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Mom fatally shoots gunman at her kids’ school

A brave mother, waiting to pick up her children at their school, foiled a gunman's attempted robbery by shooting the assailant on Saturday morning in Sao Paulo, Brazil. THIS is the beauty of concealed carry. A sick man walks up to a group of women and children and tries to rob them. A good woman with a gun takes care of him! If she had no gun, they’d likely have all been dead/injured! pic.twitter.com/X1YVzV3djr — Joey M. (YourVoice™ America) (@JTMYVA) May 12, 2018 A security footage of the incident shows the gunman,…

VIDEO: 26-storey building collapses in Brazil after huge fire

SAO PAULO: A 26-storey building has collapsed after a huge fire tore through it in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Authorities have warned that the number of casualties could be high. Witnesses also said that they could hear people screaming for help as the fire took hold and neighbouring buildings set on fire. Footage shows the building crumbling to the ground after it exploded in a huge ball of fire and smoke. It has also been reported that the building was largely occupied by homeless people after the fire broke out on the…

FIFA World Cup: Ten-man Belgium through to last 16

SAO PAULO: Jan Vertonghen's late goal saw 10-man Belgium beat South Korea 1-0 in their final Group H match on Thursday, despite having Steven Defour sent off just before halftime for a nasty two-footed challenge. The win made it a maximum nine points for the Belgians, who meet the United States in the last 16 of the Brazil World Cup in Salvador on Tuesday. Belgium coach Marc Wilmots made seven changes from the team that beat Russia, with captain Vincent Kompany and fellow defender Thomas Vermaelen dropping out due to…

Brazil bid for top spot against Cameroon, Spain bow out

BRASILIA: Hosts Brazil will look to secure top spot in World Cup Group A and banish doubts about their title credentials when they take on eliminated Cameroon on Monday, while deposed champions Spain bow out against Australia. Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari, under pressure along with his players after last week's goalless draw against Mexico, said he will name the same starting lineup which beat Croatia in their opening game, meaning a recall for fit-again forward Hulk. Spain, whose title defense ended with barely a…

FIFA World Cup: Neymar’s double helps Brazil sink Croatia  

SAO PAULO: Two goals by Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior also known as Neymar helped Brazil beat Croatia 3-1 in the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup at Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, ARY News reports on Friday. Emotional scenes were witnessed in the national anthems as the host side was reciting it with pure passion. Brazil and Croatia both attacked each other's halves throughout the opening minutes of the match but neither side managed to put the ball inside the six yard box. However, some poor defending by the…

Brazil police, protesters clash as World Cup begins

SAO PAULO: Brazilian police and protesters clashed in Sao Paulo on Thursday just hours before the opening game of the World Cup, which has been marred by construction delays and months of political unrest. Police fired tear gas and noise bombs to disperse more than 100 demonstrators angry about heavy government spending on the event, a spokesman for Sao Paulo state's military police said. Demonstrators regrouped about two hours later and clashed with police again three blocks away, hurling rocks and setting fire to trash.…