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Brazil Weighs Investigating Ex-leader Silva

Federal prosecutors in Brazil confirmed Monday that they are weighing whether to open a full investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's alleged overseas lobbying efforts for the scandal-plagued construction firm Odebrecht, the nation's biggest builder.   In an emailed statement, the federal prosecutors' office said it has 90 days to decide whether to begin a full inquiry into whether Silva engaged in "influence peddling" by allegedly swaying...

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