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Stuart Grudgings

Stuart Grudgings

    Malaysia says missing plane crashed in Indian Ocean
    Malaysia says missing plane crashed in Indian Ocean
    The Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared more than two weeks ago crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on...
    Missing Malaysia Airlines plane presumed crashed
    Missing Malaysia Airlines plane presumed crashed
    Vietnamese state media, quoting a senior naval official, had reported that the Boeing 777-200ER flight, carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew, from...
    Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239 people
    Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239 people
    Flight MH370, operating a Boeing B777-200 aircraft, left Kuala Lumpur at 12:21am and had been expected to land in the Chinese capital at 6:30am the...
    Malaysia's PM dissolves Parliament for upcoming election
    Malaysia's PM dissolves Parliament for upcoming election
    Najib's National Front coalition lost its two-thirds parliamentary majority for the first time in 2008 elections and faces a confident...
    Brazil steps toward post-Lula era with Rousseff
    Brazil steps toward post-Lula era with Rousseff
    Brazil's president-elect Dilma Rousseff vowed to step up the fight against poverty without forfeiting economic stability in Latin America's largest...
    Brazil seen electing Rousseff to extend Lula legacy
    Brazil seen electing Rousseff to extend Lula legacy
    Brazilians are expected to elect a woman as president for the first time on Sunday, backing her to emerge from the shadow of President Luiz Inácio...
    In Amazon, a frustrated search for cancer cures
    In Amazon, a frustrated search for cancer cures
    The task of harvesting the secrets of Brazil's vast Amazon rain forest that could help in the battle against cancer largely falls to Osmar Barbosa...
    Best view in Rio? Pushing limits of slum tourism
    Best view in Rio? Pushing limits of slum tourism
    Rolf Glaser zips his motorbike up the twisting alleyways of Vidigal slum, past a bunch of cheerful, gun-packing drug traffickers, and emerges at a...
    Hitting the wall in Rio's Sambadrome
    Hitting the wall in Rio's Sambadrome
    In any endurance event, an unprepared athlete is in danger of hitting "the wall" -- a point when the muscles weaken, the spirit droops, and the...
    End of an era for the turbulent Amazon's priests
    End of an era for the turbulent Amazon's priests
    They avoid taking buses, make sure friends know their schedules, and rarely go out when it's dark.
    Grand 'City of Music' sparks disharmony in Rio
    Grand 'City of Music' sparks disharmony in Rio
    At first glance, the "City of Music" appears to be in perfect harmony with Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's lyrical capital of Carnival.