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Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption

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BRASILIA - Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption on Friday night in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters before Sunday's election runoff in Brazil's closest race in decades.

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Brazil's election too close to call on eve of runoff 6:48pm BST

BRASILIA - Opposition candidate Aecio Neves is running neck-and-neck with leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff on the eve of a runoff vote that will decide Brazil's presidential election, a poll published on Saturday said.

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Brazil's election too close to call on eve of runoff 4:59pm BST

BRASILIA - Opposition candidate Aecio Neves is running neck-and-neck with leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff on the eve of a runoff vote that will decide Brazil's presidential election, a poll published on Saturday said.

Soccer-Brazilian firepower gives Ronaldinho's Queretaro crucial win 3:52pm BST

MEXICO CITY, Oct 25 - Goals by Brazilian forwards Camilo Sanvezzo, who scored a brace including the stoppage-time winner, and William gave Queretaro a 3-2 home win over leaders America that lifted them into the Mexican title playoff places.

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Caterham F1 team set to miss next two races 24 Oct 2014

LONDON - Caterham have been told they can miss the next two Formula One grands prix while seeking a buyer after the team went into administration on Friday.

UPDATE 3-Motor racing-Caterham F1 team set to miss next two races 24 Oct 2014

* Employees told to stay away from factory (Recasts with Ecclestone, administrator statement, byline)

REFILE-U.S. Physical Coffee-Brazilian beans for 2015 slump to deep discounts 24 Oct 2014

NEW YORK, Oct 24 - Brazilian arabica coffee beans for delivery in 2015 are selling at their deepest discounts in years versus U.S. futures as exporters race to cash in on record local prices, some betting that a deep drought has not done as much damage as feared.

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Chiquita turns to Brazilian group after Fyffes deal collapses 24 Oct 2014

- Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc said it would start takeover talks with Brazil's Grupo Cutrale and Safra Group after its shareholders voted against a proposed merger with Irish rival Fyffes Plc .

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Chiquita turns to Brazilian group after Fyffes deal collapses 24 Oct 2014

- Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc said it would start takeover talks with Brazil's Grupo Cutrale and Safra Group after its shareholders voted against a proposed merger with Irish rival Fyffes Plc .

UPDATE 1-Brazil posts widest current account gap as pct of GDP since 2002 24 Oct 2014

BRASILIA, Oct 24 - Brazil's current account deficit widened sharply in September, central bank data showed on Friday, reaching its largest 12-month gap in more than a decade as the country's trade balance suffers from lower commodity prices.