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Brazil's World Cup opening day brings protests, home team victory
Brazil's World Cup opening day brings protests, home team victory

Police in Brazil clashed with protesters before the World Cup soccer tournament kicked off Thursday, leaving at least eight demonstrators and three journalists injured. Much of the country stayed home to watch the game on TV. In Sao Paulo, police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to stop a few hundred protesters from blocking a metro line between downtown and the Arena Corinthians stadium, striking CNN correspondent Shasta Darlington and producer Barbara Arvanitidis as well as a cameraman from local channel SBT, Douglas Barbieri. Darlington and Arvanitidis were released from medical care in the early afternoon. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Brazil protests: In the June 13 Section A, an...

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