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Brazil Ex-Leader Lula Leaves Jail for Grandson's Funeral

Brazil's jailed ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrived Saturday in Sao Paulo under police escort after receiving permission to attend the funeral of a grandson who died aged seven. Early in the day the popular longtime leader of Brazil's stepped out of his cell in Curitiba - where he is serving two concurrent 12-year sentences for corruption - before flying in a small plane to Sao Paulo, some 250 miles (400 kilometers) to the northeast. A federal court ruled late Friday...

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