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UPI horse racing roundup

UPI horse racing roundup

A big weekend in Thoroughbred racing points toward some potential champions -- but which ones will live up to that potential?
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer
UPI Horse Racing Roundup

UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Royal Ascot winds down, Breeders' Cup preps in full international swing in weekend horse racing.
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer
6-fingered family rooting for Brazil to win sixth World Cup

6-fingered family rooting for Brazil to win sixth World Cup

AGUAS CLARAS, Brazil, June 23 (UPI) --The Da Silva family of Brazil are rooting for their home country to win its sixth World Cup so they can count the number of Brazilian titles on one hand.
Evan Bleier
Boston twin boys delivered 24 days apart

Boston twin boys delivered 24 days apart

BOSTON, June 10 (UPI) --Premature twins born 24 days apart in Boston are now bigger and stronger, almost healthy enough to leave the hospital.
Brooks Hays
Protests flare in Rio de Janeiro after dancer killed

Protests flare in Rio de Janeiro after dancer killed

SAO PAULO, April 23 (UPI) -- Protests flared in the Rio de Janeior slum of Paveo-Pavaozinho on Tuesday, after a young male dancer was killed.
JC Finley
Anne Frank's marbles, rediscovered by childhood friend, to go on display

Anne Frank's marbles, rediscovered by childhood friend, to go on display

ROTTERDAMFeb. 5 (UPI) -- Anne Frank gave Toosje Kupers a collection of her toys before she went into hiding from the Nazis.
Kate Stanton

U.N. seeks $2 billion for aid to Africa's Sahel region

ROME, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The United Nations and its partners Monday appealed for $2 billion in aid 20 million people needing food in Africa's Sahel region.

2 employees injured in explosion at Amgen lab in South San Francisco

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Two employees at an Amgen Inc. laboratory in South San Francisco were injured Wednesday in an explosion involving cleaning solvents, fire officials said.

Portugal soccer legend Eusebio dead at 71 of heart attack

LISBON, Portugal, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Portuguese soccer star Eusebio da Silva Ferreira died of a heart attack at the age of 71, his former club Benfica said on its Website Sunday.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Orlando lands 21st Major League Soccer franchise

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Orlando, Fla., has been awarded Major League Soccer's 21st franchise, MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced Tuesday.

Ex-government leaders begin prison terms in Brazilian corruption case

SAO PAULO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Two former Brazilian government officials have become among the first of 25 people convicted in a major bribery scandal to report to prison, officials say.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.
By United Press International

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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Silva is the most common surname in the Portuguese language, namely in Portugal, and Brazil; it is also widespread in regions of the former Portuguese Empire in Asia, including India and Sri Lanka.

It is a name that became very common, sometimes losing its original particle de or da, and associated with a great number of different people and products:

Many people on this list are not generally known as Silva.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "da Silva."
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