1. J. K. Rowling to pen first novel for adults
Questão 05 – Valor: 1,6
- Authorities in Sao Paulo, Brazil’s most populous state, say they will start detaining addicts of crack cocaine and sending them to treatment centers.
- Antonio Ferreira Pinto, top security official for Sao Paulo State, Brazil, denounces as authorities grapple with spree of killings of police officers that is that is the largest all the times.
- Brazilian Supreme Court orders the release of Regivaldo Galvão, an Amazon rancher convicted in the 2005 killing of Dorothy Stang, an American nun and activist; the court found that Galvao has the right to remain free pending the outcome.
- Mexico men's soccer team defeated Brazil, 2-1, in the final and receives the first gold medal at the London Games.