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  • Brazil, Russia, India and China: The world's trouble children

    Brazil, Russia, India and China: The world's trouble children
    As the world struggles to deal with its two largest foreign-affairs dilemmas, Syria and Iran, resolutely standing in the way are the BRICs. That's the acronym foreign-policy wonks use for the block of nations that routinely refuses to join the...
  • Baltimore actress leads field for 'Mad Men' role

    Baltimore actress leads field for 'Mad Men' role
    From the Z on TV blog: A Baltimore actress, who is studying for a graduate degree at the Johns Hopkins University, is running a strong first in the "Mad Men Casting Call Contest" that promises a walk-on role in TV's top drama for the winner. As of...
  • AST Dew Tour-Panasonic Open Results

    Friday, June 20, 2008 BMX Vert Finals 1. Jamie Bestwick, Great Britain, 96.00. 2. Chad Kagy, Gilroy, Calif., 93.17. 3. Simon Tabron, Great Britian, 92.00. 4. Kevin Robinson, East Providence, R.I., 91.17. 5. Austin Coleman, Los Angeles, Calif., 90.17. 6....
  • Top Chef DC: International house of chefs

     
    Kelly admits she messed up on the last challenge, calling it a "fatal error" even though clearly it wasn't because she's still here. On pea-gate, Alex says he had no idea that Ed had a pea puree. Meanwhile, Ed says......
  • Lincoln Gordon

    Lincoln Gordon
    Abraham Lincoln Gordon, a former educator and diplomat who during his tenure as the ninth president of the Johns Hopkins University led the way in 1970 in bringing co-education to the university's Homewood campus, died Saturday in his sleep at...
  • Brazilian agency corrects politically charged inequality statistic

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - One day after announcing that income inequality increased in Brazil last year, the Brazilian statistics institute IBGE said on Friday it had miscalculated and issued a new number reversing the trend. The correction is good news for...
  • Campaign donations highlight winners, losers in Brazil election

    BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's financial markets have rallied on the prospect of environmentalist Marina Silva unseating President Dilma Rousseff in next month's election, but political donations show plenty of companies may be wary of a new...
  • Brazil stocks, currency fall on electoral poll

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian equity markets retreated while the currency weakened on Friday after an electoral poll showed President Dilma Rousseff gaining on challenger Marina Silva ahead of next month's presidential election. Other Latin...
  • ASK IRA: Will 2014-15 be a proving ground for Dwyane Wade?

    ASK IRA: Will 2014-15 be a proving ground for Dwyane Wade?
    -------------------- September 19, 2014 Q: Ira, I've been a fan of Dwyane Wade's since his college years. I've watched every single game that he's played in since joining the Heat organization, so I've witnessed the passion and drive he has for the...
  • Brazil's Rousseff closes in on Silva ahead of October vote

    Brazil's Rousseff closes in on Silva ahead of October vote
    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has clawed back support at the expense of her main opponent in next month's presidential election, a poll showed on Friday, suggesting the runoff that should decide the vote is too close to call....
  • Tucanos in Newport News hosts Brazilian festival

    Tucanos in Newport News hosts Brazilian festival
    BRAZILIAN FESTIVAL. Tucanos Brazilian Grill is the host for the first-ever free Virginia Brazilian Festival coming up from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday at City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News. The festival kicks off with a Samba Parade and spotlights...
  • FIFA officials told to return watches handed out in Brazil

    BERNE (Reuters) - FIFA executive committee members are among more than 50 football officials who have been told to return watches, estimated to have a market value of around $25,000 (15,329.89 pounds) each, which were handed out as gifts by the...