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Blunt ‘Disappointed’ NSA Spying Cost Boeing A Brazilian Contract

But Blunt says American companies can be trusted and he adds that there is no danger of the F-18 Super Hornet line shutting down.

12/19/2013

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff speaks alongside former US President Bill Clinton (out of frame) during the Clinton Global Initiative Latin America meeting at the Copacabana Palace Hotel on December 9, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Did NSA Spying Cost Boeing a $4.5B Contract?

Brazil’s government said Wednesday that Sweden’s Saab won a long-delayed fighter jet contract initially worth $4.5 billion that will supply at least 36 planes to Latin America’s biggest nation.

12/19/2013

View of the construction site of Itaquerao football stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 19, 2013. The Itaquerao Stadium will host the opening match of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup football tournament on June 12, 2014.         (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Asks FIFA, Hotels to Lower World Cup Prices

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s tourism board said Tuesday that it has officially told FIFA and hotel operators to negotiate lowering prices during the 2014 World Cup. The request came just days after a study […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/21/2013

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke (R) chats with a member of the 2014 World Cup local organizing committee during a visit to the Itaquerao Stadium, in Sao Paulo on August 19, 2013 to check the progress of the construction work. The Itaquerao Stadium will host the opening match of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup football tournament on June 12, 2014.          (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

High Demand as World Cup Ticket Sales Begin

SAO PAULO (AP) — It was a frenzied start to FIFA’s attempt to fill the stands for next year’s World Cup in Brazil as fans applied Tuesday for more than 1 million tickets in just […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/21/2013

The Conclave Of Cardinals Have Elected A New Pope To Lead The World's Catholics

Young St. Louis Catholics To Hear Pope Speak in Brazil

The 21 young people from the St. Louis Archdiocese arrived Monday in Rio. Tuesday night they attended the opening mass on the crowded Copacabana Beach.

07/25/2013

General View prior to the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group A match between Italy and Brazil at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 22, 2013 in Salvador, Brazil.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

FIFA Sets 2014 World Cup Ticket Prices in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Fans will pay $90 for tickets to see World Cup matches in Brazil next year, $10 more than in 2010 in South Africa. Announcing ticket rates Friday, FIFA said $15 seats […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/19/2013

Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring his team's second goal to make the score 2-0 during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Final match between Brazil and Spain at Maracana on June 30, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Brazil Beats Spain 3-0 to Win Confederations Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil won a heated matchup of past and present soccer powers, boosting its confidence as it prepares to host next year’s World Cup. Fred scored two goals, Neymar added another […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/30/2013

General view of the Maracana stadium before a visit of the FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 15, 2013. The Maracana stadium will host the upcomig Confederations Cup --next June--, the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics.   AFP PHOTO/CHRISTOPHE SIMON

Brazil Sports Minister Says Ticket Prices High

NEW YORK (AP) — Brazil’s Minister of Sport has complained to FIFA about high prices contemplated for next year’s World Cup, says soccer’s governing body will give 50,000 free tickets to poor communities and make […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/04/2013

Brazil Statue, Getty Images, photo by Michael Regan

Illinois Official: Brazil Trip Was A Success

The top trade official in Illinois says the state stands to benefit from last week’s trip to Brazil.

10/02/2012

LeBron James #6 of the USA Men's Senior National Team drives against Alex Garcia #8 of Brazil at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

James Helps US Basketball Team Win after Bad Start

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tough start for the Americans. The Olympic basketball team couldn’t get a stop, the president couldn’t get a kiss. Eventually, things worked out for both of them. LeBron James scored 30 points […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/16/2012

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