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Authorities in Brazil say four people from the same family have died in a mudslide in the interior of Sao Paulo state, and civil defense officials say heavy flooding have killed at least 35 people and forced more than 30,000 out of their homes across the country.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sought some kind of nuclear fuel swap deal more than a year ago, but faced internal pressures from hard-liners who viewed it as a "virtual defeat," according to U.S. diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks.
President Dilma Rousseff kicked off her government Monday with a series of market-friendly signals, including details on budget cuts and a report that she will turn to the private sector to help solve one of Brazil's biggest infrastructure bottlenecks.
Brazil's fast-food chains have six months to start giving consumers calorie counts and nutritional information about their burgers, fries and milkshakes.