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France Tells Its Olympic Tourists: Have Money Ready for Muggers

Worried about surviving a mugging during the Rio Olympics? Have a banknote ready in your pocket to keep your attacker happy. That's the advice French visitors heading for the Games, set for August 5-21, are getting from their government to minimize the risk of being hurt in the notoriously dangerous Brazilian city. France's security advisory recommends that tourists walk Rio streets with no jewelry or valuables and carry a spare 20-real or 50-real bill ($6 or $15) ready to give...

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