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Floods, mudslides kill more than 100 in Brazil

Flooding and mudslides killed at least 102 people in Brazil, authorities said, as rains paralysed the Rio de Janeiro area.

Brazilian court cancels Varig sale

A Brazilian court on Friday cancelled the sale of bankrupt airline Varig to an employees group after it failed to make a deposit on time, and delayed a decision on the carrier's fate until next week. Like the two previous days, about two-thirds of Varig's flights were cancelled on Friday.

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