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Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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  • Argentina, Germany scoreless at half

    Argentina, Germany scoreless at half
    RIO DE JANEIRO - From Buenos Aires to the Brandenburg Gate, millions of people were getting ready to watch Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina in Brazil. In Rio de Janeiro, which is hosting the final, the party was already in full...
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat
    SAO PAULO -- The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche. Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous...
  • How cop cams can help ordinary citizens

    How cop cams can help ordinary citizens
    When Amarildo de Souza, an unemployed bricklayer who lived in Rio de Janeiro's largest favela, left home one evening last July, his intention was simply to pick up a few things at the market. Instead, he was caught up in a drug sweep and taken to the...
  • World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises

    World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises
    Thirty-one days, 64 games, 12 cities, 171 goals and one bizarre assault, with Uruguay's Luis Suarez biting an Italian opponent. This World Cup had it all. Brazil, the host country, proved to be better at party planning than at soccer (who would have...
  • Brazil takes stock after World Cup comes to an end

    As the last of the World Cup visitors headed for the airports Monday, Brazilians began to reclaim the pristine beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema while traffic in Sao Paulo returned to its regular weekday snarl and the seaside hotels in Salvador, Recife...
  • L.A.'s traffic the worst in U.S., but Rio de Janeiro, Moscow the pits

    Los Angeles has the worst traffic in the U.S., according to a report by TomTom, the GPS navigation device maker, and two more California cities make the top 10 list. But take heart, Angelenos: Traffic here isn't as bad as Moscow or Rio de Janeiro, one...
  • 2014 World Cup Brazil: Travel tips to know before you go

    2014 World Cup Brazil: Travel tips to know before you go
    Going to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil? Some 150,000 people in the U.S. have bought tickets to the global soccer tournament that starts Thursday. Matches will take place in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and 10 other cities in Brazil. Here are some tips...
  • World Cup: Brazilians prefer mountain getaways to soccer

    World Cup: Brazilians prefer mountain getaways to soccer
    World Cup ticket holders have begun flooding Brazil's soccer cities, but the locals may not be sticking around. Brazilians will be avoiding Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo during their upcoming winter vacations, according to data analyzed by hotel search...
  • FIFA World Cup isn't the only game in town

    GamerHub.tv With EA Sports debuting FIFA 15 at E3 2014 in Los Angeles, the game publisher will ship two different soccer games this calendar year. Electronic Arts already has 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil on store shelves, and gamers around the world have...
  • Annecy-Showcased 'Heart of Darkness' Moves To Rio

    Brazil's Karmatique Imagens is set to produce a toon mini-series and feature that is freely inspired by Joseph Conrad's legendary novel "Heart of Darkness." Project made its market bow this week at Annecy's Intl. Animation Film Market (MIFA) as part of...
  • Security is high priority, and high profile, for U.S. at World Cup

    It isn't hard to figure out when the U.S. World Cup team is heading to practice. Shortly before its arrival at Sao Paulo FC's sprawling training center, the U.S. team's temporary home in Brazil, a group of at least 10 camouflage-clad soldiers carrying...
  • Suarez, Uruguay sweat ahead of FIFA ruling on bite

    Suarez, Uruguay sweat ahead of FIFA ruling on bite
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Soccer's governing body FIFA has not yet decided whether to expel Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from the World Cup for biting an opponent with deliberations set to continue on Thursday. Uruguay FA president Wilmar Valdez told...