world swimming championship gold medals, as world records were sent tumbling...
MTV: It’s that special time of year again: VMA voting has begun, and it’s time for the fans to really let their voices be heard. This year’s awards will be held at the Forum in Los Angeles, California on August 27, which gives you just about a month to learn about...
Voa News: Katinka Hosszu has a case full of medals. She wants so much more. From marketing marvel to ambitious businesswoman to fledgling union organizer, the Hungarian swimmer known as the "IronLady" knows how to make a splash - in and out of the pool. Along with...
BN Americas: The water utility could be used as a guarantee for loans to be obtained by the Rio de Janeiro state government. <p> <a href="https://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/waterandwaste/brazilian-govt-considers-privatizing-rio-water-utility1">...continue...
Hong Kong Standard: Sun Yang was gracious following his 400-meter freestyle victory at the world swimming championships as he took revenge over Olympic championMackHorton. Sun clocked three minutes 41.38 seconds, finishing 2.47 seconds ahead of second-placed Horton, who had...