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Federal Highway Police officer walks with his weapon as he indicates the way back to the drivers at a blocked access for the bridge connecting the city of Niteroi to Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 during a hostage standoff.
2019-08-20, WorldNews.com
Military police said an armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus outside of Rio de Janeiro was shot dead after a four-hour standoff on a busy bridge on Tuesday...
Bridge to Niteroi
2019-08-20, Sputnik
The incident is taking place at the Rio-Niterói Bridge, which connects the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Niterói. The man has reportedly seized a bus on the bridge. There...
Brazilian soccer player Dani Alves waves to fans as he is presented as the new defender of the Sao Paulo soccer club at Morumbi stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. The 36-year-old former Barcelona, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain defender signed a free transfer deal to play for his boyhood team Sao Paulo FC.
2019-08-19, BE Soccer
Brazil veteran Dani Alves scored the winning goal on his debut for Sao Paulo on Sunday, weeks after signing a three-year deal with the club. Alves, 36, found the back of...
Public Technologies: MINUTES of the meeting of the Board of Directors of Wilson SonsLimited (the "Company") held at Rua Jardim Botânico, 518 - 4thfloor, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 12 and 13 August 2019 commencing at 9:00 a.m. PRESENT: Mr. J.F. Gouvêa Vieira (Chairman)...
The Bryan Eagle: This summer has been a sobering reminder that athletic glory can be fleeting — even for the most decorated swimmer and overall athlete in Olympic history, Baltimore’s Michael Phelps. On July 24, Kristof Milak of Hungary captured the 200-meter butterfly race at...
New York Daily News: A man with a fake gun took 37 people hostage on a bus in Rio de JaneiroTuesday morning before cops shot him dead. WillianAugusto da Silva, 20, was shot by a sniper just after 9 a.m. Tuesday, after taking the bus just a few hours earlier, Brazilian outlet G1...
News & Record: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff on Latin America's longest bridge. All the...
Democratic Underground: ***cats get a break, usually cats are bashed at the world's worst predator... for birds anyway" RIO DE JANEIRO — High above this Brazilian city, in a jungle blanketing a mountain, the turtles were out and the scene was hopeful. Scientists were...
The Guardian: Far-right president faced possible roadblock in senate after report pointed to nepotism Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has signalled he may abandon controversial plans to make his son ambassador to the United States, amid a fierce political...
New York Post: RIO DE JANEIRO — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil’s pledge to fight global warming, as the international community gathers in the northern state of Bahia for a week-long UN workshop on climate...
News-Press Now: GlobalForecast as of 18:00 GMT Tuesday, August 20, 2019 ————— City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Wednesday's Weather Condition;Wednesday's High Temp (C);Wednesday's Low Temp (C);Wednesday's Wind...
Federal News Radio: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on a hostage taking on a bus in Brazil (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Rio de Janeiro’s state governor says an armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus has died after being shot by police following a four-hour long...
The Spokesman-Review: RIO DE JANEIRO – Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff broadcast live on television. All of the hostages...
The Ledger: Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff broadcast live on television. ......
SCNOW Morning News: BC-SWM--CAS-Sun Appeal, 1st Ld-Writethru,441 Chinese swimmer Sun granted public trial for doping hearing AP Photo LLT109 Eds: Updates with detail, quotes; Adds byline, changes dateline. With AP Photos. Chinese swimmer Sun Yang will get the rare public trial he...