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Barcelona soccer team on Middle East peace tour

JERUSALEM, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The Barcelona FC soccer team is on a two-day Middle East peace tour, playing friendly matches in the Palestinian territories and Israel.

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Brazil's Dilma Rousseff damaged by protests, trade slump

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff damaged by protests, trade slump

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 25 (UPI) -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has seen a dip in approval ratings blamed by opponents on wasteful state spending and by business on trade policies.

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MLS: Vancouver 3, Chicago 1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 14 (UPI) -- Camilo Da Silva Sanvezzo scored twice within a 5-minute span Sunday, elevating the Vancouver Whitecaps over Chicago 3-1.

Street protests spread chaos across Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 11 (UPI) -- Protesters brought Brazil's main highways to near standstill amid continuing popular anger over alleged misuse of public funds and neglect of basic services.

U.N. appeals for funds to fight locust outbreak in Madagascar

UNITED NATIONS, June 26 (UPI) -- The United Nations Wednesday appealed for funds to control a locust plague it said has infested more than half of Madagascar's cultivated land.

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MLS: Vancouver 4, New England 3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 16 (UPI) -- Kenny Miller scored twice during a four-goal outburst Saturday that rallied the Vancouver Whitecaps over New England 4-3.

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MLS: Seattle 3, Vancouver 2

SEATTLE, June 9 (UPI) -- Servando Carrasco and Lamar Neagle each scored in the second half Saturday, rallying the Seattle Sounders over Vancouver 3-2.

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MLS: Portland 2, Vancouver 2 (tie)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 18 (UPI) -- Jose Valencia tallied a controversial goal in the 84th minute Saturday, handing the Portland Timbers a 2-2 draw with Vancouver.

More delays in Brazil air force upgrades

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 9 (UPI) -- Piecemeal upgrades to Brazilian air force inventory are threatening to overshadow the Latin American country's most important -- and most delayed -- plan to discard aging war jets and replace them with a brand-new inventory.
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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.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "da Silva."
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