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State tells drivers to call 911 in emergencies, not *77

State tells drivers to call 911 in emergencies, not *77

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Emergency management officials are telling Rhode Island drivers to stop using a cellphone number that was set up years ago to report highway emergencies.

The Rhode Island State Police and Department of Transportation say drivers should … Read Full Story

Soccer News - Futebol Notícias

Ronaldo practices again, looks fit to face Man City

Ronaldo practices again, looks fit to face Man City

MADRID (AP) – Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo’s chances of facing Manchester City in the second leg of the Champions League semifinals on Wednesday were boosted as he returned to full training, having missed three consecutive games because of an … Read Full Story

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Portuguese World - Mundo Lusófono

Portugal wins more time for recovery after rating decision

Portugal wins more time for recovery after rating decision

LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Portugal and the rest of the eurozone could breathe a sigh of relief Friday after international ratings agency DBRS said it wasn’t lowering Portuguese sovereign debt to junk status – a feared move that likely would … Read Full Story

Brazilian News- Notícias Brasileiras

Brazil’s VP says he will not be a candidate in 2018

Brazil’s VP says he will not be a candidate in 2018

SÃO PAULO (AP) – The man in line to become Brazil’s next head of state if President Dilma Rousseff is impeached says he won’t run for the presidency in 2018 when Rousseff’s term comes to an end.

Vice President Michel … Read Full Story

Immigration - Imigração

Undocumented immigrants have prosperous careers

Undocumented immigrants have prosperous careers

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – The world of undocumented immigrants includes maids and farmworkers, several families under one roof and people living in the shadows.

But it’s also the world of a North Miami couple that owns a successful remodeling … Read Full Story

U.S - E.U.A.

Elizabeth Warren, comic book hero? Senator is latest to star

Elizabeth Warren, comic book hero? Senator is latest to star

BOSTON (AP) – Her parents didn’t hail from the planet Krypton, and she was never bitten by a radioactive spider, but that hasn’t stopped Elizabeth Warren from starring as a comic book hero.

“Female Force: Elizabeth Warren” tells the true-life … Read Full Story

World - Notícias de Mundo

Cape Verde: Disgruntled soldier suspected of killing 11

Cape Verde: Disgruntled soldier suspected of killing 11

LISBON, Portugal (AP) – A disgruntled soldier is suspected of gunning down eight other soldiers and three civilians Tuesday at a military barracks in Cape Verde, the West African country’s government said.

The suspected soldier is missing but there are … Read Full Story

Sports - Golo

Ethiopians complete 1st-ever sweep of Boston Marathon

Ethiopians complete 1st-ever sweep of Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) – Ethiopians nearly swept the Kenyans off the podium at the Boston Marathon on Monday, winning both the men’s and women’s races for the first time in history and taking five of the six spots on the … Read Full Story

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Editorial: Independents deserve equal ballot access

Editorial: Independents deserve equal  ballot access

Imagine if states prohibited some citizens from voting based on their po-litical beliefs. The reaction, justifiably, would be outrage. Yet about a dozen states already do exactly that, with hardly a word of protest.
Much of the current national debate … 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

New TV segments tell of fateful twists that changed history

New TV segments tell of fateful twists that changed history

BOSTON (AP) – A new series airing on the History Channel focuses on some small but decisive twists of fate that changed the course of human affairs.

“Crossroads of History” chronicles the little-known back stories that played out behind some … Read Full Story