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  1. Brazil Supreme Court overturns ruling against WhatsApp shutdown

    Jagran.com - Africa 05.24 / 21:29 jagran.com
    Brasilia: The Brazilian Supreme Court has overturned a ruling ordering the nationwide shutdown of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp instant messaging service, arguing that the move violated freedom of expression and…
  2. The Latest: Brazil military protects buildings during demos

    Mcclatchydc.com - Politics 05.24 / 20:48 mcclatchydc.com
    The latest on the political crisis in Brazil (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann says Brazil's armed forces will protect the presidential palace and other federal … Click to Continue…
  3. The Latest: Brazil military protects buildings during demos

    Abc27.com - World 05.24 / 20:40 abc27.com
    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Brazil (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann s…
  4. The Latest: Brazil military protects buildings during demos

    The latest on the political crisis in Brazil (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann says Brazil's armed forces will protect the presidential palace and other federal … Click to Continue…
  5. Brazil’s Temer loses another aide as pressure mounts

    Abc27.com - World 05.24 / 19:38 abc27.com
    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators called for President Michel Temer’s ouster on Wednesday and federal police asked …
  6. Brazil Recession Means Blue Christmas For Vendors In Paraguay Border Town

    IBTimes - Finance 05.24 / 19:29 ibtimes.com
    CIUDAD DEL ESTE, Paraguay -- A 28-year-old vendor named Ever is slouched against his rack of shrink-wrapped Adidas and Nike sneakers. Sales are abysmal, he says, standing under a tented corridor, one of many shopping venues in this sprawling border town. Other vendors sit idly at makeshift booths of T-shirts, toys, perfume bottles and smartphone accessories. At indoor kiosks and nearby department stores, statues of Santa Claus and glittering elves greet a tiny trickle of cu…
  7. Brazil's Temer loses another aide as pressure mounts

    Billingsgazette.com - World 05.24 / 18:42 billingsgazette.com
    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Thousands of protesters called for Brazilian President Michel Temer's ouster on Wednesday as he lost yet another key adviser amid a deepening political c…
  8. Zika virus hit earlier than thought in Brazil, Florida, genome tests reveal

    Cbc.ca - Health 05.24 / 18:25 www.cbc.ca
    The Zika virus arrived a year before the first case was detected in Brazil, and several months before it was first reported in Florida, gene sequencing studies…
  9. UK and Brazilian Researchers Collaborate to Uncover the Hidden Spread of Zika Virus in Brazil and the Americas Using Vir

    Newswise.com - Medecine 05.24 / 17:52 newswise.com
    An international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease and its rapid spread through space and time. The research has significant public health implications and has the potential to improve responses to future…
  10. No clear contender to replace Brazil's embattled Temer

    Thestar.com.my - World 05.24 / 16:40 thestar.com.my
    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Key members of Brazil's coalition government are struggling to find a consensus candidate to replace President Michel Temer should he be forced from office by a massive corruption probe that has ensnared scores of politicians and business…
  11. Brazil plans to phase out M108 howitzers

    Janes.com - Military 05.24 / 14:34 janes.com
    The Brazilian Army plans to deactivate its 105 mm M108 self-propelled howitzers (SPHs), the service recently announced. It reportedly has 72 systems in inventory with the 3rd, 5th, and 22th Self-propelled Field Artillery Groups located at Santa Maria, Curitiba, and Uruguaiana,…
  12. Brazil appeals court rules Uber driver not entitled to benefits

    Thestar.com.my - Technology 05.24 / 05:58 thestar.com.my
    A Brazil appeals court ruled that a driver working for Uber via its ride-hailing app is not an employee of the San Francisco-based company and therefore not entitled to workers' benefits, overturning an earlier lower court…
  13. Brazil approves use of CBD medicine

    Theleafonline.com - Science 05.24 / 03:31 theleafonline.com
    The Brazilian government has authorized doctors to prescribe HempMeds® Brasil’s hemp cannabidiol (CBD) oil product Real Scientific Hemp Oil™ (RSHO™) to treat patients there who suffer from Multiple Sclerosis. Nonmedical cannabis remains illegal in the country, but some medical use was approved back in 2015. However, no access has been available via prescription until now. It is the […] The post Brazil approves use of CBD medicine appeared first on The Leaf Online…
  14. Brazil and Deaths Reaching Nearly 100 since Military Police went on Strike in Vitoria

    Moderntokyotimes.com - Latin America 05.24 / 02:11 moderntokyotimes.com
    Brazil and Deaths Reaching Nearly 100 since Military Police went on Strike in Vitoria Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis in Vitoria, just like beheadings in several prisons in other parts of the nation, is highlighting a Brazil that is on edge in certain parts of this nation. Hence, the…
  15. Emerald weighing more than 600 pounds found in Brazil

    Billingsgazette.com - World 05.24 / 02:07 billingsgazette.com
    SAO PAULO (AP) — Miners have found a 4.3-foot (1.3-meter) tall emerald weighing more than 600 pounds (272 kilograms) in Brazil's northeastern state of B…
  16. Real Madrid says it has deal for Vinicius Junior, Brazil’s new teenage star

    Growingdenver.com - Denver 05.24 / 01:40 growingdenver.com
    MADRID — Real Madrid says it has reached a deal to sign Brazil’s new teenage star, Vinicius Junior. The 16-year-old forward, who currently plays for Flamengo and is seen in Brazil as potentially being the next Neymar, will become a Madrid player in July 2018. However, the Spanish club said in a statement Tuesday that Vinicius Junior is likely to stay at Flamengo until July 2019, although “he will be able to play for Real Madrid before then if both ... The post Real Madrid says it has …
  17. Emerald weighing more than 600 pounds found in Brazil

    Newstalk650.com - World 05.24 / 01:37 newstalk650.com
    SAO PAULO — Miners have found a 4.3-foot (1.3-meter) tall emerald weighing more than 600 pounds (272 kilograms) in Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia. Paulo Santana of Brazil's National Mineral Production Department said the emerald was found about 20 days ago by miners of the Bahia Mineral Cooperative. He would not estimate the emerald's value. It was sold to a mine owner in the region. The buyer's lawyer, Marcio Jandir, said by telephone his client wants to exhibit the emerald in m…
  18. Emerald weighing more than 600 pounds found in Brazil

    Brandonsun.com - Business 05.24 / 01:30 www.brandonsun.com
    SAO PAULO - Miners have found a 4.3-foot (1.3-meter) tall emerald weighing more than 600 pounds (272 kilograms) in Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia. Paulo Santana of Brazil's National Mineral Production Department said the emerald was found about 20 days ago by miners of the Bahia…
  19. Emerald weighing more than 600 pounds found in Brazil

    Federalnewsradio.com - Business 05.24 / 01:21 federalnewsradio.com
    Miners find large emerald in Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia The post Emerald weighing more than 600 pounds found in Brazil appeared first on…
  20. 1.3-metre emerald weighing over 600 pounds found by miners in Brazil

    Globalnews.ca - World 05.24 / 01:21 globalnews.ca
    It's the second large emerald that was found in the Brazilian state of…