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UFC's Sarah Frota suspended two years for USADA violation

UFC's Sarah Frota suspended two years for USADA violation

8 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

UFC women's flyweight Sarah Frota has been suspended two years after running afoul of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. The suspension is the result of an in-competition drug test...
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As Amazon Fires Continue Burning, Brazil Seeks to Remove Employees From Environmental Protection Offices

10 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"Everything that the Bolsonaro government has done on the environment and particularly the Amazon, including closing IBAMA field offices, has weakened the agency's capacity to...
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Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources: HRW

12 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Human Rights Watch finds that of 300 cases of killings in the Amazon in last decade, only 14 were tried in court.
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Brazil slashes environmental protection budget as Amazon burns

Brazil slashes environmental protection budget as Amazon burns

13 hours ago   |   New York Post

Brazil's government has begun legal procedures to transfer all employees out of three of the state's four federal environmental protection offices, which are in charge of...
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Brazilians Hate Their Banks. This $10 Billion Startup Wants to Change That

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

Cristina Junqueira, co-founder of Brazilian digital banking startup Nubank, knows exactly who her customers are. They're fed up with the establishment-and before she launched...
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Ethanol fuels large-scale expansion of Brazil's farming land

16 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A new study has revealed that future demand for ethanol biofuel could potentially expand sugarcane farming land in Brazil by 5 million hectares by 2030.
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Genetically-modified mosquito apocalypse plan BACKFIRES spectacularly in Brazil

Genetically-modified mosquito apocalypse plan BACKFIRES spectacularly in Brazil

21 hours ago   |   RT

An experimental trial to reduce the mosquito population in Brazil through the deliberate release of 450,000 genetically modified mosquitoes has failed miserably and may have...
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Brazil's environmental workers tell of decline before fires

1 day ago   |   ABC News

Months before Amazon fires, discontent was stirring among some guardians of Brazil's environment
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Danny Roberts to return against Zelim Imadaev at UFC on ESPN+ 21

Danny Roberts to return against Zelim Imadaev at UFC on ESPN+ 21

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

A welterweight bout is the latest addition to the UFC on ESPN+ 21 lineup. Both Danny Roberts and Zelim Imadaev look to rebound from recent losses when they compete Nov. 9 at...
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Brazil's Outspoken Daniela Mercury Is a Swirl of Ideas and Songs

1 day ago   |   NY Times

At 54, the singer and dancer has been courting controversy and shifting her sound. This week she comes to Sony Hall in Manhattan.
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Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

A 14-link human chain helped free four dolphins that were stranded in a Florida canal. Read more ...

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into impeachment circus

Seeking to impeach President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee summoned his former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski for a hearing that devolved into a trolling and... Read more ...

Cancer survivor becomes first to swim English Channel four times non-stop

Cancer survivor becomes first to swim English Channel four times non-stop

A Colorado woman who beat breast cancer a year ago set a world record as the first person to ever swim across the English Channel four times non-stop - an amazing feat that... Read more ...

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

BOSTON - Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of former Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, hit a solo homer in his first game in Fenway Park, and Alex Dickerson had a... Read more ...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News. Read more ...

Daniel Jones named Giants starter: Three stats that define Eli Manning's legacy

Daniel Jones named Giants starter: Three stats that define Eli Manning's legacy

Eli Manning won two Super Bowls with the Giants and any discussion about him has to start there. Read more ...

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

OAKLAND, Calif. - Matt Olson hit a tying homer leading off the seventh, Seth Brown hit a go-ahead double two batters later, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City... Read more ...

Car plows into lobby of Trump Plaza New Rochelle: video

Car plows into lobby of Trump Plaza New Rochelle: video

A car plowed into the lobby of Trump Plaza in New Rochelle Tuesday night, according to video posted on social media. Video of the crash shows a banged up black Mercedes-Benz... Read more ...