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Massive new dinosaur discovered in Portugal was predator king with 4-inch long teeth

A new dinosaur species discovered in Portugal dominated the food chain 150 million years ago -- the Tyrannosaurus Rex of its time, researchers said. The new species is the largest land predator discovered in Europe and one of the largest worldwide of……

Cyber-activists launch 80-nation campaign against illegal trash dumps

TALLINN — Cyber-environmentalists said Friday 80 countries have joined the World Cleanup 2012 campaign which will see volunteers across the globe use the Internet to target illegal trash dumps for cleanup. Portugal and Slovenia kick off the unprecedented six-month-long global anti-dumping campaign on Saturday, with Tunisia joining in Sunday. “The…

Portuguese death rate rise linked to pain of austerity program

Portugal’s health service is being forced into sweeping cuts as last May’s EU/IMF bailout terms begin to bite Maria Isabel Martins got up at 5am to catch a bus from the eastern Portuguese country town of Portalegre to see a consultant in Lisbon about her diabetes. It is a 130-mile…

Ten arrests in global child porn network

Ten people have been arrested in France, Italy, Portugal and the United States in an Italian-led inquiry into an online child porn network operating in 28 countries, investigators said Thursday. The prosecutor’s office in Florence headed the probe, nicknamed “Operation Nanny”, in coordination with the European Union’s judicial cooperation unit…

Richard Branson advocates to ‘end the war on drugs’

Inspired by a visit to Portugal, billionaire Richard Branson is calling on the United States and the rest of the world to end its war on drugs. In a blog post on his company’s site, the Virgin Media founder was impressed by the European nation’s move a decade ago to…

Round of 16, final match: Spain moves on

Yay, me! All me! I win! The knockout round ended today with the Iberian derby, as Spain pushed past Portugal with a 1-0 victory. Super happy David Villa’s 63rd minute strike may have been the only goal, but it was a far more entertaining game than the scoreline would have…

Group G results: Brazil and Portugal advance

We’ve talked here before about the potential value and positivity of a 0-0 result, and I do still agree with those sentiments…but sometimes a scoreless draw is a damn shame. Now, Brazil and Portugal were moving on pretty much regardless of what happened in today’s Group G matches. Brazil was…

Portugal 7-0 North Korea

Heyyyyy Portugal. How you doin’? I’m sure you get this all the time, but you look really good tonight. I first noticed you when your Meireles was slotting home a shot off a defense-paralyzing pass from Tiago. Thought, “now that one’s got some potential.” But that second half? Wooo, nothing…

Group G Possibilities

The current table: Brazil 6 pts +3 goal difference Portugal 4 pts +7 goal difference Ivory Coast 1 pt -2 goal difference North Korea 0 pt -8 goal difference The possibilities:   North Korea win North Korea/Ivory Coast draw Ivory Coast win Brazil win Brazil 9 Portugal 4 North Korea…

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