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Rio Prepares Unit to Quell Protests During World Cup

Soccer hooligans beware. Brazil's soccer capital is creating a special police unit to thwart any trouble on the streets during this year's World Cup soccer tournament and prevent a repeat of last year's violent protests. Rio de Janeiro state officials say the 500-man unit trained in crowd control will be deployed in Brazil's second-largest city, playing host to the most games, including the World Cup final at the legendary Maracana Stadium on July 13. Brazil was rocked...

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