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Brazilian Police Clash with Subway Strikers as World Cup Nears

Brazilian police fired tear gas Monday at protesters supporting striking Sao Paulo subway workers, snarling transportation in the country's biggest city just three days before it hosts the opening World Cup match. The five-day-old labor dispute could extend to Thursday when Brazil opens the quadrennial competition against Croatia at a stadium about 20 kilometers from central Sao Paulo. About 150 strikers and their supporters set fire to piles of garbage on one central avenue....

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