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Eight Corinthians football fans shot dead in Brazil

S - Eight football fans were gunned down ahead of a semi-final match at the Corinthians fan club headquarters in Sao Paulo, police and local media reported Sunday.

Tons of dead fish removed from Rio Olympic rowing venue

Rio De Janeiro - Over 37 tons of dead fish have been scooped out of a smelly lagoon in Rio de Janiero, Brazil this past week, and the job is still going on. City officials are blaming the die-off of twaite shad on changing water temperatures brought about by recent rains.

One detained after gyrocopter lands at the U.S. Capitol

The U.S. capitol remains of high alert after a small gyrocopter lands outside the west end of the Capitol building. The pilot has been detained at this time.

Last male white rhino on Earth guarded by armed men 24/7

The last endangered white rhino on Earth is currently being guarded constantly by four armed rangers. It is their hope to aid the rhino in mating before the animal becomes extinct.

Brazil ruling party treasurer arrested in Petrobras probe

Rio De Janeiro - The treasurer of Brazil's ruling Workers' party (PT), Joao Vaccari, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly taking bribes and laundering money from state oil giant Petrobras, the latest blow to President Dilma Rousseff.

Brazil police clash with evicted squatters in central Rio

Rio De Janeiro - Police clashed with illegal squatters at an abandoned building in Rio de Janeiro Tuesday, using pepper spray and arresting several people as some of the 300 occupants refused to leave the property.

Protester releases rodents at Brazil graft hearing

Bras - A hearing into a massive graft scandal at Brazil's state oil firm Petrobras was interrupted Thursday when a protester unleashed several rodents including mice, hamsters and gerbils on proceedings, sparking chaos at Congress.

Outsourcing bill foments protest in Brazil

Bras - Brazilian police and demonstrators clashed Tuesday in the capital Brasilia during a march opposing a congressional bill to increase outsourcing in the workplace.

Doubts over Brazil's 'pacification' strategy

Rio De Janeiro - Fresh violence in Rio's slums has led to growing doubts over the effectiveness of Brazil's seven-year-old strategy of "pacifying" districts in thrall to gangs and drug traffickers.

Brazil to send police back into Rio slum after boy's death

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil will send more officers back into a Rio de Janeiro slum amid public outcry over a 10-year-old boy killed during a police shootout, officials said Sunday.

Brazil demonstrators demand end to police violence

Rio De Janeiro - Demonstrators in Rio de Janeiro took to the famous sands of Copacabana on Sunday to protest the death of boy who was killed in the crossfire during a police gunfight in a favela.

Impressive display of lightening captured on video Special

Superior - Digital Journalist Micki Hogan captured a massive thunderstorm on video. The footage was filmed on April 1, 2015 as two massive storm systems collided in the American Midwest.

Brazilians 'march for peace' after police shooting of boy

Rio De Janeiro - The mother of a 10-year-old boy shot dead by Brazilian police joined Rio protesters in a "march for peace" on Saturday after two days of tensions which have renewed security concerns ahead of next year's Olympics.

Rio police fire tear gas at protest over boy's death

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian police fired tear gas Friday to break up a protest in a Rio de Janeiro slum that erupted after a 10-year-old boy was killed in what officers called a shootout with drug traffickers.

Flying angels captured on video — truth or hoax?

A video released earlier this year captured footage of what appeared to be winged angels flying in the skies above Brazil. The footage and the debate of it's authenticity has recently gone viral.

Rio mayor denies construction stoppage

Rio De Janeiro - Rio de Janeiro's mayor on Thursday denied reports that construction had stopped on some projects for the 2016 Olympics because the city had failed to make payments on time."Everyone's working. There's no stoppage," Mayor Eduardo Paes told journalists.

Chile defeats Unites States in World Polo Championship final

Santiago - In an electrifying final, Chile defeated the United States 12-11 in sudden-death overtime, achieving top status in the World Polo Championship 2015 held in Santiago de Chile. Brazil took third place by beating England 12-10.

Police take over from military at Rio slum near airport

Rio De Janeiro - Despite a recent upsurge in urban violence, Rio de Janeiro officials insisted Wednesday they will manage to pacify slum areas in the run-up to next year's Olympics.Gang warfare saw three people killed and 22 wounded by stray bullets in January.

The USA meets Chile April 1 in World Polo Championship final

Santiago - The U.S. and Chile advanced Tuesday to the World Polo Championship final to be played at Santiago de Chile. The Chilean and American teams will meet today (Wednesday) for the gold medal while England and Brazil will contest third place.

Nonito Donaire scores second round knockout victory over Prado

Five-division world champion and the former WBA (Super) Featherweight champion Nonito Donaire has scored a knockout victory over William Prado of Brazil moments ago at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines.
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