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Aldo beats Mendes in UFC 179 to keep his title

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Jose Aldo beat American Chad Mendes by unanimous decision to successfully defend his featherweight title in UFC 179 at Maracanazinho arena early Sunday.

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Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away.

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