• Canadians Vlasic, Marchand take Twitter jabs at NHL over Olympics
    Sporting News12 minutes ago

    Canadians Vlasic, Marchand take Twitter jabs at NHL over Olympics

    Brad Marchand and Marc-Edourad Vlasic are unhappy they can't represent Canada at the 2018 Olympics, and let the NHL know it.

  • Brazil sends hundreds of soldiers into a Rio slum as drug-related violence worsens
    Business Insider UK20 minutes ago

    Brazil sends hundreds of soldiers into a Rio slum as drug-related violence worsens

    Hundreds of Brazilian soldiers poured into Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha slum on Friday in a bid to help the cash-strapped state government quell the drug-related violence that authorities blamed for at least four deaths and several injuries there this week. The army deployed 950 troops in the sprawling

  • Brazil army deploys in Rio slum as drug-related violence worsens
    Reuters38 minutes ago

    Brazil army deploys in Rio slum as drug-related violence worsens

    Hundreds of Brazilian soldiers poured into Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha slum on Friday in a bid to help the cash-strapped state government quell the drug-related violence that authorities blamed for at least four deaths and several injuries there this week. The army deployed 950 troops in the sprawling

  • Brazil's army deploys in Rio after favela shootout
    AFP2 hours ago

    Brazil's army deploys in Rio after favela shootout

    Brazilian soldiers deployed by armored vehicle, truck and helicopter Friday to reinforce police after heavily armed drug traffickers rampaged through the country's biggest favela, spraying bullets and terrifying locals.

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