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    AFP23 minutes ago

    Cash-strapped Rio de Janeiro to privatize water utility

    A demonstrator runs away from police during a protest against the privatization of the state water and sewerage utility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on February 9, 2017

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    Chaunte Lowe left Beijing without realizing her dream of winning an Olympic medal. “Congratulations, Olympic bronze medalist!” wrote German high jumper Ariane Friedrich. “Congratulations, Olympic bronze medalist!” came another message, from another competitor in a different country.

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    The Telegraph2 hours ago

    Jenny Jones: Why Japan is the world's greatest country for snowboarding

    Aka… Japow! Japan’s north island of Hokkaido is legendary for both the quantity and quality of snow that arrives like clockwork each winter. Its secret is perfect geography - cold air from Siberia rolls over the Sea of Japan, soaking up moisture then dumping it all over the mountains.

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