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What is the world's widest river?

The Amazon River is a heck of a big tributary. Besides being one of the LONGEST rivers in the world, it also happens to be the WIDEST. While its estimated length of 4,000 miles (6,400 kilometers) puts it under the Nile River, ...

dateFeb 05, 2015 in Environment
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Water crisis threatens thirsty Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is thirsty. A severe drought is hitting Brazil's largest city and thriving economic capital with no end in sight, threatening the municipal water supply to millions of people.

dateAug 21, 2014 in Environment
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Amazon launches Kindle store in Brazil

(AP)—E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc has launched its online Kindle Store in Latin America's biggest country to reach consumers in Brazil's burgeoning middle class.

dateDec 06, 2012 in Business
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