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Registration deadline nears for Massachusetts primary

Registration deadline nears for Massachusetts primary

BOSTON (AP) – Election officials in Massachusetts are reminding residents of an upcoming voter registration deadline.

Wednesday is the final day to register for the March 1 presidential primary in the Bay State.

Secretary of State William … Read Full Story

Soccer News - Futebol Notícias

US women start quest for 4th straight Olympic gold medal

US women start quest for 4th straight Olympic gold medal

The United States starts its pursuit of a fourth straight gold medal in women’s Olympic soccer over the next two weeks at the CONCACAF qualifying tournament in Texas.

Coming off their first World Cup title since 1999, the Americans face … Read Full Story

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Portuguese World - Mundo Lusófono

Portugal lawmakers overturn veto on gay rights, abortion law

Portugal lawmakers overturn veto on gay rights, abortion law

LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Same-sex couples will soon be able to adopt children in Portugal after lawmakers voted to overturn a presidential veto, with parliament also removing some abortion restrictions Wednesday.

Left-of-center parties in the Portuguese parliament used … Read Full Story

Brazilian News- Notícias Brasileiras

Juízes do Trabalho dizem que são alvo de ‘chantagem institucional’ e questionam corte do orçamento no Supremo

Juízes do Trabalho dizem que são alvo de ‘chantagem institucional’ e questionam corte do orçamento no Supremo
Em Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade na Corte máxima, entidade dos magistrados alega que outros braços do Judiciário sofreram 'cortes menos drásticos'








Immigration - Imigração

Rhode Island woman admits to fraud in immigration scheme

Rhode Island woman admits to fraud in immigration scheme

BOSTON (AP) – A Rhode Island woman has pleaded guilty to her role on a scheme in which she defrauded immigrants out of $800,000 by promising to provide documents that would allow them to legally live in the United States.… Read Full Story

U.S - E.U.A.

A look at Obama’s final budget proposal

A look at Obama’s final budget proposal

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here’s a look at each agency and department:

AGRICULTURE

Up or down? Down 5.3 percent

Highlight:

-Obama’s budget for the Agriculture Department includes a proposed $12 … Read Full Story

World - Notícias de Mundo

United through oceans

United through oceans

U.S. Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson, second left, shares a laugh with Portuguese Chief of Navy Luís Macieira Fragoso, left, Brazilian Navy Commander Eduardo Bacellar Leal Ferreira, second right, and an unidentified naval officer during the International Fleet Review Read Full Story

Sports - Golo

Brazil minister says no plans to cancel Rio Games

Brazil minister says no plans to cancel Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Brazil’s sports minister says the possibility of canceling the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of the outbreak of the Zika virus “is not in discussion.”

Sports Minister George Hilton said in a statement Thursday that … Read Full Story

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Trust gap for minority patients

Trust gap for minority patients

By Esther J. Cepeda

New research confirms that many Hispanics, blacks and other minorities perceive that doctors just don’t care about them and that their medical care isn’t as good as it could be.
According to University of Pennsylvania research … Read Full Story

Food - Culinária

Cheers! Portuguese winemaking tradition still very much alive

Cheers! Portuguese winemaking tradition still very much alive

NEW BEDFORD — The tradition of winemaking is alive and well in southeastern Massachusetts both at home and in the winery.

“There’s a saying in the winemaking industry,” said Marco Montez, proprietor of Travessia Winery in New Bedford. “If you … Read Full Story

Entertainment - Diversão

Emeril Lagasse tells life story via recipes in new cookbook

Emeril Lagasse tells life story via recipes in new cookbook

MIAMI (AP) — Before there were Food Network icons and cultish produce, before farm-to-table was a philosophy and cake decorating became a competitive sport, there was Emeril Lagasse.

And his is a life story best told by the kitchens that … Read Full Story