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Far-Right Candidate Wins Brazil's Presidential Election

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Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro has won Brazil's presidential election, raising fears of a rollback of civil rights and free speech. With nearly all of the ballots counted, Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party won about 56 percent of the votes in Sunday's runoff. His left-leaning opponent, Fernando Haddad of the Workers Party, took 44 percent. Bolsonaro is a former army captain whose far-right rhetoric and promises, and feisty personality earned him the nickname of...

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