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at 11:11 on October 01, 2016, EDT.

Angry Brazilian voters looking to upend political order

SAO PAULO — In Brazil's biggest city of Sao Paulo, the leading mayoral candidate is a businessman who once fired people on air during a television reality show. In the country's crown jewel city of Rio de Janeiro, the front-runner is an evangelical pastor. And in Belo Horizonte, a former pro soccer player is leading the pack.


at 10:48 on October 01, 2016, EDT.

March planned in memory of man shot by police in California

EL CAJON, Calif. — Alfred Olango, the unarmed black man shot and killed by police in a suburb of San Diego, will be remembered in a demonstration Saturday organized by clergy members and supporters of Olango's family.


at 10:47 on October 01, 2016, EDT.

New Jersey coast to get disputed, long-delayed sand dunes

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Almost four years after Superstorm Sandy pummeled his neighbourhood so badly that Britain's Prince Harry had to stop by for a look at the damage, Paul Jeffrey is ready to sleep soundly again.


at 10:45 on October 01, 2016, EDT.

Man charged with wearing clear plastic wrap bikini on beach

BEACH HAVEN, N.J. — Police say a 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge.


at 10:46 on October 01, 2016, EDT.

Tall fish tale: Tourists fooled by octopus ferry disaster

NEW YORK — Ever hear about the gargantuan octopus that dragged a New York City ferry and its 400 passengers to the river bottom nearly 53 years ago?


at 10:43 on October 01, 2016, EDT.

Orthodox delegation stays away from pope's Mass

TBILISI, Georgia — Pope Francis' efforts to improve relations with the Georgian Orthodox Church suffered a public setback Saturday after the patriarchate decided not to send an official delegation to his Mass and repeated that Orthodox faithful cannot participate in Catholic services.


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