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Brazil's Silva Says Prosecutors Want to End His Career

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Thursday blasted prosecutors who have accused him of masterminding a mammoth kickback scheme, saying they are politically motivated and simply want to keep him from running for office in 2018. In an hour-long speech that often sounded more like a campaign event than a criminal defense, Silva said that opponents won't be able to stop or his left-leaning Workers' Party. As he has repeatedly insisted, Silva said that he was...

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