US federal court sentences Jos Maria Marin to four years for corruption

Jos Maria Marin, the former president of the Brazil Football Federation, has been sentenced to four years by a United States federal court for corruption The former Brazil Football Federation president Jos Maria Marin has been sentenced to four years in prison by a United States federal court following his…

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Brazil’s Oldest Mammal Named In Honor Of David Bowie’s Glamorous Alter Ego

Meet the Brasilestes stardusti – Brazil’s oldest known mammal. Researchers have named the mysterious (and now extinct) beast after Bowie’s space-hopping alter-ego, Ziggy Stardust, and describe their new find in a paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Royal Society Open Science.  Not much is known about the Brasilestes. All we have left of the…

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