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Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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  • Brazil mudslide survivors dig for their loved ones; 700 reported killed

     
    The death toll keeps rising as the mud is cleared in Brazil. More than 700 people have been reported killed in flash floods and mudslides last week in the state of Rio de Janeiro. More than 14,000 are homeless in one of the worst natural disasters in...
  • 'Fast Five' movie premiere: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson go to Rio

     
    "Fast Five," the new movie in "The Fast and the Furious" street-racing franchise, premiered in Rio de Janeiro the same day the movie "Rio" opened in the U.S. "Fast Five" stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson and more hit the...
  • Anna Kournikova to host NBC’s Biggest Loser?

     
    After a long break from the public eye, Anna Kournikova is rumored to join NBC's Biggest Loser as a celebrity trainer according to the Examiner and USA Today....
  • 11 Children Dead in Brazil School Shooting Massacre

    11 Children Dead in Brazil School Shooting Massacre
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Thursday's massacre of 11 students at a Brazilian school could have been even worse, were it not for the heroic actions of a military policeman, according to a statement from the Rio de Janeiro state governor's office. Third...
  • Freak Carnival Accident Kills 16 Revellers in Brazil

    Bandeira do Sul, Brazil -- At least 16 Brazilian Carnival revellers were killed and dozens more wounded when a power cable fell and electrocuted them as they danced behind a sound truck. The high-voltage line fell during celebrations late on Sunday in...
  • CELEBRITY TRAVELER DIONNE WARWICK: Singer drawn to Brazil for relaxation

    CELEBRITY TRAVELER DIONNE WARWICK: Singer drawn to Brazil for relaxation
      "I love being exposed to different cultures," said singer Dionne Warwick. "And traveling is a learning experience. It's something we should all do more of. And as Americans we're very fortunate because the entire world speaks English." Warwick received...
  • Smaller legs of world cruises can be a deal

    Smaller legs of world cruises can be a deal
    The British couple — she in a long black dress, he in a traditional tux — leaned against the elevator's polished wood paneling as they headed back to their cabin after an evening performance in the main showroom. Embarrassed at my casual...
  • Brazil Search of Collapsed Buildings Intensifies, 7 Dead

    Brazil Search of Collapsed Buildings Intensifies, 7 Dead
    SAO PAULO, Brazil --Brazilian rescuers intensified their search for victims in the rubble of three collapsed buildings in Rio de Janeiro Friday, though they are yet to find any survivors. Seven bodies have been recovered and 20 people are reported...
  • Air France Jet Missing Over the Atlantic With 228 People On Board

    (WGN-AM)- An Air France jet carrying 228 people from Rio de Janeiro to Paris ran into a towering wall of thunderstorms and disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean. French President Nicolas Sarkozy told families of those aboard Monday that "prospects of...
  • Popular with tourists in Brazil, Recife is deadly for residents

    Ines Maria da Silva stares blankly outside her shack as she tells how she lost all five of her sons to the violence that makes Recife the deadliest major city in Brazil. The first son died 15 years ago in a fight over a girl, another after telling a...
  • Programs: book reading and Rio de Janeiro slide show

    GLOBAL Author presentation Marybeth Bond will read from and sign copies of her new book, "Best Girlfriends Getaways Worldwide," as well as "50 Best Girlfriends Getaways in North America," published last year. Where, when: Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond...
  • Authorities: Priest Turned Parish Home into "Erotic Dungeon" for Teens

    Authorities: Priest Turned Parish Home into "Erotic Dungeon" for Teens
    SAO PAULO -- A Polish priest accused of sexually abusing a former altar boy in Rio de Janeiro and turning his parish home into an "erotic dungeon" has surrendered and is now in police custody, a public safety official said Saturday. State prosecutors...