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  • Louis Bayard's 'Roosevelt's Beast' is a diverting expedition

    Louis Bayard's 'Roosevelt's Beast' is a diverting expedition
    As even the most casual student of American history knows, Theodore Roosevelt was a larger-than-life figure. Besides being our 26th president, he was an outdoorsman, an explorer, a historian and a war hero. T.R.'s adventures on the campaign trail, the...
  • Brazil central government posts deficit of $3.078 billion in February

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's central government budget slipped into deficit in February, underscoring President Dilma Rousseff's struggle to shore up public finances and regain credibility with investors. Brazil's central government, which includes...
  • CHICAGO IMPROV FESTIVAL: Complete 2014 schedule of shows

    CHICAGO IMPROV FESTIVAL: Complete 2014 schedule of shows
    17TH ANNUAL CHICAGO IMPROV FESTIVAL SCHEDULE Information is from an advance schedule from CIF and is subject to change. MONDAY, MARCH 31 Stage 773 - The Pro Stage CIF 17’s Opening Night “Best of Chicago Improv” ... 8 p.m., $15...
  • Brazil to meet budget goal as tax revenues pick up: Augustin

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Tax revenues in Brazil will pick up gradually throughout this year as economic growth quickens, helping the government meet its budget savings target, Treasury Secretary Arno Augustin told journalists on Thursday. Brazil's central...
  • Film Review: 'Rio 2'

    A rather misleading title is just one reason to be slightly suspicious of "Rio 2" an eye-popping, ear-tickling animated sequel that labors to fold a cheeky family sitcom, an earnest environmental primer, an exotic jungle tour, a broad survey of popular...
  • Brazil unveil state-of-the-art World Cup base

    SAO PAULO, Brazil, March 26 - Brazil unveiled on Wednesday the state-of-the-art training centre they will use during this year's World Cup and manager Luiz Felipe Scolari said the facilities could help them win the tournament for a record sixth time....
  • #ESOrumors from the edge of the solar system

    It began with a cryptic announcement of a press conference in Brazil where “an international team of astronomers” would announce “a surprise discovery in the outer solar system.” If that sounds intriguing to you, you’re not...
  • Kiarostami To Preside Cannes' Cinefondation and Short Film Jury

    PARIS - Renowned Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami will preside the Cannes Festival's Cinefondation and Short Films Jury, whose other members are French hyphenate Noemie Lvovsky and three directors: Brazil's Daniela Thomas, Chad's Mahamat-Saleh Haroun and...
  • Harvey spending cash it doesn't have

     Harvey spending cash it doesn't have
    Even as Harvey struggles to pay its bills and fund public safety, the south suburb has engaged in questionable uses of tax dollars — including a lucrative deal tied to the mayor's son to run Facebook and Twitter accounts, the Tribune has learned....
  • Market anxiety dampens outlook for rising stocks: Reuters polls

    LONDON (Reuters) - Anxiety about the path of U.S. monetary policy and geopolitical tensions has put a sizeable dent into analysts' forecasts for stock market gains, Reuters polls showed on Thursday. Global stocks have had a torrid start to the year, with...
  • Sephora, Brazilian steakhouse opening in MacArthur Center

    Sephora, Brazilian steakhouse opening in MacArthur Center
    Sephora is returning to MacArthur Center in May after leaving 12 years ago, The Virginian-Pilot reports. The mall also announced that a Texas de Brazil steakhouse chain would open in late summer. Sephora, which sells cosmetics and skincare items, will...
  • Guillermo Martinez: US must stop neglecting Latin American issues

    The best thing one can say about President Obama's Latin American policy is he has paid so little attention to the region, that he has not made any major blunder. If one looks at the Middle East, one can point to many minor and major policy mistakes made...