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Brazil Prison Rioters Free Hostages, Guards Take Control

Prisoners who rioted in an overcrowded Rio de Janeiro prison and took 18 hostages have released all the captives and the facility is under the control of guards, authorities said Monday. Eight guards and 10 inmates had been taken hostage during the riot that began Sunday afternoon, the Rio state penitentiary administration said in a statement. They were freed early Monday. There was no word on injuries. The incident was the latest in a string of deadly uprisings in Brazil's...

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