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  • FIFA 2014 World Cup noisemakers quieter than vuvuzelas

    FIFA 2014 World Cup noisemakers quieter than vuvuzelas

    The new instrument, a rattle called the caxirola, creates sound pressure levels similar to normal conversation, according to researchers from the Federal University of Santa Maria in Brazil.

  • Brazil nightclub owners, band detained 30 more days after fire

    Brazil nightclub owners, band detained 30 more days after fire

    A judge in southern Brazil ordered 30 more days of detention on Friday for the owners of a nightclub and band members involved in a fire that killed 236 in the college town of Santa Maria last weekend.

  • Brazil night club owner attempts suicide

    Brazil night club owner attempts suicide

    An owner of the Brazilian night club where 235 people perished in a weekend fire tried to commit suicide, police said on Wednesday, as the number of survivors seeking medical treatment after the disaster continued to rise.

  • Crackdown on nightclubs in Brazil after Santa Maria fire tragedy

    Crackdown on nightclubs in Brazil after Santa Maria fire tragedy

    Cities across Brazil are cracking down on nightclubs to ensure that they comply with fire regulations after a weekend blaze destroyed a club in the southern university town of Santa Maria, killing 235 people.

  • Towering inferno: Brazil nightclub fire douses FIFA ball

    Towering inferno: Brazil nightclub fire douses FIFA ball

    International soccer body dismisses links between the tragedy in Santa Maria and concerns about the World Cup.

  • Brazil detains band, club owners after deadly nightclub fire

    Brazil detains band, club owners after deadly nightclub fire

    Brazilian police investigating a nightclub fire that killed 231 people detained on Monday the owners of the club and two band members whose pyrotechnics show authorities say triggered the blaze.

  • Grief turns to anger after Brazil club fire; band in custody

    Grief turns to anger after Brazil club fire; band in custody

    Relatives of the 231 people who died in a Brazilian nightclub fire demanded answers on Monday as to how it could have killed so many people, while police questioned the club's owner and members of the band whose pyrotechnics show allegedly caused the...

  • Funerals begin for 233 people killed in Brazil blaze

    Funerals begin for 233 people killed in Brazil blaze

    The bodies of the young college students were found piled up just inside the entrance of the Kiss nightclub, among more than 230 people who died in a cloud of toxic smoke after a blaze enveloped the crowded locale within seconds and set off a panic.

  • Brazil nightclub fire killed 232 people as deadly smoke blocked exit

    Brazil nightclub fire killed 232 people as deadly smoke blocked exit

    A fast-moving fire roared through a crowded, windowless nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, filling the air in seconds with flames and a thick, toxic smoke that killed more than 230 panicked partygoers, many of whom were caught in a stampede t...

  • Fire in a nightclub in southern Brazil, 232 people dead

    Fire in a nightclub in southern Brazil, 232 people dead

    A fire swept through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing at least 245 people and leaving at least 200 injured, police and firefighters said.

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