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Brazilians want greater say in World Cup mascot name
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS) Brazilian football fans have called for a greater say in the naming of the country's 2014 World Cup mascot.

Friday, September 21, 2012 12:38:25 PM

Now, a tool to arm cyberspace against malware
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A cutting edge tool will automatically permit one computer in a virtual network to monitor another for intrusions, viruses or malware that cause them to malfunction.

Friday, September 21, 2012 12:27:05 PM

US to sell Apache helicopters to Indonesia
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced the sale of eight Apache helicopters to Indonesia.

Friday, September 21, 2012 12:19:27 PM

Deco set for Fluminense return
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Portugal star Deco is set to return from more than six weeks on the sidelines when Fluminense take on Nautico in Brazil's Serie A championship Saturday.

Friday, September 21, 2012 12:02:29 PM

US judge refuses to order YouTube to take down anti-Muslim video
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) A Los Angeles judge Thursday refused to order YouTube to take down a controversial film clip, "The Innocence of Muslims".

Friday, September 21, 2012 12:01:59 PM

US fixed mortgage rates back to record lows
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US fixed mortgage rates this week fell back to record lows after the Federal Reserve announced last week a new round of quantitative easing, also known as the QE3, said the Primary Mortgage Market Survey released by Freddie Mac.

Friday, September 21, 2012 12:00:49 PM

Romario asks government to sack national coach
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS) Brazilian legend Romario has called on the country's president Dilma Rousseff to force the removal of national football coach Mano Menezes.

Friday, September 21, 2012 12:00:09 PM

Language will live on film when last two speakers die
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican documentary will continue to preserve aspects of the indigenous Zoque-Ayapaneco language, whose universe of ideas, beliefs and culture are on the point of vanishing when the last two native speakers, both in their 70s, pass away.

Friday, September 21, 2012 11:05:49 AM

16 members of a family slaughtered in Honduras
Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Sixteen members of an extended family were killed Thursday in a remote area of the eastern Honduran province of Olancho, a relative of the victims said.

Friday, September 21, 2012 10:58:08 AM

Brazil's middle class swells as 35 mn climb out of poverty
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Roughly 35 million Brazilians have climbed out of poverty over the last decade and 53 percent of the country's nearly 194 million people now belong to the middle class, according to an official study released Thursday.

Friday, September 21, 2012 10:53:08 AM

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